Rajagiri Higher Secondary School, the pioneer educational institution bearing the brand name ‘ RAJAGIRI ’ celebrates her Golden Jubilee this year. The year long celebration was inaugurated on 16th August 2013.
The school had a humble beginning in 1964. It was established by the Carmelites of Mary Immaculate (CMI), an indigenous congregation of the Roman Catholic Church. Rev.Fr.Francis Sales, CMI (1904 – 1984) the then provincial of Sacred Heart Province, Rajagiri, Kalamassery is the founding father of the school. He is reverentially remembered for articulating, nurturing and fostering the CMI mission of education at Rajagiri, a mission that is a continuous experience for the present stake holders.
The school grew in size and stature with the Passage of time. Young Rajagiri was fondly looked after by Fr.Gregory Karotemprel CMI (former Bishop of Rajkot Diocese) and Fr. Aaron Vithayathil CMI who are rightly called the pioneers of the school. The late Mr. Joseph .V. Manjooran being the retired headmaster of St. Albert’s School, brought a wealth of knowledge and experience to the school during its inception. While Mr. Manjooran served as headmaster (1964-1976), the administrative function was carried out by the pioneer fathers.
The sister institutions Rajagiri College of Social Sciences, Rajagiri Public School, Rajagiri School of Engineering & Technology are excellent institutions in the field of education. The construction of the Medical College is going on which adds to the name and fame of Rajagiri. Rev.Fr. Jose Alex Oruthayapilly CMI, the dedicated educationist who caters to the modern modes of education is the Manager of all these institutions.
Golden Jubilee Committees comprising of the School Management, PTA, ROSA (Rajagiri Old Students Association), the faculty and the students under the leadership of the Director of the school Rev.Fr. John Pynadath CMI is at the helm of all the celebrations. It is indeed God’s providence that Rev.Fr. John Pynadath CMI who gives leadership to the Golden Jubilee Celebrations was the leader for the Silver Jubilee celebrations of the school 25 years back. The valedictory function will be conducted on January 4th 2014.
The school has been consistently keeping a track record of hundred percent pass in both SSLC and + 2 Level(Plus Two). In co-curricular activities the school has been represented in the sporting and literary areas till the national level. The school has achieved commendable heights under the moulding hands of the teaching fraternity.
Anually, Sports and Arts competitions, symposiums, Debates, charitable activities and the schools very own Fabula and Fr. Sales All Kerala Basketball Tournament adds glamour and glitz to the already glowing Rajagiri.
We firmly believe that our journey towards excellence and glory would be ably supported by your nurturing care.