LET’S PLAY WITH SHAPES ACTIVITY: WHEN LEARNING BECOMES FUN!
The ability to accurately identify shapes is a foundation for mathematical, analytical and creative skills. In order to build a strong foundation, Let’s Play with Shapes Activity was organized for grade 3 in Presidium, Raj Nagar. Students were engrossed in creating beautiful things with different shapes which showcased how smoothly their skills were being brushed. They made puppets, dolls, joker, houses, etc. This activity aimed at helping the young Presidians to learn basic properties of geometrical figures and it was indeed a fruitful experience for them.
PRESIDIUM RAJ NAGAR HOSTS 'NRITYANJALI’ – THE SPIC MACAY FESTIVAL
On the special ocassion of World Dance Day, Presidium Raj Nagar was soaked in a meditative experience at Nrityanjali - the SPIC MACAY (Society for the Promotion of Indian Classical Music And Culture Amongst Youth) Festival. Students got a wonderful opportunity to witness a pioneer of Classical Dance - Mahua Shankar Ji performing live in the campus. Mahua Shankar Ji is a classical Kathak danseuse and a disciple of Padma Vibhushan Pandit Birju Maharaj who presented a classical amalgamation of music and dance. The artists presented a soulful Kanha Vandana which was followed by a series of Mudras and Bhava-Abhinaya depicted aesthetically by Mahua Ji. The maestros enlightened the students with the essence of rhythm and beats by giving examples from our quotidian life and hence providing an exposure of the ancient dance form in a subtle manner.
PRESIDIANS ENCOURAGE ALL TO LOVE & SAVE MOTHER EARTH ON EARTH DAY
"When we recognize the virtues, the talent, the beauty of Mother Earth, something is born in us, some kind of connection, love is born." – Thich Nhat Hanh
In order to demonstrate their support for environmental protection, the students of Presidium Raj Nagar recently celebrated the Earth Day by participating in various fun-filled activities. The young Presidians planted the seeds in the school’s garden and showered their love upon them by watering them. Everyone was delighted and honoured to be a part of this great initiative and the teachers encouraged the students by showing videos based on preservation of the earth and also shared the important points to be kept in mind for the same. The Presidians pledged to keep their surroundings clean and honour the beauty of Mother Earth. It was indeed a fruitful experience for them!
TEACHERS BUILD STRONG CHARACTER WITH AN ENJOYABLE MIRROR ACTIVITY
Let the MIRROR be thy friend!
To generate positive statements and thoughts as a mantra to a successful life, the teachers of Presidium Raj Nagar recently organised a 'mirror activity', wherein the students imitated the expressions and gestures of their teachers. The students were taught that our subconscious mind is very susceptible to the things we say out loud. Using this strategy, we can become an individual with a strong character and self-esteem. The activity proved to be fruitful in boosting the confidence and concentration of the students. It also fostered the balance, coordination and gross motor skills of the young Presidians!
DIENES BLOCK ACTIVITY BUILDS PRESIDIANS' NUMBER SENSE & REASONING
"The only way to LEARN Mathematics is to DO Mathematics!" - Paul Halmos
Presidium Raj Nagar strongly emphasizes on experiential learning and encourages the use of tools and techniques to implement it. Keeping the same view in mind and in order to promote the use of innovative ways for developing number sense, mathematical concepts and reasoning, a 'maths activity' was recently organised for our grade 3 students. The young Presidians used Dienes Block to solve a division problem, which promoted critical thinking, problem solving and analytical skills. The fun-filled and knowledgeable activity was thoroughly enjoyed by the students as it eliminated the fear of mathematics from their hearts.
A FUN-FILLED BAISAKHI CELEBRATION ENLIVENS PRESIDIUMS CORRIDORS
The blissful festival of Baisakhi was recently celebrated with a special assembly with great zeal at Presidium, Raj Nagar. The day commenced with a thoughtful speech, highlighting the importance of the day in the Indian culture. It was followed by a captivating dance performance by our cute tiny tots. Realizing the significance of the festival, the assembly apprised our leaders of tomorrow of the rich Indian heritage.
A FUN-FILLED WELCOME SESSION ENTHRALS PRESIDIANS OF GRADES 1 TO 3
Even though you're growing up, you should never stop having fun!
To keep the budding Presidians electrified and to keep the fun alive in classrooms, welcome activities were recently conducted for our students of grades 1 to 3 at Presidium, Raj Nagar. Bringing out the talents and competencies of the young Presidians, the fun-filled activities receive proactive participation. It was a wonderful opportunity for the teachers to know all their Picasso, Einstein and Shakespeare, so that they can provide them wings to achieve their dreams in future. The students were thoroughly enjoyed the attention, love and affection, showered upon them by their teachers!
PRESIDIANS EXPLORE THEIR POTENTIAL WITH A FUN SCIENCE ACTIVITY
"The Science of today is the technology of tomorrow!" - Edward Teller
Science is an organized knowledge and wisdom is an organized life. Keeping this view in mind, a Science Activity was organized for our students of grades 6 to 8 at Presidium, Raj Nagar. Letting the Presidians explore their potential and realize significant scientific skills, this wonderful ice-breaking session on buoyancy - 'what will float and what will sink', was an experiential learning for all the students!
LAST DAY OF SCHOOL: RELISHING SMILES OF JOY & TEARS OF SEPARATION
The academic session comes to an end every year but the memories last forever!
To mark the culmination of yet another fruitful session, our batch of outgoing students wrote thoughtful messages for their teachers and discussed the memories of the times spent together. Relishing smiles of joy and tears of separation, the students spent their last working day by creating photo frames and writing messages for their teachers. The entire atmosphere was filled with exuberance and delight as the young Presidians felt nostalgic, remembering the memories of the last session!
AN IMMENSELY HOPEFUL FAREWELL TO OUR VERY DEAR LITTLE PRESIDIANS
Just as the caterpillar thought the world is over, it became a butterfly!
The famous proverb was apparently seen true when the young toddlers of Presidium Raj Nagar celebrated their farewell party as the session came to a reminiscent end. Decked up in the graduation day attire, the students and teachers took a trip past the memory lane as they recalled the myriad hues of life they had experienced throughout the session. All geared up to enter a new phase in their lives, the students had a gala time in the party.