ASSEMBLY ON RAINY SEASON: DEVELOPING INTERACTIVE LEARNING
Rain-rain go away, come again another day, little Presidians want to play!
Assemblies have always been a vital tool for interactive learning and Presidium Indirapuram recently added new flair to the tradition by conducting a special assembly on 'Rainy Season'. Students were made familiarized with things we use in rainy season like umbrellas, rain coats and gum boats. They were also sensitized on the importance of harvesting rain water and the effects and changes it can bring about in our lifestyle. To convey the characteristics of the season they were representing, the children donned paper cutouts, handmade headgears and props. Colourful, confident and spontaneous, the Presidians looked extremely endearing.
PRESIDIANS FROM IP VISIT SPARSH TO SEE THEIR DEAR SPECIAL FRIENDS
We have no special needs children, just children with special needs!
Children of Presidium Indirapuram recently visited their special friends at NGO Sparsh to shower them with their signature love, compassion and respect. To sensitize the Presidians towards the special needs of these children and also towards the children of Sparsh's various projects like Udaan and Shakti, an interactive PPT was shown to them by a Sparsh representative. To relish an experience full of learning and sharing, they were also taken to the classroom, where they saw underprivileged students studying quietly.
The young leaders were amazed to see the exquisite products made by the Sparsh children like room fresheners, colours, candles, Rakhis and aroma oils. They also got a chance to visit the vocational and handloom units where the differently-abled children were learning to make various products like mopes that would enable them to be independent and live a life of dignity. It was a moment of bliss for the Sparsh students as the Presidians tied beautiful Rakhis on their hands. The highlight of the visit was when the 'leaders of tomorrow' were given a chance to prepare colourful candles on their own and take them back as a token of love and remembrance from Sparsh. Conferring many life lessons, the experience was extremely unique as it filled the hearts with utmost happiness and positivity.
ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE AWARDS 2017: HONOURING OUR SCHOLARS
Acknowledgement symbolizes the assertion of assiduity and determination of students!
Keeping the same thought in mind, Presidium Indirapuram presented a platform to recognise its academic achievers through 'Academic Excellence Awards 2017'. Graced by our honourable Chairperson, Mrs. Sudha Gupta, this grand ceremony was held recently to celebrate the scholastic rigour of students. Around 713 Presidians were felicitated with awards, trophies and certificates for brilliance in academics, while our signature School Song reverberated in the background. Several captivating performances were planned by our gifted students and their parents were also invited so that they could witness the proud moment of hearing their wards sharing their success journey on stage. Thanking the unwavering support of their caring parents, teachers and school, the students felt highly motivated to keep up the efforts to touch new heights.
MUN DEBATE: SENIOR STUDENTS CONFER ON SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
With the mission to offer a fine platform to develop understanding of our students about diplomacy, international relations, public speaking and debating, Presidium Model United Nations or PMUN came into existence. A grand educational simulation and academic activity, it enables our young leaders to construct critical thinking, teamwork and leadership abilities. This is why, Presidium Indirapuram recently organized an MUN conference. Uniting numerous Presidians as participant delegates, this academic competition offered them an enriching experience of representing their committees as assigned countries.
The theme of the conference was 'Sustainable Development'. Keeping in view the grand PMUN coming up in late August, the students participated enthusiastically under this thoughtful podium to discuss about today's burning issues. A successful effort to bring forth the zeal, enthusiasm and dedication of our students for global issues, it was truly, an immersive learning experience.
PRESIDIANS MAKE IT TO DISTRICT-LEVEL YOGASANA SPORTS CHAMPIONSHIP
"Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm!" - Emerson
Presidium Indirapuram is honoured to announce that a team of our 13 brilliant students has added one more glory to their school by securing top positions in the 9th District Ghaziabad Yogasana Sports Championship. These young Presidians have also won the 'Overall First Runner Up Trophy'. Held at Ram Kishan Institute, Ghaziabad, the championship witnessed humongous participation of hundreds of students from 30 schools.
