2021 - 2022

Sr. Luciana's Visit

Sr. Luciana D'Rosario, a member of the General Council of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Cluny visited our school on 28th July 2022. After an assembly in the Chapel, she was given a tour of the school. Students participated in the assembly and performed calypso, played pan and danced. It was a pleasure to have her with us. 

Sr Luciana being taught to play a scale on the pan by Tahlia Hargreaves-Job

Aysiah Mc Eachnie-Assing singing Sparrow's calypso - Model Nation

Head Girl, Chelsea Mc Comie singing the hymn Here I am Lord to end of the prayer.

Waste Wise Beach Clean Up

On the 18th June 2022, three students Isabelle d’Abadie, Sage Chan and Analisa Akan represented the Waste Wise Club at the Las Cuevas Beach Cleanup. The motivation behind the cleanup was to eliminate any hazards to the sea turtles that nest on the shores. Ultimately, more than ten bags of horrific trash were cleared from the beach and the trio was proud to assist in protecting the turtles.

Corpus Christi Procession

On Thursday 16th June, a number of students joined Holy Mass at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception followed by the Procession with the Blessed Sacrament through the streets of Port of Spain. Three students led a decade of the rosary each. It was a prayful experience. 

Corpus Christi

Top (L-R) Riley Field and Steffi Scott
Middle (L-R) Sophia Samaroo, Imani Bishop and Chelsea Fuller
Bottom - Coach - Tian Watson 

Triathletes Triumph

On 11th June 2022, five students represented our school at the 2022 Rainbow Cup in Tobago.  Form 3K student, Steffi Scott, won her age group (13-15) and Form 5 Nat Sci student, Imani Bishop placed 2nd in her age group (16-19). Congratulations! We are proud of all our students who took part. 


Congratulations to Zwena-Marie Collymore (3M) who placed second in the Female Under 16 Category in the National Youth Chess tournament! Well done!

Zwena-Marie studies her next move.

Gayle Allick-Solomon shared her career journey and story of resilience with our Form 6s on March 1st 2022.


The SJC POS Past Pupils’ Association organized career sessions with enthusiastic support from our alumni. They were held on March 1st and April 29th with students from Forms 3 to 6.

Our future leaders were encouraged to be authentic in the paths they choose and challenged to remain curious. Our dynamic speakers shared stories of resilience through the challenges of making ends meet at university to failed business ventures. In addition, advice on how to navigate situations in the workplace that are unique to women was shared. Our students were also quite interactive and asked insightful questions to make for even more interesting dialogue.

We extend gratitude to our speakers who came from a variety of professions - all proud SJC past pupils willing to support our school community and strengthen our SJC legacy.

*Gayle Allick-Solomon - Attorney-at Law - Graduating Class 1996 A Levels

* Chelsae-Marie Lee Kong – Chef - Graduating Class 2011 O’ Levels

* Elizabeth Horton-Atherley – Process Engineer - Graduating Class 1998 A Levels

* Luanna Rahman – Actuary – Graduating Class 1997 A Levels

*  Colin Mitchell – Entrepreneur – Graduating Class 1994 A Levels

* Akilah Riley-Richardson – Clinical Trauma Professional & Relational Life Therapist - Graduating Class 2002  A Levels

* Dr. Marissa Moses – Research Scientist - Graduating Class 1996 A Levels

Chelsae-Marie Lee Kong  shared how she honed her passion into a successful career as a Chef.

Akilah Riley-Richardson received a token of gratitude after her talk highlighting the importance of Authenticity, Attunement, Alignment and Abundance in our lives.

Elizabeth Horton-Atherley is very passionate about females working in STEM. She said: “As females, supporting each other and creating a strong network through relationship building, helps us to have very fulfilling STEM related careers."

Luana Rahman shared how she made a career out of her love for Mathematics and problem solving by delving into the field of Actuarial Science.

Dr. Marissa Moses shared her wisdom gained as a Research Scientist in her field of focus - our world famous cocoa.

Colin Mitchell represented the SJC male alumni.  He encouraged the students to "always look up when you fall."

