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Celebrating festivals is an integral part of learning at DOON INTERNATIONALSCHOOLJAMMU. Being a diverse country, through such celebrations, students not only learn the significance behind the festival, but they also learn to embrace other traditions and culture just like they do with their own. Celebrations bring the school community together, building a close bond between the children. Keeping up to this tradition, the festival of Dussehra was celebrated with full zeal and enthusiasm. Dussehra is a major Indian festival celebrated for , it also marks the end of Navratri. Dussehra signifies the victory of Lord Rama over the demon Ravan, hence it symbolizes the triumph of good over evil. Children came dressed in ethnic clothes. They enjoyed activities related to Dussehra.
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The Historical Dandi March scene was recreated by the students of DIS.#GandhiJayanti2022 #SatyamevaJayate #ahimsaparmodharam🇮🇳🇮🇳
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Keeping up with the tradition of celebrating Gandhi Jayanti every year on a grand scale as a mark of respect to the 'Father of Nation' promoting the Gandhian school of thought; Doon International School, Jammu organised an extravagant event on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti, promoting 'Swatchh Bharat Abhiyaan' and the use of 'Khadi' depicting 'Self-belief' and 'Simplicity ' as the major factors of success in life. The program commenced with a beautiful poem presented by a student of class VIII depicting the heart touching ethical and moral values of Gandhi ji followed by a brief yet exceptionally meaningful and eloquent skit depicting the fundamental principles of Mahatma Gandhi's life i.e Satya, Ahimsa, Paropkar, Karamnishtha and Sadbhavna. It was followed by a mesmerizing group song and the phenomenal dance performance showcasing the philosphical and pragmatic ideals of Gandhi ji. . A procession was taken out by the students in the Chowadhi Area escorted by DIS teachers.It is pertinent to mention that the historical Dandi March scene was recreated by the students of DIS. Children dressed up as Gandhi ji depicting the young Gandhigiri created an apt ambience showing their love and respect for the Great Leader who is the epitome of simplicity, sacrifice, self-belief, peace, Truth and Non-violence. The Chairman Mr. G.N Tantray graced the celebrations with his benign presence. Principal Dr. Vikesh Kaur addressed the students and deliberated upon the execution of all the exceptional values that are being learnt from the teachings of our Father Of Nation, Mahatma Gandhi in our daily life to be a positive and contributing member of the society. The Administrator Mr. Leesan Ul Nabi and Vice Principal Dr. Sarita Moza Kaul appreciated the efforts put in by the students and the faculty members for the successful conduct of the event.
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DOON INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL JAMMU OUTSHINES IN NATIONAL WUSHU CHAMPIONSHIP Two Students of Doon International School Jammu -Rhythm and Palkeet Singh got selected for 21st National Wushu Championship which was held recently at Calicut,Kerala organized by Wushu Association of India.Palkeet Singh of class VIII added one more feather in the cap of DIS by winning Bronze medal in 21st National Wushu Championship. The Chairman Mr. G.N.Tantray and Principal Dr. Vikesh Kaur congratulated the students for their splendid achievement and wished them good luck for the further high level championships in the future.They also appreciated the relentless efforts of the Wushu coach of the school Ms.Appu Jamwal for bringing the best out of all the participants and adding glory to the grandeur of Doon International School Jammu through their fantabulous performance.
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To pay tribute and to mark the importance of the most widely spoken language of our country, Doon International School, Jammu celebrated Hindi Divas today, in the school. Hindi is a language of tenderness, solidarity and brotherhood. HINDI DIWAS is celebrated on 14th September every year with great pride and vigour as Hindi was adopted as the official language of our nation, India on September 14, 1949. Moreover, The Slogan Writing competition was held in school for the students of different classes. The teachers also elucidated the significance of our Mother Language to the students.
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DOON INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL JAMMU OUTSHINES IN INTER ZONE DISTRICT LEVEL BADMINTON TOURNAMENT Students of Doon International School Jammu -Gania Singh of Class VIII and Sumairya Mahajan of Class VII brought laurels to the school by clinching the U-14 winners trophy in Inter- Zone Badminton Championship organised by DISTRICT YOUTH SERVICES AND SPORTS OFFICE .They also got selected for Inter District Level Championship. The Chairman Mr G.N.Tantray and Principal Dr Vikesh Kaur congratulated these young achievers for their splendid accomplishment and wished them good luck for the further high level championships in the future. They were appreciated for exhibiting an exceptional performance depicting their unparalleled skills and endurance throughout the tournament under the able guidance of the school coach Harmeet Singh .
