The new session 2018 - 19 of Guru Nanak Public School commenced on 2nd April, 2018. Teachers offered prayer to the almighty god. They extended their greetings to the students on the beginning of new session with a motivational and inspiring song with a message.
They shine like a sun and spread the light of hope in the world. The principal Mrs. Rita Joshi with her words of wisdom motivated the students to work hard to accomplish their task.
Students were indeed exhilarating and regenerated to see the affection of the teachers towards them. It was surely a meaningful and significant assembly.
2. Labour Day Celebration : 01 May, 2018 (2018-19)
On 1st May, 2018
Guru Nanak Public School celebrated Labour’s day in school premises. That day was celebrated to honour the IVth
class employees on their special day. A small activity was organized by school management to honour them and make them realize how important role they play in smooth functioning of the school.
Respected Principal Ma’am, Mrs. Rita Joshi
welcomed all of them warm heartedly. Some light was also thrown on the history and importance of celebrating this day by our school students. Class monitors were called and in their presence sweets and distribution of cards were done. The purpose was to make students realize that each helping hand is a necessity for the society. We must respect them and contribute in a polite manner and share a little to make their life happy by using kind and pleasing words.
3. VAN MAHOTSAV: 05 July, 2018 (2018-19)
Van Mahotsav is a weeklong festival of trees plantation which is organized every year in the first week of July across India when millions of trees are planted. Guru Nanak Public School celebrated van- mahotsav to create awareness among the students. It began with Drawing competition that was vconducted in the school premises with great enthusiasm. Through some good posters and sketches. Students tried to advance the message that is
“If you plant a tree, you plant a life.
So grow more and more trees.
Moreover messages to ponder over and raised awareness about the benefits of the plantation.
Van Mahotsav comes up to a great success. The events helped in strengthening the bond between plants and students. They will always cherish the memories of this important occasion whenever will see to these plants, turned into huge trees.
4. Workshop on Fire extinguisher : 07 July, 2018 (2018-19)
Through various safe guards and campaign Guru Nanak Public School strives to make its students aware and up- to – date. Keeping this in mind, a workshop on how to operate fire – extinguisher.
The speaker on the occasion was a fire- safety counselor. He shared simple and easy to follow safety tips, explained the functioning of fire extinguisher. He spoke about the do’s and don’t regarding possibilities of fire. Some teachers were also called by the fire extinguisher independently. He also spoke on the need to watch out for warning signs and practice safe guard to prevent occurrence of incident that may range from inconvenient to life threatening.
Some first aid tips and demonstration were also given. The session proved to be informative and imperative lesson on life saving skill.
5. RAKHI MAKING : 25 July, 2018 (2018-19)
“You will what you imagine,
And at last, you create what you will.
Q. B. Shaw
Creativity is nothing but an extra- ordinary and incredible outcome of a good imagination put on work. Keeping the same in the mind school conducts various extra curriculum activities to provide students with such kind of opportunities to commemorate this festival Rakhi making activity was organized for the students of class III to VIII on 25 July 2018. Students made beautiful Rakhis using different articles like Silks thread ribbons, Cotton beautiful buttons etc.
Their artisanship was quite fascinating and children were highly excited and enjoyed this activity that showed their side.
6. Workshop & training on disaster management and first aid : 02 August, 2018 (2018-19)
Disaster Management can happen anywhere and anytime. It is imperative to be prepared for one when it happens. A workshop cum training program on first aid and disaster management was held at Guru Nanak Public School premises on 2/8/2018. Workshop started with an introduction about disasters. Mr. Amit Katara has guided different types of disasters and importance of first aid in various emergencies of life. The workshop was attended by students of class V to XII. Its aim, purpose and activities carried out were explained by Mr. Amit Katara. Session was focused on various aspects of disaster, may it be caused by nature or due the men’s fault. Its awareness and importance, post disaster precautions and activities, importance of first aid, elements of first aid and benefits of carrying first aid kit at home/work place was explained.
