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Dr. Keki Gharda visits his Alma Mater

Autographing the novel

Dr. Keki  Gharda (Class of 1941) an octogenarian and an ex-student,  visited his Alma Mater on Tuesday, 13th September 2011.

Dr Gharda is a prominent Indian chemical engineer, chemist and entrepreneur. He is the founder, chairman and managing director of Gharda Chemicals Limited, an R&D-based company with business interests in agrochemicals, polymers and pigments. He got his Chemical engineering degree in 1950 from Bombay University, Masters from University of Michigan and Ph.D from University Of Oklahoma.

As Dr. Gharda walked down memory lane he had small...Learn More

Visit to Bai Ratanbai Gharda Memorial Library

Stanislaus Staff at the library

On Wednesday, 7th September 2011, a group of teachers and the Principal all avid readers walked down Hill Road, Bandra to visit the library-cum-reading room of the Bai Ratanbai Gharda Memorial Library.

The centrally air-conditioned library has over 8,000 books covering various subjects including literature, management, medicine, engineering, law, art, history, science and biographies and books for travel enthusiasts.

The facilities at the library include a mini auditorium. The membership charges are minimal and the reading room facility is offered with nominal registration...Learn More

Farewell Teacher Thelma Rose Misquitta

Thelma arrives

The 30th of August 2011 was a red letter day for Stanislaus School, as Stanislites assembled in our School Hall for a very special reason and more so for an exceptional person. It was the grand farewell to our teacher, Tr. Thelma, who after a glorious 34 years and 2 months innings at Stanislaus was bidding Au Revoir!

This farewell was attended by ex-principals, teachers, PTA members, ex-students and students. The program was a fitting tribute to the joyful, ever smiling and full of life Thelma. This is what Stanislites had to say, “Tr. Thelma, that you are a class apart. Your daily...Learn More

Book review competition at Gharda Memorial Library

Mast. Keanne Dsouza-1st prize

The Bai Ratanbai Gharda Memorial Library in Bandra hosted a book review competition on the occasion of ‘Pustakalaya Diwas’ on 12th August 2011 in St. Stanislaus High School.

The participants were given 10 Fiction books. Titles being Percy Jackson series and The House of Night series - like Marked, Betrayed, Chosen to name a few. Participation from the school children was good and encouraging. Ten best entries were selected and out of these the best three were awarded prizes comprising of books and gift coupons at the hands of Dr. Keki Gharda. The remaining entries received...Learn More

Plant, Nurture, Save Forests !

Compere of the evening

The International Year of Forests was the theme chosen by the UN for this year and we at St. Stanislaus High School selected this as our theme for the Annual Prize Day which was held on Saturday, 27th August 2011. The programme revolved around the central theme of Shel Silverstein’s ‘The Giving Tree’. This was portrayed through a dance (choreographed by Danceworx), a choral recitation and an enactment of ‘The Giving Tree’ that brought out the message on the conservation of forests.

Concluding the act was Ken Medema’s Tree Song beautifully sung by our boys and trained by Tr. Yvette....Learn More

The Bandra Gymkhana 64th Inter-school Elocution Competition

The Bandra Gymkhana 64th Inter-school Elocution competition was held from 25th August to 27th August in which 36 schools and 442 children participated. Three of St. Stanislaus High School, Bandra boys, Craig D’Silva (12 to 15 yrs), Warren D’Silva (8 to 12 years) and Jayden D’Mello (under 8) represented the school and won a trophy for the highest aggregate obtained amongst the boy’s schools. In the members Category, Craig, Warren and Jayden won the first prize in their respective categories and each of them won a trophy. Darren Fonseca won the 3rd prize ( 12 to 15 yrs ).Learn More

Independence Day celebrations at St. Stanislaus High School

Getting set to hoist the flag

There is no greater celebration than the celebration of freedom and so on 15th August 2011, the entire nation was again ready to celebrate the 65th year of India’s Independence.

Keeping this same spirit of patriotism aflame and remembering with pride our freedom fighters who endured all struggles to attain freedom for us, the Stanislites geared themselves to pledge their respect and love for their country India.

The programme began with great fervor. Our National flag was hoisted by our esteemed Chief Guest Mr. Vincent Mathias. The students and the parents who had gathered...Learn More

Inter Religious Prayer Service

On Saturday, 13th August 2011, the school celebrated “Manavta Hi Hamara Dharm Hai” for children, teachers, parents and guests reflecting a serene vision of 8 diverse faiths. Devotional songs, dances and melodious bhajans were a strong inspiration to all present. A pictorial PowerPoint Presentation along with short skits were enacted by many  Stanislites teaching values of Humanity, Love, Devotion, Unity, Strength, Peace, Charity and Sacrifice....Learn More

Loyola House Feast

Loyola House Feast was celebrated on Saturday, 30th July 2011 with great pomp. Celebrations began with the Eucharist. The main celebrant being Fr. Paul Coutinho. The melodious choir played a crucial role in making the Eucharist even more meaningful and belted out the hymn ‘Noble Knight’. The mass was attended by Ex-teachers too.

The Jesuit fathers of the Parish were felicitated for their relentless efforts and cooperation in building up a student’s character.

Certificates were presented to achievers of non-academic subjects. The students dispersed with a samosa in hand and a...Learn More

Rushad Captain wins bronze at Commonwealth karate championships

Master Rushad Y. Captain, aged 13 years studying in St. Stanislaus High School in Std. 9C, is a Black Belt. He goes to “All India Gojukai Karate Do” for his karate training. He is trained by Kyoshi Vispi Kapadia since the age of 6 years.
Rushad has won many medals for Karate at the State and District levels and has represented India in International Tournaments.

Recently he represented India for his age group in Karate at the Commonwealth Games held in Sydney, Australia on 31st July 2011 and won a Bronze medal in team Kumite (Fight).

Master Rushad you have done the School ‘...Learn More


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