Sports is the important part of curriculum of the students for an overall development of the personality of each student. In order to provide sufficient exposure to the students of the school G.D.Goenka Public School, Faridabad
involves its students in some form of sports activities. In order to encourage these little kids, annual sports day was organised on Wednesday 21st October, in the sprawling ground of the school at Seekri in Faridabad. Chairman of the school, Shri Radheyshyam Gupta presided over the function. In his welcome address Dr. Shreesh Bhardwaj, Principal welcomed the chief guest and the guests. After this the students started performing their expertise in the physical activities. Divesh Rana, the sports captain of the school administered the ceremonial oath after the march past of the students. After this the sports torch was lighted by students Divesh Rana and Rinkal Lohia.
The students left the guests and parents spell bound with the rainbow of their presentations. While the students of Pre-nursery and Kindergarten presented boll pop dance, skating skills were displayed by the students of class three to five. In the drill activity the students of class five to eight displayed their expertise with the students of class three to seven presenting their gymnastics, acroyoga and martial arts. The display of Karate skills in the drill performed by the students of class three to seven received a loud applause.
In the range of entertainment races Rabit Race, Apple Collection Race, Garland Race, Party Race, Coconut Race etc. keep the guests totally spellbound. Other events that entertained the guests with the performance of the tiny tots were Hockey Dribbling race, Relay Race, Flat Race, Flag Collection Race, Biscuit Race, Back pack Race etc.
In the athletics section the races in the range of 100 meters to 1500 meters were organised with different student groups. A relay race of 4 x 100 meter was also organised. In the series of Cultural Program students of primary classes presented the Fan Dance and Zumba Dance displaying their perfection in dance too. In other categories of sports the students displayed their might in Discuss throw, Javelin Throw, Shot-put Throw, High Jump, Long Jump etc.
The chief guest awarded the best athlete in the boys and girls category. One of the important features of this program was that principals of renowned schools of Faridabad were also special invitees in the program.
By : Sanjay Chaturvedi