SCHOOL ACHIEVEMENTS

"This is the Lord’s doing and it is marvellous in our eyes”.

ACADEMICS

The year 2013-2014 has been an eventful one for the school with a string of successes. It has created a niche for itself by remaining unique, which is the biggest challenge and the toughest battle.

By the grace of God, the school continues with its excellent academic record of hundred percent result in both the ICSE and ISE examinations. It is indeed a proud privilege to state that since its inception 28 batches of ICSE and 10 batches ISC have appeared for the examinations respectively.

Hardwork coupled with perseverance has enabled the school to be credited with the highest percentage of 95.80% in the ICSE and 95% in ISC.

The first batch was presented in the year 1984, and the result was quite encouraging. The students strength grew fast and the number of students appearing for the ICSE examination also increased every year. Cent percent pass result in all the subsequent years has made the school very popular.

The results are indicated in the following pie diagrams.

school results school strength

Co-curricular and extra curricular activities form an integral part of our life at St.Jude’s

The excellence in Computer Programming achieved by the Students of St. Jude’s over the years is largely due to Mr. Prakash, the driving force. Hence it is through his leadership that our students have consistently proven themselves at both the Regional and National levels.

Dhanaadatreyan, Vijay Krishna and Ajay Bharath were qualified for the International Programming Contest held a Bangalore on 4th November 2016, in which they were placed Second. Varun, Sethukumar and Dwarka Vikraman who made it to the Regional and National levels secured the fourth place at the Internationals held at Colombo.

TCS IT WIZ 2016 / COIMBATORE

The winning streak of the Judians at the TCS The TCS quiz is conducted with the motive of selecting the Wiz kids of India who are likely to have a global impact in the near future. Mithun and R. Ashwin brought credit to the institution by securing the second place.

TCS IT WIZ 2017/ CHENNAI

Sarath Nambiar and R. Ashwin scored an impressive score but had to be content with the Third position.

INTERSCHOOL COMPUTER AND EVS QUIZ

The Interschool Computer and EVS quiz held at Laidlaw Memorial School, Ketti was won by the following students.

Sarath Nambiar and R Ashwin (Class XII) - First place in the Computer Quiz

Lavanya Haridass (XI) and Harsh Agarwal(IX) – First place in the EVS Quiz

Our students have a track record of excelling in sports and games.

ASISC COMPETITIONS

The schools affiliated to the Indian Council of Secondary Education are privileged to have a high standard of education besides opportunities in the extracurricular activities. The Association provides a platform for the students to display their talents in various fields.

Regional Creative Writing Competition

Sethukumar - XI - First place

Regional Debate

Mithun R - XII & Maduritha - XII - Third place

National Creative Writing Competition

Sethukumar - XI - Third place

Regional Drawing and Painting Competition

Sayani Mavai - XI - Second place

Regional Declamation Competition

Celcia - XII - Second Place

AHESSN COMPETITIONS

The Association of the Heads of the English speaking schools in the Nilgiris conducts various competitions to encourage students to exhibit their talents nurture team spirit and comradeship among fellow students. Every school vies with one another to win the coveted prize.

Tamil debate at St. Josephs Boys Higher Secondary School, Coonoor - Higher Secondary level

Azhagunachi - Second place

Harineeshri - Third place

We won the overall shield for the Higher Secondary level.

Anis Mahenthra Class X - High school level - First place

Nithesh S Class XI- Higher Secondary level - First place

We won the overall championship trophy

Scripture quiz at Stanes Hr. Secondary School, Coonoor.

High school - Winners

Higher Secondary - Winners

Scripture quiz at Stanes Hr. Secondary School, Coonoor.

High school - Winners

Higher Secondary - Winners

High school - Runners up

Higher Secondary – Fourth place

WORLD RABIES DAY – INTER SCHOOL QUIZ

An Inter School Quiz was conducted by the Pasteur Institute of India to mark ‘World Rabies Day’ and was held at St Mary’s School and St Joseph’s College, Coonoor respectively. Sethukumar and Srinithi of Class XII won the First Prize for the second consecutive year. They received a trophy, certificate and a Cheque prize of Rs. 3000 each.

ESSAY WRITING COMPETITION - Dec 7th 2017

A competition was conducted by the Income Tax department on the Topic” Corruption Free India” and the following Judians made the school proud .

