Convent High Says Thank You Again
On Monday 2 February, Convent High celebrated its 157th Anniversary with a Eucharistic Celebration at the Roseau Cathedral Chapel. The Mass was concelebrated by Bishop Gabriel Malzaire and Monsignor William Jno Lewis. Present at the Mass were the Staff and students of the school along with members of the Ontario Alumni Association of Toronto Canada. The school used this anniversary Mass to formally launch the new Sport House - St Bahkita (colour - purple).
Commonwealth Day 2015
On Monday 9th March 2015, one of the fourth form classes of the Convent High School attended a commemoration for Commonwealth Day at the Arawak House of Culture. The commemoration was under the theme, 'A Young Commonwealth :- New Generation, New Ideas'. In attendance was, His Lordship, Bishop Gabriel Malziare, Rev. Dr. Novelle Josiah, Ministers of Government, including His Excellency the President, Mr. Charles Saverin and the Hon. Prime Minister, Mr. Roosevelt Skerrit.
The Commonwealth Day message from Her majesty the Queen Elizabeth ll was read by His Excellency the President, Mr. Charles Saverin. Many schools were present, including a few from the southern district. The commemoration ended with the recital of a British poem by students of the Dominica Grammar School; followed by, a tribute to Malala Yousafzai, by the Orion Academy and finally a display of African outfits by, The Isaiah Thomas Secondary School.
CHS at French Day 2015 at the Arawak
The 20th of March, 2015 was recognized as French Day all over the world, where French countries or those associated would celebrate being a part of the Francophonie. In light of this, an event was held at the Arawak House of Culture consisting of a pageant and presentations by many of the High Schools. The pageant included the creation of an outfit with a theme depicting the flag of France. It also required the participants to give a brief speech (in French of course), about themselves and to model the outfit that they chose to display. They were judged for content & fluency of speech and creativity & theme of outfit. Out of the schools that participated, top places went to the Portsmouth Secondary School (PSS) in 3rd place, Wesley High School (WHS) in 2nd place and North East Comprehensive School (NECS) emerging 1st place.
The CHS Family adds a new Member
Convent High School has officialised the addition of its newest member, St. Josephine Bakhita, aka the Purple House. Although the official feast of St. Bakhita is on February 8th, the inauguration mass and official launching of St. Bakhita’s House was held on Monday 9th February 2015. Nonetheless, the celebration was huge success! This momentous occasion was made even more special by celebrating the school’s 157th anniversary and the International Day of Prayer and Awareness against Human Trafficking in conjunction. The service also served as the annual visitation by the Bishop of Roseau to the school.
The morning’s ceremony commenced with a brief welcome address by Mrs. Andrea Seaman-Williams followed by the entrance of the officiants to the hymn Sing a New Song unto the Lord. The ceremony was officiated by His Lordship, Bishop Gabriel Malzaire, Bishop of Roseau and the school’s Chaplin Monseigneur William Jno Lewis. As always, our faithful altar servers were present to assist during the mass.
Sports Day Competition 2015
The Convent High School’s annual Sports Day was held this year on Friday 13, 2015 at the Convent High School. The event consisted of a variety of games that both athletes and non-athletes could enjoy. During all of this, there was the usual shouting, cheering and flag–waving from students and teachers as members from each house competed to reign supreme.
The games included Seated Basketball, Balloon Relay Race, Late for School, Tennis Ball & Spoon, Magic Carpet, Ball Relay Race, The Sponge, Balloon Bucket and Time Ball.
The Following were the day’s results:
1st - St. Joan with 440 points
2nd - St. Agnes and St. Rita tied with 390 points each
3rd - St. Theresa with 380 points
4th - St. Cecilia and St. Bakhita tied with 330 points each
5th - St. Ann with 320 points
Refer to: http://www.conventhighschool.org/parent-student/sports for more detailed information on the 2014-2015 House Competition Results.
CHS Launches new House
Convent High school launches its new house- St Josephine Bakhita, the PURPLE house, on Monday 9 February with a special mass at 8.30 a.m. at the Roseau Cathedral Chapel. This day also marks the First "International Day of Prayer and Awareness against Human Trafficking" which will be celebrated in all dioceses and parishes in the world yesterday on 8 February 2015. All alumnae are invited.
- Taty D is 1st Runner-Up
- House Competitions 2014-2015
- Miss Teen 2015 - Promo
- HATAttack 2015
- Environmental Club - 2015 Project 1
- Junior Monarch 2015 - Promo
- Closing with a Difference Opening with Excitement
- CHS Tops Spanish Spelling Bee Competition
- Where in the world is Dominica?
- CHS Places First in Recycling Project