Convent of Jesus & Mary

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


The student strength rises to 1050


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


Holy Redeemer Church celebrates its Platinum Jubilee!

February Sr Adrian Dias replaces M. Teresa Hanahoe.

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

Directress of Education of the Congregation visits Ambala.

1981 M. General and her Councillors visit the School

Sr Christopher Vieyra is appointed Provincial Superior

1982 Sr Ida Fernandes is appointed Principal.
1983 M. John Bowman is the Superior
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

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

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

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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