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Immaculata 2016 Legends of tomorrow

IMMACULATA 2016 is an inter school talent show put up every year by the St. Mary’s School, ICSE, Mazgaon. In its fifth year, the successful show took place on 2 and 3 July and 24 participating schools vied for the title of best School in Mumbai.

More than 150 boys from our school participated in the Performing Art, Literary Art, Fine Arts, Global fusion, Out of the box, Sports center and other events with great enthusiasm.

Our boys bagged 4 Trophies.  The 1st prize in Racquet Royale, 2nd in Legacy Reborn and 3rd place in both The Big Band Theory and Ultimate Games


Doctors Day 2016

Doctors Day is celebrated on July 1 all across India to honour the legendary physician and the second Chief Minister of West BengalDr Bidhan Chandra Roy. He was born on July 1, 1882 and died on the same date in 1962, aged 80 years. Dr Roy was honoured with the country's highest civilian award, Bharat Ratna on February 4, 1961.

Doctor's Day is observed to lay emphasis on the value of doctors in our lives. July 1 pays a perfect tribute to all the doctors who have made relentless efforts towards achieving improvements in the medical field irrespective of the odds.

Nine doctors attended the Doctors Day program in School.  The programme started with a prayer. The doctors introduced themselves and the fields they specialized in. They then answered questions & queries put forth by the students.

A short skit prepared by the PTA members highlighted self-diagnosis and how we use the internet to detect and try to treat diseases on our own.

The doctors were given a small token of appreciation, followed by a delicious lunch.


VAN MAHOTSAVA The festival of trees

Van Mahotsav is an annual tree-planting festival in India This movement was initiated in the year 1950 by India's Union Minister for Agriculture, Dr.K M Munshi.

  • Millions of saplings are planted all across India in observation of the Van Mahotsav week.
  • It is expected that every citizen of India has to plant a sapling in the Van Mahotsav week.
  • It helps spread awareness amongst people about the harm caused by the cutting down of trees.

St.Stanislaus High School celebrated Van Mahotsava with great enthusiasm by planting trees in their school premises.   20 pits were dug in the school compound and on 1st July, the trees were planted by the Principal Mrs. Anna Correa, Supervisor Sr. Arokia and the Chief Guest Mr. A.R. Vanoo, the Chairman of the Hind Foundation (NGO).

As a part of the Van Mahotasav celebration in School, a tree plantation drive was organized for the nature club boys on 2nd July 2016. The Chief Guest was the chairperson of the Hind Foundation, Mr. A.R.Vanno. He enlightened the boys on the importance of trees and the need to protect them for a healthy environment. Further the teachers gave them an input session with audio-visual clippings and short film on saving trees. 200  saplings were distributed to the  nature club boys by Mr. A.R.Vanno and our Principal Tr. Anna.


Marathi Teachers Seminar 2016

A two day workshop was organized by the Archdiocesan Board of Education on the 23rd & 24th June2016 for the Std.X and Std.VI Marathi Teachers in order to enlighten them about the new Paper and Evaluation Pattern for Marathi.

Teachers from 130 schools across Mumbai attended this workshop.

Dr. Sneha Joshi, from the Maharashtra State Text Book Planning Committee,  was the resource person. She explained to the teachers of Std.X that though the text book was the same, the paper pattern had changed.  Std.VI has a new text book, and she explained in detail how to follow the portion, as the exercises are more activity based and there is less rote learning.

The Teachers had a group activity to enable them to frame the question papers.


International Yoga Day 2016

Yoga is a science of right living and it works when integrated in our daily life It works on all aspects of the person: the physical, mental, emotional, psychic and spiritual. The word yoga means ‘unity’ or ‘oneness’ and is derived from the Sanskrit word ‘yuj’ which means ‘to join’. Mrs. Devyani Ghosh , a Yoga Teacher with the Yoga Institute, Mumbai, demonstrated different asanas to the students of Std V to VIII in the school hall , and spoke about how they help us keep fit, healthy and focus on whatever we do.

Yoga – for peace & Harmony.


