Monday, July 28, 2014

 

Coimby Chapter Meet at Llewyln's Place








Tuesday, July 01, 2014

 

Pictures of Stanes Thanks to Immanuel Samson

Stanes Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Coonoor Gate Today

Those days the ground floor housed the language classes
— at Stanes Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Coonoor.



Majestic Stanes Block - aesthetically done up.
— at Stanes Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Coonoor.


I standard and II standard
— at Stanes Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Coonoor.


A marsh once teaming with tadpoles is now a well laid out playground. The 'Carving Stone Mine' in the background
— at Stanes Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Coonoor.


The principal's garage - used to accommodate a Morris Minor belonging to Mr. Varghese.
— at Stanes Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Coonoor.


This hibiscus bush is probably as old as the school itself. Every errant boy was made to stand or kneel down in the shade of this bush before being blessed with stinging "benders" from the cane of Mr. Varghese. It was a thrilling experience then, but not to the receiving end of your body
— at Stanes Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Coonoor.


V, VI & VII standards
— at Stanes Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Coonoor.


III and IV Standards
— at Stanes Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Coonoor.


The gymnasium on the Third floor with the library at the second floor
— at Stanes Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Coonoor.


A panoramic view from the top end of Stanes Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Coonoor
— at Stanes Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Coonoor.


A huge jacaranda tree use to grow majestically at the left of the steps and to the right was the badminton court which now has been usurped by concrete constructions.
— at Stanes Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Coonoor.


Way to Annexe, the junior boys' hostel
— at Stanes Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Coonoor.


Girls hostel - out of bounds for boys, except during breakfast, lunch and dinner - thanks to the dinning hall in the ground floor.
— at Stanes Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Coonoor.

The stairs that launched a million careers, still going strong for more than 100 years — at Stanes Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Coonoor


At the far end of the corridor  the games room
— at Stanes Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Coonoor.


Way back in the early 1970s this was the library before it shifted to Bissel Block
— at Stanes Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Coonoor.


A boys eye view of St Joseph's Convent girls convent - from the windows of 10th Standard. 
— at Stanes Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Coonoor.


Basket ball court - always the pride of Stanes
— at Stanes Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Coonoor.



This tap pedestal seems unscathed and untouched by development for a very very long time - it provided Adam's ale to thirsty students. At the far end was the Kitchen and Girls Toilet adjacent to it
— at Stanes Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Coonoor.


Erstwhile 10th Standard
— at Stanes Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Coonoor.


A new look chemistry lab.
— at Stanes Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Coonoor.


Sunday, June 22, 2014

 

Stanes Coonoor Alumni Meet 21 June 2014 at New Peking Restaurant, Kamanahalli, Bangalore









Sunday, May 25, 2014

 

Teethep Bondas in Canada

Teetheep Bondas in Chissy's house Picture by Peter Greene


Sunday, September 15, 2013

 

Coonoor Stanesmen meet in Coimbatore. Now at Dorai's house. Not the French Dorai. He attended though.








 

Coonoor Stanesmen meet at Coimbatore again. Now in Dorai's house



Wednesday, July 03, 2013

 

Coonoor Stanesmen meeting at Coimbatore




Monday, May 27, 2013

 

Stanites visit Windsor


Left to right: Chrissy Netto, June Greene, Christina Sheiger

Back Row: Glyn Netto, Peter Greene, Sheiger Kanniah

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