ANNUAL SPORTS DAY: PRESIDIANS DISPLAY TRUE SENSE OF SPORTSMANSHIP
"Sports teach you character, it teaches you to play by the rules, it teaches you to know what it feels like to win and lose-it teaches you about life." - Billie Jean King
To boost the spirit of sportsmanship and healthy living in our young students, the much-awaited Annual Sports Day was recently organized at Presidium, Hisar. Witnessing a fantastic turnout from the parents and a pleasant weather, the day started with taking of the oath and an impressive March Past. Once the races began, the air was filled with cheering and tons of encouragement for the young athletes. Students of grades pre nursery to 9 competed class-wise and club wise in events including races like Presidian Swag, Pick the Colour, Get Ready for School and Sprints. The most-intriguing aspect, embellishing the event, was the splendid field displays, involving mass student participation, which splattered on the field a riot of hues and vibrancy.
FROLICSOME CHILDREN’S DAY CELEBRATION AT PRESIDIUM HISAR
To pay a loving tribute to Chacha Nehru, Presidium Hisar conducted a special assembly, wherein several fun-filled activities were organized for our little children. Remembering the significance of Pandit Nehru’s contribution in nation’s freedom struggle and his deep affection towards children, the assembly showcased a beautiful dance performance by the students of grade 3 on the tunes of ‘bum bum bole’. To add a moment of entertainment, the faculty came dressed up as ‘children’ and presented a small comic act, which sprinkled hearty smiles on the innocent eyes of our Presidians. The assembly was dispersed on a cheerful note, as, after all, it was an assembly held to celebrate childhood!
PRESIDIANS SAIL TOWARDS VICTORY AT THE INTER-CLASS G.K. QUIZ
General Knowledge spans way beyond knowing the answers to trivia and quizzes!
Being up-to- date on general knowledge in current affairs and different domains makes you a better person. Keeping this in mind, Presidium Hisar recently organized an Inter-Class G.K. Quiz competition for students of grades 6 to 9. There were different rounds, which included an array of questions from different disciplines including General Knowledge, General Science, Identify the Logo, Logical Reasoning and Entertainment. Students displayed their intellectual skills and posed a stiff competition for their rivals. The winners answered the questions with dexterity and sailed their team towards victory. This informative and knowledge enriching competition went on neck to neck and the Presidians loved every bit of it.
PRESIDIANS REINSTATE GURU NANAK'S PRESENCE VIA A SPECIAL ASSEMBLY
Guru Nanak Dev Ji was strongly against all artificially created divisions and all discrimination, both in word and deed. His idea of a caste-free society also transpired in his concepts of Sangat and Pangat. To reinstate presence of Guru Nanak Dev ji, a special assembly was put up by the students of grade 6, which started with a morning prayer followed by a wonderful thought. The students enlightened the gathering about the significance of Gurpurab and various rituals associated with this festival. A pious atmosphere was created by the shabad 'Ek Onkaar Satnaam' sung by the Presidians. The message that the teachings of Guru Nanak Dev Ji are of great significance to mankind and can help in transforming our society, was beautifully brought forth.
REINFORCING THE KNOWLEDGE ABOUT AYURVEDA ON NATIONAL AYURVEDA DAY
“Nature is the best healer!”
To create awareness amongst the students towards the age-old system of medicine, Ayurveda, a special assembly was recently organized on the occasion of National Ayurveda Day at Presidium, Hisar. The students were enlightened about the fact that a country cannot progress unless it knows its history, heritage, culture, glorious traditions and if it doesn’t take pride in them. The benefits of Ayurveda in our daily life was beautifully and melodiously presented in the form of soulful dohas recited by the students. Reinforcing the knowledge about Ayurveda through quotes, speeches and GK quiz, the assembly filled the ambience with the feeling of ‘back to basics’ and ‘back to nature’.
YOUNG PRESIDIANS QUENCH THEIR THIRST FOR ADVENTURE AT JIM CORBETT
To fill their lives with adventure and fun-filled stories to tell, the students of Presidium Hisar recently went on a three day tour to Jim Corbett. Enjoying the bus ride by playing Antakshri, clicking photographs, eating snacks and watching scenic beauty, the group was welcomed warmly by team Rock Sport Academy and Resort Staff. The students explored the dense jungle and watched the spurring wildlife in morning silence. Admiring the beauty of rich flora and fauna, the Presidians relished the cool breeze and played games like Mission Impossible, Rifle shooting, Body Surfing and Raw Bridge/Confidence Course. A competition of writing journal regarding their tour’s experience was also organized. Special attraction of the trip was Sunrise Trek near Khichi River, where the leaders of tomorrow packed a bag full of golden memories.
