November 21st, 2018 by St Annes Admin
The two-day Annual Celebration “Odyssey to Consonance 2018” began with great zest and elation. The function not only showcased the talent of young students from class VI to class XII but also enthralled the audience. The occasion was presided over by Most Rev. Dr. Ignatius. L. Mascarenhas, Bishop of Simla-Chandigarh Diocese. The Guest of Honour on this occasion was Mr. Sandeep Singh Brar, OSD to Chief Minister, Punjab.
The programme commenced with lighting of the ceremonial lamp and invocation of the divine presence. The prayer dance was followed by ‘Poetry of Footsteps’ by students of class VII showcasing an assortment of dances of various countries, depicting metropolitan charm. A play ‘The Awakening’ by class X drew everyone’s attention towards the complicated and complex emotional world of today’s teenagers, who are easy prey to vices in the absence of support system from parents and teachers.
More surprises awaited the audience – the depiction of the five pure elements of creation, the diverse and mystical quality of oneness of India, an international dance conveying the message of human body’s integration through dance steps and a Hindi play ‘Drishtikon Badla Toh Bharat Badlega’ drew attention of the audience towards our country’s present day socio-political discourse. As the Odyssey to Consonance came to an end the audience was enthralled by a thrilling visual treat of Bhangra dance, the flavour of Punjab.
The most memorable moment of the function was marked by precious words of advice and appreciation by the chief guest while addressing parents. He lauded the vision and relentless hard work done by students and their mentors for presenting such a message-oriented programme. Overall, the programme was a real treat to watch and students gave a spectacular performance which spoke of discipline and team spirit of both the teachers and students. The most intriguing aspect embellishing the event was the splendid mass participation of students. The students received accolades from all those who watched the show.The celebrations concluded on a happy note encouraging the students to establish further milestones in their odyssey to success.
September 6th, 2018 by St Annes Admin
Swachhata poem recitation competition was conducted for students of class III & IV.
September 5th, 2018 by St Annes Admin
The students organised a beautiful cultural programme on 4th September to celebrate Teachers’ Day. The day was made special by all the students and the management for the teachers’ for their sincere dedication and efforts. The management of the school was very kind to appreciate the hard work of the teachers and also presented the teachers with gifts on 5th September, 2018.
September 1st, 2018 by St Annes Admin
Swachhata Shapath function was conducted during the school assembly. Students from class V to XII took part in the pledge ceremony.
August 27th, 2018 by St Annes Admin
Inaugural edition of Inter-School Parliamentary Debating Championship – SAPDC 2018 was organized with over 44 teams from all over the tricity, the event gave the students an amazing opportunity to express their views on wide ranging topics, being the future leaders of our country. The students were welcomed by eager smiles and warm greetings from the school. Sr. Dr. Shyni Paul, the school principal declared the championship open with her words of wisdom.
The event started with a beautiful classical dance and musical performance which conveyed deep message of patriotism. This was followed by a brief session of career counselling graciously organized by IMS Academy.
“Parliamentary Debating is a great opportunity for us to build our characters, and learn to stand up for what is right. After all the purpose of education is to teach students how to live their lives-by developing their mind and preparing them to deal with reality” this message lit up the whole event. And indeed it was the current education system that was debated on first. This was followed by topics on various current issues ranging from blood sports, Aadhar cards and votes. The event was divided into two categories, in the junior’s category St. Anne’s Convent School, Chandigarh bagged the first position followed by Hansraj Public School, Panchkula in the second position. In the senior categories the first position was secured by Bhavan Vidyalya Chandigarh followed by Manav Mangal Smart School, Mohali in the second position. The overall best speaker trophy was won by St. Anne’s Convent School, Chandigarh. As a whole, the event gave a magnificent boost to the students, who inched forward in their way to become responsible citizens.
August 18th, 2018 by St Annes Admin
Tree plantation drive was organized following the guidelines of CBSE as part of “Mission Green Schools”.
