QUIZ COMPETITION: PRESIDIANS ENHANCE THEIR GENERAL KNOWLEDGE
“Knowledge is of no value unless you put into practice.” - Anton Chekhov
Keeping with the endeavour of bringing knowledge into practice, Presidium Sonipat recently organised an Inter Class G.K Quiz Competition for the students of grades 6 to 9. The competition ensured that the students learned in an interesting way, not just through books and classroom teaching. The event witnessed enthusiastic preparation and participation. There were four grilling rounds to test their intellectual skills. All the students participated with great enthusiasm and zeal. They displayed 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 the confidence in them. It was a great view to see our young leaders answering with great confidence.
DUSSEHRA: 'BURAI PAR ACHHAI KI JEET'
Keeping with the tradition of celebrating festivals in our country, Presidium Sonipat conducted a special assembly to celebrate the festival of Dussehra. The school choir beautifully sang Durga vandana followed by a skit titled ‘Burai par Achhai ki Jeet’. Presidians performed the great epic Ramayana where adorned in attractive outfits of lord Rama, Lakshman, Sita and Ravana, the students depicted the defeat of evil. A beautiful poem recitation stating how evil can be demolished from people’s hearts mesmerized the audience. Students inspired everyone to follow the path of righteousness and succeeded in spreading the message that good always triumphs over evil.
SHOW AND TELL: PRESIDIANS LEARN TO COMMUNICATE AND SHARE THOUGHTS
With an aim to build confidence and public speaking ability among the students, Presidium Sonipat recently organised a Show and Tell Competition for the students of grade Nursery and Prep. Students brought their favourite toys and possessions to the class for the competition. The use of words to describe the object and the expressions and voice modulation was spectacular. They actively expressed their memories and love for their favourite object. Through this activity children learnt to communicate feelings, thoughts and emotions in a fun and comfortable learning arena. This activity helped the young Presidians to enhance their speaking, listening and social skills.
CELEBRATING GIRL POWER ON INTERNATIONAL DAY OF GIRL CHILD
Anyone who recognises opportunities and can make their best use will conquer the world. And, girls are no exception. They have proved time and again that they have all the adroitness to reach for the stars and bring them down on this very earth. To showcase the strength of every girl, our leaders conducted a
special assembly based on Save the Girl Child on International Day of Girl Child. The students performed a small musical drama showcasing the consequences of killing or aborting a girl child. The drama enacted by our students also enumerated the significance of observing the International Girl Child Day. A soul-stirring poem was dedicated to all the girls of the country and need to save the girls for the nation’s brighter future. The performances focused on the need to address the challenges girls face and to promote the girls’ empowerment and the fulfilment of their human rights.
PRESIDIANS SPREAD MESSAGE OF HONESTY AND PEACE ON GANDHI JAYANTI
“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever”...... Mahatma Gandhi
To pay homage to Gandhiji on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti a special assembly was conducted which ignited the feeling of Patriotism among the students. The assembly began with a dance on the song ‘Sabarmati ke sant tune kar dia kamaal’. It was followed by inspirational poems on positivity by Gandhi ji. Further, an enlightening play was enacted by the students on ‘Swachh Bharat” to spread the message of the importance of cleanliness in our lives. A rally was conducted by our students wherein they shared various anecdotes related to Gandhiji’s life.
PRESIDIANS SHOWCASE GREAT DANCE MOVES WITH ELEGANCE
Dance is not mere translation of life, it is an art ,a movement and an expression! It is life itself. With the aim of honing the dancing skills of our students, an Inter-Class Dance Competition was organized for grade Nursery and Prep at Presidium Sonipat under the aegis of the Rhythm of the Soul academy. Our little Presidians presented energetic performances and filled the atmosphere with energy. Our vivacious dancers truly set the floor on fire. The spectators bore witness to the enthusiasm and vigour of the young Presidians, as they enthralled everyone with their captivating dance moves. The student, mentors and judges applauded the winners for offering such magnetic performances.
LEADERS OF TOMORROW SPREAD THE MESSAGE OF LOVE AND PEACE
“Peace is not something you wish for, it is something you make, something you do, something you are and something you give away” - John Lennon
On the day of the celebration, students, teachers and staff gathered in a special assembly by grade 3, which started the day with the prayer followed by a pledge for peace. Presidians participated and shared their own views on peace and kindness in the form of speeches and poems. Students lined up for a Peace Rally with banners and posters prepared by them to disseminate the message of ‘Peace and Prosperity’ and universal values. The onlookers really appreciated this involvement of students in spreading such a strong message. The activity of the students towards promoting a harmonious and peaceful society was an impeccable step.
प्रेसीडीअंस ने प्रतियोगिताओं के साथ मनाया हिंदी दिवस
जन-जन की भाषा है हिंदी, भारत की आशा है हिंदी
जिसने पूरे देश को जोड़े रखा है, वो मजबूत धागा है हिंदी
हिन्दुस्तान की गौरवगाथा है हिंदी, एकता की अनुपम परंपरा है हिंदी
जिसके बिना हिन्द थम जाए, ऐसी जीवनरेखा है हिंदी I
हिंदी भाषा को सम्मान देने के लिए प्रत्येक वर्ष 14 सितंबर को हिंदी दिवस मनाया जाता है | प्रीसिडियम सोनीपत में कक्षा पहली से तीसरी के छात्रों के लिए हिंदी दिवस के उपलक्ष्य में कहानी और कविता वाचन की प्रतियोगिताएँ आयोजित की गई , जिनमें विद्यार्थियों ने अपनी प्रतिभा का प्रदर्शन किया | इन प्रतियोगिताओं से बच्चों को हिंदी भाषा के विषय में जानकारी मिली | अगर हम आसान शब्दों में इस दिन को समझें तो यह हिंदी दिवस के अवसर पर पूरे राष्ट्र को एकजुट करता है। हम हिंदी भाषा के माध्यम से एक दूसरे के साथ और भी बेहतर तरीके से जुड़ते हैं।यह दिन हिंदी भाषा को सम्मान देने का दिन है जो विशेषकर नई पीढ़ी के बीच अपना महत्व खो रही है। हिंदी दिवस हमारे सांस्कृतिक जड़ों को फिर से देखने और अपनी समृद्धता का जश्न मनाने का दिन है। हिंदी हमारी मातृभाषा है और हमें इसका आदर और उसका मूल्य समझना चाहिए।
STORY TELLING: PRESIDIANS NARRATE WITH CONFIDENCE
‘The more that you read the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you will go’. The importance of reading cannot be underestimated, as reading stretches the child’s mind and introduces him/her to the world of wonder that is literature. Presidium Sonipat realizes how important it is to introduce a world full of imagination and creativity to students. An Intra-Class Story Reading Competition was organized for students of grades 1 to 3 to enhance their reading and imagination skills. The stories were full of suspense, entertainment and information and they were filled with a
new curiosity. The students read out their stories with clear articulation, correct accentuation and voice modulation. The competition was not only intended to encourage reading for pleasure in children but also to give a competitive spur to reluctant readers. Through the reading students showed the perfect blend of letters and sounds. This competition truly inspired students to read more.
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.