Dps International School was one amongst many schools which participated in the Clean & Green Singapore Schools Carnival 2008. The CGS Schools Carnival held every year by The National Environmental Agency is a way of promoting general awareness among the youth in Singapore through dynamic and creative inter –school competitions. Unna, Geeta and Anu from Class XI, DPSIS actively supported the carnival by displaying their environmental project titled ‘Alternative Energy Sources’.
A series of preliminary rounds held over the last few months took DPS International into the finals held at Suntec on the 5th and 6th of Nov. An array of enthusiastic students well supported and trained by their teachers from the Kindergarten to the plus 2 level got an opportunity to interact with other school, take part in workshops, design, create and present real world projects.
The Environmental Fashion Show Competition gave a new lease of life to thrown away tin cans, plastic bottles, egg cartons, cereal boxes, phone cards … which were transformed into designer ware outfits by 14 secondary schools. Apeksha Nepal, Rimjim Relan, Preeti Vardarajan, Roxanne and Akhila of class VIII DPS International School walked the ramp with confidence and were trilled to get a well deserved 2nd runner up place.
In the Mr & Miss Teen Earth Competition Piyush Kunummal and Saloni Prasad of Class X1 were both in the finalist. They showed that their environmental intelligence matched their good looks. Walking the ramp in recycled attire Saloni went ahead to claim the 2nd runner up in the Miss Teen Earth Competition.
Not to be outdone primary school students Bhargavi Iyer. of Class V, Gopika Shaji Nair, Annanya Sen Gupta and Abhishek Kambhampati Class VI designed and presented a model of a Green School. They bagged the 2nd prize. . The main features of the model being rain water harvest, solar panel, organic garden and futuristic carpark designed with building material that absorb air pollutants.
Little Dipsites Vedanti Acharya, Aniruddha Malgikar, Arya Kaicker, Jonathan Paul, Srinjana Sriram, Chinmay Vaidya took part in an art competition.
A group aged between 3 to 6yrs - Aman, June, Aadia, Sanjana, Ayush, Arnish, Sujala, Koena, Illina, Akshaya, Anirudh, Sahil, Moholl, Arya, Aradhya, Aditi, Vikram, Arya, and Taniya wore cloths made from recycled material, rocked to a song and brought in a merit prize.
Well done DIPSITES!