INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE: JOURNEY TO FULFILL THE HUMANITY GOALS
"Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding. Darkness cannot drive out darkness, only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate, only love can do that." - Martin Luther King
Devoted to strengthening the idea of peace, both within and among all the nations and people, the International Day of Peace 2017 featured the theme - 'together for peace, respect, safety and dignity for all'. To observe this day, our young Presidians from Noida 31 recently organized a special assembly, wherein they showcased the power of peace through beautiful performances. Inspiring the audience to fulfill the common humanity goals, the 'leaders of tomorrow' had an impeccable experience.
PRESIDIUM NOIDA PROUDLY PLEDGES ITS SUPPORT TO 'RALLY FOR RIVERS'
Rivers are the lifeline of every civilization!
Presidium has always striven to carve its young students into the 'leaders of tomorrow', who can establish sustainable development. To raise awareness about the importance of reviving our dying rivers, a special assembly was recently organized by Presidium Noida. Telling about the noble cause of 'Rally for Rivers' campaign, flagged by Sadhguru's Isha foundation, the teachers inspired young Presidians to come forward and join hands to change the face of this critical situation. Students pledged that they will spread the message sent by Sudha ma'am and create a better place to live in.
PRESIDIANS HONOUR THE PROFESSION THAT CREATES ALL OTHER PROFESSIONS
It is a teacher, who links the student to the path of success!
To salute the ever-guiding mentors, the students of Presidium Noida organized a special assembly on the occasion of Teacher's Day. They wished them with all their hearts and displayed various performances in order to honour the profession that creates all the other professions. Overjoyed to have received heaps of respect and acknowledgement, the teachers showered their loving students with their warm blessings. It was a splendid day full of golden memories for all!
INTER-CLASS POSTER MAKING: PRESIDIANS CREATE SOCIAL AWARENESS
Art is something that makes you breath with a different kind of happiness!
Discussing social issues in everyday life helps create awareness and better understanding of problems regarding their exact nature and causes. To take a step closer towards the progress of students and build their views and thoughts about social issues, an 'inter-class poster making competition' was organised for grades 4 and 5 students by Presidium, Noida 31. The topics were closely related to the major issues prevalent in society like 'swachh bharat', 'women safety' and 'save ozone layer'. The students enhanced their posters by writing beautiful slogans and quotes. One could see and feel the enthusiasm that the children had in their presentation. It inspired them to think and work creatively in order to promote artistic excellence.
INTRA-CLASS SPELLATHON: PRESIDIANS EMERGE AS SKILLED LINGUISTS
Spellings improve reading and writing fluency, vocabulary and comprehension. Learning and revising spellings helps to cement the connection between letters and their sounds. Realizing that a 'spellathon' is a unique way of raising vocabulary in addition to showing our students the importance of correct spellings, Presidium Noida recently organized an 'intra-class spellathon competition', which consisted of six rounds. The students learnt the phonetics and correct pronunciation of different words. The competition motivated children to take keen interest in enriching their vocabulary and pronunciation skills to become effective and impressive communicators in their near future.
INTRA-CLASS QUIZ COMPETITION ON THEME HOME EXCITES PRESIDIANS
Quiz is a great way to learn and keeping this in mind, an 'intra-class quiz competition' on the theme 'home' was recently organized at Presidium, Noida. The quiz began with the introduction of the theme in a very interactive way and all the students participated with great enthusiasm. The competition was a mixed bag of rapid fire, application-based picture identification and audio visual modules. Students participated with great zeal and posed a stiff competition. The questions put forth to the teams were intriguing, exciting and made everyone go ‘aah!’ and clap when a child answered correctly. Overall, it was a fun learning experience for the little Presidians!
ASHIMA MADE US PROUD BY PERFORMING GREAT AT PHOTOEXHIBITION 2017
It gives us immense happiness and pride to share with you about our brilliant performer Ashima Bose, who was awarded the appreciation certificate in the Hocus Pocus Photography Exhibition 2017 with the theme - 'Spices of India'. This budding photographer performed wonderfully and garnered several compliments from the onlookers and jury.
We are proud of you Ashima!
INTER-CLASS SKIT COMPETITION ENHANCES PRESIDIANS' ARTISTIC SIDE
A skit is a short, usually dramatic performance with a message to convey!
It is both a visual and a sound experience, where we can see the reaction of the audience immediately. It is alive and ephemeral. To bring out the acting talent and flair of the students and to spread the message of humanity, Presidium Noida-31 recently organized an Inter-Class Skit Competition for the students of Grade 6. The powerful themes of the skit competition were 'social media - boon or a curse' and 'child labour'. Participants were divided into 2 groups and both the groups selected a very interesting script to imbibe human values in the students. They dealt with the issue of children being forced to work in inappropriate conditions and not enjoying their freedom and dignity in our society. They also demonstrated how social websites can be a reason of disaster. The students acted naturally, meticulously and perfectly. It was a visual bliss to watch the students perform on the stage confidently with appropriate props and their efforts & hard work was pleasantly evident.
EXPRESSING THE FEELING OF UNITY & SECULARISM ON INDEPENDENCE DAY
"Long years ago, we made a tryst with destiny and now the time comes when we shall redeem our pledge... At the stroke of the midnight hour, when the world sleeps, India will awake to life and freedom." – Jawaharlal Nehru
With the advent of the month of August in Presidium Noida 31, all of us are filled with a zeal and enthusiasm to express the feeling of unity and secularism as we participate in the celebrations for our country. The celebrations started with the hoisting of National Flag followed by National anthem. A cultural programme was organised in the school by students. The dramatization encompassed a vibrant display of events from 1857, interspersed with music and patriotic dances to truly enthrall the audience by our students' talents. Showcasing their fine acting and stupendous speaking skills, the Presidians shared the importance of this day and urged the audience to become responsible citizens and prepare themselves to serve the nation as good future leaders. It was a rich learning experience for the students who cherished the value of freedom and patriotism.
PRESIDIANS LEARN ABOUT ESSENCE OF JANMASHTAMI IN A FUN-FILLED WAY
To celebrate the heavenly occasion of Janmashtami with great splendour and vigour, students of Presidium Noida recently came together. Children of grades Nursery and Prep gave a spectacular performance on this joyful occasion by participating in a skit, which depicted the birth of Lord Krishna, followed by the captivating Krishna Leela. Students were dressed colourfully as Gopis and Gwalas. Our tiny tots gave a mesmerizing dance performance on this blissful occasion and learned about the essence of Janmashtami in a fun-filled way!