ORATORS OF PRESIDIUM TAKE A STAND AT DEBATE COMPETITION
Debate is an activity which gives us a glimpse of future leaders and the practice of conducting a healthy debate develops skills like reasoning, articulating, listening and responding. Keeping this in mind, Presidium Faridabad organized an Inter Club Debate Competition for grades 9 and 10. The aim of the
competition was to let the students express their views and opinions on diverse topics. The students from each of the six clubs debated in favour and against of the motion. They were judged on the basis of their organization and clarity of thoughts and ideas, use of arguments, cross examination, presentation style and factual details. From grade 9, Supremes club bagged the first position whereas Elites club secured the second position and Leaders & Maestros club secured the third positions. In grade 10 the first and second positions were bagged by the Victors & the Maestros clubs and the Elites club got the third position. Judges appreciated and applauded the participants for their confidence, clarity of thoughts and lauded their efforts.
YOUNG PHILANTHROPISTS VISIT THEIR SPECIAL FRIENDS AT SPARSH
We at Presidium, believe in nurturing compassion and feeling of equality amongst the students. Keeping this thought in mind, students of Presidium Faridabad recently visited their special friends at Sparsh. The Presidians spent some good time and shared joyful moments of love, compassion and respect with the special children. The Presidians saw the children learning to make various products that would enable them to be independent for a brighter future. The young leaders were amazed to see the exquisite products made by the Sparsh children like room fresheners, colours, candles, Rakhis and aroma oils. Conferring many life lessons, the experience was extremely unique as it filled the hearts with utmost happiness and positivity.
INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATIONS FILLS PRESIDIANS’ HEARTS WITH PRIDE
15th August is a day of love, unity, courage and a vision, a vision for a better nation. Presidium, Faridabad celebrated this spirit of the independent India in the school premises with great enthusiasm and fervor. The function was presided over by the head of the school Ms. Veena Guar. Ma’am unfurled the national flag and the national anthem was sung in unison to commemorate the sovereignty of the nation. Young musicians of Presidium enthralled the gathering with an orchestrated rendition of ‘Vande Mataram’ and patriotic songs. Manan Bansal of grade 10 left everybody awestruck with his extraordinary tabla performance. The celebration came to end with electrifying dance and drama performances. The students by displaying wide variety of talent proved that India is a land of freedom, peace and unity in diversity.
YOUNG LEADERS SHINE AT PMUN 2018- PRESIDIUM FOR YOUTH EMPOWERMENTaa
SUMMER SUNSHINE & MONSOON RAINS - PRESIDIANS ENJOY IT ALL!
India is a country with large variation in seasons. Mainly there are four seasons: summer, monsoon, winter and autumn. To make our tiny tots aware about the various seasons and to teach them the importance and significance of the same, a small conversational session was held on summer and monsoon season. The conversation was on things we love to do in summers such as swimming, going to the beach, enjoying vacations and summer camps. Moving on to the discussion about monsoon season, the teachers shared with the toddlers how the weather becomes very pleasant and beautiful and everyone enjoys making paper boats and jumping in the puddles. All the kids actively participated in the conversation; they were prompt to share their ideas and experiences regarding the same.
PRESIDIANS EXPLORE THEIR SPONTANEITY AT EXTEMPORE COMPETITION
Extempore is an art of public speaking that is carried out without preparation or forethought. It puts to test one’s ability to think on the spot and also their spontaneity. It is one such method which assists the students not only in thinking on their own but also in voicing their creative ideas with precision. An Inter Club Extempore Competition was recently organised at Presidium Faridabad for the students of grades 11 & 12. The topics in the competition were associated with the general current affairs and all the participants delivered their speeches with great confidence. The judgement was on the basis of content, relevance to the topic, confidence, clarity of speech, time management and use of language and grammar. Kashish Tewatia of Victors Club bagged the first position, Harsh Jhangra from Supremes Club won the second position and Deeksha Jhangra of Leaders Club stood third. Congratulations to all winners!
FRIENDSHIP DAY: CHERISHING THE LOVING BLESSING OF GOD- FRIENDS!
True friends not only show their love in times of happiness but also in times of difficulties. They are the ones who understand us, appreciate us and accept us the way we are and stand by us through every thick and thin. Taking this thought into consideration, Presidium Faridabad organized an activity on account of Friendship day, wherein the students of grade Pre-Nursery to Prep took an active part in creating alluring friendship bands for their loving pals with the aid of their art teacher. They used varied decorative material to create the bands. All the kids thoroughly enjoyed this activity and one could see the dazzling smiles on their faces and loving hearts with which they fabricated the bands. Later, they celebrated the essence of true friendship by tying the handmade bands on the wrists of their buddies.
FRUIT FALL ACTIVITY: LEARNING THE IMPORTANCE OF CONSUMING FRUITS
With an objective to educate children about the importance and consumption of fruits in regular diet, Presidium Faridabad recently conducted a ‘Fruit Fall’ activity for the students of grade 3. With the help of stories, songs and games, the young learners were encouraged to make colourful, crunchy and juicy fruits a part of their everyday diet for mental and physical growth. The children also learned more about the taste, smell, colour and texture of each fruit and understood the benefits of eating them fresh. In a nutshell, all the Presidians were very thrilled as they reaffirmed the fact that fruits are far better than junk food.
PRESIDIANS RAISE A VOICE ON SOCIAL ISSUES THROUGH SKIT COMPETITION
“Sometimes you can have the smallest role in the smallest production and still have a big impact” -Neil Patrick Harris
The young brigade of the Presidium School once again caught the rapt attention of the audience, at the recently organised ‘Interclass Skit Competition’ for grades 6 to 8. The students of all classes skillfully prepared their presentation on various topics. The topics for the event were carefully chosen and mirrored the concerns of the society. It was a novice experience for the students. They were assessed on the basis of their idea, concept, expression, voice modulation, costume, etc. All the participants stunned the audience by their remarkable performances. They were confident, enthusiastic and alert while participating in the competition. Although the event was competitive in nature, the thunders applause that each participant received by the gathering was a testimony to the fact that each one of them was a winner, as all the skits conveyed a powerful message.
INVESTITURE CEREMONY 2018: NEWLY ELECTED STUDENT COUNCIL HONOURED
‘Leaders are the role models who inspire the followers and motivate them to reach the pinnacle of the success.’
The Investiture ceremony means a formal investing of a person with authority, power, right and dignity. Years after years, it reminds us of the trust and confidence that we repose in our newly elected cabinet. This year, our honorary chairperson, Mrs. Sudha Gupta graced the investiture ceremony and bestowed the young Presidians with varied titles and designations of the Student Council, baptized as Head Girl, Head Boy, Sports Captain, Presidents of Clubs, Senior and Junior Council Members. Donning the mantle of responsibility, they also pledged to bestow their duties to the best of their abilities and abide by rules and regulations of the school. The ceremony marked a new beginning for the leaders of tomorrow to shine on their path to success.