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Books are our best friend-Readathon Day/Vachan Divas

16 October, 2018 Books are our best friend-Readathon Day/Vachan Divas -Ms. Colleen Azavedo It is rightly said, Reading is to mind what exercise is to the body. Readathon day was conducted on 13th October 2018 for the students of Don Bosco Primary School. Each student...

Celebrating Dr. Abdul Kalam’s birth anniversary

16 October, 2018 Celebrating Dr. Abdul Kalam's birth anniversary -Hrishikesh Nayak (8A) 15th October is celebrated as A.P.J. Abdul Kalam's birth anniversary. Our school had varied activities chalked out to celebrate this occasion, especially during our English...

Our School picnic

16 October, 2018 Our School picnic -Bhavik Khona (Std 7D) On Wednesday, 10th Oct 2018 was our most awaited school picnic. The students of Stds 7 to 10 were to proceed to Imagica while Stds 5 and 6 were scheduled to visit Silent Resort, Manor. We were given...

Beyond Blood Relation

16 October, 2018 Beyond Blood Relation -Ms. Barkha Shah On 13th October, class VIII A presented their assembly titled BEYOND BLOOD RELATION reflecting the school's theme for the year, 'My Neighbour, my responsibility'. The assembly started with a meditation conducted...

Sports-Football:Hat trick of triumphs in the Ahmed Sailor trophy

Sports-Football:Hat trick of triumphs in the Ahmed Sailor trophy Cricket: Arnav and Zaid picked to represent Mumbai -Mr. Barrington Serrao It has been another week of celebration at Don Bosco Matunga for the sports achievements. Topping the list is the feat of our...

Creative Craft Day

14 October, 2018 Creative Craft Day -Ms. Kashmira Rodrigues Art and Craft help to develop and nurture mental, physical and creative skills in a child. These promote beauty in our world and build an aesthetic sense in an individual. Craft makes children creative and...

Paper crumpling competition-Jr Kg

14 October, 2018 Paper crumpling competition-Jr Kg -Ms Lynette Remedios The Jr Kg boys had their paper crumpling competition on 12th October 2018 in the activity classroom. The boys were given a bowl each and were asked to crumple the different coloured crepe paper...

BOSCO’S AT THE JOSEPHITE FEST

14 October, 2018 BOSCO'S AT THE JOSEPHITE FEST -Ms. Griselda Fernandes and Ms. Marossa Fernandes The students of Don Bosco High School, Matunga participated in the Josephite Festival held on 5th and 6th October, 2018 at St. Jospeh's High School, Wadala. Our boys took...

Don Bosco Matunga bags SJAM award for the second year in succession

13 October, 2018 Don Bosco Matunga bags SJAM award for the second year in succession -Mr Barrington Serrao Our school was voted yet again the best boys school in sports in Mumbai by SJAM (Sports Journalists Association of Mumbai) for the period Aug 2017 to July 2018....

Junior Science research team reaches the pre-state round!

13 October, 2018 Junior Science research team reaches the pre-state round! -contributed by Mrs. Anita Philip The NCSC (National Children Science Congress) is an ideal and innovative programme for children to inspire, empower and expand their minds to world. Over the...

Colouring Competition at Savio Kindergarten

9 October, 2018 Colouring Competition at Savio Kindergarten -Ms. Blanche D'Souza In the words of Paul Klee,"Colour is the place where our brain and the universe meet." We at the Dominic Savio Kindergarten wished to provide our students an ambience and opportunity to...

Safety and Security of Children in Schools

9 October, 2018 Safety and Security of Children in Schools -Mrs. Griselda Fernandes A workshop on Sensitization on comprehensive manual for safety and security of children in schools prepared by National Commission for protection of child rights and Maharashtra...

Sports round up-Football, Karate and chess

8 October, 2018 Sports round up-Football, Karate and chess -Mr. Barrington Serrao There have been high achievers from our school in sports over the last week, and we wish to congratulate them for their meritorious and commendable performance at the inter-school...

Creating peace through interfaith understanding

6 October, 2018 Creating peace through interfaith understanding -Mr Rakesh Singh and Mrs. Elizabeth Soares Every first Friday of the month is a day set aside in the school for mass and prayer-service. While the Christian students attend mass, the other students of the...

All about Money!

5 October, 2018 All about Money! -Miss Jansi Dharamraj The Reserve Bank of India Monetary Museum, Fort, presents the evolution of currency through the exhibits of paper money and archaic coins. A field trip was arranged for class 6 students of the school along with...

“Transport day”- Jr Kg event

5 October, 2018 "Transport day"- Jr Kg event -Ms. Bianca Fernandes We can fly in a plane We can ride on a train In a boat we will row We can go, go, go! We go near, we go far In a bus or a car We go high we go low So where should we go? Oh yes! The tiny tots of the Jr...

Don Bosco Matunga voted the top green school in the country

4 October, 2018 Don Bosco Matunga voted the top green school in the country -Mrs Daphne Pereira It's celebration time at Don Bosco High School, Matunga again with two National awards in its kitty this September. The school has been ranked first amongst India's Top 5...

Committed to accompanying the young-NECDBS 2018

2 October, 2018 Committed to accompanying the young-NECDBS 2018 -Fr Bernard Fernandes Salesian India is blessed with a vast network of schools, institutions and parishes. Close to 250 Don Bosco schools with their unique identity and vision, cater to young students...

Cubs Camp

1 October, 2018 Cubs Camp Mrs Geetanjali Agiwale Cubs is the group that initiates students into scouting. It can be called the Junior equivalent of the scouting movement. Hence activities and norms of the Scouts are practiced on a smaller scale for the Cubs. Camping...

Smile and spread happiness-Cultural Day Std II

1 October, 2018 Smile and spread happiness-Cultural Day Std II Ms. Tejal Masmar Mother Teresa said, "We shall never know all the good that a simple smile can do. A smile can do a lot." This quote was reflected in the theme of Std II cultural day held on Saturday 29th...

GreenLine workshop-Smart Shopping

29 September, 2018 GreenLine workshop-Smart Shopping -Mrs Lakshmi Krishna A workshop on smart shopping was conducted by the Greenline team on 28th September, 2018 at the Don Bosco Provincial House. It was attended by Teacher Ms. Lakshmi Krishna along with 3 Std VII...

Sandwich day

28 September, 2018 Sandwich day -Mrs Larissa Carvalho Senior Kg celebrated sandwich day on 26th September 2018 to help inculcate good eating habits among the boys. The teacher read a story on the importance of healthy food. Each and every boy was given a chance to...

FOLLOWING NATURE’S TRAIL

28 September, 2018 FOLLOWING NATURE'S TRAIL -Marossa Fernandes The school campus buzzed with excitement as the students of Std VIII prepared to set out on their field trip along with their supervisor and teachers on 27th September, 2018 at 7:30am, to Sanjay Gandhi...

SAVE ME-Class Assembly 9 E

27 September, 2018 SAVE ME-Class Assembly 9 E -Ms.Perpetual Nazareth There is a great deal of talk about our endeavour to protect nature. Nature is a part and parcel of our life, but we are rapidly losing the sense that we are not individual islands but a common...

RESPONSIBILITY IS ACCEPTING THAT YOU ARE THE CAUSE AND SOLUTION

RESPONSIBILITY IS ACCEPTING THAT YOU ARE THE CAUSE AND SOLUTION -Ms. Karuna Dadipogu The class assembly of Std 5A on Tue 25th Sept 2018 had a skit performed bearing the title "Responsibility is accepting that you are the cause and solution." The central idea of the...

AVEC Seminar 2018 for Value Education teachers

21 September, 2018 AVEC Seminar 2018 for Value Education teachers -Mrs. Elizabeth Soares The value education coordinators forum was conducted on the premises of DB Matunga in the Bianchi by AVEC on Wed. 18th Sep 2018. There were close to 145 participants from the ABE...

Sports – Rink hockey champions and DSO tennis champs

20 September, 2018 Sports - Rink hockey champions and DSO tennis champs -Mr. Barrington Serrao We wish to congratulate our teams in hockey and tennis for winning prizes at the tournaments held during this month. In hockey, Our U/10 and U/12 hockey teams emerged...

Come pledge with us to keep our environment clean

Come pledge with us to keep our environment clean BEACH CLEAN UP Master Aldon D'Souza Std IX B (An address by Alden to the staff and students at the morning school assembly on Wed 19th Sep 2018) Clear skies. Blue Waters. Basking in the sun on a clean sand beach. Oh!...

A PRESTIGIOUS ACHIEVEMENT

19 September, 2018 A PRESTIGIOUS ACHIEVEMENT -Ms Marossa Fernandes and Master Sahil Jagtap Master Sahil Jagtap, currently studying in class 10 has been awarded the Student Of The Year award by Times NIE. More than 300 top-scorers from schools across Mumbai were...

English Elocution Competition-Stds: 3and4

16 September, 2018 English Elocution Competition-Stds: 3and4 Ms.Colleen Azavedo and Ms.Christy Jagdish It is said that, "As gardens grow with flowers, English grows with words." The students of Std 3 and 4 had their English Elocution Competition on 12th...

Recollection for Std VI

Your life-A Motivation to Others Recollection for Std VI -Mrs. Selma Gonsalves A time for quiet and a place for peace are gifts that we all thirst for in an age of technology and restless activity. As they grow up, our children need these moments more than the others....

YOU DON’T NEED A REASON TO HELP PEOPLE

12 September, 2018 YOU DON'T NEED A REASON TO HELP PEOPLE -Arati Dodti In life, we come across many situations when we feel like laying hold of the things that do not belong to us. Giving back to the person concerned a valuable that is lost and found, is the greatest...

Clay Modelling Competition-Stds 1 and 2

11 September, 2018 Clay Modelling Competition-Stds 1 and 2 Ms. Mohini Goshi and Ms.Tejal Masmar It is rightly said, "Clay can be dirt in the wrong hands, but clay can be art in the right hands"Lupita Nyong'o. Art is a form of a creative expression and tool in the...

Grow in God’s way

11 September, 2018 Grow in God's way -by Ms JansiDharamraj The retreat for standard 6 was held on 10th September, 2018, in the conference hall of Don Bosco High School, Matunga. The Catholic boys from standard 6 along with their teacher Miss Jansi attended the...

