PRESIDIANS VISIT AGRA TO KNOW MORE ABOUT MUGHAL HISTORY & CULTURE
Our young history buffs of grade 4, Presidium Indirapuram, recently took a fun-filled trip to Agra - Fatehpur Sikri. After spending some time unwinding, the students and teachers went to Fatehpur Sikri to revive their interesting history lessons. They were accompanied by guides, who enabled them to delve into the rich history and culture of the Mughal era. The Presidians also watched documentaries about the Mughal history and culture on their way back to hotel, where a thrilling DJ night was awaiting.
Donning their dancing shoes, the students gave memorable performances, ending the night with all fun and frolics. Next day, they visited Taj Mahal, the monument for which Agra is the most famous. Awestruck with the beauty and aura of this mighty symbol of Mughal architecture, they learnt many new facts about the place. Giving students an opportunity to bond with their dear friends and loving teachers, this trip will definitely remain etched in their memory forever!
INTER-SCHOOL PAPER FOLDING CONTEST:LITTLE PRIYANSHI BAGS 3RD RANK
Presidium Indirapuram proudly congratulates our grade prep student, Priyanshi Yadav for bagging 3rd position in Bouquet of Joy Paper Folding Competition of a grand Inter-School Fiesta - Nav Udaan. Held at APJ School, Noida, this competition featured a string of contests for young students, wherein around 30 prestigious schools of Delhi/NCR participated.
Kudos to Priyanshi and her mentor!
SPECIAL CHILDREN OF SPARSH THANK THEIR KIND FRIENDS AT PRESIDIUM
Albert Pike once said “what we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal.”
It was a delight to welcome the special children of Sparsh at Presidium Indirapuram as they came to see and thank their generous friends, who contributed for their welfare on the occasion of Children's Day. The young Presidians expressed that being the support system of these lovely special children, who through multiple difficulties have made it this far in this striving world, is an honour. Students from both the schools mingled happily and it was overwhelming to see our young philanthropists discovering humanity with the special children.
WISE PRESIDIANS PRESENT SPECIAL ASSEMBLY ON IMPORTANCE OF TIME
“My favorite things in life don’t cost any money. It’s really clear that the most precious resource we all have is time.” - Steve Jobs
To sensitize and make everyone realize the importance of time, the students of grade 3 recently presented a special assembly. The assembly started with a beautiful skit, wherein the Presidians of Indirapuram participated with extraordinary passion and vigour to showcase the impact of procrastination, tardiness and rush on an individual’s life. It was an amalgamation of theater and dance, which focused on cultivating punctuality and time management among students. Inculcating the understanding that time waits for no one, the assembly concluded that time is precious and invaluable.
YOUNG AMBASSADORS OF ENVIRONMENT INSPIRE ALL TO REDUCE WASTE
Under our Environment Awareness Programme, the students of grades 4 and 5 from Presidium Indirapuram created beautiful pieces of jewellery from old newspapers. This activity not only provided a platform to children to showcase their creativity but also made them realize the importance and ways of reusing newspaper. They learnt that reducing waste is one of the best ways to save environment. They created various accessories like bangles, bracelets, necklaces and earrings to be gifted to specially to their mothers and sisters. Some children created very innovative and unique things like crowns, belts and even hair-bands. Our young ambassadors of environment inspired others to reduce waste and make the best out of waste!
LITTLE PRESIDIANS PERFORM BRILLIANTLY IN INTER-CLASS SPELLATHON
Spelling is important because it aids in reading. It helps cement the connection that is shared between sounds and letters.
Considering this, an Inter-Class Spellathon Competition was recently organized for the students of grades 1 and 2 in the premises of Presidium Indirapuram. The enjoyable competition gave the students a platform to learn spellings in different fun-filled ways. The competition was divided in two rounds - Spell Bee, wherein the children were asked to write 20 words, and the final round, which consisted of questions like fill in the missing letters, make a word from jumbled letters, big word-small word and who am I. Children were really excited and each and every child performed brilliantly.
TALENTED CHIRAG BAGGED BRONZE AT CBSE SKATING ZONAL CHAMPIONSHIP
Presidium Indirapuram recently participated in the CBSE Skating Zonal Championship held at Delhi Public School, Meerut. We heartily congratulate our talented grade 9 student Chirag Verma for winning the exalted bronze medal in this competition under the mentorship of our skating coaches Mr. Kishan Kumar and Mr. Surender Kumar.Witnessing grand participation of around 1600 students from 62 schools, this contest presented a series of phenomenal performances.
MICROSOFT ONENOTE 2016: TEACHERS EXPERIENCE A NEW LEARNING AVENUE
Technology is not just a tool. It can give learners a voice that they may not have had before.
As we sail through the 21st century, technology in the classroom is becoming more and more predominant. Realizing the importance of introduction of latest technology to our teachers, so that it can be taught to our students, Presidium Indirapuram recently organized a workshop on Microsoft Outlook, conducted by KIPS Publishing House. The workshop enhanced the educators' technological skills by teaching them how to use the software OneNote 2016 effectively in the class and make their classroom a fun place for learning. It started with a small presentation by Mr. Gurmeet Singh with assistance of his fellow mates - Mr. Salman and Mr. Rohit. After the presentation, the teachers explored different tools of the software and how they can effectively incorporate those tools in their classrooms. Full of knowledge and new learning, this interactive session not only made the teachers more confident but also more creative.
LITTLE PRESIDIANS SHOWCASE THEIR CREATIVITY WITH STORYTELLING
One thing has not changed much in 1000 years that there is still no better way to stir emotions than a good story. A good story can imbibe the right values in the most impressionable age.
To enhance the speaking skills and confidence of our pre-primary grade students, Presidium Indirapuram recently organised a ‘Storytelling Competition’. The little Presidians participated with full of zeal and came up with attention-grabbing stories. Their usage of props and various captivating storytelling techniques showcased their creativity. The competition not only enhanced their vocabulary and awareness about the world, but also developed their love for stories. With this competition, our Presidians got an opportunity to learn how to pair gestures and words to bring characters and their actions to life. It was truly, a memorable day.
OUR YOUNG CHESS MAESTROS MAKE IT TO THE CBSE CHESS NATIONALS
Great things come from hard work and perseverance!
With hearts packed with happiness and pride, the Presidium family congratulates the little grandmasters of Indirapuram for adding another feather to our glory. These talented Presidians outshined at the CBSE Chess Zonal by winning 5 GOLD MEDALS. Held at Indirapuram Public School, the Chess Championship witnessed participation of 738 students from over 59 schools. Many congratulations to Anukriti Sharma, Prabhav Aggarwal, Azal Nasir, Kavya Aggarwal and Dhairya Gupta for winning gold medals.
Kudos to our young Chess maestros for getting selected for CBSE Nationals!