Online Virtual Activity
“All study and no play makes Jack a dull boy” – a famous proverb well entrenched in our minds since childhood.
It is widely accepted that extracurricular activities are the best way of developing an individual’s personality and trimming down mental stress. A child can improve his/ her skills and enhance their confidence level.
At Goenka, we firmly believe that textual studies are a part of the full development of a child and therefore we provide a spectrum of activities. The main thrust of activities here are planned and executed to promote the holistic development of the students.
Kargil Vijay Diwas Celebration (Grade: I to III)
Kargil Vijay Diwas is celebrated across India on July 26 every year to honour the fallen soldiers of the Indian Armed Forces who fought valiantly to recapture the heights of Kargil from the Pakistani infiltrators.
On this special day, grade 1 2 and 3 students paid their homage to the soldiers of Indian army. The students witnessed the story about Kargil Vijay Diwas through a module. A free talk session was done with the students where in they were sensitised with the event and the facts hidden behind the war.
A story of recapturing every inch of the mountain…A story of unflinching commitment…A story of valiant sacrifice for the nation…We salute our heroes, for their noble sacrifice has brought ‘Vijay Diwas’ upon us!
We feel proud and safe all because we have brave soilders with us.
Our flag does not fly because the wind moves, it flies with the last breath of each soldier who died protecting it.
Mango Day Celebration (Grade: I to III)
In today’s session, students were made familiarized with the benefits of eating mangoes viz. rich in vitamin A and C, iron and dietary fibres. Mangoes also help in digestion and also keep summer heat at bay.
Students were really excited making ice-creams from their favourite summer fruit ‘mango’. They all seemed very happy and curious throughout the session
Van Mahotsav (Grade: I to III)
Van Mohatsav Day, Environment Revolution begins with Greening Motherland.
Students celebrated Van Mahotsav week with great zeal .They were sensitized towards the importance of trees and how they are essential for all living beings . The week started by showcasing a video on the importance of plants followed by a discussion session wherein they presented their views as to how they can protect trees. To culminate the week a poster making activity was conducted.
E-Picnic (Grade: I to III)
” A picnic is a state of mind and can be made anywhere.”
G D Goenka Public School Model Town commemorated its first virtual picnic for the session 2021-22. It came up as an opportunity for our little munchkins to engage in various engrossing and fun-filled activities like watching Disney character parade, innovative fantasy character drawing, Dora’s scavenger land and memory games. They also enjoyed dressing up like their favourite character. Students also took pleasure in building connections with their teachers and classmates. It seemed to be a marvellous experience for our kids.
Hip – hip hooray a fun-filled picnic day.
National Doctor Day Celebration (Grade: I to III)
National Doctor’s Day is dedicated to all the doctors and healthcare workers who have been serving the people by risking their lives. They are no less than angels who struggle constantly in order to save lives. The little goenkans honoured the efforts of doctors through an appreciation card making activity. All the students actively participated in the activity and thoroughly enjoyed it.
Father’s Day Celebration (Grade: I to III)
A father is neither an anchor to hold us back nor a sail to take us there, but a guiding light whose love shows us the way.”
Father’s Day is a celebration honouring father’s, father figures and their role in shaping the lives of their children. The students of Grade I, II and III celebrated the day by discussing things they like and love to do with their father’s. They loved watching the story ‘CELEBRATION’ Virtually. To depict their unending love and gratitude students made a card and prepared a dance number to tap their feet with their fathers.
Summer Skill Camp (Grade: I-V)
EAT, SLEEP, CAMP. REPEAT
‘Relax, Unwind, Lock Books and Bags and Unlock Creativity.’
Due to surge in Covid-19, schools were closed much earlier than the slated time. We, at Goenka made sure that this unprecedented closure of school would not hamper students’ overall growth and mental health.
Summer camp was organized keeping in mind the fitness of body and mind and hobby enhancement. It offered a plethora of activities ranging from literary clubs, Science, Computer, Eco, Maths to artistic pursuits. Students attended their favourite clubs and hands on experience helped them explore their passion, potential and discovered hidden talents.
