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Fire fighters are a symbol in a community of hope and protection

17 March, 2020 Fire fighters are a symbol in a community of hope and protection -Mrs. Tasneem Ansari Fire fighters hold a powerful mystique for many children. A trip to the fire station can be exciting and educational. The boys of the SrKg were taken for a short and...

The Human Voice Is The Most Perfect Instrument Of All

17 March, 2020 The Human Voice Is The Most Perfect Instrument Of All -Ms. Vailena Dsouza 14th March, 2020 saw Standards I and II of the Primary Section of Don Bosco High School Matunga conducting their much awaited Choral Recitation Competition. The class teachers had...

A Step towards Spreading Joy

14 March, 2020 A Step towards Spreading Joy -Ms. TejashreeVesvikar "An effort made for the happiness of others lifts above ourselves," quoted by Lydia M. Child came true in the Primary Section of Don Bosco High School Matunga on March 11, 2020. A Don Bosco institution...

Bracing ourselves as Corona Virus sets in

14 March, 2020 Bracing ourselves as Corona Virus sets in -Mrs. Lakshmi Krishna The Corona Virus outbreak has raised concerns and waves of panic among the people. The school felt responsible to educate and conscientize the staff and the students alike about the...

LIFE IS A PASSAGE THROUGH A MUSEUM OF BEAUTY

13 March, 2020 LIFE IS A PASSAGE THROUGH A MUSEUM OF BEAUTY -Ms. TejashreeVesvikar ‘A clue to the future lies in history and perhaps one of the best ways to learn is to see them in real’as rightly quoted. At Don Bosco High School, Matunga, field trips are considered...

Day of Action-Mock Fire Drill

13 March, 2020 Day of Action-Mock Fire Drill Mrs. Christy Jagdish Be Alert Be Safe. March 11, 2020 was a day of action for the Primary Section of Don Bosco High School Matunga as a Mock Fire Drill was conducted for the staff and students. The school collaborated with...

Women’s Day Celebration

12 March, 2020 Women's Day Celebration - Ms. Tejashree Vesvikar A woman is a symbol of love and is God's finest and most beautiful creation. To honour women in the world, International Women's Day is celebrated on March 8 every year. It is an important occasion to...

JR KG children celebrates their first cultural day

12 March, 2020 JR KG children celebrates their first cultural day -Mrs. Rochelle D' Souza We are the world, we are the children, we are the ones who make a brighter day, so let's see it on our first Cultural Day! The boys of the Jr KG celebrated their first Cultural...

Corona Virus Awareness

10 March, 2020 Corona Virus Awareness Mrs. Shahnaaz Abbas COVID-19 or Corona Virus as it is popularly known as has created a scare in the world and attracted vast media attention. The screaming newspaper headlines and hoardings tell us about its horrors and lack of...

International Olympiad of Mathematics: Std. I-IV

10 March, 2020 International Olympiad of Mathematics: Std. I-IV -Ms. Tejashree Vesvikar "Mathematics is the abstract key which turns the lock of the physical universe" is rightly said by John Polkinghome. With a view to empower students with mathematical skills like...

Recitation in one voice

10 March, 2020 Recitation in one voice -Mrs. Shahnaaz Abbas The students of Std. III and IV of the Primary Section of Don Bosco High School Matunga participated in a Choral Recitation Competition held on March 9, 2020 in the Bianchi Hall. The poems were selected by...

Father and Son Day

9 March, 2020 Father and Son Day Mrs. Vailena D`Souza Any man can have a child, that doesn't make you a father. It is the courage to raise a child that makes one a father. These opening lines by the compere stirred the proud paternal feeling existing in the hearts of...

Polling Day for the Primary Section

6 March, 2020 Polling Day for the Primary Section Ms. Tejashree Vesvikar "Have a Vision, Make a Right Decision! Vote!" a transcript from the fresh quotes was apt for the day. The Primary Section of Don Bosco High School Matunga organized Elections for the School...

Award winners at Mani Bhavan competition

Award winners at Mani Bhavan competition

6 March, 2020 Award winners at Mani Bhavan competition The students of Std III and IV won the third place in the One Act Play competition performed at Mani Bhavan in Aug 2019. The awards were declared and given earlier last month. The students enacted a skit that...

The school elects its leaders

5 March, 2020 The school elects its leaders -Mrs.Elizabeth Soares "LEADERSHIP IS THE CAPACITY TO TRANSLATE VISION INTO REALITY." - Warren Bennis The election process for the leaders began with the call to students to file nominations to be a part of the Student...

Handwriting is a reflection of personality

5 March, 2020 Handwriting is a reflection of personality -Ms. Bianca Worlikar Good handwriting skills are indicators of excellent mind and motor coordination. Handwriting is still a very crucial art, even in this high-tech era where pencils are replaced by thumb,...

SCIENCE DAY CELEBRATION

5 March,2020 SCIENCE DAY CELEBRATION -Ms. Analiza Chinappan Science day was celebrated in our school on 28th Feb 2020. The following activities was conducted to celebrate this occasion. 1. Display board at the entrance 2. Morning talk by students 3. Quiz in Std 9 4....

Award winners at Mani Bhavan competition

4 March, 2020 Award winners at Mani Bhavan competition -Ms. Kashmira Rodrigues The students of Std III and IV won the third place in the One Act Play competition performed at Mani Bhavan in Aug 2019. The awards were declared and given earlier last month. In the words...

Marathi Divas-Secondary Section

4 March, 2020 Marathi Divas-Secondary Section -Mrs. Reshma Belgaonkar Marathi Language Day is celebrated on February 27 every year across the Indian states of Maharashtra and Goa. This day is regulated by the State Government. It is celebrated on the birthday of...

Felicitation of young promising Junior Scientists

4 March, 2020 Felicitation of young promising Junior Scientists -Master Geoffrey Nadar 8D On the eve of the Science Day, this year's NCSC (National Children's Science Congress) took a curtain call by inviting all the young scientists from the Nationals here in Mumbai,...

Marathi Bhasha Divas– 2020 (Primary section)

3 March,2020 Marathi Bhasha Divas– 2020 (Primary section) -Mrs. Blossy D'silva Keeping in mind the birth anniversary of the great poet V.V. Shirwadkar, popularly known as 'Kusumagraj', Marathi Bhasha Divas was celebrated on March 28, 2020 in the Primary Section of Don...

ANNUAL Scouts, Cubs, RSP and NCC DAY

3 Marh,2020 ANNUAL Scouts, Cubs, RSP and NCC DAY -compiled by Mr. Manoj Koli and Ms. Jansi The four uniformed troops (Scouts, Cubs, NCC and RSP) celebrated their annual day on 26th February, 2020 by organising an exhibition of various units showcasing their talents...

Lent:Time to Repent and Forgive

4 March, 2020 Lent:Time to Repent and Forgive -Ms Jansi Dharamraj "Remember man you are dust and into dust shall you return."- GENESIS 3:19 On the occasion of Ash Wednesday, on 26th February, 2020 all the Catholic students and staff of DBHS and DBIS Matunga gathered...

Master Rugved Kotkar wins 4 medals at MCGM swimming competition

Master Rugved Kotkar wins 4 medals at MCGM swimming competition

2 March, 2020 Master Rugved Kotkar wins 4 medals at MCGM swimming competition Master Rugved Kotkar of Std 3-D won 2 Silver and 2 Bronze medals at the Municipal Corporation Of Greater Mumbai Swimming Competition held at Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Olympic Swimming Pool on...

u-10 and u-12 football teams are MDFA champions!

u-10 and u-12 football teams are MDFA champions!

2 March, 2020 u-10 and u-12 football teams are MDFA champions! Don Bosco u-12 football team emerged champions of the MDFA for the second year in a row. The team beat Kenkre FC 3-0 in the finals played on Sunday, 23 Feb 2020. Master Yohaan Panjuani was awarded the star...

Eat Right, Stay Healthy -Nutritional Day

2 March, 2020 Eat Right, Stay Healthy -Nutritional Day -Ms. Alareen Fernandes A well-balanced diet with regular physical activity is the recipe for good health. To make the students aware of this, Nutritional Day was organized in the Primary Section of Don Bosco High...

The Journey of Holiness with TENZING YATSO -Assembly Std. 8E

2 March, 2020 The Journey of Holiness with TENZING YATSO -Assembly Std. 8E -Ms. Gracy Gonsalves "Don't let the behavior of others, destroy your inner peace." -Dalai Lama Class 8E presented an assembly along with their class teacher Ms.Gracyon 18th February, 2020 on...

Value Education Day for standards 5 and 6

2 March, 2020 Value Education Day for standards 5 and 6 -Report collated by Ms. Jancy 'Value Education Day' was organized for standards 5 and 6 on 12th February, 2020. The resource persons were the Salesian priests Fr. Crispino, Fr. Mylin, Fr. Xavier, Fr. Rudolph and...

“Holiness for you too!” -Sr KG Cultural day

29 February, 2020 "Holiness for you too!" -Sr KG Cultural day -Mrs. Tasneem Ansari A smooth sea never made a skilled sailor. One could visualise this at the Cultural Day celebrated by the Sr KG boys on 15th February 2020 in the Bianchi hall. The decor created a...

Fun Galore at Silvassa

25 February, 2020 Fun Galore at Silvassa -Mrs. Shahnaaz Abbas The staff picnic is a much awaited occasion in the calendar of every staff member of Don Bosco High School Matunga. The Management of the school leaves no stone unturned to ensure that the staff picnic...

Beyond Academics-Fun with Science-Follow-up session for Std IV

25 February, 2020 Beyond Academics-Fun with Science-Follow-up session for Std IV Ms. Kashmira Rodrigues The follow up session on February 18, 2020 which was held for the boys of Std IV was a reinforcement of the topic 'Fun with Science' organised by the Beyond...

Every Ending has a New Beginning!

24 February, 2020 Every Ending has a New Beginning! -Mrs. Sonali Dsilva "I cannot say goodbye to those whom I have grown to love, for the memories we have made will last a lifetime, and will never know a goodbye." A farewell program was organized for the outgoing...

Let’s Be Friends Day

24 February, 2020 Let's Be Friends Day Mrs. RanjanaBhandare Friendship day is a revered occasion for friends all over the world. It is a day when people express their love and heartfelt feelings for their best friends and buddies and they promise to stand by them at...

Human Love in the Divine Plan

24 February, 2020 Human Love in the Divine Plan -Mrs. Valenka Fernandes "The secret to extraordinary faith is engaging our 'Minds' as well our 'Hearts' because dynamic faith requires a healthy balance of both the 'Mind' and the 'Heart'.' The Catholic students of Std....

A Rainbow of Faith, Talents and Promises Engulfs the Don Bosco Sky

17 February, 2020 A Rainbow of Faith, Talents and Promises Engulfs the Don Bosco Sky -Ms. Susan Philip Dr. Ram Chaddha, an illustrious alumnus of the school and the chief guest for the second day of the Annual Thanksgiving Day held on February 8, 2020, in his rousing...

FIELD TRIP-DR BHAU DAJI LAD MUSEUM

14 February, 2020 FIELD TRIP-DR BHAU DAJI LAD MUSEUM -Ms. Angel Chellaperumal On the 13th of February 2020, the students of Std-VII of Don Bosco High School , Matunga visited the 'Dr Bhau Daji Lad Museum' for the field trip. They were accompanied by the supervisor...

Celebrating the 150th Birth Anniversary of the Mahatma

14 February, 2020 Celebrating the 150th Birth Anniversary of the Mahatma - Ms. Tejashree Vesvikar The Government of India planned to commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, Father of the Nation, at the national and international level to propagate...

Beyond Academics Workshop- Fun with Science-Std IV

14 February, 2020 Beyond Academics Workshop- Fun with Science-Std IV -Ms. Kashmira Rodrigues Every science begins as philosophy and ends as art.-Will Durant Being a scientist is like doing a jigsaw puzzle in a snowstorm at night, with some pieces missing, and with no...

Museum is a storage of information and knowledge-Field trip Jr Kg

14 February, 2020 Museum is a storage of information and knowledge-Field trip Jr Kg -Mrs. Larissa Carvalho A museum is a place of great interest. A visit to a museum is an education in itself. The children of Jr. Kg visited the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu...

U-13 basketball team clinches silver at the MSSA tournament

U-13 basketball team clinches silver at the MSSA tournament

13 February, 2020 U-13 basketball team clinches silver at the MSSA tournament The school U/13 basketball team won the Runners-up trophy at the MSSA Inter-school basketball tournament held at MSSA basketball court, Azad Maidan. After a good run up to the finals, our...

u-12 Hockey team claims MSSA trophy!

u-12 Hockey team claims MSSA trophy!

