GURU NANAK DEV JI’S BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS

The birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji was celebrated with great fervour and gaiety by the Middle Department on 3rd November , 2017. A special assembly was organised by Jupiter House to mark the importance of the day. The celebrations began with a student giving an overview of Guru Nanak Ji’s life and his teachings through anecdotes.
It was followed by a ‘Prabhat Pheri’ in which a group of students clad in traditional Punjabi attires chanted shabads while taking a round of the school corridors passing on the teachings of Guru Nanak Dev Ji .The whole school campus reverberated with the sound of holy shabads. The students also presented ‘shabad kirtan’ in which they praised Guru Nanak Dev Ji in all his glory .Kadha Prashad was distributed among the students and teachers. The event motivated the students to follow and emulate the teachings of Guru Nanak Dev Ji in their lives.
‘Prabhat Pheri’ and ‘Shabad Kirtan’ was highly appreciated by the Founder Principal , Dr. (Ms.) Manik Barsaley , the Principal , Dr. S.K Sharma , Headmistress , Mrs. P Upadhyay and Incharges.

DIWALI CELEBRATIONS (SENIOR SECONDARY DEPARTMENT)......

A special Assembly was held in the premises of Greenfields Public School on 16th October, 2017 to commemorate the 86th Birth Anniversary of Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam and to celebrate the most auspicious occasion of Deepawali. The Assembly commenced with the lighting of the lamp by Honourable Founder Principal Ma’am, Honourable Principal Sir, Respectable Vice-principals and the Incharges.
Students paid tribute to Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam, a great visionary on his 86th Birth Anniversary. Nachiketa of XII presented his views on the book ‘The Ignited Minds’ and Rhythm of XI shared the achievements of Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam. Poems were recited by Kanishk and Prabal of class VIII, Ameesha and Akshita of X and Aditi of IX highlighting the achievements of Dr. Kalam who was not only a role model but an inspiration for everyone.
The students of Saturn House heralded the festival of lights, Diwali, by presenting a cultural extravaganza with a lot of joy and enthusiasm. A skit titled ‘Rama - Ravana Samvadh’ was dramatised showcasing the victory of truth over evil followed by an inspiring Dance cum Drama ‘Bharat Milap’. A captivating Diya dance was the highlight of the day. The School Founder Principal, Dr. Mrs. Manik Barsaley, Principal, Dr. S.K. Sharma, Vice Principals and In-Charges appreciated the students for their wonderful performance and wished all a very happy and prosperous Diwali. The students took a pledge to have a pollution free and eco-friendly Diwali and save plants for the future generation. The Assembly concluded with National Anthem.
 

DIWALI CELEBRATIONS......

Diwali was celebrated with great religious spirits , devotion and exhilaration on 13th October , 2017 in the school premises. To mark the auspicious occasion of Diwali , the students of Jupiter House , Middle Department , enthralled the audience by presenting an elegant traditional diya dance performance in the morning assembly. A group of girls clad beautifully in traditional attire depicted ‘Ganesh Vandana ’ through their graceful dance moves and gestures.
It was followed by a group of students , arrayed in traditional attires depicting various scenes from the ‘Ramayana’ that left the audience spell bound. All the characters portrayed their roles convincingly. The audience thoroughly enjoyed the ‘Glimpses from Ramayana’ as it was a great way to get in touch with our glorious mythology.
Likewise , to pass on the message to celebrate a safe and cracker free Diwali , a didactic nukkad natak was presented by the Eco Club. A group of students very realistically depicted the ill effects of using crackers on Diwali . The audience found the skit very compelling.
The Head of the Eco Club , Ms. Asha Arora motivated the students to celebrate eco-friendly Diwali in her address. She emphasized at length on the ill-effects and hazardous impact of crackers on us and animals. She also pointed out the adverse health effects of the residue of these highly toxic crackers on our environment. This made the students to resolve to celebrate a safe and cracker free Diwali this year.
The event was highly appreciated by Founder Principal , Dr. Manik Barsaley , Principal, Dr. S.K. Sharma and Headmistress , Mrs. Purnima Upadhyay. The event brought awareness among the students about traditional customs related to the festival and it was enjoyed by one and all.

III EFFECTS OF BURNING CRACKERS

Diwali is soon approaching and people tend to burn crackers for the sake of fun and merriment. On 10th October 2017, under the aegis of Directorate of Education, a power point presentation was shown to all the students from class VIII-XII to create awareness about the ill effects and harmful impact from bursting firecrackers. Most of the chemical composition is meant for loud sound producing crackers. The teachers interacted with the students and also informed them that the Supreme Court has banned the bursting of firecrackers or any noise generating firecrackers of high decibel to control noise pollution. Further the PPT also depicted the fact that noise pollution can lead to hypertension, hearing loss, rise in blood pressure, asthma breathing problems and eye injuries besides burning cases.  Maximum number of students were of the opinion that a Diwali with lights, flowers and sweets is happy diwali in true sense.

KRISHNA JANMASHTAMI CELEBRATIONS...............

