DEVELOPING DEMOCRATIC ETHOS IN PRESIDIANS WITH YOUTH PARLIAMENT
Youth Parliament is a political program that empowers young people to be advocates for their community!
In order to develop democratic ethos in the younger generation, a ‘Youth Parliament’ session was recently organized for the students of grades 7 and 8 at Presidium, Dwarka 22. The Presidians participated excitedly and came well-prepared for the event wearing khadi kurta-pyjamas, saris and salwar suits. Dressed as parliamentarians, they matched the ambience of the event and seemed extremely confident about their roles.
The session started with the opening speech by the President, wherein he welcomed the respected members of the parliament and made a fervent appeal to all of them to make a fruitful discussion on various uprising issues today. The new members of parliament took oaths in Hindi, English, Gujarati and Sanskrit languages, which showcased the spirit of ‘unity in diversity’ in our country. Thereafter, question hour started, in which the opposition raised questions related to the problems faced by the citizens. During the entire session, the leaders of tomorrow performed and debated with exemplary enthusiasm and learnt about the working of Parliament. Offering the leaders of tomorrow the opportunity to create solutions to the problems with a healthy debate, this academic simulation of Indian Parliament empowered them to take stand for what they believe in.
ARMING THE PRESIDIANS WITH CRUCIAL KNOWLEDGE ABOUT ROAD SAFETY
Alert today, alive tomorrow!
When walking on the roads, children do not have the maturity to know what to do and what not. Without adult supervision and proper knowledge of road safety rules, children can put themselves at risk. To make our young students well aware of the road traffic rules and ensure safety on road, a special assembly was recently conducted at Presidium, Dwarka 22. The assembly started with an enthralling skit about the dos and don'ts while walking on a road, which continued with the slogan raising and a crisp speech by the students. Arming the leaders of tomorrow with knowledge about being safe on road, the day served as an immersion learning experience for all!
ANNUAL SPORTS DAY PROVIDES PROSPECT FOR HEALTHY EXCITEMENT & JOY
Winners win, winners lose, but winners play!
The school playground of Presidium Dwarka 22 was filled with zeal, excitement and frolic atmosphere recently, as the school celebrated its Sports Extravaganza, which witnessed 100% participation. The Annual Sports Day featured a plethora of races to fill the Presidians with the true sportsmanship and competitive spirit. Each student participated with great ardour and learnt to accept both victories and defeats with grace. Showcasing exemplary team work, unity, courage and will-power in the field, the leaders of tomorrow mesmerized the audience with their energetic performances.
PRESIDIANS CONDUCT A JOYFUL ASSEMBLY ON THE FESTIVAL OF DIWALI
Happiness is just around the corner in the form of Diwali, the festival of happiness, love and lights that illuminates our hearts and life. To enjoy this lively festival, a special assembly was recently conducted by Presidium Dwarka 22 students. Celebration started with offering of prayers to God, which was followed by a skit portraying the story of Lord Rama's return to Ayodhya. To add on to festive aura, the Presidians gave a mesmerizing dance performance on song 'Ram Ji ki nikali sawari' and sang Diwali song too. Another skit was presented to encourage everyone to 'say no to crackers', which stirred the audience to do their bit towards environment protection.
INTERNATIONAL DAY OF GIRL CHILD: SALUTING THE SPIRIT OF WOMANHOOD
The hand that rocks the cradle, the procreator, the mother of tomorrow; a woman shapes the destiny of civilization.
Such is the tragic irony of fate, that a beautiful creation such as the girl child is today one of the gravest concerns facing humanity. To emphasize and support the fact that girls are the most wonderful miracle of life, an assembly was conducted by the students of grades 4 and 6 at Presidium, Dwarka22 on the occasion of International Day of Girl Child. Declared by the United Nations, this international observance day reflects the successful emergence and empowerment of girls. The students highlighted the importance of girls by stating that they are one of the most powerful force to change the world. When their rights are recognized, their needs are met, and their voices are heard, they drive positive change in their families, their communities and the world.
BEST OUT OF WASTE CONTEST: CREATIVITY AT ITS BEST AT PRESIDIUM
"If you want creative workers, give them enough time to play." - John Cleese
To promote creativity and artistic excellence in our leaders of tomorrow of grades 1 to 3, a 'best out of waste competition' was recently organized at Presidium, Dwarka 22. The students did not see the waste things the way they were, they brought it the way they can be and came up with astonishing creations. They truly broke all the established patterns and created things in a completely different way. From the temporary houses made up of grass and waste cardboard to pen stand made up of CDs, from table created out of waste bottles to cart and bicycle out of waste material like coconut, from creating drawers using matchbox to wind chimes using waste thermocol glasses, it was a wonderful learning and truly established many creative workers of Presidium.
MAKING WORLD A FAIRER PLACE FOR ALL ANIMALS ON WORLD ANIMAL DAY
"The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated." ― Mahatma Gandhi
The lives of animals are profoundly affected by the actions of individuals, businesses and nations. It’s therefore essential that, as sentient beings, their rightful status is restored in the society. Therefore to spread an awareness of the rights of animals and their safety, the students of grades nursery and prep from Presidium Dwarka conducted a special assembly recently on the occasion of World Animal Day. The assembly aimed at sensitizing everyone towards embracing all animals and the unique concerns of each, in every country. The little Presidians showed that with increased awareness and education, we can help develop a compassionate culture, which feeds into legal reform and social progress to make this world a fairer place for all living creatures.
PRESIDIANS OF DWARKA 22 FIRMLY 'SAY NO TO CRACKERS'
Let's fill out homes with prayers and light, not with fumes and crackers!
To encourage our young students to celebrate a clean and green Diwali, a special assembly was recently organized at Presidium, Dwarka 22. The focus was on burning less firecrackers, as well as keeping the surroundings clean. The assembly began with usual prayer and thought of the day, followed by a wonderful skit by Presidians of grade 1, which showed how a child gives inspires to light lamps and diyas instead of burning crackers. The participants were well-dressed in colourful attires. Giving the message of 'clean India, green India', the students of grade 2 beautifully segmented the highlights of the show and motivated the audience to celebrate an eco-friendly Diwali by 'saying say no to crackers'. The last segment of the show was a 'nukkad natak' by students of grade 3, communicating messages through slogans and quotes along with the song 'life is a breath of fresh air'. The day made all hopeful for a better environment!
ASSEMBLY ON NONVIOLENCE:STUDENTS' HEARTS FILL WITH LOVE FOR PEACE
Coming from the belief that hurting people, animals or the environment is unnecessary to achieve an outcome, nonviolence is the personal practice of being harmless to self and others under every condition. To instil love for nonviolence in the hearts of our young students of grade 8, a similar themed assembly was recently conducted at Presidium, Dwarka 22. The talented Presidians presented their thought process on the ill effects of violence on our society as a whole through a captivating 'mime show'. Appreciated by one and all present during this enlightening assembly, the performance certainly forced them to think wisely before acting in a violent way.
PRESIDIANS DEVELOP A SENSE OF GRATITUDE TOWARDS COMMUNITY HELPERS
In-coordination with the TBL theme - 'out on road', an activity was conducted at Presidium Dwarka 22 to create awareness about the community helpers and their role in our day-to-day life. Students came dressed up as different community helpers like vegetable vendors, fishermen, doctors, teachers, farmers, carpenters, cobblers and sweepers to show their respect and gratitude for the people who make our lives comfortable. Enacting the roles according to their outfits, all the Presidians shared a few lines mentioning their views about the function of those helpers in our surroundings. The activity was enjoyed by all!