Literary Clubs honed their language skills to boost fluency and DIY & Eco Club taught them the valuable lesson of being self reliant and being a true environmentalist. Computer and Maths Club were enriching and engaging through its games, logical calculations and high order thinking where as Art, Dance and Music channelized their artistic expression aesthetically.
The camp not only instills confidence, independence and team spirit but also is a time for sheer pleasure and platform for enhancing life skills that lead to holistic development and on the way making beautiful memories to cherish.
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Plant A Sapling Drive (Grade- IX)
“Plant a sapling at home”
“Just living is not enough, one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower.” – Hans Christian Andersen.
Nature is God’s most beautiful creation. It felicitates the growth, development and nourishment of all its creatures.
On the occasion of Earth Day celebrated on 22nd April every year, students of Grade 9 of G.D. Goenka Public School, Model Town participated with great zeal and enthusiasm in ‘Plant a Sapling’ drive at their homes. This activity was carried out to raise awareness among children to preserve and conserve the environment, develop a sense of accountability and think about their local community.
Planting of trees is especially important to protect our environment against air pollution and global warming and will surely help cities around the world to become sustainable. The drive was a huge success, empowering students with substantial knowledge of environment and plants.
So let’s join hands and take a pledge to plant more and more trees, be more responsible and be proud of owning the city and the world we live in.
Earth Day Celebration (Grade- VIII)
“Plant a sapling at home”
It is rightly said that a great deal is always struck when a initiative is taken up.
Goenkans of grade 8 showed a great zeal when they were asked to show their compassionate side for their mother nature.
It was a sight to behold when these young yet mature students poured in their visuals of how they understand the worth of our mother nature and knew their naive initiatives is what could consolidate together for the repair we need to do for her.
A discussion about the same was duly done in all the classes where examples of initiatives that we can take to pay our gratitude towards nature was done. Thoughts on deteriorating quality of air, water and soil were expressed and trivial issues like waste management and deforestation were also discussed upon.
Everything was done by the students keeping in mind the safety precautions required in this adverse time.
With simple yet their thoughtful ways Goenkans have brought forward a sight so wonderful and so beautiful.
Earth Day Celebration (Grade- VII)
“DO A GOOD DEED”
“The earth does not belong to us, we belong to the earth”. With this thought in mind , the little Goenkan’s of grade 7 participated with their full heart in the earth day celebration activity. The celebration of earth day is done every year in GD Goenka Public school Model Town with great zeal where in students spread awareness and participate in various activities to protect the Mother Earth.
The year 2021 also begun with the students actively participating in the activities of earth day. Several activities were conducted across various grades and sections. The students of class 7 were given the theme “do a good deed”.
All the students participated in this celebration and did any good deed towards the Mother Earth such as planting a sapling, giving water to plants , feeding an animal. The students learnt the spirit of doing for others. Through these activities students learnt the importance of each one doing one thing which will in turn bring about a big change towards the environment.
Apart from the activities, a grand celebration was done in form of special assembly as well. Despite of the pandemic , students participated in great zeal in virtual assembly doing the best to contribute their ideas towards one single goal- protect the Mother Earth.
Earth Day Celebration (Grade- VI)
“RESTORE OUR EARTH”
“I DON’T WANT TO PROTECT THE ENVIRONMENT, I WANT TO CREATE THE WORLD WHERE THE ENVIRONMENT DOESN’T NEED PROTECTING”
Earth Day has grown into a global celebration that focuses on educating people about Environmental issues and raising awareness of what can be done to conserve the Earth.
Every year, Earth Day is celebrated on 22nd April at GD GOENKA PUBLIC SCHOOL MODEL TOWN to remind the students of their duties towards ‘Mother Nature.’ As a part of environmental education, “Act of kindness” initiative was taken to engage class VI students such as planting trees, picking up litter, feeding animals, making bird feeder, riding a bicycle, donating old books, notebooks and toys to the needy or doing some activity that helps make a difference for our Planet.
Students of GD GOENKA PUBLIC SCHOOL MODEL TOWN celebrated the power of good deeds in making our Earth a healthy place to live for all the species. Children learnt the importance of preserving the Planet Earth. Students too expressed their views by making short speeches in both English and Hindi.