13 February, 2020 u-12 Hockey team claims MSSA trophy! U/12 Hockey Team won the MSSA organized Walter D'souza League cum Knock out Hockey tournament played at SAI grounds, Kandivali. Our school team beat St. Stanislaus 2-0 in the finals played on 8th Feb 2020.

Bosco Week-Primary section

11 February, 2020 Bosco Week-Primary section -Mrs. Cleffy D`Souza "Walk with your feet on earth but in your heart be in heaven" were some of the famous words by St. John Bosco. The feast of St. John Bosco is celebrated on 31st January every year and to commemorate the...

Don Bosco In Our Midst -Mass for the staff of DBHS and DBIS

11 February, 2020 Don Bosco In Our Midst -Mass for the staff of DBHS and DBIS -Ms. JansiDharamraj On the occasion of the feast of St. Don Bosco on 31st January, 2020 all the staff of Don Bosco High School, Matunga and Don Bosco International High School and few...

Working towards creating a better future-An anti-litter rally

11 February, 2020 Working towards creating a better future-An anti-litter rally - Ms. Yugandhara Kaskar 'Do good while you still have time.' -St. John Bosco On the 29th of January 2020, student representatives of the secondary section, of the Nature club of Don Bosco...

English Elocution Competition Std.1 & 2

11 February, 2020 English Elocution Competition Std.1 & 2 -Mrs. Tejashree Vesvikar "Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words," as rightly quoted by Robert Frost. The students of Std.1 & 2 of Don Bosco High School Matunga,...

Clay modelling makes children powerful and creative

30 January, 2019 Clay modelling makes children powerful and creative -Ms. Rytika Pereira "Clay can be dirt in the wrong hands, but clay can be art in the right hands" Young minds can think new and big with clay, the task becomes quite easy, exciting and long lasting....

Beyond Academics- All about Mumbai-Follow Up Session Std III

30 January, 2020 Beyond Academics – All about Mumbai-Follow Up Session Std III -Ms. Mary Fernandes Mumbai city is the capital of Maharashtra. Previously known as Bombay, it is one of the world's largest and most densely populated areas. Mumbai is a place which is...

Provincial Visitation

29 january, 2020 Provincial Visitation -Mrs. Perpetual Nazareth It was time to welcome the newly appointed Provincial Rev. Fr.Savio Silveira in the Don Bosco,Matunga family during the annual Provincial visit on 27th Jan and 28th Jan 2020. The Principal Fr. Bernard...

Nature club presentation on Open Day

28 January, 2020 Nature club presentation on Open Day -Student reporter-Arnav Jadhav 9 E. Through the year, the Nature Club carries out exciting activities and encourages students to actively participate in them. The Club's intent is to spread the message of...

71st Republic Day Celebration

28 January, 2020 71st Republic Day Celebration -Mrs. Valenka Fernandes To celebrate the 71st Republic Day of our country and pay homage to our founding fathers, Don Bosco High School Matunga celebrated the day with solemnity along with the Management, Staff and the...

Hurray! It’s Field Trip

28 January, 2020 Hurray! It's Field Trip -Mrs Aarti Dodti "Better to see something once than to hear about it a thousand times."- Asian Proverb On 23rd January,2020, Standard 6 had their field trip. All students assembled in the gym area at 8.00 in the morning. Class...

Celebrating Savitribai Phule

27 January, 2019 Celebrating Savitribai Phule -Mrs Elizabeth Soares &Ms Jancy Dharamraj Savitribai Phule-a woman activist in the forefront of women's struggle activities-was the focus of a 3-days activity in the Secondary section of the school beginning from 17th...

Contentment is the key to Happiness

24 January, 2020 Contentment is the key to Happiness -Master Hridaan Badani 5D Our class 5D assembly was held on 21st January,2020 the topic being “Contentment is the key to happiness."Standards 5 and 6 along with their class teachers and associate teachers were the...

FORGIVENESS

23 January, 2020 FORGIVENESS -Ms. Bindu Keny The Lord has pardoned the sins of his enemies. This should be enough reason for us to forgive the trespasses of others. This was the message that came across to the viewers of the 8C class assembly conducted by the students...

Together We Can Do Great Things

17 January, 2020 Together We Can Do Great Things -Ms. Yugandhara Kaskar The students of class 8 B with their class teacher presented their class assembly on 15th of January, 2020 in the undercroft of the Don Bosco High School, Matunga. Rev. Fr. Rector Crispino...

“Words Reflect Our Life”

17 January, 2020 "Words Reflect Our Life" -Mrs. Aarti Dodti It is rightly said that 'Politeness is an inexpensive way of making friends.' Class 6D beautifully portrayed the theme: 'Words reflect our life'. We communicate our ideas and stories to others by talking and...

Field Trip to Nehru Science Centre

17 January, 2020 Field Trip to Nehru Science Centre -Ms. AlareenFernandes Field trips provide a hands-on experience to the students which leads to effective learning. On January 16, 2020 over 160 students of Std. 2 of the Primary Section of Don Bosco High School,...

Mumbai:It sure is a city of dreams, it taught me how to dream

17 January, 2020 Mumbai:It sure is a city of dreams, it taught me how to dream -Ms. Mary Fernandes The Beyond Academics group comprising young and enterprising people help to educate the young in their own unique way. As part of its activity with the children of Std....

Here I am, Lord

13 January, 2020 Here I am, Lord -Ms Jansi Dharamraj "God does not choose people because of their ability, but because of their availability."-Brother Andrew On 11th January 2020, the Catholic students and teachers of Don Bosco High School, Matunga, gathered at the...

The Need To Be Responsible

13 January, 2020 The Need To Be Responsible -Ms. Yugandhara Kaskar The final session for the academic year 2019-2020 under the Green School campaign, in association with the Green Line organisation took place on 11th January 2020. Mrs. Lakshmi and Ms. Yugandhara...

Cricket-Harris Shield runners-up

Cricket-Harris Shield runners-up

9 January, 2020 Cricket-Harris Shield runners-up Our school u-16 cricket team made history this year by qualifying for the finals of the MSSA organized prestigious Harris Shield tournament for the first time! In the finals, the team was pitted against reigning...

Soft tennis- Arjun Babu secures the gold medal

Soft tennis- Arjun Babu secures the gold medal

9 January, 2020 Soft tennis- Arjun Babu secures the gold medal Master Arjun Babu 7-D won the Gold medal in Soft Tennis at the DSO State level matches held at Kolhapur from 1st to 3rd December 2019.

MSSA hockey-u/14 team emerges runners-up

MSSA hockey-u/14 team emerges runners-up

9 January, 2020 MSSA hockey-u/14 team emerges runners-up In the MSSA organized u-14 interschool hockey tournament, our A team lost 3-0 against our archrivals St. Stanislaus in the tie-breaker at SAI grounds Khandivili on 18th Dec 2019 to secure the runners-up...

School u-16 basketball team claims the MSSA trophy!

School u-16 basketball team claims the MSSA trophy!

9 January, 2020 School u-16 basketball team claims the MSSA trophy! The school u-16 team brought home the MSSA trophy after a gap of three years defeating Jamnabai Narsee school 32-28 in the finals played on 19th Dec 2019 at MSSA Basketball court, Azad Maidan.

U-12 football team clinches the SFA trophy

U-12 football team clinches the SFA trophy

9 January, 2020 u-12 football team clinches the SFA trophy Our U 12 football team clinched the u-12 SFA trophy for the second year in succession. The team beat Utpal Sanghvi in the finals 3-0 played at University grounds, Kalina on 12th Dec 2019. In the same...

Prayag Jaiswal our champion swimmer

Prayag Jaiswal our champion swimmer

9 January,2020 Prayag Jaiswal our champion swimmer Master Prayag Jaiswal 10-A won the Gold Medal at the Triathlon Championship held in Goa on the 8th of December 2019. In the SFA Inter school swimming competition held at Vile Parle he won a Gold Medal in 100mts Breast...

Harris Shield – A first for Don Bosco in its Sporting history!

9 January, 2020 Harris Shield - A first for Don Bosco in its Sporting history! -Mr. Barrington Serrao Don Bosco High School, Matunga is a sporting giant in the city of Mumbai and the state of Maharashtra. It has all the major trophies of the popular sports under its...

The tans will fade but the memories will last forever.

9 January, 2020 The tans will fade but the memories will last forever. Mr. Manoj Koli, Mr.Sham Pawar, Mr. Rakesh Singh and Mrs. Sonali Dsilva The Annual Camp for our Scouts, RSP and NCC cadets of 2019-20 was held from 21st December to 23rd December 2019. 105 Scouts...

Science Exhibition at VIT

09 January, 2020 Science Exhibition at VIT -By a student reporter On 3rd January, 2020, 10 students of Don Bosco Matunga set out for a science exhibition at 'The Vidyalankar Institution of Technology [VIT]'. The students were accompanied by their science teacher Ms....

Off we go to the shrine of Don Bosco’s Madonna

7 January, 2020 Off we go to the shrine of Don Bosco's Madonna -Ms. Tejashree Vesvikar "Christmas is not just a day, an event to be observed and speedily forgotten. It is a spirit which should permeate every part of our lives," rightly quoted by William Parks. The...

A great day for DBHS Matunga- four alumni ordained priests!

26 December,2019 A great day for DBHS Matunga- four alumni ordained priests! -Mrs Elizabeth Soares The solemn ordination ceremony of the four new priests-Bosco Carvalho, Mavron Fernandes, Jerome Aruldass and Clarence Martis, all four past pupils of Don Bosco High...

Festivals make our moral fibre strong

23, December, 2019 Festivals make our moral fibre strong -Ms. Quency Lobo India is a land of festivals. It encompasses people from different religions and thus numerous festivals are celebrated. Festivals occur at regular intervals and help in breaking the monotony of...

The new born Light will spread joy- Cultural day Std IV

23 December, 2019 The new born Light will spread joy- Cultural day Std IV -Mrs. Kashmira Rodrigues Ho! Ho! Ho! Good tidings to One and All! In keeping with the theme for this year 'Journey together with Joy and Holiness' the Christmas spirit was ushered in by the...

Light, Love, Life: Eternal gifts of God

23 December, 2019 Ligh', Love, Life: Eternal gifts of God -Ms. Susan Philip The second day of the Christmas Panorama held on December 19, gave the onlookers a panoramic view of what Christmas is all about. The view comprised a melding of playing games, competitions...

Christmas isn’t a Season, it’s a Feeling at Don Bosco Matunga

23 December 2019 Christmas isn't a Season, it's a Feeling at Don Bosco Matunga Mrs. Shahnaaz Abbas Christmas at Don Bosco Matunga is always very festive. It is a time of celebration, a time to reach out and share, a time of joy and merriment, a time to play and make...

Jingle All The Way…

17 December, 2019 Jingle All The Way... -Mrs. Sonali Dsilva. At Don Bosco Matunga, the students eagerly await to enjoy themselves during the most wonderful time of the year. With The Christmas Panorama' around the corner the campus is filled with festivities and...

Culture grows on the vine of tradition

Culture grows on the vine of tradition -Ms. Rochelle D'Souza India has rich culture and Indians cherish traditions. India was a home to many invasions and thus it added to the present variety. 'When you are entrusted with a tradition you've got to protect it'. Against...

Silver Bells Silver Bells It’s Christmas time in the city

17 December, 2019 Silver Bells Silver Bells It's Christmas time in the city -Ms. Tasneem Ansari 'Joyful all ye nation rise, join the triumph of the skies..." In accordance to the unit topic of the curriculum and to reinforce the festival of Christmas and Christmas...

Tear and stick-Activity for the kindergarten

17, December, 2019 Tear and stick-Activity for the kindergarten -Ms. Rytika Pereira Tearing and sticking paper is an amazing fine motor activity for children. Tear and stick activity makes the children assume tripod grip for fingers that aids the grasp for writing and...

Christmas Festive Week (Std 1-4)

17 December, 2019 Christmas Festive Week (Std 1-4) Ms. Jessiya Sekar The Season to Sparkle Together with Joy and Holiness! "Christmas is most truly Christmas when we celebrate it by giving the light of love to those who need it most" -Ruth Carter Stapleton Christmas...

