To explore the creative potential in the young minds of students, Presidium, who always encourages students' participation in competitions for the development of the young minds, organized the “Drawing and Colouring Competition" for the students of Grade 1, 2 & 3. The competition was based on different themes like Any Scene of their Choice, Magical World Underwater, and My Dreamland. The students showcased their talent and artistic skills while drawing the pictures and the result was amazing artwork. This fun-filled activity witnessed enthusiastic participation by all students.
Administration comes easy to a person who is endowed with the fine art of public speaking, who adorns common thoughts with the grace of elocution, and the elegancy of style. The famous words lingered on in the mind of all those who were lucky to witness the elocution competition in grade 4 & 5. The participants exhibited perfect nuances and finer points that go into making a public speech interesting and captivating. The self-confidence of students was praise worthy. The teachers were truly moved by the efforts and hardwork collated by the students.
National technology day is observed on 11th May every year in India. It is celebrated every year to mark the anniversary of the Pokhran nuclear test in 1998. On this day, India successfully tested the Shakti 1 Nuclear missile at the Indian Army Pokhran test range in Rajasthan. Young Presidians celebrated the day with full zeal and enthusiasm. They thanked all the researchers and innovators who made remarkable contributions to science and technology by drawing beautiful posters. Students also participated in a quiz wherein they answered the questions very well and also enhanced their knowledge. One of the objectives of celebrating National Technology day is to inspire upcoming generations to higher studies and research in Technology.
The students of Presidium enthusiastically participated in various activities to commemorate our benevolent Mother Earth. On the occasion of World Earth Day, several activities were organized with a view to sensitize the students about the conservation of natural resources and to motivate them to do their bit towards making the planet Earth more beautiful. The students presented thought of the day, exhibited their talents, and spoke about the day, related to sensitivity towards the environment. In the assembly, the students were told about the significant contribution that they could make to support go ‘Green Drive’. Students planted their own saplings and promised to nurture them. They were also indulged in various craft activities representing ways to save our environment. In the end, students took a pledge to save, love, and respect Mother Earth with all their hearts and soul.
Maths is fun. A great way to teach the concepts of maths to students is through fun activities. Students recently learnt the concept of place value of digits in a particular number. They participated in an activity wherein they recapitulated the concept using Denies blocks. The objective behind this activity was to make students ready for the upcoming concepts in mathematics as students get anxious about difficult problems. Every student moves to the next level only when they have mastered the current level. Students were able to show the blocks of the particular number which were asked. Students enjoyed while doing this activity and hence the recapitulation was done with great zeal and enthusiasm.
Presidium celebrated World Heritage Day to raise awareness among students about preserving our heritage site and also the effort required to conserve and draw attention to it. A special assembly was organized where students were told about the true meaning of heritage, its importance, and the need for its preservation. A beautiful video was shown to the students that showcased seven incredible and famous heritage sites of the world. Students were encouraged to preserve our rich heritage and cherish them as the foreteller of the past. The object of conducting the special assembly was to tell students about the value and the significance of world heritage. The assembly was an amalgam of entertainment and information which truly spread the message of rejoicing and appreciating our rich past. In the end, students took a pledge to preserve our culture and heritage.
Presidium celebrated Ambedkar Jayanti to mark the birth anniversary of Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar, the principal architect of the Constitution of India. A special assembly was conducted to commemorate his teachings and works. Students of grades 1 to 3 shared briefly about him. In their speech, they cited Dr. Ambedkars’ birth and his contribution to the framing of our Indian Constitution and also its application which is our future responsibility. The program ended with a message which was bold and clear “One need not be born into great and influential families but with a goal, hard work, and responsibilities one can become great” taking the example of our very own Dr. B R Ambedkar.