‘Nabham Sparsham Deeptham’, which means ‘Touch the Sky with Glory,’ is the motto of the Indian Air Force. Indian Air Force Day is celebrated on 8th October every year. On this day, the most crucial and vintage aircraft put up a magnificent show which is displayed in the open sky. Presidians celebrated The Indian Air Force Day with great zeal and enthusiasm by making posters, dressing up in Indian Air Force uniform, and also shared a strong message through a presentation that the Indian Air Force is the air arm and a crucial organ of the Indian armed forces which plays a vital role in the wars fought by the country. They were inspired to know that its primary mission is to secure Indian airspace and provide support during natural calamities in the country. Hence, Presidians celebrated the day to honour and recognize the selfless efforts of the jawans and the entire force.
Presidium School held the Virtual Investiture Ceremony, wherein the Student Council, 2021-22, and the Prefectorial Board of the six Clubs were sworn in on this felicitous occasion. The ceremony commenced with glimpses of the offline Investiture ceremony of the academic session 2020-21. The Hon’ble Chairperson, Mrs. Sudha Gupta, in her heart-warming and very inspiring address congratulated the members of the newly elected Student Council. She emphasized the fact that it is an individual that defines a post. She advised them to imbibe the spirit of ‘Service Before Self’ in words and deeds and urged them to embrace their duties with humility, perseverance, and loyalty. A beautiful moment of sublimity and serenity prevailed as the chairperson accompanied by the School head Ms. Sheenu Narang and Mr. Yashveer Singh, the founder of Presidium Noida-31 branch lit the ceremonial lamp marking the commencement of the day’s proceedings. The portfolios of the elected student leaders were displayed along with their photographs; it was a proud moment for all the parents to witness their children being invested as they embarked on a new journey as leaders. The event concluded with the school song, ‘We are the Leaders’ followed by a vote of thanks proposed by the Head Girl Aditi Verma.
Mahatma Gandhi's birthday, 2 October, is commemorated in India as Gandhi Jayanti, a national holiday, and worldwide as the International Day of Non-violence. Students participated in different activities to spread awareness about the contribution of Gandhiji towards the Indian freedom movement. Students made beautiful posters with inspirational messages that displayed the significance of charkha, which is a symbol of the swadeshi movement, danced, and performed on a patriotic theme to pay tribute to the Father of Nation. The journey of Gandhiji's life inspired the young children to lead a life that emphasizes universal brotherhood and peaceful co-existence.
National Daughters Day was celebrated with great enthusiasm. It is a day for parents to honor their daughters and show them how much they are appreciated. Daughters play a very important role in families and have different but very special bonds with each of their parents. Presidians celebrated this day by making beautiful posters on the importance of daughters, depicting daughters as the pillars of humanity.
Like food and shelter, clothes are a basic need. We need clothes to protect ourselves and our bodies from heat, cold, dust, insects, etc. We wear many clothes throughout the day. Our clothing style depends upon the work or activity we do or on occasions. Presidium planned an activity for the students of grade 1, with the theme clothes, wherein the students revised the concepts related to Clothes like various kinds of clothes available according to the season, weather, occasion, and its importance. Students also gave a presentation on the same. It turned out to be an excellent opportunity for them as they not only reviewed and revised the concept but also enthusiastically participated and showed their understanding.