A joy that’s shared is a joy made double-Class Assembly 8A

12 December, 2019 A joy that's shared is a joy made double-Class Assembly 8 A -Ms. Sydelle Mascarenhas The students of class 8A along with their class teacher Ms. Sydelle presented their assembly on the topic 'Sharing Hope, Peace and Joy with Love'. The theme of...

From NCSC State 2019 to NCSC National 2019

12 December, 2019 From NCSC State 2019 to NCSC National 2019 - Master Geoffrey Nadar 8D As our journey as a research team progressed from the districts to the advent of the states, we made major upgradations to our project: Phytoremediation Potential of E.crassipes...

Keep Smiling Day-Std III

10 December, 2019 Keep Smiling Day-Std III Mrs. Christy Jagdish 'Be true to your teeth and they won’t be false to you.' The tooth is the only part of the body that can't heal itself. So we need to protect it. To create awareness on dental hygiene among the students of...

Sport is a preserver of health-Sr Kg Sports Festival

10 December, 2019 Sport is a preserver of health-Sr Kg Sports Festival -Ms. Bianca Fernandes Sport is an integral part of every student's life. It is indeed a splendid occasion for each one to showcase their speed and agility on the field. The much-awaited Sports Day...

Primary Sports Festival 2019-20

9 December, 2019 Primary Sports Festival 2019-20 -Mrs.Shahnaaz Abbas A much awaited day, the Sports Festival of the Primary section of Don Bosco High School, Matunga was held on December7, 2019 on the school grounds. The theme for the Sports Festival this year was...

Gifts in abundance – Prayer Service 8th F

8 Decmber, 2019 Gifts in abundance - Prayer Service 8th F -Mrs. Hemanya Thouti We praise God for the abundant gifts He has bestowed upon us. We celebrate this abundance, and we call all to the table to eat and to be renewed. In brotherhood and sisterhood may we enjoy...

When God steps in Miracles Happen!

8 December, 2019 When God steps in Miracles Happen! -Ms Jansi Dharamraj "With men this is impossible, but with God all things are possible." -Matthew 19:26 In honour of the 'Sacred Heart of Jesus' (being the first Friday of the month) and in preparation for the feast...

U-16 hockey team wins Jr. Aga Khan hockey trophy!

U-16 hockey team wins Jr. Aga Khan hockey trophy!

6 December, 2019 U-16 hockey team wins Jr. Aga Khan hockey trophy! Our U/16 Hockey team won the Jr. Aga Khan Knock-out Hockey tournament played at SAI grounds, Khandivali. We beat Dr. Antonio D' Silva High School, Dadar 4-1 in the finals of the MSSA organized...

MSSA u-12 football team claims the runners-up trophy!

MSSA u-12 football team claims the runners-up trophy!

4 December,2019 MSSA u-12 football team claims the runners-up trophy! Our talented u-12 school football team clinched the runners-up trophy in the MSSA organized inter school football tournament. In the finals played on 29th Nov 2019 at Azad maidan, our boys lost 2-0...

Our NCC cadets bag first place in dance competition at CATC

Our NCC cadets bag first place in dance competition at CATC

4 December, 2019 Our NCC cadets bag first place in dance competition at CATC 12 NCC cadets from standards 8 and 9 attended a Combined Annual Training Camp (CATC) from 4th November to the 12th November 2019, at B. K.Birla College, Kalayan. As part of the daily routine,...

Successful career options for students-Times NIE Seminar

3 December, 2019 Successful career options for students – Times NIE Seminar -Ms. Dipti Shah A workshop/Seminar was conducted on SUCCESSFUL CAREER OPTIONS FOR STUDENTS by TIMES NIE at the PRINCIPALS MEET SEMINAR on 26th November at Grand Hyatt. Ms. Dipti represented...

Life is a Sport, Make it Count!

2 December, 2019 Life is a Sport, Make it Count! Mast. Marc Anthony Tavares and Mrs. Sonali D'silva The much awaited Annual Sports Day was held on Saturday 30th of November, 2019 with much zeal, solemnity and fanfare. It was an opportune moment for the students to...

Music binds our soul, heart and emotion.

2 December, 2019 Music binds our soul, heart and emotion. -Mrs. Rochelle D'Souza "Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and which cannot remain silent" Music ignites all areas of child development: intellectual, social and emotional, motor, language and...

Field Trip-Visit to the Traffic Park

1 December, 2019 Field Trip-Visit to the Traffic Park -Ms. Mary Fernandes A Traffic Park or Children's Traffic Park is a park where children can learn the rules to be followed on the road. An excursion to the Traffic Park was organized for the students of Std. III on...

Reading Programme For Std I and II

29 November, 2019 Reading Programme For Std I and II -Ms. Mohini Goshi It is very well said "The more you read, the more you know, and the more you know, the smarter you grow". Bearing this fact in mind, the students of Std I and Std II had their reading programme on...

Peace Begins with Me

29 November, 2019 Peace Begins with Me -Mrs. Selma Gonsalves "An eye for an eye will make the whole blind"-Mahatma Gandhi Inspired by the above quote by our beloved Mahatma Gandhi, the children of class 5A through their assembly reminded that we should conquer hatred...

Learning More about the Constitution

29 November, 2019 Learning More about the Constitution -Ms. Tejashree Vesvikar "Democracy is not merely a form of Government. It is primarily a mode of associated living, of conjoint communicated experience. It is essentially an attitude of respect and reverence...

Aarya wins National Bronze in Long jump

Aarya wins National Bronze in Long jump

27 November, 2019 Aarya wins National Bronze in Long jump Our wonder athlete Aarya Kandakumar won the Bronze medal in Long Jump Boys u/14 in the recently held National Inter District Junior Athletic Meet(NIDJAM). 469 districts all over India participated in this...

Reading Programme in the Primary Section

24 November, 2019 Reading Programme in the Primary Section Mrs. Shahnaaz Abbas At Don Bosco High School, Matunga a lot of importance is given to reading. A special period dedicated to reading has been allotted in the Primary Section time table for each class. Two...

Doing it the ACE way

24 November, 2019 Doing it the ACE way -Ms. Koeli (ACE Academy team) On November 23, Saturday the boys of Grade 5 and 6 presented their First Informal Performance Day. To begin with, Our Academy for Creative Expression believes in giving a platform to the children to...

Break a leg, Boscoites!

24 November, 2019 Break a leg, Boscoites! -MsRaveena D'Souza & Ms Jansi Dharamraj The Raell Padamsee speech and drama team, The ACE (Academy for Creative Expressions), conducted a short, informal Performance for standards 5th and 6th of Don Bosco High School,...

A trail through heaven

23 November, 2019 A trail through heaven -Master Krrish Wasan, IX E The Green Line organization had arranged a nature trail under the Green schools campaign on the 21st of November, 2019 at Mahim Nature Park. Two students from the Nature Club of Don Bosco High School,...

It is more blessed to give, than to receive.

23 November, 2019 It is more blessed to give, than to receive. -Mrs Daksha Tandel "Joy is more infectious than leprosy."-Dr.Baba Amte Keeping with the theme, 'Journeying Together in Joy and Holiness', class 9E depicted the 'Life of Dr. Baba Amte' for their class...

Field Trip Std IV-Visit to the G.P.O.

23 November, 2019 Field Trip Std IV-Visit to the G.P.O. Ms. Mural Rebello "Field trips are an opportunity for you to enter into the world of Mystical Power."--- Frederick Lenz. The students of Std IV went for their field trip to the G.P.O. on 21st November 2019. This...

Celebrating a Pollution Free Diwali-a survey

21 November, 2019 Celebrating a Pollution Free Diwali-a survey Ms. Yugandhara Kaskar and Mrs. Sonali D'Silva The Nature Club of Don Bosco High School, Matunga unified their efforts to create awareness about celebrating an Eco-Friendly Diwali. The students incorporated...

CREATIVE CRAFT DAY (STD 1-4)

20 November, 2019 CREATIVE CRAFT DAY (STD 1-4) -Mrs. Ruchika Bafna Few activities come as naturally to young children as creative art. Whether your child's medium is chalk on a sidewalk or folding a sheet or square of paper, he or she likely enjoys the act of creating...

Phytoremediation group makes it to the State level of NCSC 2019

19 November, 2019 Phytoremediation group makes it to the State level of NCSC 2019 -Mast. Geoffrey Nadar 8D Science is the art of discovering the unknown and opening new possibilities. It is curiosity that keeps the pioneer of civilization alive. In today's lifestyle,...

Come and See Camp at Lonavala

19 November,2019 Come and See Camp at Lonavala -Master Rodney Jayakumar 7C 29 Catholic students of Don Bosco Matunga attended a 2-days vocation camp at Don Bosco Lonavala on 16th-17th November 2019. 119 boys from standard VII to XI from the Don Bosco institutions of...

IT TAKES ALL KINDS OF MEN TO MAKE THE WORLD!

19 November, 2019 IT TAKES ALL KINDS OF MEN TO MAKE THE WORLD! Mrs. Sonali D'silva International Men's Day is a time for many people to reflect on the contributions, sacrifices and progress made by men in society. We celebrate men working together with women to make...

Food, Friends, Sunshine…

19 November, 2019 Food, Friends, Sunshine... -Master Geoffrey Nadar 8D Picnics are a way of relaxing and enjoying. The annual picnic of Don Bosco, Matunga had plenty of both. The Secondary Section (Std 5 to8) visited Imagica Amusement Park and Aqua Imagica Water Theme...

Our NCC cadets attend CATC

15 Nov, 2019 Our NCC cadets attend CATC -Master Dean Mascarenhas 9D 12 NCC cadets from standards 8 and 9 attended a Combined Annual Training Camp (CATC) from 4th November to the 12th November 2019, at B. K.Birla College, Kalayan. We were accompanied to the venue by...

Time for a Break

Time for a Break -Mrs Lakshmi Krishnan & Ms Jansi Dharmaraj The much-awaited day of the year, yes, the class picnic was organized by Don Bosco High School, Matunga, for the students from standards 5 to 10 on 13th November, 2019. Prayer was said by the entire...

The victory of good over evil

14 November, 2019 The victory of good over evil -Ms. Yugandhara Kaskar Diwali is one of the most celebrated festivals in India. It symbolizes the triumph of light over darkness, knowledge over ignorance and hope over despair. Ways of celebrating Diwali has changed...

Children’s day celebrations in the kindergarten

14 November, 2019 Children's day celebrations in the kindergarten -Ms. Rytika Pereira The first happiness of a child is to know that he is loved-Don Bosco Every child is a different kind of flower, and all together, makes this world a beautiful garden. Children's Day...

DSO Athletics-Aarya Kandakumar, our sprint champion!

DSO Athletics-Aarya Kandakumar, our sprint champion!

14 November, 2019 DSO Athletics-Aarya Kandakumar, our sprint champion! Master Aarya Kandakumar of Std 8 stood 1st in 200 metres for boys under 14 representing (Don Bosco)Mumbai City at the DSO Divisional meet held on 10th and 11th November 2019. Thirteen talukas...

Childrens’ Day at the Primary Section, Don Bosco Matunga

Childrens' Day at the Primary Section, Don Bosco Matunga -Mrs.Shahnaaz Abbas In fond memory of the birth anniversary of the first Prime Minister of India Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru which is on 14th November and his love for children being a well known fact, the...

Handwriting Competition Std. I to IV

9 November, 2019 Handwriting Competition Std. I to IV -Ms. Mary Fernandes Handwriting speaks volumes about an individual. No matter how much technology may make the place of handwriting, the significance and notability of handwriting is still prevalent and increasing....

Please God, Not People

9 November, 2019 Please God, Not People -Ms Jansi Dharamraj "Be faithful in little things because it is in them that your strength lies. To the good God nothing is little because He is so great and we are so small."-Mother Teresa As it is a tradition in Don Bosco High...

Mumbai Salesian Province celebrates its jubilarians!

Mumbai Salesian Province celebrates its jubilarians! -Mr. Nelson D'Souza On Monday, 4th November 2019, the Salesian Province of Mumbai had a memorable celebration of the year's jubilarians-the Salesian priests of the Mumbai Province who celebrated 60 years of...

Birthday wishes for our Kg Supervisor Mrs. Shoba

8 November, 2019 Birthday wishes for our Kg Supervisor Mrs. Shoba -Mrs. Sandra Alphonso Birthdays are memorable days for everyone. These days are celebrated with great joy and cheer. One got a taste of such a celebration in the Kg section of the school as it was the...

Diwali is the festival of joy, light and splendour

8 November, 2019 Diwali is the festival of joy, light and splendour -Mrs. Sandra Alphonso Diwali is a beautiful festival that is dubbed the 'festival of light' because it illuminates the whole atmosphere and our lives. The purpose of Diwali is to spread light and...

