(JUNE -OCTOBER) E-Bulletin 2018-19 - Vidya Vikas Mandal's R. M. Salgaocar Higher Secondary School - Ramacrisna Madeva Salgaocar Higher ...
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Cultural Activities CULTURAL UNION MEMBERS Mrs. Suvidha Tuenkar Mr. Naguesh Kamat Mrs. Sandhya Korgaokar Miss. Shantadurga Naik Mrs. Prital Phal Dessai WORKSHOP ON ‘BE ORIGINAL-BE A CREATOR’ A One-Day workshop on „BE ORIGINAL- BE A CREATOR‟ was held on Thursday 21th June 2018 at Ravindra Bhavan, Margao, on the occasion of „World Music Day‟ organised by Goa Arts and Culture Department from 9.30 am to 4.30 pm. Seventeen students attended the workshop accompanied by the Cultural Union teacher Ms. Shantadurga T. Naik. The programme was hosted by a well-known singer Mr.Varun Carvhalo and international singer Ilena Bash. The workshop dealt with creation of musical notes, melodies, different forms of music and how to compose the music.
KHUL-JA-SIM SIM TALENT SEARCH COMPETITION The cultural Union of VVM‟S R.M Salgocar Higher Secondary had organised a Talent Search Competition called „Khul Ja Sim Sim‟ on 6th and 7th July 2018 respectively for Std. XIth in the Multi-purpose Hall during the last two lectures. The competition held on 6th July 2018 were Dancing, Elocution, Essay Writing and Poster Making. On 7th July 2018 singing, Drama, Wealth out of Waste and Monologue were held. Students participated in large numbers. The Cultural Union selected a pool of talent which could be utilized for further Inter- Higher Secondary Competitions to be held.
GREETING CARD MAKING CONTEST The Cultural Union organised „A Greeting Card Making Contest‟ on Monday, 16 th July 2018 in the Library at 3.40 p.m. The topic of the competition was in accordance with the festivals namely Diwali, Christmas and New Year. The winners of the competition were: 1. Atul Chari 2. Depak Chinnannavar 3. Rahul Salgaocar The winners of the in-house competition were sent to participate for „Greeting Card Making Contest‟ at Loyola High School, Margao on 21 st July 2018 which was organised by Bal Bhavan. Mast. Atul Chari won Second Place at the state level competition. Mrs. Suvidha Tuenkar, accompanied the students for the same. Greeting Card Making Competition held in library
Greeting Card Making Competition organised by Ravindra Bhavan and Mr. Atul Chari’s Greeting Design (Second Place) GURU PURNIMA The Cultural Union of R.M. Salgaocar Higher Secondary School with the help of B.Ed. Teacher Trainees Mrs. Trupti Fatorpekar and Miss Pranavi Dessai celebrated „Guru Purnima‟ on 27th July 2018 in the Smart Class Room. On this occasion, students read out information on the importance of Guru Purnima in different languages such as Hindi, Marathi, and English. Some of the students also presented Poems on this day. Students from class XIth E and XIth D sang songs, the programme concluded by giving teachers Greeting Cards as a token of gratitude.
Greeting Card’s made by students given to teachers PATRIOTIC GROUP SINGING COMPETITION VVM‟S R.M.S Higher Secondary School participated in two Patriotic Group Singing Competitions on 14th August 2018. The first Competition was organised by Swami Vivekanand Vidyaprasarak Mandal Borim, Ponda Goa and Second competition was organised by Jagannath B. Shet Kala Saunstha Thana Cortalim. 12 students participated in this competition. Teachers Mrs. Suvidha Tuenkar and Mrs. Sandhya Korgaokar accompanied the students.
