JUNIOR SCHOOL
EVENTS DIARY
SESSION 2014-15

 

 

 

UNICEF Day (December 12, 2014)

United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) Day was observed, and its importance as an organization to help provide relief and support to children living in countries devastated by the war, was explained to the children.

 

Adventure Camp (December 05 - 10, 2014)

In order to bring amusement in the busy lives of children, an Adventure camp was organized within the school premises.  Activities like net climbing, twine etc were initiated to evolve the motor skills of students.

 

Kaleidoscope (November 25 - December 05, 2014)

A talent show was organized by the school to evolve the latent potentials of the Junior Goenkans in various areas of interest. Activities like Role Play, Enactment, Creating best out of waste, Advertisement imitation, Goenkan Chef and dancing were the highlights of the programme. Children’s arduous efforts in making this show a grand success would be an understatement.

 

Smile Day (November 28, 2014)

A selfless endeavor to help the one in need is enough to crack a smile on the other person’s face. In a world which is losing its essence in its growing materialism, a smile can retrieve a sense of humanity. The school, with the aim to augment this belief among its students, spurred them to participate in acts of kindness and make their life worth living.

 

World T.V. Day (November 21, 2014)

The United Nations believes that the ‘World Television Day’ is not so much a celebration of the tool, but rather the philosophy which it represents. Television represents a symbol for communication and globalization in the contemporary world. Keeping this view in mind, the junior Goenkans staged a special morning assembly in which the importance of Television was reinforced followed by a discussion on its positives and negatives.

 

Children’s Day (November 14, 2014)

To commemorate the birth of our former Prime minister, Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru and his fond love for children, children’s day is celebrated throughout India on 14th November with much fun and frolic. Considering them to be the pioneers of change in society, they are arduously groomed under the tutelage of experienced mentors who extend their unstinted love for the children, every year on this day through their wee little efforts. The Goenkan staff also staged performances and showcased special movies to make their students’ day worthwhile and exhilarating.

 

Autumn Season (November 07, 2014)

To mark the onset of Autumn season, the junior Goenkans presented a special assembly which kick started with a melodious song and a zealous dance performance. A discussion on the importance of this season in the cycle of seasons ensued further.

 

Gurpurab (October 30, 2014)

On the occasion of Gurupurab, everyone was invited in a set-up of a Gurudwara, beautifully put up by the Junior school students. This was followed by the rendition of the holy Shabad and a procession led by Panj Piarey. Children were acquainted with the various activities held at the Gurudwara, like Langar, Amrit sewa etc.

 

Deepawali Celebrations (October 21, 2014)

The gaiety and exuberance surrounding the festival of lights was evident in the school corridors as they were embellished with flowers, rangoli and colourful diyas. Children’s enjoyment of the festival came enveloped with the understanding of its rich historical importance.

 

Eid Celebrations (October 10, 2014)

In order to evoke a moment of Brotherhood and Fraternity among the students, the festival of Eid was celebrated by the li’l Goenkans. An assembly depicting the significance of the festival through song and dance was staged in which the motto of ‘Unity in Diversity’ was stressed upon.

 

Dussehra Celebrations (September 30, 2014)

The students of K.G. put up an enthralling Ramlila show  to celebrate Dussehra and give the message of  ‘triumph of good over evil’. ‘Shri Ram Katha- The Tale of Triumphant Truth’  was depicted on stage in Maharaja Agrasen Auditorium and was witnessed by the parents and the grandparents. Craft related to the same was done in the classes.

 

World Tourism Day (September 26, 2014)

World Tourism Day was celebrated with the aim to raise awareness on the role of tourism within the international community and to demonstrate how it affects social, cultural, political and economic values worldwide. A Special Morning Assembly for the same was conducted by the students of Junior School.

 

World Ozone Day Assembly (September 19, 2014)

A Special assembly on “The Importance of Ozone Layer in the lives of humans and other organisms” was conducted by the Junior school students on 19 September, 2014.The function of Ozone Layer in absorbing the UV rays coming from sun was also explained to the audience. Moreover, the effects of ozone layer’s depletion by human activities and its consequent impact on the environment were also thrown light on through a dramatic performance by the students.