  • Esha Junais - Second place - Junior level
  • Harsh Agarwal - Third Place - Junior level
  • Sethukumar - First place - Senior level
  • They all received a certificate and a book

VIOLIN RECITAL - LEVEL I AWARD

Music expresses that which cannot be put into words. Our Judians have brought credit to the institution, having scored distinctions in the Level I Graded Examinations in Music Performance conducted by the Trinity College, London.

The following students are the proud recipients of this great honour:

  • Ajan Kumar - XII - Grade I
  • Roshini Sri - XII - Grade I
  • Sanchitha Sri - XII - Grade I
  • Mouliswaran A - Initial Grade
  • Samvrutha A P - VI- Initial Grade
  • Jovisha Curlie K - VII - Initial Grade
  • Divyudha. R -VII - Initial Grade
  • Krishnapiritha -VIII Initial Grade

new Landmark for J U D I A N V O L L E Y B A L L – the pride of Lions’

The Moonwalkers of St.Jude’s Volleyball team set their foot firm to mark the years 2016 & 17 in glory.

Even the Judian’ calendar crows that “Two Thousand 6teen & 7teen ascertained to have the best teens in the years down the history of St. Jude’s Volleyball”, as the team fashioned about brilliant outcomes in all three divisions perfecting their serves that nobody will be able to return all through the seasons of combat.

While the artful coaches, ideal captains and their tireless teams became an impregnable fortress to stay unbeaten in levels across Inter-School, Regional, National and to its greater heights Judians kited their International Champion banners and took St. Jude’s to a whole new era, achieving what their predecessors would definitely be very proud of!

MILEPOSTS OF ENTHRONED VENTURES & VICTORIES…

  • Winners [Senior Boys] of the District Volley Ball Tournament @ HADP Ooty 28th July 2016.
  • Second Best [Senior Girls] team of the District Volley Ball Tournament @ HADP Ooty 28th July 2016.
  • Champions [Under 17 Boys] of Big 7 Entertainment 2nd National youth sports Championship 2016-17, Bangalore 12-14th August.
  • Second Best [Under 17 Girls] team of Big 7 Entertainment 2nd National youth sports Championship 2016-17, Bangalore 12-14th August.
  • Winners [Super Senior Girls] of the INDEPENDENCE DAY CUP @ HILLFORT School Kotagiri. 15th August 2016
  • Winners [Senior Boys] of the INDEPENDENCE DAY CUP @ HILLFORT School Kotagiri 15th August 2016.

ASISC 2016

  • Winners [Senior Girls] of the ASISC Regional @St.Jude’s -24 &25th August 2016.
  • Winners [Senior Boys] of the ASISC Regional @St.Jude’s -24 &25th August 2016.
  • Second best team [Senior Boys] of the ASISC Regional @St.Jude’s -24 &25th August 2016.
  • Winners [Senior Girls] of the ASISC Nationals @ Sujatha School Moinabad, Hyderabad -6,7&8th of Nov 2016.
  • Winners [Senior Boys beat Punjab] of the ASISC Nationals @ Sujatha School Moinabad, Hyderabad -6,7&8th of Nov 2016.

Associations of English Speaking Schools, The Nilgiris – 26th -27th of August 2016

  • Winners [Under 14 Girls] of the AHESSN @St.Jude’s Public School & Junior College, Kotagiri.
  • Winners [Under 16 Girls] of the AHESSN @St.Jude’s Public School & Junior College, Kotagiri.
  • Winners [Under 19 Girls] of the AHESSN @St.Jude’s Public School & Junior College, Kotagiri.
  • Winners [Under 14 Boys] of the AHESSN @St.Jude’s Public School & Junior College, Kotagiri.
  • Winners [Under 16 Boys] of the AHESSN @St.Jude’s Public School & Junior College, Kotagiri.
  • Winners [Under 19 Boys] of the AHESSN @St.Jude’s Public School & Junior College, Kotagiri.

The Roar of Judians echoed over the seas… “Praise the LORD...!”

