LET OUR CHILDREN GROW IN FREEDOM : Assisi School Chikodi
A day filled with significance and marked with red letter in the Indian
calendar; Independence Day. The day, where all the Indian citizens remember with
reverence and pride great heroes, who shed their blood for the freedom of this
land. Our school, St. Francis of Assisi celebrated this national festival with
great pomp and grandeur. National flag was hoisted at 8:30am by the Chief guest
Fr. Stephen Kachappilly OFM Cap, belonging to the custody of Premjyothi, Delhi,
in the presence of Fr Jason, the Principal of the school, Fr Paul D’souza,
teachers, students and parents. After this, there was rhythmic march past which
astonished the audience on the ground. Silent parade, lotus formation, group
dances and skits on freedom fighters led people into patriotic sentiments.
“Sacrifice of oneself to the nation, led people to gain freedom from the foreign
rulers”, highlighted by the Chief Guest in his speech.
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BE THE BEST FRIEND : Assisi School Chikodi
One of the best and most valued relationship on this earth is friendship. To
inculcate this value in the ‘hearts and minds’ of children, St. Francis of
Assisi school celebrated friendship day on August 5, 2017. Children came with
variety and colourful friendship bands and tied to their best friends and
teachers, expressing their sentiments of love, respect and gratitude to them.
Speaking on friendship, Fr Jason Principal of the school quoted the quotation
from Book of Sirach, “Faithful friends are a sturdy shelter: whoever finds one
has found a treasure (6:14).” Thus, he stressed the importance of friendship and
truthfulness in the dealing with one’s friend. It’s only genuineness can
transform one true and faithful friend. As the Independence Day of India is
approaching squad wise patriotic singing competition was held for the primary
and high school students.
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A GREAT STORY TO TELL
St. Francis of Assisi school, Chikodi was elevated by looking at the
grand result of the 10th Std students who appeared for the ICSE
examination 2017. School secured 100% results. Prasad Jambagi scored
91.33% and stood first in the class. Sammed scored 100 Marks in
Mathematics. 13 secured distinctions, 18 First class and 2 second class.
School remains grateful for the hard efforts of students and teachers
who really took personal interest in them taking daily classes from
8.30am to 6.00pm. We say big thanks for all the friars, parents and well
wishers for their prayers for our students.
was a felt need that a school should be opened by the capuchin Friars
Service Society in Belgaum district. A suitable place was found in
Chikodi Taluk for the same. It was in 2004 St. Francis of Assisi School
was opened in Chikodi as a unit of CFSS. With the permission from the
block education officer on 25/09/2004 a kannada medium school was
started under the name St. Francis of Assisi School, Mirjikodi. Having
upgraded to the next standard gradually the school reached 5th std in
is only one Education, and it has only one goal: the freedom of the
mind. Anything that needs an adjective, be it civics education, or
socialist education, or Christian education, or whatever-you-like
education, is not education in the general sense, as it can have
different goals. The very existence of modified "educations" is
testimony to the fact that their proponents cannot bring about what they
want in a mind that is free.