Representatives from Traffic Police visited Guru Harkrishan Public School, India Gate on 2 November 2016 and enlightened the students on Road Safety. ASI Satbir Singh dissuaded the students from underage and rash driving. He emphasized on the importance of following the traffic rules and regulations. He also gave them useful tips on:
Rashtriya Ekta Saptah was celebrated in school from 31 Oct 2016 to 06 Nov 2016 with great fervor .Inspirational and enlightening talk on Sardar Patel's life was delivered by a staff member.Poster making competition was also held in school for students of classes 4 and 5 in which our students participated with great enthusiasm.
To commemorate the birth anniversary of freedom fighter and independent India,s first Education Minister, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, the school celebrated November 11 as National Education Day by recalling his contribution to the cause of education . A special assembly was organized to mark this occasion by the way of speech , teacher,s talk, discussions and questionnaire on the importance of literacy and our commitment to all aspects of education . The school Principal, Mrs. Davinderjeet Kaur Dhingra inspired the students to strengthen their sustainability in the existing environment; enhance thinking , social and emotional skills and become self motivated learners.
An impressive Nagar Kirtan, under the aegis of the Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Management Committee, was organized to mark the 548 birth anniversary of the first Guru of Sikhs, Shri Guru Nanak Dev Ji on Saturday ,12 November 2016 . The students carried placards in the Nagar Kirtan creating an awareness on the epilogue uttered by Guru Nanak Dev Ji _ Pavan Guru Paani Pita, Mata Dharat Mahat. A signature campaign was carried out by the students of the school which was signed by thousands of spectators. They appealed to the general public to gift a safe and healthy environment to them and refrain from bursting crackers. A huge flex suggesting alternative methods of celebrating festivals and happy occasions _ by planting trees, helping the needy, sponsoring a child,s education, pledging to donate organs _ was the center of attraction and drew accolades from the spectators. It truly was a NAGAR KIRTAN with a difference.
Prakash Utsav of Guru Nanak Devji was celebrated in the School on Monday, 14 November 2016 with great religious fervor. The school building was illuminated with lights and candles _ the Deepmala, signifying enlightening our spirits with the ideals of the Guru. The programme commenced by recital of Rehraas Sahib Paath followed by Kirtan Samagam in which the students participated enthusiastically, reciting Shabads in Guru's honour. The entire school resonated with the sound of the hymns. Sakhis and speeches delivered by students gave an insight into Guru,s life.
The occasion was graced by the presence of the President DSGMC & Chairman of GHPS Society, S. Manjit Singh G. K; Chairman GHPS, India Gate, S. Balbir Singh Kohli; the School Manager,S. Kulmohan Singh; Vice Chairman S. Paramjit Singh; Vice Chairperson, Mrs. Indu Sabharwal members of school governing body and an impressive gathering of parents.
S. Manjit Singh G. K, guided the students to follow the golden principles of Kirat Karo (work honestly) , Vand Chako(share with the needy) and Naam Japo (remember Lord).
The School Principal, Mrs. Davinderjeet Kaur Dhingra, congratulated everyone stating that our institution will always be a bacon of light radiating love, compassion and kindness - the message of our First Guru. She also shared the happy news of our school students excelling in the CBSE National Gymnastics Competition 2016-17, and applauded the efforts of the winners _ Akshara (under 11 years category) bagged one Gold and one Silver Medal; Paras (under 14 years category) won a Silver Medal and Shyam Sharma (under 19 years category) was awarded one Silver and one Bronze Medal. The evening ended with the Vote of Thanks proposed by the Principal.
Our school children participated in the Campaign against child Abuse organized by NDMC on 19 Nov 2016. A rally, Poster Making Competition and a conference at Vigyan Bhavan Convention Centre were also held.
The school principal, Mrs Davinderjeet Kaur Dhingra addressed a group of 160 educators at a seminar for school principals in Chandigarh on 19 November 2016. It went off extremely well and highly appreciated
The students of Class VIII were taken for an educational trip to Mother Dairy, Patarganj escorted by the Science teachers Ms Varsha and Ms Pushpinder Kaur on 25 Nov 2016. Mr. Ashok of the Mother Diary plant took the students around showing the Dock laboratory, Silos and Pasteurization Units. The students were shown a documentary on the different steps taken by the Mother Dairy from procurement of milk till its distribution. The students were treated with complimentary flavoured milk and ice cream
An Inter House Rangoli Making Competition was organized on 30 November 2016 in the school premises for Classes 3 4 & 5. The participants' enthusiasm shone bright as they exhibited their artistic, imaginative and creative skills using vibrant colors, geometrical shapes ,deity impressions and floral motifs. Rangoli colors, flower petals and diyas were used to decorate the Rangolis. The judgement was based on symmetry, color combination, creativity and neatness. Students of Baba Jujhar Singh House got the first position followed by students of Baba Fateh Singh House securing the second position.
The students of class IX of Guru Harkrishan Public School, India Gate completed its second project Perils of Pounds. The activity aimed at enabling students to analyze the causes leading to obesity and consequently preparing them to lead a healthy life. Under the project, the students of class IX were engaged in various activities like maintaining a record of the food items in their tiffin boxes for one week which led them to ascertain that they were consuming energy-dense, nutrient poor products. They also learnt to calculate the BMI and shared their findings with their peers in the form of Posters, Articles and PPT in which the information was also shared about health trends among teens in USA, UK and China. The project culminated with a skit on Adverse effects of Unhealthy Binging presented in the morning assembly. The Principal, Mrs. D. K. Dhingra, applauded the efforts put in by the staff and students in making this meaningful project a grand success.