At the Senior High School (SHS) level of education, students are exposed to a myriad of experiences.
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Till today, old students of some SHS’s maintain strong bonds with their colleagues from other institutions.
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Alliances were formed in a bid to ensure that some schools could maintain important professional relationships.
YEN.com.gh brings you the most popular SHS alliances in Ghana.
1. Adisadel College (Adisco) & Mfantsiman Girls Senior High School (MOGA)
These two schools are located in the Central region.
Adisadel, better known as Adisco, is an Anglican school established in 1910.
Interestingly, its alliance with Mfantsiman is referred to as SANTA-MOGA.
Mfansteman was formerly referred to as Saltpond Girls' Secondary School.
It was established in 1958.
2. Opoku Ware Senior High School (Akatakyie) & St Louis Girls Senior High School (SLOPSA)
Opoku Ware Senior High School was established in 1952 as one of the five Catholic schools in Ghana that year.
St. Louis Girls Senior High School was established in the same year.
Together, they are referred to as AKATASLOPSA.
3. Accra Academy & St Marys Senior High School (ACASMA)
The Accra Academy was the first private academy to be established in Ghana.
It was started in the year 1931.
St Mary Senior High School was established on 6 February 1950 by the Catholic missionary sisters, Servants of the Holy Spirit.
Together, they are called ACASMA.
4. St Augustine’s College (APSU) & Holy Child Senior High School (HOPSA)
St. Augustine’s College was established by the Catholic school in the year 1946.
It is an all-male academic institution in Cape Coast, Ghana.
It has a popular union with Holy Child Senior High School called APSU-HOPSA.
5. Prempeh College (Amanfuo) and Yaa Asantewaa Senior High School (Adehye)
Amanfour is a name given to the present and past students of Prempeh College.
Prempeh College was established in 1949.
Adehye3 is also the name given to the present and past students of Yaa Asantewaa Girls School.
Yaa Asantewaa is a Methodist / Presbyterian school established in 1965.
6. Mfantsipim School and Wesley Girls Senior High School
Mfantsipim is a Methodist secondary school in Cape Coast, Ghana.
Wesley Girls was established by the wife of a Methodist minister in 1836
It began with 25 students.
Their union is popularly known as MOBA-GEYHEY.
7. St Peter’s Senior High School and St Roses Senior High School
St. Peter's Senior Secondary School (PERSCO), is a Roman Catholic boy's senior high school in the Eastern Region of Ghana.
The school was established in 1957 by the Divine Word Missionaries (SVD).
St Roses Senior High School was established in 1961 by the Roman Catholic church.
Their old students union is called SPEROSA.
8. Presbyterian Boys Senior High School (Odadee) & Aburi Girls Senior High School (Abugiss)
This is a unique group as they are in different regions.
They both have affiliations to the Presbyterian Church.
PRESEC is located at Legon in Accra.
Its old students are referred to as Odadee
It was established in 1938.
Abugiss is at Aburi in the Eastern region.
It was established in 1946, with only 7 students.
The union between the two schools is referred to as PREGISS.
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