5 March, 2020
Always in sync with Nature
School ranked in the top 10 under the green schools campaign
-Ms. Yugandhara Kaskar
The Green Line award ceremony for the year 2019-2020 was held on the 29th February 2020. This award ceremony is based on the activities carried out by the students of various schools which are registered under the Green Schools Campaign. Don Bosco High school, Matunga was ranked in the top 10 amongst 50 other schools participating in the Green Schools Campaign. All the hard work put in by the students and teachers received appreciation from the guests of the ceremony.
Green Line organization not only awards activities performed around the year, but also makes sure the child grows to become a responsible citizen. Along with the workshops and activities conducted around the year, workshops were organized prior to the award ceremony. In the first half of the session 6 workshops, a person per workshop, were organized. The workshops arranged were tree walk, mangrove talk, biodiversity talk, paper making, Pranayam and bioenzyme. All these workshops were enriching and information gained is practically applicable.
In the second half of the session, the award ceremony was conducted. It was hosted by Ms. Monalisa and Ms. Prakriti. Ms. Monalisa initiated the ceremony by welcoming everyone present. She introduced the judges and the guests for the afternoon. Fr. Chris Valentino then spoke a few words and congratulated all the teachers and students for their efforts. This was followed by Ms. Prakriti giving a summary of the year round activities. Master Sohail Sheikh was awarded as the Green Champ for the year 2019-2020. Various schools were awarded for their outstanding work under various categories of which, Don Bosco High school, Matunga received the award for innovative awareness activities. The top 5 schools were awarded for the efforts. The ceremony concluded with a vote of thanks given by Miss Anushka.
It was a great experience for all the students who were a part of the ceremony. In the days ahead, Don Bosco High School, Matunga will continue to be in sync with nature and work towards creating awareness for a better earth.
“Only if we understand, can we care,
Only if we care, we can help,
Only if we help, we shall be saved.”