Infographics are used as a powerful tool to allow students to easily digest information and help students to develop their own graphics. Student enthusiasts of Grade 8 enjoyed creating Infographics wherein they put down the information discussed from the chapter, in a graphic mode and provided information on the topic. By making Infographics students shared their understanding of the chapter in a step-by-step.
National Cancer Awareness Day was first announced by the Indian Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Dr. Harsh Vardhan in September 2014, and that 7th November will be observed as National Cancer Awareness Day every year to generate awareness about early detection and avoid leading cancer-causing lifestyles. Presidians also participated in this awareness program by making posters, drawings, etc.
Bhai Dooj is one of the very few festivals which reaffirms the pious relation of siblings. Presidium also celebrated this festival on Dwitiya Tithi of Chaitra Paksha with great enthusiasm & zeal. On this day, sisters applied Tilak on their brothers' forehead & prayed for their well-being. Brothers also gave gifts to their sisters for showing their affection.
Virtual Diwali Celebration- Diwali, the festival of lights was celebrated with great avidity and zeal at Presidium to make the students understand the importance of Diwali. ‘Deepavali’ literally means an ‘array of lights.' The festival spiritually signifies the victory of light over darkness, knowledge over ignorance, good over evil, and hope over despair. The special morning assembly wherein students delivered speeches on the significance of the festival and the relevance of eco-friendly celebrations. The assembly was filled with festive spirit and fervour.
National unity day - also known as Rashtriya Ekta Diwas is observed each year on 31st October to commemorate the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. This year marks the 144th birth anniversary of Sardar Patel, Iron man of India. Presidians celebrated national unity day to provide an opportunity to reaffirm the inherent strength and resilience of our nation to withstand the actual and potential threats to the unity, integrity, and security of our country. Students learned about the various contributions of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel in building the nation.
Talent Hunt is an event, which gives a platform to students to represent their talents in any field. It not only helps the participating students to show their abilities but also motivates other students to come upfront and show their hidden potential. Grade 4 and 5 students of Presidium displayed their abilities magnificently. All the students actively participated in the event and have shown their enthusiasm and dedication in their efforts. We take the opportunity to congratulate each participant for making the competition a platform to explore, learn and harness the skills we all have.
Eid-e-Milad is celebrated to commemorate the birth of Prophet Muhammad. People on the day of Eid-e-Milad start their day with a morning prayer followed by a procession and large gathering in mosques. Children are narrated stories of Muhammad, about his life and preachings as mentioned in the Holy Quran. The day ends with donations towards the needy and poor people. Friends and family are also invited to be a part of the festivities. At Presidium Eid Milad was celebrated with great fervor and excitement. Students explained the meaning, purpose, and the subsequent celebration of the day through posters, speech, and play.
The festival Dussehra makes a massive contribution as it is the culmination of the nine-day Navratri festival and with the tenth day of the Durga puja festival. Dussehra is also known as Vijayadashami as it is also a celebration of female divinity as it marks the killing of the demon Mahishasura by goddess Durga. Dussehra was celebrated virtually at Presidium keeping the festive spirit alive. The festivals mark Lord Rama's victory over Ravana and reinforce the message that good always triumphs over evil. The Programme began with a soulful invocation song followed by speeches. Dance and theatrical performances by students glorified the celebrations. The primary objective of the entire show was to convince the students that no matter how intelligent a person is, his pride will be the reason for his collapse.