|Motijheel Government Boys' High School And College|
মতিঝিল সরকারি বালক উচ্চ বিদ্যালয় এন্ড কলেজ
|Principal||Dewan Tahera Akther|
|Grades||1 to 12|
|Number of students||About 3,500|
Motijheel Government Boys' High School And College (Bengali: মতিঝিল সরকারি বালক উচ্চ বিদ্যালয় এন্ড কলেজ) is located at Outer Circular Road, Motijheel, Dhaka, Bangladesh. It was established in 1957 as 'Motijheel Central Government High School'. The students of the school liked to call this school 'Centralian'. The school campus is 7.5 acres with 2 big playgrounds. It was founded by Mr.Sayed Anwar Ahmed.He was the first headmaster of this school.
Classes are held in two shifts: morning shift, from 7:15 am to 11:30 am and day shift, from 12:30 pm to 5:30 pm. There are two faculties for secondary education: Science and Commerce. The school does not have any Arts faculty. There is a science club for science enthusiasts students of the school.
The school is regarded as one of the best schools in the locality. It frequently takes place in top ten schools in Dhaka Education Board by result of SSC examination.
In 2016, a short film named 'ইস্কুল' was made featuring the school.
On 14 June 1957, the school was founded by Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy, the then prime minister of Pakistan. The name of the school was 'Motijheel Central Government High School' then. Later, it was changed to the current name. But even today, the name Central Government remains popular.
Starting with only a few students, the school is now an institution of more than 3500 students.
In 1995, the school was awarded as the Best Educational Institution of Bangladesh, by the Education Ministry of People's Republic of Bangladesh Government. And the Headmaster of that time was Mr. Rashid Uddin Zahid whom awarded as the Best Teacher.
In 2008, the government of Bangladesh declared it as the Higher Secondary Education provider. A new 6 storied building was built to hold college classes.
• White shirt with school monogram
• White pants with black belt
• White shoes
° Navy blue sweater in winter
MGBS Science club (MGBSSC)
The Science Club of Motijheel Government Boys' High School holds a position of high esteem within Dhaka's academic community. Its inception dates back to 2002; however, due to the far-reaching effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the club's operations were temporarily suspended. In 2022, a dedicated cohort of tenth-grade students took the initiative to reinstate the club's activities. Notably, in 2023, the 22nd edition of the MGBS Intra Science Festival was successfully orchestrated. Spanning from the 16th to the 18th of July 2023, the event marked the resurgence of the MGBS Science Club through its annual flagship event, the 6th MGBS National Science Carnival 2023.
Motijheel Government Boys' High school has an excellent football club known as Central FC. Central FC has been the champion of inter-school football tournament for many times. The school often holds inter-school football tournament, too.
Debating Club (MGBHSDC)
Motijheel Government Boys' High School Debating Club (MGBHSDC) was founded in 1996. Every year they organize inter-school and inter-class debate competitions. In 2009, they started a children's debate. In 2010, they organized a Club debate (university and college) competition. On that time, MGBHSDC was the only school which organized a club debate in Bangladesh. In 2010, they organized the twelfth Inter-school, fourth Children, third Club debate competition and workshop, and 80 teams participated.
Motijheel Government Boys' High school also has an English language club.
Motijheel Government Boys' High school is a part of BNCC (Bangladesh National Cadet Corps).
Motijheel Government Boys' High school is a part of Bangladesh Scouts. The school was awarded as first position in singing at the 1974 Jamboree in Mouchak Gazipur. The troop leader was Zia (1977 batch). The song was written, composed and performed by Hanif Mohammad (1978 batch). Later, the song became popular in scouting. The song was performed live in the presence of Bongobondhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on his birthday on 17 March 1975 in Banga Bhaban. The performers were Hanif Mohammad, Abu Osman and Imtiaz Kabir. It was played as a documentary in cinema halls before the movies.
In 1989, two students: Munshi Anisul Islam, and Md. Ariful Islam received President's Scout award. In 2016, Sarowar Jahan Sady received the President's Scout Award National Evaluation Camp (C.N.484). At the present, the Unit leaders of MGBHSSG are A.K.M. Jahangir Hossain Mojumder, and the Senior Patron Leaders are Eyafee Al Hossain, Syed Inan Fattah, and Md.Abdulla Al Noman.
MGBHS Cultural Club
The school has a cultural club named সংশপ্তক (Shongshoptok). সংশপ্তক made a short film named 'ইস্কুল' (Ischool) in 2016 featuring the school. The short film recalls the memory of an ex-student of the school. The Cultural Club of Motijheel Government Boys' High School arranges ceremonial gatherings to commemorate significant events and notable occurrences. Additionally, it orchestrates the institution's eminent cultural affair, known as the MGBHS Annual Cultural Program. Remarkably, the club's constituents have garnered repeated recognition in prestigious nationwide competitions, including the National Education Week and the "Jatiyo Shishu Protijogita" (National Children's Competition). Currently, Suvasish Halder is serving as the President of the Administration of MGBS Cultural Club.
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The Main Entrance
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- Barshiki'99, Annual Literary Magazine; Published: 1999; Date of Collection: January 14, 2012.
- Barshiki'97, Annual Literary Magazine; Published: 1997; Date of Collection: January 14, 2012.
- প্রসূন (in Bengali). School Magazine. 2008–2009. p. 35.
- প্রসূন (in Bengali). School Magazine. 2011. p. 44.
- Touseef Adnan. (2016) 'ইস্কুল' (in Bengali)
- প্রসূন (in Bengali). School Magazine. 2011. p. 42.
- Sanad, Barshiki'97, Annual Literary Magazine, pg. 18–19; Published: 1997 from Dhaka; Date of Collection: January 14, 2012.