  • Winners [Senior Boys beat China] of Big 7 Entertainment 2nd International youth sports Championship 2016-17@ Batu Caves, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • Winners [Senior Girls beat Malaysia] of Big 7 Entertainment 2nd International youth sports Championship 2016-17 @ Batu Caves, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Associations of English Speaking Schools, The Nilgiris – 30th -31st of August 2017

  • Winners [Under 14 Girls] of the AHESSN @St.Jude’s Public School & Junior College, Kotagiri.
  • Winners [Under 16 Girls] of the AHESSN @St.Jude’s Public School & Junior College, Kotagiri.
  • Winners [Under 19 Girls] of the AHESSN @St.Jude’s Public School & Junior College, Kotagiri.
  • Winners [Under 14 Boys] of the AHESSN @St.Jude’s Public School & Junior College, Kotagiri.
  • Winners [Under 16 Boys] of the AHESSN @St.Jude’s Public School & Junior College, Kotagiri.
  • Winners [Under 19 Boys] of the AHESSN @St.Jude’s Public School & Junior College, Kotagiri.

ASISC-2017

  • Winners [Senior Boys] of the ASISC Regional @St.Jude’s on 23rd & 24th August 2017.
  • Winners [Senior Girls] of the ASISC Regional @St.Jude’s on 23rd & 24th August 2017.
  • Second Best [Senior Girls ] team of the ASISC Nationals @St.Jude’s on 6 & 7th of Oct 2017.
  • Winners [Senior Boys beat Punjab] of the ASISC Nationals @St.Jude’s on 6 & 7th of Oct 2017.

THE GOLDEN GENERATION OF TT TELLS US A LONG TALE OF ST. JUDE’S SUPREMACY DISTIRCT TOURNAMENT @ RIVERSIDE PUBLIC SCHOOL ON 16 JULY 2016 CONDUCTED BY KATTIMA SPORTS ACADEMY

  • WINNER OF THE WOMEN’S SINGLE ACHIEVED BY NEHA.C
  • WINNER OF THE JUNIOR BOYS ACHIEVED BY HARINIVASH
  • SECOND BEST POSITION IN THE JUNIOR GIRLS ATTAINED BY NEHA.C
  • SECOND BEST POSITION IN THE SUB JUNIOR BOYS ATTAINED BY HARSHAVARDHAN,

Associations of English Speaking Schools, The Nilgiris – 21st-23rdof July 2016

  • Won The Title By Neha.C, Praneeta.J, Retu. R, Tanya In Under 19 girls
  • Won The Title By K.N. Aswath, Ranas, K.N. Aswin, Hari Nivash, Amithab Shankar In Under 19 Boys
  • Won The Title By Harshavardhan, Deepak Kumar,Rithish Krishna,Kapilan, Sri Koushic In Under 16boys

Judian Hockey

  • 2016 – WINNERS – ASISC Regional Tournament
  • 2017 – WINNERS - ASISC Regional Tournament
  • 2017 – ASISC National Tournament at Ranchi – Secured the fourth place

Judian Basketball

Our basketball cruisers braded brilliancy in their first entry to the interschool tournaments, and has shown signs of revival by winning the second best team of the Associations of English Speaking Schools, The Nilgiris; on the second week (10th-12th) of November 2017. St.Jude’s admires the embattled efforts of the coach, skipper and the players especially Rohit Cheran for being titled “Promising Player” in the Interschool and “Most Valuable Player” in the Regionals.

Judian Badminton

ASISC Regional level - Badminton tournament at Vikaasha, Tuticorin.

Winners – (Singles) Aadarsh. V

Winners - (Doubles) Ranjith.B and Gokul Krishna.

ASISC National Tournament – Bangalore - 3rd place

JUDIAN FOOTBALL – THE TERRIFYING TERRIERS

An exhilarating finals of the ASISC Regional Football Tournament was played at Yercaud between Laidlaw Memorial and St. Jude’s. Judians faced furiously the onslaught of their rivals and fought till their last resistance to emerge Runners. Tanakrit and Gokul were honoured as the best players of the season.

Mr. Samjith Dhanarajan, The Executive Director of St. Jude’s Public School and Junior College was the pioneer in introducing the Leo club to the Nilgiris in 2008 at St. Jude’s with 60 students and served as its advisor. The Club was very active during his tenure and undertook various social welfare and developmental projects, He was the recipient of the Best Leo Club advisor in 2013 and Par Excellency award in the same year from Lion’s International. In a bid to expand the club activities, Mr. Samjith started the Leo Club at Riverside Public School in 2011 and Vishwa Shanthi Vidyalaya in 2017. He was instrumental in hosting the first multiple Leo meet at St Jude’s attended by over 450 Leos from all over Tamil Nadu.

Mr. Pradosh Kumar, the Senior Geography teacher, leads the Leos with the same burning desire as its founder.

