CELEBRATING THE IDEALS OF PEACE & HARMONY ON WORLD PEACE DAY
"Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding"
The International Day of Peace is observed around the world each year on 21st September. Established in 1981 by unanimous United Nations resolution, Peace Day provides globally shared date for all humanity to commit to Peace above all differences and to contribute to building a Culture of Peace. To celebrate this day, an activity of Poster Making was planned for Presidians of Grade 2. Students were sensitised about the topic and were made aware of the need for "Peace" for our well-being also.
DAUGHTER’S DAY:STUDENTS REMEMBER SUCCESS OF NATION’S DAUGHTERS
"Daughters are the joy of a mother and father’s heart, beauty and sweetness describe them from the start."
Every year, the fourth Sunday of September is celebrated as Daughters Day in India, this year the day falls on September 26. On this day, parents appreciate their daughters and celebrate the gift of their existence. This day was first founded to get rid of the stigma around having a girl child. However, people often celebrate it by sharing wishes, presents, and chocolates with their daughters. Presidians of Grade 2 and 3 celebrated this beautiful day in club period where all talented girls dressed up as one of the famous female Indian personalities like Mary Kom, Sania Mirza, Kalpana Chawla, Priyanka Chopra, Indira Gandhi, etc. or even as their beautiful mother, sister, grandmother or aunt and also spoke few lines about them. Amazing boys prepared two to three lines on the topic of daughter's day or some of them even recited a poem or slogan to appreciate all the wonderful daughters of our country for their hard work.
STUDENTS DISCOVER THE POWER OF WORDS WITH SHOW & TELL ACTIVITY
Show and tell sets the stage for children to become comfortable when speaking in public. Presidium school organized a Show and Tell competition for tiny tots. The main aim of this competition was to help to build their self-confidence and self-esteem. It enabled them to improve their descriptive skills by communicating feelings, thoughts, and emotions with words. During this competition, students showed their objects to teachers, they had to speak a few lines about their object. It goes without saying that student’s involvement in individual activity infuses their originality, self-confidence & self-reliance. The inspiring presentation left no stone unturned to achieve a realistic appraisal of their skills and to discover the power of spoken words.
हिंदी दिवस के अवसर पर प्रेसीडीअंस ने बढ़ाया हिंदी भाषा का मान
हिन्दी हमारी राष्ट्र भाषा ही नहीं,पहचान भी है|
हिन्दी इस देश का गौरव ही नहीं,सम्मान भी है|
हिन्दी भारत की राष्ट्रभाषा सन् १९१८ से है, जब महात्मा गाँधी जी ने हिन्दी सम्मेलन में हिन्दी भाषा को राष्ट्रभाषा बनाने का प्रस्ताव रखा| १४ सितम्बर १९४९ को संविधान सभा ने निर्णय लिया था कि भारत की राष्ट्रभाषा हिन्दी ही होगी| इस निर्णय को महत्व देने के लिए और हिन्दी के उपयोग को प्रचलित करने के लिए साल १९५३ के उपरांत हर साल १४ सितम्बर को ‘हिन्दी दिवस’ मनाया जाता है| हमारे देश की राष्ट्रभाषा को बढ़ावा देने के लिए कक्षा १,२ और ३ के बच्चों के लिए ऑनलाइन कक्षा के दौरान ‘हिन्दी दिवस’ का आयोजन किया गया| इस गतिविधि के दौरान बच्चों को अपनी राष्ट्रभाषा से जुड़ने में मदद मिली| इस गतिविधि के अंतर्गत बच्चों ने प्रसिद्ध साहित्यकार,कवि और कवयित्री का पात्र निभाते हुए उनका परिचय दिया अथवा उनके द्वारा लिखे गए प्रसिद्ध दोहे, नारे और कविताएँ ऑनलाइन कक्षा के दौरान सभी के समक्ष सुनाईl हिन्दी लिपि के उनके प्रारंभिक साल वर्णमाला से होती है तो बच्चोँ ने अक्षर और शब्द पेड़ बना कर उत्साहपूर्वक हिन्दी दिवस मनाया l
PRESIDIANS CELEBRATE GANESH CHATURTHI WITH UTMOST DEVOTION & JOY
“विघ्नेश्वराय वरदाय सुरप्रियाय लम्बोदराय सकलाय जगद्धितायं। नागाननाथ श्रुतियज्ञविभूषिताय गौरीसुताय गणनाथ नमो नमस्ते॥”
Lord Ganesha is believed to be the lord of resolving obstacles. Ganesh Chaturthi is one of the major festivals in Hinduism which is held for 11 days every year. At the end of the eleven days comes the Anant Chaturdashi, where devotees immerse their statues of the deity into seas and rivers. The devotees pray to their idol Lord Ganesha to bring peace, prosperity, and happiness into their homes. Ganesh Aarti is performed in the morning and evening and the offerings of modak and ladoos are made to the deity. Children at Presidium made this festival fun and frolic. Students wore traditional clothes and made crafts and beautiful drawings of Lord Ganesha followed by movie watching and singing prayers and Lord Ganesha’s songs and also exchanged different names of Ganesh Ji in-class discussion.
