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Annual Report 2018-19    

NIRMALA PUBLIC SCHOOL  MUVATTUPUZHA
ANNUAL REPORT 2018-19

Very Rev. Mgr. Cherian Kanjirakombil, the Manager and President of the meeting, His Excellency Mar John Nellikunnel, Bishop of Idukki Diocese and the chief guest of the day, Rev. Sr. Lucitta FCC, Provincial Superior, Vimala Province Muvattupuzha, Mr. Biju MS and Mrs. Reena Mathew our Vice Principals, Rev. Sr. Jimsy FCC, Headmistress, Mr. Kabeer PA, PTA representative, Rev. Fathers, Sisters, distinguished guests, parents, dear staff members   and students.
On this occasion of the 21st annual day celebration of the school we too are inclined to pause and reflect, to look back and look forward with thoughts and words that help us sift through the annual report unfolding before us. 

RE-OPENING OF THE SCHOOL FOR THE ACADEMIC SESSION 2018-19

Nirmala campus became active and alive, with the cheerful presence of Nirmalites on 4th June 2018.  New students were welcomed to the world of education and knowledge in a very gracious and prayerful atmosphere. The new academic year had a prayerful beginning with the Holy Mass celebrated at the school auditorium by our patron Mar George Madathikandathil Bishop of Kothamangalam. On 8th June 2018 Rev. Fr. Cyriac Njaloor, the administrator of NESTT Muvattupuzha blessed our school and offered ourselves to the Sacred Heart of Jesus on the feast day of the Sacred Heart of Jesus.

SCHOLASTIC ACHIEVEMENTS

Our students? outstanding performance in the CBSE Board Examination has brought optimum glory to our school by securing 100% pass in both class 10 and 12 examinations. 31 out of 172 and13 out of 120 students who appeared for the board exams scored A1 in all subjects in class X and XII respectively. I am so proud to announce that our school became one among the top 15 CBSE schools in Ernakulam District. On 19th June 2018 Rev. Mgr. Cherian Kanjirakobil, our manager along with Nirmala family assembled in the indoor stadium and honoured all the A1 holders. Bishop Mar George Punnakottil appreciated all the A1 holders and distributed prizes and certificates. The newly constructed Indoor Stadium was blessed and inaugurated on the same day by the Bishop.

 SCHOOL PARLIAMENT

School witnessed the election of the school parliament and house captains on 27th June 2018 under the leadership of Mr. Annil VM and Mr. Amal VR.. Six houses have been formed for organizing various co-scholastic activities. On 5th July 2018 Nirmala Public School held its investiture ceremony. Prof. T.M Joseph, Principal Nirmala College Muvattupuzha vested powers to the newly elected office bearers and inaugurated the school literary association and presided by Mr. Biju MS our Vice Principal. Master Donal Reji and Kumari Dilna Sabu Vazhayil of class XI, the head boy and the head girl along with House Captains and parliament leaders of various classes were honoured with badges and sashes by Fr. Mathew M Mundackal.

CKSC AWARD CEREMONY AND TEACHERS? EMPOWERMENT PROGRAMME

The year 2018 is a remarkable year in the history of Nirmala Public School because we got a golden opportunity to host the Central Kerala Sahodaya Award Ceremony and Teachers? empowerment programme on 23rd June 2018. The Official inauguration of the ceremony was done by Rev. Fr. Sijan Paul Oonnukallel, President of CKSC and presided by Rev. Mgr. Cherian Kanjirakombil, our manager. Rev. Fr. Jose Karivelikkal, KCBC Education Commission Secretary and former manager of our school felicitated all the awardees of class X and XII Board Examination 2018.  

Our students, Neha Maria Joshy of class X and Navya Joy of class XII became the shining stars of the day by securing 1st and 3rd positions respectively in the Board Exams 2018 at the Sahodaya level which is an association of 110 CBSE schools of Central Kerala.

Teachers? Empowerment Programme was led by Dr. Alexander Jacob IPS the former DGP. Around 1200 teachers and 900 students from various member schools of CKSC participated in the award ceremony.

TEACHERS? DAY

The students of the school celebrated teacher?s Day on 5th September with great enthusiasm. The students of class 12 took the privilege of organizing the event. The meeting was inaugurated by Prof. Kochuthresia Thomas the former HOD of Zoology department, Newman College Thodupuzha and presided over by Mrs. Reena Mathew our Vice Principal. All the teachers were honoured with gifts and various games were arranged for them by the students.
TEACHER EMPOWERMENT PROGRAMMES AND TRAINING
Staying updated is the key to success in the field of education. Our teachers constantly strive to stay updated, by attending workshops and various training programmes. Teacher orientation programmes are held on a regular basis at our school and the teachers are taking keen interest in attending the Capacity Building Programme conducted by CBSE on various topics.  This year one such training was arranged in our school on LIFE SKILLS for two days and almost all the teachers attended the training. 

