Class Photo’s and Class 7 Graduation – Academic year 22-23 is drawing to a close in Mar’23. With the final exams being the last activity for this academic year, we are happy to share the class photos for this academic year. A ‘Saraswathi Puja’ day was also observed for the students to do well in the exams as well as a graduation event for Class 7 students leaving GHPS for high school.
Children’s Day – Nov 14th is celebrated as Children’s day at all schools. TCF along with the Govt school staff, organized multiple fun events for the students of GHPS. The winners of the fun sports activities were also presented with prizes.
Dental Camp – TCF coordinated with Rotary Harmony in conducting an extensive dental camp for all the students and teachers of GHPS. Dentists from RV Aster Dental Hospital came with state-of-art equipment to check and clean teeth on-site for needy children.
Rajyotsava Day – Nov 1st is celebrated as Karnataka Rajyotsava (State Formation) day. Students of GHPS had a colorful event to celebrate this joyful day with patriotic songs and story telling.
Playground – Through the support extended by SDMC (School Development Management Committee), the government land adjacent to the school premises was cleaned up to be used as a playground for GHPS children. TCF will install a couple of posts for playing of volleyball, throwball and Kho-Kho games. The playground will also be used for other purposes like Yoga, assembly etc. TCF has also purchased several sports items like football, shuttle racquets, basketball, cricket kit for the benefit of GHPS students.
Diwali Celebrations – The festival of lights and colors was celebrated with great fanfare at the school. Young children created ‘diya’ with their own hands and painted them with lovely colors. Teachers participated in creating a wonderful ‘Rangoli’ with the help of children. Alumni students lent their hand by painting the walls of the building with colorful artwork. Sweets were distributed to teachers and students. Overall it was a great team effort to celebrate this year’s Diwali at GHPS.
School Walls Painting – A bunch of art enthusiasts from NGO ‘Hongirana’ repainted the school walls with some beautiful pictures. This has made the school look very lively and blends well with the wonderful greenery within the campus.
Tuition Classes – Extended tuition classes during weekends/holidays for the alumni (above class 7) of GHPS have started in full swing. Subjects covered include : Maths, Phys, Chem, Bio, Accounts, Economics and Computer Skills. About 90 students in total (from class 8 till PUC2) are attending these classes. For class-8 Maths/Phys, an alumni from GHPS – Pavankalyan , who is now pursuing his M.Sc in Physics, is conducting the classes. For the other subjects, we have experienced teachers from private schools/colleges imparting much required additional coaching to the higher standard students.
Deskit Distribution – In collaboration with another NGO ‘The Bodhi Tree’, students of GHPS were provided with a novel school bag cum reading/writing pad (Deskit), that will greatly help them in carrying their school materials as well as supplement to read/write in an ergonomic manner.
AnandaYana Run – About 15 alumni students of GHPS participated in a 5K running event organized by ‘Runners High’ to raise funds for supporting children from disadvantaged backgrounds. This event was an eye-opener for the participants as they got to mingle with many other runners and experienced first hand the atmosphere of being part of a social cause event.
Farewell Event – Prior HM of GHPS (Mr. Gangajanappa) was promoted and transferred as HM to another neighbourhood school. The Asst HM of GHPS (Mr. G Venkatswamy) retired after serving 20+ years in the education department. A joint (TCF/Govt) farewell event was organized for the benefit of these two gentlemen. The event was attended by neighbourhood school principals, Govt education dept officials, SDMC members and TCF. We acknowledged the immense support received from the outgoing HM / Asst HM and presented a small momento on our behalf. TCF’s contribution to the growth of GHPS school was also acknowledged and Srini was honored during this event.
Speech by Akila during this farewell event
Puppet Show – As part of learning through activities, TCF organized a puppet show for the students of class 1-4. Students were taught some moral concepts through this activity as well as raising their curiosity in art/puppetry.
School Re-Opening – All schools re-opened for the new academic year AY 22-23 on 16th May’22. A new HM took charge at the GHPS school. The first 15 days of the academic year will be spent on learning via activities (no text book teaching). Some pics/video from the first day of school are captured below.
- See below video of new HM (Mr. Maheshwar ) addressing the students on 1st day of school