ALL INDIA ESSAY WRITING EVENT Shri Ramchandra Mission had organised an All India Essay Writing Event 2018. The topic for the event was „There is a wisdom of the head, and a wisdom of the Heart- Charles Dickens‟. Four students from our higher secondary participated for their essay writing event and submitted the same to Ramchandra Mission on 12th August 2018. ALL GOA STREET PLAY COMPETITION FOR HIGHER SECONDARY SCHOOLS Our students participated in All Goa Street Play Competition for Higher Secondary Schools organised by Rajiv Gandhi Kala Mandir on 16th August 2018 held at Arena Theatre, Rajiv Gandhi Kala Mandir Ponda Goa. Ten students participated in the Street Play. We received a memento and cash of Rs. 2000/ for participating in the event. Teacher Mrs. Suvidha Tuenkar and Mr. Nagesh Kamat accompanied the students. 23rd ALL GOA INTER HIGHER SECONDARY SCHOOL GENERAL KNOWLEDGE QUIZ COMPETITION VVM‟S R.M.S Higher Secondary School had sent five teams comprising of 2 students each to participate in the 23rd All Goa Inter Higher Secondary School General Knowledge Quiz Competition organised by the PTA of GVM‟S Smt. Nelly Jolido Aguiar Higher Secondary School on 25th August 2018 held at Rajiv Gandhi Kala Mandir, Ponda Goa. Teacher Sawani Dandekar accompanied the students.
MEDIASCOPE 5.0 VVM‟S R.M.Salgaocar Higher Secondary School were the overall winners of Mediascope 5.0 organised by St. Xavier‟s College Mapusa Goa. The event was held on 1st September 2018 in St. Xaviers College Mapusa. 15 students had participated in the event. The prizes won in Mediascope 5.0 are as follows: Sr. Events Name of the students No. 1 1st prize IN Mad Ad Mast. Jackson Rodrigues Mast. Soham Dhargalar Miss. Chaiali Kudalkar Mast. Kedar Sawant Mast. Manthan Mokatkar 2 1st Prize in Rangoli Mast Atul Chari Mast. Soham Dhargalkar 3. 2nd Prize in Photography Mast Kedar Sawant Teachers Miss Shantadurga Naik and Mrs. Rashmi Shirodkar accompanied the students.
TOPSY TURVY 2018 VVM‟S R.M. S Higher Secondary School won four prizes in various events in Topsy Turvy 2018 organised by JCI Marmugoa Port Town on 2 nd September held at Ravindra Bhavan, Baina, Vasco. We secured overall 3rd prize. 40 students participated in the event. The prizes won in Topsy Turvy are as follows: Sr. Events Name of the students No. 1 1st prize in Komic Stand Mast. Jackson Rodrigues (stand-up Comedy) 2 2nd Prize in Zingaat Mast. Omkar Kalwar , Miss. Aishwarya Naik, (Dance) Miss Simran Rodrigues, Mast. Sairaj Naik, Mast. Atharva Naik, Mast. Sahil Goel, Mast. Pranav Shanbag,Mast.Vasant Satardekar, Miss. Yashoda Dammur, Mast. Azan Shaikh, Miss. Sayba Sayed, Miss. Samprati Shinde 3. 3rd Prize in Shilpkar Mast Atul Chari (Doodle Art on Stone) 4. 3rd Prize in Veshbhusha Miss. Aachal Gadkar , Mast. Irfan Shaikh, (Fashion Show) Miss. Afreen Shaikh, Mast. Kedar sawant, Miss. Kirti Nadkarni, Mast. Nathan Fernandes, Mast. Omkar shirwant, Mast. Rohit Gaunkar, Mast. Saif Mulla , Mast. Shoaib Shaikh, Miss. Shreya Naik, Mast Sohail Shaikh, Mast Vighnesh Bhandari, Miss. Zia Fernandes
POSTER MAKING COMPETITION Cultural Union along with Konkan Railways organised Poster making competition on 26th September 2018 at 3.30 pm in the school library to celebrate Tourism Week (Paryatan Parv), which was followed by the prize distribution. The program was compered by Mrs. Priti Raikar and vote of thanks was proposed by Mrs. Prital PhalDesai.The prizes for the students were sponsored by Konkan Railways. The prize winners were as follows:- 1st place Rs. 750/- secured by Master Sahil Goel from XII A 2nd place Rs. 500/- secured by Master Atul Chari from XIID 3rd place Rs. 250/- secured by Master Shreyas Shirodkar from XI OM 3rd place Rs. 250/- secured by Master Muzamil Khan from XIIE
Prize distribution ceremony Students busy in Poster Making Second Prize winner Mast. Atul Chari Mrs. Suvidha Tuenkar Coordinator Cultural Committee
NSS Activities NSS Committee members Mr. Naguesh Kamat Mrs. Rashmi shirodkar Miss Shantadurga Naik Mrs. Jyoti Garde Mrs. Swarda Bagkar Celebration of World Environment Day on 5th June 2018 1. Our college celebrated world Environment Day on 05/06/2018. 100 students participated for this Program.( 52 boys & 48 Girls) 2. During this Program a short documentary film was screened on “Dangers of Plastic” to create an awareness among students about how plastic is harmful to the Environment.
