PRESIDIANS ADD ANOTHER FEATHER TO THE GLORY AT CBSE CHESS ZONALS
We heartily congratulate the Presidians of Indirapuram for adding another feather to the glory by getting selected for CBSE Chess Nationals! 8 talented chess players participated in the CBSE Chess Zonals, held at Indirapuram Public School last year. Witnessing astounding participation of 738 students from 59 schools, the grand competition was boldly taken over by our young students. The results are as follows:
Anukriti Sharma, Prabhav Aggarwal, Azal Nasir, Kavya Aggarwal and Dhairya Gupta got Gold Medals.
Under-17 Boys Team of Presidium Indirapuram, comprising of Satvik Sharma, Kavya Aggarwal, Pranav Aggarwal and Aryan Sharma, got 1st Place.
Under-17 Girls Team of Presidium Indirapuram, comprising of Anushka Sharma, Anya Jain, Saanvi Singh and Khwaish, got 2nd place.
Under-14 Girls Team of Presidium Indirapuram, comprising of Azal Nasir, Agrima Sharma, Hanshika Gupta and Ananya Jain, got 2nd Place.
Under-14 Boys Team of Presidium Indirapuram, comprising of Prabhav Aggarwal, Manikya Negi, Vinayak Verma and Kushagra Sharma, got 2nd place.
Kudos to our young chess maestros and their coach Mr. Ashish Kumar!
PRESIDIANS PROVE THEIR METTLE AT THE NATIONAL POWERLIFTING FINALS
"Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence." - Helen Keller
Packed with such high hopes and confidence, our young students recently added one more glory to Presidium's name. 5 students of Presidium Indirapuram participated in the 63rd School Games Federation of India Powerlifting National Championship 2017-18, held at Secunderabad. 400 students from other schools participated in the championship, but it gives us great happiness and pride in sharing the big wins of our young Presidians with you:
1. Rajvardhan Ranawat of grade XI bagged second position in 66kg body weight, under-17 boys category. He lifted 345 kg.
2. Yashna Chopra of grade IX bagged second position in 72 kg body weight, under-17 girls category. She lifted 175 kg.
3. Simran Kaur of class XI bagged fourth position in 57 kg body weight, under-19 girls category. She lifted 200 kg.
4. Tanishq Sharma of class IX bagged fourth position in +93 kg body weight, under-17 boys category. He lifted 407.5 kg.
5. Parth Rahul Solanki of class X bagged fourth position in +120 kg body weight, under-19 boys category. He lifted 345 kg.
Kudos to the talented athletes and their mentors for bringing in the best in them!
ENVISAGING THE WORLD OF ‘POSSIBILITIES' AT SCIENCE WEEK!
Science aims to stimulate our natural curiosity in finding out why things happen in a way we do and helps to acquire knowledge, conceptual understanding and skills to solve problems to make informed decisions in scientific contexts. The National Science week recently held at Presidium, Indirapuram involved our grade 5 students showcase an exemplary exhibition of a vast array of models and projects –which gave a unique opportunity to them to explore the power of Science and get a hands on experience. Through their dynamism, they also understood the interdependence between science & society.
CLASS XII FAREWELL: A GOODBYE IS A HELLO TO A NEW BEGINNING!
Farewells always leave you teary eyed, for, not only do they remind you of the inevitable parting but are also a constant reminder of the effervescence of time. With a plethora of emotions brimming in the heart of Presidium Indirapuram, we recently organised a farewell party to bid adieu to the outgoing batch of 2017-18. The day was a fiesta devoted to the years spent together with friends & teachers and to reminisce joyous moments. The theme for the party was ‘Vintage’ and our Class XII students set the stage on fire by showcasing great style through a ramp walk and other performances!
