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A good teacher is like a candle which consumes itself to light others life'.
September 5th was celebrated as Teachers' day to show reverence to teachers and to remember Dr. Radhakrishnan's birthday.The Brothers & teachers were ceremoniously accompanied by the Band to the Assembly ground.
The Programme was organised by the girl students of Montfort. They began with a Prayer and Prayer song. The theme they chose was ‘Teachers, The Preachers, who mould our future ’. The skit highlighted that every subject and its instructors are equally important. Lofty thoughts were enunciated and dances were performed as part of entertainment. Captains distributed a rose each greeting the Brothers and Teachers on this occasion. Bro. Principal addressed the assembly.
The staff meeting was held at 11 am. After a Prayer and Prayer Song, Rev. Bro. Augustine Novello, the Director addressed the members of the staff. He emphasised on the fact that we are the parents and caretakers of the students. We must ensure that the students are comfortable and they must be counselled as and when required. To achieve this we need to be dedicated and sensitive to the needs of the students.
Mr. Francis Xavier P.K. shared his experiences of dealing with students. He also reiterated that the selfless service of the Montfort Brothers cannot be taken for granted. The need of the hour is that we co-operate with them and enable them for a successful conduct of the administration.
Mr.Dinesh who was a student and now a teacher, took a turn to highlight the vast difference in the attitude of the student community. He expressed his desire to see Montfortians as better groomed students.
Mr. Denny Jones a newly appointed teacher confessed how he takes the role of a warder, teacher, sports enthusiast, study master etc… in a day. He has learnt a lot in just a few months as a beginner.
Bro.Principal, expressed his views of a role model teacher. The Management distributed Teachers' day gifts to the members of the staff. Mrs. Betty Francis delivered the vote of thanks to Management on behalf of the Staff.
All were invited to a sumptuous lunch. A special movie was screened at the end of the day.