About School

Introduction

Santhome Higher Secondary School, Mahiar is a Catholic institution under the management of the Satna Diocesan Society. It was established on 7th July 1982. It is situated in Maihar, 2 kms away from the city on the Maihar Satna Road. The School is run in collaboration with the sisters of The Daughters Of St. Thomas.

Aims and objectives

The school aims at imparting quality education to all children, irrespective of caste, creed or social status. It strives to achieve the integral development of the human personality. The school also aims at excellence in education by combining curricular and cocurricular activities. The children are given training in Information Technology, sports and games, cultural activities, yoga, arts etc. according to their interests. The physical, intellectual, social and spirtual aspects of the children are given special attention from the early stages of formation.

Mission and Vission

Our School prepares students to understand, contribute to, and succeed in a rapidly changing society, thus making the world a better and more just place. We will ensure that our students develop both the skills a sound education provides and the competencies essential for success and leadership in the emerging creative economy. We will also lead in generating practical and theoretical knowledge that enables people to better understand our world and improve conditions for local and global communities. We envision a world in which every child, regardless of background, becomes a healthy and productive adult.

Prayer Song

Like a Sun Flower

Like a sunflower that follows every movement of the sun
So, I turn towards you, to follow you my God.
1. In simplicity, charity, I follow (2) Like a sunflower…
2. In simplicity, honesty, I follow (2) Like a sunflower…
3. In simplicity, fidelity, I follow (2) Like a sunflower…

Lead Kindly Light

Lead kindly light
Amidst the encircling gloom.
Lead Thou me on!
The night is dark,
And I am far from home.
Lead Thou me on!
Keep Thou my feet,
I do not ask to see
The distant scene
One-step enough for me!-Cardinal Newman

Bind us Together Lord

Bind us together Lord (2)
Bind us together with cords
That cannot be broken!
Bind us together Lord (2)
Bind us together with love
There is only one God,
There is only one King
There is only one body
That is why we sing
Made for the glory of the Lord
Purchased by His precious Son
Born with the right to be clean
For Jesus the victory is won

The Lords Prayer

Our Father in heaven, Holy be your name. Your kingdom come. Your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread, and forgive us our sins, as we forgive, those who sin, against us. Lead us not, into temptation, but deliver us, from all evil.

Prayer for The Nation

Where the mind is without fear and the head is held high;
Where knowledge is free;
Where the world has not been broken up into fragments by narrow domestic walls;
Where words come out from the depth of truth;
Where tireless striving stretches its arm towards perfection;
Where the clear stream of reason has not lost its way into the dreary desert of dead habit;
Where the mind is led forward by Thee into ever-widening thought and action Into that heaven of freedom, my Father, let my country awake. Rabindra Nath Tagore

Pledge

India is my country/ all Indians are/ my brothers and sister/ I love my country/ and I am proud of/ it's rich and varied heritage. / I shall always strive/ to be worthy of it./ I shall give my parents/ teachers and all elders/ respect/ and treat everyone with courtesy./ To my country/ and my people./ I pledge my devotion./ In their well-being/ and prosperity alone/ lies my happiness.

Prayer Before Class

O! God, who are truth, and the origin of all knowledge bless our studies, which we consecrate to you. Enlighten our minds, strengthen our memories and direct our wills towards what is right. Grant us courage to seek, truth always, and make us truely wise.

Prayer After Class

Dear God, the class being over, we are going home, we thank you for your gifts. We promise you to be dutiful at home, as we have been at school. Help us to be good, clever and obedient children. Providence of God watch over us.

O! Give Thanks to The Lord

O! Give thanks to the Lord for He is good,
Yes, Eternal is His Love
I will sing to my God never ceasing
All my life, I will tell of His wonders
He is the maker of all earth and heaven
Of the ocean, the seas and all they hold.
The Almighty is faithful forever
He is just to the poor and the outraged
It is He who gives bread to the hungry
Who delivers the captives from their chains.

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