PRESIDIANS SPREAD SPECIAL MESSAGES ON NATIONAL UNITY DAY
National Unity Day is celebrated to commemorate the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. The day was celebrated in a befitting manner and the message of unity, integrity and security of the country was conveyed by students of grade 5 in a special assembly. Students participated wholeheartedly and showed a beautiful portrayal of our Iron Man, his strife and his life. The assembly wrapped up with the message to embrace unity, avoid racialism and learn co-operation.
ECO FRIENDLY DIWALI: LET’S FILL OUR HOMES WITH PRAYERS AND LIGHTS
Diwali, the festival of lights, came alive at Presidium when the whole school wore a festive look with pots, diyas, lanterns and rangoli adorning the reception and corridors of the school. A special assembly was conducted with great enthusiasm by the Presidians of grade 2. These sparkling stars talked about the significance of the festival, and how Diwali is celebrated. The scenes from the classic story of Ramayana were depicted by them through a play showing the birth of Lord Rama to his return to Ayodhya after his exile. The confident speakers also emphasized not to burn crackers and to celebrate ‘Environment Safe Diwali’. A scintillating dance performance by the students in the end added much exuberance and joy to the assembly.
UN DAY: LANGUAGES OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLE ALL OVER THE WORLD
The month of October marks an important International event ‘The United Nations Day’ which is celebrated on 24th October 2019. A special assembly was organized by the students of grade 8. The students shared the agenda of UN which is to promote human rights, diversity and progress across the world. The assembly dealt with the aims and achievements of the United Nations on the theme ‘Languages of Indigenous People all over the world’. In order to reinforce and assimilate the knowledge gained, an open quiz and a speech was conducted which made the environment very lively and interesting.
STUDENTS THINK OUT OF THE BOX AT BEST OUT OF WASTE COMPETITION
Recycling turns things into other things, like Magic. Our junior artists proved possibilities are endless by displaying their creativity and imagination in ‘Best Out Of Waste’ competition organized by Presidium, Hisar for Grades 1 to 3. The objective of this activity was to create love for environment by making best out of waste with help of recyclable things. ‘Waste isn’t waste until we waste it.’ Things which are waste in our day to day life were used in a constructive manner. Little hands and imaginative minds together came up with very innovative and unique pieces of art from different waste material.
GIRL CHILD DAY: PRESIDIANS COMPREHEND THE NEED TO EMPOWER GIRLS
Girls are an unscripted and unstoppable force for social change. Presidians of grade 6 conducted a special assembly on on International Girl Child Day based on the theme of Girl Force: Unscripted and Unstoppable. The assembly started with the morning prayer followed by the news headlines and an inspirational thought for the day. To enrich the vocabulary of the students, a new word was introduced with its meaning and usage. A spectacular speech was delivered on the importance of girls’ empowerment and the fulfillment of their human rights. A motivational poem was recited to illustrate that girls are rising in every sphere of life and they are truly indomitable. A soul stirring dance performance was also presented in the end depicting the importance of girl child and her right to be born.
TALENT HUNT COMPETITION GIVES WINGS TO PRESIDIANS’ TALENTS
Students have an ocean of hidden talents in them. In the bid to give wings to students to pursue their dreams and bring out their hidden talents, Presidium organized the Talent Hunt Competition in the school premises. This competition helped students to nurture their intrinsic qualities and remove the fear of stage, which helps in personality development. Students of grade 4 and 5 showcased their hidden talents with a feeling of optimum utilization of the opportunity given to them. They participated enthusiastically in the event and displayed their talents in diverse fields like poem recitation, classical and contemporary dance, story-telling, mono act, etc. Students were greatly admired and appreciated for their performances.
DUSSEHRA: PRESIDIANS SHED LIGHT ON VICTORY OF GOOD OVER EVIL!
Presidians celebrated the festival of victory of good over evil in our school with a lot of religious zeal. A spectacular one-act Ramlila was staged by students of grade 1 in which they presented the scenes from the exile of Rama from Ayodhya followed by his victory over Ravana. Presidians were dressed as Rama, Lakshmana, Sita, Hanuman, Ravana etc and enacted some scenes from the epic and a model of Ravana was displayed on the stage. The students spoke on the significance of the festival and how it is celebrated in the country. They danced on a song and everyone enjoyed the serene atmosphere. The students interpreted fact that pride can be a reason for collapse for an intellectual person.
PRESIDIANS HEAD ON A CLEANLINESS DRIVE THIS GANDHI JAYANTI
In the honour of Gandhi Jayanti, Presidium organized a special assembly with great zeal, enthusiasm and patriotism. Students shared inspiring anecdotes from the life of Gandhiji, his freedom struggle, his role in helping us win our independence. This year it’s 150th birth anniversary of Gandhiji and the country associates it with cleanliness. Presidians of grades 5 to 8 voluntarily participated in a rally organized under Swachh Bharat Swasth Bharat Abhiyan Programme. The rally focused on fulfilling the dream of Mahatma Gandhi upon clean and green India. Slogans like ‘Green City Clean City, My Dream City’, ‘Bapu Ka Ek Hee Sapna, Swachh Aur Sundar Ho Bharat Apna’ were narrated by our leaders of tomorrow. The rally went from school to town park. Students cleaned the park with brooms and cleared all the scattered wrappers and papers.
STORYREADING COMPETITION TRANSCENDS ALL INTO A WORLD OF FANTASIES
Reading is important because if you can read you can learn anything about everything and everything about anything. Boosting reading skills has been a key part of enhancing a child’s mental development. It is the stories that give wings to our imagination and take us to places beyond the boundaries of our physical world and into the land of fairies, dragons and wishing trees. To enhance the confidence and speaking skills of the students, Presidium organized an English Story Reading Competition for the students of grade 1 to 3. The young participants made effective use of facial expressions, gestures and voice modulation. Enthusiasm and passion of the students were also witnessed by the teachers and judges. The evaluation criteria focused on confidence, clarity, voice modulation, audibility, presentation.
DANCE COMPETITION ADDS GROOVE TO OUR PRESIDIANS’ MOVES
Dance is a fantastic way to lose yourself in the vibrating rhythm of the music. Every dance performance is unique as every dancer is a unique being throbbing with life. Presidians of grade nursery and prep danced their way into the hearts of the audience comprising of parents, students, and teachers. The proud parents of the students witnessed the enthusiasm and energy of the vibrant students as they enthralled everyone with their performances. The day ended with appreciating the efforts of students and the parents followed by the Prize distribution.