PRESIDIANS CELEBRATE BAISAKHI WITH GREAT ENTHUSIASM!
Baisakhi is an extremely important festival of India for a number of reasons. Apart from being important for the farmers as a harvest festival, the festival is of prime importance in Sikhism as the foundation day of Khalsa Panth. This festival was celebrated with gaiety and enthusiasm in Presidium Pitampura. Children shared the importance of this festival among their schoolmates and presented an energetic dance performance of Bhangra and Gidda. The assembly was concluded with inspiring words from Nikita ma'am on the historical importance of this festival in Sikhism and other religions.
PRESIDIANS ENCOURAGES ALL THE ADOPT A HEALTHY LIFESTYLE!
A healthy lifestyle not only changes your body, it changes your mind, your attitude and your mood!! Rightly said that happiness begins with good health. Presidium Pitampura celebrated World Health Day to focus on the importance of good health. Various health and hygiene games and activities were organised for students in their classes. Students went for a round in other classes with placards about healthy eating habits and the significance of a balanced diet. They were also ready with some punchy slogans about eating fruits, avoiding junk food, drinking water etc. Students also enjoyed solving crossword puzzle involving various healthy foods from our diet. They brought healthy foods for lunch to acknowledge the day. Eat healthy, be nutrition wealthy, as the greatest wealth of this world is health.
INVOKING GOD’S BLESSINGS AS WE BEGIN ANOTHER YEAR OF LEARNING!
The first day of school is the day when the countdown for the last day begins. The most cherished, the most loved part of everyone's life is the first day of school. Presidium Pitampura did its very best to make this day even more memorable. To take the blessings from almighty and commence the session in a positive aura we devoted our morning to a 'havan' invoking God’s blessings. Many fun filled activities were planned by the class teachers to welcome the students to yet another year of learning and enjoying. Beautiful and creative craft items were given to children as a first day present. Various ice breaking activities were done which included getting to tell about themselves by using colours that symbolised variety of questions about their personal traits, hobbies, likes and dislikes. Time capsule was yet another activity where children wrote about things that they have accomplished and they hope to accomplish. The beautiful beginning of a new day came to an end with children looking forward to meet us the next day where new challenges, new energies and new surprises will enthrall them.
PRESDIANS SPREAD THE MESSAGE OF ECO FRIENDLY & SAFE HOLI!
Holi is a colourful festival which brings the spirit of joy and enjoyment along with it. Students of Presidium Pitampura celebrated holi with pomp and fervour. Blooming buds of Pre-Primary sang songs, danced and sprinkled gulal and flowers petals on each other. Not only the young Presidians enjoyed but they also welcomed the spring by doing leaf printing on their handkerchief. It was an eco-friendly event where students promised that they would save water and celebrate the festival in an eco friendly way by playing Holi with only flowers petals and herbal colours.
PRESIDIANS GIVE WINGS TO THEIR DREAMS WITH A GREAT PERFORMANCE!
Presidium is committed to foster excellence in education giving equal importance to scholastic and co scholastic areas. It was a beautiful day at Presidium where the students left an indelible mark on their parents and teachers with an amazing performance. The day began with an astonishing performance on the school song which was followed by a musical skit, ‘Dreams Uninterrupted’, where the students showcased the importance of following one's dreams. The presentation focused on telling parents about giving wings to their children's dreams. Everybody is unique and is born with an innate extraordinary quality. Let them all get one uninterrupted chance to chase their dreams with passion and excel in that field with discipline to become what they want to be. Successful presentations are understandable, memorable and emotional. The parents feedback and comments proved that it was indeed a successful presentation!
COMMUNITY HELPERS DAY: INSTILLING RESPECT FOR ALL PROFESSIONS
Community Helpers are part of children's everyday lives. When children interact with community helpers, they communicate and socialize. The best way to understand the work of community helpers is to see them in action. Keeping this in mind, a ‘Community Helpers’ day was organised for the students of grade Prep. The school organised visits to places like parks, hospitals, fire station where the students met with helpers like Doctor, Nurse, Gardener, Cobbler , Fireman, Mechanic and got to know about the world beyond home. The activity was aimed at instilling respect for all professions and to learn to value them better. It was an excellent learning engagement as involvement in real world scenarios makes learning more meaningful and memorable for children.
ROLE PLAY: PRESENTING SOCIAL ISSUES WITH SPECTACULAR PERFORMANCES
Role playing allows an actor to step into the shoes of a character. It is a skill that requires a lot of practice before an actor can do it comfortably and well. To explore the hidden talent of our students, an Inter class Role Play Competition was organised at Presidium Pitampura under the academy for theatre "Ring Side View". The objective of this competition was not only to blend learning with fun but also to develop confidence in the little ones. Role play is very valuable tool for exploring social issues, making learning memorable, encouraging cooperation and showcasing skills. Students portrayed themselves as famous personalities with great confidence. It proved to be a great learning experience for all the children.
ROCKSPORT VISIT: PRESIDIANS ENJOY A MEMORABLE & ADVENTUROUS DAY
The biggest adventure is to live life of your dreams. To give them an experience they dreamt of, students of Presidium Pitampura were taken for an outing to Rocksports. Presidians were ready with their belts to climb the Zip Line as they began the adventurous day. Commando Net, Hamster Wheel, Tug of War, Burma Bridge and Hop Scotch were some of the activities enjoyed by them. Their enthusiasm had no limits when they rode a tractor. Beautiful farms surrounded by an eye catching view made this adventure even more memorable. All the students were presented with a Certificate of Participation at the end of the day.
PRESIDIANS OBSERVE WORLD PRAYER DAY IN MEMORY OF ALL THE MARTYRS
Presidium Pitampura observed World Prayer Day with the belief that prayer is the only powerful contact with the greatest force in the universe. Students were sensitised towards the present condition of soldiers deployed on borders and about recent Pulwama terror attack. Students prayed and wrote a letter for the protection of these soldiers, asking God to watch over them and keep them safe from all harm. They also expressed their gratitude and thanked men and women that serve our country in the armed forces to protect us. They acknowledged them for their bravery and service. Students desired the day when wars are no longer waged and soldiers remain at home because peace reigns in the hearts of humanity.
DARWIN’S DAY: PRESIDIANS LEARN THEORIES ON ‘SURVIVAL & SELECTION’
Students of grade 5 celebrated Darwin’s Day with great enthusiasm and zeal. Students talked about Darwin’s contributions to science. They familiarized themselves with the concept of ‘Natural Selection’ and ‘Survival of the Fittest’. Students also concluded that spices which successfully adapted to meet the changing requirements of their natural habitat thrived, while those that failed to do were extinct. To solidify these theories students watched the story ‘Grandmother Fish’ - A child’s first book of evolution.