The Counseling Session was conducted by Mr. Ashish Jain and Ms. Aabha Sukhdev College of Business Studies on 3 Oct 2016 for the commerce students of classes XI and XII. Mr. Ashish emphasized on the importance of studies and motivated the students to improve their current performance. He introduced the students with various courses available for commerce students like B.Com (H), BBA, BBS etc. He also told them about the universities offering these courses i.e. DU, IP and Jamia Milia University. He also told them about the entrance exams of various courses available after Class XII and their weightage as well. The session was attended by 117 students of XI and XII classes respectively. The session was very interesting & enriching for the students as it provided a plethora of knowledge to them. He gave many live examples to create avid interest. The session was attended by the commerce teachers i.e. Mr. Vinod Vij (Accountancy) and Mrs. Damanpreet Kaur (Business Studies).
To invoke the blessings of almighty and to seek bountiful benedictions, an Inter House Ardas Rendition Competition was held in school Gurdwara on 5 October 2016. Harjap Singh of IV-B from Baba Zorawar Singh House won the first position, Jasleen Kaur of IV-B from Baba Fateh Singh House won the second position and Gurshaan Singh of V-D from Baba Ajit Singh House secured the third position. They also elaborated the significance of Ardas, for successful achievements in life. The students were judged on the basis of pronunciation and posture
Pulsating PULSES - an integrated project, planned by the teachers, engaged nearly 2400 students of the school in various activities, over a period of two months. Besides Legume Chef competition for parents, a skit Dal - bemissal, was also staged to generate awareness amongst children about the nutritional benefits of consuming pulses.The event culminated with a pledge by everyone to include pulses in their daily diet. Speaking to parents on the occasion, the school Principal, Ms. D. K. Dhingra, said that today,s children need to be educated about the importance of eliminating junk food items and including pulses in their diet for proper health and growth in the formative years of our children. The winners were presented certificates and gifts, hand-crafted by students. S. Manjit Singh GK, President DSGMC, dignitaries and visitors applauded the efforts put in by the staff, students and the parents in making this meaningful initiative a grand success.
Inter-GHPS Debate Competition The Face Off was held at Mata Sundri College Auditorium, New Delhi on 25 October 2016 on the topic Education abroad is an escape route for the students below the merit cut. The event was organized under the aegis of Guru Harkrishan Public School (New Delhi) Society, with the aim to promote debating skills among students. The welcome address was delivered by Col. Jasbir Singh Nirmal, Director, Education Cell. Eleven well prepared teams from different branches of GHPS across Delhi participated and showcased their oratory skills in the course of the contest. The debate was adjudged by eminent educationists.
At the end of the heated but interesting debate which lasted over two hours, Nehmat Kaur of GHPS, Vasant Vihar; Gagandeep Singh Sahni of GHPS, Karol Bagh and Yash Sharma of GHPS, Hargobind Enclave were declared First, Second & Third respectively. Speaking against the motion, the First prize was bagged by Simranjeet Sehgal of GHPS, Vasant Vihar, while Jasleen Kaur of GHPS, Hargobind Enclave & Rajat Virdi of GHPS, India Gate took home the Second and Third prize. The winners were awarded with trophies & certificates.
Director, Education Cell in his motivational speech emphasized that such events help the students in developing essential skill of public speaking and go a long way to boost the confidence of children to face audience confidently. The Principal, GHPS India Gate, Ms. D.K. Dhingra congratulated all the participants on being a part of the event & stressed the need for providing a platform to the students to develop critical thinking amongst them.
A special Morning Assembly was organized in the school premises on 26 October, 2016. A sincere appeal was made by the students through the medium of a Nukkad Natak _ Say No to Crackers. It was staged to generate awareness among the students about the harmful effects of crackers. An effective and confident message was conveyed through Anti-Cracker slogans and save environment slogans written on placards and a pledge Say No to Crackers and Yes to Life. School Principal, Mrs. Davinderjeet Kaur Dhingra and the staff applauded the enthusiasm displayed by the students.
Diwali is synonymous with celebration of life and to make this festival special an Inter House Diya/Candle Decoration Competition was conducted for Classes III to V on 26 October 2016 in school premises. The children decorated the Diyas beautifully exhibiting their creativity.The message was loud and clear -Celebrate Diwali with conscience. It was children's zeal and vigor that motivated us to merge ourselves in this light and enjoy Diwali. Pari Rostogi of V-C from Baba Jujhar Singh got the first position, Jashith Sharma of III-B from Baba Ajit Singh House got the school the second position and Tanishka Sachdeva of IV-A from Baba Ajit Singh house got the third position.