Celebration of Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi on 20th June 2018 1. Presentation on Gandhi‟s Ideologies by Rashmi Shirodkar, followed by screening of Movie “Mahatma: Life of Gandhi 1869-1948”. 2. 90 students participated. ( boys:51 girls:39).
Celebration of International Yoga Day On 21st June 2018 1. Yoga was conducted by P.E Teachers in Multipurpose hall. 2. 295 students participated.( boys:155 girls:140). Campus cleaning by NSS volunteer on 14th August 2018 98 students participated . Boys:50 Girls:48
Students attended Screening of film ZUZARI on 15th August 2018 Students participated :20 Boys:12 Girls:08 Talk on BODY LANGUAGE on 23rd August 2018 by Mrs. Rekha Rao. Students participated :105 Boys:54 Girls:51 Elocution Competition 30th August 2018 Topic : CHILD ABUSE Students participated :105 Boys:54 Girls:51 Winners 1st prize - Gaurav Kanekar and Dimple Talvde 2nd prize - Petalia Coutinho. 3rd prize - Ninoshka Fernandes.
Cleanliness drive on 6th September 2018 Plastic cleaning around school campus. Students participated :52 Boys:30 Girls:22 Talk on 11th September 2018 by Mrs. Melanie Vaz. Topic: Domestic Waste Management Students participated :235 Boys:130 Girls:105
12th ANNIVERSARY of SWAMI VIVEKANANDA Students also participated in 12th Anniversary programme of speech by SWAMI VIVEKANANDA competition organised by Department of Sports and Youth Affairs in Minezes Braganza hall, PANJIM. NSS DAY CELEBRATION on 24th September 2018 Poster competition was held on the topic SWACHH BHARAT, followed by a Rally. Students went walking to Lohia Maidan and cleaned the area. Students participated: 240 Girls:130 boys: 110
Celebration of Gandhi jayanti and Environment Day on 2nd & 3rd October 2018 RMS Higher secondary organized a survey on “Waste Management” and “Open Defecation” in COMBA area. Total 50 students participated. 27 boys and 23 girls. 25 houses were covered and brief report is forwarded to the councillor of that area Mr. Ketan Kurtarkar. . Survey on “Waste Management” and “Open Defecation” in COMBA area Dry Waste Collection Drive On 20th October 2018, Std XI-B was the biggest contributor in RMS HSS, in the collection of segregated dry waste, which was later collected from our school campus by Mr Clinton Vaz and taken to Durga Plastics, a small processing centre in Nesai.
Free Food For Needy People on 21st October 2018 NSS unit of our Higher Secondary in collaboration with Devine Soup Kitchen served free food for needy people in Margao . Total students participated: 11 with NSS PO Mr. Naguesh U. Kamat. Boys:03 Girls:08 Serving free food for needy people
FRENCH ACTIVITies On 14th July (French Republic Day) 2018, French teacher MaryAnne R D'souza accompanied her French students of XI-D Mast Aldin Mallakkara and Ms Angelica Gonsalves for the first round (Higher Secondary School Level) of IDOLE INDIENNE French singing competition at Alliance Française Panjim. Aldin bagged the 1st place in the U-18 category and was selected for the second round (Zonal Level) to be held in August. The Indian Association of Teachers of French in collaboration with Goa University, conducted the Finals of Idole Indienne on 2nd September 2018 at Pune. XI-D student of French from RMS HSS Mast Aldin Mullakkara represented Goa and stood 3rd in the Junior Category at National level.
