Students of the High School and Middle School visited the Forganic farm on the Pali-Khopoli road that practices organic farming of paddy, fruits and various types of medicinal plants. The bus departed from school at 7:30 with the keen students. Breakfast was served on the bus. At the farm, students were first oriented on the benefits of organic farming and their day-long activities. These activities included soft archery, crossing a Burma bridge, rope climbing, trekking through the forest trail, fishing and paddy farming. While carrying out these activities, the students were constantly given information about various plants with unique benefits, shown the preparation of compost, told about the various organisms that help in organic farming and the making of ink from leaves. Students were served hot lunch at the farm and tea and snacks before they left for school. Being the first trip after the lockdown, students enjoyed themselves immensely and learnt life skills in the process.
La fête Nationale', also known as ‘Bastille Day’ in English is celebrated on the 14th of July every year to signify the French Revolution.
True to its ideology of being International Minded, the DYPIS French Department organised and successfully executed the French Fun Fair to commemorate this date and celebrate the rich French culture.
The welcome song and dance performed by the students dressed in the shades of the French Tricolour created a perfect ambience. All the students from Grades 3 to 12 were treated to some intelligently crafted interactive games and delectable French cuisine.
The spirit of CAS was promoted through this event.
"What we call the beginning is often the end. And to make an end is to make a beginning. The end is where we start from." By T.S. Eliot
With the IGCSE Board Examination being over, the students of Grade 10 were treated to a formal get together organized on Friday, 11th March, 2022 to celebrate their journey.Excited students turned up in their best formalwear. The programme commenced with the inspiring address by our Principal, Ms. Shan Liz Sanju, who congratulated the students for having successfully completed the IGCSE requirements and motivated them to be good human beings. Themusical performances by the students kept the audience enthralled.The speech by the IGCSE Coordinator, Ms. Mitra Mahapatra highlighted the unique qualities eachstudent is endowed with and their contribution towards making the IGCSE Years truly memorable.The evening proceeded with an audio -visual presentation of the messages by the teachers who had been their guiding force. The special performances by the teachers were like cherries on the cake. The journey video brought back sweet memories of the time spent with the friends and teachers at school. The grand event came to a close at 5:30 pm after which everyone proceeded for a High Tea!
“Take pride in how far you’ve come. Have faith in how far you can go. But don’t forget to enjoy the journey.” by Michael Josephson
It was indeed a momentous evening on Saturday, 9th April, 2022 as the students of Grade 12, accompanied by their doting parents, congregated at the Unison Banquets Hall, Fourpoints, Vashi.
The students made a pretty picture donning their academic regalia consisting of black gowns and matching caps. The program commenced at 7 pm with our Principal, Ms. Shan Liz Sanjus’ s address, followed by thefelicitation of the Chief Guest for the event, Ms. Asheka Tenzin, the Academic DirectorDr. D. Y. Patil Group of International Schools. The insightful words of Ms. Asheka Tenzin during her address instilled a sense of achievement in the students and also motivated them to strive for greater success in life. The evening proceeded with the mesmerising performances by the Grade 12 students. The speeches byour Asst. IBDP Coordinator, Ms. Jhumpa Biswas, and A Level Coordinator Ms. Abeda Sajeel highlighted the specific strengths of each of the students that would help them scale greater heights. The teachers who had been constantly guiding and supporting the students during their academic journey showered their blessings on the students and wished them luck. The graduating Class of 2022 were presented with certificates, a token of appreciation for all the hard work that they have put in to achieve their dreams. The students were taken through a visual tour of their journey at DYPIS. The banquet hall resonated with the mellifluous song dedicated by the teachers.
The tossing of the graduation caps and the customary cake cutting ceremony was witnessed by proud parents capturing the sweet moments to be cherished for life!
The celebrations concluded with a delectable dinner.
Here’s wishing our young graduates lots of luck as they take on the first step beyond School frontiers!
Battle of the Bands is an interclass band competition organized by D.Y.P.I.S. Music department where each class from Primary School, Middle School and High School form a band with their respective classmates and take part in the competition. This year a Virtual Inter-class Battle of the Bands has been organized where 15 classes formed a band and took part in the competition. Students took part in singing and playing musical instruments like guitar, keyboard, drums, tambourine, shakers etc. There were winners from each section i.e. Primary, middle and High school.
