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FREE YOUR MINDS

16 August, 2017 FREE YOUR MINDS - Ms.Perpetual Nazareth Independence Days symbolise a time to reaffirm our pride in being Indians, at the same time it calls for a moment of reflection on the daunting problems and our determination to surmount them. The 70th...

DB Matunga u-14 Football team – State Champions!

14 August, 2017 DB Matunga u-14 Football team - State Champions! -Mr. Barrington Serrao The Don Bosco Matunga school football teams have made it three titles in a row in as many tournaments to begin the new football season on a dominating note. Our boys are no...

Nature Club Workshop “Story of a Bottle”

12 August, 2017 Nature Club Workshop “Story of a Bottle” -Ms. Nadar Ranjitham Selvaraj The first Outdoor Workshop for the Green Schools Campaign 2017-2018 called the “Story of a Bottle” was organized by the “Green-Line” organization on 10th Aug morning at Don Bosco...

A hiatus from the hectic

13 August, 2017 A hiatus from the hectic -Ms. Elizabeth Soares and Ms. Ashwini Gupte   The class IX and X students of Don Bosco High School, Matunga enjoyed a day of rejuvenation through an enriching retreat and a stimulating recollection on August 10. The Catholic...

STRENGTH LIES IN UNITY – Assembly X D

12 August, 2017 STRENGTH LIES IN UNITY – Assembly X D -Ms. Reshma Belgaonkar The boys of Class X D presented their annual class assembly on the 11th of August.2017. There is an oft repeated quote,”Your first impression is the last impression" and the striking backdrop...

We Serve To Save – Field trip Std. III

12 August, 2017 We Serve To Save – Field trip Std. III -Ms. Richa Singh To relate the topic of ‘Public Services for Community Life’ in EVS, the students of Std. III visited the Mumbai Fire Brigade Station at Antophill on 10th August,2017.  The students reached the...

Assembly – Std. 7 D: True Friendship

11 August, 2017 Assembly – Std. 7 D: True Friendship Mrs. Arati Dodti The assembly conducted by the students of Std. 7 D began with prayers assisted by the Supervisor, Mrs. Christina. This was followed by a meditation conducted by Mrs. Elizabeth where the students...

Beyond Academics – Personality Development: Std. !

10 August, 2017 Beyond Academics – Personality Development: Std. ! -Ms. Pearl Lobo     Developing a child’s personality is an essential element in today’s world. A developed personality in a child is definitely a key to success. It is a dream of every parent to...

Our football teams crowned champions!

9 August, 2017 Our football teams crowned champions! Our school u-16 and u-14 football teams have yet again proved their class and stamped their authority on the MSSA and DSO organized inter-school sports tournaments. In the finals of the MSSA organized u-16 Div I...

Demonstration on Electromagnetism

6 August, 2017 Demonstration on Electromagnetism - Ms.Barkha Shah A visit to Nehru Planetarium to attend a lecture demonstration programme on Electricity and Magnetism was planned for the members of Science Club on Saturday, 5th Aug 2017.The session was attended by 10...

Galvanizing resources for Science research

6 August, 2017 Galvanizing resources for Science research -Ms. Bindu Keny Two of our staff members, Ms. Anita Philip and Ms. Bindu Keny attended a program to plan and prepare the stage for the 25th children's Science Congress 2017. This program was organized by the...

Prayer Service – Std IX B: Focus on our hearts!

6 August, 2017 Prayer Service – Std IX B: Focus on our hearts! -Ms. Lakshmi Krishna The first Friday of the month is a special day kept aside for prayer in the school – Mass for the Catholic students and a prayer service for the others. Std. IX B organized a Prayer...

OUR STUDENT RESEARCHER BEFORE AN ELITE AUDIENCE

5 August, 2017 OUR STUDENT RESEARCHER BEFORE AN ELITE AUDIENCE Soham Shastri presently a student of Std IX - D was invited to present his research project 'LUBRICANT" that reached the Nationals last year in Vaze(Kelkar) College, MULUND. The presentation was for...

Days of Visual Learners and Singers

3 August, 2017 Days of Visual Learners and Singers -Sarra Mullick and Saby Franco Minds are like parachutes- they only function when they are open. On 25th July, 2017 the students of standard 1 had a Memory Game Competition. Brain gym activity was conducted which the...

LIVING THE DBWAY

31 July, 2017 LIVING THE DBWAY -Marossa Fernandes “Every child comes with the message that God is not yet discouraged of man”-Rabindranath Tagore The staff members that joined Don Bosco High School, Matunga over the last few years attended a session on the DBWAY along...

It’s Raining Awards at Don Bosco High School, Matunga

31 August, 2017 It’s Raining Awards at Don Bosco High School, Matunga By Mrs. Perpetual Nazareth   Winning awards shows that you are a class-act with academic credentials, extra-curricular commitments and a philanthropic, social responsibility. And that’s what Don...

Kg Activities – I am special day and Cleanliness Day

27 July, 2017 Kg Activities – I am special day and Cleanliness Day -Ms. Quency Lobo and Ms. Sandra Alphonso Our children are special, and we organize special events to make them feel so. Jr. Kg. students had their first class event -I AM SPECIAL on 24th July 2017. All...

Rain holds sway!

25 July, 2017 Rain holds sway! -Ms. Sarra Mullick and Ms. Blanche D’Souza Two activities on the campus – one in the Primary and the other in the Kg section – had the rainy season written all over them! For the Primary, it was the celebration of the ‘Over the rainbow...

Forging Leaders:Leadership Camp

25 July, 2017 Forging Leaders: Leadership Camp -Mrs. Perpetual Nazareth  In a bid to produce dynamic, efficient leaders Don Bosco High School, Matunga organised a overnight camp for their Student Council at Don Bosco High School and Junior College, Lonavla.on 22nd...

Clay Modelling Competition Std. III & IV

24 July, 2017 Clay Modelling Competition Std. III & IV -Ms. Mural and Ms. Vailena It is the continuous quest of Don Bosco High School, Matunga to explore various avenues to develop the talents and potential of the students. And clay being an excellent medium that...

Hip Hip Hurrah ! It’s Grandparents’ Day!

23 July, 2017 Hip Hip Hurrah ! It’s Grandparents’ Day! - Ms. Alareen Fernandes Grandparents are a delightful blend of laughter, caring deeds, wonderful stories and love. Grandparents are special to every child. Their knowledge is invaluable and their love...

DEVELOPING SCIENTIFIC TEMPER: A VISIT TO NEHRU SCIENCE CENTRE

21 July, 2017 DEVELOPING SCIENTIFIC TEMPER: A VISIT TO NEHRU SCIENCE CENTRE - Mrs. Perpetual Nazareth  About 300 students of Std 8 of Don Bosco High School, Matunga, along with their teachers, embarked for an impressive experience on 20th July, 2017 to Nehru Science...

ARMED WITH WORDS

20 July, 2017 ARMED WITH WORDS -Mrs. Perpetual Nazareth                                                                              Bosco Information Service (BIS) conducted its second creative workshop to train its correspondents from different Don Bosco Institutes...

Greenline conducts the first session – “Go Trash-less”

19 July, 2017 Greenline conducts the first session – “Go Trash-less” - By Nadar Ranjitham Selvaraj The first nature club seminar for the academic year 2017-2018 was conducted on 17th July 2017 by the resource persons Janice Vaz, Carol Pereira, AnoushkaViegas and...

Never give up – Assembly Std. 7 C

19 July, 2017 Never give up – Assembly Std. 7 C Ms. Pallavi H. Std 7 C showcased their assembly on the powerful message  - DONT QUIT.....DO IT.....Always reach the destination which you have dreamt of! The assembly depicted the life of Mr. Jackma the Chinese business...

Sports news: School football teams hog limelight

19 July, 2017 Sports news: School football teams hog limelight The school sports’ season is here again, and as is our wont, the accolades have begun to pour in. Here are the awards over the last few days: 1.SCHOOL BAGS OWEN FERREIRA OVERALL FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP Don...

HEALTHY FOOD TIPS – STD II

17 July, 2017 HEALTHY FOOD TIPS – STD II -Ms. Kashmira Rodrigues Food day was observed on 17 July, 2017 by the students of Std II to co-relate the topic learnt in Awareness. The classrooms were suitably decorated for the day. Through discussion the class teacher...

Field trip – Sr. Kg: A visit to our neighhouring schools

16 July, 2017 Field trip – Sr. Kg: A visit to our neighhouring schools -Ms. Tasneem J. The Sr Kg students went for their first field trip of the new academic year. Everyone was excited to go out with their classmates leaving behind the routine classroom situation....

Field trip to Nehru Science Centre – Std. VII

16 July, 2017 Field trip to Nehru Science Centre - Std. VII -Ms. Pallavi Hedamba   On 13th July 2017, over 250 students of class VII of our school embarked on a trip for the Nehru Science Centre, Worli. Upon their arrival, they viewed some interesting scenes at...

Bastille Day celebrations at Don Bosco Matunga

14 July, 2017 Bastille Day celebrations at Don Bosco Matunga -Ms. Ashwini Gupte July 14: The French faculty, along with the students, celebrated 'La Fête Nationale', the French National Day today. The students of Standards VIII, IX and X belonging to the French...

FAMILY….A PLACE WHERE LIFE BEGINS AND LOVE NEVER ENDS

July 14, 2017 FAMILY….A PLACE WHERE LIFE BEGINS AND LOVE NEVER ENDS -Ms. Pauline Vallado On 12th July, class 10 B presented their assembly on the theme ‘FAMILY’. A guided meditation at the start provided a fitting prelude to the theme of the day. The meditation...

MIND YOUR MANNERS – A session by ‘Beyond Academics’ for Std. III

11 July, 2017 MIND YOUR MANNERS – A session by ‘Beyond Academics’ for Std. III -Ms. Mural Rebello. Manners are an important part of human nature and life. Good manners earn you respect and dignity. Good manners lead to good habits and gradually help in the development...

We are family – Class assembly Std. VII B

11 July, 2017 We are family – Class assembly Std. VII B -Ms. Snovia Andrade On 11th July 2017, the class assembly by Std. VII B did paint a beautiful theme on the family. Nothing can take away the joy and happiness of belonging to the school as a family. The skit at...

Workshop – Integration of Energy in Science

11 July, 2017 Workshop - Integration of Energy in Science -Ms. Lakshmi Krishna A workshop was organized for the Science teachers of Mumbai on Integration of Energy in Science on 8th July, 2017 at Nehru Science Centre, Mumbai. The workshop began with an introduction to...

PTA Executive body meetings – Primary and Secondary

8 July, 2017 PTA Executive body meetings – Primary and Secondary -Ms. Sarra Mullick Don Bosco High School, Matunga held its first PTA Executive Committee Meeting for the Primary and the Secondary section respectively on Saturday, 7th July 2017. The Primary section met...

A solemn Investiture Ceremony of our student leaders

7 July, 2017 A solemn Investiture Ceremony of our student leaders -Ms. Perpetual Nazareth   On 5th July, 2017, the school witnessed a solemn investiture ceremony of the newly elected school leaders for 2017-18. The school management team was accorded a grand...

Looking beyond today – Tree plantation drive

6 July, 2017 Looking beyond today - Tree plantation drive -Ms Snehal D'Mello  The installation ceremony and the celebration of the feast of St. Dominic Savio in the school on 5th July 2017 provided an ideal platform for the nature club students and the NCC cadets to...

Go Trash less

Go Trash less -Ms. Snehal D'Mello On 5th July 2017, Green Schools Campaign 2017-2018 was flagged off with Teachers Orientation Program where over 50 schools attended. We too were participants at this momentous occasion. The theme for the year is "Go Trashless" keeping...

Do good to all – celebrating St. Dominic Savio: Kg section

6 July, 2017 Do good to all - celebrating St. Dominic Savio: Kg section -Ms. Sandra Alphonso The boys of the Pre-Primary section celebrated the feast of Dominic Savio on 4th July, 2017. The Pre-Primary section has been named 'Savio Kindergarten' after young Saint...

Maths Seminar – Teaching Maths creatively

2 July, 2017 Maths Seminar – Teaching Maths creatively -Ms. Shahnaaz, Ms. Angel, Ms. Janet  A creative Maths seminar was conducted for the staff of DBIS where three of our teachers were participants too. It was conducted by the experienced Mr. M. D’Costa.  The seminar...

Special days celebrated in the Primary section

2 July, 2017 Special days celebrated in the Primary section -Ms.Alareen, Ms. Sarra & Ms. Ranjana The students of the Primary section were engaged with many class activities relating to the topics discussed in the classroom. The students of Std III celebrated ‘All...

THE SALESIAN IDENTITY

2 July, 2017 THE SALESIAN IDENTITY -Ms. Griselda Fernandes & Ms. Anita Philip   The Supervisors, head teachers and co-ordinators from various academic and technical institutions of Mumbai Province attended a three day seminar on "Salesian Identity" from 28th to...

Animal Day

2 July, 2017 Ms. Vailena D'Souza The students of Std IV celebrated `Animals Around Us` on 1st July, 2017, to correlate it with the lesson on Life Cycle of Animals in EVS 1. Prior to this day, the classrooms were suitably decorated with appropriate and informative...

Inaugural Assembly for the  Academic Year: Class XA

30 June, 2017 Inaugural Assembly for the  Academic Year: Class XA -Ms. Nicolette Remedios   Class  X A presented the  first assembly of  the  academic  year  2017-18 based on the  theme “fresh new  beginning “.  The assembly was graced  by  the auspicious ...

GIVE AND RECEIVE CHEERFULLY – Assembly Std. VII A

30 June, 2017 GIVE AND RECEIVE CHEERFULLY – Assembly Std. VII A -Ms. Snehal D’Souza The students of Std VIIA presented their assembly for the year 2017-2018 under the guidance of their class teacher, Ms. Snehal, on 27th June 2017. The assembly began with a...

Accelerated Learning Program (ALP)

26 June, 2017  Accelerated Learning Program (ALP) -Ms. Lakshmi Krishna The Accelerated Learning Program was conducted on 24th and 25th June 2017 for the Science teachers of the Secondary sections of schools in Hume High School, Byculla. Over the years, the authorities...

PTA General Body meeting – Secondary and Primary sections

26 June, 2017 PTA General Body meeting – Secondary and Primary sections -Ms. Valenka Fernandes The Parent Teacher Association Meeting for the Secondary section and the Primary section commenced from the 20th June 2017. The following was the schedule for the meetings...

Orientation program for parents – Kg section

26 June, 2017 Orientation program for parents – Kg section -Ms. Shoba D’Souza To begin the new academic year on a right note an Orientation program was held on the 24th June  2017 for the parents of the Kindergarten. It consisted of the communication of important...

Courtesy – the foundation of all good manners

26 June, 2017 Courtesy - the foundation of all good manners Ms. Sarra Mullick  ‘No act of kindness, no matter how small is ever wasted’- Aesop Courtesy is that which every child needs to imbibe. It doesn’t come naturally. However, gentle reminders, sign boards,...

International Yoga Day

22 June,2017 International Yoga Day -Ms. Richa Singh   International Yoga Day is also called as the World Yoga Day and is celebrated  throughout the world on 21st June. This year it was celebrated the world over for the third time. Yoga is an ancient art, where...

PRAYER SERVICES MARK THE BEGINNING OF A NEW SCHOLASTIC YEAR

17 June 2017 PRAYER SERVICES MARK THE BEGINNING OF A NEW SCHOLASTIC YEAR Ms. Bindu Keny and Ms. Anita Alex    Prayer services marked the auspicious beginning of the new scholastic year in the Secondary and Primary section of the school on 16th June and 17th June 2017...

Welcome back to school…

                                                                                 14 June, 2017 Welcome back to school... -Ms. Ashwini Gupte The fresh paint, spick and span corridors and classrooms, thought-provoking and motivational board displays and the cheerful...

Mykensho Staff Orientation

14 June, 2017 Mykensho Staff Orientation -Ms. Sonali D'Silva The Mykensho team(Ms. Parveen Shaikh and Ms. Shreya) conducted an orientation session for the secondary staff of Don Bosco High School, Matunga on 14th June 2017. The session aimed at familiarizing the staff...

STAFF ORIENTATION PROGRAM – BUILDING A TEAM

13 June, 2017 STAFF ORIENTATION PROGRAM – BUILDING A TEAM -Ms. Perpetual Nazareth   The staff of Don Bosco,  Matunga met on 13th June 2017 after a relaxing summer break for an Orientation programme organized by the Adhyayan team.The team conducted a well planned...

Bidding Adieu to Fr. Rector, Fr. Samala and Fr. George

22 April, 2017 -Ms. Perpetual Nazareth   The Bosco family together bid a fond farewell to Rector Rev.Fr.Wilfred D'souza and Rev Fr.John Samala. Fr.George Shining was also remembered with great gratitude. In the addresses read, the staff applauded Fr.Wilfred and...