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Doon International School Jammu organized the ceremonial presentation of the Investiture Ceremony for the Student Council of the session 2022-23 with great dignity and high esteem in the most candid way. The Chief Guest for this solemn occasion was Mr Zaheer Abbas Jafri ,SDPO East . Mr.Jafri was extended a formal and gracious welcome by the Chairman Mr. G.N.Tantray, Principal Dr. Vikesh Kaur, Vice Principal Dr.Sarita Moza Kaul,staff ,Students and the parents of Doon International School. The Investiture Ceremony commenced with the ceremonial lighting of the lamp by all the dignitaries followed by the formal welcome speech by the Principal,Dr.Vikesh Kaur presenting the high profile of the highly decorated Guest Mr. Zaheer Abbas Jafri,SDPO East.The students presented a splendid Classical dance performance alongwith welcome songs by the school choir and the teachers as well. The elected leaders of the school were conferred with badges and sashes by the Hon’ble Chief Guest, Chairman and the Principal of the school. The Student Council took the pledge to uphold the school motto of 'Deeds Not Words' alongwith loyalty, truth and honour in high esteem with their heads held high. The oath ceremony was presided by the Ms.Vidushi Abrol,the anchor of the event. The Chief Guest congratulated the Student Council and shared his valuable experiences motivating the young leaders. He advised the entire Student Council to be impartial and honest in discharging their duties as leaders and also deliberated upon being respectful and truthful with all. The Chairman Mr G.N.Tantray and the Principal Dr Vikesh Kaur congratulated the newly elected prefectorial body and inspired them to discharge the responsibility bestowed upon them with dedication, determination, sincerity and integrity. They advised them to be exemplary in their behaviour to don the mantle of leadership with pure commitment, confidence and competence. The event concluded with the vote of thanks by the Vice Principal followed by the proud recital of the National Anthem by the august gathering. The ceremonial event was coordinated by , Activity Coordinator, Sports Incharge and the Chief Coordinators of the school.
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In a bid to motivate and encourage the students to adopt a healthier and fitter lifestyle, Doon International School celebrated “National Sports Day” by espousing the ‘Fit India Movement’ launched by our revered Prime Minister Narendra Modi on National Sports Day today. The students participated in multiple sports activities through out the day depicting their distinct fitness levels and enduring to enhance it through whole hearted endeavours . The juniors participated in Frog Race,Lemon & Spoon Race, Sack Race, Three Legged Race, Roller Skating and 100 m race , whereas the senior boys showcased their incredible skills in Kabaddi and senior girls received thunderous applause in close - finish Kho-Kho and Basketball matches respectively. While addressing the students, the Principal Dr. Vikesh Kaur urged them to incorporate sports and fun - filled health programmes in their daily life to ensure a healthy mind encapsulated in a healthy body. She also appreciated the great endeavours of the Sports faculty of the school for coordinating and arranging a plethora of sports activities on this auspicious day of “ National Sports Day “ saluting the great contribution of the sports champions of the nation and remembering the Sports icon of India , Major Dhyan Chand . The winners received medals for their stupendous performances in various sports activities and others were appreciated for their zealous participation.
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The students of Doon International School Jammu were felicitated and awarded with the Certificates of appreciation by the Department of Ecology, Environment and Remote Sensing Government of Jammu and Kashmir for their outstanding participation in Green Life Contest on World Environment Day'2022. These efforts of the students were highly appreciated by the Chairman Mr. G. N. Tantray and the Principal Dr. Vikesh Kaur as the entire contest was online and students participated on their own depicting their positive attitude and endeavours towards the Ecological and Environmental issues of today’s global scenario.
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DOON INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL JAMMU OUTSHINES IN DISTRICT WUSHU CHAMPIONSHIP
Students of Doon International School Jammu brought laurels to the school by clinching 2nd Runners up trophy and winning 10 gold,8 silver and 26 bronze medals in District Level Wushu Championship organised by Wushu Association of Jammu at Khelo India Centre Bhagwati Nagar.The championship was inaugurated by the former Deputy Chief Minister of J&K Mr.Kavinder Gupta and at the day of culmination and medal ceremony honourable Mayor of Jammu Municipal Corporation Mr. Chander Mohan Gupta was the Chief Guest.The proud gold medalists of Doon International School Jammu are Jaskaran, Rudransh, Sparsh, Tajveer,Salman,Sarfraz,Tehneez,Nabils,Ales,Sarvagya. The Chairman Mr G.N.Tantray and Principal Dr Vikesh Kaur congratulated the students for their splendid achievement and wished them good luck for the further high level championships in the future.They also appreciated the relentless efforts of the Wushu coach of the school Ms.Appu Jamwal and the CCA Coordinator Ms.Shivali Singh Pathania for bringing the best out of all the participants and adding to the glory of Doon International School Jammu through fantabulous performance.