 

Krishna Janmashtami was celebrated with great religious spirits  and fervour on 18th  August , 2017 in the school premises. To mark the auspicious occasion of Janmashtami, the students of Jupiter House enthralled the audience by presenting an exquisite folk dance performance in the morning assembly.The dance performance beautifully depicted ‘Raas Leela’ of gopis and Lord Krishna . The students clad in traditional attires depicted various scenes from the life of Lord Krishna  through their dance that left the audience spell bound.

The dance performance was appreciated by Founder Principal , Dr. Manik Barsaley, Principal ,Dr. S.K. Sharma and Headmistress, Mrs. Purnima Upadhyay. They encouraged the children to celebrate the traditional festivals with gaiety and enthusiasm.

 In the end, makhan and mishri was distributed as prasad. The event brought awareness among the students about traditional customs related to the festival and it was enjoyed by one and all.

 

TEEJ CELEBRATIONS...............

Teej is the festival that celebrates the bounty of nature rain and greenery with social activities, rituals and customs. Women come together to mark the celebration with dancing, henna coloured hands, wearing colourful clothes and playing under trees on swings. With the same zeal and fervor, Venus House celebrated Teej festival on 26th July, 2017 in the school premises.

Mehndi and Bangle decoration competitions were organized for the students of class V, VI, VII.

Girls applied Mehndi on the hands of the Founder Principal Dr. M.Barsaley, Vice Principal Mrs. Pooja Barsaley, Headmistress Mrs. Purnima Upadhayay.

Girls adorned in beautiful and colourful Rajasthani dresses and danced on the tunes of traditional Rajasthani folk music.  Founder Principal Dr. M. Barsaley, Principal Dr. S.K Sharma and Headmistress Mrs. Purnima Upadhayay gave away prizes to the winners of Mehndi and Bangle decoration competition.

The programme came to an end with Bangles and Ghewar distribution among the present dignitaries and staff as per the tradition of Teej. The programme was highly appreciated by everyone.

BAISAKHI CELEBRATIONS.......

On 18th April,2017,the students of Mars house staged colorful dance performances on Punjabi songs, in the morning assembly to mark the occasion of Baisakhi. It is a festival of harvest, celebrated with huge fervour in Punjab.The teachers also informed the students about the historical significance of Baisakhi celebration in their respective classes. The motto behind the celebrations was to apprise the students with the history of Sikh community as on this day ‘Khalsa Panth’ was established under the leadership of Guru Gobind Singh. Overall,the programme enriched the  knowledge of the students.

DIWALI CELEBRATIONS........

Greenfields Public School (Middle Department) celebrated Diwali with great zeal and fervour on 25th October, 2016 in the school premises. The students of Venus House organized a special assembly on this occasion. To mark the celebrations, the students of Venus House presented a beautiful musical skit depicting the homecoming of Lord Rama, Goddess Sita and Lakshmana to Ayodhya after completing the exile of fourteen years. The entire school campus rejoiced with religious fervor. Following this, was a heart-touching skit based on the lives of poor potters who make diyas. The skit gave a message that the festival of Diwali is about sharing our gifts with others and dispel darkness from the lives of others. This was followed by an enthralling dance performance by a group of students. The celebrations culminated with a message that was given through a Nukkad Natak. The students tried to create awareness among the students about the damage done by the use of excessive crackers through this natak. Along with this, the students decorated their respective classes nicely. They also had Lakshmi poojan followed by   fun-filled class party wherein the students brought famous dishes of different states.  Overall the celebrations were a great success.

NAVRATRI CELEBRATIONS........

On October 7, 2016 Greenfields Public School celebrated Navratri. The students of Neptune house presented a colourful & wonderful musical ballet  ‘Navdurga’ to depict the different forms of the goddess “Durga” who symbolizes power. There are many incarnations of goddess Durga like Kali, Chandraghanta , Brahamacharini etc. The Durga Puja festival epitomizes the victory of good over evil. Through the programme , students not only  enjoyed a lot but also learnt the value of being good, truthful & honest. It also consisted of a performance on “Dandiya Raas” alongwith Garbha in the honour of goddess Durga as it is a convention in north India to impress the goddess through “dandiya raas” before worship( aarti).The programme was lauded by Head- Mistress Mrs. P. Upadhayay & In-Charges.

GURU POORNIMA........

Greenfields Public school, Dilshad Garden celebrated the occasion of Guru Poornima on 19th July 2016, in the school premises.

To mark their love, affection & respect towards teachers ‘Tilak Abhishek’ of the teachers was done by the students.

A glimpse of Kurukshetra was shown where supreme guru of the world (also named Jagat guru) lord Krishna gave preaching to his disciple Arjuna.

Students recited shlokas along with translation on karmayoga & the importance of Karma in our life.

After that students of class VI-VII presented a Qwwali on the ‘Importance of Guru’.

In the end, Founder Principal Dr. Manik Barsaley appreciated the programme. A cash prize of Rs.2100 was also awarded to all the participants by the Founder Principal Madam to boost up the confidence of the students.

She also asked few questions to the students related to Guru Poornima and told them that they should always give respect to their elders and teachers.

Head Mistress Mrs. Poornima Upadhyay and Incharge Mrs. Sudha Chadha also appreciated the programme.

 
 
 

 

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