It’s the way we teach our children – in school elections – how to be citizens and the importance of their voice. The much awaited school parliament elections were held on 9 th June 17’, from class 5 th to class 10 th , the campaigning fever was high among the students. The students casted their votes and the results were announced in the evening. Under the guidance and supervision of Mrs. Irine Rodrigues and Mrs. Gretta Noronha, the election was conducted in a systematic way. The polling officers were Mr.Vishwanath, Mrs Zareena, Sr. Lettitia, Mrs. Juliet Sequira, Mr. Umesh, Mr.Shivraj and Miss.Renu.
On 14 th June 17’ during the morning assembly the installation ceremony was held, a short prayer service was conducted by the students. The SPL and the ASPL of the both the primary and High School Section took the solemn Oath. The swearing in of the cabine members was had by the SPL – Miss Ameena.
The following students were allotted the portfolios
SPL – Ameena
ASPL – Davin Prince D Souza
Sports – Ashwin Salian
Discipline – Delroy D Souza
Cultural – Royston Mathias
Gardening – Alson D Souza
Library – Siddhanth
Cleanliness– Alcia Menezes
SPL – Haston D Souza
ASPL – Eden D Souza
Discipline – Panchami Tantry
Cultural – Anson C. Nazarath
Sports – Alisha Saloni D Souza and Haden D Souza
The Principal Rev.Fr. Mahesh D’ Souza honoured the SPL an ASPL of both the section with a sash and a rose. Roses were also given to all the others cabinet members. The total number of members of the cabinet is 56. Both the SPL and ASPL thanked the students for their support and promised to work for the progress of the school.
The Principal congratulated the elected candidates and asked them to give their true dedication and service towards the school. He also thanked the in charge teachers for conducting the election and the installation ceremony.
Rueben Quadras welcomed the assembly, Glenita Furtado Proposed the vote of thanks. The Programme was compered by Sherlin Menezes.