On 26 September 2023, students of Class VIII, Amy Valerie Dsouza, Adil Arun, Anmol Dilesh Dattani and Valerie Janice D souza participated in Educate Magis Connected Classroom project titled ‘Global Voices for Human Rights’. They presented a topic on 'Human right violation in our country', successfully with Jesuit schools from Chile, Mexico, Brazil and Poland. Ms Aparna Suresh and Ms Veena Mayekar coordinated the event.... Read More
To provide a platform for students to showcase their swimming talents and connect with fellow budding swimmers, ‘Dashing Dolphins-2023’ the AICS Inter-School Swimming Competition (Association of ICSE and CBSE schools of D.K and Udupi Districts) was hosted by St Aloysius Gonzaga School on 22 September at St Aloysius College Swimming Pool.
For the first time in the history of AICS, a Swimming event was included in the competition and St Aloysius Gonzaga...Read More
On 16 September 2023, St Aloysius Gonzaga School organized a session for Class XI and XII students on "Choosing Fields of Study & Careers and Developing Right Mindset". The distinguished resource person for this event was Dr Surfraz J Hasim, Principal of PA First Grade College, Mangalore.
The session opened with an inspiring message from the school's Principal, Fr. Melwyn Anil Lobo SJ. He emphasized the paramount importance of nurturing the righ...Read More
St Aloysius Gonzaga School organized a training session for students of Class IX on 14th September 2023 on the topic “Psycho-Sexual Development”. Dr Caroline P Dsouza, consultant psychiatrist at Falnir Health Center, Mangalore was the resource person for the session.
The event commenced with a warm welcome extended to the esteemed guest and the gathering by Ms. Ashwini. Principal Fr. Melwyn Anil Lobo S.J initiated the session, emphasizing the relevanc...Read More
St. Aloysius Gonzaga School organized an educational session on "Digital Technology & Safety" for Class VIII students on 12 September2023. Dr Caroline P DSouza, a Consultant Psychiatrist from Falnir Health Center in Mangalore, served as the esteemed resource person for this event.
The session commenced with an insightful message by the Principal, Fr Melwyn Anil Lobo SJ. He emphasized the significance of responsible digital technology usage while she...Read More
St Aloysius Gonzaga School celebrated the Teachers' Day with great enthusiasm and zeal on 5 September,2023. The entire school gathered in the Gonzaga Hall to salute the commendable roles played by the teachers.
Students presented various cultural programmes, exhibiting their talents and skills. The programs included significance of the day, energetic dance performances, tuneful songs and drama dedicated to highlight the teachers' selfless contribution. Th...Read More
The investiture ceremony of ‘The Bunny Movement’ for Kindergartners was held on 25 August 2023 at St Aloysius Gonzaga School. The Bunny Movement is part of the Scouts and Guides programme for children between the age group of 3 to 6 years and was initiated by Mrs Lakshmi Mazumdar, the former National Commissioner of Bharat Scouts and Guides during the ‘International Year of the Child’. The Bunny Movement aims at providing overall development of children. It also cultivates habits of personal cleanliness by inculcating good social manners. The motto of BUNNY M...Read More
St Aloysius Gonzaga School celebrated 77th Independence Day on 15 August 2023, with great fervor and patriotism. The Chief Guest Mr Sudhir G Amin, GP CAPT Indian Airforce (RETD), Principal Fr Melwyn Anil Lobo SJ and Vice-principals Ms Laurel DSouza and Ms Aparna Suresh graced the occasion. The dignitaries of the day were escorted by the Head boy and received Guard of Honour from the NCC Cadets. The Chief Guest hoisted the tricolour flag to commemorate the nation’s independence.
The St Aloysius Gonzaga School was illuminated with a sense of pride and accomplishment as it hosted the book release event of 'The Mysterious Space,' authored by Giannah Claire Saldanha, a talented student of Class X. The event took place on the auspicious occasion of 15th August 2023, marking not only the release of the debut book but also the celebration of India's Independence Day.
The event was graced by several esteemed dignitaries, including th...Read More
Colours Day was celebrated by the Kindergarten section on 4 August 2023, at Gonzaga Hall with great enthusiasm. The hall was decorated with different coloured balloons and the colourful art and craft activities prepared by the students.
Dr Santosh T Soans, Prof & H.O.D, Dept of Pediatrics, A.J. Institute of Medical Sciences, Mangalore was the Chief Guest for the ceremony.
The feast day of St Ignatius of Loyola, the founder of the Society of Jesus was celebrated at St Aloysius Gonzaga School, on 31 July, 2023. Fr Anush Prasad Dcunha SJ, Director, Loyola Pre-Novitiate, Mangaluru, was the main celebrant of the Eucharistic celebration and was the Chief Guest for the cultural programme. While addressing the students, he urged them to follow the 5 D’s in their life–Discernment, Determination, Decision, Direction and Distinction which will lead to success in life. The Principal Fr Melwyn Anil Lobo SJ in his address highl...Read More
The Annual General Body Meeting of the Parent-Teacher Association of St Aloysius Gonzaga School was held on the 22 July 2023, in the Loyola Hall. Dr Caroline P D’souza, Consultant Neuro Psychiatrist was the Chief Guest of the day. While addressing the parents she shared her views on the art of parenting. She urged the parents to spend quality time with their children, creating a strong parent-child bond. The presidential address was delivered by Fr Melwyn Anil Lobo SJ in which he enlightened the parents that their children are precious gems and entrust them with age-appropriat...Read More
‘The richness and depth of celebration express a culture accurately’
The students of classes I to V celebrated Bakrid on 1 July 2023, by outlining its significance through a short programme. Ms Fathima Sabra, proud parent of Inaya of class I C and Abdul Wadud of class IV B was the Chief Guest of the day. She delivered an excellent speech reflecting the essence of sacrifice, reflection, reaching out to the needy and the poor and making t...Read More
St. Aloysius Gonzaga School, Mangaluru celebrated Bakrid festival or Eid-al-Adha that literally means “Feast of the Sacrifice” on 1 July, 2023. The Chief Guest of the program was Ms. Bibi Hajira, a successful business woman and an alumnus of St. Aloysius College. She is also the proud parent of Arham Abdulla of class V C and Hania Kulsum of class IX B. The program started with a prayer followed by outlining the significance of the day by Venetia Shanice Mascarenhas of class X A.
The investiture ceremony of the student council for the Academic Year 2023-24 was held in St Aloysius Gonzaga School with great zeal in a solemn ceremony, on 30 June 2023. The programme commenced with a grand student council march, showcasing the elected members and their respective positions. This was followed by a prayer, setting a solemn and auspicious tone for the proceedings.
The sashes and badges, representing the authority and responsib...Read More
The Kindergartners of St Aloysius Gonzaga celebrated Bakrid on 28 June 2023, in a special assembly. The assembly began by invoking God's blessings. Master Eesa Ahmed MA of KG ll A spoke about the significance of Bakrid. A video was shown to the students based on the same. Student representative from each class wore the traditional attire and demonstrated the traditional way of greeting each other. The Programme concluded with a message by the Principal who highlighted the significance of the festival and its importance in the life of our Muslim brethren. V...Read More
International Yoga Day was celebrated in St Aloysius Gonzaga School on 21st June 2023, in the school auditorium. Fr Vishwas Misquith SJ, Secretary and Treasurer of Mangalore Jesuit Educational Society was the Chief Guest of the day. He along with our Principal Fr Melwyn Anil Lobo SJ, inaugurated the celebration by lighting the lamp on the stage in our school hall. This was followed by a prayer service and oath taken by all the students present. A short film was screened in the background highlighting the benefits of yoga. Students of different age group...Read More
The feast of St Aloysius Gonzaga, our Patron Saint was celebrated on 20 June 2023, at St Aloysius Gonzaga School. The students of class VI – X gathered in the Gonzaga Hall for the celebration. The programme commenced by invoking God’s blessings through a prayer song. The Semi Classical dance performance by the students caught up everyone’s attention and the melodious group song was soothing to ears. A drama was performed on ‘Transformation to a better version of oneself’ which highlighted on imbibing the values of our patron and bringing about a positive ch...Read More
The feast of St Aloysius Gonzaga-the Patron Saint of Aloysius Institutions was celebrated at St Aloysius Gonzaga School on 20 June 2023. Fr Vishwas Misquith SJ, Secretary and Treasurer of Mangalore Jesuit Educational Society was the Chief Guest of the beautiful programme. Addressing the Gonzagaites of Classes I to V, the Chief Guest urged to remember the 4 qualities of our patron and apply them to our life. He further emphasized on being kind, to keep smiling, show gratitude and love the neighbours.The Principal Fr Melwyn Anil Lobo SJ in his address hig...Read More
St Aloysius Gonzaga School organized a motivational speech session for the students of Classes VI to X on 14 June 2023, in the school auditorium.
The resource person for the session, MD Ahmed - a Guinness record holder for Super Memory conducted the session with his immense knowledge and experience. He is a Chief inspiration officer at Fuel For Success, A centre for research and training. He has authored the book called ‘Hidden Sec...Read More
St Aloysius Gonzaga School welcomed the tiny tots of Kindergarten section on 2 June 2023 for KG-II, 5 June 2023 for KG-I and 6 June 2023 for Pre-KG. The reopening marked an exciting milestone, as the students, parents and teachers eagerly reunited to embark on a new chapter of learning and growth. The Principal Fr Melwyn Anil Lobo SJ, coordinator Ms Aparna Suresh along with Kindergarten teachers and non-teaching staff warmly welcomed each child and made them comfortable in their classrooms. The Principal greeted all the students in their respective clas...Read More
To incorporate the theme“BEAT THE PLASTIC” World environment day was observed in St Aloysius Gonzaga School, on 5 June 2023. The main purpose was to spread awareness about the detrimental impact of plastic pollution on the environment and promote action to reduce plastic waste.The student representative from each class and section came up with captions,slogans, poems and pictures related to the theme, which was later put up on the bulletin board. This activity sensitised the students how each one can contribute to a better environment.... Read More
St Aloysius Gonzaga School reopened on 1 June 2023 for the new Academic Year 2023-24. The school held a special assembly to welcome the students of classes I to V. Program started with a short prayer service. Chief Guest of the day Fr Leo D Souza, Director, Bio-Technology Department, St Aloysius College, Principal Fr Melwyn Anil Lobo SJ, Vice-principal Ms Aparna Suresh along with teacher representative and student representatives inaugurated the new Academic Year by lighting the lamp. Fr Leo D’Souza in his speech motivated the students by saying a...Read More
St Aloysius Gonzaga School reopened on 1 June 2023 for the new Academic Year 2023-24. The school held a special assembly to welcome the students. The principal Fr Melwyn Anil Lobo SJ addressed the students and motivated them for a successful year ahead. He also congratulated the Class X (2022-23) students for their marvelous performance in the CBSE board exam. He further announced that Ms Aparna Suresh was appointed as the Vice-principal for KG to Class V.
