High School Activity
Online Science Quiz Mastermind – 2020
An online Science Quiz Mastermind-2020 was conducted for classes VIII, IX and X on September 4th, 2020. Students participated enthusiastically. Those who got 75% and above won E-Certificates.
Science Model making competition
A Science Model making competition was organised on November 23rd, 2019 for class VII students. The objective of this competition was to inculcate a scientific attitude and research mindness so that students develop the qualities of analytical and critical thinking. The students have presented various innovative still models as well as working models like eco-friendly house, smart house with solar panel system and wind mill, hydraulic bridge, earthquake detector, volcano, power generator, lung model, water dispense, miniature pinhole camera, Mars rover model etc.
Creativity, scientific thought, clarity, presentation and team work were some of the parameters to judge the group. The entire group competed with great zeal and enthusiasm to excel and achieve success.
Best Out of Waste Competition
Best out of Waste Competition was held on November 23rd, 2019 for Class VI students in our school. Getting the best out of waste is the most important way to inculcate the values and to contribute to the environment. The judging was done based on the material used, creativity and presentation. It was a tough competition with lots of innovative ideas and creativity.
Career Guidance Program for Grade 10
A Career Guidance session for the students of Class 10 along with their parents was held on 21st November in the school auditorium.
Dr Norbert Lobo. Assistant Professor and Head of the department of Economics at St Aloysius College, Mangaluru was the resource person. Dr Norbert enlightened the gathering about the wide range of career choices. It was a fruitful session where the audience was primarily enlightened about the importance of recognising their interests and were guided towards setting a goal and remaining committed towards it. Students interacted enthusiastically and clarified their queries about their future studies.
Patron’s Day Celebration
The feast of our Patroness St. Therese was celebrated on 30th September, 2019. A special assembly was conducted by the students of Class VI. The celebration began with a prayer service followed by a skit on the life of St. Therese depicting her values. Chief Guest Sr. Severine and Principal Sr. Philomene conveyed their message stressing on the importance of values of St. Therese has imparted to us. The celebration concluded with the school anthem.
FOUNDATION DAY CELEBRATION
SEMINAR ON COMMUNICATION SKILLS
Vikram Sridhar, a professional trainer of communication skills addressed the students of class VIII on 12th June 2019. He was cordially welcomed with a sapling. The speaker asked the students to introduce themselves in a pleasant manner with a smile, as smile is a universal welcome. The resource person narrated the story ‘Chimpu the monkey’ so lively with song and action. The students enjoyed the narration and volunteered to be a part of the narration when invited by the narrator. The hall was filled with peals of laughter as the speaker created lot of interest in students and made them participate in the seminar whole heartedly.
Communication is not about only words but how we connect ourselves with the others by lending a listening ear and showing interest in what through our way of communicating.
Through or effective communication let us make the world a better place.
PERSONALITY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME FOR STD.X STUDENTS
Catholic Association of South Kanara (CASK) organized a personality development programme for the students of Class X on Saturday, July 6, 2019 at St. Theresa’s School. The programme was conducted by Mrs. Naina Fernandes, the President of CASK, Dr. Derik Lobo and Mrs. Patsy Lobo.
Mrs. Naina Fernandes introduced Mrs. Patsy Lobo and Mr. Derik Lobo to the students. Mrs. Patsy Lobo gave a worksheet to the students to enumerate all the positive qualities that they possess. The speaker of the programme Mr. Derik Lobo stressed that all streams of studies are equal. It is very important to choose the right stream of study to be happy and content in life. Dr. Derik stressed upon the three things required in today’s youth in the job market based on the survey conducted by Brenda Green. First their strengths and achievements should be outlined. Secondly the experience that they possess because experience trumps education and third to concentrate on grammatical errors and spellings. The youth also should possess basic computer skills. Individual files were given to the students. The session concluded with the vote of thanks.