SJCPOS Future Tech Stars

25 Form 3 Students have embarked on a 20-week virtual course curated by the Society of Women Coders.  It is an initiative of the parent company of Cable & Wireless Communications / Flow Trinidad, Liberty Latin America. Mrs. Simone Martin-Šulgan, the Vice President/General Manager and past pupil of the school gave a motivational speech to  the students about women in leadership. She also congratulated them on their participation. 

Convent Girls Shine in Sports

Upper 6 student, Chloé Walcott, has represented Trinidad and Tobago in squash for the past 8 years. She is currently preparing for the Junior Caribbean Area Squash Association (CASA) in the Annual 8 nation tournament in Guyana in July 2022, as well as the Senior CASA in August 2022 in Jamaica. 


A number of our students have been selected to Under - 17 National Football Team to represent Trinidad and Tobago in the upcoming CONCACAF Championship in the Dominican Republic. This Championship is a qualifier for the FIFA Under-17 Women's World Cup in October. 

We congratulate you

Alexandra Ennals - 3L

Emily Nanton - 4 Earth Sci.

Hannah Vieira - 4 H&S 

Photo taken from Facebook

Track and Field

Kayleigh Forde captured the silver medal at the 2022 Junior CARIFTA Games in the Under 17 1500m in Jamaica over the Easter weekend. Well done Kayleigh!


14 year old Jordane Dookie (3L) has moved up into the 18 & under age bracket in the International Tennis Federation (ITF) Junior Tournaments. She reached the quarterfinals in both the Singles and Doubles in the ITF Junior Tournament in Guadeloupe over the Easter vacation. 

Photo taken from the Trinidad Express


Gabriella Prince (2M) took part in the  Central America and the Caribbean Tennis Confederation (COTECC) Under 14 tournament in Barbados in April. She was successful in securing the Girls' Doubles Trophy with Brianna Harricharan. Gabriella was also voted the Most Promising Female Player of the tournament. 

For more information, click on the following link:


St. Vincent de Paul Lenten Almsgiving

On Sunday 10th April 2022, the school’s St. Vincent de Paul club distributed 10 hampers as a Lenten almsgiving act. The donations were collected from students. They were given to two homes: The Society of St. Vincent de Paul - Rigsby Pius Charles Home for the Aged and the Belcon Elderly Home, both in Arima.  They were happy to receive them. 

Waste Wise Club's Garden Event

Photos taken by: Analisa Akan, Ashleigh John and
Ms. M. Huggins

To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow. – Audrey Hepburn

     Sunny skies and passionate enthusiasm saturated Waste Wise’s Garden Event 2022. Members took pleasure in bordering SJC’s historic tree with lively succulents as well as planting angiosperms around the school compound. 

     It was a joyous and therapeutic occasion propelled by the deep-rooted goal of making our school and communities more environmentally conscious. 

Child Right Ambassadors

Aimee Gray

Taiis Yearwood

Aimee Gray (1N) and Taiis Yearwood (5 Natural Sciences) received their prizes as Top Ten Finalists in the 2021 Child Rights Ambassador Program on Thursday 23rd March, 2022 at the Office of the Prime Minister Gender and Child Affairs Division. Great job Aimee and Taiis!

Photos taken from: Child Rights Ambassador TT Facebook page

Kayleigh for Carifta!

Form 4 student, Kayleigh Forde, qualified for the Carifta games in the Under 17 girls 800M race beating the required time by more than 2 seconds to win in 2:22.42. She also improved her qualifying time in the 1500M with a time of 5:01.84. She heads off to Jamaica with the national team on April 14th to compete at the Carifta games on Easter weekend. Good luck Kayleigh!

We also commend our Form 3 student,  Zara Nicholls who placed second in the same race. 

School Activities

Stations of the Cross

Fridays during Lent, students and staff partake in reflecting on the Stations of the Cross in the Chapel.  

Last week of the Term

Jumping for joy!