A myriad of activities were conducted in the classes. Students motivated their peers to take this cause forward by spreading the message and taking action before it’s too late! Most importantly students learnt that ‘Every Day, Earth Day’.
Special Assembly was conducted through virtual mode and students took the oath on Earth Day to protect the Earth from pollution and abuse. Class Teacher added the finishing touch by addressing the students emphasizing the importance of afforestation, planting of trees and the need for everyone to put together their efforts and get into action, in protecting our environment.
Annual Presentation Report (Grade-III)
The Covid-19 pandemic has completely changed where and how learning takes place, with digital technology being at the centre of teaching and learning for the first time. G D Goenka Public School has left no stone unturned to create a robust and responsive set of educational practices to ensure overall development of the students. The Virtual Annual Presentation is one of the many initiatives taken up by the school to prove that learning has no barriers.
Grade 3 of G D Goenka Public School celebrated its Annual Presentation on the theme – ‘Sikkim – Where Nature Smiles…’. The event commenced with the auspicious lighting of the ceremonial lamp. The Principal addressed the audience with her inspiring words of wisdom, further outlining the vision of the school that aims at creating a better future for the learners. It was followed by an inaugural dance performance paying obeisance to Lord Ganesha. It was followed by skit, dance and musical performances.
The exhilarating show was an unforgettable experience and left a lasting impression on the minds of everyone present. It was indeed a spectacular display of talent and fervor of the students and was appreciated by one and all present.
Annual Fiesta (Grade-I)
Annual Event ( Saluting the Real Heroes of Life) Grade-II
Surround yourself with dreamers and the doers,
the believers and the thinkers,
but most of all surround yourself with those
who see greatness in you.
G D GOENKA Model Town celebrated Annual Event 2020-2021, Saluting the Real Heroes of Life on virtual platform with unprecedented fanfare.
Grade- II students participated wholeheartedly towards the success of this grand event. The triumph was possible by the relentless efforts of our Principal, Ms. Rima Ailawadi and the Team
The virtual stage had been set up by the teachers for the holistic development of the child to showcase their talents. The event was recorded in the form an hour movie wherein the students of grade-II participated and presented mesmerizing cultural events such as dances , skit , songs etc.
The event started with lamp lighting by honourable managing committee followed by the Message of our respected Principal Madam.
The theme for the event was ‘Saluting the Real Heroes of Life’ wherein grade-II students and teachers paid homage to all unsung heroes who became Real Heroes of our life during COVID-19 outbreak and did not take no for an answer and stood firm.
The main aim of the theme was to inculcate kindness, compassion & courage among students. Also, to thank all the frontline warriors who left the comfort of their homes and to make our life easy.
The show started with the prayer song followed by virtual skits on soldiers, doctors and scientists. The show came to an end with the singing performances by our tiny tots. Also, the vote of thanks was delivered by our Academic Coordinator. She acknowledged the efforts of the Students, Teachers, and Supporting Staff. This was followed by the National Anthem as a tribute to our nation.
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( Grade V-A, V-B)
Theme: Rising Star On The Globe- INDIA
“India is the cradle of the human race, the birthplace of human speech, the mother of history, the grandmother of legend, and the great grand mother of tradition. Our most valuable and most artistic materials in the history of man are treasured up in India only!” – Mark Twain
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Glimpes ( Grade V-C, V-D)
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Lohri Celebration ( Grade-I,II & III)
‘May the bonfire on Lohri burn away all the sadness and bring warmth, joy, happiness, and love into your life.’
Lohri was celebrated at G D Goenka Public School, Model Town with a lots of zeal and enthusiasm. The mood was upbeat and the students were totally absorbed in the festive spirit of Lohri.
A special assembly was conducted in which the students from enjoyed virtual celebration. To add fun different activities were planned for the students. Virtual tour to Punjab was organised which was a joyful ride for everyone. Module demonstrating importance of the festival was shown followed by discussion.