. French Day Programme On 21st July 2018, French teacher Ms MaryAnne R D'souza along with her French students, put up a French Day Programme in the Smart Class. IC Principal Mrs Cintia Abranches and other teachers encouraged the students as they explained their recipes in French and served their starters, main dishes, desserts and drinks to all present. Std XI French students then sang a French song and Std XII French students presented an original skit in French. The room was decorated with balloons, ribbons, French posters and a running PPT on French culture. Ex French students joined in with a cake. Teacher MaryAnne had also ordered a cake labelled "ALLEZ LES BLEUS" to celebrate this year's World Cup won by France. National Library Day On 14th August 2018 National Library Day was celebrated in R. M. Salgaocar Higher Secondary School, Margao to pay tribute to Father of Library Science Dr. S. R. Ranganathan who spearheaded Library Development in India. The celebration started wit lighting the lamp by our Principal Mrs. Cintia Abranches followed by the Librarian Mr. Sambhaji Gaikwad and other library committee members such as Mrs. Jamuna Gudi, Ms. Goretea Cardozo, Ms. Vasanti Hondkar, Mrs. Jyoti Garde and Mr. Prakash Borkar (Library Assistant). To celebrate this day Inter-Class Poster Competition was held in library for the students of XI and XII standards, wherein the theme given to the students was My Favourite Author. Some of the common authors chosen by students for their posters are Rabindranath Tagore, Dr. A.P.J.Abdul Kalam, Mahatma Gandhi, J.K.Rowling, Chetan Bhagat, etc.
The competition was judged by Mr. Naguesh Kamat and Mrs. Ellis Rodrigues. Contribution of RMS HSS towards the 2018 Kerala Flood Victims. Students of Std XI-B along with their Class Teachers Ms MaryAnne R D'souza and Ms Shantadurga Naik were, through the JCI's, the biggest contributers of RMSHSS towards the 2018 Kerala Flood Victims.
P.T.A. ACTIVITIES Committee members Ms MaryAnne R D'souza Mrs. Riya Desai 19th ANNUAL GENERAL BODY MEETING The 19th Annual General Body Meeting of R. M. Salgaocar Higher Secondary School Margao was held on 18th August 2018 at 2:40 pm in Ganesh Daivajna Auditorium at GR Kare College of Law. A total of 83 members of the PTA attended the function. Our students sang the welcome song ”You raise me up”. Principal Mrs Cintia Abranches addressed the gathering. She appreciated the perents for devoting their time to guide, protect and monitor their children, she also requested them not to give in whenever their children demanded for gadgets. She reiterated that parents were equally responsible for 100% results that we were aiming to achieve. In his address to the parents, Chairman of the School Managing Committee Mr. Vinayak Angle stressed that a good and healthy interaction between parents and teachers would help conquer all shortcomings, and together ,both could guide the students on the right path towards a secure future. Chief Guest Mrs. Ketaki Porob Gadekar, shared her views on “Effective Parenting”. She spoke on the challenge of being a parent, and how a child can develop a negative behavior if placed in a negative home environment, thus encouraging parents to be positive since children watch and imitate them. Through her Power Point Presentation “Cell phone addiction among teens”, the school counselor Ms Gale Rebello guided the parents on how to tackle problems related to social networking sites, gaming and self addiction. Meritorious students of Std XII March 2018 Board Exam were felicitated by the chief guest. Retired teachers Mrs Beena Naik, Mrs.Rekha Rao and Alvaro Abranches were felicitated on this occasion. Minutes of the previous meeting were read by PTA Secretary Mrs Ujwala More. President of PTA Mr. Santosh Naik read the activity report for the year 2017-18. Annual accounts were presented by PTA Treasurer Mrs. Lolita Gomes. Mr. Naguesh Kamat conducted the election of the new PTA members. Principal Mrs. Cintia Abranches discussed about the discretionary holidays, Mr.L. M. Bhat and Mr.Ramnath Kalgutkar gave Power Point Presentation of how to login and use computerised online school management system FEDENA.
Mrs. Venecia Vaz proposed vote of thanks. The program was compered by Mrs Rashmi Shirodkar. PTA Annual General Body Meeting Teachers' Day Celebration on 5th September 2018 On 5th September 2018, the PTA Committee members celebrated Teachers' Day with a small programme. Principal Mrs Cintia Abranches welcomed the gathering and introduced the PTA Committee members to the staff. PTA President Mrs Venecin Vaz read out a speech appreciating the role of teachers. This was followed by the cutting of a delicious cake to the song "Showers of Blessings". Then the students of Std XI-B presented specially-made cards for the staff. PTA Committee members distributed roses, pens and refreshments. Except for 2 members, all PTA Committee members were present.