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Doon International School,Jammu participated in 8th District Rugby Championship and brought laurels to the school by winning under 18 both boys and girls category under the able guidance of their coach Mr.Harmert Singh.The championship was organised by District Jammu Rugby Association under the banner of J&K Rugby Association. The Chairman Mr.G.N.Tantray and the Principal, Dr Vikesh Kaur congratulated the teams for the commendable feat and asked them to keep taking part in such competitions for proper growth of body, mind and spirit.
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Dahi Handi’ event was organized to mark the natkhat nature of Lord Krishna in which the students took an active participation in inter-house competition. Out of four houses, Dedication stood first and Determination was declared as second. 🍯 🎊 #janmashtamispecial.
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DIS Jammu celebrated Janmashtami with full zeal and zest. Students presented vibrant and alluring musical and dance performances thus captivating the entire ambience with melody and cheers. 🎶 💃🕺
#janmashtami2022 #janmashtamispecial
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Doon International School celebrated Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav with great zeal and fervour. A number of activities were organised to mark the occasion of 75 years of Indian Independence. Students presented a vibrant cultural program performing patriotic songs, poems , speeches , and splendid dance performances to enthral the atmosphere with patriotic enthusiasm. The highlight of the day was a scintillating skit presented by the students of junior classes depicting the glory of Indian Independence . The performances were so original that it left the audience spell bound. The entire ambience was exceptionally impactful enhancing the patriotic aura as children were dressed up in tricolour and were raising Tiranga high with the slogans of “Bharat Mata Ki Jai “ . The Principal Dr. Vikesh Kaur applauded the students for their heart-touching performances and focused upon the need for global peace, unity and brotherhood. She further congratulated the students and the staff on the celebration of 75 years of Independence and delebrated that this glorious Independence is precious for all of us and we all need to protect it as well as contribute in abundance to make our country proud through our own potential and capabilities. The Chairman of the school Mr.G.N Tantray also congratulated the entire DIS Fraternity and encouraged them to work hard towards the progress and prosperity of the motherland. The entire DIS Family including the students and the teachers were holding Tiranga in their hands promoting “ HAR GHAR TIRANGA “ the official campaign of our central government and our revered Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi Ji , depicting their indomitable spirit of patriotism and love for the National Flag.
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Doon International School ,Jammu on 10-08-2022 celebrated the festival of Raksha Bandhan with absolute fun and frolic encapsulated with various activities exhibiting emotions and devotion depicting the sensitivity towards all the siblings of the society. The divine bond of brothers and sisters was accentuated to an extraordinary festival of non-sectarian love and companionship by the girls. They earnestly participated in Rakhi- making contest and showcased their abilities by making rakhis and the boys of classes I-V extended their gratitude to the beautiful rakhis of the girls by depicting their creativity in Thank you cards for sisters. The boys of classes VI-X had engrossing time, flying kites during the Inter House Kite Flying Competition. Even the faculty members allied them in both the contests. The Principal Dr Vikesh Kaur in her address congratulated all on the occasion of this pious and sacred festival stating that the aim of such celebration is to sensitize the children with the ambience of affection,care empathy and benevolence and to inculcate the feeling of cordiality and consonance in them. She deliberated that celebration of such festivals not only brings families together but also acts as a mode of presentation of our values and emotions and creates a strong bond of humanity amongst the global community. The Chairman Mr G.N Tantray also extended his heartful wishes to all the children and the Teachers on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan and advised them to spread a sense of love, respect and brotherhood all around to receive the same in return. Everyone enjoyed the exuberance of the festival and participated whole heartedly to mark it as a true celebration.
