At St. Lawrence, we relentlessly look for ways and means to ensure that students are provided with platforms to exhibit their talents and creativity in various ways. Activities involving art and craft are fun and at the same time aid development. Art and craft helps improve co-ordination, concentration, as well as boosts self esteem and helps the students express themselves. A Mask making competition was organized for the students of class IV-VIII for the students of St. Lawrence High School. Students put on their thinking caps and brought out their creative side to ensure their masks were the best. The masks made were of various kinds. Some were beautiful with exquisitely detailed work on it while others were goofy and fun while some being rip offs of popular characters. The students and teachers had a pleasurable morning creating and displaying their works with pride. The winning students were awarded with certificates. .
Farewells are usually emotional and tearful. Farewell of class X students signifies the beginning of a new phase in their lives. It is a bittersweet occasion. On one hand we witness the excitement students have of leaving the sheltered life of school and tasting freedom, on the other hand is their anxiety of having to look to out for themselves, handling responsibilities. To make the last day of school memorable, a grand farewell party was organized for the students of class X by the staff and Management of St. Lawrence High School and Junior College. The students of the outgoing batch of 2017 expressed their gratitude and love for their school, the teachers and the years they spent in school through speeches. The teachers, not to be left behind by their students, conveyed their love and blessings through a melodious song. The tradition of bestowing the title of Miss and Master Lawrence continued with Miss Kiran Pagare and Master Paramjeet Singh Mehra bagging the titles respectively. A plethora of awards were given away to students for various categories. Apart from being full of fun and frolic the function was also an emotional one with the students pledging to honour the name of their alma mater and raise the Lawrentian banner higher in the years to come
It is believed that learning which engages all sensory organs impacts
young minds effectively and lasts longer. At St. Lawrence, we believe the teaching learning
process should be a wholesome experience for the students as well as the teacher.
Learning about themes and concepts is hence not restricted to classrooms.
Activities are planned and conducted to meet this end.
Step by step bread making process was shown to the students. As part of the theme ‘Bread On Our Table’ for grade 1, a field trip was organized for the students. The students were taken to the Puffs and Rolls factory. Gigantic ovens and the sumptuous smells of the delicious food items filled the children with excitement.
The lovely smiles and twinkle in the eye of the students brought on by the sight of the yummylicious cakes was a sight to behold. Watching
the decoration of cakes was the most memorable part of the trip for the students.
The students returned home happy armed with the knowledge of making their own breads and ready to turn into little bakers at home!
A Yoga seminar was organized for the students and teachers of St. Lawrence High School & Junior College on the occasion of the Second International World Yoga Day on 21st June 2016. The seminar was conducted by Yoga master Mr. Sachin Londhe and Ms. Deepti.
The seminar began with the students being given a brief explanation and history of the practice of asthanga yoga. He went to elucidate the various benefits of practising Yoga.
The students practiced different asanas like Veerasana Patangasana. Pranayam, and Chanting of Om. They were taught to meditate and were were told how yoga helps one to enjoy physical and mental health.
The school has planned to have many more yoga sessions for the well-being of the students.
The students and teachers found the session extremely beneficial and hence the school has planned to have many more yoga sessions for the well-being of the students.
The Grade 3 students of St. Lawrence High School and Junior College celebrated the 117th Birth Anniversary of the popular children's author EB White. The students are studying books written by him, Charlotte's Web and Stuart Little as part of their literature study in grade 3. The students and teachers enthusiastically decorated the Audio Visual Room for the birthday celebration. A glimpse into the life of the author was given by showing video on the early life of EB White. It showed how and what inspired him to write stories.
The students made characters from the books using waste material. Book review, their opinion on the characters and important chapters from the books were shared by the students. The celebration ended with cutting of the cake and singing of the Birthday song.
The students of grade III of St. Lawrence High School and Junior College were taken to ‘Horse stable’ in Artillery Centre, Nashik Road Camp. The students are studying a classic ‘Charlotte’s Web’ by E.B. White. Major part of the book is set in a barn. Visiting the stable helped the students to practically see a barn like structure and explore it using their senses of sight and smell. The students learnt in detail about horses including their food habits, usage, the kind of saddles that are used and so on. The students were given a glimpse of the way food is cooked and fed to the horses.They were also shown how the horseshoe is nailed onto the horses.
The 70th Independence Day was celebrated by the Staff, Students and Management
of St. Lawrence High School & Jr. College with gusto and reverence. Parents and former students
of the school also took part in the function.
The function began with the hoisting of the tricolor by the Trustee of the School Col.(Retd) V. K. Datta. The soulful rendition of the National Anthem by the school Choir gave goosebumps to all present.
