Boys take their first step in former convent school

Canossa Catholic Primary 1 boys join the girls on their first day of school.Visibly nervous and shy but the boys soon found their feet after a warm welcome to the new co-ed Canossa Catholic Primary School, as they mingled with the girls.For the girls, this was the first time that they had boys in their [...]

Canossa Convent bids farewell as an all girls’ school

Boys will join the school from next yearCanossa Convent Brownies marching in with the new school flag.Jared Ng Nov 13 was a historic occasion at Canossa Convent Primary School as it marked its last thanksgiving celebration as an all girls’ school.From next year the school in Sallim Road will be going co-ed after 77 years.Canossa [...]

St Theresa’s Convent celebrates 85th year, aids charities

Current and former school leaders cut the anniversary cake on April 6 as Fr John Bosco looks on.In place of the 5Cs that society advocates – namely cash, credit card, condominium, car and club – young people today should cultivate compassion, chastity and character, in order to be the cornerstone of their community.Fr John Bosco, [...]

Canossian students learn about leadership in symposium

President Halimah Yacob poses for a photo with Canossian assistant head girls (from left) Alessandra Anthony, Hannah Tan and Kok Xiu Min.Canossian school students learnt what it meant to be a leader from President Halimah Yacob and other speakers at a recent leadership symposium.Leadership is first and foremost about service to others, Singapore’s first woman [...]

Canossa Convent Primary to go co-ed next year

Principal Eugenie Tan and Sr Theresa Seow speak to Catholic News about this moveCanossa Convent Primary School will go co-ed in 2019 and will be renamed Canossa Catholic Primary School.By Jared NgCanossa Convent Primary School (CCPS) is set to go co-ed in 2019 for its Pri 1 intake.An official announcement was made earlier in January [...]

Students dress up as saints, learn about work of Canossian nuns

St Anthony’s Canossian Primary School students dress up as saints to celebrate All Saints’ Day.By Perpetua HoStudents of St Anthony’s Canossian Primary School dressed up as their favourite saints and learnt more about the work of the Canossian Sisters at two separate events recently.About 250 parents, students, Canossian Sisters and staff came together to celebrate [...]

Students bring Lunar New Year joy to elderly

A group of Primary 2 students from St Anthony’s Canossian Primary School sang their way into the hearts of residents of St Joseph‘s Home on Feb 17, the 10th day of the Lunar New Year. The girls were accompanied by members of the Canossian Alumni Association (CAA) along with a few teachers, including their principal, [...]

Mission group helps Cambodian get treated for heart condition

A Cambodian teenager has had her congenital heart condition treated, thanks to a Catholic mission team from Singapore. Mary, 18, was born with a persistent hole in her heart which caused her breathlessness and heart palpitations. The tips of her fingers and toes were also swollen (“clubbed”) due to this condition.In 2013, the Salesian Sisters [...]