Practical sessions were about- dos and don’ts during and after the disaster, demonstration of different rescue tools in different types of disasters like fire, accident, earthquake etc precautions to be taken in helping the victims, procedure to be followed after the arrival of medical team, transportation of victim to nearby medical facility and safe areas, were explained and demonstrated. The whole session was very informative and worth to attend.
Workshop was concluded by vote of thanks by colonel sir.
7. INVESTITURE CEREMONY 2018-19 : 04 August, 2018 (2018-19)
On 4th August, 2018, a pious ceremony of oath taking in the presence of students and teachers has been conducted in our school.
In this our respected principal Mrs. Rita Joshi administered the oath to the newly elected representatives or student cabinet to carry out their duties and responsibilities which are entrusted to them with honestly, courage and conviction. Principal honoured Head Boy Head Girl, Captains and Vice Captains of each house and discipline incharge by offering them their insignia. Head Boy and Head Girl shared their views with the students on this special day. At last principal ma’am congratulated the whole cabinet and advised them to work in cooperation and as a team.
8. 72TH INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION : 15 August, 2018 (2018-19)
Guru Nanak Public celebrated 72th Independence Day with great joy. The orchestra of school welcomed our guest with melodious songs. Chief Guest Baba Lakkha Singh Ji hosted the flag and Students gave salute to the flag by singing national anthem and march past. At this auspicious occasion Chief guest Mr. Balvinder Singh, Manager Mr. Sukhvinder Singh Ji with all the trusty members were presented.
In the chain of this cultural programs students presented “Manavata Ke Liye…”, “Sare Jaha Se Accha..” songs. Students of Classes I, II and V, VI presented dances on songs “Nanha Munha Rahi Hu..” and “Kar Har Maidan Fatah..”. Students also presented a educated kit “Clean City Green City” to give the message of cleanliness. They made others aware and motivated others for making the environment clean.
After this, Kinshuk Chittora of IX C presented a poem with the message that India’s head should always be raised to heights and should not ever blow down. Student of Class XI Somya Pareek presented a speech telling about to be in discipline and respect our nation. Proceeding with the program some students had given a marvelous presentation of classical dance on “Bharat Anoka Raag Hai”. By this performance the students delivered the message of India’s different diversity, culture, traditions, customs and importance of the different colors of the Flag. The ex students of School Ms Dipti Malav and Ms Ishmeet Kaur enlightened the principles to gain success in Student life and aims of School in life.
Music is our soul and music is admired by everyone. So some students made the environment musical by the medium of tones of songs “Sare Jaha Se Accha ..”, “Aisa Desh Hai Mera..”, “Desh Rangeela..” and “Raghupati Raghav Rajaram..” and delivered message of Unity and Peace. Mr. Harbhajan Singh Ji trusty member had given his well wishes to students for doing hard work in life to get success.
The principal of school Mrs. Reeta Joshi wished the students Independence day by enlightening them about history of our independence. Trust and School thanked the trustee members, program collaboration committee, staff members, all helpers to make the program successful.
At the end of the program sweets were distributed among the students. School also distributed the sweet among students of Govt. Girls School Badgaon, Govt. Senior Secondary School Badgaon, Govt. Senior Secondary School Ganeshpal.
9. CYBER WORLD BOON OR CURSE : 16 August, 2018 (2018-19)
(If used ethically it’s a boon, unethical usage leads to curse)
On 16/08/2018, a seminar on Cyber Crime and Ethical Hacking was conducted at Guru Nanak Public School, Kota. Mr. Deepak Kumar (Cyber Expert and Out Sourced Trainer for Police Department.) held the seminar to address the students and teachers about the crimes which happens with us in day to day life based on Information Technology segment.
He abreasted all with the hazards of the internet and smart cell phones which we use daily, unknowingly. The data which we download or share even carries malware with it and is actually retain on the server even if deleted from our cell phones. Though information technology the culprits / guilty could be traced very easily.
Also it was informed that we should never share our personal data and banking information with anybody on internet. Those who are indulged in cyber crime even in case of minors (below 18 years) juvenile court sentences the guilty and leaves no space for any escape from life imprisonment.
In fact the cell phones have proved to be the biggest source of distraction while being at work or at studies. Hazards of cell phone usage has no bounds and even downloading games or using earphones can be destructive for us. Playing physical games are rather more beneficial for the students, instead on phones.