Demo on Garbage Waste Disposal and Composting On 13th October 2018, the students of Std XII-E were taken to Durga Plastics, a small processing centre in Nessai. There, Mr Clinton Vaz explained to us that on a daily basis he collects 100 tons of garbage from 10,000 houses and then divides it into DRY and WET waste. The dry waste is further segregated into hard plastics, soft plastics, metals, white glass, brown glass (which is not recyclable), tetra packs, pet bottles, plastic bags, biscuit packets, and so on; while the packets with silver lining cannot be recycled ie Kitkat chocolate wrappers, Lays chips packets, etc and they are therefore sent to Karnataka to be burnt in the incinerator. He then explained how the wet waste is used in composting and how he practices multiple-cropping. Apparently, food waste takes 3 months to break down and the basic requirements for composting are air, moisture and bacteria. He encouraged everyone to make their own black mud at home from their very own wet waste. We also learnt about the Gliricidia Sepium that was grown as a fence around their compound, we were told how it helps in enriching the soil due to its nitrogen-fixation; and how people plant it as its smell keep rats and ultimately snakes away. It was an informative talk and demo. Students had made him a thank-you card, Principal brought along some refreshments and everyone went home happy. Educational Trip On 16th October 2018, as a PTA activity, RMS HSS organised a one-and-half hour educational trip to VM Salgaocar Institute of International Hospitality Education at Raia. 50 interested students of Std XII were accompanied by Principal Cintia Abranches, Mrs Jamuna Murthy and Ms MaryAnne D'souza. We were welcomed and served refreshments in the CAFETARIA. Then we were shown the LOBBY where students learn about Front Office; the MOCK GUEST ROOM where they learn about House Keeping; the TRAINING KITCHEN with separate sections for Indian Cuisine, Continental Cuisine, etc; the BULK KITCHEN consisting of veg and non-veg compartments; we saw their WALK-IN FREEZERS; the AMPITHEATRE where they learn about Event Management; the LIBRARY meant for silent reading; the READING ROOM for reading and discussion; the COMPUTER LAB, the SMART CLASSROOMS, the KITCHEN DEMO CLASSROOM; the tightly-secured HOSTELS for
boys and girls separately, complete with swimming pool, football ground and indoor games; the BAKERY, the MULTIPURPOSE HALL. We saw students dressed differently: blazers for the classroom, sari for the front desk, chef-coat for the kitchen. We learnt that it figures in the Top Ten list of hospitality institutes in India, providing Student Exchange Programmes and Internships abroad, students can opt for higher studies and get varied exposures to industry. Due to its high standards, world-class infrastructure and sophisticated training equipment, it is like a mini-Switzerland. Students learnt a lot, they were impressed and glad that they took the opportunity to visit. Educational trip to V M Salgaocar Institute of International Hospitality Education at Raia. Career Guidance Programme Committee Members Mr. Devdatta Raikar Mrs. Riya Desai Career Cell organized a Career Guidance Programme for std XII students on 13th October 2018 in the Smart Class Room. Mrs. Coniza Mendes, lecturer in Infotec Institute, Curchorem, was the key resource person. 70 students attended the programme.
Sports activities Committee members Mrs. Girijadevi Dessai Mr. Durguesh Prabhugaonkar International Day of Yoga On 21st June 2018, 300 students participated in the International Day of Yoga in the Multipurpose Hall. DSYA Tournaments. Directorate of Sports and Youth Affairs organises different tournaments in many games. So far our institution has participated in Chess Girls and Boys, Table Tennis Boys and Girls, Badminton Boys and Girls, Sepak Takraw Boys, Football Boys, Judo Boys, Taekwondo Boys, Karate Boys and Girls, Sqay Martial Art Boys and Girls and Swimming Boys. Achievements in DSYA tournaments. Boys were runners up at zone 3 level in Chess Tournament. Sohail Mulla secured Silver medal at the State Level Judo Competition. Faizaan Shaikh has qualified for the State Level Taekwondo tournament by winning bronze at Zone 3 and Interzone tournaments. Fazale Kadri secured Gold, Abhishek Jamuni secured silver and Naik Dessai Sukanya secured bronze medal at State Level Karate Tournament. In the Boys category Gadkari Viraj, Mehta Vikram, Nagvekar Pratham, Rawool Sandesh, Kumar Karthik, Khan Ziyan and Nayak Vedant have qualified for the State Level Sqay Martial Art Tournament. In the Girls category Gawas Anuja and Shaikh Ashreen qualified for the State Level Sqay Martial Art Tournament.