The members started by cleaning and de-weeding the nature garden in the campus during their activity periods. The Mission Green Schools’ “Prakriti Mahotsav” was organized on 18th of August. Eleven trees of native species appropriate to be nurtured in Chandigarh climate had been selected and collected from the Lake Forest Nursery beforehand.
The members gathered in the school ground and welcomed the chief guest, Principal Sr. Dr. Shyni Paul. She honored the occasion by planting the first plant sapling. The sapling was named as “Bhagat Amaltash” in memory of Martyr Bhagat Singh. The principal interacted with the students, reminding them the importance of Prakriti Mahotsav.
The other plants were planted by the members of the “nature club”. Students later took out a rally around the school premises with their handmade posters and banners. The members promised to take the responsibility of observing and taking care of the newly planted saplings.
The school successfully contributed towards the initiative of CBSE to plant 2, 27,799 trees to protect the earth. “Prakriti Mahotsav” was celebrated by the club with lots of enthusiasm and zeal to make the campaign “mission green schools” a success.
August 18th, 2018 by St Annes Admin
Bishop Gilbert .B. Rego Memorial, Inter-School I. T. Carnival was organised in memory of late Bishop Gilbert .B. Rego who was a true champion, good shepherd, vibrant pastor and a fatherly figure. His entire work and life had been dedicated and inspired by deep humanism. One of his landmark contributions was establishing our school, St. Anne’s Convent School. We owe him much and we acknowledge our indebtedness to him with great humility and gratitude.
The occasion was graced by Rev. Sr. Celine, Vice-Provincial UMI Congregation and former principal of our school Rev. Sr. Yvette. Twenty three schools from the tri-city participated in the Competition. The function started with a soulful introduction to our late Bishop Gilbert .B. Rego. The judgment for competitions were done by Dr. Lilu Ram, Associate Professor SCERT, Sector32, Chandigarh, Dr. Kamaljit Kaur, Associate professor S.D College, Sector 32, Chandigarh, Dr. Gurjeet Kaur, HOD I.T. Dept. S.D. College, Sector 32 Chandigarh and Dr. Gurjeet Singh, Fine Arts Dept, Govt. Model Senior Secondary School, Sector 32 Chandigarh, four eminent personalities in the field of Information technology. The competitions which the schools participated with great enthusiasm were MS-Paint, MS-Powerpoint, Web designing, Poster Making and Quiz.
August 15th, 2018 by St Annes Admin
With freedom in the mind, faith in the words and pride in our souls St Anne’s Convent School, Sector 32 D, Chandigarh salutes the nation on its 72nd Independence Day. The occasion was graced by Fr. Robert Fernandez the school manager.
To commemorate the sovereignty of our nation, the chief guest unfurled the tricolor flag and all in unison sang the national anthem and expressed the joy of freedom. A well synchronized march past began with the school captain and vice-captain leading in front. Engrossing the principles of duty to God, duty towards the Nation and at last duty to self, each house represented by its captain and vice-captain marched ahead and followed by a mass drill which stole the show.
To keep alive the flame of patriotism the school choir rendered songs “Ae Watan and Aye Mere Watan Ke Logo”. This was followed by a patriotic dance “Shahido Ki Shahadat”. The students of class ten presented a poem “Yaad Karo” reminding us about the struggle of freedom which our forefathers fought for us.
July 25th, 2018 by St Annes Admin
Students from Classes I to XII assembled in the school auditorium to honour the feast of their patron saint. Saint Anne, was the mother of Mary and grandmother of our Lord Jesus Christ. Her feast day is July 26. The life of St. Anne, reminds parents and grandparents of their responsibility to keep up the practice of traditional human values and offer them a promise of hope to future generations. On the other hand, it reminds the young that the greater perspective of the old, their depth of experience and appreciation of life’s profound rhythms are all part of wisdom and not to be ignored or even taken for
July 7th, 2018 by St Annes Admin
A workshop was organised in the school auditorium by Behavioural Counsellor Dr. Preeti Vohra, on LD/ADHD (Learning Disability and Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder) for the teachers. The workshop expanded the teachers understanding of mindfulness and classroom management of children with LD/ADHD.
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