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WORLD CHOCOLATE DAY



Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar, Ludhiana organized an online “Choco – Choc Activity” on the occasion of “World Chocolate Day” for the tiny tots of kindergarten Wing in a scrumptious way. The main aim of this activity was to develop sensory and motor learning skills among the little angels which brought a chocolaty flavour in their lives in a fun way.

“Chocolate is comfort without words.”, keeping it in view, the students of class Pre. Nursery to K.G  donned their ‘Chef Caps’ to exhibit their culinary skills in the said activity where fruits, nuts, flakes or breadsticks of their choice dipped in chocolate sauce, were devoured in no time. The young novices while in their homes got together through Team App and Whats App to watch and learn how Choco cake is made. The toddlers actively participated in the activity and enjoyed the refreshing delicacies.

In another activity, the tiny tots prepare beautiful collage with chocolate wrappers decorated with glitter and craft material. And amidst the joyful celebration, they also shared a few lines on why they love chocolates and learned some lip-smacking chocolate recipes from their teachers. This engaging and fun filled activity was planned in such a manner that students developed confidence. A small animated video on the festival was shared with the students. The startling and astounding videos and pictures were shared by parents to their respective class in charges.

Speaking on the occasion, the most revered Principal Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara said that Chocolates are the powerhouse of antioxidants. She said that chocolates not only acts as a good stress busters and also taught about the health benefits of eating chocolates but in moderation, as excess can cause tooth decay.  She lauded the efforts of the winners of the competition and complimented the teachers on the successful execution of the events. She encouraged the students to participate in such activities and appreciated the efforts of the students and encouraged them to explore their potential to the hilt.

Overall, it was a treat to watch young Green Knights showcasing their skills through this event.  The event not only provided a platform for the students to foster their creativity but also helped them explore their hidden talents and discover new areas of interest.

 

FATHER'S DAY





"My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me."

Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar, Ludhiana along with the little angels and the teachers organized “A Virtual Craft Activity” for the students of Pre-Nursery – III on the occasion of Father’s Day with much enthusiasm. The students were given an opportunity to show their love and respect for their father through participating in Greeting Card Making, Decorating a Coffee Mug, Wall Hangings.

Amidst the Lockdown 5.0, the teachers organised a special morning assembly through video conferencing to mark the importance of Father’s Day. It was followed by announcement the rules and regulations of various activities organised for different age groups. The little angels passionately got involved in Greeting Card Making Activity and expressed their love, affection and esteems for their father. The beautiful cards conveyed an important message of being humble, respectful and obedient to the parents.

Continuing with the spirit to spread more fervor to the celebrations, the students exhibited their sentiments and made ingenious Wall Hangings using different sort of materials such as coloured tape, glitter shells, paper crafting. They also decorated Coffee Mugs with fabulous painted designs. The students used their imagination and creativity to make innovative things. The criteria for the competition were presentation, use of material, innovation and overall effect. The best two startling and astounding pictures one while doing the activity and another on completion of the task were shared by parents to their respective class in charges.

Our most revered Principal Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara said that it’s that time of year again when everyone tries to tell themselves that they had the best dad in the world. She said that Father’s Day is an opportunity to tell dad how much you appreciate him. She articulated that Dads are the most ordinary men turned by love into heroes, adventurers, story-tellers and singers of song. She motivated all the students to appreciate the efforts and love of their father. She further thanked and appreciated the students, parents and the staff members for all the hard work, creativity and enthusiastic support.

Overall, it was an enjoyable and memorable day for each and every child which left an indubitable mark on the innocent hearts.

 

INTERNATIONAL YOGA DAY






“Yoga is the journey of the self, to the self, through the self”

Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar, Ludhiana celebrated 4th International Yoga Day on 21 June 2020 with the enthusiastic virtual participation of more than 250 students, faculty and staff under the guidelines of the Government of India and CBSE. Keeping in mind the physical and mental well-being of one’s self, especially during Covid-19, the young Green Knights participated in virtual Yoga Sessions.

Amidst the Lockdown 5.0, the yoga day celebrations began by leading the “Yoga at Home, Yoga with Family” campaign which was organised by Ministry of Ayush with asana flow, pranayama and meditation at 7:00AM on the television under the directions of young yoga trainers. It was followed by Fit India Mission at 5 p.m. in the evening on Fit India You Tube Channel which was headed by Ms. Shilpa Shetty and other Sports luminaries. The students and their family members joined the online session whole-heartedly and appreciated the efforts of school, Ministry of Ayush & Fit India Mission. The students performed a few Asanas like Sarvang Asana, Surya Namaskara, Natraja Asana, Matysa Asana. The young prodigies also briefed about the essence of Yogic exercises on the health of individuals and thereafter, held a practice session with demonstration of Asanas through videos. The best startling and astounding pictures while performing Yoga Asanas were shared by parents to the concerned teachers and details of participation were sent through the Google link provided by the school after the session.

Our most revered Principal Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara said that since its inception in the year 2015, June 21st is celebrated as The International Day of Yoga all over the world. She appreciated the idea proposed by our Hon’ble Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi and said that Yoga is an invaluable gift of India’s ancient tradition. It embodies unity of mind and body; thought and action; restraint and fulfillment; harmony between man and nature; a holistic approach to health and well-being. She said that our aim is to make Punjab, a healthy city by ensuring wider dissemination of information about the benefits of practicing yoga and its impact on the health of its natives. She encouraged the students to practice regular yoga to remain fit, improve concentration and to promote good health and create an atmosphere of peace, love and harmony.

Overall, it was an enjoyable and memorable day for each and every student.

 

Little In-House Chefs celebrated Mango Day



“Summers can be never complete without a good feast on delicious mangoes.”

Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar, Ludhiana along with the little angels and the teachers organized an activity named “Little In-House Chefs” and celebrated Mango Day.” The aim of organizing the activity was to impart all information related to mangoes in a fun way.

The ‘Online Mango Party’ was kicked off by introducing different types of mangoes. The tiny tots were introduced to an array of mangoes such as dussehri, safeda, chausa and langda. The teachers had a general conversation about the king of fruits- Mango, tailed by online rhymes and singing session which the kids enjoyed thoroughly. It was followed by a general introduction of rules of activity. The excitement of the children knew no bounds as in-house little chefs and their teachers demonstrated them the recipe of Mango Coconut Pops. The toddlers followed teacher's instructions and prepared yummy recipe.

The little Chefs enjoyed the kitchenette activity and prepared various desserts such as mango pudding, Mango Coconut Pops, Mango Basil Lemonade, mango shake etc.  which they relished by them along with their family. It was amazing to watch the children engrossed in making mango desserts and dazzling mock tail. The best startling and astounding pictures and videos- one while doing the activity and another on completion of the task were shared by parents to their respective class in charges. The criteria for the competition were presentation, nutritional value, hygiene and overall effect.

Our revered School Principal, Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara said that she felt proud to see such level of expertise among her students. She also told the Green Knights good eating habits will help them not only to improve their nutritional well-being, but also prevent nutrition related diseases. She also briefed the students about its being the king of fruits, not only for its taste and fleshy yellow colour but also, for the nutrients it offers like- vitamin-C and vitamin-A. She articulated that this fibrous fruit boosts our digestive system and prevents from getting heat- stroke.

On the whole the day was proposed to be learning filled with joy and creativity which ended at addition in felicitating the students to have awareness of mango’s nutritive value.

 

WORLD NO TOBACCO DAY





Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar, Ludhiana organised an online ‘Poster Making Competition’ on the occasion of “Anti-Tobacco Day” with great zeal and enthusiasm. The main aim of the competition was to raise awareness on the harmful and deadly effects of tobacco use and second-hand smoke exposure, and to discourage the use of tobacco in any form.

Amidst the Quarantine 4.0, the teachers organised a special morning assembly through video conferencing to raise awareness against Anti-Tobacco Day. The students of Grade IX to XII were introduced with the rules and regulations of the Poster Making Competitionbased on the theme- “Tobacco- A Leading Risk factor for Non-Communicable Disease.”The students participated in it with utmost enthusiasm and zeal. Continuing with the spirit to spread awareness and adding more fervor to the competition, the students exhibited their sentiments and made ingenious posters using different quotes and designs. The students wrote their thoughts and ideas to sensitize all on this core issue. The best two startling and astounding pictures one while doing the activity and another on completion of the task were shared by parents to their respective class incharges digitally. Our admired Principal Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara shared some statistics about tobacco use in India and its effects on our social life. She also talked briefly about plain packaging and how that can reduce the sale of tobacco products, especially in adolescents. She extolled the efforts of the students to be the harbinger of change in the society. She informed the student that tobacco is a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease (CVD) and is cancerous. She also told the students about the need to make our country smoke and disease free so that the present and coming generations breathe (live) happily. This will be one drop in the ocean to create awareness and empowered adolescents who will be prepared to combat this devil of tobacco use with ease. She thanked and appreciated the students, parents and the staff members for all the hard work, creativity and enthusiastic support.

Overall, the competition proved to be a tough time setter for the activity in-charges to give ranks to the winners.

 

INTERNATIONAL FAMILY DAY


Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar, Ludhiana organized online activities along with the young Green Knights of Pre Nursery to V celebrated International Family Day with great zeal and enthusiasm. The aim of these activities was to create a special emotional bond among families and to highlight the importance of families as a basic unit of society.  The young, enthusiastic students expressed their love and affection through participating in Family Tree activity, Musical Chair Game, Family Fun Activities, Cooking without Fire, Best Recipe & Presentation, Songs and Dance Videos and Tik tok Videos. 

Amidst the Lockdown 3.0, the teachers organised a special morning assembly through video conferencing to mark the importance of International Family Day. It was followed by announcement of the rules and regulations of various activities organised for different age groups. Continuing with the spirit to spread more fervor to the celebrations, the students exhibited their sentiments and made ingenious family tree using different sort of materials such as coloured tape, glitter shells, paper crafting, fabulous painted designs to decorate.  The parents and students shared images of recipes, cooking without fire, musical chairs and fun filled activities. It was really a fun filled and splendid event.

All the talented parents and students put up their best show through their dazzling videos. The students portrayed themselves as father, mother, sister and brother, grandparents etc. with great conviction and confidence. The Heart-warming songs and tik tok videos proved to be an icing on the cake which filled their heart with intimacy, gratitude, appreciation and acknowledgement for their families. The students shared their poignant videos with their class in charges. The best two startling and astounding pictures one while doing the activity and another on completion of the task were shared by parents to their respective class in charges digitally. 

Our revered Principal Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara was highly impressed by the act, idea formulation and act execution by the students. She articulated that while quarantine is the time to strengthen the family bonds. Except paper- pen education, kids must be taught some skills such as cooking without fire, one should use quarantine to reinforce the moral and divine values among students, she voiced that rather everybody is in lockdown, but there is no lockdown on smiling, charity, glee and contentment. She applauded all the participants and said that Family is important because it provides love, support and a framework of values to each of its members. Family members teach each other, serve one another and share life's joys and sorrows. 

On the whole, the day proved to be a great a platform to explore their enthralling and binding talent. 

 

GREENKNIGHTS CELEBRATED MOTHERS’ DAY


Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar, Ludhiana along with the young Greenknightscelebrated Mothers’ Day with zeal and fervor. The students were given an opportunity to show their love and respect for their mothers. The young, enthusiastic students expressed their love and affection for their mothers by participating in Card Making, Photo Frame Making & Solo Singing Competition.

Amidst the Lockdown 3.0, the teachers organised a special morning assembly through video conferencing to mark the importance of Mother’s Day. It was followed by announcing the rules and regulations of various activities organised for different age groups. Kindergarten Wing had special celebration on Mother’s Day. The little angels passionately got involved in Card Making Activity and expressed their love, affection and esteems for their mother. The beautiful cards conveyed an important message of being humble, respectful and obedient to the parents. 

The students of classes I to III participated in Photo Frame Making Activity. The Students participated in it with utmost enthusiasm and zeal. Continuing with the spirit to spread more fervor to the celebrations, the students exhibited their sentiments and made ingenious photo frames using different sort of materials such as coloured tape, glitter shells, paper crafting, fabulous painted designs to decorate the gift. The best two startling and astounding pictures, one while doing the activity and another on completion of the task were shared by parents to their respective class in charges digitally. 

The students of classes IV to XII had something more special and unique to bring a smile on their beloved mother’s face. They whole- heartedly participated in Solo Singing Competition.   The Heart-warming songs filled their heart with intimacy, gratitude, appreciation and acknowledgement for their mothers. The students shared their poignant videos with their class in charges. 

Our most revered Principal Dr. Jyoti Pujara said that a man may work from dusk to dawn, but a woman’s work never ends. She said that undoubtedly, moms deserve to be celebrated because they’re always putting others ahead of themselves. Mother’s Day is the perfect opportunity to stop and reflect on all of her hard work. She articulated that mothers deserve nothing short of oodles of praise and attention. Though you should constantly let them know how much you love and appreciate them. She motivated all the students to appreciate the efforts and love of their mother. She further thanked and appreciated the students, parents and the staff members for their hard work, creativity and enthusiastic support. 

Overall, it was an enjoyable and memorable day for each and every child which left an indubitable mark on the innocent hearts.

 

AN ONLINE FIRST AID BOX MAKING ACTIVITY TO CELEBRATE WORLD RED CROSS DAY


Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar, Ludhiana organized An Online First Aid Box Making Activity to celebrate World Red Cross amidst Lockdown 3.0. It aimed to aware the youngsters about the importance of the first aid and inculcates a great respect towards our frontline warriors during this pandemic situation. The day is observed to celebrate the birth anniversary of Henry Dunant, the founder of Red Cross Society.

“Provide first aid and be the hero”, keeping this in view, the day started by seeking the blessings of Almighty through video conferencing where class teachers and students recited a  famous poem: “The Red Cross” and poured out their heart’s appreciation and acknowledgment to the blood and plasma donors during Covid -19. An informative video was shared digitally in which the young Greenknights learnt about the life and contribution of Henry Dunant and role of Red Cross Society. Students were fascinated to know the main functions of the Red Cross that fall into four categories- blood collection, disaster relief, aids to soldiers and victims of war and community education. 

It was followed by announcement the rules and regulations of First Aid Box Making Activity. It was organised in an amplified manner to provide the basic first aid training and to make the children aware of diverse and innovative range of services to the humanity. The theme behind it was to disseminate first aid knowledge and skills among young people. The Green Knights participated enthusiastically and were keen to showcase their knowledge. The criteria for the competition were presentation, use of material, innovation and overall effect. The best two startling and astounding pictures one while doing the activity and another on completion of the task were shared by parents to their respective class in charges.

Our benign Principal Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara said that the day is celebrated in Red Cross Organizations across the world by helping people with independence, humanity, impartiality, universality, unity and the fundamental principles of the organization. She encouraged volunteers to promote their humanitarian activities and help people who are suffering from any kind of problem. She motivated the young Greenknights to protect their own lives and ensure they follow lockdown 3.0.

On the whole, the event proved to be a great learning experience for all the children.

 

AN ONLINE INTER CLASS POETRY RECITATION COMPETITION ON “TAGORE JAYANTI”


“The burden of the self is lightened when I laugh at myself” – Rabindranath Tagore

Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar, Ludhiana, organized An Online Inter Class Poetry Recitation Competition for classesVI to XII to celebrate “Tagore Jayanti” with a belief that a poem can be an oasis of calm, a moment of slowing down and reducing stress in our frenetic world. The main purpose of the competition was to instill a love for poetry and to develop recitation skills among the students.

 “Poetry is emotion put into measure. The emotion must come by nature, but the measure can be acquired by art.”, keeping this in view, the day started by seeking the blessings of Almighty through video conferencing where class teachers and students recited a Tagore’s famous poem: “The Grasp of Your Hand” and poured out their heart’s gratitude and thankfulness to God to shower his mercy during Covid -19.  A small write up was read digitally in which the young Greenknights learnt about the life and contribution of Gurudev.  It was followed by announcement the rules and regulations of the competition. It was organised for two categories A and B which represented two languages i.e English and Hindi respectively.

The recital of Tagore’s poems by the students marked the commencement of the celebrations. One of the participants recited and enacted Tagore’s famous poem titled ‘Where the mind is without fear’, which enthralled the audience. The celebrations included immaculate rendition of Tagore’s poem ‘Geetanjali’, ‘Freedom’, Last Curtain’, पिंजरे की चिड़िया थी.., चल तू अकेला!, कुसुम etc. The most riveting performances exhibited great enthusiasm and radiance in their performances and were highly applauded by the judges. Each participant was given 2-3 minutes for recitation of the poem. The students excelled in memorizing and reciting the poetry of their choice with confidence and control in voice modulation, expressions, confidence, and modulation. The astonishing and astounding videos and pictures were shared by parents to their respective class in charges.

Our well-regarded Principal of the school, Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara articulated that when power leads man towards arrogance, poetry reminds him of his limitations and when power narrows the area of man's concern, poetry reminds him of the richness and diversity of existence. She said that Poetry helps us understand and appreciate the world around us. She appreciated the exuberance & efforts of participants in general & applauded the winners in particular. She reminded of the fact that participating in the event itself is a great achievement as it reflects self-assurance & poise of an individual and helps to develop his/her personality.

On the whole, the day proved to be great fulfilled experience for the Green Knights and gave them a platform to explore their hidden talent. The event proved to be a great learning experience for all the children.

 

AN ONLINE FANCY DRESS COMPETITION- OUR HELPERS ON THE OCCASION OF “THE INTERNATIONAL WORKERS’ DAY”

Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar, Ludhiana organized An Online Fancy Dress Competition- Our Helpers  for the tiny tots of Pre-Nursery-KG on the occasion of “The International Workers’ Day”, also called as Labour Day, with full zeal and aplomb. To honor workers for their contribution towards making our lives easier, Greenknights celebrated the untiring services provided by the Corona Warriors during this international pandemic.

‘It’s labour indeed that puts the difference to everything.’ Keeping in view, the day started by seeking the blessings of Almighty through video conferencing where teachers and students recited a soul rendering song– “Desh Mere Tu Jeeta Rahe” and pour their heart’s gratitude and thankfulness before them. The tiny tots while in their homes got together through Whats App and dressed up as helpers of society and expressed their gratitude towards the support staff and reiterated the fact that their contribution is an important aspect in their life. The toddlers actively participated in the activity and thanked the helpers for their dedication and support.

This engaging and fun filled activity was planned in such a manner that students developed confidence, connected to their family as a deeply valued member of family. A small animated video was shared through Whatsapp in which they learnt about the importance of the day. The startling and astounding videos and pictures were shared by parents to their respective class incharges.

Our revered School Principal Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara acknowledged the contributions of the work force of the society, and lauded their ceaseless efforts for the welfare of the public. She said that as the world is hit by the coronavirus pandemic; Medical workers, sanitation workers, police personnel and other essential service workers are working day and night to help people, without caring about them and are fighting the deadly virus on the frontline. She paid her heartfelt gratitude and thankfulness to the real warriors; she further articulated that their undiluted courage, selflessness, determination, and focus have ensured that India remains on track in this difficult time. She appreciated all the parents and students for sharing scintillating and vivacious videos of their kids while paying thankfulness to Covid-19 warriors.

As a whole, the day was full of joyous and learning for children.

 

AN ONLINE BOOK COVER DECORATION COMPETITION ON THE OCCASION OF “WORLD BOOK DAY”

Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar, Ludhiana organised An Online Book Cover Decoration Competition on the occasion of “World Book Day” for the 14th successive year with great zeal and enthusiasm. The main aim of the competition was to encourage children to develop creativity and imagination through a range of complex activities and to improve their ability to control materials, tools and techniques.

Amidst the Quarantine 2.0, the teachers organised a special morning assembly through video conferencing to mark the importance of World Book Day. The students of Grade IV to VIII were introduced to the rules and regulations of the Book Cover Decoration Competition based on the theme- “Books Help Us Grow.”The Students participated in it with utmost enthusiasm and zeal. Continuing with the spirit to spread awareness and adding more fervor to the celebrations, the students exhibited their sentiments and made ingenious book covers using different sort of materials such as coloured tape, glitter shells, paper crafting, fabulous painted designs to decorate their book covers and Made strong design statements. The best two startling and astounding pictures  while doing the activity and another on completion of the task were shared by parents to their respective class in charges digitally.

Speaking on the occasion, Principal Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara said that Art and design stimulates creativity and imagination. It provides visual, tactile and sensory experiences and a special way of understanding and responding to the world. She articulated that children become involved in shaping their environments through art and design activities and learn to make informed Judgement and aesthetic decisions. She, further, encouraged the students to inculcate the habit of reading as it will add magic to their lives. She thanked and appreciated the students, parents and the staff members for all the hard work, creativity and enthusiastic support.

Overall, the competition proved to be a tough time setter for the activity in-charges to give ranks to the winners. The students explored ideas and meanings through learning about the roles and functions of art.

 

AN ONLINE ART ATTACK ACTIVITY

“The environment is where we all meet; where we all have a mutual interest; it is the one thing all of us share.”

Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar, Ludhiana along with the little angels and the teachers organized An Online Art Attack Activity on the occasion of Earth Day with much enthusiasm. The aim was to sensitize the students towards their role in addressing global environmental challenges at grass root level.

The day started by seeking the blessings of Almighty through video conferencing where teachers and students recited a magnificent song – “We're All in This Together” urging everyone to come together to spread awareness on Covid-19 and save our Mother Earth.  The school organized a plethora of activities for different age groups to ensure mass participations followed by Hand Printing Activity for the tiny tots of Pre. Nursery to K.G  in which the young novices participated enthusiastically. The tiny tots while in their homes got together through Microsoft Teams App and Whats App to watch and learn how to do thumb printing. The excitement of the children knew no bounds as in-house artists and their teachers demonstrated to them how printing is done. The toddlers dipped their tiny hands in colour and made Earth and developed confidence, improved their motor skills. The best two startling and astounding pictures one while doing the activity and another on completion of the task were shared by parents to their respective class in charges.

To mark this day and to emphasize upon the need to conserve Earth, the students of Primary Section I-III participated in Best out of Waste Activity. The objective of the competition was to create love for environment by making best out of waste with help of recyclable things. The students used their imagination and creativity to make innovative things. Students used broken bangles, plastic bottles, waste nails, peanut shell, beads, therrmocol glasses, old CD etc. All these things which are waste in our day to day life were used in constructive manner and variety of things were made from them. Students made cloth doll, wall hanging with bangles, doll with tea strainer, night lamp with bottle, and paper flowers were artistically made. The criteria for the competition were presentation, use of material, innovation and overall effect.

The students of class IX to XII participated in Poster Making Competition with an aim to make a commitment to learn more about the environment and demonstrate how you can help in protecting it. Continuing with the spirit to spread awareness and adding more fervor to the celebrations, the students exhibited their sentiments through ‘Art Attack, and made ingenious posters represented the ways to conserve earth with strokes of colors. The best two startling and astounding pictures one while doing the activity and another on completion of the task were shared by parents to their respective class in charges.

Speaking on the occasion, revered Principal Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujaraappreciated the efforts of young toddlers and added that we are fortunate to have born on Earth and reminded children of their responsibility towards “Mother Earth” and administered a pledge to protect and save our fast depleting natural resources. She motivated the students that we should join our hands together to save our mother Earth from the increasing environmental degradation and exhorted everybody to save flora and fauna, soil and water from the unhealthy man made practices growing industrialisation and urbanization.

On the whole, the Earth Day celebrations galvanized more students and parents than any other event showing that more than ever people care is very concerned about global healing and environmental issues.

