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Smarter learning of Mathematics – Nalanda Workshop

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

Getting better equipped at Disaster Management

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

PTA Executive body meeting – Primary and Secondary sections

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

N.C.C. Rifle Shooting

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

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

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

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

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

Awareness campaign about the ban on plastic in Maharashtra

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

STUDENT COUNCIL ELECTION

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

Think Green…Act Green (Green Line Project)

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

Farewell for Std IV students

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

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

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

NATIONAL SCIENCE DAY 2017-2018

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

Proud of our Marathi culture

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

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

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

Versova Beach Clean-Up Activity –in association with GreenLine

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

Celebrating Marathi Bhasha Divas – Primary section

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

Choral recitation – Std 1 and 2

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

Every Family Has A Story ………Welcome To Ours

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

Community Helpers Day

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

Visit to the Traffic Park

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

NCC hike to Matheran

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

Warli Art – Follow up session

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

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

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

Love is sacrifice – Class Assembly 6 B

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

Elocution champs at Florrie Sopher inter-school competition

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

Bidding a fond farewell to our SSC students

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

Animal Welfare Day

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

Celebrating uniformed services day in school

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

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

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

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

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

Change your mindset

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

Unconditional love of our parents

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

Getting into the shoes of our community helpers

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

Society is my family too – Green House Day

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

Celebrating Father’s Day

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

Yellow House Celebrates ‘School as a Family’

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

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

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

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

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

Fun and Leisure – Primary picnic

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

Getting immersed in history – Field trip Std 6

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

Minimizing your waste -Nature Club Seminar

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

Best out of Waste

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

Friends as Family – Blue House Day

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

Cherishing our friends – Class assembly 5D

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

Life became Beautiful – Faith Celebration Day: Std IX

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

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

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

Beyond Academics – Warli Art

7 February, 2018 Beyond Academics – Warli Art -Ms. Vailena D’Souza Tribals form an important part of India. Their art and culture add richness and variety to India`s diversity, and hence, as fellow Indians it helps if we strive to learn more about their way of life....

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

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

Keep Smiling Day

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

Each family – A different story: Assembly Std 5C

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

Thank you Don Bosco for blessing us!

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

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

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

Love Thy Environment

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

Celebrating Republic Day – Assembly Std 9 F

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

The Hand That Moulds The Future – Assembly IX E

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

A Day at the ZOO – Field Trip Std I

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

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

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

Accolades in Sports – Individual events

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

Creative Craft day Std I-IV

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

Our school bags the Brainfeed School excellence award

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

Accolades in Sports – Individual events

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

Handwriting – An Imprint of Oneself

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

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

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

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

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

Catechetical and Value Education Day – Stds. V and VI

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

Boscoites Bestowed with Almighty’s Parting Gift for 2017

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

Love Thy Environment

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

The State Education Minister lauds the Science Research Team

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

The five newly ordained priests visit our school  

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

Fun with fractions – Std IV

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

Annual training NCC Camp

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

Christmas festivities conclude in the Primary section

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

Kg Activities leading to Christmas

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

An outing to remember – The annual Scouts and RSP camp

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

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

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

Christmas spirit of sharing and giving

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

ANTI-LITTER DAY

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

Anti – Litterbug Squad

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

Eat Healthy Think Better

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

SYMBIOS – A Salesian Youth Movement

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

Field visit – Std V

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

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

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

SPORTS UPDATES – Individuals corner glory

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

Cubs camp overnight at Karjat

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

NCSC Research team makes it to the National Level

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

SR.KG SPORTS DAY – Run. Jump, Play

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

TIME OUT FOR FUN

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

Nature Club Seminar – ‘Managing your waste’

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

Kg field trip – a visit to the religious places

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

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

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

FIELD TRIP TO NEHRU SCIENCE CENTRE – Std II

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

Field Trip to Chhatrapati Shivaji Museum Std – 1

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

Management and Children – Important keys of the School

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

Happy Children’s Day

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

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

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

Read, Lead, Succeed

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

Primary Bash

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

EDAC Methodology

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

DARE TO DREAM LIKE DON

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

We Dare To Dream

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

SPORTS – VICTORIES IN CRICKET AND BASKETBALL

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

DON BOSCO SCOUTS AND GUIDES MEET –  GROMO 2017 

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

Workshop on Documentary Film Making by GreenLine.

