PRESIDIANS EXHIBIT THEIR VIVID ARTISTIC CAPACITIES AT TALENT HUNT
Children are our tomorrow, our future! Bright faces that evince their talents today will be the citizens of tomorrow. They may tomorrow grow up to be Einsteins, Rabindranaths, Gandhis, Kalams and Kishor Kumars!
In an attempt to give wings to our students to pursue their dreams and bring out their hidden talents, an Inter-Class/Club Talent Hunt Competition was recently organized at Presidium, Noida. The program began with a welcome song by our melodious students, post which they participated in the fun-filled competition in several interesting categories including dance (Indian classical / folk), music (vocal / instrumental), recitation (English/Hindi) and acting / mime. Based on their performance in the preliminary round, they appeared in the Final Round, wherein club-wise winners were declared. Nurturing the intrinsic qualities of our Presidians, the Talent Hunt eliminated their fear of stage and boosted their personality development. It was amazing to see them perform with utmost confidence and grace!
PRESIDIANS ENJOY STIMULATING & FUN MIND EXERCISES AT GANIT WEEK
Mathematics is a dynamic subject, which challenges us to new horizons and forces us to look at new goals!
To take our students of grade nursery to 3 on an enjoyable journey towards the world of mathematics, a GANIT (Growing Aptitude in Numerical and Innovations Training) Week was recently organized at Presidium, Noida. An initiative of CBSE to commemorate Sh. Srinivasa Ramanujan's birth anniversary, the week featured diverse activities and competitions in numeracy. Students participated in large numbers and displayed spirited enthusiasm to absorb information and enjoy the stimulating exercises of mind. Encouraging the young learners to get involved, to dispel Math phobia and create a love for the subject, the event also enabled the students to perceive the connection of mathematical concepts with real life situations. They learnt different ways to deal with the subject and developed a liking for the subject through these activities.
CHRISTMAS CARNIVAL: A DAY FILLED WITH HAPPINESS, FUN & ADVENTURE
As festivities knocked on the door, Presidium Noida organized a fun-filled Annual Christmas Carnival recently for our lovely students and their peers. Swept with the Christmas fervour, the school gates were opened at 10 am and the chill of the morning did not dampen the spirit of the young hearts. Festivities marked every inch of the ground and the decorated stalls welcomed the surprised visitors. Each stall outdid the other with their innovative ideas and warm reception. The program began with Christmas carols and enthralling dance performance by our young Presidians. The highlights of the carnival were colouring competition, fashion show and food stalls. Mothers and fathers showed their glamorous side by walking the ramp with their kids in Mom & Me and Dad & Me competitions. Adding to it, the dynamic dance performances by teachers of Presidium made the event more gleeful for everyone.
SPECIAL ASSEMBLY ON CHRISTMAS: A MEMORABLE GALA FOR PRESIDIANS
Christmas is a time to give and forgive!
Celebrated everywhere as a joyous family affair, the delightful festival of Christmas was gladly celebrated in the premises of Presidium, Noida recently with a special assembly. The Presidians came packed with a festive spirit and spoke about the true meaning of Christmas and ornaments that are hung on a Christmas tree like, the shiny stars, the silver bell, the red and white candy, the candle and the Santa. The program was followed by the enthralling dances and Christmas carols by the students, adding to the festive atmosphere. At the end, Santa Claus arrived and filled the entire crowd with joy and danced with everyone with great enthusiasm.
OUR LITTLE ADVENTURERS EXPLORE THE NATIONAL RAIL MUSEUM
There's something peculiar about trains that excites little children and adults alike! To enhance our grade prep students' understanding of this unique means of transport, a visit to the National Rail Museum was recently organized by Presidium Noida. The fun-filled trip focused on the rail heritage of India and packed the little Presidians with a heap of excitement. They began the journey by taking a brief round of the park and observing the different engines and carriages on display. Admiring Fairy Queen, the world's oldest working steam locomotive in operational service, they got to know that the fist engines ran on steam. They were also amazed to see the different Saloon Carriages used by the Prince of Wales, Maharaja of Mysore and Maharaja of Indore.
