JUNIOR SCHOOL
EVENTS DIARY
SESSION 2016-17

 

Lohri Celebrations, II E (January 13, 2017)

The school corridors reverberated with sounds of applause and delight when Junior Goenkans staged song and dance performances to celebrate Lohri. The cultural knowledge of the festival was fostered by the traditional lighting up of the bonfire.  It was a wonderful experience to relish popcorns and delicious ‘rewaris’ in the electric environment created by our enthusiastic students.

 

Christmas Presentation, Nursery, (December 23, 2016)

Christ's message of humanity and benevolence was conveyed through musical melodies well blended with a series of Christmas Carols by the youngest members of the Goenkan fraternity. The students of Nursery, held the audience spellbound by their talent as they staged a scintillating show.

 

Winter Season Assembly, I A, (December 16, 2016)

Come winter and we look forward to new hopes and refreshing festivities! Morning assembly was organized by I A to elucidate the importance of the season to their fellow friends. Having being wrapped in thick scarves, woolly hats and knitted socks, children greeted the season of Christmas Carols, gifts and merriment.

 

UNICEF Day Assembly, I B, (December 09, 2016)

A Special Assembly was organized by class I B on UNICEF Day, to mark the significant contribution of the organization (UNICEF) in providing relief and support to children living in the countries devastated by wars. The students were also sensitised towards the ill effects of wars and battles.

 

Adventure Camp, Nur& KG, December 05, 2016; Class I & II, (December 06, 2016)

An amalgamation of fun, adventure and learning was chock-a-block in the Adventure camp organized within the school premises to heighten the liveliness of our spirited little Goenkans . The students were exposed to a number of adventure sports like Net climbing, Burma bridge, Twine etc designed to challenge and improve the mental and physical alacrity of the students.

 

Wildlife Conservation Day Assembly by Teachers, (December 01, 2016)

The global occasion provided the students an opportunity to learn more about wildlife conservation and ponder on the ways to stop wildlife crime. The teachers enacted a story in the assembly to apprise the students regarding the issue. PowerPoint presentations were shown to develop the will of the students to contribute their bit, in the worldwide drive of conservation and protection of endangered species. Related craft work adorned the event furthermore.

 

Declamation Class II,(November16,22,23)

Class II students were provided a wonderful forum to express themselves on various subjects. Voicing opinions assertively and overcoming the stage fear was the motive behind the activity. The students understood the power of words and nuances of good oratory through the activity. It was a delightful moment for the parents to watch their children articulate their ideas with conviction.

 

World T.V. Day Assembly, Nur B, (November 18, 2016)

Striking a balance between child’s screen time and other activities is a challenge for parents these days. To educate the children in the friendliest manner, merits and demerits of television were discussed in the Special assembly of class Nursery B. Children were guided to watch programs that are educational and appropriate for them.

 

Children’s Day Assembly by Teachers, (November 11, 2016)

To commemorate the birth of our former Prime Minister, Pt. JawaharLal Nehru and his fond love for children, Children’s Day was celebrated in the Junior Wing with loads of fun and frolic. Considering children the pioneers of change in society, they are arduously groomed under the tutelage of experienced mentors who extend their unstinted love for their happiness. . The Goenkan staff staged performances and screened special movies to make the special day memorable and exhilarating for the children.

Autumn Season Assembly, Nur A, (November 04, 2016)

A special assembly by Nur A was organized to symbolize the beauty of fall with the onset of autumn. It was fun watching the trees turning from uniform green to all varieties of gold, yellow and red as children gave wings to their imagination while depicting a wonderful autumn season scene with leaves of different colours in their special assembly.

 

Dussehra Presentation, KG, (October 28, 2016)

To establish the message of “Triumph of good over evil', the students of K.G. put up an enthralling Ramlila show titled- 'MaryadaPurshottam Ram' on the occasion of Dussehra. Witnessed by the parents and the grandparents, the act received unceasing applause. Additionally, craft work related to the occasion was done in the classes.

 

United Nations Day, (October 21, 2016)

The United Nations Day was celebrated to inform the students about the significance of the United Nations organization. Emphasis was laid upon UNICEF which works for the welfare of children. Related presentation, videos and worksheets were the means used to impart knowledge to the students.

 

World Post Day Assembly, I A,(October 14, 2016)

World Post day commemorates the date of the establishment of Universal Postal Union (UPU) in 1874 in Bern, Switzerland. The UPU was the start of global communication revolution, allowing people to write to others all over the world. The YoungGoenkans were apprised of the old methods of postal communication through videos. The assembly by I A amazed the students when they discovered the radical changes in the modes of communication through technology.

 

Gandhi Jayanti Assembly, Nur C,(September 30, 2016)

To commemorate the Birth Anniversary of the Father of the Nation, a plethora of activities were conducted. Gandhiji’s contributions to get the freedom from the British rulers were discussed with the students. Children of Junior School were shown related power point presentations expressing the great virtues of the Mahatama. The event became interesting with an exhibit of various objects used by Gandhiji. They enjoyed the soul stirring song 'Raghupati Raghav Raja Ram and learned about the great sacrifices of our beloved leader.

 

Camlin Art Contest, Nur-I, (September 22, 2016) | Class II, (September 28, 2016)

Camlin art contest offered the Junior School the opportunity to showcase their talent in the field of art. The Kindergarten kids displayed their creative spark on the topic 'Fun at School' and Classes I-II expressed their creative expressions on 'Incredible India'. The kids participated enthusiastically and amazed all by their imagination and playful use of colours.

