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Claude Martin Debates & the Boulone- Lise Quiz


The First Claude Martin Debates and the Boulone- Lise Quiz, 2014.

The first Claude Martin Debates were held in the premises of La Martiniere College Lucknow from 15th to 18th August 2014. These debates were conducted concurrently with the first Boulone- Lise Quiz competition. These events were meant not to be only competitive in nature but also provided a good opportunity for children to meet and understand each other.

There were six outstation teams that were accommodated in the campus itself.

The teams that participated in the event  were from:

  1. The Cathedral and John Connon School, Mumbai
  2. Bishop Cotton School, Shimla
  3. Maharaja Sawai Man Singh Vidayala, Jaipur
  4. Mayo Girls’ School, Ajmer
  5. The Vasant Valley School, Delhi
  6. La Martiniere for Girls’, Kolkata
  7. La Martiniere Girls’ College, Lucknow
  8. Seth M.R. Jaipuria School, Lucknow
  9. La Martiniere College, Lucknow


The teams arrived on 15th August, 2014 and on the morning of 16th August, 2014 the event was declared open after an inaugural ceremony by the Principal, Mr C. A.  McFarland. From the morning of the 16th till 1 pm of the same day, the venue was alive with 18 debates that decided the teams for the semi finals.

The semi finals were held on 17th August, 2014 in the Spence Hall. Round One was between Bishop Cotton, Shimla and La Martiniere Girls’ College, Lucknow. Round Two was between Cathedral and John Connon, Mumbai and Vasant Valley School, Delhi. Cathedral and John Connon , Mumbai and La Martiniere Girls’ College, Lucknow however advanced to the final stage of the 1st Clade Martin Debates.

The 18th morning began with the finals of the quiz (the preliminary round was held on 16th August, parallel to the prelims of the Debate.) The six teams that made up to the stage level were:

  1. The Cathedral and John Connon School, Mumbai
  2. Maharaja Sawai Man Singh Vidayala, Jaipur
  3. The Vasant Valley School, Delhi
  4. La Martiniere for Girls’, Kolkata
  5. La Martiniere Girls’ College, Lucknow
  6. Seth M.R. Jaipuria School, Lucknow

The trophy for the first Boulone-Lise Quiz was lifted by the team from La Martiniere for Girls’, Kolkata. The trophy for the First Claude Martin Debates was proudly lifted by the well deserving team of La Martiniere Girls’ College, Lucknow. The event came to an end successfully with everyone looking forward for the 2nd Claude Martin Debates and the Boulone-Lise Quiz.

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Annual Entertainment Programme

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La Martiniere College had its Annual  Entertainment programme in hindi on 15 August 2014 in Spence Hall . The evening was filled with colour and fun. The pupils of the Junior school and the Constantia campus presented dances and songs. The pupils also showcased their histrionic skills by staging two plays . ‘Meethi Vani’ and ‘Bholaram Ka Jeev’


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Independence Day was celebrated with a lot of enthusiasm. The celebration   started with a smartly turned out parade. The parade comprised of the cadets of the three N.C.C wings namely Army , Navy and Air  and the Scouts and Cubs. The Chief Guest was Mr .Vijay Shankar Mathur.

Mr Mathur has been an alumnus of this college in the 1950’s. He has been in the Indian Police Service. He has also served our country at various important posts. Mr. Mathur took the salute and  and addressed the boys. Mr.Mathur gave a very inspiring speech and told the boys to work hard to achieve their goals.

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Aparna Sen’s visit to La Martiniere

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Renowned actress Aparna Sen visited La Martiniere College, Lucknow on 12 August 2014 with writer Kalyan Das. She was mesmerized to see the ambience of the campus and also felt the pulse of La Martiniere.

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Tree Plantation Drive at Fairy Dale

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A tree plantation drive was organized by Tata Motors at Fairy dale, La Martiniere College. Students of Class 6 participated in the drive with full enthusiasm.

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La Martiniere College Lucknow celebrated Rakshabandhan with full gaiety. Boys of the Boarding House and the resident staff of the College Campus were greeted by their sisters on the campus with a ‘tika’ of vermillion on their foreheads and a rakhi on their wrists in Spence hall. Boys vowed to take care of their sister.

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Inter School Football Tournament

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In the Zonal matches of Inter School Football Tournament, La Martiniere College Lucknow Team B clashed with the The Spring Dale School. La Martiniere College won the Match 3-1. The goals from La Martiniere College (Team


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Team A of La Martiniere College clashed with St Francis’ College.No team was able to score a single goal during the entire duration of the match. The decision of the match had to be take using the Tie- Breaker in which St. Francis College won 2-1


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Hindi Elocution


The Annual Hindi Elocution for Colts 2014, was held on, 8th August, 2014 in the School Activity Hall. Boys from each section of classes 5 and 6 competed against each other in Division D and boys from each section of classes 7 and 8 competed against each other for division C.

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