3RD DON BOSCO CUP – Platinum Jubilee Edition

22 April, 2017 -Barrington Serrao The inter-school basketball extravaganza began on 7th April 2017 and ended with the grand finale on 19th April 2017. This sporting mega event – the 3rd Don Bosco Cup – that was a part of the Platinum Jubilee celebrations of the...

FRENCH OLYMPIAD RESULTS

  Félicitations pour les bons resultats! -Ms. Ashwini Gupte   Our French students have brought us laurels at this year's International French Olympiad (iFLO 2017). Aman Singh, X D and Karthik Raamakrishna, IX C secured Olympiad Ranks 15 and 3 respectively, that...

The School Band bags first place at Xavier’s

27 March, 2017 It was the very first time that our school band participated in an inter-school band competition, and our boys proved their class by walking away with the first prize! The venue was St. Xavier's Institute of Education, and the event was PRAYAS - The...

FIELD TRIP – SR. KG.

27 March, 2017 -Ms. Rytika Pereira   The children of Sr. Kg. went on a field trip on the 20th March 2017 to the WIAA (Western India Automobile Association) traffic park, Colaba. On reaching the place, the excited children were first taken around the park where...

A Platinum ‘outreach’ program

27 March, 2017 -Ms. Shahnaaz Abbas   In its Platinum Jubilee year, Don Bosco Matunga has organized different events and activities. One of the events that caught the eye of many was the outreach program by the Primary section of the school. It was a unique way to...

Appreciation Day (Stds. I – IV) and Farewell (Std. IV)

19 March, 2017 -Ms. Mohini Goshi & Ms. Pearl Lobo   It is very well said that, “A person who feels appreciated will always strives to do the best, more than what is expected.” This was beautifully expressed by the students of Stds. I and II for the members of the...

CREATIVITY DAY

20 March, 2017 -Lynette Remedios   Creativity Day was held on 18th March 2017. It was a unique event to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee celebration of the school that was organized by the Kg. section. The parents of the students of the Kg section were extended an...

Don Bosco Matunga awarded by Armed Forces Flag Day Committee

18 march, 2017 Our school was yet again commended and awarded for the generous contribution towards the Armed Forces Flag Day Fund (AFFDF). At a ceremony held in the city on Wed. 15th March 2017 presided by Collector and President of AFFD Committee (Mumbai City), Dr....

OUR BUDDING ARTISTES DISCOVER THE THRILLS OF THE BIG STAGE

18 March, 2017 CREATE (Children’s Research in Education, Arts and Theatre Endowment) Foundation was started in 2002 in the memory of Pearl Padamsee by her daughter Raell Padamsee. Their mission: to provide a forum where children from the entire economic spectrum can...

ACTIVITY ANNUAL DAY

18 March, 2017. -Mrs. Bela Mehta   The Activity Annual Day 2017 of Don Bosco High School, Matunga was held on Sunday, 12th March Sunday in the Bianchi hall. This Activity was held in two sessions for the students of the Primary section who enrolled themselves in...

Jr. Kg. trip to Shivaji Park Gymkhana

14 March, 2017   -Ms. Blanche D’Souza On 11th March the Jr. K.G. set out for a field trip to Shivaji Park Gymkhana. The topic of learning was indoor and outdoor sports. The children witnessed the players playing on the twin tennis court and single tennis court....

ADOPT AN ATTITUDE OF GRATITUDE – Assembly 9E

13 March, 2017 -Manoj Koli The class assembly by the students of Std. IX E began with a short meditation session on the topic ‘Giving Gratitude right now in this Moment’ conducted by the class teacher Sir Manoj. The brilliant BACKDROP painstakingly prepared out of old...

Greenline Mela and Green Schools – Campaigns Awards Ceremony 2017

10 March, 2017 -Ms. Lakshmi Krishna   On 9th March 2017, the Greenline Mela was inaugurated at 9.30 am in the Don Bosco Provisional House, Don Bosco Campus, Matunga. The Mela was attended by 5 students – Manprem, Vedant, Harman, Chris and Aryan accompanied by Tr. Ms....

BISLERI RECYCLING DRIVE

10 March, 2017 -Ms. Lakshmi Krishna   The Bisleri recycling drive began on the 15th of Jan 2017. The students swung into action with full enthusiasm. Within just a week around 140kg of plastic bottles were collected. This drive continued for a month that resulted...

Community Helpers Day

9 March, 2017 -Ms. Radha Ramakrishnan   The topic on community helpers is discussed at the lessons in the Jr. Kg. this month, and hence it was decided that we have a day to help the children realize the importance of community helpers in our daily lives besides...

ELECTIONS TO THE NEW STUDENT COUNCIL

7 March, 2017 -Ms. Daksha Tandel   The Student council is a group of students who represent the students of the school and play an active role in influencing student related policies and in the organization of various school events. Every year the student council...

Science Day

6 March,2017 -Ms. Niki Sharma   The science teachers came together to express their views on the importance of science on National Science Day (28th February 2017). Through a short poem, they described how this all encompassing subject touches every aspect of our...

Class assembly: IX D – Do I respect all that I am?

6 March, 2017 -Ms. Pauline Vallado The students of Std IX D, under the guidance of their class teacher, presented their class Assembly on Wednesday, March 1, 2017, on the theme of Self-Respect. The unfolding of the script: Don Bosco watches over his boys from heaven...

FIELD TRIP STD III – MUMBAI DARSHAN

3 March, 2017 Ms. Pearl Lobo   The students of Std III went for their educational trip on the 2nd of March 2017. This trip was set aside for a Mumbai Darshan. The boys assembled in their respective classes to receive instructions from their teachers. The class...

Staff bonding time – Picnic to Kharjat

2 March, 2017 It is that time of the year that the staff looks forward to – to unwind, rejuvenate and bond together. And so it was destination Monteria Resort, Kharjat for this year’s annual staff picnic. A 120-odd strong Don Bosco Matunga staff contingent congregated...

Class assembly – Std. VI B

2 March, 2017 -Ms. Smita Kendre   The assembly of Std VI  B was based on modern educators like  A.P.J ABDUL KALAM and our father and founder of our institue St. John Bosco with whose help and assistance we learn to be guides to our future generation. The assembly...

INTER SCHOOL CHORAL RECITATION COMPETITION 2017 – Primary Section

2 March, 2017 -Ms. Mural Rebello   As part of the Platinum Jubilee celebrations of the school, Don Bosco Primary School proudly hosted the inter-school Choral Recitation Competition on the 1st of March 2017 from 9.30 to 11.30 a.m. in the Bianchi Hall in the DBIS...

Sr. Kg. celebrates “Community helpers’ Day”

 1 March, 2017 -Ms. Shoba D'Souza All dressed up as doctors and farmers, as teachers and green grocers, as policemen, postmen and firemen, milkmen and cobblers, the boys of the Sr KG came to school all excited as it was Community helpers' day in the section. To  their...

Night trek to Harishchandragad for N C C students28 February, 2017

28 February, 2017 - By student Correspondent, Master Siddhartha Gupta, IX A   The boys of N C C were very excited about the overnight trek to Harishchandragad. All of us were asked to assemble in school at 6.00 a.m. on 25th Feb. Under the guidance of Sir Shukla...

Primary celebrates Marathi Bhasha Diwas!

28 February,2017 -Ms. Blossy D’Silva  The “Marathi Bhasha Diwas” celebration was held on the 27th of February 2017 in the Primary section to pay tribute to the Marathi poet Vishnu Vaman Shirvadkar. The day started with the morning assembly in Marathi where the...

Marathi Divas celebration – Secondary section

28, February,2017 Mrs. Reshma Belgaonkar  The Marathi Divas was celebrated in the Secondary section on 27th February. The day began early with a festive mood in the school. The whole place was decorated beautifully in orange and white. A wonderful rangoli and lit...

Sports Updates – Hockey, Basketball, Chess

  26 February, 2017 Some more news from the sports field at the inter-school tournaments held over the last week. Commendable as always! Our U/12 hockey team players proved their mettle by winning the MSSA inter-school knock out hockey tournament. Our boys beat...

Jr. Kg. Cultural Day

21 February, 2016   -Ms. Quency Lobo   Jr.Kg. celebrated their Cultural day on Saturday, 18th February 2017. The theme -DON BOSCO LIVES ON was very well depicted through song, dance and drama. It was the first big stage experience for the children of the Jr. Kg....

Fond farewell for SSC students

21 February, 2017 -Ms. Lakshmi Krishna   The SSC farewell was held on the 18th of February 2017. The boys were welcomed to the undercroft with showers of flowers as they made their way to the venue of the farewell programme. The day’s programme began with a very...

OUR SCHOOL TROOPS SHINE WITH PRIDE

21 February, 2017 (A student reports on NCC/RSP/Scouts/Cubs day) -Karthik Raamakrishna The NCC, RSP, Scouts and the Cubs troops of Don Bosco Matunga exhibited a true sense of nationalism, social responsibility and leadership as they hosted their Annual Day on 13th...

That’s award no. 4 for Ahmad Kazi this year!

20 February, 2017 Ahmad Kazi won the 3rd Prize (Special Mention) at GLCMUN 2017 held from 16th - 18th February 2017. Government Law College, Mumbai, Asia's Oldest Law School Est. 1856, conducted its yearly Model United Nations conference from 16th-18th February 2017....

Class Assembly – Std. V D

18 February, 2017 -Ms. Reena Perumbully The assembly of class VD was held on 14th February,2017, based on the words - and the values ensuing from the use of these words - such as Sorry, Please and Thank You. The assembly was directed to get the students to learn the...

THE ‘DONS’ OF HOCKEY RULE YET AGAIN

18 February, 2017 Our sports teams - the players and the coaches - were not born with silver spoons in their mouths. True they were born into a wealth of sporting legacy, but surely each of these teams had to work their way up through sheer hard work, sacrifice and...

TIME MANAGEMENT – Class Assembly Std. VIII E

18 February, 2017  -Ms. Janet D’Souza Class 8 E presented an assembly on Time Management on Wednesday, 15th February 2017. It commenced with yoga conducted by Ms. Smita. The skit was based on classroom situations where students waste their time in class and fail to...

Shopping at Sahakari Bhandar – Field trip Std II

18 February, 2017 -Ms. Colleen Azavedo The boys of Std. II went on a Field Trip to ‘Sahakari Bhandar’ on 16th Feb 2017. This Field Trip was organized in keeping with the school curriculum (coins and currency notes). Each student was asked to carry Rs. 20 to go...

Beyond Academics- Money Management

16 February, 2016 -Ms. Mural Rebello  Keeping in mind the all around development of the students, the School encourages a variety of activities. “Beyond Academics” is one of these, and this activity was organized for Std. III on the 13th and 15th of February 2017. The...

Our Newsmakers – The Art

16 February, 2017   Innate talent of an individual is unearthed when opportunities and suitable openings multiply. Our students at Don Bosco Matunga have risen to the occasion and grabbed the occasions that come their way to steal the limelight by bagging top...

Water Exploitation and water justice

16 February,2017 -Ms. Barkha Shah Green Schools Campaign 2016-17 revolves around the theme "Jal ka Jhol".It's third and closing session was held on 15th February in the school which was attended by our nature club boys.The session conducted by the Greenline members...

Our Newsmakers – Sports

16 February, 2017 Our students continue to grab the headlines by excelling in their sports disciplines in the inter-school tournaments organized over the last month. We congratulate them and their mentors/coaches for their achievements as also their hard work,...

English Elocution Competition – Std I & II

15 February, 2017 -Ms. Cleffy D’Souza   The English Elocution competition for students of Stds.  I and II was organized in Bianchi Hall (DBIS) on 28th January 2017. All students were expected to learn a poem for the preliminary round of the competition. Of these,...

Let’s be Friends Day

15 February 2017 -Ms. Alareen Fernandes  Friendship is like a rainbow between two hearts. To celebrate friendship and add colours to life, the students of Stds. I to IV observed “Let's be Friends Day” on 14th February. The teachers organized various well-planned and...

U-11 BASKETBALL TEAM MARCH AWAY WITH MSSA TITLE

14 February, 2017 The intent was there. The steely resolve was their hallmark. Little wonder than our u-11 basketball team emerged runaway winners in the just concluded MSSA organized interschool basketball tournament.  In the finals played at Azad Maidan today, our...

Little Mr. Confident!

14 February, 2017  -Ms. Griselda Fernandes The Inter school English Elocution Competition conducted by All for Kids was held on 11th February,2017 at Campion School, Colaba. It was a very meticulously arranged event and children of various  age groups participated in...

Animal Welfare Day

14 February, 2017 -Ms. Colleen Azavedo The students of Std II celebrated Animal Welfare Day on 1 February2017. This was in keeping with the curriculum. To mark the celebration, the students were asked to get a mask or puppet of any animal. An interactive discussion...

Scouts, NCC, RSP and Cubs Day

14 February, 2017 -Mr. Manoj Koli Varied movements are present in the country and in the world to promote discipline, confidence and fitness through engaging outdoor activities. In our school, we have four such groups – NCC, RSP, Scouts and Cubs – to meet these goals...

An Affair To Remember- Thanksgiving at Don Bosco, Matunga

7 January, 2017 -Ms. Ashwini Gupte  The platinum years of Don Bosco High School, Matunga were movingly encapsulated through a journey down memory lane as the school celebrated its Annual Thanksgiving on February 4 and 5 with the musical ‘Don Bosco Lives On’. In...

Primary section celebrates Bosco week:

30 January, 2017 -Ms. Vailena D’Souza   “Give Me Souls Take Away The Rest”… were famous words by St. John Bosco, the patron saint and founder of the Salesian Congregation that have its institutes all over the world. The feast of St. John Bosco is celebrated not only...

Assembly – std. V C

30 January, 2017 -Mr. Sham Pawar   Std. V C conducted the assembly on the theme of ‘Parents’ on 24th January 2017 under the able guidance of their class teacher. The assembly began with a mind refreshing yoga. Thereafter the assembly titled ‘Parents, the greatest gift...

REPUBLIC DAY – LET’S SALUTE THE REAL HEROES!

26 January, 2017 Ms. Sonali D’Silva   The 26th of January 2017 marked the 68th Republic Day of India. The celebrations began with the hoisting of the tricolour by our staff who celebrate 25 years of their service at Don Bosco Matunga - Ms.Griselada, Head Teacher of...

Inter-School Marathi Patriotic Group singing competition

27 January, 2017 -Ms. Lakshmi Krishna The Inter-School Marathi Patriotic group singing competition was held on 25th January in the conference hall. It was one of the events lined up for the Platinum Jubilee celebration of the school. The venue was beautifully arranged...

Republic Day – BIRD Parade

27 January, 2017 - Mr. Manoj Koli The Scouts of Don Bosco Matunga took part in the Republic day parade organised by the BIRD - Brihanmumbai Interschool Republic Day - group at Bandra Band stand. Around 24 schools of Mumbai participated in the parade. Vice Admiral...

CLASS 8 C ASSEMBLY – A TRIBUTE TO FR. MASCHIO

23 January, 2017 -Mr. Rakeshkumar Singh   Class 8 C proudly presented their assembly depicting the life of Fr. Aurelius Maschio. They showed how Fr. Maschio even after being born in one of the wealthiest families aspired to become a priest. He was very kind and...

Greenline Workshop

23 January, 2017 -Ms. Lakshmi Krishna A few Nature club students attended a workshop conducted by Greenline on 21 Jan 2017 in the Provincial building at Don Bosco High School, Matunga. Several students from different schools also participated. The aim of the workshop...

TOGETHER WE CAN CHANGE THE WORLD – Class Assembly Std. 5 B

21 January,2017 -Mrs. NIKI SHARMA                      On 17th January, 2017 the students of class 5 B were privileged to present their assembly based on the theme ‘DON BOSCO LIVES ON ‘.  The program began with meditation followed by the skit titled ‘Together we can...

FIELD TRIP – STD I

21 January, 2017 -Ms. Janessa Monteiro   Std-I had their field trip on 19th January. They were taken in the school bus and shown places of significance and importance around the school area. The children were very happy and excited to set out for this adventurous...

The beginning of a journey – Our school research team report

21 January,2017 -Ms. Anita Philip   Our life is a series of decisions. Are we content with where we are, or do we earn to move forward. Are we happy with what we can see, or do we strive to shine the light even farther. It is the ones who choose the latter, who...

Our Senses Day – Std III

20 January, 2017 -Ms. Richa Singh The students of standard III celebrated Our Senses Day on 18th January, 2017. In order to relate with the topic of ‘Pearly Teeth , Healthy Body’ in Environmental Studies that is taken up with the students in the classroom, the...

The Joy of Young Readers

16 January, 2017 -Ms. Elizabeth Soares 16th of Jan 2017 was a very meaningful day effectively spent with a learning experience that made the students of Std 5 to Std 9 find the joy of reading books of their choice. The day began with the students reciting the reader's...

