Guru Harkrishan Public School, India Gate celebrated the 364 Prakash Utsav of our Patron Guru, Sri Guru Harkrishan Sahib ji on Thursday, 01 August, 2019. with great zeal & religious fervor. The programme commenced with the samapthi 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 'the Child Guru'. Inspiring speeches, poems & sakhis were presented by students eulogizing the mission of service to which 'Bala Pritam' dedicated his life. The occasion was graced by the presence of School Chairman S. Amarjit Singh ji Pinki, School Manager S. Bhupinder Singh ji Bhullar and other distinguished dignitaries. The Chairman congratulated all on this pious occasion, inspired the students to visit Gurdwara Sahib & follow the path of Guru's selfless service towards mankind. The Manager also congratulated everyone and inspired the students to emulate the teaching of Sikh Gurus. The School Principal Mrs. Mandeep Kaur conveyed her gratitude to the esteemed guests and exalted the students for their untiring hard work and dedication. The programme concluded with the pious Hukamnama followed by Guru ka langar.
Traffic Awareness Seminar was held at GHPS India Gate on 5th August 2019. The representatives from Education Cell Traffic Police, Delhi gave informative lectures to the students of class 11 owing to the violation of traffic rules on roads by underage children. Driving on roads have become very unsafe. They presented shocking statistics connected to road rage. They made students aware of the newly passed road safety Juvenile driving laws .
Inter-House Punjabi Poetry Recitation was conducted on 7 August 2019. The topic of the competition was Guru Nanak Dev Ji. The house wise positions are as follow.
Ardas Rendition Competition was held in Middle Segment. The result is as follows
Social Science Exhibition was held on 10 Aug 2019 in the school premises and consisted of a plethora of models and charts that showcased the hydroelectric plant, destruction of forests, different charts and diagrams describing various flora and fauna and pen portraits of great personalities like Rabindranath Tagore, Aryabhatt, Amritya were beautifully done by the students. Live performances like fancy dress show by primary students was displayed. There was a great deal of enthusiasm shown by the students. These exhibits were indeed eye openers on various subjects.
We celebrated 73rd Independence Day with great enthusiasm and patriotic fervor in the school premises on 16 August 2019. The program commenced with Shabad to invoke the blessings of Almighty. The chairman S. Amarjeet Singh Pinky and manager S. Bhupinder Singh Bhullar hoisted the Tricolour which was followed by National Anthem. The cultural program began with a mellifluous punjabi patriotic song by students of middle segment. Tiny Patriots of primary segment regaled the audience with role play of freedom fighters. The highlight of the the program was a skit and dance in which the spirit of freedom and nationalism was well executed. Dance - Vande Mataram presented by primary students reinforced the spirit of multiculturalism and diversity. The School Chairman urged the students to uphold the warmth of Independence and brotherhood. The School Manager enlightened everyone about the contribution of unsung Heroes of Indian freedom struggle. The program concluded with the inspiring words of the School Principal Ms Mandeep Kaur. She encouraged everyone to love and respect the country and make it a better place to live in with peace and experience unity in diversity. The Vice Principal Ms H.K. Walia proposed vote of thanks and congratulated everyone on this patriotic occasion.
Students of Nursery participated in Say No To Plastic Drive from 1 Aug to 16 Aug 2019.They held banners in their hands, recited rhymes and slogans for the awareness and requested their fellow friends not to use plastic bags .
Tree Plantation Drive was conducted in school within which 35 trees, 50 shrubs and 37 herbs were planted from 1st August to 16th August 2019.There was a great deal of enthusiasm among the students of primary segment.
An Inter-House Competition on Japji Sahib and 5 states of consciousness through PowerPoint presentation was held on 21 Aug 2019. The winners are -
In order to inculcate secularism and the principal of universal brotherhood aiming to celebrate the cultural differences amongst children, the students of Pre Nursery celebrated the festival of Janmashtami on 22nd Aug.2019. The children looked vibrant in their costumes exuberating innocence and pure joy.
As a part of Delhi Government initiative, today's cultural exchange program was organised for students of class 6 of our school and Atal Adarsh Vidyalaya, Lodhi Estate from 22nd August to 23rd August 2019. As a part of the program a total of 60 students were selected, 30 each from the guest and the host school. Students were divided into two groups and attended classes as a section of the host school. They were accompanied by three teachers from each school. Students showed a lot of enthusiasm while attending classes ,visiting library, computer lab and attending games period. A cultural program was organised where in the students apprised each other about their culture through skit and folk dances. It was attended by Cluster Resource Centre coordinator Mr B.K. Tripathi. The concluding day program at GHPS India Gate focused on 550 birth year of Guru Nanak Dev Ji and his teachings. The principal of the school Ms Mandeep Kaur lauded the effort and motivation of the students for healthy interaction to enhance unity and harmony. The program was a healthy exposure for the students.
Inter GHPS Fancy Dress Competition was conducted by GHPS Tilak Nagar on 27 August 2019. Ekroop Kaur of Class I bagged the second prize in the competition.
NDMC Health Department organised an interactive session for Nodal officers and students for containment of Dengue and Chikanguniya on 27 Aug. 2019 at Convention Center Palika Kendra. Ms. Ravleen Kaur as Nodal Officer from GHPS , India Gate attended the session .
Poster Making Competition was organized on 28 August 2019 in the school premises. All students of Primary Segment participated in the competition. The theme of the Poster Making was My India , My Pride .
Inter-House Punjabi Declamation Contest from classes 8 to 9 was held on 28 August 2019. 4 Students were taken from each house. The topics of the competition were-
Students of classes 6 to 11 visited Rashtrapati Bhavan Museum from 27 August to 4 Sept 2019. This visit was organised with a purpose to update the children about the heritage of our country. Children admired the collection of souvenir in display which were presented to our former Presidents by foreign dignitaries. Children were shown videos and pictures of the historical moment of signing of our constitution. The guide enlightened the students about the working of the President and his team. It was an enriching experience for everyone.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a nationwide campaign to encourage people to inculcate physical activity and sports in their everyday lives named FIT INDIA MOVEMENT on Thursday 29 August 2019. The event was broadcast live on Doordarshan . It was watched by the school children. Prime Minister stressed on the need to be fit and healthy. According to him when we pay attention to fitness then only it gives us a chance to understand our body. It is surprising but we know very little about our body, our strength and our weaknesses . The students took a pledge to take this movement forward by devoting at least half an hour to physical activities and will try to reach the heights of success as there is no elevator to success, they have to take the stairs