The 12th Uttarakhand State Squash Championship Tournament held at Haridwar from 13th- 14th February 2016. The school were the runners up in the boys’ school category. Ishita Bhardwaj and Mayank Sojatia secured third position in the women’s and men’s open categories.
The first fixtures of the season say the 1XI and U15 team play Kasiga School on 15th February 2016. The 1XI won by eight wickets with Siddharth Jain taking five wickets and Viksit Verma took three wickets. The U15 team won by one hundred and twenty-three runs. On 21st February the 1XI team played Coach’s 11 and lost by one hundred runs and the U15 team played the Sports College, Derhadun. The latter lost by fifteen runs.
On 28th February 2016, the Junior team played against Little Masters Academy and won by one wicket in a nail biting finish. Manan Agarwal scored 35 not out and took two wickets and Dhanvi Shukla scored twenty one runs.
HMUN 2016, the annual conference of Harvard Model United Nations took place inJanuary from 28th-31st 2016 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. The Harvard Model United Nations is a simulation of the United Nations in which over 3000 senior school students from around the world participated this year, experiencing the challenges of international negotiation and cooperation. Students attending the conference assumed the perspective of countries from around the world and debated about international issues in a format inspired by the United Nations. The Doon School delegation comprising of 6 boys of SC form and accompanied by one faculty advisor met with over 3000 delegates from all over the world through debate and diplomacy and work to solve some of the most abstruse challenges facing the world today.
The HMUN experience went beyond the committee sessions. The trip gave the delegates and advisors a chance to experience Harvard and MIT Universities. The boys got the exposure to Harvard’s and MIT’s professors, extracurricular groups and resources. The Doon School delegation also visited the United Nations headquarters in New York. Times Square, Wall Street, Grand Central, 9/11 memorials and the Statue of liberty were also visited. Overall, the trip was a very good educational and learning experience for all.
The British School Young Round Square Conference
A delegation of ten boys escorted by NTC participated in The British School Young Round Square Conference from 2nd December to 4th December 2015. The theme of the conference was “Breaking Walls…. Nothing is impossible”. The conference motivated our delegates to change the world, the best thing is to break walls like Gender Equality and Caste System.
The PPS Young Round Square Conference
A delegation of six boys escorted by PKD participated in The Young Round Square Conference held at PPS Nabha from 6 December to 8 December 2015. The theme of the conference was “Discuss, Debate and Decide”. The conference aimed to inculcate amongst the youth the feeling of unity, equality, participation and empowerment.
The Daly College Young Round Square Conference
A delegation of ten boys escorted by AKM & JNX participated in “The Daly College Round Square Conference” from 4 January to 10 January 2016. The Theme of the conference was ‘Somewhere over the Rainbow…..Dreaming of a Wonderful World. The conference made everyone aware about their responsibility by ensuring that every little honest effort can bring about a change within us and the world around us. The play ‘Time Machine’ presented by Doon School delegation was appreciated by all.
School Captain: Tushaar Sharma
- Hyderabad House: Sasyak Pattnaik
- Jaipur House: Pratyaksh S Parmar
- Kashmir House: Madhav Bhardwaj
- Oberoi House: Vansh Aggarwal
- Tata House: Angad Singh Shergill
- Hyderabad House: Raghav Kumar, Hamza Khan and Nihal Singh Mann
- Jaipur House: Yasir M Nizam, Varun Sehgal, Kanav Agarwal
- Oberoi House: Ishaan Kapoor, Dhruv Madhav Johri, Madhav Singhal
- Tata House: Ashwin Agarwal, Ujjwal Maheshwari, Rahul Agarwal
- Kashmir House: Siddharth Jain, Rudra D Srivastava, Dhruv Ahuja
Jaipur House is celebrating again this year as it has provided the School Captain for the second consecutive year. Tushaar Sharma takes up his appointment for the year. He is noted for his strong academic commitment as well as enthusiasm for sport. The election at Doon is every bit as eagerly awaited as those at national level in India as well as those early stages of the current Presidential election in the USA. The school is delighted for him and wishes him a very successful year.