INVESTITURE 2019:COUNCIL PLEDGES TO WAVE THE PRESIDIUM FLAG HIGH
The Investiture Ceremony of Presidium, Hisar for the Academic session 2019-20 was recently. The event commenced with welcoming the honourable Chairperson, Mrs. Sudha Gupta and special guests. It was followed by the lighting of the lamp and a mesmerizing dance performance on Saraswati Vandana. The newly appointed student Council Members marched in with heads held high, to the beat of the School band on this great occasion of the Investiture Ceremony. Mrs. Sudha Gupta adorned the Student Council with sashes, badges of their portfolios and gave them table flags. Ma’am in her address spoke about ‘being a leader and that Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality. It was followed by Oath taking Ceremony of the newly elected Prefectorial Body. The Principal Mrs. Ragni Mansukhani administered the oath to the council members with a promise that they would discharge their duties with integrity, faith and excellence and would abide by the rules and regulations of the school.
SUDHA MA’AM CONGRATULATES TOPPERS AT ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE AWARDS
Excellence is the gradual result of always striving to do better. At the time-honoured Academic Excellence Awards, achievers of Academic Session 2018-19 were recognised for their hard work, dedication and glorious results. Respected Sudha Ma’am proudly awarded the School Toppers, Academic Excellence Award Winners and the students who had 100% Attendance in the entire session. While, congratulating the scholars, Ma’am advised them to listen to their hearts, be what they want to be and to dream big to make positive changes in the society they are living in. Cultural performances added grandeur to the show. The sublime energy of rhythm and melody enthralled the audience. The grand spectacle came to a close with a Vote of Thanks.
AKSHAY URJA DIWAS: HUNDRED PERCENT RENEWABLE ENERGY IS AN ACHIEVABLE REALITY
Wind, Water, Sun: Energy for the long run. Akshay Urja Diwas is an awareness crusade about the improvements of renewable energy in India, celebrated on August 20 every year since 2004. The day commemorates the birthday of former Prime Minister Mr. Rajiv Gandhi. Aiming towards the future aspects of renewable energy, a morning assembly was conducted by the students of Presidium, Hisar. The assembly commenced with the Morning Prayer which is believed to provide peace and serenity to our minds and souls, followed by the ‘Word of Wisdom’, News update and brain storming session by asking G.K. questions. The students recited a poememphasizing on ‘Power of Renewable Energy Sources’ and giving a message that 100%
renewable energy is not a dream, it’s an achievable reality. Let us together adopt sustainability and promote the usage of renewable energy for a greener future and grow approach to utilize renewable energy more productively.
CELEBRATING THE SPIRIT OF FREEDOM ON INDEPENDENCE DAY
‘Ask not what your country can do for you.Ask what you can do for your country’ The 73rd Independence Day was celebrated in Presidium, Hisar with great enthusiasm, patriotic fervour and profound devotion to the motherland. The National Flag was hoisted by the School Partner Mr Rajesh Garg and every heart was filled with pride when the National Anthem was sung
by the students. The assembly started with the Morning Prayer followed by Thought for the day.
The anchors glorified all of the heroes who sacrificed their lives for the sake of their country and got us freedom. It was followed by a patriotic song. To keep alive the flame of patriotism, the students presented a beautiful dance number encompassing a vibrant display of colours, festivity and nationalism which enthused all with their energy and verve. Mime added a special flavour to the occasion. It was indeed a day of joy, love and respect for the country and the
students urged to make India a better place to live and experience the freedom, peace and unity in diversity.
PRESIDIANS CELEBRATE EID AND RAKSHABANDHAN IN A GRAND WAY
‘The greatness of a culture can be found in its festivals’
A special assembly on Eid –Ul –Zuha and Raksha Bandhan was organized by the students of Grades 3 and 8 to raise awareness about the importance of festivals among the students. The special assembly started with the Morning Prayer followed by the news headlines and Thought for the Day. The students highlighted the importance of the festivals through their speeches on the festivals ‘Eid-ul-Zuha’ and ‘Raksha Bandhan’. Grade 3 gave a beautiful message about bond of brother and sister through a skit. A G.K quiz was also organized to check the awareness about the festivals. It was understood by all that relationships are the essence of human life. The assembly was addressed by the Principal Ms. Ragni Mansukhani. She encouraged the students with her enriching words. The assembly elevated festive spirit among the students. Every Presidian realized that ‘Life is a festival so just celebrate every moment in a grand way’.
