Sewa Bharti workshop for SUPW

A workshop was conducted by SEWA BHARTI, the largest NGO of India, in our school, on 6th October 2017 for the SUPW club students. The team of SEWA BHARTI made the students aware of its various activities such as Kishori Vikas, Tree plantation drive, Adoption of centres, Diagnostic centre etc. Students were  inspired to work and contribute their talent to the less fortunate, to boycott the use of Chinese products and to strengthen our Indian economy.Moreover, the students were sensitized to the needs of underprivileged citizens of our country and were motivated to donate to The Goodwill store of SEWA Bharti in Ashok Vihar.

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Symphony 2017-18

The Senior School had hosted two events for Symphony 2017-18, a week set aside for showcasing Goenkans’ eloquence in English language.

Inter-House Oral Interpretation Competition for classes IX – XII took place on August 28, 2017. The aim of the competition was to give the children a taste of the variety of work by William Shakespeare. Each participant was to choose a short extract including dialogues of two or more characters, from any play by Shakespeare. The premium was placed on confidence, diction, vocal variety and performance. The voice modulation and range exhibited by the participants left everyone full of surprise and admiration. 

The second event organized by the Senior School was one of its kind, Inter-House Turn Coat Debate. The students were given the topics on the spot. The topics were based on social and moral issues. The orators were to deliver the extempore for one minute proposing the motion and then turn the coat to speak for one minute opposing the motion. They showcased their presence of mind and awareness of contemporary challenges through logical arguments and strong conviction.

English Language Week- Symphony 2017-18

The week long English Language programme – SYMPHONY 2017-18 was kicked off on 16th August in the Primary section.

The importance of good and neat handwriting cannot be undermined. This was showcased in the first event- Inter Class Handwriting. It was a visual treat  to see neat,well formed and beautifully written letters. This was followed by Inter Class paragraph writing on 18th August for the children of classes 3 and 4.The children unleashed their creativity by writing impromptu paragraphs on the topics given on the spot in the class .Next in line was Inter House poetry recitation competition which was held on the 29th August on the theme “ Animals in Rhyme”. This  event showcased the oratory talents of the young Goenkans as they recited poems with great aplomb and enthusiasm.The Inter Class Spellathonwas held for Class 5 and 6 students on the same day.The last event that marked the conclusion of the English Language week was Inter Class Spellathon for the children of classes 3 and 4 which was a learning experience for all and kept the audience captivated.

As the curtains fell on the week long literary event, one felt pride in the knowledge that our young students are surely on their way to make their mark on the future.

अंतर्सदन कविता पाठ प्रतियोगिता कक्षा तीसरी और चौथी

जी.डी. गोयंका पब्लिक स्कूल , वसंत कुंज में हिंदी सप्ताह मनाया गया, जिसमें छात्रों में हिंदी भाषा के प्रति प्रेम तथा रुचि उत्पन्न करने हेतु कई प्रतियोगिताओं का आयोजन किया गया। दिनांक 11 अगस्त, 2017 को कक्षा तीसरी और चौथी के छात्रों के लिए  अंतर्सदन कविता पाठ  प्रतियोगिता का आयोजन किया गया, जिसमें छात्रों ने अत्यधिक उत्साहपूर्वक भाग लेकर अपनी कविता पाठ प्रतिभा का प्रदर्शन किया। विजेता छात्रों को हम सबकी ओर से ढेर सारी बधाइयाँ।

 

Science Exhibition of Primary Students

The department of science organized a science exhibition for primary classes 3, 4 and 5 on 21st and 22nd August 2017.The theme of this exhibition was “Sources of renewable Energy” . Working models prepared by the children illustrating concepts of solar, wind, water, thermal energy etc were on display.The children  participated with a lot of enthusiasm as they explained the basics / concepts involved. Parents turned out in good numbers and highly appreciated the effort of students and teachers.

Workshop on GST

It was our pleasure that on 6th July Mr. Najib Shah retired Chairman Central Board Exercise and Customs, had come to school to have a seminar on GST. He was one of member on the board of the committee of GST. It is the 101st Constitutional Amendment Act 2016 and we were fortunate that just 5 days after 1st July we had him to address the students. GST is set to revolutionise the way we do our taxes. Goods and services tax is a comprehensive,multistage destination based tax that will be levied on every value addition.

He spoke about the various indirect taxes which are replaced by CGST, SGST, UTGST and IGST. The GST Council decisions taken on various rules framed were also discussed. 

Also the Benefits to business namely- Decrease in inflation, Ease of doing business, Decrease in black transaction, More informed customer, Boost to make in India were explained.

It was an interactive session where the students asked  their apprehensions, thoughts. Since Mr. Shah was in the journey of making GST he answered the question with the thought process that went into making the GST.

 An enriching and much needed workshop.

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