St Aloysius Gonzaga school organized a training session on Continuous Professional Development In-House Staff Mentoring on 29-05-2023 in the school auditorium attended by 63 staff members. The session was conducted by Principal Fr Melwyn Anil Lobo SJ, in which he suggested the teachers to maintain an Anecdotal record by observing the behavior of the students. He also divided the staff into different groups and distributed the activity to write an observation and comments as given in the Anecdotal record. The school diary for the academic year 2023-24 wa...Read More
St Aloysius Gonzaga School conducted a Continuous Professional Development programme for the staff on 27 May 2023. Ms Aparna Suresh welcomed the gathering.
The resource person for the session, Fr Felix Victor SJ, Assistant Professor, St Aloysius College Mangaluru with his profound knowledge and experience conducted the session which included interesting ice-breaking session, activities and group discussions. The session was beneficial and provided...Read More
“Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow.” – Anthony J. D’Angelo
St Aloysius Gonzaga School organised a teacher enrichment programme on May 25 2023 conducted by Ms Patsy Lobo and Dr Derek Lobo and members of the Catholic Association of South Canara (CASK) along with their team members. The programme began with a prayer song followed by the lighting of the lamp while the song of Unive...Read More
The learning process is never-ending for every individual at the global level. A teacher though is a source of knowledge but makes it perfect through holistic education. Keeping this aim in mind, St Aloysius Gonzaga School, Mangaluru organized a training session on “Student Mentoring” on 25 May 2023, in the school auditorium. Dr Shalini Aiyappa, Head of the Department of Psychology, St Aloysius College was the resource person for the day. 65 staff members participated in this session enthusiastically. Every great achiever is inspired by a great mentor. It is more import...Read More
CBSE has taken an initiative to enrich the knowledge of teachers by providing Continuous Professional Development training in various topics. Two days of Capacity Building Programme on Experiential Learning for Teachers was organised by CBSE CoE, Bengaluru on 23-05-2023 and 24-05-2023 at St Aloysius Gonzaga School, Mangaluru.
The Resource persons were Ms Laxmi Inchal, Principal of Love Dale Central School, Belgaum and Mr Pandurang Kadu Patil, Princip...Read More
St Aloysius Gonzaga School organised a Faculty Induction Programme for the new teaching faculty on 22 May 2023 in the school auditorium.
Principal Fr Melwyn Anil Lobo SJ welcomed all the new staff and started the first session on legacy, vision and mission of the Institution. Principal conducted an activity for self- introduction and highlighted the aspect of why we are a teacher. Then he spoke on the Legacy, Vision, mission and aim of the Ins...Read More
Picnics are always fun and when the management organizes a picnic, especially a long tour to a tourist place, it becomes more fun. St Aloysius Gonzaga School organized a 5-day Staff tour to the city of pearls-Hyderabad. Around 60 staff members including the Principal and Vice-principal were part of this tour which commenced on 17 April and ended on 22 April 2023.
After reaching Kachiguda, the real fun started on the morning of 18 April with visiting the...Read More
The first Alumni Meet was organized by St Aloysius Gonzaga School on 14 April, 2023 at Gonzaga Hall. The main objective of this Alumni Meet was to reconnect with the Alumni and facilitate, consolidate and coordinate Alumni activities in future. The program began with a prayer song sung by the teachers. To mark the beginning of the first Alumni Meet, lighting of the lamp was done by the dignitaries Fr Melwin Joseph Pinto SJ, Rector of St Aloysius Institutions, Dr Richard Gonsalves, President of South Zone Jesuit Alumni and Former President of St Al...Read More
To spread awareness on media literacy, a training programme on the theme “Know the Source, Not the Hoax” was organised for students of classes X and XII on 13 April 2023. It was organised by the students of I year BA (Honours) Media & Communication, Nitte Institute of Communication as part of their assignment in the subject, Environmental and Development Communication.
Resource person Mr Aditya Shetty, Counsellor & Lectu...Read More
The Summer camp for Scouts and Guides unit was organised on 12 April 2023 from 8.00 am to 7.30 pm in the school premises of St Aloysius Gonzaga School. The main objective of this camp was to inculcate practical knowledge of some of the life skills for Scouts and Guides which will enhance their overall development.
The programme was inaugurated with the Flag Ceremony followed by All Faith Prayer. The presence of the Principal Fr. Melwyn A...Read More
With a vision to “Cultivate one million children in India as Neoteric Innovators”, Atal Innovation Mission has established Atal Tinkering Laboratories (ATL) in schools across India. St Aloysius Gonzaga School was active throughout the Academic Year 2022-23 in conducting ATL classes where our students got hands-on experience in preparing working models.
ATL FEST, an exhibition of working models was held on 10 April 2023 in Gon...Read More
St Aloysius Gonzaga School organised Graduation Ceremony for KG II students on 31 March 2023 in Gonzaga Hall. This happens to be the IX Graduation Ceremony of the school. The Chief Guest Ms Kavitha B. Das, Principal of Little Elly School, Kuthar addressed the gathering and encouraged the students by narrating a story to be humble, faithful to God and respect elders. The Principal Fr Melwyn Anil Lobo SJ congratulated the graduates and advised them to explore, learn and grow in life to be good human beings. In his presidential address, the Rector of St Al...Read More
St Aloysius Gonzaga School has had an ongoing association with Accolades Academy for the last 5 years. They have been mentoring our students, in the nuances of communication and Public Speaking skills along with English Language enhancing inputs.
StAloysius Gonzaga Intra School Extempore Speech Contest was conducted by Accolades Academy on 30March 2023.The Principal addressed the gathering highlighting the benefits of public speaking and further lauded the effort...Read More
An orientation Programme was conducted for the students of class X 2023-24 batch, on 15 March 2023. The orientation began with Principal’s introductory session making the students aware of the objectives and purpose of the programme, followed by a welcome address by Ms Jisha Thomas. Fr Ronald Pais SJ, the resource person for the day, began the session with an ice breaking activity. He further highlighted onself-assessment to reflect on one’s decision, also emphasized on the importance of acknowledging one’s shortcomings and accepting it.
St Aloysius Gonzaga School conducted an orientation session for Class XII studentson 15 March 2023, as they began the new academic year 2023-24. Ms Deepa Karkada welcomed the students and the gathering.
The resource person for the session, Fr Felix Victor SJ with his immense knowledge and experience conducted the session to ignite the young minds.He motivated all the students that how the great heights can be scaled even in the adverse situations through goal setting, hard work, dedication and determination. He also hig...Read More
The students of class IV of our school participated in an online collaborative project with students of class IV of Leone XIII School, Milan, Italy on a topic, Eco-friendly students- Unite to play 4 R’s game. The project proposed by the Leone XIII school had a timeline from November 2022 to March 2023. Inspired by the idea, the student representatives of class IV A, B, C, and D worked as a group to create an online game using coding and presented it during the finale of the project on 14 March 2023. The online meeting of students had a talk on the significance of the 4 R&rsquo...Read More
“DigitALL: Innovation and Technology for Gender Equality” is the UN theme for International Women’s Day, 2023. This day is commemorated in a variety of ways worldwide. At St Aloysius Gonzaga School,8 March 2023 was a special day with a programme dedicated to the women staff of the school hosted by men staff.
At the outset,the Principal greeted every female staff in the morning with a smiley badge which brought a smile to everyone’s face....Read More
St Aloysius Gonzaga School observed the National Science Day on 28 February 2023, to mark the discovery of the Raman Effect in 1928 by Indian Physicist Sir CV Raman.
The Principal Fr Melwyn Anil Lobo SJ inaugurated the special assembly by conducting the acid and base experiment. He addressed the students on the importance of science in our day-to-day life and how significant the role it plays in designing the present and future. Science coord...Read More
St Aloysius Gonzaga School organized ATL Community Day programme on 28 February 2023, to broaden the horizons of knowledge and skills of Atal Tinkering Lab (ATL) activities beyond our school. We invited six neighbouring schools to take part in the hands-on experience of learning through innovation on the topic Sensor and its technology. Five students from each school actively participated in this programme and got a platform to experience the skills and technologies in the field of Sensor. The six schools who participated were as follows:<...Read More
St Aloysius Gonzaga School had the privilege of teachers Prof Marcella Valvo and Ms Sara Blandini from Instituto Leone XIII, Milan, Italy visiting the school from 19 to 24 February 2023. This visit was intended towards future student exchange programmes between the two schools. We are school partners for British Council projects and e-twinning projects since 2015.
During the 5-days visit our Principal introduced the Italian teachers to the vast campus of St Aloys...Read More
St Aloysius Gonzaga School organised “Jyothi Pradaan” ceremony for the outgoing batch of Class X 2022-23 on 13 February 2023. The solemn celebration was graced by Fr Melwin Pinto SJ, Rector of St Aloysius Institutions together with Principal Fr Melwyn Anil Lobo SJ, Vice-principal Ms Laurel D Souza, parents of class X students and the teachers. Addressing the students who are at the crossroads of their life, the Rector advised to set a goal, keep reflecting and live a meaningful life by contributing to the development of the society. The Principal in his speech said that th...Read More
On 4th February, 2023, St Aloysius Gonzaga School felicitated two of its sports achievers, Master Saatwik Nayak Sujir of class VIII and Miss Hannah Rose Fernandes of class VI. Master Saatiwk Sujir won Gold medal in 100 mts free style, Bronze medal in 200 mts free style, Bronze medal in 50 mts free style, in the CBSE National Swimming Championship held at Rajkot from 18th to 24th, January 2023. Miss Hannah Fernandes won a Bronze medal in 1000 mts Rink, in CBSE South Zone Skating Championship held at Belagavi from 7th to 11th, December 2023. Other sp...Read More
St Aloysius Gonzaga School organized a training session for students of Class IX and XI on 1 st February 2023 on the topic “Gender Sensitivity”. Ms Rathna Pinto, Ms Carol Pais, Ms Vidya Shenoy and Ms Preetham Kamath were the resource persons for the session. It was organized by DHEERA, VAW (Violence Against Women) which was initiated by Dr. Shantha Kumari of Hyderabad, FOGSI President in 2016. FOGSI stands for Federation of Obstetrics & Gynecology of India. It’s done all over India in collaboration with Avni, an NGO & f...Read More
The outreach programme for the Academic Year 2022-23 was conducted from 17 January to 31 January 2023. All students of Classes VI to X participated in this social awareness programme with great joy and empathy. Each class visited different Organisations/NGOs in and around Mangaluru on different days. Class X was taken to White Doves on 17 January, Class IX to Charity home of Mother Theresa on 25 January, Class VIII to Prashanth Nivas on 30 January, Class VII to St Antony Old Age Home on 20 January and Class VI to Little Sisters of the Poor on 31 January 2023. There was a briefing se...Read More
The Student Council of the Academic Year 2022-23, officially handed over their badges and sashes which mark their responsibility and authority. The handing over ceremony was held on 27-01-2023 in the morning assembly which was attended by the students of classes VI to XI along with their teachers. The Principal, Fr Melwyn Anil Lobo SJ congratulated the Head boy Aaron Dsouza and Head Girl Hanaan Fathima Habeeb and all the other prefects who shouldered various responsibilities as student leaders. The Vice principal Ms Laurel Dsouza was present durin...Read More
St. Aloysius Gonzaga School celebrated India’s 74th Republic Day with great éclat. The students took pride in glorifying and celebrating the spirit of unity. The programme began at 8.30am. The chief guest for the day was Commandant Gulwinder Singh, Officer-in-charge, Indian Coast Guard Academy Project, Mangalore.
