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.
HEART DAY:KEEP A HEALTHY HEART BEAT TO FEEL GOOD FROM HEAD TO TOE
World Heart Day is a campaign established to spread awareness about the health of heart among common people all through the world. A special assembly was conducted by Presidians of grades 2 and 3 to mark this day. A speech on the significance of ‘World Heart Day’ was delivered. Rhyme recital by one of our enthusiastic Presidians stating the ways to keep our heart healthy was greatly admired by all. They also propagated the message, ‘To Feel Good From Your Head To Your Toe, Keep A Healthy Heart Beat.’ An informative skit was also presented depicting the importance of adopting a healthy lifestyle which leads to a healthy heart.
PRESIDIANS MARK DAUGHTER’S DAY WITH A NOTABLE ASSEMBLY
Daughter’s day is an occasion to honor girl child and give her the respect and care she deserves. Students celebrated this day through a special assembly. Young and talented Presidians showcased a dance performance on ‘Betiyaan -Save the Girl Child’ followed by speech and gained insight of slogan ‘Beti Bachao Beti Padhao’.
PEACE DAY: MAKE THE WORLD BETTER FOR YOU & ME!
This International Peace Day celebrates the power of global solidarity for building a peaceful and sustainable world. An assembly was organized to disseminate the message of ‘Peace and Prosperity’ and universal values of ethics and discipline. Students also spoke on the importance of peace. Shlokas of ‘Shanti’ were chanted by the students. Students recited a poem on peace and this was followed by a dance performance on the song ‘Make a better world for you and me’ Students also participated and shared their own views on peace and kindness. A poster making event was organised later on.
हिंदी दिवस: प्रेसीडीअंस ने लिया हिंदी भाषा का सम्मान करने का प्रण
यह भारतीयों के लिए गर्व का क्षण था, जब भारत की संविधान सभा ने हिंदी को देश की आधिकारिक भाषा के रूप में अपनाया था। संविधान ने वही अनुमोदित किया और देवनागरी लिपि में लिखी गई हिंदी आधिकारिक भाषा बन गई। 14 सितम्बर 1949 देश के पहले प्रधान मंत्री पंडित जवाहर लाल नहरू जी ने हिंदी को देश की राजभाषा घोषित किया था I तब से लेकर आज तक इस दिन को हिंदी दिवस के रूप में मनाया जाता है I हमारे विद्यालय में हिंदी दिवस बड़े ही उत्साह के साथ मनाया गया I हिंदी दिवस का सम्पूर्ण परिचय देने के पश्चात् भाषण, नाटक मंचन - अनपढ़ कौन व् कवि सम्मलेन का आयोजन हुआ l l सभी विद्यार्थियो ने हास्य नाटक का आनंद लिया l कवि सम्मलेन में सभी ने अपनी - अपनी कविता सुनाई l सभी ने हिंदी भाषा को अपनाने और भारतीय होने पर गर्व करते हुए हिंदी भाषा का सम्मान करने का प्रण लिया I
STUDENTS HOST A SPECIAL ASSEMBLY ON INTERNATIONAL DEMOCRACY DAY
Democracy is a universal value based on the freely expressed will of people to determine their
own political, economic, social and cultural systems and their full participation in all aspects of
life. Our support for International Democracy Day stems from our core belief that democracy requires the participation of all citizens. The occasion of International Day of Democracy holds much importance for the world’s largest democracy, India. The students of Grades 2 and 3 of Presidium Kalyan Vihar marked this day with a special assembly. They prepared an informative skit depicting the lack of democracy rule in various countries and how democracy is important for the growth of a nation and the world as a whole. Young Presidians also presented speeches on the importance of celebrating such a day. The assembly ended with a pledge to uphold the values our Constitution - the written testament of our democratic existence.
ENGINEER'S DAY: PRESIDIANS HONOUR THE CHORES OF ENGINEERS
Engineering is not merely knowing and being knowledgeable; engineering is not merely
analysis; engineering is not merely the possession of the capacity to get elegant solutions to non existing engineering problems; in fact it is practicing the art of the organized forcing of
technological change. Engineers Day is one of the most significant events that is celebrated to dedicate to all the engineers who changed the whole world with their great ideas and innovations. The day is celebrated to salute the contribution of the engineers towards society.
The students of Grades 1 to 5 from Presidium Kalyan Vihar celebrated Engineers Day as a remarkable tribute to the greatest Indian Engineer Bharat Ratna Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya.
The assembly started with a prayer song sung by a group of children followed by a speech
on “Role of Engineers in developing India”. Children showcased a skit on the stage where they
discussed about the values of engineering and how world cultivated under new innovations
carried by engineers.
PRESIDIANS ADVOCATE ‘EACH ONE TEACH ONE’ ON WORLD LITERACY DAY
Education is an important part of a person’s upbringing. It is preparation for the future and therefore it is important to acquire one before it is too late. It gives people the tools to think logically and reason for themselves. However, the most important facet of education is LITERACY. Literacy is important because communication skills are otherwise limited to speech, technology becomes unusable and it is almost impossible to acquire a job. To highlight the importance of literacy to individuals, communities and societies, International Literacy Day was celebrated at Presidium, Kalyan Vihar. The assembly kick started with a prayer soulfully sung by our young Presidians. It was followed by an inspirational thought of the day and a speech on the significance of International Literacy Day. Having rousing placards in their hands, voicing vociferous slogans and posters, the students of Grades 4 and 5 thronged the stage advocating the message, ‘Each One Teach One’. The little Presidians displayed scores of enthusiasm in awaking the masses for removing the social stigma of illiteracy.
CHAIRPERSON HONOURS FOR TEACHERS: A DAY TO CHERISH FOR GURUS!
A firm believer of transformation in education, a resilient pillar in the field of learning, an outstanding doer with loads of accolades and awards, our revered Chairperson – Sudha
Gupta ma’am has always given an extra edge to teachers through distinctive ceremonies that are aired to felicitate endowed educators. To acknowledge and appreciate the altruistic services of teachers, our Hon’ble Chairperson - Sudha Gupta ma’am proudly curated the event Chairperson Teacher’s Honour at Air Force Auditorium on 7th September 2019. The event was instrumental in charging up the educationalists of Presidium and acted as a note of gratitude to all of them. To applaud the teachers for their passion and commitment, she honoured them with special
trophies and certificates of recognition. A special cultural program during the event added superfluous allure thereby bringing the entire talent of Presidium staff under one roof.