To commemorate the sacrifices of our brave hearts, Kargil Victory Day or Kargil Vijay Diwas is celebrated nationwide on 26 July every year. Kargil Day was celebrated at Presidium with a great sense of Patriotism and zeal. To pay reverence to the brave heroes of the nation who sacrificed their lives to protect sovereignty and peace. Students were told about the soldiers and in return acknowledged their brave deeds accomplished by them. The students also paid their respects to the highly spirited souls who guard the borders of India against enemy infiltration in extreme conditions.
Guru Purnima is a day celebrated by students to pay respect to their Guru. This day is celebrated on the birth anniversary of guru Ved Vyas. Guru refers to a spiritual guide who enlightens disciples by his knowledge and teachings. Guru Purnima is also celebrated by Buddhists in honour of Gautam Buddha to commemorate the day when Buddha gave his first sermon at Senate, UP. The festival was revived by Mahatma Gandhi to pay tribute to his spiritual guru Shrimad Raj Chandra. On this auspicious day of Guru Purnima, Presidians expressed their gratitude and respect towards their gurus through various forms of art as their teachings have always taught them to follow the path of wisdom and truthfulness.
Water is the most abundant compound on the Earth's surface. Water exists in solid, liquid, and gaseous states in nature which depend on the physical properties of water. Grade 2 students were introduced to all the important Properties of Water, i.e. Float, Sink, Smell, Taste, Colour, and shape of water. Students were encouraged to build their understanding by performing various class activities which gave them a real experience of the different properties of the water. They also got connected with the fact that few things mix with water and few don't. Our proud Presidians of Grade 2 showcased the Important Properties of water through different pictures and also learned the importance of water and ways to save water.
Eid al-Adha marks the culmination of the hajj (pilgrimage) rites at Minā, Saudi Arabia, near Mecca, and is celebrated by Muslims throughout the world. Eid al-Fitr is distinguished by the performance of communal prayer (ṣalāt) at daybreak on its first day. At Presidium, Eid was celebrated with great fervor and excitement. Students explained the meaning, purpose, and the subsequent celebration of Eid through posters, speech, etc. They were also told about how this festival brings special cheer for the students as they wear new clothes and get money or Eidi and relish sweets on the occasion.
Nelson Mandela International Day (or Mandela Day), in honour of Nelson Mandela, has been celebrated each year since 2009 on Mandela's birthday. Mandela Day is a global call to celebrate the idea that each individual has the power and ability to make an impact and transform the world. The celebration of this international day recognizes and gives credence to the former South African President Nelson Mandela’s commitment to human rights, conflict resolution, and reconciliation. An international campaign has been initiated by the Nelson Mandela Foundation on Nelson Mandela Day, which sums up what Mandela stands for. To promote Nelson Mandela Day students of the Presidium celebrated this day through sharing slogans, speeches, and posters.
International Justice Day is observed every year on July 17, with the main aim to promote international criminal justice and as a way to support the work of the International Criminal Court. This is also celebrated in order to unite everyone who wants to support justice, promote victim's rights, and prevent serious crimes. People worldwide aspire for peace, justice, and respect for the rule of law and human dignity. Students at Presidium identified the importance of the same and felt motivated and aspired to be just in their acts. Discussions on being courageous and just were taken up with students.
The phases of the Moon are the different ways the Moon looks from Earth over about a month. The different shapes of the lit portion of the Moon that can be seen from Earth are known as phases of the Moon. A phase is an angle of the Moon to the Earth so it appears differently every day. Grade 3 students of Presidium enjoyed the activity of creating different phases of the Moon through cut and paste art.
कक्षा - 7 बच्चों ने विशेषण शब्द व उसके भेद क्रियाकलाप के अंतर्गत विशेषण शब्दों व भेद पर चर्चा की व समझ बनाने के उपरांत अपनी समझ को भिन्न डिजाइनों में उकेरा व कक्षा के समक्ष प्रस्तुत किया। इस प्रकार बच्चो ने अपनी समझ का प्रयोग कर कक्षा में बढ़ चढ़ कर भाग लिया व कक्षा को रोचक बनाया।
National Doctors Day, observed to thank the doctors for their humane services to mankind every year on July 1st, is very special for every medical practitioner. This day is also observed to pay tribute to Dr. B. C. Roy and salute the spirit of his dedication. The red carnation was chosen as the official symbol of Doctors Day because the colour of the flower is in spirit with the character of the medical profession. It represents adoration, charity, sacrifice, bravery, and audacity. Presidians paid a grand salute and heartfelt gratitude to all the medical professionals who have ethically treated patients and are serving society irrespective of all odds and amidst severe pandemic conditions.