11th, 12th August: Inter Jesuit Schools Football Tournament
St. Xavier's Collegiate School, Kolkata organized the
first ever Inter Jesuit Schools Football Tournament on 11th
and 12th August 2012. Six Jesuit Schools participated in the
tournament. The final was played between St. Lawrence High
School and St. Xavier's School, Burdwan. St. Lawrence High
School were the champions.
Inter-Schools Elocution and Extempore Speech Contest
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
St. Xavier's Collegiate School Debate Club
a) 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 8th August 2012. Twelve schools
including St. Xavier's Collegiate School participated. La Martiniere for Boys School was adjudged the best team. The
Best Speaker and runner up speaker awards also went to La
Martiniere for Boys School, Kolkata.
b) Shourya Dasgupta of Class 11 and a student of St.
Xavier's Collegiate School won the best speaker award at the
L.N. Birla Memorial Debate on 10th July 2012. He also won
the best delegate award at St. James School Model United
Nations event. Anshuman Mohan of Class 12 and Anish Kanoria
of Class 11 won special mention at the La Martiniere School
Model United Nations event in May 2012.
c) Classes 9 and 10 students of St. Xavier's Collegiate
School won the runners up trophy at the Ramkrishna Mission
Debate on 16th August 2012. Twelve schools participated in
On the 24th July 2012 students from Classes 8 - 12 of St
Xavier's Collegiate School Kolkata participated in Quizzard,
a quiz organized by The Times of India and Metro Dairy at
the St. Xavier's College Auditorium.
Over 80 schools took part in three sets of prelims which was
concluded by a final of six rounds. Of the three Xaviers'
teams that took part, one of our teams, featuring Anshuman
Mohan of Class 12 and Shourya Dasgupta of Class 11 emerged
winners and were victorious in winning the trophy.
It should-be noted that at the end of the fourth round our
boys were no where near even third place, but suddenly came
alive in the fifth round to briefly leap-frog everybody to
the first spot. It was in the sixth and final round that
Anshuman and Shourya literally ran away with the Quiz to
finish comfortably ahead of the second placed team by over
Our boys are currently looking forward to more Quizzes in
the coming months.
41st ANNUAL INTER-SCHOOL DEBATING COMPETITION ON 24.08.2012
The 41st annual inter-school debating competition was held
on 24th August 2012 at Ramkrishna Mission Ashrama,
The two participants for the event were:
1. Sourajit Ghosh (9C) - For the motion
2. Tejodipta Panda (10D) - Against the motion
Topic: The motion for the debate reads: -
In the Opinion of the House, "Competitive Spirit is
essential to all round development."
A total of twelve schools participated in the event and St.
Xavier's Collegiate School won the Runners up Trophy.
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