 

AN ONLINE COLLAGE MAKING ACTIVITY




Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar, Ludhiana conducted An Online Collage Making Activity for the students of class VI to VIII on the occasion of the ‘World Heritage Day’ with cultural fervor and enthusiasm. The main aim of the competition was to make students aware about world's famous monuments and heritage sites besides the efforts required to protect these. The students were made to realise the need to protect places of historic importance.

Amidst the lockdown 2.0, the teachers organised a special morning assembly through video conferencing to mark the importance of World Heritage Day. The students of Grade VI to VIII were introduced to the rules and regulations of the trivial activities based on the theme- Cultural heritage of India, Diversity of world and nature to enkindle and induce love for our country’s heritage.

This day was celebrated for conservation of our boundless heritage so that our generation can comprehend its importance & history and pass it on as an honor to the next generation. The Students participated in it with utmost enthusiasm and zeal. The startling and astounding pictures and videos of collages were shared by parents to their respective class in charges digitally. It was followed by an informative and entertaining presentation on the heritage which was presented via Whats App to mark the importance of preserving world this day.

Speaking on the occasion, our well-regarded Principal Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara said that the chain of Green Land Schools regularly holds awareness events for major UN observance days. For ‘World heritage Day’ observed on April 18, we wanted to create awareness about preservation and conservation of our “Grand Heritage.” She articulated that in view of the quarantine, the school decided to hold the event via Whats App since no one could come outside. She motivated and advised the students to preserve and conserve the monuments and cultural heritage of India. She encouraged the students to celebrate their cultural traditions in the wide context of the great diversity of cultures and beliefs that make up the world and nation.

On the whole, the competition was marked as an endeavor to sensitize the children about the rich culture and heritage of India. It was a delight to watch the enthralling collages where students displayed their artistic potential and creativity.

 

AN ONLINE TALENT HUNT CONTEST ON THE OCCASION OF BAISAKHI


Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar, Ludhiana organized An Online Talent Hunt Contest on the occasion of Baisakhi – the festival of Harvest with traditional fervour and enthusiasm for the angels of P. Nsy to V. The objective of the activity was to freshen up and bloom the minds and hearts of energetic learners during Home Quarantine. To mark the importance of this day, the school came alive with a plethora of activities organized for the students. The students were given a choice to participate either in performing arts or visual art.

The day started by seeking the blessings of Almighty through video conferencing and later discussing the rules and regulation of the said competition through video conferencing by their mentors. The teachers also made the students aware about the historical background, significance and relevance of Baisakhi through digital media. The young enthusiasts were also told about various aspects of rural Punjab, its cultural heritage through a short movie which was dedicated to the meticulous farmers.

It was followed by a Folk Dance Activity in which the vibrant Green Knights actively participated and set the mood for the festival celebrations. These engaging and fun filled activities were planned in such a manner that students felt refreshed amidst lock down. The Students attired in pretty Punjabi suits with glittering dupattas looked awesome. The presentation of Punjabi song was quite mesmerizing and reminded everyone about the great heritage and culture of Punjab. A vibrant & enthralling videos and pictures of little angels fascinated all. In another competition, the creative blooming artists shared their paintings and art work.

Speaking on the occasion, our revered principal of the school, Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara apprised every one of the importance of the festival. Talking about the videos and art work, she  articulated that performing arts in education provides students with the opportunity to engage the mind, the body and emotions into a collaborative expression of all that it means to be human. Through study and performance, students explore and present great themes and ideas. She further said that organizing such competition was a fun-filled way to channelize the energies of students. She appreciated all the parents and students for sharing such dazzling and energetic performances. She further blessed all with virtuous health and high spirit.

On the whole, it was a day filled with a lot of activity and joy.

 

BEAT THE HEAT WITH ‘LEMONADE MAKING ACTIVITY’


Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar, Ludhiana organised Beat the Heat with ‘Lemonade Making Activity’ for the tiny tots of Pre-Nursery-KG on the occasion of Baisakhi. The main aim of this activity was to develop sensory learning among students.

The day started by seeking the blessings of Almighty through video conferencing where teachers and students recited a soul rendering payer – “Ek Tu Hi Bharosa, Ek Tu Hi Sahara” urging God to show his mercy on the world by ending the worldwide pandemic Novel Corona Virus.  It was followed by lemonade making activity in which the young novices participated enthusiastically. The tiny tots while in their homes got together through Microsoft Teams App and Whats App to watch and learn how lemonade is made. The excitement of the children knew no bounds as an in-house chef and their teachers demonstrated to them how lemonade is made. The toddlers actively participated in the activity and enjoyed the refreshing delicacies. This engaging and fun filled activity was planned in such a manner that students developed confidence, connected to their family, and as a deeply valued member of family. A small animated video on the festival was shared with the students. The startling and astounding videos and pictures were shared by parents to their respective class in charges.

Speaking on the occasion, our revered Principal Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara,apprised every one of the importance of the festival. She also threw light on the religious and historical importance of the festival. She, further, motivated the students to celebrate the festival by staying safe at home and motivated them to promote harmony and brotherhood throughout the world. She also highlighted that sensory play builds nerve connections in the brain's pathways, which lead to the child's ability to complete more complex learning tasks. She appreciated all the parents and students for sharing such scintillating and vivacious videos of their kids while enjoying the drinks.

As a whole, the day was full of joyous and learning for children.

 

NEW SESSION 2020-21 STARTED THROUGH REMOTE LEARNING TO MOBILISE TOWARDS A DIGITAL FUTURE


Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar, Ludhiana started new session 2020-21 amidst the world pandemic novel Corona Virus through remote learning to mobilise towards a digital future. The Chain of Green Lands Schools has been among the initiators to unlock Future Learning to their students and staff.

The school designed In-House Online Teaching to give the young Green Knights practical steps towards online teaching and student support. The move allowed the youngsters to access to the online study material delivered through the digital platform. A number of educational materials on various subjects such as Mathematics, Science, S.S.T, Languages, Art and Craft, Physical Education, Music etc. are being shared through videos and online classes. The teachers were provided an online coaching before equipping themselves with digital tools.

Speaking on the occasion, Principal of the school, Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara said that online education provides opportunities to access and share information more easily and readily. Teachers and students are able to join online communities of practice based on their area of interest rather than their geographic location. She further said that while quarantine is the time to strengthen the family bonds. Except paper- pen education, kids must be taught some skills such as cooking without fire, one should use quarantine to reinforce the moral and divine values among students, she articulated that rather everybody is in lockdown, but there is no lockdown on smiling, charity, glee and contentment.

On the whole, everyone is utilizing quarantine efficiently.

 

ECO-FRIENDLY HOLI- THE FESTIVAL OF COLOURS


“Life is the most colorful festival full of enjoyment and happiness.”

Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar, Ludhiana celebrated Eco-Friendly Holi- the Festival of Colours in the school premises. The day was celebrated with great fun and vigour to spread the message of harmony. The staff and the tiny tots experienced a true explosion of colours by playing eco-friendly Holi with vibrant flowers which was s.

To celebrate this festival, a plethora of activities were organised for the tiny tots of kindergarten wing. The students of Pre-Nursery showcased their artistic skills in Fist Printing Activity whereas the little angels of Nursery proved their talent in fork painting activity. They primed beautiful designs and patterns with colours. The students of kg participated in hand printing activity. Such activities help in improving their motor and artistic skills. The above said activities were performed in the keen supervision of their teachers. The school prepared natural colours with dry flowers in the school and applied tilak on each other’s forehead.

Addressing the gathering, the revered Principal of the school, Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara said that Holi is the day to express love with colours and she also implored the students to play safe Holi by avoid hurling water balloons, artificial colours and water guns due to the outbreak of Coronavirus.  She articulated that a better way to keep the Holi celebration quite subtle and eco-friendly is by applying Tilak Holi on the forehead of loved ones. She added that this colourful festival, being a symbol of love and merriment, gives an opportunity to connect with our dear ones and provides a chance to live a fresh and vibrant life. She wished the management, staff students and parents a safe and colourful Holi.

On the whole, the Green Land Family celebrated Holi in both pleasurable and educative way.

 

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY


“A woman is a symbol of love, God’s finest and beautiful creation”.

Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar, Ludhiana celebrated International Women’s Day in its school premises with great show and pomp to recognise the contribution and significance of the women in the society.

The programme began with an invocation seeking God’s blessings and welcome of the revered Principal Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara. The celebrations were followed by a Power Point presentation depicting the power of women not only entertained all, but made them realize the prodigious power women have. The poem recitation by the staff members highlighted the message about competency of women, Intellectual capacity of women as capable of holding high responsibility as efficiently as men can do. The recitation of poem was followed by motivational song and dance performances by the lady staff members.

The well-regarded Principal Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujaraaddressed the teachers and spoke about what level of efficiency women can exhibit if given opportunity. She asked them to feel proud they are women- mother, daughter, officer, doctor and capable of holding every kind of executive role. While highlighting the qualities of women, beginning from each alphabet of the word ‘WOMAN’, she said that it is the day to acknowledge all the men and women in the world for making this world a better place for everyone to live in.

Over-all, It was an occasion for the members of the Green Land Family to pause for a moment and reflect on themselves, to appreciate how much has been done and what more needs to be done in the field of gender equality.

 

FANCY DRESS COMPETITION BASED ON FRUITS AND VEGETABLES AND HEALTHY TIFFIN ACTIVITY




Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar, Ludhiana organised a Fancy Dress Competition based on Fruits and Vegetables and Healthy Tiffin Activity in the school premises with great zeal and enthusiasm. Looking at alluring advertisements of famous food chains, the school took an initiative to inculcate healthy eating habits among the tiny tots of KG wing.

A gamut of activities were planned for our young learners who explored their artistic self as they designed colourful headgears of fruits , thus proclaiming Eat Healthy, Stay Healthy. Going the salubrious way, the tiny tots displayed their Tiffin which was vibrant with variety of food items, carrying out the spree of nourishing Balanced Diet. The students gave presentations and enumerated the wholesome benefits.

The revered Principal Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara articulated that a healthy mind lives in a healthy body. She applauded the students for their enthused contribution and elucidation of each component present in their food. She exhorted the participating students to eat fresh homemade food. She inspired the students to eat fresh fruits and salads. According to her along with Academics, one should eat healthy food, balanced diet.

Over-all, it was a learning experience for young Greenknights.

 

ENGLISH HANDWRITING COMPETITION (III-V)

Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar, Ludhiana organized English Handwriting Competition for the students of Classes III to V in the school premises with great zeal and enthusiasm. The objective of this competition was to encourage students to improve their calligraphy skills.

The young Green Knights participated with great enthusiasm to prove their mettle. A thorough orientation was done by the mentors before the event in the format of learning cum fun filled competition. This competition was one of the numerous enjoyable competitions that gave students a platform to participate in cursive handwriting. It was organized in the respective classrooms. The response of the students was very encouraging. Majority of students had put in their best foot forward to enhance their writing skills and their efforts and initiatives were appreciated by one and all.

Speaking on the occasion, the high esteemed Principal of the School, Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara said that Handwriting is an essential skill for students. She said that practising handwriting is an incredibly important exercise for children as it enables them to develop fine motor skills and confidence. It activates the brain and contributes to reading fluency. She said that Good handwriting is important as in the modern world, in all walks of life; people are judged by their handwriting. She articulated that good handwriting provides students with an opportunity to display their competency of legible writing.

On the whole, it was a wonderful learning experience for all the students. The winners were felicitated with the merit certificates.

 

AN INTER CLASS SPELL BEE COMPETITION


“Spelling is important because it aids in reading. It helps cement the connection that is shared between sounds and letters.”

Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar, Ludhiana organized an Inter Class Spell Bee Competition for the students of Primary Classes in the school premises with great zeal and enthusiasm. It aimed at creating awareness of the possibilities of using varied words in oral and written expression and to add new words to the active vocabulary of the students.

The tiny tots participated with great enthusiasm and dueled through the toughest words to prove their mettle. A thorough orientation was done by the mentors before the event in the format of learning cum fun filled competition. This competition was one of the numerous enjoyable competitions that gave students a platform to learn spellings in different ways. This competition helped students improve their spellings, increase their vocabulary, learn concepts, and develop the use of correct English. They participated earnestly in the competition and their efforts and initiatives were appreciated by one and all.

The well-regarded Principal of the school, Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara said that some people take the Spell Bee very seriously and these people are called "parents of children”. She valued the efforts of parents and appreciated the students for participating enthusiastically. In her speech, she believed that such type of competitions make students aware of the using new spellings in their day to day life and the usage of many unfamiliar words.

On the whole, it was a wonderful learning experience for all the little ones and served to enrich and encouraged them to learn new words. The winners were felicitated with the merit certificates.

 

MAHA SHIVRATRI


"When you focus on being a blessing, God makes sure that you are always blessed in abundance".

Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar, Ludhiana celebrated Maha Shivratri with devotion and religious fervour in honour of Lord Shiva in its school premises.

To feel the verve of festival, a special assembly on ‘Mahashivratri' was conducted by the students. Festival celebrated in veneration of Lord Shiva commenced with the Morning Prayer 'Teri Hai Zameen, Tera Aasmaan” followed by a speech sharing the significance of the pious day. Powers and role of Lord Shiva in the natural cycle were highlighted through the speech. The auspiciousness of this day for Goddess Parvati was exhibited and heartfelt prayers were offered to Lord Shiva by all.

Speaking on the occasion, our revered Principal Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara said that Maha Shivaratri is a festival celebrated annually in honour of Lord Shiva, and in particular, marks the day of the celebration of marriage of Lord Shiva with Goddess Parvati. She said that the third eye of Lord Shiva symbolises that we must not always believe what we see until we are able to see it from the mind’s eye. She articulated that whenever we face an adverse circumstance, then we must not keep on thinking about what we see in front of us. Rather we must give our mind enough time to think about the solution to the problem and must perceive the situation from all the aspects. The students along with Principal Mam offered flowers to Lord Shiva and seek His choicest blessings for the upcoming exams.

On the whole, everyone swayed away with the chanting of sacred mantra ‘Om Namah Shivaya' which made the milieu holy and consecrated.

 

ORIGAMI ACTIVITY FOR THE STUDENTS OF K.G.


Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar, Ludhiana conducted an Origami Activity for the students of KG in the school premises with great zeal and enthusiasm. Children participated in this venture with high spirits.

The tiny tots were amazed to see transformation of a flat sheet square of paper into a finished sculpture through folding and sculpting. Budding stars created unique and exclusive shapes and structures to showcase their finesse in paper craft. They made house, fan, fish, flower, boat, butterfly, dog, bird etc. and displayed them with great pleasure and gratification.

Origami Activity provided the little ones with wonderful “schematic learning through repeatable actions”. As the teachers demonstrated, children watched closely and listened carefully to the specific instructions and then carried them with originality, neatness and accuracy. This activity triggered their imagination and enhanced their creative skills.

The most illustrious Principal of the school, Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara said that Origami is a fun way to explain concepts. A thin piece of paper is not very strong, but if you fold it like an accordion it will be. She articulated that such skills allow children to comprehend, characterize, and construct their own vernacular for the world around them. She further said that it excites other modalities of learning. It has been shown to improve spatial visualization skills using hands-on learning.

On the whole, the paper folding craft was not only a fun filled experience, but it also proved to be a valuable means to develop artistic skills in the young ones.

 

ROLE PLAY ACTIVITY BASED ON THE THEME "OUR HELPERS" FOR THE TINY TOTS OF NURSERY


Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar, Ludhiana organised A Role Play  Activity based on the theme "Our Helpers" for the tiny tots of Nursery Grade with great zeal and enthusiasm. The main objective of this activity was to sensitise the learners towards different professions, gain knowledge about their work and to inculcate the value of ‘Respect for all Helpers'.

The activity was based on a topic from their curriculum and was an extension to the concepts they have learned in the class. It was integrated with the topic of Our Helpers. The students came dressed up as one of the helper and spoke few lines about it.They participated wholeheartedly in the activity. It was an awesome sight to see them dressed up as policeman, army man, doctor, firefighter, etc. The children were explained about the services and tools of community helpers. To further enhance their knowledge, a ‘role play’ activity was organized in which the children used tools of different helpers and introduced themselves. They enacted their roles with props along with like- Stethoscope, fire extinguisher, money, weighing machine etc. They enjoyed the enactment using different props and displayed immense self-confidence while narrating and enacting

Speaking on the occasion, illustrious Principal, Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara said that all children must have access to health and early learning opportunities that help them be healthy, ready for school, and on track to reach their full potential. She articulated that we as stakeholders of society must help our  children to have a strong start in life by ensuring the best information, coaching, resources, and support they need to grow and thrive. She further said that we should be grateful to people who have contributed to make our lives better and generate relationships of friendship, neighbourhood and peace in society.

On the whole, it as a great learning experience for the tiny tots.

 

PAID ACCOLADES TO THE BRAVE MARTYRS OF CENTRAL RESERVE POLICE FORCE (CRPF)


Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar, Ludhiana paid accolades to the brave martyrs of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) who died in suicide bomb attack at Lethpora in Pulwama by the militants on their convoy.

A special morning assembly was organized in the school where all the students and staff members observed silence prayer to pay tribute to these pious souls. All were in mourning and their eyes were moist when children sang "Aye Mere Watan Ke Logo” to remember the sacrifice of our brave heroes. Further, the slogans against terrorism were raised by the students in the assembly. All staff members paid their heartfelt condolences to brave-heart HEROES, who gave their lives for “Mother India.”

Speaking on the occasion, our high esteemed Principal, Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara paid homage to the brave martyrs who fought for the freedom, glory, welfare and progress of our nation and added that this day is chosen to tribute our brave martyrs who laid their lives for the country and we can never forget their contribution. She paid her deepest condolence for the families of martyrs and prayed God to give them strength to overcome this difficult time. She said that Special emphasis is taken in the chain of Green Land Schools to inculcate the values of patriotism and respect the gallant sacrifices made by Indians for the pride and honour of nation. She requested the students to be brave and remain patient against the cowardice act of terrorists and inspired the students to take a pledge to make this world a better place for all.

The assembly concluded with the soul stirring and motivational song “Aye Watan, Aye Watan Humko Teri Kasam”, sung with passion by the students and the students pledged to join hands against terrorism.

FITNESS ASSESSMENT OF STUDENTS THROUGH KHELO INDIA PROGRAME

Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar, Ludhiana successfully completed Fitness Assessment of students through Khelo India Programe in its school premises under Fit India Movement and received ‘Fit India School’ certificate through online registration by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports. The prime objective of the programme was to indulge school children in active field time than passive screen time and everyone towards Indian culture through various activities of games.

A plethora of activities like BMI calculation, Plate Tapping, Flamingo Balance, strength of abdominal & muscular endurance, flexibility (sit and reach test), cardiovascular endurance and speed etc. were conducted in such a unique way that every age group participated and benefitted from them. They learnt and performed these exercises and were assessed accordingly. They also acquired the information about the importance of regular exercising. The department of physical education motivated and guided the students to stay fit and healthy.

Speaking on the occasion, our revered Principal Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara said that Fit India doesn't mean just exercising the mind or making fitness plans on paper or merely looking at fitness apps on the laptop or computer or on a mobile phone. We all must sweat it out and change our food habits. She said that today’s youth is more active on social media rather than in society and family. She appreciated the initiatives of Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports to promote physical well-being of youth of India.

On the whole, everyone was in jubilant mood and promised to devote at least one hour to bodily activities.

SINK OR FLOAT? ACTIVITY FOR THE TINY TOTS OF KINDERGARTEN WING


Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar, Ludhiana organised Sink or Float? Activity for the tiny tots of Kindergarten Wing with great zeal and enthusiasm. The main objective of this activity was to introduce the concept of sinking and floating and it helped the students explore different objects that may sink or float.

The said activity began by prior knowledge testing round. The teacher asked the children if they knew the meaning of floating. Relating it with the concept of swimming or bathing in a bathtub, the teacher explained the concept and told why some objects float and some do not. The enthusiastic tiny tots experimented and practised the concept themselves. They brought different objects such as a cork, crayon, cotton ball, feather, small plastic toy boat, metal toy car, plastic Easter egg, paper, plastic straw, outdoor twigs, small bars of soap, a small balloon (blown up), and crumpled ball of aluminum foil for the activity.

A large bowl filled with water was setup in the classrooms and the children picked up an item and predicted whether it will sink or float. The students recorded their predictions and filled out a table with their findings and wrote about why there predictions were correct or incorrect. By the end of the lesson students understood that objects with more air float. The students were very energetic and enthusiastic while performing activity.

Speaking on the occasion, illustrious Principal, Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara said that experiments play a vital role in students’ life. She said that the child is the father of man and today’s child already has exposure to internet, social media and electronic gadgets. Providing him only bookish knowledge is of no use nowadays as he needs more practical education. She articulated that it is important to provide the basis for scientific knowledge and exhibit a new phenomenon that is in need of explanation.

On the whole, it was a great educational platform for the tiny tots.

LEAF PRINTING ACTIVITY FOR THE TINY TOTS OF KINDERGARTEN WING


“In every change, in every falling leaf there is some pain, some beauty. And that's the way new leaves grow.”

Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar, Ludhiana organised Leaf Printing Activity for the tiny tots of Kindergarten Wing in its school premises. The main aim of this activity was to observe the different shapes, sizes, and vein patterns of leaves.

The activity commenced with a walk in the garden with children to collect leaves that have recently fallen. Upon returning to their classrooms, they compared the leaves and sorted them by size, shape, and color. The students veined different patterns of leaves by using finger paints to spread a thin layer of paint on the bumpy side of the leaves and placed the prints on a large piece of craft paper to make a fall classroom mural. The charm and excitement of the amusement was evident in the eyes of young Greenknights.

Speaking on the occasion, our revered Principal, Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara said that leaf painting activity provided a great learning experience to the tiny tots as it provided them a great sensory experience. She said that Nature bears the closest inspection and invites us to lay our eye level with her smallest leaf, and take an insect view of its plain. She articulated that if you want to make the main color pure and bright, don’t just keep adding bright colors on it. Just make the colors around the spot darker and dull. It will give the scene dramatically effects and it is evident with life too.

On the whole, it was a great learning experience for the students.

BIRTH ANNIVERSARY OF GURU RAVIDAS JI


Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar, Ludhiana paid obeisance to ‘Guru Ravidas Ji’ on his birth anniversary. The event started with teachers and students paying floral tribute to the portrait of preacher-philosopher Guru Ravidas who emphasised on the values of harmony, equality and compassion, which are central to India’s culture and ethos.

On this auspicious day, insightful teachings of Guru Ravidas were recited in the form of shabads and bhajans, which made the whole environment religious and pious. The students also delivered speeches on the life history of Guru Ravidas Ji, his contributions and teachings.

The Principal of the school, Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara, paid floral tribute to Guru Ravidas Ji. She described Him as a social religious reformer, a philosopher and Theosophist who propagated society to come out of shackles of caste, creed and colour which sets the path of ideal and virtuous living, universal humanism and the oneness of mankind. She further added that like Guru Ji we all should live a life of simplicity and piety. If we follow His teachings sincerely we can build a better world. 

On the whole, the programme was well appreciated by the students and the staff.  Prasad was distributed among the students and staff.

 

BIRTH ANNIVERSARY OF HAZOOR MAHARAJ PARAM SANT KIRPAL SINGH JI

“Remembrance of the Master is the sum total, of all practices.”

Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar, Ludhiana celebrated the Birth Anniversary of Hazoor Maharaj Param Sant Kirpal Singh Ji with great devotion and zeal. The main motive to celebrate this day was to impart the values, morals, principles and teachings of the great Guru among the students.

The festive event commemorated by paying obeisance to the holy spirit with soulful and melodious enchanting of Shabad by school choir, which empowered the gathering and ambience with religious essence. Everyone was engrossed with heart and soul during Shabad Kirtan. Speech by teachers and students acknowledged the gathering with the eventful life of divine soul Param Sant Kirpal Singh Ji Maharaj and his teachings inculcating the feeling of brotherhood, humanity and a firm belief in Almighty.

