May 1, 2017 proved to be a special day for the ancillary staff of the school. Class II students took the opportunity to thank their uncles & aunts on the occasion of Labour Day by presenting before them a poem & a talk glorifying their role in the society. The beaming faces of the staff on being presented with Thank You cards by the tiny tots were worth a million words. The school Principal, Mrs. D. K. Dhingra, also thanked them for being the backbone of the organization.
Mass legal literacy campaign in schools was organized by New Delhi District Legal Services Authority, from 1 May to 8 May 2017. Twenty five reputed Public and Government schools participated in this program. The students of GHPS, India Gate got an opportunity to be a part of this campaign on Wednesday, 3 May 2017. There was an interactive session between the eminent resource person Mr. Jitendra Kumar Mishra, Ld. Additional District & sessions Judge and students of classes IX-XII. The resource person sensitized the students on various crucial issues such as Fundamental Rights, Fundamental Duties, Juvenile Justice, Domestic Violence, POCSO and Laws for protection of Women. The renowned speaker shared his immense bank of knowledge with the students and resolved all their queries. Our Principal, Mrs D. K. Dhingra also shared her views on Juvenile Offences and Access to Justice for All. It was one in _ a_ lifetime chance for the students to meet An esteemed Judge. An enthusiastic & enriching session indeed!
During the DEAR period the students of Nursery are enjoying picture reading. Students were very delighted to see the different pictures.
A workshop on Career Decisions and Communication Skills was held in the schoolpremises for class IX on 11 May 2017. The Resource persons Mr. Divas Gupta and Ms Sukhleen Arora from IKICA focussed on Paralinguistics and Kinesics as fundamentals of Effective Communication. Various activities involving participation of students were conducted to make them analyse different career options. It was an informative and interactive session.
It was a day in school to celebrate mother's love. Mother's Day was celebrated by the primary segment to show their respect and express gratitude towards their mothers. Students of all classes made different mementos to be presented to their mother on 14 May. Each memento carried a personal message by the child for his mother. The tiny tots presented their token of love to the Principal too.
The school is partnering with Roshana Balkhi High School, Afghanistan for two of its ISA projects. The school students undertook the activity of cooking a traditional recipe of Afghanistan and also sharing the recipe of " Carrot Halwa" with them. It was novice experience for them and the students could relate to the similarities in both the cuisines, inspite of the geographical boundaries.
Summer Camp 2017 was organised at GHPS India Gate from 22 May 2017 to 26 May 2017. The classes offered the children 3 hrs of learning in a fun yet productive way. A blend of dance, music, art and craft, dramatics, sports, yoga, photography etc. the take away was immense,new activities, new skills and new friendships ! children participated all through the camp with never ending enthusiasm and interest. They had best use of the opportunities provided to them.
This week marks the Shaheedi Diwas (Martyrdom Day) of Guru Arjan Dev Ji. The Guru laid down the tradition of living in dignity and dying with honour and paved the way for the tradition of martyrdom in sikh history. This day is being observed with devotion and Sikh religious tradition by serving chabeel (cold and sweetened water) to everyone in the school as well as outside the school.
GHPS, India Gate organized a workshop on ‘Improvement of Spoken Language and Communication Skills’ on 31 May 2017, under the aegis of DSGMC. The school Vice Principal, Mrs H.K. Walia formally welcomed the resource person , Mrs. Jayshree Guha, a well known accent trainer, a senior teacher from CJM school. Addressing the teachers in the workshop, she highlighted the need to improve spoken language & emphasised on the importance of communication skills in honing one’s personality. People with great communication skills tend to have a better and impressive personality. They can easily converse with other people around, be it their fellow workers family and so on. Effective communication skills strengthen the bond among individuals. During the workshop, the enthusiastic teachers were taken through a series of communication practices, games, role plays etc. The school Principal D.K. Dhingra enlisted the objectives of communication skills and conveyed her gratitude to the eminent speaker. The workshop was a great learning experience.
An orientation Programme for the students of Class XII and their parents was held on 31 May 2017 in the school premises. School Principal Mrs. D.K Dhingra shared the highlights of Class XII (2016-17) result announced on 28 May 2017. Students and parents got first hand information about stream wise and subject wise toppers of the school. Students of present Class XII were sensitized about the importance of Additional subject. Students were advised to take up their studies seriously right from the beginning to come up to the desired level of performance. They were motivated to work hard and excel in every field. The emphasis was put on the combined role of parents and teachers to help the students get through this challenging phase with flying colours. The informative and interactive session was indeed an eye opener for all.