ASHADJ Nite 2014

ASHA organized DJ Nite on 22nd Feb, 2014 for the students of SHCS. Around 500 students, Alumni members & teachers danced to the numbers played by DJ Mukhtar. A fun filled evening for the students especially after the stress of the final exams.

Spring Camp 2014

The camp was attended by 80 girls of standard II to standard VI of SHCS on 24th& 25th Feb, 2014.

It was 2 days of fun and learning for these youngsters after their annual exams. The activities conducted were yoga, aerobics, best out of waste, and cooking without fire.

Training Program On Counselling Skills

Tata Steel along with Association Sacred Heart Alumni (ASHA), launches capacity building program on counseling skills for educators, empowering them to deal effectively with adolescent issues.

A Training Program On Counselling Skills, was inaugurated by Mr. Sunil Bhaskaran, VP Corporate Services, Tata Steel, Mrs. Ruchi Narendran, wife of Tata Steel MD, Mr. Narendran and Mrs. Deepali Misra, President ASHA and other ASHA members, at the Centre of Excellence on Saturday 3 May, 2014.

Objective

Present day’s need for developing counselling skills amongst the teachers so that they are empowered to deal effectively with adolescent issues. To train teachers to pick up early signs of stress in the students and to sensitize other teachers and parents as well.

Need

The alarming rate of suicides in our city of Jamshedpur has been a serious cause of concern for Jamshedpur citizens. Helping the youth to handle their emotions and manage their lives effectively in this fiercely competitive world, which is increasingly leading them to ‘choose the noose’ as a solution; is the dire need to counsel the youngsters.
Mrs. Ruchi Narendran, Chairperson, Safety Awareness for Everyone (SAFE) and Mrs. Deepali Misra, President, ASHA, have spearheaded this drive to support the cause.

Training

40 candidates from 24 schools across the city were shortlisted by ASHA after a detailed selection process of psychometric test for the counselling training which started on May 3, 2014.
The training will be imparted by an organisation named Umeed, a positive living initiative, in the East, well known for providing counselling services.

  • Hours of training: 65 to 70 hours, spread over 6 modules.
  • Format of training: workshop, with 5 case studies.
  • Mode of training: supervised interventions, role plays and experiential learning.
  • End of the training: viva and written test of the teachers and feedback.

Benefits of counselling training:

  • Building a support system & providing counseling to the youth.
  • Add to the efforts of ‘Jeevan’ – a helpline service.
  • Strengthening ASHA’s efforts in providing counseling in the premises of Sacred Heart Convent School.
  • Spreading the network of ASHA‘s activities across Jamshedpur.

Udaan 2014

An inter school competition for the students of Hindi Project Schools conducted on 1stNovember, 2014, Saturday at 2.30pm in SHCS Primary Hall wherein eleven schools participated.The events included singing, dancing, mehendi designing, hat decoration etc.

Girl Child Day Celebrations 2014

Girl Child Day was organized by ASHA on 27th November 2014 in SHCS Main Hall where Scholarships were given to 24 girls from 12 Hindi Project Schools. The chief guest for the function was Mrs. Jayashree Goyal.

Welcoming Sister Mridula

Sister Mridula from Lucknow is the new Principal of SHCS. The members of ASHA Executive Committee welcomed Sister to SHCS who assured all support to ASHA. Thank you Sister, we are looking forward to your support & guidance. Sister Teresita Mary, the outgoing Principal will be there to guide SHCS & ASHA as Superior.Thank you Sister for your constant support to ASHA in the last 15 years.

Felicitating Sister Teresita Mary

Sister Teresita Mary completed 50 years of her religious life on 18thJanuary 2015. ASHA members felicitated Sister on reaching this milestone.

ASHA AGM 2015

ASHA AGM was held on Sunday 8th March, 2015 in SHCS at 11.30 am. The term of the present Executive Committee under the leadership of DeepaliMisra came to an end and a new committee was chosen with NeeraNandwani as President.