St. Henry’s College Kitovu (SHACK)
For Greater Horizons
Besides the academic curriculum, embedded in the college curriculum are other values that include:
The fear of God and prayer: Students are taught the value of praying by attending mass on Sundays in the College chapel. Roman Catholics and Anglicans are officially catered for to ensure they develop in their spiritual well-being. All prayers take place in the School Chapel. Each class also has a special day they attend morning mass in the College chapel on weekly days.
Leadership: Students are actively encouraged to participate in various leadership and responsibility positions within the College. The Prefectorate is a structured student leadership body comprising 21 members who are liable to change, in case of new challenges faced by the school administration.
Leadership in the school is open to all. Therefore students are enrolled into leadership through the following measures.
Discipline: Discipline is a strictly emphasized at the College. A set of rules and regulations are in place to help all at St. Henry’s i.e. staff, parents and students to achieve the school’s aim, vision and mission as well as the national objectives in order to nurture proper future leaders. Because the boys are not yet adults, they are still in the process of developing a value system based on established morals and social codes of society. Students are expected to be gentle towards staff, parents and fellow students at all times. Smartness and cleanliness is emphasized at all levels including the some areas such as the school uniform, classrooms, laboratories, the school compound among others.
Students are taught other values such as honesty, integrity and self-respect to persons among others.
STUDENTS LIFE IN THE COLLEGE
Student life in the College varies from one student to another. The activities vary and are engaging as most of the remarkable students we have not only work hard in class but also take part in other activities like sports and athletes, music and drama and many other student based activities. The College has a population of slightly over 1000 students attending their Uganda Certificate and Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education levels.
Clubs and Societies at St. Henry’s College Kitovu provide the students with an opportunity to develop and nurture their hobbies and interests into important life skills. This is an important aspect of the co-curricular activities at SHACK.Each club or society has a Patron who is a teacher and he/she provides leadership in addition to liaising with the central administration.The Clubs and Societies at SHACK include:
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