YOUNG PRESIDIANS DELIGHTFULLY REJOICE THE SPIRIT OF CHRISTMAS
"Bless us lord, this Christmas, with quietness of mind; teach us to be patient and always to be kind!" - Helen Steiner Rice
Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year to give and forgive in remembrance of the birth of Jesus Christ. It’s the time when family and friends come together and remember the good things they have. At Presidium Dwarka 16B, this joyous festival was celebrated with a special assembly presented by our young students with lot of warmth, hope and glad tidings. They enthralled the audience with beautiful performances and melodious Christmas carols, which filled the air with festivity. The delight of the students was hard to contain when Santa made a grand entry and showered them with little goodies. Spreading the message of love and good cheer, the leaders of tomorrow added to the charm of this special occasion with their bright smiles!
YOUNG PRESIDIANS SALUTE OUR HARD WORKING FARMERS ON KISAN DIWAS
Celebrating the birth anniversary of our fifth Prime Minister and kisan leader, Late Shri Chaudhary Charan Singh, Kisan Diwas is celebrated every year on 23rd December. To pay a tribute to his magnificent personality and various beneficial policies in the favour of the farmers, which united all the farmers of India against the landlords and moneylenders, a special assembly was recently organized by our nursery students at Presidium, Dwarka 16B. The little Presidians began the assembly by enlightening the audience with new vocabularies such as crops, harvesting and farmers. As the farmers are the backbone of our society and contribute greatly to the economic development of India, a thrilling dance performance on the song 'mere desh ki dharti’ was dedicated to the Indian farmers to amplify their respect in everyone’s mind. The assembly ended with the thought that farmers do not just produce for themselves and their families but also for our country and the world!
INSPIRING ALL TO RISE & ACT ON INTERNATIONAL ANTI-CORRUPTION DAY
"If a country is to be corruption-free and become a nation of beautiful minds, I strongly feel there are three key societal members who can make a difference. They are the father, the mother and the teacher." — APJ Abdul Kalam
Corruption and bribery have now become a serious crime, affecting the social and economic development of all societies. In order to curb it, the United Nations observes International Anti-Corruption Day on December 9. Presidium Dwarka 16B celebrated this special day with a special assembly by students of grade 8 recently. The young Presidians enacted Nukkad Natak to show how we all are responsible for corruption in some way or the other. In order to save ourselves time and trouble, we agree to pay bribe and corrupt officials. Encouraging all to take a stand and be the change that we wish to see in others with a captivating rise and act dance performance, the leaders of tomorrow drove a valuable social message to the youth of today.
OUR BUDDING ASTRONOMERS VISIT SARISKA FOR A JOURNEY TOWARDS STARS
In collaboration with team SPACE, our young grade 6 and 7 Presidians of Dwarka 16B took an educational astronomy journey to Sariska, Rajasthan. The students got the opportunity to inspect the field for mesmerizing live experiences, wherein they observed field irrigation, green house, different types of plants, cultivation, reservoirs, harvesting system and various rocks. It was followed by a cultural programme of beautiful Rajasthani dance and music including Kaalbelia and Ghoomar. An audio visual presentation on astronomy, constellations, telescope, refraction and reflection of light, formation of images, various galaxies and stars was given and an elaborate discussion on our universe was then conducted.
Thereafter, the students were taught to calculate altitudes of various stars and moon. They also observed the moon, its craters, galaxy and other stars using telescope, which was the most enlightening experience. Children visualized how our earth is rotating and our stars are shifting to relish the live experience of what all they read in books. Exploring the nature, laws of nature, beauty of universe and magic of science, the leaders of tomorrow enjoyed this wonderful journey to stars.
PRESIDIANS PLEDGE TO STAND FOR EVERY CITIZEN ON HUMAN RIGHTS DAY
Reminding us that everyone is entitled to certain rights as a human being, regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, language and origin, the Human Rights Day is celebrated annually across the world on 10th December every year. This day was gloriously observed at Presidium Dwarka 16B by our grade 5 students with a special assembly. The young Presidians talked about the importance of human rights for each and every citizen of the country, which was followed by a speech and poem, emphasising on standing up for our and others' rights. The students brilliantly performed a skit, depicting the deprivation of fundamental rights in certain sections of our society to create a thought-provoking effect in the audience. The assembly left everyone with the realisation of being privileged to be able to enjoy our fundamental rights and also the need to work on bias in our society.
