“Students are the clay moulds and we teachers are the potters who shape them uniquely”.
In this era of smartphones when children have their eyes glued in gadgets, it brings out the need to create a platform where they can showcase their talent. Synergia 2018, our annual inter-school competition was organised for two days on 24th and 25th July 2018 in the school premises. Students competed against each other in all categories from KG to Class XII. The ten competitions were judged by eminent judges and subject experts from different fields who were invited to grace the occasion and judge the events of various school of West Delhi.
In the various competitions held in two days the students participated in Fancy Dress, Yoga, Musical Instruments, Clay Modelling, Created a dream nation, Quizzing on Nutrition and Wellness for Primary and on English Literature for the Seniors, Enactment of a Drama, Pottery Art and a presentation on E Waste management among others. Competition had themes like “Indian folk” for pottery by students of Class VIII and ”Outdated and Obsolete objects” for Fancy Dress by Class 1. Drama Enactment by Class 2 and 3 students was all about famous Akbar and Birbal tales but with a twist that added the zing. The little ones were full of energy and participated with full gusto. Welcome dance on the opening day made the whole atmosphere thrilling. Students of Class 4 and 5 participated in “Nutrition and Wellness” where their knowledge was tested in various rounds. In senior category the competition had topics like “E Waste” where schools were allotted countries and children were required to make a presentation based on the E Waste measures taken by different countries as well as create a model from E waste. Class XI and XII students were given the topic “Epoch”. They had to study and create a dream nation and give a presentation covering all aspects. “Folksy Pottery” and “Arty Party” competition was held to bring creativity of students to the forefront. In all these categories Indraprastha school secured most prizes and took home the Rolling Trophy. The events promoted curiosity, exploration and excitement amongst the children and it was a fun filled learning experience for all.
Such events form an integral part of student’s life as they add richness and value to their experiences. It was indeed a collaborative effort of teachers and students which made the event a grand success.