St. Thomas Higher Secondary School
The Marthoma Church Educational Society
Thiruvananthapuram
Quality Education for next generation  

Activities

Value Education

Value Education classes are conducted once a week. Enrichment courses and training cum workshops are also held to aid students. Teenage care programmes are also organized frequently.

Study Tours

Study tours are arranged to places of educational interest in an effort to combine pleasure with learning.

School Magazine

The School Magazine, "The Pinnacle" is the outward expression of the student's creativity and originality. It is a reflection of their thoughts and an outlet for their feelings. English, Hindi and Malayalam are given equal importance. Apart from "The Pinnacle", there is also the individual class magazine for Std. I to XII . These magazines are edited, printed and published by the students. Four Awards are given at the Annual Day Celebrations for the Best Class Magazines - for the Primary, Upper Primary, High School and the Higher Secondary Sections.

Clubs

Various co-curricular activities are organised in the school with the objective of the all- round development of the pupils. The students are provided ample opportunities for exhibiting skill in sports, arts, games and other activities. To promote a healthy competition, the entire school population has been divided into four houses:- Blue, Green, Violet and Yellow - each led by a teacher and a set of selected students. Eighteen Clubs, catering to the aptitude of the students function in the school. The clubs are very active and the children are taught the basic skills by the concerned clubs.

Social Service League

Members visit orphanages and homes and distribute clothes and study materials to the poor.

N.C.C.



The National Cadet Corps Unit, which functions in the school, gives emphasis to general service knowledge and aero modeling. Cadets are being prepared to appear for the A- Certificate Examination.

Summer Courses

Come summer and St. Thomas gears up to welcome the students who choose to spend the vacation in pursuit of adventure, hobbies and exploits in new fields. The summer courses organized by the St. Thomas Schools cover areas like Personality Development, Spoken English, Sports and Games, Music, Art and Craft, Animation and even special coaching for Science Talent Search Examinations. The fun-filled days packed with exciting activities are a welcome change from the tension-filled exam days of the third term.

All Kerala Inter-School Quiz Competition

The School conducts an All Kerala Inter-School Quiz Competition every year. Participants are selected after conducting a preliminary round of tests at various centres all over Kerala. The winning team from these centres participates in the finals held in the school premises during the month of August.

YOUTH FESTIVAL

These festivals are conducted as per the Yuvajanotsavam Manual. There are four levels of festivals.

1. School Level Youth Festival
2. Sub-district Level Youth Festival
3. Revenue District Level Youth Festival
4. State Level Youth Festival