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.
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.
To mark Lord Rama's victory over Ravana and to reinforce the message that good always triumphs over evil, the students of Presidium Hisar kept the festive spirit alive by celebrating the festival of Dussehra. A special assembly by the children of grade 1 was organized in the school, which began with an invocation to the almighty in the form of rendition. The talented students delivered a speech to depict the significance of the festival and how it is celebrated in the country. Students also performed a dance drama, in which life history of lord Rama was depicted. Colourful attires were worn by the performers to play the roles of the great epic Ramayana characters like lord Rama, Lakshmana, Sita and Ravana. The entire function was filled up with a sense of great joy and enthusiasm.
To hone the dance skills of our young students and bring out their artistic side, a 'Happy feet Dancing Competition' was organized for grades nursery and prep at Presidium, Hisar. The competition started with great zeal and enthusiasm and the tiny tots were thrilled to be a part of this colourful, vibrant and energizing event. Shaking their little hands, feet and bodies, our beautifully dressed teeny-weeny children twirled, flipped and jumped on the stage. Different kinds of dance forms like western, contemporary, hip-hop and classical were performed. Children used interesting props like hats, chairs and sticks. The choreography, rhythm and presentation of all the students was par excellence. The highlight of the performance was that every child was jubilant on stage and became the cynosure of all eyes.
Presidium believes in making leaders of tomorrow and the main quality of best leader is to speak comfortably in front of public without any hesitation. Considering that an effective presentation makes the best use of relationship between the presenter and the audience, a series of presentations was recently organized for students of grades nursery to 2 at Presidium, Hisar. The little Presidians came prepared on different topics related to everyday life. Each child’s social, emotional and linguistic skills developed as they learnt to use descriptive language, practice listening skills and share their special talents. It was a great show with display of talents and variety of roles. The children went through a whole gamut of expressions while presenting themselves on stage.
Quiz is a fun classroom activity that allows all the students to practice together and work as a team. It provides an excellent opportunity and platform for students to share their knowledge. Quizzing also helps students in improving their brain plasticity, keeping their minds agile. Considering the importance of this academic activity, an 'intra-class quiz competition' was recently organized on different themes for grades nursery to 3. It was a lively experience for students as they were divided into teams of two members. All the students participated with great zeal and enthusiasm, showing their extraordinary knowledge.
As Aristotle believed, "to bring any change we must train young minds". To address some of the contemporary issues affecting our day-to-day life, an 'inter-club poster making competition for students of grades 4 and 5 was recently organized at Presidium, Hisar. Topics for the poster making were 'swachh bharat', 'women safety' and 'save ozone layer'. The students participated with immense zeal and enthusiasm. They exhibited their talent through their artwork, accompanied with appropriate captions and slogans. It was a great opportunity to watch these young minds trying to create their ideas of a better environment and country on paper. Their efforts and initiatives were appreciated by one and all as each of the poster prepared by them was a splash of colour mingled with ideas.