The air of vitality has steered all the students to become vivacious and challenging.
The 2017-18 School year has commenced with lot of excitement and enthusiasm. The beginning of the school year often triggers an ingrained instinct to buckle down & get to work.
During the assembly, School Principal Mrs. Davinderjeet Kaur Dhingra wished all the students Good Luck and Happy Beginning for the new session 2017-18. A welcome speech was delivered by Arshpreet Kaur from Baba Ajit Singh House. She emphasised on the 3 Ps to success- Patience, Persistence and Perseverance. She encouraged students to work diligently and accept the challenges positively as Hardwork is the key to success!
Students from classes XII and X along with Political Science teacher Mrs. Rajinder Sharma and Economics teacher Mrs. S. K. Bhasin visited the Patiala House Court on 7 April 2017, to observe the proceedings of the Honourable Court.
The Secretary, New Delhi District Legal Service Authority Ms. Shivani Chauhan, apprised the students about the various aspects of Free Legal Aids available to different sections of the society like: women, children seniors and physically challenged citizens.
The students were divided into groups and led to different court complexes--- Family Court, Anti Corruption Court, Additional Session and Cubicals of Metropolitan Magistrates.
At the end, in the Interactive Session, queries of inquisitive students were answered and they were updated with the plethora of laws.
It was an interactive and informative session indeed!
Guru Harkrishan Public School, India Gate has been approved for the accreditation of the prestigious British International School Award 2016-17. As all good things come to an end, ISA projects were concluded by the sixth project, Medical Tourism-Travel to Cure-A boost to Economy.
The main aim was to study the scope of Medical tourism in India, Thailand and USA for universal health issues.
Various activities were taken up by the students enthusiastically. Students of class XI were engaged in Debate competition, Slogan writing and Poster designing contest. A collage and chart making competition was also organized where students conveyed the message about importance of medical tourism through the new ideas and impressive and educative illustrations. The participants were adjudged and the winners were appreciated and motivated for their great efforts by School Vice Principal Mrs. H.K. Walia.
Students were divided into groups and along with their respective teachers visited Ministry of Tourism, Embassies and Hospitals to acquire data of the government support for improvement and also accumulate information about impact of medical tourism on economy of India, Thailand and USA.
Questionnaires were administered to patients, attendants, hospital staff to judge the emerging challenges in today,s scenario. A Power Point presentation was prepared by
the young learners keeping in view the consequent economic growth of the country. Students staged a Skit to mark the culmination of this ISA project.
School Principal Mrs. Davinderjeet Kaur Dhingra and Headmistress Mrs. G. Virdi applauded and commended the great efforts of students. It was truly an innovative and interactive experience.
Baisakhi, this auspicious day was celebrated in our school premises on 12 April, 2017 with exuberance and gaiety.
The programme commenced with Shabad recital-Khalsa Akal Purakh di Fauj by the choir group. The importance of this harvest festival was portrayed in a song presented by the girls. Poems and speeches delivered by students accentuated the birth of Khalsa by the tenth Guru, Guru Gobind Singh Ji in 1699.
A skit and dance performance was presented by the young learners in their colourful, traditional costumes exhibiting the importance of Sikh cultural heritage_Panj Pyaaras & Panj Kakkars.
The entire staff was dressed in yellow _ saffron colour to mark this great day. At the end, School Principal Mrs. Davinderjeet Kaur Dhingra congratulated everyone for their great efforts to put up the show. She delivered a motherly speech on Not to Waste Food, coined the students as Harbingers of Change, and wished all a very happy and peaceful Baisakhi.
Guru Harkrishan Public School , India Gate organized an Orientation Program for Parents of Pre Primary classes on Saturday ,15 April 2017. The parents were formally welcomed by the school Principal, Ms. Davinderjeet Kaur Dhingra. A small, colourful cultural program was presented by the school students on this occasion .
The highlight of the session was a talk on Parenting by Ms Geetika Virdi, an eminent Counseling Psychologist , Fortis Health Care.
A workshop on Media literacy , Fortis Pro-Social Peer Moderator programme was organized by Department of Mental Health and Behavioral Sciences at Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, Okhla on 18 April 2017. The school teacher Mr. Gurvinder Singh along with class XII students Ishan Chauhan, Samiksha , Arshpreet Kaur and Rajat Virdi attended the session. To generate awareness among peer moderators, activities like role plays, art, interactive discussion, posters making etc. were conducted .The students were awarded with certificates and badges. It was a very informative and enriching experience.
The school was abuzz with activities on 24 April 2017 when students of class IV at GHPS India Gate celebrated the World Earth Day . Cheerful students began the celebrations during the morning assembly. Jaishith Sharma of class IV-C spoke about the World Earth Day. Banners and colorful placards were put up, reading Go Green , Save Nature and Save Trees which was followed by a group song by the students of class IV. Our school principal Ms. Davinderjeet Kaur Dhingra planted saplings along with the students in the school on this occasion. Guru Nanak Dev Ji, laid the foundation of sacred vision for the environment when he composed the Shalok Pawan Guru ,Pani Pita, Mata Dharat Mahat meaning Air is the Guru, Water is the Father and the Earth is the great Mother. Our principal encouraged the students to honor our Guru's wisdom by believing that all humans should be sensitive towards nature so that our biodiversity remains vibrant for our future generations .Our headmistress Ms.Gurmeet Kaur Virdi also shared her views about the importance of environment conservation and motivated the students to work towards it.Saplings were presented to the Principal and the headmistress by the students .A colorful rangoli depicting our Mother Earth was the highlight of the day .
Activity Room was inagurated by the Principal Mrs D.K. Dhingra on 26 April 2017. The Activity room is equipped with educational toys and games to enchant the tiny tots.
A unique session on Stay Early and Stay Ahead with specialized engineering and legal programmes was held on 28 April 2017 at Surya Hotel , New Friends Colony. Fifty students of class XII from our school from different streams attended the seminar organised by University of Petroleum and Energy studies (UPES) . Students from other branches of GHPS and many renowned schools of Delhi participated in the session. Resource persons Dr. Ajay Prasad, Mr Anand Sahay and Dr. Ashish Verma enlightened the students about various new and growing career options available for them after passing out class XII. The interactive workshop using audio visual aids enabled the students to determine the steps they need to take to equip themselves for the future.