Infant Jesus School Kollam - History


The Infant Jesus Anglo-Indian Boys School was started with the view of educating the Anglo-Indian Boys in the locality as the girls of the society was educated at the Mount Carmel Convent Anglo-Indian Girls High School in Tangasseri itself, ironically just opposite to IJHS. The Inauguration was done by His Excellency Bishop Jerome M Fernandez, by offering a Holy Mass at the nearby Infant Jesus Pro-Cathedral (elevated as Cathedral on December 3, 2005) on January 8, 1940. At first there were 15 students and 2 staff members, but now the school has around 3,500 students and 110 staff members. Mrs. Mary Netto was the first principal, the first two students to gain admission were Frankpet and Dentlin.

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