PRESIDIANS CELEBRATE EID: A CELEBRATION OF FAITH AND LOYALTY!
‘Sacrifice is giving up something that matters for something that matters more.’
On the festival of sacrifice ‘Eid-ul-Zuha’, the students of grade 6 at Presidium Ashok Vihar were acquainted with the story of Prophet Ibrahim's faith in Allah. The students celebrated the festival with great enthusiasm and glorified the sacrifice of Ibrahim through speeches and performing a dramatized version of how a man’s faith was established in the powers of the Higher Being. The students effectively conveyed the message to give up one’s bounties in order to help those who are in need. Expressing the emotions of love and devotion for Almighty, the students rejoiced the day which culminated with a loud cheer of Eid Mubarak!
TESTING THE VOCABULARY OF PRESIDIANS IN A FUN SPELLATHON
In the time and age of auto-correct, spell check and texting, a Spell-Bee competition organised by Presidium Ashok Vihar for students of grades 6 to 8 came as a whiff of fresh air. The competition had six rounds - synonyms, homophones, homonyms, guess the word, visual round and audience round. The spelling wizards of Presidium could recognize the toughest of words with ease and confidence. It was a great learning experience for the participants that enriched their vocabulary in a fun way.
POSTER MAKING: SENSITIZING PRESIDIANS TOWARDS SOCIAL ISSUES
The art of Poster Making is the the art of discovering what you believe!
To bring out the creative expression of the students and also to gauge their awareness quotient, a Poster Making competition was organised by Presidium Ashok Vihar for the students of grade 4 and 5. The students displayed their artistic skills through an array of posters on topics like ‘Swachh Bharat’, ‘Save Ozone’ and ‘Women Safety’. The aim of this competition was to increase the students’ observational skills, response to thoughts, awareness and concern towards the global issues.
OUR YOUNG HUMANITARIANS GLADLY GO TO MEET THEIR SPARSH FRIENDS
love, innocence and unadulterated humanity. Our students from grade 6 recently received the opportunity to visit India’s best special school and spend quality time with their special friends. The aura at the school was filled with warmth as the special students sweetly welcomed the Presidians. They also indulged in diverse fun activities with them. It was indeed a special moment which will be etched in their memory forever. This lifetime opportunity sensitized our students towards this noble initiative and also encouraged them do their bit as leaders of tomorrow.
YOUNG PATRIOTS CELEBRATE INDEPENDENCE DAY WITH MATHAROO SIR
“Patriotism is religion and religion is love for India.” - Bankim Chandra Chatterjee
It was a day of grandeur and patriotic fervor as the students of Presidium Ashok Vihar celebrated the 72nd Independence Day in all its solemnity. To mark the importance of this day, a grand celebration was held in the school and the occasion was graced by the dynamic and charismatic presence of honourable Chairman, Mr. G.S.Matharoo. The fiesta commenced with Mr.Matharoo’s unfurling of the tricolour. The tri coloured balloons released by Mr.Matharoo painted the ambience with patriotism. Sir in his address laid stress on the true meaning and essence of freedom. He urged the students to remember their glorious past and embrace their duties with pride and honour. He also encouraged them to live true to the school’s motto and emerge as future leaders. The cultural extravaganza included a sports and dance performance that enthralled the audience and the premises reverberated with the chants of “Vande Mataram”. The festivity concluded with a promise of a better and a brighter nation.
FUTURE FLAG BEARERS DELIBERATE AT PMUN 2018
It is rightly said that leadership is practiced not so much in words as in actions and attitudes. A true leader is the one who knows the way, goes the way and shows the way.
Keeping up with the vision to create and empower future leaders, a delegation of more than eighty students from Presidium School, Ashok Vihar participated in the PMUN 2018-19 held at Presidium School, Gurugram from 10th to 12th August 2018. The agenda for the PMUN 2018-19 was ‘Presidium for Youth Empowerment’ which aimed at realizing the immense potential in the youth to bring about positive changes for a better and brighter future. The young leaders worked closely amidst a vast spectrum of global issues, immersed in intense debates, discussions and deliberations to bring change and innovation into the world. The young delegates strived to reach for pragmatic solutions to diverse global issues and engaged themselves in enriching stimulations. The PMUN 2018 was truly an empowering experience for the young global citizens as it contributed to a better understanding of international challenges and how to solve them in a peaceful and respectable way to find mutually beneficial solutions.
CELEBRATING EVERLASTING BONDS ON FRIENDSHIP DAY
‘Friends are medicine for a wounded heart and vitamins for a hopeful soul.’
Friendship is the greatest gift given to us by God. It is rightly said that friends are the seeds that we sow for ourselves and when we nurture them with love, respect, trust, and honesty; it blossoms into a beautiful flower that spreads fragrance all around. In order to promote this idea that is truly believed by the Presidium team, young students celebrated Friendship Day at Ashok Vihar branch recently. The program emphasized the importance of true friendship in our lives. Students enthralled the audience with their enigmatic dance performance. The vivacious music filled everyone’s heart with delight and happiness. The day truly fulfilled the purpose of making all realize the need for a friend to cherish this beautiful relationship in life.
PRESIDIANS BLISSFULLY CELEBRATE FRIENDSHIP WITH MATHAROO SIR
"A real friend is the one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out" - Walter Winchell
Friendship Day is a festival dedicated to friends. People choose to celebrate the entire day in the loving company of their dearest friends, recollecting sweet memories of the time spent together. Exchange of friendship bands is one of the most special features of Friendship Day celebrations enlivens the spirit of companionship between friends. Presidium The students of Presidium Ashok Vihar celebrated the spirit of friendship in their distinctive way by presenting exclusive friendship bands to the honourable Chairman Mr.G S Matharoo. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed presenting beautiful friendship tokens to each other. It was a joyous memorable day for the entire school.
ISHAAN JAIN BAGS A GOLD MEDAL IN INTERNATIONAL G.K OLYMPIAD
‘A dream becomes a goal when action is taken toward it’s achievement’.
With this motive, another Presidian made us proud by adding one more accolade to the wall of glory of Presidium Ashok Vihar. Ishaan Jain of grade 6 recently won a gold medal at International General Knowledge Olympiad organized by SOF. Also, this young achiever received a cash prize of Rs.2500/- for his achievement. Nurturing the young minds, and giving them the wings to fly in the sky of success is what Presidium is best at doing and Ishaan’s achievement at this tender ages certainly proves that a student enters as a Presidian but leaves the school, a leader!
FELICITATING ACADEMIC ACHIEVERS AT ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE AWARDS
Colin Powell once said, “If you are going to achieve excellence in big things, you develop the habit in little matters. Excellence is not an exception, it is a prevailing attitude”. Acknowledging such attitude and determination, Presidium Ashok Vihar, celebrated its time-honored tradition of nurturing and acknowledging young intellectuals in Academic Excellence Awards 2018. As our students take the world by storm and leave their mark in the field of education, we ensure to recognize and celebrate their intellectual prowess. The Academic Excellence 2017-18 was graced by the presence of the honourable Chairperson Mrs. Sudha Gupta, who inspired the students to dream bigger and achieve greater. The ceremony commenced with the auspicious lamp lighting ceremony and was followed by scintillating performances. The students were honoured with shining trophies and certificates of recognition for their marvellous scores in examinations and 100% attendance. The closure of this ceremony was marked by a promise of bigger dreams and greater achievements.