In the year 2005 Province days Fr. Provincial Fr. Ranjit Pascal Toppo challenged the members to have vision of “Ranchi Province ten years from now”. Reading the signs of the time Provincial directed the members to start English Medium School to enhance the tribal children’s confidence to face the interviews. To respond to the challenge of Fr. Provincial St. John’s School Ranchi, English Medium was started on Wednesday 18 April 2007. St. John’s Middle School Ranchi was shifted from old campus (Purulia Road – now St. Xavier’s College Intermediate Section) to new campus (Gudri Maidan) on Thursday 18 May 2006. And class started after the summer vacation on 15 June 2006 in the new campus. The English Medium was inaugurated by Fr. Linus Dungdung (Socius), Fr. John Ekka (Province Treasurer and Secretary of the School), Fr. Principal (Fr. Erentius Minj) Fr. Vice Principal (Fr. Patrick Kerketta S.J) in a class room in the south wing next to grill with 33 students (16 KG and 17 prep) and their parents and a newly appointed founding teacher Mrs. Patricia Ann Nag. She was teaching both the sections in a class room. Mrs. Nirmala Lakra a governmeness was also appointed on 2 April 2007. In 2 July 2007 new teacher was kept in contract. Her Name was Miss Aruna Toppo. She was made the class teacher of KG. In 2008 April her contract was not renewed. In her place Mrs, Sunita Kujur was Kept on contract for a year on 9th April 2008 to 31March 2009. Another good teacher named Sandhya Panna was appointed. Her date of appointment was 21 April 2008. She was given corrective notes. She cried bitterly. And after a week she discontinued.
Updated on: [November 13, 2018]