1953, six Franciscan missionaries of Mary who were expelled from
China, arrived in Singapore. Singapore had always been a popular
stop-over enroute to China or Japan, but this time it was to be
home for us.
made this home our base. We later discovered that there was a need
for a nursery and kindergarten for the people living around the
area, hence the birth of Maris Stella Kindergarten.
first class began on 15 January 1954 with 30 children from 26 different
nationalities. Over the years, the number of students expanded to
over 600. In 1984, due to pressing demands, afternoon classes were
held to cater to the long waiting list.
never stops. Our kindergarten will exist as long as there is a purpose
for it. We wish to continue to serve our children and give them
our very best - an environment which is homely and conducive for
their physical, social, emotional, spiritual, and intellectual growth
and most importantly, where love prevails.