MAJOR PRESBYTERIAN SENIOR HIGH COMMERCIAL SCHOOL, TECHIMANTIA.
“To excel so as to position itself to be among the op five (5) most enterprising and academically performing and disciplined schools in the Region.”
“To effectively and efficiently administer the school to ensure that co-operation exists among staff and to improve upon students study culture to achieve academic excellence, while at the same time, through motivation of both students and staff, sports and games are held in high esteem.”
- SCHOOL CREST AND MOTTO
- BRIEF HISTORY:
Establishment: The School was established as a private institution by one Mr. Kwaku Boateng under the name “Evangelical Technical / Commercial School” in1974 and was later taken over by the Presbyterian Church of Ghana (P.C.G) with the name “Presbyterian Day Secondary / Commercial year. The School finally received recognition from the Ministry of Education to come under the Ghana Education Service (GES) as a public institution in the
1984/85 academic year. The acting Headmaster by then was Mr. Emmanuel Mensah, a University of Ghana graduate.
The following table shows the list of past and present heads of the School since its establishment
|1.||Mr. Kwaku Boateng||1974 – 1984||Founder|
|2.||Mr. Emmanuel Mensah||1984 – 1985||Acting|
|3.||Mr. Danso Kwapong||06/85 – 10/87||1st Substantive|
|4.||Mr. L.B. Ntiamoah||10/87 – 05/88||Acting|
|5.||Mr. G. M. Oppong-Mensah||05//88 – 04/96||Acting/Substantive|
|6.||Mr. S. O. Ameyaw||04/96 – 02/09||Acting/Substantive|
|7.||Mr. K. A. Hinneh||02/09 – Date||Substantive|
Location: Techimantia is in the Tano-South District of the Brong-Ahafo Region.
Contact Telephone Numbers:
- Office line: 061 – 94674
- Headmaster: 0208170735 / 0545254730/0274158463
Important School Dates:
- The school was established in 1974.
- The school was absorbed into the Government public system in 1985.
- The school took delivery of a Mitsubishi Truck (Regd. No. GV 1681C) from VALCO on 16/11/92.
- Headmaster’s bungalow under construction was finally handed over to the school – 29/04/04.
- School’s First Speech & Prize – Giving Day – June, 2004
- The school took delivery of a new 31 scater EICHER BUS (Regd. No. GV 1268Z) from GES Headquarters – 23/12/08.
- The Hostel facility in the school was turned into boarding system effective today – 21/09/09.
- Commissioning and handing over of new Girls’ Dormitory built by the MP, Hon. Andrews Adjei Yeboah – 15/01ACHIEVEMENT OVER THE YEARS:
- Won the 2nd Prize medal for a National Blood Transfusion Exercise for Northern Sector Schools sponsored by Freemasons – 1993.
- The School represented the Tano Zone in three major sporting Disciplines (Football Boys, Football Girls and Volleyball Girls) after being champions of the three events in the Zonal Competitions – March, 2010.
- SCHOOL FACILITIES
- There are twelve classrooms.
- A long block of classrooms house the Staff Common Room, the Science Laboratory, the Computer Laboratory, the store, the library and the Headmaster’s Office.
- There is a big recreational ground comprising a football field, two volleyball courts and a handball pitch. The field has a 400-metre oval around it for athletics.
- ACADEMIC PROGRAMMES
Currently, the programmes run by the school include General Arts, Business and Vocational (Home Economics Option).
- CO-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES:
Sports and games are taken seriously in the school. Besides, the school has won several awards through annual blood donations to the Bechem Government Hospital blood bank.
Again, the school has a students’ choir which performs during school and church programmes. What is more, a Red Cross Society and a Cadet Corps are about to take off.
(i) The Presbyterian Church of Ghana has been very supportive in diverse ways, especially through its annual financial aids to the school.
(ii) There is a strong Parent-Teacher Association (PTA) which continues to provide facilities for the upgrading of the school.
(iii) An Old Students Association is being formed, with their first Home-Coming held on Friday, 26th February, 2010 where the first executive were elected to man the Association.
- The District Assembly has also been very supportive in giving scholarships to brilliant but needy students. Currently, they have requested for a proposal of the school’s infrastructural needs for consideration in their budget. The Traditional Council has endorsed the vast acreage of land (388 acres) given to the school which is yet to be leased or indentured.
(vi) The Member of Parliament, Hon. Andrews Adjei-Yeboah, is one person who needs much commendation-he has been providing scholarships for a lot of first year students annually. Apart from the Girls dormitory Common Fund to expand the school’s dinning hall and is now furnishing the girls’ dormitory with beds, providing mono-desks for all first year students and also furnishing the Housemistress’ apartment attached to the girls’ dormitory. What is more, he has provided three (3) giant trophies, quite recently, to the school to be used during our Inter-House Athletics Competition.
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