The revered Principal of the school, Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara directed the students that they should imbibe his teachings and try to reform themselves for the sake of humanity and to attain eternity. She added that the aura of our spiritual Guru is all around us, showering His blessings and mentoring our path generously. We don’t get such love and affection anywhere else which we feel here. She also titled Him as the living master, a spiritual, illustrious, leader, mystic poet and humanitarian who wrote an extensive collection of books on spirituality. She also reminded the students his message, “Be Good, Do Good, Be One.”

On the whole, the celebration of Hazoor Maharaj Param Sant Kirpal Singh Ji’s birthday filled the tenor with spirituality.

Inter School Science Quiz Competition


Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar, Ludhiana emerged victorious in Inter School Science Quiz Competition organized for the member schools of Hubs of LearningThe theme of the said competition was based on various topics of ScienceIt was very informative and knowledge enriching competition for participants along with the audience.

Around 6 schools participated and rubbed their shoulders in this competition among various schools of Ludhiana. The young Greenknights Mohit(VIII), Muskan(VIII), Chetna Rana(VIII) and Sameer (VIII)were in euphoric mood by securing first runners up position through their stupendous and stunning performance.

The Principal of the school, Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara heartily congratulated the delighted winners on their accomplishments and encouraged the students to be up-dated by reading the newspaper and listening and watching the news. She expressed her pleasure and contentment for the budding quizzers and blessed them on their success while inspiring them to keep on performing with the same zeal and enthusiasm. She lauded the efforts of the winners of the competition and complimented the teachers on the stupendous victory.

Over-all, it was a moment of jubilation for the school. It was a great learning experience for the children as they enjoyed the quiz very much.

INTER CLASS KITE FLYING COMPETITION


Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar, Ludhiana organised An Inter Class Kite Flying Competition for the student of classes IV to VIII with great fervour and vivacity in the premises. The School campus wore festive look and decorations replete with the colourful kites.

The students participated in the said competition held at wide green open ground and flew their colourful kites in the beautiful surroundings running and ducking in an attempt to keep their kites air bone for as long as possible. Colourful kites of different sizes were distributed to kite lovers. The students were seen giving tips to the kite flyers. The sky over the school was full of multicoloured kites. These colourful paper kites snatched all the attraction of the audience.

Speaking on the occasion our revered Principal Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara said that it was introduced as part of the festival to revive the practice of kite-flying, which is reckoned to be going out of vogue among the modern generation. She said that urbanisation and space deficit was the reason for the sports to vanish.

On the whole, it was a wonderful day. Their enthusiasm and gleaming faces were a treat to watch.

INTERACTIVE SESSION FOR THE STUDENTS OF X TO XII


"The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams."

Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar, Ludhiana organised an interactive session for the students of X to XII. The main objective of the session was to overcome the exam stress and anxiety.

The session was graced and addressed by well-regarded, Chairman, Chain of Green Land Schools Dr. Rajesh Rudhra. While addressing the students, he said that students now days are under great stress and pressure of result, exams and family problems. Youngsters most of the time find it difficult to face the changes and to cope up with such variations. Hence, this leads to stress, anxiety and tension. He also talked about the influence of mobile phones and internet. He said that the students must always share their problems with others instead of keeping any knots in their minds. He also suggested them to be interactive during the session so that they could learn the art of handling exam stress and tension.

While interacting with the students, he answered all the queries of students in a very positive and informative way. The students were quite satisfied and happy with the session. He gave his best wishes to the students and said that the exam will test your knowledge, not your skill, so never be scared of exams and have confidence in your skills.

Speaking on the occasion, our illustrious Principal Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara said that Exam time can be super stressful, and sometimes no matter how hard you try to keep your cool, things get on top of you. She shared some tips to remove exam anxiety and preparations tips with the students. She urged the students to ponder upon the advices given by Hon’ble Chairman, Chain of Green Land Schools, Dr. Rajesh Rudhra while interacting with the students, especially to have a strong family bonding and talk to family members. She conveyed her best wishes to the students for the forthcoming examinations and encouraged the students to face every challenge of life without fear.

Indeed, it was a very interesting and educational session which was appreciated by one and all.

MARTYRS’ DAY OF MAHATMA GANDHI-THE FATHER OF NATION


“Be the change that you wish to see in the world.”-Mahatma Gandhi

Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar, Ludhiana observed Martyrs’ Day to pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi-The Father of Nation to honour other martyrs and soliders who sacrificed their life defending the sovereignty of the nation.

The Morning Assembly started by paying tribute to Mahatma Gandhi followed by his favourite prayer song “Hey Ram”. The inspirational thoughts of Gandhi reverberated in the assembly. Poems to motivate the young generation were recited by the students. A PPT on the life of Mahatma Gandhi showing his trials and tribulations and relentless efforts in the Indian Freedom Struggle and contribution to nation building was shown. The students and staff also observed silence prayer to pay tribute for the Father of the Nation. A Short Documentary on the life of Mahatma Gandhi was shown which presented his trials and tribulations and relentless efforts in the Indian Freedom Struggle.

The Principal of the school, Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara paid homage to Gandhi Ji and other martyrs who fought for the freedom, glory, welfare and progress of our nation. She gave a message on the principles of Bapu ji and added that this day is chosen to honour our brave martyrs who laid their lives for the country and we can never forget the contribution of our brave leaders who braced the storm of the British Raj and ushered in the dawn of freedom. Further, she stressed on the need for values in the present scenario and inspired the students to take a pledge to make this world a better place for all. She said that Special emphasis is taken in the chain of green land schools Schools to among the students the respect for sacrifices and gallant efforts made by Indians for the pride and honour of nation.

The assembly concluded with the soul stirring and motivational song “Ae mere watan ke logo”, sung with passion by the students.

BASANT PANCHMI


“Life is to learn. May Goddess Saraswati's divine blessings help you learn and pass the life's tests with ease.”

Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar, Ludhiana celebrated the festival of Basant Panchami with religious fervor and enthusiasm.. The school ambience was filled with jubilation while celebrating Basant – the festival marking the start of spring and Holi Seasons. The children arrived dressed in radiant shades of yellow, which is both the colour of Spring and that associated with Goddess Saraswati, the goddess of learning who is worshipped on the occasion with all devotion. The spring of joy took over when a prayer ceremony worshipping Goddess Saraswati was led by offerings of spring flowers by all the students & staff of the school.

A special assembly was held on this day. It started with the children and teachers singing ‘Saraswati Vandana’. This was followed by a presentation on the various aspects of the festival. Children carried their books with them to attain the blessings of ‘Maa Saraswati’. They also learnt about the importance of showing respect to books as they are repositories of wisdom and knowledge. The assembly concluded with an inspirational song which was sung by the students.

To make it a joyful day, Pre-primary wing of the school buzzed with various activities. Dal Pasting Activity was organized for tiny tots. The students of K.G. wing sought blessings from the Goddess of Knowledge. Yellow gaudy costumes and traditional jewellery worn by tiny tots caught the eyes of the beholders. Students enjoyed ‘Yellow Day’ as it signifies cheerfulness, wisdom, auspiciousness and intellectuality, is a symbol of spring. Students brought a delicious savoury yellow in their tiffin as well and enjoyed their nutrimeal while dining together.

The Principal of the school, Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara motivated the students to be progressive learners, setting big goals and putting dedicated efforts as a promising and flourishing human harvest. She said that the Basant means spring and Panchami is the fifth day of the spring season. As per religious beliefs, worshipping the Goddess brings enlightenment of knowledge, get us rid of lethargy, sluggishness and slumber. She also emphasized on maximum plantation for healthy environment. She wished the staff members and students and said that as harsh winter ends and mustard flowers bloom, may everyone’s life sees no more tough time or any gloom.

On the whole, it was a day filled with religious feelings among students. The celebrations concluded with distribution of  Prasad amongst all.

FAREWELL SHIN-DIG


Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar, Ludhiana organised the 'Farewell Shin-Dig' for the outgoing class XII batch of 2019-20 with full fervour and vigour. The luminaries who adorned the occasion were Dr. Rajesh Rudhra, Chairman, Chain of Green Land Schools, President of the Trust Dr. Shabad Rudhra & General Secretary Mrs. Usha Rudhra, Director Green Land Schools-Dr. Vijayata Rudhra and the Principal of the school, Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara & other eminent guests along with the staff members. They all were given warm welcome by class XI students and staff members. The school bore a festive look and the day was devoted to the years spent together with friends and teachers to ruminate joyous moments. It was a day of mixed emotions of happiness and sorrow for the students as well as for the teachers to bid goodbye and official send off to class XII students. 

The students were welcomed traditionally by applying ‘Tilak’. The programme was painstakingly arranged by class XI students as they wanted to make this occasion a truly memorable for their seniors.  The highlight of the function was the beautiful cultural presentation. The students put forth a mix of scintillating dance performances, entertaining theatre, melodious songs and pulsating music that rocked everyone.

The members of the Head Council Rajveer (Head Boy) and Chavvi Jain (Head Girl) of Class XII delivered speeches expressing gratitude to their mentors and teachers for their invaluable contribution in making their journey a memorable one. Dhruv and Inderpreet Kaur of Class XI in their speech wished good luck to their seniors for their future endeavours and be successful in all fields.

A special cultural programme showcased the multiple talents of class XI students. An emotional choreography presenting students’ journey and their friendship filled everyone’s heart with emotions. A mesmerizing dance performance by the young lases of class XII aptly set the momentum for the other stage performances. The pick of the day was the Bhangra event, where both juniors and seniors enthralled the gathering with their rhythmic dance steps. The singing perfromances by the melodious singers Arshleen Kaur (class XI), Harshdeep Singh (XI) and Riya (class XII) proved to be an icing on the cake.

The outgoing students of Class XII  grew sentimental and emotional as they recalled their happy memories of more than 10 long years in the school. They thanked their mentors and gave a token of gratitude to Honourable Chairman, the Principal and teachers for helping them find their purpose of life with a promise to come back to their Alma Mater.

The Chairman of Chain of Green Land Schools Dr. Rajesh Rudhra congratulated everyone for this gala day and showered his blessings on the students. He extended his good wishes to them for a bright, successful and prosperous future and to perform well in the Board exams. He said that every achievement is rooted deep in hard work, determination and dedication. The best of learning get tested through the journey of life.

While addressing to the students, The Principal, Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara blessed the outgoing batch and appreciated their efforts for enthusiastically participating in varied competitions raising the level of perfection. She articulated that knowing and believing in your own potential can be part of your journey to being successful. If you start to believe in yourself and your potential more, you can become more motivated to prove yourself. When you think you can’t reach your potential, you may not even try. She wished them good luck to make a mark in the world outside and said that moving on to a new stage in life can be a challenging process.

The students enjoyed the scintillating cultural treat. After the cultural programme, everyone assembled in the hall for refreshments and dance. The students danced to their heart’s content to the music belted out by the DJ. The students at this threshold of new beginnings greeted one another with their glittering eyes, sunny smiles and warm hugs.

 Thus a beautiful evening ended with the mixed feelings of happiness and sorrow.

CBSE KAMP-NASTA CHALLENGE, AN INITIATIVE OF CSIR-NISTADS & M/S NCPL

“Men love to wonder, and that is the seed of science.”

Under the aegis of CBSE-Centre of Excellence, Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar, Ludhiana organized “CBSE KAMP- Nasta Challenge, an initiative of CSIR-NISTADS &M/s NCPL, for the students of Class V to X in the school premises with an aim to identify and promote gifted and talented students in the field of science, technology and humanities. It mainly focused on the extent to which children are able to employ Science to their life. The “KAMP Challenge” was well-organized under the competent direction of well-regarded Chairman, Chain of Green Land Schools Dr. Rajesh Rudhra and revered Principal Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara.

A screening test was conducted in an interactive manner and the students enthusiastically participated in it. It commenced with the declaration of the rules and regulations. The said test assessed awareness and knowledge of students on various subjects and provided support in identifying the talent at primitive stage and nurturing them in their areas of strength. The test provided a comprehensive assessment not only to the young students but also to schools, teachers and parents.

The esteemed Principal, Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara, appreciated the continuous efforts of CBSE to promote scientific skills and attitude of a child. She said that nothing has such power to broaden the mind as the ability to investigate systematically and truly all that comes under thy observation in life. She cited that such tests help students to practice more and to improve their level of competitiveness. She inspired the students to participate in such competitions in future as well to keep their knowledge up-to-date.

On the whole, it was altogether a fruitful event for all. It was a great learning experience for the young learners.

 

71ST REPUBLIC DAY

A nation’s culture resides in the hearts and in the soul of its people.” - Mahatma Gandhi

 with all its solemnity and grandeur in its school premises under the theme “Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat”. The broad objective of the initiative was to celebrate the Unity in Diversity of our Nation and to promote the spirit of national integration through a series of activities.

A special morning assembly was organised to enthuse the feeling of patriotism and unity. The school choir presented a patriotic song “Lehar Lehar Lehraye Tiranga”.  The whole school joined the choir and the song reverberated in the surroundings. It was followed by a beautiful rendition of a Street Play based on the importance of our six fundamental rights. The soulful and marvelous dance performance on “Desh Rangila” proved to be an icing on the cake. The melodious music and graceful moves of the students were spellbinding. The function was followed by an Inter Class Competition based on various states of India. Each class represented the fusion of one state. All the students came dressed up according to that state and uttered a few sentences on the significance of that particular state. The students recited poems, delivered speeches and decorated their classes as a state.

Speaking on the occasion, our revered Principal Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara said that we Indians are flying into a new zone of development only because India is independent. She further said that Republic Day is a proud day for Indian citizens as we are celebrating India’s 71st Republic Day. Remembering the sacrifices made by our great freedom fighters and leaders, she articulated that we should be proud of such forefathers and make the best use of our freedom because freedom is never given, it is taken. She wished all the students and teachers Happy Republic Day.

Indeed, it was a day of joy to experience patriotism and nationalism. The students saluted the National Flag and pledged themselves to uphold the honour, integrity, diversity and uniqueness of India. The programme, thus, came to an end with National anthem.

 

READING CHALLENGE 2019-20 UNDER THE AEGIS OF CBSE

“Reading should not be presented to children as a chore, a duty. It should be offered as a gift.”

Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar, Ludhiana organised Reading Challenge 2019-20 under the aegis of CBSE with a focus on promoting Reading Literacy among the learners. The challenge for Round One was well organized under the competent guidance and leadership of Dr. Rajesh Rudhra, Chairman, Chain of Green Land Schools and revered Principal Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara.

The challenge was organised for the students of classes VIII to X and more than 40 students participated in the said challenge. The students were given a set of eight unseen passages followed by objective type questions to test the ability to read with accuracy and process text in order to understand it. The test focused on both speed and accuracy. The participants were given 45 minutes to complete the task and six students were selected for the next level as per their accuracy and  time taken by them. These six students were identified as toppers on the basis of their performance on the assigned reading task and chosen for Round Two which will be an online reading test.

Speaking on the occasion, our revered Principal Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara said that such competitions increase the enjoyment and effectiveness of reading and helps not only academically, but professionally, and in a person's personal life. She appreciated the efforts of CBSE to organize such competitions for testing the ability to read with comprehension and ability to interpret information and draw inference. She articulated that children should make books their best friends and Keep reading. It’s one of the most marvelous adventures that anyone can have.

Indeed, it was a wonderful experience for students to test their abilities and speed in reading comprehension.

 

INTER CLASS FANCY DRESS COMPETITION ON THE BIRTH ANNIVERSARY OF NETA JI SUBHASH CHANDRA BOSE



“Patriotism is your conviction that this country is superior to all others because you were born into it.”

Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar, Ludhiana organised an Inter Class Fancy Dress Competition on the Birth Anniversary of Neta Ji Subhash Chandra Bose to kindle the free spirit of patriotism among young Green Knights.

 To commemorate the sovereignty, the tiny tots of Pre-Nursery to K.G came dressed up in the attire of their favourite national Indian leaders. Whether it was as Jhansi ki Rani complete with her shining sword or as Bhagat Singh with his iconic hat, the children took great pains (aided by their parents) to complete their regalia. Not only did they come in the particular costume of their favourite leader, they even spoke a few lines about the leader. It was just not fun to be dressed up as someone else, but also some learning about very important people whom they didn't know about till date. Teachers shared a lot of information about these leaders.

Speaking on the occasion, our revered Principal Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara said that patriotism is very important not for the sake of the country, but for the student’s personal development as well. She articulated that Group of Green land Schools is one such unique chain which gives importance to develop respect for the country among its students. It makes full use of every opportunity to instill patriotic values along with the regular lessons. She further said that the right teaching today can safeguard the country tomorrow and that is what it is all about and motivated the students to love and keep their country above all.

Indeed, it was a day of joy to experience. Certificates were presented to the winners and all participants were given story books. The programme thus came to an end with the National Anthem and jai hind slogans.

 

FLOWER SHOW FOR THE TINY TOTS OF PRE-NURSERY

“Every flower is a soul blossoming in nature.”

Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar, Ludhiana organised a Flower Show for the tiny tots of Pre-Nursery in the school premises. It's main objective was to keep children close to nature and foster aesthetic sense for the beautiful bounties of nature.

The little tiny tots brought different types of flowers like rose, orchid, marigold, Jasmine Flower, Dazzling Lilies and Hibiscus rosa. The teachers discussed the different parts of flowers and made them aware about the importance of bio diversity.

Speaking on the occassion, revered Principal Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara said that Nature is a source of solace, inspiration, venture, and delight. It always tends to act in the simplest way. She further said that children themselves are the prettiest flowers of nature. She advised them not to pluck flowers and to be care takers of mother earth.

On the whole, it was a fun-filled learning experience.

Inter School Rangoli Making Competition


“Small touches of colors flavored with creativity and imagination mark the festal spells.”

Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar, Ludhiana emerged victorious in Inter School Rangoli Making Competition organized for the member schools of Hubs of Learning.

The theme of the competition was based on Mother’s Love. Around 6 schools participated and rubbed their shoulders in this competition from various schools of Ludhiana. The young Greenknights Sania Bano (IX) and Anikate (VIII) were in euphoric mood by securing first runners up position through their stupendous and stunning performance.

The Principal of the school, Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara heartily congratulated the delighted winners on their accomplishments. She expressed her pleasure and contentment for the budding artists and blessed them on their success while inspiring them to keep on performing with the same zeal and enthusiasm. She also motivated them to be sincere and diligent in academics and activities to achieve success in all the spheres of life.

Over-all, it was a moment of jubilation for the school.

CAMBRIDGE ENGLISH LANGUAGE ASSESSMENT EXAM


Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar, Ludhiana, successfully, conducted Cambridge English Language Assessment Exam to test the four skills- listening, reading, speaking and writing skills of the young learners in its school premises. The aim of conducting this exam is to emphasize the importance of the international language among the students. To ensure that the learners have achieved the desired proficiency level towards the end of their Cambridge session, the board decided to conduct assessments for Listening & Speaking for the young learners.

The speaking test was conducted at five levels which included Starters, Movers, Flyers, KET and PET. Before appearing for the exam, a series of mock tests were conducted by the school to make learning English pleasant, effectual and gratifying. The students were motivated to learn English and develop practical skills for the real world. The Cambridge exam focused on a level of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR), testing learners’ speaking skills.

Speaking on the occasion, the revered Principal, Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara said that Good communication skill is the objective of any language learning so that the learners of any language are able to interpret what is being said and are able to express them well are important parameters while assessing their proficiency level in the said language. She articulated that language shapes the way we think, and determines what we can think about. She appreciated the robust endeavours of the students and faculty members. She congratulated them for the successful completion of the task.

Over all, it was the most exciting day of the academic year, the day on which the heart beat the fastest. The school premises were charged with excitement, vigor and happiness on stupendous performance of students in their Cambridge English Language Exam.

 

LSSC CRICKET TOURNAMENT


“The key is not the will to win, everybody has that. It is the will to prepare to win that is important.”

Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar, Ludhiana proved its mettle once again in LSSC Cricket Tournament held at Green Land Sports Stadium, Majhh Phagowal by clinching first runners up position.

The U-17, young Greenknights performed extremely well in the said competition. In semifinals, Green Land Convent School, New  Subhash Nagar beat Green Land Convent School, 32 Sec Chandigarh Road by 39 runs. Sachin of Class IX scored 52 runs in 40 balls.   The Final match was played between Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar and Green Land Sen. Sec Public School, Jalandhar Bye Pass. In finals, Sachin scored highest 29 runs for his team. The spirited and enthusiastic players gave a cut throat competition to the opponents and were able to ensure champions position on the podium.

The most Illustrious Chairman, Chain of Green Land Schools, Dr. Rajesh Rudhra congratulated the students for their continuous toil, unbreakable and unshakable hard work. He said that you can have all the talent in the world, but without the hard work to sharpen those skills the talent is useless. He said that  since there are countless first round draft picks who flaked out without ever making it onto the field, they should grab all opportunities which school provides them

The most appreciated Principal Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara congratulated the winners for their stupendous performance and motivated them to excel more in the field of sports and field events. She articulated that when you are in competition, you have to leave everything on the field of competition. She enthused the students and said that you can’t hold back and hope that you have enough for tomorrow. The best competitors leave the arena with no regrets and with nothing left in their tank.

On the whole, the champions, Coach Mr. Ravi and PTI Mr. Rohit were delighted on their victory and hoped to do better in the field in next opportunities.

 

LOHRI – THE HARVEST FESTIVAL OF PUNJAB


“As the fire of Lohri flourishes, Let us hope that all our sorrows end with it. Let the glory of the festival fill our lives with happiness.”

Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar, Ludhiana celebrated Lohri – the harvest festival of Punjab in school premises with a lot of exuberance and funfair. With a view to add vibrancies to the occasion of Lohri, a cultural fest was organized. The whole school was embellished with colorful kites, balloons and buntings made by the tiny tots.

A special arrangement of bonfire was made in which all teachers and students sat together and enjoyed by singing and dancing. The celebration was initiated by illuminating the sacred bonfire by the School Principal, Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara, staff members and students giving a fresh start to the first month of New Year i.e. ‘Maaghi’ which was followed by speeches of students highlighting the importance of the festival of Lohri, which ushers in the cheerful spring season bidding adieu to the dull winter. The students and teachers dressed in traditional Punjabi attire sang songs immersed in rich cultural folklore of Punjab. The famous folklore, ‘Sunder Munderiye’ was sung with joviality. The staff and the students relished traditional food such as ground nuts, rewaris and gachaks.

The folk songs and dances added the colour and festive spirit in everyone’s heart and well depicted the significance of this festival. The children had a gala time as they danced around the holy bonfire and offered their prayers for the prosperity of the nation. As kite flying is a rage during Lohri, the students enjoyed flying beautifully designed kites like miniatures or big kites with dragons faces and of different shapes in an attempt to keep their kites airborne for as long as possible.

Speaking on the occasion, the Principal of the school Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara shared the famous folklore- the story of  Dula Bhatti who was also called Robin Hood, with the students. She hoped that the coming year would bring happiness in the lives of the students and teachers as well. She emphasized that Lohri festival prompts people to be thankful for God’s provision and also encouraged teachers to play a vital role to keep the tradition and culture alive in our festivities. She said that such festivals and celebrations help us to preserve our culture, traditions and customs. She added that the school holds the responsibility to educate them about the festivals by engaging them in fun activities.

On the whole, the celebrations rose to its boom and grandeur which filled the days with fun and religious fervor.The mood was uplifting as the flames crackled to break the chill of dusk.

