Dear Sister / Brother:
NEWS FROM LALAJI MEMORIAL OMEGA SCHOOL
Report by sister M.L. Nirmala, Principal
Rev. Master inaugurated the Lalaji Memorial Omega School in June 2005. It is built in a sprawling 9 acres serene campus in Kolapakkam, which is just five kilometers away from the airport and an equal distance from Porur, Chennai (Tamilnadu - India).
The School has completed six fruitful months in providing quality education. It is functioning with a strength of 156 students offering CBSE Pattern of education in the medium of English for Classes Pre KG to V. It is being upgraded up to VIII in the academic year 2006-07. Residential facility will also be available to students of Classes V to VIII. The three floors of the Primary block of the School consists of 21 rooms of 750 square feet. each and 6 rooms of 380 square feet each. All the specialized learning centers are well equipped with state of the art computers and ergonomically designed furniture.
Keeping in tune with our Master’s Vision of providing “ Education to Inspire Excellence”, the “Quality Policy and Objectives” for our School have been designed as follows:
“ We at the Lalaji Memorial Omega School are committed to provide quality education of international standards, to raise the level of our students to excellence in entirety, and transform them into responsible citizens. We are determined to achieve this through a highly dedicated team of competent facilitators, use of integrated technological and holistic approach to the learning process, and to provide value-based education to inspire and create excellence in our students, our future citizens”.
- To provide Quality education to inspire Excellence in entirety.
- To produce balanced and skilled individuals with all round development.
- To achieve outstanding results in areas relating to Academics, co-curricular activities and life skills.
The academic year 2005-06 has been rewarding and the greatest feather to our cap in its very first year of inception is the certification of the School by ISO (International Standards Organization)
We are also happy to inform that the Lalaji Memorial Omega School is one among the 12 schools all over India to be selected for the III stage of Intel School Contest 2005 for the “ Best Integration of Technology in Education”. Also among the 27 teachers selected for Intel Awards 2005 Contest for School Teachers (Primary Category) THREE are from Omega. This could be achieved mainly due to the greater thrust by the School in integrating Technology Aided, Interactive and Activity /Project based learning for providing quality education.
We had also organized two major celebrations – Independence Day and Children’s Day Celebrations, and one and all appreciated the way children had anchored and conducted the programmes. These kind of celebrations and activities enable our children to develop life skills along with academic skills.
Admission for all Classes for the academic year 2006-07 has already begun. In addition to the printed applications being sold at the School Premises, applications are also available online at school’s website http://www.omegaschools.org. We are in the process of recruiting Teachers for Lalaji Memorial Omega School at Chennai. Kindly visit our website at http://www.omegaschools.org for further details. The faculty and staff at the Lalaji Memorial Omega School wishes one and all a blissful and prosperous 2006.
INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR HELSINKI/FINLAND
February 10th to 12th, 2006
Report by Sister Barbara Sonvilla, Finland
It is our pleasure to announce and to invite you to the first International Seminar in Helsinki, Finland.
Seminar Dates: The seminar starts Friday, February, 10th 2006 in the afternoon and ends on Sunday, February 12th 2006 in the afternoon.
Venue: The seminar takes place at the Youth Hostel on the the fortress island Suomenlinna off the Helsinki coast, which was inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List in 1991.
Accommodation: Hostel Suomenlinna provides us with accommodation up to 40 persons and with meeting facilities as well. As the maximum number of possible participants is limited to 40 participants, we intend to care for meals commonly. A spacious kitchen is provided for that. Bed linen are provided and included in prices.
Registration deadline is January 31st, 2006. For additional seminar and registration details please visit the Mission’s web site at:
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Report by Brother Padu Nellayappan, India
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