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Carmel Garden Matriculation Higher Secondary School

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Religious affiliation(s)  Roman Catholic
Medium of language  English
Motto  Truth and Service
Founded  1 June 1964
Established  1 June 1964
Phone  0422 222 0904
Number of students  2,000
Staff  95
Carmel Garden Matriculation Higher Secondary School
Patron saint(s)  Our Lady of Mount Carmel
School board  Board of Matriculation Schools in Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry
Principal  Rev. Fr. Maria Joseph Raj
Address  Puliakulam Rd, Ramasamy Nagar, Puliakulam, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu 641045
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Carmel Garden Matriculation Higher Secondary School is a school in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India. It was the first matriculation school for boys started in Coimbatore, on 1 June 1964 by the Coimbatore Catholic Diocese Society under the auspices of the Roman Catholic Mission. Founded by Reverend Francis M. Savarimuthu, the then Bishop of Coimbatore, the school is situated in a campus of seven acres near Sungam and Red Fields.

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In 1970 the first batch of students appeared for the matriculation examination conducted by the University of Madras. A student came first in science at state level.

Former principals

  • Rev. Fr. M.M. Chinnayan - first correspondent (1964–1966)
  • Rev. Fr. Patrick D'Rozario - first principal (1964–1965)
  • Rev. Fr. M. Anthony Lawrence - principal and correspondent (1966–1972)
  • Rev. Fr. A. Maria Mudiappan - principal and correspondent (1972–1986)
  • Rev. Fr. G. Joseph Felix - vice principal and warden (1980–86), principal and correspondent (1986–90)
  • Rev. Fr. I. Maria Antony Raj - principal and correspondent (1990–2003)
  • Rev. Fr. A.L. Sundar Raj - principal and correspondent (2003–2006)
  • Rev. Fr. Thaddeus Paul Raj - principal and correspondent (2006–2011).
  • The school's teaching faculty are world class,some of the famous and popular among students were1) Mr.I.David-An excellent history teacher known for his amazing stories which makes one go to back to history and experience it

    Activities

  • Scout
  • NCC
  • Clubs
  • Sports
  • Road safety patrol
  • school parliament
  • Sports

    Achievements in sports and games:

  • St. Lawrence School, Lovedale, Ooty conducted the South State Basketball Tournament in 1991, and Carmel Garden school team won third place.
  • In 1990-91, Bharathiar Day Inter-District Basketball Tournament, Carmel Garden school team won third place.
  • In the Republic Day tournaments in 1996-97, a student won the singles title in state level table tennis tournaments and the same student was runner up in the same in 1997-98. He also won the singles winner title in the Bharathiar Day Table-Tennis State Level Tournaments in 1998-99.
  • In 1984 a student set a district junior 100 metre sprint record of 11.8 seconds.
  • A student was selected for the Tamil Nadu basketball team and played for the national tournament in 2003-04.
  • A student was selected for the sub-Junior basketball team and played for the national tournament in 2003-04.
  • A student was selected by the Tamil Nadu State Sports Development Authority for State Coaching Camp (World Wide Sports Scheme) in 2003-04.
  • In 2003-04, Salem District Chess Association conducted a state level mini-chess tournament, a student was runner-up., and also participated in the international chess tournament and played against players from Sri Lanka, South Africa and Usbekisthan, in Calicut in July 2004.
  • Labs

  • Physics lab
  • Chemistry lab
  • Biology lab situated in the Higher Secondary block. The laboratory is equipped with 25 dissection microscopes and 25 compound microscopes. A very good number of micro-slides are there for the observation. There are more than 100 specimen jars containing plants and animals and their organs. A human skeleton compiled of real bones is kept in the laboratory.
  • Computer lab - Lab 1 - Higher Secondary is situated in the Higher Secondary block.
  • Library

    The library houses books of general interest and reference materials including pamphlets, journals, maps, charts, models, back volumes and CD ROMs. The collection of library books is 7300 titles.

    References

    Carmel Garden Matriculation Higher Secondary School Wikipedia


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