Sharing of Passwords, Sim cards, Cell phones, Wi-Fi, Banking cards and OTP should be strictly avoided.
This was an awareness program for the students and society in general.
10. JANMASTHMI CELEBRATION: 03 SEPTEMBER, 2018 (2018-19)
The students of Guru Nanak Public School, Kota celebrated Janmasthmi. A special assembly was conducted where school choir chanted a beautiful song of Shri Krishna.
A story was told of Lord Krishna's life illustrating the fact whenever there will be dominance of malevolence ‘He’ will reincarnate to destroy the evil and save the good. It was celebrated with the great pomp by tiny tots of the pre primary section who were dressed as Radha-Krishna they gave a traditional touch to the entire programme with a dahi handi and beats of Janmasthmi songs filling the air with joy and festive spirit.
11. TEACHER’S DAY CELEBRATION: 04 September, 2018 (2018-19)
Teacher’s day celebration began as the students presented cards, as a token of respect, to their teachers to celebrated Teacher’s Day which marks the birth of the great teacher Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishan.
Students of Class XI commerce presented a wonderful skit along with the dance performance which was liked by all the teachers. Students recited Hindi as well as English poems for their lovely teachers. It was a day full of fun and surprises for the teachers who build the shape of nation.
12. PLANTATION PROGRAM: 12 September, 2018 (2018-19)
On 12/9/18 Guru Nanak Public school, Badgaon, Bundi Road, Kota had initiated tree plantation program at Gurudwara Agamgarh Sahib, Badgaon. Kota
The noble souls behind this idea were Baba Lakhwinder Singh Ji and Baba Balwinder Singh Ji who inspired the children to contribute towards Mother Nature.
70 plants of Neem, Sheesham, Kadam, Simbal and Kuranj were planted by 148 students of class IX and X along with the teachers and Baba Balwinder Singh Ji.
The management of Guru Nanak Public school, Kota has taken keen interest to make this task successful.
13. DUSSEHRA CELEBRATION:16 October, 2018
Students and staff of Guru Nanak Public School celebrated Dussehra in School on 16 Oct 2018 with great enthusiasm, zeal and fervor. The programme began with a prayer and a message on Dussehra. A special assembly was conducted in which students spoke on the significance of the festival and how it is celebrated in the country. Cultural programmes were held in the school premises. Keeping the spirits alive, students also recited poems. Moreover they explained meaning as well as the significance of all the evils like violence, dishonesty, proud, jealousy and theft etc. Tiny tots from the junior wing has also recited the rhymes.
Students tried to advance the message that to mark land Ramas victory over Ravana and to reinforce the message that good always triumphs over evil, the effigy of Ravana was burnt along with which students burnt evil habits one by one by promising to shun it.
14. ‘RUN FOR UNITY’ ON SARDAR PATEL’S 143RD BIRTH ANNIVERSARY: 31 October, 2018 (2018-19)
‘Run for unity’ is being organised in various parts of the country Wednesday to commemorate the 143rd birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, even as the Statue of Unity, the world’s tallest statue, was unveiled in Gujarat.
So on this occasion the students of Guru Nanak Public School, Badgaon, Bundi Road, Kota had also participated enthusiastically at Maharao Ummed Singh Stadium, Nayapura, Kota under the supervision of school PTI. It is only the fair way to remember him today, who worked hard to make India One Post Independence.
“Post freedom movement, Sardar Patel worked hard to get more than 550 princely states together to make India one. It’s only right that we remember him today”.
15. National Education Day : 13 November, 2018 (2018-19)
On 13th Nov 2018, Guru Nanak Public School, Kota has celebrated the birth anniversary of first education minister of Independent India, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad who served from 15th August 1947 until 2nd February 1958 as National Education Day. On this occasion school organized card making competition for classes 6th to 10th and Slogan writing competition for classes 3rd to 5th.
All the students participated in the completion with great enthusiasm. The students very creatively wrote different messages using different calligraphy styles.