Prayag Phatak wins overall fastest swimmer award

Prayag Phatak wins overall fastest swimmer award

6 November, 2019 Prayag Phatak wins overall fastest swimmer award Master Prayag Phatak of Std 6-A won the National Open Water Swimming Competition 2019 and Overall fastest Swimmer in the U/12 Category. The competition was held on 3rd November at Caranzalem Beach,...

Executive body PTA meetings to mark the end of the first term

23 October, 2019 Executive body PTA meetings to mark the end of the first term -Mr. Nelson D'Souza The Parent Teacher Association Executive Committee Meeting was convened on the 12th of October 2019 at 2 pm and 3 pm for the Secondary section and Primary section...

Chess -Hriday Sangoi makes it to the Nationals

Chess -Hriday Sangoi makes it to the Nationals

21 October, 2019 Chess -Hriday Sangoi makes it to the Nationals Hriday Sangoi stood 5th in Maharashtra State Selection Tournament held in Aurangabad in Oct 2019. By virtue of this performance he is eligible to play the Nationals to be held in Aurangabad in 26th...

Privileged attendees at the Annual Pearl Padamsee trophy

21 October, 2019 Privileged attendees at the Annual Pearl Padamsee trophy -Sir CliffRichard D'Souza The Create Foundation (founded in loving memory of Pearl Padamsee), which stands for Children's Research in Education Arts and Theatre Endowment is now in its 15th...

Jayden Machado pens a poem -features in ‘Future Speak’

15 October, 2019 Jayden Machado pens a poem -features in 'Future Speak' -Mrs. Elizabeth Soares The following poem by our student Jayden Machado from Std IX is published in 'Future Speak' - a collection of young adult voices featuring winning posters and poems from...

Our u/15 hockey team emerges Maharashtra state runners up!

Our u/15 hockey team emerges Maharashtra state runners up!

15 October, 2019 Our u/15 hockey team emerges Maharashtra state runners up! The school U/15 Hockey Team emerged Runners-up at the U/15 state level Nehru Cup Hockey Tournament played at Ahmednagar. We lost to Gautam Public School Pune, 2-1 in the finals played on 3rd...

House is where the heart is…

15 October, 2019 House is where the heart is... -Mrs. Quency Lobo A house is a building that functions as a home. It can range from a simple dwelling as a hut, chawl to a complex fixed structure like a skyscraper. The Kg children were instructed on the different types...

Our u/15 hockey team emerges Maharashtra state runners up!

9 October,2019 Our u/15 hockey team emerges Maharashtra state runners up! The school U/15 Hockey Team emerged Runners-up at the U/15 state level Nehru Cup Hockey Tournament played at Ahmednagar. We lost to Gautam Public School Pune, 2-1 in the finals played on 3rd Oct...

‘Every Student I Touch Reflects a Bit of Me’

14 October, 2019 'Every Student I Touch Reflects a Bit of Me' Mrs. Perpetual Nazareth The Secondary staff of DBHS, Matunga had an engaging session with the DBIS counsellor and psychotherapist Mrs. Bindu Chaddha, who conducted a much appreciated session for them on 4th...

Christ is Holiness in me

9 October, 2019 Christ is Holiness in me -Ms Jansi Dharamraj 'Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future.' The above quote reflects the life of St. Francis of Assisi whose feast we celebrated on 4th October. All the Catholic students and staff gathered with...

If not now, when?

9 October, 2019 If not now, when? -Ms. Yugandhara Kaskar 'Be the change you wish to see in the world.'-Mahatma Gandhi In today's world where everyone focuses more on their economic growth, one should not forget that we primarily depend on our mother Earth than...

Love the Animals Day

9 October, 2019 Love the Animals Day -Ms. Alareen Fernandes According to Mahatma Gandhi, the greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated. Love the Animals Day was celebrated with much enthusiasm by the students of Std....

Our school band wins Band-It 2019 Regional Finale

Our school band wins Band-It 2019 Regional Finale

9 October, 2019 Our school band wins Band-It 2019 Regional Finale Our school band is No. 1 in Maharashtra at the Furtado's organized Band-it festival 2019! The band boys trained under Sir Saby Franco were the winners at the regional finale held today Sunday 6th Oct...

Our tennis stars make it to the state level championship!

Our tennis stars make it to the state level championship!

9 October, 2019 Our tennis stars make it to the state level championship! Master Shivam Sandeep Kadam of Std. X B won the Gold Medal in U17 Soft Tennis Zonal Interschool tournament held at Dahisar sport Foundation on 6th Oct. 2019 and thus qualified for the State...

A Child who reads will be an adult who thinks

2 October, 2019 A Child who reads will be an adult who thinks Readathon Day-Vachan Diwas Ms. Mural Rebello Reading is fun, beneficial, important and absorbing. Reading of books is a pleasure. It has a joy of its own. Reading is as necessary for our mind as food is for...

School celebrates the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi

2 October, 2019 School celebrates the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi -Mrs. Elizabeth Soares Mahatma Gandhi deserves our respect and honour. His immense contribution to the freedom struggle of India by means of non-violence and peace is legendary. This year...

Social Awareness March

2 October, 2019 Social Awareness March -Mrs. Shahnaaz Abbas One just bows in reverence at the mention of Mahatma Gandhi. Gandhiji has become an iconic figure for generations of Indians. His unstinted struggle against the British for India`s independence and his...

E7-Sports conditioning and Fitness training

12 October, 2019 E7-Sports conditioning and Fitness training -Ms. Rytika Pereira Fitness is the cornerstone of any sports. The E7 fitness program is a fun way of getting children the necessary physical activity, vital for their future development and growth. This...

u-17 football team wins DSO Shalay city championship

u-17 football team wins DSO Shalay city championship

30 September, 2019 u-17 football team wins DSO Shalay city championship The school U/17 Football team won the DSO Shalay inter-school football tournament played at the Police Ground, Naigaon. We beat Bombay Scottish High School 5-4 via tie-breaker in the finals on...

Promoting singing talent-Sr Kg singing competition

29 September, 2019 Promoting singing talent-Sr Kg singing competition -Mrs. Quency Lobo Music is a prayer that the heart sings. Singing aids brain, language development and learning. A singing competition on the school campus not only enables to tap the potential in a...

School group wins miming competition at Amar Media Fest

School group wins miming competition at Amar Media Fest

28 September, 2019 School group wins miming competition at Amar Media Fest Our school students representing the school at the mime competition at Amar media fest held at Auxilium, Wadala on 28th September 2019 won the first prize. The mime was on the theme, 'Save...

Cubs training camp

28 September, 2019 Cubs training camp -Mrs. Geetanjali Agiwale A one day Cubs training camp was conducted at Don Bosco School on 26, September 2019. Shri Kardag, Scout Captain led the training of the young Cubs of Don Bosco school. It began with the welcoming of new...

Life is precious

28 September, 2019 Life is precious -Ms Nicolette D'Souza and Student Reporter On 25th September, there was a magnificent display of talent at the class assembly of Std 9D. This last assembly for the first term of the academic year 2019-20 was based on the theme "Life...

Elocution is the art of effective public speaking

28 September, 2019 Elocution is the art of effective public speaking -Mrs. Larissa Carvalho Elocution is a style of speaking clearly with confidence and expression. To polish their public speaking skills, the boys of Jr.Kg had their first English Elocution Competition...

Std VIII Field Trip to Nehru Planetarium

27 September, 2019 Std VIII Field Trip to Nehru Planetarium -Mrs. Bindu Keny It is said that learning is not attained by chance but must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence. Students of Std. VIII came together with the aim of learning and exploring...

Your Presence is a Miracle

27 September,2019 Your Presence is a Miracle Ms. Karuna Dadipogu On 24th September,2019, Class 6C presented their class assembly under the guidance of their class teacher Ms Karuna Dadipogu on the theme 'Your Presence is a Miracle.' The assembly began with a calm and...

The Climate Action Week

25 September, 2019 The Climate Action Week -Miss Yugandhara Kaskar 'I don't want your hope. I don't want you to be hopeful. I want you to panic...and act as if the house is on fire.' -Greta Thunberg, the young climate action activist. To create awareness on the...

Std. II Beyond Academics-Around the World Follow-up session

25 September, 2019 Std. II Beyond Academics-Around the World Follow-up session -Mrs. Vailena D'Souza 'Around the world in eighty days' go the lyrics of a popular English song; and it is a known fact that once bitten by the travel bug, nothing else compares to the...

English Elocution Competition

25 September, 2019 English Elocution Competition Mrs. Christy Jagdish and Ms. JessiyaSekar "Poetry is the clear expression of mixed feelings" W.H.Auden Elocution provides an opportunity to speak formally with proper knowledge and use of pronunciation, style and tone....

Nalanda Equality team visits the school

24 September, 2019 Nalanda Equality team visits the school -Mr. Nelson D'Souza Nalanda Project is in its second year at Don Bosco, Matunga. The project aims to improve Maths through specifically designed module. Here each student is provided with a tab and exercises...

Education to love

23 September, 2019 Education to love -Dhruv RamMohan (9D )and Jash Solank (9C) On 21 and 22 September '19, a session on 'Education to Love' was held at Don Bosco High School, Matunga for the students of Std IX. It was a session for the students to know some facts...

Cultural Day Std. I

22 September, 2019 Cultural Day Std. I -Mrs. Pearl Lobo An important event in the calendar of the Primary Section of Don Bosco Matunga is the Cultural Day. The students of Std-I depicted through their stage performance that joy multiplies when it is shared. Doing good...

The school u-15 hockey team annexes the zonal title!

The school u-15 hockey team annexes the zonal title!

21 September, 2019 The school u-15 hockey team annexes the zonal title! Our U-15 hockey team won the Nehru Cup zonal finals played at BHA stadium on 18th Sept 2019. We won 6-5 against our arch rivals St. Stanislaus High School, Bandra.

Fruit is nature’s candy

21 September, 2019 Fruit is nature's candy -Mrs. Rochelle D'Souza 'An apple a day keeps the doctor far away.' Yes! very true. Fruits aid good physical health and also good mental health. History states that early man would search and live on nature's wonderful gift of...

GRATITUDE TOWARDS PARENTS

21 September, 2019 GRATITUDE TOWARDS PARENTS -Student Reporter (IXC) Parental love is the only love that is truly selfless, unconditional and forgiving. The Class IXC guided by their class teacher Mrs Sheela Pillai staged their assembly on 18th September 2019, based...

Little Hands Can Create Magic with Love

21 September, 2019 Little Hands Can Create Magic with Love -Sir Shyam Pawar The class 6th B presented their assembly on 17 September 2019 with the theme titled 'Little Hands Can Create Magic with Love' which was enacted in a very creative manner as Coffee at Bosco's....

Little Space Explorers

20 September, 2019 Little Space Explorers by Student Reporter Raman Upadhyay-Std IX A It was another fascinating day at Don Bosco High School, Matunga. On 18th Sep 2019, 114 Boscoites got the privilege to visit the exhibition about Space and ISRO at SIES School,...

SAVIO YOUTH CLUB members unite on the club’s 40th anniversary

20 September, 2019 SAVIO YOUTH CLUB members unite on the club's 40th anniversary -Mr. Tushar Katira (SYC member) The Savio Youth Club is an extension of DBHS Matunga in as much as it is an activity associated with the school community on the premises. Savio Club has...

Tennis-Shivam Kadam and Shaan Worlikar sail into the zonals!

Tennis-Shivam Kadam and Shaan Worlikar sail into the zonals!

20 September, 2019 Tennis-Shivam Kadam and Shaan Worlikar sail into the zonals! Shivam Sandeep Kadam Std.X B won the Gold Medal in U17 Lawn Tennis DSO-Mumbai City Interschool tournament held at MSLTA Mumbai on 17-18 Sept. 2019. Shivam has now qualified for the zonals...

Fighting the bad guy

18 September, 2019 Fighting the bad guy -Ms. Yugandhara Kaskar The second seminar under the Green school campaign, in association with the Green Line organization, took place on 17th September, 2019. Ms. Yugandhara joined the seminar along with the Nature Club...

u-15 hockey team -Nehru cup: Mumbai city champions

u-15 hockey team -Nehru cup: Mumbai city champions

17 September, 2019 u-15 hockey team -Nehru cup: Mumbai city champions The school U/15 hockey team are winners of the Nehru Cup (City Finals). We beat Dr. Antonio D'Silva High School 12-0 in th finals played at BHA on 16th September 2019.

