JANUARY 2013


Achiever's Day on 24th January 2013


GD Salwan Public School celebrated the Achiever's Day on 24th January 2013 to honour and awards the talented students who had excelled in sports. The programme commenced with a song by the school choir which was followed by a colourful dance extravaganza ' Ganesh Vandana 'which is normally recited or performed while embarking on a new venture, an auspicious event or a festival. The awards were given away by the Director, (Retd.) Group Capt. Suresh Kumar and the Principal, Mrs Vijay Laxmi Singh who said that the glory, the excellence in our endeavours comes from our dedication, determination and grit and cohesion.

She further added that it was a much awaited event in every student's life, as it gives returns to the efforts put in by them throughout their endeavours. It gives them a sense of achievement. The award for the best female athlete went to Samriddhi Kakar of class IX- A, The best male athlete was bagged by Himanshu Soni from classXB. Abhishek Sharma from class VI B, gold medalist in DELHI STATE JUDO CHAMPIONSHIP was the recipient for the best male student of Judoka.

The best female student for judoka was Kanika Yadav, gold medalist in Delhi State Judo Championship. Best cricketer award in the senior boy's category was awarded to Amit Saini of class XII; he is also the captain of our school cricket team. Best all rounder cricketer awards were given to Ankit Das of class 7. He excels in both batting and bowling.

Ambar House was adjudged the best house of the year. The Prize distribution ceremony was followed by a beautiful medley of Hindi songs by the choir group.

AIR AND WATER ACTIVITIES

Air and water activities were carried out for KG classes. They were told about the importance of air and water in our daily life. Origami of a pin wheel and boat was made. Water pipe was shown to them. They realized that we can’t live without air and water and promised to save water.

air and water air



HINDI RHYME TIME

Hindi rhyme time was organized for KG classes. Children recited different Hindi rhymes with use of different real objects such as toothbrush, boat etc.


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INTER-CLASS ROLLER SKATING COMPETITION

Both the sections of KG classes had an inter-class roller skating competition on 28.1.13. Children did skating competition with a great spirit of competition and confidence. The names of winners are:

BOYS    GIRLS
1ST: RUSHIL SINGH (KG) 1ST: HARSHITA  CHANDOLIA(KG A) 
2nd: NAVYA BAVEJA  (KG A) 2ND : MANVI GOSAINWAL(KG A)
3RD: SAURABH PANWAR  (KG A) 

3RD: MANYA (KG A)


sketting


TRADITIONAL DRESS SHOW
In keeping with the spirit of Republic day, a TRADITIONAL DRESS SHOW was organized on 31.01.13.Children dressed up in beautiful traditional dresses from across the country for example the traditional naga dress, Punjabi salwar kameez, Bengali saree etc. and confidently came forward before the class and spoke on the culture of our country. Through this activity the students gained their first insight into the unique unity in diversity and beauty of our country.


TRADITIONAL

 


‘Create to Inspire’ - School Program


The programme ‘Create to Inspire’, organized by Department of Environment, Delhi Govt., Nokia, GIZ and I-dream, commenced in the month of July with an aim to connect with people around and sensitize them on understanding sustainability and various environmental issues. It was an introductory workshop to use creative expressions to initiate conversations on sustainability. It provided the schools with a toolkit in the form of a compact disc as a means to proceed with greener environment.
The next session was organized in September at Sweccha Office, Malviya Nagar. This was a true learning session emphasizing to compile utility with art. Every school with two of its student representatives were a part of it. It focused on inspiring youth as change makers by up-cycling the waste. The Swechha Office used and created products made out of scrap and waste. It was an opener for all. 
To spread the spark further and incorporate the same in the school, best out of waste, E-waste collection drives and other activities were undertaken. Every little effort, campaign, project etc. were undertaken and compiled in the form of PowerPoint presentations, graphs, charts or other evidences for the third workshop in December.
This workshop gave a platform to all schools (zone wise) to showcase the knowledge of activities conducted and projects developed. All schools shared their contribution, which was evaluated by a panel of ‘Create to Inspire’ team. 
The journey with ‘Create to Inspire’ proved to be an enriching experience. It has inspired us to observe environment from a futuristic and modern outlook. It has helped us to encourage the young children to create productive designs and come out with innovative ideas using waste or scrap. Further, it has helped to identify our shortcomings and also introduce more activities for environmental conservation.