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‘The Science of today is the technology of tomorrow’. Keeping this idea in mind the children of Class V put up an exhibition on 19-20 Dec 2018 in the Junior School Activity Room, on the theme, ‘Into the future’. The exhibition showcased working and stationary models of futuristic sources of energy, future spaces, gadgets, communication and modes of transport. The children made innovative models bringing out their creativity and imagination. They also explained the concept of their models to the visitors with utmost zeal and avidness.

Some of the interesting and thought provoking models were based on current issues of pollution global warming, space technology and alternate sources of energy. For example the model ‘Oxy Plantorium’ proved to be an eye opener, compelling everyone to introspect the grim prospect of having to depend on ‘Plantoriums’ for accessing the life sustaining oxygen gas.

The aim of the exhibition was to tap the curiosity further and motivate everyone to explore, learn continuously and expand the horizon of knowledge. The children were encouraged to think beyond so that they are confident and ready to step into the future. 

    Mathematics is a blend of science and art. It helps us think analytically and have better reasoning abilities. It is a methodical application of matter. Mathematics makes our life orderly and prevents chaos.

    In the words of Locke, “Mathematics is a way to settle in the mind of children a habit of reasoning.”

    In India, the National Mathematics Day is observed on December 22 every year. It is celebrated in order to honor the birth anniversary of the famous mathematician Sir Srinivasa Ramanujan.

    On the account of this, the Maths Department conducted a special assembly on 20 Dec 18. Various students (from VII to XI) participated in it and presented the value of Maths in our lives. They presented a Nukkad Natak. Children were mesmerizing and the best part of the day was the Mathematical symphony by class XI students. A speech on Sir Ramaunjan’s life and achievements encouraged everyone. Overall assembly was well conducted and inspired everyone. It made children proud of our country’s achievement and Sir Ramaunjan’s contribution to the world of Mathematics. In the end, Mangahigh wards (medals) were given to the winners by our Vice Principal.


      The Air Force School celebrated its 63rd Sports Day “Mama Samsaaram”on 15 December 2018.

      The sports ground at TAFS reverberated with the enthusiastic sounds of drills, march past and relays under the warmth of the winter sun. This celebration was the culmination of the year round sporting activities. The Chief Guest for the event was Air Vice Marshal D Choudhury AVSM VM VSM, ACAS (Insp) and Mrs. Vyjayanthi Choudhury.

      The event witnessed hundred percent participation from Junior School with the heartwarming drills presented by the little ones from classes I-V. The dances were Welcome Dance - Abhinandanam, Harit Vasundhara-the green world, IDA-the virtual connection,   Maanavta-religion of humanity, Samaabhaavam- equality for all, Ullasotsav-a celebration of childhood.

      Each drill transported the enraptured viewers to the theme of the day, showcasing the importance of joyful learning. Other highlights of the day were the Sports report – read out proudly by the school’s Sports Captains, march past where each house- Subroto, Arjan, Latif, Katre and Pratap vied for the first position as they marched in crisp synchronization to the tune of the school band along with NCC cadets. 

      The school band consisting of 25 student members was led by Harsh Kumar Jha, playing the drums, cymbals and bagpipes. They enthralled the guests with their synchronized performance, playing the very popular drummers’ call, Gujrati garba beats and the very well known patriotic song “Yeh Hai Naya Hindustan”.

      Athletic events like sub junior girls 200 m race, senior boys 200 m final, junior girls and junior boys 4x200 meters  relay- (final) kept the adrenaline running.

      Speaking on the occasion, Air Vice Marshal D Choudhury commented on the excellent academic and sporting environment provided to the students. He said that one should enter the sports field with the determination to win and should accept victory or defeat with graciousness. Highlighting the benefits of sports, he said that participation is important, not the thought of winning or losing.

      In her welcome address, the Principal, Mrs Amita Gupta said that at TAFS, the effort is to create a world where every child gets a clean and green space and enjoys childhood along with learning the lives’ lessons. 

      Mrs. Vyjayanthi Choudhury gave away the prizes to the winners. As the grounds resounded with the proud cheering of the winners, TAFS geared itself for the next year’s sporting activities.

      The Vote of Thanks was given by the Headmistress of the Junior Wing, Mrs Deepa Krishnan.

      The event came to an end with Chief Guest Air Vice Marshal D Choudhury declaring the 63rd Khel Utsav of the Air Force School close. Everybody rose to the tune of national anthem.


        Christmas was celebrated at school with great merriment on 21 Dec 2018. The whole school was decked up for the occasion. Various glittery decorations, stars, Christmas buntings, balloons and a huge, well decorated Christmas tree added to the festive spirit.

        The little angels of UKG presented a special assembly in the morning. Dressed in colourful attire and as beautiful little Santas and angels they brought in Christmas cheer for all. The children recited happy poems and danced to merry tunes, creating a festive atmosphere and brought smiles to everyone’s faces. The junior school choir sang Christmas Carols and Jingles, during the celebrations.

        Everyone eagerly awaited the arrival of Father Christmas who made a grand entry bringing sweets and candies for the children. The celebration ended with everyone singing ‘Jingle Bells’, Rudolph, the red nosed reindeer and other carols with great gusto. With good wishes for a ‘Merry Christmas’ and a ‘Happy New Year’ the little ones reminded everyone the significance of caring, sharing, love and compassion. 


          Basketball tournaments for boys and girls of classes IV & V were held on 19- 20 Dec 2018, during school hours. The teams, representing each class, were selected during the regular Basketball coaching at school. The team members displayed great skills in free throw shooting, jump shooting, dribbling, hand eye coordination and team spirit. Being a fast paced mental game with high energy physical movements it not only helped the players achieve physical fitness but also helped in enhancing their confidence. They played well with their classmates cheering them on. It was superb power packed performances by these young TAFSians!

