The beginning of a new session is always an auspicious time - a time for new hopes and renewed dreams. After the examination fever, it's the time to enter the school with new energy and fresh new vibes. Excitement and enthusiasm was at high among the students where there was an eagerness to meet the friends as well as admission to the new level. There are various plans for the coming classes inside every mind and this is the time when the commitment level is at its peak.
April, 2019. Teachers offered prayer to the almighty god. First day of school was started with the samapti of Akhand Path and langar. Teachers extended their greetings to the students on the beginning of new session with a motivational and inspiring song with a message. The principal Mrs. Rita Joshi with her words of wisdom motivated the students to work hard to accomplish their task.
Hand wash activity was conducted for Kinder garden students. It makes hand washing fun and make it more likely for children to understand the importance of washing hands properly. Students were informed that we should trim our nails, wash hands before and after meals, close the tap immediately after washing and close the tap while washing so as to stop wastage of water. In this activity teachers took few girls and few boys from each class and practically shown how to do hand wash. Students recited following poem during performing this activity-
is an annual event celebrated on April 22. Worldwide, various events are held to demonstrate support for environmental protection. First celebrated in 1970, Earth Day
now includes events in more than 193 countries, which are now coordinated globally by the Earth Day
To keep the importance of this day in mind Guru Nanak Public school celebrated Earth Day. A speech was given by the student in assembly to enlighten others about this day. The students were told to write a paragraph on the occasion in their classes. Teachers elaborated to students about why we celebrate Earth day, when it is celebrated and about its importance. On this occasion students of classes Nursery to H.K.G. planted sapling in the garden area and students of classes I and II made the drawings that shows the importance of Earth Day. By these activities children got to know about the harmful effects of pollution and the necessity to save trees, water, electricity etc.
4. Labour Day Celebration :01 May, 2019 (2019 – 2020)
To honour workers for their contribution towards making our lives easier, Guru Nanak Public School celebrated the first day of May as Labour’s day in school premises. That day was celebrated to honour the IVth
class employees on their special day. The students celebrated the Labour Day with a special assembly to express gratitude to the class IV employees working in the school. On the occasion 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. The event was designed to forge a better understanding of the labour community among our students who must learn to respect and appreciate their efforts. Class monitors were called and in their presence sweets and distribution of cards were done.
5. International Yoga Day: 21 June, 2019 (2019 – 2020)
is celebrated as International Day of Yoga all over the world. This idea was proposed by our PM, Mr. Narendra Modi. He said, “Yoga is an invaluable gift of India’s ancient tradition, it embodies unity of mind and body etc.”
International Yoga Day was celebrated by the teachers at Guru Nanak Public School, Badgaon Kota with great enthusiasm. Warm up exercises and asanas were taken and everyone performed it very well, importance of these asanas were explained simultaneously. A short note was given and the celebration concluded with a short note given by our Principal. She encouraged everyone to practice Yoga to remain fit and improve concentration for better life.
6. English and Hindi hand writing competition: 10 July, 2019 (2019 – 2020)
Hand writing is a part of our identity and an essential tool for communication. The process of handwriting promotes clear thought and natural structure. Beautiful and neat hand writing is a skill. An English and Hindi hand writing competition was held among the students from class I to class V on July 10, 2019 in Guru Nanak Public School. Every student was encouraged to present their best hand writing. All participants had done a very good job. The hand writing was judged on the basis of specific criteria set by the Principal ma’am as it was neatness, formation, space and clarity. Two best hand writings were selected from each class. The competition was very useful since developing a neat handwriting would help in clarity of thought and jotting them down in an organized manner.
7. MR Vaccination: 23 July, 2019 (2019-20)
India, along with ten other WHO South East Asia Region member countries, has resolved to eliminate measles and control rubella/congenital rubella syndrome (CRS) by 2020. In this direction, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare has initiated measles-rubella (MR) vaccination campaign in the age group of 9 months to less than 15 years in a phased manner across the nation. The campaign aims to cover approximately 41 crore children.
