CELEBRATING OUR ROOTS, GRANDPARENTS!
"Nobody can do for little children what grandparents do. Grandparents sort of sprinkle stardust over the lives of little children." Grandparents are the family's greatest treasure, the founders of a loving legacy, the greatest storytellers, and the keepers of tradition. Grandparents are the family's strong foundation. Through their special love and care, grandparents keep a family close at heart. To honor them, Presidium involved Grandparents in special activities. Students presented a beautiful token of love (flowers, crown, sash, etc.) to their grandparents. Daadi, Daadu, Naani, and Nani shared a few experiences with children and even sang lovely songs. Children as well as grandparents had a fantastic time.
PRESIDIANS CELEBRATE THE SOLEMN FESTIVAL OF RAKSHA BANDHAN!
'The love between a brother and a sister is one of the deepest and virtuous of human emotions.' Rakshabandhan is a festival that celebrates the love and affection between brother and sister. The bonding between the two is simply remarkable and is beyond words. Students of Presidium celebrated this festival with abundant fondness and enthusiasm. Students of grade nursery to seventh eagerly celebrated the solemn festival of Rakshabandhan. The students of class 4 presented a meaningful skit on the significance of this blessed festival. The ethos of the festival was further conveyed through the recitation of poems, sharing the pictures of the celebration and enthralling dance performances.
PRESIDIANS MARK FRIENDSHIP DAY WITH GREAT ZEAL & ZEST!
Friendship is a bond which ties two souls together. National Friendship Day was originally founded by Hallmark in 1919. It was intended to be a day for people to celebrate their friendship by sending each other cards. Students of Presidium celebrated friendship day with great zeal and zest. They created beautiful friendship bands and cards and expressed themselves through poems, quotes, and speeches.
PRESIDIANS MARK THE GLOBAL TIGER DAY WITH A CAMPAIGN!
The International Tiger Day (also known as Global Tiger Day) is celebrated every year on 29 July to raise awareness about tiger conservation, promote the protection of the natural habitat of tigers and support tiger conservation issues. The annual day is celebrated with the slogan, "Their survival is in our hands." It's said that "Where tigers thrive, it is a sign that the ecosystem is healthy." Bringing this global issue in everyone's notice and taking a step ahead in saving Tigers students of Presidium did a campaign by making posters, sharing their thoughts, and expressing their views through different slogans and poems.
PRESIDIANS CELEBRATE WOMEN'S DAY WITH SPECIAL ASSEMBLY
A woman in any form should be celebrated and honored; be it as a mother, sister, daughter or wife. A woman is a symbol of love, God’s finest and beautiful creation.” With this thought Presidium, commenced the special assembly on International Women’s Day hosted by the students of grade -3. The Assembly began with a didactic prayer followed by some inspirational thoughts. Students also sang a beautiful poem to acknowledge all the women for making this world a better place to live in. The aim of the assembly was not only to entertain the students but also to depict the power of women. The students also showcased the power of women through role-play and made everyone realize the great power women have for the well being of the family and society.
PRESIDIANS LEARN ABOUT THE PEOPLE AROUND US!
Community Helpers are the people in professions that directly impact the lives of others. All of us need to know how Community Helpers work. To instill knowledge, and gratitude towards community helpers amongst the students of grade - nursery and prep, a reciprocal activity was taken up. The students were told about the significance of Community helpers and how our lives are inter- connected. The students were also briefed about many community helpers who are easily identified by their work attire or clothes and means of transport. The students of grade prep also came dressed up as their favorite community helper and spoke in appreciation about the good things they do to make a difference in our lives. This activity also helps to instill in them respect for all professions and learn to value them better.
PRESIDIANS ORGANIZE ENGAGING ACTIVITIES TO PROMOTE SOCIAL JUSTICE
Social justice is a concept of fair and just relations between the individual and society. Social justice assigns rights and duties in the institutions of society, which enables people to receive the basic benefits and burdens of cooperation. Such awareness was created among Presidians through various activities like Nukkad Natak, poem, speech and rally by grade 3 students. They learned how each one of us can bring change in society as together we form a community. They learned how their contribution to the community will be helpful in poverty eradication, promotion of full employment and decent work, gender equity and justice for all as they will be the entrepreneurs of the future who will create job opportunities for others.
PRESIDIANS LEARN ABOUT THE THEME OF TRAVEL
Travel opens your heart, broadens your mind and fills your life with stories to tell. Students of Presidium, under the theme 'Travel', shared their stories of nearby and far away places. They got an understanding of the kind of planning required for traveling, exploring all important information given on a ticket. Children learned about different modes and classification of transport in terms of land, water, air transport. Through this theme, they got to know about the transformation in transport from ancient times to the present time. They shared their personal experience of traveling in the metro and designed a photo album using their real-life experience of traveling.
PRESIDIANS ENHANCE THEIR KNOWLEDGE ABOUT SOLAR SYSTEM
Children have always been fascinated and mesmerized by the Solar System. To recapitulate and to equip them with better understanding an activity to share about the solar system was organised under the theme - Solar System. The students shared about the shape of the Earth, difference between Earth and Globe, understanding about Rotation and Revolution which causes day and night. They were also told facts about Earth's axis and orbit. It was an enthralling experience to see students talk about the solar system and its planets. Some of the students shared about the Space Explorers, Space Station and also different space agencies. They stood tall and proudly shared their understanding and findings.
AN INFORMATIVE ROAD SAFETY WORKSHOP AT PRESIDIUM
Presidium in collaboration with the Indian Road Safety Campaign and Hindustan Times conducted a workshop on ROAD SAFETY to instill road sense among students. The Workshop highlighted and emphasized the need for following Rules and to have safer roads. The significance of road signs was discussed at length by showing a PowerPoint Presentation wherein the students were briefed upon the classifications of the traffic signs like Mandatory Road Signs, Cautionary Road Signs and Informatory Road Signs. They were also advised to always wear helmets with perfect fit and to wear seat belts while driving. Students were also informed about the Good Samaritan Law and how important it is to save others lives.
They also promised to share their knowledge with parents and relatives to stay safe.