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Looking for some boarders of St. Stanislaus

On Sun, Sep 1, 2013 at 2:26 PM, Anthony A Mendonca

Ignatius Braganza
Ronald Rasquinha
Leeladhar ( can't recall the family name )
Leo/Lucas Cardoz
Cyril Furtado
Martin D'sa
Woy Fernandes
Thomas Castellino


Thank you very much
Tony Mendonca
Boarder & Class of 1975

Joseph Aran SJ

Joseph Aran SJ

FACES OF STANISLAUS HEALTHCARE

Remembering “ Dr Joe Maumkel ” on his 7th death anniversary

The journey through memory lane in St Stanislaus’ High School would be incomplete if there is no mention of Joe Maumkel.  Kaippary Alphonso Maumkel came to work in the School at the young age at 17. The Spanish speaking Jesuit fathers found his name a tongue twister and named him Joe. Sir Joe was a simple man doing simple tasks of importance with a smile for the school for more than 60 years. His presence and his assistance was everywhere those days. Those were the special moments of elation when he brought those notes like “Tomorrow is a Holiday “
 
He will be always be remembered for bringing the world to us through Visual Instructions (VI), those documentaries and Thursday movies in the school hall. One can never forget that documentary film shown on USA that made us dream of that country when besides learning the physical and political features in Geography there never was any hope of ever visiting that country. The film on human body’s blood circulation and immune system, with the red blood corpuscles ferrying oxygen to different organs and parts of the body and the army of white blood corpuscles fighting the antibodies invading with diseases and infection. And those Thursday movies like “Moby Dick” of wanton whale killing.
  
He was fondly called Dr. Joe as he was in charge of the school Infirmary and attended our wounds, injuries and occasionally administering in his patent style of darting an injection.  The legacy of the SSESA Staff Healthcare belongs to Dr. Joe. The “Joe We Care” fundraiser has evolved into the present day Teachers Healthcare program.

Some nostalgic memories of Fr. Valero Aleu on his 14th death anniversary on 26th July

Some people leave indelible impressions in our lives. Rev Fr. Valero Aleu SJ was one of them. Fr. Aleu as a young boy had aspired to become a world cup football player but that was not to be, he was destined to come to India from Spain. He was an ardent Hindi teacher, strict disciplinarian and when he meant business he was deadly serious. But, outside the classroom he was mischievous, had a great sense of humour and was also a friend and guide.
 
It was his practice to visit homes of boys to know if conditions were conducive for studies, to instil confidence and to know them better. He was fond of swimming and would take us to M.G.M.O. swimming pool at Shivaji Park when our pool needed repairs. He would also take us for outings in our school bus. One Thursday morning on a visit to an orphanage in Vile Parle, a small boy from the orphanage took a liking for Fr and clung to him. Fr was overwhelmed and had to take him along with us to South Bombay and leave him back at the orphanage in the afternoon, such was his aura.
 
 The prevailing saying with the boys those days during the examinations was “Copy, but don’t get caught”. There were no hidden cameras or CCtvs then.  Fr had uncanny ways of supervising. He would come snooping behind doors, walls and pillars to catch boys cheating especially during Hindi and Marathi examinations.

Meet the new SSESA Managing Committee 2014-17

Class of 1982 sponsor upgrade of classroom

Meet the new SSESA Managing Committee for the term 2014-17. The team is young and enthustic and we hope they will achieve all the goals they set for themselves.Congratulations and Best Wishes to the new committee.

On the occasion Mahesh Gidwani (1982) handed over the cheque from the 1982 batch towards upgradation of a classroom in the school.

Meet the new SSESA Managing Committee 2014-17

Class of 1982 sponsor upgrade of classroom

Meet the new SSESA Managing Committee for the term 2014-17. The team is young and enthustic and we hope they will achieve all the goals they set for themselves.Congratulations and Best Wishes to the new committee.

On the occasion Mahesh Gidwani (1982) handed over the cheque from the 1982 batch towards upgradation of a classroom in the school.

Meet the new SSESA Managing Committee 2014-17

Class of 1982 sponsor upgrade of classroom

Meet the new SSESA Managing Committee for the term 2014-17. The team is young and enthustic and we hope they will achieve all the goals they set for themselves.Congratulations and Best Wishes to the new committee.

On the occasion Mahesh Gidwani (1982) handed over the cheque from the 1982 batch towards upgradation of a classroom in the school.

Meet the new SSESA Managing Committee 2014-17

Class of 1982 sponsor upgrade of classroom

Meet the new SSESA Managing Committee for the term 2014-17. The team is young and enthustic and we hope they will achieve all the goals they set for themselves.Congratulations and Best Wishes to the new committee.

On the occasion Mahesh Gidwani (1982) handed over the cheque from the 1982 batch towards upgradation of a classroom in the school.

Remembering Master Donald on his 40th death anniversary

Master Bernard Donald was an all rounder, an outstanding sportsman and a teacher teaching many subjects like Maths, English, French and Gen. Science.  Whether it was hockey, football or cricket he was always there to play for the staff. Those were the days when cricket was played with equal fervour like hockey and football. The grand cricket match much hyped and played on the school ground on a fine day for cricket amidst the rigours of seasonal monsoon.  It was on the afternoon of 30th July 1941 between the staff and the students, the brains versus the brawns. Sir Gregory was the leading the staff and Simon Pinto the skipper for the boys. Master Donald was the hero and spearhead of the bowling attack, when the brawns were skittled like nine pins for paltry 66 runs.  Although Master Donald did not score, with stalwarts and big hitters like Master Hubert, Fr. Britto, Master Anthony, Master Hashumani, Master Frank Gomes and Master Neeff they romped home comfortably. Once again the Masters proved that they were brainy and brawny and were not only good in teaching inside the classrooms but were equally good outside. (So vividly described in 1943 St. Stanislaus Magazine)
 
Master Donald was a towering personality, calm, composed and soft spoken. He was studious in nature and nobody ever dared to take any undue liberty with him.  But I do remember there was one boy Agnello, who dared and paid heavily. He forwarded a concocted fake geometrical rider which made no sense and asked Master Donald to solve it. While Sir was busy solving on the board from the corner of his eyes he noticed that Agnello was laughing slyly.

Release of the First Day Cover 22 Nov 2013

Nov 22 2013 - 12:00am
Nov 22 2013 - 10:00am
"Inviting all Alumni to celebrate the feast of St Stanislaus Kostka along with Childrens day and the 'Release of the First Day Cover"to commemorate the 150 years of our school.
 
Please do join us at 8 am on the 22nd November Friday in the school to celebrate this." Venue: School Back Ground
 
The Postal Department will also be selling the Sachin Tendulkar stamp and First Day Cover along with other philatelic materials on the occasion.
 

Sesquicentenary Inauguration
Stanisvoices

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