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Vision 2000+

The need for North Point to formulate a master plan, which would serve as a set of directive guidelines for physical intervention and expansion to address the school future needs, was a result of a strong consensus among the Jesuits, staff and alumni on the subject criticality. A number of meetings of the North Point School Alumni Association (NPSAA) exhaustively discussed the project numerous facets and compulsions. It was strong on the minds of everyone, North Point Vision 2000+ was the topic of the North Point Silver Medal English Essay competition and the subject of numerous brainstorming sessions among the school teaching and professional staff. What follows is what has been accomplished and what is still to be done in the future.

When the school celebrated its 100th year, or rather the centenary of its foundation, it was strongly felt that the school had to consolidate and expand. There was lots of maintenance to do and to add new facilities as the numbers were increasing. The school was growing. So a comprehensive plan was drawn up by Mr.Shashish Prasad (Alumnus).

It was in 2003 that Fr.Kinley Tshering took over as Principal of the school. The vision had been nurtured and planned by Fr.Van over the years. So the plans were executed with Fr.Van as Rector and Fr.Kinley as the Principal. Immediately, the Our Lady of North Point building was started in February 2003 and was completed in record time and commissioned in February 2005. Along with this main building, the Leo Forestell Primary building was also completed. It was started in 2002 and completed in 2003 October. Even as the OLNP was being constructed, the LD Pavilion was started in 2003 April and completed in July 2004. The need to harvest the water became acute as the number of students and buildings increased. Six massive tanks were commissioned and completed in 2006 with the capacity to store 8 lakh litres of water.

The OLNP now houses the kitchen and work shop on the ground floor. On the first floor is the dining hall which can seat 500 students at a time. The PD having their own dinning hall. The upper two floors are classrooms, twenty in number. Finally the attic which is an audio-visual centre with a capacity of 500 students. The Forestall Primary houses 9 sections of the primary classes, along with their own library, computer room, art and music room, staff room and toilets. The entire primary is now housed under one roof. The building is on the far east side, adjacent to OLNP.

Along with the new constructions, a lot of maintenance was done to the old building. The boarding section was completely renovated, doing away with the old toilets and refurnishing all the four divisions, including the infirmary.

Now, we are looking forward to the new Auditorium, which will have a capacity of 1500 seats. A housing colony for the teachers. A new PD and UD Pavilion. The drawing of new Auditorium is ready, and we hope to start it in October 2006. We would like to thank all who have contributed towards these endeavours, and we request all our well wishers to please support us with the rest of our dreams.

2017 EVENTS & HOLIDAY LIST

JANUARY
MONDAY : Winter Camp Begins
26 THURSDAY : Republic Day

FEBRUARY
FRIDAY : Winter Camp Ends
MONDAY : School Office Reopens
11 SATURDAY : All Boarding Staff Arrive
14 TUESDAY : Class 10, 12 Boarders Arrive
15 WEDNESDAY : Orientation Class 10,12
16 THURSDAY : Orientation Class 10,12
17 FRIDAY : Orientation Class 10,12
18 SATURDAY : Staff Orientation / Class 6 – 9 Boarders Arrive
20 MONDAY : LD, UD, SD Classes Begin
25 SATURDAY : Class 4, 5 Boarders Arrive
26 SUNDAY : Class 3 Boarders Arrive
27 MONDAY : PD Classes Begin
28 TUESDAY : Investiture

MARCH
WEDNESDAY : Cricket Season Begins
FRIDAY : Last day of Payment of fees
SATURDAY : PD/LD/UD/SD Parents’ Teachers’ Meet Cricket – Captain vs Secretary
11 SATURDAY : SUPW Classes 9-12 Cricket Match Staff Vs Students
12 SUNDAY : Cricket Cup-tie PD/LD/UD/SD
13 MONDAY : Inter-house Basketball 3 pm
18 SATURDAY : Cricket Match NP Vs SP
19 SUNDAY : Feast of St Joseph Cricket Cup-tie PD/LD/UD/SD
25 SATURDAY : Month End Outing

APRIL
SATURDAY : SUPW Classes 9-12
SUNDAY : Cricket Cup-tie PD/LD/UD/SD
FRIDAY : Basketball Carnival at DGH
SATURDAY : Half- Day Inter-Class Singing Competition LD,UD / Basketball Carnival at DGH
14 FRIDAY : Good Friday
16 SUNDAY : Easter
19 WEDNESDAY : Lawn Tennis NP Vs SP
21 FRIDAY : LD Spell Bee
22 SATURDAY : Fr Kinley 8 & below Basketball / Cricket Match NP Vs MH
24 MONDAY : Inter-house Volleyball 3.00 pm
28 FRIDAY : PD Inter-Class Choral Recitation/Students from Singhania School, Mumbai arrive for Student Exchange Program
29 SATURDAY : Month End Outing / Edinburgh At NP
30 SUNDAY : Inter-house Basketball/Class 11 Boarders Arrive