SIGNIFICANT PROJECTS TAKEN UP BY THE LEOS

Leos have been service oriented right from the word go and they have not spared any effort from their part to bring solace to the deprived. Their benefaction to orphanages, old age homes, blind society, government hospitals, tribal’s etc... has been liberal. Few of their noteworthy acts of charity:

1. Visited orphanages and homes for the mentally challenged, spent the entire day, playing, holding conversations and teaching English.

2. Having played an active role in “Save Environment” campaign and planted over 600 saplings of different trees.

FINANCIAL SUPPORT

2013Rs. 70,000 - Cancer awareness society
Rs. 75,000 - Caring Souls awareness programme to help patients suffering from T.B in Gujarat.
2014 Rs. 32,300 - Donated to a little girl towards her open heart surgery
Rs. 15,000 - Donated for the treatment of a cancer patient
Rs. 25,000 - Donated for the renovation of a house damaged due to heavy rain.
Rs. 10,800 - Donation for the radiation treatment of a Cancer patient.
2015 Rs. Two lakhs - Donation to the Caring Souls Foundation.
Rs.  One Lakh - Contributed for the Kidney transplant of a person
Rs. Two lakhs - Towards the Flood relief to victims of Chennai Flood. The amount was handed over to the District Collector.
A hockey kit was donated to a coach to train the tribal in hockey
Rs. 1.6 lakhs - Contributed towards a poor girls Nursing College Fee
Rs. 25,000 was given to a poor boy to join his higher secondary course.
2016 Rs. 10,000 was donated towards the limb amputation of an underprivileged man
Rs. 25,000 towards an open heart surgery for a 4 ½ month old baby girl.
Rs. 15,000 was donated to Caring Souls Foundation
2017 Rs. 1 lakh - donated to Caring Souls Foundation
Rs. 25,000 -  Contributed for the medical treatment of a little girl.
Rs. 5000    -  Towards the medical treatment of a baby boy

AHESSN 67TH ANNUAL ATHLETIC MEET

The Association of the Heads of the English speaking schools in the Nilgiris conducts various competitions to encourage students to exhibit their talents nurture team spirit and comradeship among fellow students. Every school vies with one another to win the coveted prizes. Our students took part in most of the competitions winning laurels for the school.

OVERALL - BOYS

ST. JUDE'S PUBLIC SCHOOL - SECOND PLACE

OVERALL - GIRLS

ST. JUDE'S PUBLIC SCHOOL - SECOND PLACE

MARCH PAST BOYS: ST. JUDE'S PUBLIC SCHOOL & JUNIOR COLLEGE - WINNERS

OVERALL - SUPER SENIOR BOYS

ST. JUDE'S PUBLIC SCHOOL - FIRST

MEET RECORDS FOR THE YEAR 2017 - 18
SUPER SENIORS BOYS DISCUS AJHAYENDHRAN K S 42.70 MTR
SUB JUNIORS GIRLS LONG JUMP NAJLA ZAHIR HUSSAIN 3.56 MTR
JUNIORS GIRLS 400 M ROHINI PANGAJA VARSHINI P M 1:07.83 SEC
INDIVIDUAL CHAMPIONSHIP - GIRLS
JUNIOR GIRLS ROHINI PANGAJA VARSHINI P M
SUB JUNIOR GIRLS NAJLA ZAHIR HUSSAIN
DIVISIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP - GIRLS
JUNIOR DIVISION
SUB JUNIOR DIVISION
REGIONAL ATHLETIC MEET - GROOVE SCHOOL, CHENNAI
OVERALL CHAMPIONSHIP SJPS
ISC OVERALL CHAMPIONSHIP SJPS - 110 POINTS
ICSE OVERALL CHAMPIONSHIP - SJPS SJPS - 113 POINTS
INDIVIDUAL CHAMPIONSHIP JUNIOR BOYS T.M. THARUN, LOKESH M, S PRAMOTH
  SENIOR BOYS ROHITH RAJ
BEST ATHLETE JUNIOR GIRLS LIPIKA
  SENIOR GIRLS SARO RITHANYA
:MEDALS GOLD 32
  SILVER 30
  BRONZE 16
  TOTAL 78
NATIONAL ATHLETIC MEET - 2017 - 18
GOLD 3
SILVER 7
BRONZE 10
AJHAYENDHRAN created a new meet record in Discus - 42.57 mtr