News 2023

September 23, 2023

International Constituational Day 15

The International Democracy Day, with the theme "Empowering the next generation," was organized by the Department of Social Science on September 15, 2023. The program aimed to highlight the vital role of young people in advancing democracy and ensuring their voices are heard in decisions that profoundly affect their world. SPL Ronish from Class X B presented the history and importance of democracy, and Master Visruth from Class X C elaborated on this theme. Mrs. BRIGIT discussed the salient features of the constitution and its preamble, with Mrs. SAGAYA PREMA KUMARI providing insights into the same. Master Dhanush from Class IX A presented the pream...

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September 15, 2023

Suicide Prevention Awareness

St. Joseph's Indian High School in Bengaluru is actively promoting mental health through its Suicide Prevention Awareness Drive, a collaborative effort involving the Student Council, Eco Club, Interact Club, and Teen Club. Their mission is to raise awareness and foster mental well-being among students.

This initiative commenced with a dedicated school assembly on September 15, 2023. The assembly featured important components, including a "Thought for the Day" to encourage reflection, a heartfelt message stressing the significance of mental health, and an informative session dispelling misconceptions and presenting factua...

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September 14, 2023

Outreach programme

"Learn & Love: A Tribute to Teachers" was an outreach program organized by St. Joseph's Indian High School in collaboration with the Student Council and Interact Club. This event, held on September 14, 2023, at St. Peter & Paul Higher Primary School in Bengaluru, aimed to honour and appreciate teachers. It featured a prayer dance, welcoming remarks, and words of wisdom from Rev. Fr. Cyril Menezes. The program included songs, games, and an emotional moment of teacher appreciation. Students interacted with teachers to understand their dedication better. Coordinated by Ms. Nirma D'Souza and Mr. Srinivas Prasad, the e...

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September 13, 2023

Teen Club

The Teens' Club at St. Joseph's Indian High School in Bengaluru hosted an informative session on "Exploring Adolescence: Navigating the Path of Change" for 8th-grade students on September 13, 2023. Dr. Flora D'Souza, Vice-Principal of St. Joseph's Indian Composite PU College, was the distinguished Guest Speaker. The event included a prayer, an introduction, and a sapling presentation. Dr. Flora discussed puberty and provided valuable guidance. The session ended with a Vote of Thanks. Overall, it was an educational and enjoyable experience coordinated by Ms. Nirma D'Souza and Mr. Joshua Angelo, the Te...

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September 13, 2023

International Cultural exchange program with Interact Club Of Universal College, Mauritius

The Interact Club of St. Joseph's Indian High School, sponsored by Rotary Bangalore Orchards, initiated its first-ever international exchange program with the Interact Club of Universal College in Mauritius on September 13. The members of both Interact Clubs engaged in a fruitful discussion, sharing perspectives on the rich cultural diversity in their respective countries. The event was highly meaningful and successful, with the principals of both schools and Rotarians offering valuable insights. This exchange program has set the stage for future collaborations, emphasizing the values of brotherhood and togetherness.


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September 09, 2023

First Aid Training

St. Joseph's Indian High School hosted a comprehensive First Aid training session on September 9, 2023, led by Dr. Kalpajit, a Senior Emergency Consultant at Apollo Hospital. The session aimed to educate both school staff and students on immediate and appropriate first aid responses, essential techniques, and building confidence in handling common medical emergencies. Topics included CPR, AED usage, and addressing various medical situations. Hands-on training was provided, and certificates were awarded. Dr. Kalpajit's training enhanced safety within the school community, with future collaborations anticipated.


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September 07, 2023

Eco Club

The Eco Club at SJIHS has initiated a month-long celebration dedicated to cleanliness and sustainability. We commenced this endeavour with a solemn oath-taking ceremony, signifying our dedication to preserving a cleaner planet. Additionally, our proficient club members presented an informative skit to promote awareness regarding the significance of cleanliness. As the final touch, we proudly introduced our committee members who will guide us on this eco-friendly journey.


