A commemorative postage stamp on the 150 years of St. Joseph’s Boys High School (SJBJS) (1858-2008) :
Issued by India
Issued on Nov 28, 2008
Issued for : India Post is happy to issue a commemorative postage stamp on St. Joseph’s Boy’s High School.
Stamp & FDC : Brahm Prakash
Cancellation : Alka Sharma
Type : Stamp, Mint Condition
Colour : Multicolour
Denomination : 500 Paise
Stamps Printed : 0.4 Million
Printing Process : Wet–offset
Printer : Security Printing Press, Hyderabad
- The School was recognized by the Cambridge University, and Senior Candidates could obtain Certificate A.
- In 1923, St. Joseph’s College was separated from the school. By 1923, there were three institutions namely, St. Joseph’s School, St. Joseph’s College and St. Joseph’s Indian School.
- In 1958, the St. Joseph’s School celebrated its Centenary. Dr. Rajendra Prasad, the first President of India attended the function. St. Joseph’s European High School was changed to St. Joseph’s Boys’ High School only in 1968.
- In 2001, the foundation stone was laid, and the new building was established in three phases. In 2002, the Western Wing, in 2003, the Eastern Wing and in 2006, the Central Administrative Block were inaugurated.
- Broad Band, LCD TVs in all the Class rooms, the P.A. system, state-of-the-art laboratories and research and refernce facilities etc. are available. Girls too were taken into standards XI and XII for the first time. Today, St. Joseph’s Boys’ High School stands as a giant of Education which provides world-class education.
- St. Joseph’s Boys’ High School is a school which prepares men and women who will give themselves in service to the others, to strive for excellence and not just competitiveness. Faith and toil is the motto of the School.
- Text : Based on material given by the proponent.