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St.Antony’s Matric School – Pavithram History of the Institution

St. Antony’s Matric School was established in the Year 1980 in Pavithram by the CTC Sisters. The School Opened its doors to the Children of the region with a Strength of only 63 Students from Kinder Garden to 5th grade with the Motto “Arise and Shine “. Rev. Sr. Nichola Antony was appointed as the first Principal of the School.

In the beginning the school was functioning in the ground floor of the Hostel. And later a Separate wing was Constructed for English Medium in the Tamil Medium School Campus but during the Government Visit officials instructed both Schools Should Not Function in the same Campus. So, the Provincial Superior Planned to build a new Building for English Medium. But the School was Functioning in the Tamil Medium School Campus till 2012.In 2013 Shifted to the new building with adequate infrastructure facilities. The School was upgraded to a High School Status as early as in 1985.

The Classes from 6th to 8th were stared in 2011, Thanks to the initiative of Rev. Sr. Syria Pushpam. From the very beginning, the School Offered Opportunities to the children to learn in an English Medium Environment and thus attracted Students from near and far to get admitted in the Matric School. Due to the quality of Education Provided by the CTC sisters, the School earned name and Popularity. Year after year, the Principals found it difficult to say ‘No’ to Parents and Children Who waited in long queue to get Admission in English Medium School.

The Sisters and Teachers in the School received Support, encouragement and Co – Operation from the Parents and Public for all the Extra Curricular Activities initiated for the Welfare of the Children.

The School witnessed heavy rush for Admission and in just three Years Enrollment of the Children Doubled. In 2013, Classes 9th& 10th were Started during the tenure of the Principal Rev. Sr. SujaPratha.It is a Matter of Pride to Mention here that the School Recorded Centum Results in 10th Public Exam Year after year. Students were Motivated and trained to grow and develop their talents in Curricular and Extra Curricular Activities, Intellectual, social and emotional developments, Value education discipline, Devotion to God and equal respect to all Human beings are Some of the Characteristics of St. Antony’s Matric High School. On 30th June 2021, at 9.00 am Rev. Sr. Salome Handover the Charge to Rev. Sr. Sarojini. From 1st July 2021, Sr. Sarojini took, Charge of the Principal of St. Antony’s Matric School.

Totally 19 Students appeared for the Public Exam in the First Batch. We Secured Centum results in the Year 2013. At Present, there are 438 students Studying in the School and 52 Students will be Writing their Public Exam in the Year 2022.A Revised Recognition Order was Issued by CEO on 11.02. 2022, for the Academic Year 2021 – 2022.