To create awareness among children and to make them understand about importance of this day a special assembly was held. In the special assembly a short speech was delivered by the principal of the school who spoke about the importance of education, how it shapes our personality and our future and it also helps us to give knowledge and confidence. It proved to be a good learning experience for the students.
16. Workshop on Career Counseling : 14 November , 2018 (2018-19)
Every student focuses the question of what next after class X & XII. In today’s competitive world. Its imperative to choose the right career option after class X and XII. Keeping this view in mind Guru Nanak Public School organized a career counseling session for the students for class 9th to 12th on the occasion of Children’s Day.
The resource person informed the students about various exams like competitive exams and govt. exams. The students need to qualify in order to go abroad for further studies. Various school programmes were also discussed which can assist the students in yielding better opportunities. The schedule of these exams was discussed and comparison was drawn between the universities. So that the students can make informal choices for their future. It enabled the students to broaden their mental horizon, asses their interest and abilities. In the end the principal Mrs. Rita Joshi wished the students a prosperous and bright future, full of hope, perseverance and excellent achievement.
17. Children’s Day Celebration : 14 November , 2018 (2018-19)
“Kids there are no words to describe how special you are to us. Come lets enjoy this day with fun and laughter.”
Our school had conducted a fun filled picnic for the little ones on the occasion of Children’s Day on 14th November 2018. Classes from Nursery till VIII were taken on a small educational trip cum picnic during school hours.
Students were divided into three groups according to their class. First group formed of class Nursery to II, second group formed of Class III to V and third group formed of class VI to VIII. These groups visited different places of Kota. First group visited Local zoo and CV garden, second group visited seven wonders’ park and Local Zoo and third group visited Historical Museum and Seven wonders’ park.
At first, they visited the local zoo accompanied by their respective teachers. They were shown to different kinds of species of animals and birds. They were also encouraged towards the protection and care to be shown for the animals and birds.
They were taught about the biological names mentioned on the sign boards associated with the animals. Soon after this amazing and beholding visit, they were headed towards the CV garden. Various games were played there among the teachers and students with active participation. Then they all were taken for a ride along with their teacher on the toy train which was the centre of attraction at the CV garden.
On the other hand, children of second and third group learnt a lot from historical museum and seven wonders’ park. They came to know about the history of Kota as well as ancient tools, weapons, manuscripts, musical instruments and lot many things.
In seven wonders’ park they came to know about the famous Seven Wonders of the World. They saw their models over there and got to know about their existence and manufacturing.
The picnic came to its end at 1:40 pm when all reached back to school in the afternoon. This day was remarkable and memorable in terms of fun, enjoyment and learning to all the children.
18. Nagar Kirtan at Gurudwara Sahib, Kota Junction: 20 November , 2018 (2018-19)
“Even kings and the emperors with heaps of wealth cannot compare with an ant filled with the love of God.”
Like every year, our school reflected its culture by [participating in Nagar Kirtan, this year as well on the eve of Guru Nanak Dev ji birthday.
The procession was headed by panj pyara followed by the energetic school band. The procession included our school students displaying several wonderful drills by making the best use of properties such as colourful feathers, shiny bamboos, umbrellas etc. The four flags held by four houses represented the four followers of Guru Nanak Dev ji.
The students were guided by the teachers as they performed wonderfully. Shram Daan was practiced as we gave a helping hand in keeping the surrounding clean by picking the garbage from the roads that we moved on.
This was the 543th celebration which is known as Prakash Utsav. Our school’s performances were appreciated by the people.
19. English Recitation Competition: 26 November , 2018 (2018-19)
“Poetry is the rhythmical creation of beauty in this world.”
Our school held a recitation competition for our tiny tots. Classes from Nursery to II participated in this competition. Two participants from each class represented their respective classes. Their verses vary from lyrics to rhymes. Their melodious strains drew our memories to our childhood.
To add the cherry on the cake, the children recited along with the appropriate properties and actions. It felt like a dream come true, seeing them enchanting and enacting the lyrics.
The children showed their excellence and also proved their poetic abilities. They appeared to be true gems of our school. The audience including the students, the judges and the staff were all fascinated by their presentation. It was a fantastic show on the world.