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September 05, 2023

Teacher's day celebration

The Teacher's Day celebration at Picardo Hall on September 5, themed "Visit to The Zoo," began at 8:45 A.M. The festivities commenced with a guided tour of various events after the anchors set the tone by exploring the zoo. The program started with a prayer dance to invoke blessings and a tribute to Teacher's Day.

The talented students of SJIHS, known as the Nightingales, delivered warm wishes to the teachers with a heartfelt song, followed by a captivating dance performance that enthralled the audience. Musicians added to the excitement with trendy hits that resonated with all age groups.

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September 04, 2023

ELC club

The ELC club conducted an intra-class collage competition centered around the theme of the Indian election system. Over 15 students participated, and Arnold Ruben from Class X C emerged as the first-place winner. The prizes were presented to the winners by Mrs. Savitha, the Vice Principal, and Fr. Felix Anand.


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September 02, 2023

Parent-Teachers Meeting

The PTM began with a comprehensive review of Formative Assessment 2 (FA-2) results, where teachers provided detailed insights into each student's performance, highlighting strengths and areas needing improvement. Parents were encouraged to engage in open discussions with teachers to better grasp their child's academic progress.

A dedicated session in the auditorium addressed specific challenges faced by 10th-grade students and parents. It started with a prayer by Mrs. Elizabeth Jacob and included discussions on academic hurdles, stress management, and exam strategies by Ms. Nirma, the school counsellor. This session also infor...

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August 29, 2023

National Sports Day Commemoration

National Sports Day, celebrated on August 29th in honor of Major Dhyan Chand, a legendary figure in Indian hockey, holds great significance in India. Major Dhyan Chand's remarkable achievements, including three consecutive Olympic gold medals, make this day a tribute to his sporting excellence. This day is not just about celebrating a sporting legend but also about promoting the importance of physical fitness and a healthy lifestyle. At our school, we marked the occasion with a grand assembly where sports enthusiasts, dressed in their athletic attire, took an oath to uphold the spirit of sportsmanship. The principal inaugurated the 'Kreeda Utsav,' our ...

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August 23, 2023

Philately Exhibition

The Philately Club organized an impressive Philately Exhibition featuring the remarkable collection of rare stamps and medals belonging to Mr. Vara Prasad. Stamp collecting extends beyond being a mere pastime; it involves the in-depth exploration of postage stamps, postcards, and postal materials. This hobby proves especially advantageous for students, as it enhances concentration and broadens knowledge in diverse fields such as geography, inventions, culture, and history.

The exhibition occurred at Picardo Hall on August 23 and was exclusively open to high school students. Mr. Vara Prasad, a distinguished recipient of numerous State, National, and internatio...

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August 15, 2023

Independence Day Celebrations 2023

The 77th Independence Day was commemorated on August 15, 2023, at our school grounds. The event, held with solemnity, featured the school band and marching contingents, including NCC Naval Wing, NCC Air Wing, Bharath Scouts, Hindustan Scouts, and Student Council members. Retired Senior Army Officer Major General George N. graced the occasion as the chief guest, unfurling the National Flag while the school choir sang the National Anthem. He delivered an inspiring speech, sharing historical and current statistics about India, encouraging students to pursue their dreams. Cer...

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August 11, 2023

Prerana Intramural Cultural Fest 2023

Prerana, the 2023 Intramural Cultural Fest, unfolded on August 10th and 11th with a splendid inauguration attended by prominent figures including Rev. Fr. Joseph D'Souza S.J., the Rector of St. Joseph's Indian Institutions, and Rev. Fr. Cyril Menezes S.J., the Principal of St. Joseph's Indian High School. The event commenced with a heartfelt prayer led by Mrs. Janet, followed by the ceremonial lamp lighting by the esteemed guests, while Mr. Anil Fernandes delivered the welcoming address. Chief Guest Mr. Arun Sivag encouraged students to showcase their talents, and Mr. Amruthraj expounded on Prerana's significance.