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Football Match ON 06-08-2022
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A workshop on 'Women Health Hygiene' conducted by PHD scholars of Sri Mata Vaishnu Devi University Katra for the girl students of DIS. The workshop was well received by the students and the valuable exposure and demonstration has benefitted our participants to improve their physical health, hygiene and lifestyle. 😇👧
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On 17.04.2022. Doon International School, Jammu, today organized a thoughtful programme under ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ celebrating 75 years of India Independence; a progressive initiative of our honourable Prime Minister Narendra Modi ji. BDO Madam Saima Khan, Sarpanch Madam Arshad Bibi, Naib Sarpanch Mr. Rakesh, PRIs of Chowadhi, Chairman of the school Mr. G.N. Tantray, Vice- Chairman Mr. Mushtaq Ahmed, Principal Dr. Vikesh Kaur, Vice-Principal Dr. Sarita Koul, honored the occasion with their gracious presence. The programme commenced with lighting of the lamp by the Honorable guests followed by a beautiful and mesmerizing Welcome song by the music choir of the school. A heart touching dance presented by the young girls of the school was a sight to be hold reflecting the theme of ‘BETI BACHAO BETI PADAO’. The programme held with a showcase of yoga by the blooming buds of the school depicting and promoting the ‘FIT INDIA’ initiative of the Prime Minister. The music department presented folk songs on demand of the honorable guests. Ms. Saima Khan motivated the audience with her advisable words on the Sustainable Development goals and the empowerment of Panchayats leading to an incredible developed India. Momentos were presented to the eminent guests. To commemorate the programme with another initiative of the Prime Minister ‘SWACHH BHARAT’ a plantation drive was executed in the school premises by all the guests. The programme lasted for one hour with the vote of thanks by Vice-Principal of the school. The Chairman, Mr. G.N. Tantray, Principal Dr. Vikesh Kaur, Vice Chairman Mr. Mushtaq Ahmed Tantray and the entire DIS fraternity extended their generous gratitude to the dignitaries for gracing the occasion.
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Doon International School Jammu celebrates Baisakhi and Ramnavmi
On 14th April'2022. Doon International School,Jammu reverberated with loud cheers during the Baisakhi  celebration held in the school premises which was aptly decorated depicting the joviality of the harvest season. The festivities began with the recital of 'Shabad Kirtan'  followed by speeches & poems explaining the significance of the day. The whole school came alive with the brilliant dance performances by the senior class students. A medley of cheerful songs enthralled the audience. The purpose was to make the students aware of the historical background, significance and relevance of Baisakhi. Dhol beats, Punjabi folk and sweet halwa added absolute Punjabi flavour to the excitement.The enture DIS faculty and the students participated in making the event vibrant and cheerful.The Chairman Mr.G.N.Tantray and Principal Dr.Vikesh Kaur congratulated the students and the staff members on this auspicious occasion of Baisakhi.
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On the occasion of Women's day, our incredible women of Doon International School Jammu got felicitated with the Naari Shilpkaar Awards in Srijnatmak Yogyata Awards ceremony 2022 under the banner of The Vidhyalaya and Pushpkunj NGO in association with Jammu Sahodaya Schools Complex.
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DIS Conducted Capacity Building Program under the Patronage of DIS Dehradun.
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Students of DIS brought laurels to the school by winning the U-14 & U-17 Football Championship organised by Youth Services And Sports, Gandhi Nagar, Jammu.

Students of Doon International school Jammu outshines in All J&K Inter school rope skipping championship 2022* organized by *International Delhi public school, Jammu*

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Bhavyejot Singh, a student of class XI of Doon International School, Jammu secured First position in STUDENTS GLOBAL AMBASSADOR PROGRAM organised by Centre for Education Development (CED) & Global Talk Education (GTE – INDIA) which are globally acclaimed educational organisations working in the area of training and educational development under the mentorship of Dr. Priyadarshi Nayak ( Founder and Chairman CED and GTE India ) and Mr. James Martin (President and CEO GTE Canada). Bhavyejot Singh competed with around 15 speakers from reputed CBSE schools across the country and exhibited his incredible potential through remarkably articulated speech on the topic “ Yoga And Meditation Can Heal The Physical And Mental Diseases Of Human Beings” and impressed all the International Jury Members with his amazingly realistic and pragmatic reply for the jury question. The Chief Guest for the occasion was Ms. Uzoma Ihedirimadu Abudu (Ambassador of Education from Africa) and the Jury consisted of the phenomenal International scholastic personalities like Mr. Jordan Wolff (Head of English Literature Department Harvard University), Ms. Anya Sahoo from Ukraine, Dr. Kostyantyn Rybachuk (Certified English Language Examiner from United Kingdom), Ms. Alina Fedorova (Co founder IASGA, Switzerland) and Ms. Vinita Kher (Former Director DPS Society India ) . Bhavyejot Singh has also qualified for the next level of the program that will be held at an international platform.
Chairman Mr G.N.Tantray and Principal Dr Vikesh Kaur congratulated him for his stupendous achievement and wished him affirmative luck in abundance for his future endeavours.

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