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.
Republic Day Assembly Grade- II & III
Students of grade 2 and 3 celebrated 75th Republic Day of our great nation. This day holds immense significance as it marks the adoption of the Constitution of India on January 26, 1950, paving the way for a sovereign, socialist, secular, and democratic republic.
The assembly began with the prayer. A soul-stirring patriotic song was performed, instilling a sense of pride and love for the country. A series of Liners were delivered by students, focusing on the significance of Republic Day, the role of the Constitution, and the responsibilities of citizens in upholding democratic values. The liners aimed to inspire a sense of patriotism and civic duty among the audience. The assembly featured captivating cultural performances that showcased the rich diversity of our country. Dance presentations celebrated the traditions and cultures that make India unique. Students highlighting the beauty of unity in diversity. A thought-provoking message was shared with the students, emphasizing the values of democracy, equality, and justice. Then after, questions were asked from the students as well as from the teachers regarding why, when, where and how we celebrate Republic Day. Also, Rewards was given to them.
At the end of the assembly all the students stood in unity to sing our national anthem, “Jana Gana Mana.” The anthem resonates with the pride and glory of our nation, and singing it together serves as a powerful expression of our collective identity.
Winter Wonderland Assembly Grade: II-D
‘Winter isn’t just a season; it’s a celebration of warmth, unity, and the unique beauty that each snowflake brings.’
As Class II-D gathered for their Winter Wonderland Assembly on 17th January 2024, they embarked on a journey into the enchanting world of winter, weaving together joy, culture, and togetherness. The assembly began with the blessing from the Almighty by the student choir, creating a positive and serene atmosphere.
The central theme of the assembly revolved around the enchanting world of winter, where students shared their perspectives and experiences. They presented the thought of the day, beautifully capturing the essence of winter and emphasizing its significance as a reminder that hard work can conquer any challenge. A cozy bonfire chit-chat session followed, where students gathered to exchange thoughts about winter, from the need for warm clothing to the enjoyment of seasonal delights and by throwing light at the cultural richness of the winter season. A Hindi poem recitation on Winters added to the cultural experience, capturing the joy that the season brings. As the assembly concluded, the message emphasized the importance of carrying the warmth and spirit of togetherness throughout the season.
Winter Wonderland Assembly Grade: III-F
“Winter is like a snowy adventure playground. Every day is a blank page, so go ahead, draw your own frosty fun and make the season your special story”
The Winter Season Assembly, held on 15th January, was a delightful and informative event, showcasing the festive spirit and unique aspects of the winter season. The assembly aimed to celebrate the season’s charm while imparting valuable information to the students.
The assembly commenced with the school prayer, followed by a beautiful thought for the day.
The winter season holds profound significance in the natural world and human culture. The season also brings people together through cultural celebrations, creating a sense of joy and community. Winter is a time for rest, renewal, and shared experiences, symbolizing a cycle of interconnectedness in both nature and human life
The students were also educated on the problems humans and animals face during winter season. Winter poses various challenges for both humans and animals. In colder regions, people face difficulties such as freezing temperatures, Animals, too, encounter challenges as they struggle to find food sources due to snow-covered both humans and animals may face disruptions in transportation, healthcare, and daily activities due to extreme winter weather. The assembly concluded with a winter trivia quiz where students learned more about this splendid season.
Lohri and Makar Sankranti Virtual Assembly (Grade: II-A & II-D)
The morning assembly of Class 2A and 2D was filled with excitement and cultural vibrancy as students came together to celebrate the festivals of Lohri and Makar Sankranti in virtual mode.
The students, adorned in traditional Punjabi attire, greeted everyone and emphasized the importance of the assembly in honouring Lohri and Makar Sankranti. Before diving into the festivities, the student choir led a prayer, presenting “Ek Tu Hi Bharosa”, seeking the blessings of the almighty for the event.
The focus then shifted to the presentation of Lohri and Makar Sankranti, where students shared insights about the cultural significance of Lohri and Makar Sankranti, highlighting its celebration in Punjab and Haryana with great enthusiasm. The assembly emphasized the connection between Lohri and the harvest season, where farmers express gratitude to the Almighty for a bountiful year.
