ETHOS OF BAISAKHI FILL PRESIDIUM'S PREMISES WITH OODLES OF FUN
Presidium Palam Vihar reverberated with enthusiasm during the special assembly conducted on the blissful occasion of Baisakhi. The motive of the assembly was to apprise our young learners of the rich culture and heritage of India. The students danced and performed on Punjabi folk songs, signifying the essence of Baisakhi. Since the festival is about rejoicing over the harvest of the crop of the season, Presidians cheered in full festive spirit. It was amazing to see them enjoy the festival to the fullest!
PRESIDIANS PAY HOMAGE TO THE MARTYRS OF JALLIANWALA MASSACRE
"The more you know about the past, the better prepared you are for the future!" - Theodore Roosevelt
With the aim of bringing the history closer to the young Presidians of Palam Vihar, we recently took the initiative of sharing about the Jallianwala Bagh massacre with them in the form of a presentation and class discussion. The students learnt that the Jallianwala Bagh is a public garden in Amritsar, famous for one of the most tragic yet landmark events in the history of India, which exposed the inhuman approach of the British officials during their rule in India. Paying a tribute to the brave martyrs of the brutal event, the assembly filled the leaders of tomorrow with the boundless ethos of patriotism!
YOUNG PRESIDIANS PRESENT A ROUSING ASSEMBLY ON AMBEDKAR JAYANTI
"Life should be great rather than long!" - Baba Saheb Bhimrao Ambedkar
14th April celebrates the birthday of Baba Saheb Bhimrao Ambedkar, an Indian politician, a social rights activist and an economist, who played an important role in the formation of the India's constitution. As a proponent for widespread human rights in India, Ambedkar sought to eliminate India's caste system and eventually became the first law minister of India. Making the young learners aware about the life of this renowned dignitary, the assembly was a learning experience for them.
WELCOME SESSION INVIGORATES PRESIDIANS' SPIRITS WITH OPTIMISM
A time for looking forward, a time to set new goals, to dream new dreams, to try your wings to see what lies beyond.
The campus of Presidium Palam Vihar was on high with the chirping of happy students as the school gates opened for the new academic session. Thrilled, excited and raring to go, the students happily marched to the school and organized a special assembly with a wave of enthusiasm. Friends hugged each other and greeted their teachers with sunny smiles and warm wishes. Students were introduced with their new teaching faculty. The lively start of the day blew energy into the students and teachers. The assembly was a celebration of school and education!
WORLD AUTISM DAY: PRESIDIANS PLEDGE TO RAISE AWARENESS ON AUTISM
Awareness Day is an internationally recognized day, which encourages all to
take measures to raise awareness about people with autism throughout the world.
Every year, autism organizations around the world celebrate the day with unique
fundraising and awareness events and ‘Autism Speaks’ celebrates its
international 'Light It Up Blue' campaign. Just like the campaign, we at
Presidium also celebrated World Autism Day, wherein the Presidians took a stand
for equality and embraced the uniqueness of every human being. They also
pledged to spread awareness about the concept of autism and provide as much
support in this regard.
DEVELOPING STUDENTS’ SPEAKING SKILLS THROUGH ROLE-PLAY TECHNIQUE
With the idea to enhance students’ confidence and perception of communication science and implementing new vocabulary in their everyday communications, recently a role-playing program was conducted in Presidium, Palam Vihar. The activity was based on enactment of a story ‘Maisy goes on a sleepover’ in which students performed their favorite roles. The activity proved to be a remarkable creative and innovative approach to practice English language and enhance their oratory skills. They incorporated their own ideas which culminated in a wonderful experience for all.
APPRECIATION DAY RECOGNIZES STUDENTS' HARD WORK & HIDDEN TALENTS
Appreciation is a wonderful thing: It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well!
To inculcate such emotions and to boost their spirits recently, Presidium Palam Vihar has organized an Appreciation Day. Students, in this event, were acknowledged for their stupendous efforts, skills and extraordinary talents by the teachers and academic head and applauded by peers. The occasion culminated with a feeling of pride and honor, boosting their self-worth.
PRESIDIANS GIVE INCREDIBLE PERFORMANCES IN INTER-CLASS ROLE PLAY
Participating in role play gives students opportunities to be active in their communities and to take their learning beyond the classroom!
To prepare our Presidians of Dwarka 22 to step into the spotlight, an Inter-Class Role Play Competition was recently organized. The students learnt how to be flexible, all thanks to their regular performances and rehearsals. Improving tremendously on their problem solving skills, they found ways to handle mistakes in front of audience and to manage their time effectively. Making the best of the opportunity to showcase their artistic side, the leaders of tomorrow delivered breathtaking performances.
LEARNING ROSE MAKING CRAFT BY TURNING IMAGINATION INTO REALITY
With the idea of using art and craft as an alternative and noteworthy classroom teaching tool, ‘Rose Making' activity was conducted recently in Presidium, Palam Vihar, in which students participated zealously. The activity was a part of educating them about various features of plants and its parts. Students wholeheartedly indulged in preparing roses with clay and other craft material and turning imagination into reality. It was a perfect display of their elated creative energies. With the right approach and exposure, they got acquainted aptly with the concept which generated a high level of interest and attentiveness.
HANDKERCHIEF SNATCH ACTIVITY FORTIFIES FINE MOTOR SKILLS & FOCUS
To boost our grade prep students’ concentration, focus and active listening skills, a Handkerchief Snatch activity was recently organized at Presidium, Palam Vihar. The little Presidians were supposed to listen to the numbers and take quick action by targeting the handkerchief with utmost concentration and try to pick it first, while playing against their opponent. Proving immensely beneficial in enhancing fine and visual motor skills of the tiny tots by indulging them in discovering dodging through different pathways, levels and speeds with others, the activity was an enjoyable experience for them.