Holi is the festival of colours and is famous among people of India for the engaging rituals that include playing and throwing a splash of colours over each other, meeting friends and family, and enjoying a feast of delicious delicacies prepared on this occasion. To celebrate this festival, a Special Assembly was executed by the students of Presidium, wherein a beautiful skit was performed deciphering the importance of Holi and the safety measures required while playing Holi. Mesmerizing dance performances by the presidians also enthralled the audience. They were acquainted with the significance of the festival and the story behind the celebration. A short video on Prahalad and Holika Dahan was displayed to them. Emphasizing the need for precaution and safety, the young learners were advised to use herbal colours that were prepared with natural flowers. They were reflected upon the wastage of water during the Holi celebration and pledged to play dry Holi instead. The assembly ended on a note of high spirit and with the hope to eradicate the negativity from within and around us.
The Indian rupee (INR) is the currency of India. INR is the International Organization for Standardization currency code for the Indian rupee, for which the currency symbol is ₹. Banknotes in India are currently being issued in the denomination of Rs 10, Rs 20, Rs 50, Rs 100, Rs 200, Rs 500, and Rs 2000. Students of Grade 1 Presidium were introduced to the Indian currency (Money) and they experienced how money is used. Students also identified the various coins and notes of the country. Students also experienced the different things that have different prices like gems, pencils, chocolate, etc. They were excited to show their learning through pasting fake currency notes and coins or by showing them in the online class. Students enjoyed this activity of money by presenting it on a chart and they were also excited to draw the symbol of the rupee.
Learning about the different 3D shapes is a vital part of Numeracy and Mathematics in the Curriculum for Excellence. It can enable pupils to improve pupils’ object recognition as they discover more about the world around them. An activity was performed in Grade V, wherein the students developed the nets of some most tricky 3D shapes - Pyramids and prisms. A geometry net is a 2-dimensional shape that can be folded to form a 3-dimensional shape or a solid. Students cut, fold and tape/paste the shape nets to create 3D shapes on the chart paper as it is also vitally important in any aspect of 3D design. Presidians consolidate their knowledge about the properties of prims and pyramids along with their nets in a play-way method. It allows them to use their knowledge and encourages exploration and curiosity, and these skills are the foundation of intellectual development and cognitive processing.
Waste is an inevitable by-product of human life. It is commonly believed that incineration and landfill disposal represent preferred options in dealing with waste products; however, many wastes have the potential to be recycled or reused for some purpose or in some manner. Students of Grade IV have understood the waste management that associated environmental benefits, as they took the initiative to spread awareness about waste management in the neighborhood. They solidified their understanding about 3'Rs (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle) and requested society to practice them every day for a healthy environment as 3 R's are the three great ways to eliminate waste and protect our Earth. Through this project, they learned about the causes and consequences of waste disposal and highlighted the importance of waste prevention, reuse, and recycling. Recycling is one of the most visible solutions for combating the proliferation of waste.
February 20, is annually observed as World Day of Social Justice, recognizing the need to promote social justice, which includes efforts to tackle issues such as poverty, exclusion, gender equality, unemployment, human rights, and social protections. In keeping with the goal of achieving full employment and support for social integration, the quintessence and the significance of the day was illustrated through a special assembly by the students of Grade IV and Grade V. Students seized this opportunity to convey that social development is a means to achieve social justice — solidarity, harmony, and equality. The assembly commenced with the Morning Prayer followed by the news headlines and thoughts for the day which laid importance on this day. Students participated wholeheartedly by making everyone aware of the significance of this day through speeches, quotations, and PPT, where their thoughts laid stress on poverty eradication, equal rights, promotion of full employment, gender equality, and access to social well-being, and economic justice for all. The assembly foregrounded that social development and social justice cannot be attained in the absence of peace and security or the absence of respect for all human rights and fundamental freedoms.
भारत त्योहारों का देश है ,यहाँ हर त्योंहारों धार्मिक अवसरो को ध्यान मे रखकर एवं ऋतुओ के बदलने के साथ साथ इन्ही मे से एक है बसंत पंचमी|यह त्योहार हमारे देश मे बड़ी धूमधाम से मनाया जाता है| बंसत पंचमी के दिन ज्ञान की देवी सरस्वती जी का जन्म हुआ था इसलिए इस दिन सरस्वती जी की पुजा अर्चना की जाती है||यह दिन विद्यार्थियो के लिए भी विशेष महत्वपूर्ण दिन होता हैं |इस दिन सभी विद्यालयों मैं माँ सरस्वती की अर्चना की जाती हैं और उनके आशीर्वाद से ज्ञान से आगे बदने की प्रेरणा ली जाती हैं|इस तरह बसंत पंचमी का त्योहार हर्ष उल्लास के साथ पूर्ण होता हैं| इस दिन बहुत सारे लोग सभी जगहों पर जाकर मां सरस्वती की प्रतिमा का दर्शन करते हैं। प्रीसीदिअम स्कूल में 4 फरवरी को बसनत पंचमी बड़े ही हर्ष और उल्लास के साथ मनाई गई और माँ सरस्वती की पूजा का आयोजन भव्य तरीके से किया गया है। इसमें सभी शिक्षक एवं छात्र-छात्राओं ने बढ़-चढ़ कर हिस्सा लिया| छात्रों ने इस अवसर पर कई तरह की कविता, सरस्वती वंदना , गाना तथा स्पीच प्रस्तुत किए और ज्ञान की देवी माँ सरस्वती को प्रस्तुत किया |इस दिन सभी छात्रों व शिक्षकों ने पीले वस्त्र पहने| सभी ने माँ सरस्वती की आरती करते हुए समारोह का अंत किया और माँ सरस्वती का आशीर्वाद लिया |