By the grace of Jesus the Good Shepherd, we are delighted to Congratulate our students, Chathriya Kavin D.J and Shruti.S for bagging the TOP TWO STATE RANKS of Tamil Nadu Std. XII Board Examination, 2016 and being the Newsmakers. Meticulous and systematic study pattern; constant and thorough understanding of the lessons; ready acceptance for guidance and motivation from well-wishers and peers; zeal to showcase your talents in all the extra-curricular activities of the school proves you are an all-rounder.
The Congregation of the Sisters of the Good Shepherd was founded in France in 1835 by St. Mary Euphrasia. She was born on 31st July 1796 in France. She was gifted with a deep love for humanity and revered each person in her/his uniqueness. The socially marginalised young girls and women of her time found in her a loving mother and teacher. By the time of her death on 24th April 1868, she had founded 100 Convents across the world, including one in India in 1854. The Good Shepherd School in Chennai was started in 1925.
Education according to St. Mary Euphrasia should develop to the fullest all that is best in the human personality psychologically, physically, intellectually, socially, aesthetically and spiritually. We, the sisters of the Good Shepherd continue to make the ideal of our Foundress a living reality in our worldwide mission of education and re-education, both formal and non-formal in diverse cultures. Her favourite maxim was that we should form strong characters of high principles grounded in truth. Her comments on various aspects in this connection are worthy of earnest reflection.