Choral recitation – Primary section

16 January, 2017 - Ms. Richa Singh The Choral Recitation Competition for Std. III and IV was held on 13th January, 2017. The poems were selected by the teachers much in advance and the boys were trained to recite the poems in unison with expression, diction, voice...

FORTIFYING THE BOND – FATHER AND SON DAY

15 January, 2017 -Ms. Shahnaaz Abbas Don Bosco High School, Matunga lays emphasis on family values. To strengthen the bond between a father and his son and to give an opportunity to a father to spend quality time with his son Father and Son day was organised by the...

Catechetical and Moral Science Day

14 January, 2017 -Ms. Marossa, Ms. Smita and Ms. Selma The Catechetical and Moral Science Day was organized for Stds 5 and 6 by the teachers teaching them Religion and Morals respectively. The programme for the std 5 boys was held in the morning from 11:30am to...

Field trip to the GPO

14 January, 2016 -Ms. Vailena D’Souza On 12th January, 2017, Std IV went to the GPO for their field trip. This field trip was organized for the students to co-relate with the topic of letter writing that they are learning this month. Prior permission was obtained from...

Beyond Academics – Warli Art

14 January, 2017 -Ms. Vailena D’Souza Tribals form an important part of India. Their art and culture add richness and variety to India`s diversity, and hence, as fellow Indians we strive to learn more about their way of life. Keeping this end in mind, as part of the...

Our Highfliers

12 January, 2017 Individual talent abounds here at Don Bosco, Matunga, and these students are provided opportunities at numerous forums and competitions. Here are a few of our students who have excelled at studies, sport and art, and we commend their performance on...

Sandwich Day – Std. I

12 January, 2017 -Ms. Janessa Monteiro The students of Std I celebrated Sandwich Day on 11th January 2017. The purpose of celebrating this day is to bring about an awareness among the children on healthy eating habits as well as to provide inputs on the preparation of...

Blessed with the visit of the five newly ordained priests

  9 January, 2017 The five newly ordained priests of the Mumbai Province - Fr. Ajay Shelke, Fr. Myllin Noronha, Fr. Vishal Lopes, Fr. Ajay D'Monte and Fr. Shaun D'lima - visited the school today. These young men were ordained priests in December 2016, and as is...

Ahmad awarded at two events

8 January, 2017 Our talented student Ahmad Kazi from Std. 8 D continues to win acclaim at the state, national and international events. At the IIT TECHFEST World Model United Nations '15 - '16 held last month, Ahmad won the the third prize (Special Mention) . The...

Workshop for Educators by Rashtriya Harith Sena

  8 January, 2017 - Ms. Lakshmi Krishna   A workshop was conducted by Rashtriya Harith Sena (National Green Corps - NGC) for the educators at Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SNGP) on 6th Jan 2017. The morning session began with the lighting of the ceremonial...

 Field Trip – Primary section Christmas

8 January, 2017 Ms. Vailena D’Souza For God So Loved The World That He Sent His Only Begotten Son That Whoever Believes In Him Should Not Perish But Have Eternal Life.- Bible On 6th January, 2017, the entire Primary Section had their Christmas field trip. Prior...

OVERNIGHT CAMPS: SCOUTS AND CUBS

8 January, 2017 Mr. Manoj and Ms. Karuna The beginning of the Christmas vacation was not spent without any activity. The scouts and the cubs proceeded to far off trekking and camp sites to acclimatize themselves to skills and training of the club activities. 92 scouts...

Christmas symposium – Pre Primary section

23 December, 2016 - Ms. Lynette Remedios & Ms. Tasneem   The Pre-Primary section had their Christmas Symposium on 17th Dec 2016. The children were told the Christmas story using the crib as an aid. The students then sang carols and participated in dancing and...

Primary section celebrates Christmas week:

23 December, 2016 -Ms. Alareen Fernandes, Ms. Ranjana and Ms. Jhanvi Saive   Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ observed on December 25. It is a religious and cultural celebration among billions of people around the world....

Christmas Outreach Program – Primary section

23 December, 2016 -Ms. Vailena D’Souza Developing a student`s IQ is an integral part of a school`s curriculum. But here at Don Bosco High School, Matunga, we recognize the fact that developing a child`s EQ is equally, if not more, important.  And hence, keeping this...

Receive God and Nurture the Youth – Cultural Day: Std. IV

19 December, 2016 -Ms. Shahnaaz Abbas Std 4 had their Cultural Day on December 17th,2016. The theme 'Receive God and Nurture the Youth' was depicted very well through song, dance and drama.The boys of Std.4 regaled the audience with their melodious singing, graceful...

BECOMING AWARE OF WASTAGE OF FOOD – Class Assembly Std. VI D

17 December, 2016 -Ms. Deepa Nathani  Class VI D assembly was conducted on food wastage on 6th Dec 2016. It was an opportunity to make the children aware that every year, around four billion tonnes of food is produced, and around two billion is wasted in India. Then...

‘Gloria in Excelsis Deo’ – Our school Christmas choir

17 December, 2016 -Ms. Valenka Fernandes The boys of Standard 5th - 10th of our school participated in the Carol Singing Competition 'Gloria In Excelsis Deo' on the 14th December 2016 hosted by St George High School Malad. Our school was one of the privileged ones to...

Wetland walk

17 December, 2016 -Ms. Barkha Shah Winter season is here and so are the migrants. It is a delight to watch the winged visitors come to our city. Greenline organised a visit to one such wetland- T.S Chanakya in Navi Mumbai on 15th December,  2016 which was attended by...

Fun with Fractions Day

15 December, 2016 -Ms. Shahnaaz Abbas Math can be a lot of fun and concepts that often seem challenging assume an easy to understand form when explained with the help of activities. Bearing this in mind the teachers of Std 4 adapted a unique way to teach fractions to...

Field trip – STD V

15 December, 2016 Mrs. Niki Sharma                                      Field trips provide a way to bring classroom lessons to life, making them more tangible and easy to understand. On 8th DECEMBER, 2016 students of STD V received the same hands on opportunity to...

WARD LEVEL SCIENCE EXHIBITION

8 December, 2016 -Ms.Bindu Keny Our school participated in the F/N ward Science Exhibition organized on 6th and 7th December 2016. Our staff and students registered themselves in the following categories: 1) Juniors science project(V to VII Std) 2)Seniors science...

Master Heramb Podar scores high in Emats GK Test!

7 December, 2016 -Ms. Flavia Fernandes The Emats G.K. Test 2016-17 was held in our school on 27th September, 2016.  One hundred and five boys appeared for the test. In the results declared lately, The All India Merit Prize has been awarded to Master Heramb Podar of...

BE A CHAMP – Beyond Academics’ session for Std. I

7 December, 2016 - Ms. Ranjana The group Beyond Academics conducted an interactive workshop `Be A Champ - Personality Development` for the students of std I on the 6th of December 2016.Developing a child`s personality is an essential element in today`s competitive...

Sports Updates – Individuals corner glory – 2

7 December, 2016 -Mr. Barrington Serrao     Over the past few days more awards have been added to the kitty of the individuals – and of the school – for their outstanding performance on the big stage. Master Rudransh Mishra of Std 10F made waves, this time at the...

CARE FOR CREATION

7  December, 2016 Ms. Barkha Shah  The students of Std IX F conducted their assembly on 7th December, 2016. The assembly began with a meditation session by Ms. Elizabeth. The skit by the students then followed. It started with the students boasting about Don Bosco...

STD 9 TIME–TABLE (SECOND UNIT TEST 2017)

    DON BOSCO HIGH SCHOOL, MATUNGA STD 9   TIME–TABLE  (SECOND UNIT TEST 2017) DAY/DATE TIMINGS STD IX  Marks Friday 06.01.17 09.10 am - 10.30 am   10.30 am - 11.30 am Marathi Book-Binding Geography & Eco (20) (20) (20) Saturday 07.01.17 09.10 am -...

TIME-TABLE FOR THE FIRST PRELIMS – 2017: STD X

                                                  DON BOSCO HIGH SCHOOL, MATUNGA                               TIME-TABLE FOR THE FIRST PRELIMS - 2017:  STD X     DAYS/DATE TIMINGS SUBJECT 03.01.17 : Tue 9.10 am Marathi                                  (3 h) Book...

Sports Updates – Individuals corner glory

6 December, 2016 -Mr. Barrington Serrao It has been a rewarding season for our sportspersons this time around.  A few of them have scaled great heights and have earned laurels at the city, state and National level. We congratulate them for their tremendous commitment...

U/14 cricket team stuns Rizvi to win DSO mega finals!

6 December, 2016 -Mr. Barrington Serrao Congratulations to our U/14 cricket team who won the DSO inter-school mega finals held at Oval maidan on 28th November 2016. They beat defending champions Rizvi school - champions for the last seven years - by 7 runs to clinch...

ANNUAL SPORTS DAY – SR. KG

6 December, 2016 -Ms. Sandra Alphonso   Setting aside academics for a while and getting warmed up for the Sports festival, the boys of Sr Kg celebrated their first Sports Day on 30th November 2016. The theme was ' Sports changes hearts'. Boys from each class...

CLASS PICNICS – Secondary Section

5 December, 2016 -Ms. Reena, Ms. Perpetual & Ms. Valenka  It was a break from their stressful routine to a relaxing day where the boys of the Secondary section of the school enjoyed a day full of fun and frolic. The students set out for their class picnic on the...

ASSEMBLY – VIC

5 December, 2016 -Ms. Geetanjali Agiwale The students of Std. VI C presented their class assembly on the theme: Hardwork with dreams along with dedication leads to success .They conveyed this message through a well enacted skit on the life of the basketball icon...

Eat Healthy Day

5 December, 2016 -Ms. Sarra Mullick Don Bosco Primary School Matunga took the first step to make healthy food a part of the boy's life by celebrating Eat Healthy Day. The boys of Std 3 were encouraged to commit to healthier eating habits. The celebration at school...

Management Day and Children’s Day celebrations

4 December, 2016 - Ms. Perpetual Nazareth Excitement and enjoyment lay ahead for the students at school as Don Bosco High School Matunga celebrated Children's Day cum Management Day on 1st Dec 2016. The day began with prayers followed by an  address and a floral...

Our Research team makes it to the Nationals!

4 December, 2016 -Ms. Anita Philip Our research teams scaled new heights and maintained an enviable winning streak to rewrite their success story in this much unexplored field of study. Having made it to the state level  competition held at Digras in Yavatmal, all the...

Read …Steady… Go….   SPORTS FESTIVAL – Primary Section

1 December, 2016  Ms. Vailena D’Souza The Primary Section of Don Bosco High School, Matunga, had its Annual Sports Day on 30th November, 2016. The children reported at 08:00am in their school uniform and freshly polished white canvas shoes. The boys participating in...

Visit to the Prince of Wales Museum – Jr. Kg

1 December, 2016 - Ms. Blanche D'Souza Benjamin Franklin rightly says “Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn” and we at Don Bosco strive to inculcate the same in our tiny tots. The boys of the Jr. K.G. were excited to visit the...

CELEBRATING 75 YEARS – INTER-SCHOOL ATHLETIC MEET

29 November, 2016 -Mrs. Valenka Fernandes   The second day of the Sports Festival was set aside for the inter-school athletic meet to mark the Platinum Jubilee celebration of the school this year. Our honourable chief guest for this occasion was Rev Fr Edwin D'Souza,...

OUR ASPIRING OLYMPIANS

  -Karthik Ramakrishnan  The entire premises reverberated with the victory chant “Bosco, Bosco” on the  occasion of the 25th Annual  sports festival held at Don Bosco High School Matunga. In honour of the Platinum Jubilee of the school, the sports fest was...

Primary section observes Readathon Day

26 November, 2016 -Ms. Mita Goshal Reading is fun, beneficial, important, absorbing and joyful. Bearing this fact in mind, the students of the Primary section observed Readathon Day on 25th November, 2016. The students of Std. I and II were given an activity worksheet...

Festive Frolic Day

26 November, 2016 -Ms. Kashmira Rodrigues Festivals from a child’s point of view, mean fun, feasts, presents, new clothes, dancing,singing, rituals, bursting crackers, blessings and happiness. In keeping with what the children are learning in class. Standard 2...

Creative Craft Day

24 November, 2016 - Ms. Alareen Fernandes Art and Craft bring beauty into our world. It also brings a sense of enjoyment and pleasure. Craft makes children creative and strengthens their motor skills. Keeping this in mind, Creative Craft Day was held for the students...

Class picnic – Primary section

23 November, 2016                   Ms. Vailena D’Souza `All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy` …. and hence, to provide a refreshing break to the students from their routine school work and help them bond with their classmates as well as batchmates, our school,...

ONE WITH NATURE

22 Novemember, 2016 -Ms. Lakshmi Krishna The school nature club members attended the NATURE FEST held at the Mahim Nature Park on 20th Nov. It was an ideal opportunity to reconnect with nature through a number of adventurous, exciting and creative activities. There...

Field trip – Std. VI

22 November, 2016 -Ms. Deepa Nathani The students of Std. VI along with their class teachers, associate teachers and Supervisor went for their field trip on 17th Nov. 2016 to the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya (CSMVS), formerly Prince of Wales Museum...

The research teams enter the school record books!

21 NOVEMBER, 2016  In yet another stunning development, all our four school research teams have made it to the STATE LEVEL – a first for Don Bosco High School, Matunga! A total of 15 Mumbai schools have qualified at the State level, and we are indeed proud that our...

CELEBRATING CHILDREN’S DAY – PRIMARY & KG

  19 November, 2016 -Ms. Alareen Fernandes & Ms.Lynette Remedios Children's Day is a day to recognize that children are important and valued members of the society. It's a day to celebrate children just for being themselves, a day to listen to them, to marvel...

SPORTS ROUND UP – Records tumble, Awards multiply for Boscoites

19 November, 2016   Congratulations to our sportspersons who won laurels for the schools in the inter-school sports events held at the city, zonal and state level over the past month. Cricket: Our U/14 cricket team won the DSO inter-school city finals held at...

Our research teams make a clean sweep!

17 November, 2016 It was a perfect gift by the research teams guided by Mrs. Anita Philip to the school on occasion of the curtain raiser to the Platinum Jubilee celebrations of the institution. They set out to create history for the school - and this dream they did...

Don Bosco, Matunga inaugurate their Platinum Jubilee celebration

16 November, 2016 -Ms. Ashwini Gupte   November 16: With immense pride, we begin chronicling the events that are to unfold on the momentous occasion- the commemoration of the 75th jubilee of the one of the premier institutions of the city and the pride of the...

Pre-Primary students celebrates an eco-friendly Diwali

12 November, 2016 -Ms. Pearl Lobo The Pre-Primary section celebrated Diwali on 26th October 2016, a day before the school closed for the Diwali vacation. This year we celebrated an eco-friendly Diwali with no crackers. Each class was decorated with colorful lanterns...

SR KG CELEBRATES CULTURAL DAY

12 November, 2016 -Ms. Sandra Alphonso The most fun loving and awaited event that keeps the enthusiastic parents and energetic teachers on their toes to bring out the best in the boys is the Cultural day. The Sr. Kg students celebrated their Cultural day on 22nd...

Learning the art of film-making

12 November, 2016 -Ms. Barkha Shah Greenline Organisation conducted a short film making workshop for students of green schools campaign on 5th November 2016 which was attended by Dev Mehta, an enthusiastic nature club member of the school. The workshop was conducted...

Football Coach Leslie Machado receives award!

27 October, 2016 Mr Leslie Mr. Leslie Machado, the school team football coach was nominated as one of the top ten schools' coaches in Mumbai. At a glittering ceremony organized by 'Sports Fitness - International Exhibition', Mr. Leslie received the prestigious award...

Our u-14 football team takes up where their seniors (u-16) left off!

27 October, 2016                                      The school football teams are enjoying a dream run this year. With over 4 titles already in their kitty, there's another one added by our talented u-14 football team. On 25th Oct 2016, our boys won the MSSA...

Sports round up – Individual events: Swimming, athletics, Chess

27 October, 2016 And the awards keep coming – that’s always the story at Don Bosco High School, Matunga! The last ten days saw a few more of our sportspersons bag individual glory at the different inter-school tournaments organized in the city and the state. For the...

This talented tennis duo hunt in pairs!

25 October, 2016   The two tennis sensations from our school, Master Shivam Kadam (Std. VII) and Master Ayush Hindlekar (Std. VIII) are going from strength to strength with every tournament. In fact they have made a practice of hunting-in-pairs. Their latest...

DBHS, Matunga on the top yet again!

25 October, 2016  Times of India School Survey 2016 has ranked Don Bosco High School, Matunga in the first place among the Mumbai Schools (State Board). The survey had Mumbai schools under four categories: National Curriculum, International Curriculum, National +...

TIME TO TAKE A BOW

19 October, 2016 -Ms Susan Philip Smiles, chuckles, candour, nods of approval  and the Don Bosco spirit reigned supreme as the secondary section staff congregated  on Saturday to felicitate and   bid  adieu to  the outgoing  AHM ,Ms. Beatrice Pinto . It was time for...