 

INTER CLASS BOOK READING COMPETITION



“Whenever you read a good book, somewhere in the world a door opens to allow in more light.”

Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar, Ludhiana organized an Inter Class Book Reading Competition for the tiny tots of Kindergarten. Its main motive was to encourage the young students’ understanding and love for literature, improve spoken expression and to inculcate the habit of reading in the students.

The competition began with a sparkle, it was a fun-packed day with children immersed in a plethora of activities to develop an understanding of how books can entertain and inspire all of us. The students got an opportunity to participate in various activities to inculcate the habit of reading. The young Green Knights came dressed up as their favourite character and spoke a few lines about the same. The entire day witnessed great exhilaration and excitement all around the school campus.

All students of KG wing read books in English and Hindi language. They thoroughly enjoyed this stress-free activity as it ignited the minds of the young learners. They read out their favourite stories and recited poems with clear articulation, correct accentuation and voice modulation. They did not confuse reading with acting. The children in the audience were equally delighted. The participants from all the sections left no stone unturned to win. Students were judged on parameters like fluency, pronunciation, confidence, voice modulation and on the overall presentation.

Speaking on the occasion, our cherished Principal Dr. Jyoti Sachdev  Pujara said that the importance of reading cannot be underestimated, as reading stretches the child’s mind and introduces him/her to the a world of wonder that is literature. She articulated that since the students of today’s age lack the passion for reading, this initiative taken by Green Land Family seems to be instrumental in bringing a positive change. She further said that these kinds of activities help the child to develop confidence, improve vocabulary and also help the students to get rid of stage fear.

Overall, it was a day of flurry and excitement, with the children being fruitfully engaged and getting exposure to the magic of language and literature.

ALPHABET DAY


Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar, Ludhiana conducted the ‘Alphabet Day’ for the tiny tots of Kindergarten wing with an aim to encourage the students’ understanding of alphabets and improve their spoken expression.

During this event, kids in their unique attire were very happy. Children came dressed up in their colourful costumes representing one of the letters and speaking confidently about that alphabet with the phonic sound. They were all thrilled and excited when they replicated many characters, fruits and personalities of alphabet they were depicting on the stage. 

There was a lot of enthusiasm and excitement as the little ones walked forward displaying their vibrant costumes.  They spoke few sentences on the character that they depicted and some of them tried to truly imitate the same. The effort and hard work of children was highly commendable. The spectators were truly mesmerized to see the devices and gadgets incarnated on the stage.  The event brought an amiable ambience and each participant left the stage with prolonged deafening applauses.

The revered Principal of the school, Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara said that it was a delight to watch the children as they came up and spoke about the alphabet with the phonic sounds clearly and confidently. She added that teaching the alphabet is a foundational skill for kids to learn in order to be able to read and write. She appreciated the students with their precious pearls of encouragement. She wished good luck to all tiny tots for their future endeavors. She further articulated that the greatest gift the school is giving the children is the confidence and wings of imagination at the early stage of development.

On the whole, the day proved to be great fulfilled experience for the little ones and gave them a platform to explore their hidden talent. 

 

PARKASH UTSAV OF SHRI GURU GOBIND SINGH JI

Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar, Ludhiana celebrated the Parkash Utsav of Shri Guru Gobind Singh Ji with devotion and reverence. The spiritual ambience of the devotional chants was attended by all the children. The main motive to celebrate this day was to assert the values, morals, principles and teachings of Guru Gobind Singh Ji.

“Blessed, blessed is the Knower of the Lord, my True Guru, He has taught me to look upon friend and foe alike.” to observe this auspicious occasion, a special morning assembly was organized to mark the Parkash Utsav of Guru Gobind Singh Ji. The students narrated His life history and contribution for humanity.  On this occasion, 'Kirtan' was performed by the students of the school. They paid tribute to Guru Gobind Singh Ji by spreading his divine message of harmony, humility and equality through poems, speeches and orations. The students presented a beautiful rendition of Ek Onkar and other shabads which were appreciated by one and all present. The students along with Principal, Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara paid a floral tribute to our Guru- Shri Guru Gobind Singh Ji.

Speaking on the occasion, our most cherished Principal Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara inspired the students to incorporate the teachings of Shri Guru Gobind Singh Ji in their life and respect their elders. She also spread the message of harmony and oneness and advised the students to pray daily to improve concentration. She said that in today’s busy life people are drifting away from many things including devotion. She told that we should follow the path of righteousness and should always be ready to sacrifice our lives for the welfare of mankind.

On the whole, the premises seemed to be pristine and possessed a sense of eternity all around.

 

INTER SCHOOL GROUP SINGING COMPETITION

“Jingle Bells, jingle bells, jingle all the way!”

Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar, Ludhiana organized Inter School Group Singing Competition in the school premises. The competition witnessed an extensive array of participation from member schools of Hubs of Learning Group affiliated with the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) under the theme Christmas Carols. The main purpose behind this competition was to enlighten the student about the significance of Christmas and appreciate their melodic and vocal skills.

The event commenced by musical performance dedicated to Almighty to seek His choicest blessings. This gave a pious beginning to the show. It was followed by a play on birth of Jesus Christ by the energetic and passionate Greenknights.  A healthy competition was witnessed with great fervour and zeal. Each participant expressed his mastery over Tone & Pitch, Rhythm & Enunciation, Variation & Cohesiveness and other important aspects of singing. Their best attires added festive shades to the competitive spirit.

The whole atmosphere echoed with melodious tunes of Christmas carols. The competitors came out with a variety of carols which pulled the heartstrings of the audience. All the young maestros sang to their level best and made the competition a great success. Great support was rendered by the audience and most of the hymns received applause for the mellifluous compositions and music. An effervescent and pulsating dance performance by the talented girls of the host school was a treat to watch.

The judges thoroughly enjoyed the mellifluous carols. They were impressed with the confidence, the tonal quality and the fervour with which they sang the carols. The Jury shared their views about the competition and gave fair judgement which was accepted by one and all without any discrepancies.

The most appreciated Principal, Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara wished good luck to all the school teams who participated in the competition with their immense interest and zeal. She addressed the august gathering and said that the performance of all the school teams has been overwhelming and congratulated all on being the part of this mega event. She announced the result of the competition & motivated the students with his encouraging words and bestowed his blessings upon them. In her appreciation address to the school teams, she mentioned that Music as the universal art, plays an important part in developing life skills and such performances add to their confidence and respect towards their learning. She further thanked all the dignitaries for gracing the occasion and appreciated all the students and teachers for their active participation.

The result of the competition is as under:
First prize was grabbed by the students of Green Land Convent School, Dugri Phase -II

Second Prize was clinched by Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar

Third Prize was secured by DCM Presidency School

Appreciation Award was given to Green Land Convent School, Sector-32

All the luminaries heartily congratulated the winners and the participants.

On the whole, the competition was a great success where the talented singers enthralled the audience and put their heart and soul in each stupendous performance. The motive behind the collaborative activity was successfully achieved and all the winners were in jubilant mood. The musical day concluded by National Anthem.

 

Short Essay Writing Competition under the aegis of The Ministry of Human Resource Development

“You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.”

Green Land Convent School, New Subhash NagarLudhiana organized a Short Essay Writing Competition under the aegis of The Ministry of Human Resource Development in partnership with MyGov for the students of classes IX to XII for the third edition of Prime Minister’s interaction programme with school students. The main objective of this competition was to test the creativity, curiosity of young learners’.  The short Essay Writing Competition was well-organized under the competent direction of well-regarded Chairman, Chain of Green Land Schools Dr. Rajesh Rudhra and revered Principal Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara.

More than 100 students participated in the online competition very enthusiastically and willingly. It commenced with the declaration of the rules and regulations. The said completion assessed short write-ups on the topics like Gratitude is Great, Your future depends on your Aspirations, Examining Exams, Our Duties, Your Take and Balance is Beneficial. The students presented their views and opinions in the form of essays with an anticipation to interact with our worthy Prime Minister Sri Narender Modi for the third interactive session of Pariksha Pe Charcha. She further wished good luck to all the participants and hoped that they will get a chance to interact with our Honourable Prime Minister Sri Narender Modi.

The esteemed Principal, Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara, appreciated the continuous efforts of CBSE and HRD Ministry to promote holistic and creative maturity of a child. She said that the ability to reason logically and present opinions in authentic and captivating ways is an ability that is becoming increasingly important in today’s world. She cited that such competitions help students to practice more and to improve their expression. She inspired the students to participate in such competitions in future as well to keep their knowledge up-to-date.

On the whole, it was altogether a fruitful event for all. It was a great learning experience for the young learners.

 

THE GRAND CHRISTMAS CARNIVAL


Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar, Ludhiana hosted the most anticipated fiesta of year- The Grand Christmas Carnival with great fervor and vivacity. The Students from classes­­­ P. Nsy. To XII were appeared to be pouring in to enjoy the event in multitude. The Christmas Carnival included friendly animal rides, live performances, dance, music, food and games for all to participate in. It was truly an amazing spectacle as the magic of the festive season was recreated in the school premises.

Keeping in mind the different age groups of children, special arrangements were made for their entertainment. Decorated in vibrant hues of confetti and balloons, a Christmas tree instilled the feeling of festival, pleasure and positivity along with miniatures of Santa Clause and fairies had an ambience of joy and happiness all around. The tiny tots in their colorful attires reflected the bliss and ecstasy.

It was an ideal day for fun and frolic as the school housed various foods and an array of exciting fun and adventures games. The mouthwatering food stalls such as Bhel Puri, Pani Puri, Burger, Cream Soya Champ, Dosa, Sandwich, Paper Roll, Pav Bhaji, Mixed Snacks, Sweet Corn, Cream Roll, Cup Cakes, Stuffed Gol Gappe, Italian Pasta, Gajar Ka Halwa, Gulab Jamun, Chaat, Noodle, Manchurian, Chinese Platter, Samosa etc. were a hit among the students. The tiny tots loved the adventures games being the cynosure of all eyes. To entertain the grown-ups; there were much loved computer games and 3-D Show. The school orchestra and the DJ amplified the level of entertainment among all present. In addition, the nail art and tattoo stalls attracted the students in large number. Bhoot Bangla was the centre of attraction for the juniors as well as seniors. It was a memorable and nostalgic time for the Twelfth Grade students as they made memories amongst an emotionally charged atmosphere.

Speaking on the occasion, our revered Principal Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara extended her felicitations to the students and the staff on Christmas. She said that this kind of exposure develops marketing and creative skills in students. She, further, elaborated that this festival teaches us to be thankful for God’s abundant blessings and to celebrate his creations. She added it was a pleasure to witness the festivity and galore which made the whole environment lively and colourful!

Overall it was a boisterous triumph and jubilant way of ushering in the Christmas celebration. The day, turned out to be a grand success.

 

Christmas Fun Fair and Adventure Camp for Play Way Schools

Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar, Ludhiana organized the most anticipated fiesta of year- Christmas Fun Fair and Adventure Camp for Play Way Schools with great fervor and vivacity. The Christmas carnival included friendly animal rides, live performances, dance, music, food and games for all to participate in. It was truly an amazing spectacle as the magic of the festive season was recreated in the school premises.

Keeping in mind the tiny tots, special arrangements were made for their entertainment. Decorated in vibrant hues of confetti and balloons, a Christmas tree instilled the feeling of festival, pleasure and positivity along with miniatures of Santa Clause and fairies had an ambience of joy and happiness all around. The school was decorated beautifully, and a Christmas tree was in the whole school.  The tiny tots in their colorful attires reflected the bliss and ecstasy.

It was an ideal day for fun and frolic as the school housed various foods and an array of exciting fun and adventures games. The tiny tots loved the adventures games being the cynosure of all eyes. To increase the level of their anxiety and entertainment, there was much loved 3-D Show, musical chairs. The little angles were awestruck by the mini Jurassic Park which looked so realistic. The school orchestra and the DJ amplified the level of entertainment among all present. The Haunted House was the center of attraction for the kids as well as parents. It was a memorable time for kids and parents as they enjoyed every bit of the fair. They clicked pictures in the selfie corner which was specially prepared for them. In addition, there was tambola, luck of the draw and musical chairs for the grown-ups.  The beaming faces and bright eyes of the tiny kids infused energy and mesmerized each and every one present there. The parents too looked quite satisfied with the school and had all words of praises for the school.

Speaking on the occasion, our revered Principal Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara extended her felicitations to the parents and kids on Christmas. She said that this festival teaches us to be thankful for God’s abundant blessings and to celebrate his creations. She added it was a pleasure to witness the festivity and galore which made the whole environment lively and vibrant.

Overall it was a boisterous triumph and jubilant way of ushering in the Christmas celebration. The day, turned out to be a grand success.

 

INTER HOUSE CHRISTMAS SCENE DEPICTION COMPETITION

“Christmas is a season not only of rejoicing but of reflection.”

Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar, Ludhiana organized an Inter House Christmas Scene Depiction Competition in the school premisesThe school was decorated with holy wreaths, stars, balloons & festoons. The ambience of Christmas was all set with the atmosphere filled with joyful and wonderful scenes.

The school premises was decorated beautifully and the spirit of festivity was enhanced with vibrant tableaus depicting life history of the Birth of Jesus Christ, Christmas Snow Scene with Snow Man, Santa Clause on Reindeer and Santa with X-Mas and gifts which were depicted by the young Green Knights. They ornamented the trees with ribbons, sparkles, beads, shells, stars, bells etc. and wrapped gift items with shimmering and radiant sheets and showcased their creativity and imagination. The students prepared snow man with stockings and multihued clothes. This contest highlighted the student’s creativity and ingenuity as they worked at a frenetic pace and innovatively displayed their presentation with a riot of colors. Winners of all competitions were judged on the basis of design, creativity, neatness, color combination, variety of material used etc.

The result of Inter House Christmas Scene Depiction Competition is as follows:

First Position:              Jyoti House

Second Position:           Jagriti House

Third Position:             Kirti House & Shakti House

The esteemed Principal Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara applauded the efforts and presentations of the students. She said that Christmas brings cheer and love and we celebrated it with the same fervor, spreading the message of love and joy among our children. She added that such events aim at bringing elements of fun, excitement and creativity through the spirit of competition. She encouraged the students to emulate the teachings and noble thoughts preached by Jesus Christ.

On the whole, the school was drenched with the festivity and students seemed charming.

 

ART ACTIVITIES- K.G. AND PRIMARY WING


Like the seeds dreaming beneath the snow your heart dreams of spring.

Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar, Ludhiana organized A Tree Decoration Competition along with Intra Class Gift Wrapping Competition and Snowman Making Competition for the young Green Knights to welcome the winter. The school was decorated with divine wreaths, stars, balloons & festoons. The whole ambience was all set with the atmosphere filled with joyful and wonderful dance performances. 

The students of Pre Nsy. to KG participated in Tree Decoration Competition where as the students of classes I – III participated in Intra Class Gift Wrapping Competition and Snowman Making Competition. The students bejeweled the trees with ribbons, sparkles, beads, shells, stars, bells etc.  In an Intra Class Gift Wrapping Competition, the students wrapped gift items with shimmering and radiant sheets and showcased their creativity and imagination. the students also participated in Snow Man Making Competition, they  prepared snow man with socks, multihued clothes which was followed by it’s decoration. This contest highlighted the student’s creativity and ingenuity as they worked at a frenetic pace and innovatively displayed their presentation with a riot of colors. Winners of all competitions were judged on the basis of design, creativity, neatness, color combination, variety of material used etc.

The honored Principal Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara said that applauded the efforts and presentations of the students. She said that it was a series of fun activities that involved the kids in wrapping and decorating. She further said such activities helps to develop eye-hand coordination and fine motor skill and also develops creative skill, aesthetic skill and cognitive skill too.

On the whole, the tiny tots were all bustling with cheer & energy.

 

JOY WITH TOY SHOW


“No one ever forgets a toy that made him or her supremely happy as a child.”

Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar, Ludhiana organized “Joy with Toy Show” for the tiny tots of Kindergarten Wing in the Play Station in school premises. Its objective was to acquaint the young learners with the modes of transport.

A thought provoking and interactive toy session was organized for the students of K.G. wing which helped them increase their knowledge about different modes of public and private transport. The session began with a general question answer round in which teachers asked the students about their mode of transport, how they come to school. Followed by Show and Tell Round, in which teachers showed different working toys like ship, cars, truck, aeroplane etc. to describe their importance. It enabled them to improve their descriptive skills by communicating feelings, thoughts and emotions with words. The juveniles very enthusiastically snooped and countered to the modes of transport.

The well-regarded Principal, Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara said that she was really impressed by the way the children learnt, responded and conducted themselves in the activity. Everybody present appreciated the event. She said that playing is not a break from learning. A child can have endless, delightful, deep, engaging, practical learning through such activities.  She further articulated that children more than ever, need opportunities to be in their bodies in the world – jumping rope, bicycling, stream hopping, and fort building.

On the whole, it was an interesting and a thrilling and exciting experience for the kids which provided fun and comfortable learning arena.

 

Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat

“To speak a language is to take on a world, a culture.” ― Frantz Fanon

Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar, Ludhiana organized series of activities on theme ‘‘Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat’ (EBSB) for the students of Primary Wing, under the aegis of CBSE-Centre of Excellence, in the school premises with an aim to celebrate the Unity in Diversity of our Nation. A detailed calendar was pre-circulated among the students to help them plan for the “EBSB” activities. The two states/ UT’s were pre- paired by CBSE and conducted activities based on the partner states.

To facilitate greater participation of students, various activities based on exposure of students to the alphabets, songs, proverbs and 100 sentences in the Telugu Language of the partnering State i.e Andhra Pradesh were organized for the students of Primary Wing in the month of   November.   The students learnt and practiced the alphabets in Telugu language.  Along with it, they also learnt a few frequent words used in Telugu language  i.e. amma-mother, naanna- father, niiLLU- water, daaham- thirst and aakali- hunger etc. These aerated initiatives were appreciated by students, teachers and parents as these activities were low/zero cost. These activities not only lead to enrichment of knowledge of partner state but also developed a sense of bonding between the students of Andhra Pradesh.

Speaking on the occasion, our high esteemed Principal Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara said that expressing ones emotions and feelings, and communicating with each other is one of the basic characteristics of a living being. Thus language is the most advanced form of communication. She further said that such activities will surely develop linguistic capacity of the students. She appreciated the continuous endeavours of CBSE to promote cultural and linguistic diversity among the youth and said that these activities will go a long way in developing our students as responsible citizens with deep belief in unity in diversity of the nation.

Over-all, it was an interesting and a thrilling experience for the kids sharing and learning a new language which provided fun and comfortable learning arena. Thus, this event helped our tiny tots to build their social, emotional language skills and be an active member to make India-‘ Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat’

 

LSSC KARATE TOURNAMENT


Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar, Ludhiana added yet another feather in its cap when the enthusiastic and keen Karatekas won1 Gold, 2 Silver and 14 Bronze in LSSC Karate TournamentThe Greenknights showcased their strength and agility in the competition and brought laurels for the Green Land Family.

The young and energetic lad, Sameer Virdi clinched a Gold medal in category (Boys) U-14. Manthan, Amish Sharma, Parteek, Amanjeet, Love, Souravdeep, Prince bagged a Bronze medal in the similar category.

The enthusiastic and fervent lass, Suhani bagged a Silver medal, Sana Rana, Simranjeet and Gurleen clinched Bronze medals in Girls’ Category U-14. In Category (Girls) U-17, Uma bagged bagged a silver medal and Inderdeep, Taranum and Chetna Rana sealed Bronze medals in the tournament.

The energetic Karateka, Abhishek clinched a Bronze medal in the Karate tournament in Category (U-17) for boys.

Our well-regarded Chairman, Chain of Green Land Schools, Dr. Rajesh Rudhra congratulated the winners on their achievements and inspired them to keep on performing with the same zeal and enthusiasm. He highlighted the fact that the school continues its legacy of producing profound players in sports arena.

The most illustrious School Principal, Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara felt very happy with this progress and continuous efforts of the teachers and students. She stated that team spirit is inculcated by sports and these competitions help in harnessing the budding talents. The students should take part in sports to keep them fit & healthy.

Conclusively, the ambience of the school was echoing with cheers for the winners rejoicing the success story.

 

LSSC POWERPOINT COMPETITION


Students of Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar made the school proud by emerging victorious in LSSC PowerPoint Competition

In LSSC Maths & Science PowerPoint Presentation Competition Mehak Sidhu & Aakash Malhotra of X Std. received the Second Runner up Trophy by presenting their presentation on ‘Mathematics: As a Scientific Tool’. They were appreciated for the efforts in the form of content, design & layout and special animation effects used in the presentation.

Principal Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara congratulated the students on their achievement and applauded them for their wondrous performance. She showered her blessings on the students and inspired them to bring more glory and fame to their parents and school. She said it is from this tender age the children can be moulded and motivated and such competitions are a stepping stone to future success.

The winners of the competition thanked the Principal, the Teachers for their support and they were very happy and excited to get the reward of their hard work.

On the whole, it was a great success and the standards set by the students were high. 

 

ANTI-DRUG ABUSE CAMPAIGN-BUDDY’S PROGRAMME

“If you can quit for a day, you can quit for a lifetime.”

Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar, Ludhiana   launched an Anti-Drug Abuse Campaign-Buddy’s Programme under the directions of Punjab Government in an effort to eradicate the use of drugs among school children.

A special morning assembly was organized to enlighten the students about the effects of drugs on one’s body. Recitation of a melodious song on importance of fit body by the school choir marked the beginning of the function on a euphonious note. The young Green Knights shared  heart wrenching speeches and poems on the ill effects of drugs. They also shared the different methods to deal with different aspects of the drug menace. Posters with thought-provoking messages, photographs depicting the sufferings of drug addicts and their family members, and the health problems endured by the addicts were prominently displayed in the school premises.

Speaking on the occasion, our cherished Principal, Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara said that the rising trend of drug abuse among youth, more particularly amongst the student community is alarming. She appealed and sensitized the students to take up a pioneering role in creating an atmosphere where drug abusers and peddlers will have no place in society. She assured that “Green Land Family” is committed to wipe out the menace of drug abuse from Punjab.

On the whole, the day echoed with anti-drug addiction drive.

 

MARTYRDOM DAY OF SHRI GURU TEGH BAHADUR JI

“True Realization of the actual nature of this material world, its perishable, transitory and illusory aspects best dawns on a person in suffering.”-Shri Guru Tegh Bahadur Ji

Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar, Ludhiana celebrated Martyrdom Day of Shri Guru Tegh Bahadur Ji known as “Hind ki Chaddar” with great piousness and serenity.

Remembering the 'Shaheedi Divas' and the supreme sacrifices of Guru for protecting the most fundamental of human rights, a special morning assembly was organised. The pious day commemorated with obeisance to the holy soul & Shabad Gayan by the senior students of the school which filled the essence of Naam Ras in the entire sangat. They paid tribute to Guru Nanak Dev Ji by spreading his divine message of harmony, humility and equality through poems, speeches and orations. Teachers narrated the martyrdom details of Guru to the students. Poem recitation also went as a tribute to the man of highly challenging undertaking of giving life for others. The emotional sentiments were reflected in their devotion with which they participated. The students along with Principal, Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara paid a floral tribute to Hind ki Chadar- Guru Tegh Bahadur Ji.

Speaking on the occasion, our revered Principal, Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara said that we should learn the art of self-control from the life of Guru Tegh Bahadur Ji. She articulated that Guru Tegh Bahadur was a merciful saviour of the weak, and that is what he preached. She believed that we should always protect the one who needs protection, even if it comes at the cost of one's own life. She stated that we should follow the path of righteousness and should always be ready to sacrifice our lives for the welfare of mankind.

