Assembly Schedule for the session-2022-23

• An assembly is when the school community, or a part of it, meets together to share aspects of life that are of worth. It acts as a medium for communicating matters of significance from one generation to another.

• The motive of having an assembly in a school is:

• To develop a feeling of affiliation and unity among students.

• To acquaint students with the school programme more clearly.

• To develop in students a sense of identity with the school.

• To enable students to share their experiences, stories, anecdotes with others.

• To provide them training in good social behaviour desired in public life.

• To motivate students by positive reinforcement in the form of praise or rewards awarded in public

• To facilitate the moral and religious development of students.

• To facilitate national integration and secularism through all-religion prayer meetings among students.

BAISAKHI CELEBRATION 2022

Festivals bring joy and happiness. Keeping up with the tradition of celebrating all the festivals with great joy and to acquaint the students with the rich culture and heritage of India, Baisakhi celebrations were held on 13TH April’22, Wednesday in GD Goenka Junior premises.

The students were briefed about various aspects of the festival of harvest and a PowerPoint presentation, highlighting the significance of Baisakhi was also shown to the students in their respective classrooms. The children enjoyed making corncob craft by doing bubble wrap dabbing and had lots of fun dancing on the beats of dhol.

SDG-LIFE ON EARTH

“Take care of Earth and she will take care of you”

Earth Day is celebrated every year on 22nd April to increase public awareness towards the earth’s sustainable environment. Earth Day highlights the importance of environmental protection for the survival of humanity.

EARTH WEEK CELEBRATION

On the occasion of earth day, the little eco warriors of Goenka celebrated a fun filled week at GD Goenka Public School Model Town from 18.04.22 to 22.04.22 wherein they took their foot forward by pledging to keep their environment and mother Earth clean and green.

Little eco warriors of Goenka- The front runners in a clean and green Goenkan Drive.

Day 1 (18.04.22) – The first day of the Earth week began with a small discussion on the need to keep the Earth a happy place to live. Our little Goenkans participated in save energy activity which was a hands on learning experience for them. They were infused with the thought of switching off the lights and fans while not in use or leaving the place.

Day 2 (19.04.22)Further embarking on the second day of the Earth week, children participated in save water activity wherein they were encouraged to close the water tap while not in use and to take bath from the bucket and not shower, water the plants with a mug and not a pipe.

Day 3 (20.04.22)The third day was one of its kind wherein the little Goenkans were made to understand the importance of planting trees and saving the nature through discussion and video. Also, coloring in flower activity along with play dough activity was conducted.

Day 4 (21.04.22)On fourth day of the Earth week, the kids understood the importance of keeping the environment clean and tidy through a Goenkan cleaning drive – Lets clean our surroundings, classroom, home, room , toy shelf etc.. Moving forward on this thought story narration was also taken up.

Day 5 (22.04.22)Earth day was celebrated in a special way with our little Goenkans . They all were excited to start the day with different activities. All of them participated in the craft activity wherein they did finger printing to make a beautiful Earth, Sow a seed activity was also taken up which added to make the celebration even more special. Watering the plants and taking a pledge to keep our Earth a better and happy place to live in was evoked by our Goenkans.

Lets all join hands with our Goenkans and take a small step forward.

 

SDG (JULY 2022)

Sustainable Development Goals week was celebrated   with joyful and creative activities by young Goenkans on theme “Responsible Consumption”.

 

SDG are the World’s to do list for everyone to save our planet Earth and secure a better future.

“Turn off the light make the future bright”

To sensitize Goenkan students on topic save electricity, a takeaway craft of mobile phone with finger printing activity, was done by grade Nursery. For grade Kindergarten children made head gears and learnt to save energy and electricity by switching off the lights and fans when not in use.

Go Green” Grow more trees and say no to deforestation was the pledge taken by the children of both the grades and they enjoyed coloring in a takeaway sapling craft.

Say No to plastic and lets make our life is fantastic”- To prevent excessive and unnecessary waste and to limit the consumption of non-renewable resources the young Goenkan made a resolution to carry a reusable water bottle whenever they step out.

“Disconnect to Connect”– An interactive discussion about optimum use of internet was conducted through story telling wherein, children learnt to save birds and to protect their eye sights from harmful radiations hence connecting more with their family and friends.

“Wipe over wash”– In an effort to make responsible usage of water the children were made to understand to choose wiping the vehicles and toys instead of washing it, hence saving water and making its efficient use would be an achievable target.

Our young Eco warriors of Goenka have adopted the method of “act now” and are ready to take action to make the SD Goals a part of  their daily life.

 

Janamashtami Celebration Grade: Nursery & KG

Janamashtami is celebrated as the birth of Lord Krishna.

To seek the blessings, Janamashtami was celebrated at GD Goenka Public School Model Town junior with mirth and joy. The teachers explained the students about the significance of the festival through a story. The students were involved in different activities like flute making, matki craft. Children tapped their feet on the song of lord Krishna and sang bhajans. The little ones visiting the mandir set up, had makhan mishri parshad and celebrated the festival with full zeal and enthusiasm.

Independence Day Celebration Grade: Nursery & KG

“आन देश की शान देश की, देश की हम संतान है, तीन रंगो से रंगा ततरंगा, अपनी ये पहचान है”
It was a memorable day in the history of India when the country got its Independence on August 15, 1947. G D Goenka Public School Junior celebrated 75 years of India’s independence and inculcated the feeling of love of our country.

The entire week was celebrated as “आज़ादी का अमृत महोत्सव”. Following the tri colour theme throughout the week different activities were conducted for the students of Grade Nursery and KG.

