GD Goenka School
G.D.GOENKA
Sector-9, Rohini

Recent Happenings

A Trip to the moon- Global Star Party

To mark a lavish beginning to the month of May and unravel the mysteries of the universe celebrated Global Star Partywas organized in the school on 6 May 2017 for the students of grade 2 to grade 11. The inquisitive learners watched the planets like Venus and Jupiter through telescope. A gamut of games kept them engaged and the urge to know more about space got invigorated. What took the spotlight were the aliens rolling on skates. The entire show was a throwback time for the big gathering as experience is not bound to time…time goes on and so does the learning. The Principal quoted, “We aspire to chase every shooting star. The students of GD Goenka will never sing ‘Up above the world so high. Like a diamond in the sky’ because they would be talking to those diamonds very soon. Astronomy will empower them to think beyond the world.”

 

let’s join hands to serve our savior!!

Earth Day was celebrated on 24 April 2017 in the school premises. All of this began by planting a sapling with the aim to see it flourish some day. 

A special assembly was conducted to increase awareness and appreciation among the students and how to serve our planet and preserve humanity.  The learners shared the stage to showcase environmental education and celebrated the uniqueness of the planet Earth in the form of role enactments, elocution and dance performance. 

The school swore to conserve, retain and uphold the planet that we share with each other. Speaking on the occasion the Principal, Dr. Ragini Kaul said ‘The Earth Day celebration offers opportunities both to  teach about the issue and make a tangible environmental impact. In wilderness is the preservation of the world….let us all join hands to make a difference….a difference of a lifetime….let us handle the borrowed with care. I leave you all with a thought to introspect upon….” what if the Earth pumps smoke on us and what if it throws trash on us?? Learn to respect the selfless.”

 

“Looking at the beauty of the world, is the first step of purifying mind!!”

The school conducted a meditation session for classes IX-XII on 28 April 2017. Ms Ramajeet kaur, a meditation yoga expert from Sahaja Meditation which  is an organization that provides meditation classes across the country. Already in collaboration with renowned schools and institutions like IIT Delhi, IIT Roorkee, Delhi College of Engineering, Sanskriti school ,Ramjas school and many of the colleges of Delhi University, Sahaja Meditation is a simple but powerful technique that help people manage stress, solve problems transcending the path to peace. The students  explored an inexperienced vital energy after the session and were happy to be with their new found friend-Meditation. The principal of the school, Dr Ragini Kaul, who herself is a yog enthusiast, joined the students in the session and guided them on how to realize the peace within. “ The phrase, ‘Nothing is Impossible’ defines today’s generation…..but what makes the impossible possible is patience….and for that my Goenkans will have to learn how to introspect….introspect the power of endurance.”

 

Instilling the Inclusive

GD Goenka Public School held an Installation Ceremony on 27 April 2017. Esteemed guests from the Rotary Organization graciously presided over the ceremony and pinned on the prestigious badges to the office. The event commenced with the lighting of the ceremonial lamp followed by the beams of  melodious choir presentation that touched the ears of the heart. The Goenkans showed that they need no loud speaker to voice their thoughts by touching on the serious issue of pollution in our city. Mr. V.K. Bansal, an eminent member of the Rotary Organization, addressed the gathering and delivered his words of action to inspire and influence.
Further, the members of Rotary Club were introduced and decorated with the prestigious badge of rotary.
The President of Rotary Organization, Dr. Krishanlal praised the efforts of the school and appreciated the hard work of the students and advised them to always be optimistic, be positive in life and consider anything new as a learning experience.
The newly elected Rotary council swore to contribute whole heartedly to the upcoming endeavors. The performance of the Goenkan dance troupe added a silver touch to the cloud of success.
Nostalgic, the principal of the school, Dr. Ragini Kaul, recollected her days of hard-work and how she decided to serve the community of education and how that has made all the difference. With a sigh…a sigh of relief I stand here tall declaring that I am proud to be serving this sector for the past 30 years…and I am not tired….but enthusiastically and readily willing to move many more miles.”

 

Orientation Program for classes IX and X

A key to the door of Success

We may be the master of the universe but servants of humanity. 21st century is a wagon of the miscellaneous. The begetter is the one who understands the ‘silence of silence’. But the best judge too acts on an advice. The school initiated a workshop cum discursive session for the parents and students of classes IX and X on 8 April 2017. A series of presentations were lined up to create awareness among the parents about various issues related to an adolescent’s life.

The ‘Understand me to Exercise me’ session highlighted the introduction of the Board Examination and Evaluation system that covered points including the Syllabus, Marking Scheme, Weightage and Promotion Policy. This enabled the parents develop a better ‘think over and act’ and how they can help to how they can break and surpass the usual.

