YOUNG PRESIDIANS EXTEND THEIR WISHES ON THE OCCASION OF GURPURAB
Guru Nanak Dev Ji was the first of the ten Sikh gurus and the founder of Sikhism. His birth anniversary is observed as 'Gurpurab' across the globe. To observe this auspicious occasion, pre-primary and primary students conducted a special virtual assembly where students were dressed in traditional Sikh attire, and the assembly commenced with a prayer followed by a demonstration of the customary 'Prabhat Pheri.' Some students then came forward to share useful information relating to the life and teachings of Guru Nanak Dev Ji. The students apprised the audience about the principles and teachings of the pious soul, Guru Nanak Dev. Videos on his life and spiritual journey were played for the students, which reiterated the message 'One God' and the 'Eternal Truth.' The programme concluded on a happy note with festive spirit and unbeatable excitement amongst the students. All the students presented a beautiful rendition of Ek Onkar and other shabads, which were commendable and were appreciated by one and all.
PRESIDIANS OBSERVE THE NATIONAL CONSTITUTION DAY WITH ARDOUR
"संविधान, यह एकमात्र वकिलो का दस्तावेज़ नहीं,
यह जीवन का एक माध्यम है।" - Dr. B.R. Ambedkar.
Constitution Day, also known as Samvidhan Divas, is celebrated in India on 26 November every year to commemorate the adoption of the Constitution of India. To Reflect on the importance of the date, our lovely Presidians came up with beautiful posters, slogans, and drawings to spread awareness about the importance of the Indian Constitution.
PRESIDIANS MARK THE ELIMINATION OF VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN
“स्त्री का सम्मान सब का परम कर्तव्य है।”
स्त्री सिर्फ़ एक नाम नही है एक पहचान है जिसने इस सृष्टि को रच जीवन की धारा को चलाया है। कितने ही वर्षों से स्त्रियों पर अत्याचार हुए है उनकी पहचान को उनसे छिना गया है। यह दिवस है महिलाओं को बताने का उन्हें समझाने का, के साथ मिल कर ही हर हिंसा पर रोक लगाया जा सकता है। इस दिवस के अस्तित्व को अनूठा रूप देते हुए विद्या के मंदिर प्रेसीडियम में भी बहुत उत्साह के साथ दिवस का आयोजन किया गया। छात्रों ने बहुत ही जोश के साथ अपने भाव इस विषय पर प्रस्तुत कर एक नयीं लहर को उजागर किया। उन्होंने अत्याचार को रोकने एकता के साथ रहने व सभी के साथ प्रेम भाव बढ़ाने का नारा लगाया। पोस्टर, आदर्श- वाक्य के साथ आधुनिक युग को बदलने का पूर्ण प्रयास करने का प्रण लिया। महिला का सम्मान ही हमारी पहचान है उसके हर रूप में हमारे संस्कारों की शान है एक छोटी सी शुरुआत नयी राह बनाती है हमारे जीवन को सक्षम व सरल रूप दे जाती है।
PRESIDIANS ENTHRALL WITH THEIR CONFIDENCE AT STORY TELLING
“Storytelling is a unique skill shared amongst people far and wide. It opens up the vivid imaginations that run wild in children, and it also builds confidence and enhances speaking skills. A storytelling competition was organized for Grade Nursery and Prep at Presidium School. The young, vibrant storytellers came forth with wonderful tales. While some stories provided food for thought, some reinforced moral values, and some were humorous. The stories were adjudged on the basis of expression, confidence, diction, and presentation skills of the students.
PRESIDIANS LEARN ABOUT THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF INSECTS
If Insects were to vanish, the environment would collapse into chaos.
Under the theme "INSECTS" in TBL, Grade -2, students discussed and learned different types of insects like ladybugs, beautiful butterflies, moths, ants, and termites with their names, body parts, and patterns and varied other features associated with them like their food and their homes. They were also engaged in fun learning where they made an "Anthill" with mud and did an origami activity by making a Butterfly and ladybird depicting different patterns on their wings; that is how nature has blessed them aesthetically. They also had hands on experience by making a Flapper, which shows that every insect makes some of the other sounds and shows their presence around us.
PRESIDIANS ENJOY AN ENRICHING QUIZ COMPETITION
"Learning gives Creativity; Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides Knowledge, Knowledge makes us Great."
Quiz competitions are always interesting and informative, which creates excitement among the students and also makes them aware of current affairs. Presidium School successfully conducted an Online Intra Class Quiz Competition for the students of Grade-VI, VII, and VIII. The rules of the quiz were explained at the beginning. It was an interesting three-round competition- Content and Knowledge round, Visual round, and Rapid Fire round. The students showcased their brilliance by rapidly answering the questions. The questions put forth were intriguing, exciting, and made the teachers go 'Aah!' and clap when the students answered correctly. Presidium School encourages such positive competitions and hopes to bring out the best in all the students through such competitive events while ensuring that the students learn through all possible ways- not just through books and classroom teaching.
CELEBRATING THE SPIRIT OF CHILDHOOD
"Children are like buds in a garden and should be carefully and lovingly nurtured, as they are the future of the nation and the citizens of tomorrow." - Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru
One of the most treasured possessions on earth, children, are loved by one and all. Children's Day is celebrated to commemorate the healthy growth and happiness of children. In honour of our beloved Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, a special online session was conducted as part of the Children's Day celebration. Students from grade nursery to eight enjoyed doing various activities like dancing to their favorite songs and singing songs in their melodious voice; some presented their creative angle by making cards. To make this online celebration more exciting, our teachers played games with students; they also enacted like their students, some art and craft items were also made.
BHAI DOOJ: CELEBRATING THE LIFELONG BOND OF LOVE!
Bhai Dooj is an important occasion that is celebrated across the whole of India with great enthusiasm and spirit. The auspicious festival signifies a brother's vow to protect his sister, whereas a sister prays to God and gives her blessings for her brother's welfare. To celebrate the loving bond between brothers and sisters, Presidium students celebrated this festival of bond with great zeal. The little ones dressed up in colorful traditional attire to get the festive look made beautiful cards for their siblings and many more. Sisters place a 'tikka' on their brother's forehead to ward off evil and bless them with countless happiness. Students were made aware of this festival's significance and how it is celebrated with great enthusiasm across India.
STUDENTS MARK THE FESTIVAL OF DIWALI WITH VARIOUS FUN ACTIVITIES
'When darkness comes, let us not condemn the dark, but light a lamp to illuminate.'
With this magnanimous intention, Presidium celebrated one of the most auspicious festivals, Diwali, with utmost positivity and enthusiasm. The celebration commenced by giving new meaning to this festival of light, where light symbolizes positivity and kindness, especially in this period of the pandemic. Cultural dance, rangoli making, and musical act added to the grandeur of the celebration. Whereas street play on 'Say No to Cracker' shuttled the social message. The event was simply an amalgamation of cultural values, positivity, and festive fun.
STUDENTS SPREAD AWARENESS ABOUT IMPORTANCE OF EDUCATION
“Climbing to the top demands strength, whether it is to the top of Mount Everest or to the top of your career.'' - Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
National Education Day is celebrated every year on 11 November in memory of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad. Various campaigns and programs are organized on this day to spread awareness about education so that people can become aware of and attracted to education. Our lovely Presidians came up with beautiful posters, slogans, drawing to spread more awareness about the importance of education and encourage us to use it as a tool to achieve every victory in life.