STUDENTS STUDY THE DIFFERENT STATES OF MATTER
"Everything is theoretically impossible until it is done.”
Change is happening all around us all the time. Just as chemists have classified elements and compounds, they have also classified the type of changes. Changes are either classified as physical, chemical, reversible, or irreversible changes. Students learn a lot about the nature of matter by studying the changes that matter can undergo. To gain a better understanding of the different states of matter students of grade 5 tried many experiments as it is wisely said learning by doing is the best way to learn overall it was a wonderful experience.
A MEMORABLE CHILDREN’S DAY CELEBRATION AT PRESIDIUM
"Every Child is a different kind of flower and all together, we make this world a beautiful garden."
Children's day in India is celebrated every year on 14th November to increase the awareness of people towards the rights, care, and education of children. Presidium organized a children's day program where various games and activities were conducted for the Presidians. It was a fun-filled day for all students. The program began with prayer, dance, and tributes to Chacha Nehru. The program ended with a vote of thanks by the School Head. She addressed the children and encouraged them to dream big and work hard.
STUDENTS PARTICIPATE IN PATTERN MAKING ACTIVITY WITH ENTHUSIASM
“Doing Mathematics always means finding patterns and crafting meaningful and beautiful explanation.” - Paul Lockhart
Pattern making is a very interesting activity that is effective for learning and enhancing Math skills. This activity was great fun for Grade 1 Presidium students and it is a fun way to discover patterns. This activity helps kids learn it in a gratifying and engaging way. In this activity, students used the right tools e.g. Cutouts of different shapes, objects, colours, and numbers, etc. While learning this math skill, students observe some examples of patterns through video and they identify characteristics and predict what comes next. After identifying a pattern, children were able to demonstrate their mastery of this skill by creating their very own patterns with a variety of math manipulations. These pattern activities will help kids learn patterns and apply that knowledge to other math situations.
PRESIDIANS CELEBRATE DIWALI WITH PRAYERS AND LIGHTS!
“It is time to remove the darkness of ignorance within us and replace it with the light of hope and knowledge instead.”
The festival of lights came alive at the Presidium School, when the whole school wore a festive look with students wearing colourful dresses. While celebrating Diwali this year virtually, tudents led the way in spreading the message of celebrating safe and pollution-free, eco-friendly Diwali. Rangoli Making Activities in Grade Nursery to Grade 5 were held to enhance the creative skills of the students. Grade 3rd students presented their thoughts to depict the various reasons why ‘Diwali’ is celebrated, who enthralled the audience with their dialogues. Moreover, students of grade Nur, Prep, 4th & 5th won the hearts of the audience when they presented their dance on Diwali song. The assembly was concluded with a message by the School Head, who offered her warm wishes to the students and reiterated that one should celebrate pollution-free Diwali in its purest form by lighting the lamps and sharing with the less fortunate & by wishing all the students and Mentors a joyous Diwali. The day came to an end with lots of joy and happiness sparkling on the faces of everyone.
PRESIDIANS UNRAVEL THEIR HIDDEN TALENTS!
Presidium organized a Talent Hunt for the students of grades 4 and 5. The objective of the competition was to discover the hidden talents in the students and also to inculcate the values of discipline among them. The students participated enthusiastically in the event. Talents like poetic recitation and self-composed poems. Students showcased their skills in classical and contemporary dance. They also showed their expertise in public speaking. Students participated in this event and were greatly appreciated by the faculty members. They were congratulated and encouraged to hone their skills as these are essential for the development of the overall personality of students.
STUDENTS GO ECO-FRIENDLY AT BEST OUT OF WASTE COMPETITION
"WASTE ISN'T WASTE UNTIL WE WASTE IT - RECYCLING TURNS THINGS INTO OTHER THINGS. WHICH IS LIKE MAGIC"
To keep as much material out of the landfill as possible, it's important for each of us to do our part. The students of classes I, II, and III participated in the ‘Best out of Waste’ competition. The objective of the competition was to create a love for the environment, by making the best out of waste with the help of discarded things. Students used their imagination and creativity to create innovative things. Students used broken bangles, plastic bottles, waste boxes, peanut shells, beads, thermocol glasses, old CDs, etc. All these things which are waste in our day-to-day lives were used with innovation and a variety of things were made from them. Students made a snowman, a pen stand with bangles, a night lamp with waste thermocol glasses, and paper flowers were artistically made. The criteria for the competition were presentation, use of material, innovation, and overall effect.
NATIONAL UNITY DAY OBSERVES INCULCATION OF UNITY IN PRESIDIANS
"Manpower without unity is not a strength unless it is harmonized and united properly, then it becomes a spiritual power."
National Unity Day or Rashtriya Ekta Diwas is celebrated every year on October 31 to commemorate the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel. He was a freedom fighter and later a politician who played a major role in the integration of India. He was the one who really unified the country. He was proudly known as the Iron man of India. Presidium celebrated - National Unity Day which provides an opportunity to reaffirm the inherent strength and resilience of our nation to withstand the actual and potential threats to the unity, integrity, and security of our country and also strive hard to spread this message among all fellow countrymen.
STUDENTS ENHANCE THEIR LANGUAGE SKILLS WITH SHOW & TELL ACTIVITY
“Tell me, I’ll forget. Show me, I May remember. Involve me, and I learn “- Benjamin Franklin
Presidium School organized a Virtual Show and Tell Competition for students of Grade Nursery and Prep to show their immense talent with confidence. It is one of the pre-eminent activities that young students can engage in. The students boldly gave their presentations and used the platform effectively to represent their aptitude and flair for English speaking. They used innovative ways to describe the props with confidence, facial expressions, and voice modulation. The show and tell competition helped the students gain confidence and improve their vocabulary and public speaking skills. Students were very excited and participated whole-heartedly in this Competition.
PRESIDIANS MARK DUSSEHRA WITH A SPECIAL ASSEMBLY
Dussehra is the time when seasonal festivities knock on the door and our hearts are filled with bounteous happiness and excitement. To celebrate this auspicious occasion, our young Presidians organized a special assembly with lots of religious zeal and fervour. The program began with our young Presidians who presented mesmerizing bhajan followed by the significance of Dussehra. Students enthralled the entire audience with their synchronized act of Ramleela in which they depicted the famous Dussehra story. Students presented a scintillating group dance performance. Students also gave a beautiful message on why we celebrate Dussehra and the true meaning of victory of good over evil through reciting poems. Our young buddy anchors stole the show by their gracious anchoring. In the end, our branch head encouraged students with her inspiring words.
GIRL CHILD DAY: GIRLS OF TODAY ARE THE LEADERS OF TOMORROW
International Day of Girl Child was celebrated at the Presidium with great gusto. On this special day, the students prepared speeches, made posters, recited rhymes & songs to express their thoughts on empowering girls. The students were very thrilled to share their thoughts. While explaining the relevance of International Day Of Girl Child by the facilitator, students were told about how the empowerment of girls and fulfillment of their human rights is a very important goal everyone should strive for.The students were also made aware of the challenges that girls face across the world and how they can start working towards easing their life starting today by treating them equally.