SJC Fitness Challenge - St. Joseph's Day Fun Day

Students enjoyed themselves tremendously at the Fun day Fitness fundraiser on Saturday 19th March. The exercise, the fun, the open space, all contributed to the enjoyment.  Thanks to the Parent Support Group for organising.

Congratulations to our Scholarship Winners!

Justine Le Blanc Business Studies Open

Renée Blanc Creative and Performance Studies Open

Zoë Gonsalves Environmental Studies Open

Emma Hardy Creative and Performance Studies Additional

Arianne-Marie Rocke Environmental Studies Additional

Charlotte Camacho Natural Sciences Additional

We are proud of all our students who have done well in their external exams in these challenging times. 

How to Sign Up 2022 (1).pdf
SJC Fun Day.mp4

SJC Fitness Fundraiser Challenge is on! 

Step 1:  Pay $185 online/at SJC Store/School Office and register on https://www.ticketbae.com/sjcpos2022

Step 2:  Send payment confirmation and get code from class rep or for Form 6s/others sjcclassrepcoordinator@gmail.com

 Step 3: Register on https://www.ticketbae.com/sjcpos2022

The SJC Fitness Fundraiser Challenge is on for the whole month of March! 

Organize your small groups for a live/virtual hike/run/walk/bike/yoga/zumba...for all ages and fitness levels. Wear your house t-shirts and post your pics!

Saturday 19th March is St. Joseph’s Day House Fun at the SJC Grounds, Federation Park, from 3:00-6:00 p.m.  SJC branded picnic baskets, caps and other SJC swag will be available for purchase. 

We need contributions of food/snacks to be sold on the day, sign up at https://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050A4DAFAB2FA0FF2-stjosephs 

Covid-19 and social distancing protocols WILL be in effect.

Our goal: 600 participants to raise or exceed $111,000! That’s a BIG number so we need students to sign up with family & friends (local and foreign!) to achieve our fundraising goal!  E.g. your entire fitness/gym crew or club can register!  Opportunity to win prizes! Thank you for your support! 

Congratulations to Jada-Marie Alleyne!

On Saturday 5th March, 2022, Jada-Marie Alleyne of Upper Six Natural Sciences attended the 2021 SANFEST Award Ceremony where she received three trophies, three medals and three certificates of excellence for her performance in the categories of Storytelling, Monologue and One Act Play and an additional medal for participation in the category of Creative Writing. We are proud of Jada-Marie. 

Photo taken from LoopTT news from the Trinidad and Tobago Tennis Association. 

Congratulations to our dynamic tennis duo!

We congratulate Jordane Dookie and Cameron Wong again for their spectacular representation of Trinidad and Tobago! They competed in the pre-qualifying tournament for the Junior Billie Jean King Cup in the Dominican Republic where they helped T&T finish 5th. 

SJC Triathletes back at it! 

Our Triathlon Team led by Captain, Amy Pounder,  participated in a one lap around the savannah event hosted by the Trinidad and Tobago Triathlon Federation. Their coach is Mr. Tian Watson. 

Congratulations to all our students who placed on the CXC Regional Merit List for the 

2021 CSEC and CAPE Examinations!

We congratulate Zoë Gonsalves, the Most Outstanding CAPE Candidate in Environmental Science for the 2021 CXC examinations!

Merit Lists 2022.pdf

Congratulations again to Jordane Dookie and Cameron Wong!

Jordane and Cameron were successful in the tennis trials for the Junior Billie Jean King Cup and will represent Trinidad and Tobago in the Dominican Republic in March. Good luck Jordane and Cameron! You have made our school proud. 

Congratulations to all students who have been selected for the final trials of the Junior National Football Teams!

Best of luck to all our students who have been selected!

Under 17

Mikaela Yearwood (2N) - Goalkeeper

Alexandra Ennals (3N) - Goalkeeper

Emily Nanton (4 Earth Sci)

Hannah Vieira (4 H&S)

Under 20

Isabella Lopez (U6 Earth Sci)

Congratulations to all students who won prizes in the Wired 868 Competition!

We are proud of all our students who participated in the writing competion. We especially congratulate the following students who won prizes.