Our scholarship students-Maharashtra PUP and PSS (Std 5 and Std 8)

10 September,2018 Our scholarship students-Maharashtra PUP and PSS (Std 5 and Std 8) -Mrs. Christina Mascarenhas We wish to congratulate our students who have excelled at the Pre-Upper Primary (PUP) and Pre-Secondary Scholarship (PSS) examination (2017-18)conducted by...

MOM is just a reflection of WOW!

9 September, 2018 MOM is just a reflection of WOW! -Mrs. Geetanjali Agiwale Class 6C along with their class teacher Mrs. Geetanjali animated the prayer service on an auspicious day-8th September, Mother Mary' s birthday-with an added focus on the unconditional love of...

Protect our oceans- a presentation by Sr Kg children

9 September, 2018 Protect our oceans- a presentation by Sr Kg children -Ms. Tasneem Ansari The Kg section has been making an impact through a committed follow-up of the Greenline initiatives and lines of action to protect our environment. The time has come for all of...

Our young sportsmen win laurels at city and national level

9 September, 2018 Our young sportsmen win laurels at city and national level Mr. Barrington Serrao Our school abounds in sports talent and some make it to the big stage. A few of our boys got an opportunity to represent the state or city while winning acclaim at the...

Coming together for a cause

9 September, 2018 Coming together for a cause -Fr. Bernard Fernandes The fury of the monsoons this year was felt in a telling way in the state of Kerala. Heavy rains, flooding and the opening of the reservoirs and dams inflicted untold miseries on the people. The...

Seminar-“Prevent suicide, save life”

9 September, 2018 Seminar-"Prevent suicide, save life" -Ms. Arnaaz Nariman On 6th September 2018 a one-day seminar was conducted by Dr Harish Shetty and his team of professionals at S.M. Shetty institute Powai from 9.00am-5.00pm. Two of us from Don Bosco, Matunga, Ms....

Helping Hands Make Good Neighbours-Cultural Day Std:3

1 September, 2018 Helping Hands Make Good Neighbours-Cultural Day Std:3 -Ms.Christy Jagdish Cultural Day motivates a child to present himself with confidence before an audience. It helps build in children their self esteem and self belief besides enhancing their stage...

Happy Birthday Head Teacher

7, September, 2018 Happy Birthday Head Teacher -Mrs. Kashmira Rodrigues. Nothing speaks louder or effectively than a life and well lived and a life of integrity. The students and staff of the Primary section were delighted to celebrate one such life-the gift of their...

You are my light dear teacher!

7 September, 2018 You are my light dear teacher! - Ms. Tejashree Vesvikar and Ms Jancy Dharamraj "Teaching is the one profession that creates all other professions" so goes a striking quote. 5th September 2018 and Don Bosco High School, Matunga, was ready to roll out...

Bosco Kala Utsav-A Magical Melange of Talent

1 September, 2018 Bosco Kala Utsav-A Magical Melange of Talent -Mrs. Perpetual Nazareth Inter house Competitions offer a chance for students to gain substantial experience, showcase skills, analyse and evaluate outcomes, and unwrap individual aptitudes. Don Bosco High...

Our hockey teams dominate!

30 August, 2018 Our hockey teams dominate! -Barrington Serrao It was quite a task for our hockey teams and their coaches. Four teams and four tournaments and they were victorious in all! In the DSO hockey matches played at the BHA on the 26th & 27th of August, our...

Chess team wins first place at Inter school team championship

30 August, 2018 Chess team wins first place at Inter school team championship -Mr. Barrington Serrao Don Bosco School chess team won the first place at the IIFL Mumbai's Biggest Inter School Team Chess Championship held on 25-26 Aug 2018 at GD Somani school Cuff...

The Red House focuses on the problem of Unemployment

30 August, 2018 The Red House focuses on the problem of Unemployment By Sahil Dawankar, Vishnu Gupta, Shikhar Parekh, Moin Hakim, Aditya Singh-Std.X The culmination of the House Day celebrations saw the Red House analysing the worldwide problem of 'Unemployment' that...

Be a RAINBOW in someone’s cloud

30 August, 2018 Be a RAINBOW in someone's cloud Assembly 7C and Provincial Visitation -Mrs Snovia Andrades It is important to be kind always and in all ways, and that was precisely the theme chosen by standard 7C on 29th Aug 2018 for their assembly. The occasion was...

Inter school quiz competition

30 August, 2018 Inter school quiz competition Master Jaden Menezes An Interschool quiz Competition was held on August 29 in Bombay Stock Exchange(BSE). 265 teams from different schools from the state participated out of which only 6 teams qualified. As the organizer...

The Green house Health effect!

28 August, 2018 The Green house Health effect! -Mrs Sonali D'Silva With two days of reflective themes behind us during the House week, it was now the turn of the Green house to animate the school assembly on Mon 27th Aug 2018. The topic chosen was 'Health'- a growing...

The Shilonda trail

27 August,2018 The Shilonda trail Master Jasneet Singh Arora The first outdoor event, i.e. The Shilonda Trail, under the green schools campaign, for the month of august was scheduled for 25th August 2018. Three students of Don Bosco, Matunga, accompanied by a parent,...

Addressing our concerns on displaced people-Blue House

27 August, 2018 Addressing our concerns on displaced people-Blue House -Marossa Fernandes The House week celebrations continued on Day two with the Blue house Day on 25th Aug 2018 on the theme 'Displacement'. The forced and unfortunate movement of people from their...

A Sweet Friendship Refreshes the Soul

26 August, 2018 A Sweet Friendship Refreshes the Soul -Mrs Selma Gonsalves Class VI-B inspired the students on a significant topic 'True meaning of Friendship' that affects our growth and outlook to life. Caste, religion and language should not create a rift in our...

Sr Kg English Elocution

26 August, 2018 Sr Kg English Elocution -Tasneem Ansari Children develop their skills-physical, social, mental, etc-at a very young age. Oratorical skills are best spotted and nurtured when young. The kindergarten school provides the ideal ambience and opportunities...

Jr Kg Field Trip to Wadala BEST Depot

27 August, 2018 Jr Kg Field Trip to Wadala BEST Depot -Mrs. Blanche D'Souza On Saturday, 25th Aug 2018, it was a break from the daily class routine for the Jr. Kg. students of the Dominic Savio Kindergarten for it was the day of their field trip. The venue was the...

Empowering Kids to Save Water

25 August, 2108 Empowering Kids to Save Water -Ms. Tejashree Vesvikar When you conserve water, you conserve life. There are number of ways to save water and they all start with us. Making the kids realize the worth of water, Water Fun Day was organized on August 24,...

Appreciate and Accelerate the Child’s Creativity!

25 August, 2018 Appreciate and Accelerate the Child's Creativity! -Mr. Savio D'Souza Celebration V - An in-service training programme was conducted for the Primary Physical Education teachers from June 6th to August 10th 2018 by the ABE (Archdiocesan Board of...

Climate Change Is Real-Get Started And Care….

25, August, 2018 Climate Change Is Real-Get Started And Care.... YELLOW HOUSE DAY CELEBRATION -Ms Elizabeth Soares 24th August 2018 marked the beginning of the House Day celebrations in the school. The themes for these days reflect the present world scenario and the...

Oh to be at a museum!

25 August, 2018 Oh to be at a museum! Ms Reena Perumbully The field trip for Std 5 postponed earlier materialised on 23rd Aug when the students along with their teachers and Supervisor set out for the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, also known as the...

Blessing and inauguration of the new football turf

23 August, 2018 Blessing and inauguration of the new football turf -Mr Barrington Serrao A brand new football turf is the cynosure of all eyes at DB Matunga, for besides providing the much needed play surface during the rains, it also adds to the sporting grandeur on...

Birthday Blessings – Father Principal

23 August, 2018 Birthday Blessings - Father Principal -Mrs Elizabeth Soares The much awaited day, the 20th of August, was welcomed with much enthusiasm to usher in the birthday celebrations of our amazing and talented Principal Fr. Bernard Fernandes. Numerous...

Expression of Art

23 August, 2018 Expression of Art -Ms. Ruchika Bafna From the time a child is conceived, s/he is growing and developing... What starts as just a cell, blossoms into a beautiful and unique human being. During the children's growing tenure at school, the values we at...

Numbers are important

19 August, 2018 Numbers are important -Mrs. Ranjana Bhandare Numbers play an important role in our lives. Almost every activity involve numbers and mathematics. There are various numbers directly or indirectly connected to our lives. Numerology, number symbolism and...

A trek that tests the limits of endurance

19 August,2018 A trek that tests the limits of endurance Mahuli fort, 2815 feet above, and a trek popular among experienced rock climbers was the destination for the 31 DB Matunga staff members who gathered for their monsoon trek on Friday 17 Aug 2018. The base camp...

Engaging parents in forming students career

16 August, 2018 Engaging parents in forming students career -Mr. Nelson D'Souza It's over two years that our school has been associated with the MyKensho team in Career Guidance for the students of Stds. 7 to 10. This program that envisages online portals for the...

Salute to the heroes of India on Independence Day

16 August, 2018 Salute to the heroes of India on Independence Day -Ms. Janet D'Souza 'The flag does not fly because the wind moves it, it flies with the last breath of each soldier who died protecting it.' Class 9B put up the assembly on Independence Day, with the...

Education to Family values

15 August, 2018 Education to Family values -Mrs. Perpetual Nazareth The Education to Family Values project was conceptualised by the Western Region Bishops' Conference as a response to Pope Francis' call in his apostolic exhortation Amoris Laetitia (April 2016) for...

Beyond Academics – Health require healthy food

14 August, 2018 Beyond Academics - Health require healthy food -Mrs. Pearl Lobo "Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food." At Don Bosco Primary School Matunga, along with sports and academics there is beyond academics. This scholastic year, Healthy Eating-...

Low waste living – A Greenline workshop

14 August, 2018 Low waste living-A Greenline workshop A report compiled by Sahil Jadhav - Std IX A workshop on low waste living was conducted on 11th August 2018 by the Greenline team at Provincial house, Don Bosco Matunga. The workshop was attended by Sahil - Std IX,...

BCDAAA Athletics meet

14 August, 2018 BCDAAA Athletics meet Mr. Barrington Serrao In the Bombay City District Amateur Athletic Association Meet held at University Pavilion, Marine Lines on 9th and 10th August 2018,the following boys of our school won medals in their respective categories....

A grand Cultural Day – Std IV

14 August, 2018 A grand Cultural Day - Std IV -Ms. Vailena Dsouza 'The IPL cricket season is over, the Fifa World Cup football is also over, and the next thing to watch out for are the Cultural Days of Don Bosco Primary School;' proudly announced the commentator of...