Hindi Diwas Celebration

17 September, 2019 Hindi Diwas Celebration Mrs. Daksha Tandel & Mrs.Sonali Dsilva 14th September is celebrated as Hindi Diwas which commemorates the adoption of Hindi as the official language of India. In our school, the celebrations began with a symbolic lighting...

Beyond Academics-Around the World

17 September, 2019 Beyond Academics-Around the World -Mrs. Vailena D'Souza 'The world is a book and those who do not travel read only a page.'-St. Augustine Travelling provides rich experience and teaches us about the country's culture, traditions, habits and so much...

Seasons are special gift of nature

16 September, 2019 Seasons are special gift of nature -Mrs. Bianca Worlikar Nature gives seasons some beauties of its own and every season bring its joy. Oh yes! The hustle and bustle in the pre-primary section was remarkably evident, as the Sr. Kg boys had their...

u-17 hockey team are Mumbai city champions

u-17 hockey team are Mumbai city champions

16 September, 2019 u-17 hockey team are Mumbai city champions The school U/17 Hockey Team has won the DSO Shalay City Finals played at BHA on 14th September 2019. We beat Dr. Antonio D'Silva High School 5-0 in the Finals.

School u-14 hockey team-City and Zonal champions!

School u-14 hockey team-City and Zonal champions!

16 September, 2019 School u-14 hockey team-City and Zonal champions! Our U/14 Hockey are the zonal champions in the DSO organized inter-school hockey tournament. In the finals played at the BHA stadium, the school team beat St Stanislaus Bandra 1-0. The team will be...

SEMINAR ON E-WASTE RECYCLING

15 September, 2019 SEMINAR ON E-WASTE RECYCLING -Mrs. Arati Dodti The junior group of the science research team has selected the topic of E-waste for their science research this year. Browsing over the internet for E-waste resource material and the other related...

Science research team conducts an awareness campaign

13 September, 2019 Science research team conducts an awareness campaign -Ms. Barkha Shah On the 12th of September, 2019 the science research team of Don Bosco High School,Matunga conducted an awareness campaign to spread the importance of using metal containers to...

Junior Kg field trip-Mumbai in the rains

13 September, 2019 Junior Kg field trip-Mumbai in the rains -Mrs. Larissa Carvalho The young brigadiers went on their first field trip around Mumbai in the rains. Field trips leave a great impact on the mind of the student. These class trips provide an occasion for...

Happy Birthday Mamma Mary!

13 September, 2019 Happy Birthday Mamma Mary! -Ms Jansi Dharamraj & Master Swayam Singh (X-D) The boys and the teachers of Don Bosco High School, Matunga gathered in the Shrine of Our Lady Help of Christians for the celebration of the feast mass on 11th September,...

A memorable day to show our teachers how much we care

12 September, 2019 A memorable day to show our teachers how much we care -Gurmehar Singh, XC and Ethan Dias, XD A day which was a perfect tribute to all our dear teachers! A special day, with a holy beginning. We started the day by celebrating holy mass in the crypt....

A step towards Sarva Shiksha  Empowering India Awards 2019

7 September, 2019 A step towards Sarva Shiksha Empowering India Awards 2019 -Mrs. Christina Mascarenhas "Sarva Shiksha-Empowering India Awards 2019" has been conceptualized to honour the excellence of schools in providing quality and value based education to students...

Head Teacher’s Birthday Celebration

7 September, 2019 Head Teacher's Birthday Celebration -Mrs. Shahnaaz Abbas A birthday is a special occasion as it reassures one of being blessed with one of God's wonderful graces-the Gift of Life. The Don Bosco family of the Primary Section came together on September...

Eco Club Green Line Project-Stop Polluting to Continue Living

7 September, 2019 Eco Club Green Line Project-Stop Polluting to Continue Living -Ms Ranjana Bhandare 'Breathe Free'! Breathing freely and breathing clean air, which should be the most normal action in our lives, has now almost become a luxury! Air Pollution today is...

Bidding a fond adieu to Mrs Blanche

2 September, 2019 Bidding a fond adieu to Mrs Blanche -Ms. Rytika Pereira "How lucky are we to have someone that makes saying goodbye so hard." It's not the retirement, it's the completion of a dedicated and successful term in this institution! We the staff of Don...

Hands to Serve and your Hearts to Love

2 September, 2019 Hands to Serve and your Hearts to Love -Ms. Jeneta Ratinam Mother Teresa had rightly said,' We must give our Hands to serve and our Hearts to Love.' These profound words of this great saint came to life on stage in the Conference Hall on August 31,...

Gardening 101-A Green Line event

2 September, 2019 Gardening 101-A Green Line event -Master Aldon D'Souza Std 10 All the flowers of tomorrow are in the seeds of today. That's what we at Don Bosco , Matunga, Nature Club, believe . The Greenline team organized yet another enthusiastic and splendid...

Bosco Kala Utsav

2 September, 2019 Bosco Kala Utsav -Student Reporter ed. by Ms. Jancy "With ordinary talent and extra-ordinary perseverance, all things are attainable." -Thomas Foxwell Burton Talent, as described in the above quote, is one of the greatest weapons, and the secondary...

Talent can’t be taught but it can be awakened…

2 September, 2019 Talent can't be taught but it can be awakened... Mrs. Sonali Dsilva and Master Aryan Gajula The Bosco Kala Utsav at Don Bosco High School, Matunga was held on 29th August 2019. A day dedicated to exhilarating performances, remarkable photography...

LOVE HAS NO BORDERS

29 August, 2019 LOVE HAS NO BORDERS -Ms. Angel Chellaperumal The students of class 7E presented their class assembly on 27th August, 2019, at 9.15am in the undercroft of the school. Rev. Fr. Rector, Supervisor, the students of class 6 and 7, their respective class...

YOUTH DAY 2019

YOUTH DAY 2019 -Ricardo D'Monte 9A Kyle Rozario 8D On 25th of August 2019 seven students from Don Bosco High School, Matunga represented the school at a leadership camp which was organized by DBYS (Don Bosco Youth Services). It began at 9:00 am. The wonderful day...

Mani Bhavan-Singing Competition (Devotional-English)

Mani Bhavan-inging Competition (Devotional-English) -Mrs Valenka Fernandes The students of Don Bosco High school Matunga represented the school at the Mani Bhavan English Singing Competition (Devotional) on Thursday, 22nd August 2019. There were close to 10 schools...

Being Joyful Together creates Holy Energy

25 August, 2019 Being Joyful Together creates Holy Energy -Student Reporter(Class 9B) Class 9B along with their class teacher, Sir Rajesh, presented their assembly on the theme, 'Being Joyful together creates Holy Energy' on 21st August,2019 in the gym area of Don...

Colouring Competition to nurture creativity

25 August, 2019 Colouring Competition to nurture creativity -Rytika Pereira To showcase creative talents and skills, colouring competition was held for the children of the pre primary section on 23rd August,2019. The Jr Kg boys coloured a picture of a tooth brush and...

Maths Speed Test Seminar

23 August, 2019 Maths Speed Test Seminar -Ms. Angel Chellaperumal On 22nd August, 2019 a seminar was conducted by Mr. Sunil Sharma-Speed Math Expert and Trainer for the students of Std VII of Don Bosco High School, Matunga, in the conference hall. Mr. Sunil has...

Reinventing schools-A Rocksport initiative

22 August, 2019 Reinventing schools-A Rocksport initiative -Lakshmi Krishna A Talk Series was conducted by Rocksport on 21st Aug, 2019 at the Lalit themed as-Reinventing Schools. Principals, Prominent educationists and founders of schools from Mumbai city were...

Hip! Hip! Hurray! It’s Picnic Time

22 August, 2019 Hip! Hip! Hurray! It's Picnic Time -Ms. Kashmira Rodrigues A picnic is more than eating a meal. It is a pleasurable state of mind. The enthusiasm of the students was at a peak on August 21, 2019 as they eagerly awaited their class picnic. It was a...

Light up your life with values

Light up your life with values -Mrs. Geetanjali Agiwale Class 6A put up their assembly on 20th August, 2019. The theme for the assembly was 'Light up your life with the values.' It highlighted the importance of values in one's life and this was beautifully showcased...

Every child is an artist

21 August, 2019 Every child is an artist -Ms. Christy Jagdish and Ms. Mohini Goshi It is rightly said that "Art enables us to find ourselves and loose ourselves at the same time." Colours and shapes took a million forms on the Art Attack Day held on the 19th and 20th...

Rev. Fr. Bernard’s Birthday Bash!!!

21 August, 2019 Rev. Fr. Bernard's Birthday Bash!!! -Ms. Kashmira Rodrigues -Inputs from Ms.Tasneem, Ms.Cleffy, Ms.Pauline, Ms.Christina & Ms.Jancy. On 20th Aug 2019, the grand celebration of our Principal began invoking God's choicest blessings on our dearest...

u-14 football team claims 3rd place at DSO state championship!

u-14 football team claims 3rd place at DSO state championship!

19 August, 2019 u-14 football team claims 3rd place at DSO state championship! The school u-14 football team clinched the third place at the State level DSO organized tournament. In the match played for the third-fourth place at Washim near Aurangabad. Our boys beat...

IF IT DOESN’T CHALLENGE YOU, IT DOESN’T CHANGE YOU-Fred Devito

19 August, 2019 IF IT DOESN'T CHALLENGE YOU, IT DOESN’T CHANGE YOU-Fred Devito -Mrs. Sonali D'silva The U-14 football team had set the ball rolling with a 9-win streak in the DSO 1 football tournament in Mumbai. They went on to represent the city of Mumbai (and the...

A break from the routine

18 August, 2019 A break from the routine -Sir Cliffrichard D'Souza A group of 40 plus staff members embarked on a monsoon trek to Kharjat on 17th August morning. Fr. Crispino, Fr. Bernard, Fr. Elson and Fr. Roy joined the enthusiastic group for the trek to the...

Parents meet the class teachers of their wards

16 August, 2019 Parents meet the class teachers of their wards -Mr. Nelson D'Souza It was an important occasion at Don Bosco Matunga today, 16th Aug 2019, since the day was set aside for the parents to meet the teachers of their wards to assess and review their...

It’s Yellow Day: Freedom in Holiness

16 August, 2019 It's Yellow Day: Freedom in Holiness -Ms Jansi Dharamraj Don Bosco High School, Matunga wore a bright yellow look on 14th August, 2019, as it was Yellow House Day. The day's celebration was to bring to an end the House week that reflected the theme of...

KEEP CHOOSING JOY…

15 August, 2019 KEEP CHOOSING JOY... -Mrs. ValenkaFernandes "They say a person needs three things to be truly happy in this world: someone to love, something to do and something to hope for." On the occasion of the Green House day, the members of the Green House...

Beyond Academics Workshop-Std.1

Beyond Academics Workshop-Std.1 Be a champ! -Ms. Richa Singh The Beyond Academics group comprising of young and enterprising people like to educate the young in their own unique way. They conducted a workshop on values for the students of Std.1 on August 13, 2019.The...

Nature Club visits the organic market

14 Augest, 2019 Nature Club visits the organic market -Mater Sohail Sheikh-IXE Fifteen students of Don Bosco High School's Nature Club visited the organic market located in central Mumbai at 9.30am on 10th August 2019 along with the teacher in-charge Miss Yugandhara...

Elocution competition gives an opportunity to combat stage fear

"Admiration comes easy to a person who is endowed with the grace of elocution and elegance of style." To enhance public speaking skills and to build self-confidence, the boys of SrKg had their English Elocution competition on 10th August, 2019. The class students...

Hand in Hand Together We Can-Blue House Day celebration

13 August, 2019 Hand in Hand Together We Can-Blue House Day celebration -Ms. Sydelle Mascarenhas "Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much." The students and the teachers of the Blue House celebrated their House day on 10th August, 2019. The theme...

RED HOUSE DAY- HISTORIC JOURNEY OF THE SCHOOL

13 August, 2019 RED HOUSE DAY-HISTORIC JOURNEY OF THE SCHOOL -Ms. Perpetual Nazareth 9th August 2019 marked the beginning of the House Day celebrations in the school. The themes for these days reflected the theme for the year 'Journeying Together in Joy and Holiness'...

God’s Word is alive and active-Retreat Std VII

11 August, 2019 God's Word is alive and active-Retreat Std VII Ms. Sydelle Mascarenhas A Retreat session was organized on 10th August, 2019 for the Catholic students of Std 7. Fr. Valerian Pereira sdb conducted the session for the students in the school Conference...

