Rev. Dr. M. Thamacin Arulappan, S.J.
The Economics students of Classes 11 and 9 had the privilege of attending an hour long, informative and entertaining seminar organised by the Consumer Affairs Department, Government of West Bengal, on 4th of February 2016.We were made aware of Consumer Rights and their protection. The students of St. Xavier's Collegiate School whole-heartedly thank the Assistant Directors of the Consumer Affairs Department for taking time out of their busy schedule and addressing them.
St. Xavier's Collegiate School in association with TTIS presented Rangotsav '14 - The festival of colours. 'Rangotsav', an interschool Hindi Cultural Fest for classes 11 and 12 was conducted in our national language - 'Hindi'. In Sanmarg, Chapte Chapte and Young Metro, this fest was highly appreciated. Rangotsav is all about promoting our national language. The fest was well organized and the participants had an awesome time. It was also a platform for the reunion of Hindi teachers.
St. Xavier's Collegiate School, Kolkata for the third time carried forth this banner of peace and friendship across to Kunming, China in the form of the 3rd Student Exchange Programme, which lasted for ten days.Enthusiasm is the invisible source of energy that our students find so attractive and enthralling. We light the match and they will carry the torch. This Student Exchange Programme between Shida Fuzhong High School, Kunming, China and St. Xavier's Collegiate School.
The Nature Club of St. Xavier's Collegiate School has always been committed to sensitizing its students on issues relating to environmental degradation.Thus it encourages its members to be pro-active towards sustainable development in their given milieuh.The Nature Club of St. Xavier's Collegiate School embodies passion for and devotion to Mother Nature and Her creations.Nature Club
The Xaverian Quiz Club has been an active, intellectual arm of the institution since the inception of quiz competitions in the 1960’s. The Quiz Club of this school has always been a vibrant, dynamic, prize-achieving body, no matter how many AVTAARS it had to go through. At present, the club is being monitored by Mr. Andrew Singh, Ms. Sriporna Chakraborty and Mr. Brett Fernandes.Quiz Club
After a gap of 13 years, St. Xavier's Collegiate School Debate Club organized an inter-school debate competition 'CICERO' for class 11 - 12 at St. Xavier's Collegiate School on 2012. Twelve schools including St. Xavier's Collegiate School participated.Shourya Dasgupta a student of St. Xavier's Collegiate School won the best speaker award at the L.N. Birla Memorial Debate.School Debate Club
The Inter-Schools Elocution and Extempore Speech contest was held at Loyola School was held at Loyola School, Jamshedpur on the 1st of September, 2012. Altogether, ten Jesuit Schools participated in the event and the Joint winners were St. Xavier's Collegiate School, Kolkata and Loyola School, Jamshedpur. St. Xavier's Collegiate School has won the prestigious Kutan Shield for three consecutive years.Elocution Club
St. Xavier's Collegiate School's, Christian Life Community (C.L.C.), has left its footprints in the sands of time. The C.L.C. got a fresh start under the close supervision of Fr. Sebastian James, SJ With the motto of "LOVE, SACRIFICE AND FAITH", the community has been growing layer by layer, phase by phase and ideal by ideal. It got an official structure with Andrew Watson, of class 12, as its first President.Christian Life Community
Leadership training service (LTS) is a youth movement mainly for students in schools and colleges. It has a vibrant history of four and a half decades during which it has become a part of life for many young people in Bangladesh, India and Nepal. The vision of an organization to help students to develop their personality, promote their leadership qualities and inculcate in themselves social awareness.Leadership training service
It was with this very same desire of making education go beyond the textbooks and the rigid confines of the classroom that Father Bruylants, the then Headmaster of St. Xavier's Collegiate School, Kolkata, had started the student exchange programme between SXCS, Kolkata and Belvedere College, Dublin in 1996. Dublin Exchange Programme has been successful in bringing about a positive change.Dublin Exchange Programme
School Assemblies are a part of our daily curriculum. We have our Assemblies on Day 1 and Day 4. Each Assembly is scheduled for 8 to 10 minutes. We started our Theme oriented Assemblies, based on different levels or groups, from the 21st of June 2011. These Assemblies have not only brought out a lot of talent but also helped the students gain a great deal of self-confidence.School Assemblies
St. Xavier's Collegiate School (Loyola Scout Group) is open to boys of all classes. The Group consists of a Cub Pack and Scout Troop registered with The Bharat Scouts and Guides. After a long gap the SXCS Scout Troop has been re-started with the blessing of the Headmaster and Prefects of the school. The cubs - Ishan Dutta, Sarbajit Choudhuri and Trijeet Gomes represented our fledgling SXCS Cub Pack.Scout Group
Sansriti - Bengali Cultural Club: St. Xavier’s Collegiate School, Kolkata, celebrating its 150th year of glorious existence, and a living proof of withstanding the test of time had decided to pay homage to Bengal, which has nurtured it and helped it attain its present grandeur. Sansriti, the Bengali Cultural Club of St. Xavier's Collegiate School had organised an inter-School Bengali Cultural festival on 24th & 25th June,10.Sansriti - Bengali Cultural Club
Being a part of the Social Service Club has made me feel what 'community service' truly means. As a junior I always wanted to go to all classes and announce the week's Social Service collection and encourage my fellow students to donate generously. At St. Xavier's, Social Service is taken very seriously. We have a committee of 15 boys from classes 7 to 12.Social Service Club
Under the present House System, the school is divided into four houses, each named after a Jesuit Saint: Loyola, Gonzaga, Berchmans and Britto.
Ignatius Loyola (1491 - 1556), a Basque (Spaniard) and soldier-saint who whilst convalescing after his leg was shattered in a battle against the French, conceived a burning desire to follow in the footsteps of Christ.
Aloysius Gonzaga (1568 - 1591). Heir to the noble family title of Castiglione (North Italy), his father took him on training expeditions to teach him the art of arms. He died as a Jesuit student at the age of 23, nursing the plague-stricken.
John Berchmans ( 1599 - 1621), a Belgian, hailed from a family of cobblers. Thanks to a benefactor, he completed his school studies and joined the Jesuits at the age of 17. He was still a student, when he died of ill-health.
John de Britto (1647 - 1693), nick-named the 'Martyr' at the court of Portugal, became a 'Pandara Swami' in Madurai. He was executed for his faith at Oriyur, in the district of Ramnad, in Tamil Nadu.