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

A hearty Diwali celebration in the Pre-Primary section

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

SPORTS UPDATES –DSO: ATHLETICS AND TENNIS

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

Celebrate Green Diwali- Avoid Crackers, Celebrate Nature

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

An encouraging response to “Eco-bricks” Collection

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

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

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

 Jr Kg field trip – Wadala bus depot

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

 PROVINCIAL VISITATION

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

Class 6 A Assembly

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

Kg Activities – Transport Day and Singing Competition

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

Water is Life

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

Explore, Learn and Grow – Field trip Std. IV

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

Glorious triumphs in Football and Tennis

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

HINDI DIWAS & INTERSCHOOL HINDI STREET PLAY COMPETITION

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

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

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

Education Today Award for Don Bosco Matunga

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

The richness of a family bond

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

English Elocution Competition – Stds. 3 and 4

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

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

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

Let’s get Creative

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

 ‘An apple a day keeps the doctor far away’

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

 Educating to Family Values

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

Sports Updates – Football and Hockey

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

Sports Updates – Talented individuals make a mark!

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

Artistry of little minds

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

Celebrating Teacher’s Day

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

Interschool Maths & Science Quiz and Maths Puzzle competitions

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

WATER DAY

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

Interschool Science and Mathematical Exhibition

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

 “Numbers speak for themselves.”

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

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

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

Monsoon Galore!

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

‘Verbal Commendation’ for Ahmed Kazi at HMUN

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

BCDAAA meet – CHAMPIONS!

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

FREE YOUR MINDS

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

DB Matunga u-14 Football team – State Champions!

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

Nature Club Workshop “Story of a Bottle”

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

A hiatus from the hectic

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

STRENGTH LIES IN UNITY – Assembly X D

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

We Serve To Save – Field trip Std. III

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

Assembly – Std. 7 D: True Friendship

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

Beyond Academics – Personality Development: Std. !

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

Our football teams crowned champions!

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

Demonstration on Electromagnetism

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

Galvanizing resources for Science research

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

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

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

OUR STUDENT RESEARCHER BEFORE AN ELITE AUDIENCE

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

Days of Visual Learners and Singers

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

LIVING THE DBWAY

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

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

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

Kg Activities – I am special day and Cleanliness Day

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

Rain holds sway!

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

Forging Leaders:Leadership Camp

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

Clay Modelling Competition Std. III & IV

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

Hip Hip Hurrah ! It’s Grandparents’ Day!

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

DEVELOPING SCIENTIFIC TEMPER: A VISIT TO NEHRU SCIENCE CENTRE

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

ARMED WITH WORDS

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

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

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

Never give up – Assembly Std. 7 C

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

Sports news: School football teams hog limelight

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

HEALTHY FOOD TIPS – STD II

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

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

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

Field trip to Nehru Science Centre – Std. VII

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

Bastille Day celebrations at Don Bosco Matunga

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

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

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

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

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

We are family – Class assembly Std. VII B

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

Workshop – Integration of Energy in Science

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

PTA Executive body meetings – Primary and Secondary

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

A solemn Investiture Ceremony of our student leaders

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

Looking beyond today – Tree plantation drive

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

Go Trash less

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

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

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

Maths Seminar – Teaching Maths creatively

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

Special days celebrated in the Primary section

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

THE SALESIAN IDENTITY

2 July, 2017 THE SALESIAN IDENTITY -Ms. Griselda Fernandes & Ms. Anita Philip   The Supervisors, head teachers and co-ordinators from various academic and technical institutions of Mumbai Province attended a three day seminar on "Salesian Identity" from 28th to 30th...

Animal Day

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

Inaugural Assembly for the  Academic Year: Class XA

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

GIVE AND RECEIVE CHEERFULLY – Assembly Std. VII A

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

Accelerated Learning Program (ALP)

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

PTA General Body meeting – Secondary and Primary sections

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

Orientation program for parents – Kg section

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

Courtesy – the foundation of all good manners

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

International Yoga Day

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

PRAYER SERVICES MARK THE BEGINNING OF A NEW SCHOLASTIC YEAR

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

Welcome back to school…

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

Mykensho Staff Orientation

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

STAFF ORIENTATION PROGRAM – BUILDING A TEAM

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

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

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

3RD DON BOSCO CUP – Platinum Jubilee Edition

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

FRENCH OLYMPIAD RESULTS

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

The School Band bags first place at Xavier’s

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

FIELD TRIP – SR. KG.

