The teachers and students of Montfort school organized a farewell programme on May 14, 2019 in the school premises for the Transfer of Rev. Br. Pradeep Horo, the outgoing principal.

The programme started with prayer meeting. His tenure was mentioned by teachers and students. As a memorial, the students from Class I to X have presented cards, made with their hands. The students became emotional while farewell to their Principal. Principal shared his spent 3 years of experience. He advised the students to go on the path of progress and illuminate the name of their school and parents.

On this occasion, previous year’s (session) 2018-19 school toppers and subject Toppers were honored with the mementos.

The function ended with the closing national anthem and all teachers personally wished Br. Pradeep peaceful life.

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Watermelon Day

Montfort School in Hathiagonda, Kanke Road, Ranchi city celebrated Watermelon Day on Friday 10/05/2019 to promote the consumption of the fruit among children. The event was held to promote consumption of the summer fruit as well as educate the children on the ill effects of junk foods and aerated drinks. Juicy watermelons were cut into slices and offered to the children, who devoured them enthusiastically.

Watermelons are an excellent source of vitamins A, B6 and C and are known to contain fibre and potassium. The fruit contains about 90 percent of water, making it highly recommendable for summer months. Apart from the value of its water-content, watermelons have medicinal values with strong diuretic effect, and are useful in cases of dropsy. The oil obtained from its seeds is used to cure people suffering from high blood pressure, while its pulp is used as a remedy for sunburn. Watermelons are also said to be rich in lycopene, which is known to prevent various types of cancers.

“We should not eat food outside or junk food. We should always eat home-cooked food and in summers we should always eat watermelon,” said Ms. Teresa.

Principal, Br. Pradeep Horo told “We always tell our students the importance of fruits. We tell them to be close to nature, eat healthy food, and eat vegetables and fruits”.­

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