NTRUBOMAN SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL
1. VISION OF THE SCHOOL
Ntruboman Senior High School has a foresight of providing a conducive secondary school environment that will train and develop graduates from Junior High School to a level that qualifies them morally, academically and socially to enter tertiary institutions, and to fit well into society.
The school dreams of quality education that promotes total development for students by providing them with standard secondary, agricultural and vocational education.
2. MISSION OF THE SCHOOL
The mission of the school is to provide quality secondary, agricultural and vocational education to students that gain admission into the school and develop them holistically.
The school serves as a centre for promoting continuous education to Ntrubo communities in particular, and the nation at large to prevent school drop-out at the end of Junior High School education.
3. THE SCHOOL CREST
The crest is made up of maize on a corn-cob, Gye Nyame symbol, a book and a crown.
The Gye Nyame symbol signifies the presence of God who establishes and nurtures the school to develop.
Each grain on the corn-cob represents individual citizens of the country, particularly those in Ntrubo community whose collaborative efforts would help develop the school.
The book in the logo indicates the means of development the school can offer. This is academic excellence through perusal and close study of books.
The crown in the school crest is a symbol of success the school promises the nation: what each student would attain at the end of his/her study at Ntruboman.
In short, the crest explains the mission of the school by indicating the success each person can obtain if all concerned work co-operatively in reverence of the almighty God to support the programmes of study in the school.
THE MOTTO OF THE SCHOOL
The motto of Ntruboman Senior High School is “Never Despair”.
This is a word of encouragement assuring all and sundry that no matter the situation we should persevere and work with zeal to achieve the aims of the school.
4. BRIEF HISTORY OF SCHOOL
Ntruboman Senior High School was established in 1990 by the PNDC government to provide accessible and quality secondary, agricultural, technical and vocational education to the citizens of the country. This was in fulfillment of the 1987 educational reform.
The then District Chief Executive, Ernest Asare Asiedu; the District Director of Education, Mr. L. T. K. Dogbe; the Circuit Supervisor of Education, Mr. A. V. Attah; the Assemblyman, Mr. Thomas Nkeboare; the Chairman of the Ntruboman Senior High School Implementation Committee, Mr. Boakye Bediako Philip; the Chiefs and Elders of Ntrubo communities and other stake-holders worked tirelessly to see the birth of this mixed day public school on Wednesday, 7th November, 1990.
Due to absence of accommodation for the first headmaster, Mr. Sylvester Kofi Sewurah who was appointed on the 17th October, 1990, the school was formerly opened on Monday, 28th January, 1991.
The programmes introduced initially were Agricultural Science, Visual Art, and Home Economics with the total students’ enrolment of thirty-three comprising twenty-five boys and eight girls. The first teacher posted to teach in the school was Mr. Shiaw Lartey Joseph Recently, the school enrolment increased to seven hundred and twenty-one, following the introduction of Business and General Art as programmes offered in the school.
i. YEAR OF ESTABLISHMENT
The school was established on Wednesday, 7th November, 1990.
ii. LOCATION OF THE SCHOOL
The school is situated at Brewaniase, the largest town of the Ntrubo communities. Brewaniase is in the Nkwanta–South District of the Volta region.
iii. IMPORTANT SCHOOL DATES
The school observes the following dates at Ntruboman annually.
1. 7th November Founders’ Day
2. 7th March PTA General Meeting Day
3. 2nd May Old Student Association General Meeting Day
4. 3rd November Freshers’ Day
iv. STATUS OF THE SCHOOL: The school is a day public school. It has a hostel facility for sixty (60) boys and sixty (60) girls.
The school has been headed by the following efficient and visionary headmasters over the years
Headmaster Years of Heading
1. Mr. Sylvester K. Sewurah 1991- 2003
2. Mr. Aloysius C. Otusafo 2004 -2007
3. Mr. Peter C. Ninsaw 2007- 2009
4. Mr. Michael Kwaku Dei 2010 – To Date
5. MAJOR ACHIEVEMENTS
The school, though young, achieved several laurels. It has trained and produced competent and critical thinking personnel who work in various agencies in Ghana.
The SSCE/WASCE always provided more than fifty percent pass.
In 1996, the school won the 4th position in Volta Regional Sankofa Quiz Competition.
It also won the best student’s award for both 2nd and 3rd year students with 1st and 2nd positions respectively at the District level.
The school won the 2nd best Volta Regional Agric Students Award in both 1992 and 1996.
In debates, the school always emerges the best in the Nkwanta district. In 2010, the school placed first in inter-school debate at the district level and 11th out of the 17 at the regional level.
The school also chalked several successes in sports and games and music and culture.
The school also placed the 2nd position in Best National Art Competitions in both 2009 and 2010.
6. SCHOOL FACILITIES
S/N Facility Number Available
a Classrooms 17
b Laboratory 00
c Library 01
ii. Non – Academic Facilities
a. Sports Grounds Standard
7. ACADEMIC PROGRAMMES
a. Agricultural Science: General Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Crop Husbandry &Horticulture, Elective Mathematics
b. Visual Arts: General Knowledge in Art, Picture Making, Ceramics
c. Home Economics: General Knowledge in Art, Management in Living, Clothing and Textiles
d. Business: Business Management, Financial Accounting, Cost Accounting, Elective Mathematics
e. General Arts: Government, Geography, Economics, Elective Mathematics, Literature in English, Christian Religious Studies, Ewe/Twi
8. CO- CURRICULA ACTIVITIES
a. Sports and games
b. Music and Drama
c. School agricultural projects
d. Sanitation and grounds work.
e. Quiz and debates competitions
f. HIV AIDS Education programmes
g. Free and voluntary counseling sessions
h. Club and association meetings
a. PARENT TEACHER ASSOCIATION (P T A)
The parent teacher association has been of much help in the area of pre-financing the school’s developmental projects and donating dual desks to the school.
b. DISTRICT ASSEMBLY
The District Assembly supports the progress of this school financially and materially.
c. WORLD VISION INTERNATIONAL
The World Vision supports the school tremendously by providing the two hostels that house one hundred and twenty students of the school.
d. THE MP FOR NKWANTA SOUTH CONSTITUENCY
The Member of Parliament for Nkwanta South constituency helps in diverse ways to develop the school. His support includes donation of cement for classroom blocks and ceaseless effort for donation of a school vehicles.
e. OLD STUDENTS ASSOCIATION
Members of the school’s Old Students’ Association voluntarily accept posting to the school even though it lacks several amenities and puts them in a deprived conditions. Presently, four out of the twenty staff members are old students.
- Monday Open all day
- Tuesday Open all day
- Wednesday Open all day
- Thursday Open all day
- Friday Open all day
- Saturday Open all day
- Sunday Open all day