Unnati Sharma of grade IX and Ankita Wankhede of grade VIII spoke about the efforts and struggles of the freedom fighters to attain freedom. They also mentioned that the history of our nation teaches us to make united efforts so that we can surmount all obstacles.
The school choir sang patriotic songs like ‘Vatan ki Rah mein Vatan and the Flag song.
They also sang a song written and composed by the Music Teacher Mr. Sandeep Thatsingar “Hum Hintustan Banayenge”
giving the message that we, as citizens of India, should make tireless efforts and face all
Col. Datta spoke on the occasion and stressed that 'Freedom ' is a responsibility. We Indians are lucky to have been born in a country where we have freedom of speech and expression. He told the students that they must become self-dependent as that is when they will be able to contribute to the development of the nation. They must set goals for themselves, small to begin with and move on to achieving bigger dreams.
He also spoke about the importance of respecting parents and teachers, the teachers more so as they sacrifice a lot to enable the students to accomplish their dreams in their lives.
The function ended with the singing of the national song and distribution of sweets.
The Lawrentian Family welcomed Lord Ganesha in the School.
The students themselves made the Ganesh idol out of Shadu-Mati. Non toxic paints were used to decorate the idol. It is essential that the concept of ‘Celebrating with Responsibility’ be instilled in the students. Hence, an eco-friendly Ganesh-Utsav is organized at St. Lawrence High School and Junior College. It also encourages the students to celebrate festivals in an eco-friendly manner in their own homes too. The Lord was worshipped for 5 days in the school followed by a Satyanarayan Puja and immersion of the idol on the school ground itself in a large tub. The water will be used for the plants.
The 5 day long festival is conducted and managed by the students of class X under the guidance of their teachers. Celebration of festivals in school brings students and teachers together, irrespective of religion and caste. Religious tolerance, understanding of customs and traditions are fostered because of such celebrations.
The Lawrentian family celebrated Founder’s Day and Teacher’s day with passion and enthusiasm. Teachers and students penned poems and song dedicated to the Founder Principal and Managing Trustee, their beloved Suman Ma’am. Students expressed their love for Ma’am by creating beautiful greeting cards and presenting a dance for her.The Staff and Management also celebrated Teacher’s Day with zest. Teachers were felicitated for their whole hearted efforts, going beyond the call of their duty and adding to growth and development of the institution.
Ma’am in her address to the students urged them to respect their teachers who are always there for them , who guide and support them selflessly . Ma’am also asked the students to show gratitude all those love and care for them.Ma’am thanked the teachers for their dedication and hard work which has enabled to reach the institution the heights it is at today. She also said that together they can make it a better place for the students and parents.In the end Ma'am encouraged the students and teachers to live their dreams and never to give up on them
Young Achievers of St. Lawrence left an indelible mark on the National sports arena. Mst. Ajay Aware and Mst. Manish Pardeshi played as a part of the Maharashtra State U-17 Vollyeball Tennis Team. The team defeated the state teams of Rajasthan, Jharkhand and Madhya Pradesh to reach the finals. The final match was played betweeen the teams of Gujarat and Maharashtra in which the Maharashtra team emerged victorious. The Lawrentian family is proud and wishes the young sportspersons good luck in their future endeavours.
Ritika Hule (Centre) topped the school with 97.00%, Sreenivas Chitiyala(left) came second with 95.00% and Sreelaxmi Kochukuttan(right) came third with 94.80%
100% Results for the 10th consecutive year!!!
179 students appeared: Highest - 97%
Young Lawrentians have once again brought glory to their school. These budding sportspersons, with their dedicated efforts and immense talent have emerged victorious, taking the name of their school to greater heights.
Master Om Naik has qualified to play Football Tennis at the Division Level.
Miss Gauri Chaudhri and Miss Aditi Singh will be competing at the State Level in Skating whereas the swimming sensations Miss Sakshi Naik, Miss Sayali Naik and Miss Neha Kadam will show their swimming prowess at the State Level.
The Lawrentian family is extremely proud of its young achievers and wishes them great success in their future endeavours.
Two young Lawrentians, Miss Vedika Jaybhave and Mst. Ajay Aware made the Lawrentian family proud by qualifying to play at the National Level.
Miss Vedika Jaybhave of class VIII has been selected to play as part of Under-14 Maharashtra Netball team at Hyderabad.
Mst. Ajay Aware will be playing Volleyball Tennis in the Under-17 Maharashtra team.
The U-17 volleyball team with their splendid performance won the 3rd place in the 28th Yashwant Vyamshala Volleyball Trophy.
The team played against teams from various other schools like Shining Star, DPS and TJ Chavan.
The Lawrentian team has been winning the trophy for four consecutive years.