The season 2 of Great Indian Schools - an initiative by Great Place To Study is on a quest to discover the greatest schools in India.
This episode traces the journey of Mussoorie International School, which ranks 2nd among the top 10 Girls' Boarding Schools in India, and is a home to students from 27 countries.
Established in 1984, Mussoorie International School, is a prestigious institution which stands out for its value based education. The institution aims to find and nurture the true potential of each individual and help them grow into sensible and caring human beings with just the right attitude. MIS boasts an all round development of the student in the field of academics and co - curriculur activities as well. The institution is affiliated to three international boards - CISE, Cambridge and IBDP. In its 35th year of existence, the institution is an amalgamation of tradition and modernity. The students at MIS are taught to be rooted to their culture - there are prayers in the morning and a weekly Havana.
"I joined MIS seven years back and ever since then it has been a roller coaster ride. A journey of self - discovery. I walked in here as raw clay and today whatever I am and whatever I am going to be in the future, I owe all of it to this very place. - Khushi Agarwal, Vice Head Girl, MIS
"Our school motto is 'Dhiyo Yona Pracho Dayat' - lead our intellect and energy in the right direction. Mussoorie International School is committed in unfolding the true potential of every child. We work towards helping students evolve into responsible, caring individual who have the right attitude for a fulfilling balanced life. We focus on all round development of the students through academics, technology, creative, in performance art, sports, consciousness and empathy towards mankind. - Shakuntala Vashisht, Principal, MIS
Education Beyond Classroom -
MIS focuses more on value based education which goes beyond the confines of a classroom. The establishment consists of state of the art classrooms and a huge library which has an array of activities for the students. MIS provides training in over 10 sports discipline which include athletics, swimming, racket games, yoga and many more. The school also provides a broad range of activities that assist in an all round development of students. An unique addition to the co- curricular activities are the visits to orphanages and drug rehabs which aims to induce the feeling of empathy in the students towards mankind.