The students painted a vivid picture of Lohri celebrations, describing the festive atmosphere with bonfires, traditional sweets like gajjak and moongfalli, and the joy of dancing and singing with family and friends. The assembly concluded with an energetic Bhangra performance by students at their respective homes, along with extending heartfelt Lohri greetings to all, wrapping up the assembly on a high note of festive cheer. The students of Class 2 effectively conveyed the cultural significance of Lohri and Makar Sankranti, fostering a sense of unity and celebration among the school community.
Christmas Presentation (Grade: 3A,B & E)
The wind is blowing with the cold breeze air, the children are singing everywhere.
The laughter and joy are always shared. These are signs that Christmas spirit is in the air.
Christmas is a time for spreading love, joy, and kindness. It is a time for coming together as a community, sharing traditions, and creating beautiful memories. The students of Grade 3 section A, B & E presented a musical story, one’s that filled with hope, love, and the spirit of Christmas—the story of the birth of Jesus Christ.
Children performed with great zest and zeal for their presentation. They portrayed the journey of the birth of Jesus Christ through a musical skit, prayer, carols along with the dance performances. There was 100% participation from all the three sections.
Sharing few glimpses of the presentation.
Kindness Assembly (Grade V-F)
An assembly was held in the auditorium which was conducted by the students of class 5F on the topic “Kindness”. The assembly started by invoking God’s blessings through the morning prayer followed by a short introduction about the important virtue with a perfect example of Mother Teresa who was the epitome of kindness and the thought of the day indicating that it only takes one person and one act of kindness to inspire others and create a change. Students were then made aware about the current happenings of the world through the latest news updates. A beautiful and enriching skit presentation was also shown depicting a classroom scene of bullying and how vital it is to be kind to our classmates and treat everyone with respect and love. Following that, we had the concluding speeches and different ways to be kind towards others. Apart from that, an important information was shared regarding cyber security and the different ways to deal with cyber bullying. The assembly ended with the guiding words of wisdom of Anju Ma’am to be kind towards others and how we can practice cyber security.
Guru Nanak Jayanti Assembly (Grade II-C)
नानक नाम जहाज है, चढ़े सो उतरे पार, जो श्रद्धा कर सेव दे, गुरु पार उतारण हार।
Guru Nanak Jayanti, also known as Gurpurab, is a sacred and joyous occasion commemorating the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji, the first Sikh Guru and the founder of Sikhism. Celebrated by millions of Sikhs and followers around the world, Guru Nanak Jayanti typically falls in the month of November. G D Goenka Public School Model Town celebrated ‘Gurpurab’ with zeal and zest.The celebration began with a prayer, followed by speeches, highlighting the teachings of Guru Nanak and their relevance in today’s world. Cultural performances, including hymn recitations and traditional music, added a spiritual touch to the event.
Ik Onkar, the opening phrase of the Mool Mantar in Sikh scripture, emphasizing the oneness of the divine. Students of G D Goenka Public School Model Town recited IK Onkar mantra. Prabhat Pheri was meticulously organized by the participants.The celebration concluded on a positive and joyful tone that aimed to promote unity, equality, and compassion among students, fostering a sense of understanding and respect for diverse cultures.
Dussehra Assembly (Grade V-D)
“Let’s celebrate the victory of the forces of good over evil”
A morning assembly was conducted on the occasion of Dussehra by the students of Class V-D. Dussehra, which is also called Vijayadashami, is the culmination of the nine-day Navaratri celebrations. Dussehra celebrates Lord Ram’s victory over Ravan in a festival spread over ten days.
The assembly showed the importance of Dussehra and kept the audience engrossed throughout the presentation it began with morning prayer, motivational thought, word of the day, poem followed by the news. The students dressed up as different characters of Ramayana and presented a short enactment of it in a beautiful musical form to highlight the importance of the festival in today’s world.
