Extreme Makeover! With Added Facilities St Aloysius Gonzaga School- an Innovative School as Unique as Your Child…
Blessing and Inauguration of the New St Aloysius Gonzaga School Building on Wednesday 5 December at 3.30 pm; and the 7th Annual Day Celebration will be on Wednesday, 5 December at 5.00 pm : Most Rev Dr Peter Paul Saldanha -Bishop of Mangaluru diocese will bless the School Building, and Rev Dr Stanislaus D’souza SJ -Provincial, Karnataka Jesuit Province will inaugurate the building in the presence of Fr Melwin Mendonca SJ- Manager and Ms Garce Noronha- Principal respectively of the school. Special invitees will be : Minister U T Khader; MLA Vedavyas Kamath; MLC Bhojegowda; MLC Ivan D’Souza; MLC B M Farooq; MCC Mayor Bhaskar K; Former MLA J R Lobo; Deputy Director of Public Instruction-Y Shivaramaiah; Block Education Officer-K L Manjula; Michael D’souza- Entrepreneur/Philanthropist; among others.
Chief Guest for the 7th Annual Day Celebration is Prof Mathew Ninan- Director, Little Rock Indian school, Brahmavar, and presided over by Rev Fr Stanislaus D’souza SJ- Provincial, KJP, and joined by Fr Melwin Mendonca SJ- Manager and Ms Grace Noronha- Principal, Ms Jacintha D’çosta- Convener, and Fr Amit D’souza Sj- Convener respectively of St Aloysius Gonzaga School.
Mangaluru: St. Aloysius Gonzaga School is now a five storeyed majestic building with 52 spacious classrooms and well equipped Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Math lab. It has two computer suites with 80 computers, a well stocked spacious library, a spacious music, drama and theatre room, a conference hall, Audio visual room, Parent teacher interface room, infirmary, a multifaceted Gonzaga hall, facilities for smart classes with provision for skype in the classroom. Apart from this, the school provides opportunities for extra curricular activities like swimming karate, roller skating, music, dance and even take part in skill based events like olympiads beside the usual sports activities. Co curricular activities include cubs and bul- buls, Scouts, Guides and Bunny movement. The school also conducts special classes for English communication and public speaking and graded examination for spoken English (GESE) by Trinity College London.
Imagine an intellectual and creative haven that never has — and never will — settle for the status quo. St Aloysius Gonzaga School (SAGS)-Mangaluru, a CBSE unit of St Aloysius Institutions, is a progressive urban educational hub where the walls between disciplines are dissolved, so that young learners can collaborate with designers, architects, social researchers, media specialists, activists, poets and musicians through skype conferences thereby making teaching and learning process enjoyable . With its wonderful infrastructure and all modern amenities, St Aloysius Gonzaga School is now poised for an enviable growth in the field of education making itself the preferred choice for qualitative education, in shaping men and women for tomorrow.
St Aloysius Gonzaga School is a dream project of the Jesuits, in continuation of their endeavour to deliver the best to the students through options most preferred and based on the need of the hour. At SAGS children can acquire skills and knowledge around a stimulative surrounding. The reason why your loved one should be a “Gonzagaite”, because SAGS is a CBSE school, where quality of education is re-defined, and success being a way of life. Connecting and re-connecting to the global education standards, plus with spacious classrooms with all modern equipment-all this and much more at SAGS, you can enjoy seeing your child/loved one chase the doorsteps of his/her classroom, thereby watch your child dream and be thrilled seeing your dream come true.
Apart from spacious classrooms with all modern equipments and modern infrastructure with well equipped labs, there is also oral digital and computer suite language lab; Hall for activities and indoor games; Extracurricular activities (ECA) Karate, Roller Skating, Instrumental Music, Chess, Dance, Drawing, Yoga etc; Medical Facilities; spacious play grounds; Transport facility and Lunch Facility and much more. The management, staff and teachers give importance to All round excellence; Good grammatical English with phonetics; Periodic assessments and parent teacher meetings; Facilitating international dimension and global outlook in the curriculum; project based activities with overseas schools, and online international projects; SKYPE in the classroom; Facilitates links with schools in the UK and around the world; Special course on Communicative English and Public speaking; Centre for Trinity College -London Examination; Units of Bunny Movement, Cubs and Bulbuls, Scouts and Guides; etc
Apart from the above facilities and importance provided by SAGS, the school endeavours to be the symbol of progressive schooling for the new generation with its experienced faculty. It strives to educate children for life and change. The school represents the transformation stage of education globally. Its vision is to educate young minds and foster ethical, social and moral values through holistic learning, for them to bloom into responsible global citizens. Irrespective of caste or creed, SAGS accepts every child without any discrimination to meet the highest educational expectations of the parents in the City and beyond.
The school motto,‘ Lucet Et Ardet’ (Shine to Enkindle) has guided them in making enormous strides in educating their students and transforming them into men and women for and with others. The aim at SAGS is to provide their students with engaging, enriching, challenging curriculum along with emphasis on extracurricular activities from K-12 to ensure that the students have an edge over others to be leaders in their respective field of interest. SAGS desires to present to our nation and to the world, men and women with minds bright with knowledge and creativity and hearts burning with genuine love and concern for others.
