The National Cadet Corps (NCC) aims at developing discipline, character, brother-hood, the spirit of adventure and ideals of selfless service among young citizens. Not only these, it also aims to instil leadership qualities among the youth who will serve the Nation regardless of the career they have chosen. It also motivates the young to choose a career in the armed forces.
It was a dream for many students of St. Patrick‘s Academy to be an NCC cadet and march in their crisp NCC uniform. NO 2 Karnataka, Air SQUADRON NCC made their dream come true. The all-important NCC event, RAISING OF THE TROOP, in St. Patrick‘s Academy was held on November 13th 2018 with Group Captain Vimal Kumar Srivastava, Commanding Officer, Karnataka NCC, Air wing, presiding over the function. The first batch consisted of 25 cadets. Selection to NCC is done from class VIII every year. It is a two year program. Besides attending classroom lessons on a variety of topics and regular drills, camps and field trips, are an integral part of NCC training. Today the school boasts of 50 NCC cadets, eagerly marching to a smarter, healthier and brighter future.
St. Patrick’s Academy, Bengaluru celebrated the 72nd Republic Day in the school premises on 26th Jan 2021 in the presence of NCC, the Brothers, the teaching and the non-teaching staff. The Indian National flag was unfurled by Rev. Br. George Joseph, Vice President of the Educational Society of the Brothers of St. Patrick followed by the day’s message by him. The Principal, Rev.Br. Paul, addressed the gathering. A rally was conducted by the NCC to build awareness on E-Waste Management in and around Kodathi. There was a virtual celebration for the Kindergarten section.
A one of its kind, virtual Christmas Program was organised this year for the students of St. Patrick’s Academy. The program revolved around the theme of hope and captivated the audience with mesmerising performances by students and teachers alike. The distinguished chief guest for the event Fr. Therese Babu also offered a beautiful message of hope to all during these trying times. The program had a variety of Christmas carols, Skits and dance performances which brought out the Christmas spirit in the best way possible. Happy Christmas and Prosperous New Year Greetings to all !!!
Childhood is about innocence and kindness. It is all about joy and fun, with this rejuvenating thought in our minds, we celebrated Children’s with great enthusiasm and zeal. The Covid 19 pandemic couldn’t stop us from showering our love and blessings on our young Patricians. The teachers put up a great show and organized the Virtual Children’s Day Program for their dear students. It was a fun frolic celebration packed with melodious songs, humorous skit and entertaining dance performance by our teachers. We also witnessed the interviews of our respected Principal Rev.Bro. Paul, Vice Principal Rev. Bro.Kennedy and Manager Rev. Bro. Christopher wherein they shared the beautiful memories of their childhood and inspired the children by their motivating words.