Mary Immaculate Girls' High School

Mary Immaculate Girls' High School
Mary Immaculate Girls' High School
Address
Mount Poisar, Mandapeshwar Road, Borivali(W)
Kalina, Santa Cruz(E)

Mumbai, Maharashtra, 400103
400055
, India
Information
School type Government School
Motto Seek Ye Wisdom
Established 1957
School board SSC
Grades 5th – 10th
Gender Girls
Classes 30
Average class size 72
Hours in school day 6
Song Mary Immaculate, Our Patroness

The Mary Immaculate Girls' High Schools are located in Kalina and Borivali in the city of Mumbai, India. They are Catholic Schools, established and administered by the mission sisters of Ajmer, members of an Indian religious congregation. The school is under the religious jurisdiction of the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Mumbai.

Mary Immaculate Girls' High School, Borivli and Kalina are affiliated to the Maharashtra State Board Of Education, Mumbai. It started as a primary school in June 1957, and was upgraded to a High School in 1963. The students are known as Marians. There are also schools by the same name, run by the Mission Sisters of Ajmer, in Ajmer, Rajasthan.

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The school

More than 2500 students study in the school. The school is a center for the SSC Board exams. A former teacher Mrs. Rajyalakshmi Nair from the Kalina division, won the President's Award for best teacher. Another teacher, Mrs. Saramma Chandy from the Borivali Division, won the Ishalakshi Gangadharan Memorial Award for Excellence in Science Teaching in 2004.

The Borivali Campus of Mary Immaculate Girls High School is located on a small hillock, Mt. Poinsur. The Borivali division set up and runs Karuna Hospital which provides medical services.

The school arranges Christmas and Diwali parties.

The motto and the emblem

The motto is 'Seek Ye Wisdom', which was Mother Mary Matilda's motto.

The emblem is a shield, inscribed on it are the words of the school motto: "Seek ye Wisdom". There is a lily engraved on the emblem which symbolises purity of mind and body. The radiant sun on the emblem symbolises the enlightenment that education brings to the mind of every Marian.

The Letters 'I' and 'M' stand for 'Mary Immaculate' the patroness.

Celebrating the Golden Jubilee

From 15 to 17 January 2007, the school celebrated its Golden Jubilee . The school arranged a grand function, hosted by the students.

The school celebrates the Feast of The Immaculate Conception of The Virgin Mary on 8 December.

School canteen days

Every month the school keeps canteen where students have food stalls to serve their own home cooked food. The money generated from this event goes towards school maintenance and welfare.

School magazine

The school distributes 'Marian Notes' to the students. It has pictures and articles regarding the events of thatt academic year. Articles are written by the students and teachers. Capable students are given the opportunity to be a part of the editorial board of the magazine.

Notable alumni

  • Miloni Bhatt, Senior Correspondent with NDTV 24X7 news channel
  • Bhairavi Raichura, tele-actress in series like Hum Paanch and Balika Vadhu
  • Rucha Gujrathi, tele-actress in series like Bhabhi, and a film actress in a movie with Abhijeet Sawant
  • Suhasi Goradia, tele-actress in the serial Yahan mein Ghar Ghar Kheli
  • Drashti Dhami, actress in Dill mil gaye and in geet hui sabse parayi
  • Sunayana Fozdar, acted in raja ki ayegi barat and Addalat


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