St. Gabriel's High School

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St.Gabriel's High School
Location
Kazipet, Warangal,
Telangana

India
Coordinates 17°58′54″N 79°31′20″E / 17.98167°N 79.52222°E / 17.98167; 79.52222Coordinates: 17°58′54″N 79°31′20″E / 17.98167°N 79.52222°E / 17.98167; 79.52222
Information
Established June 1955
Founded Late Rev. Bro. Vincent
Number of students LKG to Standard X
Language English &Telugu
Campus size 20 acres (81,000 m2)
Campus type Urban
Houses       Green
      Yellow
      Blue
      Red
School colour(s) Olive green
Sports Basketball, cricket, football, table tennis
Affiliation SSC
Website

St. Gabriel's High School (abbreviated SGHS) is an educational institution located in Kazipet, in Warangal district of Telangana, India. It was established in 1955 by the late Rev. Bro. Vincent.

History[edit]

St. Gabriel's High School was established in 1955, by the society of Montfort Brothers of St. Gabriel, founded by the 17th century priest Saint Louis de Montfort (1673–1716). Late Rev. Bro. Vincent was the first principal. It was initially a boy's school, but later on co-education was introduced by Bro. Alexander in 1986. In 2006, the total strength was around 2100 students. Till April 2008 April, there were four sections per class, with an average of 50 students per class. This has been increased to six sections per class.

Anthem and flag[edit]

The school anthem is "Lead, Kindly Light" written in 1833 by John Henry Newman. The school flag has two colors, olive green and white, which are also the colors of the school uniform and even tie

Academics[edit]

St. Gabriel's High School's curriculum is as prescribed by the Secondary School Certificate(SSC) board. The medium of instruction is English and Telugu, with separate sections for both. It provides computer education to students from 5th-9th. The school's best performance was securing All India Open Category 1st rank in the IIT-JEE 2010 examination.

Sports[edit]

The school has a playground adjacent to the main block. It includes three Football courts, two Volleyball courts, a Netball court, and a Basketball court. Two football courts put together made a Cricket ground. Students have a drill period per week.

Competitions like the school level, inter school competitions, selections for the Montfort sports meet are held in the school.

Principals[edit]

Bro. Vincent (Around 1977) Bro. Lambert (Around 1978-1980) Bro. Alexander (Around 1980 to Dec 1984) Bro. Claude (Jan 1985-Unknown) Bro. P.T. Sebastian ( 2007 - 2012) Bro.Roque D'souza (2013-till date)

Awards[edit]

Every year awards are given to the students with the best academic performance in each section in each class. Best Outgoing Student awards are given to the 10th students, who achieved excellence in academics, literary and cultural activities, and in NCC. A gold medal is given to the best outgoing student who gave the best all round performance.

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