Don Bosco’s Way

13 August, 2018 Don Bosco's Way -Ms.Yugandhara Kaskar An induction program on Don Bosco's way of educating young minds for the academic year 2018-2019 was scheduled on 11th August 2018. 40 teachers of DBHS and DBIS, Matunga and Dominic Savio High School, Andheri...

Visit to a Plant Nursery

13 August, 2018 Visit to a Plant Nursery -Mrs. Larissa Carvalho The green brigadiers of Sr K.G. section went on a field trip to visit Ferntastica gardens, a plant nursery at Chembur, on 11th August 2018. Here, the children were told stories on Mummy's Kitchen Garden...

Let’s Splash through the week

12 August, 2018 Let's Splash through the week -Ms. Colleen Azavedo "Rain is grace; rain is the sky descending to the earth, without rain there would be no life." After the long summer months, our city cooled off with the downpour of cool, refreshing rain. The students...

Women empowerment

12 August, 2018 Women empowerment Mrs. Sushila D'britto Class 9th A conducted their class assembly on 8th August with a message on women empowerment. The assembly titled, 'Give our sisters the rights and dignity they deserve' depicted the life of a young school girl...

GETTING REDIRECTED

12, August, 2018 GETTING REDIRECTED -Kyle Rozario and Antariksh Gupta -Std VII The students of standard 7th had their recollection day on 10th August,2018. The Catholic students were animated by Fr. Terrence while the students of the other faiths were guided into a...

TAKE YOUR CANDLE, GO LIGHT THE WORLD!

9 August, 2018 TAKE YOUR CANDLE, GO LIGHT THE WORLD! -by Ms. Jansi Dharamraj "Let your light shine before men!". Matthew 5:16 The students of class 6A presented their class assembly on 7th August, 2018, at 9.15am in the gym area of the school. The students of class 5...

Clearing misconceptions on human sexuality

9 August, 2018 Clearing misconceptions on human sexuality -Std IX Student reporters Sex even though a taboo in India, has been effectively addressed in institutions and home to place before children and youngsters a mature approach towards love. Don Bosco High School,...

The meeting of Don Bosco Credit Society

7 August, 2018 The meeting of Don Bosco Credit Society In the year 1973, the management at Don Bosco Matunga initiated the 'Teachers Welfare Fund Scheme' to inculcate in its staff members the habit of saving and to avail of a loan facility which would help them tide...

5 Rupya strikes a chord with the DB staff

5 August, 2018 5 Rupya strikes a chord with the DB staff -Ms. Susan Philip and Ms. Ashwini Gupte A special screening of the feature film 5 Rupya on Sat. 4th August 2018 for the educators and non teaching staff of Don Bosco school by the production team was a rare...

Newly appointed Supervisors in the new scholastic year 2018-19

2 August, 2018 Mrs. Lakshmi Krishna and Ms. Pauline Vallado - newly appointed Supervisors in the new scholastic year 2018-19 Two of our staff members from the Secondary section have been assigned the responsibility of a Supervisor for the next two academic years...

Au revoir, Mrs. Barbara Fernandes!

2 August, 2018 Au revoir, Mrs. Barbara Fernandes! -by Miss. JansiDharamraj (Don Bosco High School, Matunga) After 34 years of relentless service, Mrs. Barbara Fernandes, the supervisor of standards five and six, retires from active service at Don Bosco High School,...

Animals Our Best Friend

31 July, 2018 Animals Our Best Friend -Mrs Colleen Azavedo Our great national leader Mahatma Gandhi rightly said "The greatness of a nation and its progress can be judged by the way animals are treated." The students of the Primary Section celebrated Animal Day on...

A musical morning at the Singing competition of Stds 1 and 2

31 July, 2018 A musical morning at the Singing competition of Stds 1 and 2 -Sir Saby Franco "Those who wish to sing will always find a song" There's no dearth of talent and opportunities to unearth these gifts here at Don Bosco Matunga. The campus is teeming with...

LIFETIME COMMITMENT AWARDS FOR MRS. SHOBA AND MRS. COLLEEN

30 July, 2018 LIFETIME COMMITMENT AWARDS FOR MRS. SHOBA AND MRS. COLLEEN The vocation of a teacher is honoured and respected. The teachers are blessed with this privilege because of the deep and lasting impression they leave on the minds and lives of the students they...

A workshop on Discoveries and Inventions

29 July, 2018 A workshop on Discoveries and Inventions -Mrs. Mural Rebello At Don Bosco High School, its not just academics and sports, but some beyond academic activities as well. The school is tied up BEYOND ACADEMICS, a fun learning company which believes that a...

Talk by the dock

29 July, 2018 Talk by the dock -Ms. Tasneem Ansari We catch them young! This time to spread the message of clean environment, love for nature and concern for all creatures that inhabit the earth. An innovative session that was also a follow up task suggested by the...

Reliving a family bond

28 July, 2018 Reliving a family bond Ms. Quency Lobo Family reminds us of this true saying, Friends may come and go, but a family lasts forever. It is important that we value and cherish relationships, and reminders and preparation to this end begin when we are young....

Celebrating a revered Guru student bond

28 July, 2018 Celebrating a revered Guru - student bond Master Ravin Shah 10 E Gurus are real people in our life who give us motivation to challenge ourselves and get up again. Guru is the CREATOR, PRESERVER, the absolute Lord himself. Guru Purnima is the occasion to...

SR.KG FIELD TRIP AROUND NEIGHBORING SCHOOLS.

SR.KG FIELD TRIP AROUND NEIGHBORING SCHOOLS. Ms Rytika Pereira. Wednesday, 25th July was a field trip day for our children of Sr Kg. Accompanied by their teachers, they set out to visit the schools in our neighborhood. They began by visiting St. Joseph High School,...

Trip to City of Real Life Adventures Kidzania

26 July, 2018 Trip to City of Real Life Adventures Kidzania by Ms. Tejashree Vesvikar The enthusiasm in the Primary section surrounding the picnic scheduled for the day was palpable yet there was also an air of uneasy calm prevalent on the streets of Mumbai given the...

Finding ourselves in giving

26 July, 2018 Finding ourselves in giving Ms. Bindu Keny Over the last few weeks the school has been reflecting on its theme for the year, My neighbor, my responsibility. The class assemblies have provided the ideal platform to reflect and interiorize the values that...

Helping Hands

26 July, 2018 Helping Hands Ms. Hemanya Thouti The morning sets the day and the assembly paves the way for our students to rejuvenate their spirits, remain rooted to the moral values and unleash their vitality. Class 7E conducted their assembly on 24th July, 2018,...

Including cleanliness in our lifestyle

26 July, 2018 Including cleanliness in our lifestyle Mrs Sandra Alphonso Cleaning is a practice and cleanliness is our virtue. The boys of Sr Kg celebrated Cleanliness Day on 18th July, 2018. To begin with the teacher narrated a story on cleanliness with a moral value...

Clay Modelling Competition Std 3 and 4

25 July, 2018 Clay Modelling Competition Std 3 and 4 Mrs Shahnaaz Abbas With over a month gone by since the school reopening the Primary section is abuzz with activities that correlate with their academics. One such activity was the Clay Modelling Competition for Std...

A bond kindled on Grandparents Day

24 July, 2018 A bond kindled on Grandparents Day Mrs Colleen Azavedo God couldn’t be everywhere and so he made grandparents. Grandparents provide children with a security blanket when times get tough. The relationship between grandchildren and grandparents is an...

Felicitation ceremony by Lions Club of Sion

23 July, 2018 Felicitation ceremony by Lions Club of Sion At an elite gathering of the members of the Lions Club of Sion, Principals, teachers, educators, students and parents, the school was honoured with the HT Mehta Rotating Trophy for the second year in...

Soaking in the bounty of nature

22 July, 2018 Soaking in the bounty of nature Ms Lynette Remedios With the advent of monsoons, Mumbai is a changed city and its worth the effort to experience a dust free, greener Mumbai. The Jr. Kg. children were fortunate to have such an encounter when they went on...

A LEARNING EXPERIENCE AT NEHRU SCIENCE CENTRE

21 July, 2018 A LEARNING EXPERIENCE AT NEHRU SCIENCE CENTRE Mrs Hemanya Thouti On the 19th July, Thursday, the students of Std 7 set out on their field trip to Nehru Science Centre, accompanied by their supervisor and the teachers. The trip served a dual purpose, as...

WE ARE NEIGHBOURS….NO MATTER THE DISTANCE

21 July, 2018 WE ARE NEIGHBOURS….NO MATTER THE DISTANCE Master Donatus Noronha The boys of Std. X E, together with their class teacher, Sir Manoj Koli, conducted the class assembly on 18th July, 2018. The theme chosen by them was WE ARE NEIGHBOURS….NO MATTER THE...

BIS MEDIA WORKSHOP  A STEP TOWARD BUSTING FAKE NEWS

21 July, 2018 BIS MEDIA WORKSHOP  A STEP TOWARD BUSTING FAKE NEWS By Ms. Jansi Dharamraj and Ms. Tejashree Vesvikar A two-day Don Bosco Media workshop for Bosco Information Service (BIS) correspondents of the Salesian Province of Mumbai was organized at the Don Bosco...

Leadership comes in CANS

20 July, 2018 Leadership comes in CANS I CAN! YOU CAN !WE CAN! Mrs Elizabeth Soares The dates 18th and 19th July 2018 will be etched in the memories of the members of the Student Council for a long time having attended a memorable leadership camp at the picturesque...

Know Your Aquatic Neighbors

20 July, 2018 Know Your Aquatic Neighbors Ms. Yugandhara Kaskar The first session under the Green Schools Campaign for the academic year 2018-2019 took place on 17th July 2018. Ms. Yugandhara , Ms. Ranjana and Ms. Tasneem joined the Nature club students of Don Bosco...

Ex-Rector of Don Bosco, Matunga passes away

20 July, 2018 Ex-Rector of Don Bosco, Matunga passes away Fr Jude D Mello, ex-Rector of Don Bosco High School, Matunga breathed his last on Wednesday 18 July 2018 at 8 am. Fr Jude had been ailing for some time, and his last days were spent at Don Bosco, Kurla. Fr Jude...