This auspicious day reminds people of the fact that truth always wins and motivates them to follow the path of dharma. The event was a learning experience for all of us and enriched us about our rich Indian culture and values.
Dussehra Assembly (Grade II B)
“Darkness will be there, sometimes it will feel unending, but at the end of the tunnel, there is always light’’
Dussehra, also known as Vijayadashami, it is one of the most important festival celebrated in India. It marks the victory of Lord Rama over the demon king Ravana, symbolizing the victory of good over evil. A special assembly was conducted by the students of Grade -II B on the occasion of Dussehra. The students depicted a short story and poem of Ramayana to embark the journey of this day.
The students also highlighted upon the importance of the festival in today’s world, Dussehra symbolizes the victory of good over evil. It is considered as an auspicious day. It reminds people of the fact that truth always wins and motivates them to follow the path of dharma. The students show excitement through dandiya moves and sung a beautiful song to show great enthusiasm for this festival.
Even today after burning the effigies of Ravana along with his subordinates Meghanad and Kumbh Karana during the Dussehra celebrations, we simply symbolize the power of good and humanity above all kind of powers. Summing up, the event was a learning experience for all about our rich Indian culture and values.
Life without Lord Krishna seems like prayers without devotion, words without emotion, followers without fragrance, echo without resonance, existence without a goal, world without soul.
माखन चुराकर जिसने खाया , बंसी बजाकर जिसने नचाया ,
खुशी मनाओ उनके जन्मदिन की , जिसने दुनिया को प्रेम का रास्ता दिखाया |
जन्माष्टमी का पर्व हिन्दू धर्म में बहुत महत्तवपूर्ण माना गया है | इस पर्व को भगवान श्री कृष्ण के जन्म दिवस के रूप में मनाया जाता है | जी डी गोयंका पब्लिक स्कूल मॉडल टाउन में जन्माष्टमी के इस उपलक्ष पर एक सभा आयोजित की गई जिसमें कक्षा तीसरी – ई के छात्रों ने अपनी प्रतिभा के माध्यम से जन्माष्टमी के कार्यक्रम में चार चाँद लगा दिए | कुछ विद्यार्थिओं ने कान्हा और गोपियाँ बनकर सुंदर नृत्य प्रस्तुत किया और कुछ छात्रों ने संगीत के माध्यम से श्री कृष्ण भगवान की स्तुति की | कुछ छात्रों ने जन्माष्टमी के इस पर्व पर अपने विचार प्रस्तुत किए | इन बच्चों की भक्तिमय स्तुति सुनकर मन मंत्रमुग्ध होकर झूमने लगा | सभी कक्षाओं में भी अध्यापिकायों द्वारा भगवान श्री कृष्ण की लीलाओं का वर्णन भी किया गया और बताया गया कि संसार का उदार करने के लिए श्री कृष्ण ने गीता में उपदेश भी दिए हैं | सब बच्चों ने मिलकर प्रार्थना की कि “हे भगवान संसार में सबका कल्याण करें |” प्रार्थना सभा की कुछ झलकियाँ इस प्रकार हैं –
‘Independence Day Assembly’ (Grade: II)
गुलाब की कली फूलों का हार ,
अगस्त का महीना सावन की फुहार |
भैया की कलाई बहन का प्यार ,
मुबारक हो आपको रक्षाबंधन का त्योहार ||
गोयंका में हम मानते हैं कि प्रत्येक बच्चे में हर सशक्त होने के साथ अपनी शिक्षा को विकसित करने की क्षमता, जिज्ञासा और रुचि होती है। इसी सकारात्मक और खुली मानसिकता के साथ आज कक्षा- दूसरी “ ई ” के छात्रों ने ‘रक्षाबंधन’ पर एक विशेष सभा प्रस्तुत की । इसकी शुरुआत सुबह की प्रार्थना से हुई और उसके बाद आज का सुविचार और दिन की ख़बरों के बारे में बताया गया । विद्यार्थियों के द्वारा रक्षाबंधन पर प्रकाश डालते हुए पंक्तियाँ प्रस्तुत की गईं । रक्षाबंधन पर यह वास्तव में एक जानकारीपूर्ण सभा थी । संगीत, नृत्य, क्विज़ , दिन भर के लिए उनके दिमाग को तरोताज़ा करने के लिए कुछ शारीरिक व्यायामों और राष्ट्रगान के साथ सभा का समापन हुआ । इस सभा में कक्षा- दूसरी “ ई ” के सभी विद्यार्थियों ने खुशीपूर्वक बढ़-चढ़कर भाग लिया |
आप सभी को रक्षाबंधन के पर्व की बहुत-बहुत बधाइयाँ !!!
