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!

Congratulations to our medalists and top athletes:

Sprint Triathlon

Captain Gianna Sabga

Female 16-19 - First

Overall Female - Fourth

Youth 10-12

Isabella Camacho - Second (Left in the photo)

Zarah Thomas - Third (Right in the photo)

Youth 13-15

Charlotte Bayne - Fourth (Trinidad & Tobago Third Place)

5km Run/Walk

Vice Captain Imani Bishop

Female 16-19 - First place 

Information and photo taken from the Instagram page of the SJC Triple Threat: https://www.instagram.com/sjctriplethreat/ 

Corpus Christi

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


Makaira Wallace (5 Earth Sciences) represented Trinidad and Tobago at the 2023 Junior PanAmerican Track Cycling Championships 2023 in Paraguay. She was one of five athletes who represented the country and was the only female representative. 

This is indeed a wonderful accomplishment. We are very proud of Makaira. Keep up the great work!

Makaira's Results: 

9th Place - Sprints

6th Place - 500m Time Trial

9th Place - Keirin

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 

We are proud of all our student athletes who represented Trinidad and Tobago during the Easter Vacation. 


Anya Romany (1K),  Em-Miryam Campbell-Smith (1N), Gabriella Prince (3M) participated in the Powerade Barbados U14 Junior International. Em-Miryam Campbell-Smith won both the Girls' Singles and Doubles crowns in this tournament and Gabriella Prince was the runner-up in the Singles.

Jordane Dookie (4 Earth Sciences) participated in the ITF World Tennis Tour J60 Cop Ruiseñor Tournament in the Dominican Republic where she was the Runner-up in the Girls' Doubles. 


Kayleigh Forde (5 Earth Sciences) participated in the Women's U-20 1500m at the 2023 CARIFTA Games in the Bahamas.  She placed fifth in the race. 


Kaitlyn Darwent (3N) and Mikaela Yearwood (3N) competed in the qualifying stages of the 2023 Concacaf Women’s U-20 Championship in Curaçao. T&T won two of their three games.


Aimee Le Blanc (2N) swam in the 1500m race and the 5K Open Water in the 2023 CARIFTA Games in Curaçao. She placed 6th in the 13-14 Girls' 1500m and 8th in the 5K Open Water race. 

Well done students!

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. 

National Aquathlon

The SJC Triple Threat competed against National athletes at the National Aquathlon at Las Cuevas Beach on Sunday 16th April. The girls did the school proud. 

To see the triathletes in action, please check out their Instagram page here: https://www.instagram.com/sjctriplethreat/

Our podium results were as follows:

10-12 years : 2nd Isabella Camacho,  3rd Zahra Thomas

13-15 years : 2nd Charlotte Bayne

16 years and over: 2nd Gianna Sabga 

SJC POS TT Equestrians in Colombia

Caitlin Whitling (Form 4 Earth Sciences), Caitlyn Sebastian (Form 4 Business) and Sophia Samaroo (Form 3K) were part of a Trinidad and Tobago Equestrian Association squad of 12 that spent 8 days in El Tambre, Bogota, Colombia at a jumping and eventing clinic over Easter being trained by Colombian eventing trainer Jorge Gallego (Gold medal, Bolivarian games among many accolades), and Juan Carlos Garcia (Olympics eventing and Jumping rider twice for Colombia, and then later twice for Italy, in four summer Olympics games).


The trip ended with a jumping show where the girls were able to demonstrate their training, and a prize giving ceremony. Well done Girls!

Photos taken by Clive Fletcher and Maria Huggins

Easter Bonnet Queen

Above: Natural Materials Category

Right:  Easter Bonnet representing the Red House

Photos from POS Regional Corporation Facebook page

Kayla Carrington of 1N, participated in the Port of Spain Corporation Mayor’s Easter Bonnet Parade 2023. Her portrayal, “Easter at the Red House” won her 1st place in the Girl’s 13-18 category. She also participated in the “Natural Materials” Category. Based on both portrayals she was awarded the prize “Queen of the Day” among participants aged 7-19.  

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:

Form  1L - Steel Pan

Form 2L - St. Lucia Carnival

Form 3K - Macaws

Form 4H&S - La Diablesse

Form 5 Nat Sci - Black Stalin

Lower Six Earth Sci - Jab Molassie & Blue Devils

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

Scholarship Winners

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.

