22 June 2019

The Annual PTA General Body Meeting was held at 8.30am in the School hall. The meeting began with a prayer service followed by the lighting of the traditional lamp. Teacher Audrey Mendes welcomed the new Head Mistress Sr.WendySequeira. SSC RESULT 2018-19 Holy Cross High School , Bastora achieved 98.82% at the SSC Examination held in April 2019. Eighteen student toppers were felicitated by the Headmistress Sr. Wendy Sequiera and the PTA members with mementoes. Holy Cross High School, Bastora achieved 98.82% at the SSC Examinations held in April 2019. Eighteen distinction students were felicitated for their excellent performance. The Minutes of the previous PTA General Body Meeting were read out by the Secretary of the PTA. The school report and display of accounts were presented by trs. ArunaandDeepaGovekar. Headmistress Sr. Wendy Sequeira then addressed the gathering. The resource person for the programme, Dr. Peter Castellino, Psychiatrist Who is also a Trustee of COOJ and one of its founding members, enlightened the parents on “EFFECTIVE PARENTING“. He also gave a few tips on “Building good relationship with our children.” Ms.KarishmaParulekar PSI of the Traffic Police, Mapusa Traffic Cell, addressed the parents regarding “Following Traffic Rules”.She impressed upon the attendees , the importance of wearing helmets. While at the same time making them aware of their folly, in permitting their children to drive motorized two wheelers. Dr. Jyostna and Dr. YatinPalekar, health officers from the Primary Health Center , Aldona briefed the parents on the benefits of “FOLIC ACID”tablets which were being distributed weekly to the students. The health officers also praised the gathering for their diligence, as no new cases of Malaria were reported that year. They also provided a few tips on the methods of ‘Washing Hands’ since poor-hygiene is the primary cause of illness.

Ms.KarishmaParulekar PSI 10 aug 1 3 pta