Kids thoroughly enjoyed making colourful kites with the hope that the coming year would bring happiness in the lives of everyone. Lohri festival prompts people to be thankful for God’s provision and also encourages us to keep the tradition and culture alive in our festivities.
NEW YEAR CELEBRATION (Grade: I, II AND III)
Year 2020, a year of gratitude has been a challenging and year of learning. But the New Year brings fresh opportunities to start over, ride on it and make resolutions to achieve all the dreams. With positivity around grade 1, 2 and 3 gave a farewell to 2020 and welcomed 2021 with lots of virtual fun activities.
The day started with Time to Reflect where in the students discussed how 2020 has been unlike any other year. Followed up with New Year craft, Movie screening and brain teaser activity. Last but not the least, no celebration is complete with tapping the feet and dancing our heart out. Indeed the kids enjoyed each and every activity and bid farewell to 2020 with a hope that we will be soon COVID-19 free and we will have new opportunities waiting for us, forgetting the negativity and aiming towards excellence. Sharing the glimpse of the fun filled day.
Wish you all a happy, joyous, blessed, healthy and prosperous year 2021 of success with our near and dear ones.
Christmas Week ( Grade I-III)
‘Christmas is the heart that puts Christmas in the air.’
Christmas is a time to give and forgive. Christmas is the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ. The jingling of bells and the impeccably adorable decorations at every corner indicates the onset of Christmas Eve.
The much-awaited festival of Christmas was celebrated for a week with fervour and zeal at G D GOENKA MODEL TOWN i.e., from 21.12.2020 to 24.12.2020 wherein Primary students presented an array of interesting activities.
Day 1: PowerPoint Presentation
The Christmas week began with the beautiful PowerPoint presentation by teachers wherein the special message of hope, happiness, joy, and merriment was inculcated. Children were also informed about the interesting facts related to Christmas.
Day 2: Creative Crew
As the festival of Christmas is famous for its beautiful decoration, children were taught the craft work which can be used in decorating Christmas tree. The main aim was to foster creativity and self-expression.
Day 3: Picture Illustration
To increase the imaginative skills, children were asked to express themselves on a sheet of paper with their drawing as they were asked to illustrate the Christmas Scene.
Day 4: Flameless Cooking
Mixing the ingredients is the great way to enhance Fine Motor strength and control, keeping this in mind Flameless Cooking activity was organised for tiny tots wherein they cooked Oreo Brownie and Oreo Shake.
Celebration Gurpurab & Constitution of India ( Grade-III)
Satguru nanak pargatya ,
miti dund jag chanan hoya ”
Waheguru ji ka khalsa ,
waheguru ji ki fateh
India has a rich heritage because of its diversity. Every festival in our country is celebrated with same fervor and enthusiasm. To imbibe the values preached by Guru Nanak Dev ji, an e- assembly was organized and children through PPT and video were made aware of the rituals, holy book and religious values associated with the festival. The importance of 5 Ks in Sikhism was explained by a student.
26th November holds an importance in the history of India. This day is celebrated every year to commemorate the adoption of the constitution of India which came into effect from 26th January 1950.
Samvidhan Diwas was celebrated during the virtual assembly. Discussion about the Constitution, Preamble, rights and duties of citizens of a country was taken up. It was explained to our Goenkans that the Indian Constitution is the longest Constitution in the world and since the formation of the Constitution about 100 amendments have been made. It was an interactive session and students were curious to know more about their Constitution The assembly was informative and students thoroughly enjoyed it
Constitution day (National Law Day ) Celebration
“Constitution is not a mere lawyers document, it is a
vehicle of Life, and it’s spirit is always the spirit of Age”
Constitution Day (National Law Day) also known as Samvidhan
Diwas was celebrated during the Virtual Session.
In the beginning of the session, children were told that
today is a special day that is “Constitution day of India.”
What is Constitution?
A set of rules and regulations of a country
The rights and duties of a citizen were also discussed.The
concept was inter related with the school with an example
In school we have certain rules that guides us what and
how things are to be done for the betterment of the
Children were also told that Indian Constitution is the
longest Constitution on the world and since the formation of
the Constitution about 100 amendments.
