ANNUAL SPORTS MEET SPELLBIND ITS AUDIENCE WITH PERFORMANCES
The occasion of Annual Sports Day Meet-The Invincibles was graced with the presence of our dearest Chairperson of Presidium School, Mrs. Sudha Gupta. The event also witnessed the presence of Mahabali Satpal Singhji-a well known wrestling champion as the Guest of Honour. Sudha Ma’am extolled the winners with certificates and medals and encouraged them to participate more in physical activities for wellbeing. Followed by various dance performances performed by students.
ARDAS RENTS A RELIGIOUS FERVOR IN SCHOOL’S AIR ON GURUPURAB
Presidium celebrated Guru Nanak Dev Ji's birth anniversary with utmost devotion and reverence. On this occasion, the students were dressed in colourful Punjabi attires which created vibrant aura. A warm welcome speech with a glimpse of the Sikh antiquity was delivered to enlighten the students about the historical background and teachings of Guru Ji. The students paid tribute to Guru Nanak Dev Ji by spreading his divine message of harmony, humility and equality through poems and devotional songs fostering sense of oneness i.e. God is one. Ardas rented a religious fervour in the air and the whole gathering. The function ended by the distribution of Kadah Parshad to one and all.
CANCER AWARENESS DAY: STUDENTS DRAW ATTENTION TO A HEALTHY LIVING
Presidium celebrated National Cancer Awareness Day to create awareness in Presidians. The students of grades 2 and 3 marched in the premises holding placards and banners on cancer awareness. A skit was also performed stressing the importance of consumption of protein-rich food and engagement in regular exercise to keep our body healthy. The initiative taken up by students was highly appreciated by school faculty.
TALENT HUNT COMPETITION NOTES A DIVERSE POOL OF TALENTS ON STAGE
A Talent Hunt Competition was organized by Presidium for students of grades 4 and 5 to present their skills and talents in one form or the other as singers, dancers, storytellers, mimicry artists and comedians. Such activities help in child’s personality development and enhance their potential of thinking out of the box. It was indeed overwhelming to see the level of creativity and talent of the participants.
DIWALI: A STEP TO BRING JOYS IN THE LIVES OF LESS FORTUNATES
This year’s celebrations aimed at developing our young Presidians’ conscience towards the social menace of pollution caused by the bursting of crackers which is engulfing this pious celebration. Students from grades nursery to 5 conveyed the message through speeches and slogans to celebrate a pollution-free Diwali. The celebration rose to crescendo when students captured everyone's attention with a moving Nukkad Natak, which highlighted the all-encompassing cons of bursting crackers, from pollution to child labour to health hazards. This Diwali, the students joined hands for spreading joy and light into the lives of less fortunate.
PRESIDIANS CONFIDENTLY DESCRIBE OBJECTS AT 'SHOW & TELL' ACTIVITY
An Intra Class Show ‘n’ Tell Competition was organised for students of Grades Nursery and Prep in the premises of Presidium Kalyan Vihar. The objective behind this activity was to foster public speaking skills and help them feel comfortable while talking in front of peers. It also helped students to overcome their stage fright, develop communication skills and boost their confidence. The Presidians took centre stage where the performers faced the rest of the class with a particular object and spoke on different topics like my bicycle, aeroplane, tree, national flag etc. They described the objects with lot of confidence, excitement, facial expressions and voice modulation. This kind of tactic also gave them a chance to think outside the box with their artistic imagination.
PRESIDIANS ORGANIZED A SPECIAL ASSEMBLY ON GIRL CHILD DAY
October 11 is celebrated every year as International Girl Child Day, a day to recognize the struggles girls face in their lives. On this occasion, a special assembly was conducted to highlight the importance of a girl child. Presidians delivered poignant speech on the theme and urged everyone to raise awareness about the 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao' campaign. Students performed a heart-rending skit, highlighting the importance of daughter in a family. Slogans and banners prepared by the students on the theme of the importance of girls caught everyone’s eye. The day emphatically brought home the point that saving, educating and empowering girls is the need of the hour.
DUSSEHRA: PRESIDIANS REMINISCE LIVES OF MYTHOLOGICAL HEROES
Dussehra celebrates Lord Rama’s victory over the demon Ravana and the triumph of good over evil. This day was celebrated by the students of grades nursery to 3. The assembly began with a prayer sung by the school choir. Presidians enjoyed a scintillating act depicting the triumph of good over evil. A beautiful and energetic dance performance by young Presidians portraying jovial essence mesmerized everyone. Students talked about the relevance of rejoicing such festivals. They also shared the lessons they can learn from the lives of mythological figures.
STORY READING COMPETITION: ENHANCING READING HABITS OF PRESIDIANS
The importance of reading cannot be underestimated, as reading stretches the child’s mind and introduces him to the world of wonder - literature. It is aimed to motivate them to improve their English reading skills, creativity and original thinking. We, at Presidium, challenged students to read one book, fiction or nonfiction, from a wide range of genres. The students realized that the stories offered many facets like suspense, entertainment and information and they were filled with a new curiosity. They read out stories with clear articulation, correct accentuation and voice modulation.
GANDHI JAYANTI: PRESIDIANS VOW TO FOLLOW GANDHIJI'S PATH OF LIFE
Gandhi Jayanti on October 2nd marks the birth of Mahatma Gandhi who was one of the most prominent leaders of the Indian Independence movement. The birth anniversary of the father of nation was celebrated by Presidians of grades nursery to 3. The assembly began with a prayer sung by the school choir. Students shared anecdotes from Gandhiji’s life followed by speeches. Moving a step forward, students were given deep insights on the life of Mahatma Gandhi through a skit that encouraged them to think about the sacrifices of our freedom fighters and understand the value of freedom. The students were deeply moved by Gandhiji’s contributions in giving a new shape to the country.