Recollection Std VII-working together to learn values

11 August, 2019 Recollection Std VII-working together to learn values -Ms. Angel Chellaperumal A recollection session was conducted for the students of Std 7 on 10th August, 2019. Fr. Mylin Noronha and Fr. Jesu Robinson were the resource persons for this recollection...

MONSOON GALORE

11 August, 2019 MONSOON GALORE -Ms. Kashmira Rodrigues A Single Gentle Rain Makes The Grass Many Shades Greener. 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...

Music a Method of Relaxation

11 August. 2019 Music a Method of Relaxation 'After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.'-Aldous Huxley One witnessed the abundance of talent on stage in the Conference Hall at the singing competition of Std.1 and Std.2 which was...

AVEC SEMINAR FOR VALUE EDUCATION TEACHERS

AVEC SEMINAR FOR VALUE EDUCATION TEACHERS -Mrs. Elizabeth Soares The annual AVEC seminar for the Value Education teachers of the ABE schools was held on Wed 07th Aug 2019 at DBIS Matunga. The meeting coordinated by Fr. Leon Rodrigues sdb, Director of AVEC was attended...

Career Guidance Meeting

9 August, 2019 Career Guidance Meeting Mrs. Sonali D silva The future depends on what you do today-Mahatma Gandhi On Aug 2nd 2019, Ms. Raquel, the CEO of Mykensho met the parent representatives and teachers associated with the Mykensho programme. Also present were the...

Faculty meetings in the secondary section

Faculty meetings in the secondary section -Ms. Sonali D'Silva Improvement begins with I.-Arnold H. Glasow The first unit test marks the midway through the first term of the scholastic year. It's testing time for the students in academics and it's a time for the staff...

Football- We are district champions!

Football- We are district champions!

09 August, 2019 Football- We are district champions! The school u-14 football team has made it to the state championship of the DSO organized Subroto cup tournament. In the finals played on 7th Aug 2019 at Fr. Agnel's grounds, Vashi, our boys claimed the district...

AVEC, Mumbai honours DBHS Matunga with an award!

AVEC, Mumbai honours DBHS Matunga with an award!

9 August, 2019 AVEC, Mumbai honours DBHS Matunga with an award! Don Bosco High School, Matunga was honoured with an award by AVEC (Archdiocesan Value Education Centre, Mumbai). The school won the first place in appreciation of our efforts to promote the campaign...

Nature club conducts the second awareness session

7 August, 2019 Nature club conducts the second awareness session -Ms. Lakshmi Krishna The Nature Club of Don Bosco High School, Matunga constantly endeavours to educate the students and the community regarding the awareness about the importance of nature and its...

A grand Cultural Day-Std III

A grand Cultural Day-Std III -Ms. Ranjana Bhandare Cultural Days at Don Bosco Matunga are notable events that are held every year in the Primary Section. An elaborate planning for practices, drama, singing, costumes and participation of parents is noticed during these...

Breathe Free-Orientation Programme for Primary staff

1 August, 2019 Breathe Free-Orientation Programme for Primary staff -Ms. Tejashree Vesvikar "Clean air is our right and our responsibility!" states EPA-Environmental Protection Agencies. Following the introductory Greenline sessions in June and July attended by our...

The Science of Today is the Technology of Tomorrow

1 August, 2019 The Science of Today is the Technology of Tomorrow -Ms. Sonali D'Silva interacts with our student researchers Geoffrey Nadar and Kyle Rozario As a new year has dawned for schools all across India, so it has for the National Children's Science Congress...

Honours at the Lions Club of Sion

31 July,2019 Honours at the Lions Club of Sion -Contributed by Sir Cliffrichard D' Souza The Lions Club of Sion had their Annual Education project on July 27, 2019 at SNDT girls' college, Matunga. There was the inter-school Upendra Desai Elocution Competition hosted...

Meeting the Admiral

31 July, 2019 Meeting the Admiral -Contributed by Sir Cliffrichard D'Souza The BIRD (Brihanmumbai Interschool Republic Day) group organized a special event "Meet the Admiral" for the Principals of various schools on 27th July, 2019 at WNC Mess. The meeting was...

MSSA u-16 cherished football title back with Bosco’s!

30 July, 2019 MSSA u-16 cherished football title back with Bosco's! -Mr. Barrington Serrao A year was too long a wait for our restless and competitive u-16 football team and their coach Mr. Leslie Machado. Though our u-16 team did win the MSSA organized Ahmed Sailor...

PARENTS-LIFE’S GREATEST BLISS

27 July, 2019 PARENTS-LIFE'S GREATEST BLISS -Jancy Dharamraj HONOUR THY FATHER AND MOTHER -Ephesians 6:2 Parents are the biggest blessings in our life. To honour this blessing called parents, Don Bosco High School celebrated Parents' Day on 26th July, 2019. In the...

All India Students Science Fair-2019

26 July, 2019 All India Students Science Fair-2019 -Ms Annalisa Chinnappan & Master AshmitShinghRawat Don Bosco High School, Matunga took part in All India Students Science Fairheld on 20th July 2019 in DS High School, Sionat 10.00 a.m. The student...

Human beings are the best creation and each one is unique

26 July, 2019 Human beings are the best creation and each one is unique -Mrs. Rochelle D'Souza I am God's gift to my parents, I am unique and that makes me so special.To make the boys feel special, the Jr. Kg boys celebrated "I Am Special" day on 24th July, 2019. The...

Our parents are our strength – class assembly of std. 10A

26 July, 2019 Our parents are our strength - class assembly of std. 10A -Ms. Janet D' Souza 'My good deeds bring joy to my parents' was the theme of the class XA assembly. As we were nearing parents' day, the class wished to give a message to the audience on respect...

Share my tiffin-Class assembly 7D

26 July, 2019 Share my tiffin-Class assembly 7D -Ms. Jui Dadarkar Class 7D presented a well animated assembly on Tuesday, 23rd July 2019 to nudge us to do something about the food wastage. The concept highlighted was "SHARE MY TIFFIN" which caught the attention of the...

Our u-14 football team wins Mumbai city championship title!

Our u-14 football team wins Mumbai city championship title!

24 July, 2019 Our u-14 football team wins Mumbai city championship title! Our u-14 school football team has won the Mumbai city champions title defeating St. Mary's ICSE, Mazgaon in the finals. In the DSO organized championship match played at Police grounds, Naigaon,...

Emergency Management and Fire Fighting Training

23 July, 2019 Emergency Management and Fire Fighting Training -Mrs. Vailena D'Souza A training in Emergency Management and Fire Fighting was conducted for all the head teachers and teachers of FN ward schools on the 22nd July, 2019 at the N. M. Joshi School, Lower...

Grandparent’s Day Celebration

23 July, 2019 Grandparent's Day Celebration -Ms Colleen Azavedo and Ms Richa Singh "Nobody can do for little children what grandparents do, grandparents sort of sparkle stardust over the lives of children" -Alex Haley Grandchildren are the dots that connect the lines...

Cleanliness is everyone’s duty to enhance nature’s beauty.

22 July, 2019 Cleanliness is everyone's duty to enhance nature's beauty. -Ms. Bianca Worlikar Keeping our surrounding neat and clean is the fundamental duty of every citizen. In order to imbibe the good value of cleanliness, the boys of Sr.Kg went on a field trip on...

Breathe free!

22 July, 2019 Breathe free! -Ms. Tasneem Jumai "Clean air is out right and our responsibility". Akin to the theme taken up by the Green Line this year, the pre-primary section conducted a session on 20th July 2019 to create awareness on air pollution and its causes...

“Even If we are broken we are still worthy”

22 July, 2019 "Even If we are broken we are still worthy" -Mrs. Valenka Fernandes and Mr. Nelson D'Souza The Catholic students of Std 8 attended a Retreat on the 20th July 2019 conducted by Rev Fr Glen Lowe. It was an enriching experience which further helped the...

Taking stock of our values and tools as leaders

21 July, 2019 Taking stock of our values and tools as leaders -Mrs. Christina Mascarenhas (AHM) The Kg Supervisor Mrs. Shoba D'souza and I attended a leadership workshop, "Ed-Talks", conducted by Edelweiss, at their head office in Kalina on Saturday, 20th July 2019....

Nothing is impossible-Recollection for Std 8

21 July, 2019 Nothing is impossible-Recollection for Std 8 -Ms. Yugandhara Kaskar The recollection for the students of Std 8 studying morals was held on 20th July 2019 in the school conference hall. The students of the six divisions were accompanied by Ms. Yugandhara,...

Good manners are incredibly important life skills.

Good manners are incredibly important life skills. -Ms. Quency Lobo Manners and etiquettes in children make good impression on others as well as it makes them feel good about themselves and their identity. The boys of Sr Kg had their class event "Good manners at home...

Colour day celebration in Sr Kg

20 July, 2019 Colour day celebration in Sr Kg - Rytika Pereira Colour is a power which directly influences the soul. The boys of Sr Kg celebrated colour day on 15 July 2019 day as a revision of what they had learnt in the Jr KG. The teacher divided the class in groups...

International Shiksha Group conducts a career guidance program

19 July, 2019 International Shiksha Group conducts a career guidance program -Eshan Lamba XC and Amogh Parashuram XD Class X is a crucial milestone in the life of a student and requires guidance and counseling for the future. On 16th July, 2019, 18 students of Class X...

*DISCOVERING MY IDENTITY IN CHRIST*

19 July, 2019 *DISCOVERING MY IDENTITY IN CHRIST* -Mrs. Christina Mascarenhas The Christian students of Std X spent their "Day with God" from 9 am to 1 pm on 18 July 2019. The animators were Fr Savio D'Souza, Fr Valerian Pereira, and Fr Vinod Mascarenhas. The theme...

Field Trip to Nehru Science Centre, Worli

19 July, 2019 Field Trip to Nehru Science Centre, Worli -By our student reporter-Ryan Dsouza Std. V D The most awaited field tripto Nehru Science Centre for standard 5 was held on 18th July, 2019. The teachers who accompanied us were Ms. Pauline Vallado, the...

The key to the greener planet is in our hands

19 July, 2019 The key to the greener planet is in our hands -Ms. Deepa Nathani The Class 7C put up their assembly on 17th July, 2019. The theme for the assembly was 'The key to the greener planet is in our hands.' The life story of the forest man of India,...

TEAMING UP TO TEACH AND LEARN

18, June 2019 TEAMING UP TO TEACH AND LEARN -Mrs. Anita Philip /Ms. Susan Philip A meeting of parents of Stds. V and new admissions of stds.VII and VIII was convened to brief them about the changes in the teaching methodology and assessments in English and Science....

Reading is Dreaming with Open Eyes-Scholastic Reading Programme

17 July, 2019 Reading is Dreaming with Open Eyes-Scholastic Reading Programme -Ms. TejashreeVesvikar "You can find magic wherever you look. Sit back and relax, all you need is a book." quoted Dr. Seuss .The Scholastic Reading Programme for the students of Std. I to IV...

Let us all breathe free

Let us all breathe free -Student reporter Swastik (VIII E) The Nature Club of Don Bosco High School, Matunga began the academic year with its first activity on 15th of July 2019 by spreading awareness in the school about the increasing air pollution. Aldon D'Souza...

Music Binds our Heart and Souls -Singing Competition Std III & IV

Music Binds our Heart and Souls -Singing Competition Std III & IV -Sir Saby Franco Don Bosco Matunga is teeming with activity apart from the regular class schedule.The singing competition for Std lll and Std lV was held on July 13, 2019 in the Bianchi Hall. It...

What do you breathe?

13 July, 2019 What do you breathe? Ms. Yugandhara Kaskar The first seminar under the Green school campaign for the academic year 2019-20 took place on 12th July, 2019. Mrs. Lakshmi, Mrs. Ranjana and Ms. Yugandhara joined the seminar along with the Nature club students...

LEADERS CALLED TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE: CAMP-2019

13 July, 2019 LEADERS CALLED TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE: CAMP-2019 -Mrs. Elizabeth Soares The student council and the working committee of Don Bosco High School,Matunga with great enthusiasm journeyed to Don Bosco, Lonavala to attend the leadership camp scheduled for the...

SUPERSTAR SAHIL IN SOMERSET

12 July, 2019 SUPERSTAR SAHIL IN SOMERSET Mrs. Sonali D' Silva When people throw stones at you, you turn them into milestones Sachin Tendulkar The nation suffered a heartbreak as India didn't make an indelible mark on the British soil during the World Cup 2019....

