SEPTEMBER 2015


ASTRONOMY WORKSHOP

 

DATE: 29 September 2015
VENUE: SALWAN  GIRLS Sr. SECONDARY SCHOOL
THEME: ASTRONOMY WORKSHOP
ORGANISED BY: SALWAN PUBLIC SCHOOL(AFTERNOON)
ATTENDED BY: Ms.TRIPTI BHAGAT &Ms.TARANA SEHGAL  & 21 STUDENTS OF  Std.IX &X


To commemorate the spirit of Science, Salwan Public school (Afternoon) organized a  workshop on  Practical Astronomy  followed by sky observation through world class telescope. The  key speaker of the workshop was  Dr.Arvind C. Ranade,  Scientist, E,Vigyan Prasar.
The workshop included an interactive discussion of  all the recent satellites  that have been launched including  Astrosat that was launched on 28 September 2015. .Aditya satellite will be launched in the future to exclusively study the Sun.
The use of bulb photography to capture long duration scenes in space was taken into account.
The pole star- its altitude and the movement of other stars in the galaxy were also discussed.
The difference between the rotation and revolution  and Astronomy as a future career option was discussed by Dr.Ranade.
This was followed by an Open House session wherein the queries of the students were answered by the learned resource person.
The workshop concluded by observing the planet Saturn and its rings through the telescope.
This workshop certainly ignited the minds of the students to appreciate Science and its wonders.

 

 

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Inter Class Hindi Patriotic Song Competition


GDSPS organised an Inter-class Hindi Patriotic Song Competition for classes I-III to inculcate values of respect and Patriotism. The young Salwanians performed on the legendary patriotic songs which ignited the spirit of patriotism and secularism.
Class III-C sang 'Taaqat  watan ki humse hai' and stood First, followed by the tiny tots of class I-B who bagged the second position by singing 'Hum Sab Bhartiya hain'.
The competition concluded with classteachers' message to the children to hold their country in high regard.

 

 

 

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Janmashtami & Teachers' Day Celebrations


Date: 4th September, 2015

This year Janamashtami and Teachers' Day coincided. Janamashtami being a holiday was celebrated along with Teachers' Day with full enthusiasm on 4th September.
A special assembly was organized for the entire school. All students from montessari to XI class gathered in the ground. The assembly began with a prayer offered to Lord Krishna followed by a song suited to the occasion.
A talk on Teachers' Day was presented by Sakshi Lahori, a XII class student. This was followed by felicitation by the principal  to the students who had shown excellent result in X class. These were the certifictes from HRD duly signed by our hon'ble Education Minister, Ms. Smriti Irani.
Principal, Ms. Mukul Jha inspired all the students to acknowledge the hard work of all the teachers. Students cheered the teachers with a loud applause.
The programme concluded with a Dance Drama directed by Mr. Nishant Gupta, which depicted some of the important episodes of life of Lord Krishna like- His Birth, Makhan Chor and Kaliya Daman.

 

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September Activities (KG)

 

Janmashtami Activity: Decoration of pots
Janmashtami was celebrated at GDSPS with great enthusiasm on 03rd September 2015. The teachers narrated legends of Lord Krishna to students which were enjoyed by the students. The little ones brought earthen pots and decorated them beautifully. The decorated pots then adorned the classrooms for the Janmashtami celebration.

 

 

 

Teachers’ Day Activity: Card Making
To make the Teachers’ Day special for their teachers, the students made Teachers’ Day Cards for their loving teaches. Their love towards their teachers was clearly seen through the cards. The teachers were deeply moved by the love and affection which they received from the toddlers, making it a very cherishable day for them.

 

 

 

Special Assembly: Janmashtami
‘Festivals are characterized by colour, gaiety, enthusiasm, prayers and rituals.’
A special assembly was conducted by class Nursery-C on Friday, 04th September 2015 on the occasion of Janmashtami, a festival which commemorates the earthly arrival of Lord Krishna. Krishnashtami was celebrated with gaiety which began with Shloka recitation by Aayush Chauhan. This was followed by the story narration of the birth of Krishna by Aayan Sharma. A melodious bhajan was sung by Garvita, which added solemnity to the occasion. The poem was followed by a dance performance on the famous song “Vo Krishna Hai” by the students. This event brought awareness amongst the students about traditional customs while enjoying the pranks of Lord Krishna. The tiny tots captivated the audience, which comprised of parents, teachers and little ones with their scintillating performances. The assembly concluded with a message from the class teacher on the significance of Janmashtami as a festival which encourages goodwill and togetherness.

 

 

Art Activity: Puppets of different social helpers
A colouring activity of the given cut outs of our friendly community helper characters was conducted for the students on Tuesday, 22nd September 2015, wherein they beautifully coloured and pasted the cut-outs on a stick to make easy puppets for the theme ‘Community Helpers’. The aim of the activity was to enable students to understand the role of different helpers and how they can help us in our community. The activity enhanced the students’ learning and they were able to identify and name the various helpers, describe the tools that they use in their jobs, and role-played a community helper, explaining the community helpers’ job.

 

 

Art Contest
This world is but a canvas to our imagination. - Henry David Thoreau
At Gyan Devi Salwan Public School, the qualities of imagination and creativity are honed through various activities and events throughout the year. In association with All India Camel Colour Contest, the school organized an Art Competition on Thursday, 24th September 2015. The topic of the competition was- ‘FUN AT SCHOOL’. The students made their fun-filled School time come alive through their wonderful art work.

 

 

 

Educational Visit to Fire Station
School educational trips enhance students’ learning experience by providing opportunities to participate in activities outside their normal school routine. With the intent of bringing the real life, practical knowledge into classroom experiences and school curriculum, students of class KG were taken for a visit to the Rajendra Nagar Fire Station on Monday, 28th September 2015.
The main objective of the visit was to acquaint the students with the role of fire fighters in our community, their firefighting equipment and most importantly, to teach them general fire safety techniques. Fire fighters gave a brief overview of the fire truck equipment, firefighting protective clothing, and fire safety. The students were also made aware of the emergency help line number in case of Fire, i.e., 101.
Next day as a recap activity, free hand drawing and colouring of a Fire Fighter was done in the classes. The visit to Fire station gave the students a chance to learn more about firefighters, their equipment and work environment.

 

 

Inter-Class Role Play Competition
Students can learn many skills and attitudes through role play activity. Role play stimulates their imagination and enhances their social development, encourages friendship through cooperation, listening and turn taking. Therefore, role play is a vital activity for students. An Inter-Class Role Play Competition was organized for the students of KG on Wednesday, 30th September 2015, wherein enthusiastic participants from the KG classes adorned the stage with their colourful dresses and mesmerizing monologues and dialogues. The presentations were very enrapturing. As an educational activity, it provided opportunities to students for a truly experiential learning.
Class KG B emerged as a winner.

 

 

PEC Activity
Good physical health is one of life's real passions. Happy is the one who masters it while a young child.
Ball skills are an important activity for children of all interests and abilities to practice consistently. Ball skills not only prepare children for games and extracurricular activities, but they also help address bilateral skills, hand-eye coordination, timing, sequencing, motor planning, and attention. In addition to teaching basic rolling and dribbling skills through PEC activity of the month, students were also made aware of the benefits of exercise and correct posture.