Message from Secretary
ASCENDING TO EXCELLENCE
The dream of establishing a school in Mysuru by Baden Powell Education Society of Bharat Scouts and Guides, Mysuru District Association began to take wings with great dedication and perseverance of Dr. J Kamala Raman, President BSG Mysuru district association, Mrs. Sheila Irani, Chairman BSG Mysuru district association, Mr. V. Eapen, Vice President BSG Mysuru district association Dr. K.B. Gurumurthy, Secretary BSG Mysuru district association, Mr. G.N. Chennabasappa, Treasurer of BSG Mysuru district association, Mr. P. Vishwanath, District Commissioner BSG Mysuru association, Dr. R. Lalitha, District Commissioner for Guides BSG Mysuru association and Mr. B. Rajashekarappa, member on 2nd June 1992 in Jayachamarajendra Scout and Guide building with 13 students and two teachers on roll.
Baden Powell Public School is a Co – educational English medium school affiliated to Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi. The school is named after the great visionary Lord Robert Stephenson Smith Baden Powell, who initiated the Scouts and Guides movement and made it an international movement.
Located in the heart of the city of Mysuru in 8.5 acre of land donated by Sri Jayachamarajendra Wodeyar, Maharaja of Mysuru. The school building is situated amidst a serene, pleasant and homely atmosphere having 3 floors and two blocks with 56 rooms. The school aims to provide world class education at an affordable cost. The school managing committee consisting of educationist, doctors, engineers, professionals and philanthropists helps in the effective functioning of the school. BPPS strives to inculcate the best moral, intellectual and cultural values among students.
The school is well equipped with Computer and Science Laboratories and Library. At BPPS, more stress is laid on creating self – confidence, pride and a sense of belongingness in a student than having the opportunity to represent his or her school in a period of competition. With a large student body of 1040 presently, the school is fortunate to have a large pool of enthusiastic student athletes to choose from and this is reflected in our impressive record of success in a wide range of regional, state and national level competitions.
Students of BPPS are known for their excellence in academics, including Board Examination results and overall scholastic achievements. Baden Powellians always maintain 100% in C.B.S.E results with large number of distinctions till date. Over the years all the classrooms are equipped with smart boards. Importance is also given for Co – Scholastic activities such as, Art and Craft, Music and Martial Arts. Music room is well equipped with various instruments such as Violin, Guitar, Drums, Piano, Keyboard etc. Classical and Western dance is also given equal importance.
These is also an infirmary to support the health and wellbeing of students and teachers. Dr. K.B. Gurumurthy, Prof. of Medicine is always available in the school for this purpose. All the students, parents, teaching and non – teaching staff and the members of school managing committee is brought under personal accident medical policy for RS. 200000/- during the academic year.
Baden Powell Public School is one of the oldest and most Premier Day school not only in Mysuru but in Karnataka. We take pride in its excellent academic faculty who are groomed under efficient and experienced Principal Mr. Sunny P Jose. B.P.P.S has its Alumini spread all over the world that cherish memories of their Alma Mater.
We have installed ‘Solar Power Panel’ this year. This is our effort to have alternate power and lesser consumption of Electricity. You will be proud to know that our school is first to implement ‘Solar Power Panel’ in Mysuru City.
In addition to ‘Solar Power Panel’ we have also installed ‘R.O. Plant’ in the premises. The aim is to provide clean and pure drinking water to all. This is also used for Scouts and Guides Camps.
Our School has thus pioneered in many ways to look after the wellness of children, Staff and visitors at all times.
As we have celebrated 100 years of Scouting and Guiding during the month of February 2018, I am very proud to remark that Baden Powell Public School is the only one school in India directly managed by Scouts and Guides movement and 100% of our teaching faculties and students are trained in Scout and Guide. As we have celebrated the Silver Jubilee of Baden Powell Public School. I convey my gratitude personally to Mysuru Royal family who donated the land for Scouting and Guiding. Thanks due to Mr. P. Vishwanath, President B.P.P.S, Dr. G. Siddesh, Vice President B.P.P.S, Mr. Abdul Jameel, Treasurer B.P.P.S, Dr. J. Kamala Raman, Mrs. R. Rajashree, CA Ebby Eapen, Mr. T.S. Ravishankar, Ms. Pushpavalli, Mr. Vasu, all teaching and non teaching staff, valuable parents and well wishers, student community and people involved directly and indirectly have helped us in making this institution one of the top most in the city. Some of the founding fathers with a visionary zeal had laid a strong foundation and we are obliged to pay homage to them as they have contributed selflessly and significantly towards the institution.
Dr. K.B. Gurumurthy