Yoga has always been focused upon as the art of living and our students have worked hard to make it an everyday habit. Owing to this splendid journey to the self, the following young Yogis have also got selected for the 35th UP State Yogasana Sports Championship to be held soon:
Bhavi Jain - Grade 8 (Bronze)
Pratiksha - Grade 6 (Bronze )
Kanishka- Grade 6 (Bronze)
Satvik Jain - Grade 4 (Silver)
Meghna Pathak - Grade 10 (Silver and Bronze)
Akshita Goswami- Grade 10 (Silver)
Kudos to the achievers and the mentor!
8 YEAR OLD SIDDHIMA SHARMA EMERGES AS AN ALL-ROUND ACHIEVER
A class IV student of Presidium, Indirapuram, Siddhima Sharma is a versatile kid. Owing to her keen interest in dance, gymnastics, singing, theatre, acting and modeling, she has done multiple print shoots, ramp walks, YouTube videos, TV commercials, theater and a short movie for ScoopWhoop channel. Having worked with some BIG brands and popular e-commerce websites, she has been covered by many major newspapers.
Siddhima is a sincere student and a dedicated performer. She has recently entered theatre with Heena Arts, a government recognized organization, where her debut performance on girl child related crucial topics ‘Beti Padhao Beti Bachao’ garnered loads of appreciation. Siddhima maintained that balancing studies and extracurricular activities is possible with a little support and encouragement from her school and teachers. She says, "It's wonderful to be a Presidian, as we can follow our dream and can stay true to the Presidium Philosophy - Be what you Want to be."
OUR YOUNG ASTRONAUTS ENJOY A SESSION ON ADVANCED ROCKETRY
“Don't tell me sky's the limit when there are footprints on the moon.”
With the same fire to achieve BIG in life, our young students of Astronomy Club from Presidium, Indirapuram recently attended a session on ‘Advanced Rocketry’ at school. It included constructing hydro rockets and learning advanced stages of rocketry principles through the guidance of knowledgeable educators and resource person, Mr. Saurabh from SPACE. Students overcame engineering challenges through multiple launches and studied various launch and flight parameters. Under this insightful Rocket Science Level 2, the students also observed the distance of the falling rocket from launching area and did the prescribed calculations. Brimming with excitement to prepare and launch their individual rockets, the young astronauts had an overwhelming experience.
FIRST DAY AFTER SUMMER VACATIONS FILLS PRESIDIANS WITH SPLENDOUR
Summer vacation is all about making joyous memories and rejoicing some special moments with family and friends. After having a great time, it was time to come back to the pavilion. Refreshed and fully charged up Presidians were received with all the warmth and love by their enduring teachers to kick-start a refreshing academic session.
CHAIRPERSON HONOURS FOR TEACHERS - APPLAUDING THE NATION-BUILDERS
A teacher takes a hand, opens a mind and touches a heart!
Applauding the selfless spirit of such dedicated teachers at Presidium, Indirapuram, our honourable Chairperson, Mrs. Sudha Gupta recently led the event 'Chairperson Honours for Teachers'. Serving as the constant guiding light in the lives of our skilful teachers, Mrs. Gupta, an educationist par excellence, glorifies the role of a teacher in building a student's life.
Awarding the teachers with special trophies and certificates of recognition, she felicitated them for their sincere efforts, hardwork and contributions in the lives of their students. The ceremony marked the overwhelming participation of our teachers towards building a bright future of our country.
THE BEAUTY OF NAINITAL CALLS OUT TO OUR YOUNG PRESIDIANS
A popular Himalayan district in Uttarakhand, Nainital is home to a captivating series of escapades. This invited our young adventurers from Presidium, Grades IX to XII to feel rejuvenated with the beauty of its enticing taals. They recently undertook a trip to Nainital and this enticing journey helped them to bond better with their classmates. Participating in various adventurous activities proactively, they come back with the essence of the fresh, unpolluted air of this gorgeous district.