PRESIDIANS STAND FOR A GREENER & CLEANER DIWALI
To mark the victory of light over darkness and celebrate the joyous return of Lord Rama after the exile of 14 years, Presidium Raj Nagar recently celebrated Diwali with unmatched pomp and show. The whole school wore a festive look and even the young Presidians brightened up the event with their colourful ethnic attires. Putting up an amazing show including beautiful performances and a wonderful speech, the gifted students left the audience awestruck and mesmerized. The assembly concluded with the powerful message of 'say no to crackers', which gave hope for a greener and cleaner Diwali.
INTRA-CLASS SHOW & TELL: LITTLE PRESIDIANS DISPLAY BIG CONFIDENCE
‘Children, like animals, use all their senses to discover the world. Then artists come along and discover it the same way all over again.’ - Eudora Welty
Presidium believes that each child is unique and a storehouse of talent. To give a platform to the students to showcase their talent, to use descriptive language, to practice listening skills and enhance confidence, the Storyteller Academy of Presidium Raj Nagar recently conducted an 'intra-class show and tell competition' for students of grades nursery and prep. The little Presidians came with a variety of toys like dolls, teddy bear, pooh, football, bicycle and car and used it in an innovative way to describe it with lot of confidence, facial expression and voice modulation. The audience was amazed by the way these little champs expressed their thoughts and won every heart. It was a wonderful experience for all.
PRESIDIANS DISCOVER HUMANITY WITH THEIR SPECIAL FRIENDS AT SPARSH
"Some of the most wonderful people are the ones who don't fit into boxes." - Tori Amos
Keeping this stirring thought in mind, a visit to Sparsh NGO was recently devised for the students of grade 6 by Presidium, Raj Nagar. The visit was aimed to sensitize students to rise above all differences, discover collective humanity through helping others and bring in more sunshine in the world. With vocational training, therapy and expert guidance, Sparsh contributes in transforming the students with special needs into productive members of society. It is a revolutionary organization with a strong message to sensitize the society. Mingling with their special friends from Sparsh, our young Presidians cherished this emotional experience and made memories which are going to stay with them forever.
LET'S EXPERIENCE SEASONS: PRESIDIANS DISCOVER VIVACITY OF NATURE
"There is something infinitely healing in the repeated refrains of nature; the assurance that dawn comes after night, and spring after winter." - Rachel Carson
A season is a division of the year marked by changes in weather, ecology and amount of daylight. To enlighten our young students of grades 1 to 6 on seasons, a club activity 'let's experience seasons' was recently conducted at Presidium, Raj Nagar. The Presidians came adorned according to the theme and got acquainted with various facts related to a season. They were mesmerized to learn the changes in the weather in every season, which helped them to explore the new topics related to Environmental Studies. This activity also helped the students to enhance their communication skills and confidence as they were called out one by one to recite a theme-related rhyme in front of the whole class. Overall, the activity helped the students to increase their knowledge in an interactive and fun-loving manner.
SOULFUL GANDHI JAYANTI CELEBRATIONS AT PRESIDIUM RAJ NAGAR
"Be the change you want to see in the world.” – Mahatama Gandhi
To pay tribute to the real hero of the Indian freedom struggle, the Father of the Nation and the real pride of India, Gandhi Jayanti was recently celebrated in the school premises of Presidium, Raj Nagar. The school choir sang beautiful bhajans ‘Vaishnav Jan To Tene Kahiye Je' and 'Raghupati Raghav Raja Ram’, which have inspired many people, and were the favourites of our dear Baapu. The performance filled the whole atmosphere with pious and patriotic waves.The students also got acquainted about the life story of Gandhi Ji through a quiz, based on his life story. Deeply influenced by the Gandhian philosophy, the staff and students realised the importance to put into practice his noble thoughts in their day to day life. One day surely India will live as an epitome of Vasudev Kutumbakam.
PRESIDIANS CELEBRATE THE VICTORY OF GOOD OVER EVIL AT RAJ NAGAR
India is known as the 'land of festivals and celebrations' and Dussehra is one of these uniquely beautiful festivals. Keeping the festive spirit alive, the students of Presidium Raj Nagar celebrated Dussehra with great zeal and vigour. To mark the victory of Lord Rama over Ravana and to reinforce the message that good always triumphs over evil, a special assembly was organised in the school premises. In this cultural programme, the Presidians showcased a scintillating dance and musical performance, in which life history of Lord Rama was depicted. The stupendous performances and colourful attires worn by the performers left the audience brimming with excitement. At last, keeping the custom of burning the effigy of Ravana in mind, all the students burnt an evil habit, while promising to shun it.
INTER-CLUB DANCE CONTEST: LITTLE PRESIDIANS PERFORM DELIGHTFULLY
Dance is one of the most celebrated forms of art. To explore the hidden talents of our gifted students in the field of dance, the Rythm of the Soul Academy recently organized an 'inter-club dance competition' for grades nursery and prep of Presidium, Raj Nagar. Young Presidians brought an amazing vibrancy on the dance floor with their extraordinary moves. The students put forth spectacular performances and it was heartening to see the enthusiasm of the toddlers.
PRESIDIUM RAJ NAGAR PLEDGES ITS SUPPORT TO THE 'RALLY FOR RIVERS'
Water-water everywhere, and all the boards did shrink; water-water everywhere, nor any drop to drink!
Ganga, Krishna, Narmada, Kaveri – many of our great rivers are depleting fast and if we do not act now, the legacy we hand over to the next generation will be one of conflict and deprivation. These rivers nurtured us for thousands of years and now, it's time we nourish them back to health. To make our young Presidians from Raj Nagar realize the importance of rivers, a special assembly was conducted in support to the 'Rally for Rivers' campaign, flagged by Sadhguru's Isha Foundation. The students gathered and proudly pledged their support to save the rivers by expressing their concern with skit, dance sequence and poem presentation. The efforts of the students helped spread the message for preserving and rejuvenating the lifelines of India.
प्रेसिडियंस ने बड़ी ही धूम-धाम से हिंदी दिवस मनाया
हिंदी हमारी राजभाषा है और इसके प्रति हमारे विद्यार्थियों के हृदय में प्रेम व आदर बढ़ने हेतु, प्रेसिडियम राज नगर हाल ही में हिंदी दिवस बड़ी ही धूम-धाम से मनाया गया| एक रोचक कविता वाचन प्रतियोगिता के द्वारा जहाँ एक ओर हमारे कक्षा ४ और ५ के प्रेसिडियंस ने हिंदी भाषा का बेहतरीन इस्तेमाल किया, वहीं दूसरी ओर मंच पर अपना कौशल भी दिखाया| खूबसूरत कविताओं के द्वारा, विद्यार्थियों ने बहुत ही सकारात्मकता के साथ अपने विचार प्रस्तुत किए| जोश और उल्लास से भरपूर, हिंदी दिवस समारोह सभी के लिए एक बहुत ही दिलचस्प दिन था|
NATURE WALK: PRESIDIANS HEAR THE SERENITY OF MOTHER NATURE
A walk in nature can give you the small dose of wilderness you need to refresh your spirit.
As a chance to learn about their environment, our little Presidians from Raj Nagar recently explored the beauty and serenity of nature. Taking the students on the walk in the woods, the 'nature walk' was a great way to soothe their minds and increase their ability to focus and concentrate. They did a simple exercise by listening closely to birds and insects. The young students also observed the wind which was moving past the different leaves and tried to hear sounds of the earth underfoot. Nature walk presented rare opportunities for first-hand learning and was thrilling for students. Teachers carried a basic field guide as our students were very interested in learning about the birds or butterflies they saw.