On the whole, the school environment was devotional and blissful. All the students were filled up with deep sorrow, remembering the great sacrifice done by our Ninth Guru, Guru Tegh Bahadur Ji.

 

LUDHIANA SAHODAYA SCHOOLS COMPLEX (CENTRAL ZONE) - BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT FOR (U-19) BOYS & GIRLS


“The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team.” ― Phil Jackson

Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar, Ludhiana culminated the consecutive three days series of Ludhiana Sahodaya Schools Complex (Central Zone) - Basketball Tournament for category U-19 boys and girls. Around 20 teams of young players from 32 CBSE affiliated schools from Ludhiana city showed a perfect blend of dedication and enthusiasm. The entire atmosphere reverberated with the echoes of applause of the ebullient and enthusiastic sportspersons.

Green Land Sen. Sec. Public School, Jalandhar Bypass from different schools led the tournament with maximum points. They were heavily supported with loud applause by the teachers as well as students throughout the tournament and this level of encouragement helped them to play with the superfluous ardor they needed. The performance of all the young players on the court exceeded some expectations and they were rewarded for their excellent enthusiasm.

In the closing ceremony, the Chairman of the Chain of Green Land Schools Dr. Rajesh Rudhra congratulated the winning teams and motivated them to continue with the true spirit of games and inspired them to play with harmony and team spirit. He expressed his happiness and encouraged the budding players to possess high spirits for games and sports. He pleaded all schools’ officials to play active role in Fit India School Movement to make India a physically and mentally fit country. He said that every school must follow the guidelines of CBSE to make Fit India School Week Programme a successful event and admired the efforts of Prime Minister and CBSE officials to keep all Indians healthy and fit in all aspects.  He also inspired the students to make winning their consistent habit. One should always try for bigger and hard work to achieve better results. He congratulated the winning teams, organizing staff on this accomplishment as well as to all the other teams in the tournament.

 To his address to the players the President of the School Dr. Shabad Rudhra said that sports play a vital role in the life of youngsters and the primary factors behind a successful player are dedication and devotion towards the game. He inspired the students that the most champions benefit from having the right opportunity. The difference is that those who walk away with the win, the title, the glory are always those who are most prepared. It’s always about putting in the hard work.  He congratulated all the winners for their spectacular victory.

The well-regarded Principal Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara extended her appreciation to the referees who contributed to the event by making wise decisions and drawing fair results. She also conveyed her heartiest admiration to all the teachers of the Physical Education Dept. for their hard work and good show. She extended her heartfelt congratulations and best wishes to the winning teams, participants, their respective parents and schools for the successful culmination of this gala event.

The strenuous efforts of the players were appreciated and rewarded with a grand Prize Distribution Ceremony especially organized to formally declare the winners and the runners up. The winners were awarded with trophies, medals and certificates of merit. All the participants were admired for their skills for upholding the spirit of true sportsmanship.

On the whole, it was a great exposure for the players to play against such good teams. The passionate players played a tremendous game till end. The competition turned out to be a massive success and every one was proud of their achievements. The ceremony ended with the singing of national anthem. The tournament ended on the note that sports is all about playing and competing and enjoyment. The Vote of thanks was proposed by Principal Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara.

Summary of Final Day Matches

Match Between Winner
FIRST MATCH U-19 (Boys) Green Land Sen. Sec. Public School, Jalandhar Bypass
v/s
Green Land Convent School, Civil City
Green Land Sen. Sec. Public School, Jalandhar Bypass
21-2
SECOND MATCH U-19 (Boys) Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar
v/s
GMT Bypass
Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar
21-8
THIRD MATCH U-19 (Boys) Green Land Sen. Sec. Public School, Jalandhar Bypass
v/s
Green Land Convent School, Dugri
Green Land Sen. Sec. Public School, Jalandhar Bypass
34-18
FOURTH MATCH U-19 (Boys) Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar
v/s
Darshan Academy, Bhamian Kalan, Chandigarh Road
Darshan Academy, Bhamian Kalan, Chandigarh Road
31-29
THIRD POSITION MATCH U- 19 (Boys) Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar
v/s
Green Land Convent School, Dugri
Green Land Convent School, Dugri
19-17
FINAL MATCH U- 19 (BOYS) Green Land Sen. Sec. Public School, Jalandhar Bypass
v/s
Darshan Academy, Bhamian Kalan, Chandigarh Road
Green Land Sen. Sec. Public School, Jalandhar Bypass
35-16

 

Final Result of U-19 (Boys) Match

Winner- Green Land Sen. Sec. Public School, Jalandhar Bypass
First Runner up- Darshan Academy, Bhamian Kalan, Chandigarh Road
Second Runner Up- Green Land Convent School, Dugri

Final Result of U-19 (Girls) Match

Winner- Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar
First Runner up- GNIPS, Model Town
Second Runner Up- Green Land Sen. Sec. Public School, Jalandhar Bypass

Green Land Sen. Sec. Public School, Jalandhar Bypass was declared over all Winner of the LSSC Basketball Tournament U-19 Category for boys and girls.

 

LUDHIANA SAHODAYA SCHOOLS COMPLEX (CENTRAL ZONE) - BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT FOR (U-19) BOYS & GIRLS


Pain is only temporary but victory is forever. – Jeremy H

Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar organized Day 2 of Ludhiana Sahodaya Schools Complex (Central Zone) - Basketball Tournament for (U-19) Boys & Girls. The sports gems displayed their high sportsmanship in the Basketball tournament. The premise was engrossed with the cheering of audience for their favorite team in the matches played between different schools affiliated to CBSE.

On the second day, the matches were held for the boys teams U-19 category. The tournament was well organized. The competition was held on knockout basis. The players displayed a spectrum of courage, cooperation and sportsmanship and gave a cut throat competition to each other to secure their top positions.

The most intriguing aspect, embellishing the event was the great zeal, excitement and frolicsome environment. Players exhibited team spirit and never say die attitude throughout the event. The young basketball players   showed off their hoop skills in the tournament.

Speaking on the occasion, the most esteemed Principal Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara applauded the determination and perseverance of all players and blessed them for their better future. She emphasized that you don’t always get what you wish for; you get what you work for. It’s about self-improvement, about being better than you were the day before. She congratulated the winners of today event.

Final Result of U-19 (Girls) Match

Winner- Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar
First Runner up- GNIPS, Model Town
Second Runner Up- Green Land Sen. Sec. Public School, Jalandhar Bypass

Result Summary of First Day Matches

Match Between Total Scores
First Match (U-19 Boys) Ryan International School, Jamalpur
v/s
GMT, Bypass
Winner - GMT, Bypass
31-30
Second Match (U-19 Boys) Darshan Academy, Bhamian Kalan, Chandigarh Road
v/s
GRD Academy, Humbran Road.
Winner - Darshan Academy, Bhamian Kalan, Chandigarh Road
39-35
Third Match (U-19 Boys) GMT International School, Kakowal
v/s
Green Land Convent School, Dugri
Winner - Green Land Convent School, Dugri
v/s
17-6

 

LUDHIANA SAHODAYA SCHOOLS COMPLEX (CENTRAL ZONE) BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT (U-19)

“There may be people that have more talent than you, but there’s no excuse for anyone to work harder than you do.”

Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar, Ludhiana hosted Ludhiana Sahodaya Schools Complex (Central Zone) Basketball Tournament (U-19) for fervent Lads & enthusiastic Lassies. The occasion added another glorious leaf in the legacy continued by the school. Around more than 20 teams of schools affiliated to CBSE participated in the said tournament which was held under two categories- Category-A (U-19) Boys & Category-B (U-19) Girls to showcase their potency towards their game. The event opened with a warm reception of the teams and their coaches. The atmosphere turned exuberant with echoes of cheer and applause. All the guests and the spectators wished for the success of the event.

The cherished Principal, Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara graced the occasion. She was given a warm floral welcome by the staff members of sports department. She declared the LSSC Basketball Tournament open and motivated all the teams and gave her best wishes to them. She said that Champions aren’t made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them – a desire, a dream, a vision. She also emphasized on the significance of true sportsmanship and stated that if winning gives joy then losing teaches us the lesson not to give up and prepare harder to come back with bang.

On the first day the matches were held for the girls teams U-19 category.   The players of the teams of first match i.e. Ryan International School, Jamalpur, Ludhiana Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar, Ludhiana introduced themselves to the Principal of the host school. The tournament was well organized. The competition was held on knockout basis. The players displayed a spectrum of courage, cooperation and sportsmanship and gave a cut throat competition to each other to secure their top positions.

On the whole, the first day ended with golden performances resulting some victories and defeats. The Tournament will continue for the next two days for the U-19 Boys & final matches of Girls teams between Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar & GNIPS Model Town and followed by Prize Distribution.

Result Summary of First Day Matches

Match
(U-19 Girls)
Between Result
First Match Ryan International School, Jamalpur, Ludhiana
v/s
Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar, Ludhiana
Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar, Ludhiana won the match by 9-5 score
Second Match Green Land Convent School, Civil City, Ludhiana
v/s
GNIPS Model Town, Ludhiana
GNIPS Model Town, Ludhiana won the match by 8-2 score
Third Match GNIPS Model Town, Ludhiana
v/s
Darshan Academy, Bhamian Kalan, Chandigarh. Road, Ludhiana
GNIPS Model Town, Ludhiana won the match by 24-0 score
Fourth Match Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar, Ludhiana
v/s
Green Land Convent School, Dugri, Ludhiana
Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar, Ludhiana won the match by 12-0 score
Fifth Match Green Land Sr. Sec. Public School, Ludhiana
v/s
GNIPS Model Town, Ludhiana
GNIPS Model Town, Ludhiana won the match 41-21 score
Third Position Match Green Land Sr. Sec. Public School, Ludhiana
v/s
Green Land Convent School, Dugri, Ludhiana
Result Pending
Final Match Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar, Ludhiana
v/s
GNIPS Model Town, Ludhiana
Result pending

 

LSSC ATHLETIC MEET (I-V)


“The key is not the will to win, everybody has that. It is the will to prepare to win that is important.”

Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar, Ludhiana proved its mettle once again in LSSC Athletics Meet organised for the students of classes I-V. The young Green Knights performed extremely well in the said competition.

The spirited athlete Puneet Kumar of class Vth secured a Gold medal in (Boys U-10) 200 meter race.  Nikhat Fatma of class IInd (Girls U-8) won silver medal in 50 meter Hurdle Race. Pehal of class IV got Bronze Medal in (Girls U-12) 200 meter race. Rahat Fatima of class V clinched (Girls U-12) Bronze Medal in 400 meter race.  Jatin Uppal of class Vth sealed Bronze Medal in (Boys U-10) 50 meter Hurdles race The spirited and enthusiastic athletes gave a cut throat competition to the opponents and were able to ensure champions position on the podium.

The most Illustrious Chairman, Chain of Green Land Schools, Dr. Rajesh Rudhra congratulated the students for their continuous toil, unbreakable and unshakable hard work. He said that you can have all the talent in the world, but without the hard work to sharpen those skills the talent is useless. He said that  since there are countless first round draft picks who flaked out without ever making it onto the field, they should grab all opportunities which school provides them.

The most appreciated Principal Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara congratulated the winners for their stupendous performance and motivated them to excel more in the field of sports and field events. She articulated that when you are in competition, you have to leave everything on the field of competition. She enthused the students and said that you can’t hold back and hope that you have enough for tomorrow. The best competitors leave the arena with no regrets and with nothing left in their tank.

On the whole, the champions were delighted on their victory and hoped to do better in the field in next opportunities.

Constitution Day

“Our constitution is a ray of hope: “H” for harmony, “O” for opportunity, “P” for people's participation and “E” for equality.”

Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar, Ludhiana celebrated Constitution Day with an aim to spread awareness about the Indian Constitution and to instill a sense of patriotism among the students.

It was marked by the conduct of a ‘Special Assembly’ by the students of the school. The celebration started with very apt words as the thought for the day “The flavor of tricolor should not be depicted only through our words but also through our actions.’’ This worthy thought was followed by an oath on preamble taken by the students. The assembly ground echoed with the words, “WE, THE PEOPLE OF INDIA, having solemnly resolved to constitute India into a SOVEREIGN SOCIALIST SECULAR DEMOCRATIC…’’A specially designed PowerPoint presentation was shown to enhance the awareness of the students about their constitution which was followed by a speech on our constitution which took us on a journey of our constitution from its history to its present day form and its vital role to bring together one India.

Speaking on the occasion, our revered Principal Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara said that the existence and successful survival of ‘Democracy” in such diverse conditions is the most celebrated fact about our country and constitution is its backbone. She paid floral tribute to the Father of Indian Constitution Dr. Br Ambedkar and said that Dr. B. R. Ambedkar studied all of these issues in depth and presented the Constitution of India for the elimination of all the social disparities for which we all are grateful to him. She motivated the students to be committed to, get guided by our Constitution, and strive to build on this foundation for progressive development of the country.

On the whole, the day instilled patriotic feelings among students and pledged to be nation builders. The programme concluded with national anthem.

 

H2O BELLS


"Water is the best natural remedy. Drink your way to better health."

Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar, Ludhiana initiated a great stride of “H2O Bells” to keep the students hydrated throughout the day, under the aegis of Punjab State Government. The campaign aims to spread the importance of having sufficient amount of water daily among the kids.

The school rings a bell thrice a day which is considered to as the Water bell. When this bell rings, the students drink water. The first bell rings at around 10:30 am, followed by the second bell at 12:00 noon and the third bell at 02:00 pm. The bell reminds students to stay hydrated.

On hearing the bell, the children take out their water bottles and drink water along with their friends. This is in addition to the regular intake of water during snacks and lunch time. With the initiative of the water bell children are more into drinking water, not as a forced habit but as part of a fun activity.

On speaking about the “H2O Bell Campaign”, our cherished Principal Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara said that the idea of a water bell has emerged because of the rise in diseases among the students due to less intake of water and initiative taken by the authorities of education department. It has been noticed that many students now a days complaint about fatigue, headache, dry mouth, sunken eyes and cheeks. She shared many health benefits of drinking plenty of water with the students. She articulated that the school management always comes forward to ensure healthy and safe drinking water in school.

On the whole, this enjoyable routine has become a habit in school now. The parents are quite satisfied and impressed by this great ingenuity. 

 

ARYABHATTA GANIT CHALLENGE

“India is a Hub of Talented Brains, Show Your Talent to the World.”

Under the aegis of CBSE-Centre of Excellence, Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar, Ludhiana organized “Aryabhatta Ganit Challenge for the students of Class VIII to X” in the school premises with an aim to generate interest of students towards Math. It mainly focused on the extent to which children are able to employ mathematics to their life. The “Aryabhatta Ganit Challenge” was well-organized under the competent direction of well-regarded Chairman, Chain of Green Land Schools Dr. Rajesh Rudhra and revered Principal Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara.

“The beauty of mathematics only shows itself to more patient followers.” keeping it in view, the screening test was conducted in an interactive manner and the students enthusiastically participated in it. It commenced with the declaration of the rules and regulations. The said test assessed Application of Mathematics in daily life, Change and relationships, Space and Shape, Quantity, Uncertainty and data, Joy of Mathematics learning covering questions from Puzzles, History of Mathematics, Current affairs in Mathematics, Mathematics all around us and mental ability which tested Numerical Ability of the students. The top three participants will appear for the second stage.

The esteemed Principal, Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara, appreciated the continuous efforts of CBSE to promote holistic development of a child. She said that the ability to reason logically and present opinions in authentic and captivating ways is an ability that is becoming increasingly important in today’s world. In Maths, students learn that, with proper reasoning, they can arrive at outcomes that they can completely be true in a wide variety of real-life perspectives. She cited that such tests help students to practice more and to improve their level of competitiveness. She inspired the students to participate in such competitions in future as well to keep their knowledge up-to-date.

On the whole, it was altogether a fruitful event for all. It was a great learning experience for the young learners. 

 

INTER SCHOOL SINGING COMPETITION


“Where words leave off, music begins.” Heinrich Heine.

The spirited and outstanding young choristers of Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar, Ludhiana showcased their agility and strength in an Inter School Singing Competition organised by Ved Parchar Mandal. The young lases of class IX clinched a Appreciation Award in the Group Singing Competition.

Our illustrious Chairman, Chain of Green Land Schools, Dr. Rajesh Rudhra lauded the singing talent of the students and advocated that music has great power, rhythm and soul. Song and music are two separate things yet united. It inculcates human virtues and inspires to be good human beings. He congratulated and appreciated their magnificent talent.

Our well-regarded Principal Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara said that Music is the greatest communication in the world. Even if people don’t understand the language that you’re singing in, they still know good music when they hear it. She congratulated the winners and praised them for their wonderful performance.

On the whole, the joyfulness of students had no bound after this victory.

 

WORLD TELEVISION DAY


“The real fact of the matter is that nobody reads ads. People read what interests them, and sometimes it’s an ad.”

Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar, Ludhiana  organised An Inter Class Ad Mad Show on the occasion of World Television Day in the school premises with great zeal and enthusiasm. Its objective was to acquaint the students about promotional strategies in marketing through advertisements

“A flawless ‘ad’ and your product is sold.” These words seem quite easy to instruct but it becomes difficult to bring in process but the students of primary wing brought all the promotion and marketing qualities together in one room.

Enthusiastic and passionate students made creative and intellectual advertisements which were appreciated by all. Ads comprised both humor and conceptual presentation. Each class was allotted a topic on which they were asked to create an advertisement. The competition was bi-lingual wherein the participants were judged on content, team work, presentation and overall performance. Each team presented their ad with gusto.

Besides showing ads with social message it was a good confidence building exercise. Children participated earnestly and everyone showed the will to win. Results were declared class wise on the basis of creativity, originality of ideas, appropriateness of language, ability to attract audience’s attention and overall presentation.

Speaking on the occasion, our well-regarded Principal Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara said that only a few are blessed by the talent of effective advertising. The Ad Mad Show competition bequeathed a perfect platform to showcase the knack to advertise and win hearts. She further enunciated that the show not only showcased their acting skills but also the impromptu ability to use the cognitive skill on the spot. She applauded the students who came up with exhilarating performance.

On the whole, the entire event was a wonderful learning experience not only for participants but for the audience as well.

 

Ludhiana Sahodaya schools complex Basketball Tournament (U-14)


“On the day of victory no fatigue is felt”

German Proverb

 Fervent and passionate players of Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar, Ludhiana brought laurels to the school with their commendable achievement at Ludhiana Sahodaya schools complex Basketball Tournament (U-14) .

The young Green Knights emerged victorious in the said tournament by clinching first runners up position. The Students were in high spirits after securing second position, though it was a cut throat competition.

The well-regarded Chairman of The Chain of Green Land Schools, Dr. Rajesh Rudhra appreciated the students for their hard work and dedication towards the game. He appreciated the courageous and dauntless efforts of the student who left no stone unturned to add another wings to the school glory.

The esteemed Principal of the school, Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara congratulated the winning students and appreciated them for the stupendous efforts and their talents.  She motivated them to progress their skills and involvement in the game will help them to flourish in future.

Winners with their glorious and outstanding achievements through focus and concentration made the teachers and parents feel proud.

 

Gold medal in Punjab School State Level Karate Tournament


“The more you sweat in training, the less you bleed in combat”

Richard Marcinko

Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar, Ludhiana added yet another feather in its cap when the young Green Knight Souravdeep Singh Walia of class VIII won Gold medal in Punjab School State Level Karate Tournament. He showcased his forte and dexterity in the competition and got selected for School National Karate Tournament.

Our well-regarded Chairman, Chain of Green Land Schools, Dr. Rajesh Rudhra congratulated Souravdeep Singh Walia on his magnificent  accomplishment and stimulated him to keep on performing with equivalent fanaticism and passion at national level tournament  too.

The School Principal, Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara congratulated Souravdeep for his steady victory, consistent hard work and arduous efforts. She blessed him to continue his efforts to achieve and excel in his future endeavors.

Over-all, the whole school and students were elated at the victory.

 

91ST BIRTH ANNIVERSARY OF MICKEY MOUSE


“It all started with a mouse. If you can dream it, you can do it.”

The tiny tots of Kindergarten wing of Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar, Ludhiana celebrated 91st birth anniversary of their beloved cartoon character Mickey Mouse with great pomp and show in the school premises.

During this event, kids in the unique attire of Mickey Mouse were very happy. Excited faces were seen everywhere as children posed for photographs. Few kids were excited to be in the costumes of their favorite cartoon characters as Mickey, his friends, Minnie Mouse, Daisy Duck, Donald Duck, Goofy and Pluto. Interestingly, an inflatable Mickey was seen distributing toffees and chocolates to the kids. The effort and hard work of children & teachers were highly commendable. It was followed by a cake cutting ceremony. The students relished the tasty cake and enjoyed dancing on their favorite songs.

Speaking on the occasion, revered principal Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara said that Since 1928 Mickey Mouse created by Walt Disney has been entertaining kids all over the world. She focused on the lessons one can learn from Mickey Mouse. She further said that one of the most amazing attributes of Disney movies is their characters’ ability to relay invaluable lessons through family friendly storytelling. These Disney characters showed us that it was okay to “stand out” from the crowd and own who you are. She inspired the children to always look on the bright side of things as Mickey always has an upbeat attitude about life and its situations.

On the whole, the day proved to be great fulfilled experience for the little ones and gave them a platform to explore their hidden talents. The children had a wonderful time and they were seen smiling happily as they left the school.

 

ANNUAL FUNCTION-2019









 

ANNUAL ATHLETIC MEET ON CHILDREN'S DAY


Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar, Ludhiana celebrated Children’s Day, the birth anniversary of the legendary freedom fighter and our first Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru popularly known as “Chacha” with great ardor and gusto.

“There is no garden as beautiful as Childhood”. Children’s Day celebrations focused entirely on children and their enjoyment. On this occasion, Annual sports meet was organised for little angels of Kindergarten and Primary Wing. The day began with a colourful opening & oath ceremony. The meet was declared open by well-regarded Principal, Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara, marking the commencement of the ceremony.

The students participated in track and field events very enthusiastically. The most captivating aspect, embellishing the event, was the splendid field displays, involving mass student participation, which splashed on the field. The school playground was filled with great zeal, excitement and frolicsome environment. Students participated in 30m race, 50m race, 100m race, Ball Race, Hurdle Race, Frog Race, and Sack Race. The main motive of these events was complete participation. The loud cheers and applauses were a proof that children were enjoying it thoroughly.

Speaking on the occasion, the revered Principal Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara said that every child is a different kind of flower; together they make this world a beautiful garden. She paid a floral tribute to Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru. She blessed the students and encouraged them to work diligently and enjoy their childhood a transient phase to optimum.

On the whole, athletic meet was an outstanding display of student’s incredible fitness, strength, stamina and sportsman spirit.

 

550TH BIRTH ANNIVERSARY OF SHRI GURU NANAK DEV JI

The students and Faculty of Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar, Ludhiana celebrated the 550th Parkash Utsav of Guru Nanak Dev Ji with devotion and reverence. The spiritual ambience of the devotional chants was attended by all the children.

“O Nanak, the name of Waheguru is like a ship which will take you to your salvation,” to observe this auspicious occasion, a special morning assembly was organised to mark birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji. The students came dressed in traditional Sikh attire and the assembly commenced with a prayer followed by a demonstration of the customary ‘Prabhat Pheri’. The children looked very impressive as they were dressed up like Panj Pyaras.

On this occasion, 'Kirtan' was performed by the students of the school. They paid tribute to Guru Nanak Dev Ji by spreading his divine message of harmony, humility and equality through poems, speeches and orations. The students presented a beautiful rendition of Ek Onkar and other shabads which were appreciated by one and all present. The students along with Principal, Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara paid a floral tribute to Guru- Shri Guru Nanak Dev Ji.