KARGIL VIJAY DIWAS: कारगिल के अमर जवान, आपको हमारा सलाम।
‘Great Nation is a Nation that respects the services of the Heroes’
The month of July marks an important event, ‘Kargil Vijay Diwas’ which is celebrated on 26th July each year. The special assembly was organized by the students of Grade 8 to instil a sense of respect among students for our forces that safeguard the country from internal and external exigencies. The assembly started with the Morning Prayer followed by the news headlines and Thought for the Day. A speech on the ‘Kargil Vijay Diwas’ was delivered by the students. They participated wholeheartedly by reminding all about the sacrifices done by Indian Armed Forces through a skit to ensure that we sleep in peace in our homes.
GK QUIZ COMPETITION: LET’S BEGIN THE MIND WARS!
‘Knowledge is power. General Knowledge prepares foundation for the career.’ To enlighten the students and to inculcate a sense of awareness about latest happenings, an Intra-Class General Knowledge Quiz Competition was organized for grades 4 and 5. A preliminary round was conducted which comprised general knowledge questions to test the child’s abilities. Top nine Best Performers further qualified for the final round. The three teams namely Daisy, Poppy and Jasmine contested for the final round which was conducted in an interactive way and the teams participated with great enthusiasm. Through interesting as well as challenging rounds, the knowledge of the participating students was put to test in this quiz. The participants as well
as the audience thoroughly enjoyed these rounds that tested their proficiency. The Quiz was very informative and enriching. The students displayed ecstatic spirit and enjoyed the quiz to the fullest. The winning team was awarded by the Principal Ms. Ragni Mansukhani with merit certificates.
NELSON MANDELA DAY: PAYING TRIBUTE TO THE NOBEL PEACE PRIZE LAUREATE
The month of July marks an important event, ‘International Nelson Mandela Day’ which is celebrated on 18th July every year. To commemorate the inspirational Nobel Peace Prize laureate Nelson Mandela and to celebrate the ‘International Nelson Mandela Day’, a special assembly was organized by the students of Grade 6. The assembly started with the Morning Prayer followed by the news headlines and a beautiful thought quoted by Nelson Mandela. A speech on International Nelson Mandela Day was delivered by the students. A role play was performed by a student on Nelson Mandela stating his Inauguration Speech which mesmerized everyone. To reinforce and assimilate the knowledge gained, an open quiz was conducted which made the environment very lively and interesting. The assembly was addressed by our Principal Ms. Ragni Mansukhani. She emphasized and motivated the students to become more responsible. Students were also sensitized about the need to be patient, courageous and more tolerant.
COLOURING COMPETITION: LET’S PLAY WITH SOME COLOURS!
‘We could learn a lot from crayons; some are sharp, some are pretty, some are dull, while others bright some have weird names, but they all have learned to live together in the same box.’ To spread the brightness of colours, a Colouring Competition was conducted for grades Nursery and Prep. Each child got different colouring worksheets in which they displayed their colouring skills. The little ones enjoyed this colouring activity where they were able to use their imagination and showcase their colouring skills, could make choice of colours and exhibit their creativity. It was a pleasure to watch these tiny tots working with such ease with colours and crafting new ideas. Overall it was an enjoyable and an endearing day for them.
CELEBRATING THE ‘GURU-SHISHYA’ BOND ON GURU PURNIMA
Guru Purnima takes us to the ancient era, where gurus were considered equivalent to God. In keeping with 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 a special assembly by the students of Grade 5 who seized this opportunity to pay their reverence and show gratitude to the teachers. The assembly commenced with the Morning Prayer followed by the news headlines and thought for the day which laid importance of paying respect to our gurus. A speech on the ‘Guru Purnima’ was delivered by the students. They participated wholeheartedly by making the audience aware about the significance of this day through a skit where their thoughts echoed the age old adage of paying respect to our gurus and that the guru is esteemed just next to God.