ROBOTICS ACTIVITY: PRESIDIANS FOSTER THEIR ANALYTICAL SKILLS
Presidium strongly emphasizes Experiential Learning and encourages the use of tools and techniques to implement it. Keeping the same view in mind and to keep the students acquainted with technology and innovations in the world, Presidium organised a Robotics Activity for students of Grade 4 onwards. The activity aimed to promote use of technology and knowledge to make a Robotic Bulldozer by attaching a motor organs and Remote control. The activity was thoroughly enjoyed by students as it fostered their analytical skills and application of Robotics tools and kit. Students felt that learning through this approach was quite an amusing experience and felt confident about the learning.
VIBRANT VASANT PANCHAMI CELEBRATION AT PRESIDIUM
Since the chilling air of winter has changed into soothing cold breeze, here comes the spring season known as Basant or Vasant. Our little Presidians celebrated this festival of Basant Panchami with great zeal. The celebrations commenced with the Saraswati Vandana, invoking the blessings of Goddess Saraswati for seeking knowledge and a prosperous life. This was followed by a group dance. On this auspicious occasion, all the students and teachers were dressed in yellow-colored attires. Students were informed about the importance of this festival and the relevance of yellow color and savored yellow food and sweets.
PRESIDIANS DISPLAY GREAT ZEAL AT REPUBLIC DAY CELEBRATION
The 71st Republic Day of India was celebrated at Presidium with a great deal of patriotic zeal and fervor. The day began with the Addressing of the Chief Guest by the Anchors, followed by the release of tricolor balloons fluttering in the air by the Honourable Guest and Head Of School, Presidium. The entire school courtyard reverberated with the rhythmic beats of a patriotic song and the Nursery students dancing to it with the tricolor flags fluttering in the air. A broad smile could be seen on everyone’s face when the excited nursery students saw the tri-colored helium balloons in the air. A blend of Classical and Western dance, was performed by the young Presidians. The program concluded with the Vote of Thanks by our Guest and a very inspiring speech given by the Head of School, Mrs. Shradha Agarwal Ma'am. She passionately spoke about 'Unity In Diversity' believing in the ethos of ‘one faith, one religion.’
PRESIDIANS ENGAGE IN AN INTERESTING TRAVEL ACTIVITY
Under the theme Travel, students of Grade 2 enthusiastically participated in an activity wherein they shared their experiences of visiting various places during vacations. They also enjoyed identifying, coloring and pasting pictures of different modes of transport i.e land, air and water on chart paper in groups. This activity helped them to take initiatives to share their feelings and to work in groups as a team. They also developed a special bond with their classmates.
STUDENTS DISPLAY EXTRAORDINARY SKILLS AT AD MAD SHOW
Preparing an advertisement for a product involves principles of Management, which includes qualities like teamwork, creativity, imagination, choice of product, etc. The Ad Mad Show competition is the perfect platform to display that you have the knack to advertise and win hearts. With this thought in mind, An Ad-Mad Competition was held for the students of grade IV and V in Presidium. Students presented Ads wherein they used their extraordinary skills and imagination to make it interesting. They were marked on the following criteria- Creativity, originality, content, confidence, expressions, costumes and props. The excitement level of the children reached sky-high while preparing for the contest. It not only displayed their acting skills but also the impromptu ability to use cognitive skills. All the classes came up with exhilarating performance.
PRESIDIANS HAVE A MERRY TIME AT WINTER CARNIVAL
Presidium with its Winter Carnival is setting the tone of the season and its festivities. The Carnival began with a bang, drawing a swarm of visitors, students, children along with their family, relatives, and friends. A vibrant, colorful program was presented by the school students. Students of all the grades participated in various music and dance activities with great enthusiasm. The cake was cut in the midst of the event by our Honorable Chairperson Sudha Ma’am. Parents were also present to celebrate the winter carnival. Everyone enjoyed the function to the fullest.
STUDENTS RING IN THE CHRISTMAS FESTIVITY WITH A GRAND CELEBRATION
Presidium organised ‘Rock n Roll’, a Christmas carnival for students of the school as well as for the parents of the students. It was a day full of activities. Painting competition and baby show were organised. Many prizes were distributed which lead to a wave of joy among the participants. The event was held to give kids and their parents an opportunity to have some great fun on Christmas. The school ground was full of Christmas vibrant colours spread all over. At the end of the celebration, there was something for everyone and it was a fulfilling Christmas celebration for all.
YOUNG INTELLECTUALS SHARE IDEAS IN EXTEMPORE ACTIVITY
Presidium organized an Extempore Activity on Fit India Movement for the students of grades 8 and 9 in the premises. They expressed their views that the Fit India Movement aims to encourage Indians to include fitness activities and sports in their daily lives to pave the way for a healthy and fit lifestyle. Budding minds during their speech on Fit India said that fitness is not just a word but a way to lead a healthy life. They mentioned at observance that the root cause of most lifestyle diseases is lifestyle disorders, and many diseases can be defeated by making small changes in our lifestyle. Young minds stated that lifestyle diseases like diabetes and hypertension are increasing in India. They emphasized that a nation will only become fit when each citizen becomes fit.
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