AN INSIGHTFUL INDUSTRY RESEARCH WORKSHOP FOR OUR PRESIDIANS
The Commerce Department organized an “Industry Research Workshop" for our Presidians. Such workshops, under the guidance of industry partners, are aimed at imparting valuable insights into various industries to our students. This time our industry in focus is Print and Packaging. Therefore we invited the following experts to this workshop as Industry experts:
Printing industry experts:
Mr. Amit Sharma- GM (Publishing Operations), HarperCollins Publishers India Ltd.
Mr. Varun Johar- MD, Microprints India Ltd, Okhla, Delhi
Packaging industry experts:
Mr. Sandeep Kumar- Controller - Procurement, Bacardi India Ltd
Mr. Ajay Sharma- MD, Imaging Systems, Okhla, Delhi
We sincerely hope our students would benefit immensely from their specialized knowledge and deep experience.
STUDENTS PAY TRIBUTE TO OUR MARTYRED SOLDIERS ON ARMY DAY
In order to apprise our young brigade of the importance of the nation’s defense mechanism, Indian Army Day was celebrated. It is observed on 15th January every year in recognition of Field Marshal K.M. Cariappa’s taking the charge of the nation’s reins from the Britishers. To instill a sense of bravery and fearlessness, young Presidians were given yet another opportunity to showcase their talent. It is no surprise that they are always ready to shoulder the responsibilities with great zeal and enthusiasm. The students of grades 6 to 8 reflected their commitment and ardor towards their nation through their artistic skills by putting up a great show in the form of different drawings, sketches, and paintings. A pool of colours spread on their palettes was a mesmerizing scene to watch and truly paved a way in the right direction for them. It’s rightly quoted that they always win with a knockout because there are no runners-up in the war.
STUDENTS MARK THE PIOUS FESTIVAL OF PONGAL WITH SOME CRAFTWORK
May the harvest festival guarantee you always have the best food and best life. Greetings on Pongal!
The students of classes 3rd to 8th did craftwork on the prosperous occasion of Pongal with great zeal and cheerfulness. Students used different materials like grains, paper, pulses, cotton, leaves to create this beautiful craft. Students enhanced their understanding about the festival of Pongal. They learned that Pongal is a harvest festival celebrated by the Tamil community. It is celebrated to thank the Sun, Mother Nature, and various farm animals that help to contribute to a bountiful harvest. Students were thrilled to learn about Pongal and enjoyed doing their craftwork a lot. Some of them also shared their experiences of the festival and what they knew about it.
SPECIAL ASSEMBLY ON MAKAR SANKRANTI FOR OUR PRESIDIANS
“May Lord Sun keep lighting your path of success and help you get victory in
every phase of your life.”
Students of 6C presented a special Assembly on the festival of Makar Sankranti wherein, they introduced the festival with the help of sharing from different students and roleplay with great zest and enthusiasm. The assembly commenced with a morning prayer which is followed by the thought of the day. Makar Sankranti is regarded as important for spiritual practices and accordingly, people take a holy dip in rivers, especially Ganga, Yamuna, Godavari, Krishna and Kaveri. The bathing is believed to result in merit or absolution of past sins. They also pray to the sun and thank them for their successes and prosperity. The sun stands for knowledge, spiritual light and wisdom. Makar Sankranti signifies that we should turn away from the darkness of delusion in which we live and begin to joyously let the light within us shine bright.
JOY OF CELEBRATIONS, SWEETNESS OF REWRI, IT’S A HAPPY LOHRI!
“Days of joy, weeks of laughter, months of good luck, and year of prosperity. Here’s wishing you all a cheerful Lohri.”
Lohri is celebrated to mark the end of peak winter; this festival is traditionally associated with the harvest of the rabi crops. Lohri is celebrated with full joy every year at Presidium. This year during the pandemic time our young presidiums did not wipe off their fun and joyous mood. We at Presidium celebrated this day with lots of fun activities, students of grade 3 danced to different Punjabi folk songs and dhol, Students with their teachers sang an old traditional song of “Sundri Mundri Ho.” To know about the significance of this day they had watched a Powerpoint presentation played by the facilitator. During the celebration, they also enjoyed eating rewari, gajak, and popcorn at their places to bring the feel of Bonn fire. They also shared their plans for this day to be celebrated at their home with their family members.
