School reopened for the new academic session on the 13th of February. Teacher had a three day orientation program. Mr. John Bosco Abraham, a renowned motivational speaker from Bangalore was the resource person.
School reopened for the students on the 17th of February. Students of class VIII had a 3 day orientation program, one day each for the 3 sections by the same resource person.
In the year 2019, 97 students were sent up for the X board examination. 96 of them passed with good marks. One got compartment in Mathematics. Of the 85 students who wrote class XII Board Examination 84 passed with good marks and one failed in Mathematics.
Sr. Lissy Mathew, the Principal of the school was transferred to Patna in the month of May 2019. Sr. Sherin Jose is taking care of the school since May 2019.
Besides the regular curriculum, the school conducts various co-curricular and extra-curricular activities like patriotic song, patriotic dance, kavi Sammelan, debate, extempore, elocution, recitation, speech, chess, table tennis, basketball, cricket, football and quiz competitions for the all-round development of the students. We give prime importance to value based education and discipline. We try to strengthen their faith in God by conducting special prayer session on all the importance occasions. Students are helped to bring out their inborn talents through the school assembly and through responsibilities given to student council in taking care of the discipline etc.
Our students are participate in various inter school competition conducted by the state education department, CBSE cluster East office, Sikkim Roman Catholic School Association and other local worth mentioning here that our students were the champions in the inter Roman Catholic School Gospel melody, quiz and football tournament for the junior group. Our students were champions for the fourth consecutive year also in the UDAAN – “a flight of creativity”, an inter school scholastic competition, organised by Rotary and Inner Wheel Club, Gangtok.
On 18th April 2019 our student Ashwini Chettri was felicitated by Petroleum Conservation Research Association (PCRA) for ‘Special Encouragement Pride” in PCRA national level essay competition for Nepali Language. She was awarded a certificate, laptop and a cash prize of Rs.10,000/- by the Director PCRA, Eastern Region for her achievement.
On 21st June, school celebrated International Yoga Day. Our physical education teachers gave a presentation regarding the importance of healthy life and yoga.
In collaboration with the state health department, school organised Measles and Rubella vaccination in the school on 5th August 2019. Prior to this we organised a parents’ orientation program to conscientize them about this fire threatening viral infection causing death of large number of children every year. A total of 1435 students vaccinated by the doctors, nurses and health workers of STNM hospital in close collaboration with our dedicated teachers.
On the 8th of November 2019 the school organised the Art and Craft Exhibition in the school premises. Students of both primary and secondary sections displayed their art pieces, most of which were made from waste products.
Like in the previous years, this year too our class XII students were invited by SMIT (Manipal University) for the campus tour. Accompanied by 2 of our senior teachers the students had an in-depth tour of all the department of the campus.
20 student leaders of our school attended a 3-day leadership training program held at Namchi Public School in the month of February 2020.
Our teachers attended capacity building programs organised by CBSE on different subjects. These training programs were conducted in our school for the different schools of Sikkim and it was attended by teachers of 15 different schools.
Two of our teachers also attended the workshops for English Language Teaching and “Hub of Learning” organised by CBSE.
Three of our senior teachers, Mrs. Rupa Dikshit, Mr.Verghese Ambrose and Mrs. Sherly Verghese were given farewell as they retired from their dedicated service after 26, 32 and 30 years of service respectively. We are very grateful to these teachers for their contribution in building up our school to its present stage.
Teachers’ day celebrated with great enthusiasm. This year’s celebrations were very special as we felicitated 3 of our teachers, Mrs. Nima Dolma Lama, Mrs. Deepa Rani Basnett and Mr. K S Rao, on their completion of 25 years of dedicated service in our school.
School also celebrated Worker’s Day, Independence Day, School Day, Children’s Day and Christmas with due enthusiasm and happiness.