PRESIDIANS OF IP DISPLAY SPIRIT & CONFIDENCE AT PMUN 2017
Sustainable development is a subject of great concern to businesses, governments and people across the globe as it targets crucial problems like global warming, depletion of natural resources and rising pollution levels. This year’s theme for PMUN 2017 is ‘Presidium for Sustainable Development’, which is being addressed through 11 committees. The students from Presidium Indirapuram availed the opportunity to be a part of the remarkable gathering of more than 500 students at the event. Seeking to make them the front runners who will engage in debates and discussions while confronting the critical global challenges and drafting resolutions in response to them, the 3-day long conference lets the ‘leaders of tomorrow’ plunge into the issues which plague humanity in today’s world.
INTER-SCHOOL NUKKAD NATAK CONTEST: PRESIDIANS LEAVE A GOLDEN MARK
It is a moment of sublime joy and overwhelm to announce that 7 talented students from grades 9 to 12 of Presidium Indirapuram bagged 2nd position in 'Vasundhara' - an 'inter-school nukkad natak competition' held at DPS, Vasantkunj. Witnessing a huge participation of 20 schools, the competition was a great platform for our Presidians to display their artistic side and confidence.
The topic was 'man: the most dangerous animal of all' and the Presidians once again proved the exceptionality of their talents, thoughts and creativity. Kudos to the winners and their dedicated mentor - Mr. Rahul Saxena, who leaves no stone unturned to take the Presidians to new heights.
PHOTO EXHIBITION 2017: PRESIDIUM IS PROUD OF ITS BUDDING ARTISTS
The impressive results of the Hocus Pocus Photography Exhibition 2017 with the theme - 'Spices of India' have illuminated the premises of Presidium Indirapuram. Our budding photographers performed wonderfully and garnered several compliments from the onlookers and jury. All our participants did very well and made us proud with their talent. Some extraordinary students also bagged certificates and prizes in the following categories:
Shreshth Pandey - Merit
Aarohi Bhatt - Appreciation
Harshit Gupta - Appreciation
Lakshita Sharma - Appreciation
Shivansh Dalela - Appreciation
Anushka Garg - Encouragement
Ishan Mishra - Encouragement
Parush Sinha - Encouragement
BHAVI JAIN MAKES IT TO WORLD YOGA SPORTS CHAMPIONSHIP - ARGENTINA
Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty and persistence!
A perfect amalgamation of all these qualities, Bhavi Jain from grade 7 of Presidium Indirapuram proved her metal at the 7th Asian Yoga Sports Championship that held in Singapore recently. 12 countries from all over Asia participated in this esteemed championship and Bhavi bagged the fourth position with her unsurpassed performance. She was selected for World Yoga Sports Championship to be held soon in Argentina.
Kudos to Bhavi Jain and her coach Mr. Deepak Chauhan!
RENDERING THE SPIRIT OF PRIDE & PRUDENCE AMONGST THE PRESIDIANS
ना सर झुका है कभी, और ना झुकाएँगे कभी| To salute those men, who made breathing in the ethos of freedom possible for us, the 71st Independence Day of our nation was recently celebrated by the Presidians of Indirapuram with a beaming smile on their faces and pride in their hearts. Amid loud and buoyant cheering, the day witnessed an array of presentations varying from dancing and singing extravaganza to brilliant exhibition of performing skills. The celebrations began with a zestful march past and flag hoisting followed by the national anthem. The fervour and enthusiasm was beautifully carried forward with the release of tri-coloured balloons, spreading the message of peace, harmony and courage. The audience was overwhelmed with the remarkable performance of ‘The Eighth Note Academy’ along with the delightful performance by the tiny tots of Mother’s Pride. The Big League Academy presented an awe-inspiring and fabulous series of performances. The flexibility, strength and vigour of Yoga performers left students mesmerized and enthralled. The last but not the least was the musical dance performance by ‘The Rhythm of The Soul Academy’ that received a galore of cheering and admiration, transcending the onlookers into the realm of actual occurrence. The students brilliantly portrayed the journey of soldiers who sacrifice their lives for peoples’ well-being and safety. It was a moment of pride and honour to see the Presidians perform with such brilliance and finesse. The anchors too were brilliant and conducted the Independence Day celebrations smoothly and gracefully. Thus, the celebration of the 71st Independence Day was spectacular and beautifully rendered the spirit of pride and prudence amongst the Presidians.
वाद-विवाद प्रतियोगिता से प्रेसिडियंस का मनोबल बढ़ा
28 जुलाई 2017 को प्रिसीडियम इंदिरापुरम में वाद-विवाद प्रतियोगिता का आयोजन किया गया, जिसमें कक्षा 9वीं व 10 वीं के विद्यार्थियों ने भाग लिया| इस प्रतियोगिता का उद्देश्य विद्याथियों में उचित तरीके से बहस करने, तर्क व दलीलें देने, और विवेचन करने जैसी योग्यताओं का विकास करना और इन सब योग्यताओं के साथ-साथ उनमें मंच पर आत्मविश्वास के साथ अपनी बात रखने की क्षमता का विकास करना था| इस वाद-विवाद प्रतियोगिता का विषय था 'नैतिक मूल्य केवल पाठ्य पुस्तकों तक ही सीमित रह गए हैं'| इस विषय पर विद्यार्थियों ने बहुत ही बेबाकी से अपने-अपने विचार रखे| निर्णायक मण्डल ने भी छात्रों के प्रयास की सरहाना की और उनका उत्साहवर्धन किया|
HEAVENLY JANMASHTAMI CELEBRATIONS BY THE EXCITED PRE-PRIMARY WING
Krishna Janmashtami marks the birth of Lord Krishna, an avatar of Lord Vishnu, to celebrate which, a special assembly was recently conducted at Presidium Indirapuram by the children of Pre-Primary grade. With immense enthusiasm and grandeur, the spiritual and religious significance of this pious festival was explained to the students through dramatization and role play. Children came dressed in beautiful colourful outfits as Krishna and Radha. The boys wore peacock feather head-gears and carried flutes, whereas the girls carried decorated matkis. Adorned in gorgeous attires, the tiny tots drew huge applause and appreciation from all. The story of the birth of ‘Lord Krishna’ was narrated and beautifully enacted by our little kids with ‘mach gaya shor saari nagri re’ song being played in the background. The lifting of ‘Govardhan Parvat’ on the finger and ‘dahi handi or matki phod ’ sport enacted by the kids were the highlights of the show. Excitedly celebrating the occasion by singing and dancing, the Presidians were motivated to follow the path of truth and honesty and shun evil.
PRSEIDIANS CELEBRATES THE TIMELESS BOND OF RAKSHABANDHAN
आया राखी का त्यौहार, छाई खुशियों की बहार,
एक रेशम की डोरी से बाँधा, एक बहन ने अपने भाई की कलाई पर प्यार|
Following these Sentimental Words, Students of Presidium Indirapuram school presented a vibrant special assembly on Rakshabandhan-the festival symbolizing Indian values.
The celebrations included an inspiring show, where children of class Nursery sang and danced to the tunes of songs related to Rakshabandhan. A skit was also presented by the students showcasing the strong bond between brothers and sisters which left the audience misty eyed. The Students were apprised about the importance of this festival.
The festival of Raksha Bandhan assumes all forms of Raksha or protection, of righteousness and destroyer of all sin. It is the occasion which is observed to embolden this bond that gives an opportunity to relive all those moments that have been significant in brother sister’s life. The day is the symbol that their love is so very pious that it existence is perennial.
“We love ,We cry,
We make time fly,
Best friends are we,
My sister and me.”
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.