PTA Executive Body meeting – Secondary section

8 October, 2016 The PTA executive body of the Secondary section of the school met on Sat. 8th Oct 2016 to discuss events and happenings at the school, as well as to enhance and create healthy teaching/learning environment on the campus. The agenda for the day touched...

Rangoli Competition – Std. I

13 October, 2016 - Ms. Janessa Monteiro Rangoli is an art form from India in which patterns are created. It is usually made during festivals. The students of Std-I had their Rangoli completion on 1st October 2016. They got an opportunity to express their artistic...

PTA Executive Committee Meeting (Primary Section)

Date : 08-10-16   - Ms. Alareen Fernandes The PTA Executive Committee Meeting of Don Bosco Primary School, Matunga, was held on 8th October, 2016 at 1:45 pm in the Conference Hall. The meeting began with a short prayer by Rev. Fr. Roy Noronha, invoking God’s...

Field trip – Std. III: Visit to Taraporewala Aquarium

8 October, 2016 -Ms. Richa Singh The students of Std. III, visited the renovated Taraporewala Aquaruim on 8th October, 2016. The Aquarium located at Marine Lines is India’s oldest aquarium and one of city’s main attraction. It is the only aquarium in Mumbai which has...

Revised Timing for K.G.Section-  October 2016

  Revised Timing for K.G.Section  -  October 2016   14.10.2016 – Friday 15.10.2016 – Saturday 17.10.2016 - Monday   Jr & Sr.K.G. Afternoon batch will leave at 2.45pm. 18.10.2016 - Tuesday Jr.K.G will leave at 2.45pm. 18.10.2016 – Tuesday 19.10.2016...

DON BOSCO MATUNGA RATED AS ONE OF THE BEST SCHOOLS

6 October, 2016 Don Bosco received back to back awards over the last month for its excellence in academics, sports, activities and facilities on the campus. One of India’s leading Education portals – Education News exhibited the Education World’s India school rankings...

Time-Table for the First Term Examination 2016 – 2017 (Primary)

Don Bosco Primary School, Matunga, Mumbai 400 019 Time-Table for the First Term Examination 2016 - 2017   ORAL PAPERS     ( Revised Time  –  Table )   Date Day Std. I Std. II Std. III Std. IV TIMING   9.20 a.m – 2.30 p.m 9.20 a.m – 2.30 p.m 9.20 a.m – 2.30 p.m 9.20...

Our sculpture team bags the top award

5 October, 2016   -Ms. Snovia Andrade In the sculpture competition (Kala Mahotsav) held at Wilson College on 23rd September, 2016, of the 37 schools that participated, our school team emerged on top with the first rank. The team comprised of: Ashwin Choudhary 9B...

Our research teams achieve success!

5 October, 2016 - Ms. Anita Philip Our research teams qualified in the first scrutiny round for the Zonal and District level - a commendable achievement by our young researchers keeping in mind that they are very much novices in this field of activity. Their topics...

Field trip – Std. IV: Visit to the Museum

4 October, 2016 -Ms. Alareen Fernandes The students of Std IV visited the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangralaya on 1st October, 2016 formerly known as the Prince of Wales Museum of Western India. It is one of the premier art and history museums in India....

SPORTS ROUND UP – INDIVIDUAL EVENTS 

4 October, 2016   Over the past two weeks our sportspersons have been participating at the inter-school District level (DSO) athletic events. They have returned with a bagful of medals and we wish to commend their efforts. Shot Put: U-17 Hrithik Swarup – Gold...

First Term Time Table

  DON BOSCO HIGH SCHOOL, MATUNGA REVISED  -  FINAL - TIME-TABLE FOR THE FIRST TERM EXAM  (2016 – 2017)       DAYS/DATE TIME STD V STD VI STD VII STD VIII STD IX STD X Friday 14.10.16 9.30 am Marathi                  2h Hindi                      2h...

Enacting positive change through Marathi plays

3 October, 2016 -By Ms. Reshma Belgaonkar, Ms. Hemangi Sawant, Ms. Sushila D’Britto and Ms. Gracy Gonsalves Oct. 1: Don Bosco High School, Matunga celebrated the Marathi language through the staging of one-act plays in the Don Bosco International School’s Bianchi...

DON OF THE YOUTH

1 October, 2016 -Ms. Susan Philip The students of Std. IX C took to Theatre and the Arts at the weekly assembly, as they staged a play: Don Bosco 2.0. Don of the Youth. They used theatre as a medium to educate and appreciate the young.  The play had two sutradhars:...

Water Fun Day: ‘Save Water. Save Life.’

1 October, 2016 Ms. Mural Rebello Std.3 celebrated 'Water Fun Day' on the 30th of September, 2016. Various brainstorm activities, power point presentation and songs relating to water were organized to create awareness among the students. Teachers also emphasized the...

Our new AHM and Secondary Supervisor

  1 October, 2016 Mr. Cliffrichard D' Souza AHM Ms Anita Philip Ms. Lakshmi Krishna Ms. Pauline Valado Congratulations to our newly appointed Asst Head Master, Sir Cliffrichard D'Souza and the Supervisor of the Secondary section over the next six academic years:...

New Add On Features To The School Website

1 October, 2016 The School Website in now modified to make it more user friendly. Click on Students Login  (displayed  on the First Menu Bar of the website) enter your User name, Mobile No: And Password  click on Login Button to view messages and other matter related...

Field Trip to Chatrapati Shivaji Museum – Std I

1 October, 2016 -Ms. Mohini Goshi Field trip provides a real, first-hand experience. It increases the quality of education, provides accurate information and helps in effective learning. The boys of Std I visited the Chatrapati Shivaji Museum on 29th September,...

Transport art activities – Kg section

1 October, 2016 To reinforce the topic on transport and modes of travel, transport art activities were conducted in the Kg classrooms. Tearing and sticking, pasting and colouring on cutouts of vans and boats were some of the methods deployed by the boys of the Jr Kg...

Fare thee well Ms. Beatrice

1 October, 2016 It was time to say good-bye to our dear Asst. Head Mistress, Ms. Beatrice Pinto as she lay down office today. After having served Don Bosco High School, Matunga for 35 long years as a teacher, supervisor and AHM, Ms. Beatrice steps into the world of...

Beyond Academics – Field visit to ICT 

29 September,2016   -Ms. Jhanvi Saive The students of Std II had their follow up session by Beyond Academics where they had a brief discussion on the 3 R's - Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. They also made different articles using paper. The children were then taken...

Dance competition – Std. IV

28 September, 2016 -Ms. Alareen Fernandes   Dance is a conversation between the body and the soul. To ignite that fact, Dance Competition for Std. IV was held on 28th September, 2016. Students made full use of this opportunity by taking part in it. They chose a...

Measuring our water footprints!

28 September, 2016 - Ms. Lakshmi Krishna The Greenline team held its second session with the nature club members of  Don Bosco High School, Matunga on 27th September 2016 in the conference hall.  Fr. Savio Silveira along with his Greenline team reflected on the ways...

Sports round-up: Team events

  28 September, 2016 Sports, as always, has been a happy hunting ground for the Boscoites. And the last few days were no exception. The awards and the medals kept piling. Here are a few team events that have stolen the limelight over the last couple of weeks: Our...

MUSICAPELLA – A SINGING CARNIVAL

28 September,2106 - Contributions from Master Malcolm Monserrate Youthful Voices of India organised an inter school singing (Western) competition.  "MUSICAPELLA - A SINGING CARNIVAL" on 25th September, 2016 at Holy Spirit Auditorium Andheri. It was well organised with...

‘Don Bosco Lives In Your Heart’

28 September, 2016 -By Ms. Karuna Dadipogu Std. VI A enjoyed the privilege of animating their class assembly on 27th September based on Don Bosco, with the message that he continues to live in our hearts, even today. The assembly began with meditation, adding a...

Joy ride for Jr. Kg on an Open double-decker bus

27 September, 2016 - Ms. Blanche D'Souza On 24th September the Jr. K.G went on a field-trip to Wadala Depot. Since the boys were studying about the different modes of transport, this was an opportune moment for a hands-on experience for the little ones. It turned out...

Clay Modelling Competition Std I 

25 September, 2016 -Ms. Mohini Goshi The students of Std. I assembled in their classrooms in excitement to be a part of the clay modelling competition that was organized for them on the 19th of September. Following the instructions from their teacher, they moulded...

Class Assembly – Std. 9 B: Bosco goes live!

25 September,2016 -Ms. Sheela Pillai   Class Assembly – Std. 9 B: Bosco goes live! -Ms. Sheela Pillai On the morning of 21st July 2016 the students of class 9 B under the guidance of their class teacher presented their assembly related to the topic Don Bosco...

Sing… sing… sing

25 September, 2016 -Ms. Rytika Pereira The Sr. KG singing competition was held on 21st September 2016 during school hours. In order to provide confidence to converse in English the children were encouraged to sing English songs. The competition had many children take...

Edification through an extraordinary visitation

24 September, 2016 -Contributions from Ms. Pallavi, Ms. Susan, Ms. Vailena. Collated by Ms. Ashwini Sept. 20 : A red letter day at Don Bosco, Matunga, as the Regional Superior and Councillor of South East Asia, Rev. Fr. Maria Arokiam Kanaga graced the morning assembly...

Std II visit Nehru Science Centre

24 september, 2016 - Ms. Jhanvi Saive   The students of Std II visited the Nehru Science Centre on 22nd of September which is one of the largest science centres in India with interactive science exhibits. The science park has more than fifty hands-on and...

Another fun-loving activity at our doorstep – Beyond Academics

21 September, 2016 -Ms. Kashmira Rodrigues & Ms. Jhanvi Saive Std II participated in a workshop on 'Love thy Environment' conducted by Nikita and Labdhi co- founders of Beyond Academics along with their team on 20th and 21st of September, 2016. The group Beyond...

Overseas Education Seminar- Destination Switzerland

19 September, 2016 -By Heramb Podar and Darryl Pinto, X C It was indeed a day of exposure of the highest order for the students of standards VIII, IX and X as they got to know about the Swiss education system and the possible opportunities to study under the same as...

The Thrills of an Inter School English Elocution Competition

22 September, 2016 It was an amazing experience participating in the Inter English Elocution competition organized at Mani Bhavan. I got a chance to showcase my talents and moreover learnt to explore myself and interacted with the other participants. It was a learning...

BIDDING FAREWELL… AND EXTENDING A WARM WELCOME!

20 September, 2016 -Ms. Vailena D’Souza The 17th of September 2016 was a red letter day for Don Bosco Primary School, Matunga, as the staff of the Pre-Primary and Primary  assembled in the staff room for a very special reason and more so for an exceptional person. It...

Hindi Diwas Celebrations

20 September, 2016 -By Mr. Rajesh Tripathi Hindi Diwas, a day celebrated to commemorate and pay respects to not only our national language, but the second most commonly spoken language of the world. On this occasion the Hindi department of Don Bosco High School,...

Day Of Beauty

19 September, 2016 -Master Siddhartha Gupta (Student Correspondent) The auspicious seminar on 17th September at Nehru Planetarium began with a short speech by our very own Mr. Vijay. A. Singh. He is from IIT Kanpur(1984-2004) and is presently working with Tata...

Cultural Day: Std I – Spreading love and kindness

-Ms. Mohini Goshi  Cultural days in the Primary section of Don Bosco, Matunga are unique days. The students of Std. I celebrated their cultural day on the theme “Spread Love and Kindness wherever You Go”. The packed Bianchi Hall was welcomed warmly by the students of...

AVEC FORUM 2016

18 Sept, 2016 -Ms. Elizabeth Soares The Archdiocesan Value Education Coordinators' Forum 2016 was held on 17th September, 2016 at Canossa High School, Mahim. The theme for this forum was 'Encouraging Inclusivity in Education'. Don Bosco High School ,Matunga was...

ENGLISH ELOCUTION COMPETITION – STDS. 3 & 4

14 sep, 2016 - Ms. Mural Rebello In today's global world the importance of spoken English cannot be denied. The English Elocution Competition for Stds. 3 & 4 was held on 12th September, 2016. After a series of qualifying rounds, 12 students from each standard were...

Clay modelliing – Std. II

13 Sept, 2016 Ms. Jhanvi Saive Std II observed Clay Modelling Competition on 12th September, 2016. Two weeks prior to the competition the children were asked to practice and come prepared for the preparation of clay models in the class on the following topics:  1. The...

DON BOSCO MATUNGA REPRESENTATIVE AT UN HEADQUARTERS!

11 Sept, 2016 For the first time in the history of Model United Nations - a MUN was hosted at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City by IIMUN between 15th – 17th August 2016. About 200 students from different schools and colleges all over India were selected...

ONGOING FORMATION AND TRAINING PROGRAMS FOR OUR STAFF

9 Sept, 2016 -Inputs from Ms. Christina Mascaranhes, Mr. Cliffrichard D’Souza & Ms. Flavia Fernandes Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP)  - Mrs Christina Mascarenhas The NLP seminar was conducted by The All India Association of Catholic schools (AINACS) from the...

CLASS ASSEMBLY 9A – A DREAMER WITH A VISION

-Ms. Bindu Keny The assembly by the students of Std. 9 A under the guidance of their class teacher gave a glimpse of perpetuation of one of Don Bosco's pillars of education - loving kindness. The presentation revolved around the Salesian institutions in Kerala with...

MATHS FAIR

8 September, 2016 - Ashif Mondal MATHS FAIR The Mathematics Department of Don Bosco High School, Matunga organised a Maths Fair in the school during the school hours exclusively for a day on Bosco Kala Utsav. A big chart was placed at the entrance, welcoming all to...

Junior K. G. Class event – Sandwich day !!!

7 Sept, 2016 -Ms. Radha Ramakrishnan The students of Junior Kg were introduced to the topic - Healthy  food. Here they learnt the difference between healthy food and junk food, besides the importance of having a healthy meal. To reinforce the this idea of healthy food...

DSO Updates: Boscoites emerge champions

7 Sept, 2016 Our sports teams have cornered glory for the school yet again. With football tourneys having taken a little break, the focus has now shifted to inter-school Hockey and Basketball. In Basketball, our U/17 Basketball Team won the DSO Inter School basketball...

Our aspiring Olympians!

 5 September, 2016   Our school athletes returned with a bagful of medals at the completion of BCDAAA (Bombay City District Amateur Athletics Association) Annual Athletic Championship held on 1st and 2nd of September 2016 at the University Pavilion - Marine Lines. We...

Thank you educators, for touching lives

5 September, 2016 - Ms. Ashwini Gupte Thank you educators, for touching lives Each little word, flower and chocolate spoke volumes about the love and trust placed by little hearts as Don Bosco High School, Matunga celebrated Teachers' Day. Simple yet meaningful...

Creating Ripples at Don Bosco, Matunga

August 31,2016 -Ms. Ashwini Gupte   A stage play once again at Don Bosco, Matunga, and this time around, it was students of class X who formed the audience for The Blind And The Elephant's 'Ripples', a play by Mr. Gerish Khemani about an 'iconoclastic' English...

The Primary section gets a new Head Teacher!

1 Sept,2016 Congratulations to our newly appointed Head teacher of the Primary section - Ms. Griselda Fernandes. Ms. Griselda takes over the reins from Ms. Winifred Fernandes who retired on 31 August 2016. Ms. Griselda has completed 25 years as a teacher at Don Bosco...

Until We Meet Again……..

1 Sept, 2016 -Ms. Mural Rebello Don Bosco Primary School Matunga wore a heartbroken look as the Head teacher of the Primary section Mrs. Winfred Fernandes bid adieu to the institution she served for twenty-five years. Mrs. Winfred is an extraordinary teacher with...

GOODBYE!

31 August, 2016 We say goodbye to our two senior teachers who retire today from service at Don Bosco High School, Matunga - Ms. Winifred Fernandes (Head teacher of the Primary section) and Mr. L.B. Vishwakarma (Asst teacher in the Secondary section). We thank them for...

Being Non-Judgemental: Assembly – Std. 7 D

31 August, 2016 Ms. Hemanya Thouti At their class assembly on 30th Aug 2016, the students of Std. 7 D enacted a skit on 'Being non judgemental'. The students conveyed  the message that it is human nature to judge a person, but one should try his level best not to...

Celebrating a century of the Cubs’ movement

31 August, 2016 - Ms. Hemanya Thouti The Former Scouts and Guides Association conducted a programme at the Mahim Nature Park for the young outdoor adventure enthusiasts on 27th August 2016. It was the special occasion of the centenary celebrations of the Cubs and...

Std 2 Celebrates their Cultural day

30 August, 2016 -Ms. Cleffy D'Souza  It was a much cherished and awaited experience for students, parents of std 2 and the school management - the cultural day of Std. 2. In keeping with the theme, 'Don Bosco Lives forever, Loves forever', the boys of std 2 under the...