It was an informative and fruitful session for our little
Chhath Puja (Grade I –III)
‘We all smile in the same language’
To celebrate the diversity of India, G D Goenka Model Town celebrated Chhath Puja on 19.11.2020 wherein children were briefed about the importance and significance of the festival.
Chhath Puja is an ancient Hindu festival dedicated to the God of Sun( Surya) and celebrated to thank Surya for sustaining life and energy on Earth.
Goenkans were also updated with the unknown facts and rituals about the festival through a PPT and a module.
Links: Click here PPT
Diwali Week (Grade-I)
Diwali- where light symbolizes the victory of light over darkness and the victory of good over evil.
Diwali or Deepavali is celebrated by Indians across the globe and known as “festival of lights”. It celebrates the return of mythological king Rama to Ayodhya after 14 years of exile in the forest. In this new normal students of Grade 1 celebrated virtual Diwali with full enthusiasm and zeal with various fun filled activities.
Diwali is a festival of sweet memories, a house full of candles and diyas and mouth full of sweets.
On this auspicious occasion the students beautifully decorated candles with various decorative materials, enthusiastically participated in flameless cooking activity wherein they made a desert Oreo laddoo, made diyas with origami sheets. A special assembly on Diwali and Children’s day was conducted on 11th November 2020. The assembly showed the importance of new normal Diwali, precautions and safety measures to be taken this Diwali. Also, looking at the alarming pollution level, the Goenkans took the pledge to celebrate healthy and eco friendly Diwali by not burning crackers, followed by dance. They also shared the message to support local this Diwali.
Every child is a different kind of flower and all together make this world a beautiful garden.Our little Goenkans celebrated Children’s Day and were sensitized towards the importance of the day and why the same is celebrated i.e the birth anniversary of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. Further a virtual tour of Parliament museum in New Delhi was shown to them which is an interactive story telling museum on Democratic Heritage of India followed by E-party.
Assembly Links are as follows:
Diwali Celebration (Grade-II)
‘Let light shines out of darkness.’
To mark the festive spirit, G D GOENKA MODEL TOWN organised the Diwali Week from 9th November to 12th November wherein Diwali special activities were incorporated in a way that students indulged in a variety of modules.
Day 1 : Crafterina: Floating Candles
Goenkans made colourful floating candles using water and cooking oil. The activity was integrated with scientific experiment wherein student understood the concept that oil and water can not be mixed with each other and would create a surface layer on the top of water. The activity was intriguing and enjoyable.
Day 2 : Flameless Cooking
The icing on the cake was flameless cooking in which students enjoyed making chocolate laddoos.
Day 3: Special Assembly
Special assembly on Diwali and Children’s Day was organised to double the celebration. The morning started with the prayer ‘Ek tu hi Bahrosa’ followed by thought of the day. The students updated their fellow classmates with the news headlines and spoke about the importance and significance of Diwali and Children’s Day.
The Goenkans also encouraged themselves to ‘Say No to Crackers’ and informed each other about the rising air pollution.
The scintillating live dance performance by the students added much exuberance and joy to the assembly.
Assembly Links are as follows:
Day 4: Virtual Party and Virtual Tour
The week ended with the virtual tour to Parliament Museum wherein students were made aware about the democracy and cultural diversity of India. They also heard the voice of Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru where he was addressing the nation.
During the Virtual party, Children wore their favourite dresses and had favourite snacks .The day ended by greeting and wishing each other Happy Diwali and Happy Children’s Day.
Link for the same: Click here AV
Diwali Celebrations (GRADE-III)
DAY 1- Flameless cooking
To celebrate the divine festival of lights, Diwali, students of Grade 3 were indulged in a plethora of activities throughout the Diwali week. A discussion was taken up about the importance of Diwali and how the festival spiritually signifies the victory of light over darkness, knowledge over ignorance, good over evil, and hope over despair.
DAY 2- VIRTUAL TOUR TO NATIONAL MUSEUM
A virtual tour to National Museum was organised for the students, wherein the students were familiarised with the various artefacts displayed in the museum.
