Sri Lohit High School
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|Sri Lohit Higher Secondary School|
Jorhat, Assam, India, 785104
|Age range||10 yrs to 15 yrs|
|Number of students||500|
|Medium of language||Assamese|
|Hours in school day||8 hrs|
|Campus||Sri Lohit Campus|
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.
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.
Subjects and Medium
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.
- General Science
- Social studies
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
- Assam General Knowledge, Page 52