PRESIDIANS VISIT AGRA TO SEE BEAUTIFUL ARCHITECTURE OF MUGHAL ERA
To give the feel of the rich historical culture of medieval Mughal India to our grade 4 students, a fun and educational trip to Agra was recently organized by Presidium, Dwarka 16B. The children were extremely excited for the trip and amusingly relished the fun-filled journey with games, songs and dance. Our little travellers visited Fatehpur Sikri, the 'City of Victory’, which was founded in 1569 by Akbar, the Great Emperor of the Mughal dynasty. Mesmerized by the beautiful architecture of Mughal era, the students then got into their party look for the DJ party and dinner. The next day, they visited Taj Mahal, one of the wonders of the world, famous for its beauty. This exquisite monument is standing majestically on the banks of river Yamuna. The students explored the place and learned a lot about the structure. They also bought souvenirs for their family as a memoir of this marvellous experience.
PRESIDIANS ENHANCE THEIR THINKING & REASONING SKILLS IN MATH WEEK
a dynamic subject!
us to new horizons and forcing us to look at new goals, Math is constantly
changing and can never be static. For an enjoyable experience of Mathematics, Presidium
Dwarka 16B recently celebrated ‘Math week’, wherein different activities like feed
the monster, number maze, caterpillar game, pan balance, height and weight
measuring, fraction game were organised to nurture the mathematical skills of
the students. Besides clearing quantification, these activities also enhanced
the skills of measurement, ordering the numbers and skip counting. Excited to
learn about the practical significance of the theoretical concepts that they
had learnt, the students learnt to calculate the area and perimeter. It was a very
interesting session where the Presidians got to observe and explore new areas
the environment and focus on the development of.
EMPATHETIC PRESIDIANS LEARN ABOUT THE VIRTUE OF SHARING IS CARING
To share is to give strength to humanity!
In light of the aforementioned statement, a special assembly under the theme ‘sharing is caring’ was recently conducted by the nursery students at Presidium, Dwarka 16B. The assembly began with an interactive discussion about the virtue of sharing by the teachers. Thereafter, day-to-day situations were enacted and discussed to highlight the importance of sharing. Students delivered speeches, recited poems and presented dance performances on sharing and caring and concluded the assembly with the message that creating harmony in the society is essential.
WISE PRESIDIANS RAISE DISABILITY ISSUES ON WORLD DISABILITY DAY
Abled does not mean enabled; disabled does not mean less abled!
To promote an understanding of disability issues and mobilise support for the dignity, rights and well-being of persons with disabilities, the World Disability Day was celebrated with utmost passion by the grade 8 Presidians of Dwarka 16B. They spread awareness about this special day with a rousing assembly, wherein a thoughtful skit and an entertaining dance performance was presented to stimulate compassion in everyone's heart for the disabled. The assembly intended to increase awareness of gains to be derived from the integration of persons with disabilities in every aspect of political, social, economic and cultural life. The brave initiative by our leaders of tomorrow indeed managed to create an atmosphere of empathy and respect for the specially abled.
YOUNG PRESIDIANS RELIVE HISTORY WITH A SOULFUL ITIHAAS WALK
Experiential learning is one of the best ways of learning!
Visiting historical places today tells us a lot of history and the culture in the bygone age. Believing in this, an Itihaas Walk to Kashmere Gate and its adjoining areas was recently organized for our grade 8 students from Presidium, Dwarka 16B. Accompanied by teachers and the academic head, the young learners were curious to know and witness this monumental evidence of India’s first war of independence: the Revolt of 1857. The first site was the Nicholas cemetery, where the Presidians were given an insight about the cemetery to be the first one in Delhi, made by the Britishers. After this, they were taken to the mighty gate, built during the reign of Shah Jahan, the Kashmere Gate. The learners were explained, that it was with this gate, that the Britishers entered the walled city of old Delhi to capture it. All the students, were taken for a small walk in the narrow gullies and mohallas of the old city, in order to get the feel, that these were the passages where our kings and emperors walked through. Soulfully walking, observing and noting down details, the leaders of tomorrow made the best of this exciting historical trip.