NIRMALOTSAV 2018

In order to tap the hidden talents of our learners and to provide them a suitable platform to showcase their talents, our school organizes School youth festival every year. This year due to unprecedented torrential rain and heavy floods in several parts of Kerala the Regional Officer requested not to conduct youth festival in the CBSE schools of Kerala Region. In order to provide certain platforms for our students to exhibit their skills one day cultural fest was held house wise and winners were awarded with prizes. In order to develop Creative and writing skills of the children we conducted class wise manuscript competition and the best manuscript will be awarded in this meeting. During the time of School Assembly students were given opportunities class wise to showcase their talents on the basis of various themes. This helped the students to develop their thinking and creative skills.   

 SPORTS AND GAMES

School Sports Meet held on 30th November 2018 was declared open by Renjith A S, Deputy Commissioner of Excise. The March past conducted by the entire students of Nirmala family was well appreciated by the chief guest. 

62 athletes from our school participated in the Central Kerala Sahodaya Sports Meet which was held at Viswajyothi CMI Public School Angamaly on 1st, 2nd, and 3rd November 2018 . Securing 206 points our athletes won the overall championship for the 5th consecutive year. Our athletes secured winners trophy in all the categories except super senior category. Christus Joby of class 7 and Shalbin P Ibrahim of class 10 secured the Individual Championship trophy also. On 26th November, Bishop Mar George Madathikandathil along with the Nirmalites assembled in the Indoor Stadium and congratulated all the winners of the meet.

40 students participated in the State CBSE Sports Meet held at Municipal Stadium Pala and by securing 1 gold, 8 silver and 2 bronze medals, our students achieved 5th position in the State level along with 1st position in March past. SHALBIN P IBRAHIM of class 10 became the STATE RECORD HOLDER in Long Jump and he is declared as the BEST ATHLET BOY under 17.  

Our Football team secured 2nd position in the CKSC Football Tournamnet   held at Carmel CMI public School Vazhakulam on 3rd anf 4th December 2018. 
I congratulate all the participants. A special applause to our Physical instructors Mrs. Rejani Thomas,  Amal V R and Vineeth K K,  for their effective training that they are giving to the students. Along with this I appreciate and express my sincere gratitude to all the teachers, staff, parents and students of Nirmala for their  support and hard work that helped to achieve this great victory.

SCIENCE FAIR

The School, in order to nurture and develop scientific ideas and creativity in students organizes science fair every year. This year it was held on 19th November 2018 which was inaugurated by Dr. Shaju Thomas former Professor and HOD of Zoology department,  Nirmala College  Muvattupuzha in which skilled artists, future scientists and promising mathematicians exhibited their skills and proved themselves with lot of enthusiasm.

ANNUAL RETREAT AND SEMINARS

 The school has integrated life skill training programmes in the schedule so that students develop the ability to meet difficulties in life. In order to enhance self confidence, self esteem and mutual respect a two day Annual Retreat was held in the month of October. Various trainings sessions, Career Guidance programmes, Seminars, etc. were conducted for the students of all sessions in order to motivate and equip them with various skills.  Catechism and Value education are part of school curriculum. We celebrate Holy Mass on every first Friday with enlightening messages. Confession facilities are provided to catholic students. Students with special needs are identified ad monitored by class teachers and subject teachers. Such students are then regularly counseled by the school Wellness teacher.

PTA MEETINGS

The school places a lot of importance in maintaining cordial relationship with parents. In almost all the activities of the school the parents are rendering selfless service and encourage us with their valuable suggestions. The periodic open house meeting provides an opportunity for two way communication between teachers and parents and affords a good opportunity to interact face to face on all issues concerning the progress of students. The executive committee of PTA met thrice this year and they expressed happiness in the effective functioning of the school. The support and co-operation extended by them for the success of all the activities of the school are appreciated by all.

DEPARTMENT WISE PROGRAMMES

This year on 14th September, the Hindi department conducted the HINDI DIVAS. In order to create interest in Hindi language, the students published a manuscript in Hindi under the guidance of Hindi teachers and poster exhibition was conducted for the students.

In connection with the 150th Birth Anniversary celebration of Mahatha Gandhi on 6th October, the Social Science department conducted an elocution competition and the English department conducted a declamation competition on 8th October for the students of class 8-11. 

 To commemorate the birth of former president late Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, the Science department celebrated World Students? Day on 15th October by conducting a documentary on the achievements of Kalam.

The students of class 11 conducted RELISH?2018, on16th October,  WORLD FOOD DAY. Food and snacks counters were set for the students and the money collected through this event was handed over for the social service activities.

The Malayalam department conducted a poster competition on ?Karshika Keralam? on 1st of Malayalam month Chingam in connection with ?Karshika Dinam.?  Various programmes like ?Sahityha Prasnothiri? quiz competition, ?Vanjipattu? competition, a demonstration class on ?Thullal Thrayam? and ?Sahitya Silpasala? were organized on 1st November, the Kerala Piravi day. 

OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS AND PROGRAMMES

Melvin Binu Jose of class 8 B secured Gold Medal in Kata and Kumite in the Karate International Tournament held in Srilanka. Arjun Biju of class 7C secured Gold medal in Kata and silver in kumite from Central Zone Karatte Championship held at Thrissur.

Ann Maria Reji and Nia Susan Vinod of class 10, Maria Joseph of class 9, Krishna Santhosh  and Calvin Johns of class 8 secured prizes in Karate competition conducted at Muvattupuzha club supervised under the Japanees masters.

Sanjay S Nair of class 10 was titled with Black Belt first Dan.

Environment day was celebrated on 5th June 2018. The day was inaugurated by Mr. Subash CC, faculty of English by planting sapling. Principal Fr. Mathew Mundackal distributed saplings to students. 

International Yoga day was celebrated on 21st June 2018. A team of students under the direction of Yoga trainer, Smt. Beena Benoy conducted Yoga demonstration at the school indoor stadium and Mr. Anil VM head of Social Science department delivered speech about the importance of Yoga Day.

72nd Independence Day of our Nation was celebrated on 15th August, 2018 at 9.00am with great patriotic spirit. The principal Fr. Mathew M Mundackal hosted the flag and Rev. Fr. John Padinjattuvayalil delivered the message of the day by highlighting the importance of being truly patriotic and urged the students to grow in patriotic values. 
 
SOCIAL SERVICE ACTIVITIES

Our students are aware about their social responsibility towards the society and a social experience programme initiated by the school has enhanced social commitment amongst students and provided them with opportunities to serve the society. The social service department which includes two selected leaders from each class and one teacher coordinator once in a week collects contributions from the students for various social service activities and this year they collected Rs. 122,500/-
Apart from this, this year our staff and students actively participated in extending our helping hands towards the flood affected people due to torrential rain and heavy floods. A special collection was made by the students for the flood affected  fellow-beings and raised around Rs. 200,000/- and contributed Rs. 1,00,000/-   to Chief Minister?s Distress Relief Fund, Rs.32.000 to the Education Department and Rs. 45,000 to various people in need. 
Along with this clothes and other items were collected and distributed to various people. We distributed text books, note books and uniform materials freely to those students who are adversely affected by flood. Our teachers also actively participated in the cleaning work of flood affected areas. 
This year students of class X visited a Balabhavan at Mazhuvanchery, Kolencherry and distibuted study materials and other food items and engaged themselves with the inhabitants. While celebrating the Annual Day of the School our Social service Department decided to contribute an Amount of Rs. 125,000 to the Diocese of Idukki, which is one among the most flood and natural calamity affected regions of Kerala. The same will be handed over by the Manager to Idukki  Bishop at the end of this meeting. 

SCHOOL PICNIC

Picnic is a thrill for all at any stage. Class wise trips were held for our students from class 1 to 12. This year we had many such occasions that gave our students a different atmosphere from the stress and strain of the classrooms.
AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIPS
Rev. Fr. Jose Karivelickal Endowment Award for the topper student of class 12 in the Board Examination will be given to Navya Joy of Science stream and Malavika M of Commerce stream. Milby Teacher Memorial Award for the topper student of class 9 in Malayalam is shared by Rajagopal V and Geethu Alotius.
In order to sustain the everlasting memory of Sri Deepak Venugopal, the family members introduced Deepak memorial Endowment award for the topper student of class 12 in Physics. This year the award is given to Alan Mathew Isaac.

Rev. Fr. Jose Kodamullil Memorial Endowment award for the best student in each class will be given to -

Navya Manoj: Class 5
Rose Maria Joshy: Class 6
Christus Joby:  Class 7
Niyah Mariyam Mathew: Class 8
Nikitha Roy: Class 9
Jan Lee Joshy: Class 10
Dona Agnes:  Class 11
Chris Sara Biji  :  Class 12 

TO CONCLUDE

As the eventful academic year has come to a close, this carefully crafted success story of this institution includes many factors- encouragement and support  of management, unity of its staff fraternity, the dedication of its students, strong roots in value system, unstinted support and cooperation of parents, perfect ambience, etc. I would like to conclude by extending our sincere thanks to each one of you and to all our well-wishers who have lent a supportive hand down through the years, in all our endeavours and thus shaping Nirmala as what it is now as an epitome of Excellence.


20.12.2018                                                                                                          Fr. Mathew M Mundackal
Muv attupuzha                                                                                                                Principal
                                                                                                            Nirmala Public School, Muvattupuzha


Annual Report 2017-18    

NIRMALA PUBLIC SCHOOL  Muvattupuzha

Annual Report 2017-18

Very Rev. Mgr. Cherian Kanjirakombil, the Manager and the President of the meeting, Honourable Justice Sri. Abdul Rahim, our chief guest of the day, Rev. Sr. Lucitta FCC, Provincial Superior, Vimala Province Muvattupuzha, Adv. Sri. Manoj K George, PTA representative, Rev. Fr. Francis Madathiparambil, Vice Principal, Rev. Sr. Jesie Tresa, Headmistress, Rev. Fathers, Sisters, distinguished guests, parents, members of the staff and dear students.

It?s with immense joy and gratitude to God Almighty I am before you to present the annual report of the academic session 2017-18. The year 2017 was a remarkable and incredible year for the Nirmalites.

Re-Opening of the school for the academic session 2017-18

Nirmala campus became active and alive, with the cheerful presence of Nirmalites on 1st June 2017. New students were welcomed to the world of education and knowledge in a very gracious and prayerful atmosphere. The new academic year had a prayerful beginning with a Holy Mass celebrated at the school auditorium by our beloved patron Mar George Madathikandathil Bishop of Kothamangalam. On 23rd June 2017 Rev. Fr. Jose Vengooran, the Vicar Nirmala Matha Church Muvattupuzha blessed our school and offered ourselves to the Sacred Heart of Jesus on the feast day of the Sacred Heart of Jesus.

Scholastic Achievements

Our students? outstanding performance in the board examination has brought optimum glory to our institution by securing 100% pass in class 10 and 12 examination, along with 52 A1 holders in class 10 and 11 in class 12 out of 167 and 123 respectively. On 23rd June 2017 Rev. Mgr. George Oliappuram the former manager along with Nirmala family assembled at Rev. Fr. Jose Kodamullil auditorium and honoured all the A1 holders with prizes and certificates.

 
School Parliament

School witnessed the election of the school parliament and house captains on 23rd June 2017. Six houses have been formed for organizing various co-scholastic activities. Investiture ceremony for the school parliament was held at the school auditorium where the newly elected cabinet were officially vested with the mantle of responsibilities by chief guest Rev. Mgr. Cherian Kanjirakombil, the manager. Head boy master Nikhil Biju of class XI, Head girl Kumari Anjali Nair of class XI along with house captains and parliament leaders of various classes were honoured with badges and sashes by the chief guest Rev. Fr. Mathew Mundackal, the Principal introduced Mgr. Cherian Kanjirakombil who appointed as the new manager of Nirmala Public School and extended warm welcome to him.

Sargotsav 2017

In order to tap the hidden talents of our learners and to provide them a suitable platform to showcase their talents, our school organized School youth festival on 20th and 21st July 2017 which was inaugurated by Fr. Mathew Mundackal, the Principal. It was held on house wise basis and winners were awarded with trophies and certificates. On 4th August 2017, Sahithyasilpasala, a training programme was organized by the members of Malayalam club for developing literary skill of our students.

Central Kerala Sahodaya CBSE Fest

Two hundred and twenty students from our school participated in the Central Kerala Sahodaya CBSE youth festival held at Co-Operative Public School Thodupuzha, St. Xavier?s Public School Pothanicadu, Jairani Public School Thodupuzha, De Paul Public School Thodupuzha, Nirmala Public School Muvattupuzha and Carmel CMI Public School Vazhakulam in the month of October. In which our students secured runners up trophy with 954 points. Most of our students were awarded ?A? grade with first place in various vents and we secured Winners trophy in category 1 and 2 and Runner in category 3 and 4. Twelve students from our school participated in the State Level Arts Competition held at IES Public School Thrissur. All the participants were awarded with grades and Saraswathi N of class 10 secured 2nd position in recitation Sanskrit.

 
Sports and Games

School Sports Meet held on 30th November 2017 was declared open by T P Ouseph, International Coach at Nirmala College Ground. 70 athletes from our school participated in the interschool meet held on 16th, 17th, and 18th November 2017 at Carmel CMI Public School Vazhakulam. Securing 237 points our athletes won the overall championship for the 4th consecutive year. Except kiddies boys and senior boys we are the champions in all other categories and Avanthika Jayasankar, Christus Joby, Fayaz P Ajims and Samwin Suresh secured Individual Championship.

24 students participated in the State CBSE Sports Meet held at Municipal Stadium Pala, hosted by Marygiri Public School Koothattukulam and secured 2 gold, 6 silver and 8 bronze medals along with 2nd position in March past. Our athletes participated in the International Sports Meet organized by M A International School Kothamangalam for CBSE and ICSE students and we secured Overall Championship in athletics and first porition in March Past. In a special way I appreciate our Physical instructors Rejani Thomas, Amal V R and Vineeth K K, all the participants, teachers, parents on this great achievement.

CKSC Basketball Tournament

The year 2017 is a remarkable year in the history of Nirmala Public School because we got a golden opportunity to host the Central Kerala CBSE Basketball Tournament on 18th and 19th December 2017 at Nirmala Campus. The official inauguration of the Basketball Tournament was done by Bishop Mar George Punnakottil and presided over by Sri. Bobby Joseph, Secretary CKSC on 18th December. The valedictory function held on 19th December 2017 was inaugurated by Sri. Basil Philip, the International Basketball player and presided over by Dr. Prince K Mattam.

Science fair

The School, in order to nurture and develop scientific ideas and creativity in students organizes science fair every year. This year it was held on 17th November 2017 which was inaugurated by Dr. David Banji, Principal Nirmala College of Pharmacy, Muvattupuzha in which skilled artists, future scientists and promising mathematicians exhibited their skills and proved themselves with lot of enthusiasm.

Other achievements

132 students participated in the State Level Asika Handwriting competition conducted by Asika Book House and all the participants were awarded with prizes and certificates. The following students secured remarkable achievement.

            Ananya K S of class 10       -           2nd in English

            Sandra Susan of class 9       -           3rd in Malayalam

            Devikrishna M K of class 6            -           5th in Malayalam

In Karate, Eldho Kuriakose, Rahul K R, Sanjay S Nair and Abekesh P A were secured Sho-Dan. In JSKA International Open Karate Championship Abekesh P A secured 1st place in Kata. In National Karate Championship Melvin Binu secured 1st position and Abekesh P A and Sanjay S Nair secured position in individual Kata.

Athul Krishna Pramod of class 1 secured the 2nd position as Social Singer 2017 in the Online Musical Reality Show conducted by Awinitha Music Company.

In the Sathyadeepam Scholarship Exam conducted at the State level, Shweta Saroja Sujith of Class 2 secured 1st rank and Kochuthresia Wilson of U.K.G secured 3rd rank. Anna vinod of class 4, Issa Anna Sibi of class 1, Nimmy Mariya Saju of class 2, Abinand Anish of class 3 and Abhinav Arun of LKG secured 5th position.

Siya Theresa Sibi of LKG secured first position in the gate @ school Scholarship examination at the national level and Diya Mariya Deepak of UKG, Princess Karthiyani of class 1 and Nivedhya Sreeraj of LKG secured 3rd, 4th and 5th position respectively.

Teacher?s Day

The students of the school celebrated teacher?s Day on 13th September with great enthusiasm. The students of class 12 took the privilege of organizing the event. All the teachers were honoured by the students along with chief guest Prof. M M Jacob.

Seminars and Training

Staying updated is the key to success in the field of education. Our teachers constantly strive to stay updated, by attending workshops and various training programmes. Teacher orientation programmes are held on a regular basis at our school. Various training programmes were conducted for the students of all sessions in order to motivate and equip them with various skills.

PTA Meetings

A very healthy co-operation exists between the parents and the teachers of this school and in almost all the activities of the school the parents are rendering selfless service and encourage us with their valuable suggestions. Class wise PTA meeting was held in the month of June and October in which almost all the parents attended. In all PTA meeting parents can evaluate the performance of their ward as well get feedback from the teachers. The executive committee of PTA met thrice this year and they expressed happiness in the effective functioning of the school. The support and co-operation extended by them for the success of every activity of the school were appreciated by all.

 Spiritual and Moral Information of the Students

The school envisages imparting quality education. Various seminars were held in order to optimize each child?s integral development. Value education is apart of school curriculum. We celebrate Holy Mass on every first Friday with enlightening messages. Counseling and confession facilities are provided to catholic students.

Social Service Activities

Our students are aware about their social responsibility and commitment towards the society and social service department is functioning in our school. Once in a week students are contributing their own share for various social service activities and this year they collected Rs. 1,73,000/- As part of being one with the physically and mentally challenged ones, our students used to visit such houses and interact with them, help them through small amount of contributions. A special collection was made by the students for the Ockhi disaster fellow-beings and raised around Rs. 95,000/- and decided to contribute Rs. 1,00,000/- and the amount will be handed over to the Manager at the end of the meeting.

Independence Day

The 70th Independence Day of our Nation was celebrated on 15th August, 2017 at 9.00am with great patriotic spirit. The principal hosted the flag and Mr. Anil V M Head of Social Science Department highlighted the importance of being truly patriotic and urged the students to grow in patriotic values. Various competitions were held for the students on the same day.

Festivals and celebrations

In order to inculcate feelings of happiness and integrity every year we organize celebrations with various cultural programmes such as Onam, Teacher?s Day, Children?s Day, Christmas, etc.

School Picnic

Picnic is a thrill for all at any stage. Class wise trips were held for our students from class 1 to 12. This year we had many such occasions that gave our students a different atmosphere from the stress and strain of the classrooms.

Awards and Scholarships

Rev. Fr. Jose Karivelickal Endowment Award for the topper student of class 12 in the Board Examination will be given to Joshwin John Jose of Science stream and Aleena Paulose of Commerce stream. Milby Teacher Memorial Award for the topper student of class 9 in Malayalam is shared by Eastel Babu Paul and Saraswathi N.

