“To accomplish great things we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe.”
The much-awaited morning of 11 February, 2020 was a memorable one as students and teachers bid farewell to the outgoing batch of class XII students of Delhi Public school, Pune. The students of class XII walked into the school with sombre smiles. They were warmly greeted by class XI girls. The ceremony commenced on an auspicious note with the recital of shloka and prayer. Thereafter, there was a spate of dance, music and laughter as the hosts impressed with the showcasing of their vast repository of skills.
Going down the memory lane, Ms.Sunita Nair, the junior wing teacher warmed the hearts of the students and teachers alike by sharing memories and stories of the students’ growth and development.
This was followed by a melodious instrumental presentation consisting of the violin, the synthesizer, the guitar and the drums by the talented students of Class XI. An inspiring and cheering speech by the Principal, Mrs. Neelam Chakrabarty, geared up the fledglings to fulfill the largeness of their dreams. She reiterated that everything was possible with sheer hard work and determination. The thought-provoking speeches, recollecting the memories and the time spent by their seniors in the school and bidding farewell to them with a heavy heart, but with a hope that they fair well in life left everyone teary-eyed.
Then the school Principal distributed the mementos and her personalised advice to each and every student of class XII. Thus, a delightful morning culminated and with it both happiness and nostalgia crept into each one’s heart. The enthusiastic zealots were bound to take back wonderful and celebratory memories of the day. It was a brief ceremony marked by generous outpour of goodwill and gratitude.