PRESIDIANS LEARN ABOUT PLACE VALUE USING THERMOCOL GLASSES
Mathematics is a dynamic subject-it is constantly changing and can never be static. It challenges us to
new horizons and forces us to look at new goals. To enhance the Mathematical skills of the students of Presidium Raj Nagar, a ‘Thermocol Activity’ was recently organised for the students of grade 3. Students learned how quantities can be shown using objects, words, actual numbers, base 10 blocks, etc., It helped solidify their understanding of what a written number really represents. As students learned about expanded form, they improved their understanding of place value, which helped them in other mathematical operations.
PRESIDIANS EMERGE VICTORIOUS AT THE ITF TAEKWONDO CHAMPIONSHIP
‘Victory doesn’t come to those who never fail, But to those who never quit.’ At Presidium, we believe in nurturing leaders of tomorrow. Young prodigies of Presidium Raj Nagar got an opportunity to participate in the 30th Delhi State ITF Taekwon-do Championship. Students exhibited extraordinary determination and courage to emerge victorious in the various levels of the game. The event provided a much needed exposure to the students and a platform to showcase their innate skills where 3650 Students participated from 192 schools across the region. Presidians won 3 Gold Medals, 4 Silver and 4 Bronze Medals in the Championship.
PRESIDIANS DEVELOP KEY MATHEMATICAL CONCEPTS WITH RANGOMETRY KITS
In order to promote the use of innovative ways for developing Number Sense, Mathematical Concepts and Reasoning, Presidium Raj Nagar organised a Maths Activity for students of grade 1 wherein students used Rangometry Kits with various shapes. They were asked to identify and describe the properties of simple shapes and patterns. The activity aimed to promote Critical Thinking and Problem Solving in classroom with the help of Jodo Gyan kits. The activity was thoroughly enjoyed by students as it fostered their analytical skills. Students felt that learning through this approach was quite an amusing experience and felt confident about the subject, thus eliminating fear of mathematics.
CELEBRATING WORLD HUMAN RIGHTS DAY WITH A SPECIAL ASSEMBLY
PRESIDIANS CREATE AWARENESS TO END VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN
“There is no tool for development more effective than the empowerment of women.” – Kofi Annan
Violence against women is one of the most widespread, persistent and devastating human rights violations in our world. In order to acknowledge the role of women in our society and also to give prominence to their existence, violence against their identity should be brought to a halt. With this thought, a special assembly was organized at Presidium Raj Nagar for the students of grade 6-9 to discuss about the need and importance of women empowerment. The event commenced with the school prayer and thought of the day followed by a skit on empowerment of women. The assembly ended up with a Vote of Thanks by the VP Academics Ms. Shradha Agarwal.
PRESIDIANS CONDUCT AN INFORMATIVE ASSEMBLY ON CONSTITUTION DAY
“The constitution is the guide which I never will abandon.” – George Washington
The preamble of a Constitution sets out the main objectives which the legislature seeks to secure for the people. It expresses what the legislature has dreamt or thought to achieve. In order to achieve something, one must abide by the rules and Regulations. A special assembly was organized at Presidium Raj Nagar for the students of grades 6 to 9 to discuss about the need and importance of having a constitution. The event commenced with the school prayer and thought of the day followed by a skit on enforcement of the constitution. The students had put up an amazing skit which taught them about how a government is elected; the divisions of executive, legislature and judiciary and so on. The entire assembly was a delight to the eyes.
YOUNG PRESIDIANS EXTEND THEIR WISHES ON THE OCCASION OF GURPURAB
A special assembly was organized at Presidium, Raj Nagar for the students of Grade Nur - III to mark the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev ji. The event commenced with a brief introduction of Guru Nanak Dev Ji wherein the significance of Gurpurab and various rituals associated with the festival were discussed by the confident speakers. Later, the Mool Mantra of Sikh religion, ‘Ik Onkar’ was recited
by young singers. students put up an amazing skit which left the audience spellbound. The entire assembly was a delight to the eyes. The assembly ended up with the Vote of Thanks by the beloved Principal, Ms. Reena Charles.
PRESIDIANS SPREAD THE MESSAGE OF PEACE AND BROTHERHOOD ON 'EID'
A celebration in the form of special assemblies is an effort to sensitize students towards living in harmony in a diverse society. Eid, the festival of love and brotherhood was recently celebrated at Presidium Raj Nagar. The celebrations began with a brief introduction highlighting the cultural and social importance of the festival. After a wonderful introduction, students presented a beautiful skit. This was accompanied by an energetic dance performance by the young Presidians. The entire school gathered at the atrium to celebrate the spirit of joy and peace. The assembly ended with students wishing “Eid Mubarak” to all.
PRESIDIANS SPREAD THE MESSAGE OF HUMANITY ON WORLD KINDNESS DAY
World Kindness Day was introduced in 1998 by the World Kindness Movement, a coalition of nations’ kindness NGOs. World Kindness Day is celebrated to highlight good deeds in the community focusing on the positive power and the common thread of kindness which binds us. Kindness is a fundamental part of the human condition which bridges the divides of race religion, politics, gender and zip codes. Celebrating the kindness among all human beings, the students of rades Nursery to 3, prepared a special assembly. The school prayer was followed by a dance and song by the young Presidians. The Principal gave a special speech telling the students about the importance of being kind and helping others. students spread the message of kindness and humanity through their posters and activities. They taught us how kindness is an important value for all humans that goes a long way in life.
NATIONAL EDUCATION DAY: HIGHLIGHTING THE IMPORTANCE OF EDUCATION
‘Education is the most powerful weapon that one can use to change the world.’ National Education Day commemorates the birth anniversary of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, the first education minister of independent India. Understanding the value and importance of education, the students of Presidium Rajnagar celebrated the National Education Day through a special assembly where the students of grades 4 to 9 put forth their ideas and thoughts; telling how education helps one and all. The assembly started with the school prayer, followed by a speech, song and skit telling the importance of education. Through the assembly, students highlighted how education is like oxygen for the survival of the world and how learning has no age limits.