Platinum Jubilee Celebrations
Event Date: 20-Dec-2015
Updated on: 18-Dec-2015
The glorious history of 75 years of St. Xavier's was unveiled on 19th December, 2015 in the celebration of the Platinum Jubilee Valedictory function. It was a grand occasion and its preparation had started a month before. The school was very well decorated as if the whole atmosphere was ready to welcome all with open arms. The special seating arrangements for dignitaries, guests, media was all so well set up with pandals and lighting that it gave a new look to this temple of Education. It was a two days programme, on 18th of December it was the dress rehearsal and it was for the students to see the programme. On 19th the programme started with the arrival of the Chief Guest, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, the Governor of Bihar,Special guests, the Archbishop Rev. Fr. William D'Souza, S.J., Provincial of Patna Jesuit Province, Rev. Fr. Jose Vadassery. The Guests of honour were Shri Ashok Choudhary, the Honourable Minister of Education, Govt. of Bihar. Shri Chandrika Ray, Honourable Minister of Transport, Govt. of Bihar, Honourable Shri Justice Samendra Pratap Singh, President of St. Xavier's Alumni Association. The programme started with the invocation of God's blessing through prayer dance followed by welcome song. The legacy of St. Xavier's was presented through a PowerPoint presentation. We saw a glimpse of Bihar through a folk dance. Shri Ashok Choudhary honoured the occasion by his speech and awarded 15 students. Students of plus two presented a dance drama on Child Labour. The students even presented karate. The guests were felicitated. The guests were then amused to the Western dance performance. Mementos were presented to retired teachers and to teachers for completing 25 years of service and for full attendance. Finally the programme ended with a Christmas programme. Fr. Albert, S.J. the Vice Principal payed the vote of thanks and all rose to sing the National Anthem. The whole atmosphere was full of fanfare and zest with thousands of people assembled to have a glimpse of the spectacular performance. Although the day was full of activities yet everything was carried out in such an orderly and peaceful way that it added charm to it. The credit for the successful conduction of the programmes goes to the School Management which showed its well planning , cooperation and proper execution. It was not only a mere celebration but time to look back at what we have achieved and we have to carry the legacy for 'God and Country'.
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    Event Date: 26th Jan, 2017
    Updated on: 26th Jan, 2017
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    Event Date: 5th Sep, 2016
    Updated on: 5th Sep, 2016
  • Platinum Jubilee...
    Event Date: 18th Dec, 2015
    Updated on: 20th Dec, 2015

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