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.
BRAINIACS OF PRESIDIUM FIGHT IT OUT AT GK QUIZ COMPETITION
Quiz - A game which can also be called a mind sport, wherein the players, attempt to answer
questions posed to them correctly, in order to win, though the most invaluable prize is the gift
of knowledge that they gain. The Story Tellers Academy of Presidium Kalyan Vihar provided a similar platform to the brainiacs of the school, to showcase their extraordinary knowledge
through an Intra Class Quiz Competition. Students of Grades 4 and 5 honed their skills to prove their acumen. The befitting themes ranged from General Knowledge, Social Awareness, Sports and Current Affairs. Four varied rounds were designed to pose a challenge to the young champs, so that we not only test the learned facts, but also refine their analytical skills. The
competition provided an arena to the students to work as a team and evaluated their
awareness related to the themes.
SALUTE PAY A TRIBUTE TO THE SOLDIERS ON KARGIL VIJAY DIWAS
We sleep in our houses without any tension as the soldiers are awake at the borders to ensure our safety. Kargil Vijay Diwas is both a pride inducing moment and a prick in the hearts of millions. It is an important day for every Indian regardless of religion, caste, creed or race. Thousands of soldiers bravely fought for our country and gave their lives to successfully take command of the high outposts of Kargil Drass Sector. To commemorate the day, students presented thought of the day emphasising on the value of peace in our lives. They presented a musical dance drama portraying the incidents that led to Kargil War and how India emerged as a winner. The importance of peace was also talked about and homage was paid to the soldiers who left for the heavenly abode during the war. A scintillating dance performance depicting patriotic fervour amazed the audience portraying the strong feeling of unity and brotherhood. The soul stirring lyrics brought out the true essence of unity in diversity and patriotism.
“AAO DESH KA SAMMAN KARE,
SHAHIDO KI SHAHADAT YAD KARE ,
JO KURBAN HO GAYE MERE DESH PAR,
UNHE SAR JHUKA KAR SALAM KARE”
PRESIDIANS BECOME DRIVERS OF CHANGE ON NELSON MANDELA DAY
‘It always seems impossible until it’s done.’-Nelson Mandela
To encourage students to adopt and follow nonviolence and unity in their life, International
Mandela Day was celebrated with great enthusiasm at Presidium Kalyan Vihar by students
of Grade 4 recently. The assembly started by praying to the almighty for blessings, followed by a small speech on Nelson Mandela. A beautiful presentation of different skills was also displayed. The students shared their views on the significance of the day. By their active participation and
presentations, on how youth can be a major boon in the prosperity of a nation and the difference that young people can bring by following great minds like Nelson Mandela, they motivated the audience. This also inspired all to become drivers of positive changes.
PAYING OBEISANCE TO GURUS ON THE OCCASION OF GURU PURNIMA
यस्य देवे परा भक्तिर्यथा देवे तथा गुरौ।
तस्यैते कथिता ह्यर्थाः प्रकाशन्ते महात्मनः प्रकाशन्ते महात्मन॥
This line means is that One who has unflinching devotion for the Supreme Lord and is directed by the Guru, in whom he has similar unflinching faith, can see the Supreme Personality of Godhead by revelation. It is believed that one can get in touch with God if he worships his Guru.
On the auspicious occasion of Guru Purnima, Presidians of Grades 4 & 5, paid obeisance to their Gurus for bringing the light of knowledge and awareness in their lives. A special assembly was conducted in which students dedicated verses, speeches and couplets to their Gurus. They also emphasized on the significance of a Guru, who can be in our life as a parent, teacher or even friend. A dance recital on the words of the hymn “Gurur Brahma, Gurur Vishnu” perfectly
THE BUDDING LEADERS MARK WORLD YOUTH SKILLS DAY
‘We cannot always build the future for our youth but we can build our youth for the future’.
In December 2014, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution declaring 15th
July as “World Youth Skills Day”. The goal is to achieve better socio economic conditions
for today’s Youth as a means of addressing the challenges of unemployment and under
Employment. To raise awareness about the importance of investing in Youth Skills Development, a special assembly was conducted in Presidium Kalyan Vihar wherein students of Grade 3 participated in different activities which triggered their scientific temper and enhanced their critical thinking skills. The assembly started with the prayer soulfully sung by the children. It was followed by the inspirational thought for the day and a speech on the significance of the
‘Youth Skills Day’. It was a kaleidoscope of different activities that were witnessed to mark the event of ‘World Youth Skills Day’.
LITTLE PRESIDIANS PRESENT A SPECIAL ASSEMBLY ON TIME MANAGEMENT
Time management is one of the key factors to success in any field of work. It is important for our personal life and for our career. Time management teaches us patience and how to tackle difficult tasks in a given space of time. If we wish to succeed in achieving our short term and long term goals we need to manage our time effectively. Keeping this in mind, the students of Grades 1 to 3 presented a special assembly on Time Management. It commenced with a speech followed by a skit. The skit was based on classroom situations wherein an enactment was done by students to highlight wastage of time leading to incompletion of their work on time. The teachers also emphasized on the importance of setting priorities right in life. The assembly concluded with Dohas by Kabirji. Time Management is very significant for every individual. Whether you are a student, homemaker, business person or a working professional, if you are able to manage your time efficiently, you wouldn’t be far from attaining your goals.
STUDENTS ACCORDED WITH A WARM WELCOME AFTER SUMMER VACATIONS
The silence in the Presidium campus was broken with the chirping of happy students as the school gates opened after the holidays. The students were back in school after a long summer break. A ‘Welcome Back to School’ assembly was hosted to motivate students for another happy and peppy term ahead. Students were accorded a warm welcome with joyful faces by their teachers. The assembly began with the chanting of the Gayatri Mantra, infusing an aura of positivity. The welcome speech and foot-tapping dance performance by students of Grades 2 and 3 filled everyone with liveliness and happiness. Students enjoyed fun-filled activities like ‘What Do You Want From Me Today’, ‘Tic-Tac-Toe’; and ‘Monster Feet’. The event culminated with the school song followed by the National Anthem. Everyone enjoyed their day at school and walked back to their homes with bright faces, eager to witness what else session held for them.