Rev. Fr. Jose Kodamullil Memorial Endowment award for the beast student in each class will be given to

Devika Babu                                                             -           Class 5

Arya P Liju                                                                -           Class 6

Nandana Krishnakumar and Joan Mathew               -           Class 7

Nikitha Roy                                                               -           Class 8

Tess Santhosh and Jan Lee Joshy                             -           Class 9

Thejus Laiju                                                              -           Class 10

Anns John                                                                 -           Class 11 (Science Stream)

Anjali Nair                                                                -           Class 11 (Commerce Stream)

John Raju                                                                  -           Class 12 (Science Stream)

M Malavika                                                               -           Class 12 (Commerce Stream)

Demise

A sadness and sense of loss that results from the death of someone close is immeasurable. We the Nirmala family experienced the sudden death of one of our students Kumari Drishya Praveen of class 2 due to brain tumor on 8th August 2017. We honour and remember her and keep her memories alive in our hearts. May God Almighty reward her and we all pray that her soul shall rest in heavenly peace.

To conclude

I acknowledge my personal appreciation and gratitude to all who are work to make Nirmala Public School a Centre of Excellence. As the eventful academic year has come to a close, I place on record my unstinted gratitude to the management, staff, parents, students for their incessant support and co-operation for making the year a memorable one. Finally by offering thanks and praises to the Heavenly Father for his blessings and Nirmala Matha, the heavenly patron of our school for her constant intercession and protection, I submit this report for your kind consideration and approval.

12.01.2018                                                                                                          Fr. Mathew M Mundackal

Muv attupuzha                                                                                                                Principal

                                                                                                                   Nirmala Public School, Muvattupuzha


Annual Report 2016-17    

NIRMALA PUBLIC SCHOOL, Muvattupuzha

Annual Report 2016-2017

Very Rev. Mgr. George Oliappuram, the Manager and President of the function, Sri. Tiny Tom (Cine Artist) Chief Guest of the Day, Rev. Sr. Lucitta Provincial Superior, Vimala Province Muvattupuzha, Sri. Arun Joseph PTA representative, Rev. Fr. Francis Madathiparambil Vice Principal, Rev. Sr. Jessie Tresa Headmistress, Rev. Fathers, Sisters, distinguished guests, parents, members of the staff and dear students.

With great joy and gratitude to God Almighty with his constant blessings I am here presenting the annual report of the academic year 2016-2017.

Reopening of the school for the academic year 2016-2017

After the mid summer holidays Nirmala campus became active and alive, with the cheerful presence of Nirmalites on 1st June 2016. The new academic year had a prayerful beginning with Holy Mass celebrated at the school auditorium by our beloved patron Mar George Madathikandathil Bishop of Kothamangalam. On 3rd June 2016 Rev. Fr. Sotter Perungalapallil Vicar Nirmala Matha Church Muvattupuzha blessed our school and offered ourselves to the Sacred Heart of Jesus.

Scholastic Achievements

Nirmala was blessed this year also with 100 percentage pass in class 10 and 12 examination. Our students? outstanding performance in the Board Examination has bought optimum glory to our institution in the year 2016. Out of 172 students appeared class 10 examination 39 students has scored A1 in all subjects. 102 students appeared for the CBSE Board examination of class 12 , 4 of them secure A1 in all subjects. On 10th June 2016 Nirmala family assembled at Rev. Fr. Jose Kodamullil Auditorium and honoured all the A1 holders with prizes and certificates. I congratulate all the students, teachers and parents for their remarkable achievement.

School Parliament

The school parliament election was held on 17th June 2016. Six houses have been formed for organizing various co-scholastic activities. Rev. Fr. Paul Choorathotty, Principal Nirmala Higher Secondary School Muvattupuzha inaugurated the school literary association along with swearing in ceremony of the school parliament with Master Abhijith K Sooraj as the Head Boy and Kumari Mahima Ann Paul as the Head Girl on 24th June 2016.

Youth Festival

School Youth Festival which held on 4th and 5th August 2016 was inaugurated by Fr. Mathew M Mundackal, the Principal. It was held on house wise basis and winners were awarded with trophies and certificates. Two hundred and thirty students from our school participated in the Sahodaya Cultural Fest, SAHOTSAV 2016, which was held at Shanthal Jyothi Public School, Muttom, Thodupuzha, in which our school stood in the second position with 810 points. Many of our students were awarded A grade with first place in various events and we secured Winners Trophy in category 2 and 3 and Runner Up in category 4. 30 students from our school participated in the state competition held at Viswadeepthi CMI Public School, Adimaly and our students achieved first position in Margamkali, category 3 and third prize in Kolkali.