National Sports Day On 29th August 2018 National Sports Day was celebrated in the institution. Inter class Badminton and Quiz Competitions were organized. Standard XII A were the winners of the Inter-Class Badminton Tournament, and Standard XI D were the winners of the Inter-Class Quiz Competition. Inter-Class Football Tournament To create interest in sports our institution organized an Inter-Class Football Tournament. All the classes participated in the tournament. Standard XI A were the winners.
State Level Karate Tournment Directorate of Sports and Youth Affairs organised the State Level Karate Tournament on 20th October 2018 at Pedem Sports Complex, Mapusa. Three students from our higher secondary school participated in the tournament. In the Boys Category Kadri Fazale Haq secured Gold Medal , while Abhishek Jamuni secured Silver Medal In the Girls Category Naik Dessai Sukanya secured Bronze medal. Winners of State Level Karate Tournament
red ribbon club Activities Committee members Mr. Devdatta Raikar , Mrs. Priti Raikar Poster Competition Red Ribbon Club Organised Poster Competition on 14th June 2018 as a part of World Blood Donor Day. Theme was ” Give Blood Share Life” and “Be There For Someone Else“ Essay Writing Competition Red Ribbon Club conducted an Essay Writing Competition on 17th October 2018. Topic “Importance of Creating a Drug Free Goa”. Talk on ''Each One Teach One” Awareness Towards HIV AIDS Red Ribbon Club organized a talk on ''Each One Teach One” awareness towards HIV AIDS on 17th October 2018. Dr. Sapna Chodankar from the Urban Health Centre was the resource person.
Student’s Council Activities Committee members Mrs. Ujwala More Mrs. Sandhya Phaldessai Miss Vasanti Hondkar Mrs. Swarda Bagkar Mrs. Rashmi Shirodkar Inauguration of Student’s Council on 19th JULY 2018 Students Council of R.M.S. was inaugurated at the hands of Mr. Tilroy Fernandes, Principal of Cuncolim United Higher Secondary School. In his speech he advised students on various career options for commerce students. Council-in-charge Mrs. Ujwala More, administered the Oath of Office to the selected Council students. Workshop on Leadership Training on 25th July 2018 JCI Nirmesh Tyagi (trainer) was the resource person for the „Leadership Training Programme‟ that was conducted for selected student leaders to enhance their leadership skills. At the end of the day students were asked to do group presentations, which they enjoyed.
Friendship Day Celebration on 13th August 2018 Friendship day was celebrated by students council in Multipurpose Hall. From 3:30pm onwards a small entertainment programme and games were organized for the students. A Greeting Card Competition on 4th September 2018 A Greeting card competition with paper-art/work was conducted with the theme “Teachers day”. About 24 students participated from std XI and XII. Prizes were given to the winners. Teachers Day Celebration On 5th September 2018 Teachers Day was celebrated in a unique way. Principal Mrs. Cintia Abranches, Council-in-charge Mrs. Ujwala More along with N.S.S. and Red Ribbon Club in-charge garlanded the photo of Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan and was followed by light entertainment programme and games for teachers. Teachers were given handmade cards which were prepared by the students on the eve of teachers day. Miss Chaitali recited the Gurubramha prayer song. Miss Anjali Hegde spoke on the occasion as a mark of respect to teachers. It was concluded by distributing refreshments for teachers. Talk on “Young People and Mental Health”on 10th October 2018 On “World Mental Health Day” a talk was organized on the topic “Young People and Mental Health” by Resource Persons Dr. Abhijit Nadkarni and Miss Vibha Bhatia.
