School News

Deepawali Celebration: 02.11.2018

School celebrated Deepawali on 02.11.2018.  Diwa was lit by Srs. Charmaine senior teachers and the Headgirl.  There were few cultural programs.  Awards were given to the students who did well in academics and sports.  The toppers will be awarded in December during...

Table Tennis: 01.11.2018

This is a game to show their individual talents for their House.  Best Player is Trashika Singh from St. Johns St Johns 1st ;  St Mathews 2nd ; St Marks 3rd

Basket Ball: 31.10.2018

They love this game and were very enthusiastic.  St Mathews 1st ; St Lukes 2nd ; St Johns 3rd     Best Player Radhika Pawar     Best Defender Pavitra Rathod

23. Hop & Catch – Primary: 29.10.2018

Primary students were divided into Juniors (3rd & 4th) and Sub-juniors (1st & 2nd).  They enjoyed the game hoping and catching the opponent.  Juniors : St Johns 1st ;  St Marks 2nd ; St Lukes 3rd      Sub Juniors:  St Mathews 1st ; St Lukes 2nd ; St Marks 3rd...

Widows Meet on 28.09.2018

27 widows attended the Widows Meet conducted by Fr. Diago S.J. and Sr. Marina Fernandes C.  Students prepared 2 Street Plays depicting the plight of the families and women today. They had group discussions on the play, games.  They were dispersed after lunch. [gallery...

Receiving ID Cards on 26.09.2018

Since the government made it compulsory for the ID Cards for the Schools, the students are receiving them from their Class Teacher.

Badminton Inters 20.09.2018

Inters were made into two groups for each House : A & B.  St. Johns bagged two tops !st place B group and 2nd place A group.  St. Marks A got the third place. Mrudula Kulkarni from St. Johns was the Best Player  

Sisters Day on 08.09.2018

Sisters Day was celebrated on 07.09.2018 by the school.  Std VIII did a very good job.  They are the budding leaders.

Paddy Transplantation on 31.07.2018

Students of Std X went with M/s Shamsad to Ruighar for Paddy transplantation.  They had a down-to-earth experience of how rice is produced and come to the table for food and nourishment.  This experience helped them to appreciate farmers and food. [gallery...

District level Chess Tournament at St. Joseph’s : 28.07.2018

District Level Chess Tournament was held at St. Joseph's. 378 students from 55 Schools of Satara participated at various sections - u/17, u/14, u/12 .  Each section received trophies and Cash Prizes for girls and boys separately. 1st Prize - Rs. 3,000/-;  2nd Prize -...

Grand Parents Day

The Children came with their grand parents from Std V to X.  Each class participated in cultural programs.  The grand parents were given a drink and snack.  Few of the grand parents spoke in appreciation for felicitating them.  Finally the students gifted them with a...

Inter District Chess Tournament at Satara

Vanshi Mittal and Creza Engineer as SJC Participants.  147 students from all over Maharashtra are taking part in the Tournament. It is for three days- 24, 25, 26 June, 2018

Orientation Std X

Students of Std X went to Catechetical Centre, Pune for their Orientation.  It was from June 22nd to 24th, 2018  M/s Priya accompanied them.

International Yoga Day

It is universally acclaimed as world yoga Day on 21.06.2015.  Yoga is a gift to the world given by Indian tradition.  It’s practice helps to unify the mind with the body.  It shows us how to bring harmony between our thought and actions. [gallery...

Mihika Shinde

Mihika Shinde  played National Anthem on her Flute for the Investiture Ceremony

Investiture Ceremony

Head Girl  -   Bhakti Dalvi,   Games Captain   -   Annaleise Godin,   Vice Games Captain   -   Akansha Tanpure, House Captains   -   Mathew   -   Nikita Jamdade,   Vice C.  -    Arya Salape;     Mark   -   Urvi Shah,   Vice C.  -   Khushi Bhandari;         Luke   - ...

School Final Exam 2018

Please continue to support the students as they are in the middle of their Final Examination.  School will close on 06.04.2018 for this academic year and will reopen on 04.06.2018, Monday.

Farewell to STD X – Boarders by the Sisters

At last the day of waiting came for the Boarders of Std X for the PC party.  It was a surprise for them.  They played to their heart content, won prizes and served themselves with a delicious meal and Ice Cream.  They will cherish the memories of the day. [gallery...

Feast of St. Joseph

Josephites in Panchgani celebrated the feast of our Patron – St. Joseph, with Novena starting from March 10th and ending with a solemn Mass on 19th March, 2018.  Every inmates of the institution participated in the 10 days program.  We remembered all the Ex-Josephites...

KG Sports Day

The students of Pre-Primary School had their Sports on 10.03.2018.  It was a first experience of discipline, focus and competition for the little ones.  They and the parents enjoyed the Sports Day.  They were given drinks and Snacks.  Many of them received prizes....

