The Parent Teacher Association of the St. Anne’s Girls Senior high school ( SAGISS ) in the West Gonja Municipality of the Savannah region on Saturday, 12th November, 2022 held the schools general PTA meeting with a call for more collaboration from parents and stakeholders to enhance effective teaching and learning.
Several speakers including Madam Scholarstica Soyeh, the PTA chairperson, the headmistress of the School ,the Vicar general of the Catholic Diocese of Damongo and an English teacher of the School, Mr. Anthony Grey reiterated on the need for parents to collaborate with teachers and students to achieve academic excellence in the school.
The PTA chairperson, Madam Scholarstica Soyeh in her address explained that, it has not been easy facing with the current educational system and challenges that affected private schools including SAGISS especially in the areas of enrollment but recommended parents who despite the challenges, have chosen to spend on their wards education at the St. Anne’s Girls Senior high School.
On issues confronting the school, the PTA chairperson said, the PTA executive committee have collaborated with the Manager of the Catholic education unit and the Bishop of the Diocese to address some of their challenges thereby keeping the school on its feet.
Speaking on the descipline of Students, the headmistress of the School, Mary Assumpta Mwinsigteng said the school’s code of conduct is a set of rules and regulations governing the behavior of students in the school and meant to keep order and to also create an enabling environment necessary for effective teaching and learning to take place.
She however lamented that, some stubborn students deliberately broke the laid down rules and regulations and they did not hesitate to take disciplinary action against such unruly students which she said kept the school beat.
The headmistress urged parents to encourage their children to desist from negative practices that had the potentials to ruin their future and expressed gratitude to Bishop of the Diocese, His Lordship, Most Rev. Peter Paul Angkyier and the Member of Parliament for the Damongo constituency for their constant support to the school.
Mr. Anthony Grey, an English and literature teacher at the school on his part called on parents to have an interest in what their wards do at school and to extend, visit them regularly to interact with their teachers so as to ensure that their wards are on track to what purpose they were sent to the school.
The School currently has it’s 2022/2023 academic year’s application forms in circulation across all parishes in the Damongo Diocese for Admissions into SHS 1 and that, all parent who wished to have their children enrolled into the school can visit the nearest parish to pickup their admissions forms.
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