Celebrating the spirit of Childhood!
Festival of Guru Nanak Jayanti celebrated with great zeal!
With great enthusiasm and fervor, Presidians at Indirapuram celebrated Guru Nanak Jayanti by organizing a “Prabhat Pheri”.
Boys were dressed up in white kurta pajama with orange turban and girls were wearing suits, heads covered with the dupatta.
The Prabhat Pheri was led by “Panj Piyare” holding flags with Nishan Sahib on it. Vihaan Vishnoi holding sword led them by saying “Jo Bole So Nihal, Sat Sri Akal”, followed by Prakhar carrying “Guru Granth Sahib Ji” on his head, followed by rest of the class as “Sangat”, and passed through the corridors of the school. Kirtan “Aao nagar kirtan de darshan paiye” was also played.
Teachers explained the importance of celebrating the birth of Guru Nanak Dev Ji and also talked about his life and teachings.
Celebrating the festival of Sparkling Lights, Diwali!
Diwali is a most celebrated festival in India and stands out as a festival of sparkling lights, fun, and joy. It is a time for creative Rangoli and bandhanwar, decorating homes and time for the finest delicacies and pooja offerings.
Children always love to celebrate and they enjoy a lot during the festival. They always want to extend a helping hand in celebration. At Presidium, they celebrated Diwali with their friends and teachers by sharing sweets and Diwali wishes. They also made beautiful bandhanwar during club activity. Teachers shared stories about Diwali and children decorated their bandhanwar with bright colors, sparkles, glitters and other decorative material. Children know that bandhanwar is a decorative material in Diwali celebration and teacher made them aware that it is the name of a sacred gateway and it is used to decorate the main entrance of the home.
Children enjoyed the activity and they got a chance to use their creative bend of mind. They shared their ideas of decoration with their friends. It was a fun filled activity and it enhanced their joy of celebration when they carried home, their creative pieces as a token of love for their parents.
PRESIDIUM INDIRAPURAM HONOURS YOUNG ACHIEVERS IN A GRAND CEREMONY
Presidium, Indirapuram, hosted a grand ceremony, THE CHAIRPERSON HONOURS (October 2016 Meet), with a lot of excitement and enthusiasm. At the meet, Mrs. Sudha Gupta, the honorable Chairperson of Presidium, congratulated more than 230 Presidians for their extraordinary achievements in academics, sports and co-curricular activities. Presidium believes in the power of acknowledgement; it not only builds confidence but also strengthens the students’ determination to achieve more, steering them to a path set by great leaders and achievers. At the ceremony, parents of these young leaders relished every moment of this unforgettable experience, too.
Presidium features Rising Stars at Sports Day Prize Distribution!
Presidium, Indirapuram, hosted a grand event, Sports Day Prize Distribution ceremony, with great joy and excitement. The occasion was graced by Mrs. Sudha Gupta, the honorable Chairperson of Presidium for their achievement in Sports. The rising stars of Presidium have faith in the influence of Acknowledgement; it is a healthy ingredient that helps to cook strong determination and confidence that further boost in them, the inspiration to follow the path of becoming the leaders of tomorrow. With her heartiest congratulations and wishes, Mrs. Gupta, addressing the students, laments the words of praises.
THE ANNUAL ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE CEREMONY HELD AT PRESIDIUM INDIRAPURAM
Presidians were acknowledged for their outstanding achievements in the Annual Academic Excellence Ceremony, by the Hon'ble Chairperson, Mrs. Sudha Gupta. They were felicitated with Overall Excellence, Subject Excellence and 100% attendance awards for the session 2015-16. The students with exceptional results in the board examinations were also recognized at the event. Mrs. Gupta praised the students for their hard work and success and encouraged them to continue to learn with conviction and perform with such zeal in the future as well. She also congratulated the school leadership, teachers, and parents and acknowledged them for being the guiding force and strong pillars of support for the students.
The parents and teachers looked extremely proud when they witnessed their wards being awarded at the ceremony. The students beamed with confidence and joy as their immense hard work, sheer perseverance and determination was being applauded by all.
YOUTH PARLIAMENT: A STEPPING STONE FOR FUTURE POLITICAL THINKERS
The youth of today have the power to dream, believe and create a better and brighter tomorrow. Youth Parliament at Presidium is a platform for our young leaders at Presidium to speak up and make an impact on the burning agendas of national importance. It is a forum for debates, opinions and ideas with a fresh take on national issues. With their active participation at the Youth Parliament held recently at Presidium, students stepped forward to express and manifest their views in an organised way with the target being participative dialogue in a format exactly prevalent in the Indian parliament scenario.
Youth Parliament is a unique programme that gives exposure to students and challenges their intellect. It brings the students closer with their critical thinking abilities to resolve, reconcile and settle issues that affect the nation. It is not just a platform for debates and discussions but it also conditions great minds to be the future leaders and thinkers.
PMUN 2016 EMPOWERS STUDENTS TOWARDS GLOBAL LEADERSHIP, INDIRAPURAM
Climate change poses a fundamental threat to the places, species and people all over the world. We need to work together to resolve the issues and protect the earth and its environment. To adequately address this crisis we must understand the gravity of the matter and look towards well thought workable solutions.
This year’s theme for Presidium Model United Nations-2016 is ‘Presidium for Environment’ being addressed through 11 committees. PMUN seeks 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 students from Presidium, Indirapuram, availed the opportunity to be a part of the remarkable gathering of more than 500 students at the event. They brainstormed through sessions and agendas to secure the corrective actions required to deal with the current global environmental crisis that has struck the planet.
Such academic stimulations broaden the horizons of students towards the issues that affect our global community. They are an apt tool to develop skills of critical analysis and operative dialogue in them and have them plunge into the issues which plague humanity in today’s world. Such platforms invite the students to understand their responsibility towards the global community and see themselves in a meaningful position to impact and inspire a change.
NAVRASA-A MONUMENTAL JOURNEY INTO THE REALM OF HUMAN EMOTIONS
In an ostentatious and grandiose display of the ‘Nine Emotions’, Presidians undertook a journey into the realm of emotions titled ‘Navrasa’. The theatrical performances were woven into a tapestry of dance and music by them at Kamani auditorium on 3rd August. It was an effort to sculpt the art of students and present it in the form of a musical theatre.
The audience was immersed in the river of emotions and felt them like never before. They were swayed and moved by the dramatic finesse on display along with the perfect notes of music in symphony with flawless dance moves. Parents and teachers were equally enthralled by the enchanting depiction of the 9 emotions, their unending praise and applause was a proof to the huge success of the act.
The concept of 9 rasa’s guides students into understanding the human emotions better and also inculcates respect for the rich cultural heritage of India. The presentation indeed opened new vistas for students and unravelled the creative acumen in them.
MODEL UNITED NATIONS-DECODING THE GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL CRISIS
Global issues such as the environmental crisis are a menace for the human race. Discussions and debates on such issues play a key role in raising student awareness and fostering skills to contribute on a global level and come up with possible solutions. To bring students to the preface of the United Nations and familiarise them with its working and contributions, an interactive academic simulation was organised, famously known as the Presidium Model United Nations (PMUN).
At the session, the students divulged into the topics pertaining to the existential crisis that the environmental problems have created. Such encouraging rhetoric sessions challenge students to broaden their outlook, undertake responsibility, and holistically develop a sense of global citizenship in them thus leading them to join hands in the cause of saving mankind.