REMEMBERING GANDHI JI'S CONTRIBUTION TO THE FREEDOM STRUGGLE
An eager wait of the students of grade 3 from Presidium Gurgaon recently came to fruition when they got a chance to present a skit on Gandhi Ji's life and his contribution to the freedom struggle on his birth anniversary. The special assembly began with the enthusiastic children arriving, dressed in beautiful costumes and scarcely able to contain their excitement. The program started with a brief introduction on Gandhi Ji's life and how his role in attaining freedom for India was pivotal. The whole performance reached a delightful crescendo as the students looked on spellbound. This was followed by taking an oath of non-violence where the students solemnly put their hands on their hearts and promised themselves that they would 'respect self and others', 'communicate better', 'listen', 'forgive', 'respect nature', 'play creatively' and 'be courageous'.
DUSSEHRA REVELS AT PRESIDIUM GURGAON: FESTIVE SPIRIT IN THE AIR
Marking the celebration of victory of good over evil, effigies of the demon king Ravana are burnt on Dussehra, to celebrate which, a special assembly was held on the occasion. The assembly started with a captivating speech and a beautiful rhythmic Hindi poem by our confident students to give a vivid description of this festival. The students were delighted to share their learning from the festival of Dussehra in the form of a song. Our little ones enacted a short scene from Ramleela enthusiastically and reiterated the message of victory of good over evil. The children were beautifully dressed in costumes and confidently delivered their dialogues. They seemed to thoroughly enjoy their parts! The theme was concluded by singing a devotional bhajan. It was, truly, a memorable day for all.
PLAY WITH CLAY: LITTLE PRESIDIANS RELISH A POTTERY ADVENTURE
Let's have some fun!
What a better way to start your day than with a ball of clay in your hand? Pottery is an ancient art form which has recently been enjoying a surge in popularity. To take our little students on a diya pottery adventure, a 'play with clay' activity was recently organized at Presidium, Gurgaon. A demonstration on wedging clay followed by the steps of throwing a cylinder on the potter's wheel was given to them. Working with clay offered the Presidians a wealth of different processes that gave the opportunity to create unique, tangible and functional artworks to take home.
PRESIDIANS COME TOGETHER FOR PEACE ON INTERNATIONAL PEACE DAY
With the theme - 'together for peace: respect, safety and dignity for all, the International Day of Peace was observed by the grade 2 Presidians from Gurgaon in full bloom. Dedicated to world peace, and specifically the absence of war and violence, the day was celebrated with a special assembly. The Presidians started the assembly by evoking God’s blessings and then showcased a skit to raise awareness and respect for brotherhood, tranquility and harmony.
VISIT TO SRS MART: AN ENRICHING EXPERIENCE FOR LITTLE PRESIDIANS
Inclusion of carefully planned activities and outdoor visits is an inseparable part of pre-schooling and we at Presidium Gurgaon, do our bit to offer first hand knowledgeable experiences to our little students. Recently, our cute Presidians from kindergarten were taken to the nearby SRS Value Bazaar to provide them with information and a level of understanding about everyday commodities. Adding elements of realism to play and enriching their overall learning, the visit to the mart helped the young ones in observing their surroundings and finding the difference between healthy and junk food.
हिन्दी दिवस: प्रेसिडियंस ने नुक्कड़ नाटक और गीत से मान मोह लिया
हिंदी दिवस के अवसर पर प्रिसीडियम गुरुग्राम 57 विद्यालय के परिसर में कक्षा दूसरी ड द्वारा हिंदी सभा का आयोजन किया गया। सभा में शिक्षार्थियों द्वारा नुक्कड़ नाटक और गीत ने समस्त दर्शकों का मन मोह लिया। इसके साथ ही सभा में उन शिक्षार्थियों को पुरस्कार से सम्मानित किया गया जिन्होंने हिंदी विकास संस्था द्वारा आयोजित हिंदी ओलिम्पिक की परीक्षा में राष्ट्रीय और विद्यालय पर अपनी प्रतिभा का उत्कर्ष प्रदर्शन किया। इस तरह पूरे उत्साह व उमंग से विद्यालय में हिंदी दिवस मनाया गया।
SLOGAN WRITING COMPETITION ON HEALTHY FOOD ENTHRALLS PRESIDIANS
Eating well is a form of self-respect!
It’s the nutritional choices that our children make every day, which will determine how healthy they will be in the long run. To create awareness among the children and sensitize them towards keeping fit through healthy food, a slogan writing competition was organized at Presidium, Gurgaon. Enthusiastic and confident to participate in this competition, the young Presidians brought various interesting and nutritious food from home for display. They came up with quite innovative slogans after knowledgeable discussions with their teachers. Many interesting and educational facts were discovered, such as:
1. We should ensure that we eat slowly.
2. We should involve ourselves in food shopping and preparing meals with our mothers.
3. We should not eat meals or snacks while watching TV.
4. We should drink more water while eating.
5. We should eat less meals outside the home.
The effort and thought process of our 'leaders of tomorrow' was worth all the appreciation and accolades!
WELCOME ACTIVITY OF EVS - GRADE 3
In Grade II students learned about "Seasons" in Theme Based Learning. Keeping it in view we conducted a fun filled activity to revise their previous knowledge. In this activity they shared about their favorite seasons and drew different food items that they eat during those particular seasons.
They drew beautifully and also colored the pictures. They shared as what are their favorite food items and what are the food items they don't like to eat.They were excited to share their thoughts and got a sense of confidence when they were appreciated and acknowledged by their teachers and friends.
PRESIDIANS SALUTE TEACHERS - THE TORCH BEARERS OF THE GEN-NEXT
Teachers play a major role in making their students responsible citizens of tomorrow and good human beings!
It is impossible to imagine our lives without teachers. To show acknowledgement and recognition for the hard work put in by teachers towards our students’ development, Teacher’s Day was gloriously celebrated at Presidium, Gurgaon. Students, who had been preparing for the grand day for more than a week, organized a great show dedicated to their teachers. The day buzzed with excitement and smiles all around. Anchors commenced the program by bringing everyone’s attention to the immense importance of teachers. The programme included dance, skit and song performed by the students. It was truly a proud day for the teachers to bask in the love and attention they received from their students.
STUDENTS OF PRESIDIUM GURGAON DAZZLE AT THE PMUN 2017 CONFERENCE
Presidium Model United Nations, commonly known as PMUN 2017 is an extremely innovative and cutting-edge way to provide a dynamic platform to sensitize students towards the critical global issues. This year, the theme 'sustainable development' made this grand event even more important for the students participating in the event. Our excellent students from Presidium Gurgaon proactively participated in PMUN and served as the front runners who will engage in debates and discussions while confronting the pressing challenges faced by the world and drafting resolutions in response to them.