HOLI BINDS PRESIDIANS TOGETHER IN AN UNCONDITIONAL BOND OF LOVE
Holi is a time to reach out with the colours of joy. It is the time to love and forgive. It is the time to express the happiness of being loved and to be loved through colours.
By keeping the theme of 'unity in diversity' in mind, Presidium Raj Nagar recently organised a special assembly where our students were seen displaying their innate talents and abilities. Not only did this exposure allowed them to embrace diversity, but also showed them how festivals bind the Indians together in an unconditional bond of love. The event got even more exciting when the toddlers from grades nursery and prep grooved to the enthralling songs of festival. In the sequel, Presidians recited poems related to Holi. The event culminated with a very special note to all the students and teachers that, 'nature has always loved us and now it’s time for us to love it back, play safe Holi and love nature'.
LITTLE PRESIDIANS CELEBRATE ANIMAL LIFE AT ANIMAL THEMED PARTY
LITTLE PRESIDIANS CELEBRATE ANIMAL LIFE AT ANIMAL THEMED PARTY
"Until one has loved an animal, a part of one's soul remains unawakened!" - Anatole France
Keeping the same thought in mind, an Animal Party was recently organised for the students of grades nursery and prep at Presidium, Raj Nagar. The classrooms were transformed into little animal kingdoms and the young Presidians brightened up the theme party by dressing up in different adorable animal costumes. The idea was to celebrate animal life in all its forms and being thankful for the ways in which animals enrich our lives. It was a wonderful experience for the little Presidians!
YOUNG PRESIDIANS HONOUR THE GRACE OF LORD SHIVA ON MAHASHIVRATRI
To honour the Supreme Being, Mahashivratri was celebrated at Presidium Raj Nagar with a great deal of ardour and devotion with a special assembly. The assembly began with a soulful prayer, which was followed by dance performances by the students. Leaving the audience awestruck with their captivating acts, the students presented a scintillating group song to pay tribute to Lord Shiva. A jaw-dropping Shiv Tandav dance was also presented by a student. The entire atrium was filled with an aura of divinity and upsurge of energy.
LITTLE PRESIDIANS INDULGE IN A ERUDITE PICTURE READING ACTIVITY
A picture is worth a thousand words and the young toddlers of Presidium Raj Nagar got an opportunity to dive into the fascinating world of pictures and infer meaning from them through a Picture Reading Activity. Conducted for students of grades nursery and prep, the activity not only enhanced their observation, vocabulary and language skills, but also paved way for an exciting brainstorming session.
COLLAGE MAKING PROMOTES ARTISTRY & CREATIVITY IN YOUNG LEARNERS
Collage making is the best way to develop learning through creativity!
In order to provide a variety of materials to our little students of grades 1 and 3 and give them time to create a pieces of art on their own, Presidium Raj Nagar recently organized a Collage Making Activity on Sports. The Presidians brought a variety of newspaper clippings to be used in making the collage. Expressing their own ideas, trying new things, and experimenting with materials, the little ones participated with great enthusiasm. The activity not only promoted visual arts and creativity in the young learners, but also added an element of fun to their curriculum.
PRESIDIANS CELEBRATE HELPERS DAY TO SALUTE THE COMMUNITY HELPERS
"When one person helps another, we strengthen our communities." - Jennifer Pahlka
Considering the importance of the statement 'every work is equal and important', a Helpers Day was recently celebrated at Presidium, Raj Nagar. The young Presidians came dressed up as community helpers and spoke about their signature roles in the society. Presenting themselves confidently on the stage, the young ones beautifully articulated their ideas about what they see and observe in day-to-day life regarding the same. It was a wonderful initiative to appreciate the efforts of our helpers and realizing their worth!
HUG DAY: ALL THEY NEED IS A HUG & A SMILE IN EVERY LITTLE WHILE!
"Sometimes a Hug is all you need to make you feel better"
Life skills are an integral component of the curriculum at Presidium. To hone the social and inter-personal skills of students, Hug day was celebrated at Presidium Raj Nagar. Research has shown that the nurturing touch of a hug builds trust and a sense of safety. This not only helps in open and honest communication but also relaxes body muscles. Keeping this thought in mind, the teachers asked the students to hug their peers with sheer warmth and affection. The activity proved to be fruitful in improving their inter-personal skills and cherish the bonds of friendship.
SCIENTIFIC LEARNING GETS EXPERIENTIAL AT SCIENCE WEEK!
"Millions saw the apple fall, but Newton asked WHY?"
Keeping the same thought in mind and to hone the scientific skills of the students, Science Week was observed at Presidium Raj Nagar. A plethora of activities were conducted throughout the week which were designed to get best out of the students by utilizing their creativity, innovation, correlation and aesthetics skills. The inter-class slogan writing competition, the group discussion and the quiz helped the students explore many new avenue and ideas. A vibrant cosmos engulfed the students wherein they discovered diverse ways to understand science.
PRESIDIANS PUT UP BRISK PERFORMANCES AT INTER-CLASS DANCE CONTEST
Dance is not only the body moving to the beats, but the mind and soul too getting in synch with the rhythm of life!
With an aim of honing the dance skills of our students, an Inter-Class Dance Competition with the theme Indian folk was organized at Presidium, Raj Nagar. The fun-filled extravaganza presented various folk dance forms such as Bhangra, Kathak and Bharatnatyam. Dressed up in colourful costumes, the vivacious Presidians swayed to the beats of the captivating folk music and set the floor on fire with their energetic performances. The enthusiastic dancers danced with grace and poise using various props and were praised for their synchronized dancing steps and choreography. A state of excitement, awe and joy was witnessed by everyone as the Presidians provided thorough entertainment with their energetic moves!
SPELLATHON ENCOURAGES THE EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATORS OF TOMORROW
Learning and revising spellings cements the connection between letters and their sounds, which further improves reading and writing fluency of the students. Keeping this in mind, an Intra-Class Spellathon Competition was conducted for the students of grades nursery and prep at Presidium, Raj Nagar. Witnessing lively and encouraging participation, the competition honed the skills of children that are the tools of learning and communication throughout their education. The level of difficulty of competition matched their age and calibre. Driving the little Presidians to take keen interest in enriching their vocabulary and pronunciation skills, the fun-filled spellathon encouraged them to become effective and impressive communicators of tomorrow!