Triathletes Triumph

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)

2nd Sarah Ahwai (4 Earth Sci)

14-15 Non- competitive 2nd Ashleigh Ribeiro (3N)

3rd Sophia Samaroo (3K)

13 and under Non- competitive 1st Rori Gittens (1K)

2nd Isabella Camacho (1K)

  3rd Zahra Thomas (1N)

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

Surayya Carrington (Form 4 Earth Sci) placed 5th in the non-school band Junior Queen competition with her portrayal of "Mutation" from Classix Productions: Dawn of a New Day! 

Mutation: The evolution of a people rising out of covid. The costume represents the vibrancy of our people as we celebrate life after the lock-down.


Sports Day Results!

Congratulations to Our Lady's House for capturing the Sports Day trophy!

photos from the SJC Photography Club

1st - Our Lady's House

2nd - Holy Trinity House        

3rd - St. Theresa's House

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

Awards Ceremony

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

Congratulations to all students and members of staff who received awards at our Award Ceremony held on the 12th of January for the year 2021-2022. Awards were given for excellence in academics, achievements in sports, service to school and exemplary personal qualities.

Our U6 and L6 students received awards for their outstanding performance in the CAPE Unit 1 and 2 exams. Congratulations to Zia Romany and Nicolette Shallow of Lower 6 who received an Award of Achievement. Nicolette also received an Award of Merit with Honours, along with Kerisse Titre. Isabelle D’Abadie was awarded an Award of Merit with Distinction and was also our top CAPE Unit One student! The top CAPE Unit 2 student was Alexia Trim and the top CSEC student was Annelisse Silva. Congrats to all our students who sat CAPE and CSEC exams! 

Additionally, 34 students were named to the Principal’s List, a result of their fine personal qualities and their commendable school spirit! The Past Pupils Association Trophy was presented to our Head Girl, Chelsea Mc Comie.

This year we were also pleased to honour our Long Service staff members, 12 of whom received Bronze (15-20 years of service), 14 awarded Silver (21-25 years) and 6 received Gold (26-30 years). The Platinum award for over 30 years of service was presented to  Mrs. Anna Pounder (School Principal) and Mr. David Assing. Congratulations to all our long standing members of staff, we are honoured to have you in our school family and appreciative of all that you do.

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.

First Citizens Sports Awards

Congratulations to all our students who were nominated for the First Citizens Sports Awards 2022!!  You are making our school and nation proud!  Jordane was nominated in both the Senior and Junior category!  

Photo from taken from The First Citizens Group: https://www.firstcitizensgroup.com/tt/2022-youth-and-senior-nominees/ 

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:

Andre Chong-Ashing

SJC Tennis Stars

Dookie strikes gold in USA

Jordanne Dookie (4 Earth Sci) won the 18 and under final of the One Love Tennis Junior Fall Championships in Georgia, USA on 22nd October 2022. 

Campbell-Smith ranked 2nd

Em-Miryam Campbell-Smith (1N) is now ranked 2nd in the Central American and the Caribbean Tennis Confederation (COTECC) and represented Trinidad and Tobago recently at the San Jose Bowl Junior Tennis Tournament. 

Photo by: Daniel Prentice (https://www.guardian.co.tt/sports/campbellsmith-wins-again-for-spot-in-costa-rican-main-draw-6.2.1569435.82445d7b49

RBC Race for the Kids

Once again, our school took part in the RBC Race for the Kids on Sunday 9th October 2022. We had the greatest number of participants among all schools in this charity run.

Way to go Girls!

Making Waves at the 15th Chinese Arrival Dragon Boat Festival

Our Dragon Boat Team, SJC Wave Breakers, did us proud on the 8th and 9th October in Chaguaramas. 

They placed first in both the 200m and 500m U21 female categories. They were the only female team in the 200m U21 open category where they placed third.

Well done!

Forde champion in the Secondary Schools Track and Field 6K

Kayleigh Forde (5 Earth Sci) ran in 25:35 to win the Girls U-17 category in the SSTK Cross Country Championships. She also placed second overall of all women who competed.

She is pictured below with Samantha Shukla, past student of SJCPOS, who copped gold in the women's category of the 6K. 

Lue-Fatts successful at 10th Commonwealth Karate Championship

Congrats to the Lue-Fatt twins who represented our country in September in Birmingham. 

Michelle (U6 Business) won two medals, gold in the club senior team kata and bronze in the elite senior team kata.

Roshelle (U6 Business) copped four medals - gold in the club senior team kata, silver in the elite junior female - 48kg category and two bronze medals in the senior elite team kata and club junior female - 53kg. 


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!