In this direction, a day-long Measles – Rubella Vaccination camp was organized at Guru Nanak Public School on July 23, 2019. On the day 850 students of Classes Nursery to X of Guru Nanak Public School were vaccinated. Measles and Rubella are life-threatening. The Measles virus can cause diarrhea, pneumonia or even death among young children whereas the congenital rubella syndrome in pregnancy can cause abortion, still birth and intrauterine growth retardation. If children aged between 9 months to 15 years are vaccinated, they can be saved from these deadly diseases.
Before this day, teachers interacted with the students and said that they need not believe any rumor about the side effects of the vaccine as it is safe and effective. Principal Mrs Rita Joshi too applauded the efforts of the Government and her prime aim is to get the students from Pre- Nursery to X standard vaccinated during day on Tuesday, so that the syndrome can be eliminated from them. This camp was a success.
8. Picture reading competition: 27 July, 2019 (2019-20)
“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more you learn, the more places you’ll go.”— Dr. Seuss
Reading in its fullest sense involves weaving together, word recognition and comprehension in a fluent manner!
To spark the curiosity about reading in our children, a Picture Reading Competition was recently organized at Guru Nanak Public School, Badgaon on July 27, 2019. The contest not only helped children in exploring early reading skills for fun, but also engaged them in beautiful learning experience. The competition started with teacher showing a picture to the children and they were asked to identify what they see in the picture and what they think about the scenario shown in the picture and write about it.
Children were assessed on their dynamic vocabulary, comprehension and expression. The children were very excited and enjoyed the activity thoroughly. It was wonderful to see how our young readers decoded visual images and made meaning from print.
9. Independence Day Celebration : 15 August, 2019 (2019-20)
Freedom in the Mind,
Faith in the words…
Pride in our souls…
Let’s salute the nation on this auspicious day.
Independence was celebrated with great enthusiasm and respect at Guru Nanak Public School, Kota. The principal, the teachers and students welcomed Chairman, Vice-chairman, Manager and Trustee members.
The day of great pride and glory for every Indian, the 73rd
independence day of our nation was commemorated with great zeal and enthusiasm. The chairman of the school unfurled the tricolor flag and all in unison sang the National Anthem and expressed the joy of our freedom followed by patriotic song, skit on Rakshabandhan, dance and many more to add.
Mrs. Rita Joshi, Principal shared her views on the Independence and the importance of this day. The chairman of the school also shared his view on the sacrifices of Indians, the new amendments of the Government and he also motivated and encouraged the students to work hard for success in future. The programme concluded up with the vote of thanks by Col. AVS Ghuman.
Inspite of heavy rainfall the energy was at its high level, students enjoyed the whole programme in a very disciplined manner. It got over with the sweet distribution.
Indeed, it was a day of joy, a day to love and respect our country and make it a better place for Indians to live and experience the freedom, peace and unity in diversity.
10. Swachchata Hi Sewa Campaign 2019 : 21 September, 2019 (2019-20)
Guru Nanak Public School, Kota mobilized all students to undertake “Shramdaan” by collecting plastic waste from and around the school campus.
Awareness campaigns are run to limit the use of single use plastic. In order to create awareness about the adverse effect of single use of plastic. Students along with their teachers had taken out a rally. Slogans were spelt out and banners were displayed. Students moved along with banners and spoke to the general public about the ill effects of plastic. The logo of Swachchata Hi Sewa was also displayed in the front line.
School had been conducting such drives in the past too. We promise to continue this campaign and support the Swachcha Bharat Abhiyan.
11. Career Guidance Program: 28 September, 2019 (2019-20)
As we know that quality career guidance is the first step towards a successful career. We at Guru Nanak Public School assist students to choose the best career by giving personalized guidance from experts.
