PRESIDIANS PLEDGE TO CREATE SAFE USE OF DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY
Let’s make the better internet!
We are aware that many children have access to a range of electronic devices that have internet connectivity and expose them to the potential dangers of the internet. With the mission to explain the potential dangers of using electronic devices, grade 3 students of Presidium Gurgaon recently presented an assembly on ‘Cyber Safety’. The students highlighted the real risk and informed about simple actions, which can reduce their vulnerability. They spread the message that the world we live in today is high tech, fast moving and exciting but it is important to ensure that we are well prepared and have an awareness of how to interact with it safely. Presenting a beautiful skit and preparing posters on Cyber Bullying and Cyber Crime, the Presidians concluded the assembly with the hope to create the safe and positive use of digital technology for children and young people.
SHOW & TELL DEVELOPS THE SOCIAL & LINGUISTIC SKILLS OF PRESIDIANS
Show and tell is not just about giving the kids a reason to bring their favourite object to class; it helps in developing their social, emotional and linguistic skills too. To enable the Presidians of Gurgaon to learn to use descriptive language, practice listening skills and share their special items with others, a Show and Tell activity was recently organized for them. Sharing prized possessions with peers makes for a fun and comfortable learning arena for everyone involved, which is why Show and Tell is a key part of the syllabus for little students. The activity not only helped them to organize information and build their confidence, but also served as a great way to encourage them in a particular topic.
DISTRICT SCHOOL SKATING 2017: PRESIDIANS GLIDE TOWARDS VICTORY
"The discipline you learn and character you build from setting and achieving a goal can be more valuable than the achievement of the goal itself." - Bo Bennett
Built with such a strong character to settle for nothing less than winning, Presidians from Gurgaon participated in the District School Skating Competition 2017. Organized by SGFI Gurgaon at Baliawas Track, the 5 day competition witnessed massive partaking of around 20-25 schools from all over Gurgaon District. We congratulate our 2 budding skaters, who proved their mettle at the competition by securing prestigious ranks. Anisha Yadav from 7th grade got 3rd position in 500m race in under - 14 girls quads category and Nishita Saroha from 8th grade got 2nd position in 300, 500 & 1000m race in under - 17 girls inline category.
Congratulations and cheers to Anisha, Nishita and their mentors! Best of luck for the state level competition!
WISE DEBATERS OF PRESIDIUM GURGAON QUALIFY FOR NATIONAL MAHABEHES
"Debate and divergence of views can only enrich our history and culture." - Ibrahim Babangida
To give our students a platform to learn and outshine speaking qualities, Presidium Gurgaon recently hosted BEHES, a healthy debate competition, wherein over 165 students from 10 different schools from Delhi NCR participated. There were two divisions cubs (6th to 8th grade students) and lions (9th to 12th grade students). Showcasing commendable amalgamation, all of the debaters presented impeccable points before the house in order to achieve the title of 'winner'. These budding debaters really had great ideas and noteworthy speaking skills. The two day Behes was not only a competition, but also an open forum, wherein the students gave their opinion to make the world a better place to reside.
At the end, the winners were rewarded with certificates, trophies and medals to prize their hard work and determination. We are proud to announce that 5 teams of Cubs and 1 team of Lions division of Presidium Gurgaon qualified for National Mahabehes to be held in December. Our budding debaters also bagged Gold, Silver and Bronze medals for being in the top speakers in both the categories. This BEHES competition actually left students with substantive ideas and facts which can be helpful for them in their day to day life.
PRESIDIANS OF GURGAON DISCOVER THE BEAUTIFUL ART OF MASK MAKING
Masks are among the most universal of art forms. In most cultures, ancient or modern, primitive or sophisticated, masks have always been used. To give young Presidians of Gurgaon an exposure to the beautiful art of mask making. The students considered the concept of Halloween and masquerade parties with animal theme to create their masks with bright and vibrant colours. Enjoying the fun-filled activity and sharing their colourful masks with each other, the students relished this unique learning experience.
PRESIDIANS TASTE THE FOREIGN FLAVOUR OF HALLOWEEN AT PRESIDIUM
To encourage students to appreciate differences in cultures and customs and also to make them aware of global festivals, the Presidians of Gurgaon recently celebrated Halloween. Packed with unmatched fervour, the students came dressed as devils, witches, angels and fairies. The scary skeletons, pumpkins and fearful masks of ghosts evoked thrill among students as well as the staff members, turning classrooms and school foyer into fun-filled spooky corners for the Halloween party. Dancing on the tunes of foot tapping numbers, the Presidians enjoyed the day thoroughly. They played tricks and feast with everyone to mark the welcoming of good spirits and driving away of the bad spirits in their lives.
PRESIDIANS CREATE A PIOUS ATMOSPHERE IN SCHOOL ON GURPURAB
Keeping with the secular ethos of Presidium, a special assembly was recently put up by the students of grade 3 to mark the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji. The children informed the audience about the significance of Gurpurab, the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak, the founder of Sikhism. A pious atmosphere was created by the shabad sung by the melodious Presidians and they made the audience aware about various teachings of Guru Nanak. It was truly, a blissful day!
AAPNO GHAR TRIP REJUVENATES PRESIDIANS AMID FRESH AIR & SUNSHINE
Playing outdoors promotes well-being and physical development!
Kids are naturally drawn to playing outside and there are numerous benefits of outdoor play including exploring the environment, developing muscle strength and coordination, and gaining self-confidence. To develop better inter-personal relationships amongst little children of Presidium Gurgaon, a trip to Aapno Ghar was recently organized. Besides rejuvenating the young Presidians, the fun-filled trip also gave them a chance to use their muscles to run, swing, jump, skate and ride a bike. It was a beautiful experience out in the fresh air and sunshine!
SUDHA MA'AM HONOURS YOUNG ACHIEVERS OF PRESIDIUM GURGAON
If you can dream it, you can achieve it!
At Presidium, we believe in raising a generation of young achievers by giving them the wings to dream and appreciating their hardwork and passion time to time. To recognize the Presidians of Gurgaon for their extraordinary achievements in academics, sports and co-curricular activities, a grand ceremony - the CHAIRPERSON HONOURS was recently organized. Graced by Mrs. Sudha Gupta, the honorable Chairperson of Presidium, the ceremony congratulated more than 700 young scholars with certificates of recognition. Offering such a majestic honour to our 'leaders of tomorrow', the event built their confidence and strengthened their determination to achieve more in life. Packed with overwhelm and excitement to see their young lads being appreciated for their year-around uphill struggle, the parents relished every moment of this unforgettable experience.
GIRL POWER OF PRESIDIUM STRIKES BRONZE AT TABLE TENNIS TOURNAMENT
"Champions keep playing until they get it right." - Billie Jean King
Presidium feels immensely proud to mentor such brilliant champions, who have proved their mettle yet again. In a recently organized table tennis tournament, the girl power of Presidium won bronze medal in under 14 girls category. The tough team was represented by the young achievers Aarohi Saxena and Sia Saini from grade 8 and Kasak jain and Minal Hota from grade 7. Held at Path Finder Global School, Pataudi, the competition witnessed humongous participation of students from 16 schools but our gifted tennis stars performed amazingly well.
Kudos to our young gifted tennis stars and their coach!