Some of us evolve differently….

12 July, 2019 Some of us evolve differently.... Krish Fernandes - X C On 10th July 2019 class 10th C performed an assembly that prompted the audience to review their outlook regarding the third gender. It was indeed a very bold and courageous move by the class teacher...

PTA Executive Committee Meeting-Primary Section

2 July, 2019 PTA Executive Committee Meeting-Primary Section -Ms. Tejashree Vesvikar The first Executive Committee Meeting of the P.T.A. or the Salesian Educative Community comprising the Management, staff and parent representatives of Don Bosco Primary School Matunga...

A Random Act Of Kindness Is Perfect And Free

A Random Act Of Kindness Is Perfect And Free -Marossa Fernandes "Wherever there is a human being, plant or bird, there is an opportunity for a good deed." The students of the secondary section of Don Bosco High School, Matunga witnessed a well conducted assembly by...

Nalanda Training Session-Primary section

10 July, 2019 Nalanda Training Session-Primary section -Ms Kashmira Rodrigues "The book of nature is written in the language of Mathematic" -Galileo The Nalanda Project is an in-class technology intervention which enhances the teaching of Mathematics. It empowers the...

SCHOOL AS A BULLY FREE ZONE

SCHOOL AS A BULLY FREE ZONE -Master Jay Baraskar-XA & Master Dhruv Dalvi-XA JULY 9:The students of Std. X (beginning with the batches of Std X A) are presently attending a session on growth and development, training the spotlight on bullying, which is on the rise...

THE JUDO CHAMPS

June 8, 2019 THE JUDO CHAMPS -Mrs. Sonali D' Silva "It is not important to be better than someone else, but to be better than yesterday" -Kano Jigoro Master SahirKhan(6D) and Master Sayhan Khan (3D) attended an advanced training session in Japan from 3rd June to 5th...

A grand yet solemn Investiture Ceremony for our school leaders

7 June, 2019 A grand yet solemn Investiture Ceremony for our school leaders -Ms. Ashwini Gupte 6 July: Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality' avowed the backdrop as the stage was set for investing the student council of Don Bosco High School,...

Celebration of St. Dominic Savio’s feast

Celebration of St. Dominic Savio's feast -Ms Jansi Dharamrajand Harshdeep Singh Kale Every year the Salesian schools in India celebrate the feast of St. Dominic Savio on 6th July. This year, on 5th July, 2019, being the first Friday of the month, the Catholic students...

Our boys shine at inter-school Immaculata festival

Our boys shine at inter-school Immaculata festival

4 July, 2019 Our boys shine at inter-school Immaculata festival Immaculata is an inter-school event hosted by St. Mary's (ICSE) school, Mazgaon that caters to multitudes. This year the school hosted this event for the seventh year in succession and it attracted the...

National Children’s Science Congress Parent Student Workshop

4 July, 2019 National Children's Science Congress Parent Student Workshop -Barkha Shah The Education Department of Mumbai-Navnirman Vidnyan Prasodhan organized the NCSC workshop for the year 2019-20 for participating students and their parents. It was held on Sunday,...

The Secondary PTA Executive body meets in the new academic year

2 July, 2019 The Secondary PTA Executive body meets in the new academic year -Ms. Sonali D'Silva The elected representatives of each class attended the Secondary PTA Executive Committee meeting held on 29th of June 2019 at 3:00 pm in the conference hall. The meeting...

IMMACULATA 2019 – THE FUTURE BECKONS

1 July, 2019 IMMACULATA 2019-THE FUTURE BECKONS -Mrs. Daksha Tandel Immaculata is an interschool event hosted by St. Mary's (ICSE) school, Mazgaon that caters to multitudes. This year the school hosted this event for the seventh year in succession and it attracted the...

Manners Matter Week – Good Manners are your Beauty

30 June, 2019 Manners Matter Week-Good Manners are your Beauty -Ms. Richa Singh Courtesy means being polite, kind, respectful towards others and it is very important for effective communication. A courteous person is able to create a good impression of himself/herself...

Going the Extraordinary way!

29 June, 2019 Going the Extraordinary way! -Mrs. Snovia Andrades The first assembly for the year 2019-2020, by class 7A students along with their class teacher Mrs. Snovia Andrades set the mood for the year with their theme for the assembly 'Holiness is doing ordinary...

Boscoites observe International Anti-Drugs and Narcotics Day

29 June, 2019 Boscoites observe International Anti-Drugs and Narcotics Day -Master Tanil Sheth 9-D "Drugs aren't cool;they make you look like a fool." The above statement encapsulates the pitfalls of the drugs culture. Consuming drugs is harmful and perilous. 26th...

Assembly Std 10E-Presenting the theme for the new scholastic year

Assembly Std 10 E-Presenting the theme for the new scholastic year -Mrs. Reshma Belgaonkar . The assembly perfectly matched the theme for this academic year JOURNEYING TOGETHER IN JOY AND HOLINESS. The students of Std 10E put up an impactful message of spreading...

PTA AGMs of the Secondary section

26 June, 2019 PTA AGMs of the Secondary section -Mrs. Sonali D'Silva The new academic year 2019-20 began with the General Body PTA meetings of the secondary section held on the 19th, 21st and 24th of June 2019 for standards IX-X, VII-VIII and V-VI respectively. It was...

-Manoj Koli and Sonali D’Silva

24 June, 2019 We Pray For You -Manoj Koli and Sonali D'Silva The new academic year 2019-20 was given a warm welcome through a prayer service conducted by Std 10F. It was a right time to give thanks to God and invoke His blessings. The prayer service began with Fr....

Orientation meeting-the Kg section

23 June, 2019 Orientation meeting-the Kg section -Ms. Lynette Remedios The parents of the Pre-Primary section assembled in the school gym for the orientation meeting on 22nd June,2019. The meeting commenced with a prayer by the Principal seeking divine blessing for...

International Yoga Day

23 June, 2019 International Yoga Day -Mrs. Namrata Cheke "Keep Calm Do Yoga" is a popular advice given by most people these days. Yoga is an ancient art which originated in India around six thousand years ago. Earlier people used to practice yoga and meditate daily to...

Parents’ involvement is foundation to students’ success.

23 June, 2019 Parents' involvement is foundation to students' success. -Ms. TejashreeVesvikar "Alone we can do so little and together we can do so much", said Helen Keller. The entire "Salesian Educative Community" as fondly referred to at Don Bosco Matunga, or the...

June arrives – back to school!

20 June, 2019 June arrives - back to school! -Mrs. Sandra Alphonso Go all the Bosco boys, With paper, pencil, notebooks Singing like merry birds. Refreshed and rejuvenated after a relaxing summer vacation followed by an enriching two day orientation workshop on 13th...

Prayer is the key of the morning and the bolt of the evening

20 June, 2019 Prayer is the key of the morning and the bolt of the evening -Mr. Saby Franco The teachers of the Primary Section conducted a Prayer service in a general Assembly on 19th June 2019 for the students to ask God to bless this academic year and help them to...

I Am Unique and Special

20 June, 2019 I Am Unique and Special -Mrs. Shahnaaz Abbas The toddlers of the Kindergarten were given a warm welcome in our Primary block and to make them feel special and at home, 'I am Unique and Special Day' was celebrated by Std I on June 19 2019. The primary...

New assignments for the new scholastic year

17 June, 2019 New assignments for the new scholastic year -Mr Nelson D'Souza As we begin a new scholastic year 2019-20, we welcome our staff with new responsibilities and wish them success in their tenure: Fr. Elson Barretto -Administrator Sir Clifford...

Staff Orientation Program for the Don Bosco Policy Document

17 June,2019 Staff Orientation Program for the Don Bosco Policy Document -Ms. Ashwini Gupte Don Bosco High School, Matunga, has a new Policy Document that gives clear and precise rules and guidelines as regards procedure and protocol. The Management of the school,...

Understanding Application Based Learning techniques in Science

17 June, 2019 Understanding Application Based Learning techniques in Science -Mrs Lakshmi Krishna The new scholastic year began on a high note for the Science Department of Don Bosco High School, Matunga. The science faculty teachers attended an eye-opening Seminar...

Two of our young sports stars rewarded for their prodigious talent

12 June, 2019 Two of our young sports stars rewarded for their prodigious talent Mr. Barrington Serrao Don Bosco Matunga keeps producing champions in the field of sport, and 2018-19 was no exception. Besides the many accolades in sports -team and individual-two of our...

HEARTIEST CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR SSC STUDENTS!!! -Sir Nelson D’Souza

10 June, 2019 HEARTIEST CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR SSC STUDENTS!!! -Sir Nelson D'Souza                                                            Krish Dhanwani:10F (95.6%)        Atharva Wadekar 10C (95.6%) The SSC Board results were declared on Saturday, 8th June 2019,...

Maths Olympiad Exam

03 June, 2019 Maths Olympiad Exam -Mrs. Griselda Fernandes 264 students enrolled for the Maths Olympiad exam that was held for the first time in the Primary Section on 19th November, 2018. Based on their performance, the students have been awarded certificates and...

DBHS Matunga receives award at ELETS Leadership summit!

DBHS Matunga receives award at ELETS Leadership summit! On 18th May 2019, Mrs Christina Mascarenhas represented the school at the "ELETS Leadership Summit" in Pune, where our school was awarded for being one of the top schools in the country. The day long summit...

Bosco boys shine at MDFA awards night

Bosco boys shine at MDFA awards night

6 May, 2019 Bosco boys shine at MDFA awards night The Mumbai District Football Association (MDFA) conducted the Yuva President League (YPL) that began on 15th August '2018 and ended on 26th January '2019. Our boys playing in the tournament brought the cup home as...

MDFA felicitates our budding footballers

6 May, 2019 MDFA felicitates our budding footballers -Mrs. Audrey Coutinho The Mumbai District Football Association (MDFA) conducted the Yuva President League (YPL) that began on 15th August '2018 and ended on 26th January '2019. The matches were held only on Sundays...

Indian Education system for the millenials

4 May,2019 Indian Education system for the millenials -Mrs. Christina Mascarenhas On 3rd May 2019, Ms Samruddha Sawant and Mrs. Christina Mascarenhas attended a workshop entitled "ED Talks", at Fountain Head, Alibaugh conducted by Edelweiss Financial Services. "ED...

Maharashtra Day celebrations in school

3 May, 2019 Maharashtra Day celebrations in school -Mr. Nelson D'Souza Two important events took place on the school campus on 1st May 2019. It was officially the last day for the staff and students before the commencement of the summer vacation and the distribution...

The curtain comes down on another Bosco Cup!

3 May,2019 The curtain comes down on another Bosco Cup! -Mr. Barrington Serrao The fifth edition of the Don Bosco Cup inter school basketball tournament had over 20 schools and 90 plus teams from Mumbai, Thane and Vashi participating in the day-night extravaganza. It...

16th Summer camp at Don Bosco Matunga

3 May,2019 16th Summer camp at Don Bosco Matunga -Mr. Barrington Serrao The end of an academic year and the beginning of the summer vacation is an opportune time for the children to hone their skills at sport, art and music. Here at Don Bosco, Matunga the...

Adios Fr.Roy

2 May, 2019 Adios Fr.Roy -Ms. Perpetual Nazareth It is rightly said that the value of life does not depend upon the place we occupy, but the way we occupy that place. Fr.Roy Noronha who took the huge responsibility as an Administrator, Vice-Principal and Sports...

LET’S MAKE LEARNING FUN

2, May 2019 LET'S MAKE LEARNING FUN -Ms. Angel Chellaperumal On 30th April, 2019 Ms. Yugandhara Kaskar and Ms.Angel Chellaperumal attended an event organized by Camlin Kokuyo in association with 'The Hindu' newspaper and the Edutainment Partner Kidzania to celebrate...

MSSA Sports Excellence Awards for two of our students!

MSSA Sports Excellence Awards for two of our students!

1 May, 2019 Christiano Fernandes and Atharva Shelke were awarded MSSA Sports Excellence awards in football at a glittering ceremony organized at Shanmukhananda hall on 22nd April 2019. They were awarded for their outstanding performances in the MSSA (commemorating 125...

THE HOCKEY TURF, THE WIZARDS, THE STICK COME ALIVE

2 April 2019 THE HOCKEY TURF, THE WIZARDS, THE STICK COME ALIVE Aditya Amonkar XC & Aayush Kaudare XF Don Bosco witnessed the inauguration of the newly constructed hockey turf on the campus, on Saturday, 30 March 2019, by the Provincial, Fr. Godfrey D'Souza , who...

