ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE AWARDS 2017: PROUDLY RECOGNIZING THE SCHOLARS
Excellence is not a destination; it is a continuous journey that never ends!
A time-honoured academic tradition, the Academic Excellence Awards was recently celebrated by Presidium Gurgaon with awe-inspiring grandeur and solemnity within the school campus. Graced by our school's honourable chairperson, Mrs. Sudha Gupta, Ammaji, Mr. Vikas Chawla and other dignitaries, the ceremony acknowledged and appreciated the academic achievements and 100% attendance of the young Presidians. It was made even more special with the benign presence of the proud parents of the awardees. While addressing the august gathering, Sudha Ma’am congratulated the young achievers and applauded their hard work, whose academic contributions had made it possible for the school to reach the pinnacle of success. She also congratulated the parents and teachers for working cohesively towards holistic development of the students.
Acknowledged with trophies and certificates, the recipients felt proud and their parents were exuberant. Some key highlights of the event were a wonderful dance performance on devotional 'Sarasvati Chalisa' and the soulful singing of our young singers. Encouraging the 'leaders of tomorrow' to set new goals for themselves and awakening a new hope and insight in their hearts, the event was a huge hit.
ASSEMBLY ON WOMEN EMPOWERMENT: INITIATIVE TOWARDS GENDER EQUALITY
"The fastest way to change society is to mobilize the women of the world!"
This statement of Charles Malik, former President of UN General Assembly, beautifully highlights the significant role of women in society. History is filled with examples of women’s continuous contribution to social, economic and cultural spheres. Women have fought against all odds to emerge as world changers. Sharing the same view, the Grade 3 Presidians of Gurgaon recently conducted an assembly on the topic 'woman empowerment'. They started the assembly by sharing that the woman is an important pillar of society as she has the power to create, nurture and transform.
An inspiring video 'The Invisible Woman' was screened during the assembly. Children depicted mesmerizing role play to convey the message - 'educate a woman and you educate her family; educate a girl and change the world'. A wonderful dance performance was presented by little Presidians to show the gratitude towards womanhood. Some parents voluntarily shared their success stories to motivate children with their inspirational words. The day was indeed a well-deserved tribute to the womankind, who only is bestowed upon the capability of playing multiple roles such as mother, wife, sister, daughter, friend and a professional.
PRESIDIANS PROUDLY SAY - SAARE JAHHAN SE ACHCHA HINDUSTAN HAMARA
Full of patriotic fervour and boundless love for their motherland, the Presidians from Gurgaon recently celebrater Independence Day. They dedicated this glorious day to the national heroes, without whom breathing in the ethos of patriotism wouldn't have been possible. It was an immensely gratifying day for all.
PRESIDIANS CELEBRATE A BLISSFUL JANMASHTAMI WITH THEIR FRIENDS
The blessed festival of Janmashtami was recently celebrated with great zeal and pomp by the students at Presidium, Gurgaon. Hundreds of cute and naughty 'Kanhas’ came down from Playgroup and Nursery to celebrate the festival of Janmashtami. Playing flute, having a bowl of butter and sharing laughter with friends, the fun clad event consisted of several entertaining competitions and games, which apparently showered innumerable gifts for kids who were beautifully dressed in Lord Krishna’s attire for the fancy dress. They made and wore Peacock feather head-gears and decorated matkas and flutes beautifully. The Pre-primary wing was decorated colourfully with Jhankis depicting the birth of Lord Krishna and Krishna Jhoola. The most interesting show of the day was 'Natkhat Kanha', where the students had to choose the naughtiest and the most active disguised Lord Krishna. It appeared as if Presidium school turned into Gokul for a short while, where Lord Krishna had spent his childhood.
RAKHI MAKING ACTIVITY TRIGGERS CREATIVITY IN OUR BUDDING ARTISTS
Creativity comes from a conflict of ideas!
To trigger such creativity in our budding artists, Presidium Gurgaon recently organized a Rakhi Making Activity. Making the best of this opportunity to display their ingenious talent in the field of art and craft, the young leaders came ready with decorative material as per their creativity and imagination. The students got thoroughly engaged in the activity and came up with beautiful Rakhis as a result. Some students also shared the importance of Rakshabandhan to develop better sensitivity towards this pious festival that celebrates the love between a brother and sister. Overall, the event was a great success, wherein the kids showcased their creative side and also got to know the traditional magnitude of the festival.
PRESIDIANS TAKE A RIDE TO GALAXY OF STARS AT NEHRU PLANETARIUM
In order to concretize their learning from the TBL theme 'SKY', an educational excursion to the Nehru Planetarium was recently planned for Grade III students. The Presidians were very excited during the entire bus ride and their excitement accentuated as they entered the planetarium. Observing each and everything deeply, the young leaders constantly asked intelligent questions to deepen their understanding. Mesmerized by several new facts about the solar system and our universe, the students watched the show with full excitement and concentration. They got an insight to the innumerable galaxies in the universe, various planets and their satellites. Summing up a heap of valuable learning, the expedition was an overall thrilling experience, wherein the brightness of the stars filled their joyful hearts.
CHAIRPERSON HONOURS FOR TEACHERS - SALUTING THE SPIRIT OF GURUS
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in learning and creative expression! To salute these mentors that plant the seed of knowledge and leadership in our young students, the honourable Chairperson of Presidium, Mrs. Sudha Gupta graced the event 'Chairperson Honours for Teachers'. Being an experienced and fine educator herself, Mrs. Sudha Gupta has always been a guiding force behind the expertise of our skilful teachers. Recognizing the sincere efforts, hardwork and contributions of our teachers at Presidium, Gurgaon with special trophies and certificates of recognition, the ceremony served as a heartwarming note of thanks to them for their selfless service in transforming a generation.
PRESIDIANS RELISH FIRST DAY IN SCHOOL AFTER SUMMER VACATIONS
It was time to join back the school after a rejuvenating, long summer break, for our young Presidians. Packed with full energy and zeal to reunite with their endearing classmates and loving teachers, the students rushed to their classrooms. They were excited to share the stories of their exciting summer excursions, insightful learning sessions, fun activities and a lot more with their friends. The premises of Presidium revived as the students scattered lively vibes and expressed a strong desire to learn more.
PRESIDIANS FROM GRADE 10-11 VISIT MASHOBRA
Our young leaders recently went on a fun-filled trip to Mashobra, a beautiful town situated in the capital city of Himachal Pradesh, Shimla. Mesmerized with the enchanting beauty of Mashobra, they were excited to discover more with their dearest classmates. A box full of memories and captivating adventurous experience is what the children came back with.
PRESIDIANS FROM GRADE 12 ENJOY A TRIP TO MASHOBRA
Synonym of enchanting beauty, Mashobra is a beautiful town in Shimla district of Himachal Pradesh. Our lively Presidians recently went on an exhilarating expedition to this captivating destination and relished a rejuvenating experience. The Presidians were delighted to take part in many captivating adventurous activities and returned home with ear-to-ear smiles and jolly memories from the trip.