“The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.” So also our motive here at Maria Assumpta remains one at the same. Like the other years this academic year 2019-20 too has been very fruitful and meaningful. The whole Marian family, Management and staff toiled hard to mould our students and to instill within them the ability to carve a path for themselves that would lead to peace and progress.
The performance of class Xth and XIIth students in academic session 2019-20 was really good . In class XIIth Board examination, 136 students appeared and we had 98% result. Yash Agarwal from the Science stream acquiring 96.4 %. There were many students who have acquired 90% and above. I am proud to say that in class X, 160 students appeared for the Board Examination. All the students passed, and I am glad to say that 45 of them secured more than 90% and all these students have received certificate of Merit from CBSE Board. Class Xth , Pallavi Chauhan and Varun Singhal secured 98.2% .
Maria Assumpta takes keen interest in developing the creativity and oration skill of the students through various competitions like Quiz, Calligraphy, Essay Writing, Poetry, debates, Extempore, Recitation, Story telling etc. both in English as well as in Hindi were held throughout the year. Besides, our students were encouraged to participate in the Inter school competitions organized among CBSE affiliated schools of the city and the zonal level.
Cultural activities plays a significant role in the over all development of our students. Various Inter house & Inter class activities like Fancy Dress, Group dance, Skit competition, Group Song etc were held, down the year to help students to analyze their potential.
Competitions were mainly held to grant our students opportunities to enhance and display their talents while safeguarding the traditions and culture of India. National and Religious festivals like Independence Day, Teacher’s Day, Gandhi Jayanti, Children’s Day, Christmas, Diwali, Dusshera etc. were celebrated colourfully with the spirit of Inter Religious harmony and enthusiasm. This year the school celebrated Christmas in a different way.
Summer Camp also was held in order to help students to use their leisure hours in recreational and creative manner. More them 600 hundred from class III to VIII participated.
Apart from Academics, our School gives a lot of importance to physical health of the students, providing opportunities for sports, games, yoga and drill. Students learn to face failure and victory with a sportsman spirit. Inter House games were conducted for all. Games and Inter House Athletic Meet was organized for 4 days in the month of October 2019 right from classes LKG to XII.
Our students also have participated in many sports and games activities at the Block level, District, Diocese, State and National level and brought Gold, Silver and Bronze medal for the school. Block level in Football competition Maria School stood Second and bagged Silver medal. At district level Swimming competition our students were not less in performing their talents. They have acquired Gold and Silver medals. Diocesan level, 16th , Mother Teresa Memorial Athletic Meet; Sub Junior, Junior, and Senior our children have bagged Gold , Silver and Bronze medals. Maria bagged Individual championship trophy in Senior Category and also Individual champion in Senior Boys category.
School has arranged enriching seminars, tours and workshops for teachers and students in order to enhance the teaching and learning skills. A seminar was held just before the re-opening of the academic session. It was really enriching for the teachers to rub shoulders with the ever changing modern steps of education. Seminar on class management was held during the year. A School outing for Staff members was organized to Bhimtal, Sat tal , Museum etc which gave them a relaxed time.
Students were encouraged to participate in various Olympiads organized by reputed organizations at the State and National level. Many of our students were qualified for 2nd round SOF National Science Olympiad. These Olympiads were held to motivate students to build up a competitive spirit for progress at State and National level. We had also company Secretary Olympiad for commerce stream.
Students were encouraged to contribute to the poor. This year too students contributed generously to the Flood victims of Kerla, Karnataka,Orissa and Madhya Pradesh .The Students of Class IX presented a Nukkad drama under the guidance of Mrs.Indu Mann, on Social Issues like Women Empowerment in the market place with the permission of SDM,Kashipur.It was well appreciated. Our PGT teachers of Physics & Maths, Mrs.Vaishali Tandon and Mrs.Renu Arora taught GIC,Joshi Manjhra for Inter students in the month of January . The GIC is adopted by our school under the guidance of District Administration.
Maria school has grown, spreading its wings extensively by imparting moral values to stand for the School motto, Truth & wisdom and helping them to navigate their way through the world wide web technology.
Fr. Norbert Rodrigues
Secretary / Principal