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

A Platinum ‘outreach’ program

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

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

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

CREATIVITY DAY

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

Don Bosco Matunga awarded by Armed Forces Flag Day Committee

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

OUR BUDDING ARTISTES DISCOVER THE THRILLS OF THE BIG STAGE

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

ACTIVITY ANNUAL DAY

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

Jr. Kg. trip to Shivaji Park Gymkhana

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

ADOPT AN ATTITUDE OF GRATITUDE – Assembly 9E

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

Greenline Mela and Green Schools – Campaigns Awards Ceremony 2017

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

BISLERI RECYCLING DRIVE

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

Community Helpers Day

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

ELECTIONS TO THE NEW STUDENT COUNCIL

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

Science Day

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

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

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

FIELD TRIP STD III – MUMBAI DARSHAN

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

Staff bonding time – Picnic to Kharjat

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

Class assembly – Std. VI B

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

INTER SCHOOL CHORAL RECITATION COMPETITION 2017 – Primary Section

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

Sr. Kg. celebrates “Community helpers’ Day”

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

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

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

Primary celebrates Marathi Bhasha Diwas!

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

Marathi Divas celebration – Secondary section

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

Sports Updates – Hockey, Basketball, Chess

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

Jr. Kg. Cultural Day

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

Fond farewell for SSC students

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

OUR SCHOOL TROOPS SHINE WITH PRIDE

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

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

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

Class Assembly – Std. V D

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

THE ‘DONS’ OF HOCKEY RULE YET AGAIN

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

TIME MANAGEMENT – Class Assembly Std. VIII E

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

Shopping at Sahakari Bhandar – Field trip Std II

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

Beyond Academics- Money Management

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

Our Newsmakers – The Art

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

Water Exploitation and water justice

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

Our Newsmakers – Sports

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

English Elocution Competition – Std I & II

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

Let’s be Friends Day

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

U-11 BASKETBALL TEAM MARCH AWAY WITH MSSA TITLE

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

Little Mr. Confident!

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

Animal Welfare Day

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

Scouts, NCC, RSP and Cubs Day

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

An Affair To Remember- Thanksgiving at Don Bosco, Matunga

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

Primary section celebrates Bosco week:

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

Assembly – std. V C

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

REPUBLIC DAY – LET’S SALUTE THE REAL HEROES!

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

Inter-School Marathi Patriotic Group singing competition

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

Republic Day – BIRD Parade

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

CLASS 8 C ASSEMBLY – A TRIBUTE TO FR. MASCHIO

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

Greenline Workshop

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

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

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

FIELD TRIP – STD I

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

The beginning of a journey – Our school research team report

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

Our Senses Day – Std III

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

The Joy of Young Readers

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

Choral recitation – Primary section

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

FORTIFYING THE BOND – FATHER AND SON DAY

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

Catechetical and Moral Science Day

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

Field trip to the GPO

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

Beyond Academics – Warli Art

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

Our Highfliers

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

Sandwich Day – Std. I

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

Blessed with the visit of the five newly ordained priests

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

Ahmad awarded at two events

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

Workshop for Educators by Rashtriya Harith Sena

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

 Field Trip – Primary section Christmas

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

OVERNIGHT CAMPS: SCOUTS AND CUBS

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

Christmas symposium – Pre Primary section

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

Primary section celebrates Christmas week:

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

Christmas Outreach Program – Primary section

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

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

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

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

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

‘Gloria in Excelsis Deo’ – Our school Christmas choir

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

Wetland walk

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

Fun with Fractions Day

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

Field trip – STD V

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

WARD LEVEL SCIENCE EXHIBITION

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

Master Heramb Podar scores high in Emats GK Test!

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

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

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

Sports Updates – Individuals corner glory – 2

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

CARE FOR CREATION

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

STD 9 TIME–TABLE (SECOND UNIT TEST 2017)

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

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

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

Sports Updates – Individuals corner glory

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

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

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

ANNUAL SPORTS DAY – SR. KG

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

CLASS PICNICS – Secondary Section

5 December, 2016 -Ms. Reena, Ms. Perpetual & Ms. Valenka  It was a break from their stressful routine to a relaxing day where the boys of the Secondary section of the school enjoyed a day full of fun and frolic. The students set out for their class picnic on the 2nd...

ASSEMBLY – VIC

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

Eat Healthy Day

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

Management Day and Children’s Day celebrations

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

Our Research team makes it to the Nationals!