Speaking on the occasion, our most cherished Principal Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara inspired the students to incorporate the teachings of Shri Guru Nanak Dev Ji in their life and respect their elders. She also spread the message of harmony and oneness and advised the students to pray daily to improve concentration. She said that in today’s busy life people are drifting away from many things including devotion and let us revive the spirit of spirituality which leads us towards purifying our inner self and one should learn from the teachings of Guru Nanak Dev Ji for healthy and prosperous life.

The program concluded with distribution of Prasad.

 

12TH ANNUAL PRIZE DISTRIBUTION FUNCTION & CULTURAL FEST-2019.



dccGlorifying and appreciating the achievers with accolades, Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar, Ludhiana organized the ‘12th Annual Prize Distribution Function and Cultural Fest-2019’ amidst great zest, effervescence and euphoria. The evening was reserved for a gala presentation.  The celebration was bound to be a befitting occasion for the spontaneous outburst in a wide range of creativity. S. Parminder Singh Gill (IAS) C.A. GLADA graced the occasion as the Chief Guest of this prestigious ceremony and   S. Charanjeet Singh chancellor of CT University were the guest of honour. The celebration as scheduled, started in the evening with the warm floral welcome of the Chief Guest by the Chairman - Chain of Green Land Schools – Dr. Rajesh Rudhra, President of the Trust Dr. Shabad Rudhra, General Secretary of the Trust Mrs. Usha Rudhra, Director Green Land Schools, Dr. Vijayata Rudhra and the Principal of the host school Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara. The other dignitaries gracing the occasion were Principals of all Green Land Schools, Mrs. Baldeep Pandher, Mrs. Vinita Sanan, Mrs. Ritu and Mrs. Mona Thakur and eminent member of School Management Committee, Mr. Ravi Kalra.

All the dignitaries were given a cordial welcome by the school band with a scintillating display of bagpipes and drums. The function commenced with the auspicious lighting of the sacred lamp followed by invoking on spiritual divinity with ‘Tridevi Vandana’. A musical feast was presented by the school orchestra in the form of an orchestral Sufi train journeying through various mystical and Sufi stations.
The speech given by Anvesha the student of class VII, portrayed how the school is impacting change through numerous opportunities embedded into the school space. The function included a series of thematic performances. Kindergarten Dance titled Holiday was performed by the tiny tots, leaving the spectators mesmerized. The chief attraction of today’s programme was a Punjabi musical play “Heer-Waris Shah Di”. The famous poetic narration was adapted, directed & dramatized with beautifully curated music. The students presented the tragic story with great imagination, emotional facility, physical expressivity, vocal projection and the ability to interpret drama. It was certainly an impressive presentation.

A power packed performance “Circus” by the students of Primary Wing left the audience spell-bound. They were flabbergasted to see the balancing acts by the young Green Knights. It was followed by a choreography - ‘Women Empowerment’ was an exclusive presentation. It was a tribute to the power of Nari Shakti- let us walk shoulder to shoulder to create a society where women are integral partners of our development journey. The presentation was laudable indeed.

Another fervent performance “Swachh Bharat” added élan to the function. The students initiated to aware the masses towards importance of cleanliness and 3 R’s i.e Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. The young and energetics lassies performed “Folk Dance of Haryana” highlighting their talent which added an amazing enthusiasm to the show. The confidence and the superb performance of the students on the stage kept the audience glued to their seats throughout the show.

The cosmic celebration comprised of colorful & vibrant performances by the students, theatrical extravaganzas and the prize distribution ceremony for the scholastic and co-scholastic achievers. While the students celebrated the day in all vibrancy, the school awarded meritorious students in different fields of academics & sports for their National, State and District achievements.

The vibrant music, breath taking colors and highly coordinated movement set the tone for various folk dances, where students performed the eye catching performance. The students presented their foundation of talents during this fantastic series of presentations. The most riveting performance was “Bhangra” which won an unceasing applause from the audience showing the enthusiasm of young Gabrus of Punjab.

The Principal, Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara presented the annual school report highlighting the achievements of the students in the field of academics, sports and co-curricular activities. She also spoke about the year-round activities conducted in the school. She congratulated the achievers and encouraged them to perform even better in future. In her Vote of thanks, she appreciated the efforts of students and teachers in making the event a great success.

Chairman - Dr. Rajesh Rudhra felicitated the staff and the students for putting up such an extravagant show. He stated that our vision is to create a society of progressive thinking individuals who will contribute to the intellectual development of the global community by initiating positive changes in the social fabric. Education or success, he opined, is incomplete or futile without keeping in view the goal of serving one’s country. He congratulated the achievers who were awarded for their excellence in curricular and co-curricular activities and motivated the students to continue their toil and attain greater heights in life.

The most memorable moments of the function were marked by the precious words of advice and appreciation by the Chief Guest S. Parminder Singh Gill (IAS) during his  address to the students and parents. He lauded the vision and the relentless hard work done by students and their mentors for presenting such a message oriented programme showing the importance of sustainable development. A student is a celebrity while he performs in his school and one must appreciate the glory of their celebration. He urged parents to encourage and praise their children for their good work and achievements, as appreciation gives them indomitable strength to face the world.

The months of hard work and several rehearsals paid off. The gala reached to halt with the National Anthem performed by the students of the school invoking the spirit of nationality and patriotism amongst the massive presence. Parents and children were flourishing with beaming faces and a smile that they were proud to be a part of this institution.

Overall, the celebrations concluded on a happy note encouraging the students to establish further milestones in the journey of success.

 

NATIONAL UNITY DAY

The 144th Birth Anniversary of Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel was celebrated enthusiastically by the students and Faculty of Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar, Ludhiana as National Unity Day. It aimed to pay tribute to him for his great efforts made to unite India.

“So powerful is the light of unity that it can illuminate the whole earth,” Keeping it in view, a special morning assembly was organised to pay tribute to the Iron Man of India. The students recited soul rendering songs in the commemoration of Sardar Patel.  The student speakers expressed their views on “Contribution of Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel for Unity, Safety and Security of India”. The students along with Principal Mam, Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara paid a floral tribute to the architect of India’s unity.

Speaking on the occasion, our most cherished Principal Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara said that Unity is strength. When there is teamwork and collaboration, wonderful things can be achieved. She said that national integrity helps in defeating the actual and potential threats for unity, integrity and security of the nation. She motivated the students to remain united and further elaborated the significance of coordination in different body parts and then called upon the students’ fraternity to maintain same integrity and unity while working at different levels. She asked them to work for unity of the nation.

The program concluded with national anthem which was followed by Oath taking Ceremony, wherein the students and teachers took a pledge to stand for Unity and Integrity of the country.

HALLOWEEN DAY


Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar, Ludhiana celebrating ‘Halloween Day’ with a fun filled exciting fancy dress parade in the Kindergarten wing (Pre-Nursery to K.G. class). The school transformed the campus into a ghoulish delight for the tiny tots.

During this event, kids in the unique attire were very happy. Superheroes, Fairies, Witches, Goblins and other interesting characters walked around with a thrill. Excited faces were seen everywhere as children posed for photographs. Few kids were excited to be in the costumes of their favourite horror characters as Dracula, witch, ghost, Bhoot Boss etc. They spoke a few sentences on the character that they depicted and some of them tried to truly imitate the same. The effort and hard work of children was highly commendable. Children entertained audience who were watching with some Halloween songs and then proceeded to walk around the school parading their costumes.

Revered Principal of the school, Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara said that it was a delight to watch the children as they came up and spoke about their favourite horror character that they were dressed up as. She appreciated the students with their precious pearls of encouragement. She wished good luck to all tiny tots for their future endeavours.

On the whole, the day proved to be great fulfilled experience for the little ones and gave them a platform to explore their hidden talents. The children had a wonderful time and they were seen smiling happily as they left the school.

 

DIWALI CELEBRATIONS


Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar celebrated Diwali with great devoutness and exhilaration. The school was decorated with diyas and light anticipating that the festival of light would bring bright sparkles of joy and happiness and gaiety in everyone’s life. The ambience of the school buzzed with various activities on “Diwali Celebrations”.

The day started with a special morning assembly wherein students delivered speeches on the significance of the festival and the relevance of eco-friendly celebrations. The students of middle section and senior wing participated in ‘Inter-House Rangoli-Making competition along with Class Decoration Competition. The students cleaned their class rooms and decorated them with handmade paper lanterns and flowers. Every class displayed their items in a very innovative way with colourful dupattas, pictures of gods and goddesses. The whole display was overwhelming.Winners of all competition were judged on the basis of design, creativity, neatness, colour combination, variety of material used etc.

The Principal Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara greeted the students and motivated them to celebrate Eco- friendly and Eco-sensitive Diwali. She said Diwali is a festival of communal harmony, wherein Hindus celebrate the return of Lord Ram at Ayodhya after fourteen years of exile, while Sikhs observe ‘Bandhi Chorr Divas’.

She congratulated as well as encouraged the winners to enhance their talent.

On the whole,  the festival of fun and excitement haulted with loads of joy and happiness sparkling on the faces of everyone. Both Teachers and students enjoyed the Diwali celebrations wholeheartedly.

INTER CLASS DIYA AND CANDLE DECORATION COMPETITION AND INTER CLASS DOOR HANGING (TORAN) MAKING COMPETITION


Green Land Convent School, New Subhash Nagar organized Inter Class Diya and Candle Decoration Competition along with Inter Class Door Hanging (Toran) Making Competition  for the students of Primary wing to commemorate Diwali festival with great fanfare, devotion and excitement.

The students of Pre Nsy to III participated in Diya & Candle decoration competitions where as students of classes IV – V participated in Door Hanging (Toran) Making Competition & Inter Class Slogan Writing Competition. The students prepared different types of candles, diyas and pooja thalis which were very colourful and decorated with ribbons, sparkles, beads, shells, stars, mirrors, glitters etc. Candles displayed were of varying shapes and sizes - ranging from small diya shaped to floral, floating, minar shaped, dome shaped and some were even decorated with bows and frills made of wax. Every class displayed their items in a very innovative way with colourful dupattas, pictures of gods and goddesses. The whole display was overwhelming.

They all worked on the theme “Say No To Crackers” on the upcoming festival. Winners of all competitions were judged on the basis of design, creativity, neatness, colour combination, variety of material used etc.

The Principal Ms. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara greeted the students and motivated them to use home made artifacts to save money and use their own talent.  She said that school gives ample opportunities to students to explore their talent by organizing such competitions. She congratulated all the winners.

 

World Post Day


World Post Day was celebrated in the school premises with great enthusiasm and zeal. The Day was celebrated to commemorate the establishment of the Universal Postal Union with an aim to create and enable a system that allows a free flow of international mail around the world.

Today when SMS’ and E-mails have replaced traditional post-cards and letter writing, the young Green Knights and teachers wished to revive and remember the old medium of interpersonal communication. The little angels of Pre-Nsy. to K.G actively participated in the Post Card Writing and Stamp Pasting Activity under the guidance of their teachers. The children enjoyed a lot while pasting stamps on the post cards. In other competitions, the students of Primary Wing (Classes I-V) participated in Letter Writing Competition. The students wrote Diwali wishes for their parents and posted them to their address.

Interacting with the students, our most esteemed Principal Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara said that people are getting back to pen and paper instead of emails. The attitude is changing but slowly. She said that Indian Postal Service is the most widely distributed post office system in the world. She advised the students to make a practice to write letters to their friends and family members.

Over-all, the students were very passionate while writing letters to their loved ones and posting them in the letter box.

 

Dussehra Celebration


Dussehra was celebrated with lot of fervor and ardour in the school premises. The primary objective of the entire celebration was to teach the students that no matter how intelligent a person is, his pride will be the reason of his collapse.

To mark Lord Rama’s victory over Ravana and to reinforce the message that good always triumphs over evil, a plethora of activities were oragnised for the young green knights. The tiny tots of Pre-Nsy. to K.G., participated in Ravana making Activity. The making of small effigies of Ravana by little hands was a treat to watch. The children enjoyed the activity and the teachers painted their students faces as Lord Rama, Lord Hanuman and Ravana.

A poster Making Activity was oragnised for the Primary wing. The students of class VI-XII participated in story writing competition based on the values extracted from the life of Lord Rama. Students also organized Dandiya Dance competition to end Navratri.

The revered Principal Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara addressed the students and told them the purpose to organize this celebration was actually to make the students aware of the   the triumph of virtue over the vice. She said that Ravana was the symbol of intelligence and knowledge. But his single mistake overpowered and nullified his entire wisdom. She advised the students to genuine their doings. She further congratulated the teachers and students for the coming festival season.

On the whole, everyone around enjoyed the serene atmosphere and seemed to be in a state of absolute bliss.

 

World Animal Day


On the occasion of World Animal Day, our school, organized numerous activities to raise awareness and knowledge about wild life conservation in its school premises. As part of the students’ curriculum, the children analyzed poetry and enacted stories pertaining to the theme of the Save Animals, Save Life.

“The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated.”, keeping it in view, A special Morning Assembly was conducted in which students read out stories and stirring poems to motivate all to become sensitive to the cause, especially, the youth as they are the future stakeholders of the country. The students were shown a short animated movie “The Jungle Book” based on the estranged relationship between man and animals.

A puppet show, describing the various emotions of animals was organized to narrate the stories in their respective classes by their mentors followed by a story telling session. An additional, power point presentation on animal life was also showcased to the students. Children found it so interesting and got engrossed in the stories which were told to them with creative gestures and expressions. The students also prepared charts to save flora and fauna of the Earth.

Speaking on the occasion our revered Principal Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara said that Earth was created for all life, not just human life. She said that animals have feelings just like humans and teasing an animal is cruel. We should have respect for animals just as much as everything else because they are a creation of God and it is our duty to protect animals and show genuine care and concern for them. She insisted students to enjoy Animal planet channel on television. Also, one must visit a real wildlife preserve where one can see and learn about local flora and fauna. She concluded the day’s events with a speech that highlighted the pressing need to raise awareness about the animals and its future in the wild.

On the whole, it was indeed a thought provoking event for all of the students who understood that saving faunas meant saving its habitat and hence pledged to take care of the trees in order to protect the environment.

 

Primary Games- Karate Block Level Tournament.


Passionate and enthusiastic players of our school embarked their potential again by clinching winning positions in Primary Games- Karate Block Level Tournament.

Ansh Rai and Manthan of class IV, Japjeet and Ashutosh of class V, Amish Sharma and Khushi Malhotra of class VI emerged victorious in the said tournament by clinching Gold Medal in the said competition. The Students were in high spirits after securing positions, though it was a cut throat competition.

The Revered Chairman of The Chain of Green Land Schools, Dr. Rajesh Rudhra appreciated the students for their hard work and dedication towards the game. He appreciated the courageous and dauntless efforts of the student who left no stone unturned to add another wings to the school glory.

The respected Principal of the school, Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara congratulated the winning students and appreciated them for the stupendous efforts and their talents.  She motivated them to progress their skills and involvement in the game will help them to flourish in future.

Winners with their glorious and outstanding achievements through focus and concentration made the teachers and parents feel proud.

 

Karate District Level Tournament


The students of our school proved their mettle in Karate District Level Tournament. It is a matter of proud to mention that Souravdeep Singh Walia, Class VIII (Category -55 kg) bagged a Gold medal and got selected for State Level Karate Tournament, Partik, Class VI (Category -30 kg) clinched a Bronze medal in U-14 category.  Akshit Arora, Class IX (Category -35 kg) sealed a silver medal in U-17 category. The Students were in high spirits after securing their place and position in the tournament though it was a cut throat competition.

Our illustrious Chairman, Chain of Green Land Schools, Dr. Rajesh Rudhra congratulated the winners on their achievements and inspired them to keep on performing with the same zeal and enthusiasm. He highlighted the fact that the school continues its legacy of producing State and National level players in sports arena.

Elated with the achievement of the students, Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara congratulated the winners for their achievement and blessed them on their success while inspiring them to keep on performing with the same zeal and enthusiasm. She also stressed on the importance of Games and Sports in the development of a child.

Over-all, everyone was in a rejoiced mood.

 

Gandhi Jayanti Celebrated

Gandhi Jayanti was celebrated on the auspicious occasion of birth anniversary of the father of our nation-Mahatma Gandhi in the premises of school. The Green Knights celebrated Bapu’s birthday in the school premises with great zeal, enthusiasm and patriotism.

A special assembly was organised to pay a floral tribute to Gandhi ji. Recitation of a soulful prayer marked the beginning of the function on a religious note. Children shared anecdotes from Gandhi ji’s life and also shared a speech on his achievements and contributions to India’s freedom struggle. The highlight of the assembly was Bapu’s favourite song such as “Raghupati Raghav Raja Ram”. The young tiny tots prepared posters and slogans which presented Gandhi Ji’s favourite quotes. Primary children recited a few lines on his life history.

Not only this, students were dressed up in Gandhi Ji’s attire wearing his spectacles, his walking stick and holding the spinning wheel- The Cahrkha. The tiny tots came dressed in khadi and cotton kurta-pyjamas and gave a taste of cooperation and a sense of involvement when they enacted the Dandi March conducted within the school campus.

Speaking on the occasion, the Principal of the school, Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara quoted Gandhi Ji’s favourite lines “Live as if you were to die tomorrow, Learn as if you were to live forever." She said that Gandhi ji was the preacher of non-violence. He is a symbol of peace and truth. She further told the children about the Dandi march and about the Swadeshi movement, about wearing homespun cotton clothes, and about how he stressed on leading a simple but noble life. She explained the impact and significance Gandhi ji had during his times. She further, motivated the students to follow Mahatma Gandhi’s footsteps and inculcate his values in their lives to achieve their aim and uplift society.

On the whole, the day echoed with the immense contribution of pioneer of our motherland. The students dedicated their heart and soul to make it a huge success. The day closed with Gandhi Ji’s last words “HEY RAM” resonating in the air.

 

Mock Interaction Session

A “Mock Interaction Session” for the new admissions for Kindergarten wing to class first was organized in the premises of school. The purpose of the event was to introduce the parents to the system and learning experiences. It gave them the opportunity to receive constructive feedback about the children. The school keeps on conducting innovation techniques and styles with which interactions with parents become more rewarding and interesting.

 It was the time that is awaited the most by the parents, the time that affirms their faith in the school. The school bore a festive look to make the students feel special as it was the most important day of their life. Various charts, slogans and displays were prepared for the students. The tiny kids were welcomed by their favourite cartoon characters like Doremon, Shinchan, Mermaid etc.

Instead of confining the kids in their boring questionnaires and written tests for interview, they were brought out in open by the teachers to enjoy the playful rainy weather and do some artistic/ recognition activities.  The students enjoyed bungee jumping, train rides, swings etc.

As every coin has two sides, some students looked nervous yet excited in the new environment. The beaming faces and bright eyes of the tiny kids infused energy and mesmerized each and every one present there. The parents too looked quite satisfied with the school and had all words of praises for the school.

The School Principal, Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara said that mock interaction session of tiny tots play an important role in assisting the children to be extrovert. Even the shyest students too interacted with teachers in such a convenient and child friendly environment. She further said that Quality Education is the hallmark of Green Land. The school helps the students to realize the social vices prevalent in the society and creates an atmosphere of ideas by making provisions for the growth of mind through many creative activities, by making teaching life inspired and life centered.

On the whole it was a great fun for the blooming buds who enjoyed the whole experience of mock interview.

 

Gold medal in District Level Karate Tournament.


Our school added yet another feather in its cap when the school lass Sana Rana of class VI (U-Category -22kg) won Gold medal in District Level Karate Tournament. She showcased her strength and agility in the competition and got selected for Punjab State Karate Tournament.

Our well-regarded Chairman, Chain of Green Land Schools, Dr. Rajesh Rudhra congratulated Sana on her achievements and inspired her to keep on performing with the same zeal and enthusiasm. He highlighted the fact that the school continues its legacy of producing State and National level players in sports arena.

The School Principal, Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara felt very happy with this progress and continuous efforts of the teachers and students. She congratulated Sana for their steady victories. She stated that team spirit is inculcated by sports and these competitions help in harnessing the budding talents. The students should take part in sports to keep them fit & healthy.

Over-all, she was in jubilant mood and thanked school for providing her such a great platform.

 

Punjab Board District Level Table Tennis Tournament.


The students of our school proved their mettle in the Punjab Board District Level Table Tennis Tournament. It is a matter of pride to mention that Harsimranjeet  Kaur , Class XI (Category U-19), Muskan, Class XI (Category U-19), Pratiksha Class XI (Category U-19) brought laurels to school by clinching  Bronze  medals in the said competition.

Our well-regarded Chairman, Chain of Green Land Schools, Dr. Rajesh Rudhra congratulated the winners on their achievements and inspired them to keep on performing with the same zeal and enthusiasm. He highlighted the fact that the school continues its legacy of producing State and National level players in sports arena.

Elated with the achievement of the students, Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara congratulated the winners for their achievement and blessed them on their success while inspiring them to keep on performing with the same zeal and enthusiasm. She also stressed on the importance of Games and Sports in the development of a child.


Over-all, everyone was in a rejoiced mood.

 

Winning Gold Medals in Punjab Board District Level Basketball Tournaments


The students of our school brought honour and laurels to the institution by winning Gold Medals in Punjab Board District Level Basketball Tournaments held at Guru Nanak Stadium, Ludhiana recently. Players were in high spirit while unfurling the flag of victory.

Ashutosh (Class VIII) and Ayush Ahuja (Class VII) of our school performed exceptionally well and clinched the Gold Medal in District U-14 in their respective games. The students were in jubilant mood taking proud to air.

Principal of the school, Dr. Jyoti Pujara congratulated the winning teams for their wonderful efforts and stated that achieving such milestones in life take the students to the horizons of success. She stated that team spirit is inculcated by sports and these competitions help in harnessing the budding talents. The students should take part in sports to keep them fit & healthy.

Everyone was in a rejoiced mood. Players were bubbling with enthusiasm. Zenith was the limit for all the winners.

 

Punjab Board District Level Volleyball Tournament


Passionate and keen lass, Kavita Rana, the student of X std. of our school clinched the first runner up position in Punjab Board District Level Volleyball Tournament held at Government School, Govind Nagar, Ludhiana. She added one more feather to her cap which is a matter of pride to mention.

Dr. Rajesh Rudhra, Chairman, chain of Green Land Schools, congratulated “Kavita Rana” on her achievement and inspired her to keep on performing with the same zeal and enthusiasm. He highlighted the fact that the school continues its legacy of producing State and National level players in sports arena.

Principal of the school, Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara congratulated the young achiever for her stupendous performance. She blessed the jubilant ‘Kavita Rana’ on her success and achievement. She encouraged her to reach far greater heights. She stated that team spirit is inculcated by sports and these competitions help in harnessing the budding talents. The students should take part in sports to keep them fit & healthy.

Kavita was in high spirit as left no stone unturned during practice to make her dreams come true.

 

Reading Drive



As per the guidelines of CBSE, young bibliophiles of our school kicked off “Reading Drive” from 9th September to 15th September, 2019. The reading week was organised to highlight the need of building opportunities for individualised reading at all stages in order to promote a culture of reading.

Several activities that inspired free thinking and personality development were organized as part of the programme. Book review sessions by students, reading hours and interactions were organised in Library on the importance of reading were planned beforehand and executed in the classes.

A 45-minute mass reading programme through out the week was organised in which all  students, teachers, non-teaching faculties read newspapers and books. A Fancy Dress Competition was also organised for the students of primary wing in which they dressed up and enacted as their favourite characters from their literature readers. It was a wonderful show appreciated by all which took the imagination of student at the peak.

