STUDENTS LEARN ABOUT ADAPTATIONS OF ANIMALS WITH ENTHUSIASM
“One must learn by doing the thing, for though you think you know it-you have no certainty, until you try.”
Taking the above quote into account, Presidium invited students to participate in the Science Subject activity of making flash cards of animal adaptations.The intention was to make them learn or understand the adaptations of animals to different habitats in a better way. Once the students make the flash cards, they will remember how animals adjust to different habitats. Our young Presidians actively participated in it and sent their amazing pictures of different animals. Students not only made stunning representations of the animals but also described adaptations found in different animals. They put in tremendous hard work to exhibit their aptitude which was appreciable. It was an effective and impactful activity wherein the students got an opportunity to display their hidden talent and to learn in an innovative manner.
QUIT INDIA MOVEMENT DAY: STUDENTS PAY HOMAGE TO OUR FIGHTERS
The Quit India Movement was launched at the Bombay session of the All India Congress Committee by Mahatma Gandhi on 8 August 1942, during World War II, demanding an end to British Rule in India. Presidium conducted a special assembly to celebrate the 79th anniversary of the Quit India Movement where students delivered their speeches for our brave freedom fighters. This was followed by two presentations where one was a documentary on the Quit India Movement, and the other was on the evolution of India before and after Quit India Movement. Students paid homage to our freedom fighters by lighting the candles and remembering their contribution to the freedom struggle.
PRESIDIANS CELEBRATE FRIENDSHIP DAY WITH GREAT FERVOUR
Lord Buddha has said “Friendship is the only cure for the hatred, the only guarantee of peace and we at Presidium believe that the only way to build a bond among students is Friendship & Care. Young Presidians celebrated the bond of friendship with their friends through amazing participation in various activities with great enthusiasm. During this pandemic, all the Presidians indulged themselves and enjoyed this day with their friends by making Friendship Bands, Cards, Bouquets, and promised to remain friends forever. Let's be a witness to such a beautiful bond of love, care, and friendship!
PRESIDIANS STUDY THE VERIFICATION OF A GEOMETRICAL THEOREM!
“Mathematics is not about numbers, equations, computations, or algorithms: it is about understanding” — William Paul Thurston
Learning mathematics by observing the pattern has been a great quest of mathematicians. The reasoning of shape, quantity, and arrangement is the building block for everything in our daily lives. Presidium always imparts learning through logical thinking and critical experience. To enhance this methodology of learning among students and meet the demand of science and technology, an activity related to verification of the geometrical theorem: The ratio of the areas of two similar triangles is equal to the square of the ratio of their corresponding sides was conducted in Grade 10. Students took part in learning the activity by exploring their critical approach. Students were found more eager and energetic due to experiential Learning. This activity created curiosity among students towards geometrical proofs of theorems.
SAVE TIGERS TO ENSURE THE SURVIVAL OF HUMAN RACE!
The growth of cities and its people may spur economic growth, but it may also lead to encroachment of land that is inhabited by animals. As a result, animals may be killed to minimize their presence in the encroached area or they may become extinct due to the disruption in their natural environment and ecosystem. Tigers are one of the animals that need to get protected. Students of Presidium depicted the magnificence of tigers through art and craft-related activities including mask-making, face painting, collage-making, painting, etc. wherein they passionately put forward their views concerning the issue.
PROUD PRESIDIANS SALUTE THE VALIANT MARTYRS ON KARGIL VIJAY DIWAS
Patriotism is a social value, the feeling of patriotism is to be inculcated at school level to make sure that student becomes the responsible citizen of our Nation. To indoctrinate the spirit of patriotism and the values imparted by our Forces among the young children, the students of Presidium celebrated Kargil Vijay Diwas to remember India's war victory and to pay tribute to Kargil Martyrs who are the symbol of courage and sacrifice for safeguarding the borders of the Country. The time essence of Kargil Diwas was significantly seen in the plethora of activities like Drawing, Painting, Poems, Badge Making, etc.
PRESIDIANS EXTEND THEIR GRATITUDE TO THEIR GURUS ON GURU PURNIMA
Presidium celebrated the auspicious occasion of Guru Purnima with a lot of reverence. The school conducted a special assembly to mark the occasion with a lot of love and devotion for their Gurus. They paid respect to the teachers with their spectacular performances and sought their blessings. Teachers enlightened the students on the significance of ‘Guru Purnima’ as the school believes in inculcating traditional values in the students.
DEBATE COMPETITION: PRESIDIANS ENTHRALL WITH THEIR ORATORY SKILLS
“It is better to debate a question without settling it than to settle a question without debating it” - Joseph Joubert
Debate is one of the academic activities that give students creative room to express what they feel. The length and breadth of knowledge that they gain through this are simply unparalleled. The inter-club debate competition for classes IX and X was held in Presidium. The event was held during the activity period which was conducted online and was graced with the presence of class teachers and other teachers of the respective grades, who welcomed the participants and conveyed best wishes for the competition. The students of class IX and X were the enthusiastic audience to witness this exciting event. The teams were well prepared and undoubtedly convinced the audience of their beliefs and views. The participants made their arguments more emphatic with their righteous facial expressions and voice modulation.
STUDENTS SHOWCASE THEIR KNOWLEDGE AT QUIZ COMPETITION
"The beautiful thing about learning is that nobody can take it away from you." – B.B. King
General Knowledge is achieved by continuous learning. Competitions are not just motivational and fun, they also enable students to learn and apply their knowledge and understanding to investigate situations, which can aid more learning, memory and stimulate interest. Presidium reaffirms the belief that such competitions boost students’ self-esteem, knowledge, and skills.
To make our students aware of the different aspects of our country and the world around us, a GK Quiz was conducted for the young Presidians. This quiz created curiosity and observational skills about our country and the whole world. This quiz aimed to provide the students with a broad conceptual background about the world around us using analytical thinking skills. The students participated enthusiastically and enjoyed the quiz as well.
SKIT COMPETITION: PRESIDIANS GIVE THEIR AUDIENCE FOOD FOR THOUGHT
The young brigade of Presidium, once again caught the rapt attention of the audience, at the Inter-class Skit Competition. All the students were at their creative best, as there was a limit to the number of properties that could be used by each team. The powerful performances of the budding actors transported the audience to the realm of cinema. The day though was thoroughly entertaining but it was also hugely successful in providing food for thought. The topics for the event were carefully chosen and mirrored the concerns of society at large. It was a novice experience, as the titles of the plays were selected out of some popularly known idioms, around which the students crafted a storyline intelligently and appropriately. Although the event was competitive in nature, the thunderous applause that each one of them received by the gathering was testimony to the fact that each one of them was a winner, as all the plays had conveyed a powerful message.