WELCOMING BACK FOR OUR PRIDEENS AFTER A WONDERFUL WINTER VACATION
The first day back at school after a vacation was filled with great excitement and enthusiasm. The young Prideens of Noida 31 were welcomed with open arms and big smiles by their teachers and friends as they entered the school premises. The excitement and euphoria present in the air could be felt by one and all. The sweet laughter and the smiling faces of the Presidians brought a great start to the new year filled with new hopes and happiness.
PRESIDIANS CELEBRATE THE FESTIVAL OF LOHRI WITH GREAT ENTHUSIASM!
One of the biggest festivals of northern India, Lohri was celebrated with great enthusiasm and euphoria at Presidium Noida. Students talked about the history of the festival and the traditions associated with it. A scintillating dance performance on Punjabi folk songs added to the spark of the celebration. Towards the end, everybody offered their prayers to the holy fire and prayed for a happy and prosperous year ahead.
PRESIDIANS RING IN THE CHRISTMAS FESTIVITY WITH A GRAND CARNIVAL
‘Christmas is a tonic for our souls. It moves us to think of others rather than of ourselves. It directs our thoughts to giving.’ Presidium Noida organized one of the most cherished and fun-filled events of the year: ‘The Christmas Carnival’. The school was swept by the Yuletide spirit with Christmas fervour, being witnessed all across the school’s campus. The students along with their teachers and parents had put up stalls which included everything from games to food. The programme began with welcome carols presented by our talented Presidians. The whole school echoed with the holy hymns recited by the students. Children performed enthralling dances adding to the festive spirit. The celebrations included rhythmic performances by the teachers as well. The fashion divas and the little dolls and dudes completely rocked the stage followed by tambola for the entire crowd. The delight was uncontained especially as gifts were given after the drawing competition. The fingerlicious food and the game stalls attracted the crowd as well. The spree of the celebration came to an end with a hope of a sparkling new year.
PRESIDIANS SPREAD THE MESSAGE OF SHARING AND JOY ON CHRISTMAS
The joyous festival of Christmas was celebrated with great fervor and zeal at Presidium Noida with a special assembly. Presidians performed a skit to emphasize the importance of caring and sharing and spreading goodness all around. Students added to the spark of the festival with their smiles and colourful attire. They sang Christmas Carols like We Three Kings and Jingle Bells. They also performed enthralling dances, adding to the festive atmosphere. To conclude, students from grade 1 and 2 were dressed as Santas distributed goodies to their teachers and friends.
MATH WEEK: PRESIDIANS DISPLAY WONDERS OF NUMBERS IN DAILY LIFE
Maths week is a fantastic opportunity for students to learn and engage in math activities, which they may not usually get a chance to experience in a routine lesson. In order to eliminate initial barriers of Mathematics and to make it the most sought – after subject, different activities were organised. Students showcased a lot of Mathematics tricks related to daily life. Students of grades 4 and 5 played Number games, explained 2D and 3D shapes, activity based on Angles and BODMAS activities etc. Students of grades 6 and 7 were involved in activities like Math- poems/songs, crossword puzzle, Math quiz ,Sudoku etc.
TAEKWONDO CHAMPS SHINE BRIGHT AT THE STATE ITF CHAMPIONSHIP
Presidium Noida participated in the 30th State I.T.F. Taekwon-Do Championship, held at Thyagraj Indoor Stadium, New Delhi. Presidians performed with utmost dedication, confidence and sportsmanship as they brought laurels to the school. It was a moment of immense pride for the school as Amrita of grade 4 bagged a Silver medal at the Championship. We congratulate all the participant and their mentors for their stupendous performance. In 14th Sub Junior Taekwon-do Championship 46 students participated from Presidium Noida 31.
PRESIDIANS ENJOY A WONDERFUL DAY AT THE RAIL MUSEUM
A visit to rail museum is an interesting way to let students learn about the amazing world of trains. Presidium Noida recently organised an educational trip to the Rail museum for students of grade Prep. Students observed different types of rails and were excited to hear from their teachers about the rails and gain the knowledge. They visited the entire Museum and were amazed to know the importance of rails in our life. Afterwards, students were also taken on a toy train ride. It was a very amusing and memorable day for the children as well as the school staff.
PRESIDIANS LEARN THE IMPORTANCE OF APPRECIATION & GRATITUDE
A big part of holistic development is inculcating the habit of appreciation among children. With this objective, Appreciation Day was recently organised at Presidium Noida. Students were encouraged to appreciate the efforts and hard work of everybody around them. Through the assembly, the role of motivation in one’s life was highlighted. Appreciation helps in motivating students to achieve more in various fields of academics, sports and co-curricular. It was a wonderful assembly.
PRESIDIANS PLEDGE TO UPHOLD THE RIGHTS OF ALL HUMANITY
The students of Presidium Noida 31 with utmost curiosity participated in the special assembly on Human Rights Day. which enlightened them with the need to understand equality and know their rights, to understand both how they should be treated, and how they should treat others. Through a skit they learned to combine their understanding with tolerance for difference empowering them to tackle prejudice, improve relationships and make the most of their lives. By developing students’ understanding of equality and human rights, the assembly helped them, know how they can tackle prejudicial and harmful behaviour, and deliver their legal duties.
PRESIDIANS STRENGTHEN & ENHANCE THEIR VOCAB WITH SPELLATHON
The limits of my language are the limits of my world'. At Presidium, limit is not a frontier rathers it is the horizon. Accentuating upon this conviction, Presidium Noida organised a Spellathon for the students of grades 1 to 3. The aim was to strengthen and extend the vocabulary of the students. The activity comprised of two stages. The first stage was based on Spell Bee, based on which finalists were shortlisted, who progressed into the final stage which had four rounds-jumble words, complete the words, form small words and identify the word. The healthy competition motivated students to excel. The winners and participants were applauded for their dedication and hard work.