The guest members were presided to the flag hoisting ceremony by our school band team and NCC Cade...Read More
Aloysius Gonzaga school organized general medical check-up for students from kindergarten to class XI, from 18 January to 24 January 2023. The team of Doctors from Father Muller Medical College Hospital conducted the medical check-up for students and staff as well. 65 staff members took the benefit of the facility. 1334 students underwent the routine medical check-up by the well experienced doctors.... Read More
The students of Sahaya and Eco Club of Class XI of St. Aloysius Gonzaga School, as part of the social outreach and awareness program, visited Tannirbhavi beach, Mangalore, for a beach cleaning drive led by teacher-in-charge, Ms Deepa Karkada and Ms Tanuja H Domber, on 21 January 2023.
Due to the increasing number of pollutants from the land and sea, a huge amount of waste materials and plastics accumulated along the seashore. The students were guided and given he...Read More
"Pure Mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas." –Albert Einstein
The third week of January 2023 was designated as Maths Week to boost students' mathematical confidence and curiosity. Pre-kindergarten through class VII and class XI students participated in various math-related activities. For students in classes VIII through X, the Aryabhatta Ganit Challenge was held as part of Math Week. These activities were actively participated in by the ...Read More
The Bunny session on 14 January 2023 began with general prayer, Oath and Bunny salute. After the warm up exercises Ms. Deepa Sequeira gave demo on how to fold the handkerchief neatly and keep it inside the pocket. Our Kindergarten co-ordinator Ms. Aparna Suresh spoke on cleanliness, use of handkerchief and a napkin. The tiny tots practiced folding the handkerchief in their respective classrooms. This activity not only gave them the awareness of cleanliness but indirectly helped them to develop their fine motor skills.
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To improve gross motor skills, the bunny day on 7.01.2023 was planned with activities related to physical development. The session started with a prayer song, bunny salute and bunny oath. Students performed exercises to refine their physical development. They sang rhymes and also learnt a song on social manners. The Kindergarten coordinator Ms Aparna Suresh gave tips to maintain good health and hygiene. The students were filled with enthusiasm and were very active. They responded well to the questions asked related to the topic. To conclude, it was totally an enriching session for t...Read More
St Aloysius Gonzaga School organized a Career Guidance session for students of Class X on 3rdJanuary, 2023. Mr Manoj Louis, Assistant Professor, Govt. First Grade College, Mangaluru, was the resource person.
To begin with, the Principal Fr Melwyn Anil Lobo S.J addressed the students stating that choosing the right career is important in each one’s life. Every student should look out for various opportunities to go forward in achieving their goal....Read More
St Aloysius Gonzaga School celebrated the Christmas programme on 23rd December 2022 in the School hall. The programme included a Tableau, Carol Singing and Santa’s Performance. Fr Rupesh Madtha, Designate Editor, RAKNO, was the Chief Guest of the programme and in his address, he said that Christmas is a feast of celebration of values; Jesus taught us a bunch values and when we practice them in our lives, the joy of Christmas will be every day. The Principal Fr Melwyn Anil Lobo SJ gave the message of Christmas that Christmas is a celebration of unconditional love, and throughou...Read More
Christmas celebration for Kindergartners was celebrated at Gonzaga School on 22nd December. Children were dressed in red, green and golden attires which gave a gaiety look to the entire atmosphere. The programme started with a prayer song. Carol songs were sung by the Kindergarten teachers. Two students from KG–ll were dressed up as Joseph and Mary. Kindergarten coordinator Our Principal, Father Melwyn Anil Lobo SJ greeted everyone with enthusiasm and josh. He spoke to all the students lovingly about the importance of Christmas and joys of sharing...Read More
St Aloysius Gonzaga School celebrated its Decennial Annual Day for classes VI to XI on Tuesday, 20th December 2022, with the theme 'Education for Transformation - A journey of a decade'. Fr Dionysius Vaz SJ, Provincial, Karnataka Jesuit Province was the Chief Guest, and Fr Melwin Joseph Pinto SJ, Rector of St Aloysius Institutions was the President of the function. Ms Grace Noronha, Founder Principal and Fr Denzil Lobo SJ, Former Rector and Initiator of the new school building were the Guests of Honour. Principal Fr Melwyn Anil Lobo SJ, Vice-principal Ms Laurel D Souza, PTA ...Read More
The Annual Day of St Aloysius Gonzaga School was held on 19 December 2022, with the theme ‘Education Through Transformation - Journey of a Decade’. Fr Joseph Rodrigues SJ, founder Rector of St Aloysius Gonzaga School was the Chief Guest of the programme and Fr Melwin Joseph Pinto SJ, Rector of St Aloysius Institutions presided over the function. Principal Fr Mewlyn Anil Lobo SJ, Vice-Principal Ms Laurel D Souza, PTA president Mr Abhilash Dominic were the other dignitaries present on the dais.
The Gonzagaites from classes VII,VIII, and IX joined the Global Christmas celebration in Educate Magis-connected classroom on 8 December 2022.The virtual celebration was between the schools from the Philippines, Poland, the UK, Croatia and Indian Jesuit schools who joyously shared their Christmas wishes in the form of poems, speeches, posters and Christmas carols. The programme was a wonderful meeting place for students, and gave them some exposure to other countries’ views and allowed themto meet other students of the same faith. The different carol songs kindled a feeling of...Read More
The Bunny Day theme of 3rd December was based on enhancing social skillsamong students. The session started with a prayer song, bunny salute and oath. Mass PT exercise was conducted to enhance their physical development. Students sang few rhymes and they also learnt a song on social manners. Teachers enacted a role play based on social manners; standing in queue, waiting for one’s turn, using magic words in conversation, which helped the little ones to understand the social manners in a better way. They responded well to the questions asked related to the topic.To c...Read More
The first batch of NCC (National Cadet Corps)was inaugurated at St Aloysius Gonzaga School, Mangaluru, on 2December 2022. The Chief Guest of the programme Col. Nitin Ramesh Bhide, Commanding Officer 18 Karnataka Battalion NCC, Mangalore while addressing the students stated that students should develop passion in whatever they do and discipline is the key factor to success. The Principal Fr Melwyn Anil Lobo SJ in his speech briefed the aims and objectives of the NCC. He also said that the long cherished dream of the school has turned into a reality today and thanked the NCC departmen...Read More
Kindergarten Annual Sports Day of St Aloysius Gonzaga School was held on 30 th November 2022 in the Gonzaga Hall. In her address, the Chief Guest Ms Nishel Delphina Dsouza, National Weight Lifter and Athlete, wished the students and encouraged them to participate in sports and when they grow up to try and win the prize at the National level. She also opined that academics and sports both are equally important in a child’s life. The Principal Fr Melwyn Anil Lobo SJ said that little children should play and make formal sports as part of their life a...Read More
St Aloysius Gonzaga School witnessed the Culmination of Social Science Week celebration, on 29th November 2022.The programme commenced with a divine prayer song by the choir group. Master Ivor Amon Lasrado of Class IX welcomed the gathering. The significance was highlighted by Ms Rafa Uzma of Class IX and an informative session of Mock Parliament presented by students of Class VII, VIII & IX. Principal Father Melwyn Anil Lobo SJ, in his address highlighted three aspects to the students, firstly, to learn, understand and acquire knowledge, secondly, t...Read More
Activities under “Bunny Movement” were conducted on 26 November 2022, based on theme “Social manners”. The Saturday assembly began with general prayer followed by Bunny prayer song ‘Daya Kar Daan bakthi ka’. Students were engaged in physical development activitiesby conducting simple warm up exercises and simple rhythmic activities such as drill, exercises, action songs etc. The Assembly was conducted outside the classroom in the school garden. The teacher spoke about the 5 Magic Words; thank you, please, sorry, excuse me, may I? and reitera...Read More
St Aloysius Gonzaga School celebrated one of the most epic days in the history of India, our Constitution Day through a special assembly, on 26th November 2022. The assembly commenced with a divine prayer song by the choir group. The significance of the day was highlighted by Master Jason Patrick Gonsalves of Class IX and an informative video about the Indian Constitution was presented. Later, important facts about Indian Constitution were presented by the students of Class VI through a PowerPoint Presentation. This was followed by the rec...Read More
St Aloysius Gongaza School, organized the Annual Sports Day, on the 21st of November, 2022, for the academic year 2022-23 at Mangala Stadium. This occasion was graced by Dr Gerald Santhosh D’Souza, Director and Chairman, Department of Physical Education Mangaluru University, as chief guest and was presided over by Fr Melwin Joseph Pinto SJ, Rector of St Aloysius institutions, Mangaluru. The other dignitaries present were Principal Fr Melwyn Anil Lobo SJ and Vice -principal Ms Laurel D’Souza,
"A healthy mind dwells in a healthy body"
St Aloysius Gonzaga School organised the Annual Sports Day for classed I to V on 19 November 2022 in the Pathala Ground. A bright Saturday morning, the Gonzaga campus was buzzing with the little ones all round set for the Annual sports day.The programme started with the arrival of the Chief Guest, Mr Bhakshith Salian, Khelo India Athletics Coach, Dakshina Kannada. After the guard of honour, raising of the ...Read More
The Sahaya Club, comprising 27 students from Class XI carried out their first initiative, in visiting Cheshire Home, Kankanady, Mangalore, led by teacher-in-charge Ms Tanuja Domber, and Ms Shamitha Shetty, on 19 November 2022. The old-age home offers its residents - currently 17 in number - the opportunity to live the rest of their lives in an environment that is loving and caring. The students came through with donations of groceries, snacks and other provisions to aid the home. In addition, students organised and put on a performance for residents which consisted of a pr...Read More
St Aloysius Gonzaga School celebrated the culmination of the Hindi Literary Week with the theme “Bhaavon Ki Abhivyakthi - Hindi Hai Apni Shakthi” on 17th November, 2022 with great zeal and enthusiasm. Dr. Suma T. Rodannavar, the Head of the Post Graduate Department at Mangalore University, Mangaluru, graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. In her speech she expressed the difference between language and dialect, give importance to other languages without forgetting our mother tongue. The Principal Fr Melwyn Anil Lobo SJ while addressing the...Read More
St Aloysius Gonzaga School celebrated National Twins Day on 17 th November 2022. Thirteen twins were given the opportunity to share about their twin bonding. The Principal Fr Melwyn Anil Lobo S J distributed bookmarks to the proud twins as a token of appreciation. He spoke about the unique bonding of twins. Niharika S Rai, student from Class VIII C read the significance of the day. The program was compered by Venetia Shanice Mascarnhas, of Class IX C.... Read More
“The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence.”
