Guru Harkrishan Public School, India Gate conducted its Investiture Ceremony on 2nd August 2017 to induct the new Prefectorial board for the session 2017-18. The event was presided over by the School Principal, Mrs. D.K. Dhingra, who administered the Oath to the Office Bearers and other Student Council Members. The Council was adorned with Badges and Certificates. Miljot Singh, Head Boy and Arshpreet Kaur, Head Girl, assured everyone of fulfilling their duties with a promise to uphold the rich values of the institution. The Principal motivated the students to keep the flag of the school flying high and set new milestones.
On 2nd August 2017, our talented Pre Nursery and Nursery teachers presented a Puppet Show in the morning assembly. The story The Lion and the Mouse was depicted using puppet. The students were enthrawled by the performance The puppet show brought home the message that kindness never goes unrewarded and that we should not underestimate anyone on the basis of their size.
An Inter House Eco friendly Rakhi Making Competition was organized on 2 August 2017 in the school premises . All students of classes 3 to 5 participated in the competition. Beautiful rakhis using eco friendly material like flowers , leaves, pulses etc were prepared by the students . Jasith Sharma of Baba Ajit Singh House got the first position followed by Damanpreet Singh of Baba Fateh Singh House.
The school celebrated the 71st Independence Day with great zeal and spirit, befitting the occasion, on 16 August 2017. The programme commenced with the rendition of school shabad
Deh Shiva Var Mohe ihae. The Chief Guest of the function, S. Manjit Singh G.K, President DSGMC, along with Col. Jasbir Singh Nirmal, Director, Education Cell, GHPS Society
(New Delhi) and the School Principal unfurled The Tricolour. The spirit of patriotism was further enhanced when the little masters of the school graced the stage, in the looks of
different freedom fighters of the Indian Independence. This was followed by a spectacular group dance by a host of middle and senior school children. The main focus of this power
packed performance was The Empowerment of Women and their contribution in Indian freedom struggle.
Addressing the audience, the Chief Guest, S. Manjit Singh G.K congratulated the school on this occasion and stated that the students should respect one another, be disciplined and selfless in their service to the nation. The School Principal, Ms. Davinderjeet Kaur Dhingra, in her speech informed that our school registered in June 2017 for Swachh School Award. She took pride in announcing that the school bagged II position out of 128 schools and was awarded silver medal and a cash prize of 1.5 lakhs. The celebration ended on a positive note with renewed feelings of patriotism and nationalism in everyone.
The students of class IX, along with two teachers , visited the National Gandhi Museum on 21 August 2017 for a Photo Exhibitions showcasing Gandhi's vision : Freedom and Beyond . The main focus of the exhibition was the spinning wheel Charkha and Khadi which is an eco-friendly green fabric in the present and it can be an ideological symbol of nationalism and non-violence in future.
Inter House Patka Tying Competition was held on 23 Aug. 2017 for the primary students. One student each from III to V participated in the competition. The first position was bagged by Aganpreet Singh of B. Jujhar Singh House. For the second position these was a tie between Ishpreet Singh of B. Ajit Singh House and Damanpreet Singh of B. Fateh Singh House.
GHPS, India Gate presented Main Main Hoon - a salute to Empowered Women, at Mata Sahib Kaur Auditorium, Mata Sundri College on Thursday, 24 August 2017. The dance-drama presentation showcased the significant contribution of some of the women folk to the freedom & development of our nation. Most of them have not been popularly recognized. In a miniscule initiative, more than 130 students, from 5 to 15 year olds, glorified Mai Bhago ji, Bibi Bhani ji, Bibi Sharan Kaur ji, Annie Besant, Savitri bai Phule, Sucheta Kriplani, Kalpana Chawla, Mary Kom, Lata Mangeshkar and many more through a stupendous dance-drama presentation. Chief Guest, Smt. Vinita Shankar, Regional Director Education, accompanied by Smt. Leena Vyas, District Sports & Cultural Officer, Directorate of Education were highly appreciative of the theme and the enthralling performance of the students. Guest of Honour, Sdni. Raveen Kaur, worthy wife of S. Manjit Singh GK, President, DSGMC, was welcomed by Ms. Kohli, wife of School Chairman, S. Balbir Singh Kohli and Ms. Upinder Kaur, wife of School Manager, S. Kulmohan Singh. Councilor Sdni Manpreet Kaur, wife of Chairman School Education, S. Harmit Singh Kalka, also graced the occasion with her presence..
NDMC Health Department organised an interactive session for Nodal officers and students for containment of Dengue and Chikanguniya on 26 Aug. 2017 at convention, center Palika Kendra. Mr Jagjit Singh as Nodal officer from GHPS , India Gate attended the session .
A painting competition was organized on the topic Independence Movement for classes VI-X on 16 August 2017, in which all students participated enthusiastically. A special assembly was conducted on 30 August 2017 to commemorate 70 years of Independence and 75th anniversary of Quit India Movement in which a pledge taking ceremony was administered by the Vice-Principal Ms. H.K. Walia. All the teachers and students vowed to keep India neat & clean, free from poverty, corruption and communalism and make India greener, cleaner, safer and healthier country by 2022.
The school, with an objective to promote road safety among the people, organised a Quiz Competition for the middle segment on 30 August 2017. Ms Pushpal Kaur (SI) and Mr Bharat Kumar (ASI) from Delhi Traffic Police Road Safety Cell sensitized the students about the road safety rules. Issues like jumping traffic signals, road rage, not wearing helmets, underage driving, over speeding, drinking and driving, were an eye opener. Participation in a Quiz Competition enhanced the perception of students about road safety that need immediate attention.