PRESIDIANS EXPRESS LOVE FOR THEIR PEERS ON FRIENDSHIP DAY
‘Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together.’ That sounded so true when our knee-high Presidians from grade Nursery and Prep tied garish friendship bands on the wrist of their dear ones which included their classmates, teachers and helping staff. To cherish this sturdy bond, Presidium sector 31 organised a gala event on occasion of Friendship Day, which covered various fun activities and performances. The zenith of event was to hear real friendship tales from our little students which made us discern-' Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is slow ripening fruit.'
BUDDING THEATRE ARTISTS SHINE AT INTER CLASS SKIT COMPETITION
“Acting is not about being someone different. It is finding similarity in what is apparently different, then finding 'myself' in there.” These lines of Meryl Streep stood so true when Presidium witnessed it's students performing skits at the Inter Class Skit Competition. Theatre is one of the most inordinate art forms, the most immediate way in which a human being can share with another the sense of what it is "to be a human". Our Presidians from grade 6 and 7, enacted personages and situations to escalate diverse issues and emotions which are very recurrent yet neglected in our society. This emotional exercise left the audience bewitched. They kept eulogizing and encouraging the participants. "An ounce of behaviour is worth a pound of words", and that is what Presidium reflected today. In that time span of time, they strongly conveyed the social message and gave affirmation that Presidium is creating a 'future leaders'.
PRESIDIANS SALUTE THE KARGIL WAR HEROES ON KARGIL VIJAY DIWAS
Presidium very proudly celebrated Kargil Vijay Diwas, the day of victory, to commemorate the contributions of the armed forces. It was a sight to cherish when our tiny tots dressed up in eminent armed forces’ uniforms and recreated the scene of Kargil War, 1999. Their performance enchanted everyone who witnessed it. No one was unmarked by the delight of being a citizen of India. Presidians covenanted to venerate the freedom that we are blessed with due to the sacrifice of real heroes. Doubtlessly, this saga of bravery, love for Motherland and sacrifice propelled our 'leaders of tomorrow' and it will keep spurring generations to come.
STUDENTS PROUDLY DISPLAY CREATIVE ARTWORK AT DRAWING COMPETITION
It was a colourful Wednesday for our kindergarten children as they participated in their first intra class drawing competition. Working with crayons and colours. Unleashing their creative thoughts and ideas to be spread out on the drawing sheets, the drawing competition is a platform to bring together budding artists to showcase their talent. The finished products were amazing as the children had let their imagination run wild and create magic. It was indeed a very successful event and a memorable one too as all our children proudly displayed their work and posed happily.
PRESIDIANS BECOME PHILANTHROPISTS ON NELSON MANDELA DAY
“When a man has done what he considers to be his duty to his people and his country, he can rest in peace. I believe I have made that effort and that is, therefore, why I will sleep for eternity.” – Nelson Mandela
Nelson Mandela Day is a celebration of our collective power to create a global movement for good and make a positive impact on the world. To mark this day students of grade 7 and 8 of Presidium Noida -31 visited ‘Nivedita Foundations –an ngo and distributed confectionery &
stationeries, and generously donated books, clothes, toys and games, etc with a lot of love and empathy.
PRESIDIUM TURNS INTO GURUKUL ON THE OCCASION OF GURU PURNIMA
“Guru Brahma, Guru Vishnu, Guru Devo Maheshwara”.
The students of Presidium Noida-31 took great pride in convening the assembly on Guru Purnima as it provided them with an opportunity to thank all the teachers. Students illustrated the significance of Guru Purnima through their assembly. The assembly commenced with the demonstration of life in a Gurukul and importance of Guru in one’s life. Students presented the speeches of famous gurus like Dronacharya, Chanakya and Shri Ramakrishna Paramhansa. A beautiful dance performance by students left everyone mesmerised. The day left all the students in awe of their teachers and their importance in flourishing their lives and always being a guiding light for them.
CELEBRATING THE KING OF FRUITS - MANGO!
Summers are truly incomplete without relishing the king of all fruits- Mango. We hosted a Mango Day and organised many activities like paper tearing and pasting, Mango cutting, rhyme and movie session, related to juicy mangoes. Many items made from mango were also shown to the kids like Aam panna, mango candy, Aam ras etc The sole purpose of the entire event was to see our little Presidians budding and blooming with happiness and excitement and to make them aware of the qualities/health benefits of the fruit of the season – Mango.
BACK TO SCHOOL: THE FIRST STEP TOWARDS A NEW TERM
School reviving is dependably a mix of numerous feelings and sentiments. In addition, coming back to school holds loads of energy in delicate hearts of children. Subsequently, it is of most extreme significance that this day must unfurl amazes and ought to be loaded with motions which can invite kids with warmth, love and care. To make this day progressively significant for our little ones, we at Presidium Noida-31 arranged different thrilling and tyke driven exercises. It was a brilliant day where educators and youngsters put in some excellent snapshots of affection and harmony.
INDIA SERVED ON A PLATE AT FOOD FAIR!
India is rich with flavours, aromas and textures or uncountable types. To celebrate this diversity, a Food Fair was organised by the students of grade 3. The cuisines of all the states provided served the palate of the little ones with so many different spices such as the sweetness of Bengali rasgulla and spiciness of the Saag from Punjab. The students described the respective cuisines, learnt about the folk language of the state they were representing and put on the beautiful traditional attires. It was truly like the whole of India was served on a plate. This event also encourages the students to develop respect for all people irrespective of religion, caste or creed.
A FRUITFUL PARENT-TEACHER MEETING AT PRESIDIUM
When it comes to children then it's the cooperation between the teachers and the parents that brings out the best results. Parents-teachers meeting is a meaningful opportunity meant for the welfare of students. Presidium Noida-31 recently hosted a PTM and it was a success with Parents turning out in large numbers. Many important interactions took place between parents and teachers. We are always happy to hear from the students as well as their parents and are focussed at helping the students reach their highest potential.