St Agnes PU College holds the PTA Annual General Meeting
Mangaluru: The PTA Annual General Meeting of St Agnes PU College was held on August 3, 2023, at 3.15 p.m. in the Auditorium. The meeting would enable parents and teachers to communicate clearly, which can have a positive influence on the performance of the students and enable them to work effectively.
The programme began with the screening of a prayer song to invoke the blessings of God. Mrs Chrystle Almeida welcomed the audience and introduced the chief guest, Dr Kavyashree K.B., HOD and Assistant Professor, Dept. of Clinical Psychology, St Agnes Centre for Postgraduate Studies and Research, Mangalore. The toppers, Samruddhi D, Renisha Viola Dsouza, and Samhita Prabhu, from the Science, Commerce, and Arts streams, respectively, were honoured along with their parents. The subject lecturers of the Toppers were also felicitated on the occasion.
The chief guest, Dr Kavyashree K.B addressed the audience and spoke on the need to bridge the chasm that has become a hallmark of parent-child relationships in the contemporary world due to various reasons, the use of mobile phones, work pressure, stress, etc. being a few of them. “We have to raise ourselves before we raise our children”, said the chief guest. She outlined a few effective strategies that, if implemented, can bring about a transformation in the quality of this relationship.
Inspector Gopalkrishna Bhat, Mangalore East Police Station, addressed the parents on the occasion and urged the parents and teachers to be collaborators working towards the welfare of their children. He cautioned the parents about the dangers arising from substance abuse, mobile phones, and underage driving and counselled them to be vigilant.
Dr P. V. Shobha compered the programme, Mr Joslyn Lobo, a PTA member, proposed the vote of thanks. The Principal Sr Norine Dsouza, read out the PTA report for the year 2022–23, informed the parents about the upcoming exams, and sought the cooperation of the parents for the growth and welfare of their ward. Mrs Venitia Rasquinha read the statement of accounts for the year 2022–23, and Mr Mathew, Secretary, PTA, read the minutes of the meeting for the year 2022–23. Dr Sr Maria Roopa A.C, Chairperson, St Agnes Institutions, Sr Janet Sequeira, Vice Principal, Mrs Asha Sanjivana, PTA Vice President, Mr Avinash Krishnakumar, PTA Joint Secretary and the faculty graced the occasion.