PRESIDIANS CELEBRATED THE AUSPICIOUS DAY OF GANESH CHATURTHI
श्री वक्रतुण्ड महाकाय सूर्य कोटी समप्रभा निर्विघ्नं कुरु मे देव सर्व-कार्येशु सर्वदा॥
Ganesh Chaturthi , also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi is the Hindu festival that reveres god Ganesh. A ten-day festival, it starts on the fourth day of Hindu luni-solar calendar month Bhadrapada, which typically falls in Gregorian months of August or September. A special assembly was organised to mark the festivities of Ganesh Chaturthi. Students offered their pious tribute to Lord Ganesha through beautiful morning assemblies. A lovely skit and scintillating dance performance adorned the event. Students learnt the symbolic meaning of the elephant headed God and rituals related to Ganeshotsav, Anant Chaturdashi & Visarjan. The festivity was highlighted by chanting of ‘Ganapati bappa morya’ promising to embrace love and share it with everyone...
PRESIDIANS SPEND TIME WITH THEIR SPECIAL FRIENDS AT SPARSH
“Seeing with the eyes of another, listening with the ears of another, and feeling with the heart of another” - Adolf Adler
Presidians, time and again, have displayed that their hearts are benevolent. They try to do their bit towards the society with small gestures which inspire others to take upon the same initiative. With this intention, students of grades 6 and 7 visited Sparsh Special School. The students and teachers were given a warm welcome with vibrant smiles by the Sparsh students. Presidians spent some quality time with their friends at Sparsh. Students got the opportunity to see the Sparsh students working hard at the vocational classes. It was a proud moment for Presidians to be associated with Sparsh. The experience was heartwarming and will surely stay in students’ hearts forever.
A WONDERFUL TEACHERS' DAY CELEBRATION AT PRESIDIUM PALAM VIHAR
PRESIDIANS CELEBRATE THE JOYOUS FESTIVAL OF JANMASHTAMI
Presidium Palam Vihar celebrated the birth of Lord Krishna, the eighth avatar of Vishnu by organizing a special assembly. The Presidians dressed as Krishna, Radha and Gopis looked like the epitome of innocence and mischievousness. Stories of Lord Krishna’s childhood and the ‘natkhat’ tales were enacted by the students. They also spoke inspiring words from Bhagwad Gita and spread the teachings of Shri Krishna. The assembly culminated with a mesmerizing dance performance on popular songs related to Janmashtami.
KNOWAFEST COMPETITION: YET ANOTHER ACHIEVEMENT COMES OUR WAY!
Excellence is the gradual result of striving to do better.
Presidians of Palam Vihar branch added a feather in our hat of glory as they participated in the Knowafest Inter School Competition organised by Swiss cottage, Sector 23, Palam Vihar. The students illustrated the theme ‘Colours of India’. There were seven school & each schools had a team of eight members. Rakhshit Yadav of grade 6 got the best Dancer Award for his acrobatic skills. We are proud of all the participants.
TOI FEATURES PRESIDIUM PALAM VIHAR'S ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE AWARDS
DELIGHTFUL RAKHI CELEBRATIONS ENLIVENS THE PREMISES OF PRESIDIUM
On the festival Raksha Bandhan, a sister ties a rakhi on her brother’s wrist and prays to God for his prosperity and happiness. The brother gives her gifts as a token of his love and promise to protect her. Students at Presidium Palam Vihar celebrated this pious festival in their distinct way throughout the week. They put their heart and soul into crafting beautiful rakhis. Their creativity was truly praiseworthy. A special assembly was also organised to celebrate this day full of love and care. The programme was a colourful blend of songs and a skit with the students highlighting the importance of the festival.
EID-UL-ADHA CELEBRATIONS FILLS YOUNG HEARTS WITH LOVE & PEACE
Eid-al-Adha is an extremely important festival which celebrates the man’s faith and respect towards the Almighty. Presidium Palam Vihar celebrated this holy festival with great zeal and enthusiasm. The students talked about the significance and stories related to the festival and stressed on the fact that belief in the higher power would always be a pillar of support in tough times. The Eid celebrations at Presidium were enlightening as the students learned about the culture and traditions of this community and simultaneously rejoiced the day with festive fervour.
STORY TELLING SESSION ADDS LIFE TO THE IMAGINATION OF PRESIDIANS
Stories are strings of words stitched together. Stories link the world of classroom and beyond, providing a common thread that unites cultures. The students of grade Nursery, Prep and 1 recently entered the astonishing world of stories and story-telling orchestrated by the teachers at Presidium Palam Vihar. The teachers brought alive the story ‘The Sky is Falling’. The animal characters were brought to life which left the students mesmerised and spellbound. The teachers sang and danced with the students on foot-tapping songs like ‘Bum Bum Bole’ and ‘Jungle Jungle Baat Chali Hai’. This session encouraged the use of imagination & creativity and also enhanced their listening skills.
CELEBRATING INDIA'S LIBERATION, THIS 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
On 15 August 1947, Jawaharlal Nehru, who had become the first Prime Minister of India that day, raised the Indian national flag above the Lahori Gate of the Red Fort in Delhi and opened the gates of opportunity, progress and prosperity for the nation. Presidians celebrated India’s independence with zeal and fervour. They adorned the entire premise with the tri colour and engaging in craft activities based on Independence Day theme. A grand Independence Day assembly and flag hoisting ceremony was also held. All the students and teachers saluted the flag and proudly sang the national anthem. The celebration ended with a message of working together, celebrating brotherhood, inclusion and spreading peace and harmony.