CHRISTMAS CARNIVAL: PRESIDIANS ENJOY THE FESTIVE SPIRIT
Presidium Indirapuram hosted the much awaited Christmas Carnival on the 22nd and 23rd December. The fun filled event offered plethora of activities for children and their parents. Live shows like jam sessions and fancy dress competition won everybody’s hearts. The highlight of the Carnival were the much sought after food and purchasing stalls that had something for everyone. The live jam session and the photography booth added spark to the event. It was a wonderful celebration of love and festivity.
STUDENTS EXPLORE THE INTRIGUING WORLD OF MATHEMATICS
“The book of nature is written in the language of Mathematic” – Galileo
Mathematics is an integral part of our lives. It is the cradle of all creations, without which the world cannot move an inch. With an aim to make mathematics real and meaningful, ‘Maths Week’ was recently celebrated at Presidium Indirapuram. The theme of the week was - ‘Winter Wonderland – Experiencing Math’. Students enjoyed the spectacular display of intriguing models, activities, puzzles and games that beautifully revealed the confidence of our young Presidians.
YOUNG PRESIDIANS RING IN THE FESTIVITIES OF CHRISTMAS
Ushering in the Christmas mood, students of grade Nursery presented a special assembly on Christmas, ‘Joy To The World’. Teachers joined in the joyous occasion with a special performance singing the Christmas carol harmoniously. The soul of Christmas was captured by a delightful enactment of, ‘The Story of Bethlehem’, recounting the hardships faced by Joseph and Mary to find a safe place for the birth of Jesus Christ. This was followed by a wonderful dance performance to the tunes of ‘Jingle Bells’. The echoes of Santa’s sleigh and reindeers rang into everyone’s heart as everybody sang Christmas Carols. The assembly ended on the note that Christmas is not just about Santa, Gifts, a Feast, Carnival and Decorations rather it’s about the everlasting values of sharing and compassion for each other.
30TH DELHI STATE TAEKWONDO CHAMPIONSHIP: BEST FOOT FORWARD!
Learning the skill of Taekwondo is one thing but putting it to test is like taking martial arts out of the books and into the real life. A Taekwondo competition pursues the development and integration of fitness, technique, and strategy as well as a sense of humility and sportsmanship. The application of skills through competition is what gives taekwondo its unique identity. Our young Taekwondo masters recently participated in the 30th Delhi State I.T.F Taekwondo Championship held at Thyagraj Stadium, INA, New Delhi and put their best foot forward. They not only showcased immense perseverance and technique but also cheered for their competitors during all the rounds. It was a true reflection of their sportsmen spirit. They were awarded with medals and certificates at the prize distribution ceremony. We are very proud of our champs.
CITATION 2018:WRITING THE FINAL PAGE OF THE CHAPTER CALLED SCHOOL
On 14th December 2018, Presidium Indirapuram hosted the most awaited ceremony of the year, Citation 2018. With great zeal and enthusiasm the students were presented with spectacular citations. Each line was a reflection of the bright persona possessed by all the proud Presidians. The grand ceremony was graced by the Chairperson, Mrs. Sudha Gupta who was overwhelmed by the touching experiences that the students shared. She addressed the gathering and extended her blessings to the outgoing batch. The diyas lighted by each grade 12 student lit the logo of Presidium, further uplifting the mood of the celebrations. The ceremony culminated with a touching vote of thanks presented by the head boy and the head girl who thanked the teachers for their relentless support and guidance. Indeed, Citation Ceremony 2018 saw a gamut of young leaders ready to lead and sore high towards a promising future.
BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS WITH FORMER PRESIDENT,SHRI PRANAB MUKHERJEE
The Presidians, Peer Educators and the Counselor of Presidium Indirapuram got the opportunity to celebrate birthday of Former President of India Shri Pranab Mukherjee at his residence on Tuesday, 11th December 2018. The students and the Counselor along with Dr. Nagpal from Expressions India presented a bouquet of flowers, a beautiful handmade card and a Newsletter on Mental Health and Life Skills to the Former President. After which they joined him for a cake cutting ceremony. The students also got the opportunity to express their views on importance of Mental Health for Adolescents and how counselors are working in their school for same. It was indeed a memorable day for all our students.
SKATERS BRING LAURELS TO THE SCHOOL AT SKATING CHAMPIONSHIP
It was a proud moment for Presidium Indirapuram, when the young skaters won laurels at the 2nd Little Champ Speed Roller Skating Championship 2018 at Rotary Club Gandhi Nagar, Ghaziabad. Eleven schools participated in the event. All 5 participants from Presidium Indirapuram won medals in various categories. Kashvi Jain & Khevan Khushwaha won Gold medal, and Keshi Gulati won a Silver in the 6-8 Inline girls category. Anirudh Dev Sheel won Gold medal in 8-10 inline boys category. Aalekh Rastogi won a Bronze in the 8-10 Quad boys category.
Annanya Bhardwaj won 3 Silver medals at the 4th U.P. State Roller Sports Championship 2018 in the U-14 Girls Inline category. We congratulate all the winners and their coaches for their amazing performance.
VICTORIOUS STUDENTS SHARE THEIR WINNING MOMENTS WITH MRS. GUPTA
Appreciation is like a magic wand that can boost morale and infuse students with the much needed confidence. Mrs. Sudha Gupta, honourable Chairperson of Presidium truly believes in encouraging students & motivating them further to achieve the heights of success. To applaud the meritorious students of Presidium Indirapuram, Mrs. Gupta visited the school and congratulated students for their victorious efforts. Ma’am congratulated the powerful weightlifters who performed stupendously at the Open National North Indian Powerlifting Championship held at Dharamsala. Simran Kaur of grade 12 lifted a total of 222.5 kg and clinched two silver medals in the 57 kg category. Yashna Chopra of grade 10 won a silver and bronze medal in the 84 kg category. It was a proud moment for the Presidium family when Bhavi Jain was selected for the Indian Yoga Team to represent the country at the 9th Asian Yoga Sports Championship to held in Malaysia in July 2019. Representing the school in another prestigious competition, Sakshi Dwivedi secured the first position in the Hindi Extempore competition organised by the Parivahan Vibhag, Uttar Pradesh. It was a great opportunity for the students to showcase their medals and trophies to Ma’am.
PRESIDIANS EXPLORE THEIR ADVENTUROUS SIDE IN THE LAP OF NATURE
Adventure camps offer all sorts of learning possibilities. They provide with the opportunity to lead, be a team player and make new friends. In an endeavor to ensure that students gain confidence & enhance their social skills, life skills and sense of independence, an Adventure Camp was organized at Presidium Indirapuram. The self-confidence of children soared after successful completion of tasks. It gave them the platform for exercises that improved both teamwork and leadership skills. Overall, it was a successful and empowering exposure, keeping the recreational interests as the basis and working towards the holistic development of our students.
TALENT HUNT: CREATING A PLATFORM TO PERFORM & EXCEL
Talent is a universal gift, but it takes a lot of courage to use it. Don’t be afraid to be the best.” - Paulo Coelho
To unleash the power of performance and untapped reservoir of talent in the students of grade 4, Presidium Indirapuram organised a Talent Hunt. The showcase consisted of dancing, singing, mono acting, drawing, story telling. students were very enthusiastic to display their skills and talent. It was a wonderful liberating experience for all the students. It gave them the opportunity to express joy and camaraderie while performing on the stage and also watching their friends’ performances.