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

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

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

Visit to the Prince of Wales Museum – Jr. Kg

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

CELEBRATING 75 YEARS – INTER-SCHOOL ATHLETIC MEET

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

OUR ASPIRING OLYMPIANS

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

Primary section observes Readathon Day

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

Festive Frolic Day

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

Creative Craft Day

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

Class picnic – Primary section

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

ONE WITH NATURE

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

Field trip – Std. VI

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

The research teams enter the school record books!

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

CELEBRATING CHILDREN’S DAY – PRIMARY & KG

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

SPORTS ROUND UP – Records tumble, Awards multiply for Boscoites

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

Our research teams make a clean sweep!

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

Don Bosco, Matunga inaugurate their Platinum Jubilee celebration

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

Pre-Primary students celebrates an eco-friendly Diwali

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

SR KG CELEBRATES CULTURAL DAY

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

Learning the art of film-making

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

Football Coach Leslie Machado receives award!

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

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

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

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

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

This talented tennis duo hunt in pairs!

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

DBHS, Matunga on the top yet again!

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

TIME TO TAKE A BOW

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

PTA Executive Body meeting – Secondary section

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

Rangoli Competition – Std. I

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

PTA Executive Committee Meeting (Primary Section)

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

Field trip – Std. III: Visit to Taraporewala Aquarium

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

Revised Timing for K.G.Section-  October 2016

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

DON BOSCO MATUNGA RATED AS ONE OF THE BEST SCHOOLS

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

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

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

Our sculpture team bags the top award

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

Our research teams achieve success!

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

Field trip – Std. IV: Visit to the Museum

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

SPORTS ROUND UP – INDIVIDUAL EVENTS 

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

First Term Time Table

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

Enacting positive change through Marathi plays

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

DON OF THE YOUTH

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

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

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

Our new AHM and Secondary Supervisor

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

New Add On Features To The School Website

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

Field Trip to Chatrapati Shivaji Museum – Std I

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

Transport art activities – Kg section

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

Fare thee well Ms. Beatrice

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

Beyond Academics – Field visit to ICT 

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

Dance competition – Std. IV

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

Measuring our water footprints!

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

Sports round-up: Team events

  28 September, 2016 Sports, as always, has been a happy hunting ground for the Boscoites. And the last few days were no exception. The awards and the medals kept piling. Here are a few team events that have stolen the limelight over the last couple of weeks: Our U/15...

MUSICAPELLA – A SINGING CARNIVAL

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

‘Don Bosco Lives In Your Heart’

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

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

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

Clay Modelling Competition Std I 

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

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

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

Sing… sing… sing

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

Edification through an extraordinary visitation

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

Std II visit Nehru Science Centre

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

Another fun-loving activity at our doorstep – Beyond Academics

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

Overseas Education Seminar- Destination Switzerland

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

The Thrills of an Inter School English Elocution Competition

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

BIDDING FAREWELL… AND EXTENDING A WARM WELCOME!

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

Hindi Diwas Celebrations

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

Day Of Beauty

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

Cultural Day: Std I – Spreading love and kindness

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

AVEC FORUM 2016

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

ENGLISH ELOCUTION COMPETITION – STDS. 3 & 4

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

Clay modelliing – Std. II

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

DON BOSCO MATUNGA REPRESENTATIVE AT UN HEADQUARTERS!

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

ONGOING FORMATION AND TRAINING PROGRAMS FOR OUR STAFF

9 Sept, 2016 -Inputs from Ms. Christina Mascaranhes, Mr. Cliffrichard D’Souza & Ms. Flavia Fernandes Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP)  - Mrs Christina Mascarenhas The NLP seminar was conducted by The All India Association of Catholic schools (AINACS) from the 5th to...

CLASS ASSEMBLY 9A – A DREAMER WITH A VISION

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

MATHS FAIR

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

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

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

DSO Updates: Boscoites emerge champions

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

Our aspiring Olympians!

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

Thank you educators, for touching lives

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

Creating Ripples at Don Bosco, Matunga

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

The Primary section gets a new Head Teacher!

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

Until We Meet Again……..

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

GOODBYE!