St Aloysius Gonzaga School Students have an ocean of talents in them and to exhibit these talents ‘Gonzaga Got Talent – 2022’ was held on 13th and 14th October.
“Children are special, valued and important” said the Principal, Fr. Melwyn Anil Lobo S. J in his message on the occasion of Children’s Day celebration on 14th November, 2022. He also added the Right for Children, citing the three P’s: right to protection, right to provision and right to participation.
Children's Day was celebrated with great joy, zeal, and splendour. Teachers performed a variety of entertaining activities for the students to brighten and make their day memorable, such as shadow play, special song, da...Read More
Atal Tinkering Day was observed on 14 th November, 2022 in the school by participating in the online workshop conducted by ATAL Innovation Mission. Our students actively participated in the one day event where they learnt how to build innovative projects. It was a great learning experience for our students.... Read More
The theme for the Bunny Activity on 12th November 2022 was PERSONAL CLEANLINESS. During the assembly, the Bunny aunties sang rhymes on cleanliness. Ms Averyl Rebello spoke about personal cleanliness. She told them how to keep their hands,nails,and faces, clean. Teachers gave a demo of handwashing and explained the steps involved in handwashing. The kindergartners had a wonderful time with their peers understanding the importance of Hand Hygiene at key times in their daily life.... Read More
On 9th of November 2022, class III students embarked on a field trip to Pilikula Nisargadhama which aimed at being both educational and fun. 138 students along with 9 staff members journeyed to the destination after the school prayer. Vice Principal, Mrs Laurel DSouza addressed the students and wished them good time and safe journey. The students boarded the bus at 9:30 a.m. At first the students were accompanied to Guttu House, the traditional manor house of the coastal landlords, that reflected the cultural heritage of coastalites. To understand the skills of different...Read More
The students of class V were taken to Manipal as a part of their class field trip on 8th November 2022. First, they visited the Manipal press and were given a tour of the press after a brief explanation of its functioning. Next, the students visited the Manipal Museum of Anatomy and Pathology which features human and animal specimens. From there they were taken to the Hasta Shilpa Heritage Village Museum where traditional houses have been preserved for future generations. After lunch, the students visited the Salumarada Thimmakka Tree Park. Finally, they visited the KMF N...Read More
Nothing beats an exciting hands-on experience to deepen learning and make it interactive and interesting. To provide such hands-on experience, St Aloysius Gonzaga School organized a field trip for class IV on 7th November 2022 to Karkala/Moodbidri. A total of 130 students, 6 teaching and 2 non-teaching staff left the school at 9:00 am after the assembly.
The students were first taken to Thousand Pillar Temple Moodbidri, followed by soans farm wherein t...Read More
The school organized a field trip for class I to Thannirbhavi Tree Park, Bejai Museum, Sulthan Battery and Kadri Park on 4-11-2022. Students left the school at 9.00 am after the prayer. The Principal Fr Melwyn Anil Lobo blessed the students as they left the school in a cheerful mood. The students first viewed the Saalumarada Thimmakka tree park in Thannirbhavi. They were awed to see the Sulthan Battery watch tower which has historical importance. The boat riding in Thannirbhavi was rejoicing for the little ones. They watched many of the ancient artefacts in the Shreemanthi Bai Museu...Read More
St Aloysius Gonzaga School organized a training session on the topic “PSYCHO-SEXUAL EDUCATION” for students of Class IX, on 04th November 2022. Dr Shalini Aiyappa, Head of the Department of Psychology (Undergraduate and Post Graduate), St Aloysius College (Autonomous) was the resource person for the session.
The Principal Fr Melwyn Anil Lobo S.J initiated the session by stating that it is very important for every individual to know a...Read More
St Aloysius Gonzaga School inaugurated Sahaya and Eco club for class XI students on 4th November 2022 for the academic year 2022-23. Mr Mark Pereira, Coordinator of Centre for Social Concern, St Aloysius PU College and Mr Arjun Mascarenhas, Environmental officer of St Aloysius degree College along with the Principal Fr Melwyn Anil Lobo SJ symbolically inaugurated the clubs by lighting the lamp. Addressing the students, Mr Mark Pereira emphasized on the social responsibilities of the students to create a humane society wit...Read More
The school organized a field trip for class II to Guttu house, Heritage village, Science Museum, Pilikula Zoo and Pilikula Nisargadhama on 3-11-2022. 128 Students and 8 faculties left the school at 9.00 am after the prayer. The Principal Fr Melwyn Anil Lobo SJ blessed the students as they left the school in a cheerful mood. The trip began with visiting the Guttu house (Guttu Mane) which reflects the cultural identity of Dakshina Kannada and then Heritage village where they witnessed the making of beaten rice, oil extraction, stone carvings, black smithy, han...Read More
November 2nd 2022, was a day different from any other day for the students of kindergarten. It was a day where the students would be going on a field trip to Kadri Park. It wasn’t an unusual place cuz they had visited this place often with their family. But, on the contrary, what made a difference was the fact that they would spend quality time with their besties without any inhibitions. The students arrived at school equipped with a backpack, sunglasses and caps. The classroom was full of chatty, excited and overly enthusiastic and energetic kids talking to each other animate...Read More
Character formation is the main aim of the Bunny Movement and to sensitise the tiny tots on the theme ‘Love for parents’, a talk by the school was organized during the assembly.
On 2nd November 2022, the kindergarteners, wearing Bunny Aprons were eagerly waiting for the new activity of the day. Ms Aparna Suresh, the kindergarten coordinator introduced Ms Betila Sequeira, the school counsellor, to the kindergarteners. She interacted with the...Read More
St Aloysius Gonzaga School celebrated Kannada Rajyothsava with great enthusiasm and grandeur on 1 November 2022. The Chief Guest of the programme Mr Mime Ramdas who is a versatile artist and a movie actor inaugurated the programme by lighting the lamp and addressed the students of classes I to XI with a motivational speech. Appreciating the efforts of the students to put up a programme depicting the culture of Karnataka, he highlighted the importance of learning the Kannada language and said that the rich heritage and culture of our state should be the essence of our life. Pri...Read More
School educational trips are a fun bonding experience in a student’s life. Leaving the school premises to explore new places is a major element in a school life.
St Aloysius Gonzaga School, Mangaluru, arranged a field trip for the students of class VIII on October 31, 2022. The students were taken to Dharmasthala-Car Museum, Manjusha Museum, Anjaneya Temple and Ujjire Farm. The students boarded the bus at 8:30 a.m and reached their...Read More
St Aloysius Gonzaga School celebrated one of the most prominent festivals of India, Deepavali through a special assembly, on 28th October 2022. The Principal, Fr. Melwyn Anil Lobo SJ in his message emphasized on promoting the social resonance among the students by lighting the light within themselves, by doing good things in day-to-day life and there by spreading the goodness in the society. He also recalled the importance of light which is depicted in the holy books of Bible and Quran which portrays dispel of darkness and imbibes in us the spirit of knowledge and virtuou...Read More
Fruits are an important source of vitamins and minerals. To sensitize the students about including fruits in the regular diet, we at St Aloysius Gonzaga School organized Fruit Salad Day on 28 October 2022. Each class took one fruit as a theme and the class teacher explained the importance of fruits in our daily diet. The tiny tots were engaged with activities like finger-print, collage work, ear-bud painting and cotton dabbing on the cutouts of fruits. The finale of the project was held with great enthusiasm by preparing fruit salad in the classroom. Each student brought one fruit a...Read More
St Aloysius Gongaza School organized an educational tour for class IX students to Manipal, on 28th October 2022. The students visited Udayavani Press, Manipal Museum of Anatomy and Pathology, Planetarium, Hasta Shilpa Heritage Village Museum and Nandini Milk Diary. Students witnessed the printing of newspaper and production of milk. The paintings and artifacts depicting the Indian culture at Heritage Village Museum made them spellbound. They were amazed to see the Anatomy and Pathology Museum featuring human and animal specimens including skeletons and diseased organs. 6 ...Read More
St Aloysius Gonzaga School organized fields trip for Class VII on 27 th October 2022. This field trip included a visit to Manipal Museum, Planetarium, Udayvani Press, Heritage House and Nandini Milk Diary. Students acquired firsthand knowledge by witnessing the printing of newspaper and production of milk. They were amazed to witness the different kinds of vernacular houses, paintings and artifacts depicting the varied of cultures of India, at Heritage Village. It was indeed an enriching experience for all the 100 students and 6 teachers of Class VII...Read More
St Aloysius Gonzaga School inaugurated the Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET) classes on 27th October 2022 for aspiring Class XI students, from the academic year 2022-23. The classes were symbolically inaugurated by Principal Fr Melwyn Anil Lobo SJ along with the faculty members and student representatives by lighting the lamp and seeking blessings from God Almighty. The Principal congratulated all the students who had opted for the KCET classes and encouraged them to be focused on their goals and make use of the opportunity and resources provided by the school.... Read More
An educational tour to Mysuru was organised for class X students to enhance their classroom learning experience. The tour included 84 students, 4 teachers and the Principal. Itstarted on October 21st, 2022 at 10 p.m. from school. Reached Mysuru on 22nd of October, around 5.45 a.m.On the first day, students visitedChamundi Temple, Nandi Hills, Shuka Vana, Mysuru Zoo, and the Dussehra Exhibition. On the second day,students visited St. Philomina's Church, GRS Fantasy Park, Snow World, and KRS Dam. The return journey started at 10.45 p.m. and arrived at school at 4.30 a.m. on Monday...Read More
To enrich the classroom learning experience, a field trip was organised for the students of class VI on the 20th of October, 2022 to Karkala/ Moodbidri. Students visited Saavira Kamabada Basadi Chaturmukha Basadi, Koti Chennaya Theme park, Soans Farm and the Saalumarada Timmakka Park. The group consisting of 108 students and 6 teachers, started from school at 8:30 am and reached back at 6 pm. The field trip was fun-filled and enriching.... Read More
CBSE has taken an initiative to sensitize teachers across the country on the basics of Financial Literacy and the use of Digital Tools that are relevant in the current scenario. St Aloysius Gonzaga School was selected as a lead hub school by the CBSE, New Delhi, to organize the training session which was held on 19 October 2022. The session mainly focused to create awareness about basic financial planning, how to avoid falling prey to phishing and cyber frauds etc. This initiative was also part of Activities related to the investor Education and Awareness Initiative in terms of SEBI...Read More
Anishia Shereena D Silva and Chaman R Shetty of class XI bagged 2nd place in Face painting competition, “Cult-O-Fiesta 2022-23”, an Inter school cultural competition for Senior Secondary, organised by Prestige International School in association with AICS (Association of ICSE and CBSE schools of Dakshina Kannada and Udupi district), on 19th October 2022.
