PICTURE READING: PRESIDIANS HONE THEIR INTERPRETATION SKILLS
HAPPY FEET DANCE COMPETITION: PRESIDIANS GROVE TO LIVELY BEATS!
When we try to translate the vitality of our life energy into fluid moves, we dance. Dance competitions are a great way to build emotional resilience in a child. We, at Presidium Hisar organized a Dance Competition to showcase the talent of our students from grade 1 to 3. The competition started with great zeal and enthusiasm. The themes were Patriotism, Western and Indian Folk Dances. The vivacious dancers set the floor on fire with their energetic performances. Young Presidians were thrilled to be a part of colourful, vibrant and energizing event. They made use of interesting props like hats, chairs and sticks to enthral the audience. The participants expressed their dancing talent, which was coupled by appropriate costume and good choreography.
ENGLISH WEEK: PRESIDIANS INDULGE IN FUN & INTERESTING ACTIVITIES
“To have another language is to possess a second soul”– Charlemagne (King Charles I)
To highlight the importance of English language in today’s world, Presidium Hisar recently celebrated ‘English Week’. The idea behind the event was to hone the Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing skills of the students using progressive methodology. The first day of the week began with a special assembly with an invocation to the almighty, followed by welcoming of the special guest- Professor Umesh Arya who is currently teaching in Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology, Hisar and has published a book on Newspaper vocabulary. He motivated the students to converse in English and he emphasised that they should speak small sentences and grammatically correct sentences. Later, activities like picture caption, slogan writing and spellathon were conducted. The week was filled with activities like crossword puzzle, role play, tongue twisters, English songs and just a minute. The week culminated with a special assembly and prize distribution. Principal, Ms. Ragni gave a strong message to all students that we at Presidium work towards nurturing strong innovative and intellectual beings projecting themselves as poised and bold harvests ready to take the world. She stated that the reason we come up with such activities is not just to make the youngsters fluent in a language but to give them a buoyant and positive outlook about life and develop confidence and innovative skills.
MARTYR'S DAY: PRESIDIANS SALUTE THE SACRIFICES OF OUR SOLDIERS
Martyrs Day was recently observed in Presidium Hisar, on the death anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi- The Father of the Nation. The day is observed in the memory of those who gave their lives in the struggle for India’s Freedom. Martyrs Day is also a day to salute the martyrdom of soldiers who lost their lives defending the sovereignty of the nation. To mark the occasion of Martyrs Day, a special assembly was conducted by the students of grade 9. Assembly started by reciting the famous prayer ‘Raghupati Raghav Raja Ram’ of Gandhiji. The students spoke about the significance of the day. They explained, with
mention of the facets of the teachings of Gandhiji, in essence they introduced the audience to what ‘Bapu’ stood for. The assembly concluded with the School Song.
PRESIDIANS BEGIN WINTER CARNIVAL WITH REPUBLIC DAY CELEBRATIONS
Presidium School Winter Carnival, was held on January 26, 2019, in the school premises, with the spirit of pride and patriotism of 70th Republic Day. The event began with the hoisting of the tricolor, the pride of Nation by Mrs. & Mr. Satya Narayan Garg and Mrs. & Mr. Prem Prakash Gupta. There was dance, music, mouth-watering dishes, rides, games, exciting prizes, and much more. The air was just magical and enjoyment was at its peak. The carnival is held every year with great enthusiasm and a lot of fun and frolic. The school ground pulsated with scintillating music and a lively crowd. The carnival had everything right from food to entertainment, rides to games and merchandise including tambola, Colouring Competition, Baby Show, Dance Competition, live orchestra and lip smacking food stalls. Carnival stage was kept alive with some enthralling performances by the Presidians. The stalls were indeed a crowd puller. The zest and zeal exhibited by enthusiastic crowd of visitors and participants made the Winter Carnival 2019 a memorable one indeed.
PRESIDIANS EXPLORE THE WORLD OF NEW WORDS WITH SPELLATHON
To motivate students to take keen interest in enriching their vocabulary and pronunciation skills and to become effective and impressive communicators, Presidium Hisar l organized an Intraclass Spellathon Competition for the students of grades Nursery and Prep. Featuring multiple rounds like – Spell Them Right, Who Am I and Let us arrange, it was a fun filled competition. The participants took part in the competition enthusiastically. They got an exposure to a world of new words and won accolades for their brilliant performances.
PRESIDIANS HONOUR THE FREEDOM FIGHTERS ON THE 70TH REPUBLIC DAY
The 70th Republic Day was celebrated in all its solemnity and grandeur at Presidium Hisar. A special assembly was conducted by the students who made an effort to sensitize the audience on how we can honour the sacrifices made by the freedom fighters and how we should be careful to take the legacy forward. The spectacular performances depicted the feeling of patriotism and belongingness towards our Mother India. The spirit of the students compelled everyone to introspect and ponder over their actions for transforming the nation into a powerful one. Ms. Ragni Mansukhani, Principal of the school extended her greetings to the students and urged them to bring a positive change for a better India.
GIRL CHILD DAY: PRESIDIANS HIGHLIGHT THE NEED FOR GIRL EDUCATION
Presidium Hisar organized a special assembly on National Girl Child Day. The assembly commenced with an invocation to the almighty, the students then shared the significance of the day through thoughts and speeches. They were also asked an array of questions related to the special day. Presidians highlighted the fact “No girl-No mother-ultimately no life” and expressed that education is neither a privilege nor a favour but a basic human right to which all girls and women are entitled. A poem titled “Let me live, let me bloom” was also recited. The Vice Principal, Mrs. Shalini Chaudhary appreciated the efforts of the students and also shared the popular belief that if you educate a man you educate an individual but if you educate a woman you educate a nation.
PRESIDIANS FEEL PROUD & INSPIRED AS THEY CELEBRATE ARMY DAY
Students of Presidium Hisar celebrated Army Day by conducting a special assembly. The assembly began with a beautiful thought on ‘determination and loyalty’ that we should imbibe from the lives of our soldiers. Students of Grade 1 explained how soldiers fight day and night for our safety with the help of a musical skit as a special tribute to our valiant soldiers who risk and sacrifice their lives to guard our country. Presidians were happy and proud to have had the opportunity to show their gratitude to the Indian Army – men who, willingly and selflessly, are always ready to sacrifice their lives for the country and serve us with a smile.
THE ECHOES OF HYMNS & CAROLS ADD THE CHRISTMAS SPIRIT
Students celebrated Christmas with great enthusiasm and zeal. They reflected upon the teachings of Jesus Christ and his life. The cultural programme started with the prayers to Almighty. Students of Pre- nursery to Prep sang carols. The students attired as Santa Claus, reindeers, shepherds etc. attracted the attention of all. Students sang Jingle Bells and danced to the numbers like ‘We wish you a Merry Christmas’ in adding to the festive mood. The whole school echoed with the holy hymns recited by the students. Everybody prayed for the permanent existence of love and peace in the world.