Yellow House Day

29 August, 2016 -Ms. Lakshmi Krishna The Yellow House Day was celebrated with music on 26th August, 2016. The day began early with a lot of excitement and enthusiasm for both the staff and students of Yellow House. Music filled the air, as they depicted Don Bosco’s...

Accolades for our students in Sports and other Disciplines

29 August, 2016 We congratulate our students for winning accolades at the different events - individual/team - at the various inter-school events held over the last two weeks:     Our U/14 school hockey team won the M.M Somaya trophy at the Olympic Hockey...

The Bosco Kala Utsav 2016 embraces the Sciences and Mathematics

29 August, 2016 By Mrs. Bindu Keny Don Bosco Matunga's talent fest provided a unique platform for exploring a plethora of individual talent and areas of interest. Apart from the Debates, Elocution, the Readathon, Spelling Bee, Poster Making, Vocals and the Unique...

‘Numbers are Important’ Day

27 August 2016 -Ms. Mural Rebello It is just amazing that how small things affect our lives and how we are completely ignorant about them. Numbers hold a true potential in them. They are important scientifically socially and economically. Std. 3 celebrated Numbers are...

PICK OF THE WEEK: STUDENT’S CORNER

Green House GIVES A DUAL MESSAGE -Aakarsh Nair and Samay Shetty On 22nd of August, 2016, the staff and students of the Green House of Don Bosco High School, Matunga celebrated their House day. The theme for the day was Don Bosco’s system of education. The Go Green...

Plant Day – Kg section

26 August, 2016 -Ms. Larissa Fernandes   The Plant Day organized in the Kg section began with the singing of rhymes on trees. On this occasion, the children brought charts and fresh plants and spoke on various topics such as fruits, vegetables, flowers and...

Blue House Day

26 August, 2016 -Ms. Pauline Vallado The Blue House celebrated their house day on 23rd August 2016. They laid emphasis on Don Bosco's maxim, 'Enjoy yourself as much as you like- if only you keep away from sin'. that exhorts students to use their energies fruitfully...

Don Bosco –  The Educator of the 21st century

24 August, 2016   - Ms. Elizabeth Soares Having been inspired by Don Bosco, the Red house joined hands together as staff and students to help educators and the young value the need for duty, discipline and co-curricular activities.Don Bosco had this advice for...

 Research Club begins in earnest

25 August, 2016 -Ms. Anita Philip (Research Guide Teacher)  “When kids look up to great Scientists the way they do to great musicians and actors, civilization will jump to the next level” – Brian Greene. At the onset let me take this opportunity to thank and...

A PEEP INTO ART ATTACK DAY – PRIMARY SECTION

25 August, 2016 - Contributions from Ms. Winifred, Ms. Mural and Std. III students Art is a spontaneous way to express oneself. Keeping this in mind Art Attack Day was started in Don Bosco Primary School Matunga to give children a hands on experience with a variety of...

Stepping Stone

24 August, 2016 Sheroy Cooper- Std.10D On the occasion of its Centennial Celebration, St. Joseph’s High School, Wadala, organised a Guidance Seminar for students of Std. 10 of the neighbouring schools at Shanmukhananda Hall. Rev. Fr. Godfrey D’Sa (Manager) and Ms....

Bosco Goes Green on the occasion of the Green House Day

23 August, 2016     August 22: A bicycle driven around the campus loudly proclaimed ‘Go Green’ and ‘Cycle To Health’ as the Green House students celebrated their special day. ‘Reduce, reuse and recycle’ was the motto of the exhibition, as they displayed the...

‘Knowledge is power’- Seminar on careers in the Merchant Navy

  22 August, 2016  - Ms. Daksha Tandel Students of Std. X gained a wealth of information regarding careers in the Merchant Navy through a seminar conducted by Capt. K.N.Deboo and Capt. Sudipto Dasgupta, who emphasized the immense scope of this profession today...

 A Greenline initiative- ‘Know your rivers and lakes’

22 August, 2016  -By Ms. Barkha Shah Our Nature Club students visited the Dr. Babasaheab Ambedkar Udyan at Powai once again, on the 20th of August, 2016, along with students from eleven other schools. Mr. Vishal, from the B.N.H.S. and the resource person for the day,...

Sensory Integration and Skills for Learning Workshop

19 August, 2016 -Ms. Shoba D'Souza The Pre-Primary teachers of the  Don Bosco schools from Matunga- both SSC  and International, Baroda, Borivali, Naigaon, Pune and Ahmednagar spent three quality days at a workshop for Sensory Integration and Skills for Learning...

VICTORY FOR OUR U-16 FOOTBALL TEAM

19 August, 2016 It has been a short yet agonizing wait of two years for the Bosco boys to lay their hands on the MSSA u-16 trophy they so cherish. And when Shelton found the back of the net in the penultimate shot of the penalty shoot-out in the finals, the rush of...

TO OUR PARENTS WITH LOVE!

18  August, 2016 -Ms. Elizabeth Soares The month of July struck a chord in our hearts following our decision to celebrate and dedicate 26th July as 'PARENTS' DAY '. The value education teachers received encouragement from the Principal and the AHM to animate the day’s...

Std II Celebrates Water Day

18 August, 2016 - Ms. Cleffy D’Souza It was time yet again for some engaging activity for the students of the Primary section. This time around, the students of Std 2 celebrated Water day on 10th August 2016. This day was celebrated to give a key message on daily...

TIME TO REFLECT

17 August, 2016 -Gautam Oberoi  IX C & inputs by Atharva Chirmade  IX B The Retreat for the Non Catholic  students  of Std IX was held on August 11, and was animated by Fr. Shekar Mariadas. The retreat began with the question posed by Fr. Shekar: What is a...

REGROUPING FOR YET ANOTHER ‘I CAN DFC SCHOOL CHALLENGE’

17 August, 2016 -Ms. Elizabeth Soares The Social Service faculty members of Std. 8 assembled in the Computer Lab in the last week to decide on the change that the students identified to take up for this scholastic year. The teachers pooled the problems identified by...

A JOURNEY WITH GOD

15 August, 2016 Varghese Chiramel  and Ethan Sequeira-Std  IX A Retreat for the Catholic students of Std IX was held at the Don Bosco Youth Centre on August 11.  The recollection was animated by Fr. McEnroe Lopez, the Salesian Vocation Promoter, at the Youth Centre. ...

CULTURAL DAY – STD III

15 August, 2016 -Ms. Pearl Lobo Cultural days at Don Bosco Matunga are notable events that are held annually in the Primary section. They have all the makings of an Annual Day extravaganza – elaborate planning, practices, drama, singing, costumes, participation of...

Monsoon Week – Std I to IV

14August, 2016    Ms.Tejashree. S. Vesvikar The children of Std I - IV  observed the Monsoon Week from 8th to 13th August, 2016. Learning being an integral part of all activities, the week culminated with the do's and don'ts of the Monsoon season, the importance of...

The English Literary Club – A New Beginning!

14 August, 2016 - Ms. Elizabeth Soares     The English Literary Club was ushered in with their new beginning on 12th Aug for the academic year 2016-2017 with an overwhelming attendance of 78 students from class 5 to class 9. The aim of the club is to create the love...

A WALK WITH THE NATURE

12 August, 2016 -Ms. Lakshmi Krishna The first nature experience for the students by Greenline  was  'The monsoon walk' in Aarey Colony at Goregaon on 11th August. The walk began at 8 am with Mr. Kaustubh and Mr. Macson leading the students who had participated in the...

Our Benjamins – Immersed in art!

12 August, 2016 Ms. Shoba D'Souza What better way than creative art to celebrate our festive occasions! Well, that's precisely what our Kg students got done during these days leading to a few patriotic and religious festivities. The Jr Kg students prepared colourful...

Re-Treat Yourself: Finding Renewal through Spiritual Retreats

9 August, 2016 - Ms. Sonali D'Silva It was a time for the students of Std VIII to step away from the distractions of everyday life and get in touch with their inner self with the Retreat  and Recollection conducted by Fr. Briston, Fr. Leon Rodrigues and Fr. Leon...

LIONS CLUB OF SION FELICITATES MRS. BEATRICE 

9 August, 2016 - Ms. Ashwini Gupte Hearty congratulations to our Asst. Head Mistress, Mrs. Beatrice Pinto who was felicitated by the Lions Club of Sion for her dedicated service in the field of education. Mrs. Beatrice completes an extensive term of over 35 years in...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY MS. WINIFRED

8 August, 2016 - Mrs Shahnaaz Abbas   The Primary Section celebrated the birthday of their Head Teacher Mrs. Winifred Fernandes in a simple ceremony. The Vice-Captain of the Primary section Master Aditya Kotian read out a prayer asking God to shower His abundant...

Introducing our Support Center for Intellischools

We thank you for choosing us as your technology partner for your Institution. With the launch of the mobile app and the student dashboard, we are sure to see an increased engagement and traction on the mobile app, student dashboard and school website. In order to...

FIRST FRIDAY PRAYER SERVICE – STD VIII F

5 August, 2016 - Mrs. Valenka Fernandes The students of Std. VIII F conducted a Prayer Service on the first Friday of the month, 5th August 2016. The students conveyed the message given by Don Bosco, "Run, Jump, Shout......But Do Not Sin." Their theme was further...

FIELD TRIP – JR. KG.: AROUND THE CITY

30 July, 2016 -Ms. Quency Lobo The students of Jr. Kg went on a field trip on 30th July 2016 around the city. The children learnt the concept of clean and dirty in the classroom and this field trip was organized to make this concept more realistic. The students were...

An engaging afternoon for Class VIII boys

30 July, 2016  Sincere thanks to Rev. Fr. Savio Silveira, Director of Don Bosco International School, for giving the students of Don Bosco, Matunga their first taste of classical Greek tragedy, albeit through a modern adaptation. 'The Pomegranate Workshop' staged...

Additional Instructions (school Android mobile app)

30 July, 2016 Dear Parents Over the last week, the new school Android mobile app has been launched. You may download the same from the Google Playstore. Visit https://goo.gl/xVhmou to download the application on your Android phone and install the same. Thereafter...

I AM SPECIAL – JR. KG

29 July, 2016 -Ms. Blanche  Each one of us is born unique and to teach this to our boys, we at Savio Kindergarten Jr. KG celebrated  ' I am Special' Day on 27th July, 2016. Coincidentally, this was the first class event of the year. To get into the mood, the teacher...

DON BOSCO AWARDED BEST ALL ROUND SCHOOL IN SPORTS (BOYS)!

28 July, 2016 The school has done it yet once again. We have been awarded the Jesal Niranjan Ganjawalla Challenge Trophy for Best All Round School in Sports (Boys) - MSSA Football for 2015-16!   This trophy takes into account the performance of the school teams...

SINGING COMPETITION – STDS. I & II

28 July, 2016 -Mr. Saby Franco The Singing competition for STDS I & II was held on the 18th of July 2016. After rounds of eliminations, a group of 12 contestants – one from each standard -made it to the prestigious final round.  Amidst great enthusiasm and...

Singing Competition – Std. III and IV

26 July, 2016 -Mr. Saby Franco The Singing Competition for STD III & IV was held on the 11th of July 2016. After many rounds of eliminations, there were 12 contestants from each Standard. The competition started with Ms. Mural welcoming the judges and the Head...

FUN & LEARN – FIELD TRIP OF STD. VIII

26 July, 2016 - Ms. Pallavi Hedamba The students of Std VIII went for a field trip on 21st July 2016 to Nehru Science Center, Worli accompanied by their teachers and the supervisor. At the trip the students viewed and explored various concepts of science through...

Cleanliness Day – Sr. Kg. 

24 July, 2016 - Ms. Sandra Alphonso To coincide with the topic 'Cleanliness in our surroundings', the boys of SrKG celebrated 'Cleanliness Day' on 22nd July, 2016. To begin with, a story on cleanliness was narrated to the boys. The boys were then asked to speak three...

Grandparents’ Day

25 July, 2016 -  Ms. Namrata Cheke   Grandparents are the best friends of their grand children. They are special to every child. Their knowledge is invaluable and their love is unconditional. The Primary section of our school celebrated Grandparents’ Day on 23rd...

ANNOUNCING   NEWZ WIZ

  July 24, 2016 Begins on July 24, Sunday at 11a.m. Telecast on India Today, news channel. Log on to the website indiatoday.intoday.in   Is your day incomplete without a run-down of events from around the world? Do you care about trending news as much as a viral...

Quiz competition

24 July 2016 As part of Moon Landing Day celebration, the Nehru Science Centre had organized a written Science Quiz on July 20th, with a large number of students from schools all over Mumbai participating. Heramb Podar of Std. X C won the First Prize. Well done,...

Assembly – Std 10 E

21 July, 2016 Ms. Lakshmi Krishna The students of Std X E conducted their assembly on 20th July, 2016. The assembly began with a prayerful meditation by Ms. Lakshmi Krishna. The skit at the assembly depicted the story of a lost boy on the streets of Goa, who with the...

A LEADERSHIP BREAK FOR THE STUDENT COUNCIL

23 July, 2016 - Ms. Daksha Tandel The academic year has begun to gain momentum and the student council has started the year on a high note. A wonderful leadership seminar was organized to enhance the functioning of the student council from within by instilling in them...

BIS BUZZING AT MATUNGA

July 20, 2016 -Marossa Fernandes and Ms. Vailena D’Souza       BIS correspondents of the Mumbai Province assembled together for a two days in-residence media workshop organized by Bosco Information Service (BIS) at Don Bosco Provincial House, Matunga, Mumbai on the...

New Version of Don Bosco High School Mobile App available

Dear Parents, We are proud to announce our new version of our school app on the Google Play store. Don Bosco Matunga School App features: Messages Homework Circular Exam Time Table Class Time Table Learning Feedback Profile FAQ   The App aims to keep you well...

Senior K.G. Field Trip. Visit to schools around the vicinity

19 july, 2016 - Ms. Larissa Carvalho        The children of the Sr. KG were taken for a  field trip to visit various schools  around us. The first stop was Don Bosco Matunga. From the quadrangle the boys viewed the Primary building, Secondary building and Savio...

 ‘Jal ka jhol’

19 July, 2016             - Ms. Barkha Shah The first session of Green Schools campaign was conducted by the Green line team in the school on 19th July, 2016. Keeping in mind the theme of the year 'Jal ka jhol', the nature club members were made aware of their...

FOOD DAY – STD II

19 July, 2016 - Ms. Colleen Azavedo   The boys of Std II celebrated Food Day. The students of each class brought a particular food item which was distributed among the children e.g. sandwiches, fruit salad, south Indian snacks etc.Through a discussion the class...

Congratulations to a talented swimmer- Rudransh Mishra!

18 July, 2016 Below is a summary of the achievements ( a total of 7 medals for Maharashtra) of Rudransh Mishra of Std. X at the National Swimming Championship representing Maharashtra. There were participants from 29 states and 7 Union territories, with each state...

CLAY MODELLING COMPETITION – STDS. III & IV

17 July, 2016 - Ms. Vailena Dsouza & Ms. Sarra Mullick The students of Std III and IV of Don Bosco High School,  Matunga, celebrated Clay Modelling Competition on 16th July, 2016. This competition was held to help give children artistic expression to their...

  LESSONS ON REPORTING

July 15, 2016  Students attended a brief workshop on developing  Newsgathering and Reporting skills, on Thursday, conducted by Chaitanya Marpakwar , Senior Correspondent for the Mumbai Mirror, and an alumnus of the school. He addressed a modest gathering of twelve...

CLASS ASSEMBLY – STD. VII B

14 July, 2016 Ms. Snehal D'Mello The students of Std. VII B presented their assembly for the year 2016-17 on 12 June 2016. The assembly focused on the virtue of  GENEROSITY for Don Bosco’s message to the youngsters always was “God loves a cheerful giver…..reach out to...

CLASS ASSEMBLY – 10 D

14 July, 2016 -Rajesh The students of Std. X D conducted an assembly on 13th July,2016 on the theme for the year ‘Don Bosco lives on…’ (in keeping with the Platinum Jubilee celebrations of the school this year).  The assembly began with meditation by Mrs. Lakshmi...

SSC batch of 2015-16 achieve 100% !

14 July, 2016    Trevin D'Souza                 Venkatesh Shenoy     We present a brief summary of our school SSC results that were declared in June 2016 (Delay in publishing this due to a pending result that was declared a couple of days back): No. of...

Hands-on learning – Field Trip Class VII

14 July, 2016 By Ms. Sonali D'Silva The students went for a field trip on 14th July 2016 to the Nehru Science Center, Worli, accompanied by their teachers and the supervisor. The trip aimed at effective learning among students to facilitate the understanding of...

‘ANIMALS AROUND US’ DAY

12 July, 2016   - Ms. Vailena Dsouza   The students of Std IV celebrated, 'Animals Around Us' Day on 4th July, 2016, to correlate it with the lesson on Life Cycle of Animals in EVS 1. Prior to this day, the classrooms were suitably decorated with appropriate and...