The little ones were ecstatic to participate in the Flameless cooking activity. The students used various ingredients like muffins, chocolate syrup and dry fruits to make Hot Chocolate Fudge. It was a learning experience for all.
DAY 3-Candle Decoration
Deepawali is the Indian festival of lights celebrated during the Hindu Lunisolar month Kartika. Diwali symbolizes the spiritual “ victory of light over darkness, good over evil, knowledge over ignorance”. As a part of Diwali week celebration a virtual activity session was conducted across all the sections of Grade III wherein all the students using their creativity decorated candles and diyas. The students actively participated and they enjoyed doing the activity to the fullest. The outcome of the activity is really commendable.
Day 4- Power Point Presentation
Diwali or Deepavali – which means a row of lamps is celebrated by Indians across the globe and is known as ‘Festival of Lights’- where the light symbolizes the victory of light over darkness and the victory of good over evil.
To innate the traditional values in the little Goenkans a captivating power point presentation was shown to the students.
The students were also made aware about the certain facts related to the festival
Halloween Party! (Grade- I to III)
Halloween is not only about putting on a costume, but it’s about finding the imagination and costume within ourselves. Today our little Goenkans celebrated Halloween Day. They were dressed up in different costumes and short documentaries were shown to brief them about Halloween, along with shadow puppet shown.
A best out of waste activity was conducted wherein they made their own Halloween Tick-and-Treat bag using newspaper and Pumpkin Face using paper plate.
Eid-E-Milad Celebration (Grade-II)
Kindness is a mark of faith,
and whoever is not kind
has no faith.
- G D GOENKA MODEL TOWN celebrated the festival of Eid with zeal and enthusiasm. The main aim of the celebration is to propagate Prophet Mohammad teachings and values to the new generation. The students enjoyed the videos and PowerPoint presentation was shown to them related to philosophy of Prophet Mohammad.As India is a secular country, the values of Unity in Diversity, compassion and kindness were inculcated through the celebration of Eid.
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एक झलक – हिंदी दिवस (कक्षा: दूसरी और तीसरी)
हिंदुस्तान की शान है हिंदी,
हर हिन्दुस्तानी की है प्यार हिंदी |
एकता की अनुपम परम्परा है हिंदी,
हर दिल का अरमान है हिंदी ||
प्रतिवर्ष 14 सितंबर को भारत में मनाया जाता है | हिंदी दिवस भारतीय संस्कृती को संजोने व हिंदी भाषा को सम्मान देने का एक तरीका | हिंदी भाषा के प्रति इसी सम्मान को दर्शाने के लिए हमारे विद्यालय जी. डी. गोयिंका, मॉडल टाउन के नान्ने-नान्ने दूसरी और तीसरी कक्षा के विद्यार्थियों ने ऑनलाइन कक्षाओं में हिंदी दिवस पर कार्ड के माध्यम से हिंदी भाषा के प्रति अपना सम्मान व्यक्त किया और उसके महत्व को समझा |
1. इ-कार्ड Click here
2. इ-कार्ड Click here
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MONTHLY COMPETITION – ADOMENIA
Adomenia Competition was conducted for grade 1 students, where in the students had to create an Advertisement promoting their brand.
*Be vocal support for local*
1)Making their own brand product
2)Promoting Immunity Booster products
3)Creating Junk food into healthy food item.
All the students participated with great enthusiasm and the creativity that was shown was amazing. The efforts displayed by each and every child was amazing. Kuddos to the wonderful performance by each one of them.
Here are the glimpses of the competition.
- Grade 1 A Click here (a) AV ONE (b) AV TWO
- Grade 1 B Click here (a) AV ONE (b) AV TWO
- Grade 1 C Click here (a) AV ONE (b) AV TWO
- Grade 1 D Click here (a) AV ONE (b) AV TWO
- Grade 1 E Click here (a) AV ONE (b) AV TWO
- Grade 1 F Click here (a) AV ONE (b) AV TWO
- Grade 1 G Click here (a) AV ONE (b) AV TWO
Students of Class V performed a group activity in which they prepared a presentation on Wildlife conservation. They were also explained about different projects started by the government to conserve the endangered species. The topics were: