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Governor to open school jubilee

Staff Reporter

KANNUR: Governor R.L. Bhatia will inaugurate the year-long silver jubilee celebration of the Mambaram Higher Secondary School at Mambaram here on November 3.

The school, run by Mambaram Educational Society, will host various programmes over the next one year including a gathering of old students, a science and education exhibition, arts and literary competitions, a medical camp, sports events and a painting exhibition on the occasion of its silver jubilee.

The Governor would inaugurate the celebrations at the school auditorium at 11.30 a.m., Society chairman Mambaram P. Madhavan said here. He said the school was sanctioned in 1982 following a representation by local people and classes commenced in 1983 with 104 students in five divisions.

Upgraded as a higher secondary school in 1998, the school today had over 3500 students and 130 teachers, he added. Speaking on the achievements of the school, Mr. Madhavan said the Principal of the higher secondary school, M.C. Raveendran, and high school Headmaster C.V. Thilakaraj were national teachers’ award recipients. Students of the school have been winning in the State school science fair successively for the last 10 years and in the south Indian fair for the last five years, he said.

The school has been holding district science fair championship for the last 15 years. He also said there had been no student strike in the school since inception. The society was also giving noon meals to over 100 students belonging to the economically weaker sections, he said. The school has been recording a high percentage of pass in SSLC and higher secondary examinations. The school also had science, mathematics, social science, arts and literary clubs. Units of Junior Red Cross and Bharat Scouts and Guides were also functioning, he added.

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