Nichols School celebrates 50 glorious years
Established in 1967, Nichols Higher Secondary School has completed 50 glorious years and has marked the Golden Jubilee celebration with much fanfare with a three-day programme from 10th October to 12th October, 2017.
The school was initially given recognition up to the primary level in 1972. Later on, recognition was given up to Class X by the Board of Secondary Education Assam. It is a full-fledged Higher Secondary school now and one of the outstanding schools of the city.
The school was fortunate in having Sri Binoy Kumar Roychoudhury as its first chairman. Young Roychoudhury, who had just then returned from the United States with training in administration, was dynamic and guided the course of the school efficiently. The cooperation and contribution of each member of the Managing Board, the help and prayers of the church members and the understanding and appreciation of guardians of the children were all stepping stones on which Nichols English School was built and moved forward as the years went by.
Principal Tingianem Manchong is dedicated to the belief that all students learn in an environment that is safe and caring. “We continue our commitment to prepare students to think big and establish goals on their journey of college and career readiness,” the Principal said.
“As we stepped into our 50th year our goal of imparting knowledge and producing excellent individuals will continue. NHSS takes pride in nurturing strong, community relationships. Everyone is welcome to be a part of our institution and feel the warmth of what Nichols truly is. I strongly believe that parent and community partnership is essential,” said Manchong.
The Principal also said that in every way that schools are measured, whatever it is through academics, athletics, or co-curricular activities, NHSS students experience a safe and rigorous learning. Throughout the year, the students' leadership quality is developed through their service as volunteers which help develop character and discipline in the child.
Famous Alumni of the School:
RJ Navish- Former RJ
Zerifa Wahid- Actress
Prashant Ghosh- Fashion Designer
Hridayjyoti Goswami- Singer
Nasiur Rahman- Dermatologist
As part of the golden jubilee celebration, the alumni of 1989 batch has donated the school gate and 1995 batch has donated the drinking water for the students and staff members of the school and also football goal posts, a cricket kit which consists of 3 bats, 3 pair of pads, 3 pairs of gloves, 3 helmets, 6 stumps, one keeper pad, one keeper gloves and a kit bag. The batch also donated two cricket bats for juniors, five footballs, two volleyballs, one badminton net, three skipping ropes, three flying discs, Ludo & Ladder, Chess Boards and sets of brain vita.
An alumni of 1995 batch said that they have contributed the sports equipments so that the students could get better option to play. “The students of the school are good in sports and have also won some football and cricket tournaments and to give them an opportunity we have donated the sports equipments so that it becomes easy for them to keep practicing the games so that they can rise at the national and international levels,” the alumni said.
A health check-up has also been organised for the students and different competitions like dance, salad making competition, handwriting competition and singing competition had been arranged by the school.