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!
REPUBLIC DAY STIRS THE SOULS OF THE PRESIDIANS WITH PATRIOTISM
Observing the nation's democratic independence, the 69th Republic Day of India was celebrated at Presidium Raj Nagar with a great deal of patriotic zeal and fervour. The event began with the release of tricolour balloons which fluttered in the winter breeze. The entire school courtyard reverberated with the rhythmic beats of the patriotic songs and the young Presidians dancing on the tunes of it. The audience was mesmerized by the Patriotic Song Mashup presented by the Students. With innumerable momentous memories, our Presidians re-evoked the importance of the principles of the Indian constitution.
OUR BUDDING MARTIAL ARTISTS WIN BIG AT DELHI ITF TAEKWONDO FINALS
"Victory doesn't come to those who never fail, but to those who never quit!"
At Presidium, we believe in nurturing the Leaders of Tomorrow. Young prodigies of Presidium Raj Nagar recently proved their mettle at the 29th Delhi State ITF Taekwondo Championship. Organized at Thyagraj Indoor Stadium, New Delhi, the event gave the budding Taekwondo enthusiasts an opportunity to exhibit their extraordinary determination and courage. They emerged victorious in various levels of the game and won 1 gold, 2 silver and 5 bronze medals in the championship.
Kudos to the budding Taekwondo enthusiasts and their mentors!
INTER-CLASS TALENT HUNT: PRESIDIANS DELIVER STIRRING PERFORMANCES
Success is what we do with our ability; it’s how we use our talent!
To bring out the talent and flair of our students of grades 6 to 8, an Inter-Class Talent Hunt Competition was recently organized at Presidium, Raj Nagar. Comprising of various categories including dance, acting / mime, recitation and music, the fun-filled contest received wholehearted participation of our talented Presidians. They delivered several stirring performances, which captivated the audience and forced them to stand up and cheer for them. It was a visual bliss to watch the students perform on the stage confidently and their efforts and hard work was pleasantly evident!
LITTLE PRESIDIANS POUR THEIR HEARTS OUT ON NEW YEAR 2018 CARDS
“Our task, regarding creativity, is to help children climb their own mountains, as high as possible. No one can do more.” – Loris Malaguzzi
As a fresh start is around the corner, our young Presidians were encouraged to give vent to their imagination and show their artistic abilities by making New Year 2018 cards, in which they also wrote their New Year Resolutions and mentioned a message for their beloved parents. This helped the students to hone their fine motor skills. They explored the craft material and smeared the white canvasses with a spectrum of beautiful colours. The tiny tots of Presidium Raj Nagar simply poured out their creativity!
PRESIDIANS LEARN NEW WAYS OF LOGICAL REASONING AT THE MATH WEEK
We hear, we forget; we see, we remember; we do, we understand!
At Presidium, Raj Nagar, we aim to provide experiential learning in the classroom through a myriad of activities and resources. Our students of grades 6 to 8 got yet another amazing experience of learning Mathematics in a fun way in the Maths Week observed in the school premises recently. They participated in various Activities like the formation of shapes and patterns using tan grams of Jodo Gyan Kit, addition and subtraction of single digit numbers using dice, calculation of elapse time using clock and model formation of a scale. The leaders of tomorrow enjoyed making riddles and puzzles and came up with innovative models. With such inventive methods and techniques, they were able to shred their fear of Maths and learn new ways of logical reasoning and problem solving.