Convent of Jesus & Mary

“The activities encourage individuals to work with others and for others.”

1980
   
1980

The student strength rises to 1050

   
1980

A Mathematics workshop is conducted by Fr Vincent Vaz S.D.B.

   
1980

Holy Redeemer Church celebrates its Platinum Jubilee!

   
February Sr Adrian Dias replaces M. Teresa Hanahoe.
   
1980

The L.T.S. group adopts a Government School in Sarsehri village in collaboration with the Bank of India. The L.T.S.ers also work in Shishu Bhavan every Saturday.

   
1980 The children take a trip to our Mission stations of Gujarat accompanied by Sisters and Teachers
   
1981  
   
February

Directress of Education of the Congregation visits Ambala.

   
1981 M. General and her Councillors visit the School
   
1982  
   
1982

Sr Christopher Vieyra is appointed Provincial Superior

   
1982 Sr Ida Fernandes is appointed Principal.
   
1983  
   
1983 M. John Bowman is the Superior
   
1984  
   
2nd May Farewell to Sr Ida Fernandes and welcome to Sr Genevieve Thomas.
   
14th July

Staff bid farewell to Sr Ida and Ms Mary Hannah, our English teacher for 15 years and Mrs Bhatti who served in Ambala for 18 years.

   
14th September

The School celebrates its Diamond Jubilee: Prayer Service conducted by Fr Dominic Braganza CSSR Inauguration of the Celebrations - release of 100 balloons. Art Competition-Creating a Jubilee Symbol-for Secondary School Former Students’ Association formed and inaugurated. School wins the District Table-tennis trophy for 1984-’85. Fancy Dress Competition -400 Primary School Children participate.

   
18th September Farewell to Fr Dominic Braganza CSSR, parish-priest
   
16th October

Jubilee Celebrations continue
Round the Cock Fashion Show - 111 participants.
"True Friendship" - a play
Spanish Dance
Classical Indian Dance
Songs - School Orchestra
Art Competition - Junior School

   
31st October

Ms Indira Gandhi, Prime Minister of India is assassinated.

   
1st-7th November School is closed - because of Ms Indira Gandhi’s assassination
   
12th - 16th November

Grand Finale of the Diamond Jubilee: "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dream-coat" staged at the Rukmani Devi Hall. A Souvenir Brochure is published for the occasion. M Oliver Burke, former novice-mistress from 1959-1967 is present with other sisters from Pakistan

   
19th November

Closing of the Year of Jubilee Celebrations Thanksgiving Mass offered at the Holy Redeemer Church

   
1985  
   
22nd November

Lunch Party for Staff at Cecil Hotel Diamond Jubilee Moments - a gift packet for each Staff member

   
3rd February

Foundress’ Day. Staff greets Sisters with lunch and gifts. Helpers’ Day celebrated with Gifts of Durries and Diamond Jubilee mementoes.

   
15th -16th July

Two days’ Seminar by Rev Fr George Kuvoor for Staff

   
19th - 25th July

Seminar on "How to Study" for Classes IX and X

   
3rd - 8th August Seminar on "Value Education". Classes VII to IX
   
22nd -25th August

District level Table-tennis games held at Yamunanagar. Our boys win the championship.

   
9th October Peace March organized for our CJM girls
   
9th November

Our"Jesu-Marie" Orchestra performs at the "Talkatora Indoor Stadium", Delhi

   
1986  
   
16th November

Leadership Training Service (L.T.S.) seminar in Delhi - 2 teachers and a sister attend

   
7th April M. Assumption proposes to leave India for England to spend her days there. We celebrate her Golden Jubilee
   
14th July, Sr Ulrica Ferro is the Superior. Sr Genevieve Thomas, Principal organizes Orientation Programme for the Staff, conducted by Fr Hugh OFM Cap
   
28th July

Sanction for construction of the School extension (with class-rooms and auditorium) is granted by

the Municipality

   
22nd-30th September "Life Guidance" programme for Classes VI-IX is conducted by Fr Ivo Fernandes CSSR
   
4th October

Claudine Thevenet is beatified.

   
15th November "Jesu-Marie" Band attends 4th Raising Day of 16th Engineer Regiment
   
28th November

Cycle-shed is complete. Fr Eustace Braganza CSSR inaugurates it

   
1987  
   
26th December CBSE conducts Orientation Course at Meerut. Two teachers attend
   
17th January

P.T.A. revived to help raise funds for Thevenet Block

   
3rd February We celebrate 150th death anniversary of Bl. Claudine
   
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