[Standing from Left to Right: Anishia Shereena D Silva, Principal Fr Melwyn Anil Lobo SJ and Chaman R Shetty]... Read More
To enhance the educational experience of students and provide them with an opportunity to learn outside the classroom, an educational tour was organized for Class XI students to Madikeri, on 15 th October 2022. The students visited the Golden temple, Kaveri Nisargadhama, Raja Seat, Abbey Falls and General Thimayya Museum. The spectacle of layers of lush greenery of the popular hill station and all the places visited was an enthralling experience for our Gonzagaites to cherish down memory lane.... Read More
Love for God and Love for Nature
The activities under the ‘Bunny Movement’ commenced enthusiastically from the II term in October 2022. The first topic under Bunny Movement, Love for God, was held on 14 October 2022. The tiny tots were excited to wear the Bunny Apron on Saturday morning. They were assembled in the school premises for a special morning assembly, which was graced by the Principal, Fr Melwyn Anil Lobo SJ. The sess...Read More
“Goal setting, Effective study techniques and how to face exams confidently.”
St Aloysius Gonzaga School organized a training session for students of Class VIII and IX on 10th October 2022 on the topic “Goal setting, Effective study techniques and how to face exams confidently”. Prof. Ronald Pinto, Director of the Institute for Individual Development Mangaluru, was the resource pers...Read More
“Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony” – Mahatma Gandhi.
Gandhi Jayanthi was celebrated at St. Aloysius Gonzaga School on 2nd October 2022 in St. Aloysius Gonzaga Hall. Both teaching and non-teaching staff members actively took part in the event.
The programme commenc...Read More
‘Effective study techniques, how to face exams confidently & career choices.’
St Aloysius Gonzaga School organized a training session on 16th September 2022 on the topic “Effective study techniques, how to face exams confidently & career choices” for students of Class X & XI which was addressed by Prof. Ronald Pinto.
It is rightly said that grandparents are the footsteps to the future. They give unconditional love, warmth, kindness, support and teach us many important lessons of life. Grandparent’s Day gives us an opportunity to honor them and celebrate the connection between generations. They are a strong support and pillars of strength in everybody’s life.
A special day was dedicated to our wonderful grandparents at St Aloysius Gonzaga School on 15th<...Read More
Ashmith A J of class IV received first place and Anisha A E of class V received third place in the Solo Singing Competition conducted by Junior Chamber International on JCI Week. Ashmith A J has also secured first place in the Patriotic Singing Competition organised by Bharath Scouts and Guides, Karnataka, at the district level and has been selected for the State level competition.... Read More
‘To teach is to touch a life forever.’
To mark the birth anniversary of Dr S Radhakrishnan, the second President of India, the Student Council 2022-23 of St Aloysius Gonzaga School organized a zestful cultural programme on 5 September 2022. Appreciating the efforts of the student council, headed by Head boy Aaron Dsouza and Head girl Hanaan Fathima Habeeb, the Principal Fr Melwyn Anil Lobo SJ in his address...Read More
A wellness drive, as part of World Physiotherapy Day, was organized in St Aloysius Gonzaga School for the students of classes VI- X on 2 September 2022. Dr Rinku Roshan, Assistant Professor at Father Muller Medical College was the resource person of the program. Dr Rinku spoke about good food habits, the quantity of water to be drunk per day and the weight to be carried by a person. The team of students who accompanied the resource person enacted a drama and demonstrated some exercise moves to make the children aware of the good postures to be maintained. This drive was organised by t...Read More
In view of successful completion of Decennial year, St Aloysius Gonzaga School hosted an Inter-School competition “Srijana”, a creative blend of science and dance, on 29 August 2022. The school organized two competitions – Indian Folk Fusion Dance and Science Working Model Competition for CBSE and ICSE Schools in Udupi and Dakshina Kannada District, in which twenty-four schools participated with great enthusiasm and competitive spirit.
The inaugural...Read More
St. Aloysius Gonzaga School celebrated the culmination of the English Literary Week with the theme ‘Literature – Bridging Humanity’ on 27th August, 2022 with great zeal and enthusiasm. Dr. Charles V Furtado, the Associate Professor and HOD at St Aloysius College (Autonomous), Mangalore, graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. The other dignitaries present were Principal Fr Melwyn Anil Lobo SJ and Vice Principal Ms Laurel Dsouza.
The program commenced by invoking the almighty’s blessing follow...Read More
Bunny Movement is a programme initiatedby Mrs Lakshmi Mazumdar, the former National Commissioner, for children between the age group of 3 to 6 years during the 'International year of the child’. It is a wing of the Scoutand Guide programme with a motive to bring the boys and girls into scouting at an early stage of life so that they will get exposure to discipline, patriotism, and moral character. St Aloysius Gonzaga School organised an investiture ceremony of Bunny Movement2022-23 for the kindergartners, onthe 26thof August, 2022. All Kindergarteners of KG-I an...Read More
St Aloysius Gonzaga School celebrated 76th Independence Day on 15 August 2022, in the school premieses. The Chief Guest Ms Vidya Dinker, an active social and environmental activist from coastal Karnataka, Principal Fr Melwyn Anil Lobo SJ and the Vice-principal Ms Laurel D Souza graced the occasion. The Chief Guest hoisted the triclour flag and addressed the students of classes I to XI with a motivational speech asking students to know about the historical importance of our own city and the native freedom fighters like Rani Abbakka. The Principal urged the students t...Read More
Established in 2012, housed in an ultramodern edifice, equipped with state-of-the-art facilities, pulsating with curricular, co-curricular and extra-curricular activities, and supported by a competent and committed faculty, St Aloysius Gonzaga School has seen its tremendous growth and development in the past 10 years andhopes to excel infuture too. It is indeed a pleasure to celebrate, commemorate and cherish thesignificant milestone of a great journey of empowering students through excellence in education to shape a better future for humankind. A time to reflect, cherish and ...Read More
St Aloysius Gonzaga School appointed Junior School Leaders from Class V for the academic year 2022-23, who include the Junior Head boy, Junior Head girl and Junior House Prefects. On 3rd August, 2022 the leaders were presented with badges by the Principal Fr Melwyn Anil Lobo SJ and Vice Principal Ms Laurel Dsouza. The Principal then bestowed the leaders with their duties and wished them the best in carrying out those duties. With the guidance of the teachers, the Junior School Leaders will be working together to ensure the smooth running of various activities of class I to V, and to...Read More
On 2nd August, the students and staff celebrated the birthday of their leader, Principal Fr Melwyn Anil Lobo SJ. The celebration in the morning took place in the School Auditorium during the general assembly. The school cabinet members presented the Principal with a flower each, and the student representatives from each class presented him with a Greeting Card as a token of love. A special song was sung by the students of class IX to XI followed by which the Head girl, Ms Hanaan Fathima Habeeb raised a toast to Father. Students celebrating their birthday were also wished by the gath...Read More
The Feast Day of St. Ignatius of Loyola, the founder of the Society of Jesus was celebrated at St Aloysius Gonzaga School with great zest and zeal.
The catholic staff attended the holy eucharistic mass which was held on 30 July 2022, in the Loyola Hall. Rev. Fr Clifford Fernandes, Parish Priest, Holy Cross Church, Cordel was the main celebrant of the Eucharistic celebration.
“Say yes to all eco–green, to make earth beautiful and green”
St Aloysius Gonzaga School dedicated the month of July to a project on environment with a slogan ‘Gonzaga Go Green campaign’. The culmination of the project was held on 29 July, 2022 with great avidity. The Chief Guest of the day, Mr Nitin Vas, Founder of Paper Seed, appreciated the beauty of The Western Ghats and sai...Read More
St Aloysius Gonzaga School secured 100% result in the CBSE Class X Board Examination 2021-22. Out of the 77 students appeared, 40 students secured distinction, 35 students secured first class and 2 students secured second class. The school topper is Ancilla Danika Dsouza with 97.4%. Jewel Isabella Cutinha secured perfect 100 in Hindi. The Principal and Staff congratulate all the students of Class X 2021-22.
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“Colours are the smile of nature!”
Colour is a language without words. The tiny tots of the kindergarten section were introduced to the primary and secondary colours through various hands-on activities since June. The finale of the COLOURS DAY was held on the 22nd of July 2022, in Gonzaga Hall. The students and teachers were dressed in different coloured dresses and the children looked exceptionally beautiful in their colourful attire...Read More
St Aloysius Gonzaga School had the privilege of having two International visitors visiting the school, on 19 July 2022. Prof Victoria Tenriero and Prof Sergio Ramiro who are associated with University of Catolica, Valencia, Spain had a fruitful interaction with the Principal and teachers. The discussion was mainly around the current education system in Spain, importance of inclusive education practiced in Spanish education system. The Principal Fr Melwyn Anil Lobo shared insightful information about the education system followed in the school. Adding on to his points, the teachers s...Read More
The Annual General Body Meeting of the Parent-Teacher Association was held on the 16 July 2022, in the Loyola Hall. Fr Melwin Joseph Pinto SJ, Rector of St Aloysius Institutions was the Chief Guest of the day. While addressing the parents he shared his views about the flexibility in the principles to be followed, to lead the children towards success.The presidential address was delivered by Fr Melwyn Anil Lobo SJ in which he enlightened the parents about the changes in the CBSE evaluation method and introduced the staff members to the gathering. The proceedings of the Annual General B...Read More
St Aloysius Gonzaga School celebrated one of the popular festivals, Bakrid -Eid Ul-Adha through a special assembly, on 15 July 2022. The Principal, Fr. Melwyn Anil Lobo SJ in his message emphasized the spirit of the feast; having deep faith in God and brotherhood. He further advised the students to practice the virtues of respect and take care of one another.
