Investiture Ceremony was held in Guru Harkrishan Public School India Gate on August 1, 2016 with great enthusiasm. The newly formed School Cabinet 2016-17 was ceremoniously felicitated and honoured.
The programme commenced by invoking the blessings of Almighty. The office-bearers & the prefectorial teams of the four houses were sworn in followed by the ceremonial pinning of the badges & handing over the certificates to the students by the Chief Guest for the day our School Chairman S. Balbir Singh Kohli and Principal Mrs. Davinderjeet Kaur Dhingra.
The Headboy and Headgirl along with other Council members pledged to dispense their duties sincerely in the oath taking ceremony. The Chief Guest School Chairman S. Balbir Singh Kohli and Principal Mrs. Davinderjeet Kaur Dhingra congratulated and inspired the students to transcend their thinking by setting high standards plus working together as a TEAM. The event culminated with vote of thanks proposed by the Vice Principal Mrs. Harpreet Kaur followed by National Anthem.
Our School registered for the prestigious International School Award (ISA) with the aim of providing broader array of cultural representation and introducing an International dimension to our Teaching learning Process. As a part of this project Pulsating Pulses a collaborative activity was taken up by the students of classes VI to VII to mark the International Year of Pulses 2016. The Objective was to encourage students to explore about food security with respect to the use of pulses in India, Australia, Kenya, UK, Sri lanka and generating awareness about their nutritional benefits. One of the activities as a part of this project was EK MUTHI DAAL wherein students of all classes of school showed their enthusiasm by bringing in a fistful of pulse of their choice. The pulses thus collected were packaged by the children and distributed among the support/ ancillary staff of the school on 2 Aug 2016 in the school premises.
Guru Harkrishan Public School, India Gate celebrated the 361 Prakash Utsav of Our Patron Guru, Sri Guru Harkrishan Sahibji on Tuesday, 2 August 2016 with great zeal and religious fervor. On this auspicious occasion, the school is embarking on its journey for the International School Award (ISA). Pulsating Pulses is the first project marking the International year of pulses 2016, in which our children are participating actively by bringing in a fistful of any pulse. The collected pulses will be distributed among the underprivileged section of the society.
The programme commenced with the samapati of Sehaj Path followed by rendition of shabads by the music choir. A special presentation was given by school Dhadhi Jatha singing the praises of Guru Harkrishan Sahibji. The staff members also presented a shabad emphasizing the mission of service to which the Child Guru dedicated his life.
The occasion was graced by the presence of DSGMC President and GHPS Society Chairman, S. Manjit Singh G. K., School Chairman S. Balbir Singh Kohli, School Manager S. Kulmohan Singh and other distinguished dignitaries.
21 students, preparing for participation in Olympics from Cycling Federation, Sports Authority of India, were also present on this auspicious occasion.
DSGMC President and Chairman, GHPS Society (New Delhi), S. Manjit Singh G. K. accentuated that we must follow the path of Guru,s selfless service towards mankind. He also applauded the efforts of the staff in instilling the virtue of vand chhakna in our children.
School Chairman S. Balbir Singh Kohli and School Manager S. Kulmohan Singh congratulated all on this pious occasion and inspired the students to emulate the teachings of Sikh Gurus through the project Ek Muthi Daal.
The School Principal Mrs. Davinderjeet Kaur Dhingra, motivated the children to derive the learning from the life of the patron Guru and live true to his ideals.
NIE Newspaper in Education student edition of Times of India organised a visit to Air Force Museum for students of classes VI to VIII on 3 August 2016 to 6 August 2016. It was active learning for students who were motivated and inspired by the experiences.
On 5 August 2016 students of Nursery went to the school garden. Teachers of Nursery took them to the garden to show different types of 'Flowers 'as it was the current topic in GK. Students showed their interest and enjoyed there.
Career Competency workshop for the students of class XII was conducted on 19 August 2016 in the school premises. Resource person Mr. Alok Sharma associated with IIFM guided the students about various career options available to them. The students developed an idea about latest changes in Delhi University as well as options outside DU in order to take informed career related decisions. Students were advised to understand themselves better in terms of aptitude and inclination to take wise decisions. This session was an eye opener for the students.