On the 11th of May 2016, the students of Notre Dame Badarpur bid farewell to their beloved Headmistress Sister Mary Reena as she has been transferred to Monger.
In her honour a programme was arranged, with a variety of songs, dances and a skit. The musical interlude, right from the tiny tots to the senior most exhibited their love as they were accompanied by the choir. Bouquets, cards and prayers for her well being followed.
Principal Sister Mary Alice thanked Sister Mary Rreena for her dedicated and committed service here at Badarpur. She wished her Gods blessings now and always.
Sister Reena thanked one and all for the wonderful programme and made it known to the students that there is goodness in each one, which ought to be shared in order to make this world a better place to live in
Mr. K.S. Jose, English teacher of Notre Dame celebrated his Silver Jubilee on the 30th of April 2016. A spectacular programme was staged in his honour for his 25 years of dedicated and committed service. He was accompanied by his better half Mrs. Cicely Jose, who has been his pillar of strength and support. He as a teacher has inspired hope, ignited, imagination and instilled love for learning thus bringing out the best in his students. He has fuelled students towards commitment and encouraged them to accept challenges, deal with disappointment and aim higher with every achievement. Principal . Sr.Mary Alice and Headmistress Sr.Mary Reena thanked him for his sincere service towards God and humanity. The staff lovingly arranged for a prayer service, gift and a sumptuous lavish lunch.
The provincial superior Sr.Mary Beena visited Notre Dame Badarpur on the 30th of April 2016. She urged the students to do well in all fields possible and give back to the society when their turn came. She requested the teaching faculty to have a creative mind, respectful mind, ethical mind and pedagogical mind. A short programme was put up in her honour which she admires and wished one and all good luck for this year.
Mr. G.S. Anthuvan from I.S.R.O. conducted a seminar for the students of Std. X and XII on aeronautics, space and rocket science.
Mr.G.S. Anthuvan had worked with Shri. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam in rocket science technology. He discussed about the planets and satellites in the space.
He discussed with us the successful satellite ‘MOM’ launched. We all are thankful to him for giving his precious time and sharing his experience in I.S.R.O.
Well known Psychologist and Theologist Dr.Pearl Drego conducted a seminar for the teachers at Notre Dame on 23rd of April 2016. She helped the teachers in dealing with everyday problem they face in class. Her talk was very motivational and inspirational. Her book ‘Talk to me mom and dad’ has become very handy for the teachers and parents.
Mr.Sandeep Karnatak from C.I.S.F.(N.T.P.C. Badarpur) and his team members educated the students of Notre Dame regarding Fire Safety. He made it known to the students about the three kinds of fire A,B,C and its prevention and cure.
The team demonstrated various types of fire and how to fight it. They stressed on the fact that ‘Prevention is better than Cure”.
The start of the new academic session 2016-2017 was done by the initiation of input given to Notre Dame teachers by Fr.Sunny Jacob on the 1st of April 2016. He prepared the staff to readily sail the boat with steadfastness and dedication. His book ‘Barefoot Counsellor’ has become a ready reckoner of the staff members.