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August 08, 2023

Felicitation of Mr. Madhu Bangarappa at St. Joseph's Indian High School

St. Joseph's Indian High School and its alumni association honored Mr. Madhu Bangarappa, Minister for School Education and Literacy, with a heartfelt felicitation on August 8th. Mr. Bangarappa shared nostalgic memories and stressed the importance of academics and co-curricular activities. The event celebrated his achievements and deep connection to the school. Rev. Fr. Joseph D'Souza, SJII's Rector, highlighted his significance as an alumnus, and Principal Rev. Fr. Cyril Menezes praised his dedication, inspiring current students. Mr. Bangarappa received a meaningful memento, symbolizing the enduring school-...

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August 04, 2023

Celebrating the Remarkable Life of Rector Fr. Joseph D'Souza SJ at SJII

On August 4th, 2023, the St. Joseph’s Indian Institutions (SJII) staff gathered at the SJIPS auditorium to celebrate the birthday of Rector Fr.Joseph D'Souza SJ.Commencing with a sumptuous lunch, the afternoon unfolded with a vibrant blend of prayers,cake,poetry,music,and dance.MCs Mrs.Steffi and Ms.Neha extended warm welcomes,while Ms.Cynthia led a profound prayer, symbolizing Fr. Joseph's impact. Mr. Harish welcomed Rector Fr. Joseph D’Souza, accompanied by SJII unit heads. Ms.Jennifer Bernard's toast highlighted his impactful simplicity, followed by a lively cake cutting by the SJCC team. The mesmeriz...

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August 03, 2023

The Interact Club's 2023 Office Bearers' Installation Ceremony

The Interact Club successfully held its office bearers' installation ceremony on August 3rd, 2023. This event was graced by the presence of distinguished individuals, including Rotarian Shailendra K M, President of Rotary Bangalore Orchards, Rotarian Pradeep Devatha, Youth Service Director of Rotary Bangalore Orchards, Rotarian Nandagopi, a member of the District Interact Committee, and esteemed Rotarians and Rotractors.

The program marked a significant achievement as 13 members from SJIHS and 13 members from SJICPUC were f...

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July 30, 2023

Celebrating feast of St. Ignatius of Loyola

With immense joy and devotion, the Feast of St. Ignatius of Loyola was celebrated at our institution. The highlight of the celebration was the solemn Eucharistic Mass, graced by Rev. Fr. Francis, the Msgr of the Archdiocese of Bangalore, and accompanied by several Jesuit Priests from Inigo Sadan. The sacred atmosphere resonated with reverence and spirituality as attendees came together to honor the patron saint.
Following the Mass, a special Staff celebration took place, where families joined the staff members in rejoicing. Rev. Fr. Dionysius Vas SJ, the Provincial of Karnataka Jesuit Province, delivered a dee...

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July 28, 2023

Ignatius feast and Farewell to Mrs Nola D'Lima

The Ignatian fortnight activity commenced on July 18 with active participation from both staff and students at St. Joseph's Indian High School. The school premises were adorned with vibrant posters portraying the life of St. Ignatius and providing valuable information on Jesuits. These displays ignited the curiosity of the students, who eagerly prepared themselves for the upcoming novena and quiz.
On July 28, the student-level celebration took place, graced by the esteemed chief guest, Mrs. Nola D'Lima. Her empowering message left a lasting impact on everyone present, inspiring the students to embrace their potential a...

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July 26, 2023

"Mathematics is the language of nature"

The Department of Mathematics at St. Joseph's Indian High School organized a compelling two-hour seminar titled "PROBLEMS IN MATHEMATICS." The esteemed chief guest and resource person, Mr. Leonard Winston Aiman, an Assistant Professor at St. Joseph's University Bangalore, delivered an insightful presentation on "The Mathematical Problems."
During the seminar, Mr. Aiman engaged the students with his in-depth knowledge, discussing various challenging mathematical problems and their solutions. His passion for the subject and captivating teaching style left a profound impact on the students, motivating and inspiring them to delve deeper into the wo...

