Convent of Jesus and Mary, Murree
|Convent of Jesus and Mary, Murree|
|Religious affiliation(s)||Roman Catholic|
|Administration||Catholic Board of Education|
|Age||4 to 16|
The Convent of Jesus and Mary, Murree is a girls school located in Murree, Punjab, Pakistan. It was founded in 1876, by a French woman named Claudine Thévenet, foundress of the Religious of Jesus and Mary, whose sole purpose for the school was to train young ladies so that they make good housewives and women in life.
"We have served students all over the country for 135 years. It is time now to concentrate on the people of Murree. This town has also changed as it has expanded and there are many children today. We had 160 girls in the boarding and right now we have 400 day-scholars. There is no limit on the number of students that will join the school," Sister Mercedes, principal of CJM told 'The News' on telephone from Murree.
On February 15, 2012, the President of Pakistan approved conferment of Sitara Quaid-e-Azam on Sister John Berchmans Conway, a former teacher of the school, for her services towards education and promoting interfaith harmony in Pakistan.
- Benazir Bhutto (1953–2007)
- Syeda Abida Hussain
- Nasim Aurangzeb, daughter of President Ayub Khan
- Tehmina Durrani, author of My Feudal Lord
- Rubina Khanum, elder sister of Imran Khan.
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