Motijheel Government Boys' High School

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Motijheel Government Boys' High School
মতিঝিল সরকারি বালক উচ্চ বিদ্যালয়
MGBHS Emblem.jpg
Location
Outer Circular Road, Motijheel, Dhaka
1000
Bangladesh
Information
Type Government
Established 1957
Principal Syed Hafizul Islam
Staff About 70
Grades 1 to 12
Number of students About 3,500
Campus type Urban
Color(s) White
Education Board Dhaka
A bird's-eye view of the school
A bird's-eye view of the school. The outer circular road is in grayscale

Motijheel Government Boys' High School (Bengali: মতিঝিল সরকারি বালক উচ্চ বিদ্যালয়) is a school located at Outer Circular Road, Motijheel, Dhaka, Bangladesh. It has been praised over time for providing quality education with qualified and dedicated teaching stuff. It was established in 1957 as 'Motjhil Central Government High School'. Though the name has been changed later to the current name, even today the name Central Government remains popular. Students of the school like to call them 'Centralian'. The school campus is 7.5 acres with 2 big playgrounds.[1]

Classes are held in two shifts: morning shift, from 7:15 am to 12 pm and day shift, from 12:30 pm to 5:30 pm. There are 2 faculties for secondary education: Science and Commerce. It does not have any Arts faculty.

In 2008 the government of Bangladesh declared it a provider of Higher Secondary Education. Classes of college are held from 8 am to 2 pm. There is a separate 6 storied building for holding college classes.[2]

The school is regarded as one of the best schools in the locality. It frequently takes place in top ten schools in Dhaka Education Board by result of SSC examination.

In 2016 a short film named 'ইস্কুল' was made featuring the school.(watch the short film)

History[edit]

Foundation Stone
Foundation Stone

In 14 June 1957 the foundation of the school was laid by Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy, prime minister of the then Pakistan. The name of the school was 'Motjhil Central Government High School' then. Later the name was changed to the current name. But even today the name Central Government remains popular.

The school started with few students. As fame and name of the school spread more and more students enrolled with a thirst of knowledge. Over the years its students have shined in national and international levels. Currently, the school has about 3500 students.[3]

In 1995 The school was awarded as the Best Educational Institution of Bangladesh, by the Education Ministry of Peoples Republic of Bangladesh Government. And the Headmaster of that time Mr. Rashid Uddin Zahid was awarded as the Best Teacher.[4]

In 2008 the government of Bangladesh declared it a provider of Higher Secondary Education. A new 6 storied building was made to hold college classes.

Uniform[edit]

• White shirt with school monogram

• White pant with black belt

• White keds

° Navy blue sweater in winter

Co-curricular activities[edit]

Bangla Wikipedia School Program at Motijheel Government Boys' High School
Bangla Wikipedia School Program at the school
Study Tour 2016
Study Tour 2016

Central FC[edit]

Central FC 2016
Central FC 2016

Motijheel Government Boys' High school has an excellent football club known as Central FC. Central FC has been the champion of inter-school football tournament for many times. The school often holds inter-school football tournament too.

Debating Club (MGBHSDC)[edit]

Motijheel Government Boys' High School Debating Club (MGBHSDC) was founded in 1996. Every year they organize inter-school and inter-class debate competitions. In 2009 they started a children's debate. In 2010 they organized a Club debate (university and college) competition. On that time, MGBHSDC was the only school level club which organized a club debate in Bangladesh.[citation needed] In 2010 they organized the twelfth Inter-school, fourth Children, third Club debate competition and workshop, and 80 teams participated.

Motijheel Government Boys' High school has an English language club.

BNCC[edit]

Motijheel Government Boys' High school is a part of BNCC (Bangladesh National Cadet Corps).

SCOUT[edit]

Motijheel Government Boys' High school is a part of Bangladesh Scouts. The school was awarded first position in singing at the 1973 Jamboree in Mouchak Gazipur. The troop leader was Zia (1977 batch). The song was written, composed and performed by Hanif Mohammad (1978 batch) and Abu Osman (Zia 1978 batch). Later the song became popular in scouting. The song was performed live in the presence of Bongobondhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and played as a documentary in cinema halls before the movies. In 1989, two students Munshi Anisul Islam & Md. Ariful Islam received President's Scout (PS) award.After many years in 2016 another scout, Md. Sarowar Jahan Sady participated President's Scout Award National Evaluation Camp (C.N.484). Nowadays MGBHSSG participate in all programs of Bangladesh Scouts with a great success. At present the Unit leaders of MGBHSSG are A.K.M. Jahangir Hossain Mojumder & Amoresh Chandra Biswas and the Senior Patron Leaders are EYAFEE AL HOSSAIN, [SYED INAN FATTAH] and [ ABDULLAH AL NOMAN]. Patrol leader are LALON RAHMAN TIRTHA, ROBIUL ISLAM, SANZAD,ZIAUL ABEDIN RIFAT, JIHAD..

Red Crescent[edit]

The school Red Crescent Unit helps people affected by floods and other natural calamities. They organize Basic First Aid workshops for the students of schools and colleges.

Cultural Club(সংশপ্তক)[edit]

A 2016 short film by the cultural club
A 2016 short film by the cultural club

The school has a cultural club named সংশপ্তক (Shongshoptok). সংশপ্তক made a short film named 'ইস্কুল' (Ischool) in 2016 featuring the school. The short film recalls the memory of a ex-student of the school.

Gallery[edit]

Night view[edit]

MGBHS Night view.jpg

References[edit]

Primary References[edit]

  • Barshiki'11(Proshun), Annual Literary Magazine; Published: 2011; Date of Collection: October 25, 2012.
  • Barshiki'99, Annual Literary Magazine; Published: 1999; Date of Collection: January 14, 2012.
  • Barshiki'97, Annual Literary Magazine; Published: 1997; Date of Collection: January 14, 2012.

Others[edit]

  1. ^ প্রসূন. School Magazine. 2008–2009. p. 35. 
  2. ^ প্রসূন. School Magazine. 2011. p. 44. 
  3. ^ প্রসূন. School Magazine. 2011. p. 42. 
  4. ^ Sanad, Barshiki'97, Annual Literary Magazine, pg. 18–19; Published: 1997 from Dhaka; Date of Collection: January 14, 2012.

Coordinates: 23°44′20″N 90°25′13″E / 23.7389°N 90.4204°E / 23.7389; 90.4204