Sri Lohit High School

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Sri Lohit High School
Sri Lohit High School.jpg
Location
Gowal Gaon
Namoni Majuli
Jorhat, Assam  India, 785104,
Information
School type Public
Established 1964
Founder Nandi Das
Status Open
School board SEBA
School district Jorhat
Headteacher Ranjit Dolley
Age range 10 yrs to 15 yrs
Number of students 500
Classes 6
Classes offered Assamese
English
Hindi
Mathematics
General Science
Social studies
History
Geography
Drawing
Handicraft
Medium of language Assamese
Language Assamese
Hours in school day 8 hrs
Classrooms 6
Campus Sri Lohit Campus
Campus type Rural

Sri Lohit High School is an educational institute in the lower part of Majuli, (Namoni Majuli) Jorhat, Assam, INDIA. It is said to have been named after the Lohit River, a tributary to the Brahmaputra River. It has both the high (from class VIII to class X) and Middle English (from class V to class VII) section. Both the Sri Lohit High School and Sri Lohit Middle English School are situated in the same campus with a single school building.

History[edit]

The school was established in 1952 under the name Sri Lohit Middle English School with Headteacher Nandi Das. The founder Headteacher of the M.E. School section was Jogen Dutta.

Campus[edit]

There is a playground in front of the school-building where outdoor games are held. The campus is surrounded by paddy fields on three sides. A vocational school is on the campus.

The campus is used almost every year to held Bihu Xonmilon (stage bihu competition) and Bohagi bidai (farewell to bohag month or rongali bihu) during the Rongali Bihu by the local cultural committees.

Academic instruction[edit]

Subjects and Medium[edit]

The medium of teaching is Assamese, but students can take classes in English also. The following subjects are there for both the High and M.E. section. The Hindi, History and Geography are Elective Subjects and students have to opt for any one of them.

Academic session[edit]

The academic session starts from January to December. After the completion of six months a Half Yearly Examination is conducted. Then in the end of the year the Annual Examination is commenced. Every class teacher takes a Unit Test on their subject throughout the year.

Summer classes[edit]

This is an initiative taken by the regional AASU committee to offer free coaching classes to the students during the summer vacation period. Students from other schools of the locality also can join these summer classes.

Spiritual instruction[edit]

The classes start from 10:00am. Before that is Morning Prayer. The students always get together in a line in the front field or veranda and offer their prayer. The teachers also join them. Then they go to their classrooms.

Student life[edit]

The students have a Union which is the general body of the students of the School. The union functions in accordance with its constitution. Office bearers of the Union Executives are elected annually and they function under the guidance of a teacher-in-charge appointed by the Principal. One student in every class is appointed Class Captain in order to look after the classin the absence of class teacher. The 10th standard students get exemption from taking part in the union due to their preparation for matriculation.

Uniform[edit]

For boys navy blue trousers and sky blue shirts. For girls, in the M.E. section, navy blue skirts and sky blue tops and in the High section mekhela chador, mekhela being white and chador being white with navy blue edge. Students wear a school-badge.

Events[edit]

Annual events celebrated by the school include Republic Day, Independence Day, Teachers' Day, Saraswati pooja, the eve of the summer vacation and other regional/national festivals.

During the annual sports week students play cricket, football, volleyball, kabaddi, running, relay race, shotput, javelin, discus, long jump, high jump, triple jump, Ludo, chess, carrom, musical chairs, skipping, debate, Oratory, creative writing, poetry recitation, music and drama.

At the end of the week is prize-giving day. From every class, one of the students is awarded as the Best Student of the Year depending on their academic/discipline/attendance) performance throughout the year.

The farewell of the 10th Standard students is a special occasion in the school. After being passed out in the test examination, which is so crucial being a qualifying exam to matriculation, the students get together in the school for the last time.

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