‘Independence Day Assembly’ (Grade: IV)
In a breath-taking spectacle that enfolded today, the Grade 4 assembly transformed into a mesmerizing canvas, painted with a hues of India’s rich history and vibrant culture on its 77th Independence Day. The young hearts of our school came together, igniting the stage with an ensemble of artistic expressions that left the audience spellbound. Dance became the eloquent language through which our diverse nation’s story was told. Each rhythmic movement celebrated a different facet of India’s kaleidoscope, a reminder that unity blossoms in the embrace of diversity. The poem recital was poignant symphony of words, each line a brushstroke portraying the struggles, dreams, and indomitable spirits of our forefathers.
In a role-play act that could have been plugged from history itself, our talented students breathed life into the personas of iconic freedom fighters. Beyond the awe-inspiring performances, the assembly reinforced the fact that Independence Day is not just about the past – it is a call to action. The performances were a reminder that each of us holds the power to shape our nation’s destiny. As we marvel at the unity within our diversity and the brilliant performances of our children, we are reminded that India’s tapestry of freedom is woven by every individual thread.
In this jubilant celebration, the children did not just showcase their talents; they illuminated the path to a better future.
‘World Nature Conservation Day’ Assembly (Grade: V)
An assembly was held in the auditorium which was conducted by the students of class 5F on the topic “World Nature Conservation Day”. The assembly started by invoking God’s blessings through the morning prayer followed by the word of the day (sustainable living) and the thought of the day. Through an informative speech, some heart touching poems and a creative jingle, students talked at length about the significance of this day which is celebrated on 28 July globally every year to generate awareness about protecting our environment. It’s an important occasion to educate people about the challenges of climate change and the necessity of conservation of natural resources along with endangered species of plants and animals. All the student took a pledge to judiciously utilise natural resources and follow the five R’s- Reuse, Recycle, Repurpose, Refuse and Reduce. The assembly concluded on the note about various little measures which we can do to save our mother nature
‘Peace can be found in every piece of nature’ Assembly (Grade: I)
At Goenka we believe that each child has potential, curiosity and interest in constructing their learning with everything. With this positive and open mind set today the students of Class -1 B presented a special assembly on ‘Andaman- The mini India’. It began with the morning prayer followed by thought of the day. To keep the little Goenkans updated with the information about Andaman, students of Class 1-B shared the following pointers like climate condition of Andaman, food of Andaman, places to go in Andaman, water sports in Andaman, things to buy in Andaman and amazing facts on Andaman. It was indeed an informative assembly. It was culminated with some physical exercises to refresh their mind for the day.
‘MONSOON MANIA’ Assembly (Grade: II-III)
“The first drops of rain always bring a smile on our faces”
‘Rainy Season’ or ‘Monsoon’ the beautiful season of the year is a gift of God to mankind. It revives our souls and fills the surroundings with the beauty of fresh greenery. To acknowledge this blessed gift of God; students of class III A conducted an assembly with the theme ‘Monsoon Mania’. The assembly commenced with the school prayer, followed by the news and a beautiful thought for the day.
The students were also educated on the Do’s and Don’ts’s of rainy season. It was a delightful sight to see students participating with full enthusiasm.
‘Nurture the Nature’ Assembly (Grade: I)
The stage is not merely the meeting place of all arts, but is also the return of art to life.