Inter House Cricket Matches

Inter House Cricket Matches were held for Inters on 25.02.18, Senior on 07.03.2018 and they received Medals and Certificates. Cricket Match was held between Students VS Teachers on 09.03.2018. The teachers won the match due M/s Swapna’s effort.  Students enjoyed their...

Std X doing their Board Examination.

Our Std X students doing their ICSE Board Examination at Kimmins School Hall, Panchgani.  Please continue to pray for them.  So far they have done well with your blessings and prayers.  

Widows’ Meet

A Seminar was conducted by Fr. Diago S.J. and Sr. Marina Fernandes  H.C. for the widows of our school parents and panchgani locals on 12.02.2018 9.00 a.m to 12.00 noon.  They expressed their problems and struggles.  They had group sessions.  They were guided by the...


Inter-house competition for Seniors and Inters on 07.02.2018

Republic Day at SJC Panchgani

Republic Day was celebrated in the school on 26.01.2018.  Flag hoisting done by Sr. Sheetal Parmar.  Some students participated in the Parade organised by the President of Muncipality.

Farewell Party for Std. X

Farewell Party for std X conducted by the school.  Std IX along with their class teacher took the initiative.  The whole school joined in prayer for them. Later, games and entertainments were organised, followed by lunch.

Swatch Bharat Abhiyaan

The President of Muncipality conducted “Swatch Bharat Abhiyan” on 23rd Jan. 2018 for all the schools of panchgani.  Our students participated actively in cleaning the areas allotted to them.

Eco Camp, Std.X

Students of Std X went to Khingar Hills for Eco camp on 19.11.2017.   They got the experience of shooting, staying in tents and scaling the hills. They enjoyed the pure beauty of the hills.

Cultural Fiesta

Cultural Fiesta for ICSE Teachers of Panchgani on 18.11.2017, organised by St Peter’s School.  Our teachers participated in the program.

Children’s Day

Children’s Day was celebrated on 14.11.2017.  The teachers were on their toes to entertain their students.  Children thoroughly enjoyed their day.  After the Principal’s speech, they were given snacks and dispersed.

Inter-school Debate

Interschool Debate held at Kimmins on 11.11.2017.   The topic was ‘The future of Secular Democracy in India is at stake’.  Our students Prerna Pawar and Trashika Rajkumar Singh participated.

Eco Camp

Students of Std VIII & IX went to Khinger hills for Eco Camp from 27 to 29 Oct. 2017.  It was conducted by Mr. Bathena.  Students learnt to appreciate nature and learnt to scale the rocky hills.

Adventure Trip

Students of Std IIIrd  to VIIth went to Prathmesh Resort for an adventure trip on 27.10.2017.  They thoroughly enjoyed the trip.  They tried new adventures and became fearless.

Sisters’ Day

Sisters’ Day celebrated on 08.09.2017 by the School.  Std. VIII was responsible for the program.  Children were very excited to perform for the sisters.

Annual Thanksgiving and Appreciation Day

Annual Thanksgiving and Appreciation Day was on 15.08.2017 for the Secondary and 14.08.2017 was for the Primary Section.  It provided a platform for the students to showcase their talents.  Every child participated in the programme.

Inter School Chess Tournament

Our school organised ‘Inter School Chess Tournament’ for Satara Dist., from 29th to 30th July, 2017.   Several Schools participated.  

Grandparents’ Day

Grandparents’ Day was organised by the school for the student’s grandparents on 28.07.2017.  Drs. Mr. & Mrs. Bodhe were invited to speak to them.  Each Grandparent was felicitated and appreciated.

Paddy Plantation

Students of Std X went on Field Trip to ‘Chikali Village’ where they learnt how the rice plantation is done.  They enjoyed being in the slush to plant the paddy saplings.

Investiture Ceremony

Investiture Ceremony was conducted on 09.06.2017. Head-girl : Prerna Pawar, Game’s Captain: Pradnya Kharat; Vice Game’s Captain Annaleise Godin, Captains and Vice Captains: St. John – Ivana Varghese, Sauravi Gaikhwad; St. Luke – Kanjan Jedhe, Amy Scaria St. Mark - ...

SJC walk @ Bandra

Alumni of the school organised a walk @ Linking Road, Bandra at 8.30 am. Ex-Students and children participated with balloons adding a touch of festivity to the air.  

Fete 2014

A few pictures of the Fete

SJC Peace walk

St. Joseph's Convent, Panchgani  is an iconic institution, which has served the society by being an epitome of selfless work to give education to girls. This institute for the last 120 years has tirelessly worked in imparting the wealth of education to women even when...

Welcome to our website

Dear Friends, We are pleased to welcome you to our website. It is our first attempt to create a digital presence for our school and your feedback will be deeply appreciated. God Bless Principal