20. A skit competition 19 January , 2019 (2018-19)
A wonderful story telling show was put up by smallies from classes III to V on January 19, 2019. School teaches to transform into an impeccable personality, articulate you with skill of having good moral values and ethics. The show was based on the topic- ‘Leaders of India’ to inculcate the value the patriotism in the students. Stories of Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, JC Bose, Bhagat Singh and Chandra Shekhar Azad were depicted. Every story had a beautiful message like freedom, equality, respect and bravery. The history of India’s Independence is truly very inspiring. Students were told about the duties and responsibilities toward’s the nation. The winners were declared in the end. Tagore house stood at first position, followed by Ajeet house, Harkishan House and Guru Gobind House. Indeed it was a remarkable day with lots of fun and enjoyment.
21. Fables Tales-2019 (A skit competition) 24 January , 2019 (2018-19)
Guru Nanak Public School had organized a moral value based skit competition: Fables Tales- 2019 Classes from Nursery till II participated in it. Every class had its individual skit. All the participants were in proper attire suiting to their role. They acted with full enthusiasm.
The show began with the lighting of the lamp by the principal of the school, Mrs. Rita Joshi. She welcomed the parents, who were also invited to witness the show. The cultural show began with the welcome dance by the little ones. The L.Kg.-A and L.Kg.-B children performed the skit on “The little Seed” and “The fox and the crow” respectively. The H.Kg.-A and H.Kg.-B played “The ant and the grasshopper” and “monkeys and the cap seller” respectively. It was followed by the performances by the students of class I-A (Be strong) and Class I-B (Uproot your bad habits). Class –II-A performed “Self help is the best help” and Class II-B performed “An honest girl”. The names of the skits itself denote the theme of the programme i.e. Moral Values.
All the performances were fantastic. Children looked amazingly wonderful in their attires. The dialogue delivery was perfect. Teachers had specially worked on the English pronunciation of the children.
Children were judged on various parameters like: Presentation, Topic selection, Continuity, enactment and dialogue delivery. In which each group excelled.
A prize distribution ceremony was also held. The students who had excelled academically were awarded. The school is conducting abacus classes also, along with the main course from past 02 years. Student who had excelled in it were also awarded by the principal. After the prize distribution there was a dance based on patriotic song which was wonderfully staged.
At the end the principal gave the vote of thanks which showed gratitude towards the parents who had come to witness the show and she also appreciated the teachers and students who made the show a grand success.
22. Republic Day 26 January, 2019 (2018-19)
Republic Day was celebrated in the honour of the day when the constitution of India came into effect. It was this day when the country’s transformation from becoming independent had began.
Republic Day was celebrated with great enthusiasm in our school, also students were assembled in the school ground at 8:30 am. Within sometime our chief guest, the principal madam, Colonel sir and other distinguished guests and people arrived and hoisted the national flag along with the National Anthem Jan… Gan.... Man… which was sung by a team of students.
Then the series of enthralling performances started. Students performed various cultural activities to entrance guests. All the performances paid respect to our country’s achievement. The principal madam, Colonel sir and our trustee member Sardar Harbhajan Singh ji addressed the gathering. They emphasized the need of all round development of the child.
Moreover, the prizes were awarded by the chief guest and the day ended enthusiastically on a happy note.
After the performance; chairman Baba Lakha Singh ji and other distinguish guests were escorted by the principal and colonel sir.
23. Basant Panchmi 11 February, 2019 (2018-19)
“Basant Panchmi” is an occasion which marks the advent of the spring season and is also celebrated to worship Saraswati, the Goddess of knowledge and wisdom. This day was celebrated in our school with great fervour and enthusiasm. The whole school assembled together to pray and attain blessings from Goddess Saraswati to reach the epitome of knowledge. The celebration started with lamp lightening by Principal Madam and a beautiful Saraswati vandana. Then the celebration was proceeded by different performances like speech on Basant Panchami given by Chahak Soni student of class VIII A, Shlokas and poem on Nature’s beauty in spring season and on Mata Saraswati. The children enjoyed the celebration, enlightened by the blessings of Maa Saraswati.