At Goenka, we understand, appreciate and value our green gold. It is essential that this precious gift is nurtured, preserved and reserved. As morning assembly undoubtedly holds the numero uno position for the holistic development of the students, the students of class I A presented a special assembly on the theme ‘Nurture the Nature’.
It began with the morning prayer that paved the way for the students to rejuvenate their spirits. To keep the Goenkans updated with the information about the world, the students presented national and international news along with the thought of the day. Furthermore, the students were able to appreciate the bond shared by humans and the green world. They realised that nature is what we all have in common. They described various parts of plants along with the functions performed by them. They categorised the plants on the basis of size as herbs, shrubs and trees.
The students left everybody spellbound as they recited the poem ‘Hare Bhare Ye Ped Bade’. Last but not the least, the students came forward to make a promise to grow more trees and shared the steps for planting the sapling.
It was a delight to see the students being passionate to protect and preserve the nature.
Bashakhi Assembly Grade: I
“Celebration of festivals bring students closer to traditional belief. It is an expressive way to celebrate glorious heritage, culture and tradition of India.”
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 12th April’23, Wednesday in GD Goenka Model Town.
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 had lots of fun dancing on the beats of dhol.
Bashakhi Assembly (Grade: II & III)
“नाचो गाओ, खुशी मनाओ , आई है बैसाखी, चलो जश्न मनाओ |
रखकर सब चिंताओं को एक ओर मिलकर,
गीत खुशी के गाओ ओर बैसाखी का त्योहार मनाओ |”
जी डी गोयिंका पब्लिक स्कूल मॉडल टाउन के कक्षा 2-3 छात्रों ने 13 अप्रैल 2023 को बैसाखी के पर्व को बडे हर्ष , उत्साह और उल्लास के साथ मनाया ।
सभा शुभआरंभ प्राथना के साथ हुआ । छात्रों ने बैसाखी के इस पर्व पर अपने विचार प्रस्तुत किए | हमारे नन्हे – नन्हे छात्रों ने नूत्य व कविताओ के माध्यम से भी बैशाखी के इस पर्व पर प्रकाश डाला | छात्रों से एक विकज माध्यम से प्रश्न भी पूछे गए और छात्रों से उत्साहवर्धक प्रश्नों के उत्तर भी दिए | शिक्षकों ने छात्रों को उनकी संबधित कक्षाओ में फसलों के त्योहार ‘बैसाखी’ के विभिन पहलुओं के बारे में जानकारी पीपीटी और वीडिओ के माध्यम से भी दी और विभिन गतिविधियाँ भी करवाई गई | सभा की कुछ झलकियाँ इस प्रकार हैं
Republic Day Assembly (Grade: IV & V)
The Republic Day assembly was organized on 24th January 2023 for class IV and V. The students of the IV and V actively participated in the assembly. Initially the students explained the importance of Republic Day and made others aware about the Constitution of India. They explained the fundamental rights and duties of a citizen of India. The students performed a skit and a group dance portraying that the world should be more kinder and helpful towards others. The students also represented the states of India. They gave many interesting facts about their state and were also dressed in the traditional attire of the states. Apart from that, a group of students gave a beautiful dance performance where they represented the traditional dances of different states such as Bhangra of Punjab or Povada of Maharashtra . All the students were beautifully dressed in the traditional outfits of the states they were representing. The students also sang a beautiful song for our nation highlighting the importance of the national days of India and at last a quiz was held for the students to check their general knowledge. Overall, the assembly was very informative as it made the students to know about the importance of Republic Day and also who helped in making the constitution i.e. Dr. B. R. Ambedkar. Every Indian, today, is thankful to Dr. B. R. Ambedkar for his contribution to India
गणतंत्र दिवस ASSEMBLY (Grade:I to III)
भारत के गणतंत्र का, सारे जग में मान,
दशकों से खिल रही, उसकी अद्भुत शान,
सब धर्मों को देकर मान, रचा गया इतिहास,
इसीलिए हर देशवासी को इसमें है विश्वास !!
