1st DECEMBER 2015
KE RANG CAMPION KE SANG”
JUBILEE YEAR” CONCLUDING
School celebrated its Golden Jubilee concluding year on 1st December
2015. Campion School, Bhopal was established in 1965. The School Inaugurated its
Golden Jubilee celebration on 1st December 2014 in the School under
the enthusiastic leadership of school principal, Fr. Dr. Athnas Lakra S.J., A
host of events were organised this year to mark the occasion. The three day
celebrations culminated on December 1st 2015 with the cultural
evening at 5.30 in the school.
Concluding Golden Jubilee Celebration Commenced with a Holy Eucharist at 7.00
am in the School with the esteemed presence of Fathers, Brothers, Sisters, Campion
Family and others. It began with the beautiful and mesmerizing entrance prayer
dance by the students of campion. The Holy Eucharist was presided over by the
Archbishop of Bhopal Diocese, Most Rev.
Dr. Leo Cornelio, SVD. The Holy Mass was followed by homage to Late Rev. Fr. E.F. More S.J., founder Principal of Campion School Bhopal.
the Concluding Year day of the festivity; The Cultural programme started in the
Evening at 5.30 pm. Band Team of the Campionites Escorted Chief guest, Guest of
Honour, Special guests and Father Principal. The School Band of 50 students
from different classes was trained by Vice
Principal Father Ajay kumar Kerketta S.J., The impressive performance of
the band enchanted the guests. Welcome dance with beautiful formations by boys;
Shower of Flower Petals & Tilak
ceremony were done on the way; All the guests were accorded floral welcome
followed by the Ceremonial lighting of
the Golden Jubilee lamp done by Chief
Guest Major General Vikas Joshi (Commandant of SSB Bangalore), Guest of Honour
Mr. Yogesh Choudhary (Inspector General of Police, Bhopal), Special Guests Most
Rev. Dr . Pascal Topno S.J., (Emeritus) Archbishop of Bhopal Archdiocese, Principal
Fr. Dr. Athnas Lakra S.J.and Vice Principal Fr. Ajay kumar Kerketta S.J, Superior
Fr. Christdhari Kujur S.J., Head Mistress Sr. Mary Malar A.C. along with other distinguished
the occasion of the Golden Jubilee, the “Journey
of Campion” over the last 50 years was shared with the huge gathering.
the School Principal Fr. Dr. Athnas Lakra S.J., extended a warm welcome to
the Chief Guest, Guest of Honour, Special Guests, Provincials, Superiors,
Principals, Fathers, Brothers, Sisters, Ex-Campionites, Management, Staff,
Parents, Well wishers and students of Campion School. In his inaugural address
Father Principal remembered with reverence the founder principal Father E.F More, S.J., He thanked all the
Principals, Headmistresses, staff members from 1965 to 2015 and the parents,
with whose active involvement the school has been able to achieve the success.
He stressed on inculcation of values _ integrity,
confidence building, leadership and all-round development of the students.
this The Guest of Honour Mr. Yogesh Choudhary (Inspector General of Poilce,
Bhopal), “Appreciated the efforts of the
school and encouraged to give quality education to the students. The school has
always endeavoured to impart not only academic excellence but also human
Guest Major General Vikas Joshi (Commandant of SSB, Banglore), in his address applauded the efforts of the students and
underlined the need for character formation. He also emphasised to excel in
life in today’s competitive world and hoped that the students will sincerely do
their studies well to make their parents and School feel proud about their
achievements. He wished them all well for their future.
this auspicious and special occasion Chief Guest Major General Vikas Joshi released
the Souvenir of the school and Guest
of Honour Mr. Yogesh Choudhary unveiled
this auspicious occasion Most Rev. Dr.
Pascal Topno S.J., was honoured through a Memento given by Superior
Fr. Christdhari kujur S.J.
