GET SET GO
“Get Set Go”, the mini sports event of DPS Patna Junior Wing was celebrated with great exuberance, euphoria, immense mirth and vibrancy. The school premises was filled with enormous delight and enthusiasm as the Dipsites were ready to showcase their talent in the most awaited annual sports extravaganza, based on the theme FIFA World Cup.. The event commenced with the arrival and greeting of Principal, Senior Wing teachers and the special guests of the school, the grandparents of our dear little ones with thank you cards.
The curtain raiser of the event, “Get Set Go” began with the campaign walk of classes Nursery – V. The well synchronized campaign walk of classes Nursery – V impressed the spectators. Next Principal and Headmistress were invited along with H&PE department teachers to inaugurate the event by unveiling the poster of the theme, FIFA World Cup. This was entailed by the oath taking ceremony of H&PE teachers and the declaration of the annual athletic meet open by Principal sir and Headmistress ma’am, marking the commencement of the ceremony.
Thereafter class III students welcomed the guests and gathering formally with the leopard dance portraying the mascot of FIFA U – 17 World Cup Football, “Kheleo”. Their energetic and sprightly performance set the mood for the rest of the event and also gave a rhythmic start to the programme.The most captivating aspect, adorning the event was the majestic display of an array of vibrant mass drills with lots of thrills. Class Nursery presented their drill with the theme Santa Claus depicting the month of December as the time of festivities and merriment. Then students of class Preparatory through their sublime presentation of Suryanamaskar or Sun Salutation not only expressed their gratitude to the sun God for sustaining life on this planet, but also reflects the pivotal thought among us that Yoga is not just exercise or asanas , but it is the emotional integration and spiritual elevation of human mind and soul. Next class I with their theme “Go Green” enlightened us about the plethora of benefits of tree plantation. The class III students presented a colourful drill using colourful ribbons. There were also picturesque displays of cheering dance (classes II and IV), portrayal of pyramid (class II), performance of Yoga asana (class I) and zumba aerobic (class III) by the students of different classes showcasing a riot of hues and immense joy. This was followed by the track events including three separate races for classes Nursery – III such as blasting the balloons, wear and pass the hoops, collect the things, go to school, pick up with mouth, tunnel race, zigzag race, opening the knot , joining the dots, hurdle race, dribble the ball, lemon spoon race, relay race, hold the ball between two legs and skipping. After that came the most awaited moment of prize distribution that gave a sense of achievement and responsibility towards fulfilling further commitments. Therefore the winners of different races were acknowledged with medals and certificates by Principal and grandparents. The event was impeccably anchored by Ms. Anamika Roy and Ms. Mousumi Ghosh.