“The stage is set, The guests are met, the music fills the rhapsody, the lights blend with melody, Eager audience sit and wait to see the kids walk up to stage.”
The students of class IV-IX of Delhi Public School, Patna presented their annual function, Jash-ne-Bachpan, on the 2nd and 3rd, November 2018 amidst great relish, animation and exultation. Variety is certainly the spice of life. Life without celebration and merriment is charmless. It is quite true in case of the school life. Jashne- e- Bachpan, thus provides a perfect platform for students to exhibit their talents to achieve a holistic approach towards learning.
Friday, the students of class IX presented their play based on the novel ‘Around the World in Eighty Days’ by Jules Verne in the morning show, followed by the students of Class VIII who came together to enact the play based on the novel ‘The Count of Monte Cristo’, written by Alexandre Dumas in the afternoon show and the final evening show staged was based on Alexander Dumas’ novel- The Three Musketeers by the students of class VII amidst great gusto, vivacity and delight. The second day, 3rd November 2018, Saturday started with Class VI presenting the famous play based on the novel ‘Coral Island’ by the Scottish author R. M. Ballantyne. It narrates the adventures of three juvenile heroes marooned on a south pacific island, the only survivors of a shipwreck. This was followed by Class V showcasing the play ‘Treasure Island’, by Robert Louis Stevenson which tells the story of an old pirate staying at his family's seaside inn dies, young Jim Hawkins discovers that he left behind a map showing the location of buried pirate treasure.
The concluding program of the two days festival of dramatic expressions was dramatized by Class IV students ‘The Adventures of Tom Sawyer‘, by Mark Twain is a classic , full of adventure and fun seen through the eyes of mischievous but good at heart 13-year old Tom.All the performances began with the mesmerising and melodious orchestra performance by the students of classes XI and XII followed by speech on ‘Harit Diwali’, making the audience aware of the consequences of air pollution and also taking a pledge to make the festival pollution free. The students welcomed the audience and presented the class report followed by a small presentation on Noise Pollution, the biggest threat to mankind. The brief synopsis of the play announced the beginning of the thrilling and adventurous enactment. The foot tapping music and the gyrating dance moves by the children added more flavour to the ten melodious songs. Finally the school principal addressed the audience and proposed vote of thanks and the programme culminated with the National
Anthem. The huge crowd of parents and grandparents were left captivated with this outstanding presentation.