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.
INVESTITURE 2019:ELECTED LEADERS DON THE MANTLE OF RESPONSIBILITY
'Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality'.The Investiture ceremony of Presidium Pitampura for the session 2019-20 was held with great pomp and dignity in a special ceremony. The event was presided over by the honourable Chairperson Mrs.Sudha Gupta. It was conducted with the high degree of earnestness and passion.The ceremony signified the reliance and confidence that the school consigns in the newly invested office bearers. The elected Leaders’ profiles were called on the stage and were conferred with badges and sashes by Honourable Chairperson Sudha ma'am. Donning the mantle of accountability, they also pledged to bestow their duties to the best of their abilities. The chairperson congratulated them and admonished them to be impartial and honest in discharging their duties. She reminded them that with position comes responsibility towards themselves, their school and peers and struggles help one to achieve heights.
INTERNATIONAL TIGER DAY: SAVE THE LORD OF THE JUNGLE!
Global tiger day often called as International Tiger Day is an annual celebration to raise awareness for tiger conservation. Students of Presidium Pitampura held an assembly by raising their voice and doing their bit. 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. A melodious song on Save Tigers was also sung by grade 1 students .
PATRIOTS OF PRESIDIUM MARK KARGIL VIJAY DIWAS
On 26 July 1999, India successfully took command of the high outposts which had been lost to Pakistani intruders. 26 July is celebrated as Kargil Vijay Diwas in India. Students of Presidium Pitampura held an assembly to pay tribute to the brave soldiers of this mission. A heart touching skit showing the unconditional love of soldiers for the nation was performed by our proud patriots.It was followed by a dance performance by children of grade 3. The students expressed their pride in belonging to such a wonderful nation and thanked the armed forces for safeguarding it against all odds.
PRESIDIANS VOUCH FOR A CHANGE ON NELSON MANDELA DAY
'Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.' -Nelson Mandela.
Visionaries of Presidium Pitampura presented an enlightening assembly to honour the legacy of Nelson Mandela, South Africa's former President and his values. Students trumpeted the message that each individual has the power to transform the world, the ability to make an impact, with full conviction. Students also undertook an activity of colourful fruits to explain the problem of apartheid and the importance of anti-racist world. Student motivated their acquaintances to follow core values set by Nelson Mandela like promote equality and help the poor. Students vowed to make every day a Mandela Day.
PRESIDIANS HONOUR THE GURUS FOR THEIR WISDOM ON GURU PURNIMA
On the occasion of Guru Purnima, the students of Grade 2 took great pride in convening the assembly as it provided them with an opportunity to thank all the Gurus. The assembly commenced with the shlok 'Guru Brahma, Guru Vishnu, Guru Devo Maheshwar' followed by 'Guru Vandana' to pay tribute and seek blessings from Guru. Kabir's Dohas were recited which highlighted the importance of the Guru in our lives.They also shared the meaning of Guru by saying that Guru is a combination of two words- 'Gu' means darkness and 'Ru' means someone who removes darkness. A beautiful bhajan 'Guru mein sanskar samaya' was presented by the students which left the audience mesmerized. The assembly was concluded by the thought that Gurus are often equated with God and regarded as a link between the individual and the immortal.
FUN ACTIVITIES MAKE THE FIRST DAY AFTER VACATIONS MEMORABLE
Summer vacation is a time full of fun and frolic, for picnics, playing for long hours exploring new places and much more. After coming back from summer vacations, children were very enthusiastic about their new session. So, to make their spirits high of students of Presidium Pitampura, we planned some fun activities such as ‘fun with action’, ‘zig-zag crawling’, ‘step up & down’, etc. It was a wonderful sight to see them meet their friends after so long and enjoy the ice-breaking activities. The teachers warmly welcomed them and expressed how much they were missed. Wishing all the students good luck for an upcoming session filled with learning, exploration and achievements.
PRESIDIANS ENJOY A FUN-FILLED DAY AT A PARK
Play is essential for the development as it contributes to the cognitive, physical, social, and emotional well-being of children and youth. Playing outside gives children the chance to explore the natural environment and take on new adventures. Keeping the importance of play in mind, a field trip was organised by Presidium Pitampura for the students of Pre-Primary to a nearby park. Little Presidians played and enjoyed simple games like: Hide and Seek,Catch the ball, Follow the Leader and Make a Pass. These games not only taught young children about communication and teamwork but also developed their motor skills. Students also got to know the safety measures that should be kept in mind while playing. The children had a wonderful learning experience and were full of excitement to see the different species of plants.
TIPPI TIPPI TAP: PRESIDIANS INDULGE IN COLOURFUL ORIGAMI ACTIVITY
‘Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow.’ To develop this love and passion for learning, creativity and out of the box methods are the key. Keeping in mind the creative aspect, the students of grade 3 created ‘Tippi Tippi Tap’ a paper game to help them know their friends better. They followed all the steps given in the origami book with the help of their teacher and made a colourful paper game.They wrote about their hobbies, favourite sport, favourite colour, food and dress on the inner side of each section. They used this paper game to effectively remember what they have created and how it helped them know their friends better. This activity indeed led to their socio-emotional development.