THE HISAR HEROES 2017 DISPLAY UNPARALLELED TALENT & CONFIDENCE
Success is not a competition with the world, it’s a competition with yourself!
To give the young students of Presidium and other schools of Hisar an opportunity to exhibit their artistic flair, talent and confidence, an Inter-School Competition - ‘HISAR HEROES - 2017’ was recently organized. Showcasing the young Presidians' creativity through competitions like Best out of Waste, Drawing and Colouring, it was a wonderful opportunity to encourage thinking out of the box. Under poetry competitions, some participants recited poems on the theme 'nature’, while some tickled the audience with a plethora of humorous poems. The pulsating enthusiasm and readiness of our leaders of tomorrow could be easily seen while they competed to become the ‘Hisar Heroes’.
Presenting the Hisar Heroes 2017:
Samaira of Presidium School won the Fancy Dress
Granth Juneja of Small Wonder Public school won Poem Recitation
Savi of The Millennium School won Hindi Hasya Kavita
Anushi Garg of O.P. Jindal Modern School won Drawing and Colouring
Shipra and Nia of Vidya Devi Jindal School won Best out of Waste
Team of Moga Devi Minda Memorial School won Group Dance
Harshita of Thakur Dass Public School won Solo Dance
Arpita of Army Public School won Debate Competition as the Best Speaker (for)
Neeraj of Presidium School won Debate Competition as the Best Speaker (Against)
Stressing on the need of co-curricular activities for sound development in children, the fun-filled contest was deeply appreciated by the parents, dignitaries and the panel of judges, which included renowned experts in respective categories. Each contestant was given a 'participation certificate' and the winners were awarded trophies along with certificates. It was indeed an enriching experience filled with confidence and learning for all the students!
PRESIDIANS RAISE AWARENESS FOR UNITED NATIONS & WORLD POLIO DAY
We don’t know who we are, until we see what we can do!
To raise awareness about the two important international events - the United Nations Day and the World Polio Day, the students of grade 5 recently organized a special assembly at Presidium, Hisar. Glorifying the aims and achievements of the United Nations, the young Presidians discussed the current theme of the UN Day - 'potential in diversity’. The next section of the assembly was raising awareness about the infectious disease ‘Poliomyelitis’, commonly referred to as polio. Here, the students stressed upon the objective of the year 2017 - 'end Polio now: make history today’. To reinforce and assimilate the knowledge gained, an open quiz was conducted, which made the environment very lively and interesting.
PRESIDIANS ADD A COLOURFUL TOUCH TO THE DIWALI CELEBRATION
Packed with excitement and enthusiasm, the grade 7 students of Presidium organized a special assembly on the occasion of Diwali, the festival of lights. To give a festive look of bright colours to their school premises, they decorated them beautifully with the help of diyas, lanterns and rangolis. The young Presidians talked about the significance of the festival - how good always conquered the evil and also about why and how Diwali is celebrated across India. Besides sensitizing students to the ill-effects of crackers, they also shared the guidelines of being safe while bursting them. Distributing Diwali cards to each member of the staff to convey their humble festive wishes, the students summed up the assembly on the message of rejoicing a safe and clean Diwali.
PRESIDIANS PAY HOMAGE TO 'FATHER OF THE NATION' ON GANDHI JAYANTI
To commemorate the 148th birth anniversary of the legend who rose to the level of a Mahatma due to his altruism and selflessness, the national festival of Gandhi Jayanti was gloriously celebrated at Presidium, Hisar with a special assembly. Conducted by the students of grade 3 with great zeal and enthusiasm, the assembly commenced with a prayer by the school choir, which kindled a feeling of devotion and patriotism in all. The Presidians sang a patriotic song, which was then followed by general awareness questions and a patriotic dance. A heartfelt homage was paid to the ‘Father of the Nation’ by sharing the anecdotes from Gandhi Ji’s life, which were inspiring to all and encouraged them to follow the mantra of ‘simple living and high thinking’. The idea of spreading the message of cleanliness by the 'leaders of tomorrow' was highly appreciated by everyone.