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Eureka Preschool inaugurated at Queen Mary HSS

Eureka preschool

Dimapur, February 3: Eureka Preschool was inaugurated at Queen Mary Higher Secondary school in the presence of a large gathering of students, staff, managing board members and parents of preschoolers on February 3.
The program that began at the school auditorium with an invocation by Rev. Sr. Mary Augustine, Headmistress, QMHSS got off to a graceful start with a few words of welcome and introduction of the Preschool by Rev. Fr. Sajimon, the Principal.
Elaborating further on the facility, Fr. Sajimon, the Principal informed the gathering that the Preschool will have five demarcated areas including two fully functional Preschool Class Rooms with the essential teaching aids and furnishings, two indoor and one outdoor play areas attached to the class rooms.
Speaking on the importance of starting a preschool in the School Campus, he reiterated that the inauguration and blessing of this preschool, which is named as “Eureka Preschool” was not a new thing but a continuation of the ongoing efforts of the Catholic Church provide the best and yet affordable high quality Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE), elementary, secondary and higher education as clearly reiterated in the new Educational Policy (NEP 2020).
Speaking on the occasion, Sentinenla, District Education Officer, Mokokchung congratulated the School management for starting the preschool in the School Campus. She also paid great tribute to the Catholic Church for providing quality education in the State through its wide network of Schools, Colleges and University.
She also further highlighted the need and relevance of starting preschools and providing solid foundation especially in Early Childhood Care and Education among students aging between the age of 3 and 8, especially in the context of the New Education Policy (NEP 2020).
Main highlights of the program included welcome song, action song, introduction and initiation of the preschoolers by the DEO, Guest of honor and the Principal. It was followed by the official blessing of the Preschool wing by Rev. Fr. Dr. Sunny Joseph, the former secretary of Education Commission, Diocese of Kohima and Professor, Department of St. Joseph University.
The programme came to an end with official blessing and inauguration of the preschool by Rev. Fr. Sunny Joseph, Professor, St. Joseph University, Sentinenla, the DEO and Mapo Longkumer, the Village Council Chairman, Mokokchung village respectively.
(Page News Service)