My Neighbour, My Responsibility

18 July, 2018 My Neighbour, My Responsibility Let us listen with the heart Mrs Elizabeth Soares Inspired by the strenna of the Rector Major for the year on accompaniment, Class 7D decided to have their assembly that focused on responsible behaviour that needs a...

Sing sing sing

18 July, 2018 Sing sing sing Sir Saby Franco Words make you think, music gives you a feel. A song makes you feel a thought It was music and song all along as the primary section held the singing competition for Stds 3 and 4 on 16th July 2018 in the Bianchi hall. The...

TEAMING UP TO TEACH AND LEARN

17 July, 2018 TEAMING UP TO TEACH AND LEARN -Ms. Susan Philip A meeting of parents (class wise), belonging to Stds. V to VIII, was convened in the first and second weeks of July 2018 to brief them about the changes in the teaching methodology and assessments in...

X D Class Assembly addresses the issue of manual scavengers

July 17, 2018 X D Class Assembly addresses the issue of manual scavengers -Master Ahmad Kazi The class assembly by Std X D occurred on 14th July 2018, with coordinated efforts by the class teacher Mrs. Sheela, the scriptwriters Vansh Mehta and Kartik Suvarna, artwork...

Live a Colourful Life

16 July, 2018 Live a Colourful Life -Ms. Pearl Lobo Life is like a rainbow. You need both rain and sun to make its colour appear. Sometimes all you need is a splash of colours. The students of Std I celebrated LETS BE COLOURFUL DAY on 14th July 2018. The day began...

NCSC Science Resource Teachers training

16 July, 2018 NCSC Science Resource Teachers training -Ms. Anita Philip Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India organizes National Children Science Congress (NCSC) every year in our country. It is a unique type of scientific activity where the students...

A day well spent in reflection

15 July, 2018 A day well spent in reflection -Reena Perumbully and Ms. Karuna Dadipogu The day for retreat and recollection for the students of Std V was arranged for 13th July, 2018 on the school campus. The Christian students congregated in the conference hall for a...

Dominic Savio Feast day Eucharistic celebration and Prayer Service

12 July, 2018 Dominic Savio Feast day Eucharistic celebration and Prayer Service Ms. Elizabeth Soares and Ms. Deepa Nathani St. Dominic Savio, a pupil in the Oratory of Don Bosco is a teenage saint and his simple yet saintly life is a lesson in sanctity and deep...

Reliving our happy memories through the Year book 2017-18

12 July, 2018 Reliving our happy memories through the Year book 2017-18 -Mr. Nelson DSouza The last scholastic year was a memorable and an eventful one for us because we concluded the platinum Jubilee celebrations of the school. The high point of the celebrations was...

Good Manners are a sign of Good Character

12 July, 2018 Good Manners are a sign of Good Character Ms. Tejashree S. Vesvikar Courtesy is simply doing unto others, what you would like them to do unto you! The students of Stds. 1 to 4 observed Courtesy Week from 18 June to 25 June, 2018. The students were...

Nature Club engages in newspaper Garbage Bin Liner activity

12 July, 2018 Nature Club engages in newspaper Garbage Bin Liner activity Ms. Ranjitham Nadar The nature club boys began with their first activity of the new academic year in keeping with plastic ban enforced in the state of Maharashtra. The teacher in charge of the...

Inaugural PTA Primay and Secondary executive body meetings

12 July, 2018 Inaugural PTA Primay and Secondary executive body meetings The inaugural PTA Executive body meetings of the Primary and the Secondary were held on Saturday, 7th July 2018 at 2 pm and 3 pm respectively. Being the first executive meeting of the new...

Not In My Ocean

8 July, 2018 Not In My Ocean Ms. Yugandhara Kaskar On 2nd July 2018, a few teachers represented our school at a seminar conducted by Green Line in the Provincial House, Don Bosco, Matunga. Teachers from all schools who work under the green school campaign in...

A solemn investiture ceremony of our leaders

8 July, 2018 A solemn investiture ceremony of our leaders Mrs. Elizabeth Soares A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way, says JOHN MAXWELL. The Investiture ceremony is a prestigious and solemn event of our school wherein the school formally...

Our football and hockey teams shine at Olympic Day celebrations

5 July, 2018 Our football and hockey teams shine at Olympic Day celebrations Mr. Barrington Serrao Our school sports teams in football and hockey opened their accounts in style for the new scholastic year 2018-19 winning awards at the MSSA organized Olympic Day...

IMMACULATA 2018

5 July, 2018 IMMACULATA 2018 Ms. Daksha Tandel In the famed annual festival IMMACULATA organized by St. Mary ICSE Mazagon, a contingent of 73 participants from our school took part in 23 events held on 30th June and 1st July 2018. While it was a learning experience...

GENERAL BODY MEETING OF PARENT TEACHER ASSOCIATION

4 July, 2018 GENERAL BODY MEETING OF PARENT TEACHER ASSOCIATION By Mrs. Perpetual Nazareth The General Body meeting of the PTA (Parent Teacher Association) for the secondary section was held on 19th, 20th and 22nd June 2018 for Stds IX and X, VII and VIII and V and...

Orientation Programme for Kg parents

4 July, 2018 Orientation Programme for Kg parents By Ms. Tasneem Ansari The Orientation programme for the preschool Savio Kindergarten was held on 30th June 2018, at 10.00 am in the school gymnasium (hall). The programme commenced with a short prayer by the Principal,...

PTA General Body meeting of the Primary Section

4 July, 2018 PTA General Body meeting of the Primary Section by Ms. Richa Singh The PTA General Body meeting of the Primary section was held on 23rd June, 2018 in the Gymnasium at 7.45 am for parents of Stds 3 and 4 and 9.30 am for Stds 1 and 2. The meeting began with...

Promoting and nurturing Science

4 July, 2018 Promoting and nurturing Science IRIS Workshop By Ms. Anita Philip p A workshop for around 150 students from STD VII to STD X was conducted in the school conference hall by IRIS (Initiative for Research and Innovation in Science) on the 29th of June for...

Inaugural Assembly for the Academic Year Class XB

1 July, 2018 Inaugural Assembly for the Academic Year Class XB Ms. Nicolette Remedios Class X B presented the first assembly of the academic year 2018-19 based on the theme Can you be a blessing to others. The students were led into meditation by Mrs. Bela to...

I am Special and Unique Day

1, July, 2018 I am Special and Unique Day Ms. Cleffy D Souza Std I celebrated I m Special and Unique day on 22nd June 2018. As Henry David Thoreau said,You are a marvel. Everyone on our planet is different and special in their own way. Everyone has a unique gift and...

Who is my neighbor Class Assembly Std 7A

July 1 ,2018 Who is my neighbor Class Assembly Std 7A Ms. Jui Dadarkar. Reflecting on the years theme for the school, My neighbor, My responsibility, class 7A prepared an assembly to convey the message of love and concern.  Love your neighbor like you love yourself is...

Grooming- The Secret of Real Elegance

25 June, 2018 Grooming- The Secret of Real Elegance -Ms. Colleen Azavedo "Good grooming is integral and impeccable style is a must. If you don't look the part, no one will want to give time or money." The teachers of the Primary Section along with the Head Teacher and...

Celebrating International Yoga Day

25 June 2018 Celebrating International Yoga Day -Ms. Blossy D’Silva International Day of Yoga is celebrated annually on 21 June, since its inception in 2015. An international day for yoga was declared unanimously by the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on 11...

Welcoming the new scholastic year – with a smile and prayer

Welcoming the new scholastic year - with a smile and prayer -Ms. Daksha Tandel, Ms. Colleen Azavedo and Ms. Shoba D'Souza We began the new scholastic year with a warm welcome to the students of the different sections – Secondary, Primary and Kg. There were the...

Sports – Our budding sportsmen win acclaim!

21 June, 2018 Sports – Our budding sportsmen win acclaim! -Mr. Barrington Serrao The beginning of the new scholastic year has ushered in accolades in sports for our budding youngsters. In cricket, six of our students featured in Hindustan Times ‘Promising 30’. Article...

E7 Fitness is fun!

17 June, 2018 E7 Fitness is fun! -Ms. Shoba D’Souza The founder of the E7 Fitness Physical Education Program for children, Mr. Edgar Mascarenhas, International hockey player and our own ex-student, was on the campus on 13th June 2018 to conduct a workshop for the Kg...

Teacher refresher workshop by MyKensho on Career Guidance

17 June, 2018 Teacher refresher workshop by MyKensho on Career Guidance -Mr. Nelson D’Souza (with inputs from the MyKensho team)  The MyKensho team was on the school campus on 13th June 2018 for a refresher workshop on Career guidance for our staff related with this...

Reading for Fun – Ms. Tejashree S. Vesvikar

17 June, 2018 Reading for Fun - Ms. Tejashree S. Vesvikar ‘Reading is dreaming with open eyes’ as rightly quoted at the reading workshop held on 13th June, 2018.  The workshop was conducted by Ms. Jyotsna from Scholastic India for the staff of the Primary section and...

Our SSC students do us proud!

  June 11, 2018 Our SSC students do us proud!                                                                                                                                                        .                                                                      ...

DB Matunga campus comes alive with summer activities!

DB Matunga campus comes alive with summer activities! -Mr. Barrington Serrao A well deserved summer break is here – both for the staff and the students. It is a welcome break after the strenuous academic year’s programme. As is customary, summer camps and tournaments...

Smarter learning of Mathematics – Nalanda Workshop

15 April, 2018 Smarter learning of Mathematics - Nalanda Workshop -Ms. Reena Perumbully A seminar was conducted by the Nalanda team in the conference hall on 3rd April 2018 from 11.30 am to 12.30 pm that included teachers from the Primary section, Maths faculty from...

Getting better equipped at Disaster Management

15 April, 2018 Getting better equipped at Disaster Management -Ms. Dipti Shah DIMARF an NGO from Nashik and the associated Mumbai team conducted the basic fire safety training / awareness programme for the teaching and non teaching staff of our school. Mr. Easkkin...

PTA Executive body meeting – Primary and Secondary sections

31 March, 2018 PTA Executive body meeting – Primary and Secondary sections The PTA executive body meeting of the Secondary and Primary sections was held on Saturday, March 24, 2018 at 1.30 pm and 2.45 pm respectively. It was the last meeting of the academic year with...

N.C.C. Rifle Shooting

31 March, 2018 N.C.C. Rifle Shooting -Mr. Rakesh Singh The N.N.C cadets of Don Bosco High School visited the U.S. club at Navy Nagar on 22nd March 2018 following a special invitation by the NCC officials. The students along with their NCC chief proceeded to the Firing...

