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St. Joseph School Tuensang turns 25
Correspondent/DIPR TUENSANG, OCT 7 (NPN):
Published on 8 Oct. 2010 12:58 AM IST
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St. Joseph School Tuensang celebrated its 25th anniversary on Thursday with parliamentary secretary for fisheries, relief and rehabilitation, printing and stationary, S. Heno as chief guest.
Speaking at the jubilee programme at town hall, Heno stated teachers were the most important factors in imparting education to the students and urged them to educate students in the correct way to help them grow up as dignified people and bring good name to the school.
The chief guest said “Without peaceful environment there can be no development” and asked the gathering to create a friendly ambiance amongst various sections of the society. He further appealed the teachers and students to perform their duty with ‘truthfulness and honesty’ and congratulated the principal as well as the organizing committee of St. Joseph School on reaching 25 years.
Also speaking as guest of honor, Kejong Chang MLA, advisor VGO, DB’s & GB’s affairs Nagaland, described the occasion as a great moment and lauded the school for imparting education and bringing about positive changes in the society. He also urged the students to uphold the sanctity of the school and compete with the rest of the schools in the district.
Earlier, the guest of honor also released the jubilee souvenir. Others who spoke at the function included Rhakila Lakiumong, chairperson, Nagaland State Social Welfare Board, Mongko general secretary CKS and Soriso deputy SP. Tinglise Anar, proprietor St. Joseph School, Aji George former teacher.
The chief guest also unveiled the plaque at the school premises.
Short speeches were delivered, NGOs, former teachers and students and tribal representatives.
The day long programme was marked by variety of items presented by students.
It may be mentioned that the school was established on February 13, 1985 by L. Tinglese Anar with an enrolment of 182 students and three teachers. The school was upgraded year by year and in 1993 the first batch of class 8 students appeared NBSE exams securing100% result.
The overall result stands at 95% till date. Presently the school has an enrolment of 2500 students and 35 teaching staff.

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