ATHLETIC MEET ON WORLD DISABILITY DAY
A mega Athletic Meet to celebrate the abilities and talents of mentally challenged children was organized by Sparsh NGO & Bharat Special Olympics on 3rd Dec. on the special occasion of World Disability Day at Presidium School, Ashok Vihar Phase II, New Delhi.
Presidium Senior Secondary School and Mother's Pride supported the NGO Sparsh to organize the event in a grand way. This initiative primarily aimed to bring acceptance to special children. The event was organized in association with Bharat Special Olympics which is the Indian division of Special Olympics at New York. The unforgettable occasion started off with the inaugural torch run and ended with prize distribution which brought a glint of hope and happiness in the eyes of participants.
211 special children from 15 special schools participated in the competitions like skating and bocce, and came out with flying colors. All these children were given participation medals & certificates from SPARSH, which brought a smile to these tremendously talented stars. For support of these children, along with their parents and teachers, 35 Presidium Children were also there who volunteered to conduct various activities.
The stunning performances of these little stars thrilled the attendants and filled their teachers with proud and tears of happiness. The sight of these children showcasing the best of their talents and abilities electrified the environment and certainly filled every person's heart with pride.
Mrs. Sudha Gupta, the renowned parenting expert and principal of Presidium, delivered an inspiring speech that touched and moved each and every soul present in the event. Mr. M.P Singh , the president of Sparsh and Dr. P.S.Narang , who is presently running Savera rehabilitation centre were also there to motivate the special children.
The grand event was also memorable as it was attended by various dignitaries like Mr. Narender Singh Bundella ,DCP of North- West Delhi and Mr. Dey, Area- Director, Bharat Special Olympics.
PRESIDIUM EXCELS IN ACADEMICS AS WELL!
An 'Academic Excellence Fair' was organized at Presidium Dwarka, Pitampura and Gurgaon on 28th November and at Presidium Ashok Vihar and Noida - 61 on 29th November. The fair was a magnificent exhibition that revealed academic knowledge, talent and skills of the bright Presidians who presented their ground-breaking and futuristic ideas through various projects, models, demonstrations, experiments and presentations.
The fair was an astounding initiative by all the Presidium Clubs (Victors, Supremes, Maestros, Legends, Leaders and Elites) to exhibit their prowess and mastery in the field of academics.The show definitely was a revolution raising the literary standards, mathematical abilities, scientific temperament, social awareness, I.T innovations and creative talents of students.
This Academic Excellence Fair was an Inter Club Competition wherein there were various categories of awards such as Best Exhibition, Best Concept and Best Showcase.
GOLDEN PEACOCK AWARD
On 9th Oct., 2009 Mother's Pride brought pride to India by winning the prestigious Golden Peacock Award in London. This brings international limelight on the innovative work being done by Delhi's premium chain of Pre-schools. Mrs. Sudha Gupta received the award in London in a glittering ceremony. She also presented a paper on the need for out of the box thinking in education. Rated among the top most educational institutions world wide, Mother's Pride was adjudged by a highly accomplished jury.
The award ceremony was held in the presence of a renowned panel of judges including Dr. Ola Ullsteu (Former Prime Minister of Sweden), Mr. Joe Clark (Former Prime Minister of Canada) and various other eminent personalities.
LASTING IMPRESSIONS - PRESIDIUM ANNUAL DAY 2009
Grandeur, talent and thrill was all over the Siri Fort auditorium on 20th Sept. as 1500 students of Presidium secondary School showcased their abilities as part of the mega Annual Day.
The theme of the event was 'Lasting Impressions'. The entire event was organized by the students of Management Academy and the show was hosted by the students of Mass Communication Academy. Each academy showcased their skills and talent leaving the audience awestruck. The Theatre academy crafted a thought provoking drama on 'Be What You Want to Be' while the Sports Academy presented breathtaking acrobats and skating. The students of Social Cause Academy roused patriotism in all the parents and grandparents. The Fun Academy danced to a melody of humorous songs leaving the audience in splits. The thrilling Clubs Show where in the Presidents of each of six clubs took oath was the showstopper. The students and the parents together sung the inspiring school song 'Be what you want to be' with gusto.
