St. Joseph's Higher Secondary School, Chengalpattu

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St. Joseph's Higher Secondary School
St. Joseph's CGL.jpg
School Campus (Front)
In God Is Our Trust
Location
Chengalpattu, Tamil Nadu
India
Information
Type Public
Established 1966
Principal Rev.Bro.jesuraj s.g (active from 2012)
Number of students 2862 (approx)
Campus Urban
Website

St. Joseph's Higher Secondary School, Chengalpattu is one of the well established schools in Chengalpattu, Tamil Nadu.

St. Joseph's Higher secondary School was started in 1966 by Montfort Brothers of St. Gabriel. The school bears the Motto "In God Is Our Trust". This is an institution under the province of Montfort brothers of St. Gabriel, Trichy[1]

School History[edit]

In the late 1800s, a group of local residents started a school called "Native High school". It ran till 1931 when it was taken over Fr. Peter Aloysius and became St. Joseph's High School. This administration of the school by Catholic Fathers continued till 1966 when Fr. Mathew Vadacherry was the last Head Master. From then on the school was taken over, in 1966, by Monfort Brothers of St. Gabriel.

Eminent teachers[edit]

Father Benedict, Father Mathew, Brother John of the cross, Brother Jerome Packiaraj, Brother Camillus, brother M.P. John, Mr. G.Sunderajan Iyengar (GS)- AHM & Famous Mathematician, Mr. Srinivasan (AHM), Mr. Palanivelu, Mr. L.Ramakrishnan.P.E.T, Mr. G.Venugopal, Mr. K.C.Venkataraman, Mr. T.M.Devasia, Mr. G.Sellapandi, Mr. Venkatesan, Mr. Arokiasamy, Mr. Kasthuri rangan, Mr. M. E. Srirangan, Mr.K. Ekambaram Mr. K. Balasubramanian, Mr. Mahalingam, Mr. S.P. Sivarajan, Mrs. Rathabai, Mrs. Rukumani -1971(LKG) ,Ms. Cinthia, Mr. R.Nalliah-PET, Mr. Selvin-Physical Director, Mr. Chandrasekar, Mr. B.G.Anthonyswamy, Mr. Murugaiah, Dr. Raghupatty, Mr. Pachayappan PET & NCC, Mr. Rajagopal vanja miss, Mrs. Mary Margeret Miss, Mrs. Hemalatha, pulavar Mr. Chidambranathan Tamil teacher (who is got best film song award "earikarai poongatre" in "Thooral ninnu pochu" Tamil film, Mike Maanikam, Mr. Susaiper (caretaker) Drawing Masters, Mr. Michale, Krishnamurthy, Mr. James Kulandairaj, Mrs. Kalyani (used to be in St. Joseph's KG school), Mrs. Victoria (Tamil teacher), Mr. Susairaj, Mr. Jeyaselan, Bro. Jose V Thomas (Principal), Mrs. Chitradevi, Mr. Gurumurthi, Mr. Chinnappan.Mr. T.V.Raghavan and Mr. M.Muthukrishnan( a famous TV personality) During 1960 Rev Benndict vadachari was the Father (like HM).

Notable Alumini[edit]

  • Mr. Cho Ramaswamy (Actor, Director, Producer, Writer)
  • Nassar (Famous Indian Film Actor)
  • Cine Director C.V.Sridhar
  • V. Srinivasan (the insurance expert)
  • Seetharaman (the famous railway man)
  • C. Venkatesan (Was a member of the Chingleput district cricket team)
  • K.T. Dasarathi (the life insurance expert)
  • K.T. Jagannathan (the famous journalist)
  • K.T. Srinivasan (the famous industrialist)
  • K.T. Krishnaswamy (A famous lawyer)
  • P.N. Krishnan (Famous Lawyer)
  • Joe Ranjith Stephens (An all round expert)
  • Mr. M. Ramakrishnan (Tamil Nadu Volleyball Player and Technical Committee Member in Tamil Nadu State Volleyball Association)
  • Mr.A.Mahadevan, Former Sports Officer SDAT
  • Mr.A. Thiru ganasambatha moorty (the former player of Football from the University of Madras, also a Commentator of Madras Doordharsan and also Chief Sub-Editor of "The Hindu" News Paper)
  • Mr. N.R. Surya Narayanan (A very famous Chartered Accountant)
  • Mr. Gnani (Writer)
  • Dr. Sridhar Narayanan (Popular Programme Anchor, Political Analyst & News Presenter, JAYA TV)
Annual Day

Co-curricular Activities[edit]

  • Physical education
  • Games and sports
  • Literacy and debating association
  • Scouting
  • Social service league
  • Educational tours
  • Mathematics club
  • Athletic club
  • N.S.S
  • N.C.C
  • Fine arts association
  • FOOTBALL
  • Volleyball
  • Basketball

St. Joseph's Group of Schools[edit]

Branch (Chengalpattu)[edit]

  • St Joseph's Higher Secondary School, Kancheepuram High Road, Chengalpattu
  • St Joseph's Matriculation Higher Secondary school, Vedachalam nagar, Chengalpattu
  • St Joseph's Primary school, Vedachalam nagar, Chengalpattu
  • St Joseph's Primary school, J.C.K Nagar, Chengalpattu

References[edit]

External links[edit]