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!
PRESIDIANS SENSITIZE ALL TOWARDS THE IMPORTANCE OF SAVING WATER
Thousands have lived without love, not one without water!
When the whole world was engrossed elsewhere, our talented students of grade 3 came forward and presented a spellbinding and thought-provoking assembly on the importance of saving water at Presidium, Indirapuram. The theatrical-cum-dance saga left the little Presidians awakened and they were sensitized towards the alarming situation of this depleting elixir of life. Finally, the group pledged together to preserve each possible drop each day wherever and whenever possible. The day made all hopeful for a sustainable tomorrow!
PUTTING PRESIDIANS' ENERGY ONTO A CREATIVE FRONT VIA TALENT HUNT
"If you are young and talented, it's like you have wings!" - Renowned Japanese Novelist, Haruki Murakan
These inspiring words were put to life when our grade 6 to 8 students showcased their brilliance in music, dance and theatre in a recently organized Inter-Class Talent Hunt Competition at Presidium, Indirapuram. The aim was to nurture their talent from a young age to boost their self-confidence and channelizing their energy onto a more creative front. Numerous skills of social awareness, responsibility and competitiveness with a new zeal and vigour surfaced throughout the competition. The Talent Hunt motivated the Presidians to pursue their talents and strengthened their faith in Henry Van Dyke's saying, "use what talents you possess; the woods would be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang best".
SPECIAL ASSEMBLY ON NEW YEAR 2018 RESOLUTIONS ENTHRALS STUDENTS
365 new days are coming for you, which means that you have 365 new chances to make your life beautiful!
With this thought, our grade 5 students recently conducted a special assembly on New Year Resolutions. It started with the morning prayer, thoughts, news of the day and achievements of the year 2017. Pos this, the children presented an enthralling skit on the mistakes they did last year and took resolutions that they will never repeat their mistakes like they will never tease anyone, they will always respect their elders, teachers and friends, and they will bring smile on everyone's face. The Presidians then joyfully gave a dance performance on the theme - happy ending of 2017 and welcoming new year 2018. It was a day filled with fun and learning!