PTA Executive Committee Meeting (Primary section)

  11 July, 2016 - Ms. Vailena D'souza   The PTA Executive Committee Meeting of the Primary Section of Don Bosco High School, Matunga, was held on 9th July, 2016, at 02:00pm in the Conference Hall.   The meeting began with a short prayer by the Rector,...

‘Enterprises of great pith and moment’

July 9, 2016 -Ms Ashwini The newly-elected executive committee of the Salesian Educative Community, or the P.T.A. of the Secondary Section of Don Bosco High School, Matunga, came together for the inaugural meeting of the academic year 2016-2017. Rev. Fr. Wilfred...

KG SECTION – GETTING STARTED: DRILLS AND SKILLS!

9 July, 2016 - Mrs. Shoba D' Souza It's all happening in the kindergarten. Over two weeks into their classes, and the children are already busy with fun activities. The Jr Kg had an interesting  activity using ice cream sticks. They had to form the standing line...

Being the Change

5 July, 2016   -Varghese Chiramel St. Dominic Savio, model of the youth, was a pupil of St. Don Bosco, who worked for the abandoned youth. His feast day is celebrated on the 6th of May.  At Don Bosco High School, Matunga, his feast was celebrated on Tuesday, the...

Assembly-XC

5 July, 2016 -Ms Ashwini Gupte                                Class X C presented their assembly on the 5th of July with the help of their class teacher Mrs. Reshma Belgaonkar. The skit of class X C gave a glimpse of a shy and nervous boy named "Josh" and his rapid...

INAUGURAL SESSION OF THE GREEN SCHOOL’S CAMPAIGN 2016-17

5 July, 2016 -Mrs Barkha Sha The 7th edition of Green School's Campaign teacher's orientation program was conducted by the Greenline organisation on 5th July, 2016 at Don Bosco Provincial House, Matunga. Ms. Barkha Shah, a Nature club teacher of the school represented...

 COURTESY WEEK – STD I – IV

20 June, 2016. Mrs Griselda Fernandes “Courtesy costs nothing, but buys everything.” Courtesy week in the primary section was celebrated from the 20th of June. The importance of  being courteous in everyday life was brought to the forefront through...

Assembly XB

29 June, 2016 Mrs. Daksha Tandel The class assembly on 29th June 2016 started with the meditation process of calming the mind and body. It focussed on the 'Water-Therapy'; water, as we know is one of the elements of nature. Keeping in mind the theme for the year ,"Don...

KNOWING  MYSELF  DAY – STD II

29 June 2016. Mrs Griselda Fernandes Knowing Myself Day was organised for the students of Std II . Each one is a special gift from God as God created each individual in his own image and likeness. Each child brought a cut out of a flower and pasted a photograph of...

Class Assembly – Std 7 A

28 JUNE, 2016 - Ms. Marossa Fernandes The first assembly of the academic year 2016-17 was conducted by the students of class 7A on 28th June 2016. The assembly which focussed on the virtue of obedience aimed to elicit the importance of being obedient. The assembly...

Our sports heroes begin the new academic year in style!

June 25, 2016 It's a new academic year, and our sporting heroes have begun their conquest for glory in style. In tennis, our tennis ace has done it again! Master Shivam Kadam of Std. 7 D won the gold in the singles and silver in the doubles in the u-14 category at the...

PRIMARY SECTION GETS GOING WITH FUN ACTIVITIES

June 25, 2016 - Ms. Griselda and Ms. Vailena It was time to get started with some fun activities for the children on the campus - just a right start to begin the new academic year. The students of Std.I felt very special where in each child made lovely heart  name...

A new address for Kindergarteners at Don Bosco, Matunga

21 June, 2016 -Ms Ashwini Gupte The bright and colourful addition this year has been the new KG section for our tiniest tots, warmly welcoming the youngsters to the new academic year. Housed in the erstwhile boarding section of the school, it has become a star...

Welcome back to school, dear Boscoites!

15 June, 2016 -Ms Ashwini Gupte Rejuvenated after the long summer break, spirited young faces arrived back to school, ready to journey through the academic year 2016-2017, the jubilee year of Don Bosco High School, Matunga. Every auspicious beginning is marked by an...

Career Guidance staff training program

11 June, 2016 On 9th and 10th  of June 2016 team from Mykensho  conducted a  training session for our  secondary teachers  involved in Career Guidance- Mr. Nelson, Ms Dipti, Mr Sherone George, Mrs Anita Philip and Ms Sonali. They were joined by three other staff...

Secondary Teachers’ Seminar at Nerul

11 June,2016 -Ms Ashwini Gupte As part of the Salesian Educators' continuing professional development, June 9 saw over 200 teachers from the 7 networking Don Bosco institutions- Matunga, Wadala, Andheri, Borivli, Naigaum, Nerul and Lonavla come together at Don Bosco,...

Primary and Pre-Primary teachers’ training program

11 June, 2016 Ms Kashmira Rodrigues The 9th of June marked a new beginning of the scholastic year 2016-17 as the Pre-Primary and Primary staff of Don Bosco Matunga cheerfully mingled with the staff of Salesian schools after a relaxing summer break. Over 157 Teachers...

A prestigious invitation for Boscoites

5 May, 2016 Indian International Model United Nations (IIMUN) is hosting the world's first full MUN conference at the U.N. Headquarters in New York on August 15 to 17, an invite only event. Our school has been selected to send a representation of students for the...

Skating

27 April, 2016 Skating champ fuels his need for speed, wins laurels Aameen Khan of Std. VIII won gold at the TSA Skate Academy's Open Speed Skating Championship 2016 in the 1000 mts. event. He also won silver in the 500 mts. event. At another venue, the Maharashtra...

Budding reporter

22 April 2016 Varghese Chiramel, VIII D, has been selected as part of their top 35 student 'Star Correspondents' by the Times NIE. He will get an opportunity to interact and work with their editorial team through the year. Wishing you the very best Varghese and may...

A musical memento:

22 April 2016 Ramnath Payyade College of Hospitality Management Studies, Kurla, presented a musical instrument (crash cymbal) to the school band as a token of love and appreciation for the performance of our band boys at their Degree Distribution Ceremony. Special...

Bisleri Swachh Bharat Plastic Bottle Recycling Initiative:

15 April, 2016 Don Bosco High School, Matunga received an award during the felicitation ceremony of school participants who had helped Bisleri achieve Guinness World Record for collecting the highest number of plastic bottles for recycling in Mumbai, on April 13,...

Our Maths scholars!

6 April, 2016 In the Mental Maths Competition 2015-16, organized by Ignited Mind Lab, the following students were the outstanding performers in the inter-school competition: Sachin Subbiah - Std. 5 C Snehil Shashi - Std. 5 C S. Gnana Amuthan - 5 D Rasesh Gajanan...

Spellinc 2015-16 – An all India Spelling Competition

6 April, 2016 Master Shivek Daswani and Master Parth Kapasi of Std. IX have bagged the 1st and 2nd place respectively and thus qualified to represent the school in the Mumbai Grand Finale as a Team in the Spellinc 2015-16 All India Spelling Competition. This final...

Appreciation Day Std III & IV

23rd March, 2016 Ms Kashmira Rodrigues In the words of William Butler Yeats, "Education is not the filling of a pail but lighting of a fire." This was beautifully expressed by the students of Std III & IV for the members of the management and their teachers. The...

Our award winners!

March 24, 2016 Hearty congratulations to Master Siddharth Ghosh and Ashif Montal of Std. IX who excelled at the National Level Science Talent Search Examination - 2016 organized by Unified Council. In sports, Master Rudransh Mishra of Std 9 -B did the school proud by...

SCRATCH SOFTWARE – Learning the basics

16 March, 2016 A workshop on open source software was conducted  at Don Bosco International School, Matunga, by Qubaatic Education Pvt. Ltd.  Seven of our students from Stds V and VI participated in the workshop along with a few students of the host school (Don Bosco...

Jr Kg Cultural Day

15 March, 2016 The Benjamins on the campus brought down the curtain on the cultural activities of the scholastic year with their celebration of the cultural day. The Jr KG  students had their  cultural  day  on 12th March  2016 at 10 30am. The theme chosen  was...

Field trip: Std-I

11  March,2016 The students of Std I went on a field trip  on 11th March 2016 to Sahakari Bhandar Matunga. The children had learnt about coins and currency in Mathematics. To make this concept more concrete and realistic this field trip was organised. The students...

Choral Recitation Std III – IV

  12th March, 2016                                                Ms Kashmira Rodrigues The poems were selected by the teachers much in advance and the boys were trained to recite the poems in unison with expression, diction, voice modulation and intonation....

Art Competition award

12 March, 2016 Shivansh Parekh of Class VI B won the First Prize at the Painting competition organised by the Chhatrapati Shivaji Vastu Sagrahalaya, formerly called The Prince Of Wales Museum. The competition was held on the occasion of the exhibition ‘Tabiyat:...

International French Language Olympiad results

12 March, 2016 -Ms Ashwini Gupte Our French students did us proud by winning laurels in their respective categories at this year’s Olympiad. The toppers from Class X were- Aditya Fatehpuria (Gold), Parth Vig (Silver) and Trevin D’Souza (Bronze). Aditya stood Ninth at...

Activity Annual Day (Std I – IV)

6 March, 2016 -Ms Kashmira Rodrigues   The Activity Annual Day was held in the Bianchi Hall on 6th March 2016. The 'activity' students participated with full gusto and enthusiasm. They took the audience on a magical ride and showcased a glimpse of the activities...

River March for India

6 March,2016 The students of Don Bosco High School, Matunga participated in the Mithi River March at BKC on the 6th March 2016 organized by the River March for India foundation. The organization seeks to rejuvenate our Rivers, free from encroachments, non-polluted...

Father and Son Day

5 March, 2016 To strengthen the bond between father and son Don Bosco Primary School , Matunga, celebrated Father and Son Day on 5th March 2016. The Head Teacher read ‘ The Making Of a Father’ by Emma Bombeck, and it was followed by the captain Master Vikrant Pawar...

ASK India’s National Handwriting Competition

5 March, 2016 Our school participated in ASK India's National Handwriting  Competition 2015. The purpose  was to create an awareness among students with regards to good handwriting. DON BOSCO HIGH SCHOOL LIST OF TOPPERS CATEGORY A  (STD 1 TO THE 4TH STANDARD ) AROCKIA...

Nature Club students enjoy the Greenline Mela

  5 March, 2016 -Ms Ashwini Gupte The Greenline Mela, organized on the Don Bosco, Matunga campus on 5th March, 2016 was attended by Nature Club enthusiasts Chaitanya, Akarsh, Suraj, Jenil and Devansh, along with Ms. Barkha. This was followed by the awards...

Hockey Shines

5 March, 2016 Congratulations to our school u-12 A and B hockey teams that won the first and second place respectively of the Mumbai Schools Sports Association (MSSA) boys U-12 Olympian Walter D’Souza League at St Stanislaus Ground, Bandra. In the finals our two...

Election Results 2016

Following the elections in the school on 29th Feb 2016, we have the results of our newly elected school leaders. They will form the elected representative body of the school student council for the academic year 2016-17:            ...

CULTURAL DAY – SR. KG

3 March, 2016 The Sr  Kg parents were in for a treat  on Saturday  27th February  2016 when they witnessed  the Sr  Kg  Cultural  day. The children  with confidence and poise took the stage  to showcase their talent. They depicted the story of Don Bosco - the...

Field Trip STD2

3 March,2016 Standard II went on a field trip to “Traffic Training Park For Children”at Ghatkopar.The children visited this enchanting and picturesque place being a part of the school curriculum . Here they got a hands-on experience and the authorities explained...

National Science Day 2016 Celebrations

2 March, 2016 National Science Day is celebrated in India on 28th February each year to mark the discovery of the 'Raman Effect' by Indian physicist Sir C. V. Raman on this day in 1928. The Science Day celebrations began on 27th February, with five teams of two...

Field Trop Std-III

2 March, 2016 Ms Kashmira Rodrigues Mumbai is what the Indians affectionately call -The "City of Dreams."So the students of Std III packed their bags loaded with mineral water and snacks and set out to explore Mumbai in all its glory. They saw important and historical...

Marathi Divas Festivities at Don Bosco, Matunga

27 February, 2016 The birth anniversary of the reknowned Marathi poet V. V. Shirwadkar, fondly called 'Kusumagraj' is celebrated in the state of Maharashtra to encourage young students to cultivate love and respect for Marathi, the state language. We too were a part...

Sculpture Competition District Level Prize

29 February, 2016 Don Bosco, Matunga won the second place at the District Level 'Kala Mahotsav Competition' held in September 2015 under the Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan. The participants were Nivesh Sharma IX F, Subhankar Das X E, Hritik Das X C and Jairaj...

Very Important Instructions

  Don bosco high school, matunga, Mumbai – 400 019 February 27, 2016 Stds. V – IX Dear Parents,   Our school is the centre for March 2016 SSC Examination, which will commence from March 1, 2016.  In view of this there will be a change in the normal timing of...

Marathi Bhasha Divas Std I – IV

Don Bosco High School Matunga, Mumbai 27th February, 2016                                              Ms Kashmira Rodrigues   Marathi Bhasha Divas was celebrated on 27th February in the Primary Section. Prior to this day the classrooms were suitably...

Scouts, NCC, RSP and Cubs Day

26 February, 2016                                                                                                                                                                                             -Ms Ashwini Gupte Don Bosco, Matunga’s N.C.C., R.S.P., Scout...

Class Assembly VIII A – Is it a shame? Or are we to be blamed?

  -Ms Ashwini Gupte 26 February, 2016   The class presented a street play as part of their assembly in order to highlight the appalling crime of child trafficking and the ill-treatment meted out to vulnerable children. The class made it clear that that it is...

Essay Writing Award

27 February, 2016 Ashwin Mutkekar and Parth Maru of Class IX were awarded certificates of merit and received an Honourable Mention for their essay entries at the All India Essay Writing Event 2015, organized by the Shri Ram Chandra Mission (S.R.C.M.) and the United...

Don Bosco win against St. Stanislaus to win Fr. Donnelly Cup

26 February, 2016 Having beaten St. Stanislaus just five days back in the St Andrew's Challenge Shield final, Don Bosco 'A' (Matunga) once again hammered defending champions St Stanislaus 'A' (Bandra) 4-1 in the Mumbai Schools Sports Association (MSSA) boys U-14...

Community helpers day

24 February, 2016 On the 24th of February  2016 the Jr KG celebrated community  helpers  day. The  student  changed  the classroom into people  who help us  as each and every child came dressed up in a community  helper.   Some  were dressed up as policemen while...

Food Day Std IV

24th February, 2016 -Ms Kashmira Rodrigues   Std. IV observed  Food Day to co-relate the same with the topic learnt in science The teachers along with the students suitably decorated the classrooms with charts, pictures and quotes.  Through discussion the...

Sports accolades!

  23 February, 2016 Congratulations to our school hockey A team for winning the MSSA u-14 hockey title, and to the B team for clinching the third place in the same tournament. Our A team triumphed against arch rivals St. Stanislaus, Bandra, via the tie breaker....

A significant rite of passage – The Std. X Farewell

21 February, 2016 -Ms Ashwini Gupte ‘Go Forth and Shine,’ was the message for our Std. X batch, as the management and staff of Don Bosco, Matunga bid a warm adieu to our Std. X batch of 2015-2016. The meaningful farewell on Feb. 17 that began with the solemn prayer...

Bonding by the sea, in Boscowadi – The staff picnic

21 February, 2016 -Ms Ashwini Gupte The management and staff of Don Bosco, Matunga enjoyed a brief hiatus after the hectic and successful winding up of the Annual Thanksgiving Days. Feb. 18 and 19 saw the management and the staff letting down their hair for a spot of...

Value Education Day

15 February,2016 Imbibing values, the Don Bosco way -Ms Ashwini Gupte The attitude of reverence is of paramount importance in every Don Bosco institution, rooted in the recognition of God’s unfolding presence in our daily lives. In order to reiterate this message, the...

Two more trophies added to our kitty!

  15 February,2016 Our U/11 and u/13 basketball teams were declared winners of the Savio Hoop basketball tournament held at Domnic Savio - Andheri in their respective categories. Somesh Shetty of Std 4-D was awarded the best player award in the u/11 section while...

School footballers chosen to represent Maharashtra

12 February,2016 Aaron Nazareth, Aman Manghi, Joshua Dsouza and Mannan Dang from our School have been selected to represent Maharashtra State Sub-Junior Football team in the National Football Championship Boys 2015-16 to be held at Seoni, Madhya Pradesh. While we...

News update:

11 February, 2016 Don Bosco Matunga has much to cheer with a few trophies coming its way by way of sports and cultural events. At the annual Open Athletic meet 2016 organized by the Catholic Gymkhana, Rom Padelkar stood 2nd and Arzaan Panthaky stood 3rd in Long jump...

Yet another feather in our cap!