2nd place: Ogechi UCHE NWEZE (5 H&S) (St Joseph’s Convent, Port-of-Spain) — Click HERE to read


Shortlisted writers:

Kadar MOHAMMED (3N) (St Joseph’s Convent, Port-of-Spain) — Click HERE to read

Best plot twist: Kadar MOHAMMED (3N) (St Joseph’s Convent, Port-of-Spain)



2nd place: Kassidy GAULTEAU (3N) (St Joseph’s Convent, Port-of-Spain) — Earl Lovelace (Click HERE to read)

Best on national icon: Kassidy GAULTEAU (3N) (St Joseph’s Convent, Port-of-Spain) — Earl Lovelace

Best story on artist: Surayya CARRINGTON (3N) (St Joseph’s Convent, Port-of-Spain) — Shalini Seereeram - (Click HERE to read)

Shortlisted writers:

Jalisa CHARLES (1L) (St Joseph’s Convent, Port-of-Spain) — Destra Garcia (Click HERE to read)

Surayya CARRINGTON (3N) (St Joseph’s Convent, Port-of-Spain) — Shalini Seereeram 

Honourable mention:

Jael REYES (2M) (St Joseph’s Convent, Port-of-Spain) — My mom

Click here for the story on the winners: Wired868’s Write Start National Essay Contest Winners

Congratulations to Aimee Gray and Taiis Yearwood!

We are proud of our Form 1 student, Aimee Gray and Form 5 student, Taiis Yearwood who are finalists in the Child Rights Ambassador TT Programme. You can check the Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/childrightsamb 

You can vote and support them by following the instructions below and clicking on the following links.

To vote for your favourite Child Rights Ambassador, simply follow @ChildRightsAmb on Facebook and Instagram and like and share their video and graphic submission by Wednesday 17th November, 2021. The most shared and liked Ambassador will win the People’s Choice Award! You will need to sign into your Facebook or Instagram account. 

Aimee Gray:
Graphic Submission: https://www.instagram.com/p/CWHE4yYvnDH/ or https://www.facebook.com/childrightsamb/posts/259518422887408 

Video: https://www.instagram.com/p/CWHE1MkjUf1/ or


Taiis Yearwood:

Graphic Submission: https://www.instagram.com/p/CWG_KL1vYW5/ or https://www.facebook.com/childrightsamb/posts/259496146222969 

Video: https://www.instagram.com/p/CWG_DZaDmQq/ or https://www.facebook.com/childrightsamb/posts/259495659556351

Photo taken from The Trinidad Express.

Congratulations to Aalisha Alexis!

We are proud of our Lower 6 student, Aalisha Alexis who won the inaugural UTR Trinidad Open Tennis Tournament on Sunday 17th October 2021. Keep up the great work Aalisha!

For more information on her recent accomplishments, please see the link below:


Photo taken from The Sport Company of Trinidad and Tobago from a tournament earlier this year.

(L-R) Jordane and Cameron

Congratulations to 

Jordane Dookie and Cameron Wong!

We are proud of our two Form 3 students, Jordane Dookie and Cameron Wong who have represented our country well over the last few months. A few months ago, Cameron ranked No. 1 in Central American and Caribbean Tennis Confederation (COTECC) and Jordan moved up to No.4 in the COTECC rankings. As a result of their excellent results in several tournaments in June-August, Jordane and Cameron were selected to participate in the COTECC Under-14 Masters Tournament. They are the first players from Trinidad and Tobago to compete in this prestigious tournament. Jordane and Cameron finished sixth and seventh respectively at the COTECC Masters which concluded in Acapulco, Mexico on Thursday 7th October. Great job girls!

For more information on their recent accomplishments, please see the links below:



Prime Minister's Visit to St. Joseph's Convent Port-of Spain

The Honourable Prime Minister, Dr. Keith Rowley, the Minister of Education, Dr. Nyan Gadsby- Dolly, the Minister in the Ministry of Education, Lisa Morris-Julian and a team from the Ministry of Education visited our school on Monday 4th October 2021. It was the first day for the return of our Upper 6s to in-person school.