 

World Literacy Day (September 12, 2014)

World Literacy Day was celebrated with the aim to highlight the importance of literacy for individuals, communities and societies.  Literacy is one of the key elements needed to promote sustainable development, as it empowers people so that they can make the right decisions in the areas of economic growth, social development and environmental integration. This was depicted by the students of Junior School through a Special Morning Assembly.

 

Ganesh Chaturthi (August 27, 2014)

Goenkans celebrated the birthday of Siddhi Vinayak, Lord Ganesha, widely worshiped as the God of wisdom, prosperity and good fortune. The tender souls entreated and invoked the Elephant God to seek his blessings. The event was held amidst spiritual fervor with a special setup in the Activity Studio to mark the occasion.

 

Raksha Bandhan (August 08, 2014)

A sister is a little bit of childhood that can never be lost and a brother shares grown-up dreams forever. To mark the celebration of this eternally sacred and beautiful relationship, the sanctimonious thread, the rakhi was crafted by the little ones in their classrooms. The children also watched Powerpoint presentation on the same.

 

Friendship Day (August 01, 2014)

Friendship is what gets one through bad times and helps one enjoy the good ones. Bringing together illustrations from all cultures, societies and communities, Friendship Day was celebrated by the tender hearts to build bonds that last forever. A PowerPoint presentation was also shown to the kids describing the importance of friends in life.

 

Parents Day (July 25, 2014)

National Parents’ Day was a special day to honor our mother and father. The fact that, family is an important structure for every individual was reinforced amongst the students. A family imbibes values that are established and nurtured by the parents. Children were encouraged to mark this day by spending time with their parents doing something special for them and letting them know how much they are loved and appreciated.

 

Mango Day (July 11, 2014)

Following the league of The International Mango Festival, held annually in Delhi, the little Goenkans also celebrated the mango day, to give the fruit just the attention it deserves. Colouring activities, innovative games, crafting and eating the fruit right, Mango Day brought in the multihued and undisputed king of fruits to the premises.

 

Environment Day (July 04, 2014)

To instill an eco-friendly attitude and a sense of responsibility towards the environment, ‘Environment Day’ was celebrated. Simple yet interesting experiments and engaging activities were conducted within the classes and the students were introduced to the 3 Rs- Reduce, Reuse and Recycle.

 

Pool Bash (May 16, 2014)

An event of absolute delight in the scorching sun, Pool Bash brought in unlimited fun and frolic for the Goenkans. Power driven tiny tots splashed, splurged and indulged in various games and activities planned for them. This summer, the focus was on Sri Lanka. They also watched a Powerpoint Presentation on SriLanka to make them familiar with the country’s famous places, cuisines, animals etc.

 

Mother’s Day (May 12, 2014)

Children put up a special assembly by celebrating and honoring mothers and motherhood, maternal bonds, and the influence of mothers in society. They also made a special craft for their mother and watched a Powerpoint Presentation related to the same.

 

Labour Day (May 01, 2014)

Children from different classes were  taken to the bus yard to  meet guards, drivers & conductors. They also met nannies & sweepers and thanked them for their services by offering sweets. As a gesture of giving back to the society, the little Goenkans took initiative of organizing  Fun Races for the support staff of the school. Gifts were awarded to the winners.

 

Earth Day Celebrations (April 25, 2014)

The cool firmaments of a new dawn brought along with it the Earth Day celebrations at the school. The little toddlers translated their feelings for the Mother earth into action-packed performances, sensitizing the sundry on the issues pertaining to environment.

 

Book Week (April 21-25 , 2014)

Book Week was organized to enhance the literary skills of our students, inculcate in them good reading habits and encourage them to polish their language skills in English. The children got actively involved in making bookmarks, jackets, puppet of their favourite character, show & tell activity during the week long celebrations. The children were also made aware of how to take care of the books.

 

Baisakhi Assembly (April 11, 2014)

The colourful harvest festival of Punjab was celebrated with a mood of merriment and gaiety. Dressed in traditional Punjabi outfits, the Goenkans stole the show with their energetic performances. The depiction of Punjabi culture and the story behind the origin of Baisakhi were the major highlights of the celebrations.

 

100 % Attendance Awardees

Children with 100% attendance were also felicitated with certificates in the assembly. Junior School Children were motivated to be regular to the school.