STUDENTS PROMOTE THE IMPORTANCE OF ONENESS ON NATIONAL UNITY DAY
“Our unity is our strength and our diversity is our Power.”
National Unity Day is celebrated to mark the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel, popularly known as the “Iron Man of India" Sardar Patel. As an endeavor to solidify the bond of oneness and unification, Presidium School celebrated the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel as Rashtriya Ekta Diwas. Students were dressed in costumes representing India from Kashmir to Kanyakumari. It was a treat for the eyes to see them dressed. They greeted their teachers in their local languages and also showed different ways of greeting. They showed different modes of living, different food habits, different worshipping styles of God. To spread the message of unity in diversity, students also took the pledge of unity during their class. The idea was to infuse in the young future generation, the values integrated with the knowledge and adoration about the country's rich heritage and inculcate admiration for the values of honesty, loyalty, truthfulness.
DANCE COMPETITION MOUNTS CONFIDENCE OF YOUNG DANCERS
“Dance is the hidden language of the soul.”
With the aim of honing the dancing skills of the students, an intraclass solo dance competition was organized in grades IV and V. The theme of the competition was “Celebrating life.” The vivacious dancers set the floor on fire with their energetic performances. The fun-filled extravaganza offered classical, traditional, and western. All the participants were very energetic and performed their dance forms enthusiastically. The choreography, rhythm, synchronization, and presentation of all the students were good. Class teachers appreciated the performance of the students and also encouraged them to participate more in such competitions to enhance their talents.
PRESIDIANS SHOWCASE THEIR SKILLS AT TALENT HUNT COMPETITION
Talent Hunt is an event which gives a platform to students to represent their talents in any field. It not only helps the participating students to show their abilities but also motivates other students to come up front and show their hidden potential. A Talent Hunt Competition was organized by Presidium, students from grade XI-XII participated in this competition where they portrayed their skills in different fields like music, craft, oratory, etc. Many students sang songs and enthralled the audience with their scintillating performances. Students also displayed other talents such as dancing, playing musical instruments, mono acting, poem recitation, etc. Each of the performances left the audience spellbound. The Judges had a brainstorming session over the neck-to-neck performances to come to their judgement.
PRESIDIANS DISPLAY CREATIVE EXPRESSION WITH BEST OUT OF WASTE
The students of class One participated in the ‘Best out of Waste’ competition. The objective of the competition was to create a love for the environment by making the best out of waste with the help of recyclable things. The young ones used their imagination and creativity to make innovative things. Students used broken bangles, plastic bottles, waste nails, peanut shells, beads, thermocol glasses, old CDs, etc. All these things which are a waste in our day-to-day lives were used in a constructive manner and a variety of things were made from them. Students made cloth dolls, wall hanging with bangles, a doll with a tea strainer, a night lamp with a bottle, and paper flowers were artistically made. The activity displayed the creativity of the little ones and developed a sense of love for the environment. The class teacher appreciated the ability of the students to think and organize their thoughts to create such beautiful items.
DUSSEHRA ILLUMINATES PRESIDIANS WITH THE ESSENCE OF RIGHTEOUSNESS
“May the truth always win and good triumph over evil."
Dussehra is a Hindu festival that celebrates the victory of good over evil. To mark the celebration of Dussehra, students of Presidium celebrated the same with a lot of zeal. Students of Nursery and Prep made stick puppets of Ravan and it was given as a takeaway to them. Grade 1 students dressed as one of the characters of Ramayana and shared some lines about the character. Grade 2 students made dandiya sticks using newspaper and decorated them with different decorative material. Grade 3 students used paper cups to make the body of Ravana and painted it with water colours. They made head crowns by using coloured sheets and cutouts.
PRESIDIANS MARK GLOBAL HANDWASHING DAY WITH ENTHUSIASM
“Our Future is at Hand – Let's Move Forward Together.”
Clean hands are a recipe for health! One of the most effective ways to stop the spread of germs and stay healthy is also one of the simplest — handwashing with soap and water. Presidium celebrated Global Handwashing Day (GHD) to increase global awareness of the importance of handwashing with soap. The online event was organized by Lifebuoy with the association of snap homework wherein they tried to create one of the largest online classrooms for Handwashing and attempted to create a Guinness World Record. The objective of this occasion was to realize that Handwashing with soap and clean water is among the most effective and inexpensive ways to prevent diarrheal diseases and pneumonia, which have claimed the lives of millions of children all over the world.The students and parents participated in this online movement and dedicated some time to boosting awareness and educating society on the significance of handwashing. This activity is meant to mobilize and bring hand hygiene as a fundamental component of public health and safety.
PRESIDIANS PROPAGATE THE MESSAGE OF GENDER EQUALITY
“Daughters are precious gifts. Let’s create an atmosphere of love, peace, and equality for them.”
Celebrated on 11th October, since 2012, International Girl Child Day is an international observance day declared by the United Nations. The observation supports more opportunities for girls and increases awareness of gender inequality. To celebrate this day, students of Grade 4D held an assembly to mark the importance of girls in our society. The assembly commenced with a morning prayer, which was followed by the thought of the day. Quotes and Speeches on this important topic led everyone to understand more about the importance of girls in our family and society. They can do everything possible, in the same way, or even better than our boys. Towards the end, the students promised that they will imbibe the habit of respecting each and every girl or woman in their life.
STUDENTS PARTICIPATE IN SLOGAN WRITING ACTIVITY WITH FULL ZEST
Women's empowerment can be defined as promoting women's sense of self-worth, their ability to determine their own choices, and their right to influence social change for themselves and others. Empowering women and girls is essential to the health and social development of families. When they are strong in a society they are able to make the future generations strong and mindful of their responsibilities. To inculcate this value among the youngsters of today Presidium organized a “Slogan Writing Competition” among the students of grades IX and X. We are in an era wherein girls across the globe are fighting for their rights and equality. Our students showcased their thought-provoking messages in support of it with the help of lively and heart-touching slogans. Students later on also shared the idea behind their thought processes. The whole process not only involved a sense of commitment among the youngsters but also gave a free flow to their creative abilities.
PRESIDIUM WINS GOLD & SILVER AT THE HARYANA SKATING CHAMPIONSHIP
“Champions don’t show up to get everything they want; they show up to give everything they have.”
Champions aren't born, a champion is made. It was a moment of glory when our students once again proved that they can beat anyone and hoist the Presidium flag high. Lavyansh Kanodiya (6B) won Gold & Advika Kanodiya (1E) won Silver in the Haryana Skating Championship. We, at Presidium, believe that sports and academics go hand in hand. Sports make one stronger, disciplined, and build character right from a young age.
Kudos to our talented Presidians, we are proud of you!
SHOW AND TELL COMPETITION GIVE WINGS TO PRESIDIANS’ IMAGINATION
The students from class III participated in a Show & Tell activity which helped them to build their self-confidence and self-esteem. It enabled them to improve their descriptive skills by communicating feelings, thoughts, and emotions with words. The students were informed to bring their favorite toy or any object of their choice. They were excited to share their descriptive narration and waited eagerly for their turn to show and tell. Thus, this event helped our students to build their social, emotional, and language skills. It goes without saying that students' involvement in individual activity infuses in them originality, self-confidence, self-reliance. The inspiring presentation left no stone unturned to achieve a realistic appraisal of their skills and to discover the power of spoken words. It was an interesting and thrilling experience for the young minds sharing their feelings with a peer which provided a fun and comfortable learning arena for everyone involved.