GANPATI BAPPA MORYA! PRESIDIANS WISH ALL HAPPY GANESH CHATURTHI
The little leaders of Presidium celebrated the Ganesh Chaturthi in a unique way. The special assembly commenced with a melodious invocation with the Ganesh Vandana “Vakratunda Mahakaya” by our junior choir. It was followed by a dance performance depicting the reason why Ganesha, the son of Lord Shiva and his consort Goddess Parvati, came to have the head of an elephant on a human body. The elephant not only symbolizes strength, wisdom and longevity, but also inspires us to stop and think, don’t rush, take one step at a time, keep trying hard and work as a team. The choir confidently and melodiously chanted shlokas to invoke the blessings of Mangalmoorti Ganesha. The assembly concluded with a Ganesh arti by the choir followed by a rhythmic group dance. How a single festival could unite so many diverse people of India was made amply clear. The whole atmosphere was charged with festivity.
STUDENTS BOW TO THEIR TEACHERS ON TEACHER'S DAY!
Teachers’ day is a very important day for every student wherein they get to express gratitude for their mentors for all the hard work and efforts teachers put in to shape their personality. The day buzzed with excitement and smiles all around at Presidium Sonipat. A welcome assembly was conducted by the students who were teeming with a wave of enthusiasm. The students grabbed the opportunity to show thankfulness to their teachers for the dedication and commitment towards them. The teachers were not only very happy but also thrilled to see the spectacular dance performances by the Presidians and also the students were dressed as their teachers and tried their best to lessen the pain of their mentors. The assembly was a celebration of school and education!
PRESIDIANS BRING KRISHNA LEELA TO LIFE ON JANMASHTAMI
The birth in which love, knowledge and mischief all come together is considered as the birth of Lord Krishna. The festival of Janmashtami was celebrated with ardor by our Presidians. They were dressed as Radha-Krishna which gave a traditional touch to the occasion. A special assembly was conducted by our little ones, where they enacted a skit, with diverse ‘Leelas’ of Shri Krishna, illustrating the fact that whenever there will be dominance of malevolence, ‘Krishna’ will reincarnate to destroy the evil and save the good. Our little kids as Radha-Krishna pairs danced to the beats of Janmashtami songs filling the air with joy and festive spirit. The laudable performances of our leaders lit up the stage and filled the atmosphere with the feeling of love.
LITTLE LEADERS ANSWER FUN QUESTIONS ON SEASONS AT G.K QUIZ
“The general knowledge of time on the island depends, curiously enough on the direction of the wind” -John Synge
Presidium encourages positive competition and hopes to bring out the best in its students. To ensure that the children learn through all possible ways- not just through books and classroom teaching, an Intra Class Quiz Competition was organized for our little leaders of Nursery and Prep. The event witnessed enthusiastic preparation and participation. There were three grilling rounds based on seasons. All the students participated with great enthusiasm and zeal. They depicted the true team spirit as the students were divided in various groups. The quiz was designed to enhance the general awareness of the students and to boost confidence in them. It was great to see our little leaders answering with great confidence and learning in such a fun way.
RAKSHA BANDHAN CELEBRATIONS WITH HON’BLE PM SHRI NARENDRA MODI
On the occasion of Raksha Bandhan, our young leaders of Presidium Sonepat visited the PM house to celebrate the pious festival with the honourable Prime Minister of India, Shri.Narendra Modi. The students were thrilled to meet the PM and indulge in thoughtful conversations with him. They also received the honour to tie a rakhi on his wrist to express their love and admiration towards him. The Presidians received heaps of blessings from the Prime Minister in return which added to the eminence of this festival in their hearts.
PRESIDIANS CELEBRATE THE BOND BETWEEN SIBLINGS ON RAKSHABANDHAN
Raksha Bandhan is a beautiful bond that connects siblings in the forever promise of faith, respect and love! Raksha Bandhan celebrates the virtuous bond of love between a brother and a sister, the deepest and noblest of all human emotions. To cherish this unbreakable bond, Presidium Sonipat organized a special assembly where students from grade Nursery to 3 participated with great enthusiasm and fervour. They showcased the sense of responsibility and love a sibling has for the other. The students made beautiful rakhis and were also told about the symbolic meaning of that sacred thread. The students learned that Raksha Bandhan is about always standing by your siblings in all the ups and downs of life.
EID-UL-ADHA:STUDENTS OFFER SPECIAL PRAYERS FOR PEACE & PROSPERITY
“O, you who believe! Seek assistance through patience and prayer; surely Allah is with patient…” - Holy Quran
Eid-ul Adha is a celebration of sacrifice and promotes love & brotherhood. Presidium Sonipat celebrated this festival of Eid with great enthusiasm and fervour and the young leaders displayed utmost confidence and vivacity in organizing a special assembly to explain the intricacies of Eid and bring out the cultural aspects of the festival. The young Presidians presented a touching tale of love and sacrifice conveying the ideas of prayer, harmony, respect, friendship and love. Students offered special prayers or ‘Dua’ for the peace and prosperity of the country and the countrymen. They were dressed in traditional attire and displayed the procession of celebrating Eid. The assembly encouraged students to follow the path of peace, love and friendship.
RAISING AWARENESS ABOUT SOCIAL ISSUES THROUGH POSTER MAKING
To bring out the hidden artists in our students and to gauge their awareness quotient, Presidium Sonepat organised a Poster Making competition for grades 4 and 5. The students beautifully created posters on the social issues of today’s world like ‘Save Ozone layer’, ‘Swachh Bharat’ and ‘Women Safety’. The aim of the competition was to trigger the thought process of the students and to sensitise them towards the issues concerning our society and environment. Such activities and competitions create awareness about global issues among the students which helps in personality development.
DEVELOPING PRESIDIANS' EFFICACY IN VOCABULARY THROUGH SPELLATHON
“Education is not the learning of facts, but the training of the mind to think.” -Albert Einstein
An intra-class Spellathon competition was recently conducted at Presidium Sonepat for grades 6 to 9. The competition aimed at enhancing their vocabulary, pronunciation and understanding of words. The six rounds of the competition included warm up, jumbled words, similar words, visual round, guess the word and audience round. All the students came well-prepared for the event. The event clearly showcased the students’ learning and pronunciation skills. The Spellathon aimed to build confidence among the students and make them better communicators.
PROUD PRESIDIANS CELEBRATE THE GLORY OF INDIA ON INDEPENDENCE DAY
The Independence Day celebration at Presidium, Sonipat was in resonance with the zest and zeal associated with the glorious day which wrote the success story of the free India in golden letters. The hoisting the Indian flag and the echoes of the national anthem marked the beginning of the event. After the flag hoisting, patriotism was in high spirits as the students of grade Prep presented a breathtaking rendition of patriotic songs and dances. The celebration also included a musical play describing the valour and sacrifices of Mangal Pandey paying homage to the efforts of one of our first freedom fighters. The highlight of the event was the reenactment of the freedom struggle by the students of the primary section. The celebrations concluded with a performance on ‘Des Rangila’ which enthralled the audience.