MAY
MONDAY : Class 11 Classes Begin
THURSDAY : Edinburgh at NP
FRIDAY : Science & Technology Exhibition
SATURDAY : Edinburgh at NP / Science & Technology Exhibition
SUNDAY : Football Season Begins
TUESDAY : Football Match Captain Vs Secretary 3.00 pm
12 SATURDAY : LD Quiz Volleyball Carnival at SP
13 SATURDAY : SUPW Classes 9- 12 Volleyball Carnival at SP
15 MONDAY : Football Match Staff VS Students at 3 pm
20 SATURDAY : 8 & below Volleyball / Lawn Tennis NP VS SP
21 SUNDAY : Football Cup-tie PD/LD/UD/SD
22 MONDAY : Inter-house Football 3.00 pm
26 FRIDAY : PD Concert
27 SATURDAY : Month End Outing
28 SUNDAY : Football Cup-tie PD/LD/UD/SD
29 MONDAY : Football Selection
30 TUESDAY : Football Selection
31 WEDNESDAY : Football Selection

JUNE
SATURDAY : SUPW Classes 9-12
SUNDAY : Football Cup-tie PD/LD/UD/SD
15 THURSDAY : First Semester Exams Begin
16 FRIDAY : Exam
17 SATURDAY : Exam
19 MONDAY : Exam
20 TUESDAY : Exam
21 WEDNESDAY : Exam
22 THURSDAY : Exam
23 FRIDAY : Exam / Summer Holidays Begin at 11 am
24 SATURDAY : Educational Tour to Europe 11 Days

JULY
MONDAY : Boarders Return by 4 pm
TUESDAY : Classes Resume
SATURDAY : Results Parents’ Teachers’ Meet PD/LD/UD/SD
SUNDAY : Inter-house Football
12 WEDNESDAY : Football NP Vs SP
15 SATURDAY : ISC Cultural Fest (Quiz Debate/Singing/Dance/elocution) Joraj Memorial Football
16 SUNDAY : Inter-house Football
19 WEDNESDAY : Football Match NP Vs MH
22 SATURDAY : Half-Day Musical Concert / TT Carnival At NP
27 THURSDAY : Shahid Divas
28 FRIDAY : PD Elocution
29 SATURDAY : Month End Outing / Alumni Quiz
30 SUNDAY : Inter-house Football
31 MONDAY : Feast of St Ignatius / Play - Inigo

AUGUST
WEDNESDAY : Football Match NP Vs SP
THURSDAY : Vernacular Elocution Hin-NP, Nep-SP, Ben-MH
SATURDAY : Half Day LD, UD Elocution Badminton Carnival at SAS
MONDAY : Football Match NP Vs SP
11 FRIDAY : PD Quiz
12 SATURDAY : SUPW Classes 9-12
15 TUESDAY : Independence Day / Boarding Activities
17 THURSDAY : ICSE/ISC Football Carnival at GMS
18 FRIDAY : ICSE/ISC Football Carnival GMS
19 SATURDAY : ICSE/ISC Football Carnival GMS
21 MONDAY : Athletics Season Begins
26 SATURDAY : Month End Outing
28 MONDAY : Athletics Heats

SEPTEMBER
FRIDAY : NM Master’s Elocution at LC
SATURDAY : Bill German Inter-School Quiz for Primary Division
TUESDAY : Teachers’ Day
SATURDAY : Swimming Carnival At MH
16 SATURDAY : SUPW for Classes 9-12
18 MONDAY : Height & Weight (Kurseong)Mahalaya
19 TUESDAY : Height & Weight (Kalimpong)
20 WEDNESDAY : Height & Weight (Darjeeling)
22 FRIDAY : Concert/ Art/ Photography Exhibition
23 SATURDAY : Sports Day 1967 & 1992 Batch Reunion
24 SUNDAY : Concert at 1 pm 1967&1992 Batch Reunion / Dinner for Boarder Parents 5.30 pm
25 MONDAY : Rector’s Day 8.30 am/ 1967&1992 Batch Reunion /Puja Holidays Begin at 11 am
30 SATURDAY : Dussera

OCTOBER
MONDAY : Gandhi Jayanti
SUNDAY : Boarders Return by 4 pm
MONDAY : Classes Resume
14 SATURDAY : Inter-School Athletics at NP
19 THURSDAY : Diwali
20 FRIDAY : Holiday
21 SATURDAY : Bhai Tikka
30 MONDAY : PTI Meeting At GMS

NOVEMBER
SATURDAY : Meeting of heads of Anglo-Indian Schools at GMS
14 TUESDAY : Children’s Day / School Fete
27 MONDAY : Second Semester Exams
28 TUESDAY : Exam
29 WEDNESDAY : Exam
30 THURSDAY : Exam

DECEMBER
FRIDAY : Exam
SATURDAY : Exam
MONDAY : Exam
TUESDAY : Exam
WEDNESDAY : Exam / Winter Vacation Begins at 11 am
THURSDAY : All Boarders Leave
SATURDAY : All Boarding Staff Leave
14 THURSDAY : Results
16 SATURDAY : School Office Closes
25 MONDAY : Christmas