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July 22, 2023

Parent-Teacher Meeting

The school organized a special Parent-Teacher Meeting (PTM) and Orientation Programme, allowing parents to discuss their child's progress and receive personalized guidance. Rev. Fr. Cyril Menezes emphasized school rules, values, curriculum, and parental involvement. Mrs. Janet Fernandes provided valuable parenting tips. The event received positive feedback from parents. A parents-Teachers association (PTA) was also formed to promote collaboration and work for the welfare of students.


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July 21, 2023

"Your Health, Our Priority: Embracing the Health Camp"

SJIHS expresses heartfelt appreciation to Dr. B. R. Ambedkar UPHS Ward, BBMP, for their excellent execution of the DT-Immunization. Our parents and management are truly grateful for their exceptional service!


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July 17, 2023

"Unveiling the Wonders of Science"

Students of St. Joseph's Indian High School embarked on an educational visit to the National Science Museum from 17th to 19th July 2023, organized by the Department of Mathematics and supervised by Mr. Anil Fernandes. With 900 students and 25 teachers in attendance, the visit fulfilled academic requirements for the Science Subject.
The museum tour began with a 25-minute Science show, enlightening the students about significant chemical reactions. They explored four floors of galleries, featuring scientific inventions, instruments, and prehistoric life recreations. The visit provided valuable insights into machine functionalities and covered various topics from their t...

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July 12, 2023

"Empowering Dreams: The Mr. Neethiprakasam Scholarship"

Each year, St. Joseph's Indian High School takes great pride in the generous contribution of Mr. Neeti Prakasam, an esteemed alumnus, and his wife, Mrs. Mary Prakasam. Their philanthropic endeavors aim to support economically disadvantaged students within our school community.

On the 12th of July this year, Mr and Mrs Neeti Praskasam once again bestowed scholarships upon deserving students. The school was elated to honor them, especially as they celebrated their Golden Jubilee wedding anniversary-an extraordinary milestone.

During this remarkable occasion, their son, Mr. Ronald, delivered a heartfelt speech on behalf of his parents. He expressed...

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July 05, 2023

"Investiture Ceremony"

The investiture ceremony held on July 5, 2023, was a momentous occasion at our school auditorium. It celebrated the appointment of new student leaders and honored the memory of the late Fr. Stan Swamy, a revered social activist. The event began with a solemn prayer service, reminiscing about Fr. Stan Swamy's impactful contributions to marginalized communities.

Mr. Vishal Pereira, an alumnus, graced the occasion as the chief guest, highlighting the values of leadership, responsibility, and academic excellence. The school magazine was officially released, showcasing the creative talents of the students.

Inclusivity was emphasized by...

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June 24, 2023

"Shaping Leaders of Tomorrow"

The student council election for the Class 10th academic year was held on June 24, 2023, following a democratic process to instill democratic values and encourage active participation among the students. After announcing the election date and available positions, interested students submitted nominations, meeting specific eligibility criteria. The verified candidates had a designated campaign period to present their vision and plans for the school's betterment.

On election day, polling stations were set up for Class 9th and 10th students to cast their votes, managed by student volunteers and staff. After the votes were counted by designated faculty members,&nb...

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June 23, 2023

Combined Annual Training Camp (CATC)

The 10-day Combined Annual Training Camp (CATC) held at Vidhyashilp Academy Campus in Jakkur, Bangalore, from 14th June 2023 to 23rd June 2023, was a significant event under the unit's purview. It provided regimentation to troops from all affiliated educational institutions, serving as a crucial avenue for cadets to fulfill the essential Qualitative Requirements (QRs) for NCC certification.

The primary aim of the CATC was to impart intensive and collective training to the cadets, with a focus on developing their knowledge and instilling qualities like self-help, responsibility, team spirit, leadership, character, discipline, and cooperative living. T...

