PRESIDIANS VISIT THE TAJ MAHAL TO ADMIRE ITS MAJESTIC BEAUTY
"Taj Mahal was built as a team; without a team, it was a far dream." - Vinita Kinra
A visit to a historical monument is always an exciting experience and to offer the same to the young Presidians of Gurugram, we recently took them to the Taj Mahal, in the historical city of Agra. One of the most beautiful and worth seeing historical places in India, the Taj Mahal is built about three hundred and fifty years ago by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan, in memory of his beloved queen, Mumtaj. Described as a dream in marble, it is located on the bank of river Yamuna. The Presidians admired the green tufts of glass and the green shoots of hot Cyprus trees, which adorned its majestic beauty and came back with a bag full of cherishable memories.
GRADE 2 PRESIDIANS EXPRESS MANY THANKS TO THEIR LOVING TEACHERS
We must find the time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives!
With this motivating thought and gesture. our grade 2 students recently organized a special assembly on Thanksgiving, dedicating it to honour all those who have helped them, especially teachers, at Presidium, Gurugram. Considered as next to parents, who play a key role in shaping our future, the teachers felt overwhelmed to receive this special acknowledgement from their little students. The Presidians also expressed gratitude to our respected Principal - Alka Ma’am, our Academic Head - Pallavi Ma’am, the didis, nurses, sports department and to all those who play a key role in making them grow throughout the year. To give a fun and positive end to this appreciation event, the children took the hands of their loving teachers and took them on the stage to dance with them, thanking them for their unconditional love and support.
INTRA-CLASS DANCE COMPETITION WITNESSES ENERGETIC PERFORMANCES
With the aim of honing the dancing skills of our students, an Intra-Class Dance Competition was recently organised at Presidium, Gurugram. The theme of the competition was patriotic, Indian folk and western. Presenting energetic performances, our vivacious dancers set the floor on fire. The spectators bore witness to the enthusiasm and vigour of the young Presidians, as they enthralled everyone with their captivating dance moves. The adjudicators, mentors, dance teachers and parents applauded the winners and other participants for offering such a fun-filled extravaganza.
YOUNG PRESIDIANS WELCOME THE FESTIVAL OF COLOURS IN GREAT SPIRITS
Holi is a festival of colours, which is welcomed by everyone in great spirits with a lot of singing and dancing involved!
To rejoice the festival of colours with immense joy and enthusiasm, our grade 2 students recently conducted a special assembly at Presidium, Gurugram. They shared about the importance of this festival, post which, some beautiful poems on Holi were presented. Spreading vivid colours of their dance on the spectators, the leaders of tomorrow drenched them in the joy of this festival. The assembly perfectly connected the festival with a beautiful and colourful aura, which makes us forget about our worries and brings a smile on our faces.
VISIT TO A PARK: A FUN-FILLED EXPERIENCE IN LAP OF MOTHER NATURE
I played, I laughed, I jumped, I hoped, I learned and I grew magically in nurturing lap of Mother Nature.
Students of Grades Nursery and Prep of Presidium Gurgaon 57 recently were taken out for a nature walk to ‘The Leisure Valley Park’ to give them a break from the monotonous classroom routine. Little children appreciated the beauty and wonder of nature and delighted to experience the tender of flowers, the softness of grass and breathe in fresh air. Besides all the goodies, interesting ‘puppet show and magic show’ was organized which was a wonderful kids-captivating program rendered them asking for more. This visit to a natural surrounding offered students to create beautiful memories to cherish forever. Indeed, it was an experience that children will never forget!
SECOND PLACE IN LOTUS VALLEY CRICKET TOURNAMENT RIVETS PRESIDIANS
"There is simply no substitute for hard work when it comes to achieving success." Heather Bresch
With the same spirit, the Under-12 Cricket Team of Presidium Gurugram recently participated and bagged the second prize in an Inter-School Cricket Tournament, organized by Lotus Valley International School. 6 teams from Delhi and NCR, which scored maximum points, were allowed to participate in this prestigious tournament. The grand win is incomplete without a special mention to our captain, who not only responsibly took charge of the team and tried to bring out the very best in them, but also switched roles between wicket keeping and bowling efficiently, giving his very best at both the roles.
Kudos to the team, their mentor Mr. Sidharth and HOD Sports Mr. Pradeep Nandal!
STUDENTS LEARN THE RELEVANCE OF NUMBERS IN MATH ACTIVITY
There is no elevator to success; you have to take the Stairs!
To make students learn about the relevance of numbers in our daily lives, recently various interesting and fun mathematical activities is observed for Grade Prep at Presidium Gurugram. Students during these activities learned about the day-to-day importance of numbers and counting. They enhanced their ability to count, compute and use numerical relationships for their daily use. They were introduced to the significance of number system that has been created over thousands of years. Students performed various fun-filled counting activities in Math lab using ‘Jodo Gyan’ teaching and learning materials. Overall, it was an insightful and informative experience for the young learners.
OUR ACE COWBOY NIRBHAY WINS THE NATIONAL EQUESTRIAN CHAMPIONSHIP
Behind every legend, lies an impossible dream!
Madhya Pradesh Equestrian Academy recently organized the Junior National Equestrian Championship and Madhya Bharat Equestrian Championship. Featuring thrilling competitions of three-day dressage and cross-country race, the stupendous competition received humongous participation from brilliant young horse riders from all over India. We feel immensely proud to announce that Nirbhay Singh of grade 10 from Presidium Gurgaon won Gold Medal in this national-level championship, held at Bhopal.
Kudos to Nirbhay and his mentors!
CHESS MAESTROS WIN BIG AT INTER-SCHOOL CHESS TOURNAMENT
When it comes to the brain reflexes, our Presidians have unyielding critical thinking, logical and cognitive skills that are instilled in them from the very beginning of their school journey. The ‘Inter School Chess Tournament-2017’ organised by American Montessori School, MG road was testimony to this very strength of our Presidian, Harshit Ratnani of grade III, who checkmated his opponent and found his way to the top position in under-07 category, despite the participation of a massive number of students from 20-30 schools from Gurugram. Yet another undefeated champion in the same category to make it to the 2nd position was Shatakshi Dey of grade II. The concentration and dedication of these two chess maestros towards the game literally stunned everyone and they were awarded with a giant trophy. Way to go Presidians!
FAREWELL CEREMONY: BIDDING ADIEU TO THE PERTINACIOUS GRADE 12
‘I cannot say goodbye to those whom I have grown to love, for the memories we have made to last a lifetime, and will never know a goodbye.’
Presidium, Gurgaon 57 bid goodbye to the outgoing students of the pertinacious batch of Grade 12 recently at the farewell ceremony with great enthusiasm. The event brought back lots of memories of students and teachers of all the years that have went by. Teachers wished them luck for the upcoming exams and for the adventures waiting ahead. It was a sentimental moment for all, as teachers braced the students to face the world with strength and wisdom.