St. Xavier's Higher Secondary School, Mapusa has been growing and soaring greater heights with each passing year. Every year is a significant milestone and an occasion to celebrate. The Institution celebrated the Inauguration of the Innovation Block,New Academic Year and felicitation of 350 meritorious students of March 2019 HSSC Goa Board Examination on the 24th of June 2019. The Innovation Block of the School houses the Atal Thinkering Laboratory, Automated Library, Auditorium, Observatory and the Cafetaria. The Chief Guest, His Grace, Archbishop of Goa and Daman, Rev. Filipe Neri Ferrão graced the occasion as the main celebrant. The function began with the Eucharistic Celebrations followed by lighting of the traditional lamp. The Principal of St. Xavier's Higher Secondary School, Dr. Elvis Gonsalves welcomed the gathering and apprised them about the excellent results at the March HSSC Examination 2019. He congratulated the parents, staff and students for securing an overall results of 99% with 350 Distinctions and proudly stated that three students of the Institution Ms. Jemima Fernandes, Mr. Shamik Shetty and Ms. Mitchell Mascarenhas were amongst the state toppers in the Arts, Commerce and Vocational Streams respectively. The Chief Guest in his address congratulated the meritorious students for their excellent performance. He urged the students to gain knowledge using their talents, uphold values and be merciful and compassionate towards one another. He lauded the activities held in the Institution and the exemplary work done over several years in leading Xavier's ahead. Guest of Honour Mr. Kapil Nayak, Police Inspector, Mapusa Police Station praised the felicitees for their marvelous performance at the Goa Board Examination. The Staff members Mrs. Marieta Gomes, Mrs. Cirila Fernandes and Mrs. Virginia Pereira who retired on superannuation were thanked and felicitated for their dedicated services towards the Institution. The day also saw the Institution praising the efforts and expressing their gratitude to all the benefactors, sponsors and well-wishers who contributed towards the Innovation Block.