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Yellow Day, Meerut

The tiny tots of Darshan Academy, Meerut celebrated Yellow Day on February 11, 2020. Students and teachers came to school all dressed up in different hues of yellow and to classrooms decorated with yellow balloons and cutouts. The day began with a fun-filled introduction of the yellow colour. The toddlers made tulips with paper folds, paper tearing and thumb printing. The teacher narrated stories with the help of yellow objects and young ones recited beautiful poems and actively participated in various outdoor games. Focusing on the theme, the students were asked to bring boiled sweet corns, bananas, and finger chips in their special tiffins.

(February 17, 2020)


Yellow Day, Meerut

The tiny tots of Darshan Academy, Meerut celebrated Yellow Day on February 11, 2020. Students and teachers came to school all dressed up in different hues of yellow and to classrooms decorated with yellow balloons and cutouts. The day began with a fun-filled introduction of the yellow colour. The toddlers made tulips with paper folds, paper tearing and thumb printing. The teacher narrated stories with the help of yellow objects and young ones recited beautiful poems and actively participated in various outdoor games. Focusing on the theme, the students were asked to bring boiled sweet corns, bananas, and finger chips in their special tiffins.

(February 17, 2020)


Inter-School Vocal Championship, Meerut

A Vocal Championship named ‘Bhajan Prabhat’ was held at Gandhi International Public School, Meerut on 01 February 2020. Darshan Academy, Meerut was among the 7 reputed schools of Meerut selected out of 30 schools in the auditions that took place in the month of January 2020. A choir comprising of 15 students from the Academy participated and bagged the 2nd Position in the Vocal Championship. Padam Shree Awardee Shri Anil Prakash Joshi as well as a renowned Green activist, Botanist, Social worker and the Founder of HESCO awarded the winners with a trophy, Certificates and a Cash reward. The efforts of the students and the music trainers Dr. Rekha Sharma and Mr. Balram were appreciated by the judges.The winners were highly applauded by the Principal, the teachers and the students in the school Assembly.

(February 11, 2020)


Republic Day, Meerut

On 26 January 2020, Republic Day was celebrated with pride at Darshan Academy, Meerut, beginning with the hoisting of the tricolor by Mr. Surendra Kapoor, SKRM member and Principal, Mr Dutta. The school choir played the National Anthem followed by inspiring speeches on the significance of the occasion. The entire school courtyard was resplendent in shades of tricolor. The students of the four DA houses marched rhythmically to the patriotic tunes played by the school band with the lower primary students clad as various freedom fighters. The cultural programme included the patriotic song ‘Sandeshe Aate Hain’ sung by young Darshanites, poetry recited by Sneha, Yash and Rachit of class IX, in honour of the precious contribution of great freedom fighters, a spell bounding dance performance by the students of classes IV and V and a one act play highlighting the importance of Republic Day. Everyone took a pledge to uphold the honour, integrity, dignity and uniqueness of our nation.The day ended with sweets distributed among the students.

(February 2, 2020)


Spiritual Curriculum Teacher Training Course, Meerut

Darshan Academy, Meerut organized an internal workshop for teachers on the Spiritual Curriculum Teacher Training Course on 9-10 January 2020. The workshop was facilitated by a group of teacher trainers and chaired by the principal, Mr. Biswajit Dutta and the head mistress, Ms. Shalini Dargan Bhatia. It began with an uplifting spiritual discourse on DVD by Sant Rajinder Singh Ji Maharaj, and his message «Meditate Plenty in 2020». This was followed by ten minutes of meditation. The workshop covered a variety of spiritual topics which included the philosophy and purpose of the spiritual curriculum, an introduction to the vision of Darshan Academy, meditation, vegetarian diet, introspection, creating a welcoming environment and positive behaviour intervention programme. Participants learned about the inspiration of Darshan Academy, Sant Rajinder Singh Ji Maharaj who is internationally recognized for his work toward promoting inner and outer peace through spirituality and meditation. Through a power-point presentation, Ms. Dargan Bhatia helped teachers recall the philosophy and the true purpose of the Spiritual Curriculum. Emphasis was laid on starting the school day with meditation to help students become a generation of peacemakers. In the next session, facilitators gave a presentation on the benefits of a vegetarian diet. In a discussion on introspection, trainers explained it as a self-help tool designed to bring about spiritual change and personal transformation, by becoming aware of actions, thoughts and words by tracking one’s own progress. This was followed by a discussion on the need of a Positive Behaviour Intervention Programme. Through a power-point presentation, the facilitators emphasized the important aspects of creating a welcoming atmosphere in the classroom with respect for all students, their ideas and opinions. Various topics of the Spiritual Curriculum were highlighted, including peace education and conflict resolution. Participants learned how differences among people can be overcome and the importance of finding peace within. Towards the end of the workshop, the teachers enjoyed singing songs and relating them with ethical values in the spiritual curriculum. Overall, the workshop proved to be very beneficial.

