EARTH DAY: PRESIDIANS URGE ALL TO FIND WAYS TO SAVE MOTHER EARTH
“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” — Margaret Mead
To empower our students so that they can care and endeavour to save the condition of Mother Earth, we constantly take up activities to help the little leaders grow. Considering this responsibility, a special assembly on the Earth Day was recently conducted at Presidium, Noida. The gathering was a festival of the ways, in which the school has tried to save the earth. The celebration was initiated by the grade 6 students, who shared the ways that helped them save the environment. These young trailblazers showcased the importance of saving electricity, the three vital Rs, the adverse impact of plastic and the benefits of composting. Thereafter, they tapped their feet on a fun-filled 'nature’s song' and pledged to set the benchmark for the rest of the world!
PRESIDIANS JOYFULLY EMBRACE CHEERFUL PUNJABI SPIRIT ON BAISAKHI
Sweet treats, festivities, colourful traditions and bountiful harvest - these elements together complete one of the most blissful festivals of India, Baisakhi!
Packed with much with exuberance and gaiety, our young students recently celebrated this extraordinary festival at Presidium, Noida. The Presidians came dressed up in the best of their Punjabi costumes. On one hand, boys were looking very handsome in turbans, and on the other hand, girls were ready to steal all the limelight with their bright parandis. Students touched various aspects of Baisakhi in the assembly like its vivid fair, foundation of Khalsa Panth and historical Jallianwala Bagh event. Highpoint of the celebration was the beautiful Gidda dance and photo-session. The festivities truly filled our premises with lots of positivity, prosperity and happiness.
WARMLY WELCOMING OUR NEWEST MEMBERS WITH A SPARKLING SESSION
The corridors of Presidium Noida always enliven with the glowing faces of our students. We recently welcomed the leaders of tomorrow on the first day of the new session. The day started with the traditional tilak, hand puppets and thrilling activities like hand printing, dancing, rhymes and scribbling. Focussing on creating everlasting bond between our students and their teachers, the activities proved to be the perfect ice-breakers. The little Presidians were packed with oceans of excitement when they were given craft samples of smiley, bow, tie and ice cream, and filled the air with giggles, innocence and their signature cuteness.
ADVENTUROUS PRESIDIANS TAKE A MEMORABLE TRIP TO THE GOLDEN CITY
To engage our students in active learning experiences, a fun trip to Amritsar for one night and two days was recently organized for the Presidians of Noida. The students excitedly visited the attractions of the city, namely the magnificent Golden Temple, the Jallianwala Bagh, the Wagah Border and the local markets. Relishing sublime peacefulness, rich Indian culture and heritage, the leaders of tomorrow enhanced their self-confidence, responsibility, punctuality, self-reliance, tolerance and leadership skills.
PRESIDIANS GIVE HOLI AN ECO-FRIENDLY MÉLANGE WITH FLORAL PETALS
Based on the theme of victory of good over evil, Holi is the most popular, vibrant, exciting and fun festival of the year!
To rejoice this celebration of spring, our students conducted a special assembly with great zeal and fervour at Presidium, Noida. The leaders of tomorrow gave an eco-friendly and peaceful mélange to Holi with floral petals of beautiful essence and hues. Students shared a knowledgeable and interesting speech that enlightened everyone about the significance of Holi. They also shared points to reiterate everyone to play a safe and environment-friendly Holi. It was truly, a divine and an exhilarating experience for everyone, who participated in the celebration.
ROLE PLAY COMPETITION:PRESIDIANS ENTHRAL AUDIENCE WITH CONFIDENCE
Considering the importance of role play in skill-building, a Role Play Competition was recently organized for our grade 3 students at Presidium, Noida. The little Presidians participated with extreme enthusiasm and came dressed up in different costumes to perform the characters of various famous personalities. The roles depicted by them were from different time period, which included the ancient history, medieval and contemporary. Getting completely engrossed in the character, the young ones delivered their dialogues with confidence and enthralled the audience with their outstanding performance. It was a great learning experience for the students as they observed the different characters roles with interest and curiosity.
LITTLE PRESIDIANS RELISH A GREAT LEARNING EXPERIENCE AT GARDEN
As an extension to their learning of the TBL theme ‘garden’, our students of grades 2 and 3 recently visited a nearby garden. Refreshing and educative, the stroll in the garden enabled the young learners of Presidium, Noida to observe many beautiful birds perch on the tree top. There were several types of herbs, shrubs and trees in the garden. The little Presidians were engaged in several fun-filled group activities to have a clear understanding about the theme, like measuring the length of different types of plants available in the garden and taking the impression of the bark on a paper. Sitting in a circle with closed eyes to experience the serene atmosphere of the garden, the tiny tots experienced the cool breeze and sweet fragrance of the flowers in the garden. They enjoyed playing on the slides and swings too. It was a great learning experience for the students!
PRESIDIANS DISPLAY SUPERB IMAGINATION AT PICTURE READING CONTEST
Picture Reading is an important educational tool that helps in increasing the child's observation skills, vocabulary and language development. These 'mind movies' help clarify information and increase understanding, and can be done with fiction or nonfiction text. Considering that encouraging children to visualize parts of the story in their mind is a great way to help them comprehend what they are reading, a Picture Reading Competition was recently organized for grade nursery and prep students at Presidium, Noida. Students were shown different story illustrations in which they had to observe and tell their own stories. Inculcating the habit of reading in the little Presidians, the activity also helped them in construction of sentences, pronunciation of words, showing their imagination through pictures and developing confidence.
PRESIDIANS BOND OVER A MESMERIZING EXCURSION TO WORLD OF WONDERS
One of the most treasured memories of school life are picnics, educational trips and adventure camps attended with friends. Smiling faces, twinkling eyes and giggling laughter, are our memories from each such trip!
Considering this, Presidium Noida recently took the students of grades 4 to 6 to the World of Wonders. The amazing amusement and water park simply served as a city of joy for the students, who were bowled over by the mildness of sunrays, the gentle rumbling fountains and lush green landscapes. The students enjoyed several thrilling rides, along with dancing on the foot tapping music. Relishing a day full of fun and frolic under the supportive guidance of their teachers and refreshing snacks/lunch to munch on, the students had a nice time. Adorning the charm of a timeless blend of nature’s beauty and jovial world, the trip taught them sharing, caring and team spirit.
PRESIDIANS OF GRADES NURSERY & PREP EXCITEDLY VISIT APPU GHAR
Picnic provides recreation to the mind and body. It instils the values of sharing, co-operation, social interaction and discipline among the students!
For the students of grades nursery and prep, the most-awaited day of the year was the school picnic to Appu Ghar. The picnic began with the kids clapping and singing songs in the bus. They played games, danced, sang and had their favourite snacks and breakfast, after which, they were taken to the numerous enjoyable rides. They also played on the see-saw, slide and swing. After having lunch, they boarded the bus and reached school with memories of a tiresome, yet happy day.