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June 21, 2023

"Harmony of Body and Mind: Embracing Yoga Day "

On International Yoga Day, our school organized a yoga session in the Auditorium with the participation of one hundred NCC cadets from the Naval wing. The event was inaugurated by the school's Vice Principal, Mrs. Savitha, who highlighted the importance and benefits of yoga in students' lives. Cadet Dhanush welcomed the gathering, and the yoga program, led by NCC ANO Mr. Anil Fernandes, began at 9 am and concluded with Savasana at 10.15 am. The session aimed to promote the practice of yoga among the student community, encouraging them to adopt a healthy and balanced lifestyle. The event served as a platform to create awareness about the physical and m...

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June 12, 2023

"Ready, Set, Thrive: Student Orientation 2023!"

In collaboration with the Teens' Club, Stock Gro, St. Joseph's Indian High School organized personal development and financial literacy workshops for 8th, 9th, and 10th-grade students from 12th to 17th June 2023. The workshops were engaging and interactive, focusing on positive thinking and mindfulness. A competition on stock markets and their applications was held for 9th and 10th graders. Additionally, students were introduced to various finance-related career paths and the necessary skills for success in those fields.<br>For 8th-grade students, orientation programs facilitated by alumni members provided valuable insights and candid discussions abo...

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June 05, 2023

"Nature's Guardians: Honouring Environmental Day"

The High School celebrated World Environment Day with exceptional commitment and enthusiasm, demonstrating a remarkable level of environmental consciousness. Students, faculty, and staff collaborated in organizing diverse activities, including seminars, workshops, and an exhibition, to emphasize the importance of ecological conservation. The event's highlight was the tree-planting drive, symbolizing the school's dedication to a sustainable future and reinforcing their collective commitment to environmental protection. Beyond the festivities, the celebration left a lasting impact, inspiring participants to take proactive steps in supporting environmental conservation in t...

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June 03, 2023

"Empowering Teachers: Training for Excellence"

On 3rd June 2023, a one-day orientation program was organized for all faculty members at the school's board room, with Mr. John Jacob, Mr. Sony Thomas, and Mr. Mathew Abraham as resource persons. The event began with a prayer by Mrs. Lorraine, followed by a warm welcome from Rev. Fr. Cyril Menezes. The interactive session allowed faculty members to share their views and challenges, while also emphasizing their crucial role in shaping young minds.

Dedicated sessions focused on classroom management, creating a positive learning environment, engaging students, and meeting diverse needs. Teachers received guidance on behavior management, inclusivity promotion, and...

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May 30, 2023

"Finding Faith, Building Community: Student Retreat"

The theme of "I Believe" set the stage for a transformative one-day retreat for Catholic students in classes 8, 9, and 10. Under the guidance of retreat preachers Fr. Sandeep Menezes CSsR and Fr. Gerard CSsR, the students deepened their understanding of God's love and discipleship. The retreat offered opportunities for reflection, testimony sharing, study, silent prayer, and participation in the sacraments. As the retreat concluded, the students emerged with renewed faith, inspired to live out their beliefs and be witnesses of Christ in their communities. The retreat's success in fostering spiritual growth and streng...

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May 29, 2023

"Back to Learning: Welcome Back to School!"

St. Joseph's Indian High School witnessed a historic and joyous homecoming on May 29, 2023, as it warmly embraced female students into its fold. The special assembly commenced with Mrs. Lorraine delving into the school's rich history, setting the stage for a momentous day. The prayer service that followed filled the atmosphere with positivity and celebration. This day etched a significant milestone in the school's legacy, as it opened new opportunities for growth and inclusivity. The excitement and hope among the students, staff, and management were palpable. The assembly also served as a gentle reminder to uphold the school's values and rules, ens...

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January 26, 2023


Our school celebrated India’s 74th Republic Day with great eclat. The students took pride in glorifying and celebrating the spirit of unity. The programme began at 8 am. The chief guest for the day was  Rev Fr Joseph Rodrigues Rector St. Joseph’s Indian Institutions. NCC cadets gave the guard of honour to the dignitaries. Sr Jayamary and Mrs Supreetha prayed for the country. The Management, Principal, Staff and students were welcomed by our teacher Mrs Janet Fernandez.

The Principal and vice principals p...

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