A first at Don Bosco Matunga – Guest edition of Times NIE

31 March. 2018 A first at Don Bosco Matunga – Guest edition of Times NIE -Mrs.Elizabeth Soares Times NIE (News in Education) is a student edition of the The Times group of newspapers. The guest edition is reserved for schools to publish their own school-related and...

Glimpses of the famed places of Mumbai – Field trip Std III

19 March, 2018 Glimpses of the famed places of Mumbai – Field trip Std III Mrs. Ranjana Bhandare. Std III had their field trip on 1st March 2018. The school bus was arranged to take the students to the different places of significance and importance around Mumbai. The...

Awareness campaign about the ban on plastic in Maharashtra

19 March, 2018 Awareness campaign about the ban on plastic in Maharashtra -Mrs. Lakshmi Krishna The Government and the Municipal Corporation of Mumbai (BMC) have clearly stated their position on the waste disposal and non-biodegradable remains under the Swacch Bharat...

STUDENT COUNCIL ELECTION

13 March, 2018 STUDENT COUNCIL ELECTION -Ms. Elizabeth Soares The much awaited student council election process for the post of the Captain and Vice-Captain began with an invite extended by the Principal to the students to stand for the election to the Student...

Think Green…Act Green (Green Line Project)

13 March, 2018 Think Green…Act Green (Green Line Project) -Ms. Richa Singh The Nature Club of the Secondary section had taken the initiative to work on the Ecobricks project to create awareness on clean environment in association with Greenline - an organization on...

Farewell for Std IV students

13 March, 2018 Farewell for Std IV students -Ms. Janessa Monteiro Bidding farewell to the one we love so dearly is difficult. It is said goodbyes are not forever, goodbyes are not the end, it simply means we will miss you until we meet again. The students of Std -IV...

School bags two awards at the Green Schools Award Ceremony 2017-2018

5 March, 2018 School bags two awards at the Green Schools Award Ceremony 2017-2018 - Ms. NadarRanjitham Selvaraj The Green Schools Award Ceremony 2017-2018 organized by the “Green-Line” organization took place at Don Bosco Provincial House, Matunga on 3rd March, 2018...

NATIONAL SCIENCE DAY 2017-2018

2 March, 2018 NATIONAL SCIENCE DAY 2017-2018 -Ms. Angel Catherine and Ms. Barkha Shah Don Bosco High School, Matunga celebrated the National Science Day on 28th February, 2018. The theme of this year was “SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT”. The day...

Proud of our Marathi culture

1 March, 2018 Proud of our Marathi culture -Mrs. Reshma Belgaonkar Marathi Divas was celebrated on 27th February 2018 with much gaiety and excitement in the Secondary section of the school. Marathi Divas is an occasion to highlight the Marathi language with a special...

Sr. Kg. Field Trip to Shivaji Park Gymkhana, Mahim

28 February, 2018 Sr. Kg. Field Trip to Shivaji Park Gymkhana, Mahim -Ms. Larissa Andrade On the Saturday, 24th Feb 2018, the boys from Sr. Kg. were taken for a Field Trip visit to Shivaji Park Gymkhana, Mahim as part of the topic for the term - Games. The children...

Versova Beach Clean-Up Activity –in association with GreenLine

28 February, 2018 Versova Beach Clean-Up Activity –in association with GreenLine Ms. Lakshmi Krishnan The Versova beach clean-up drive was taken up by students of Don Bosco High School, along with Greenline, Afroz Shah and his team, on 24th February 2018. Afroz Shah,...

Celebrating Marathi Bhasha Divas – Primary section

28 February, 2018 Celebrating Marathi Bhasha Divas – Primary section -Ms. Blossy D’Silva Marathi Bhasha Divas was celebrated in the Primary section on 27th February 2018 as a tribute to the Marathi language and in keeping with the birth anniversary of late V.V....

Choral recitation – Std 1 and 2

25 February, 2018 Choral recitation – Std 1 and 2 - Ms. Tejal J Masmar. “Poem recitation is a mode of expression, a medium to reflect the latent talents of the young ones”. Rhymes can prove to be instrumental stepping stones for students to learn English and help in...

Every Family Has A Story ………Welcome To Ours

25 February, 2018 Every Family Has A Story .........Welcome To Ours -Mr. Manoj Koli Family becomes the foundation for civilization and a sanctuary for the individual. It is where we learn the social graces of loyalty cooperation and trust. It is where we learn to love...

Community Helpers Day

25 February, 2108 Community Helpers Day -Ms. Bianca Fernandes Who are Community Helpers? What do they do? Why are they so important to the society that we live in? Why are they called Community Helpers? These are the few questions which our Jr Kg boys of Savio...

Visit to the Traffic Park

22 February, 2108 Visit to the Traffic Park - Ms. Alareen Fernandes An excursion to the Traffic Park was organized for the students of Std. II on 22nd February 2018 with the purpose of introducing basic road safety rules to them. The Traffic Park is equipped with...

NCC hike to Matheran

22  February, 2018 NCC hike to Matheran -Mr. Rakesh Singh A one day hike to Matheran was organized by Don Bosco High School, Matunga for its N.C.C. cadets on 18th February 2018. A total number of 37 N.C.C. cadets participated in the hike. They were joined by their NCC...

Warli Art – Follow up session

22 February, 2018 Warli Art – Follow up session -Ms. Vailena D’Souza On 5th February, 2018, as part of the Beyond Academics learning program adopted by our school, there was a follow-up session for the students of Std IV who had chosen to learn more about Warli Art....

Eat to live, don`t live to eat – Food Day Std 4

22 February, 2018 Eat to live, don`t live to eat – Food Day Std 4 - Ms. Vailena Dsouza The teachers of Std 4in the Primary section organized Food Day on 20th February, 2018, for their students to correlate it with the lesson done on `Food` in EVS I. The students were...

Love is sacrifice – Class Assembly 6 B

20 February, 2018 Love is sacrifice - Class Assembly 6 B -Ms. Reena Perumbully   The class 6B presented through their assembly held on 20th Feb 2018 the presence of parents’ love for their child. In the modern generation, a lot of time is spent by our parents in the...

Elocution champs at Florrie Sopher inter-school competition

19 February, 2018 Elocution champs at Florrie Sopher inter-school competition -Master Kenneth Rodrigues 9 D Three students of Don Bosco High School, Matunga, Master Jaden Menezes 9D,  Master Swayam Singh 8C and Master Kenneth Rodrigues 9D participated in the Florrie...

Bidding a fond farewell to our SSC students

19 February, 2018 Bidding a fond farewell to our SSC students -Mrs. Elizabeth Soares   LIFE IS A JOURNEY NOT A DESTINATION – so said the words on the backdrop that aptly elucidated the send-off program for our SSC students. The SSC Farewell for the present batch...

Animal Welfare Day

19 February, 2018 Animal Welfare Day -Ms. Tejal Masmar  Only if we understand.. .can we care. Only if we care... will we help. Only if we help.... shall they be saved. - Jane Goodall. The Animal welfare day was celebrated with great enthusiasm in the Primary section....

Celebrating uniformed services day in school

19 February, 2018 Celebrating uniformed services day in school -Mr. Rakesh Singh, Mr. Manoj Koli, Mr. Sham Pawar and Ms. Karuna Dadipogu 12th Feb 2018 was a day to be at Bosco’s, especially if one enjoys adventure, trekking, outdoor activities and challenges. For it...

Learning through the medium of theatre- The English One Act Plays

16 February, 2018 Learning through the medium of theatre- The English One Act Plays -Ms. Ashwini Gupte Student theatre.  Arguably the most entertaining method of education. Certainly a place to challenge and experiment. The English Department explored drama through...

Buddy Day – Let’s be friends day (Primary section)

Buddy Day - Let’s be friends day (Primary section) -Ms. Richa Singh and Ms. Sarra Mullick “Good friends are like stars. You don’t always see them, but you know they are always there.” To understand the importance of good friends, students of Std 1 to 4 celebrated...

Change your mindset

16 February, 2018 Change your mindset -Ms. Hemanya Thouti The morning sets the day and the assembly paves the way for our students to rejuvenate their spirits, remain rooted to the moral values and unleash their vitality. Students of Class VI D presented a thought...

Unconditional love of our parents

16 February, 2018 Unconditional love of our parents -Ms. Barkha Class 8B presented their assembly on parental love on 14th February, 'The Valentine's day'. The story revolved around two friends Dhruv and Shivansh. Shivansh had everything but missed his parents’ love...

Getting into the shoes of our community helpers

12 February, 2018 Getting into the shoes of our community helpers -Ms. Sandra Alphonso Professionals that directly impact the lives of others are community helpers. To know the way the world works and understand community helpers, the boys of the Sr Kg celebrated...

Society is my family too – Green House Day

12 February, 2018 Society is my family too - Green House Day -Ms. Lakshmi Krishna The Green House Day was celebrated on 10th Feb 2018. The theme chosen for the day was 'My society is my family too'. Unique bag tags conveying the theme for the day were distributed to...

Celebrating Father’s Day

12 February, 2018 Celebrating Father’s Day -Ms. Alareen Fernandes and Mrs. Shahnaaz Abbas According to Dan Brown, ‘No love is greater than that of a father for his son.’ Father’s day is a celebration honouring fathers and celebrating fatherhood. The daddies of Std. 1...

Yellow House Celebrates ‘School as a Family’

10 February, 2018 Yellow House Celebrates ‘School as a Family’ -Mrs. Elizabeth Soares  The Yellow house family considered themselves privileged to celebrate loving kindness in action with the entire Don Bosco School family with the celebration on Yellow house day on...

Live And Let Live – Save The Animals Day: Std 1

10 February, 2018 Live And Let Live - Save The Animals Day: Std 1 -Ms. Sarra Mullick “Big and small let’s save them all” The students of Std 1 with their little hands on their part contribute their mite to protect animals while they observed ‘Save the Animals Day’...

To care for those who once cared for us is the highest honour.

10 February, 2018 To care for those who once cared for us is the highest honour. -Ms. Sonali D’Silva Class 8A along with their class teacher presented their class assembly on 7th Feb 2018, inspired by the Strenna of the Rector Major We are family’ for the Salesians...

