GURU PURNIMA: SHISHYAS OF PRESIDIUM EXPRESS GRATITUDE TO GURUS
A guru is someone who enlightens us, imparts knowledge to us, and helps us navigate the challenges that life throws at us. And to honour all the gurus, we celebrate Guru Purnima. Be it our teachers, our parents, or our life coach. Guru Purnima is a wonderful occasion to convey your admiration and respect for them. Guru Purnima takes us to the ancient era, where gurus were considered equivalent to God. Keeping in mind the tradition of revering gurus for their invaluable contribution in shaping the minds and characters of the young people, the quintessence and the significance of the day was illustrated through making Charan paduka, writing quotes, doha’s and writing paragraph for their guru by the students of Grade Nursery to Grade III who seized this opportunity to pay their reverence and show gratitude to the teachers.
STUDENTS LEARN ABOUT TABLE MANNERS WITH FUN ACTIVITY
"Manners cost nothing but means everything."
Students of Grade Nursery enthusiastically participated in the Table Setting Activity. Students learned how to set a table and the importance of table manners. They displayed their table setting and enjoyed the activity.
PRESIDIANS HONOUR THE LEGACY OF NELSON MANDELA
“Education is the most important weapon which you can use to change the world.”
We celebrate Nelson Mandela International Day every year to shine a light on the legacy of a man who changed the 20th century and helped shape the 21st. This is a moment for all to renew with the values that inspired Nelson Mandela. Absolute determination, a deep commitment to justice, human rights, and fundamental freedoms. Nelson Mandela was a South African, anti-apartheid revolutionary political leader and philanthropist, who served as the President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999. Inspired by the life of Nelson Mandela, the young minds of Presidium school made portraits, wrote the achievements and struggles of Nelson Mandela, delivered speeches in class, and wrote quotations in order to honour Nelson Mandela. Students remembered the teachings of Nelson Mandela and all the time was spent spreading good cheer. Teachers also encouraged students with positive words as each one of us must do good deeds as Nelson Mandela suggested and not wait for others to do something good.
PRESIDIANS LEARN ABOUT THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF POLYGONS
"Mathematics is not about numbers, equations, computations or algorithms: It is about understanding."
Presidium believes in offering a wide spectrum of opportunities to young talented students to showcase their creativity. An activity related to 'Shapes' was conducted by students of Grade 4 of Presidium. The aim of this activity was to make students aware of the identification of different shapes accurately which is a foundational mathematical skill. They explained in detail the different types of polygons on the basis of their properties. It was a great learning experience for the students. Understanding the shapes will enable students to be more in tune with the world around them and see the connections between objects, as well as being better able to appreciate artistic works. The entire activity gives hands-on experience and was enjoyed by the students with great enthusiasm.
PRESIDIANS EXPLORE THEIR HIDDEN TALENT ON WORLD YOUTH SKILL DAY
In 2014, the United Nations General Assembly declared 15 July as World Youth Skills Day, to celebrate the strategic importance of equipping young people with skills for employment, decent work, and entrepreneurship. Your skills are the weapons that can help you in overcoming any difficult situation. Presidium School virtually celebrated World Youth Skills Day to improve skills in students for their bright future and infuse self-confidence and motivation for them for a good career path. To impart the knowledge about this day our talented Presidians performed their skills by decorating pots, painting clothes, making delicious dishes in cookery, and showing PowerPoint presentations on Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana its objective and mission for making a happy, healthy, prosperous, and strong nation through skilling India. This activity not only provided a platform for the students to foster their creativity but also helped them to explore their hidden talents and discover new ideas of interest.
PRESIDIANS SHOWCASE THEIR HIDDEN TALENT AT TALENT HUNT
"We are born unique. We all have different talents and abilities. We don't have to always follow in the footsteps of others. We have the responsibility to develop the talents we have been blessed with."
Presidium School always strives to nurture the inherent potential that each and every student has. With the same spirit, a virtual platform was given to students to showcase their entertainment skills through a Talent Hunt- MARVELLOUS ME. The talent hunt took place where students of Grade Nur - 3 exhibited various skills from dance to drama, song, and speech, to magic, and many more. Each participant had 2 minutes to showcase their talents. All the participants took the audience into their spell through their truly creative and enchanting acts. Events like these not only help the participating students to show their abilities but also motivate other students to come upfront and show their hidden potential.
STUDENTS PARTICIPATE IN DRAWING & COLOURING COMPETITION VIRTUALLY
The little imaginative and creative painters of Grade Nur-3 recently participated in the Drawing and Colouring Competition held virtually. This drawing Competition proved that every child is an artist, as the children showcased their creative skills through drawing and coloring and came up with impressive artwork. Students shined in exhibiting their skills by their creative presentation.
PRESIDIANS SAY NO TO PLASTIC BAGS!
International Plastic Bag Free Day came up as a unique opportunity to spread the word that a plastic-free world is possible. At Presidium school, we strive to involve students in varied initiatives to make them aware of their surroundings and imbibe international-mindedness considering the global perspectives. Our young and dynamic environmental campaigners of Presidium have taken a step forward towards the betterment of future generations with great enthusiasm and zeal. On International Plastic Bag Free Day, young Presidians urged people to give up on this life-threatening object – Plastic Bags by creating cloth and jute bags for everyday use. This activity conducted by Presidium was to educate, get educated on the plastic ban, and adopt a lifestyle to bring back the healthy environment we once lived in. Teachers also encouraged the students to stop the use of one-time-use plastic bags and switch to green alternatives.
PRESIDIANS ENHANCE THEIR UNDERSTANDING OF THE CONSTELLATIONS
"Imagination is more important than knowledge." - Albert Einstein
Presidium believes in offering a wide spectrum of opportunities to young talented students to showcase their creativity. Under TBL (Theme Based Learning), a culmination task was conducted for students of Grade 3 to give their little minds an edge over others. The activity was planned and executed with the motive to make students curious about The Beauty of The Night Sky - in which presenting Surprises of the Moon & Various Constellations were the activities. Presidians displayed their experiences while working together with their teachers and parents. The aim of this activity was to help the students to show their ability to apply desired skills such as doing research. The students are now more aware of the changes in the sky during day and night, phases of the Moon & Constellations. It gave wings to their imagination and creativity too.
STUDENTS LEARN ABOUT THE IMPORTANCE OF GENDER EQUALITY
"None of us are equal until all of us are equal."
Gender discrimination in India had led to educational disparity for girls. It's a sad reality that despite educational reforms in the country, girls in India are still denied a chance at learning. To impart knowledge about Gender Equality, our talented Presidians of grade 6 created awareness posters, wrote quotes, and slogans. The objective of conducting this activity is to make people aware of the benefits of educating girls. An educated, well-read woman ensures that other members, especially the children of the house, get a quality education. The entire activity gave hands-on experience and was enjoyed by the students with great enthusiasm.