Tansor SUPER SCHOOL COMPLEX ACTIVITIES Committee members Mrs. Sandhya Korgaokar Mrs. Jyoti Garde Miss Shantadurga Naik Mrs. Sawani Dandekar Workshop on “ Understanding Emotional Needs of a Child” and “The Changing Role of a Teacher Today” Tansor Super school Complex of V.V.M‟S R.M.Salgaocar Higher Secondary School organized a one day workshop on “UNDERSTANDING THE EMOTIONAL NEEDS OF A CHILD” and “ THE CHANGING ROLE OF A TEACHER TODAY” for the Teachers of Lead School and the Cluster school on Wednesday, 24th October 2018 at Shree Damodar Educational Campus , Margao – Goa The workshop was organized to help the Teachers to understand the emotional needs of a child and their role as a facilitator. The Resource persons for the workshop were Mrs Olinda Toscano Fernandes, Lecturer at Institute of Nursing Education and Mrs Antonieta Noronha, Counsellor of Carmel College, Nuvem. The workshop began with a welcome address by Principal Mrs Cintia Abranches, followed by the Introduction of the Resource Person for the first session, Mrs Olinda Toscano Fernandes , by Miss Shantadurga Naik. The formal function ended with a vote of Thanks by the co-ordinator of Tansor Super School Complex, Mrs Sandhya Korgaonkar.
The resource person for the first session, Mrs Olinda Toscano Fernandes spoke about Maslow‟s Hierarchy of Needs which were self – actualization,Esteem, Love/Belonging, Safety and Physiological Needs. She also stated that the factors contributing to emotional and behavioral problems of a child could be 1) Biological Factors --- Physical Illness or disability, malnutrition, brain damage, hereditary. 2) Family Factors --- conflict between parents, physical abuse, child neglect, sexual abuse. 3) School Factors --- Learning Problems, social rejection, School Phobia. Mrs Olinda also spoke about the Needs of Adolescence, which were Need for security, Need for Love, Need for Freedom and Independence and Need for Self – Expression and Achievement. She also said that a problem with Adolescent could be identified on the basis of 1) Changes in the childs behaviour like restlessness, lack of concentration, agitation etc. 2) Changes in Scholastic like drop in Grades, adverse reports, abstinence . 3) Addiction to Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs . 4) Psychotic changes like having suicidal thoughts and depression.
She ended the session by suggesting different ways in which a child could be helped and they were 1) Supporting Positive Adolescent Development. 2) Supporting and Strengthening Families. 3) Providing Teens with activities in which they can be successful. 4) Encouraging children to look beyond their own circumstances and help others. 5) Teaching children positive copying skills. The second session began with a introduction of the resource person Mrs. Antonieta Noronha by Mrs Jyoti Gadge . In the second session, Mrs. Antonieta Noronha spoke about the changing role of a teacher today, she began with John Dewey‟s quote, ” If we teach Today‟s students as we taught, Yesterday‟s, we rob them of Tomorrow”. In her session she spoke about the 4 C‟s which are considered as 21st century skills, these being Communication, Collaboration,Critical Thinking and Creativity. She further stated, that the four steps to creativity are reperation, Incubation, Illumination and Verification and the Characteristics of the creative person are they are imaginative, sees problems as opportunities and don‟t give up easily. She further stated that the 21st Century Educators should have the following characteristics, He or she should be an Adaptor, a communicator, a learner, a visionary, a leader, a model a collaborator and a risk taker. Finally she concluded the session ,with the statement that we as educators need to be reflective practioners. This was followed by a valedictory function. Resource persons Mrs. Olinda Fernandes, Mrs. Antonieta Noronha and the Teachers
Voluntary Activities Rainbow Walk Std XI-B, as well as a couple of students from Std XII-D along with their parents, joined Ms MaryAnne R D'souza for the 5km Rainbow Run organised by YWCA at 6am on Benaulim Beach, in support of Breast Cancer Awareness. This was a great opportunity to teach them via example how one can run for health reasons, as well as for a Cause. Municipal Garden Being (through the JCI's) the biggest contributors of RMS HSS towards the 2018 Kerala Flood Victims, class teachers Ms MaryAnne R D'souza and Ms Shantadurga Naik rewarded the students of their class Std XI-B for being generous and so prompt to help, by spending some quality time with them on 3rd September 2018, before class hours, in the Margao Municipal Garden, thereby also teaching them to appreciate the simple joys in life. Compiled By Mrs. Jamuna Murthy Gudi Mrs. Riya Desai
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