Toc-H Public School
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|Toc H Public School|
|Motto||Service is the rent we pay for our room on earth|
|Established||January 26, 1978|
The Toc H Public School opened its doors in 1978.
The school is sponsored by the Toc H Society and administered by the Board of Directors. This Society is registered as a charitable Society under the Act of 1955. Toc H is an international Christian social service organization having its origins at Poperinge, in Belgium during the First World War.
The school began in 1978 with 32 students, on the 3rd floor of Kalabhavan near Ernakulam Town Hall. The first principal was Mrs. Chinnamma Skaria. The school opened with only the first and fifth standards. The first student of the school was Sudhakaran and the second student of the school was Gopal Shenoy, both joining the school in the fifth grade. The first teacher ever hired by the school was Mrs. Roselyn Menendes to teach the first grade. During the second year, the second and sixth standard were added. In 1980, the school bought its own property (a reclaimed land) at Vytila with a water frontage. The school is still located at this current location.
The first batch that graduated the 10th standard in 1984 consisted of seven students - Gopal Shenoy, Rajesh Gupta, Shivkumar P K, Nauphael Badshah, John Kuruvila, Akshay Kirti Agarwal and George Kurien.
Toc H today has 1800+ students and is housed in an imposing building with a water frontage.
The school has a house system and has four which are:
Blue Diamond, Green Emerald, Red Ruby and White Sapphire (later changed to Yellow Sapphire)
Heads Of Institution
Ms. Chinnamma Skaria, Late Ms. Indira V James, Mr. E M Varghese, Mr. Gerald Allen Jacob, Dr. (Ms). Sathi Ramachandran, Mr. N.M. George (Present) .
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Since the first batch passed out in 1984, Toc H alumni have found their way to several educational institutions of both international and national repute like the National University of Singapore, Jawaharlal Nehru Institute for Postgraduate Medical Research, Indian Institute of Management(s), XLRI, St.Stephen's College-Delhi, Loyola College, Chennai, St.Xavier's College-Mumbai, IISc, CMCs NDA-Pune, NLSIU-Bangalore, National Institutes of Technology to name a few.
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