MRS.SUDHA GUPTA ADDS SPARKLES TO PRESIDIUM’S JANMASHTAMI GALA
Sweeter than honey, tastier than curd, pleasurable indeed than any bliss and elation is the power in the name of Krishna. Janamashtami is the commemoration of the birth of Lord Krishna. To seek the blessings of one of the most powerful and famous reincarnations of Lord Vishnu, Presidium Kalyan Vihar celebrated this auspicious occasion with extraordinary bond between children and the Almighty with glory and enthusiasm. A splendidly colourful program was well thought-out. Students of different classes donned the roles of Lord Sri Krishna and Gopikas amongst many other characters related to Janmashtami. The fragrance of flowers,
soothing aroma of camphor and the jingle of bells filled the air with ecstasy. Also, our children danced on the tunes of garba, enchanted religious songs to reflect the true and most innocent devotion for Krishna. The Chairperson of the school, Mrs. Sudha Gupta blessed all the students and highly praised the efforts put up by the team of students and teachers. She reminded the students about Lord Krishna’s devotion and obedience to his master and the teachers about the Glory of Mother’s Love. Her words truly summed up the efficacy of celebrating festivals with utmost allegiance and deference.
SPREADING AWARENESS ABOUT RENEWABLE ENERGY ON AKSHAY URJA DIWAS
Akshay Urja Diwas is an awareness campaign about the developments of renewable energy in India,celebrated on August 20 every year since 2004.
The advantage of renewable sources is the reduction of air,water pollution and optimal usage of naturally available resources with minimal side effects. It also prevents any damage to life and property through nuclear disasters.The main motive of ‘Akshay Urja Diwas’ is to make people aware that they have to think about renewable energy apart from traditional energy.
In order to sensitise the students about renewable resources of energy and various scientific innovations achieved in this field, we observed ‘Akshay Urja Diwas’. The assembly started with a prayer soulfully sung by the children.It was followed by the inspirational thought of the day and a speech on the significance of ‘Akshay Urja Diwas’.The students showcased different posters depicting various themes “Embracing Sustenances” and “Gaining from Sustaining”.
PUT ON YOUR THINKING CAPS! IT’S QUIZ TIME!
A quiz can function throughout a course as an informative feedback device allowing both the
teacher and the student to see where they are excelling or need more focus.The Story Tellers Academy of Presidium, Kalyan Vihar were a similar platform to the brainiacs of the school, to showcase their extraordinary knowledge through an Intra Class Quiz Competition. Students from Grade Nursery to Prep competed with their classmates to prove their acumen.They were asked to prepare on theme ‘Myself’ and ‘Animals’ to enable them to think out of the box with the mission to promote a healthy debate amongst participants. Students of Grade 1-3 also participated with great zeal and enthusiasm on the theme ‘Food’ and ‘Current Affairs’. The Quiz Competition was very interesting and informative for the students which provided excitement among the students and also made them aware of the current affairs which covered all the important events across India as well as world.
PRESIDIANS CELEBRATE SIBLING VOWS ON RAKSHABANDHAN
The festival of Rakshabandhan which is celebrated in Hindu communities across the world, is a special time when brothers and sisters show love and care for one another. The virtuous bond of love between a brother and a sister is one of the deepest and noblest of human emotions. To symbolize a sister’s love and prayers for her brother’ well being and the brother’s lifelong vow to protect her, a special assembly was conducted in Presidium, Kalyan Vihar on Rakshabandhan. The programme was a colourful blend of songs, dance and a speech with the students highlighting the importance of the festival. The values of love and protection were sensitively portrayed by the students. In fact, the audience seemed very receptive indicating, they enjoyed the assembly.
INDEPENDENCE DAY:LET HEARTS BASK IN FREE SPIRIT & SOULS SOAR HIGH
Independence Day of India evokes the feeling of patriotism in the heart of every Indian. A day of celebration, when we rejoice our freedom and commemorate the sacrifice of those who laid their lives so that we could breathe this day. Gaiety and patriotic fervour marked 73rd Independence Day Celebrations in Presidium, Kalyan Vihar. Celebrations began with the unfurling of the tricolour followed by a cultural programme. Patriotic dances, songs and skits were presented by students depicting the freedom struggle. At the onset, tiny tots from Grades Nursery and Prep presented their feelings on Independence Day in the form of heart touching speeches. The school choir paid homage to our great nation through a soulful song. The celebrations came to a close with the singing of the National Anthem, creating an atmosphere laced with patriotic undertones.