SAGS foster a positive spirit and believe in partnership between students, parents, teachers and support staff working to create an ambience that endorses excellence. .An array of events and activities are a part of the SAGS calendar which includes cultural programmes and competitions, theme based assembly, Konkani, Kannada and Hindi week, sports meet, Annual Day, field trips and educational tours, guest speakers, Alumni, workshops, orientation, refresher courses and the list goes on.
Apart from extracurricular activities, students can opt for Cubs, bulbuls, scouts and guides, which is taken up by well trained faculty. The well equipped computer lab, composite science and math lab and language lab as per CBSE norms provides Gonzagaites a platform to excel in their studies. Terrace gardening, club activities, international school activities provide opportunities to shape their personality to become future leaders. The school has many firsts to its credit having won many trophies in inter-school competitions and sports championships.
The school is headed by Ms Grace Noronha (Principal) who is a leader with great innovative thoughts and is backed by a team of talented teachers. They have non-scholastic activities like Sports, Music, Art and Craft that is guided by professionals who have carved a niche for themselves in international arenas. SAGS mission is to continue to do what they have always done along with inculcating compassionate and humanitarian spirit among their students. The school has impacted the lives of students to a huge extent providing experiences to cope with the real-life problems, understand the basic requirements, develop and improve their skills, and motivate them through different classroom activities which has enabled them to broaden a spectrum of activities over the years. At St Aloysius Gonzaga School, the management, staff and teachers come together with their diverse experience and perspective, committed to work as one towards excellence.
Message from Fr Melwin Mendonca Sj-Manager of SAGS:
St Aloysius Institutions are always in the forefront in providing quality education and takes the lead to try new initiatives, while at the same time upholding its fine tradition of providing quality education. Situated in the heart of Mangaluru city, the school stands tall with its wonderful infrastructure and all modern amenities in the sprawling campus of St Aloysius college institutions.
The school commits itself to provide a safe and intellectually challenging environment that will empower students to become innovative thinkers, creative problem solvers and inspired learners prepared to thrive in the twenty-first century. The school comprises of a very caring and committed staff and our goal is to help each student strive to reach his/her fullest potential. This sums up the ethos and commitment of all staff to nurture the potential of every child, developing personal excellence in a caring environment.
Our vision this year is to ensure that each student who enters the portals of St Aloysius Institutions shall leave with abundant respect for self and others and the capability to meet the challenges of tomorrow. Our Mission is to work together and to create a student centred environment that fosters healthy living, lifelong learning and responsible citizenship. We value and celebrate diversity as well as the unique talents of each and every student. The members of staff are regularly engaged in professional development activities that focus on these “effective school” attributes.
All students are taught the skills and values necessary for success in education, life and work. They leave our portals as well educated citizens who have the capability, confidence and independence to make a positive contribution to our society. We also value the partnership with our parent community that is so vital in school improvement. A strong relationship between the school, the student and the home will maximize the educational experience for each student.
I invite you to embark on this wonderful and exciting journey by being a part of our community.
Message from Ms Grace Noronha- Principal Academics:
Welcome to St Aloysius Gonzaga School, a CBSE unit of St Aloysius Institutions, set in the heart of the city that is shaping the future of many young minds in and around the city. The school has an excellent reputation and provides a vibrant and harmonious community for the students and staff alike. The school represents the transformation stage of education globally. Its vision is to educate young minds and foster ethical, social and moral values through holistic learning, for them to bloom into responsible global citizens.
With its wonderful infrastructure and all modern amenities, we are now poised for an enviable growth in the field of education making itself the preferred choice for qualitative education. Our school motto, “Lucet Et Ardet” (Shine to Enkindle) has guided us in making enormous strides in educating our students and transforming them into men and women for and with others.
Our aim is to provide our students with engaging, enriching and challenging curriculum along with emphasis on extra curricular activities from K-10 to ensure our students have an edge over others to be leaders in their respective field of interest. We provide the highest quality education for the children in our care at every stage. We provide a very supportive and positive environment for children to learn. We foster a positive spirit and believe in partnership between students, parents, teachers and support staff working to create an ambience that endorses excellence.
Established in 2012, the school has flourished tremendously, backed by a committed team of talented teachers and professionals who have carved a niche for themselves in international arenas. The classrooms are equipped with modern hi-tech facilities including laptops and projector screens. children have access to ICT equipment including the use of a secure Internet system. There are two large playgrounds for sports. The main interior feature is the multi-purpose hall that is used for celebrations, general assemblies, competitions and club activities.
We recognize that all children have individual needs and strive to ensure your child achieves well. We therefore encourage every child to develop their talents and habits and most importantly enjoy their developing years. If you visit our school you will notice the warm and friendly atmosphere the minute you walk in. Staff and children are proud of their school and what we have achieved over the last years. We are all learners in life and every day brings something new. All of the adults at SAGS are involved in some way or the other in children’s learning as we are continually looking for ways to improve our techniques and skills. We appreciate your support and wholehearted cooperation in this endeavour. We warmly welcome visitors to our school.
Please make an appointment with the office if you would like to see our vibrant, multi-cultural school in action.
ST ALOYSIUS GONZAGA SCHOOL
PB NO 720, KS RAO ROAD, KODIALBAIL, MANGALURU-575003