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

Being Non-Judgemental: Assembly – Std. 7 D

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

Celebrating a century of the Cubs’ movement

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

Std 2 Celebrates their Cultural day

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

Yellow House Day

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

Accolades for our students in Sports and other Disciplines

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

The Bosco Kala Utsav 2016 embraces the Sciences and Mathematics

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

‘Numbers are Important’ Day

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

PICK OF THE WEEK: STUDENT’S CORNER

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

Plant Day – Kg section

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

Blue House Day

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

Don Bosco –  The Educator of the 21st century

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

 Research Club begins in earnest

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

A PEEP INTO ART ATTACK DAY – PRIMARY SECTION

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

Stepping Stone

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

Bosco Goes Green on the occasion of the Green House Day

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

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

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

 A Greenline initiative- ‘Know your rivers and lakes’

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

Sensory Integration and Skills for Learning Workshop

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

VICTORY FOR OUR U-16 FOOTBALL TEAM

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

TO OUR PARENTS WITH LOVE!

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

Std II Celebrates Water Day

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

TIME TO REFLECT

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

REGROUPING FOR YET ANOTHER ‘I CAN DFC SCHOOL CHALLENGE’

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

A JOURNEY WITH GOD

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

CULTURAL DAY – STD III

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

Monsoon Week – Std I to IV

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

The English Literary Club – A New Beginning!

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

A WALK WITH THE NATURE

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

Our Benjamins – Immersed in art!

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

Re-Treat Yourself: Finding Renewal through Spiritual Retreats

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

LIONS CLUB OF SION FELICITATES MRS. BEATRICE 

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

HAPPY BIRTHDAY MS. WINIFRED

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

Introducing our Support Center for Intellischools

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

FIRST FRIDAY PRAYER SERVICE – STD VIII F

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

FIELD TRIP – JR. KG.: AROUND THE CITY

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

An engaging afternoon for Class VIII boys

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

Additional Instructions (school Android mobile app)

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

I AM SPECIAL – JR. KG

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

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

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

SINGING COMPETITION – STDS. I & II

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

Singing Competition – Std. III and IV

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

FUN & LEARN – FIELD TRIP OF STD. VIII

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

Cleanliness Day – Sr. Kg. 

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

Grandparents’ Day

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

ANNOUNCING   NEWZ WIZ

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

Quiz competition

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

Assembly – Std 10 E

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

A LEADERSHIP BREAK FOR THE STUDENT COUNCIL

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

BIS BUZZING AT MATUNGA

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

New Version of Don Bosco High School Mobile App available

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

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

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

 ‘Jal ka jhol’

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

FOOD DAY – STD II

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

Congratulations to a talented swimmer- Rudransh Mishra!

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

CLAY MODELLING COMPETITION – STDS. III & IV

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

  LESSONS ON REPORTING

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

CLASS ASSEMBLY – STD. VII B

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

CLASS ASSEMBLY – 10 D

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

SSC batch of 2015-16 achieve 100% !

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

Hands-on learning – Field Trip Class VII

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

‘ANIMALS AROUND US’ DAY

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

PTA Executive Committee Meeting (Primary section)

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

‘Enterprises of great pith and moment’

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

KG SECTION – GETTING STARTED: DRILLS AND SKILLS!

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

Being the Change

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

Assembly-XC

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

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

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

 COURTESY WEEK – STD I – IV

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

Assembly XB

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

KNOWING  MYSELF  DAY – STD II

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

Class Assembly – Std 7 A

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

Our sports heroes begin the new academic year in style!

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

PRIMARY SECTION GETS GOING WITH FUN ACTIVITIES

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

A new address for Kindergarteners at Don Bosco, Matunga

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

Welcome back to school, dear Boscoites!

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

Career Guidance staff training program

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

Secondary Teachers’ Seminar at Nerul

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

Primary and Pre-Primary teachers’ training program

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

A prestigious invitation for Boscoites

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

Skating

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

Budding reporter

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

A musical memento:

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

Bisleri Swachh Bharat Plastic Bottle Recycling Initiative:

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

Our Maths scholars!

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

Spellinc 2015-16 – An all India Spelling Competition

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

Appreciation Day Std III & IV

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

Our award winners!

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

SCRATCH SOFTWARE – Learning the basics

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

Jr Kg Cultural Day

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

Field trip: Std-I

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

Choral Recitation Std III – IV

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

Art Competition award

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

International French Language Olympiad results

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

Activity Annual Day (Std I – IV)

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

River March for India

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

Father and Son Day

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

ASK India’s National Handwriting Competition

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

Nature Club students enjoy the Greenline Mela

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

Hockey Shines

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

Election Results 2016

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

CULTURAL DAY – SR. KG

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

Field Trip STD2

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

National Science Day 2016 Celebrations

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

Field Trop Std-III

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