Speaking on the occasion, revered Principal, Dr. Jyoti Pujara said that the school always provides a platform for the budding writers from our students to showcase their talent through such activities. She said that the school would dedicate a 45-minute period exclusively for reading every week. She further acquainted the students with e-reading through various reading devices and apps.

Conclusively, the entire period of 7 days was devoted to encourage students to instill reading habits. The response of the students was overwhelming and the motive of enlightening the students took the shape of reality.

 

Hindi Diwas Celebration


“Hindi Diwas” was celebrated in the school premises with great zeal and enthusiasm. To highlight the importance of “Matra Bhasha”, the event commenced by seeking blessings of the Almighty by reciting the soulful prayer “Itni Shakti Hamein Dena Data”.

It was followed by news and thought in Hindi and a speech on the importance of Hindi language. The tiny tots of Kindergarten Section prepared and showcased flashcards which depicted Hindi alphabets, sounds and consonants. Primary students decorated their boards and had programs with inspirational speeches and rhymes in Hindi.

The Principal Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara appreciated the students for their commendable oratory skills. She said that in our country where People give priority to English Language but still everybody prefers to communicate and express their feelings in Hindi. While sharing her views on the language, she said that Hindi is spoken as a native language by more than 258 million people all over the world and is recognized as the 4th largest language in the world.

Over-all, everybody in the campus made sincere efforts to use Hindi as a medium of conversation for the day.

 

Swachh Bharat-Swachhta Pakhwara

As per the guidelines of C.B.S.E, Waste warriors of our school kicked off cleanliness drive from 1st September to 15th September, 2019 under the theme “Swachh Bharat-Swachhta Pakhwara”. The cleanliness drive started with the objective to spread the awareness about Swachhata Mission and its implementation across the country.  This fortnight drive intensely focused on the issues and practices of Swachhata by engaging students in their school premises. A periodic calendar was pre-circulated among the students to help them plan for the Pakhwada activities.

A cleanliness drive ensured that the students neatly turned out their classrooms. The Students picked up brooms and cleaned the school campus and its surroundings. They carried out a swachhta pledge in the special morning assembly. Plantation of saplings was carried out in the school premises. The Green Knights of middle and senior section collectively participated in doing the beautiful craft work based on swacchta event. They were made to communicate few lines and posters conveying the message of keeping surroundings clean and in turn taking care of the “Mother Earth”. Children displayed their artistic and linguistic skills while showcasing their awareness about conserving natural resources. Students and staff members took pledge during the occasion.

Principal Dr.Jyoti Sachdev Pujara requested students to stop littering their surroundings and be an agent of change. She further said that If we do not maintain cleanliness, whether it is our homes, surrounding areas or whole nation, we always remain in the fear of various diseases and it also gives rise to the different types of social evils. She said that a person could be healthy and happy, only if she/he is clean and follows hygienic habits.

Conclusively, the entire period of 15 days was devoted to encourage the students to make our “Mother Earth Clean”. The response of the students was overwhelming and the motive of enlightening Generation next took the shape of a reality.

Ganesh Utsav

Our school bid adieu Ganpati Bappa on the occasion of Ananat Chaturthi which marks the end of  “Ganesh Utsav” The school premises was adorned with flowers and streamers which gave a solemn manifestation.

High on energy, the young devotes of Pre Primary Section came to school in colorful dresses and made Lord Ganesh through coloured Rice Pasting Activity. It has been observed that there is a rise in water, air and noise pollution during the celebration of festivals like Durga Puja, Ganesh Chaturthi etc. An increase in pollution level is alarming and demands corrective action. The Green Land family taking up the role of torch bearers paved the way for an eco-friendly. Lord Ganesh idol making activity which was organized for classes III to V wherein students prepared idols of their all-time favourite friend Ganeya, Ganpati with the use of clay, paper and POP etc. The young Green Knights immersed idols of Lord Ganesha in water pool.

Speaking on the occasion, our revered Principal, Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara  narrated the story and the reason behind the celebrations. The students were acknowledged that when Lord Ganesh, was writing Mahabharata he was filled with pain, agony and anger. Thus to calm his anger, all gods decided to take him for a bath and later to rest. She expressed that the festivity gets multiplied when children participate with true spirit. She further said that one should not forget the culture, tradition and importance of celebrating festivals and asked the students to celebrate the festival with joy and devotion

Over-all, the day ended with lot of learning and the establishment of our eco-friendly Lord Ganesh in the school premises. The self – efforts of students were remarkable and the beauty of creations was filled aesthetic sense. The programme concluded the chants of Ganapati Bappa Morya!

Rain Dance Party

Enthusiastic and jubilant little angles of our school enthused with the joy of dancing celebrated ‘Rain Dance Party’ with great zeal and fervor. The jovial faces and sparkling eyes with merriment said it all. The students looked adorable in their costumes and enjoyed to the fullest.

The ground was joyfully resplendent with water sprinklers and music. The beats gave the effect of a roaring storm and thundering clouds which declined gradually. Suddenly the area was filled with showers of artificial rain from all around, accompanied with rhythmic beats, music and songs. All the tiny tots were looking winsome in their swimming costumes with their colourful umbrellas. The Little rock stars of Pre-Primary danced to the thrilling music which infused the atmosphere with energy and fun. Children enjoyed themselves thoroughly as they experienced the joy of splashing about in the puddles, having fun in the rain while staying protected from the rains in their raincoats. The multi-hued raincoats and umbrellas and the bright eyed, smiling faces of the children infused the atmosphere with energy and fun.

Back in the classes, the children were engaged in activities related to the Monsoon or the rainy season. They learnt new vocabulary, colored and painted umbrellas, and had all kind of fun art craft activities to help them associate better with the rains and the accessories used in this season.

Speaking on the occasion, sterling Principal Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara, said that Rain dance is an exciting and enthralling activity for children. It’s the time to beat the summer heat and dance and sing under the blue sky. She further said that Rain Dance Party helped the children to learn to love and develop motor skills which will make them physically fit.

Over all, It was a magical moment for the little angels as they had a great time together. It was a real treat to the eyes to watch them, feeling so happy and thrilled.

 

Basketball District Level Tournament


Passionate and enthusiastic players of our school embarked their potential again by clinching first runners up position in Basketball District Level Tournament held at Guru Nanak Stadium, Ludhiana.

Mehak of class XII (U-19), Ranjana of class XII (U-19) And Sehaj Kaur of class XII (U-19), emerged victorious in the said tournament by clinching first runners up position. Anupam Yadav (U-17) and Anchal Yadav (U-17) of Class VIII clinched second runners up position. The Students were in high spirits after securing positions, though it was a cut throat competition.

The Revered Chairman of The Chain of Green Land Schools, Dr. Rajesh Rudhra appreciated the students for their hard work and dedication towards the game. He appreciated the courageous and dauntless efforts of the student who left no stone unturned to add another wings to the school glory.

The respected Principal of the school, Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara congratulated the winning students and appreciated them for the stupendous efforts and their talents.  She motivated them to progress their skills and involvement in the game will help them to flourish in future.
Winners with their glorious and outstanding achievements through focus and concentration made the teachers and parents feel proud.

 

All India Invitational Combat Karate Championship


The joy of students of our school had no bound when the school students won Gold medal in two different karate competitions. The young Green Knights showcased their strength and agility by participating Karate Competitions and they secured glorious first position.

In the first event, Love Kumar of Class VIII, Amanjot of Class VI, Sana of Class VI participated in Second All India Invitational Combat Karate Championship organized by Gi Toku Kai Karate Do Punjab held at Amritsar. The enthusiastic players bagged the Gold Medal in the event by beating all the opponents of their age.

In another event, Souravdeep Singh Walia of Class VIII participated in All India Karate Championship, IInd Punjab Open Cup held at Dayanand Munjal Auditoruium, Ludhidana. The passionate and fervent player crossed all the rounds to meet hard competition. In the Final match, he clinched the gold medal beating his opponent.

The School Principal, Dr. Jyoti  Sachdev Pujara  felt  very happy with this progress and continuous efforts of the teachers and students. She congratulated all of them for their steady victories.

Over-all, the students were in jubilant mood and they thanked school for providing them such a great platform.

An Inter-Class Card Making Competition and Essay Writing Competition


An Inter-Class Card Making Competition and Essay Writing Competition” was organized on the occasion of Grandparents Day in the premises of school with abundance of respect and admiration. It was held in the school campus to inculcate special love and respect and to channelize the positive and vibrant energy among the students for their grandparents. 

The Pre Primary event began with a Card Making Activity by kids followed by a series of fun games. The Primary Classes began the event with an Essay Writing Competition. The children were very excited to prepare card for their grandparents.  The love and affection for their grandparents was reflected in the cards and the essays. The children seemed like a motivation factor for everyone to give their best. The teachers were very happy to see the happiness ushering in the faces of young Green Knights who made the most of this wonderful day with happiness. The event proved to be a great platform to come together and share their love.

The esteemed Principal Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara applauded the efforts of the students preparing beautiful cards. She also highlighted that Grandparents are the precious gems of a family. Their experience and knowledge spills the words of wisdom & captivate the grandchildren with their love and concern. She further highlighted the role of family and good schooling as strong pillars in a child’s life.

On the whole, a sense of satisfaction and expression of pride could be seen on the smiling countenance of tiny tots.

Punjab Primary School Games Cluster Level Karate Tournament


The students of our school proved their mettle in the Punjab Primary School Games Cluster Level Karate Tournament, held at Govt. Primary School. It is a matter of proud to mention that Ashutosh Tripathy, Class V (U Category +36kg), Amish Sharma, Class VI (U-Category -32 Kg), Japjit, Class V (U-Category -26 Kg), Mantham Badyal, Class V     (U-Category -23 Kg), Ansh Rai, Class IV (U-Category -20 Kg), Khushi Malhotra, Class VI (U-Category -27 Kg) bagged Gold Medals Bhavishya Bajaj Class V (U-Category -26 Kg) clinched Silver Medal.

Our well-regarded Chairman, Chain of Green Land Schools, Dr. Rajesh Rudhra congratulated the winners on their achievements and inspired them to keep on performing with the same zeal and enthusiasm. He highlighted the fact that the school continues its legacy of producing State and National level players in sports arena.

Elated with the achievement of the students, Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara congratulated the winners for their achievement and blessed them on their success while inspiring them to keep on performing with the same zeal and enthusiasm. She also stressed on the importance of Games and Sports in the development of a child.

Over-all, everyone was in a rejoiced mood.

Teacher’s day celebrations

Teacher’s day was celebrated with great fun and enthusiasm in the premises of school. To mark the great Teacher & Philosophyist, Dr. Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan’s Birthday and to thank the teaching faculty, the students organised a great show dedicated to their teachers. Both the students & staff gathered joyfully for the celebration.

The program was lead off with a prayer song sung by the school choir, followed by an innovative  inauguration where the school Principal Dr. Jyoti Pujara, teachers and students paid a floral tribute to the great learner, scholar and educationist Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan. The students presented flowers to the Principal  as a token of love and gratitude.

Neha Thakur (Class X) And Anchal Dhingra (Class X) gave a peek into the life of Dr Radhakrishnan and expressed their gratitude through a speech by bringing everyone’s attention to the immense importance of teachers and the role they play in children’s lives. As the speech concluded, a rapturous Bhangra performance by students of class VIII-XII left everyone mesmerized and awe-struck. It was followed by an ecstatic song by the students of Class IX, Comedy class act cum dance performance by the students of class VIII and XI, and a dance performance by the students of class IX.  One minute games like flip the Colour, Action Games, Thread and Needle, Drop the Marbles and Musical Chairs were conducted for the teachers. A wonderful PowerPoint presentation made by students of Class XII, showing a collage of teachers in their different roles and duties in the school campus was an endearing gesture and was thoroughly enjoyed by all. Teachers seemed exuberant while enjoying together.

As a tribute, students of senior classes initiated to pseudo teacher session of school administration and teaching where they played the different roles like Principal, Coordinators and teachers of all subjects. Students were attired as teachers aping the style of their favourite teacher, whom they admire the most and the one who inspires them the most. It was a remarkable effort made by students to pay the heartfelt gratitude to their felicitators. The students left no stone unturned to convey their thanks to their guides.

Speaking on the occasion, the august Principal, Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara addressed all the teachers with her inspiring words. She congratulated and thanked the educators for their diligence, sincerity and hard work. She advised the students to pay their respect to their teachers. It was her firm conviction that wisdom, happiness and peace, will prevail if teachers and students interact with each other with the spirit of oneness. She affirmed that a teacher not only disseminates knowledge but also her entire personality.

On the whole, it was truly a proud day for the teachers to bask in the love and attention they received from their students! The day buzzed with excitement and smiles all around. The programme ended with vote of thanks proposed by the student council.

Punjab Board Zonal Level Tournament


It turned out to be another feather in the cap of our when the young Green Knights brought laurels in Punjab Board Zonal Level Tournament. The students out seeded their competitors and won second position in U-19 (Girls) Volleyball Tournament.

In U- 17 (Girls) Mallika,  Kavita and in U-19 (Girls)  Arshleen, Varinda, Kashish and Sonali were extremely excited for their selection in the district team of Ludhiana.

Dr. Rajesh Rudhra, Chairman, Chain of Green Land Schools appreciated the efforts of students and teachers. He encouraged them to keep working hard and said that achieving success once is not difficult but to sustain that level is real success.

Principal Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara congratulated the winners and gave her best wishes to them. She emphasized that such notable performances aid platform for the budding stars to bloom. She further encouraged the players to progress the skills and involvement in the game to reach the peak of their career.

Over-all, it was a moment of jubilation and exuberance for the students.

 

Primary School Games Cluster Level Tournament, 2019


Our school excelled in the Primary School Games Cluster Level Tournament, 2019 held at Guru Nanak Public School. The chess prodigy, Amish Sharma (Class VI) brought laurels to the school by clinching Gold Medal in Chess Tournament.

The revered Chairman, Chain of Green Land Schools, Dr. Rajesh Rudhra and the illustrious Principal Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara congratulated him and his parents. They appreciated his courageous and spirited efforts that left no stone unturned to add another wings to the school’s glory. The inspiring Principal encouraged him to keep participating in such competitions to achieve the heights that no one ever reached.

Over-all, it was a moment of great jubilation.

Punjab Board Zonal Level Table Tennis Tournament


Our school stamped their supremacy in Punjab Board Zonal Level Table Tennis Tournament held at KVM School, Civil Lines, Ludhiana. It was a stupendous performance from the lasses as they bagged the First and second positions both in U-19  & U-14 Categories respectively. Number of participants from various schools rubbed their shoulders with each other and Green Knights ended up in proving their mental dexterity all throughout the zone.

In U- 19 (Girls) Muskan, Pratiksha, Harsimranjit Kaur and Yashika from U-14 (Girls)  were extremely excited for their selection in the district team of Ludhiana.

Dr. Rajesh Rudhra, Chairman, Chain of Green Land Schools in his motivational speech emphasized that such victories set a bar for their fellow beings to leap forward. He further lauded the efforts of winners and encouraged other students as well as to follow their examples.

The School Principal Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara congratulated the winners & felicitated them in the Assembly. She emphasized that sports help students to build self-confidence and to stay fit.
Over-all, it was a proud moment for the students. All were in joyous mood.

Parkash Utsav of Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji

Our school reverberated with ‘Shabad Kirtan’ to commemorate the Parkash Utsav of Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji with great religious fervor and enthusiasm. The main motive to celebrate this day was to assert the values, morals, principles and teachings of Guru Granth Sahib Ji.

The pious day commemorated with obeisance to the holy soul & Shabad Gayan by the senior students of the school which filled the essence of Naam Ras in the entire sangat.  Little ones of Pre-Nursery Wing acted as ‘Panj Pyaras’. Students were entreated with speeches given by teachers and fellow students. Students presented a shining example of discipline and perseverance. The premises seemed to be pristine and possessed a sense of eternity all around.

The Principal of the school, Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara while extending wishes for Gurupurab explained that Shri Guru Granth Sahib Ji is “Guru Ki Bani”. She told that we should follow the path of righteousness and should always be ready to sacrifice our lives for the welfare of mankind. While telling the importance of Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji, she said that it has the solution to every problem in the World and it teaches us how we should live and promote modern ideology. She blessed the children to be healthy, happy and successful in the coming years, with positive energy flowing to fulfil the dreams of their parents.

On the whole, the Shabad Kirtan was performed under the divine fervor & spirituality. The school environment was devotional and blissful. The Programme ended with ‘Prasad distribution’.

LSSC (Central Zone) Poster Making Competition


The budding artists of our school emerged victorious in LSSC (Central Zone) Poster Making Competition held at Green Land Senior Secondary Public School, Jalandhar Bypass, Ludhiana.

The theme of the competition was based children’s emerging issues. Around 80 students participated and rubbed their shoulders in this competition from various CBSE schools of Ludhiana. The Green Knights were in euphoric mood by securing two positions among winners in different categories through their stupendous and stunning performance. The champions, Simranjeet Kaur of XI- Medical (Category B) clinched First position and Sania of class IX (Category A) secured Third position in the competition.

The Principal of the school, Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara heartily congratulated the delighted winners on their accomplishments. She expressed her pleasure and contentment for the budding artists and blessed them on their success while inspiring them to keep on performing with the same zeal and enthusiasm. She also motivated them to be sincere and diligent in academics and activities to achieve success in all the spheres of life.

Over-all, it was a moment of jubilation for the school.

National Sports Day i.e Rashtriya Khel Divas


Our school celebrated the National Sports Day i.e Rashtriya Khel Divas as an endeavor to spread awareness about 'Fit India Movement' launched by Our Hon’ble Prime Minister Narendra Modi. To enlighten the students about benefits of being healthy, yoga and PT exercises were conducted for junior students.

The school made necessary arrangements for viewing, hearing of the launch function of the Fit India Movement. The students, faculty and staff viewed the live streaming of the event with great enthusiasm and keenness. At the launch, the Prime Minister delivered an address and also administered a fitness pledge and requested the citizens to be a part of the movement. All the students and teachers took a fitness pledge along with Hon’ble Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

As part of the Fitness ledge, our revered Principal Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara asked everyone to walk at least 10,000 steps on August 29, 2019 and follow it up in their daily routine. She encouraged the students to make a fitness plan and incorporate daily exercise activities for everyone to adopt and practice.

On the whole, the day was filled with flavour of enthusiasm & love towards sports. The students pledged on better fitness and health.

CBSE Capacity Building Programme in English (DAY-1)


An exemplary Teacher will not just enlighten the student, but will also empower the student.

Under the aegis of CBSE-Centre of Excellence, our school organized Two- Days Capacity Building Programme in English Senior Secondary Classes. The Capacity Building Programme was well thought-out under the competent direction of well-regarded Chairman, Chain of Green Land Schools Dr. Rajesh Rudhra and revered Principal Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara. The resource persons from CBSE were Ms. Pallavi Sethi and Ms. Renu Grover to update teachers pedagogical skills, delivery mechanism and other professional qualities.

Role of teachers in schools is certainly crucial, but extremely dynamic too. Today, teachers need to adjust their teaching with the ever-evolving educational goals and at the same time deal with infinite variations in students, each of whom is unique. In such a scenario continuous professional quality development of teachers becomes absolutely indispensable to respond to the changing needs of the students and system.

This is the reason this workshop aimed at enhancing better understanding of the curriculum of English Core and giving fruitful guidance to teachers teaching English to classes XI and XII . Nearly 50 teachers from 30 CBSE schools of Punjab Region including the teachers from the host school attended this enlightening session.

The workshop commenced at 9:30 a.m. with the melodious welcome song by the school choir for the empowerment session of worthy veterans in the domain of teaching English. The first day event started with an ice-breaker session where the participants got acquainted with each other. The session focused on reading and framing test items, letter writing, article writing, testing and evaluation. The maiden session focussed on special objectives of reading and the ways of attaining confidence and grip over comprehension skills. A thorough discussion of Intensive and Extensive reading skills equipped teachers with new perspective to deal with comprehension tasks. Full length discussion on the writing skills and the format and styles gave a crystal clear picture of the latest rubrics to follow while attempting the writing section.

The teachers got a hand on experience of solving various worksheets and very useful handouts related to writing and literature section were distributed which consolidated the experience gained through the workshop. The teachers thoroughly enjoyed the lively interactions on various aspects of English syllabus and everyone  gained valuable inputs of looking upon the curriculum from a new, effective perspective. Different activities, video clippings and group discussions made the session all the more effective.

Illustrious Principal Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara, always a pioneer in the field of meaningful education, highlighted the objectives of programme to empower the teachers in sharpening the skills of students in a comprehensive manner.  She also expressed that she is overwhelmed with the kind of information and guidance which was provided to all the teachers present in the workshop.

The workshop was excellent overall and gave an opportunity to the teachers to learn the various aspects of comprehension and writing skills and upgrade them . The first day session ended leaving the teachers with a firm conviction to render optimum support and  benefit to all students.

CBSE Capacity Building Programme in English (DAY-2)


A teacher affects eternity; she can never tell, where her influence stops.

In continuity with the Two- Days CBSE Capacity Building Programme in English organized by our school for teachers of Senior Secondary classes, second day session started with a vital information about Assessment of Speaking and Listening skills which were newly added in this session for XII standard after elimination of novel from the curriculum. Participants were given a variety of exercises to evaluate questions and suggested ways to improve upon the same. There were animated discussions and deliberations. The aim of the workshop was to equip the teachers with effective methods and logical ideas that can be implemented in the classrooms.

The Day-2 of workshop also saw a vivacious interaction on the Literature section; why it is quintessential to elicit responses before delving into the literature passages, prose and poetry and why it is needed to discuss at length about the poet, backdrop and setting, creating literature character cards, the right way of attempting value based or extrapolators, why interdisciplinary research work related to English literature to be done and what strategies to adopt while teaching its various modules. The teachers moreover, got a hand on experience of solving various worksheets and valuable handouts which were distributed to consolidate the experience gained through the workshop. To involve the teachers’ participation in the workshop, various engaging and vibrant activities were conducted. The teachers thoroughly enjoyed the lively interactions on various aspects of English syllabus and everyone  gained valuable inputs of looking upon the curriculum from a new, effective perspective.

The resource persons also discussed about the student's learning techniques, methodologies to teach various skills like: reading, writing and grammar, different activities were suggested to infuse the passion for silent reading, framing of questions for periodic tests, assessment of student learning, marking scheme and blueprint of board question paper. They motivated the teachers to be equipped with latest methodologies for Joyful teaching of English. The session broke on an optimistic note of making sincere efforts to implement all the nuances of English Language with great zeal and enthusiasm.

The workshop culminated with a Vote of Thanks given by the honorable Principal Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara to the resource persons and all the participants in makimg the workshop a success and learning and enriching experience. Certificates were awarded to all the participants. She extended her best wishes to one and all for the smooth & successful conduct of the whole programme. She thanked the CBSE team from Centre of Excellence for conducting such fruitful workshops. She delivered her address and said that it was a part of a compulsory training programme initiated by CBSE and was an endeavor on the part of our school to keep the teachers abreast with the latest strategies to manage the classroom environment effectively.

Overall, it was an enlightening and thought-provoking session.  The workshop stimulated the professional selves of teachers making them more confident, empowered, sensitive and aware facilitators of English language and literature.

 

Basketball Tournament


Enthusiastic and energetic players of our school embarked their potential and gave a flying start to Punjab Board Zonal Level Tournament by bagging Second & Third Position in Basketball tournament held at Police D.A.V School.

In Basketball Tournament school team of U-19 (Girls) bagged the second position & U-17 (Girls) clinched the third position by not letting it a cakewalk for the opponents.

The Chairman, Chain of Green Land Schools Dr. Rajesh Rudhra lauded the efforts put in by the students as well as the coaches. He expressed his ecstasy by saying that the students were toiling hard to make the School flourish in the field of sports as well.