Fun and Leisure – Primary picnic

9 February, 2018 Fun and Leisure – Primary picnic - Richa Singh & Sarra Mullick "A picnic is more than eating a meal. It is a pleasurable state of mind." The enthusiasm of the students of Standards 1 to 4 was high on 7 February 2018 as they eagerly awaited their class...

Getting immersed in history – Field trip Std 6

8 February, 2018 Getting immersed in history – Field trip Std 6 -Ms. Reena Perumbully The students of standard VI went for their field trip to the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya – formerly known as Prince of Wales - museum on 1st Feb 2018. The classes...

Minimizing your waste -Nature Club Seminar

8 February, 2018 Minimizing your waste -Nature Club Seminar - Ms. Nadar Ranjitham Selvaraj The third session of nature club seminar for the academic year 2017-2018 was conducted by the resource person Carol Pereira and Soniya Mulik from “Green-Line” organization on...

Best out of Waste

8 February, 2018 Best out of Waste - Ms. Vailena Dsouza ‘Reduce Reuse Recycle’ being the new age mantra, the environmentally - conscientious Don Bosco Primary School, Matunga, decided to inculcate this virtue in our little ones in a fun way. And what better way than...

Friends as Family – Blue House Day

7 February, 2018 Friends as Family – Blue House Day -Ms. Reshma Belgaonkar   The Blue house day was celebrated on 5th Feb 2018 at Don Bosco High School, Matunga with ‘Friends as family, as the theme. The well decorated entrance and a few other areas of the school with...

Cherishing our friends – Class assembly 5D

Cherishing our friends - Class assembly 5D -Ms. Deepa Nathani It's good to have genuine and close friends. They add meaning and purpose to our lives. The students of Std. 5 D, under the guidance of their class teacher, staged their class assembly on the theme of...

Life became Beautiful – Faith Celebration Day: Std IX

6 February, 2018 Life became Beautiful – Faith Celebration Day: Std IX -Ms. Elizabeth Soares The Faith Celebration Day -2018 was held on 5th February at Auxilium Convent, Wadala at 8.30am. The day began with the registration of the seven schools in the deanery which...

Our tiny tots of Jr. Kg. visit the Price of Wales Museum.

6 February, 2018 Our tiny tots of Jr. Kg. visit the Price of Wales Museum. -Ms. Blanche D’souza The boys of the Jr. Kg. were excited as they set out to visit the Prince of Wales Museum on 3rd February, 2018. This trip was organized for them to gain wider knowledge on...

Beyond Academics – Warli Art

7 February, 2018 Beyond Academics – Warli Art -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 it helps if we strive to learn more about their way of life....

Education to Love’ – Teaching the ABC’s of true love

5 February, 2018 Education to Love’ – Teaching the ABC’s of true love -Atharva G & student team of reporters In a country like India where speaking about sex is treated as a taboo, Don Bosco High School, Matunga took a bold step by conducting a seminar on it for the...

Keep Smiling Day

2 February, 2018 Keep Smiling Day -Ms. Christy Jagdish   Jean Anthelme Brillat once said “The senses are the organs by which man places himself in connection with exterior objects.” The students of Std 3 had ‘Our Senses Day’ on 29th January 2018. This day was...

Each family – A different story: Assembly Std 5C

2 February, 2018 Each family - A different story: Assembly Std 5C -Ms. Karuna Dadipogu The class assembly of Std 5C on Tue 30th Jan 2018 had a skit performed bearing the title - Each Family - A different Story. The central idea of the skit was to bring about an...

Thank you Don Bosco for blessing us!

2 February, 2018 Thank you Don Bosco for blessing us! -Ms. Valenka Fernandes The Prayer Service was conducted by Std 8C on 2nd February 2018 being the first Friday of the month. The students offered prayers and thanksgiving to the Almighty for all the wonders he has...

Two staff communities celebrate the feast of Don Bosco in style!

2 February,2018 Two staff communities celebrate the feast of Don Bosco in style! On the occasion of the feast of St. John Bosco, the staff communities of Don Bosco High School, Matunga and Don Bosco International School, Matunga, came together on 31st Jan 2018 to...

Love Thy Environment

1 February, 2018 -  Ms. Tejashree . Vesvikar Orison Swett Marden rightly said 'We make the world we live in and shape our own environment'. A follow up session ‘Love thy environment’ was organized by Beyond Academics for Std II on 22nd Jan 2018 to encourage students...

Celebrating Republic Day – Assembly Std 9 F

30 January, 2018 Celebrating Republic Day – Assembly Std 9 F -Mrs. Daksha Tandel As India celebrated its 69th Republic Day, Don Bosco Matunga marked an assembly -in the presence of our smartly attired NCC, Scouts and RSP troupes - that witnessed the unfurling of the...

The Hand That Moulds The Future – Assembly IX E

30 January, 2018 The Hand That Moulds The Future – Assembly IX E - Mrs. Gracy Gonsalves The assembly presented by the students of Std IX E on Wed 17 Jan 2018 was based on the life of St. John Bosco. The assembly began with meditation by Miss Elizabeth that provided...

The gift of a father in the family – Assembly Std 5 B

30 January, 2018 The gift of a father in the family – Assembly Std 5 B -Mrs. Geetanjali Agiwale On Tue, 23 Jan 2018, Class 5 B presented the assembly based on the importance of the role of a father figure in our life. It highlighted the routine of a father’s life to...

Sports Round-up: Athletics, Basketball, Hockey and Football

Sports Round-up: Athletics, Basketball, Hockey and Football Another four trophies came our way in the interschool sports tournaments. In MSSA organized interschool athletics, our team collectively bagged the A R M Sidiki Memorial Challenge Shield for the highest...

Stay Positive, Work Hard And Make It Happen –Choral recitation

19 January, 2018 Stay Positive, Work Hard And Make It Happen –Choral recitation -Ms. Colleen Azavedo and Ms. Christy Jagdish   In the words of Nancy Pearcey, “Competition is a good thing, it forces us to do our best.” Stds 3 and 4 did just that on 19th January,...

A Day at the ZOO – Field Trip Std I

19 January, 2018 A Day at the ZOO – Field Trip Std I - Mohini Goshi “Field trips are an opportunity for the children to enter into the world of mystical power” said Frederick Lenz, as more learning happens outdoor than within the four walls of the classroom. The...

Unconditional Love; the love that does not keep a record of wrongs

19 January, 2018 Unconditional Love; the love that does not keep a record of wrongs -Ms. Jansi Daramraj The day dawned brightly on 16th January, 2018. It was class assembly of standard 5 A. The theme was 'unconditional love', something that many do not believe in...

Accolades in Sports – Individual events

18 January, 2018 Accolades in Sports – Individual events -Mr. Barrington Serrao We bring you the sports updates (Individual events) of the different events held over  the last month. Congratulations to the winners. Their efforts and sacrifice have paid dividends. Some...

Creative Craft day Std I-IV

18 January, 2018 Creative Craft day Std I-IV -Ms. Mohini Goshi   Art and craft help students give free expression to their feelings, give them pleasure and a sense of achievement. This subject makes one think out of the box and helps develop one’s creativity and...

Our school bags the Brainfeed School excellence award

18 January, 2018 Our school bags the Brainfeed School excellence award -Ms. Christina Mascarenhas   Don Bosco High School Matunga received the Brainfeed school excellence award at Brainfeed’s 5th National Conference & School Excellence Awards 2017-18 held at The...

Accolades in Sports – Individual events

18 January, 2018 Accolades in Sports – Individual events -Mr. Barrington Serrao We bring you the sports updates (Individual events) of the different events held over  the last month. Congratulations to the winners. Their efforts and sacrifice have paid dividends. Some...

Handwriting – An Imprint of Oneself

16 January, 2018 Handwriting – An Imprint of Oneself -Ms. Tejashree Vesvikar and Ms. Mohini Ghoshi Handwriting is an imprint of oneself on a page. Students of Stds 1 and 2 participated in Handwriting Competition on Jan 13, 2018. It was held to encourage the students...

 A visit to the GPO – Field trip of Std. IV

15 January, 2018  A visit to the GPO – Field trip of Std. IV -Ms. Colleen Azavedo The students of Std IV went for their field trip to the G.P.O. on 11th January 2018. This trip was organized to co-relate with the topic dealing with letter writing. The teachers...

So near yet so far for our brilliant cricket team – Giles Shield

13 January, 2018 So near yet so far for our brilliant cricket team – Giles Shield -Mr. Barrington Serrao   Staging a brilliant and massive comeback, that is slowly turning out to be the hallmark of our compact and talented u-14 cricket team, the boys forced a...

Catechetical and Value Education Day – Stds. V and VI

13 January, 2018 Catechetical and Value Education Day – Stds. V and VI -Ms. Reena Perumbully   It was a privilege and an opportunity for our students of Stds. V and VI to get to know and understand their faith and values at the Catechetical and Value Education day...

Boscoites Bestowed with Almighty’s Parting Gift for 2017

11 January, 2018 Boscoites Bestowed with Almighty's Parting Gift for 2017 Don Bosco High School (Matunga) students Ahmad Kazi of Class IX and for the first time Mateen Kazi of Class VII participated in a three days MUN in Asia's largest Science and Technology...

Love Thy Environment

11 January, 2018 Love Thy Environment - Ms. Tejashree Vesvikar & Ms.Mohini Goshi Beyond Academics conducted a fun-filled workshop on ‘Love Thy Environment’ for the students of Std. 2 on Jan 2 and 8, 2018 to create an awareness about our environment. The workshop began...

The State Education Minister lauds the Science Research Team

11 January, 2018 The State Education Minister lauds the Science Research Team -Ms. Anita Philip The NCSC National team was felicitated and complimented by the State Education Minister Mr Vinod Tawde on 9th Jan 2018. The team included our student Master Soham Shastri...

The five newly ordained priests visit our school  

11 January, 2018 The five newly ordained priests visit our school   The Salesian Mumbai Province was blessed with five new priests this year. They are: Fr. Evangelo D'Souza (past pupil of DBHS Matunga), Fr. Ranson D'Souza, Fr. Anthony Patole, Fr. Renold Lemos and Fr....

Fun with fractions – Std IV

6 January, 2018 Fun with fractions – Std IV Ms. Janessa Monteiro   “We live but a fraction of our lives”, the words of Henry David Thoreau. A fraction (from Latin fractus,which means “broken”) represents a part of a whole or, more generally, any number of equal parts....