The occasion was also special because the renowned parenting expert Mrs. Sudha Gupta, who is also the principal of Presidium, released a beautiful book set containing thoughtful books on Positive Parenting.
The event was dedicated to 'Savera Special School' being constructed at Rohini sec- 5 by Sparsh, an NGO supported by Presidium and Mother's Pride. The mega event was graced by the talented duo Amaan and Ayaan Ali Khan who presented a cheque of 51 lakhs to the NGO. The mentally challenged students, who were trained by Shaimak Dawar group, gave a heart rendering dance performance.
Mrs. Sudha Gupta obviously brimming with pride said, "Through today's theme 'Lasting Impressions', we want to tell the parents and the whole world that our young generation has all the abilities to leave a mark like the famous personalities. We just need to give them opportunities and freedom to grab those opportunities." Empowerment of mentally challenged children being a cause close to her heart, she appealed to the audience saying, "Do you think these special children who danced so well have been somewhere neglected. Let's come together to bring out the abilities in these special children as well."
As the theme suggests, the students left an lasting impression on the minds of some twenty thousand parents and grandparents who witnessed the spectacular show.
VISIT TO PRESIDENTS HOUSE
A group of Presidians went to Presidents House on the auspicious occasion of Rakhshabandhan and tied Rakhi on the hands of hon'ble President of India Shrimati Pratibha Patil and presented beautiful self made cards and had a brief interaction wherein, they shared their dream of being a leader tomorrow.
THE SEMINARS ON POSITIVE PARENTING CONDUCTED BY MRS. SUDHA GUPTA
The seminars on Positive Parenting conducted by Mrs. Sudha Gupta, especially for our parents are a huge success and from past three years they have been profoundly touching the lives of around 15,000 parents.
For any parent nothing can ever be more important than their child. If you attend the seminar whole heartedly, that would show what wonderful and how much concerned parents you all are. Your presence in the seminar would express your love and commitment towards your child.
SEMINAR ON BEING BY MRS. SUDHA GUPTA FOR TEACHERS EMPOWERMENT
The biggest strength of our organization is our empowered and enlightened team, which is completely aligned with our vision and goals. We strongly believe that the underlying soul behind living a happy and accomplished life is our 'BEING'. If our being is empowered we can create anything and everything. She conducted these seminars for our teachers. And these seminars have caused a huge transformation in their being. People have created outstanding breakthroughs in their personal as well as professional life after attending these seminars.
PROJECT: MY SCHOOL ROCKS
We all love our school and our Presidians are proud to be a part of PRESIDIUM. We had a special project for our children 'My School Rocks', through which our children deciphered, what makes their school so special, understand the vision and philosophy of their school and realize, the role of the school in creating a powerful future for them.
A SEMINAR ON MANAGEMENT AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP BY PRINCIPAL
Every year Management Schools invite our Principal Mam, Mrs. Sudha Gupta, to take the sessions with Management students. This time it was IBS, Noida where Mrs. Gupta took a session with 100 MBA students on Management and Entrepreneurship. It had a magical impact on all the students. This session was beyond Mantra's of Management and Entrepreneurship lessons, it proved as a turning milestone for these students as they were left empowered to lead a happy, powerful and successful life.
MRS. SUDHA GUPTA IS HONOURED BY FICCI
Mrs. Sudha Gupta has been bestowed with the prestigious 'Outstanding Women Entrepreneur of the Year' award by FICCI Ladies Organization (FLO). The official ceremony took place on 28th April'09 in the presence of Chief Minister of Delhi Mrs. Sheila Dixit. FICCI i.e Federation of Indian chambers of commerce and Industry represents corporate India as an organization with tremendous power to protect and further corporate India's commercial interest. FICCI Ladies Organization (FLO) at the national level, gives awards every year to recognize outstanding women in various walks of life.