11 February, 2016 The school u-11 basketball team pose with the winners' trophy of the MSSA inter-school basketball tournament after winning the finals today. They beat VIBGYOR 21-17 to clinch the title at the MSSA basketball court - Azad Maidan. Congratulations boys...

Sports news update:

2 February, 2016 Congratulations to Master Sankalp Panda of Std 9 who has been selected for the U/13 basketball team to represent Maharashtra. for the National championship currently underway at...

English Elocution Competition Primary

1 February, 2016   Standard I and II had their English Elocution Competition on 29th January, 2016. The three best students from each class participated on stage and gave their very best. The students were judged for choice of poem, expression and voice modulation....

Bosco Week I -IV

1 February, 2016 The students of the primary section celebrated Bosco Week to recount the abundant blessings showered on each one of us by St. John Bosco, our patron saint. The students and teachers with joy celebrate Don Bosco’s birth anniversary and thank the...

School celebrates the feast of Don Bosco

31 January, 2016   The school premises wore a festive look on the penultimate day of the month of January since it was the feast of our father, founder and patron saint DON BOSCO. Though the feast falls on the 31st of January, this year being a Sunday, the joyous...

Bosco’s corner glory!

16 January, 2015 Bosco's corner glory! Our U/16 hockey team won the MSSA Junior Aga Khan boys' U-16 inter-school hockey tournament held at SAI grounds Kandivali. They beat Children's Academy 2-1 in the finals today. Earlier on they beat Our Lady of Dolours (Marine...

School NCC troupe goes trekking!

27 January, 2016 Taking a break from the humdrum of day to day school activity, coaching classes, computers, smartphones and other gadgets, our NCC troupe under the able leadership of their master, Sir Shukla, and five other guides, ventured on a one-day trekking...

Republic Day Std I – IV

26th January, 2016 Ms Kashmira Rodrigues       Std. I to IV observed Republic Day as an attempt to imbibe in the students a sense of pride for our country. The day began with a speech given by Mst. Vikrant Pawar the Captain of the Primary Section. The...

Republic Day Celebration at Don Bosco, Matunga

26 January, 2016 -Ms Ashwini Gupte A solemn flag hoisting by our senior teachers, Mrs. Syria Paiva and Mrs. Shoba D'Souza, flanked by our N.C.C. cadets marked the joyous occasion of India's 67th Republic Day. Class VIII B through their assembly 'Man, the steward of...

Jr. Kg Field trip to the Museum

20 January , 2016, The Jr KG went on their field trip on 20th January 2016 to the museum . The children  were shown the animal  section  since they are presently learning  about animals. Here they  were taken to see  wild animals,sea animals ,reptiles  and birds. The...

Good luck, good health and a God bless: Saby

20 January, 2016 Good luck, good health and a God bless. This is what the Primary staff of Don BoscoMatunga wished Mr. Sebastian Dias who has been head clerk Primary section for more than two decades, in a well- planned farewell on January20th, 2016. The staff invoked...

Our Senses Day Std III

  Ms Kashmira Rodrigues Don Bosco High School Matunga, Mumbai 18th January, 2016 Std III classrooms were suitably decorated for the day.  The teachers had a discussion with the students about the same. Dr. Atul Indurkhiya and Dr. Mrs. Chaya Hardi spoke to the...

Newly Ordained Priests Mumbai Province

16 January, 2016 Don Bosco High School Matunga was privileged to have the eight newly ordained priests of the Mumbai Province - Fr. Jacob Palaparambil, Fr. Ashwin Mal, Fr. Pannasingh Bhuriya, Fr. Roshan Gonsalves, Fr. Richard Burkhao, Fr. Leon Rodrigues, Fr. Crescens...

More brothers box to glory!

13 January,2016     Congratulations to the More brothers who have done our school proud yet again by winning accolades at the recently concluded MSSA inter-school boxing championship. Master Shwet More of Std. 7A and Master Saket More of Std. 9D won gold...

Positive Parenting Helpline

Don Bosco High School, Matunga,Mumbai 13 January, 2016 Positive Parenting Helpline for School Parents 'Parisar Asha' Centre for Educational Research and Training offers a free and confidential telephonic helpline service for parents, to cater to their child-related...

RoboTech Workshop

11 January,2106 - Ms. Niki Sharma Make Your Own Robot was a two day workshop, conducted by Sir Clarence of Kalrashukla classes on Nov. 28 and 29, 2015. On the first day of the workshop, students were taught the theory behind the assembly of the robot and the second...

CUBS CAMP 2015-16

6 January, 2016 -Ms Vandana The Cubs from Standards 5th to 7th visited Pinewood resort at Karjat for an overnight camp on 22nd & 23rd December, 2015. The cub went for trekking in the evening after which they learnt knots. At night each group performed a skit with...

Christmas Field Trip Std I – IV January 5th, 2016

5 January, 2016 -Ms Kashmira Rodrigues The students of Std I-IV were taken on a field trip to the Shrine of Don Bosco’s Madonna to see the crib set up for Christmas. The teachers explained the same to the students. They sat in silence for a few moments and the...

47 C.B.D. A. Annual Scout Camp

26 December, 2015 The scout troupe of Don Bosco Matunga attended a three day camp at Boscowadi Uttan from 21st to 23rd Dec. 2015 under the able guidance of their scout Master, Mr. Manoj, and assistants Mr. Rajesh and Mr. Cinappa. There was trekking, cooking,...

Our athletes do us proud at MSSA meet

26 Decemeber, 2015 Our athletes won many laurels at the recently concluded MSSA organized inter-school athletic meet. In shot put, Master Hrithik Swarup from Std. IX A won the second place (silver medal). Hrithik is the winner of many awards at the city and state...

Cubs’ Camp – Pinewood Resort, Kharjat

26 December, 2015   It was a new experience for many of the cubs attending the overnight camp at Pinewood resort, Kharjat. Students of Std. VII enrolled in the cubs' movement had a thrilling and adventurous outing on 22-23 Dec. under the watchful guidance and...

Christmas week STD I-IV

22 December, 2015 Standard I-IV celebrated Christmas week from 14th November 2015. The week began with a discussion, that brought out the meaning of Christmas. Christmas carols were played and the students sang along. They also sketched out beautiful Christmas trees...

Staff celebrates with a grand Christmas party

22 December, 2015 The school ushered in the Christmas vacations with a grand staff Christmas party. Fresh from the successful and vibrant Christmas Panorama celebrations spanning two days, the staff - past and present - came together to share some beautiful moments...

Sr. Kg. celebrates Traditional Day

19 December, 2015 The boys of the Sr KG celebrated Traditional day on 16th  of December. The children came dressed up in their traditional dress and spoke a few sentences on the topic. In their speech, the children conveyed about the food they ate, the festival  they...

School u-12 football team clinch third consecutive MSSA title:

17 December, 2015 Our football team was at it again - this time around it was the turn of our u-12 A team. The boys scored a convincing 2-0 victory over rivals Bombay Scottish in the finals at Azad Maidan on 16th December 2015, thus clinching the MSSA title for the...

Celebrating Cardinal’s birthday!

17 December, 2015 Don Boso High School, Matunga was offered the privilege to animate and sing at the mass on 17th December celebrating Cardinal Oswald Gracias' birthday. Although the birthday of the Cardinal falls on 24th December , it is a practice for the ABE...

SAY IT WITH CARDS, CRIBS, STARS AND CHRISTMAS TREES!

  16 December, 2015 What is Christmas without a Christmas tree, a crib, a star or a card? Simple reminders that Christmas joy and cheer are incomplete without them. The secondary section of our school was agog with card, crib, star and Christmas tree competitions...

Sports Heroes!

14 December,2015 Congratulations to Aryan Parkar of Std. 9 C and Rudransh Mishra of Std. 9 B for winning accolades in the field of sport. In the inter-school gymnastics (MSSA) Aryan won a gold medal in parallel bar and 2 silver medals in floor exercise & vaulting...

Sports news:

13 December, 2015 Master Hrithik Rajesh Swarup won 3rd place bronze medal in India Master's Athletic Meet held on 10th December. Atharva Gatkar stood 3rd in 100 metres for boys under 16, while our under 16 4x100 metres relay team comprising Akash Patki, Sakshay...

Ward level Science Exhibition

12 December, 2015 - Ms. Bindu Keny The F/N ward level Mumbai Science Exhibition 2015-16 was held in Sanathan Dharam High School & Jr. College,G.T.B Nagar ,Sion (E) from 9th to 11th December. Our school was represented by the following students: STD 8    JUNIORS...

Eat Healthy Day

8 December,2015 -Ms Kashmira  Std. III observed Eat Healthy Day to supplement their lessons in E.V.S. and English on Our Need for Food and Junk Food. The teachers along with the students suitably decorated the classrooms with charts, pictures and quotes. Through...

Jr KG singing competition

8 December,2015 The Jr KG had their singing competition  on the 5th of December  15 during school hours. The children all went in to  an elimination  round and the selected boys were all geared up to perform in front of their  friends. The boys were judged on pitch ,...

Online Applications for Admission – 2016-17

The school will be hosting a portal for applying for admission online. This will be done in 3 phases for students of Jr. KG, then for Std. VII and VIII and finally subject to availability of seats for the other classes. All details will be updated to our dedication...

Bosco Sports Fest 2015 a grand success

5 December, 2015 -Ms Ashwini Gupte  ‘Playing Fields + The Dons = Untold Joy’ proclaimed the backdrop with pride, and two days of unbridled excitement and superior sportsmanship it was, as Don Bosco, Matunga witnessed their heart thumping, mega adrenaline rush annual...

The Class Picnics Std I-IV

  3 December, 2015 Ms Kashmira 2nd December was the day set aside for rest and relaxation as the boys of the Primary section went on their annual picnic. Classes I and II went to Tiku –ji-ni Wadi and Classes  III and IV went to Great Escape.Fun and frolic in the...

Tennis prodigy

3 December, 2015 Congratulations! Master Shivam Sandeep Kadam of Std VI secured the second place in the U-17 category in the State inter-school Soft tennis  tournament held in Aurangabad. He is chosen to represent Maharashtra for inter-school Soft Tennis Nationals to...

The 15th Annual Inter-school International Cultural Extravaganza!

1 December, 2015   The inter-school international cultural extravaganza 'We Are The World' was held on 28th and 29th Nov, 15 at St.Stanislaus School, Bandra. Our students participated in the different competitions and emerged winners in the following events...

Children’s Day (Primary section)

1 December,2015 Standard I – IV, celebrated Children’s Day on 4th November 2015. The class rooms were well decorated by the parents, helped by their teachers.The day began with a prayer for the children followed by the teachers singing & dancing for the students....

Readathon Day I -IV

  1 December,2015 -Mrs Kashmira The  entire primary section of the school, from classes I to IV celebrated Readathon Day on the 1st of December. The classrooms and corridors were suitably decorated for the day  The day was set aside to initiate our students into...

The Management Day and Children’s Day celebration

30 November, 2015 A double celebration at Don Bosco’s, Matunga Ms Ashwini Gupte A day filled with thanksgiving prayers, fun and festivity as we expressed gratitude to the Almighty for both, the members of our Management and for the children He has entrusted to our...

EMATS All India General Knowledge Test 2015.

30 NOVEMBER,2015 AAKARSH NAIR VIII C has been awarded The All India Merit Prize of Rs.5000 for securing The All India Second Rank among students of VIII Standard In The EMATS All India General Knowledge Test 2015. JENIL MEHTA IX E has been awarded The Lucky Draw Prize...

SRKG Field trip today

28 Novemeber, 2015 The children of the SR KG were transported in to another world on their field trip today. They went to Kangaroo Kids  at Wadala who were hoisting  their mega event on transport . The place was transformed into the four main modes of transport with...

Gandhi Jayanti Competition 2015:

25 November,2015 Our talented singers bagged the second place in the Group Singing Devotional Songs (English) category at the Gandhi Jayanti Competition 2015 held on 7th September 2015 at Mani Bhavan. The group (Std. V to X) ably trained by Ms. Valenka had the...

Dr. Homi Bhaba written round results

Don Bosco High School, Matunga, Mumbai 18 November, 2015 Of the 65 students who appeared for the written round of Dr. Homi Bhaba exams, 7 have qualified for the challenging practical round. They are - Std VI : 1)krish Rakesh Fernandes 2)Calvin Jude Rosario 3)Atharv...

Diwali Celebrations

10 November, 2015 Standard I- IV, celebrated ‘ Diwali’ on 6th November 2015. Each and every class was well decorated with lights and lanterns not forgetting the beautiful rangolis. A discussion was held and all the students actively participated in it. They shared...

DON BOSCO CUP DRAWS TO A CLOSE

8 November, 2015 The two-week second edition of Don Bosco Cup inter-school basketball tournament ended on Sunday, 8th Nov. 2015 with the completion of the finals of the u-16 boys' and girls' categories. PG Garodia and Bombay Scottish emerged champions in the boys' and...

DONS OF U-14 FOOTBAL

10 November,2015 "Don Bosco's are dons of under-14 football, clinch second title of season' screams the title on Mid-day (10th Nov. 2015). Indeed they are! Our boys have stamped their supremacy in inter-school football claiming their second MSSA title this season...

An eco-friendly Diwali

-Mrs. Barkha  7th of November 2015 The Open Day of the School, the nature club boys organised a sale of diyas, and best out of waste articles. Many charts giving descriptions on celebrating an eco-friendly Diwali were displayed in the school building. The main motive...

The Red House celebrates ‘Incredible North East India’

- Mrs. Elizabeth Soares 7 November, 2015 A week-long journey through the north eastern seven ‘sister states’ of India brought a wealth of knowledge about the remote frontiers and rugged regions that comprise the farthest reaches of India, courtesy the Red House...

Cubs’ Camp

- Ms. Vandana 6 November, 2015 Our scouts-to-be viz. cubs, had a one day camp organized for them on 5th Nov. 2015 in the school gymnasium. The cubs along with their teachers-in-charge assembled at 9 a.m. and were introduced to Sir Kardak, a Scout master, who was to be...

Creative Craft Day

6 November,2015 Creative Craft Day/ Paper Folding Competition - 28 Oct, 2015 Std III & IV The students of the Primary section displayed their creative skills on Creative Craft Day. It was a day well planned by the teachers along with the Head Teacher. The students...

Kindergarten Childrens’day

4 November,2015 The Kindergarten along with the primary section of the school  celebrated Childrens'day today the 4th of November '15. It started with performances -singing and dancing by  the teachers ,  dances by a group of  parents and finally a  juggler  cum magic...

Jr KGTransport Day

Don Bosco High School, Matunga, Mumbai 4 November, 2015 The Jr KG celebrated Transport Day today the 3rd of November'15. Each child was instructed to get a vehicle  or a picture of one and learn three sentences on it. After the child spoke the teacher added valuable...

Basketball – Bosco Cup (2nd edition)

  4 November, 2015 The 2nd edition of the inter-school basketball Bosco Cup organized by the DBHS Matunga is in progress. While the u-16 matches are currently on, the u-11 and u-13 have completed their schedule with the finals played on 31st Oct 2015. Below is...

S Umbro Cup winners

3 November, 2015 Congratulations to our U/12 football team that emerged winners of the 5 a side Umbro Cup held at Cooperage Football Ground. Karsten D'Souza was awarded the best player of the tournament....

Sr KG Sports day

3 November, 2015 The Sr KG Sports day was held on 31st October 15 at 3: 00 pm on the Don Bosco ground.  It was an exciting day as the boys were all set  to run the races  they had been practicing all week long. The event started with the welcome to the management team...

Interschool water polo Nationals

2 November, 2015 Congratulations! Master Abhishek Jaiswal is chosen to represent Maharashtra for interschool water polo Nationals to be held at Kolkata, from 4th Nov onwards. Besides captaining our school for the district he is the youngest player to be selected in...

Creative day standard I & II

1 November, 2015 As a part of the creative day standard I & II, participated in a Paper Folding Competition. The topics for std- I:Flowers,Fish,Animals The topics for std- II: Insects, Birds ,Latern Children had practised well in advance as there were prizes to be...

Jr KG field trip

30 October, 2015 The Jr KG boys went on a field trip on the 28th of October 15 to see the different modes of transport in the city. They  went to the Anik bus  depot  where they saw the BEST buses. As they  travelled  along they saw  the monorail at Wadala. They then...

A double celebration!

29 October, 2015 Don Bosco Matunga emerged champions in the u-14 I Division and III Division in the MSSA inter school football tournament.In the I Div finals, the A team edged past St. Stanislaus in the penalty shootout scheduled today after a goalless draw a couple...

Guidelines of the Facebook social website

Dear parents and well-wishers, Following the guidelines of the Facebook social website, the school facebook account 'Don Bosco Matunga' has been changed to facebook PAGE 'Don Bosco Matunga'. Follow the link below and 'like' it if you wish to check the updates....