The revered Principal, Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara congratulated the teams and all praise for this exquisite performance of the students.  She motivated them to progress their skills and involvement in the game as they flourish.

Over-all, the students were in jubilant mood and they thanked school for providing them such a great platform.

 

Janmashtami Celebrated


Our school celebrated ‘Janmashtami’- the birth anniversary of Lord Krishna- the eighth incarnation of Lord Vishnu with mirth & joy. The Chief Guest of the ceremony was Dr. Rajesh Rudhra, Chairman of the Chain of Green Land Schools alongwith Smt. Usha Rudhra the General Secretary of the Trust. They were given a warm floral welcome by the Principal of the School, Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara.

The function commenced with the religious abhishek ceremony of Laddoo Gopal by the honourable Chief Guest amidst the chanting of mantras by the school choir. Melodious bhajans were sung by the students which enthralled the whole environment with religious fervour. Various dance performances were performed by the students of the school.

The purpose of the flamboyant celebration was to inculcate value of sharing and respect among the students. The fragrance of flowers, soothing aroma of camphor and the jingle of bells filled the air. The school premises was decorated beautifully and the spirit of festivity was enhanced with vibrant tableaus depicting life history of Lord Krishna which were depicted by the tiny tots of Classes Pre. Nsy to III. The students came dressed up as lord Krishna and Radha, carrying flutes, peacock feathers and matkas all around.  The graceful dancers of Kindergarten and Primary Section left everyone spell bound with their mesmerizing Rasleela.

The festivities were followed by “Dahi Handi Decoration” and “Matki Phod” competitions which were held for the students of classes IV-VIII. The celebration that followed was truly entertaining and educating.

A soul rendering Bhajan Singing Competition was held for the students of classes VIII to XII. The young maestros recited bhajans and songs related to Janmashtami. Amidst hymns and chanting of “Hare Krishna”, a message of peace, spirituality and harmony was spread among the young minds on this pious occasion.

The chairman of the school, Dr. Rajesh Rudhra addressed the students and advised everyone to follow the path of truth and honesty. He laid emphasis on the importance of ‘Karma’ and seek the blessings of God at every moment of our lives. He shared many incidents with the students depicting various phases of Shri Krishna’s life. He blessed all the students on this auspicious day and gave them the message to always, look ahead instead of reminiscing in the past.

Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara, the Principal of the school conveyed the message of love and mutual respect for each other and further added that ‘Doing Karma should be our priority rather than desiring the fruit of our Karma’. Her words truly summed up the efficacy of celebrating festivals of devotion and obedience towards their parents and teachers. . She also cherished the efforts put in by the teachers and students.

On the whole, the celebration filled the atmosphere with the spirit of devotion and love for the Omnipresent Lord Krishna. The participation of the students in the celebrations at such a tender age was worth applauding. The celebrations concluded with ‘Arti’ and Distribution of Prasad’. It was a moment of great joy and elation.

 

Poster Making Competition


The students of our school proved their mettle in the Poster Making Competition (Dedicated to Organ Donation Day) held at Aykai Super Specialty Hospital, Ludhiana.  The theme  of the competition was “Organ Donation-Gift of Life”. Around 60 students participated in this competition from various schools of  Ludhiana . The Green Knights (Category A &B) bagged Special Appreciation Award with their stupendous efforts. The winners Chirag of class VII (Category A) and Simran of XI-Non Medical (Category B) were in jubilant mood by securing a position among winners.

Ecstatic with the accomplishment of the students Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara congratulated the winners for their achievement and blessed them on their success while inspiring them to keep on performing with the same zeal and enthusiasm. She also stressed on the importance of such competitions that help the students to improve their artistic skills and learn the new ways of presenting their thoughts. She also motivated them to be sincere and diligent in academics and activities to achieve success in all the spheres of life.

 

Sadbhavana Diwas

Our school observed Sadbhavana Diwas to pay tribute to the former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on his birth anniversary. The main aim of celebrating “Sadbhavana Diwas” was to promote national integration and communal harmony among the students.

On this occasion, a special morning assembly was organized on a spiritual note with the school prayer. The celebrations started with the paying of floral tributes to the 6th Prime Minister of our country Sh. Rajiv Gandhi. The students through their speeches gave an insight into the life and contribution of Late Rajiv Gandhi for the technological advancement in India.

Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara threw light on the life of the youngest Prime Minister of our country. She encouraged the students that youth of India should remember the contribution of our great leaders and they should lead their country towards the heights of success by following their footsteps. Further, she stressed on the need for values in the present scenario and inspired the students to take a pledge to make this world a better place for all.

On the whole, the day echoed with the immense contribution of pioneer of our motherland. The program concluded with national anthem.

Celebrated Nation’s 73rd Independence Day


Our school celebrated nation’s 73rd Independence Day in its premises with great fervor and enthusiasm. There was an air of patriotic and nationalistic sentiments which infused a sense of unity and brotherhood. The whole campus was adorned with tricolour balloons and small Tirangas and fresh flowers.

The celebrations began with the ceremonial flag hoisting which was followed by the school pledge. The cultural programme at School commenced with the slogans ‘Vande Mataram’,'Bharat Mata Ki Jai'. The spirit of freedom and nationalism was well exhibited by the students through a spectrum of patriotic poems, speeches, songs and dances.

Committed to the task of nation building, both faculty and students pledged to serve their motherland through spreading education and serving the community. The whole atmosphere echoed with melodious tunes of inspirational songs. The young maestros sang to their level best and made the gala event a great success. The staff and students collectively took an oath to safeguard the nation under all circumstances. The school resounded with the slogans of 'Jai Hind' and 'Desh Ke Shaheed,Amar Rahein'.

The Chairman-cum-Director of Green Land Schools Dr. Rajesh Rudhra addressed the students and made them aware that on this auspicious day, 73 years ago, India attained freedom from colonial rule and the people of our country became the masters of their destiny. He also advised the students to work tirelessly to keep our Tri-colour fly high as the youth of today is the nation builder for tomorrow.

The illustrious Principal, Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara declaimed that we all are fortunate to born in this Independent India. But, the history reveals how our ancestors and forefathers suffered in the brutal rule of British. Getting independence from the British rulers was not a cakewalk. She told the students to remember the great leaders who fought for our freedom and most importantly the way we achieved our freedom. She motivated the students to make a promise on this auspicious Independence Day to make India, our motherland shine even brighter into future.

Over-all, the entire school was involved in its making to instil patriotic fervour among the staff and students. The celebrations concluded with National Anthem.

Raksha Bandhan Celebrated


The auspicious and propitious day of Raksha Bandhan was celebrated at school with vivacity and Devoutness. It was a day when young Green Knights turned into little artisans, with creativity and vision. Raksha Bandhan is a special occasion to celebrate the bond between brothers and sisters symbolized by the tying of a holy thread, ‘Rakhi’ around the wrist of brothers. The main reason behind this competition was to celebrate and depict the precious relationship of brothers & sisters.

The event started with introductions and an informative session, where the values and history of Raksha Bandhan festival were explained. The students of standard Pre- Primary Wing & Primary Wing got a chance to participate in this competition. The Rakhi Making Competition was a joyful and sanctimonious event. The children joined in this celebration, which was aimed at strengthening the bond of love and to instill the virtues of love and harmony among the young, growing Green Knights.

In this creative & innovative competition, all the students participated with a great joy and zeal. Students used unique materials such as tiny mirrors, cotton balls, stickers, etc. to present their creativity in the most exquisite manner. The rakhis made by the participants were creative and portrayed the artistic perspective of the students. The verve and vivacity exhibited by the students were really perceivable. This artistic talent of the tender buds did magnetize the attention and attraction of every audience present there. The competition showed a number of colorful and creative rakhis, made by the participants. They were judged on the basis of neatness, creativity and effort put in by them.

The rakhi designed by the students of senior wing were packed with love and wishes in a box with greeting cards. The box full of rakhi and cards was sent to the Chief Commissioner of Income Tax Department, Ludhiana to forward the love of students to the soldiers of the country. This way students thanked them to being their safeguards standing on the border of our Nation.

Speaking on the occasion, our Esteemed Principal, Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara enlightened everyone to the derivation of this celebration with her thought provoking ideas. She articulated that the chaste bond of love between a brother and a sister is one of the deepest and noblest of human emotions. She narrated the significance of this day by sharing a mythological story of lord Krishna and Draupadi. She said that strong must always protect the weak from all that’s evil. She, further, congratulated the winners and teachers for preparing them so well.

 

Van Mahotsav Day

Our school commenced ‘Van Mahotsav Day’ with massive awareness and educational purpose. Meaningful messages were put up all around on the importance of trees and how they are the 'Lifelines'.  The overall objective of celebrating the day is to sensitize masses and to generate awareness among the students. The students were a step ahead with a scintillating programme in the campus.
Adding more fervor to the proceedings and celebrations, a spectrum of activities were planned for the day for children to let them get a feel of the earth and nature. The Plantation Drive was organized for students of all classes to incorporate the sensitivity towards resources around us and to aware the students to consciously slow down the effect of technology and modernization on the dwindling and fragile eco-system. Each poster had a unique story to tell and spread the message that the green plant we live in must be cared for.  Trees are the kindest thing we grow as they fulfil all our basic needs. But their depletion has become the serious problem.

In the 'Plantation Drive' the students planted the saplings of different types of plants like Christmas tree, Postal Palm, Areca Palm, Rabish Palm, China Palm etc. brought by them which inculcate the sense of responsibility among students. The worthy school Principal and teachers also planted various saplings.

The Principal of the school, Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara  addressed the august gathering and said that plantation initiative has been taken so that the students learn and spread awareness about the importance of ‘Flora and Fauna’ in human life as they are the pillars of future world. She proposed to make the entire campus polythene free which will encourage others to realize their social and moral duty towards our environment. encouraged students to preserve trees which play a vital role in maintaining the ecological balance. She added that it is the responsibility of each citizen to not only grow but also taking care and protecting them. She made the students to pledge ‘Green School, Clean School’.

Thus, the programme evoked feelings of love for God’s beautiful creation and everyone at the school renewed the pledge to protect the environment. Van Mahotsav Week came up to be a great success. The event helped to bring awareness about the green cover around us. It also helped in strengthening the bond between plants and humans. Students got to learn a lot and will always cherish the memories of this important occasion.

 

District level Table Tennis Tournament (dedicated to healthy Punjab)


The students of our school proved their mettle in the District level Table Tennis Tournament (dedicated to healthy Punjab) held at Guru Nanak Stadium, Ludhiana. The Green Knights bagged Bronze Medal with their astounding and stunning efforts. The champions Harsimranjeet Kaur, Pratiksha and Muskaan were in triumphant mood by acquiring third position.

Elated with the achievement of the students, our respected Principal Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara congratulated the winners for their achievement and blessed them on their success while inspiring them to keep on performing with the same zeal and enthusiasm. She also stressed on the importance of Games and Sports in the development of a child.

 

Hiroshima and Nagasaki Memorial Day


The Hiroshima and Nagasaki Memorial Day was observed at school with the message of peace and concord to mark the tragedy of the fatal bombing in 1945. The day was observed to mark a remembrance of the world's first atomic bombing by the US on the city of Hiroshima, Japan on 6th August 1945.

Keeping it in view , A special peace assembly was organized by the young Green Knights which was followed by a beautiful thought on Peace Day with a glance on the Hiroshima and Nagasaki disaster. An Inter House English Group Discussion Competition for the students of classes IX to XII was an amalgamation of intelligence, alertness and patience. Each house consisted of three representatives. They were given sometime to prepare on the topic before the final discussion. Altogether, the participants enthusiastically expressed their views on the topics -Terrorism: Is this the price we have to pay for democracy?, How to eliminate the threat of nuclear war?, Why America had dropped atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki? etc. After the group discussion, a question answer session was also conducted by the judges.


The listeners were impressed by the confidence exhibited by the students as they voiced their opinion in strong and powerful words in neck to neck competition where each tried to outshine the other to the best of his or her ability. The maturity level of students’ views was amazing. Their awareness was remarkable. They took the stage with aplomb and their performance was incredible. This competition basically was to enhance their Communication, Interpersonal Leadership, Motivational, Team Building, Analytical /Logical skills, Reasoning ability and Creative thinking. A moment of silence was observed to pay homage to all the victims at the end of the group discussion.

Speaking on the occasion, our well-regarded Principal Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara congratulated the students on their achievement and also for the spirit; they carried all through for learning. She advocated the message of peace by encouraging students to take a pledge and vowing not to fight. She reminded students about the dangers of nuclear warfare and drawing lessons from horrific past for a peaceful future. The students pledged to work for a nuclear free safe world in the days ahead. She announced the Judgement & encouraged everyone to follow the path of peace and harmony. She bequeathed “Dove Badges” to all the participants to take home as a token of peace.

Overall, it was a special effort taken by the students to advocate peace and emphasized the need to set up peace initiatives at school-level.

 

77th anniversary of Quit India Movement (August Kranti Andolan)

Our school observed the 77th anniversary of Quit India Movement, also known as August Kranti Andolan in the school premises with utmost patriotism and nationalism. A series of events were organized to pay tribute to the Freedom Fighters on the occasion of “Quit India Movement”. On this day in 1942, father of the nation Mahatma Gandhi gave the famous clarion call of ‘Do or Die’ to all Indians to drive the British away from the country.

A special Morning Assembly was organized on a spiritual note with the school prayer. Students were made aware about Quit India Movement through speeches and poetry. The young green knights came dressed as Mahatma Gandhi and other freedom fighters. They were holding posters with slogans like “Do or Die” and “Independence is our birthright”. The underlying idea behind the procession was to explain the significance of Quit India Movement which instilled the patriotic fervor in the students. The students were told about the historic movement that aimed to help India attain complete independence, a momentous milestone in the Indian freedom struggle.

The Esteemed Principal of the school, Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara and the students paid floral tribute to the great legend of India. She highlighted the importance of Quit India Movement in the struggle of independence and articulated that Quit India Movement was truly a turning point in India’s struggle for freedom. Father of the nation, Gandhi Ji gave a call to the masses and urged them to raise their voice against British and asked them to “Quit India”. She inspired the students with a beautiful quote by Mahatma Gandhi “Be the change that you wish to see in the world.”

Overall, the celebrations of Quit India Movement reminded the young Green Knights about the value of freedom. The students were awakened to protect the country in the present and future too. The whole atmosphere echoed with the immense contribution of pioneer of our motherland.

 

LDCA-Ludhiana District Cricket Association For Mahajan Trophy


Enthusiastic and energetic players of school embarked their potential yet again by getting selected in LDCA-Ludhiana District Cricket Association for Mahajan Trophy. LDCA-Ludhiana District Cricket Association held in Ludhiana which was attended by 170 aspirants.

Mankaran (U-12) And Sachin Saini (U-14) and Dilkash, emerged victorious in the selection process. The Students were in high spirits after securing their place and position in the trials though it was a cut throat competition.

The Revered Chairman of The Chain of Green Land Schools, Dr. Rajesh Rudhra appreciated the students for their hard work and dedication towards the game. He said that the school hopes to get many more such victories in upcoming tournaments. He appreciated the courageous and dauntless efforts of the student who left no stone unturned to add another wings to the school glory.

The respected Principal of the school, Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara congratulated the winning students and appreciated them for the stupendous efforts and their talents.  She motivated them to progress their skills and involvement in the game will help them to flourish in future. She encouraged him to keep participating in such competitions to achieve the heights that no one ever reached.

Winners with their glorious and outstanding achievements through focus and concentration made the teachers and parents feel proud.

 

Declaration to revoke the Article 370 & Article 35-A




The staff and the students school were in an ecstatic mood at the declaration to revoke the Article 370 & Article 35-A which gave 'special' status to Jammu & Kashmir region which was damaging the unity and integrity of India. It is a day to celebrate the conquest of Democracy of India.

A special morning assembly was organised to congratulate the honorable Prime Minister Sh. Narendra Modi and Home Minister Sh. Amit Shah for the impressive decision of abolishing Article 370 & Article 35-A. A documentary based on the history of Jammu & Kashmir and its special status was demonstrated to the students. The dance team of the school dedicated a special performance on Bhangra beats to the great sons of India. The ambience in the school was filled with overwhelming patriotism and respect for the nation. The team of Green Knights said they have strong persuasion that the country will progress by leaps and bounds under his able leadership. The national flag was hoisted by our revered Principal Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara with due solemnity and dignity on the school campus.

The staff and students also paid homage to the victims & survivors of Hiroshima & Nagasaki bombing. Through the speeches, the students acquainted everyone with gloom and despondency of this eviler and malicious attack which is a disconsolate bolt on the history of this world. A two-minute silence was marked as a respect to the innocent-departed souls.

Our well-regarded President, Chain of Green Land Schools, Dr. Rajesh Rudhra said that today was the day to pay tribute to thousands of soldiers who have sacrificed their life for Kashmir since 1947. He congratulated the resolute government for taking such courageous and determined decisions. He, further, hoped for the development of Kashmir and Ladakh. He said that this is the victory of people of India. He pinned his hopes on and presumed that India will march ahead as a strong and united country under Modi Ji’s guidance.

On behalf of the students, management, parents and staff members, our esteemed Principal Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara welcomed the audacious step by the Government which was very essential for the interest of Jammu and Kashmir, as well as the entire country. She hoped that this will definitely bring peace and development in Kashmir. She enlightened the students about the effects of abolishment of Article 370 & Article 35-A.

Overall, everybody in the school was in triumphant and euphoric mood. The assembly concluded with the national anthem.

 

Teej celebration (Day1)



The jovial and colourful festival of Teej was celebrated with great fervor and vivacity in the premises of school. The entire staff and students from classes­­­ Pre. Nsy. to V were seen in traditional colourful attire. The School campus wore a festive look with buntings, fresh flowers and decorations replete with the traditional baagh and Phulkaris.

Keeping in traditional view, Inter Class Solo Dance Competition was organized for classes P. Nsy to V. The function correspondingly included enthralling and captivating dance performances and several enactments by the tiny tots. The beats of Punjabi music let, everybody to tap their feet. “Sohni Muttiyar” and “Sohna Gabru” Competition were conducted for the students of Kindergarten and seniors and were adjudged accordingly. The winners of Inter Class Solo Dance Competition were bestowed with titles ‘Dazzling Daisy’ ‘Dancing Queen’ and ‘Expression Queen’. They enjoyed on the decorated swings. The little ones of the Pre – Primary applied Mehandi, had fun on swings and enjoyed traditional sweets. They danced to the tunes of traditional Teej songs and the whole environment was full of festivity and zeal.

Different kinds of stalls and Punjabi traditional games were organised for the students so that the students must be rooted with their culture and tradition. Students also relished stalls of different eatables such as Kheer, Jalebi, Sandwiches, Water Balls, Pav Bhaji, Channa Kulcha, Samosa, Bhel Puri, Candy Floss, Sandwich, Combo Packs, Sweet Corns along with soft drinks. Fragrances of flowers on ‘Teej’ pervaded the atmosphere.

Speaking on the occasion, our Laudable Principal, Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara appreciated the joint efforts of little angels, parents and teachers and educated the students about the riches of the Punjabi culture and inspired the student to have wings but not to forget the ground. She also blessed the students to blossom at their best and preserve our rich cultural heritage.

Overall, it was a great festive atmosphere. The event was a grand success and a learning experience for our students.

 

Teej celebration (Day2)




Gaiety and zest marked the Teej celebrations in school. The traditional colourful costumes of the students from classes VI to XII and faculty added to enhance the charm and mood of the celebrations. The School campus wore a festive look with flags, fresh flowers and decorations brimmed with the traditional Baagh and Phulkaris.

Keeping in mind the different age groups of children, special arrangements were made for their entertainment. The “young mutiyars” of Green land recited “Boliyan” and performed “Giddha” to welcome “Savana” with which the festival is coupled. The Girls had fun while getting Heena applied on their hands and having a feast of jalebis. The programme was prepared by the students under the guidance and supervision of their teachers. The girls enjoyed riding the beautifully decorated swings with flowers, and applied various designs of Heena on their hands.

Keeping in traditional view, Inter Class Solo Dance Competition was organized for classes VI to XII. The function correspondingly included enthralling and captivating dance performances and several enactments by the young Green Knights. The beats of Punjabi music let, everybody to tap their feet. The winners were bestowed with titles ‘Dazzling Daisy’ ‘Dancing Queen’ and ‘Expression Queen’. Giddha - the heart and soul of Punjab was performed by lovely young girls of Senior wing was a treat to watch. It was a trumpet call to announce and sing the welcome notes for the Monsoon. The excitement of the young mutiyars was the best part of the day.

Different kinds of stalls and Punjabi traditional games were organised for the students so that the students must be rooted with their culture and tradition. Students also relished stalls of different eatables such as Kheer, jalebi, sandwiches, water balls, pav bhaji, channa kulcha, samosa, bhel puri, candy floss, sandwich, combo packs, sweet corns along with soft drinks. Fragrances of flowers on ‘Teej’ pervaded the atmosphere.

Addressing the gathering, the Principal of the school, Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara, talked about the importance of the day and mentioned that Teej was primarily a festival celebrated by girls and women with songs and dances and that it was mainly celebrated in the northern and western parts of India. She said that the school aims at promoting the culture through organizing such fests, events and celebrations of the festivals so that our national and cultural values may remain supreme on the globe. She added it was a pleasure to witness the festivity and galore which made the whole environment lively and colourful!

Overall, it was a great festive atmosphere. The whole ambience reflected Punjabi culture.

 

International Tigers Day




On the occasion of International Tigers Day, school organized numerous activities to raise awareness and knowledge about tiger conservation in its school premises. As part of the students’ curriculum, the children analyzed poetry and enacted stories pertaining to the theme of the emblematic tiger. The tiny tots of KG section participated in a variety of events with an aim of raising awareness in regard to the plight of India’s national animal, which as they pointed out, would benefit the human race as well.

“The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated.”, keeping it in view, A special Morning Assembly was conducted in which students read out stories and stirring poems to motivate all to become sensitive to the cause, especially, the youth as they are the future stakeholders of the country. The students were shown a short animated movie based on the estranged relationship between man and tiger, and how man is to be blamed for the national animal’s declining numbers. A poem written by the students themselves describing the various emotions an endangered species might experience during the day and age of environmental destruction was presented followed by story enacting and tiger mask making. An additional power point presentation on tigers and the various aspects of conservation was also showcased to students. The students dressed as tigers stole the show and distributed tiger masks to the students to raise awareness about International Tiger Day.

Speaking on the occasion our revered Principal Dr. Jyoti Sachdev Pujara said that Earth was created for all life, not just human life. She said that animals have feelings just like humans and teasing an animal is cruel. We should have respect for animals just as much as everything else because they are a creation of God and it is our duty to protect animals and show genuine care and concern for them. She insisted students to enjoy Animal planet channel on television. Also, one must visit a real wildlife preserve where one can see and learn about local flora and fauna. She concluded the day’s events with a speech that highlighted the pressing need to raise awareness about the tiger and its future in the wild.

On the whole, It was indeed a thought provoking event for all of the students who understood that saving the tiger meant saving its habitat, and hence pledged to take care of the trees in order to protect the environment.

Cambridge English Assessment Exam



Cambridge English Assessment Exam was successfully conducted to test the speaking skills of the young learners in its school premises. The aim of conducting this exam is to emphasize the importance of the international language among the students. To ensure that the learners have achieved the desired proficiency level towards the end of their Cambridge session, the board decided to conduct assessments for speaking for the young learners.

The speaking test was conducted at six levels which included Starters, Movers, Flyers, Ket, Pet and FCE. Before appearing for the exam, a series of mock tests were conducted by the school to make learning English enjoyable, effective an