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Report On International School Library Months At G.D. Goenka Worlds School Theme : BOOK SAFARI.
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Earth Day and World Book and copyright Day 2014 At GDGWS PDF Print E-mail
 

UNESCO proclaimed ‘World book and Copyright Day’ is celebrated all over the world providing opportunities to reflect on ways to better disseminate the culture of the written words.

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In many countries, books, comics, magazines, newspapers and even posters are rare commodities and the classroom environment is the only place where children come into contact with words in the written form.

This year UNESCO has launched ‘ Kids Book Cover Competition 2014’ for students to participate from all over the world. Young Goenkans ages 6-13, have also participated in this competition and have send thirty one entries to UNESCO.

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GDGWS Students Receive " Tiranga Awards" for Social Outreach Programmes PDF Print E-mail

Our two IAYP groups Spread Colors (Boarders Grade XI) & Earth Tomorrow(Day Boarders Grade XII) have been nominated for the  Tiranga Award by the Flag Foundation India. On 23rd January 2004, the Supreme Court of India ruled in favour of Mr. Naveen Jindal, (Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha) and cited a new fundamental right that would allow every Indian to hoist the national flag on all days of the year. After this landmark ruling, Naveen and his wife Ms. Shallu Jindal, established the Flag Foundation of India.

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Making Easter Cards PDF Print E-mail
 

 To add fun to Easter Celebrations,  Easter card making was organized on Sunday 13th April. Students below Pre IGCSE participated. They were very enthusiastic and showed lots of energy and creativity to design beautiful cards. The cards were addressed to several staff members including our beloved Principal ma’am, Administrative staff, house parents, friends and families. At the end of the day we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves and learnt amazing things about Easter.
 
As reported by boarder Salil Yadav  of IG-X

 
Crazy Hairdo PDF Print E-mail
 

 “Crazy Hairdo” for students below Pre IGCSE was   held on Sunday 13th April. During the event students were very excited and did everything possible to invent funny hairstyles. They used wigs, pins, colors and lots of other hair accessories. We all wished that the day never ended, but it passed with a blink of eye.

 
World School, Sohna, celebrates Graduation Day PDF Print E-mail
 
On April 12, 2014, the Grade XII students finally got a chance to wear their graduation gowns! But it was also a moment of tears. It was a time when friends and foes, all joined hands to celebrate their future and mark the end of their school lives.
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Kabbadi PDF Print E-mail
 

A Game of Kabbadi was organized for boarders on Saturday 5th April 2014. After Tea, the boys of Grade VIII to X had a great time playing Kabbadi ! The teams were mixed as the juniors and seniors were divided into 2 teams and they played tirelessly till nearly 06:45 PM. They would have played on but for the fact that they had to go in for showers and prepare for dinner.

 
Treasure Hunt PDF Print E-mail
 

A treasure hunt was organized for boys up to Grade Pre-IG and Girls up to Grade X on Thursday 10th April 2014. The boys of grade XII acted as captains of the five teams. The hunt started at 10:15 AM and lasted for about an hour or so where each team had to find 12 items.

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Reflection of Trekking PDF Print E-mail
 

On April 10th 2014 boarder boys woke up at 5:45 in the morning and went for trekking to the Aravalli hills behind the school campus. It is about some 400-500 meters before we get to the hill which is not so steep or makes it tiring for people to climb. We reached the top in about 15-20 minutes, and sat on a site which was full of big rocks on the top and ate food we were carrying with us.

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Boarder visit to “Kingdom Of Dreams” PDF Print E-mail
 

Kingdom of Dreams was surely a dream come true for all of us.  We had a wonderful time throughout especially at the musical show.  Each state was represented by way of dance and cuisine. My friends and I joined the Bhangra.

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PYP Exhibition 2014 PDF Print E-mail

Students of GD Goneka World School, Sohna Road, under the guidance of their mentor undertook the study 'The truth about nutritional deficiencies'. They researched about the need for healthy diet, disease caused by the deficiencies of various nutrients and worked collaboratively with the responsibility group to spread awareness both in and out the school. Students has prepared a streetplay 'Jeene Ki Raah' which was presented at 'Raahgiri Day' and was later aired by All India Radio on FM Rainbow'102.6.

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PYP Sparta - 2014 PDF Print E-mail

The Goenkan grounds an expansive stretch of green, was the venue of the annual Primary Year Program, Sparta, the joy to the world. The head of the school and principal, Dr Neeta Bali extended a warm welcome to all. Col Bhanwala, an Arjuna awardee, graced the occasion as the chief guest and his presence, coupled with the enthusiastic crowd supported and encouraged the athletes to lift their performance by several notches.

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