Head Girl: Sadie Lewis (top left)
Senior Prefects: Imani Bishop and Yasmine Brito (above)
Head Captain: Sarah Woo Ling (left)
New Leadership Body
On Monday 26th June, 2023, the new Leadership body was installed. We congratulate all the students who are taking up this service to the school community.
Form 5 and Form 6 Graduation Masses
Form 5 Graduates praying for their fathers
Form 5s singing the psalm
Cross section of the Form 6 Graduates
Recipients of the Rose Bowl and Javouhey Bouquets
Upper SIx graduates leading the singing with the Liturgical Group
1M Presents Scenes from Romeo and Juliet
On Wednesday June 21st, the Theatre was transformed to a ballroom, balcony and garden for the scenes from Romeo and Juliet. Under the direction of Mrs. Schuller-Maraj, the students of Form 1M acted, controlled the sound and lights and were stage hands. It was well-received by the staff and few parents who attended, as well as the other Form 1s.
Triathlon - Triple Threat
The SJC Triple Threat Triathlon team had outstanding performances in the 2023 Rainbow Cup in Tobago on Saturday 10th June. In spite of many obstacles faced during the race, they all finished. The Triple Threat team entered 25 students in the various races and we are indeed proud of every single student who competed. You have done our school proud!
On Thursday 8th June, a small contingent of students represented the school at the annual Corpus Christi Mass at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. While praying the rosary and singing hymns, we processed up Henry Street, across Park Street via Picadilly to Nelson Street and then back to the Cathedral forecourt. There was the Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament at Rosary Church and at the Cathderal. It was a joyous celebration. Photos taken by L. Lezama-Lee Sing and M. Huggins
SJC Scorpions - The Showcase
The SJC POS Cheerleading and Cheer Hip-Hop Teams hosted a Showcase on Saturday 6th May, 2023. The event was a requirement in preparation for the National Cheer Championships in July, providing teams with an opportunity to perform their routines before a live audience. It was an enjoyable Saturday morning seeing the girls shine! Guest performers included Lacey Rae George of 3K, Christina Gooding of 3L and Alisha Cabralis & Kanisha DesVignes of the Future Productions Club.
Thanks to all who came out to support!
Cheer Team and Coach
Hip Hop Cheer Team
Cricket, lovely cricket
On Wednesday 3rd May and Friday 5th May, the Form 4 students took on the Teachers in a cricket match. In the 1st innings, the teachers scored 38 runs off after 7 overs. In the 2nd innings, the teachers bowled the students out convincingly for 18 runs. It was indeed an exciting game and fun for the school community as teachers and students cheered on the players. There was batting showcase by Jordane Dookie after the match.
Career Day @ SJC POS
We are grateful for the SJCPOS Past Pupils' Association for organising this career day exposing the students to a variety of professions. The students learnt more than just about the careers.
The girls take a selfie with the SJCPOS PPA President during the Career Day.
Speakers spoke about the importance of networking, mental and physical health and dealing with loss. They addressed that the subject choices you make in school need not restrict your options for future careers.
Lisa-Mae Achang-Newallo talks to the students about her career in banking.
Above: Bridgette Wilson - Teacher, Dancer, Choreographer and Entrepeneur receives a gift of thanks.
Janelle John-Bates, lawyer answers questions from a student.
Carla Rauseo, Physiotherapist fields a question from a student about her job.
Dr. Sharon Hutchinson, Food and Resource Economist shares her knowledge with the students.
Congratulations to all our National athletes
UCL Lecturer visits
Dr. Guyanne Wilson (Class of 2002), Quirk Lecturer in English Linguistics from University College London (UCL) visited her alma mater on the 20th April 2023.
She spoke to some students from Forms 3 - 6 at lunchtime about her work at UCL and after lunch, she spoke to the Upper 6s during their Caribbean Studies period on The Black Atlantic and Language. Dr. Wilson kept the students engaged and encouraged them to study the Humanities. It was indeed an enriching experience for all.
SJC POS TT Equestrians in Colombia
Easter Bonnet Queen
Carnival @ SJC POS
Friday 17th February - Carnival Friday - was a day of creativity and fun at SJC POS. For weeks before, classrooms turned into Mas camps and rehearsal spaces for dance presentations. The winners in each year group were:
Urquharts Score in Badminton School Zone Finals
Amara Urquhart of Form 4 Humanities and Sciences (left) placed first in the Girls' Under 17 Singles and Doubles categories and Aliyah Urquhart of 2M (right) placed 2nd in the Girls' Under 15 Singles.
Swift Swimmer Aimee
Congratulations to Aimee Le Blanc (2N) who swam the 1500m freestyle in 20 min 37.64 seconds, 13 seconds below the Carifta A standard qualifying time. She will compete at the Carifta Games in Curaçao from April 8-11, 2023. Good luck Aimee!
Photo from taken from CNC3's Twitter page: https://twitter.com/CNC3TV/status/1625183612294336512
In a wonderful showcasing of synchronized, powerful and disciplined paddling at Chaguaramas on Sunday 2nd April, 2023, our Dragon Boat team placed 1st in the under 21 Female standard category.
In the Under 21 Female small category (10 persons), the team came 3rd after placing 1st in all the heats leading up to the final.
Congrats to SJC Dragon Boat Team!
(L-R) Mrs. Anna Pounder, Principal, Kyla Joseph, Caitlin Gaulteau and Alexia Trim
Thanks to our Scholarship winners for sharing their advice to students on Friday 31st March in the Chapel.