(January 30, 2020)


Spiritual Curriculum Teacher Training Course, Meerut

Darshan Academy, Meerut organized an internal workshop for teachers on the Spiritual Curriculum Teacher Training Course on 9-10 January 2020. The workshop was facilitated by a group of teacher trainers and chaired by the principal, Mr. Biswajit Dutta and the head mistress, Ms. Shalini Dargan Bhatia. It began with an uplifting spiritual discourse on DVD by Sant Rajinder Singh Ji Maharaj, and his message «Meditate Plenty in 2020». This was followed by ten minutes of meditation. The workshop covered a variety of spiritual topics which included the philosophy and purpose of the spiritual curriculum, an introduction to the vision of Darshan Academy, meditation, vegetarian diet, introspection, creating a welcoming environment and positive behaviour intervention programme. Participants learned about the inspiration of Darshan Academy, Sant Rajinder Singh Ji Maharaj who is internationally recognized for his work toward promoting inner and outer peace through spirituality and meditation. Through a power-point presentation, Ms. Dargan Bhatia helped teachers recall the philosophy and the true purpose of the Spiritual Curriculum. Emphasis was laid on starting the school day with meditation to help students become a generation of peacemakers. In the next session, facilitators gave a presentation on the benefits of a vegetarian diet. In a discussion on introspection, trainers explained it as a self-help tool designed to bring about spiritual change and personal transformation, by becoming aware of actions, thoughts and words by tracking one’s own progress. This was followed by a discussion on the need of a Positive Behaviour Intervention Programme. Through a power-point presentation, the facilitators emphasized the important aspects of creating a welcoming atmosphere in the classroom with respect for all students, their ideas and opinions. Various topics of the Spiritual Curriculum were highlighted, including peace education and conflict resolution. Participants learned how differences among people can be overcome and the importance of finding peace within. Towards the end of the workshop, the teachers enjoyed singing songs and relating them with ethical values in the spiritual curriculum. Overall, the workshop proved to be very beneficial.

(January 30, 2020)


Workshop on Innovative Teaching Techniques, Meerut

Darshan Academy, Meerut held a teaching methodology workshop on 30 December 2019. The workshop covered a wide variety of topics that included such innovative ideas as incorporating project-based and experiential learning activities, promoting students’ creativity and critical thinking skills and how to use technology and game-based education. Teachers shared best practices in their respective subjects and reflected on current teaching practices and challenges. Teachers were advised by the teacher trainers to encourage students to share their ideas and hone their creative, critical and analytical skills. They also emphasized that students’ involvement, class participation and discussion are important tools of an effective teaching-learning process. Some of the activities highlighted in the workshop included ice-breaking and brainstorming sessions, use of art and graphic organisers, lab practicals, hands-on activities, projects and multi-sensory teaching methods.

(January 15, 2020)


Meditation for Rejuvenation, Meerut

On its successful journey of 25 years of Sparking Souls and Spreading Peace, Darshan Academy Meerut organized meditation camps for teachers and students on 18 & 19 December 2019. Resource person, Ms. Rajwanti, gave an uplifting talk to the students of classes VI-VIII on the importance of meditation. She explained how meditation fosters a calm and composed mind, improves concentration and relaxation, and rejuvenates the mind and body. Teachers were introduced with ways to handle stress. The Meditation Camp for the DA teachers was organized on 19 December 2019. The teachers watched the DVD '20 schools in 20 years' and listened to an inspiring recording of a spiritual discourse by Sant Rajinder Singh Ji Maharaj, Founder Chairman of Darshan Education Foundation. Teachers realized the importance of holistic education in shaping young minds. Thereafter, all the teachers sat in meditation for 10 minutes.

(January 2, 2020)


Darshan Academy, Meerut

To celebrate Fitness Week Darshan Academy, Meerut students participated in a variety of activities that included yoga, dance, martial arts, and free hand exercises. On day three a poster making competition was held on the topic “Fit Body – Fit Mind – Fit Environment.” A sports fitness quiz was also conducted during day five’s morning assembly. On the last day indigenous games were conducted throughout the day.

(December 16, 2019)


Inter School Drawing and Painting Contest, Meerut

Darshan Academy, Meerut hosted an Inter School Drawing and Painting Contest 2019 on 16 November 2019 with a number of reputed CBSE schools from the city participating in the competition. The event allowed participants of all grades to showcase their creativity and amazing art work using a variety of mediums. The selected winners will be felicitated on 23 November 2019 on the occasion of another great project week exhibition.

(November 19, 2019)


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