Annual School Project showcase

Keeping in mind the Stanislite motto “Born for greater things” various opportunities are provided to the boys to showcase their talents. The A.S.P. (Annual School Project) is one of the few which taps into and brings out the best talent in each of our students.  This year we had 55, outstanding students.

On 16th of March we witnessed  a few A.S.P. presentations which were so informative and inspired many students to do better for next forth coming year.


Know Your Army – Stanislaus visits the LOC

The boys of St Stanislaus had the privilege to visit the LOC (Line of Control), Jammu, on the 15th April 2016. This memorable tour was organized by the BIRD Committee.

They were escorted by Captain Ripu Daman Singh and Lt. Gursheen Dillon to Akhnoor.

The students of all the schools on tour had to adhere to the rules and regulations of the Army, And being punctual was a must.

They were also given an opportunity to try hands on the various guns and gadgets.  And were impressed with the combat display and Arms and Infantry weapons.

At the Kachirial, CBS (Cops Battle School), Sarol,  & Keri base, they were made aware of the hardships faced on the LOC and AIOS.  Demos on Bunker clearing drills, introduction to a 7 obstacles course and a Tank ride gave them the experience of stepping into the shoes of an Army man and understanding the hurdles he faces. The Visit to the Hall Of Fame made them realize the precious contribution made by these soldiers for our Great Motherland.

A lot of learning and memorable moments, filled with inspiration and excitement, helped the students learn the life of the Indian Army .


Inter-School Basketball Tournament 2016

St Stanislaus High School proudly hosted the inter-school basketball tournament for the fourth consecutive year. This game has provided a platform to schools from Bandra to Malad and beyond, bonding them in the spirit of equality and team play.  48 teams participated in the U-12, U-14 & U-16 categories, boys and girls.

The inaugural ceremony began with the National Anthem, and tournament was thrown open with the release of balloons, followed by the School Anthem.

The SPECIAL Schools – Disha Karnabadhir Vidyalaya and Utkarsh Mookdhwani Vidyalaya showcased their talent in true spirit and grit, and proved themselves victorious.

The host team U-16 boys played against Bombay Scottish School. 

The host team U-14 won the finals.

Ms. Poonam Mahajan (MP) and President of the Maharashtra Basketball Association presided over the Awards ceremony.


Marathi Diwas - 27/02/2016

The preparations for Marathi Diwas started from the 22nd February, 2016 with beautiful charts on poems, stories, cleanliness, etc., made and displayed by the boys in their classrooms and on the school notice boards. A Marathi Handwriting Competition was also held during the week. The assemblies too were in Marathi. The boys were enthusiastically gearing up for the ‘Marathi Diwas’.


The ‘Marathi Diwas’ program was held on the 27th of February from 9:40 a.m. to 11:10 a.m. in the school hall. The Chief Guest for the program was our very own Vice Principal, Fr. Andrew Fernandes. The program started by the lighting of the lamp by the Principal Tr. Anna, Vice-Principal Fr. Andrew, Tr. Ruby, Tr. Neeta and the Head Boy, Ojas Jadhav.

This was followed by:

1. Prayer Song

2. Speech on the importance of Marathi Diwas

3. Folk Dances

4. Powada

5. Maaji Baag – an action song

6. Play on Cleanliness

7. A PowerPoint presentation on conservation of the environment.

Certificates to the winners of the Marathi Hand Writing Competition were distributed to the students by the Principal Tr. Anna, Fr. Andrew and Tr. Ruby.

The program concluded with a Vote of Thanks given by the Principal Tr. Anna.

The students and teachers enjoyed the program thoroughly.


Scouts Thinking Day 23rd February 2016

12 schools from The Western Suburban Bharat Scouts and Guides celebrated “Thinking Day”, commemorating the birth anniversary of their founder, Lord Baden Powell.

The programme started off with the hoisting of the Scout’s flag.  Various competitions, like marching, lezim, Creative Arts which included rangoli, drawing , handicrafts, and a folk dance competition wherein the dancers gracefully displayed the rich culture of our State.

St. Stanislaus walked away with three trophies - The First Prize in Marching, The highest Khari Kamai collected and the The Best School -  Scouts.

The programme ended by the lowering of the flag and singing of the National Anthem.



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