Annual training NCC Camp

Annual training NCC Camp -Mr. Rakesh Singh   A combined annual training camp of NCC was organized by 1(MAH) Naval Unit of NCC at Birla College, Kalyan from 23rd December 2017 to 1st January 2018. Seven NCC cadets of our school attended the camp. The students from...

Christmas festivities conclude in the Primary section

6 January, 2018 Christmas festivities conclude in the Primary section -Ms. Pearl Lobo, Ms. Sarra Mullick and Ms. Richa Singh   Christmas is a time of giving and sharing; keeping this in mind the students of Std I celebrated Santa Day on 15th December, 2017. They were...

Kg Activities leading to Christmas

4 January, 2017 Kg Activities leading to Christmas -Ms. Sandra Alhonso and Ms. Tasneem Jumai Silver bells, Silver bells. It's Christmas time in the city. Ring a ling hear them ring. Soon it will be Christmas day. The verse above from the Christmas carol ‘Silver Bells’...

An outing to remember – The annual Scouts and RSP camp

4 January, 2018 An outing to remember – The annual Scouts and RSP camp -Mr. Manoj Koli and Mr. Sham Pawar 62 Scouts and 44 RSP cadets gathered late afternoon on the school campus on 20th Dec 2017 to proceed for their annual camp from 20th to 22nd Dec 2017. The venue...

Christmas isn’t a Season. It’s a feeling.

4 January, 2018 Christmas isn't a Season. It's a feeling. -Ms. Mural Rebello Christmas week was celebrated in the Primary and Kg section from 12th December to 19th December 2017 to usher in the spirit of Christmas. All the classes were beautifully decorated with...

Christmas spirit of sharing and giving

17 December, 2017 Christmas spirit of sharing and giving The Christmas Panorama, the blue riband event of the institution that resonates a spirit of sharing and giving, was held on the campus on 15th and 16th of December. It is a time when a passion for outreach and...

ANTI-LITTER DAY

14 December, 2017 ANTI-LITTER DAY -Ms. Ranjitham Selvaraj For the first time in Mumbai, Anti-litter day was celebrated on 12th December, 2017. Our school joined hands with the GreenLine team to initiate a campaign to spread awareness against negative effects of...

Anti – Litterbug Squad

14 December, 2017 Anti – Litterbug Squad -Ms. Richa Singh  Keeping cleanliness as their motto, the students of the Primary and the Kg sections, joined hands with the GreenLine team in observing anti-litter day on 12th Nov 2017. The children of every class undertook...

Eat Healthy Think Better

10 December, 2017 Eat Healthy Think Better -Ms. Mural Rebello Std. III observed Eat Healthy Day on 8th December 2017 with great enthusiasm. It was a fun-filled experience with the students’ participation on various discussions about junk food. Songs and videos were...

SYMBIOS – A Salesian Youth Movement

December, 2017 SYMBIOS – A Salesian Youth MovementMs. Elizabeth Soares  The 9th of Dec. 2017 was indeed a very meaningful day for the Salesian family here at Don Bosco Campus, being the venue for the Salesian Youth Movement of the Mumbai Region. The theme of the...

Field visit – Std V

17 December, 2017 Field visit – Std V -Ms. Deepa Nathani The students of Std. V congregated in the school on 7th Dec 2017 at 9 am to proceed for their field trip to Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya formerly named as the Prince of Wales Museum, and is the...

SPORTS – OUR TEAMS STRIKE IT RICH –Football, Hockey and Cricket

10 December, 2017 SPORTS – OUR TEAMS STRIKE IT RICH –Football, Hockey and Cricket -Mr. Barrington Serrao   Our sports teams continue to dominate the inter-school competitions organized at city and state levels. Our u-16 football team emerged winners of the Reliance...

SPORTS UPDATES – Individuals corner glory

10 December, 2017 SPORTS UPDATES – Individuals corner glory -Mr. Barrington Serrao   Our students returned home with a bagful of medals in the different inter-school competitions in individual disciplines. Below is a summary of the results of the events conducted over...

Cubs camp overnight at Karjat

7 November, 2017 Cubs camp overnight at Karjat -Ms. Pallavi Hedamba The cubs group of our school set out for an overnight camp to Pinewoods, Karjat on 2nd Dec. 2017. Four teachers -Ms.Karuna, Ms.Pallavi, Sir Shukla and Sir Nehal – accompanied the group for the camp....

NCSC Research team makes it to the National Level

7 November, 2017 NCSC Research team makes it to the National Level -Ms. Anita Philip (Guide teacher) Scientific Research involves going beyond the well tested ideas and theories that form the core of scientific knowledge. Our Chitosan team that won at the state level...

SR.KG SPORTS DAY – Run. Jump, Play

4 December, 2017 SR.KG SPORTS DAY – Run. Jump, Play -Ms. Rytika Pereira The boys of SR.KG celebrated their first sports festival on 2nd December, 2017. Boys from each class welcomed their parents for their first sports day. The theme was 'RUN JUMP PLAY, to be...

TIME OUT FOR FUN

4 December, 2017 TIME OUT FOR FUN -Ms. Sarra Mullick and Ms. Richa Singh The Primary Sports Festival is unique and presents an opportunity not only for a healthy competition but also for fun, togetherness and leisure time activities for a child. With this in mind our...

Nature Club Seminar – ‘Managing your waste’

3 December, 2017 Nature Club Seminar – ‘Managing your waste’ - By Ms. Nadar Ranjitham Selvaraj The second nature club seminar for the academic year 2017-2018 was conducted by the resource persons Ms. Carol Pereira and Ms. Sonali from “Green-Line” organization on...

Kg field trip – a visit to the religious places

3 December, 2017 Kg field trip – a visit to the religious places -Lynette Remedios God is our protector that's what we imbibe in our children at school and in our homes.  The topics taught at school also delve on this. One such topic "Places of worship" and festivals...

Nukkad Natak – (Street Pay): School bags first prize

3 December, 2017 Nukkad Natak - (Street Pay): School bags first prize -Ms. Sarita Chaubey and Mr. Rajesh Tripathi Yet another Feather in our cap! Don Bosco High School, Matunga are the proud winners of the Hindi Street Play 'Nukkad Natak’ competition organized by St....

FIELD TRIP TO NEHRU SCIENCE CENTRE – Std II

3 December, 2017 FIELD TRIP TO NEHRU SCIENCE CENTRE – Std II -Ms. Tejashree. S. Vesvikar On 30th November, 2017 students of Std. 2 went for their Field Trip to Nehru Science Centre, Worli. The visit was organized to help students understand various concepts in science...

Field Trip to Chhatrapati Shivaji Museum Std – 1

24 November, 2017 Field Trip to Chhatrapati Shivaji Museum Std – 1 -Ms. Mohini Goshi It is very well said, “Better to see something once than to hear about it a thousand times”. Field trips provide a real, first- hand experience. It increases the quality of education,...

Management and Children – Important keys of the School

23 November, 2017 Management and Children – Important keys of the School -Ms. Alareen Fernandes The joy was doubled on 22 November, 2017 as Don Bosco High School, Matunga celebrated Management Day and Children’s Day on the same day. It was indeed a day of prayer, fun...

Happy Children’s Day

22 November, 2017 -Ms. Richa Singh Children are treated as special by everyone. Children’s Day was introduced to celebrate the innocence and emphasize the importance of children as they are our nation’s future. Keeping up with the spirit of Universal Children’s Day,...

Sports – u-14 Football team and Shivam Kadam (tennis) in the news

19 November, 2017 Sports – u-14 Football team and Shivam Kadam (tennis) in the news Mr. Barrington Serrao   In football it was another emphatic win, another victory in the bag! Our u-14 football team reigned supreme in the u-14 inter-school championship to lift the...

Read, Lead, Succeed

19 November,2017 Read, Lead, Succeed -Ms. Richa Singh   Reading of books is a pleasure. It has a joy of its own. Reading is as necessary for our mind as food is for our body; thus the most wholesome hobby which should be acquired as early in life as possible. The...

Primary Bash

19 November, 2017 Primary Bash -Ms. Mohini Goshi Navneet publication organized a program ‘Primary Bash’ on 15th November, 2017 for the teachers of the Primary section. Around hundred and sixty four teachers of different schools of South Mumbai participated in the...

EDAC Methodology

19 November, 2017 EDAC Methodology -Mr. Nelson D’Souza   Smartclass Education conducted a workshop on Computational Thinking on 17 November, 2017 at Waterstone  Hotel, Andheri. The main speaker Mr. Agnelo George explained the real need of Computational thinking by...

DARE TO DREAM LIKE DON

14 November, 2017 DARE TO DREAM LIKE DON (Article reported on BIS, online news portal of the Mumbai Province) by Karen Laurie (BIS) MUMBAI, NOV 13, 2017: 'Dare to Dream' and they did! The students of Don Bosco High School, Matunga - numbering over 2000 - with their...

We Dare To Dream

14 November, 2017 We Dared to Dream…. -Ms. Perpetual Nazareth Don Bosco High School, Matunga celebrated with pride its Annual Thanksgiving Day on 11th and 12th November 2017 to mark its Platinum Jubilee Celebrations in the presence of our beloved Rector Major Rev. Fr....

SPORTS – VICTORIES IN CRICKET AND BASKETBALL

5 November, 2017 SPORTS – VICTORIES IN CRICKET AND BASKETBALL -Mr. Barrington Serrao   Congratulations to our u-14 school cricket team that emerged city champions in the DSO inter-school tournament. In the finals of the Mumbai city championship held on 26th Oct 2017...

DON BOSCO SCOUTS AND GUIDES MEET –  GROMO 2017 

31 October, 2017 DON BOSCO SCOUTS AND GUIDES MEET -  GROMO 2017 -Mr. Manoj Koli Twenty three Don Bosco and Auxilium schools of the Salesian Mumbai Province from Rajasthan, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra participated in the Gromo camp held at Lonavla from...

Workshop on Documentary Film Making by GreenLine.

20 October, 2017 Workshop on Documentary Film Making by GreenLine. -Ms. Lakshmi Krishna The GreenLine team headed by Fr. Savio Silveira sdb conducted a workshop on documentary film making for the students and staff of the GreenLine schools. The workshop was held on...

A hearty Diwali celebration in the Pre-Primary section

20 October,2017 A hearty Diwali celebration in the Pre-Primary section -Ms. Bianca Fernandes Dipawali or Diwali the festival of light symbolizes the victory of righteousness and the lifting of spiritual darkness - the victory of good over evil and the glory of light....