Sports and Games

Annual Sports Meet held on 16th December 2016 was declared open by Sri. Bijumon K DySP Muvattupuzha. 70 athletes from our school participated in the interschool sports meet held on 1st , 2nd and 3rd December 2016 at Carmel CMI Public School Vazhakulam. Securing 179 points our athletes won the overall championship for the third consecutive year. I congratulate our physical instructors Mrs. Rejani Thomas and Mrs. Shiney Thomas, all the participants, teachers and parents on this great achievement.

35 students participated in the State Level Sports Meet held at Attipetty Public School Ernakulam for the first time ant Shalbin Ebrahim secured first position in Long Jump under 14 and our relay team secured second position in 4x100 meter Relay. Our school team secured second position in March Past too.

Soccer Frenzy 2016

The year 2016 is remarkable year in the history of Nirmala Public School because we got a golden opportunity to host Central Kerala CBSE Football tournament at Nirmala Campus from 1st September 2016 to 10th September 2016. The official inauguration of the tournament was done by Sri. U Sheraffali, Deputy Commandant and Former Indian Football Player and presided over by Sri. Eldho Abraham, MLA. The tournament flag was hoisted by Rev. Mgr. George Oliappuram, our Manager. The valedictory function held on 10th September 2016 was inaugurated by Mar George Punnakottil, Bishop Emeritus of Kothamangalam and presided over by Rev. Fr. Sijan Paul Oonukalel, President of Central Kerala Sahodaya Complex. 90 teams participated in the tournament under two categories in which Nirmala team secured 1st position in Junior category. I extend a special thanks to Prof. T M Joseph, Principal, Rev. Fr. Francis Kannadan, Bursar, and Mr. P T Santhosh, Physical Instructor and students of Nirmala College Muvattupuzha for providing all the facilities to conduct the tournament. I appreciate and express sincere gratitude to all the teachers, staff, parents and students of Nirmala Public School whose hard work and dedication that helped to make this tournament an excellent one.

Science Fair

The school takes keen interest to nurture and nourish scientific ideas and creativity in students and organizes science fair every year. This year it was held on 11th October 2016 which was inaugurated by Rev. Dr. Johnson Oroplackal, Vice Principal, St. Thomas Teacher Training College, Mylacombu, Thodupuzha in which skilled artists, future scientists and promising mathematicians exhibited their skills and proved themselves with lot of enthusiasm.

Other achievements

Remarkable achievement of this year is that one of our students, Neetha John of Class 12 has published a Novel ?Through the Eyes of a Rebel?. I extend a special congratulation to Neetha. 410 students participated in the State Level Asika Handwriting Competition conducted by Asika Book House and all the participants were awarded with prizes and certificates. The following students secured a remarkable achievement.

Husna Sidhik of Class 7 secured 3rd position in English and Sona Shaji of class 8 secured 1st in Malayalam Handwriting Competition.

Our Karate team brought glory to our school by securing Best Participation School Trophy. Melvin Binu of class 6 secured 1st prize and Rahul K R of class 8 secured 2nd prize in International Open Karate Competition.

In the Sathyadeepam Scholarship Exam conducted at the State Level Niya Anu Paul of Class 4 secured 1st Rank and Haddin Anto Vince of LKG secured 2nd Rank. Gayathri Manohar of LKG secured First Rank and Nevin Manoj of UKG secured 3rd Rank in the Gate @ Scholarship exam conducted at the State Level.

In order to provide admission to students from long distance this year we started Boy?s Hostel for 11th and 12th students and to facilitate students for entrance exam we are giving coaching classes for medical and engineering students. Another remarkable achievement in the history of Nirmala Public School is that our school is selected by the CBSE as the Centre of Board Examination.

This year certain international guests a team of 14 students and 3 teachers from Board Green International Public School, Liverpool, UK visited our school on 1st November 2016 as part of cultural exchange programme and study tour. During the assembly Fr. Mathew Mundackal , the Principal introduced the team to the students and they visited all the classes and interacted with our students. It was wonderful experience for our students.

Seminars and Training

Promoting teachers? quality is a key element in improving effectiveness of the school education and for that we have been taken many initiatives to provide opportunities for the capacity building of the teachers. This year we have arranged two such training sessions for the teachers. The first session was held on 30th and 31st May and the second on 8th and 9th of July 2016. Both these sessions were handled by the resource persons appointed by CBSE. Two day training camp were held for the students of class 9,10,11 and 12 in the month of May. Class wise one-day seminar was arranged for all other students in order to inculcate and equip them with various skills.

PTA Meetings

Class wise PTA meetings was held in the month of August and October in which almost all the parents attended. In all PTA meeting parents are provided with enough opportunity to meet the teachers personally so that parents evaluate the performance of the children as well as get feedback from the teachers. A very healthy co-operation exists between the parents and teachers of this school and in almost all the activities of the school the parents are rendering selfless services and encourage us with their valuable suggestions. The executive committee of PTA met thrice in this year and they expressed happiness in the effective functioning of the school and the support and co-operation extended by them for the success of every activity of the school were appreciated by all.

