SHIPS AT A DISTANCE HAVE EVERY MAN’s WISH ON BOARD.
Navy Day in India is celebrated every year to recognize the splendour, great achievements and role of the naval force to the nation. This Day pays an ode to the strength and bravery of the Indian Navy who won the Indo-Pak war in 1971. Under the Operation Trident, the Indian Navy attacked Pakistan Naval base on December 4, 1971. Navy Day was celebrated in Presidium Kalyan Vihar with a special assembly. A short speech emphasizing the history of Indian Navy filled the young hearts with ecstasy, pride and honour. It was followed by a song and a short quiz to enhance the knowledge of students about the Indian Navy. The observance of Navy Day raised desire in the young minds to opt Navy as a career and serve their motherland.
STUDENTS BRUSHING UP THEIR VOCABULARY
The present time which is an age of auto-correct, spell-check and predictive text, the Spellathon Competition was organized for students of Grades 1 to 5 at Presidium Kalyan Vihar which came as a whiff of fresh breeze. The Competition was conducted to enrich the vocabulary & pronunciation. This is actually an excellent tool which can help students understand words more deeply as they learn definitions, usage in a sentence, along with the spelling of words. Featuring of multiple rounds like - Spell them right, Words Hunt, Un jumble the Jumbled, Visual Round and Guess the Word Round, it was an amazing fun-filled day. The Competition made students aware of spellings and the usage of many unfamiliar words. All in all, such competitions provide a platform to our young and budding learners to acquire knowledge and enrich their vocabulary.
STORYTELLING COMPETITION GIVES WINGS TO PRESIDIANS’ IMAGINATION
An Intra Class Story Telling Competition was held at Presidium for students of grades nursery and prep. The students performed spectacularly narrating their favourite stories using creative props, voice modulation and impressive expressions which build their confidence and enhanced speaking skills. The young vibrant Presidians came forth with wonderful tales. Some stories provided moral values while some were humorous and all these in crux won everyone's heart with huge applaud.
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.