FEDERAL GOVERNMENT GIRLS’ COLLEGE, CALABAR.
PRINCIPAL’S NEWSLETTER FOR PARENTS/GUARDIANS’ AT THE END OF FIRST TERM, 2015/2016 ACADEMIC SESSION
1.1. We are deeply grateful to God, Almighty for seeing us through the first term of the 2015/2016
1.2. It was a short but eventful term.
3.1. The disciplinary tone of the College remains high. The few disciplinary cases that were reported were decisively dealt with by the students’ Disciplinary Committee. (S.D.C).
3.2. Parents/Guardians are enjoined to encourage, particularly the junior students to report any form of maltreatment to the school authorities for redress.
4.0. ACADEMIC MATTERS
4.1. The WAEC/NECO conducted examinations, i.e, WASSCE, NECO SSCE and BECE results were impressive in some subjects but mathematics has remained a thorn in our flesh. Everything is being done to ensure sustainable improvement in mathematics.
4.2. There will be COMPULSORY EXTENSION CLASSES for JS 3 & SS 3 during the second term holidays.
5.0. LAUREL’S WON:
5.1. Our College participated in the Cross River State Music Festival and won several trophies as well as emerging the overall best in the competition.
5.2. The College also won cash Prizes and Books in the Cross River State Role Model Mentors’ Initiative.
6.0. BOOK DEPOST APPROVED BY FEDERAL MINISTRY OF EDUCATION
6.1. Please note that the BOOK DEPOSIT of #12,000.00, approved by the Federal Ministry of Education cannot cover all the textbook needs of our children. Textbooks are available in the College Bookshop at Publishers prices.
7.0. SCHOOL FEES/PTA LEVIES/CISCO FEES.
7.1. Payment of all approved fees and P.T.A. levies remain compulsory for all students. Defaulters will not be allowed into the College on resumption.
Parents/Guardians are advised to pay school fees for the 2nd Term between 4th – 8th January, 2016. DO NOT PAY 2ND TERM FEES THIS DECEMBER, 2015.
7.3. As from January, 2016, all CISCO fees should be paid into the following accounts:
(a) JS 1 – JS 3
Account Name: CompuWorks Cisco Networking
Bank Name: Guarantee Trust Bank
Acct. No: 0125791891
(b) SS1- SS3
Acct. Name UNITED INTEGRATED NIGERIA LIMTED
Acct. No. 1014496845
Bank Name: ZENITH BANK PLC
BRANCH: ADENIRAN OGUNSANYA, SURULERE, LAGOS.
8.0. SIT DOWN AND READ WORKSHOP
8.1. A sit down and read workshop was organized for our girls on the 13th Feb 2015. It was very rewarding. Each student is expected to pay #500.00, on arrival next term (2nd Term) for the Resource person, Dr Ken Katas.
9.0. INDISCRIMINATE VISIT BY PARENTS/GUARDIANS
9.1. Indiscriminate visit by Parent/Guardian has assumed an embarrassing proportion. It is absolutely wrong to program a Boarder into the SOCIAL ACTIVITIES of the family. It’s not only a distraction but it’s disruptive. This could attract severe punishment.
10.1. We sincerely thank those parents who contributed positively in making this term an eventful one. Barr. Jude Odinka is one of such parents.
10.2. I wish all our student and staff journey mercies, merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year in advance.
11.0. IMPORTANT DATES/GENERAL INFORMATION
11.1. The College resumes on Saturday, 9th January, 2016.
11.2. Lessons commences on Monday, 11th January, 2016.
11.3. All Boarders are expected back before 6.00pm on Saturday, 9th January, 2016. Please note that no Boarder will be received on Sunday or any other day of the week except the following Saturday.
11.4. No contraband item will be tolerated eg. Mobile phones, unprescribed wears, canned food, Electronic items, except reading lamps without radio, etc.
11.5. Visiting Day: 3rd Saturday of every month.
11.6. We apologize to the few Boarders who were unable to get their beds before now. It was due to short supply by the Contractor. The beds will be available before resumption.
Dr. (Mrs) Ijeoma Essien