Talent Hunt serves as a wonderful platform to encourage the students to explore and express their talent. To showcase their talent, an online Talent Hunt Competition was organized by Presidium School for class VI. The activity's objective was to discover the hidden talents in the students and inculcate the values of discipline among them. The students participated enthusiastically in the event. Students showcased their skill in dance, music, mono acting, drawing, and many more. The young talent with their creative minds and innate caliber were at their best. They put up a scintillating display of their talent. All the events kept the audience spellbound and entertained throughout.
Ganesh Chaturthi is a ten-day Hindu festival celebrated to honour the elephant-headed God Ganesha's birthday. Modak, the rice flour dumplings are prepared and offered as prasad, during the Ganesh Utsav, and there is no missing these. To celebrate this auspicious occasion, students of grade 3 Presidium school celebrated this festival with full devotion by making Ganesh's favorite 'Modak' using their favourite Oreo biscuits. It was a treat to our eyes to see students making Modaks with full enthusiasm and zeal.
Dance is a performing art. It is when people move to a musical rhythm. Some people dance to express their feelings and emotions. Other people dance to feel better. Dance can be used to tell a story. There are many kinds of dances, and every human society has its dances. Grade Prep Presidians participated in the dance competition with full zeal and enthusiasm. The theme for the competition was "folk." A folk dance reflects the life of the people of a certain country or region. Our tiny tots presented their talent gracefully on the stage.
Akshay Urja Diwas is an awareness campaign about the development of renewable energy in India, celebrated on August 20, every year since 2004. The day commemorates the birthday of former Prime Minister, Rajiv Gandhi. On this occasion, to create awareness among the students, grade IX students conducted a presentation. They presented the need to conserve and preserve various forms of energy through one-act play and posters. It was an enriching experience for all of them.
Presidians celebrated the 74th Independence Day of India with great enthusiasm and patriotic fervour. They paid tribute to all the freedom fighters who sacrificed their lives. Dressed in hues of tricolour the staff and the students graced the flag hoisting ceremony followed by the National Anthem. Students of grade Nursery, Prep, and One listened to stories about the freedom fighters and also discussed India's National symbols. Students made Tulips by paper folding and also made tricolour birds along with dance on patriotic songs. Grade two and three students participated in activities wherein they enacted as Freedom Fighters and made tricolour sandwiches spreading the message of peace, non-violence, and love for the nation and enjoyed this patriotic day followed by sharing and patriotic songs. Young patriots of Grade 4, 5, and 6 made a tricolour fruit trifle using fruits and ice cream.
Celebrated on August 12 of every year, the International Youth Day draws attention to the issues faced by youth all over the world. The awareness day is celebrated after the United Nations' initiative to focus on the world's youth. The theme of International Youth Day 2020, is "Youth Engagement for Global Action" seeks to highlight how the engagement of young people at the local, national and global levels is enriching national and multilateral institutions and processes. To celebrate the International Youth Day, Presidium had organized a Radio Show Activity for the students to understand the importance and need of youth for their country. The students of grade 7 and 8 presented different topics like education, health, mental and physical well being, ways to engage youth for the development of the economy through presenting a radio show. The activity gave students the opportunity to understand themselves and their capability in a better way. The Presidians also gave a wonderful message through this activity, "Empowerment through education has the ability to bring positive change to the lives of young people and release them from the grip of poverty."
"Janmashtami is celebrated as the birthday of Lord Krishna, one of the most powerful reincarnations of Lord Vishnu. According to the Hindu calendar, this festival is celebrated on the Ashtami of Krishna Paksha or the 8th day of the dark fortnight in Bhadon. This day indicated the beginning of hope in the older times; hope, that the malicious rule of Kansa would soon end. To seek the blessings of Lord Krishna, Janmashtami was celebrated by grade 3 students with mirth and joy. While this religious importance was not lost, this day signifies a lot more to modern India. The spirit of festivity was enhanced with the feelings of devotion towards Lord Krishna by decorating 'Dahi Haandi.' It was fascinating to see students engaged in the task and beautifully depicting their creativity and innovation in the form of Decorations. They were also guided by their teachers that they could decorate Jhoola, mukut and other belongings of Lord Krishna