On 28 September, 2019 a resource person Mr. Abhishek was called to give career guidance to the students from class IX to XII.
He emphasized on the point that a right choice can be made by doing proper introspection and evaluation of their abilities and interests.
The students further education and training should be based on their abilities and interests, so that the goals can be achieved.
Students were exposed to various career opportunities in different streams of Commerce, Science and Arts like charted Accountancy, Medical Profession, Fashion Designing, Hotel Management, Agriculture, Entertainment, Banking etc.
Overall the programme helped the students to have a better understanding of the opportunities available to them.
Such guidance will be continued to be given in future also to facilitate the students to achieve their dream goals by making right choices.
12. Dussehra Celebration : 05 October, 2019 (2019-20)
Oct 2019 Guru Nanak Public School celebrated Dussehra to keep the festival spirit alive with great enthusiasm. In the celebration a special assembly was conducted in which student spoke about Lord Rama, his beliefs, ideology and nature. Students spoke on the significance of the festival and how it is celebrated in the country.
The ten evils of Ravana were discussed and the way these are still affecting our life. Students also spoke on how to rectify our ways to overcome these evils. To mark lord Rama’s victory over Ravana and to reinforce the message that good always triumphs over evil, the effigy of Ravana was burnt along with which Student’s burnt ten evil habits. Students also tried to advance the message that good always triumphs over evil.
13. Session on Mental and Physical Health Day: 10 Oct, 2019 (2019-20)
On 10 Oct 2019, Guru Nanak Public School, Bundi Road, Kota has organized a beautiful session for the students of classes 9th
. And the whole session was conducted by Dr Surbhi Goel MBBS general physician diploma in psychotherapy from Delhi accompanied with Mrs Shubha Gupta member of Juennile court. World mental health day is an international day for global mental health education, awareness and advocacy against social stigma. It is an opportunity for all stake holders working on mental health issues to talk about their work and what more is needed to be done to make mental health care a reality for people worldwide. They gave guidelines to recognize and manage physical and mental health.
Moreover they laid emphasis on how communities have an important role to play in suicide prevention. It was really a wonderfull and fruitfull workshop. She also touched some very sensitive and numerous issues like media addiction, relationship problems and personality crisis. To make the session more lightened and plump, she had taken hilarious illustrations. Laid emphasis on gender respect. At the end of the session they gave some drizzling on essential tips to improve and maintain well-being including making time for ourselves, doing some mental workout, building positive relationship. Overall, It was a useful and valuablesession fruitful for all teachers as well as students also.
14. Diwali celebration: 19 Oct, 2019 (2019-20)
Diwali is the festival of lights which is celebrated in various regions across India. The name ‘Deepavali’ literally means an ‘array of lights’. Students from Guru Nanak Public School, Badgaon, Kota, celebrated Diwali with great devotion, enthusiasm and excitement.
During the morning assembly students talked about the significance of the festival how good always conquers the evil and also about why and how Diwali is celebrated across the country.
Students celebrated the festival of Diwali by enacting a skit which was prepared by the students themselves. Students conveyed the message of pollution free, safe and green Diwali. They beautifully enliven the scenario of the days of Diwali and how people acts. They conveyed the message by the skit that Diwali should be celebrated without harming the environment, by not using crackers and by not buying the China made lights and making the sweets at home rather than buying them from shops. Students promised not to burst crackers on this Diwali and celebrating this Diwali safely and pollution free.
15. Unity Day celebration: 19 Oct, 2019 (2019-20)
India is a vibrant and diverse nation with many people of different castes and religions, speaking different languages are living together in complete harmony. National unity is significant for construction of a complete nation with the aim of “One India, Excellent India” (Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat). It was aptly said by the Iron man of India Shri Vallabh Bhai Patel “Manpower without Unity is not a strength unless it is harmonized and united properly, then it becomes a spiritual power”. Good relationship among the people of the nation is a binding force that brings peace and development and also enable us to unify against various threats of enemies.