On this occasion, the significance of the feast was highlighted by Zaara Khazi of Class V C and a video was p...Read More
“If your actions create a legacy that inspires others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, then you are an excellent leader.”
The eagerly awaited ‘Investiture Ceremony’ for the Academic Year 2022-23 was held on 14July 2022, in the Gonzaga Hall. Mr Simon C A, Superintendent of Police of Anti-Corruption Bureau – Western Range, was the Chief Guest forthe ceremony.
“Alone we can do little, together we can do much”.
St Aloysius Gonzaga School organized class-wise Parent-Teachers meetings, on the following days: Pre-KG-Class II on 4th July, Class VI to VIII on 6th July, Class IX to XI on 7th July and Class III to V on 8th July 2022. Ms Rikitha Pais, a pediatric counsellor at Father Muller Medical College was the resource person for Parent-Teacher meetings of Pre-KG – II...Read More
International Yoga Day is observed every year on 21 June to raise awareness about this ancient practice and to celebrate the physical and spiritual prowess that Yoga has brought to the world. Yoga is a form of exercise that originated in ancient India and is practiced widely across the world today. Yoga not only enhances one’s physical strength but also contributes largely towards our mental health and spiritual growth. Yoga being the regular part of the curriculum, students of St Aloysius Gonzaga School practice Yoga postures on regular basis. On 21 June 2022, St Aloysi...Read More
The Feast of St Aloysius Gonzaga, our Patron Saint was celebrated on 21 June 2022, at St Aloysius Gonzaga School. Fr Anush D’Cunha SJ, Mangaluru was the main celebrant of the festal Eucharist Mass. The mass was attended by all catholic students and teachers.
Soon after the Eucharistic celebration, a programme was organized for the students of Classes III to XI. The programme commenced by invoking god’s blessing through a prayer dance, followed by the ...Read More
“Science is a beautiful gift to humanity, we should not distort it.”
St Aloysius Gonzaga School observed Science Week from 13th June, 2022 to 17th June, 2022 to engage and inspire students towards the field of science and to build up a better society through young minds with innovative skills.
The culmination of the Scie...Read More
St Aloysius Gonzaga School had the privilege of German visitors Ms Martina Martens along with her beautiful daughter Maura, from Berlin, visiting the school, on 16th June 2022.They were welcomed with a splendid classical welcome dance by the students of Class VI. The visitors watched a presentation on International collaboration taken up by the school, since 2012. Ms Martina and her daughter Ms Maura interacted with students of class VI A, B and C, answering their curious questions about Germany, and German culture. Dr Leo D Souza, Director of Bio technology departmen...Read More
St Aloysius Gonzaga School awarded with the ‘Young INTACH Heritage Club Award 2021-22’ by the Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH), New Delhi. The enthusiastic students of the Heritage Club of the school were guided by the Art teacher Mr Jeevan Salian and the Social Studies teacher Ms Sandhya Manoj. The activities included an Art workshop, Warli Art practical sessions, Presentations on India’s Heritage sites, and a visit to the world renowned St Aloysius College Chapel paintings which were painted by the Italian Jesuit
It was a joyous moment for St Aloysius Gonzaga School as it inaugurated the first batch of Class XI for the Academic Year 2022-23 on 7th June 2022. During the inaugural function, the Principal Fr Melwyn Anil Lobo SJ while addressing the students, emphasized on holistic development and gave a call to have a balance with the academic development to reach their goals. He also highlighted that students have to be focused, compassionate and innovative in their thoughts. Heappreciated all the teachers who had contributed their best for the inception of Class XI. The Chief Guest o...Read More
The Academic Year 2022-23 is significant for St Aloysius Gonzaga School, as the school upgraded itself with class XI. The orientation session for Class XI students was conducted on 06th June, 2022 in the Gonzaga Hall. The session began with the blessings of the Almighty God through a prayer song sung by Class X students. The dignitaries were welcomed by Ms Deepa Karkada.<br>
The resource person for the session was Mrs Shavina Soans who has an imm...Read More
Going to school for the first time is memorable, not only for a child, but also for the parents who have butterflies in their stomach along with their child, both anxious and not wanting to let go of each other. St Aloysius Gonzaga School welcomed the tiny tots of Pre-KG and KG-I to the GONZAGA FAMILY, A HOME AWAY FROM HOME, after 2 years of uncertainty due to the pandemic. On 6th June 2022, the kindergarten area was beautifully decorated with colorful balloons and the Principal, Fr Melwyn Anil Lobo, Vice-principal Ms Laurel D Souza, KG coordinator Ms Aparna Suresh, along with the teachers and support staff wer...Read More
St Aloysius Gonzaga School, reopened for the new Academic Year 2022-23 on the 1st of June, 2022 with great zeal and enthusiasm. Principal Fr. Melwyn Anil Lobo SJ addressed the students and instructed them to follow the rules and regulations. He emphasized on the importance of aiming for academic excellence and to treasure and embrace the good values taught at school.<br>
The school was fully decorated to welcome the students after a long gap of 2 years due to the pandemic. At the school entrance the Principal, Vice-principal and teachers welcomed the students. The day began with a school assembly in the auditorium. An inter-religious prayer was organiz...Read More
JESCOL (Level 1) - ‘Towards Proactive Partnerships’ was held from May 26th to 28th, 2022 in the auditorium of St. Aloysius Gonzaga School, Mangaluru. The programme was intended to empower the collaborators to bring about a change in the society through education. On 26th May the programme commenced with a prayer service by the Gonzaga team followed by the lighting of the lamp by the dignitaries. The Principal, Fr. Melwyn Anil Lobo delivered a welcome speech. After a brief address by Fr Denzil Lobo, Prof Clement DSouza gave an Introduction to the Programme and its Dynamics. <br>
Fr Felix Victor spoke about Group Dynamics Team Building ...Read More
Prior to the beginning of every new Academic Year, St Aloysius Gonzaga School organises Faculty development programme with an objective to equip the teachers with latest pedagogical tools. The New Academic Year 2022-23 began on the 23rd of May, 2022 with the Annual Faculty Development Program by Dr. Flossy D'souza, Professor in Education at St. Ann’s College of Education, Mangalore. She serves as a resource person at National conferences and has presented research papers in the international level. The program began with the welcome address by the Principal, Fr Melwyn Anil Lobo SJ. Dr. Flossy conducted sessions on "LEARNING CENTERED PEDAGOGY FOR HOLISTIC EDU...Read More
“World Earth Day” is observed on 22 April, all over the world to sensitise people to take care of our common home, mother earth. In connection with this International Day, the world-wide network of Jesuit schools – Educate Magis had organised a connected classroom project on the topic, ‘Lasting relationships with the Earth and all of Creation’ which was held on 22 April 2022. The student representatives of class X participated in this virtual project explaining the initiatives taken by the school to make the campus eco-friendly. There were schools from Spain, Zimbabwe and Italy who shared their...Read More
The Atal Tinkering Lab is a flagship initiative of Atal Innovation Mission, NITI Aayog, Govt. of India, for creating an ecosystem of innovation and entrepreneurship in the country. <br>
Atal Tinkering Lab Exhibition was held on 11th April, 2022 in St Aloysius Gonzaga Hall. The exhibition was designed to foster the spark of creativity, imagination and innovation among students and go beyond the rote learning. The exhibition included models based on technologies like Robotics, Sensor technologies, Solar tracker and many more. Our budding innovators from Class VI to IX showcased their talent of using tool station and soldering...Read More
The orientation programme for Class-X was conducted on 4th April, 2022. The programme commenced with a Prayer Service led by Ms Preethan Pereira. Fr Ronald Pais SJ, the resource person for the day, began the session with an ice breaking activity. He further highlighted on the importance of inculcating the three E’s: Esteem, Emotion and Excellence.<br>
Principal Fr Melwyn Anil Lobo SJ, while addressing the students, emphasized on the actual meaning of orientation. He further gave a PPT presentation on the Action Plan that students must follow for the academic year 2022-23. <br>
The welcome address wasdelivered by Ms Vidya Esther, v...Read More
ALVANA – an Arboretum – with an expanse of about 1.5 acres is maintained as a mini biodiversity spot on the St Aloysius Campus with its natural flora and fauna. About 150 plants belonging to 70 different species are maintained in this Arboretum. The management of St Aloysius College recognizes that forests, coasts, water bodies, ground water and biodiversity are all important prerequisite for life on this planet and sustainable development. Organic waste is managed efficiently through vermi-compost unit that is available in the campus. Al-vana serves as a focus for refor...Read More
"Graduation is a time to celebrate new beginnings and say goodbye to everything that has given you a reason to smile. It is warm memories of the past and big dreams for the future".
29 March 2022 marked the beginning of a formal system of schooling in the life of the little Gonzagites, as the school celebrated the Graduation day of our Kindergarten students.
The smart tiny tots of KG - ll dressed in graduation robes and caps marched in a row, along with the Principal Fr Melwyn Anil Lobo SJ, Vice Principal Ms Laurel D'Souza, Rector Fr Melwin Joseph Pinto SJ, Chief Guest Lion M Kavitha S Shastri, KG Co-ordinator Ms Aparna Suresh and KG teachers Ms Veronica D Sou...
"Together may we give our children the roots to grow and the wings to fly."
St Aloysius Gonzaga School held "Jyothi Pradhan" ceremony for 77 students of Class X on March 24th, 2022. The ceremony began with a meaningful prayer service by the staff members. Ms Aparna Suresh welcomed the gathering. "Light symbolizes a divine presence, a ray of hope which is the only source of all creation which dispels all darkness and ushers in wisdom, knowledge and understanding" said Mrs Laurel Dsouza while highlighting the importance of light in each one's life. The oiling of the lamp was done by the dignitaries and the teachers of Class X who were a part of their journey.
St Aloysius Gonzaga School has been certified for the third time (1st Award 2013-16, 2nd Award 2016-19) with “International Dimension in Schools” by the British Council for the period 2022-25, on 23 March 2022. This certification is felicitated to the school in recognition ofthe outstanding work done for integrating global citizenship and sustainable development goals in the curriculum through various projects.Students from Kindergarten to class IX enjoyed working on these projects throughout the academic year 2021-22 and got an opportunity to collaborate with countries abroad; Italy, Romania and Bangladesh. Working on these projects improved their skills ...Read More
The only person you are destined to become is the person you decided to be. - Ralph Waldo
When we meet new people at work, school, or social events, it is often their personality that grabs our attention. Understanding how personality develops, gives us insight into who they are and their background. It also increases our understanding of what's behind our own personality traits and characteristics. An individual's personality sometimes makes them more adaptable to certain jobs. Knowing about our personality type can help us discover the ideal job and work environment for suitable to us. Understanding the importance of the topic, St Aloysius Gonza...
