PRESIDIANS ADVOCATE ABOUT HUMAN RIGHTS WITH NUKKAD NATAK
"Human Rights are every human being's entitlement by virtue of his humanity." - Mother Teresa
10th December is an opportunity to reaffirm the importance of human rights in re-building the world we want, the need for global solidarity, and our interconnectedness and shared humanity. This was no better understood by the leaders of tomorrow as they presented a Nukkad Natak on the rights of the children and expressed empathy towards them, taking a stand for care and love and right to education for them. The Presidians who have a strong belief in taking a stand for the right cause could portray their feelings through this Natak and spoke about it through speeches and slogans. They also made posters to commemorate the day. The observance of International Human Rights Day made our upcoming generation aware of the rights that a human being is inherently entitled to.
SHOW & TELL COMPETITION UNLEASHES ORATORY TALENTS OF STUDENTS
The 'Show & Tell' activity helps students develop their verbal communication skills, enhance social skills, and foster the young minds' public speaking competency. The students were informed to present any object of their choice. Charts and posters were prepared by the students of Grade prep, which added to the competition's beauty. Competitions like these improve students' involvement in individual activity, infusing them with originality, self-confidence, and self-reliance. The inspiring presentation left no stone unturned to achieve a realistic appraisal of their skills and discover the power of spoken words. Students participated in this Show and Tell competition with full of energy and spirit. It was a great experience to witness this event.
PRESIDIANS STRENGTHEN THEIR NUMBER NAME KNOWLEDGE
Counting is used by children to demonstrate knowledge of the number names and number system. The numbers can be expressed invariably, and number names are one amongst them. Students should learn it during their early age learning modules with correct spellings and proficiency. Our teachers made this concept easier to learn by playing various number games with their students. The names of numbers are essential for each student to know. To recall the numbers and number names, a special activity was organized by grade prep wherein the students showcased their learnings by depicting them through chart papers, flashcards, etc. The outcome of the activity was very much visible through their sharing of the concept, which helped in strengthening their knowledge.
PRESIDIANS CONSTRUCT A SAND CLOCK!
Presidium organized a virtual activity of Mathematics for Grade II students on "Constructing Sand Clock." In this activity, students came to know about a conventional method of reading time. Students constructed the sand clock using the following material: two small plastic bottles, some hard paper, tape, some glitters, and scissors. Through this activity, students learned a conventional and practical way of reading time. Students participated with full zeal and had an experiential hand on the learning. The whole activity was conducted in an ethical and well-disciplined manner.
PRESIDIANS PAY THEIR RESPECT TO GURU NANAK ON 'GURPURAB'
"There is one God Who dwells in every one of God's creations and constitutes the eternal truth."
Students of Grade 2, 3, and 4 conducted a special assembly on Guru Nanak Jayanti, the most sacred festival of Sikhs that celebrate Guru Nanak Dev Ji's birth. The assembly began with 'Mool Mantra' and school prayer, followed by a speech on an overview and knowledge about Guru Nanak Dev Ji's extraordinary life. Through this celebration, Guru Nanak Dev Ji's teaching and preaching were told to students effectively. Students enthusiastically participated and presented devotional songs in praise of Guru Nanak Ji. The assembly concluded with a message of the oneness of God and equality of all human beings.
LITTLE ARTSY HANDS CREATE THE BEST OUT OF WASTE!
"A society is defined not only by what it creates but by what it refuses to destroy. Recycling turns things which are like magic."
Little hands and imagination minds came together in a creative burst of energy during the "Best out of waste" competition held on Virtual Platform in Presidium. The competition focused on bringing an understanding among the students of Grades I, II, and III about preserving the environment by reusing and recycling waste material. They used their imagination and creativity to make innovative things. Fantabulous ideas were demonstrated using material like newspapers, old CDs, used plastic bottles, ice cream sticks, bangles, shoe boxes, etc. All these things are waste in our day-to-day life and were used constructively, and a variety of things were made from them as our confident Presidians made a wall hanging with bangles, pen stands, lanterns, vases, etc. The activity displayed the creativity of the little ones and developed a sense of love for the environment.
STUDENTS UNLEASH THEIR TALENT WITH TALENT HUNT COMPETITION
Presidium organized a Talent Hunt Competition for Grade IV students. The purpose of the event was to explore students' latent talents and inculcate the values of discipline among them. Lockdown didn't discourage our students from participating enthusiastically in the competition and mesmerized audiences with their skills and abilities in the fields of music, dance, drama, and arts. The participants mesmerized the audience with their lilting voice, rhythmic moves, and singing expertise. It was an experience of tremendous admiration and worth appreciating.
PRESIDIANS MARK CHILDREN’S DAY WITH ZEAL & ZEST
"Children are like buds in a garden and should be carefully and lovingly nurtured, as they are the future of the nation and the citizens of tomorrow." - Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru
The Birth anniversary of Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru was celebrated with great pomp and show. Many activities were conducted to mark this special day. Our Presidians were looking adorable in the thematic attire. Many of them came clad in Nehru's outfit with red roses pinned onto them. The gamut of fun-filled activities consisted of a magic show, games, dance, songs, and slide show on the life of Chacha Nehru. The teachers left no stone unturned to make the students feel Special on this Children's Day. They are truly the reason for our smiles and all our happiness.
DIWALI: PRESIDIANS CELEBRATE THE VICTORY OF 'GOOD OVER EVIL'
The festival of lights came alive at Presidium when the whole virtual platform wore a festive look with teachers, students, and parents' collaborative efforts. Diwali Celebration illuminated everyone's heart with joy and fervor. During the morning assembly, students talked about the significance of the festival, how good always conquers evil, and why and how Diwali is celebrated. An inspiring skit was also dramatized to apprise the students about the hazardous effects of bursting crackers. The celebrations comprised a bunch of exhilarating activities for the students. Students made elegant lanterns and colourful rangoli designs and diyas to illuminate and ignite the festival's essence.
PRESIDIANS MARK WORLD TOURISM DAY WITH VIRTUAL ASSEMBLY
To celebrate the spirit of tourism and reflect on tourism's importance to global well-being, Presidium celebrated World Tourism Day under the theme Tourism and Rural Development. Students of Grade -3 presented the virtual assembly intending to show different cultures. The students beautifully dressed up in their state's traditional attire left no stone unturned to showcase the culture, traditions, and geographical features of their states. The students spoke about the state they were representing. Our proud Presidians took an opportunity to address how tourism can provide jobs and economic empowerment outside of big cities. They highlighted the vital role tourism plays in preserving and promoting culture and heritage all around the world.