PRESIDIANS HOST A FOOD FAIR TO MARK INDIA’S CULINARY DIVERSITY
When poets write about food, it is usually celebratory. Grade 3 students of Presidium Pitampura organised a Food fair in the school under the theme ‘Food’ in EVS. India is famous for its cultural diversity and it is said that you have to taste a culture to understand it. They learnt about the different regional foods of India and thus brought different food items from their house which were displayed in the respective state stalls. They created beautiful reading cards for their food item which was also displayed along with the food item. The students lovingly and excitedly invited the incharges and the teachers to come to their Food fair and taste the different food items. They answered the questions asked by the teachers and showed all the table manners as a good host. The students were very enthusiastic to taste the food they had brought so they all sat together and tasted different food items. It was a wonderful experience of eating together for the students and teachers both.
SPREADING A SOCIAL MESSAGE ON RAKSHABANDHAN
The chaste bond of love between a sister and a brother is one of the deepest and noblest of human emotions. Students of grade Prep celebrated Rakshabandhan a day before Rakshabandhan festival, marked by usual fervour and gaiety that one associates with this auspicious occasion. Girls tied rakhis on the hands of their classmates (brothers). Brothers gave their lovely sisters sweets and gifts as a token of love. When a rakhi is tied on the wrist of brothers,it underscores the need for a harmonious social life, in which individuals co-exist peacefully as brothers and sisters. In all, it was a successful attempt to make the celebration a success by spreading the social message.
INDEPENDENCE DAY: THE DAWN OF A NEW BEGINNING, OF FREEDOM
The Independence Day of India, which is celebrated religiously throughout the Country on the 15th of August every year, holds tremendous ground in the list of national days, since it reminds every Indian about the dawn of a new beginning, the beginning of an era of deliverance from the clutches of British colonialism of more than 200 years. This big day is celebrated all over the nation with great respect and pride. Presidium Pitampura celebrated this day by presenting a timeline of our freedom struggles which ended in “azadi". Beautiful dances and enactments stole the heart of audience. A heart touching poem recited by a grade 6 students, brought tears to everyone's eyes. Our honorable guests congratulated everyone for this important day and motivated children to love their country and respect the freedom.
EID CELEBRATIONS FILL SOULS WITH RESPECT FOR ALL RELIGIONS
We all face difficult times. It is only the grace of God that gives strength to endure. Presidians celebrated Eid with traditional fervor and gaiety.They depicted the importance of the festival through a speech. Students sensitised the audience to respect all religions and faiths. They also gave a gleaming dance performance and culminated the assembly with a beautiful poem.
LEARNING THE ART OF APPRECIATION WITH SPECIAL ACTIVITIES
Being told you were appreciated is the most simple and uplifting thing one can hear. Appreciation Day was one such day where all the teachers planned various activities to make our students feel special and acknowledged them for all the good things they do. Grade 2 children celebrated Appreciation Day by showing gratitude towards the helper staff. They made beautiful badges and wrote thanking messages on them. This activity inculcated kindness and gratitude in our children, and being empathetic towards them. Students of Grade 1 shared the importance of books and realized that they must take care of their books. They expressed their regards and appreciated their books by making attractive bookmarks and writing beautiful messages on them. Grade 3 students were given appreciation coupons which offered various
ENGLISH ACTIVITY EXPOSES STUDENTS TO DEGREES OF ADJECTIVES
An adjective is a word that modifies a noun or a pronoun. Every adjective has three degrees which express the intensity of adjective in increasing order, for example, big-bigger-biggest. Comparative degree shows property of one thing in comparison to only one thing. Words like ‘than’ and ‘to’ are used for this. A superlative adjective is used to show a property of one thing in comparison to many other things. A superlative degree expresses highest intensity. An activity related to degrees of adjectives was conducted in grade 4 where students related different sentences with the degrees of adjectives using concrete objects.
PRESIDIANS RAISE AWARENESS ON MONSOON DISEASES
With monsoon hitting North India a little earlier this year, it was a sigh of relief from the heat for the people. Rains that bring down the temperatures & increase the joy but they are also the prime cause of diseases that arise due to stagnant water. Dengue being the most vital of all. Students of grade 6 carried out Monsoon & Dengue Awareness at Pitampura branch. They highlighted on the causes, symptoms and prevention of dengue fever. Dengue being one of the most chronic diseases of the modern age, awareness regarding it specially in monsoon season was utmost required to keep the children and their family in good & healthy state.
FRIENDSHIP DAY: A DAY FOR LOVE, TOGETHERNESS & MEMORIES
CELEBRATING STUDENT ACHIEVEMENTS AT CHAIRPERSON HONOURS CEREMONY
In the school setting, it is critically important that we celebrate and recognize the outstanding things that students accomplish, both inside and outside of the building. Watching students grow and accomplish their goals is one of the main reasons most go into education. At Presidium, a variety of programs and traditions recognize and support student accomplishments. Each year, Presidium holds Chairperson Hounours Ceremony, which celebrates students’ achievements in all areas, including the arts, music, physical education, world languages, and any other elective offerings. This year’s event was also an effort to promote a positive culture within the school. While preparing students to be good citizens and contributing members of society, promoting and celebrating their success shows our students that we care
ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE AWARDS: REWARDING YOUNG SCHOLARS OF 2018-19
Academic achievement is important for the successful development of young people in society. Students who do well in school are better able to make the transition into adulthood. At Presidium we value the year long efforts of students, teachers and parents by honouring the brilliant holistic result holders. Our respected Sudha Ma'am awarded the Overall achievers, subject specific achiever and also the students who had 100 % attendance in the entire session at the grand Academic Excellence Awards. The ceremony not only acknowledged their efforts but also motivated them to aim for the stars.