          The winning teams are as follows:


          CLASS IV



          RUNNERS UP

          IV B


          1.      Sudiksha Singh

          2.      Sehaj Sethi

          3.      Suhina Nair

          4.      Stuti Ghoshal

          5.      Siya Tanwar

          6.      Seerat Tanwar


          IV D


          1.      Yash Vardhan Trivedi

          2.      Abhiraj Gagan Singh

          3.      Ayaan Nanda

          4.      Akshat Srivastava

          5.      Shaurya Sharma

          6.      Aarav Sanguri

          7.      Sai Ansh S Shetty



          IV E


          1.      Khushi

          2.      Antra Kumari

          3.      Vidhi Singh

          4.      Ananya Sahu

          5.      Ananya Mishra

          6.     Harshal Singh


          IV B


          1.      Parth Shukla

          2.      Arnav Thapliyal

          3.      Akshaj Sharma

          4.      Varish Mishra

          5.      Prashant Kumar

          6.      Neelesh Rai




          CLASS V



          RUNNERS UP

          V E

          1.       Angel

          2.       Prisha Saxena

          3.       Paripreet Kaur Pardesi

          4.       Falguni Diwan

          5.       Joyce Sarah Kadithala

          6.       Sanghmitra Barua

          7.       Hanshika Anand


          V A

          1.      Subham Manglech

          2.      Aditya Raj

          3.      Mrigank Rawat

          4.      Kavanpreet Singh

          5.      Hardik Khanna

          6.      Shaan Veer Takyar

          7.      Pavan Singh




                                 V A

          1.       Mohisha Dhir

          2.       Ayushi Singh

          3.       Kanak

          4.       Shreeti Shandilya

          5.       Tasha Tiwari

          6.       Himadri Kaushik

          7.      Akanksha Dixit


          V B

          1.      Shouryya Pratap Singh

          2.      Vihang Kumar

          3.      Prem Yadav

          4.      Divit Nigam

          5.      Ayush Kumar Verma

          6.      Aryan Gill

          7.      Shantanu Sinha



            Report of visit to innovative projects organized by IRIS

            On 4th of December 2018, the students of TAFS, got the opportunity to visit an exhibition showcasing the topmost innovative projects from all over India. The event was organized by Initiative for research and Innovation in Science (IRIS),  which is a public – private partnership program heralded by Department of Science and Technology(DST), Indo US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) and Intel.

            The students interacted with the IRIS finalists who were showcasing their innovative projects. They showed keen interest in new ideas portrayed through projects. They became aware of the application of simple ideas in making projects that are cost effective, environment friendly and user friendly. It is a great initiative in inculcating scientific attitude amongst the students and developing keen interest towards research in science and technology.

            It was truly an exciting and enriching experience for our students to interact with the IRIS finalist students.

              The Astronomy club of TAFS organized second workshop of the three workshop series for classes VI to VIII on 26 & 27 NOVEMBER,2018. The topic of this workshop was Optical system where students worked together in groups and learnt about the type of lenses and mirrors, their properties, behaviour of light as it passes through the lenses and the mirror , and their use in day to day life. The students also learnt how to focus objects using lights. They were taught about the bending of light and change in behaviour of light as it changes medium. The students were also demonstrated how the light behaves at different angles and what happen when the angle of incidence of light is beyond the “Critical Angle” for the material. Through this students got to know  about how Total Internal Reflection is helpful and how often we get to see this in our day to day life  and how the same principle is used for communication on earth using radio signals and fibre optic cables. The students during the course of session used laser lights and torch lights to reiterate the principles of optics themselves. 


                03 DECEMBER 2018

                ‘We all are differently abled and uniquely talented’

                International Day of Persons with Disability was celebrated in The Air Force School, Junior Wing, on 03 Dec 2018, with great enthusiasm.  This was an initiative to sensitize students about a world of people with special needs. Teachers showed various videos on the theme and discussions were also held in the classrooms. Students were not just passive audience of this celebration; instead they appreciated the effort put in by the differently abled people and recognised the virtues & abilities possessed by their class mates who are differently abled.

                Our students were so enthusiastic about celebrating this day that they created posters with encouraging quotes on disability and displayed their work in their classrooms. They also took a pledge to treat all persons equally irrespective of their abilities.

                It was a profound experience for all students who attempted to understand the relevance of individual abilities and appreciate it.

                  LIBRARY ACTIVITY: A REPORT

                  On 29th Nov 2018 we have organized a PPT Presentation on the chapters from the books, issued by three children, Aarav, Ridhi and Sanvie from class VI D, from Senior School Library.

                  Book Details:

                  1.  The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling

                              ---- PPT presentation by Aarav Gupta

                  2.  My Family and Other Animals by Gerald Durrell

                         ---- PPT presentation by Ridhi Sethi

                  3.  Thief in the Village by James Berry

                         ---- PPT presentation by Sanvie Singh

                    LIBRARY ACTIVITY: A REPORT

                    On 28th Nov 2018 we organized a panel discussion on chapters from two books: 1) Secret Seven, Chapter III: A Very Good meeting; 2) Secret Seven, Chapter II: A Shock for Secret Seven, by Enid Blyton, issued by two children, Aditya & Saksham of class VI B, from Senior School Library. On this occasion Principal, Ms Amita Gupta, Middle School Coordinator, Ms Debolina Mukherjee and HOD English, Ms Bindia Rajpal were present there to inspire the children. They were given tips on how to improve their reading skills. Principal Ma’am praised the children for their participation, their confidence, the way of presentation and the approach of panelists. On the panel were: Indulekha and Sameer from VI A, Abhimaan and Manas from VI B, Aarav, Areesha, Ridhi, and Sanvie from VI D.

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