Spiritual and Moral Formation of the Students

The School envisages imparting quality education. Various seminars were held in order to optimize each child?s integral development. Value Education is a part of school curriculum. We celebrate Holy Mass on every first Friday with enlightening messages. Counseling and confession facilities are provided to students.

 Social Service Activities

Our students are aware about their social responsibility and commitment towards the society and a social service department is functioning in our school. Every Thursday the students are contributing their own share for various social service activities and this year they collected Rs. 1,22,000/-. As part of feeling with the less privileged ones, our students visited Province Home at Karakunnam and interacted with the children there and contributed Rs. 40,000/-. Above all we are all here with a sense of happiness and satisfaction. For the last one year we are trying to accomplish the dream of our former Principal, Fr. Jose Kodamullil, to build two houses for our brothers. In order to actualize this dream with the support of management, the school brought 10 cents of land at Peringuzha and constructed two houses for our staff members along with the support and encouragement of teachers, parents, students and well wishers. These houses were blessed by Mar George Madathikandathil, Bishop of Kothamangalam on 22nd December 2016. Rev. Mgr. George Oliapuram, our Manager hand over the key to the beneficiaries at the end of the meeting. In a special way I remember and express sincere thanks and congratulations to Mr. Raju Chakko who has taken the complete expenses of one house along with Mathew Kannamthanam, P A Saji, Smith Palapuram, Maybee Kuriachen, Jairani Convent and Thekkekara Saw Mills for their generous support and contributions.

Festivals and Celebrations

In order to inculcate feelings of happiness and integrity every year we organize celebrations with various cultural programmes such as Onam, Teachers? Day, Children?s Day, Christmas, etc.

School conducts picnics, outings and study tours for the overall development and relaxations of our students. This year we had many such occasions that gave our students a different atmosphere from the stress and strain of the classrooms.

 
Awards and Scholarships

Rev. Fr. Jose Karivelickal Endowment Award for the topper student of class 12 in Board Examination will be given to Mariya Biji Varghese of Science Stream and Jovina Tresa of Commerce Stream. Milby Teacher Memorial Award for the topper student of class 9 in Malayalam is shared by Nandana S, Maria Mathews and Geethukrishna T S.

In order to sustain the everlasting memory of Rev. Fr. Jose Kodamullil, the former Principal, the Management, Staff, PTA and Students unanimously decided to raise Rs. 5,00,000/- and established Rev. Fr. Jose Kodamullil Memorial Endowment Award for the best students in each class. This year the award is given to,

Dona Elizabeth Benny                    -           Class 5

Joan Mathew                                     -           Class 6

Mariya Joseph                                  -           Class 7

Jan Lee Joshi                                    -           Class 8

Easter Babu Paul                              -           Class 9

Aanet Paul                                         -           Class 10

John Raju                                          -           Class 11 (Science Stream)

Malavika M                                       -           Class 11 (Commerce Stream)

Aryanandha Saju                              -           Class 12 (Science Stream)

Maneesha Prakash                           -           Class 12 (Commerce Stream)


Demise

A sadness and sense of loss that results from the death of someone close is immeasurable. Amidst all our achievement we remain with painful heart. We the Nirmala family witnessed two irreparable losses in 2016. On 30th June our school experienced the sudden death of one of our student Master Febin G Plathottam of class 7 due to brain tumor and on 2nd July our beloved Kumari Jilta Mariya Laiju of class 4 was drowned in the well. We honour and remember them and keep their memories alive in our hearts. May God Almighty reward them and we pray that their soul shall rest in heavenly peace.

To Conclude

I acknowledge my personal appreciation and gratitude to all who are at work to make Nirmala Public School a Centre of Excellence. I take this opportunity to express my heartfelt gratitude to Rev. Mgr. George Oliapuram, the Manager of the School and Vicar General of the Diocese for his constant blessings and guidance. Rev. Sr. Lucitta F.C.C, the Manager Junior School and Rev. Sr. Jessie Tresa, the Headmistress are always very helpful to me in the smooth functioning of the school and deserve special appreciation and gratitude for their support, co-operation and team work. The esteemed presence of the dignitaries on the dais, Sri. Tiny Tom (Cine Artist), Rev. Fr. Francis Madathiparambil, Vice Principal, Sri. Arun Joseph PTA representative are gratefully acknowledged. I express my sincere gratitude to our parents especially to the PTA executives for their abiding trust in us as well as for their constant support and encouragement. Above all I remember with gratitude the entire staff members for their dedication and devotion without which the school would not have reached such great heights. Finally by offering thanks and praises to the Heavenly Father for his blessings and Nirmala Matha, the Heavenly Patron of our school for her constant intercession and protection, I submit this report for your kind perusal and approval.

12.01.2018                                                                                                             Fr. Mathew M Mundackal

Muv attupuzha                                                                                                                    Principal

                                                                                                                   Nirmala Public School, Muvattupuzha