 

World Tourism Day Assembly, Nur D, (September 23, 2016)

An assembly on World Tourism Day was showcased by Nur D, to raise awareness about the role of tourism in the international community. The students demonstrated how it affects social, cultural, political and economic values through a skit and a dance performance.

 

World Ozone Day Assembly, I D, (September 16, 2016)

Supported by a power point Presentation, I D presented an informative assembly explaining the importance of Ozone layer and its role in protecting the Earth from UV rays. The Important aspects of Earth’s Stratosphere and its protection were comprehended by the future custodians of the planet earth.

 

World Literacy Day Assembly, I E, (September 09, 2016)

The Assembly by I E aimed to highlight the importance of education. Literacy is one of the key elements needed to promote sustainable development as it not just makes people cognizant of their environment but also enables them to make well informed choices in the various courses of life. The assembly commenced with an inspirational song ‘Never stop learning …Never stop growing.’ A theatrical presentation conveyed the significance of education especially for girls. The programme culminated with a stunning dance performance by our budding artists.

 

Kaleidoscope, Nur-II, (September 6-8, 15 & 20, 2016)

To boost up the power of Communication through different expressions and with a touch of individuality, the little Goenkans organized Kaleidoscope, a talent show for Classes Nur, KG, I and II. The spectacle provided a common platform to our multifaceted students to display their talent through various activities like Creating Best out of Waste, Enactment of Advertisement, Goenkan Chef, and Dancing Stars etc. The tiny toddlers’ zestful participation made the event a great success. Winners were awarded with medals and certificates.

 

Teachers’ Day Celebration (September 5, 2016)

Teachers' Day celebration was marked by gaiety and fanfare as the senior students came together for a special assembly to pay a tribute to their mentors for their staunch support in shaping their personalities and facilitating their growth to become capable individuals combating the challenges of life with grace. The nostalgic teachers were overwhelmed and blessed the students for their bright future!

 

World Coconut Day, (September 02, 2016)

On the World Coconut Day, the importance of coconut tree is propagated and awareness about its intrinsic value in our environment is reinstated. Celebration of such days at the school enables our children to become cognizant of not only Nature’s gifts to humankind but also about nutritional values of various fruits.

 

Ganesh Chaturthi Assembly, Nur E, (September 02, 2016)

The youngest members of the Goenkan family 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 day. Special Assembly by Nursery E decked the event all the more.

 

Ganesh Chaturthi Assembly, Nur E, (September 02, 2016)

The youngest members of the Goenkan family 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 day. Special Assembly by Nursery E decked the event all the more.

 

Ganesh Chaturthi Assembly, Nur E, (September 02, 2016)

The youngest members of the Goenkan family 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 day. Special Assembly by Nursery E decked the event all the more.

 

Swimming Meet, August (30-31, 2016)

The fun began from the minute one and the ball kept rolling till children shrieked with glee! Little ones magically turned into little otters and mermaids and delighted everyone by collecting marbles from the base of the pool to win the competition against other classes.

 

Janmashtami Celebrations, Class I, ( August 24, 2016)

The festive fervor of Janmashtami was palpable when the children put forth a vibrant and lively presentation ‘ Nathkhat Mohan’ based on various episodes from Krishna’s life. The enthralling dance-drama presentation depicted all the ’leela’s’ of Krishna starting right from his birth. The mesmerizing programme culminated with a dance- ‘Raas’ by all the students of class I.

 

Monsoon Season Assembly, KG A, (August 19, 2016)

The little Goenkans welcomed the Monsoon Season with great zest and zeal. KG A showered the audience with important information about the season in their assembly. Various health issues that crop up with the rainy season were also discussed. The assembly guided the students to enjoy the bounties of the season in good health and high spirits.

 

Independence Day Celebrations, (August 12, 2016)

Seeped in the spirit of Nationalism, our young citizens celebrated the Independence Day with a great passion and zeal. The students presented a series of arresting song and dance performances, depicting their great patriotic fervor.

 

Human Rights Day, KG B, (August 05, 2016)

The youngest members of the Goenkan family 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 day. Special Assembly by Nursery E decked the event all the more.

 

World Tiger Day Assembly, KG C, (July 29, 2016)

Global Tiger Day was established at Saint Petersburg Tiger Summit in 2010, to raise awareness for tiger conservation. Keeping with the spirit and motive of the day, Children of KG C showcased a special assembly to throw light on the necessity for the protection of tigers. The children pledged to protect the natural habitat of tigers and support the tiger conservation issues.

 

Healthy Eating Day Assembly, KG D, (July 22, 2016)

Knowledge of eating right is a necessity with all the availability of luring processed and fast foods, in the present time. On the occasion of Healthy Eating Day, little Goenkans were sensitized to eat healthy food. Special Assembly was conducted by KG D wherein our young enlightened Goenkans inducted the audience about various food groups and about eating “5 a Day”.

 

Lollipop Day, (July 20, 2016)

Lollipop Day was observed to raise awareness among the children about esophageal cancer. Students were informed about the same through a visual presentation which was followed by the distribution of lollipops.

 

Ice Cream Day Assembly, KG E, (July 15, 2016)

Welcoming summer with all the vigour and joy, the junior Goenkans celebrated Ice cream Day in the school premises. They relished Ice Creams and enjoyed various craft activities. Young faces brimming with delight were worth watching! The event was supplemented by a special assembly presentation by KG E.

 

Mango Day Assembly, II A, (July 08, 2016)

Celebrating the spirit of summer, Mango Day was organized to enable tiny tots relish a sweet and refreshing experience. Children immersed themselves in various colouring and craft activities pertaining to the king of fruits to mark the day’s celebration. Special Assembly on Mango Day by II A was the highlight of the occasion.

 

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