The Hindu-Young World Painting competition

27 March, 2019 The Hindu-Young World Painting competition -Ms. Samrudha Sawant The Hindu Young World Painting competition 2018-19 was held on Sunday 24 March 2019 at BOMBAY STOCK EXCHANGE, BSE International Convention Centre, Dalal Street,Mumbai. 27 budding artists...

Dhruv Makes It to Level II Of The Newsmakers Meet-MarossaFernandes

25 March, 2019 Dhruv Makes It to Level II Of The Newsmakers Meet -MarossaFernandes The Times NIE group annually organizes the event-the newsmakers meet-which has students from different schools taking part. The competition has different levels. Those who clear all the...

Annual Activity Day-Primary section

25 March, 2019 Annual Activity Day-Primary section Mr. Barrington Serrao The Primary section students of the school are engaged in a host of activities of their choice during the scholastic year. This is a part of the curriculum (for the non-sports division) and the...

Sayonara Std. 4

Sayonara Std. 4 -Mrs. Shahnaaz Abbas Here's to the bright future of our Graduates on Graduation Day'. These words on the Graduation Day invitation card came to life in Bianchi Hall of the DBIS building in Matunga when the members of the Management, the staff and...

Raell Padamsee Annual Day Std. III and IV

Raell Padamsee Annual Day Std. III and IV -Mrs. Colleen Azavedo The team of Raell Padamsee organized an annual day for the students of Std. III and IV (for whom the team conducts speech and drama sessions during the year) on 16 March, 2019 at 11.00am. The first...

Choral Recitation Competition-Stds. 1 and 2

Choral Recitation Competition-Stds. 1 and 2 -Ms. Alareen Fernandes Poems prove to be instrumental for students to learn English. With this thought in mind, Choral Recitation Competition was organized for the students of Std. 1 and 2 on March 18, 2019 in the Bianchi...

Sr. Kg. celebrates “Community Helpers day”

18 March, 2018 Sr. Kg. celebrates "Community Helpers day" -Mrs. Larissa Carvalho To know the way the world works and understand community helpers, the boys of Sr. Kg celebrated "Community Helpers Day" on 16th March 2019. To begin with teacher read a story on "Value...

Community Helpers Day Jr Kg

18 March, 2019 Community Helpers Day Jr Kg Ms. Bianca Fernandes A community is a place where people live and work. "Community helpers" are people in our community that help others live their daily lives. Community helpers' day was celebrated in the Jr Kg on Fri 15th...

Raell Padamsee’s Interactive Annual Day (Stds 1 and 2)

16 March, 2019 Raell Padamsee's Interactive Annual Day (Stds 1 and 2) -Mrs. Alareen Fernandes On March 15, 2019 Raell Padamsee's ACE productions with their team organized an interactive Annual Day for the students of Std. 1 & 2 in two sessions (Std. 1 & 2 -A...

School receives Armed Forces Flag Day award yet again!

16 March, 2019 School receives Armed Forces Flag Day award yet again! -Mr. Cliffrichard D'Souza Our school once again received the award for the highest collection towards the Armed Forces Flag Day Collection for 2018-19 in the city of Mumbai. With a generous...

Choral Recitation Competition-Stds 3 and 4

15 March, 2019 Choral Recitation Competition-Stds 3 and 4 -Ms. Jeneta Rathinam "Poetry is a language at its most distilled and most powerful" - Rita Dove. Students of Stds 3 and 4 expressed themselves in a systematic and well synchronized manner at the Choral...

An Inter-Religious Journey

13 March, 2019 An Inter-Religious Journey -Ms. Alareen Fernandes The Bombay Archdiocesan Commission for Inter-Religious Dialogue, conducts a one-year training programme known as Basics in Inter-Religious Dialogue (BIRD), with an objective of introducing the...

Jr Kg students celebrate their first cultural day

12 March, 2019 Jr Kg students celebrate their first cultural day -Ms. Blanche D'Souza The cultural day sessions in the school and Kindergarten drew to a close with the Jr Kg staging their cultural day on 9th March 2019 in the Bianchi Hall. As the Benjamins on the...

Father and Son Day

12 March, 2019 Father and Son Day Ms. Vailena D'Souza Dads are most ordinary men, turned by love into heroes adventurous story tellers and singers of song. A father has the potential to be a powerful force in the life of his son. Recognizing this fact, the Primary...

Women’s Day celebrations in school

9 March, 2019 Women's Day celebrations in school -Master Aldon D'Souza Std. IX The International Women's Day 2019 was celebrated all over the world on 8th March 2019 with great pomp and fervor. We at Don Bosco High School, Matunga, also did our part to pay tribute to...

EXPLORING MESMERISING ASSAM AND MYSTIC KERALA

8 March,2019 EXPLORING MESMERISING ASSAM AND MYSTIC KERALA (A follow-up session of Beyond Academics activity) -Mrs. Shahnaaz Abbas 'Learning by Doing is the best way to learn' Beyond Academics team has this in mind when they conduct different activities on the school...

Yohaan Panjuani is a special delegate at CFS Bangladesh

Yohaan Panjuani is a special delegate at CFS Bangladesh

6 March, 2019 Yohaan Panjuani is a special delegate at CFS Bangladesh Master Yohaan Panjuani of Std 5 D was sent an official invite to be a special delegate at the 12th International week-long Film Festival held in Bangladesh beginning from 1st March 2019. Yohaan was...

Yohaan Panjuani attends CFS Bangladesh as a special delegate

5 March, 2019 Yohaan Panjuani attends CFS Bangladesh as a special delegate Master Yohaan Panjuani of Std 5D was sent an official invite to be a special delegate at the 12th International week-long Film Festival held in Bangladesh beginning from 1st March 2019. Yohaan...

Young Scientists of Mumbai Felicitated by Rotary Club

Young Scientists of Mumbai Felicitated by Rotary Club

4 March, 2019 Young Scientists of Mumbai Felicitated by Rotary Club It was icing on the cake for our junior research team, guide teacher and principal to be honoured and felicitated by Rotary Club of Mumbai South, for receiving gold medals at the Nationals-NCSC...

Young Scientists of Mumbai Felicitated by Rotary Club

4 March, 2019 Young Scientists of Mumbai Felicitated by Rotary Club -Mrs. Anita Philip It was icing on the cake for our junior research team, guide teacher and principal to be honoured and felicitated by Rotary Club of Mumbai South, for receiving gold medals at the...

Pop-up Card Making Competition

4 March, 2019 Pop-up Card Making Competition -Ms. Alareen Fernandes "Creativity is inventing, experimenting, making mistakes and having fun."-Mary Cook. A pop-up card making competition was organized for the students of class 2 on March 2, 2019. All the students...

Green Line Award Ceremony 2018-2019

4 March, 2019 Green Line Award Ceremony 2018-2019 Ms. Yugandhara Kaskar The Green Line award ceremony for the year 2018-19 took place on 2nd March 2019 at DB Provincial house, Mumbai. The students from Don Bosco, Matunga-Aldon D'souza, Sarvesh Bagwe, Sumukh Adepu,...

Annual Scouts, Cubs, RSP and NCC DAY

2 March, 2019 Annual Scouts, Cubs, RSP and NCC DAY -Mr. Manoj Koli THE four uniformed troops (Scouts, Cubs, NCC and RSP) celebrated their annual day on 27th Feb 2019 by organising an exhibition of various units showcasing their talents and putting up displays of...

Science Day celebration at Institute of Chemical Technology

2 March, 2019 Science Day celebration at Institute of Chemical Technology -Ms. Yugandhara Kaskar Institute of Chemical Technology, Matunga announced their Science Day celebration on the 1st of March 2019. National Science Day is celebrated on 28th February every year...

2 March, 2019 A Day Of Celebrations -Mrs. Reshma Belgaonkar Don Bosco High School, Matunga has always found interesting ways of spreading awareness about significant days and giving their students an opportunity to learn new things through various activities. 27th of...

Little Firefighters on a Field Trip

1 March, 2019 Little Firefighters on a Field Trip -Ms. Christy Jagdish It's very important to know how to keep ourselves safe. The students of Std.III visited the Wadala Fire station on February 28th, 2019 along with their class teachers to supplement their knowledge...

‘Science of today is the technology of tomorrow’

28 February, 2019 'Science of today is the technology of tomorrow' -Mrs. Bindu Keny On 27th February 2019, the significant contribution of the researcher Dr. C.V. Raman was commemorated in Don Bosco High School, Matunga. The morning talk by students of std. VI...

Nutritional Day-Std I to IV

28 February, 2019 Nutritional Day-Std I to IV -Mrs. Colleen Azavedo "To maintain good health requires good nutrition and a healthy dose of exercise." To make the students aware of healthy food, the students of Don Bosco Primary School celebrated Nutritional Day on...

Beyond Academics-States and Cultures Of India-Std IV

28 February, 2019 Beyond Academics-States and Cultures Of India-Std IV -Mrs. Colleen Azavedo "Our culture, our traditions, our language are the foundation upon which we build our identity." Besides academics and sports, Beyond Academics is given a prominent place at...

Sr.Kg and Jr.Kg students set out for their respective field trips

28 February, 2019 Sr.Kg and Jr.Kg students set out for their respective field trips Ms.Tasneem Ansari and Ms.Quency Lobo Field trips are educative, relaxing and interesting. There is much to learn and enjoy. Our Sr.Kg boys went for their field trip on 27th Feb 2019 to...

Marathi Bhasha Divas Primary Section

28 February, 2019 Marathi Bhasha Divas Primary Section -Ms. Blossy D'Silva "Marathi Bhasha Divas" was celebrated on February 27, 2019 in Don Bosco Primary section, Matunga. The day was organized by the Marathi Teachers. A day prior all the classrooms were beautifully...

Let’s Be Friend’s Day

27 February,2019 Let's Be Friend's Day -Mrs. Colleen Azavedo "A true friend is someone who sees the pain in your eyes while everyone else believes the smile on your face." To understand the value and importance of true friends, the students and teachers of Don Bosco...

Std 1-Celebrating the Spirit of Indian Tradition

27 February, 2019 Std 1-Celebrating the Spirit of Indian Tradition -Ms. Mohini Goshi "The joy of dressing is an art" said by John Galliano. On February 22, 2019, students of Std 1 celebrated the Traditional Day with great gusto and enthusiasm. The students came fully...

Marvelous Khandala-Panchgani-Mahabaleshwar!

24 February, 2019 Marvelous Khandala-Panchgani-Mahabaleshwar! -Ms. Angel Chellaperumal It's that time of the year that the school staff eagerly awaits-for it’s a time for bonding, relaxation and camaraderie. The staff (teaching and non-teaching) picnic of Don Bosco...

Hockey u-12 A team retains late Olympian Walter D’Souza trophy

Hockey u-12 A team retains late Olympian Walter D’Souza trophy

24 February,2019 Hockey u-12 A team retains late Olympian Walter D'Souza trophy Our school u-12 A team retained the late Olympian Walter D'Souza trophy defeating St. Stanislaus High School, Bandra 2-1 in the finals of the MSSA conducted tournament. The finals were...

NORTH MUMBAI DEANERY (EAST ZONE)-FAITH CELEBRATION DAY (STD 9)

NORTH MUMBAI DEANERY (EAST ZONE)-FAITH CELEBRATION DAY (STD 9) -Student correspondents The 'Faith Celebration day' in the North Mumbai East zone deanery for students of Std. 9 was hosted by ST. JOSEPH HIGH SCHOOL, WADALA, WEST on 14th Feb 2019. 30 students...

Two silver, two bronze for our hockey and football teams-MSSA

17 February, 2019 Two silver, two bronze for our hockey and football teams-MSSA -Mr. Barrington Serrao It was a week of mixed fortunes for our junior hockey and football teams at the MSSA organized inter-school tournament. Besides a packed schedule over the last two...

EXAMINATION CALLED LIFE BECKONS

15 February, 2019 EXAMINATION CALLED LIFE BECKONS -Ms. Susan Philip February 14: The Don Bosco family congregated to celebrate the SSC batch of 2019 at their rite of passage yesterday . The boys in attendance looked dapper and debonair in their formal attire. The...

Entertainment on Bonding Love

11 February, 2019 Entertainment on Bonding Love Annual Day - Day 1 Miss Tejashree S Vesvikar On February 8, 2019, Don Bosco High School, Matunga celebrated its Annual Thanksgiving Day with more than 2200 students from the Kg, Primary and the Secondary sections...

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