ANNUAL DAY CELEBRATED AT R.D. RAJPAL SCHOOL, DWARKA

R.D.Rajpal School, Dwarka, celebrated éclat 2012, its Annual Function in a grand way on 21st November in the school premises, which was marked by the massive participation of 1800 students. The venue had been turned into an enchanting land with glittering lights and around 18 decorated pathways.

The ceremonial lamp was lighted by the Chief Guest, Ms. Debashree Mukherjee, IAS, CEO, Delhi Jal Board, Dr. B.C. Sabata, Sr. Scientific Officer, Department of Environment, Mr. Ishwer Rajpal, Chairman and Mr. Subhash Rajpal, President of School Managing Committee. The Annual Report presented by Principal Mrs. Alka Kshatriya highlighted the milestone achievements in the academic, co- curricular and sports fields .The account of the success story of the School which included the commendable Board exam result and Championship Trophies proved that the School is well on its way to scaling heights of glory.

The ballet presented by junior school children, “Incredible India” was a real treat to the eyes .It took the audience through a tour India, giving glimpses of the beauty of Kashmir, the spell- binding dance of Rajasthan, colourful carnival of Goa, impressive Dugra Puja and folk dance of Bengal and the magnificent classical dance of the south. It was followed by the Prize Distribution in which students were honoured for their meritorious achievements. The School choir, through a song, touched upon the message of the importance of having hope in the future and enthralled the audience.

The Chief Guest, Ms. Debashree Mukherjee, IAS, in her address said that she was thoroughly impressed with the School. She wanted the students to realize the importance of saving water, adopting rainwater harvesting, protecting the environment and moving ahead in the life with definite goals.

The senior School students had come up with a wonderful idea of adapting the ‘Happy Prince’ by Oscar Wilde to highlight the ills afflicting our society like pollution, female foeticide, women empowerment, terrorism and others. The drama unfolded with the Swallow helping the Happy Prince to reduce the grievances of suffering people by giving gold leaves from his body. The drama was interspersed with relevant dances that added value to the concerned theme .The ballet was rightly titled “Heal the World” – the message was again highlighted in the Grand Finale.

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