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MOCK EVACUATION DRILL 

“Training proves to be the key ingredient to handling any disaster.” 

The school organized a mock evacuation drill for classes VI-XIIth today i.e. 28th November’2019. The drill was a success as more than 1400 students including the complete school staff were able to evacuate all concerned classrooms, labs and Activity block within a short span of 4 minutes 25 seconds. 

The drill was a combination of sincerity and coordination among students and staff, thereby making this as another successive drill conducted in the school.

    The IAN at AIIMS organized the 37th annual meet on 18th November and invited Biology students from several school of Delhi including TAFS. The experience was enriching and inspiring. Each school presented a slideshow on different topics related to neurosciences and Psychology ranging from discussion on anxiety and the importance of artificial intelligence. Team TAFS comprising Metanksha, Harleen, Snehil gave an excellent presentation on “cognitive effects of exercise”. The experienced panelist introduced various new ideas answered every query with detailed explanation so as to satisfy the curiosity of every student. Overall the experienced was educational as well as fun- filled. 

      Students of class XII B witnessed an exhibit on “SUPERBUGS : The End Of Antibiotics?” on 13 November 2019 at national science centre. The day started with lecture by Dr S.K.Srivastava Associate Prof Department of Microbiology, Shradhanand college ,Delhi university.  He elaborated on the present status of microbial diseases like epidemics Tuberculosis AMR superbugs. He also talked about alternate method to control AMR and emerging technology.
      In the second half of the exhibit student observed microbes in pond water and viewed germs on hand through germ glow techniques. They also visited the superbug gallery where films on superbugs was displayed. Overall the experienced was educational and fun- filled. 

        Class XII B students participated in the OPEN DAY organized by NIPGER on 23 October 2019. It was wonderful learning experience for the students as it provided valuable information about various transgenic crop developed at the centre to improve the quality of agricultural practices like Genomics and molecular markers in crop plant.

        Students observed the various techniques for isolation of desired gene from genome, selection of recombinant from non recombinants, Tissue culture, Confocal microscopy and gel electrophoresis.

        The students enjoyed the workshop and learnt the various processes used in molecular biology.

          64th ANNUAL DAY (2019-2020)

          The Air Force School celebrated its 64th Annual Day on 07 November 2019. It was a memorable moment as the school paid homage to Mahatma Gandhi commemorating his 150th birth anniversary, marking the stupendous celebration. 

          Speaking on the occasion Chief Guest Air Chief Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria PVSM AVSM VM ADC Chief of the Air Staff, expressed his appreciation of the flawless event titled, ‘Praharsh- the River of Joy’. He remarked that the time spent and values imbibed at school will help students in character building and personality development. 

          Mrs Asha Bhaduaria, President AFWWA (Central), gave away the prizes to the students for academic and co-curricular achievements.

          The evening started after the lighting of the ceremonial lamp.

          The melodious tunes played by the school band ‘Avartan’ enthralled the guests.

          The art and sculpture exhibition, titled ‘Pragdhara-the Classical Legacy’, showcased the theme of ‘Praharsh- the River of Joy’. The exhibits crafted from waste material, depicted the prehistoric times, the art of the medieval era and the contemporary art scenes.

          Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and charm and gaiety to life and to everything. This was translated into reality by the instrumentalists of TAFS through their mellifluous composition titled ‘Samanvay-the Resonating Euphoria’.

          The welcome dance was titled ‘Abhinandanam’ was a joyful greeting of the guests by the junior school students. The choral cadences titled ‘Anuranjanam - Anthem of Ecstasy’, gave the message that music can fill one with joy and facilitate emotional conciliation. 

          The most spectacular event of the evening was the dance drama celebrating a soul stirring message, the beauty of contentment, a panoramic view of the myriad of ways in which we can learn to be happy, if we want to be happy, learn to tie it to a goal, not to people or objects. For happiness, one size does not fit all.

          In her address, the Principal, Mrs. Amita Gupta, said that at TAFS, the effort is concentrated to not just achieve academic excellence but instill a strong value system, the courage to accept responsibility, the integrity to admit mistakes and the empathy to contribute towards the betterment of the society.

          The evening ended with Vote of Thanks presented by the Vice Principal, Mrs. Lomina Rajiv, followed by the National Anthem. 

            Enrichment program for the Mathematics students of class XII

            An enrichment program for the Mathematics students of class XII was conducted on 11.11.19. The session was conducted by Mr. Kunal Kumar who has been associated with the subject for more than two decades. He is also associated with JINA Education, an institute for CBSE and Competitive exams.

            The session conducted by Mr. Kunal proved to be  a valuable discussion before the Mock Pre Board exam. He spoke on strategies that should be followed by students while preparing for the examinations and provided some guidelines for attempting the questions in an effective manner. Some important topics were discussed in the session to clarify the methodology to be followed by students. Throughout the session, he maintained that the student should first acquire clear conceptual understanding and then  they  should move on to the rigorous practice of questions.

            The program was a comprehensive and strategically important help to the students for tackling the forth coming board exam .

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