School Report 2006-2007
In the form of conversation among School leaders and Headmistress.
Good Evening to one and all of you!
Well! We put our right foot forward to welcome the new academic year 2006-07. We did so with a tremendous sense of achievement and satisfaction of having been able to reach out, influence and interact with our dear students. The school reopened with lots of excitement and promises of betterment.
Here we have our School Pupil Leaders – Clyde, Rufa, Siddhi, Zubin, Jonas, Lyndon and Minakshi.
What about the results of the S.S.C. Examination, 2005-2006?
Honourable Chief Guest, Prof. Newman, all our guests of honour, well wishers and dear parents and friends.
It was really great indeed! I remember the overall percentage was 93.
Siddhi – 4 Distinctions- sachin Naik, Namrata Fadte, Shruti Narvekar and Grisha Menezes secured 75% and above, 15 – 1st class, 30 secured II nd Class and 19 Pass Class.
I think 5 were unsuccessful , isn’t it? All: Yes
Headmistress :Yes. despite 8 revisions done, both individually and collectively, the students were unsuccessful purely due to their negligence, I can say.
Zubin: Yes, our teachers work very hard right from the month of April. We had extra classes conducted right from June and we have finished our portion almost in all the subjects.
Rufa: Yes, our school conducts classes in the evenings, conducts tests after each lessons is taught.
Of course, there are also 3 prelims conducted in the school to make us really fit to secure a good percentage.
We are 65 of us for the coming board exam. We will try our best for cent percent results this year.
We are proud to tell you that our school stood second once again in the All India Computer Knowledge Examination and secured Silver medal.
It is won by Indira Askaunkar, Std. VII.
In maharastra Talent Search Exam, four of our students won certificates for higher percentage of marks and Reema Kalshaonkar won a consolation prize and she was felicitated by goa Headmasters’ Association. She was also felicitated for Goa Talent Search Examination by Ponda Schools Association. Our students also participated in National Talent Search Examinations.
This year there are 80 students from 8th , 9th and 10th who secured 65% and more, during the last academic year, out of which 42 of them attended coaching classes and 38 of them stayed back.
In this regard , I would like to advise the parents to take little more interest and encourage your children to take part whenever opportunities are open to them. Did they stay back due to the fees that had to be paid towards it?
The Fathers of Pillar society had conducted Quiz competition and Drawing Competition. Our student, Clancy Vaz and savio Pereira won 1st prize for quiz and 2nd prize for drawing by Elton Menezes, Augustine Fernandes and Minguel Menezes.
Pastoral Centre, Old Goa conducted Bible Quiz for all the Catholic students in Goa. What a surprise! Among the six prizes for the middle school and High School, 5 were captured by St. Ann’s. Prize winners are Lancy Cardozo and Adlif Furtado from middle School and Brunella D’souza, Adler Pereira and Clive D’souza from High School.
To enhance our excitement and joy, we have many more students, who brought laurels to St. Ann’s.
On to Sports: 1) Achievements for 2005 to 2006.
1) Runners up of U/17 Girls State Hockey Cup.
2) Runners up of U/14Girls State Hockey Cup.
3) Three players from our school, Karishma Parulekar, Pradnya Maulingkar, Minakshi Salgaonkar were selected for Goa state U/16 Girls Hockey team to play in All India Rural Hockey championships held at Bhiwandi, Haryana.
II) Achievements for 2006-07
1) Six hockey players from our school - Karishma Parulekar, Pradnya Maulingkar, Sarika Satardekar, Nisha Kalangutkar, Pratiksha Mandrekar and Crystal D’souza represented the State U/17 Girls Hockey team to play in Chandigarh, Punjab and have just returned yesterday.
2. Two football players abel M. and Dale M. have represented Goa State U/14 Football team at U/14 National Football Championships held at Andaman and Nicobar islands this year.
3) Our School U/13 girls Hockey team has also participated at Pheonix Hockey Cup, Belgaum and performed well.
Institute of Indian Interior Designers conducted a competition on – An eco tourism Commitment. Various Projects and college work were presented by number of schools in Government Tourist Hotel, Calangute. 1st and 2nd prizes for projects were bagged by St. Ann’s. On the prize distribution day of the same programme, our students, teachers and parents won prizes for running race 7 km and walking race 3 kms.
Our Institution is in progress not only in Academics and Sports events but also in the building structure, sanitary facilities as it was mentioned last year. The building is complete no with 3 additional classrooms.
We students enjoy sanitary facilities today, much more than before.
And here I am obliged to extend our gratitude once again and let you know who is the great soul who came forward so generously and offered his selfless services. It is none other than Mr. Shailesh Sangodkar. He is still with us updating the sanitary facilities for tour teaching staff. We have also taken up a project for the development of our Assembly Ground, for which we look forward to your generous contribution.
Dear Parents, friends, well wishers and benefactors, your contribution towards the development of the Institution, will never be forgotten. Every part of the world is changing and we too need changes in this corner of the world. It is possible only with the cooperation of each and everyone.
I must say, our Headmistress, Sr. Joysee alone cannot accomplish all our dreams. In all aspects, for the progress of the school, the entire Staff plays a great role. We see and experience their self sacrifices, hard work, selfless service, etc.
Yes, I agree wholeheartedly, besides all these qualities, they are very generous in contributing towards any progress in the school. May God reward them abundantly.
Oh! I just cannot forget some of our P.T.A. members, parents and friends who take keen interest in the development of the school by way of service, finance, etc. We look forward to many, for your continuous help. We assure you of our prayers God Bless you.
Saish Hanuman Mahale, student of Std II, St. Ann’s High School, Primary Section.
Saish started playing at the age of five and half. He attended the first open ournament of Moira Chess Club in September 2005. Senior players admired his talent as he was the smallest of them all. From then on, he attended various chess tournaments held in Goa. In October 2005, he stood 4th in Goa under 7 National Selection.
Again in November 2005, he attended the All Goa Open Rapid Chess tournament organized by Rotary Club of Ponda and secured 2nd place.
In July 2006, he participated in All Goa Under 8 Chess tournament and won the 3rd place. He was selected for less than 7 national Tournament where he played well and scored good points.
He accepted nobody’s help but his own effort, something to be admired. He was recommended by Bicholim Chess to the Goa State Chess Association and sponsored by them for the National tournament.