Swachh Bharat Abhiyan is a Swachh Bharat mission led by the government of India to make India a clean India. This campaign was launched officially by the government of India on 145th birthday anniversary of the great person, Mahatma Gandhi on 2nd of October, 2014. It was launched at the Rajghat, New Delhi (cremation of Mahatma Gandhi). The government of India has aimed to make India a clean India by 2nd of October 2019 (means 150th birth anniversary of the Mahatma Gandhi) through this campaign.
It is a politics free campaign and inspired by the patriotism. It is launched as a responsibility of the each and every Indian citizen to make this country a Swachh country. This campaign has initiated people globally towards the cleanliness.
Teachers and students of the Montfort School are joining this “Clean India Campaign” very actively “Clean School Campaign”with great fervour and joy. Under this campaign, Bapu remembered with the songs ‘Raghupati Raghav Raja Ram’ in assembly. Teachers explained the meaning of this song and the importance of cleanliness. Then the student of the upper class participates in procession and the junior section students helped to keep the school clean.
The role of a teacher in building the civilized society was hailed during the teacher’s day celebrations held at various schools on 5th September 2019 (Thursday). Teacher’s Day is celebrated on the birth anniversary of India’s first Vice President Dr. Sarvpalli Randhakrishnan and also commemorate the death anniversary of one of the greatest teacher, the greatest humanitarian of the 20th century Mother Teresa who taught by her life, who taught by her example.
Enthusiasm and festivity marked the teacher’s day celebration at Montfort School .The school campus was gripped with favour as the students made the day a memorable experience for the teachers. It was the time for both students and teachers to look back, got inspired by Dr. Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan and his principles and paid tribute to this great visionary, philosopher and educationist.
Student performance exclusively for teachers was a memorable one. Students from class LKG to X had put in great effort to treat their teachers with their talented performances. Dance music, skit and drama had made the day.
The students had put in great effort and had made it a point that their teachers enjoy the day. The programme commenced with musical tribute to Dr. Sarvpalli Randhakrishnan, followed by cultural programmes and then it was followed by games for teachers. The programme was organized and taken care of by the students of STD. X.
All the students expressed their love and thankfulness for their teachers in the form of wishes, cards, flowers and their performance.
Today, on August 31, 2014, National Leaders Day was celebrated in our school. In this program, the young artists of the school dressed in costumes like former leaders of their country and honored them.
Some children played the role of Mahatma Gandhi, some Subhash Chandrabos, some played the role of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, some Bhagat Singh. Many children also played the role of Mother Teresa, Swami Vivekananda, Abdul Kalam, Lal Bahadur Shastri, Rani Laxmibai of Jhansi. Everyone told about their characters’.
The Principal Rev. Bro. Satheesh K. Don said by encouraging children “These characters are former leaders of the country and in future you will be the leader of the country. You will become a doctor, an engineer, a teacher, a minister, a player and a scientist and you can reach many high places. Therefore, make sure to make your future firm in the same way, because what you sow today, tomorrow you will get the same result.”
This year Montfort school, Hathiagonda, Ranchi celebrated 73rd Independence Day and Rakshabandhan with great pomp and show. All the teachers and students gathered on the assembly ground.
The Head Boy Master Nitin Lohar welcomed by the Principal Rev. Bro. Satheesh K. Don and invited for flag hoisting. First of all the national flag was hoisted by the Principal. After flag hoisting ceremony and National Anthem a powerful speech delivered by Head Boy. The programme began with a Patriotic dance by the students. Patriotic dance was also shown by different groups which made other students excited.
The Principal encouraged us to become great like Mahatma Gandhi and Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. All were happy and gay on this pious occasion. In my opinion 15 August is very important to us because this day remind us of the sacrifices of those who gave up their lives for the freedom of India.
Sweets were distributed among the students and the function came to an end with Inter House Football Tournament Senior Boys Finals.
Montfort School, Kanke Road, celebrated International Day of Yoga on June 22, 2017, in the school premises.
The programme was inaugurated by Rev. Bro. Satheesh K. Don, SG, Principal, Montfort School, Kanke Road. He spoke on the importance of Yoga day and how everyone should embrace it as a routine for a better life and health.
The school organised a Mass yoga demonstration for the students, where students from classes III- X participated actively. Different asanas were performed under the guidance of Mr. Rakesh Kumar Gupta , yoga instructor. The students were made aware of ‘Yoga for Health’ and Yoga for Harmony and Peace. The students also learnt how yoga is relevant and important in today’s daily life.
The School also organised Essay and Speech competition for students from classes IV-X which saw enthusiastic participation from the students.
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.
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”.
The Investiture Ceremony of Montfort School for the academic session 2019 – 2020 was held with great pomp and dignity in a special ceremony at the school campus. The Prayer Service was presided over by Rev. Fr. Chenniah the Principal of Divine Savior School, Bhitha, Kanke Road. It was commenced with the Prayer service followed blessing of the school, that symbolizes the virtue and holiness. It was conducted with the high degree of earnestness and passion.
The Investiture ceremony signifies the reliance and confidence that the school consigns in the newly invested office bearers.
The elected leaders (Head Girl Miss Ankita Kerketta and Head Boy Master Nitin Lohar) conferred with badges and sashes by Honourable Chief Guest. The students’ council took the pledge to hold the school motto of Loyalty, Truth and Honour in high esteem and congratulated them & admonished them to be impartial and honest in discharging their duties. He also exhorted them to uphold the values. He reminded them that with position comes responsibility towards themselves, their school and peers and struggles helps one to achieve heights.
At the same time, house leaders, club leaders, monitors were also selected and they were also sworn in and honored.
The Principal Rev. Br. Pradeep Horo also appreciated and congratulated them. He advised them to be role models and extended a supporting hand to the students’ council for the smooth running of the school.
The function concluded with the National Anthem. The ceremony was held with lots of zeal and zest.
An ‘Orientation Programme’ was organized on 31/03/2019 for the parents of Session 2019 – 2020 at Montfort School.
The programme commenced with the lighting of lamp followed by a welcome song. Sr. Anju welcomed the parents of the School to Summer Fields School Fraternity. Teachers shared the school vision, the curriculum, school systems, teaching methodologies and the co-scholastic activities. They laid stress on effective communication between the teachers and parents and also sought their support and suggestions so that the best could be done for the overall development of the students. A workshop on ‘Academic Issues’ was conducted by Ms Florence Tigga. The main focus of the workshop was to provide effective approaches to parenting.
The chief Guest Mr. Vincent Lakra, DGM-SLBC (Controlling Head-BOI)gave tips on how to nurture a child with love and care to build a strong foundation for a glorious future. He gave tips to parents as how to raise kids who are not only disciplined but at the same time happy and responsible human beings.
The Principal Br. Pradeep Horo emphasized that parents should always encourage their children in a positive manner. He gave several suggestions for being a good guardian. The Orientation Programme was very inspiring and enriching.
The programme was concluded with the National Anthem.
Montfort School is offering Teaching Job.
We need a Mathematics, Biology, Social Studies, English & Computer Teacher in our school. For which the Eligibility Criteria is:
Educational Qualification – B.Ed (TGT)
Language Known – Fluent in English
Mode of Selection – Demo Class & Interview
Note: Eligible candidate can submit their Resume before 4th March, 2019 in school office or online(P.D.F file).