A Beautiful Life Begins With A Beautiful Mind.
Abraham Harold Maslow in his theory proved that one among the basic needs includes shelter, along with it if we have our loved ones, the biggest blessing we could all have. But there are people without either of those, and that's when Mrs. Corrine Rasquinha founded the Whites Doves, around 26 years ago. It was born out of the mission to offer a dignified life to the least, last and lost souls of our society. Class X students of St Aloysius Gonzaga School got an excellent opportunity on 17th March 2022, to have a visit to White Doves. There were 130 inmates including children. The School contributed the birthday fund as a...
Education system is constantly evolving with time. It has also affected the job market substantially. With so many industries and roles to choose from, perplexity is certain to arrive.St. Aloysius Gonzaga School held a program on Career Guidance, which was led by Mr. Manoj Louis, on 12th March 2022. The basic purpose of career guidance is to acquaint individuals with their occupational choices that involve the work demand and the potential of the individual. The school has always been in the forefront in encouraging the students regarding their future. The Aptitude test followed by the feedback session helped them to understand their area of interest and their potentials. With ...Read More
"World Hearing Day" is observed across the globe on 3rd March to raise awareness on preventing deafness and hearing loss. As a part of the awareness campaign, a session on "Safe Hearing" was conducted for the kindergarten section and students of class VI to VIII, on 10th March 2022. Dr Rashmi Ananth Pai, Associate Professor and Head, Dept of Audiology and SLP, AJ Institute of Medical Sciences, Mangaluru, who is also the proud parent of Dhvani of KG-II and Diva of Class V along with her team conducted a session on'Safe listening habits among young children' and "How to take care of sound and voice". The session was presented in a cr...Read More
May we know them. May we be them. May we raise them. - Unknown
Women are the epitome of courage, hope, and life. St Aloysius Gonzaga school celebrated the International Women's Day 2022, with the motto “Gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow.” The school has always been in the fore front in encouraging the 54 women staffs. On 8th March, the school began with the special assembly focusing on the importance of the day. The vice principal, Ms. Laurel Dsouza engrossed the gathering with a strong and beautiful message on how women have evolved and shown their skills in different modalities of life. The Principal in his speech spoke ab...
Age Doesn't Matter to Be an Author proves 14-Yr-Old Shinead Fernandes who released her maiden book 'THE INCIDENT' on Thursday 24th February 2022, at St Aloysius Gonzaga School. Fr. Melwin Pinto SJ, Rector, St Aloysius Institutions, after releasing the book, marvelled at how the young author had managed to pen a novel at such an early age. He further added, “one needs tremendous imagination and creativity to write such novels”.
Fr. Melwyn Anil Lobo SJ, Principal, St Aloysius Gonzaga School speaking on the occasion said, “it’s a great moment of joy for the school as one of our own students Shinead Fernandes of class 8 has come out wi...
St Aloysius Gonzaga School conducted Inter House basketball and football tournament for the Academic Year 2021-22, on 21-02-2022 in the PU college ground. Students of class VIII to X participated enthusiastically in this tournament. Program began at 9.00 am. Principal declared the match open, by shooting the basketball and kicking the foot ball. The first match in the football was between yellow and red house, basketball between yellow and green house.
Different teams from each house participated in the matches. In the foot ball match the finalists were blue Vs greenhouse players, the winner was the blue house. In the basket ball match, the finalists were the red and green ...
A collaborative project between India-Philppines-Malta
for 6–7-year-old age group students
Students of class I participated in a collaborative virtual project through connected classrooms on Educate Magis, a global network of Jesuit schools. It was an opportunity for the young learners to interact with Jesuit schools between Ateneo de Manila Grade School, Philippines and St Aloysius College, Malta. “Looking after our Common Home: Making our Homes Greener” was the theme of the project, which aimed to sensitise students to understand the importance of takin...Read More
St Aloysius Gonzaga school inaugurated Social Science week on 26th November 2021, on the occasion of Constitution day celebration in the morning assembly.
It was a collaborative activity with the Ek Bharath Shresht Bharath Project initiated by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat programme aims to enhance interaction & promote mutual understanding between people of different states/UTs through the concept of state/UT pairing. Our state Karnataka has been paired with Uttharkhand under Ek Bharat, Shreshtha Bharat programme. As a part of the project, Social Science teachers, plannedvarious activities from the month of November 2021 to Feb...
A Bird Feeder and Bird Nest Making Competition was organised by St Aloysius Institutions in association with the St Aloysius College Alumni Association (SACAA). Students from various institutions (Gonzaga School, Primary School, PU College, High School, and Degree College) actively participated in this competition. The criteria for judgement were based on the innovation, usability and the use of eco- friendly materials.
The judgement was done by Dr Alwyn D'Sa, Registrar, St Aloysius College, Mr J. S. Stephen Pinto, President, SACAA, Mr Anil Kumar J, Joint Secretary, SACAA, Ms Vaishali Puthran, Office Administrator, SACAA along with Mr Arjun Mascarenhas, SACAA Executiv...
St Aloysius Gonzaga School celebrated the 73rd Republic Day in school with immense patriotic fervour. The celebration commenced with the prayer song. Unfurling the national flag, the Chief Guest Fr Cyril Dmello SJ said Republic Day is an occasion to remember the fundamental rights and evaluate ourselves. He further encouraged working hard as a nation to progress and compete with other nations of the world. The Principal Fr Melwyn Anil Lobo SJ in his address emphasised on the main aspects of the constitution, preamble, and fundamental rights. He further said that we are a democratic country and to strengthen the democracy, common people need to be empowered and common people are str...Read More
"If one has the desire to succeed, one surely will. Winners make use of every opportunities".
The culmination and prize distribution ceremony of Gonzaga Got Talent was organized in the month of January with great vigour and enthusiasm. The dignitaries began this programme by lighting the lamp. The President, Fr Melwin Joseph Pinto SJ, Rector of St Aloysius Institutions, Chief Guest Mrs Soujanya Hegde, Entrepreneur, Actress and General Legal Counsel, JCI India, Principal Fr Melwyn Anil Lobo SJ and Vice Principal Mrs Laurel Dsouza were the dignitaries of this programme. The ceremony commenced by invoking God's blessings through a prayer song. The students welcomed the gat...
As a part of the British Council's IDS project, "Integrated Livestock Farming", the students of Class IX of St Aloysius Gonzaga School visited the Fisheries College, Mangaluru, on 7th January 2022.
Pisciculture being an important Animal Husbandry, was one of the topics of study in this project. This visit aimed to study the importance of fisheries and to understand the different methods used in the rearing of fish.
The students were curious to learn the various opportunities available in the field of Pisciculture as well as the different aquaculture resources. Dr Abhiman P.B, Dr Rajesh and Dr LakshmiPathi M.T gave a lot of insights on the importance of Pisciculture, aqua...
"Mathematics is the most beautiful and most powerful creation of the human spirit." - Stefan Banach.
To create interest in Mathematics, one of the core subjects of the curriculum, Math week was observed during the week 3rd - 7th January 2022. In daily assemblies students highlighted the importance of Mathematics in daily life, applications of geometry in daily life, maths and architecture, interesting facts on numbers, contribution of mathematician Shakuntala Devi to mathematics. Students from classes I to X actively participated in Math quiz and Model making activity.
The culmination of Math Week was conducted on Jan 7th. On that day, the programme began with prayer so...
St Aloysius Gonzaga School celebrated Christmas programme on 23rd December 2021 in the School hall. Fr Leo D'souza SJ, the Chief Guest addressed the students of Class I to V and said that we need to be like Jesus replacing him in this world in the present context. Fr Rony Pais SJ was the Chief Guest for the programme of Class VI to X.
He sang carols and got the students singing along with him. He motivated the students to do well in spite of the challenges. The Principal, Fr Melwyn Anil Lobo SJ presided over the programmes and gave the message of Christmas saying that Christmas is the time to experience God who loves us in a special way and spread that love to the people around...
"Every Child is unique and gifted with amazing talents .We don't have to always follow the footsteps of others. We have a responsibility to develop the talents we have been blessed with."
St Aloysius Gonzaga School always strives to nurture the inherent potential that each and every student has within themselves. Young children have an ocean of hidden talent within and they need a platform to exhibit their talents. This opportunity was provided for students of our school on 16th and 17th December, 2021 at the Gonzaga Got Talent Competition. The programme began by lighting the lamp by our Principal Fr Melwyn Anil Lobo S.J, Vice Principal Ms Laurel Dsouza, Programme Coord...
Christmas is the time of joy, celebration and preparation to welcome Jesus Christ. It is also a time to reflect upon the word of God and engage ourselves in sharing and caring by exchanging wishes and gifts.
The Gonzagaites of classes VIII and IX participated in a Virtual Global Christmas celebration on Educate Magis, a worldwide Jesuit school network, on 10 December 2021. Although there were schools from different countries of South Asia and Europe, St Aloysius Gonzaga School, Mangalore and Campion School from Mumbai were the only two schools which participated from India. A feeling of oneness as Jesuit School was obvious while sharing the wishes in the form of poems, songs,...
As a part of the British Council's IDS project, "The Mysterious World of Money", students of class VI accompanied by teachers, visited the EBIX CASH World Money Limited., situated in Hampankatta, Mangaluru on 3 December 2021.
They had a wonderful experience of getting firsthand knowledge of the currency of different countries mentioned in the action plan such as the USA, UK, Italy, China, Japan, Indonesia, Russia and the exchange rate of these currencies.
A staff representative Mr Sharath Kumar explained the different exchange rates and currencies of the above-mentioned countries. The students not only learnt the exchange value but also understood the reasons behind the ...
A session on psychosexual development
Psychosexual development is the influence that sexual growth has on person during adolescent stage. This important transition period requires appropriate guidance to create an identity in the society as a matured adult and embrace the responsibilities in the later stages of life. Keeping this in mind, St Aloysius Gonzaga School organized a session on 'Psychosexual development', for the students of class IX, on 26th November 2021. The resource person of the event was Dr. Shalini Ayappa, HOD of Psychology Department, St. Aloysius College Mangalore.
The session mainly focused on the topics like changes in the body, behavio...
St Aloysius Gonzaga School conducted a Quiz competition for the students of Class I to X. The quiz was conducted house-wise and the students were divided into the following categories: class I and II, class III to V, class VI to VIII and Class IX & X. Two rounds were conducted to select the finalists from each house.
The final round for class I to VIII was conducted on 25th November, 2021 and class IX and X was conducted on 21st December 2021. The winners are as follows:
?Class I and II: The first place was bagged by the Yellow house, second place by the Green house, third place by the Blue house and fourth place by the Red house.
?Class III to V: The first place was...
