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Marathi Divas Festivities at Don Bosco, Matunga

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

Sculpture Competition District Level Prize

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

Very Important Instructions

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

Marathi Bhasha Divas Std I – IV

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

Scouts, NCC, RSP and Cubs Day

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

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

  -Ms Ashwini Gupte 26 February, 2016   The class presented a street play as part of their assembly in order to highlight the appalling crime of child trafficking and the ill-treatment meted out to vulnerable children. The class made it clear that that it is not only...

Essay Writing Award

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

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

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

Community helpers day

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

Food Day Std IV

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

Sports accolades!

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

A significant rite of passage – The Std. X Farewell

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

Bonding by the sea, in Boscowadi – The staff picnic

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

Value Education Day

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

Two more trophies added to our kitty!

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

School footballers chosen to represent Maharashtra

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

News update:

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

Yet another feather in our cap!

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

Sports news update:

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

English Elocution Competition Primary

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

Bosco Week I -IV

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

School celebrates the feast of Don Bosco

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

Bosco’s corner glory!

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

School NCC troupe goes trekking!

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

Republic Day Std I – IV

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

Republic Day Celebration at Don Bosco, Matunga

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

Jr. Kg Field trip to the Museum

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

Good luck, good health and a God bless: Saby

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

Our Senses Day Std III

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

Newly Ordained Priests Mumbai Province

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

More brothers box to glory!

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

Positive Parenting Helpline

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

RoboTech Workshop

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

CUBS CAMP 2015-16

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

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

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

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

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

Our athletes do us proud at MSSA meet

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

Cubs’ Camp – Pinewood Resort, Kharjat

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

Christmas week STD I-IV

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

Staff celebrates with a grand Christmas party

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

Sr. Kg. celebrates Traditional Day

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

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

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

Celebrating Cardinal’s birthday!

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

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

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

Sports Heroes!

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

Sports news:

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

Ward level Science Exhibition

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

Eat Healthy Day

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

Jr KG singing competition

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

Online Applications for Admission – 2016-17

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

Bosco Sports Fest 2015 a grand success

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

The Class Picnics Std I-IV

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

Tennis prodigy

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

The 15th Annual Inter-school International Cultural Extravaganza!

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

Children’s Day (Primary section)

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

Readathon Day I -IV

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

The Management Day and Children’s Day celebration

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

EMATS All India General Knowledge Test 2015.

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

SRKG Field trip today

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

Gandhi Jayanti Competition 2015:

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

Dr. Homi Bhaba written round results

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

Diwali Celebrations

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

DON BOSCO CUP DRAWS TO A CLOSE

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

DONS OF U-14 FOOTBAL

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

An eco-friendly Diwali

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

The Red House celebrates ‘Incredible North East India’

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

Cubs’ Camp

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

Creative Craft Day

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

Kindergarten Childrens’day

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

Jr KGTransport Day

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

Basketball – Bosco Cup (2nd edition)

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

S Umbro Cup winners

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

Sr KG Sports day

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

Interschool water polo Nationals

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

Creative day standard I & II

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

Jr KG field trip

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

A double celebration!

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

Guidelines of the Facebook social website

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

Bonding over a much deserved break

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

Festive Frolic Day

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

Sports Updates

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

N.C.S.C. Research Project 2015

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

Field trip – Std. II

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

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

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

Our research team does us proud!

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

Cultural day-STD I

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

Sports news – Athletics

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

Sports updates:

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

News Flash – DB Matunga ranked top State Board school

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

Bisleri Recycling Drive

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

Fieldtrip to the Nehru Science Center.

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

‘Healthy Food Day’

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

‘News flash’

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

Dance Competition Std IV

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

N. C. S. C. Research Projects 2015

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

Quiz (Inter School Awards)

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

Chess

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

Visit to Bhakti Park (Sr KG )

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

KUDOS TO OUR U-16 HOCKEY TEAM

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

JR KG Field Trip

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

Assembly 9A

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

Fruit and Vegetable day

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

Hockey

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

DSO Inter-School Boxing Tournament

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

Congratulations Pratham Soni

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

Assembly 6A

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

English Elocution Std III-IV

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

Assembly 6B

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

Class Assembly IX B

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

Congratulations to Master Ayush Hindlekar

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

Celebrating Roald Dahl Day

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

Cultural Day Std. III

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

Congratulations to our U/14 football team

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

Singing competition

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

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

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

Exploring western India – The Blue House Week

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

Class Assembly VI C

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

Water polo city champs!

