Four Decades of Contribution towards Human
Adieu to Most Senior Teacher
D’Cruz” 1974 till 2017
(43 Years of
Teaching in Campion)
& Bursar Fr. Sanjay Kujur S.J. (4 yrs.
As a Bursar in School)
A Farewell Does
not mark the end of Relationship
“We All Have Time Machines, Some Take Us Back They
Are Called “Memories” And Some Take Us Forward They Are Called “Dreams”, “A Farewell Does not mark the end of
Relationship”. Meeting and parting are parts of life, by taking these teary-eyed quotes in their mind, the
little ones at Campion Primary & Secondary wing and the Primary and the Secondary
staff and management of Campion School, Arera
Colony Bhopal bid adieu to their beloved Most Senior Teacher, mentor
and guide from Primary Section “Mrs. Philomina D’Cruz” and Bursar Fr. Sanjay
Kujur S.J. with a heavy heart. It was a very sentimental day for the staff
and students of our school as they bid farewell to their dear teacher and
Bursar Fr. the official farewell was organised today to give them best
wishes to both of them.
her sterling contribution to Campion School from last 43 years (1974 to 2017), The
students, teachers and management members gathered at the school’s “Loyola
auditorium” to show appreciation and bid farewell to their beloved teacher Mrs. Philomina D’Cruz as well as Bursar Fr. Sanjay Kujur S.J.(4 yrs. As a
Bursar in the school). The
Programme started in the “Loyola
Auditorium” with Prayer Song and Dance by the students of the Primary.
After this “Lighting of the Lamp” done
by the Principal Fr. Dr. Athnas
Lakra S.J., Vice Principal Fr. Ajay Kumar Kerketta S.J., Superior Fr.
Christdhari Kujur S.J., Fr. Sanjay Kujur S.J., Headmistress Sister PramilaA.C.,
Sr. Chitra, Sr. Kresentiya. The Farewell programme
started with thanksgiving by presenting so many bouquet flowers to Mrs. D’cruz and Fr. Sanjay. The tiny
tots of the school
and welcomed all the Fathers, Sisters and guests with a melodious Prayer Song, scintillating and beautiful Prayer Dance.
The children had organised
a cultural programme depicting Mrs. D’cruz teachings and Bursar Fr. Sanjay
Kujur S.J. management in the form of skit and dance. The staff members felt
nostalgic by sharing memorable moments through a documentary film. Audience
shall witness a rainbow of programmes organized to entertain them with the
enthralling performances of the participants. Play, Skit, dances, song, and
anchoring, these are the activities that sharpen the students in their
God-Gifted talents. Primary & Secondary sections teachers sung a beautiful
song especially for both of them.
On this occasion Principal
Fr. Athnas Lakra S.J. said “Mrs. D’cruz
was an able administrator and an inspiration for the students and teachers as
well. The school observed various remarkable changes in the field of academics,
discipline and co-curricular activities during her tenure. Father Principal
Athnas Lakra S.K. thanked Mrs. Philomina and Fr. Sanjay for their dedicated,
untiring and selfless service towards upgrading the institution- a much needed
change. The management and the
school will be indebted to her for what she has been to the school through her
entire Campion Family extends their best wishes and God’s blessings for her new
venture and mission”.
Mrs. Philomina and Fr.
Sanjay said in their thanks giving speech that “You are all very special to me. Thanks for your support and to the
persons who have in any way contributed to my enjoyable years as a Headmistress. Both of them thanked
the students, staff members and retired teachers present, for their role in
making her journey as a Headmistress a very enjoyable and memorable one. Especially
for Students she said be a good person, study well and strive for
In the End, On behalf of Campion School, management, staff
and students Principal Fr. along with Vice Principal presented both of them
a “Memento” as a token of their love. Group photo with the teachers and the staff
were also taken place. Several teary-eyed pupils also surrounded her to say
their goodbyes and best wishes.
Fr. Dr. Athnas Lakra S.J.,
Campion School Arera Colony Bhopal.