Delhi Public School (DPS) International, Ghana, a world class international school in Tema last Saturday held a graduation ceremony for Preps and Class V students at a beautiful and colourful ceremony.
The graduates displayed fantastic cultural skills with wonderful presentation of inspirational quotes among others, for which parents and invited guestS could not help but give the kids a standing ovation at the end of the show.
Earlier students aged between 2 to 5 years dressed in fancy apparel and colourful costumes, showcased their creativity through multicultural dance performances witnessed by parents, school authorities and other guests in attendance.
The kids displayed complex moves of Ghanaian song “Ghana Nyigba” among other international rhythms to the admiration of the audience who attended the event held on the school premises.
A ‘Magic Dance’ performed by Preps students and inspirational quotes was followed by a formal ceremony wherein students received scrolls and their diplomas.
Speaking at the ceremony Mr. Mukesh Thakwani, Director of the school, said education is the most effective vehicle for change to a better world because the solution of every problem in human life depends on the initiatives and capacities of human beings themselves.
Inspired by this he indicated that DPS International Ghana has since 2010 served all manner of students regardless of race, colour or faith, and that this is the core pillar upon which the school will continue in its service to humanity.
According to him, management of the school will continue investing in the school and creating more programmes to enable bring out the talents in the students so that the needed results will be achieved.
The Director advised parents to collaborate with the school to help develop their children. “Parents’ little contribution will help the students and the school make a difference and the children achieve their goals.”
He further added that parents should continue to encourage their students to participate in numerous programmes organised by the school to unearth their talents.
Mr. Thakwani pointed out that at DPS International, students of all cultures are taught universal values and ethics along with modern sciences.
According to him, teachers at the school focus on individual differences because each individual is a different world.
In a welcome address earlier, the Principal of DPS International Ghana, Mr. David Raj said teachers of the school are trained in contemporary techniques to help pupils realise their academic and extracurricular potentials.
He stated that the advanced teaching methodology and excellent guidance provided by a highly qualified and dedicated staff is instrumental in creating a stimulating and competitive environment for tutoring the children to become all-rounders.
Parents who shared their thoughts about the program were impressed about the use of extracurricular activities to teach students important values in life, urging the school authorities to continue to invest in such angle.
Recently, Ms. Inhere Baek, a student from DPS International, Ghana emerged the second runner-up in the last American Mathematics Competition (AMC) organised by the Mathematics Association of America (MAA).
Furthermore, five students of DPS International, Ghana were ranked one at international level after participating in the Science Olympia Examination in Science, Mathematics, English and Information Communication and Technology.
Two other students, also of the school, Rutuja Sonawane and Ellen Donkor emerged first runner-up and 5th position holder respectively out of the hundreds of students who submitted entries in the maiden edition of the innovative Access Bank’s Budding Writer’s Competition, among other competitions which the students excel at various stages.
The school has also won the National Spelling Bee competition for three consecutive years and recorded the highest performance at the Scripps National Spelling Bee in the US.