“Art is as natural as sunshine and as vital as nourishment.”
-Mary Ann F. Kohl
G. D. Goenka Sector-9, Rohini believes in connecting to the roots of our country by learning different regional art forms of India. On 11th July, 2018 the school organised Madhubani Painting workshop for classes IV-V. Mrs. Sadhna, from Hindustan Times, enlightened the students with the nitty gritty of this traditional art form of Bihar. The students tried their hands to create colourful Madhubani patterns with much enthusiasm.
“Giving is not just about making donations, it’s about making difference.”
The Interact Club members of G.D. Goenka Sector- 9, Rohini visited the Robin Raina Foundation, Bawana on 7th July 2018. The student members of Interact Club enthusiastically conducted theatre games, science experiments, sing-alongs, and language games for the children at the NGO. The children were ecstatic to be a part of these activities and the volunteers couldn’t have been happier. Our volunteers didn’t shy away from expressing their realization of importance of ‘joy of giving’ because we, at G.D. Goenka Sector-9, Rohini, believe in creating socially aware citizens.
Mahabharata is the most important Sanskrit epic of ancient India. A special morning assembly was organized by the students of Radhakrishnan House on 6th July 2018 to highlight the relevance of Mahabharat in contemporary times. The assembly was a beautiful attempt to incorporate the teachings of “The Gita” into our daily lives.
“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself to the service of others”
G D Goenka Public School, Sector-9, Rohini, firmly believes that social responsibility and community service must be a part of the school programme in order to sensitize the students towards the welfare of the country and its people. After a successful year of being an active part of Behtar Indian, have yet again picked up our sleeves to make India BEHTAR. Keeping in mind 2018’s Moto- ‘Recycle Kiya Kya?’, on 6th July 2018, the Goenkans in collaboration with Republic T.V. Behtar India pledged to work together with full enthusiasm to create awareness about clean India.
“Never, ever underestimate the power of having fun.”
GD Goenka Public School, Sector-9, Rohini, organized an adventure camp, from 28th May 2018 to 1st June 2018, with Rocksport at Mashobra. The Goenkans on their quest for adventure learnt to work and live together, and cook food too. Fun filled activities like trekking and mountain climbing along with some leisure time around the bon-fire was a perfect way to rejuvenate and rewind in the lap of nature.
“The science of today is the technology of tomorrow.”
In order to inculcate scientific temperament amongst our students, G D Goenka Public School, Sector-9, Rohini undertakes various activities to promote the use of science and technology. STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) education is the latest project that we have become a part of. At “MakershalaTm”, the robotics lab, the students give wings to their imagination.
We, at GD Goenka Public School, Sector 9, Rohini, stood with our head held high when our learners of class pre-primary to class-I were acknowledged for their efforts and fantastic delivery of words at Trinity Star Awards conducted in the month of January. Ms. Sandra Gayer, the former TEFT/TESOL trainer awarded all the learners for the great display of their potential.
“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”
Learning at GD Goenka Public School, Sector-9, Rohini never stops and our enthusiastic teachers ensured this by actively taking part in Teacher’s Enrichment Program conducted in school from 21st May 2018 to 26th May 2018. The programmes ranged from art and craft activities to developing different life skills, which positively motivated teachers to take a fresh insight to the class throughout the year ahead. Some of the topics covered therein were Display Board: A Teaching Learning Resource, Integrating IT in Education, Like Skills, Women Health and Hygiene, Effective Teaching and understanding learning patterns and Task Management. Such programmes help in professional as well as personal growth of a teacher.
Sand and Sun, Summer has begun!
The six week summer holiday period is a long time out of school and whilst the children have earned their break, it is also vital that their bodies and minds remain active during their vacations. GD Goenka Public School, Sector 9, Rohini organized a summer camp from 15th May 2018 to 25th May 2018 with a range of activities, like cricket, basketball, music, dance and craft, to ensure that this period of inactivity does not result in a loss of momentum that children have built up during the school year. The students enthusiastically took part in all the activities conducted both in as well as outside the walls of the school to make their summer time as productive as possible.
“Sports do not build character. They reveal it.”
- Heywood Broun.
All the students of GD Goenka Public School, Sector 9, Rohini revealed their best potential by showcasing their enthusiasm and sportsmanship in a series of sporting activities during a ‘Sports Week’, organized from 23rd April 2018 to 3rd May 2018. All the four houses put their best foot forward in different inter-house sports events. Vivekananda house made their house members proud by sweeping away the first position towards the end of the week.