PRESIDIANS BID FAREWELL TO 2021
An online Special Assembly ‘Goodbye 2021, welcome 2022) was conducted by Grade 1B to celebrate the new year. Our little energetic Presidians opened the online special Assembly with chanting of Gayatri Mantra followed by the thought of the day and news report. The special assembly was based on each student's understanding, wishes, and resolutions for the new year. The assembly began with the new year song we all love to hear. This was followed by some interesting facts about the new year, which emphasized the importance of new beginnings and how different cultures celebrate the new year. A special section on ‘My New Year resolution’ proved to be the crowd puller in which every student shared their new year resolution. It was heartening to hear the kids speak about how they saw themselves in the new year. With such an interesting topic and enthusiastic children, the special assembly proved to be extra special with students giving a performance to remember.
MAY THE PEACE & JOY OF CHRISTMAS BE WITH YOU TODAY & EVERYDAY
Christmas is a universal festival celebrated to mark the birth Anniversary of Jesus Christ. Students of Presidium celebrated this festival with full enthusiasm. Students dressed themselves as angels and enthralled everyone. They spread cheer with their smiles and lovely attire. The students of various classes presented an array of interesting programs through our virtual platform. Students enacted the story related to the Birth of Jesus Christ with great confidence. Traditional carols like Jingle Bells, We wish you a Merry Christmas were sung by our young Presidians getting everybody into the spirit of Christmas and it’s gaiety. To make it more colorful, students also made craft items like Christmas trees, bells, gifts, stars, and Santa Claus to decorate their house. In the end all the students danced to the tune of ‘We wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.'
AN INFORMATIVE ASSEMBLY ON FARMERS’ DAY FOR OUR PRESIDIANS
Farmers are the backbone of society. They are the ones who work around the clock and the year to ensure that people don't starve and die of hunger but they struggle for two square meals a day. Farmers' Day is celebrated every year on 23 December, on the birthday of the 5th Prime Minister of India, Choudhary Charan Singh, also a farmers' leader, who introduced many policies to improve the lives of the Indian farmers. To express our sincere tribute to Farmers, the students of Std II– B, with the help of their class teacher conducted a beautiful assembly. The assembly began with motivating words for farmers, followed by a beautiful dance presentation, short prayer, current news and thought of the day. Lastly, some thanking notes to farmers for the service they provide to our community. The assembly was a grand success with the support of Parents.
VIJAY DIWAS: PRESIDIANS SALUTE THE MARTYRS!
“Our ﬂag does not ﬂy because the wind moves, it ﬂies with the last breath of each soldier who died protecting it.”
Vijay Diwas is celebrated on December 16 every year to honour the victory of Indian armed forces over Pakistan in the 1971 war. On the day, India pays homage to all the soldiers who defended the nation. Presidians dressed in white attire keeping India Flag in the background shared that PM Shri Narendra Modi will light up the 'Swarnim Vijay Mashaal' from the eternal flame of NWM on the occasion. Four Victory Mashaals (flames) will be lit from the Eternal Flame of NWM. These Mashaals were carried to several parts of the country including to villages of Param Vir Chakra and Mahavir Chakra Awardees of the 1971 War. They shared special quotes in Hindi and English and paid homage to all the soldiers who defended the nation. Presidians shared that patriotism is not short, frenzied outbursts of emotion, but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime.
PRESIDIANS CREATE AWARENESS ON NATIONAL ENERGY CONSERVATION DAY
National energy conservation day is celebrated every year on December 14. The objective to celebrate this day is to drive mass awareness about the importance of energy efficiency and conservation. On this day the Bureau of energy efficiency recognizes and encourages endeavours of industries in reducing energy consumption by felicitating them with awards. Our young Presidians participated in this drive to spread awareness in full enthusiasm. They shared different initiatives which we can take to conserve our resources and use them to the best of their availability. They also made posters and placards to present their thoughts in an artistic way. National energy conservation day assembly helped in spreading awareness and ways for conserving our resources. They understood the importance of saving our limited natural resources without wasting them and making our earth a better place to live.