St. John's High School is an Edmund Rice Educational Institute, founded by the Congregation of Christian Brothers in 1959; the school building was designed by prominent French architect Pierre Jeanneret. It is located in Sector Chandigarh, it has been ranked as one of the best schools in the Tri-City area for the years 2013, 2014, 2015. St. John's Old Boys Association is an alumni association formed by the students who attended the school, it has around 3700 members. It is managed by an executive body chosen from within the community each year. SJOBA completed 30 years in 2009, it organizes events such as blood donation camps. The year-end vocational counselling for students passing out is an annual tradition, it conducts the annual debate for students of the Senior Wing, an Annual Quiz, sports events such as football and cricket matches between the school teams and a team of old boys. SJOBA organises recreational events including the SJOBA Thunderbolt Rally around March, the SJOBA Mini-marathon around November and the SJOBA Winter Fest in December, which includes the SJOBA Treasure Hunt, Cultural Evening and the Winterball, the annual reunion organised by the alumni.
SJOBA mentors economically challenged students and contributes to the school in the form of sports facilities and financial aid. A wing of SJOBA called the SJOBA Foundation offers scholarships to students who show promise in the fields of academics and sports. Ayushmann Khurrana, Indian actor and singer.
Micro Precision Products Ltd was a British optical company that between 1941 and 1982 produced cameras and related equipment. MPP was formed in 1941 to sell equipment produced by Celestion Ltd.. MPP was based in London: in Kingston until Wandsworth thereafter. MPP's first major product was the Micro-Technical Camera, in 1948; this was far in advance of any other camera produced in Britain. Mark II followed in 1949; these had the full quality of technical cameras. The Micro-Press Camera was a press camera available through the 1950s. MPP is the only postwar British manufacturer of twin-lens reflex cameras; the Microcord was based on the Rolleicord. The Ross lens is of high quality. In 1958, MPP brought out the lever-wound Microflex, inspired by the Rolleiflex; this had excellent optics and the camera was well made, but the crank invited hard use for which it was not designed. Shortly after its introduction, Britain dropped the high duty rates that had made Rollei equipment prohibitively expensive, the Microflex had to be discounted.
Other products included enlargers, dark slides, carrying cases and a flashgun, similar in design and appearance to Graflex models. Skinner, Basil. Micro Precision Products: The MPP story and the products. Newquay, Cornwall: MPP Publications, 2004. ISBN 0-9546070-1-5. Wakefield, George L. Camera movements. London: Fountain Press, 1955; the MPP Users' Club Photographs of a MPP Mk VII