Fr. Kalyanus Minj
S.J., Provincial Superior
of Madhya Pradesh Province, was also honoured through a Memento given by Principal
Fr. Dr. Athnas Lakra S.J.,
Provincials and the Superiors of different
Provinces namely Fr. Vernon D’Cunha
S.J., Provincial of Bombay Province, Sr. Georgina H.C., Provincial Superior of
Holy Cross Sisters of Mercy, Mid India Province, Sr. Lily D’Souza A.C. Provincial Superior of
Apostolic Carmel Congregation, Patna Province, Sr. Mary Sebastian POSL, representative
of the Provincial Superior of Poor Sisters of Our Lady, Sr. Philo SCC representative of the Provincial
Superior of Sisters of the Cross of Chavanod, were also honoured through
Mementoes as given by Fr. Kalyanus Minj
S.J., Provincial Superior of Madhya Pradesh Province.
The Word of Gratitude,
was given by School Superior Fr.
Christdhari Kujur S.J.
programmes began with the beautiful rendition of song “We Welcome You” sung by
150 students. The song enchanted the audience and invited them to be a part of
the gala celebrations of the school.
this, the most awaited Theme programme “PRISM
KE RANG, CAMPION KE SANG” started.
PRISM reflects and spreads SEVEN colours
(RED COLOUR, ORANGE COLOUR, YELLOW
COLOUR, GREEN COLOUR, BLUE COLOUR, INDIGO COLOUR, VIOLET COLOUR) like
rainbow; all the seven colours indicate some beautiful, heart touching and
this Theme the Students of the Campion School reflect and spread the messages
of Energy, passion, action, enthusiasm,
love of life, passion, determination, social awareness, encourage the feeling
of patriotism and nation building, capable, responsible, patriotic Indians,
promotion of forestation, march towards prosperity just as the green colour in
our national flag teaches us. Trust, responsibility, honesty, loyalty, peace and tranquillity,
great devotion, wisdom, justice along with fairness and impartiality,
calmness, peace, love, harmony, kindness, truth, inner-peace, emotional depth,
devotion, imagination and
spirituality and all good causes through different performances; based on the Seven Colour of the
PRISM. A medley of dances highlighting the importance of seven colours in our
life made the evening lively. The atmosphere became vibrant with the youthful
energy of children. The Children, guests and the faculty members rejoiced
together on the occasion.
Guest, Guest of Honour, Special Guests, Fathers, Brothers, Sisters, along with
Principal Fr. Dr. Athnas Lakra S.J.and Vice Principal Fr. Ajay kumar Kerketta
S.J., Ex-Campionites, Management, Staff, Parents, Audience and students of
Campion School, Bhopal witnessed “PRISM
KE RANG, CAMPION KE SANG” with the huge gathering.
Kaleidoscope of events organised to mark the Golden Jubilee through the theme “PRISM KE RANG, CAMPION KE SANG” involving
WELCOME SONG, PRAYER & CULTURAL DANCE , YOGA, AEROBICS, & CARDIO. More
than 200 students performed YOGA, AEROBICS,
CARDIO, and showcased their ability in this with accuracy flexibility and good coordination,
including MARTIAL ART done in form of CHHAU DANCE OF MAYURBANJ (ORISSA). One of
the attractions in this grand evening was live performance by the Campion boys where
their classical singing was showcased with incredible clarity. The participants
played Tablas, synthesizer, guitar, and violin along with vocalists. It’s an
awesome performance. The Hindi SKIT “Shaitani Sinhasan” was also one of the major
attractions of the evening.
whole programme was presented by more than 1000 students from KG-1 to class 12th
and entertained the guests.
of the most attractive programmes in the end was The Grand Finale, consisted of more than 450 students having Seven
Colours forming VIBGYOR (Violet,Indigo,Blue,Green,Yellow,Orange,Red),
concluding with all the participants on the stage together from Class K.G.-1 to
12th. The programme ended by flying 50 Sky Lantern Lamp (Kandils) in the Sky and Jubilee Anthem. The day ended with the Golden and unforgettable
Dr. Athnas Lakra S.J.,
School, Arera Colony Bhopal