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

Hindi One Act Play

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

Foot Ball

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

AVEC

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

Field Trip Primary

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

Nature Club

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

RIP

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

Feather in our cap

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

English Elocution

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

Teachers Day

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

Android App Launched

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

Happy Teachers Day

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

“The Green house week”

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

A Nature Club activity

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

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

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

Winners All

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

Cultural Day Std IV 29-8-15

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

Raksha Bandhan

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

Numbers are Important

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

Assembly –IX E 26th August

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

Field trip to the Taraporewala Aquarium

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

‘International Shiksha Abhiyan’

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

Greater Mumbai Amateur Aquatic Aug 25

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

Our U/14 Basketball

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

Basketball

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

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

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

Art Attack

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

Education to Love

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

‘Saint John Bosco – Mission to Love’.

On 11th Aug 2015, over 1600 students from Stds. V to X saw the engrossing movie 'Saint John Bosco - Mission to Love'. As part of the bicentenary celebration of the birth of Don Bosco, the epic movie was screened for the students and staff of DB Matunga which...

Independence Day

‘One small step makes a big difference’ – We acknowledge achievers on the memorable occasion of India’s 69th Independence Day  A red letter day, when we at Don Bosco High School, Matunga hoisted the tricolour with pride and saluted all the ‘true patriots’ who...

Monsoon Week Aug 13

Monsoon Week Mrs Colleen Don Bosco High School, Matunga, Mumbai 13 August 2015, Standard I-IV is observing monsoon week from 10th -14th August 2015 . The classrooms and corridors were adorned with charts in keeping with the theme. The teachers...

Water Day

Standard II celebrated water day on 11th August 2015. Co-relating academics with extra-curricular activities is the hallmark of our institution. The classroom and corridors were adorned with charts in keeping with the theme. The teachers explained the importance of...

Singing Competition

The singing competition for standard I and II was held on 11th August 2015. This helped thechildren to showcase their talent and gain confidence. It was surprising to hear them sing songs of the 60’s and 70’s. Their performance was par excellence and was thoroughly...

Executive Committee of PTA 2015-2016

Rev. Fr. Wilfred D’Souza, Manager Rev. Fr. Bernard Fernandes                 President Mr. Akhtar - Ul - Islam Kazi Vice President Mrs Valenka Fernandes Secretary (Staff) Ms Karuna Dadipogu Jt. Secretary (Staff) Mr. Rajesh Patil Jt. Secretary (Parent)   Teacher...

Retired Staff

Retired Staff: Mr. Saby Dias/ Mrs Sirya Paiva/Mrs Priscilla D' Souza

The American Library Workshop 

Endorsing the use of authentic sources for e-learning: The American Library Workshop  - Ms. Sonali D’Silva and Ms. Dipti Shah The American Library at the American Consulate, in collaboration with Atma, conducted an e-learning workshop for teachers on August 1, 2015,...

Jr Kg tiny tots learn ‘clean’ values

The Jr kg children  were taken on their first field trip  on the 29th of July'15 by bus  to see the clean and dirty areas in the city .The bus drove them towards Dharavi  where the teacher  brought to their notice the dirt lying around. From there they went towards...

Singing Competition- Primary Section

Don Bosco High School, Matunga, Mumbai 28 July 2015. The students of Std III & IV were informed well in advance about the singing competition and were asked to learn an English song.  Many young crooners flocked in for the audition. The best twelve students from each...

Field trip – Sr. Kg.

An experience of the neighbourhood – Field trip: Sr. Kg. -Ms. Larissa Carvalho Dominic Savio Kindergarten Matunga The Sr. Kg. boys were taken for a road trip in the school bus around the neighbourhood. It was a rainy day and the boys were all excited as it was their...

Our New website

Welcome to our new website. We received a lot of feedback from parents and well wishers on how we could improve our website and we have taken this in to account while building this new website. The layout is simpler and cleaner and navigation to specific section has...

Yellow House

The Yellow House continued their journey -Ms. Susan Philip   The Yellow House continued their journey and followed their Star: North India. The school experienced a kaleidoscopic tourist experience of History, Mythology, literature and the Fine Arts. Adorned with...

Grand Parents Day

Don Bosco High School, Matunga, Mumbai 27 July 2015  Grandparents Day The primary section of Don Bosco High School celebrated‘Grandparents Day’ on 25th July 2015. The classrooms, corridors and hall were decorated in accordance with the days’ theme. The grandparents...

English Literary Club takes off

English literary club gets set and takes off … - Mrs. Elizabeth Soares Don Bosco Matunga, Mumbai 24th July 2015   The evening of 22nd July 2015 was indeed delightful and motivating. The day received its flavour because 45 students from Std 5 to  std 9 attended the...

Parents, you raise me up – Class Assembly VII C

Class Assembly VII C – Parents, you raise me up -Mrs. Ashwini Gupte Don Bosco High School, Matunga, Mumbai   24th July 2015 Don Bosco wanted every Salesian Institution to have the four dimensions of home, school, church and playground, and the students of VII C,...

The Council begins in earnest

Getting down to brass tacks- The Council begins in earnest -Ms Ashwini Gupte  Don Bosco High School, Matunga,Mumbai 24 July 2015 The Student Council, along with the Working Committee, convened the inaugural meeting on July 17 to address key issuses such as spot...

