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EJISU SHS TECH

Ejisu senior high technical school

Editorial board

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THE HISTORICAL BACKGROUND OF EJISU SENIOR HIGH/TECHNICAL SCHOOL

The school was established by the Omanhene of Ejisu, Nana Akwasi Afrane II as the second middle school in the Ejisu Traditional Area in 1950.

     It was turned into a continuation school between 1970 and 1987 to concentrate on the teaching and learning of Agricultural Science with emphasis on Livestock farming, in  1987  the school was turned into a Junior Secondary School.

In 1991, the school was upgraded to the status of Senior Secondary Technical School to offer Technical and Vocational courses. The school initially offered Agricultural Science, Home Economics, Visual Arts and Technical programmes. With the passage of time, General Arts, Business and General Science have been added.

Past and present heads

The first Headmistress of the school was Mrs. Cedrina Ayesu – Offei and served from 1991 to 1997. She was followed by Mr. E.E.Penni who served from 1997 to October 2011. Mr. E.E Penni was succeeded by Mr. R.E.C. Amoah from 2011 to October 2012. The Late Mrs. Ernestina Nyame – Kwarteng took over from Mr. R.E.C. Amoah and worked until March 2015. The baton of leadership of the school is now in the hands of Mr. Obeng – Antwi Boateng.

VISION OF THE SCHOOL

  • To achieve academic excellence
  • To inculcate into the students good characters
  • To make students functional in the societies after completing school.

MISSION OF THE SCHOOL

     Abiding by the principles of Discipline, Dedication and Hard work.

STATUS OF THE SCHOOL

     It offers both day and boarding facilities but the boarders are all boys, no boarding facility for the girls as of now.

 

CHALLENGES

  • Inadequate classroom block
  • Lack of girls dormitory
  • No generator/power plant
  • Uncompleted fence wall
  • Few accommodation for the staff (only 2 for the Headmaster and his Assistant)
  • No Assembly hall; the dining hall is being used as an assembly hall.

THE WAY FORWARD

     Despite all these challenges, the school is doing well academically. We are making a passionate appeal to all the stakeholders in Education to assist the school put up more infrastructures to meet the accommodation challenges.

MOTTO OF THE SCHOOL: Hard Work for Success

 

 

SCHOOL ANTHEM

 

Arise ye Great Warriors of Sec Tech

And lift high the royal banner

On on we move ahead with never failing steps

To aim all the time to survive

(E.S.T.S) 2X

(Great Warriors) 2X

Hardwork for Success

Is our motto

So we will move ahead with never failing steps

To aim all time to survive

(E.S.T.S) 2X

(Great Warriors) 2X

So we will move ahead with never failing steps

To aim all time to survive

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SCHOOL EMBLEM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

S.R.C. REPORT

 

Over the previous years, the school has had new set of S.R.C.

The S.R.C. has assisted in

  • Implementing policies in the school.
  • Ensuring discipline in the school.
  • Speaking and standing in for students in terms of difficulties.

Some of the achievements of the S.R.C. are;

  • Provision of Lover’s Benches in the school.
  • Construction of Modern Urinal which is about 90% complete.
  • The immediate past S.R.C. inaugurated the Writers, Drama and Debaters Club. The club took part in the middle edition of Regional Quiz Competition on Asante History and Culture at ST. Margret University at Feyiase on the 5th February 2016, and immerged the winner in the sub-region. The club also won Gold in the Oral Literature Competition organized by the Ejisu-Juaben Municipal Directorate of education and took Silver in the Drama Competition.

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The debater’s club receiving award

  • Furthermore, Gifty Kwao, a proud student of Ejisu Senior High Technical School (E.S.T.S.) was the best student in Nation Science, Technology, Mathematics and Engineering (S.T.M.E.) in 1999. Douglas Owusu was also the best WASSCE student in the year 2014 in Ejisu-Juaben Municipal.
  • Moreover, Margret Simpson, The Enterprising Stupendous Champion now an International Athlete in Netherland and Akakpo Alfred, National Athlete was students of this Noble Institution and fell under the sports sector.

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Ms. Margaret Simpson displaying the Ghana flag

at the all African games in Abuja (2003)

 

  • The school is also having a Cadet Corps which has helped in ensuring discipline in the school. It has also contested in a number of competitions. On 6th March 2016, the schools cadet won the Match Pass Competition which was organized by the Ejisu-Juaben Municipality

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CADET CORPS

 

  • For the first time, the school is currently having an Executive Member at Zonal Level in the person of Hon. Desmond Quashie as the Zone Three (3) Organizing Secretary.

On-Going Projects Of The Current S.R.C.

  • Renovation of the school’s Notice Board.
  • Completing the Urinal Infrastructure.

Get-Fund Sponsored New Science Lab Project

The GET-FUND Sponsored I.C.T/ Science Lab Project has been completed but yet to be officially handed over to the school. The government has also supplied the school with a lot of science equipment.

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Science and I.C.T. lab