Lokah Samastah Sukhino Bhavantu is a Sanskrit mantra which means:
“May all beings everywhere be happy and free, and may the thoughts, words, and actions of my own life contribute in some way to that happiness and to that freedom for all.”
The Sanskrit language is called Devavani, divine language because it is the most poetic and musical language. The script of Sanskrit language is called Devanagari which means ‘dwelling place of the gods.’
GD Goenka Public School, Rohini organized Sanskrit week from 20th August 2018 to 24th August 2018.
The week was filled with various activities like Tattoo Making, Thinking out of the box, Shloka and Poem Recitations, Storytelling etc. The activities aimed at all-round development of the students, strengthening the learning process and making it joyful as well.
GD Goenka Public School, Sector-9, Rohini organized AMALGAMATE 2018 which attempts the amalgamation of Science, Maths and Social Science assisting learners to understand their interdependence through an interdisciplinary approach.
From Talk show (subjects talking to each other) to Fashion show (geometrical shapes turned into attire), from Qawwali (competitive spirit of subjects) to Dance performances(Bhangra, classical and hip-hop) every performance successfully showcased the amalgamation of the three subjects.
The occasion was graced by Ms. Vaishali Mudgal, Vice President – Learning and Development E3 Solutions PVT. LTD., Mr. Vikas Sharma, eminent Quiz Master and Vice President of Eupheus Learning Solutions and Mr. Mohit Behl, Founder and Director – Techno Planet and the mastermind behind Makershala.
Principal Dr. Shipra Kumar welcomed the dignitaries. The day's event started with an invocation to the lord and the lighting of the lamp. Mr. Mohit Behl introduced STEM curriculum to all the parents present there. Even the ending was full of creativity where students presented their knowledge and understanding of the three subjects in the form of models, charts, and experiments to the parents.
“Freedom is never dear at any price.
It is the breath of life.
What would a man not pay for living?”
- Mahatma Gandhi
Independence Day is the symbol of the valiant sacrifice of our freedom fighters and the people of India to attain freedom from the claws of the Britishers. It showcases how determined we are to facilitate the autonomous ambiance where we can live free and think freely. The students at G.D. Goenka, Sector-9, Rohini, celebrated Independence Day with patriotic feeling. The children were told the importance of the day through ppt, songs, and rhymes.
CYBER WEEK:- TECHNO ECSTASY
(6 AUG 2018-10 Aug 2018)
Cyber Week “TECHNO ECSTASY-2018” was conducted in the second week of August.
The Objective for conducting “CYBER WEEK” was to provide a baseline of information from which we can track change. Change, of course, is the one constant in the world of technology. In this week. children were introduced to a snapshot of rapidly changing technologies. It is a need of the hour to update our current civilization about current and future trends of Cyber World. In this regard, various activities were conducted in the classes. The conducted activities had updated the children about the abundance of online resources to do the things in a better and smart way.
“The greatest healing therapy is friendship and love.” - Hubert H. Humphrey
Pre-Primary students at G.D. Goenka, Sector-9, Rohini, celebrated friendship’s day with utmost excitement. The little Goenkans were made to realize the valuable role of friends in one’s life. They sang friendship songs and they made friendship bands for their friends and teachers. Once again, the role of friends as a positive force in our life was reiterated.
The Orientation of class XI students’ parents
GD Goenka Public School, Sec-9, ROHINI organized a workshop for parents of class XI students. The workshop was conducted by academic coordinator Ms. Jaya Bharti ma'am and examination in-charge Shweta Mehra, where they made the parents aware of the CBSE examination and promotion policies. Parents were also given valuable guidance and tips so that they can cope better with the situation.
Principal Dr. Shipra Kumar addressed the parents where she highlighted the need to have good communication between the parents and the students and the importance of the students to excel in their studies.
Parents were quite satisfied and appreciated the workshop.