Young mathematician achievers at the Concept Exam

Young mathematician achievers at the Concept Exam -Ms Ashwini Gupte  Don Bosco High School, Matunga, Mumbai 24 July 2015 Savio Rodricks of Class IX and Rasesh Bhagat of Class VI were awarded medals, along with certificates of achievement for meritorious performance at...

Maharashtra Talent Search Examination

Bosco's talent shines at the M.T.S. Exam -Ms Ashwini Gupte  Don Bosco High School, Matunga, Mumbai 24 July 2015. Two of our students did us proud at the Maharashtra Talent Search Examination conducted for students of Class IX in May 2015. Venkatesh Shenoy won the...

High School Scholarship Examination – Rankers

Kudos to our rankers at the High School Scholarship Examination 2014-15 Don Bosco High School Matunga 22nd July 2015 High School Scholarship Examination Year 2014-2015 Name Of Student Rank SHENOY VARUN RAMCHANDRAN 16  KARTHIK RAAMAKRISHNA 20 UNNY SIDDHARTH HARI 23...

Rankers – Middle School Scholarship Exam

Our students do us proud at the Middle School Scholarship Examination Don Bosco High School Matunga Mumbai 22nd July 2015 Middle School Scholarship Examination Year 2014-2015 Name Rank -- Sachin 8 -- Snehil 18 Thakkar Nilay 23 Balla Mahadev 27 Chouhan Nikhil 29 Lund...

Be the change you want to see in the world – Assembly X C

Class Assembly X C- Be the change you want to see Mrs. Ashwini Gupte Don Bosco High School, Matunga – Mumbai 22nd July 2015  The Mahatma's inspiring words formed the crux of the message given by the class, urging us to be proactive in tackling problems we observe...

Display Charts Of Yellow House July 20

Display Charts Of Yellow House An enchanting tour of North India - The Yellow House Week begins  - Ms. Susan Philip Don Bosco High School, Matunga, Mumbai 20 July 2015 A journey through North India- a sneak peek into the rich and composite culture that is a harmonious...

REPORT ON TEACHER TRAINING PROGRAMME BY HARIT SENA

REPORT ON TEACHER TRAINING PROGRAMME BY HARIT SENA                   -Mrs.Arati Dodti Don Bosco High School, Matunga, Mumbai 20 July 2015   VENUE: DHARAVI NATURE PARK, DHARAVI, SION (W) Teachers of the Mumbai south zone schools attended a seminar on July 15, at the...

Rashtriya’s Harit Sena’s initiative – Nature club

The Rashtriya Harit Sena’s initiative extends to become a Nature Club project -Mrs. Arti Dodti Teachers of the Mumbai south zone schools attended a seminar on July 15, at the Dharavi Nature Park themed ‘GLOBAL WARMING AND CLIMATE CHANGE.’ Two lectures, ‘River March’...

The N.C.S.C. 2015-2016

Calling the attention of budding scientists aged 10 to 17 years: The N.C.S.C. 2015-2016 -  Ms. Ashwini Gupte Mumbai July 13:The National Children’s Science Congress, the annual activity organized by the Ministry of Science and Technology, New Delhi, held a two day...

Investiture Ceremony of the Student Council 2015-16

Leading, in order to create leaders: Investiture Ceremony of the Student Council 2015-16 -Ms. Ashwini Gupte Mumbai, JULY 6: The office bearers of the Student Council of Don Bosco High School, Matunga, were invested with the symbols of...

First Friday Mass and Prayer Service Class VII D

A time for reflection and prayer - First Friday Mass and Prayer Service Class VII D Mumbai July 3: The Catholic students of standards V to X attended the services in the church, celebrating the Feast of St. Thomas, who came to be known as ‘Doubting Thomas.’ The Prayer...

Leadership Seminar

Leadership Seminar – A lesson in ‘Together Each Achieves More’ - Ms. Ashwini Gupte Mumbai, June 27: The Student Council of Don Bosco High School, Matunga went in for a day’s workshop conducted by the Adhyayan group at St. Joseph’s High School, Wadala on June 18....

NEW SCHOLASTIC YEAR

NEW SCHOLASTIC YEAR – A WARM WELCOME! -Ms Ashwini Gupte The first day of school was the perfect opportunity to thank the outgoing Principal Rev. Fr. Bosco D’Mello, and extend a warm welcome to the new Principal at the helm of affairs at Don Bosco High School, Matunga,...

Change is the only constant at Don Bosco Institutions

Change is the only constant at Don Bosco Institutions -Ms. Ashwini Gupte. Teachers from seven Don Bosco Schhols, viz. Don Bosco Matunga, St. Joseph Wadala, Don Bosco Borivli, Dominic Savio Andheri, Don Bosco Naigaum, Don Bosco Nerul and Don Bosco Yerawada congregated...