On this Day Guru Nanak Public School celebrated Unity Day. In the assembly, student gave a speech to enlighten the character of Iron man (Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel), the important role he played for the Republic of India. By this speech students got to know that National Unity Day is an initiative celebrated every year to commemorate Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’s birth anniversary. Sardar Patel was born on 31st of October in 1875 in Gujarat. He was first Home Minister and one of the founding fathers of the Republic of India. He was a great social leader who worked enormously for the integration of people to make India a united and independent nation. He united 565 princely states to give India her present identity. National Unity Day initiative was introduced by the Government of India and inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2014.
16. Guru Nanak Dej Ji Gurupurab: 11 November, 2019 (2019-20)
“If the people use the wealth bestowed on them by God for themselves alone or for treasuring it, it is like a corpse. But if they decide to share it with others, it becomes sacred food.”
Guru Nanak Dev Ji Gurpurab
, also known as Guru Nanak's Prakash Utsav
and Guru Nanak Dev Ji Jayanti
, celebrates the birth of the first Sikh guru, Guru Nanak Dev ji. This is one of the most sacred festivals in Sikhi or Sikhism. Guru Nanak Dev ji was the first of the ten Sikh gurus and the founder of Sikhism. Guru Nanak travelled widely to spread the message of oneness and compassion.
Guru Nanak Jayanti is a sacred festival of the Sikh community and is widely celebrated to commemorate the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji. This year, it falls on 12 November and is celebrated as the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji. He founded three pillars of Sikhism namely Naam Japna, Kirat Karni, and Vand Chakna.
Guru Nanak Public School celebrated Guru Nanak Jayanti on 11th
November 2019 by a special assembly where students enlighten others by sharing useful information relating to life of Guru Nanak ji and his teachings. Students also sang shabads in the assembly and shown their devotion to God. Students also gave their marvelous performances of shabads on 550th
Guru Nanak Jayanti in Agam Garh Sahib Gurudwara, Badgaon.
17. Children's Day Celebration:14 November, 2019 (2019-20)
Children’s day, one of the best day of the year for kids is celebrated on November 14, on the birth anniversary of the Jawaharlal Nehru in schools across the country. Jawaharlal Nehru, born on November 14 was the first Prime Minister of the country. Children’s Day is celebrated on his birthday because of his endless love & affection for children.
Nehru was very fond of children and he strongly believed that children are the future of the nation. He once said “The children of today will make the India of tomorrow. The way we bring them up will determine the future of the country.”
The concept of celebrating children’s day came up after Nehru’s demise in 1964.
Guru Nanak Public School celebrated Children’s Day on 14th
November 2019 in school premises. The celebration started with a special assembly where speeches were given to enlighten the importance and reason of celebration of Children’s Day that is given by students. After assembly a drawing competition was conducted among the students, in which students showed their creativity. In the School a “Fun Fiesta”
was organized that was in full swing. All the stalls were put up by class teacher along with team of students who managed their shops of games, eatables, selfie corner etc. They learnt a lot while handling the stalls for a Whole day long Students enjoyed a lot in the Fun Fiesta.
18. Workshop on “Good and Bad Touch”: 16 November, 2019 (2019-20)
Children are innocent. This innocence is exploited by people with dirty minds. Hence, to safe guard against this exploitation and to make the innocent children aware and expose them to the present environment a very educative value based and interesting workshop was conducted on 16th
November, 2019 at Guru Nanak Public School by energetic and experienced members from “SAPARSH” team led by Shri Naveen Jain (IAS).
Workshop was attended by the students from class I to V and the faculty members.
Highlights of workshop were demonstration on “Good and Bad Touch”, how will parents know and what to do when Bad touch happens. In order to keep the interest alive of the children and to drive the point home a small animated film was screened.
We wish good luck to Shri Naveen Jain and his team in their future endeavours too.