WORLD YOUTH DAY: PRESIDIANS THROW LIGHT ON TRANSFORMING EDUCATION
World Youth Day is celebrated to recognize the importance and hard work of the Youth and also to draw attention towards the cultural and legal issues faced by our youth. The day also promotes different ways to engage the young generation and enable them to contribute more for our communities and society. The Theme of International Youth Day 2019 is “Transforming Education”. This theme draws attention to ensure and promote quality education and lifelong learning opportunities for youth of today. Keeping this year’s theme in mind, International Youth Day was celebrated with great joy and enthusiasm in Presidium Kalyan Vihar. Students were enlightened about the relevance of this day through a beautifully presented Skit, song and
related thought of the day.The programme was well received by all the teachers and the students.
EID CELEBRATIONS FOSTER VALUES OF HARMONY & FRIENDSHIP
Eid is a festival of prayers, joy, happiness and brotherhood. A special assembly was organised to convey the significance of this pious festival to the students. The celebrations began with an informative presentation by teachers through which they reiterated the importance of celebrating this festival by sharing joys, meeting others, distributing sweets among their loved ones and giving alms to the needy. After the wonderful introduction to the festival of Eid, the students of class 3 presented a dance program “EID IS HERE” which further elucidated on how Eid is celebrated. Then, came the main attraction of the program, was an adaptation of Munshi Premchand’s story - ‘Eidgaah’ which the Presidians presented through a skit. The values of harmony, respect and friendship filled the aure at Presidium on this day.
COLOURING COMPETITION: LITTLE PRESIDIANS ADD COLOURS TO DREAMS!
We could learn a lot from crayons; some are sharp, some are pretty, some are dull, while
others bright some have weird names, but they all have learned to live together in the same
Box. To spread the brightness of colours, a Colouring Competition was recently conducted at Presidium, Kalyan Vihar for students of Grades Nursery and Prep. Colouring plays a very vital role in a child's development and provides an opportunity to practice and develop many skills such as concentration, fine motor skills and coordination for early writing skills with correct finger
grip. The little ones enjoyed this colouring activity wherein they were able to showcase their
imagination thereby making a choice of colours to exhibit their creativity.
PRESIDIUM KALYAN VIHAR CELEBRATES FRIENDSHIP AND APPRECIATION DAY
Friendship Day is a day when we appreciate our friends who have been there for us through every thick and thin. They are like stars which are not always seen but are always there for you. To celebrate this special day and relive memoirs, young Presidians of Kalyan Vihar enlightened their peer group with the importance of Friendship Day. They sang songs in rhythm and concord. The stage came alive as the young Presidians presented a short skit on true friends. The kids were efficacious in delivering the connotation of this day expressing ‘A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.’ We, at Presidium, believe in encouraging every intrinsic quality of our Presidians so that our school motto - “Be What You Want To Be” is visible in our actions too. Thus, this special assembly was made even more special as we acknowledged their skills and qualities with certificates of appreciation. We strongly feel that motivation through appreciation always transforms a life and we hope it holds true for our young students as well.
A CELEBRATION OF VICTORIOUS PRESIDIANS AT CHAIRPERSON HONOURS!
Presidium has always believed in giving freedom to its students to not just chase their dreams but also strive to achieve them. It is because of this consistent support and encouragement that our students are successful in bringing laurels for their school at various national and international platforms. To acknowledge the achievements of those who have raised the benchmark of our organization, our visionary Chairperson Mrs. Sudha Gupta created a special platform, Chairperson Honours, wherein our champions are felicitated with certificates and awards for their achievements in various fields like sports, Olympiads and performing arts. It was a day made especially for those who had rightfully earned the honour to be recognized in the presence of a big gathering – those cheers, the heart rendering applause and the broad smiles on the faces of the prize winners. Our honourable chairperson appreciated the hard work of our proud Presidians and motivated them to continue their victory streak to become the pride of the nation. All of this made it a unique day with memories to be cherished for a lifetime.