SPORTS UPDATES –DSO: ATHLETICS AND TENNIS

15 October, 2017 SPORTS UPDATES –DSO: ATHLETICS AND TENNIS -Mr. Barrington Serrao In a flurry of competitions organized by the DSO in the various sports disciplines in the month of October, our boys left a mark at the Mumbai city level with their commendable...

Celebrate Green Diwali- Avoid Crackers, Celebrate Nature

15 October, 2017 Celebrate Green Diwali - Avoid Crackers, Celebrate Nature -Ms. Richa Singh As term one came to an end today (14th October,2017) the students of Don Bosco Primary prepared for the upcoming Diwali festival with a mini Diwali get together in their...

An encouraging response to “Eco-bricks” Collection

12 October 2017 An encouraging response to “Eco-bricks” Collection -Ms. Ranjitham Selvaraj                 The first Outdoor Workshop for the Green Schools Campaign 2017-2018 called the “Story of a Bottle” was organized by the “GreenLine” organization on 10th Aug,...

ACCOLADES IN FOOTBALL (U-14) AND HOCKEY (U-16)

12 October 2017  ACCOLADES IN FOOTBALL (U-14) AND HOCKEY (U-16) -Mr. Barrington Serrao   There is an avalanche of sports accolades for the school. The boys keep winning… and the trophies keep coming! It’s not easy though for there is much sweat, toil and sacrifice...

 Jr Kg field trip – Wadala bus depot

12 October, 2017  Jr Kg field trip – Wadala bus depot -Ms. Quency Lobo The students of Jr. Kg. went for their field trip on 23rd September 2017 to the Wadala bus depot. The children were very happy and excited to set out for this adventurous field trip with their...

 PROVINCIAL VISITATION

12 October, 2017  PROVINCIAL VISITATION The Provincial of the Mumbai Province, Rev. Fr. Godfrey D'Souza paid an official visit to the school on 11th and 12th Oct 2017. This event of importance and grace takes place once a year. After a brief welcome, address and...

Class 6 A Assembly

24 September, 2017 Class 6 A Assembly -Ms. Selma Gonsalves Class  6 A  assembly was held on 19th September 2017 . The theme of the class assembly was “A Facilitator in need and in deed.“ The assembly began with meditation for children conducted by Ms. Elizabeth where...

Kg Activities – Transport Day and Singing Competition

24 September, 2017 Kg Activities – Transport Day and Singing Competition -Ms. Lynette Remedios and Ms. Tasneem Ansari The students of the Jr. Kg had their class event ‘ Transport Day’ on 13th September related to the topic for the month.  The students were prepared in...

Water is Life

24 September, 2017 Water is Life - Ms.Christy Jagdish   In the words of Leonardo da Vinci, “Water is the driving force of all Nature.” We cannot imagine life without water. To make this fact more relevant and powerful, Water Fun Day was organized for Std. 3 on...

Explore, Learn and Grow – Field trip Std. IV

21 September, 2017 Explore, Learn and Grow – Field trip Std. IV -Ms. Colleen Azavedo Field trips provide a way to bring classroom lessons to life, making them more tangible and easy to understand. The boys of Std IV were taken on a field trip to the Chhatrapati...

Glorious triumphs in Football and Tennis

20 September, 2017 Glorious triumphs in Football and Tennis -Mr. Barrington Serrao  Our under-16 football team defended their title with a 1-0 win against Campion School (Cooperage) in the final of the Mumbai Schools Sports Association (MSSA)-organised Ahmed Sailor...

HINDI DIWAS & INTERSCHOOL HINDI STREET PLAY COMPETITION

17 September, 2017 LOVE FOR HINDI LANGUAGE HINDI DIWAS & INTERSCHOOL HINDI STREET PLAY COMPETITION - Ms. Perpetual Nazareth   In order to rekindle the love for Hindi, the official language of India, the Hindi faculty of Don Bosco High School, Matunga organised a...

BAND-IT- “GLORIOUS 75”- AUDIENCE FAVOURITE!!

                                                             17 September, 2017                                                          BAND-IT- “GLORIOUS 75”- AUDIENCE FAVOURITE!!            -Ms. Perpetual Nazareth The band boys of Don Bosco High School, Matunga...

Education Today Award for Don Bosco Matunga

17 September, 2017 Education Today Award for Don Bosco Matunga ‘Don Bosco High School, Matunga’ is Ranked No.3 in Maharashtra, Ranked No 2 in Mumbai - Category ‘Boys Schools’ (Maharashtra Top 3 Boys Schools for 2016-17) in a survey conducted by EducationToday.co. The...

The richness of a family bond

14 September, 2017 The richness of a family bond -Mr. Rajesh Tripathi The class assembly prepared by Std. 10 F under the guidance of their class teacher spoke much about the values of a family. The theme of the assembly was “FAMILY IS ALL ABOUT ONE TEAM ONE DREAM. The...

English Elocution Competition – Stds. 3 and 4

14 September, 2017 English Elocution Competition – Stds. 3 and 4 -Ms. Colleen Azavedo and Ms. Christy Jagdish The students of Stds. 3 and 4 had their English Elocution Competition on 13th September,2017. The students were asked to prepare for this important event much...

Sr Kg Field trip – Experience of the skies above and nature around

13, September, 2017 Sr Kg Field trip – Experience of the skies above and nature around -          Ms. Rytika Pereira The boys of Sr Kg went on a field trip in the surrounding areas and a municipal garden renovated by Bombay dyeing to see the environment and feel the...

Let’s get Creative

 12 September, 2017 Let’s get Creative -Ms. Cleffy D’Souza  A simple act of moulding clay can prove to be very calming for a child or an adult. In order to encourage creativity, develop motor skills and express their emotions, a clay modeling competition was organized...

 ‘An apple a day keeps the doctor far away’

12 September  'An apple a day keeps the doctor far away' -Ms. Sandra Alphonso Fruits are munificent gifts from nature. To inculcate good eating habits the boys of Sr Kg celebrated "Fruit Day" on 1st September, 2017. The boys were asked to speak three sentences each on...

 Educating to Family Values

11 September, 2017  Educating to Family Values - Ms. Tejashree Vesvikar   The value education coordinators and teachers from various ABE schools of Mumbai attended the AVEC Seminar on Educating to Family Values conducted by Archdiocesan Value Education Centre - AVEC...

Sports Updates – Football and Hockey

10 September, 2017 Sports Updates – Football and Hockey -Mr. Barrington Serrao   Our talented u-14 football team that won the state championship and made it to the Nationals at Delhi enjoyed mixed fortunes in the final round of the Subroto Championship. In the matches...

Sports Updates – Talented individuals make a mark!

10 Sept, 2017 Sports Updates – Talented individuals make a mark! -Mr. Barrington Serrao   Some of our students have been rewarded at the city, state and national level for their brilliance in sports. We are proud of their achievements and congratulate them on their...

Artistry of little minds

6 September, 2017 -Ms. Ruchika Bafna Art attack day was held on 21st and 22nd Of August 2017. Students of class 1 to 4 were part of the event. The students were enthusiastic and keen to learn various techniques in art. They were shown videos related to different...

Celebrating Teacher’s Day

6 September, 2017 Celebrating Teacher’s Day -Ms. Alareen Fernandes Teachers’ Day celebration - a grand affair at Don Bosco High School, Matunga - was anticipated to 4th September, 2017 on account of Anant Chaturthi on 5th September. It was a day specially planned and...

Interschool Maths & Science Quiz and Maths Puzzle competitions

30 August, 2017 Interschool Maths & Science Quiz and Maths Puzzle competitions -Ms. Barkha and Ms. Nicolette D’Souza On 24th August 2017, our school held an interschool Maths and Science fair as part of 75th year Jubilee Celebration. The interschool Science and Maths...

WATER DAY

29 August, 2017 WATER DAY -Ms. Tejal Masmar   Water is important! In a bid to make students aware about water and its significance, Don Bosco High School, Matunga hosted Water day for the students of standard second in the classroom on August 11. Nearly 187 students...

Interschool Science and Mathematical Exhibition

29 August, 2017 Interschool Science and Mathematical Exhibition - Nadar Ranjitham Selvaraj As our school celebrates its 75th glorious year, many inter-school events are in the offing to commemorate the significant event. On 24th August2017, we organized the...

 “Numbers speak for themselves.”

24 August, 2017  “Numbers speak for themselves.” -Ms. Richa Singh   Numbers have long been associated with human civilizations and one cannot deny the fact that these simple numbers play a significant role in our everyday life. Here at DB Matunga, we too cultivate...

BIRTHDAY WISHES TO OUR DEAR PRINCIPAL REV. FR. BERNARD FERNANDES

19 August, 2017 BIRTHDAY WISHES TO OUR DEAR PRINCIPAL REV. FR. BERNARD FERNANDES -Ms Perpetual Nazareth Today we celebrated the birthday of our dear Principal Rev. Fr.Bernard Fernandes which falls on 20th August. The Student Council painstakingly decorated his office...

Monsoon Galore!

17 August, 2017 Monsoon Galore! -Ms. Richa Singh As the city bathes itself with the cool and refreshing raindrops after the hot sweltering days of summer, the students of Don Bosco Primary Matunga welcomed the monsoon with open arms by celebrating Monsoon Week from...

‘Verbal Commendation’ for Ahmed Kazi at HMUN

17 August, 2017 ‘Verbal Commendation’ for Ahmed Kazi at HMUN Master Ahmad Kazi from Don Bosco High School Matunga, Mumbai was awarded "Verbal Commendation", in recognition of his contribution to the conference in exemplary ways in The Legal Committee (Topic Area :...

BCDAAA meet – CHAMPIONS!

17 August, 2017 BCDAAA meet - CHAMPIONS! - Mr. Barrington Serrao   Our school athletic team participated in the BCDAAA meet held on 10th and 11th August 2017 at the University Pavillon, Marine Lines. Linked is the list of winners at this meet. We congratulate them and...

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 have a...

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 the...

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 welcome...

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 30th...

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  presence ...

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 people...

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 is,...

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 they...

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 the...

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. They...

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 in a...

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 was...

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 (NCC...

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 St....

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. since...

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 honours....

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 gave...

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 lamp. The...

 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 singing...

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 - 10.30 am   10.30 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 welcomed...

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 2nd...

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 conducted...

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 at their...

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 Oval...

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 Salesian...

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 success...

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 blessings...

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 – Wednesday...

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 Medal...

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...