MATH WEEK: YOUNG MINDS ON A TRIP TO THE WORLD OF MATHEMATICS
The only way to learn Mathematics is to do Mathematics!
Mathematics is the science of numbers and their operations. For an enjoyable experience of this subject, we must necessarily be able to relate it to the environment and focus on the development of thinking and reasoning skills. With this thought, our grade 3 students recently celebrated Math Week at Presidium, Indirapuram, on the birth anniversary of famous Indian mathematician, Sh. Srinivasa Ramanujan. The entire week was celebrated with fun-filled and interactive activities to achieve a wide range of objectives related to knowledge skills, application, attitude, appreciation, interest and values. A Math Quiz was also conducted, wherein various interesting and challenging puzzles, riddles, reasoning and application based questions were asked and discussed through a PPT. Students were also made aware of various amazing facts about the subject. They actively participated in the quiz with a healthy competitive spirit and got a wonderful opportunity to explore the beauty of Mathematics. The students had a great time and the week really got them to see Math in a different light!
PRESIDIANS REVEAL THEIR TALENT AT ROCK N' ROLL CHRISTMAS CARNIVAL
In synch with the saying 'fun for all; all for fun', our faculty and future leaders of Presidium Indirapuram recently organized a grand Rock N' Roll Christmas Carnival. Our little Presidians danced with the Santa and set the stage on fire with their various captivating singing and dancing performances. There were many other activities arranged for the parents like Tambola and Dance Workshop. Children were given a platform to showcase their talent under the light of numerous enjoyable competitions like Fashion Minis, Little Picasso, Mom and Me / Dad and Me, Friends Forever and Sketch A Santa. Everyone enjoyed the lip-smacking snacks and rides to their fullest, making the carnival a grand success and full of fun, laughter and enjoyment.
ASSEMBLY ON CHRISTMAS TEACHES LITTLE PRESIDIANS TO CARE & SHARE
To spread the message of love and good cheer, the grade prep students of Presidium Indirapuram recently presented a spectacular assembly on Christmas. The entire school was festooned with bright streamers, balloons, bells, Santa caps and a brightly decorated Christmas tree. The little Presidians presented a colourful skit related to the birth of Jesus Christ, wherein they all dressed as Santa Claus, Joseph, Mother May, The Kings and Shepherds, to captivate the audience with their smiles and lovely attire. They emphasized the importance of caring and sharing and spreading goodness all around. The programme was followed by an enthralling dance and Christmas carols. At the end of the program, Santa Claus arrived and filled the entire crowd with joy as he danced with everyone with great enthusiasm. All the children enjoyed the beats of 'jingle bells' and cake cutting ceremony. Overriding every other emotion, a wave of cheer enveloped the school!
LITTLE PRESIDIANS DEVELOP EMPATHY & RESPECT FOR COMMUNITY HELPERS
Teaching kindergarteners about community helpers is an important and enjoyable concept. To do so, our grade nursery students recently conducted a small presentation on the theme ‘community helpers’ at Presidium Indirapuram. The little Presidians came dressed as doctors, gardeners, teachers, postmen, pilots and fire fighters to demonstrate the role of these real-life heroes in our everyday life. Packed with great enthusiasm, the tiny tots looked adorable in their attractive costumes. The theme not only helped in making students aware about different helpers and their roles, but also built empathy and respect for various community helpers in their hearts.
PRESIDIANS VISIT AGRA TO KNOW MORE ABOUT MUGHAL HISTORY & CULTURE
Our young history buffs of grade 4, Presidium Indirapuram, recently took a fun-filled trip to Agra - Fatehpur Sikri. After spending some time unwinding, the students and teachers went to Fatehpur Sikri to revive their interesting history lessons. They were accompanied by guides, who enabled them to delve into the rich history and culture of the Mughal era. The Presidians also watched documentaries about the Mughal history and culture on their way back to hotel, where a thrilling DJ night was awaiting.
Donning their dancing shoes, the students gave memorable performances, ending the night with all fun and frolics. Next day, they visited Taj Mahal, the monument for which Agra is the most famous. Awestruck with the beauty and aura of this mighty symbol of Mughal architecture, they learnt many new facts about the place. Giving students an opportunity to bond with their dear friends and loving teachers, this trip will definitely remain etched in their memory forever!
INTER-SCHOOL PAPER FOLDING CONTEST:LITTLE PRIYANSHI BAGS 3RD RANK
Presidium Indirapuram proudly congratulates our grade prep student, Priyanshi Yadav for bagging 3rd position in Bouquet of Joy Paper Folding Competition of a grand Inter-School Fiesta - Nav Udaan. Held at APJ School, Noida, this competition featured a string of contests for young students, wherein around 30 prestigious schools of Delhi/NCR participated.
Kudos to Priyanshi and her mentor!
SPECIAL CHILDREN OF SPARSH THANK THEIR KIND FRIENDS AT PRESIDIUM
Albert Pike once said “what we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal.”
It was a delight to welcome the special children of Sparsh at Presidium Indirapuram as they came to see and thank their generous friends, who contributed for their welfare on the occasion of Children's Day. The young Presidians expressed that being the support system of these lovely special children, who through multiple difficulties have made it this far in this striving world, is an honour. Students from both the schools mingled happily and it was overwhelming to see our young philanthropists discovering humanity with the special children.
WISE PRESIDIANS PRESENT SPECIAL ASSEMBLY ON IMPORTANCE OF TIME
“My favorite things in life don’t cost any money. It’s really clear that the most precious resource we all have is time.” - Steve Jobs
To sensitize and make everyone realize the importance of time, the students of grade 3 recently presented a special assembly. The assembly started with a beautiful skit, wherein the Presidians of Indirapuram participated with extraordinary passion and vigour to showcase the impact of procrastination, tardiness and rush on an individual’s life. It was an amalgamation of theater and dance, which focused on cultivating punctuality and time management among students. Inculcating the understanding that time waits for no one, the assembly concluded that time is precious and invaluable.
YOUNG AMBASSADORS OF ENVIRONMENT INSPIRE ALL TO REDUCE WASTE
Under our Environment Awareness Programme, the students of grades 4 and 5 from Presidium Indirapuram created beautiful pieces of jewellery from old newspapers. This activity not only provided a platform to children to showcase their creativity but also made them realize the importance and ways of reusing newspaper. They learnt that reducing waste is one of the best ways to save environment. They created various accessories like bangles, bracelets, necklaces and earrings to be gifted to specially to their mothers and sisters. Some children created very innovative and unique things like crowns, belts and even hair-bands. Our young ambassadors of environment inspired others to reduce waste and make the best out of waste!
LITTLE PRESIDIANS PERFORM BRILLIANTLY IN INTER-CLASS SPELLATHON
Spelling is important because it aids in reading. It helps cement the connection that is shared between sounds and letters.
Considering this, an Inter-Class Spellathon Competition was recently organized for the students of grades 1 and 2 in the premises of Presidium Indirapuram. The enjoyable competition gave the students a platform to learn spellings in different fun-filled ways. The competition was divided in two rounds - Spell Bee, wherein the children were asked to write 20 words, and the final round, which consisted of questions like fill in the missing letters, make a word from jumbled letters, big word-small word and who am I. Children were really excited and each and every child performed brilliantly.