Honourable Chief Guest …………………………………………………… Amritsar,Dignitaries,Worthy members of the Chief Khalsa Diwan Charitable Society, Principals, Officials and other Distinguished Guests and my dear students.
A bright sunny morning has brought cheers on the faces of one and all present here to witness the Opening Ceremony of ’16th Sri Guru Harkrishan public Schools Annual Athletic Meet 2014-15′. It is indeed a great moment for all of us. The remarkable step which was taken by Chief Khalsa Diwan Charitable Society in 1998 to harness the budding talent by realizing the importance of games and sports, has proved real boon and blessing for the students.
On the auspicious occasion, it is great privilege for me that I have got an opportunity to read the Annual Report of the school.
The school has always delineated consistent excellent results of class XII & X in the CBSE Board Examination. The academic year 2013-14 has proved to be another mile-stone in the history of school when the young scholars brought fresh laurels to the school.
I feel immense pleasure to announce that since last two years our school has been the district topper in CBSE Board Result.
Anmoldeep Kaur of Commerce scored 94% marks and Simranjot Kaur of Science stream scored 92% marks and became the toppers of the school.
Simranpreet Kaur of class XII (Commerce Stream), a versatile genius,brought name and frame to the school by scoring 99% marks in Economic with Rank One. She got national Merit certificate for this achievement.
Our three students were selected for PMT in this session and one of the student got admission on merit in Trinity College of London for higher studies.
Many students scored above 90% marks in various subjects. Simranpreet Kaur got 99% in Economic and 96% in B-Studies. Simranjot Kaur 98% in Chemistry & 96% in Punjabi. Anmoldeep Kaur 96% in English, 95% in Accountancy & Anmolpreet Kaur 98% in Chemistry.
On Hindi Diwas Prabhjot Kaur of class IX won first prize in Poetic Recitation Competition at District Level.
Our school band has been acknowledged at the state level and we have been invited to perform at attari border by the State Goverment.
During the session, our students also participated in various competitions enthusiastically organized by Sahodya complex schools & other organization and carved facile victories over their competitors.
The school students participated in Gurbani& Shabad Competition held at Guru Nanak Academy bagged the first position among 25 teams.
We bagged second position in multimedia held at Spring Dale Public School Amritsar & also second Position in Power Point Presentation held at Shri Ram Ashram School Amritsar.
We got second position in Science Exhibition at Tehsil and District Level.
We Got Priveledge to celebrate Sahodya Teacher Day Award Funtion where Dr.Daljeet Singh Ji Cheema Education Minister Punjab honoured 60 Principals and 94 teachers for their excellence in work .
We are fortune to have the platform to learn and explore during 65th World Education Conference of Chief Khalsa Diwan ,Charitable Society.
“In the words of Michael Jordan:”Talent wins Games but team work and intelligence wins championship”.
They are to play with sportsman spirit rising above the narrow barriers of jealously, hatred and anger.
Games and sports with academic excellence develop balanced personality. In the field of sports, the school has won many laurels.
In District Level Tournaments held at different schools of Tarn Taran,Our students secured many prestigious and were selected for state Level Games & National Games.
Our students bagged 14 Gold, 14 Silver and 23 Bronze medals in zonal and 8 Gold, 7 Silver and 10 Bronze medals at district level in PSEB & CBSE Cluster games in Athletics
School bagged 1st position in Kho-Kho, vollyball ,rope skipping and Taekwondo and second position in hockey , fencing and Taekwondo at district level and participated in State level.
Our 32 students got selected for state level and 4 girls are selected for national level .
Arman Singh represented school in CBSE national games and played for quater final.
Jiya Rattan has got Silver in State Punjab Schools is going for nationals .
Anmol Rattan is selected for nationals in hockey.
Our 7 students were selected from North Region for NCC National games held at New Delhi in Athletics.
This year in CKD games 2014 we got first position in Kho-Kho under 19 girls and in Hockey under 17 boys.
We bagged 2nd position vollleyball under 14 boys, Kabbadi under 14 boys and badmintion under 14 boys.
We got 3rd position in fencing under 19 boys, Taekwondo under 19 boys, Rope skipping under 17 girls and hockey under 14 boys.
Taekwondo (Boys U-19): In CBSE state Arman Singh won Silver Medal & In Punjab junior state level Arman Singh won (Gold), Paras Kumar(Silver),Judgebir Singh & Navdeep Singh (Bronze).
Here, I would like to give you good news that the Project which was launched last year to construct the digital Multi –Purpose Hall and Conference Hall, has been completed and now we have planned to add Art Lab, Social Science Lab& Guidance and Counselling Cell to its infrastructure this year.
I want to share a word with the young,agile, vibrant and promising players that in this Athletic Meet, they will not only maintain the laudable tradition of yester years but will also achieve sublime heights by amassing as many as meals in various events with their strong determination ,continuous efforts and team spirit.
In the end, I would like to say that we are committed to provide holistic approach of education to the students and opportunities for growth socially and to inculcate team spirit and strive after excellence in every field.