G.D. Goenka Public School, Sector 9, Rohini, organized ‘The Investiture Ceremony 2018-19’ on Friday, 20 July 2018 in the school.
The much-awaited cherished ceremony was graced by the presence of the Chief Guest Mr. Kuldeep Singh, Deputy Commissioner, MCD Guest of honour, Mr. Jameel Ahmed, Deputy Commandant, CISF and Mr. Gopal Parashar, International Jiu Jitsu player. The parents of the newly appointed Student Council members were also present on this occasion.
The school principal, Dr. Shipra Kumar, warmly welcomed the dignitaries with a momento and tender saplings. The day’s events started with an invocation to the Lord Almighty and the ceremonial lighting of the lamp.
In all sobriety, the newly elected Student Council members were adorned with their respective badges of duty. The School Principal administered the oath of office. Keeping alive the spirit of women empowerment, this academic session 2018-19 has two head Girls, who will impressively and confidently uphold the school banner.
The Chief Guest, Mr. Kuldeep Singh, in his inspiring speech, highlighted the importance of duty and determination and the will to succeed in a student’s life. A musical symphony based on Raag Malhaar and the chanting of Hanuman Chalisa captivated the attention of the audience. An enthralling dance fusion of various dance forms by the young Goenkans mesmerized everyone present on this occasion. The memorable day concluded with the lyrics of the National Anthem resonating in the air.
The Induction Ceremony of the Interact Club for the session 2018-19 was conducted on Friday July 13 2018 in the school Multi-Purpose Hall. The solemn occasion was graced by the honored guests from the Rotary Club Uptown, Ashok Vihar. The esteemed guests were accorded a warm welcome by the School Principal, Dr. Shipra Kumar.
The Ceremony began with the lighting of the traditional lamp by the School Principal, the Senior Co-ordinator and the Rotarians from the Uptown Ashok Vihar. Thereafter, the musical rendition to invoke the Lord’s blessings by the school choir resonated the Hall. Furthermore, the Service to Society activities conducted by the Interact club during the academic session 2017-18 were highly appreciated by the Rotarians.
It was indeed a momentous occasion for the council members to receive their badges of honor.
In his speech, Mr. V.K. Bansal, President, Rotary Club aptly remarked reiterated the hard work and sincere efforts of the club. The School Principal congratulated the newly inducted members of the Interact Club who beamed with excitement to embark upon a new chapter of their school life.
The word 'Panchatatva' originates from Sanskrit, where "panch" stands for five and "tatva" indicates elements. Following the universal law of life, everything on this planet is composed of five basic elements or the "panchamahabhutas". These are: Akash (Sky or Space), Vayu (Air), Jal (Water), Agni (Fire) and Prithvi (Earth)
GD Goenka Public School, Rohini organized an open house exhibition for the parents, where students were given an opportunity to present their avant-garde projects, highlighting the brilliance of five elements and appreciating their presence in our lives. The event was well appreciated and enjoyed by the parents. In her address, the Principal, Dr. Shipra Kumar, dwelled on the importance of the five elements and the need to maintain a balance between them, as an essential step to preserve life. The event was organized under the commendable team efforts of students and the teachers. Through this exposition, the students not only enhanced their knowledge and skills, but they were also sensitized towards the diverse aspects of nature.
“The bad news is time flies. The good news is you’re the pilot.”
G.D. Goenka Sector-9, Rohini cannot stress enough on the importance of time and stress management. In modern, face-paced, world children are often seen stressing over lack of time. To cater to the need of the hour an interactive session on Time and Stress Management was conducted at G. D. Goenka Sector-9, Rohini for Classes X-XII on 26th July, 2018. The resource person, Ms. Poonam Poddar catered to the problems of students and emphasised on importance of planning, prioritising, and healthy balanced diet in managing time and stress. With the increasing hum-drum of life students struggle to maintain pace with increasing scholastic and co-scholastic activities. The workshop helped them to plan and organize their thoughts for smooth allocation of time and thus managing stress.