Bajo Higher Secondary School

Bajothang Higher Secondary School was formally established as a Junior High School. It was officially inaugurated on 10th April 1997 by the then Hon’ble Secretary, Ministry of Health and Education, Dasho Sangay Ngedup.  Mr. Rabgay Tobden was the first Headmaster with 12 teachers. The school was upgraded to Higher Secondary School in March 2003 and the first batch of ISC (Class XII) passed out in December 2004. The school is located beside the silent Punatshangchu which flows at a stone throw distance from the main school buildings. It is about less than half a kilometer from the new Wangdi town-ship under Thedtsho geog. In 2004, Mr. Jamyang Choeda took over as the Principal of the school followed by Mr. Pema Dorji in 2005, Mr Rinzin Wangdi in 2007 and Mr. Dinesh Kumar Pradhan in 2009.School has seen a lot of developments and changes during the tenure of these principals. Mr. Shankar Lal Dahal took over as the Principal in March 2012.The school has a total land area of 15.9 acres of which two acres are reserved for Agricultural activities just below the football ground. Much of the land is used for plantation and maintaining greenery in the school.  Apart from all the facilities for academic excellence, the school has a standard football ground, a basketball court and two volleyball courts, cricket practice place, Table Tennis and other facilities.  The school also has a piggery, fishery and poultry sheds constructed with the support of the Ministry of Agriculture under the school agriculture programme. The school till now is of beneficiary not only to the local children but from other parts of this Dzongkhag.  From 2010 academic session, boarding facility was phased out and classes VII and VIII were added. In 2011, the school had a major fire accident where administrative block was gutted down to ashes losing all the important material including the admission records of our past students. With the help from Ministry, Dzongkhag and Punatsangchu project, school regained its glory and all facilities are put into the place now. In the year 2012 after the academic block and 12 unit of classrooms was constructed by Punatshangchu the school took in additional eight sections of class VII and VIII students from Wangdue LSS.The school under the new administration/management with the strong support, commitment and collegiality of the teachers, support staff and Dzongkhag Authorities will aim to build a friendly, healthy and conducive atmosphere in the school for teaching & learning to take place.Towards the end, the school endeavours to provide wholesome learning through a wide range of curricula. The school has handled its rapid growth very smoothly with dedicated faculty members. In the last seventeen years the school saw many of its alumni earning scholarships in medicine, engineering growing into successful individuals with both of head and mind.