24. Spardha (Annual Sports Meet) 20 February, 2019 (2018-19)
Sports keep our mind fit and healthy. It promotes growth, builds energy, enthusiasm and teamwork. Annual Sports Meet “Spardha” was organized on Feb 20, 2019 in Guru Nanak Public School. The programme began with lightening of flame, Oath Ceremony, followed by March Paths. The sports meet was declared open by blowing of balloons high in the sky inspiring students to keep their spirits and hopes high. There were many races for all classes. It started with class Nursery till class XI. Smallies participated in Ready to school race, Teetotum race, Shuttle run, Pick & Place, Pick the ball & drop in the basket, Sack race and Three legged race. Seniors had a different section of races such as 100M, 200M, 400M, 800M, 4×200 relay race and finally the mixed relay race. In the end, the students were honoured for their victory with medals and certificates by the Principal. The winners were given golden medal, followed by silver and bronze. Overall, in the end, it was a very sporty day filled with excitement, energy and enthusiasm.
25. Workshop on Classroom Management 22 February, 2019 (2018-19)
One of the greatest challenges teachers face today in their profession is how to manage their classes which have a large number of students and lack of sufficient teaching learning aids. They often complain of misbehavior of the students in the classroom and lack of attentiveness and effort on their part. They consider it as a source of indiscipline and hindrance of effective teaching learning process in the class but they are not aware of the source of these problems. They need to know whether the source of the problem is the students or they themselves if they really want to have effective classrooms that cater to the need of the students. Effective classroom management requires teachers to have skills and clear ideas of what exactly is needed to create an effectiveness teaching and environment in the classroom.
Keeping this idea in mind Guru Nanak Public School conducted a workshop on ‘Capacity Building programme and classroom management’ which was earlier conducted by CBSE in Spring Dales, Kota and was attented by two of our teachers; Mr. Hemant Rajpal and Mrs Amrita Bagga. In this workshop with the help of power point presentation various topic such as classroom rules, procedures, routines, unique teaching style, seating plans, importance and factors of classroom management were discussed with the teachers. The session involved lots of group discussions on different cases shown in videos, case studies, questionnaires. According to teachers it was a fruitful workshop and they would like to be a part of such type of opportunities in future and apply them in their classroom.
26. Farewell of class XII students (2018-19)
“May the road rise up to meet you. May the wind be even at your back. May the sun shine warm upon your face and the rain fall softly on your fields. And until we meet again, may God hold you in the hollow of his hand”.
The school ground of Guru Nanak Public School echoed with the blessings on the morning of 14th Feb 2019 when Guru Nanak Public School Family came together to bid farewell to the outgoing 2018 - 2019 batch of class XII students. It was the morning of mixed emotions for all present at the school ground to witness the official send-off for the class XII students at the valedictory ceremony 2018 - 2019. The day was a fiesta devoted to the years spent together with friends and teachers to reminisce joyous moments. The school ground was festooned appropriately with gold, red and shining flowers, the backdrop painted in white. Students of XI Class organized farewell party with great enthusiasm and of course endeavoured to leave a trail of nostalgia behind for the twelfthies.
It was a beautiful morning, the sun shining brightly as the batch of 2018 - 2019 showed up, dressed in their finery. The young ladies glowed in fuchsia- coloured saris whereas gentlemen carried themselves smartly in suits. Elegantly dressed, the outgoing students entered the school premises at 9 am and they were well received by Class XI students. Tiaras were given to the girls and roses to the boys while welcoming.
Everyone took the opportunity to get them clicked. The guests were welcomed by the stage organised with a promise for making the day memorable.
The event began with inspirational songs wherein section wise class XII students walked on the ramp and introduced themselves. It was followed by a captivating dance performance by the class XI students dedicated especially for their seniors. Then a wonderful inspirational musical skit was staged on the occasion.
At last followed by few interesting games. Declaration of Mr. GNPS Mr. Tarandeep Singh Kaler and Ms. GNPS Ms. Divyajyot Kaur by the Principal. Followed by titles given like Mr Attire Mr. Dhanesh Nama and Ms Attire Ms. Simran Kaur and prize distribution to the winners of the games.