“We worry about what a child will become tomorrow , yet we forget that he is someone today. “ - Stacia Tauscher. GES Pre-school conducted an exhibition on 29 th July, 2016 , where the tiny kids of 3 to 5 years got a platform to speak and perform . Classrooms were decorated with different themes - underwater life, wild life, domestic animals, seasons , scientific experiments and fusion music. The topics were clearly explained by the tiny tots to the visitors. Kids danced on the fusion of music and science. The scientific concepts of air and water were playfully presented through songs. The young ‘scientists in making’ exhibited experiments on the same. The day was filled with activities which tapped the hidden talents. The greatest gift we can give to our children are the roots of responsibilities and the wings of independence.
The Nation is shaped in the classrooms. Schools thus become the training ground for the future citizens/ leaders of Mother India. Keeping this in view, G.E.S. organised elections for the senate members. Canvassing of the same started two weeks back. Ballot paper voting, with the symbol of the candidates on the line of the National Elections were held. Vote counting was done by the teachers. The results were declared and the Investiture ceremony was awaited. The most awaited moment of decoring the posts with sachets arrived on 24th June. The council members, the Head boy and the Head girl, being the team leaders, took the oath ceremony and dedicated themselves to the service of the school.
Science being an important aspect of a child’s personality, the subject was made easy and interesting through different exhibits. Scientific attitude was thus emphasised. EXHIBITS / WORKING MODELS, STD TOPICS, VI -Windmill, Electric Fish Aquarium, VII -Plant / Animal Cell, Rain water Harvesting, Electric Boat / Bulb, VIII -Water Cycle, Digestive System, Functioning of the Lungs, IX -DNA Extraction, Cross Breeding, X -Circulation of Blood, Functioning of the Kidneys, Fun with Physics - various science based games.
Bend the Body, Mend the Mind. G.E.S. organised a Summer Camp. Edutainment being the focus, various activities like gymnastics, Mallakhamb, skating, aerobics, western dance, craft, drawing, painting, handball, table tennis, hula hoop etc. were planned and executed. Professional trainers trained the students. Confidence and sportsmanship were thus inculcated in the students of G.E.S. 14th May, Saturday saw the closing ceremony, attended by the committee members and the parents wherein the students performed the various activities learnt during the camp.
Fun Carnival aimed to relieve the stress of examinations. It saw the students enjoy the fun filled rides and the mouth-watering sandwiches. Students from neighbouring schools and residents too participated in the fiesta. The DJ enthralled everybody with his vibrant performance from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. It was indeed a ‘Saturday night’.
The students from I to X were felicitated the top rankers and students achieving the highest marks in various subjects. This was followed by the X std. achievers who brought laurels to the school. G.E.S. is proud to have 100% results breaking the record of the highest percentage of the past years. Thus the first quarter of the academic session came to an end with different activities merged efficiently with the learning process.
Our Canteen will be functioning from 6th June 2016 during school hours. Please enjoy the facility in our own canteen. By School Management.
‘A synonym is a word used when you can’t spell the other one.' Learning to spell help to cement the connection between the letter and their sounds and learning high frequency ‘sight words to mastery level and improves both the learning and reading skills among the children. An inter-house spell bee competition was conducted on 14th Jan. 2016 by Primary Section to enhance the spelling and literary skills of the students.
The Annual Athletic Meet of GES English Medium School, ICSE was held on 3rd February, 2016 at Prabhodhan Kridabhavan, Siddharth Nagar, Goregaon (W). The meet included students from the Pre-primary, Primary and Secondary sections. While 100% of the parents from the Pre-primary section attended the meet, it was around 95% from the Primary and around 50% from the secondary section. With regard to the attendance of the students, while it was 100% in the Pre-primary and Primary sections, it was 90% in the Secondary as we had only the participants from grade X. The meet was attended by almost all the PTA Committee members. Ms. Neelam Gupta, representative of grade IVB, Ms. Shivani Desai, representative of grade IVA and Ms. Jigna Sheth, representative of grade VIIA were the volunteers from the PTA. The support given by the PTA is worth mentioning. The programme commenced with a welcome note by the Vice-principal and was followed by a prayer. After the invocation, the students representing the four houses namely, Serenity, Peace, Honesty and Harmony displayed their skills in March-past synchronizing to the band played by the students. This was followed by the lighting of the Torch and the Torch Relay by the students who had made the school proud in various events. The relay began with Mast. Jeet Shah, (Chess champion, juniors) followed by Mast. Harsh Gudkha (chess champion, seniors), Mast. Sahil Joshi (State champion, Discuss Throw) and Ms. Kishita Doshi (Athlete). The students of Pre-primary, Primary and the secondary sections brought out their talents through various drill displays, Mallakhamb and Lazim.
Handwriting is a very important academic skill and a part of our heritage. The loss of this skill is like a loss of a language. A handwriting competition for both the languages was held on 5th Feb. 2016 in the school to create awareness about the importance of handwriting among the students and its role in academics.