Sanjam Kaur Saini of grade 6A had participated in a writing contest organised by 'Beyond the Box' Chronicles Edition-8 and had written a prose on the topic 'Sunset.'
We are proud to announce that she came among the selected writers out of 48 participants.
"Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort." Franklin D. Roosevelt
‘EN’POWERING THE FUTURE
With a mission to nurture entrepreneurial mindset which involves the ability to create, manage and steer one’s career as one’s own enterprise and expose our learners to an array of 21st Century skills like problem solving, decision making, managing failures, creative thinking, leadership, collaborative skills, critical thinking, risk-taking and opportunity evaluation, DYPIS, in collaboration with ENpower organized ‘I.D.E.A. BOOTCAMP’ for the students of Grades 10 and 11. The four-day programme provided the students with opportunities to think out of the box, understand how things function out of their comfort zone and how they can challenge themselves to achieve their goals. Students came up with unbelievably accurate, interesting and elaborate ideas for Business Ventures.
It was indeed an enriching experience!
Grade 5 students of the Primary section participated in an Interschool competition “We are the Global Changemakers”. They designed masks, painted t-shirts, and built Lego models based on the theme pertained on the 10 global issues based on sustainable developme
Grade 6-8 students participated in an Interschool competition “We are the Global Changemakers”. They participated in several activities like upcycling, doodling, quiz, building Lego models and creating impactful advertisements.
Delisha Goshar of Grade 7 has secured the 3rd position in the category, “Let your doodle speak aloud.”
The alumni of DYPIS, Nerul are our torch bearers who live the heritage that we seek to create. They are the ambassadors of the institution’s legacy. DYPIS takes extraordinary pride in hosting the monthly Expert Talk Series.
Through the Series, DYPIS honours the holistic vision of education - to create global learners who have established themselves and continue to inspire the newer batches.
The sessions of 40 minutes duration are routinely held every month with a concluding Q& A segment that witnesses an outpouring of queries and appreciations.
When one influencer amongst the alumni addresses our young adults, the effect is sheer magic, very real and profoundly effective.
PARTICIPANTS: Aarav Reddy, Malolan Chari, Aayan Dadan, Aayush Singh, Anvi Gore, Shreesh Shirekar, Adyant Agnihotri
Today’s learners are tomorrow’s leaders.
Model United Nations (MUN) is a great platform which provides our learners with an opportunity to develop independent thinking, problem-solving and a holistic understanding of national as well as international issues.
Students from DYPIS participated in the second edition of PIMUN 2021 conducted by Podar International School, Nerul. The two-day conference was held on the 24th and 25th July 2021 on a virtual platform keeping up with the Covid restrictions. The students participated in committees like UNSC (United Nations Security Council), SOCHUM (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural Committee), UNW (United Nations Women), IOC (International Olympic Committee and MARVEL.
The intellectually stimulating virtual event provided a great opportunity to the participants towards understanding international relations and geopolitical situations as in the actual UN setup.
The delegate team of DYPIS, Nerul shined bright in the event under the guidance of their MUN Club mentors and were highly appreciated by the chairs of the committees for their compelling points and strong arguments. The team won awards in many categories for their great display of MUN skills.
All the participants who were part of the event, returned with a rich experience and understanding of Global Issues and International relations.
Congratulations MUN Club!!
Ahaana Nair of grade 4A has secured 100% marks in National Science olympiad and has been ranked first internationally. We congratulate Ahaana on her excellent performance.
The India Innovation Challenge 2020 was an initiative by the University of Sydney in collaboration with the International Baccalaureate Organisation. The competition invited IB students across India to propose innovative ideas that integrated the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) into our day-to-day life for a positive change.
Krisha Kalsi of IB 1 presented a project, 'the Shower Cycle Pod' which secured the second runners-up position. It is a portable shower system that aims to achieve the twin goals of water conservation as well as improved sanitation in both rural and urban areas of the world.
Anvi Gaekwad of IB 1 secured a consolation prize at the same competition.