Students of classes XI and XII exhibited their flamboyant techniques of martial art through Gatka in the morning assembly on 3 July 2017. Gatka is one of the most ancient forms of Indian Martial art. It is considered physical as well as spiritual exercise. It was performed to imbibe the values of self-defence and bravery amongst the students. This art exists exclusively amongst the Sikhs since their sixth Guru, Guru Hargobind Ji wore two swords of Miri and Piri.
Middle segment and senior segment of the school participated in Slogan Writing and Poster Making Competitions respectively in CCA period on 5 July 2017. The topic of the competition was SAVE ENVIRONMENT
Our school registered in June 2017 for Swachh School Award envisaged by Jubilant Food works . It is a campaign to recognize, inspire and celebrate excellence related to cleanliness, sanitation and hygiene practices in public and private schools within Delhi, Mumbai, Bangaluru. Out of hundered schools of Delhi and NCR, 10 schools were short listed for audit. Our school was visited by a team of two members for inspection on 06 July 2017. They conducted an audit and observed Swachhta practices in the school. Through these practices, students understood the importance of cleanliness, cooperation and division of labour in a very short span. They felt motivated and promise to continue following these activities in future.
The students of classes IV and V had a novel experience in school when they conversed with grade IV students of 'Child of Promise School' in Nigeria through skype on 11 July 2017. The students exchanged information on the daily routine of their school, the subjects they study, their best friends, the various activities undertaken by them in their school etc. The enthusiastic students enjoyed the experience and are waiting anxiously for the next interaction.
The 52nd Founders' Day of Guru Harkrishan Public Schools (New Delhi) was celebrated with great religious fervour on 19 July 2017. It coincided with the celebration of the Prakash Purab of our Patron Guru Bala Pritam Sri Guru Harkrishan Sahibji. The Programme commenced with the recital of Japji Sahib Path in the morning followed by Ardas and Vaak. The school echoed with the rendering of shabads, inspiring speeches, poems and sakhis throwing light on the life of Guru Sahib Ji by the school students.
The occasion was graced by the presence of DSGMC President S. Manjit Singh G. K; General Secretary S. Manjinder Singh Sirsa; school Chairman, S. Balbir Singh Kohli; Manager S. Kulmohan Singh and other dignitaries. S. Manjit Singh G.K stressed on the importance of hard work, perseverance and moral courage which not only help the students along the road to academic achievement but also promote their all round development. S. Manjinder Singh Sirsa and S Balbir Singh Kohli motivated the students to follow the path of selfless service shown by the Guru. Ex. Minister U.P, S. Balwant Singh Ramuwalia encouraged the students to emulate the teachings of the Gurus in their life. School Principal, Ms. Davinderjeet Kaur Dhingra thanked the guests and encouraged them to follow the path of righteousness and truth. Cherishing the sweet memories of the past, Mitrpyare (Alumni) presented memento to the Principal.
On 21.7.2017 Nursery celebrated Mango Day. Students were very excited to know about the activities they would be doing during the day. Teachers put in their effort for the students to inculcate the habit of consuming fruits . During Summer Vacation also ,they were given a Project by the Principal on the topic My favourite fruit . To know about the significance of the colour of mango all the nursery students & teachers came in yellow dress. Students also brought yellow dishes in the tiffin i.e.Missi roti, pakoras, yellow rice, moong dal halwa, laddoos etc. Students also prepared stick puppet mangoes with the help of the teachers. They were very happy.