PRESIDIANS LEARN ABOUT THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF ABODES FOR ANIMALS!
'Home is a place where we feel loved and safe.' Presidium believes in giving hands-on experience to young learners. Students of Grade 1 explored the importance of Home under the TBL theme. They were made aware of the purpose of Home, categories of different types of homes, and the need for Home for human beings and animals. To sensitize them towards the need for Home for everyone, they were asked to create and decorate Home for their favourite animals using cardboard, sticks, newspapers, etc. They came up with their best of creativity while doing and making a home for a dog, cat, rabbit, lion, etc. Through this task, they enhanced their gross motor skills and developed aesthetic sense. They enjoyed the whole learning process and were also made aware that Home provides shelter, security, love, support, and a sense of belongingness.
PRESIDIANS MARK THE FESTIVAL OF RAKHI WITH ARDOUR & GAIETY!
"We laugh and cry, we play and fight, we share moments of happiness and sorrows, which makes our bond stronger." Students of Presidium celebrated Raksha Bandhan with great ardour and gaiety, the forever bond of brother and sister. The sanctity of this festival speaks about India's rich culture and traditions that make our nation extraordinary. Our young learners made this festival more special with the effort they put in - the girls prepared Rakhi cards, Sash, Rakhi, and Rakhi Thali. On the other hand, the boys appreciated the handmade rakhis. They promised to take care of their loved ones. The highlight of the celebration was the glimpse of young Presidians dressed up beautifully in Ethnic wear with huge smiles on their faces. Young buds also shared that this is not a festival of blood brothers and sisters; instead, it is a celebration of unconditional and selfless love!
PRESIDIANS CELEBRATE FRIENDSHIP DAY WITH GREAT ZEAL!
"Friends are angels who lift us up when our wings forget how to fly."
We, at Presidium, believe in giving hands-on experience in every activity. This day's purpose is to understand friendship, which is to help others and share the joys and sorrows. Students celebrated Friendship Day with great zeal, enthusiasm, and affection. Friendship day is celebrated on the first Sunday of August every year. Stories of friendship and bonding were narrated to the Presidians. The students made beautiful cards and friendship bands by writing their friend's names and qualities and beautifully decorating them. Here's to a lifetime of friendship!
INTERNATIONAL TIGER DAY: PRESIDIANS PLEDGE TO SAVE TIGERS!
Students of Presidium raised their voices by doing their bit. International Tiger Day was observed to raise awareness for tiger conservation. Students were made aware of how tigers are on the verge of extinction. The best possible solutions through which we can save the Lord of Jungle were also shared. Our students showcased their love for animals and the responsibility to protect them from human selfishness through various activities. Students were sensitized about our moral responsibility to save tigers through engaging activities like slogan writing and fun-filled craft activities like making masks and bookmarks.
ROLE PLAY: PRESIDIANS BRING THEIR FAVORITE PERSONALITIES ON STAGE
We, at Presidium, focus on instilling life skills to the students through various activities. To build oratory skills, an Inter class Role Play Competition under "The Ringside View Academy '' was organized for the students of Grade- I -III. It was an activity where our Presidians got the chance to imitate different characters. They played roles of their favorite personalities from different fields of professions to Hindu Mythology. From Kalpana Chawla, Charlie Chaplin, Modi Ji, Sania Mirza to Lord Krishna and Lord Shiva. It was indeed a proud moment watching our young learners enact these eminent personalities with a lot of enthusiasm and zeal. Such competitions give our students a platform to showcase their talent and aspirations.
PRESIDIANS TEST THEIR SCIENCE KNOWLEDGE WITH SCIENCE PRACTICAL
Practical work is essential for good science education and is needed for world-class laboratory experiences. Practical laboratory science is a great way to motivate and engage young minds. Hands-on experiments are an essential part of learning science and a way to develop wider life skills. The final Science board practicals of grade 10 were conducted where students were divided into groups of 6 students each. Practicals like finding the pH value of dilute hydrogen chloride, baking soda and dilute ethanoic acid were given to students for assessment. Students went through viva which was taken by the invigilator of the practical. The assessment was based on criteria like conceptual knowledge, observational skills, and scientific aptitude.
FAREWELL CEREMONY: BIDDING ADIEU TO OUR DILIGENT STUDENTS
Farewells always leave everyone with mixed emotions, and this one was no different. The day was filled with melancholy of separation and the exhilaration of stepping out to the world of new opportunities. The extravagant ceremony was graced with the benign presence of the director Mrs. Sarita Syal Ma'am who acknowledged the students and wished them all the best as they stride into the future. She motivated them to move ahead with a positive attitude in life and to always be in action. The hall was filled with applause as specially composed titles were presented to the students. A cultural presentation given by the students of grade 9 had a mix of energetic dance performances, melodious songs, and pulsating music. The Students of grade 10 in their farewell speech mused fondly about their learning and thanked their mentors for helping them find their purpose in life.
PRESIDIANS PARTICIPATE IN A SPECIAL ASSEMBLY ON WORLD CANCER DAY
Presidium organized a special assembly on the occasion of World Cancer Day to spread awareness about the disease and remove the misconceptions which are generally prevalent in the society. Students delivered speeches and organized a Quiz Contest to bring home to all the issues related to the problem. A Poster Making activity was also held to campaign for the cause in the Junior classes. In the event, it was emphasized that it is the life in the years that counts, not the years in life.
PRESIDIANS EXPRESS OPINIONS ELOQUENTLY IN EXTEMPORE COMPETITION
To imbue the true spirit of learning and enhance effective communication skills, English Extempore Competition was organized in Presidium, for grades 6-8. The students spoke eloquently on varied topics like the significance of handwriting, freedom of expression, internet age, etc. The event was a great learning experience for the students as they learned to express their views and opinions spontaneously. They were judged on various criteria like content, body language, fluency, etc. The judges applauded all the participants and congratulated the winners. How the students presented their thoughts and opinions was commendable and praiseworthy.
AD MAD COMPETITION: A PLATFORM TO BOOST CREATIVITY & CONFIDENCE
The Ad Mad Show competition is the perfect platform that offers a chance to showcase that one has the knack to advertise and win hearts. In order to provide a platform where a child can showcase their creativity and to boost their confidence, the Ad Mad Competition was organized by Presidium for the students of Grade 4&5. The students showcase their talent and their acting skills by presenting the wonderful and magnanimous advertisements based on Health products, Online Shopping, the importance of washing hands and hygiene and many more. It was an amazing experience to witness such creativity and imagination of our young leaders. The excitement level of the children reached sky-high while presenting their advertisements. All the students came up with exhilarating performances.