St. Joseph’s School, Kingston, Rhenock, East Sikkim, aims at creating individuals who are intellectually competent, morally sound, psychologically whole, imbued with the sense of the divine, committed to the cause of justice, love and peace; and ever open to further growth. It aspires towards creating a humane society free from prejudices, superstitions and discrimination based on sex, religion, caste, creed and economic status. It strives to inculcate respect for the dignity of the human person and concern for each other, especially the underprivileged in the society. To make this mission a reality, it expects parents, guardians, teachers and well-wishers to share this mission in spirit with the school management and cooperative wholeheartedly in all its endeavours.
To transform the society into a just, loving and sustainable social order where Gospel values are lived and nurtured
The school aims at the education of the people of Sikkim and extends its services to the people in the neighbourhood to the extent possible. LOVE AND SERVICE is the motto of the school. The school lays great emphasis on academic performance, development of the pupil. It strives to inculcate moral and spiritual values based on the concept – Love of God and Service of people.
The school conducts classes from LKG to Ten. It is a co-educational institution. The medium of instruction is English. The school is affiliated to the Council for Indian School Certificate Examination, New Delhi. The school is situated in Kingston, Rhenock, at an altitude of about 3500 feet above mean sea level. Hindi and Nepali are taught as second languages. It is compulsory for all the pupils to study one of these languages. Students of classes five, six and seven are taught Hindi or Nepali as third language accordingly.
The school strives to provide ample opportunities for physical development. Cricket, basketball, volleyball, football, badminton, table tennis and athletics are some of the sports and games provided for all pupils.
The school has two hostels, separately for boys and girls, run by the school management and the Cluny Sisters. All outstation pupils are recommended to use these facilities. Besides academics; elocution, dramatics, debates, music and quiz contests are conducted in view of imparting career focused education to all the pupils.
St Joseph’s School, Kingston, Rhenock is a Charitable Missionary Institution, belonging to Diocese of Darjeeling-Sikkim. It has always stressed upon holistic education which ensures that
every student is actively engaged in a rigorous learning experience while developing social and personal life skills. This school is the dream mission of Rev. Fr. Rene Singh who initiated the mission to provide the quality education to the children of this region. I am proud to be a part of this establishment. We are serving here true to our potential to transform the young minds into a potential source of knowledge and wisdom. We are blessed with a dedicated team of teachers and conscious cooperative parents which can convert every creative and inquisitive young mind into a fountain of knowledge of wisdom. Education is the basis of all progress. This is the reason why every single missionary forayed into education first. The entire purpose of our education is not to restrict education to imparting bookish knowledge alone but inculcate humanitarian values as well. We strive to give every student the opportunity to express him/herself through a carefully planned curriculum. We strike a balance between total human formation and an internationally acceptable education. St. Joseph’s School, Rhenock had a humble beginning. Kudos to parents, guardians and local significant persons who rendered their undeterred support and unconditional help at the genesis of its establishment. I salute their dedication with humility and appreciate and acknowledge their unconditional goodwill toward the school and society. Since then, the School has constant improvement in infrastructure, educational process, teaching technology and learning process.
We believe in DISCIPLINE. Excellence is our heritage. Respect for environment and awareness about the global issues are the objectives of the School for which Green School Award – 2018 was conferred to the school by the State Government. I believe that St. Joseph’s School, Rhenock offers quality education which can convert every creative inquisitive young mind into a fountain of knowledge and wisdom nurtured by love and service. If you want to make your learning continuous and a joyful experience, come and join us; we are Josephites.