YOUNG PRESIDIANS RECITE WONDERFULLY AT ENGLISH RHYME COMPETITION
Poem recitation is an art of expression of thoughts and understanding. A strong performance is one in which the meaning of the poem is powerfully and clearly conveyed. This was displayed beautifully by the students of grade Pre Nursery, when they participated in the English Rhyme Competition. The students made all the characters of each rhyme come alive. They enthralled their teachers and friends with their confidence while reciting the rhymes. Everyone was amazed and spellbound after seeing their pleasing performances.
PROUD TO BE A GIRL: WORKSHOP ON FEMALE HEALTH & HYGIENE
Recently, Presidium Gurgaon organized an awareness workshop especially for girls. The aim of the workshop was to have a healthy discussion about personal hygiene and to make girls realise that Menstruation is not a topic of shame or disgust, and definitely not something to be discussed in closed rooms. It is important to discuss issues like these in a healthy, comfortable and open environment because menstruation is a matter of pride, dignity and a sign of good health. It was a very interesting and educative workshop. Girls were interacting with the team and asking about various myths and doubts related to menstruation. Students discusses about their personal problems as well and learned how to tackle them. During the session, various issues related to menstruation were discusses like exercises, hygiene etc.
SKATERS SHINE AT THE INTER PRESIDIUM SKATING CHAMPIONSHIP
Our young Presidians participated in 2nd Inter Presidium skating competition held at Presidium Dwarka-22 on 1 september 2018,where around 300 students participated from all the Presidium branches. In the competition our students won the overall trophy including 3 Gold, 4 Silver and 3 bronze medals. With the efforts of all the students we also grabbed the award for the ‘Best Branch Trophy’.
उत्साहित प्रेसीडीअंस ने धूम धाम से मनाया हिंदी दिवस
हिंदी - हिंदू – हिंदुस्तान,
कहते हैं, सब सीना तान,
हिंदी से है अपनी शान,
करें राष्ट्र भाषा का सम्मान,
हिंदी से है हिंदुस्तान |
हिंदी दिवस के अवसर पर पहली, दूसरी तथा तीसरी कक्षा के विद्यार्थियों द्वारा एक विशेष कार्यक्रम का आयोजन किया गया | कार्यक्रम में छात्रों ने गीत - गायन तथा कविता – वाचन के साथ-साथ नृत्य ने समा बांध दिया | नन्हें बच्चों द्वारा सुनाई गई कविताओं ने सबको भाव विभोर कर दिया | विद्यार्थियों द्वारा प्रस्तुत नुक्कड़ – नाटक ‘चिंटू की जिद्द’ ने स्वच्छता का संदेश बड़े ही सहज भाव से दर्शकों के सामने रखा | इस अवसर पर छात्रों ने हिंदी के महत्व, वर्तमान समय में हिंदी की उपयोगिता के विषय में अपने विचार रखे | हिंदी हमारी मातृभाषा भाषा है और हमें इस पर गर्व होना चाहिए | सभी प्रस्तुतियों के माध्यम से छात्रों ने हिंदी भाषा से लगाव और अपनेपन का संदेश दिया | साथ ही सिद्ध कर दिया कि किस प्रकार हिंदी भाषा सबके दिलों को छूकर सभी को एक सूत्र में पिरो देती है | समारोह का समापन – “हिंदी है भारत के माथे कि बिंदी” – से किया और कामना की कि इसी तरह अनवरत जग – जग हिंदी की ज्योति जलती रहें |
PRESIDIANS CELEBRATE THE BIRTH OF GAJANANDA ON GANESH CHATURTHI
Our young students of grade Prep hosted a special assembly on the auspicious occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi. The presentation began with the shloka ‘Vakratunda Mahakaya’ followed by a short informative skit explaining the reason why Ganesha came to have the head of an elephant. Presidians conveyed the symbolic meaning of the elephant - strength, wisdom and longevity. The performance also highlighted the jubilations and festivities during this ten day festival commencing from Ganpati ‘Sthapana’ to ‘Visarjan’. The students spread the message of not using plaster of paris idols and urged everyone to use papier-mache, brass, copper or clay idols and opt for a symbolic immersion in buckets/tanks. They sensitized the assembly about using natural colours, flowers and lentils for decoration.
JAGRAN FEATURES PRESIDIANS' ACHIEVEMENT IN CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP’18
A WONDERFUL TEACHERS' DAY CELEBRATION AT PRESIDIUM GURGAON
‘The mediocre teacher tells, the good teacher explains, the superior teacher demonstrates, the great teacher inspires.’
Teachers' day is a special occasion celebrated on every 5th of September to honour and appreciate the teachers who have taught us much of what we know today. Presidium Gurgaon celebrated Teachers’ day with zeal. The students of classes took over the duties of teachers for the day. A special morning assembly was held in which students paid homage to their teachers through poems and an enactment. The Principal Ms.Alka Singh appreciated the sincerest efforts of the teachers in playing a catalytic role in holistic development of every child. There was a special celebration in school which included games followed by a grand lunch.
PRESIDIANS GRACEFULLY DON ROLES OF RADHA-KRISHNA ON JANMASHTAMI
Janmashtami, the origin of which has its roots in the legendary account of the birth of Shri Krishna. To celebrate this festival with ardor, the students of grade Prep donned the roles of Lord Krishna, Radha and Gopis among many other characters associated with this festival. The assembly comprised of a devotional skit, dance and various other enactments. Reminiscing the naughtiness of Lord Krishna during his childhood added to the fun in the event. The students won the soul of spectators by invoking the blessing of the Almighty and upholding the Indian traditions, custom and culture with grace.
PRESIDIANS LEARN TO MAKE SALADS FOR A BALANCED DIET
To promote healthy eating habits among students, a fun activity was conducted around the theme ‘salads’. The teachers taught the students about eating right and encouraged them to include vegetables and fruits in their meals. They were asked to create a balanced salad with the right amount of calories and were also given a few toppings which boosted the flavour and healthfulness of their salads. The activity also open their minds to try experimenting with different recipes and an assortment of different coloured vegetables to keep the salad combinations exciting and healthful.
RAKSHA BANDHAN CELEBRATED WITH ZEST AND ZEAL AT PRESIDIUM
‘A sister is a gift to the heart, a friend to the spirit and a golden thread to the meaning of life.’
To celebrate this special bond between a brother and sister, a special assembly on Raksha Bandhan was conducted by the students of grade 2. The assembly started off with the school prayer, followed by the ‘Gayatri Mantra’. Aadya and Rivan, who were compering the event spoke about the significance of the festival and how it symbolizes a sister’s love and the brother’s lifelong vow to protect her. The students performed a skit that depicted the history of Raksha Bandhan. The assembly was concluded with a dance performance showcasing the bond between siblings.