Bonding over a much deserved break

28 October, 2015 The end of the term exams meant a welcome respite from books and to beat the sweltering October heat, the students of the secondary section of Don Bosco, Matunga enjoyed a day's outing on October 23rd at the water recreation parks ‘Tikuji ni wadi’ and...

Festive Frolic Day

25 October, 2015   With the festive season approaching and keeping with what the children are learning in class. Standard 2 celebrated 'Festive Frolic Day' on 25 October 2015. The classrooms were suitably decorated for the occasion. The students came dressed in...

Sports Updates

19 October, 2015   Hockey: Mannan Dang & Yash Jadhav of Std. 8 have been selected to represent Maharashtra in hockey in the U/14 category. Roller skating: Aameen Khan of Std 8 won 3 bronze medals in the DSO District skating competition.He won 2 bronze medals...

N.C.S.C. Research Project 2015

  Don Bosco enters the pre-State Level round -Ms Ashwini Gupte Mumbai, Oct. 19: Don Bosco High School, Matunga has progressed to the pre-State Level selection with their research project among those chosen to be sent to Pune for scrutiny. The regional level...

Field trip – Std. II

20 October, 2015 STD II went for a field trip to the Nehru Science Center. The students were learning about the sense organs in class and were given a hands on experience during the field trip through the various gadgets on display at the Center. The students were...

U-14 school hockey team emerge state runners-up!

17 OCtober, 2015 The school u-14 hockey team has added yet another feather to their cap by clinching the state runners-up title in the DSO organized tournament. In the finals played today at Nagpur, they went down fighting to Kolhapur to bag the second place. The team...

Our research team does us proud!

  17 October, 2015 Our Research team having done some extensive study on 'solar energy' has won at the district level competition. At the prestigious event held on 17th October 2015, the team made it big by impressing all with their presentation and findings....

Cultural day-STD I

17, October, 2015   STD I had their cultural day on 3rd October 2015. The theme was 'Let's Create Youth for Don Bosco'.The students staged a variety entertainment program. There were songs, dances and skits to bring out the theme. Each and every student...

Sports news – Athletics

  16 October, 2015 Congratulations to Master Hrithik Swarup Of Std. 9 and Master Carlton Das of Std. 10 for their creditable performances at the DSO organized inter school Athletic Meet held from 12th to 14th Oct at Priyadarshini Park, Nepeansea Road. Hrithik...

Sports updates:

16 October, 2015 Cricket: In the DSO inter school cricket tournament, our u/17 school cricket team won the Mumbai city finals played at Azad Maidan beating Anjuman Islam High School by six wickets. Master Shreeraj Gharat was awarded the Man of the Match. We have now...

News Flash – DB Matunga ranked top State Board school

15 October, 2015 Don Bosco High School Matunga has added another feather in its cap. It has collected another title to add to the growing list of accolades and awards - this time around, being adjudged the top State Board school in Mumbai at the Times of India Schools...

Bisleri Recycling Drive

8 October, 2015 The Nature Club’s efforts towards the ‘Bisleri Recycling Drive’ a grand success -Ms Ashwini Gupte / Ms. Lakshmi Krishna / Ms. Barkha Shah  The nature club students of Don Bosco High School were delighted as their plastic bottle collection, a drive...

Fieldtrip to the Nehru Science Center.

7 October,2015 STD II went for a field trip to the Nehru Science Center. The students were learning about the sense organs in class and here were given  a first hand experience through the various gadgets around. The students were ask to take notes and draw sketches...

‘Healthy Food Day’

7 October, 2015 The  Sr. KG. boys along with their teachers had an amazing day today the 7th of October 15 as they had planned a 'Healthy Food Day'. The children were divided into groups and each group had to depict on a chart a healthy meal that they have at home. ...

‘News flash’

8 October, 2015 Kudos to our Research and u-14 hockey teams! The research projects of both our teams have been selected for the district level competition to be held on the 17th of this month. A reward for their tireless efforts and sacrifice. The teams: 1. 'Our local...

Dance Competition Std IV

Dance Competition -Ms Kashmira Rodrigues  5 th October, 2015      Dancing is always a great way to keep busy and is a lot of fun. Dance represents ones feelings. The students of Std IV put on their dancing shoes and displayed their moves. Eliminations were held in...

N. C. S. C. Research Projects 2015

-Ashwini Gupte 6 October, 2015 Under the able guidance of their guide teacher, Mrs. Anita Philip, two groups of young researchers from Don Bosco High School, Matunga, belonging to Class VIII (Junior Group) have successfully completed their research activity; the one...

Quiz (Inter School Awards)

3 October, 2015 At Shishuvan's 'Anurag' festival, Aditya Fatehpuria and Venkatesh Shenoy, Class X D, stood Second in the Senior Group Quiz Competition. Krish Dhanwani and Heet Mehta, VII D,  took the Fourth Place in the Junior Group Quiz. Well done,...

Chess

5 October, 2015 At the Mumbai Parents Chess Foundation's Open School Rapid Chess Tournament, conducted by the Mumbai Suburban District Chess Association, Hriday Sangoi, V D, stood Second in the Under 10 category. Congratulations,...

Visit to Bhakti Park (Sr KG )

5 October 2015 The boys of the Sr KG went to the Bhakti Park on Monday the 28th of September 15 in keeping with the topic 'At the park' .The children were really excited seeing all the play equipment. They enjoyed the morning on the slides, jungle gym  and the sea...

KUDOS TO OUR U-16 HOCKEY TEAM

3 October, 2015 Our u-16 school hockey team emerged runners-up in the MSSA organized inter-schools tournament. In the finals played at BHA yesterday, our boys went down fighting 2-3 to Dolours school. Well-played boys!...

JR KG Field Trip

3 October, 2015   The JR KG had their field trip to the Shivaji  Park garden on the 30th of September 15. Since the children were learning about plants around them it was a good chance to give them first hand experience of the same .  The teachers brought  to...

Assembly 9A

-Ms Ashwini Gupte 3 October 2015 The greatest weapon to change the world is the power of youth... Through the story of Dylan Mahalingam, a child visionary and philanthropist, the class gave us the message that you are never too young to make a change, and that if you...

Fruit and Vegetable day

2 October, 2015 The  Sr KG set aside the 30th of September 15 as Fruit and Vegetable day for the boys.The children were instructed well in advance to bring along a specific fruit or a vegetable - real or a picture - and say a few sentences on the fruit before the...

Hockey

2 October, 2015   Congratulations to our u-15 school Hockey team that emerged runners-up at the DSO zonals state hockey tournament. In the well played and evenly contested match, our boys lost in the finals that was played at Pune yesterday. Kudos to the team and...

DSO Inter-School Boxing Tournament

2 October, 2015   Brothers - Shwet More (U/14) & Saket More (U/17) are proud winners of the DSO inter-school Boxing Tournament (city finals). They will now represent our school for the inter school zonal meet. Congratulations ... And we wish them all the...

Congratulations Pratham Soni

30 Sept, 2015   We congratulate Master Pratham Soni who has been shortlisted for the Maharashtra state selections in Basketball (U-14 category). He leaves for Nagpur on 4th October 2015 for the State selections. We wish him the very best!...

Assembly 6A

29 Sept, 2015 The theme: 'Act fast before it is too late'.  The assembly stressed on the importance of taking care of our environment, keeping it clean and taking preventive measures to protect our rivers and lands....

English Elocution Std III-IV

Ms Kashmira Rodrigues  28 September, 2015  Each and every student of Std III and IV participated in an Intra Class English Elocution Competition and the three best students from each class then represented their respective classes in an Inter Class English Elocution...

Assembly 6B

26 Sept, 2015 An informative and inspirational assembly on the life of Dayanand Saraswati was presented by the students under the guidance of their class teacher. Well selected costumes and dialogues added flair and effectivity to the...

Class Assembly IX B

  Man Making Mission -Ms Ashwini Gupte Sept 23: Swami Vivekananda was upheld as an icon on a 'man' making mission, as was Don Bosco. The class gave us an example of this mission, through an incident involving current-day youngsters who go back in time and learn...

Congratulations to Master Ayush Hindlekar

25 Sep, 2015   Congratulations to Master Ayush Hindlekar of Std. 7 for winning the Mumbai city DSO lawn tennis title. He will now represent our school at the zonals to be played on 28th of this month. We wish him all the...

Celebrating Roald Dahl Day

Celebrating Roald Dahl Day – A Literary Club activity -Ms Ashwini Gupte Mumbai, Sept. 23: The British children’s fiction author, novelist and screenplay writer, Roald Dahl was the literary figure celebrated by the English Literary Club of Don Bosco High School,...

Cultural Day Std. III

Cultural Day Std. III - 'Let's Partner With Our Young' Ms Kashmira Rodrigues   16 Sep, 2015 The Cultural Day of Std. III was held on 16th September, in the Bianchi Hall. The event started off on the right note with Standard III B performing a melodious song...

Congratulations to our U/14 football team

Sep 23, 2015   Congratulations to our U/14 football team for winning the DSO inter-school city finals beating Campion 3-1.  However in the zonal finals the team emerged runners-up losing 1-3 to St. Francis d'Assissi, Borivili in the tie-breaker. Mannan Dang &...

Singing competition

16 Sep, 2015 The Sr KG had their singing competition on 16th September 15 during school hours . The competition saw all the children participate in the first round. Those selected were all ready to sing  in front of their friends.   The children were judged on choice...

Rev. Fr. Provincial gives his message at the Class Assembly IX C

16th September 2015 – Who will you make peace with? -Ashwini Gupte     A red-letter day at Don Bosco High School saw the Provincial, Rev. Fr. Godfrey D’Souza, with his cheerful smile at the class assembly, on his annual visitation to the school. The...

Exploring western India – The Blue House Week

Mumbai, Sept. 12:  A memorable week with its insights on the western states of India, with their distinct charm. The students gave us a number of insights into unique facets that contribute towards the grandeur of the states of Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Gujarat and Goa;...

Class Assembly VI C

– Save the girl child Sept. 15: The girl child of today will be the mother of a child tomorrow, and no more need be said about the invaluable role a mother plays in her child’s life. The students enacted the story of a poor young girl who wishes to be educated in...

Water polo city champs!

16 Sep, 2015 Our U/17 school Water polo team emerged Mumbai city champs in the DSO organized tournament defeating Bombay Scottish 5-0. However we lost to Raigad 7/4 in an exciting zonals' final held in Thane to emerge runners-up of the inter school Waterpolo...

Hindi One Act Play

14 Sep, 2015 Paying homage to our Rashtrabhasha - The Hindi One Act Plays Mumbai, Sept. 14: The ‘Hindi Divas’ was celebrated at Don Bosco High School, Matunga with great reverence towards the one tongue that gives us our national identity, and in a country which...

Foot Ball

14 Sep, 2015 Congratulations to our u-14 school football team that won the Mumbai city championship in the DSO organized tournament for the second time this year. Well done boys and...

AVEC

12 Sep, 2015 The role of parents, along with teachers, in shaping students’ lives – AVEC Seminar 2015-2016  The Value Education Seminar for Value Education coordinators, ‘Involving Parents in the Educative Process’ focused on the crucial role families play in shaping...

Field Trip Primary

The boys of std I went to the Chatrapathi Shivaji museum on the 10th of September 2015. They were taken to the Natural History section. The children were thrilled to see different kinds of stuffed birds, animals & fish at a close range, the nests they build and...

Nature Club

Going on a nature trail Mumbai, September 10: A group of Nature Club enthusiasts of our school visited the Sion Fort Garden along with their teacher, Mrs. Barkha Shah, as part of a Green line activity, under the guidance of Ms. Gauri Gurad, a plant expert. The Nature...

RIP

9 Sep 2015 Mrs. Eunice Lawrence (Ex-Supervisor: Pre-Primary Section). She was in service at Don Bosco, Matunga for 36 years from June 1952 to Aug 1988.  May God grant her eternal reward and peace. We extend our condolences to the bereaved members of Mrs. Eunice's...

Feather in our cap

 Don Bosco High School, Matunga features in top ten schools in India in the Boys' Day Schools' Category - the annual Education World India School Rankings 2015. Excerpt from DNA: Boys Day Schools category: Campion School, Fort, Mumbai No 1; Bishop's School, Pune No 6;...

English Elocution

7 Sep, 2015 Congratulations to Donatus Noronha (Std. 7 D) for winning the 2nd prize in the English Elocution, and also the best Goan speaker in the Junior Category, in the Goan Institute Competition (finals) held on 6th September 2015. In the same competition, Aaron...

Teachers Day

To Our Teachers, With Love – Teachers’ Day celebrations Mumbai, September 5: The special occasion on which to show gratitude towards teachers, the Teachers’ Day, was a grand affair at Don Bosco’s with students felicitating their teachers in their respective classes,...

Android App Launched

We are pleased to announce the launch of Don Bosco Matunga Android Mobile app. 3 options to download the Android app: On the phone go to: Google Play Store > Click on Apps> Search > (type) Don Bosco High School Matunga >  (it will show) Don Bosco High...

Happy Teachers Day

On the occasion of teacher's day, our Principal Fr. Bernard has sent a message. Please click on the link to access the message: Principal's Message on the occasion of Teacher's Day 2015

“The Green house week”

The staff and the students of the green house celebrated the ‘Green House Week’ with great gusto and pomp. The celebration commenced on the 24th August 2015- 29th August 2015. The green house brought about the rich culture, tradition, religion, cuisine, etc of the...

A Nature Club activity

Visit to the Pramod Mahajan Udyan Mumbai, August 22: A group of five students belonging to the school’s nature club, along with their teacher, Mrs. Lakshmi Krishna, visited the Udyan at Tulsi Pipe Road for a full day's programme, from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., organized by...

The Design For Change (D.F.C.)

The Design For Change (D.F.C.) programme is a global movement that cultivates the ‘I Can’ mindset in every child; empowering children by giving them the opportunity to express their own ideas for a better world and putting the same into action. Don Bosco High School,...

Winners All

The India u-16 squad for the 2017 FIFA u-17 World Cup to be hosted by India is presently in Germany to play a string of practice matches. Here, our team lost 3-5 to Germany's SpVgg Unterhaching on Saturday 29 Aug at DFI Artificial Ground in Germany. Our Don Bosco...

Cultural Day Std IV 29-8-15

`Helping Hands, Loving Hearts `, this theme was beautifully portrayed by the students of Std. IV in the form of dance, drama and music. The programme began with a lovely welcome by the students  who came dressed in colourful costumes and set the tone for the day with...

Raksha Bandhan

The Sr KG celebrated  the festival of in class on the 28th August '15.  The parents were instructed to sit with their children and prepare a rakhi and teach them a few sentences on the festival. The children were eager to see the rakhies of their friend and also to...

Numbers are Important

29 August 2015. The students of Std III observed Numbers are Important Day on the 26th of August. The classrooms were decorated in keeping with the theme. A discussion  was held where the children were made to understand how and why numbers play an important role in...

Assembly –IX E 26th August

                         The IX E class presented a meaningful and well executed  assembly highlighting children's ability to act as agents of change. The  assembly focussed on the life of Craig Kielburger, a child rights activist  who was just in the Seventh grade...

Field trip to the Taraporewala Aquarium

-Mrs Vailena D' Souza The students of std III went on a field trip to the Taraporewala Aquarium today, ie 27th August, 2015. This field trip was organised for the children to supplement their lesson in EVS on living and non living things. Along with their cap, water...

‘International Shiksha Abhiyan’

An opportunity to explore overseas study courses -Ms. Ashwini Gupte, with inputs from Rishit Parekh and Ganesh Adepu, X F Mumbai, AUGUST 23: Students from Classes IX and X of Don Bosco High School, Matunga, attended an ‘International Shiksha Abhiyan’ initiated by...

Greater Mumbai Amateur Aquatic Aug 25

Master Karan Shukla of Std-10 A won the most promising young player's award at the Greater Mumbai Amateur Aquatic, Senior Water polo Tournament- 2015. Well done Karan. Congrats!...

Our U/14 Basketball

Our U/14 Basketball team won the Savio Hoop inter-school basketball tournament held at St. Dominic Savio Andheri. In the finals they beat PG Garodia school 45-17. Pratham Soni of Std. 8-D was adjudged the best player of the tournament. In the same tournament our U/11...

Basketball

Our U/11 Basketball team are Runners up of the Savio hoops basketball...

Bosco’s Talent Fest, the ‘Kala Utsav’ a grand success

Don Bosco High School, Matunga’s annual festival, spelt two days, August 21 and 22, of fun, creativity and learning. We witnessed a slew of events, both group and individual, that brought talent to the fore and fetched the children House Points. We also focused on...

Art Attack

Art Attack Day was celebrated by the students of STD I & II on 21st August 2015. The classrooms and corridors were decorated with different kinds off paintings. The children were taught various art related activities, such as blow painting, thumb printing etc. The...

Education to Love

Prasd Chalkar XF and Aaron Pereira  XF                         Education to Love was not a  new subject for the students of Std X., though more popularly known as Sex Education.  They had heard about it from friends. They made their way to the conference hall and met...