We congratulate all our Scholarship winners:
Alexia Trim - Open Scholarship - Business Studies
Kya Joseph - Additional Scholarship - Modern Studies
Caitlin Gaulteau - Additional Scholarship - Environmental Studies
T'chelle Cedeno - Additional Scholarship - General Studies
Lower 6s Volunteer at Paediatric Cancer Facility
Photo taken from the Trinidad Express.
On Sunday 26th March from 9:00am - 1:30pm, Lower 6 Students came out in their numbers to help power wash and paint a building in Santa Cruz which will be used to house pediatric cancer patients and their families. Well done Lower 6s!
UN World Down Syndrome Day Conference 2023
3 students from each Form 1 class represented our school at the UN World Down Syndrome Day Conference 2023 on Tuesday 21st March. The theme centred on the need for persons with Down Syndrome and other differently abled persons to be included in the mainstream of our society and to be given the right be included in decision making about their own lives.
The keynote speaker, Monika Myers, is the first Canadian with Down Syndrome to be a model. Her parents included her in all activities. She swims, skies, is an entrepreneur and an advocate for persons with Down Syndrome.
School Walk-a-Thon and Colour Splash
Students had a blast at SJCPOS Walk-a-Thon and Colour Splash on Sunday 19th March.
After the prayer and Zumba warm-up, all set off for the walk through Federation Park and around the Savannah, returning to our school grounds for the Colour Splash.
1L won the prize for the greatest participation and the most money collected.
Photos taken by the SJC POS Photography Club.
The Triathlon Team, Team Triple Threat competed in the River Raid Trail Run on the 5th March 2023. Our girls swept the U15 Girls category with Sarah Ahwai (4 Earth Sci) copping 1st place, Ashleigh Ribiero (3N) 2nd and Iris Cui (3M) with 3rd. Rori Gitten did very well, placing 2nd in the Overall Women's category, beating several adult runners.
Team Triple Threat also competed in the 2023 TTTF Secondary Schools Duathlon on the 12th March 2023. They emerged triumphant in several categories and did the school proud with the following results:
16 and Over Competitive 3rd Gianna Sabga (U6 Biz)
16 and Over Non-competitive 1st Chelsea Fuller (4 Biz)
13 and under Non- competitive 1st Rori Gittens (1K)
Relay teams 1st Gianna Sabga (U6 Biz) and Rori Gittens (1K)
2nd Chelsea Fuller (4 Biz) and Arya Siewrattan (3N)
3rd place Morgan Sabga (3N) and Iris Cui (3M)
Junior Carnival Queen Competition
Sports Day Results!
Kayleigh Forde (HT)
- U20 Victrix Ludorum
Jordan Fitzpatrick (OL)
- U15 Victrix Ludorum
Kayla Fitzpatrick (SX)
- U13 Victrix Ludorum
School Sports Day 2023
March Past winners, Holy Trinity House, execute their eyes right.
St. Xavier's Cheerleaders portraying Little Red Riding Hood, took the Cheerleading Trophy
Best CAPE U1 student, Isabelle D'Abadie
School Principal, Mrs. Anna Pounder, was awarded the Platinum Award for over 30 years of the service to the school
Photos taken by Maria Honore and Shannon Niamath.
Alexia Trim, best CAPE Unit 2 student, receives numerous awards from Vice Principal, Mrs. Maritza Ramphal
PPA trophy for Head Girl presented by president, Lisa Mae Newallo to Head Girl 2022, Chelsea Mc Comie
Top CSEC student, Annelisse Silva receives her trophy from our Principal, Mrs. Anna Pounder
Provincial Superior, Sr. Maureen Alexander, presents long service awards to Teachers
The SJC POS Choir entertains the awardees, guests and students.
Congratulations to Kayleigh Forde on receiving NAAATT's Top Youth Female Athlete of the year!
Congratulations to Jordane Dookie for her nomination for the First Citizens Sports Awards 2022!
SJCPOS Footballers: U-15 Intercol Finalists
Goal scorers: S. Rigaud (4 E Sci), K. Darwent (3N) and E. Nieves (4 Biz) and Goalkeeper A. Dolland (2M)
SJCPOS Footballers won the Trinidad Final against St. Augustine Secondary School 3-1. They play Signal Hill Secondary School in the finals of the U15 Intercol at CIC grounds on Wednesday 14th December at 3pm.
Excitement at Parang in a Pot!
The return of our Parang in a Pot was indeed a resounding success. A lot of fun was had by all. Please enjoy these photographs by Shannon Niamath (U6 Earth Sci) of the SJCPOS Photography Club.
St. Xavier's House emerged winners of the hotly contested Parang in a Pot competition.
2nd plcae - Holy Trinity House
3rd place - Blessed Anne-Marie's House
St. Theresa's House
St. Joseph's House
Our Lady's House
Adaylia-Marie Beddoe (5 H&S) won best soloist in the competition.
Photos of the stalls by:
SJC Tennis Stars
RBC Race for the Kids
Making Waves at the 15th Chinese Arrival Dragon Boat Festival
Forde champion in the Secondary Schools Track and Field 6K
Lue-Fatts successful at 10th Commonwealth Karate Championship
Parang in a Pot
Parang in a Pot is almost upon us!
Come and enjoy a night of great entertainment and exciting competition!
Prize contributions for the stalls are still welcome.
Looking forward to seeing you there!