Next, the students visited the Mini Museum, which had an interesting display of the parts of train. They closely observed the furniture, doors and toiletries from carriages used during the olden times. Several miniature models of Crane Tank, Kalka Shimla Rail Bus, Matheran Rail Car No. 8899, Fireless Steam Locomotive, Steam Locomotive A-885 Hasang and Steam Locomotive X-37385, etc. fascinated the students. Ending the enjoyable trip with a mini rail ride around the town, the leaders of tomorrow returned to the school still discussing about the trip and sharing their experience.
SPECIAL CHILDREN OF SPARSH THANK THEIR FRIENDS AT PRESIDIUM
At Presidium, we believe in raising a generation of young philanthropists. In such an attempt, the students of Presidium Noida donated generously for the welfare of the special children of Sparsh on the occasion of Children's Day. Recently, we were delighted to have these Sparsh children, who came to Presidium to see and thank their generous friends. The event acknowledged our young Presidians with certificates and badges for doing their bit in helping the noble cause of NGO Sparsh. The event was concluded by a captivating dance performance by our young and talented students on the song 'taare zameen par', which stirred the emotions of the audience. It was truly an overwhelming experience for all!
EXPERT LINGUISTS OF TOMORROW PERFORM AMAZINGLY AT SPELLATHON
Learning and revising spellings cements the connection between letters and their sounds, which further improves reading and writing fluency of children. Keeping this in mind, a fun-filled Spellathon Competition was recently organized for students of grades 1 to 3 at Presidium, Noida. Integrating imagination, education, technology, inclusiveness and fun at school, the contest received proactive participation by the Presidians. The contestants were asked to spell words taken from English and a word bank was provided to the children well before in advance. The level of difficulty matched their age and calibre. The competition provided the leaders of tomorrow skills that are and will be tools of learning and communication throughout their education.
STORYTELLING CONTEST:FUN-FILLED LEARNING EXPERIENCE FOR TINY TOTS
Each child has a unique story to tell! Our little ones can imagine a world of their own where enchanted fairies co-exist with monsters, where animals can talk, and where people can fly just like birds can!
Considering children's voluminous love for stories, the Story Tellers academy of Presidium Noida recently conducted a Storytelling Competition for students of grades nursery and prep. The fun-filled contest not only gave the little Presidians an opportunity to display their creative and imaginative side, but also built their confidence. Students were dressed up accordingly and presented their stories confidently with suitable props. Excited to listen to the stories, the tiny tots recited meaningful stories with strong moral messages and relished a fun-filled learning experience.
SPORTS PRIZE DISTRIBUTION: ACKNOWLEDGING THE BUDDING SPORTS STARS
“The moment of victory is much too short to live for that and nothing else!” - Martina Navratilova
Apart from commemorating victories, sports meet also aims at imparting lessons on sportsman spirit and camaraderie to children. With the same perspective in view, the Prize Distribution ceremony was recently organized for the young achievers of Presidium, Noida. Our dear Sudha Ma'am, the honourable chairperson of Presidium, was warmly received with the guard of honour, while the school's national song reverberated in the background. Declaring the winners and acknowledging them with prestigious medals and certificates, Sudha Ma'am shared about the role of sports in maintaining a healthy lifestyle and fostering the spirit of sportsmanship.
INTER-CLASS DEBATE:PRESIDIANS WIN AUDIENCE WITH EMPHATIC OPINIONS
Debate is one important academic activity that gives students a creative room to express what they feel!
Considering the length and breadth of knowledge that a healthy discussion offers, the Story Tellers Academy at Presidium Noida recently organised an Inter-Class Debate Competition for our young students. Participants were shortlisted for the final round after a Preliminary Round that was monitored by their English teachers. It was very evident that the students were well-prepared and they used various skills like overstatement, definition and irony to convince the audience. Armed with statistics and data, the participants made their arguments more emphatic with their righteous facial expressions, body movement and gestures.