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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

  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...

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...

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....

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 &...

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...

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...

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...

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...