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December 2018 Newsletter

Dear Parent/Guardian,

Our profound gratitude goes to God for His unending love, tender mercies and grace which have brought us to the end of another term and the close of another year. May all glory be to Him forever (Amen).

APPRECIATION: We do sincerely appreciate all our ever supporting parents, who have against all odds supported the school's vision and mission relentlessly. May the Lord bless you greatly.

OUR MISSION: To provide every learner with opportunities for educational engagements that foster the individual's moral, spiritual and economic well-being for personal goal achievement and full integration into the society.

OUR VISION: To remain a world class educational services provider for the overall intent of raising a godly generation of achievers.

RESUMPTION: The school resumes for the 2nd term in the 2018/2019 academic session by God's grace on Monday 7th January, 2019. Boarders are expected to resume on Sunday 6th January, 2019.

PUNCTUALITY: It is worthy of note that assembly is compulsory for all pupils/students as learning starts from the assembly. Parents/Guardians should ensure their wards get to school before 7:30am.

GOOD NEWS!

Hallelujah! God has done it again! Our student, Miss Lawrence Deborah, was the cynosure of all eyes on Friday, 16th November, 2018 as she won this year's edition of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) National Essay Competition. Miss Lawrence Deborah, who is presently in SS 2, came FIRST among over 20,000 competitors from various secondary schools in Nigeria.

You will recall that in this same competition, Good Shepherd Comprehensive High School, ably represented by Miss Gbenjo Olasubomi, came THIRD in 2016 and FIRST in 2017. For this streak of distinctive achievements, we say, to God alone be all the glory.

ADMISSION: Admission is in progress into our primary and secondary schools. Register your ward for a better tomorrow.

EDUCATIONAL TRIPS: Our pupils/students will have the opportunity to tour Europe and America this summer. This will be a great load of fun and a golden opportunity to visit places and mix with others from around the world to explore things that will transform their lives and the world at large. For registration and enquiries, contact, 08150969309.

VISITING DAY: The boarders' visiting day remains the first Saturday of every month. Visiting on any other day is not allowed.

MID-DAY MEAL: All parents interested in their wards being served mid-day meals next term should endeavour to pay before resumption, as clearance cards will be issued as meal tickets without which meals will not be served.

RADIO PROGRAMME: You can listen to our students/pupils on Radio Nigeria 1, 103.5 FM at exactly 11:30am-12noon on Saturdays. You can also put a call across during the programme to be a part of the discussion.

PRIMARY SECTION:

·Bible Reading: The Pupils are to read the book of Philippians, then memorize the following: Basic 1 -3 – Chapters 1 and 2; Basic 4 – 6 – Chapters 1-4.

Essay writing: Pupils are to write extensively on these topics:

Basic 1: “My Favourite Animal”

Basic 2: “My Favourite Flower”

Basic 3: “My Favourite Season”

Basic 4: “Families and Neighbours”

Basic 5: “What do you think about bullies and why”

Basic 6: “Why is it important to be honest and not lie?”

SECONDARY SECTION: -

Bible Reading: Students are to read the Books of Joshua and Philippians, then memorize at least 5 verses of each chapter from the book of Joshua.

Essay Writing: Write an essay on the topic “National Insecurity: Causes, Effects and Solutions”. Research work is allowed and also stating of facts and figures where necessary.

P.T.A. ELECTION: This is to inform you that the present P.T.A. Exco will be rounding off their tenure very soon. Parents who are willing to function in that capacity should register their interest. Such parents must have spent at least 2 years with the school.

ALUMNI ASSOCIATION: All our ex-students are to register online through the school's website: www.goodshepherdschools.ng E-mail address: gssalumni2011@yahoo.com

SCHOOL WEBSITE: Parents should monitor the activities of the school by logging on to our website: www.goodshepherdschools.ng. Use your ward's (Child's) I.D. number as a user name to log in. Academic results can be accessed there. You can as well pay your child's fee there. You can also reach us via the following E-mail addresses: goodshepherdschools@yahoo.com, info@goodshepherdschools.ng

ADMISSION INTO HIGHER INSTITUTIONS ABROAD/ SCHOLARSHIPS: Do you want your ward to secure admission/scholarship abroad? If so, contact the School's Students' Affairs Office.

AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMME: All children are expected to have been picked up latest by 4:30pm. A fee of N500 will be collected daily or added to the school fee for a child who stays later than the stipulated time.

GENERAL CERTIFICATE IN EDUCATION (GCE): Students of our school are not allowed to sit for G.C.E while still in school. The penalty is expulsion from the school.

PROJECT-BASED LEARNING: This is to remind you that we run a project-based learning method. Our parents should please provide the materials that may be required.

TEXT BOOKS: All pupils/students are to have all textbooks required for their learning activities. Parents are to procure all outstanding textbooks from the school's bookshop.

THE DIRECTOR'S AWARD: To be eligible for this award as a senior student, a 90% score should be attained in 8 subjects including English Language and Mathematics; a junior secondary school student is expected to have 95% average to win this award.

CAMBRIDGE/SAT/TOEFL EXAMS: Registration is on for the stated examinations. Please contact the school for further details.

BOARDING FACILITIES: We have outstanding world class and reliable boarding facilities. Give your ward a chance to be in our hostel where Godliness is the watch word.

SAT EXAMINATION DATES: Sat Exams for the 2018/2019 will be coming up on these dates:

DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION EXAM DATE

8th February, 2019 9th March, 2019

3rd April, 2019 4th May, 2019

4th September, 2019 5th October, 2019

6th November, 2019 7th December, 2019

SPECIAL SHUTTLE: You can enjoy a means of early return for your wards in the KG/Nursery Section each day through the Special Shuttle. Interested parents should contact 08033238658.
 

THE MANAGEMENT TEAM: 
It is our pleasure to acquaint you with the school's management team members.
Dr. A.B. Oyeyemi                     -      B. Sc,  M.Sc, D.Sc.(Hon. Causa)
Dr. (Mrs.)  O.A. Oyeyemi          -     BA.ED, Ph. D
Mr. O. J. Oyeyemi                     -     B.Sc.
Mr. Ehimiaghe Elijah                 -    B. Engr.
Mrs. D.O. Ojoye – Kehinde      -    N.C.E.
Ms. Ayodele J.F.                       -     HND, P.G.D.E
Mrs. Ajibade F.T.                       -     N.C.E., B. ED.        
Mrs. Alalade O.F                      -     H.N.D, P.G.D. E.
Mr. Evbotokhai F.O.                 -     B.Sc
Mr. George Opara G.              -      M. Sc
Mr. Akingba A.A.                     -      A.C.B.
Mrs. Adeosun F.B.                  -      H.N.D.,  P.G.D.E.
Mr. Raymond C.F.                   -      B.A.
Mr. Ikpefuran O.                      -      H.N.D.
Mrs. Afolami A.                       -      B.A.

GOOD SHEPHERD CONTACTS: 
The following should be reached in case of any observed error(s) in results. 
Dr. A.B. Oyeyemi                -   (Good Shepherd  Schools'  Chairman)         - 08023213789, 08150901500    
Dr. (Mrs.)  O.A. Oyeyemi     -   (Director of  Operations)              - 08025394653, 08150901501
Mr. Tobi Oyeyemi J.            -   (Director of Strategy and Development)       - 08150969179, 09027840471
Mrs. D.O. Ojoye  Kehinde   -   (Asst. Headmistress,     Meiran)          - 08150969300, 08055204871
Ms. Ayodele J.F.                  -   (Academic Co-ordinator, Primary Meiran)     - 08031932952, 08150969334
Mrs. F.T. Ajibade                  -   (Supervisor, Primary Section, Ogun State Campus.) - 08150969623, 08024629748
Mrs. Alalade O.F                  -   (Supervisor, Secondary Section, Ogun State Campus)     - 08150969623, 08024107631
Mr. E. Ehimiaghe Elijah        -   (Supervisor, Junior  Secondary, Meiran Campus) - 08150759738, 08150969326
Mrs. Adeosun F.B.               -   (Supervisor, Senior Secondary, Meiran Campus) - 08150901623, 08060217402
Mr. George Opara               -   (Quality Assurance Officer)          - 08150968941, 08032146712