Welcome to St.Joseph's School, Nagercoil
St. Joseph's Matriculation Higher Secondary School was established in 1981 as a Primary English Medium School, by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Kottar, a Religious Minority. The Bishop of the Diocese is the manager of the school and he appoints a Priest of the Diocese, as its Correspondent and another Priest if needed as the Co-Correspondent. The sisters of Charity of St. Anne have been rendering their services towards the growth of the Institution since 1984. In the academic year 1997-1998, the school was upgraded into a Matriculation School with Std. VI and in the year 2002-2003, it was again upgraded as Matriculation Higher Secondary School with Std. XI. Stds I to X are affiliated to the Matriculation Board and Stds XI and XII to the Higher Secondary Board of the Government of Tamil Nadu.
Greetings and prayerful wishes from St. Joseph’s Matriculation Hr. Sec. School!
Respected Staff members, honourable Parents and loving Students,
A warm welcome to the academic year 2023 – 2024. At the very outset, I would like to register my sentiments of gladness and gratitude for your grant welcome given to me as the new correspondent. It’s worth recalling the five pillars of this great institution St. Joseph’s Matric Higher Secondary School namely: Faith in God Persuit of academic excellence Social responsibility Love and concern for others Wholistic development. And never ever forget, the greatest discovery of our generation is that Education can transform the society especially the world of our students by altering their attitudes of mind. Here I am reminded of the great slogan of Second Vatican council which says,“Open all your doors and windows and let the fresh air and light enter inside our being and enlight us with life of newness, light of wisdom, spirit of hope, fire of love and creative energy and enthusiasm. As you Principal, Vice principal, staff, parents and students being the treasures of our school...
Education is power;"it is well known "the strength of a nation is judged by the number of persons well equipped with education. Education is only the weapon by which one can fight and conquer the battle of life. Education is key to success and development, which is learned through social, technical and religious ways...