Honours at Inter school Psycho- Socio Fest

Posted by on Aug 3, 2018 in School News | Comments Off

A team of 16 bright Indianites participated in the annual psycho-socio fest, ‘MOSAIC- Patterns of Life’, organised by DPS, RK Puram on 28 July 2018.  The group comprising of psychology and sociology students of classes XI and XII  competed with their counterparts from over 30 schools across Delhi-NCR.

The event had 11 competitions – Showreel for  movie making, Showcase for movie analysis, Tasveer was a photo essay competition, Manovishleshan for an analysis of the Mahabharata, Merge for blend art, Poise for western dance, The Devil’s Advocate for turncoat debate, an essay competition called Thought Bubble, a sociology event called Sociology Garage, Just-a-Minute extempore for sociology students and Nukkad Natak.

The eclectic topics for each event were inspired by psychology and sociology. An impressive panel of jury adjudged these contests:

Event

Name of the Judge

Manovishleshan Ms. Kanchan Bharadwaj, Hindi lecturer at Jamia Senior Secondary School.
Merge
  • Mr. Dushyant Kumar, theatre person
  • Ms. Nupur Kundu,  painter
  • Mr. Aakshat Sinha, artist, writer and poet
Poise
  • Ms. Tanvi Bajaj, dance therapist  & movement analyst
  • Ms. Sukhmani Lamba, actor and dancer
Showcase Ms. Anupriya Sircar, clinical psychologist at Max Super Specialty Hospital.
Tasveer Mr. Mohit Vij, fashion and fine arts photographer & filmmaker.
Devil’s Advocate Mr. Amit Kharbanda, Head of MyBox Technologies.
Thought Bubble Ms. Chaaru Sawhney, research associate in the Department of Sociology at the   Delhi Public School of Economics
Sociology Garage Professor Arvindra A. Ansari, Head of Department of Sociology at Jamia  Milia Islamia.
Just-a-Minute Ms. Tarannum Siddique, academician at Sarojini Naidu Center for Women’s  Studies,  Jamia Milia
Nukkad Natak Mr. Neyaz Khan, theatre artist, writer & director

The closing ceremony saw the western music choir of the host school present a rendition of the classic, ‘Imagine’ by John Lennon. Principal, Ms. Vanita Sehgal, thanked all the participants and expressed her appreciation for psychology and sociology as subjects. She emphasised the role played by psychology in an individual’s journey towards sensitising oneself to the world, and that of sociology which sets the trend of what happens in society. She stressed the fact that students carry these subjects into the real world.

The school also launched their annual sociology magazine Paradigms. The principal, vice principal and the judges were invited on stage for the prize distribution.

It was a moment of pride when Muskaan Sancheti of XII B was awarded the second prize in the photo essay competition ‘Tasveer’, and Avantika Chodha of class XII D claimed the first prize in the turncoat debate ‘Devil’s Advocate’.

A vote of thanks was offered by Vice Principal, Ms. Padma Srinivasan. The event concluded on a patriotic note with the national anthem.

Avantika Chodha XII D

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