Appreciating the presence of each, the Principal of the school highlighted on the importance of attending such programs conducted by the school as lot of energy and effort goes into it, since the focus is on:

“Remaining Informed” which should be treated as a priority and further spoke on the importance of such sessions that are truly enriching for the parents and facilitators to work in a collaborative venture for the growth of the Goenkans. She wrapped up by expressing the within, “Who doesn’t like a shirt with a sheen…. So why accept a wrinkle on the future of our kids. Let’s unite to create the impeccable.”

 

Acclimatization Day

“Every journey starts with little steps”. On the first day of the session 2017-18, the little feet entered the school premises with lots of emotions like enthusiasm, happiness, excitement etc. Children were accompanied by the parents in order to make them comfortable in the school environment. We welcomed them all with open arms. The school organized different activities for pre-schoolers in order to make them comfortable like –toy train, horse riding, tattoo making and magic show etc, just a small way to make happy 1st day of the school. A great beginning to a long journey.

The principal of the school, Dr. Ragini Kaul along with her team welcomed the little hearts warmly. She spoke her heart out to the parents by encouraging them in the following way, “The two best days of school are the first day and the last day….we are here with open arms to welcome each and every baby on the first day and ensure that the last day will surely make history and will be an add onto the book of memories. We here at GD Goenka foster and nurture the young ones into blooming flowers under the open sky of wisdom.”

 

Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible

Each year we add new members to our family. It becomes our duty to make them feel at home. Orientation Day is one such platform where we meet with parents of the newly admitted children and orient them with the operations and regulations of our school.

An Orientation Programme was organized for the parents of Pre-school and new entrants on 24March 2017 from 6 p.m. to 8.00 p.m. This grand event was graced by the presence of Shri. Kulwant Rana ji, Ms. Anita Rana Ma’am, Additional session judge honourable Mr. Ramesh Singhal, Mr. Sanjay Yadav sir, the principal of G.D.Goenka Public School Vasant Kunj, and many other distinguished guests.

The objective of the programme was to appraise the parents about the vision and philosophy of G.D. Goenka. The senior students of the school acquainted the parents about the various achievements, activities and events that take place at G.D Goenka through a PPT Presentation and Talk Show with the Goenkans. The Principal Dr. Ragini Kaul oriented the parents about all they could expect at G.D. Goenka Sector-9. She also provided valuable parenting tips in order to help the child go through the transition from home to school as smoothly as possible. She also took up the queries of all the parents during an Interactive session ensuring parental satisfaction.

 

Win over the top

Victory belong to the most persevering…. Satvik Gupta of class IX has proved that mettle lies in perseverance. He has done everyone proud by clearing the Junior Science Talent Search Examination (JSTSE) , a science talent search exam for students of Class 9 studying in Delhi and a dream of many.

“We here at GD Goenka Sector-9 don’t teach the definition of success…..but the way to it. I have always believed in doing what I like….and this is what we instill in all our Goenkans….the only way to success is love what you do. We are proud of Satvik and this victory will be treasured for ever, ”quoted the elated principal, Dr Ragini Kaul.

 

Multiple intelligence Camp

"Real genius don’t love the most beautiful thing in the world. What they create is beautiful for them”
Anything that is worth teaching can be presented in many different ways. These multiple ways can make use of intelligence multi-faceted. The theory of ‘Multiple Intelligence’ has largely catered to the broad spectrum of students all over the world. "We are all able to know the world through language, logical-mathematical analysis, spatial representation, musical thinking, and use of body to solve problems or to make things, an understanding of other individuals, and an understanding of ourselves.
The school organized a Multiple Intelligence Camp for the students of classes Pre-School to VIII in the school premises on 21 and 22 February 2017. There were myriad of activities like Story-Telling, Sand Art, Google Doodle, Aerobics, Science Mania and many more. Learners had a gala time enjoying all the activities. Doing such physical and mental workouts led students to have a day off from the bundle of books which accompany them every day to school.

 

I-Smart Boot Camp

Since we believe in learning that occurs at all levels, the school organized an I-Smart Boot camp for the students of classes VI-X on 10 February 2017 where the school became an arena of multiple physical activities like, tug-o-war, egg ball, etc., the crux of which was learning to take up healthy team spirit and time management.  The learners went back with good memories and a realization that friends do not bring understanding but understanding brings in everlasting friendship.
The principal of the school quoted her views, “Whereas school applauds good marks…. such camps acknowledge and reward a wider range of accomplishments.”

 

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