BASANT PANCHAMI SOAKS PRESIDIANS IN ETHOS OF KNOWLEDGE & WISDOM
Celebrated to worship Goddess Saraswati, the symbol of knowledge and wisdom, Basant Panchami is an occasion, which marks the onset of the spring season. To rejoice this auspicious occasion with great fervour and enthusiasm, a special assembly was conducted for our grade prep students at Presidium, Indirapuram. The celebrations commenced with the Saraswati Vandana, invoking the blessings of Goddess Saraswati for seeking knowledge and a prosperous life by our little Presidians, who came adorably dressed in yellow clothes and offered yellow coloured flowers to the Goddess. This was followed by a splendid dance performance, which added myriad colours to the various aspects of the festivals. A presentation was given to children that their books are a form of blessings of ‘Maa Saraswati’, repositories of wisdom and knowledge. Beautiful pieces of art related to Basant Panchami were decorated on the boards, whereas a floral rangoli with yellow and orange coloured flowers signified the brilliance of nature and the vibrancy of life. The assembly concluded with an inspirational song which was sung by the staff and students!
PRESIDIANS READY TO SCORE AT INTER-SCHOOL BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP
As they say, ‘sports does not build character, it reveals it’! The ‘Inter Presidium Basketball Championship’ held at Gurgaon 57 was testimony to this thought as our champs ardently competed with their fellow branch mates. It was no surprise to us that the students performed exceptionally well while our fantastic female players made it to the finals. We hope to constantly enhance their skills and lead them to great heights in the field of sports.
PATRIOTIC PRESIDIANS CELEBRATE 69TH REPUBLIC DAY WITH ZEST
Republic Day is a grand event in our country. It is celebrated every year with great enthusiasm on 26th of January to honour the Constitution of India. The 69th Republic Day was celebrated by the staff and students of Presidium Indirapuram with sheer patriotism. The students paid tribute to all the great Indian leaders like Mahatma Gandhi and Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose. All the performances mesmerized the audience and inspired all inclusive of the students to help create a better nation through collective efforts.
CITATION CEREMONY 2018:WISHING THE OUTGOING BATCH SUCCESS & GLORY
As our dearest senior students are all set to step on another journey, we recently organized a Citation Ceremony for them with great avidity and fervour. To acknowledge the exceptional time spent by our outgoing batch of students in the school, our dear Sudha Ma'am, Chairperson of Presidium, showered her choicest blessings and words of encouragement on them. She bid them adieu with wishes of success for their bright future, which filled their hearts with a sense of recognition. Every eye was filled with tears of pride and every heart prayed for them as they tossed their graduation caps in the air with the ethos of strong will to achieve big in life!
AD MAD COMPETITION ACQUAINTS PRESIDIANS WITH MARKETING STRATEGIES
“Great Advertising makes good food taste better. It makes car run better. It changes the perception of everything.” - George Louis
To emphasize on the aspects of creativity, humour and conceptual presentation in advertisements, an Inter-Club Ad Mad Competition was recently organized for students of grades 4 and 5 at Presidium, Indirapuram. Offering young Presidians a space to demonstrate their understanding of the world of advertisements, the fun-filled contest gave them a platform to showcase their creativity, collaboration, teamwork and ability to perform. It also acquainted the students about promotional strategies in marketing through advertisements. Each club presented a unique piece of performance, which was highly appreciated by one and all!
SPECIAL ASSEMBLY ON HUMAN RIGHTS DAY TOUCHES PRESIDIANS' HEARTS
"Human rights are not a privilege conferred by government. They are every human being's entitlement by virtue." - Mother Teresa
In order to highlight the importance of human rights and raise awareness that rights exist to help and protect all, our grade 3 students recently conducted a special assembly at Presidium, Indirapuram. The young Presidians presented a beautiful street play on the theme of human rights and informed the audience about the basic fundamental rights in India. They also highlighted the duties that we must perform to enjoy these entitlements. The play was followed by a captivating musical drama on a very sensitive issue in India and that is 'child labour and education'. The assembly played a great role in touching and transforming the leaders of tomorrow!