ORATORS GIVE WORDS TO THOUGHTS AT EXTEMPORE COMPETITION
Extempore is the art of public speaking that is carried out without preparation or forethought. It assists the students not only in thinking on their own but also in voicing their creative ideas with precision. To imbibe a true spirit of learning in Presidians and to enhance the communication skills in them, an Inter Club Extempore Competition was held at Presidium School. The topics in the competition were associated with current affairs. The judgement was done on the basis of content, relevance to the topic, confidence, clarity of speech, time management, use of language and grammar, presence of mind and body language. The competition thrilled everyone and gave life long learning lessons.
ON MOTHER’S DAY, PRESIDIANS BOW TO GREATEST SOULS IN THIS WORLD!
The students of Presidium, Hisar presented a special assembly on Mother’s Day. It was to honor the contribution of all mother figures in exhibiting their unconditional love and for being in this world as a precious gift of God. Mother’s Day is a special day for all children and mothers as it celebrates the bond of love and affection that is everlasting. Students expressed their love and devotion towards the dignity of motherhood through a delightful combination of music and dance. The highlight of the assembly was a heart touching skit and a dance which was appreciated by all the students and teachers. The Principal of the school, Ms. Ragni Mansukhani said that Mothers are the definition of pure love! They are the epitome of forgiveness and strength. All admiration and gratitude to Mother figures!
VISIT TO CONSTRUCTION SITE TEACHES STUDENTS ABOUT ARCHITECTURE
To teach the Presidians about the basic process of construction by observing the real life examples of a working space, a visit to the construction site was organised for the students of Grade 4. The main objective of this visit was to give a chance to students to learn by witnessing different types of machinery and their uses. Students gained more information about the types of buildings and what material is needed to construct a building by asking questions to the supervisors and people working at the construction site. This visit certainly fulfilled the aim of the Presidium curriculum that fosters project based learning among students.
PRESIDIANS SPREAD LOVE & HAPPINESS ON WORLD DANCE DAY
Presidium Hisar conducted a special assembly on ‘World Dance Day’ with great zeal.
Students of Grade X hosted the assembly. A special guest performer, Mr. Jigyasu who is a renowned Kathak Dancer, graced the event and presented a mesmerising classical performance. The students also presented different forms of dance including classical and western which fascinated everyone. The event was marked with a kaleidoscope of different dance forms. All the dancers were deeply appreciated for their love and passion towards dance by the Principal, Ms. Ragni Mansukhani. She discussed that
dancing has multiple health benefits such as improved heart and lungs, increased muscular
strength, endurance and motor fitness. Most importantly, it makes us feel happy!
CELEBRATING THE HARD WORK OF ALL WORKERS ON LABOUR DAY
‘One can do anything but not everything, so we need the support of people around us to
achieve our goals.’
Presidium, Hisar celebrated International Labour day on 1 st May, 2019. The objective was to
teach children about the importance and value of Labour Day. A special assembly was
conducted by the students which started with a welcoming note and a presentation about
the history of the Labour Day through a play – giving tribute to the working class. Students
also expressed their gratitude to them through a speech. Towards the end, Principal Ms. Ragni Mansukhani thanked all the didis and bhaiyas present in the school and acknowledged
them by presenting beautiful handmade cards for their services and ceaseless efforts.
PRESIDIANS PLEDGE TO TAKE CARE OF THE PLANET THIS EARTH DAY!
“Mother Earth is the culmination of multiple and diverse energies, which is brought together to create a rich aesthetic experience with a message of harmony and co-existence”. As a step towards inspiring, educating and motivating children to act, a special assembly was Held to commemorate Earth Day. This was followed by the thought for the day and News. Post this; the children recited a soulful poem on understanding our duties towards Mother Earth as a responsible citizen. The day also marked planting of saplings in the garden by the Principal, Ms. Ragni Mansukhani along with students. Planting a tree is a great way to celebrate Earth Day. When people plant trees they are doing more than just beautifying an area. Trees are beneficial to the environment in numerous ways. They help produce oxygen and filter out pollutants to clean the air. The assembly concluded with a message emphasizing not only on the importance of conserving natural resources but on observing each day as an Earth day.
RHYME RECITATION COMPETITION: LITTLE ORATORS SHOWCASE CONFIDENCE
‘Poem Recitation is a mode of expression, a medium to reflect the latent talents of the
Rhymes can prove to be instrumental stepping stones for young children to learn English. These help them especially in the early stages of learning the language. With this thought in
mind, Presidium, Hisar organised an Intra-class Poem Recitation competition for Grades 1 to 3.
All the children who participated in this competition came prepared with different rhymes of
their choice with diverse themes. Each child was given a chance to recite a rhyme and it was a
delight to hear these little ones singing in rhythm. The parameters for judging the children were
Audibility, Clarity, Confidence and Expressions. Overall, the participants showed their
confidence, expressions and talent in the competition and enjoyed themselves thoroughly.
PAINTING COMPETITION: PRESIDIANS EXPLORE THEIR ARTISTIC SIDE!
To enhance creativity among students, an ‘Inter Club On the Spot Painting Competition’ was
organized in Presidium Hisar for the students of Grades 6 to 8 on the topics like Protect Wildlife, Education for all, Future City, etc. In the preliminary round, the students were selected to represent their respective clubs. They were all very excited to showcase their creative talents.The final round witnessed creativity exploding in every piece of art. It was a wonderful opportunity for all the young artists to think out of the box. The competition not only served its sole purpose but also gave them a platform to display their vivid ideas and learn more by interacting with others. It also enhanced awareness among students regarding the topics they artistically presented. It was a fun filled educational competition where in students mesmerized everyone by their amazing creations and the best performers were chosen and awarded in school assembly by the Principal, Ms. Ragni Mansukhani. She appreciated the efforts of students and acknowledged all of them for their brilliant efforts.
STUDENTS ACE THE ART OF PUBLIC SPEAKING AT ELOCUTION COMPETITION
Admiration comes easy to a person, who is endowed with the fine art of public speaking, who adorns common thoughts with the grace of elocution, and the elegance of style. To enhance confidence and public speaking skills, Presidium School organized an Inter Class Elocution Competition for Grades 4 and 5. Children participated enthusiastically and gave beautiful speeches on personalities like Mahatma Gandhi, Virat Kohli, Narendar Modi. Students also showcased their talent by talking on topics like Discipline, Friendship, Family. The judges were enthralled by the performance of the leaders of tomorrow. Three best performers from each class were declared winners by the Principal, Ms. Ragni.
SPECIAL ASSEMBLY ON BAISAKHI AND AMBEDKAR JAYANTI
“Religion is for Man and not Man for Religion”.
The month of April marks two important events ‘Ambedkar Jayanti’ and ‘Baisakhi’. A special
assembly was recently organized by the students of Grade 9 in order to commemorate the birthday of Dr. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar and his contributions for the people of India and to celebrate Baisakhi which marks the Sikh New Year and commemorates the formation of Khalsa Panth of warriors under Guru Gobind Singh in 1699. The assembly was held on April 11, first half of the assembly dealt with the purpose of observing ‘Ambedkar Jayanti’. The students of Grade IX presented a speech which underlying the principles and contribution of Dr. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar in drafting Indian Constitution. Second half of the assembly blossomed the environment with magnificent ‘Bhangra’ to celebrate Baisakhi to spread happiness and joy.
To reinforce and assimilate the knowledge gained, an open quiz was conducted which made the
environment very lively and interesting.