HEALTH WEEK ORGANIZED AT ST ALOYSIUS GONZAGA SCHOOL
"It is health that is real wealth, not pieces of gold and silver".
St Aloysius Gonzaga School organized health week from 15 November to 18 November 2021 for classes I to X. To sensitize the students about the importance of physical fitness. A talk by Ms Shraddha S. Naik an expert in the field of physical fitness, was organized for classes VI to IX. In her talk she emphasized on the importance of taking part in sports and advised the students that an active body enables us to lead a happy and healthy life. Sports also help to accept victory and defeat in the right spirit. The session was followed by a general health ...
Reopening of the kindergarten
After a long gap of 20 months due to the global pandemic caused by the corona virus, the kindergarten section of St Aloysius Gonzaga School, reopened on 17 November 2021. Keeping in mind the age group, to make the tiny tots get used to the offline classes, each class was divided into 2 smaller groups and were asked to come to school on alternative days.
The classrooms were decorated colorfully with balloons, charts and flowers. The Kindergarteners were welcomed by the Principal Fr Melwyn Anil Lobo, Vice Principal Ms Laurel D Souza and the Kindergarten teachers. Later on, the Principal visited each class, blessed the youngest ones of th...
A JOYOUS CHILDREN'S DAY CELEBRATION AT ST ALOYSIUS GONZAGA SCHOOL
"Children are the treasure of our Nation. It is our duty to nurture the children in a right path." said the Principal, Father Melwyn Anil Lobo SJ in his message on the occasion of Children's Day celebration, on 15 November 2021. He urged the students to take inspiration of Chacha Nehru and inculcate scientific temper besides growing in humane qualities to become great persons in their life.
To cheer up the students and make their day memorable, teachers presented a series of entertaining events like song, fashion show, dance and mimicry act. It was quite an exciting moment for students to watch their Princip...
DEEPAVALI - FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS
Deepavali, the festival symbolizes the spiritual victory of light over darkness, good over evil, and knowledge over ignorance. The festival was observed by the Gonzagaites on 5th of November 2021. To sensitize the students about the understanding of other religions as well as to highlight the importance of the festival, a video was released on this occasion. The Prayer song was sung by Shravya R Raj of class V and the significance of the feast was explained by Ancilla Danica Dsouza of class X .
The Principal, Fr. Melwyn Anil Lobo SJ in his message wished all the students and gave a call to be good with everyone irrespective of relig...
'Kannada Sambhrama' in St Aloysius Gonzaga School, Mangaluru
St Aloysius Gonzaga School celebrated Kannada Rajyotsava with great zeal and enthusiasm through a weeklong programme, 'Kannada Sambhrama'. On 1st November 2021, a video was released on the school Youtube channel highlighting the activities done by the students.
The Principal Father Melwyn Anil Lob, in his address gave a call to students to develop love for the glorious language of our state and said that the Kannada language has played a key role in acting as a bond between the people of Karnataka. Students were encouraged to participate in various captivating activities like tongue twisters, storytell...
INAUGURATION OF ATAL TINKERING LAB AT ST ALOYSIUS GONZAGA SCHOOL
Atal Tinkering Lab (ATL), a flagship initiative of the Atal Innovation Mission of the Government of India, was inaugurated in St Aloysius Gonzaga School on 23rd October 2021. The Chief Guest Dr K.V. Rao, Director of Regional Science Centre at Pilikula Nisarga Dhama, Mangaluru, inaugurated the lab and expressed his views that grooming young innovators is the need of the hour, to make our nation self-reliant which will happen only when we provide opportunities to students to learn the subject through hands-on experience. The President of the function Fr Melwin Joseph Pinto SJ, Rector, St Aloysius Institutions, bles...
Training Programme - 'Effective study techniques and how to face exam'
St Aloysius Gonzaga School orgasnised a training program on the topic "Effective study techniques and how to face exam" for classes VIII, IX and X on 4th October 2021 at Gonzaga Hall. The Resource Person was Prof. Ronald Pinto, former Vice-principal, St Aloysius College (Autonomous), Mangalore.
The programme commenced with a welcome note by the Principal wherein he introduced the Resource Person and highlighted the importance of using effective techniques to study and face exams. In his enriching session, Prof. Ronald Pinto explained the five stages of effective learning and ways to apply these techn...
Gandhi Jayanti Celebration - 2021
You must be the change you wish to see in the world - Mahatma Gandhi.St. Aloysius Gonzaga School celebrated the birthday of India's great leader Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, with great enthusiasm. The programme was held in the school through a Special Assembly. It commenced with a Bapu's favourite Bhajan, 'Raghupati Raghav Raja Ram'. The students read the verses from Bible, Quran and Bhagavat Geeta and the meaning was highlighted to them.
The significance of the day was presented by the student B H Pranav Rao. Later, the school choir sang Gandhi's favourite bhajan 'Vaishnavo Janato' with full exuberance. The Principal Fr Melwyn Anil Lobo ...
Conferring of Badges and Sashes Ceremony 17th November, 2021
"Leaders are not born but are made by their experiences in life."
Although, our School had organized the virtual investiture ceremony during the month of July, it was a great moment for us to officially hand over the badges and sashes to the members of Student Council 2021-2022 on 17th November, 2021. The Head boy Rafan Ignatius Dsouza and Head Girl Jewel Isabella Cutinha along with the members of student council marched with pride. The student council members were conferred with sashes and badges by the Principal Fr Melwyn Anil Lobo SJ and Vice-Principal Ms Laurel Dsouza. The Principal Fr Melwyn Anil Lob...
St Aloysius Gonzaga School, Mangaluru celebrates Hindi Week
St Aloysius Gonzaga School celebrated Hindi Week from 14 September to 18 September 2021, through various activities for classes I to X. Activities included Nursery Rhymes Singing, Poetry Singing, One Minute Talk, Collage of Hindi Alphabets, Poetry Recitation, Slogan Writing, Chart Making on Hindi Writers, Poster Making, Working Model on Hindi Grammar, Comic Strip, Advertisement Writing etc. The students exhibited their interest in the national language by participating in all the activities with great zeal through online mode.
To mark the culmination of the weeklong activities, a video was released on school Y...
Report on Teachers' Day celebration (2021-22)
"Great teachers have the ability to change lives for the better." It is granted that technology has opened the door of new learning and has also changed the course of education. But a good teacher has the power to change the life of young minds and ignite them in the most perfect way. Amidst the pandemic, St Aloysius Gonzaga School, Mangaluru celebrated teachers' day on 5th September with great enthusiasm showing due respect to all the teachers and appreciated their role played in the life of students. This day marks the birth anniversary of our first Vice-President & the second President of India, Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrish...
A virtual field trip to Sammilan Shetty's Butterfly Park, Belvai
St Aloysius Gonzaga School organised a virtual trip to Sammilan Shetty's Butterfly Park, Belvai on 2 September 2021 for classes III and IV. The field trip was a part of the British Council's International Dimension in Schools project, "Rainbow Butterflies flitting in the world". The resource person Mr. Sammilan Shetty, founder of the Butterfly park shared a presentation with the students of class III and IV and spoke on scientific classification of butterflies and importance of butterflies in food web, ecological balance and pollination. He explained the young learners how to identify a moth and butterfly. He em...
St Aloysius Gonzaga School observed Literary Week with an array of activities through the week from 25th to 31st August, 2021. This week is observed each year to ignite and fuel new interest in reading, creative writing, listening and verbal skills, decision making, creativity and abstract thinking.
The students participated with great zeal and enthusiasm in activities like name dots, fun with words, poetry recitation, narrate your favourite story, dancing butterfly, weave a story, puppet show, bubbles, clouds, book review, artful artist, you're hired and travel agent. All the participants were presented with an e-certificate.
The Finale of the English Literary Week was ...
ST ALOYSIUS GONZAGA SCHOOL TAKES PRIDE IN CELEBRATING THE 75TH INDEPENDENCE DAY
'Nothing can equal the seeds sown by our ancestors'! said Fr. Royston Madtha, Chief Guest of the 75th Independence Day celebrations. Having unfurled the National flag in the school premises on 15th August, he gave an insightful message to pledge our dedication, commitment and patriotism on the road to progress not only today but everyday! The Principal Fr. Melwyn Anil Lobo SJ in his address gave a call to students to be inspired by the theme, 'Nation first and always first' and give ourselves to the nation with a fighting spirit and non violent attitude like our great leaders. He urged the teache...
St Aloysius Gonzaga School Organized Go Green Project
"Let's nurture the nature so that we can have a better future."To enhance and create awareness on the importance of Vanamahotsava, conservation of natural resources, developing sustainable goals, love for nature and Mother Earth, St Aloysius Gonzaga School organized various creative activities for the students through the project "Go Green" which was observed throughout the month of July. Through this project, students were motivated to embrace a way of life that helps them to preserve nature by reducing, reusing, refusing, recovering and recycling things. To understand the sustainable goals and to maintain the natur...
Celebration of Principal's Birthday
On 2nd August 2021, the staff of St Aloysius Gonzaga School congregated with great joy and fervor to wish the Principal on his birthday. The programme commenced with a prayer by Ms Beena Pais and a prayer song led by Mr Arthur and the team. The Vice Principal, Ms Laurel D'souza extended a warm welcome to the dignitaries and staff, followed by a PPT presentation that took everyone down the memory lane. The little Gonzagaites from KG extended their love and wishes through an action song. Students from Classes I to X expressed their fondness for their beloved Principal by wishing him with exhilarating messages which were shown through a ...
St Aloysius Gonzaga School Holds 'Annual General Body Meeting of Parent-Teacher Association' - 2021-22
The Annual General Body Meeting of the Parent-Teacher Association of St Aloysius Gonzaga School was held virtually on Microsoft Teams on 24th July, 2021. Ms Rosa Nimmy Mathew, Assistant Professor and Head of the Department of Counselling, School of Social Work, Roshni Nilaya, Mangaluru, was the Chief Guest and resource person of the programme. In her session of 'Conscious Parenting', Ms Rosa Mathew spoke about four strategies to deal with the challenges of parenting: Safe technology, One on one time with the children, Focus on the positives and Self-management. An interactive...
Report on Bakrid - Eid Ul Adha
"May the quality of caring and sharing grow in us on this occasion of Bakrid" was the message to the Gonzagaites by the Principal, Fr Melwyn Anil Lobo SJ. To spread the festivity of Eid and to sensitize the students about the values of caring, sharing and sacrifice, St. Aloysius Gonzaga School released a video on 21st July 2021, which included prayers from the Holy Quran, significance of the Feast, dance, festival greetings and a thought-provoking message by the Principal.
In his message the Principal emphasized on the main values to be learned from this feast, deep faith and devotion in God and the act of sharing. He further mentioned th...