जी डी गोयंका पब्लिक स्कूल मॉडल टाउन के कक्षा पहली से तीसरी तक के विद्यार्थियों ने 24 जनवरी 2023 को गणतंत्र दिवस और बसंत पंचमी का उत्सव बड़े ही हर्ष और उत्साह के साथ मनाया । गणतंत्र दिवस की सभा का शुभारंभ प्रार्थना के साथ किया गया । छात्रों ने गणतंत्र दिवस और बसंत पंचमी के बारे में अपने विचार प्रस्तुत किए । साथ ही साथ इस सभा में कविताएँ , संगीत व रंगा-रंग नृत्य का भी प्रदर्शन किया गया । विद्या की देवी माँ सरस्वती को भी याद करते हुए उनका आशीर्वाद लिया गया । इस महत्त्वपूर्ण राष्ट्रीय दिवस की भावना को बनाए रखने के लिए राष्ट्रगान “जन गण मन” गाया गया व सभा की समाप्ति की गई ।
आप सभी को गणतंत्र दिवस और बसंत पंचमी की हार्दिक शुभकामनाएँ ।
GURUPURAB ASSEMBLY (Grade:II & III)
“Satguru nanak pargateya, Mitti dhund jag chanan hoya
Jiou kar sooraj nikaliaa, taarae shapae andhaer paloea”
जी डी गोयंका पब्लिक स्कूल मॉडल टाउन के कक्षा 2-3 छात्रों ने 11 नवंबर 2022 को गुरु नानक देव जी की जयंती को बड़े हर्ष , उत्साह और उल्लास के साथ मनाई ।
उत्सव का शुभारंभ प्रार्थना के साथ हुआ । छात्रों ने गुरु नानक देव जी के जीवन और शिक्षाओं के बारे में जानकारी का प्रसार किया और वह उनके जैसा जीवन जीने के लिए प्रेरित हुए । ‘साखी’, कविताएँ , शब्द – कीर्तन और भाषण उत्सव की विशेष विशेषताएँ थीं । उन्होंने गुरु नानक देव जी के सिद्धांतों और “मूल मंत्र” के उच्चारण के माध्यम से धर्म पर अपने विचार व्यक्त किए ।
शिक्षकों ने पीपीटी और वीडियो के माध्यम से छात्रों को त्योहार के महत्व के बारे में बताया । छात्रों द्वारा एक सभा प्रस्तुत करके यह संदेश दिया गया कि गुरु नानक देव जी की शिक्षाएँ मानव जाति के लिए बहुत महत्व रखती हैं और समाज को बदलने में मदद कर सकती हैं ।
सभी को गुरुपर्व की हार्दिक शुभकामनाएँ !
GURUPURAB ASSEMBLY (Grade:I)
“Festivals teach us to share joy with each other”. GD Goenka public School, Model Town, celebrated ‘Gurpurab’ with gusto. The celebration commenced with a IK ONKAR. Students disseminated information about the life and teachings of Guru Nanak Dev and were inspired to lead a life like him. ‘Sakhis’, lines were the special features of the celebration. Students of GD Goenka School celebrated ‘Prakash Utsav’ of Guru Nanak Dev. Teachers apprised students of the life of Guru Nanak Dev. ‘Prabhat Pheris was organised. Students threw light on the importance of the day. The programme concluded on a happy note with festive spirit and unbeatable excitement amongst the students.
Independence Day Assembly
( Grade-I,II & III)
To celebrate 73 years of India’s independence and to inculcate the feeling of love, a special assembly was conducted on the occasion of Independence Day and Rakshabandhan by the students of grade II.
The assembly started with the thought and news for the day followed by patriotic song, rhymes and dance performance. Students also portrayed themselves as different freedom fighters who majorly contributed towards India’s independence.
A beautiful skit was also presented on Rakshabandhan along with the poem showcasing the endless bond shared between brother and sister.
A video was shown to pay tribute to the brave soldiers and the assembly was concluded with the heartfelt message to protect the integrity and independence of our country.