On Day 1, the little Goenkan chefs enjoyed making tri colour sandwiches and pinwheel craft.

On Day 2, different tri colour crafts like kite and bouquet of Unity with tulip flowers were made.

On the last day children came dressed up as different Patriotic Heroes and a special assembly was presented by Little Goenkans which started by thanking almighty. The children melodiously sang “I Love my country India”, sang rhyme Hum Bharat Ke Veer Jawan, performed hoopla drill and dance performances. A beautiful skit was also presented on the topic “Swachh Bharat, Swasth Bharat”. The assembly concluded with National Anthem. Indeed, it was a day elation, a day of love and respect for the country, instilling in the Goenkans the value and reverence for the gift of freedom by the great leaders of the country.

Let’s be proud to be an Indian. Jai Hind

Raksha Bandhan Celebration Grade: Nursery & KG

“Rakhi is not merely a silken thread but a tradition that binds brother and sister beautifully in a relationship forever.”

Raksha Bandhan is one of the most endearing way to celebrate bond between brother and sister. G D Goenka Public School Junior celebrated the special and unique bond “Raksha Bandhan” on 10thAugust. The objective behind the celebration was to make the children aware about the virtuous bond of love between a brother and a sister. The creative goenkans of Grade Nursery enjoyed decorating and making colourful rakhis. Keeping the Sustainable Development Goal in mind and the importance of trees in our life, children of Grade KG celebrated Raksha bandhan as Vriksha Bandhan, where they tied Rakhi on the trees taking a pledge to protect trees and our environment. The day was celebrated with full enthusiasm and zeal.

FRIENDSHIP DAY CELEBRATION 2022

FRIENDSHIP IS THE PUREST BOND BETWEEN TWO PEOPLE

The day marks the importance of friends and friendship in life. Friendship makes the world prosperous and peaceful. It is a key source to maintaining social harmony and generate passion for a better world where all are united for a greater good.

The day was celebrated with zeal and enthusiasm by the students of Grade Kg and Nursery wherein children enjoyed making friendship bands and exchanging it amongst their friends wishing for a happy and a prosperous life. The children were also showed a short story on the importance of friendship in our life. Children practiced the act of Sharing is Caring. Thus, it was a mesmerizing day for our little Goenkans.

Ice Cream Day celebration August 2022

You can’t buy happiness, but you can buy Ice-cream And that’s almost the same thing”

 The students of G.D. Goenka Public School, Model Town celebrated Ice cream Day on Wednesday, July 15, 2022. Nothing can be more refreshing and exciting to the children than having their favourite ice cream scoop on a hot scorching summer day and that was mainly the reason for celebrating this special day by the little Goenkans for happiness and sheer fun. Students of grade Kindergarten were served ice-cream in school and were given a chance to dress up and speak about their favourite ice cream/ice cream vendor which marked the day at its best. The children enjoyed the opportunity to participate in ice cream day competition. They also made an ice-cream craft with colored shavings to carry home as a sweet remembrance.

The day was full of excitement, zeal and everything pertaining to the yummy sugary treat.

Ice cream day was also celebrated in grade Nursery where children participated in class discussion about their different flavours. Children enjoyed yummy sugary treat and did tearing and pasting in ice cream cutout. Such celebrations break the monotony of the daily schedule and makes school and learning more interesting for the students.

 

Mother’s Day Celebration Grade: Nursery & KG

 “No language can express the power, beauty and care of a mother’s love…”

Mother’s day is a celebration honouring the mother of the family, motherhood, maternal bonds and the influence of mothers in society. International Mother’s Day is observed on the second Sunday of May every year. It is often marked by people sending Mother’s day gifts and cards to their mother.

To the World you are a mother,

but to your family you are the World…

Having said that mother’s day was celebrated at G D Goenka Public School Junior Model town by our little Goenkans  on 06th May 2022 i.e. Friday. Discussion about the beautiful bond of love, care and affection that a mother shares with her children no matter how old they grow was taken up. Children prepared a take away craft for their beloved mother and enjoyed reciting a rhyme on this special day.

All in all children were really happy to celebrate this day and expressed their love for their mother in words with their peers.

VROOM VROOM

A role play on transport was taken up by the teachers of grade Nursery and KG.

It started with a conversation between a mother and daughter, followed by a role play on various means of transport.

The session was very interactive and the students thoroughly understood the various modes of transport.

The safety measures to be taken while using different means of transport were also discussed.

In the end the dance on the song karadi tales – chai chai coffee coffee added to the excitement of the students.

Basant Panchami

“Spring is in the air, Flowers blossom everywhere.”

Butterflies fluttering and a warm breeze softly whispering around’.

Basant Panchami – a festival that marks the preparations for the arrival of spring was celebrated in GD Goenka Public School Model Town on 29th January 2020 (Wednesday) with the students of grade Nursery and KG. The auspicious day started by offering prayer to Goddess Saraswati – goddess of knowledge, music, language and art. Children sang Saraswati Vandana and invoked blessings from the deity. Further, they were enlightened about the significance of the festival, Chandan tikka was applied and yellow rice along with candies were offered as Prasad to all the little Goenkans. It was a propitious day which created a positive vibrant aura all around.

REPUBLIC DAY

As we match out in the spirit of Brotherhood and Nationhood,

Let us not forget to defend the Colours of our Flag with all we have…”

A special assembly on Republic day was conducted in our school wherein students were explained about the importance and how this national festival is celebrated in our country. They were also told about the Constitution of India which came into effect in 1950 and parade that takes place every year at Rajpath on this day. Students of grade Nursery and KG recited a rhyme and performed on a patriotic song. All in all, it was an interactive assembly. Badges were given as take away craft.