TEACHER’S DAY: PRESIDIANS SAY THANK YOU TO THEIR DEAR TEACHERS
“A good teacher can inspire hope, ignite the imagination, and instill a love of learning.” Teacher’s day- A special day dedicated to all the teachers, is celebrated all over India on 5 September to honour one of the greatest Scholars, Diplomats, President of our country, and most importantly a great teacher- Dr. Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan. Each teacher plays a vital role in making the students' accountable citizens of tomorrow and yet the leaders of tomorrow. So in honour of the teachers who indulge in the thankless work all throughout the year, the little Presidians presented a token of love to the teachers in the form of songs and poems and celebrated Teacher’s day with great gusto and gaiety. Students presented special acts depicting their favorite teacher. Students acknowledged their teachers, by their sweet words, who bestowed love and care on them every single moment.
SKIT COMPETITION: PRESIDIANS DISPLAY THEIR CREATIVE EXPRESSION
A Skit Competition was conducted to enhance the imagination skills, powers of creative expression, and linguistic skills of the children. It was an inter-club activity. Leaders presented on the topic “mental health”, Supremes club depicted “Gender discrimination” while the other clubs presented on other topics also like Brain drain, etc. All topics were very well presented in a well-synchronized manner. The students participated enthusiastically in the competition as they got an opportunity to showcase their talent in dramatization, linguistic skills, and self talent. The competition was greatly helpful and encouraging in boosting the self-confidence of students.
Presidium will keep on organizing such competitions in near future also to enhance and inculcate our budding artists.
STUDENTS RECAPITULATE THEMES IN CULMINATION ACTIVITY
Culmination activities not just enhance and discover the skills of students, but also shows what knowledge you learned and skills that were improved and earned. Keeping this in mind a culmination was organized in grade nursery. Students enjoyed recapitulation of different topics done under different themes like Myself, summer season and rainy season, etc.
PRESIDIANS CELEBRATE THE DIVINE SPIRIT WITH VIGOR!
Krishna Janmashtami, also known simply as Janmashtami or Gokulashtami, is an annual Hindu festival that celebrates the birth of Krishna, the eighth avatar of Vishnu. The birthday of Lord Krishna was celebrated by the students of Presidium School with great fervor and gaiety. The young Presidians were dressed up as Radha and Shri Krishna. It brought devotion, creativity, enjoyment, and fun all together. A splendidly colorful setup was created online, and the entire environment was full of festivity and zest. The students presented songs, bhajan, and dance performances dedicated to Lord Krishna. To further enhance the knowledge of students about the festival of Janmashtami, the mythological stories of Krishna, Radha, Kans – were shown to them. The students made various crafts like matki making and Lord Krishna’s flute-bansuri. The students were delighted to hear the stories of little Krishna and his playful acts.
PRESIDIANS CELEBRATE SPORTS FOR ITS MANIFOLD BENEFITS!
Sports are very essential for every human life which keeps them fit, fine and gives physical strength. Sports in school help in preparing students to face the challenges of life. They enhance the physical and mental abilities of students and help them achieve the goals of their life. One can realize the importance of sports by the various national and international sporting events organized all over the world. With the same viewpoint, the little leaders of Presidium in the Junior wing did various physical development exercises. In the Senior wing, students were divided into teams and were asked to create a game/sports which they played in the class with other teammates. These activities build a spirit of enthusiasm and enhance the intellectual and mindful skills of the students which are an essential part of Sports.