GLOBAL TIGER DAY: STUDENTS PLEDGE TO SAVE THE LORD OF THE JUNGLE!
Global Tiger Day, often called International Tiger Day, is an annual celebration to raise awareness for tiger conservation. Students of Presidium raised their voice to double the number of wild tigers by the year 2022. To promote this cause, our Presidians conducted a special assembly on ‘Save Tigers.’ They shared various reasons as to why the Lord of jungles is on the verge of extinction. They also exchanged solutions through which we can protect our magnificent Tigers. The young Presidians talked about the project ‘Save Tigers’ and shared the tiger’s pivotal role in balancing & maintaining the ecosystem through a Powerpoint presentation. Students urged to join the pledge to protect the environment by saving tigers.
YOUNG STUDENTS LEARN ABOUT THE GOOD AND BAD TOUCH
To teach young students about “Good Touch Bad Touch” Presidium organized an assembly. At times, parents hesitate to speak on sensitive topics. But, the fact remains that it is pertinent that our young students learn about this, as this is also an important part of growing up. Through a skit, our students were taught about good touch and bad touch. The goal here was to inform our children about the dangers, without causing any anxiety. This assembly helped in making young students understand the difference and staying safe.
प्रेसिडियम के छात्रों हिंदी व्याकरण के बारे में सीखा
हम सबका कर्तव्य है की हम हिंदी को राष्ट्रभाषा के पद पर आसीन करने के लिए हर संभव प्रयास करें। हिंदी व्याकरण, हिंदी भाषा को शुद्ध रूप में लिखने और बोलने संबंधी नियमों का बोध करानेवाला शास्त्र है। यह हिंदी भाषा के अध्ययन का महत्त्वपूर्ण हिस्सा है। हिन्दी के महत्व को नज़र रखते हुए तथा छात्रों में उत्सुकता बढ़ाने के लिए प्रिसीडियम पीतमपुरा स्कूल की कक्षा दो के छात्रों ने व्याकरण चकरी खेल खेला। बच्चे दी हुई, व्याकरण की अवधारणाओं की समझ पिछले चरण में विकसित कर चुके थे। इस गतिविधि के द्वारा पुनः लिंग बदलो, एक-अनेक, विलोम शब्दों, द्वित्व व्यंजन, तुकांत शब्दों, और समानार्थी शब्दों की समझ को सुदृढ़ करवाया गया। इस गतिविधि के साथ एक और गतिविधि करवाई गई जिसमे बच्चों ने अक्षरों का खेल पीटरा (फ़्लैश कार्ड) की मदद से मात्राओं, स्वरों और व्यंजनों को जोड़कर वाक्य बनाए। इस गतिविधि के माध्यम से शब्दों का क्रम एवं उनके प्रयोग को सुदृढ़ करवाया गया। सभी छात्रों ने बढ़चढ़कर गतिविधियों का आनंद लिया।
PRESIDIANS CELEBRATE MAHA SHIVARATRI WITH ZEAL
Maha Shivaratri is a Hindu festival celebrated annually in honor of Lord Shiva and is known as the great night of Shiva. On this auspicious occasion, the students of Presidium presented a special assembly on Maha Shivaratri by showcasing a dance presentation on "SHIVA TANDAVA." The sacred mantra of Shiva 'Om Namah Shivaya' was chanted to begin the celebration. Dressed up in beautiful attires, students of grade 1 and 2 depicted the mythological 'Shiv Parvati' story through a skit. They also danced to the tune of 'Bhakti Geet' & sung the musical notes 'Mera Bhola Hai Bhandari.' The powers and the role of Lord Shiva in the natural cycle were also highlighted in the assembly. Through the assembly, students were able to understand and appreciate the ideologies behind Lord Shiva.
PRESIDIANS TAKE PLEDGE TO EMBRACE DIVERSE PERSPECTIVES
Students of grade 4 celebrated World Social Justice Day with great enthusiasm. They surveyed the various forms of inequality and exploitation that continue to plague our planet and recommitted to work towards their eradication. They took the pledge to embrace diverse perspectives and to continuously assess who we are and how we interact with one another to empower for positive change.
PRESIDIUM ORGANIZE A SPECIAL ASSEMBLY ON WINTER SEASON
We, at Presidium, believe in imparting knowledge through innovative methods and one of the most novel one is through the assemblies. Presidians of grade Prep conducted their class assembly with the topic ‘Winter Season.' The assembly commenced with a Morning Prayer which is believed to provide peace and serenity to our minds and souls. Students exhibited the woolen clothes and aids used to save ourselves from the winter. They smartly ramp walked on the stage and spoke about the use of sweaters, mufflers, gumboots, and Jackets. The students were also educated on the problems we face during the winter season like flu, cold and cough. The Assembly ended with a beautiful foot-tapping dance leaving everyone spellbound!
PRESIDIANS ENHANCE THEIR MATHEMATICS SKILL WITH FRACTION ACTIVITY
Fraction is a building block for other Math skills. To strengthen the skills of Mathematics, Presidians participated in a fascinating activity of fractions. They were introduced to fractions by connecting to their prior knowledge. Students gave many examples of fractions from their real life like equal slices of pizza, fruit, a bar of chocolate, etc. The teacher explained to the students that a fraction simply tells us how many parts of a whole we have. Students were also asked to bring different varieties of food items like pizza, burger, chapati etc. Through this activity they learnt to identify the various wholes and their equal/unequal parts.
PRESIDIANS SHOW THEIR CREATIVITY WITH PUPPET MAKING COMPETITION
‘Creativity is inventing, experimenting, growing and having fun.’
To develop the creative talent of the students and to encourage the craftsmanship and artfulness, a Puppet Making competition was organised for the students of grade 4 and 5. Our little creators made innovative and attractive puppets by using waste materials like newspaper paper, ice cream sticks, gloves, old cloth, toys, plastic bottles, etc. Students made various avant-garde puppets like hand puppet, sock puppet, object puppet, pull string puppet, finger puppet etc using their artistic skills.
PRESIDIANS BRING FORTH THE IMPORTANCE OF DANCE
Dance is a form of expression, a way of speaking one's mind through music. It not only gives us an opportunity to express our thoughts and feelings but also keeps us physically fit and sound for life. A fun Dance Competition was held in Presidium, not just to entertain, but also to educate students about the art form, making them more appreciative of the world of dance. Grade 1,2 & 3 students participated in the competition under the western, patriotic and folk themes, to bring forth the importance of dances in our lives. The students dressed up beautifully in their respective attires and mesmerized the audience with their breathtaking performances. The splendid event reiterated the fact that dance not only helps in expressing emotions but also relaxes our mind, body, and soul.
MAGNIFICENT REPUBLIC DAY CELEBRATION AT PRESIDIUM
With the spirit of patriotism and the pride of being an Indian, an assembly was put up by the students of Presidium. The 71st Republic Day was celebrated by Presidians magnificently and splendidly. The program witnessed a folk fusion showcasing the diverse Indian culture through a dance performance- Incredible India. Students enlightened the spectators about the Constitution of India and its face i.e. Preamble. Students performed a heart touching skit where they could relate to the present-day scenario concerning our fundamental rights given in our constitution. It was followed by a mesmerizing musical theater portraying Unity in Diversity and richness of Indian culture. The program ended with a melodious choir performance by our students.