A Special Assembly was conducted on 12th June 2018. Rev. Fr. Gregory Devarajan, Rector & Correspondent introduced Rev. Fr. Gerald Miranda- Principal and Rev. Fr. Angelo Joseph -Administrator, the new members of the management who took office this academic year. The brothers Br. Hendry and Br. Sasikumar were welcomed and introduced to the students. Rev. Fr. Philip Louie the former Vice Principal, Administrator and Primary Section incharge was thanked and felicitated during the assembly.
Holy Mass was celebrated on 8th June 2018 to commemorate the feast of Sacred Heart of Jesus. Rev. Fr. Thisai Jerry led the celebration, con celebrating were Rev. Fr. Gregory Devarajan and Rev. Fr. Gerald Miranda. Catholic Students reverently participated and were spiritually kindled by father Jerry’s soulful singing. His message to the students was ‘Say Yes to Good and No to Bad’.
Workshop on Teaching Methods and Skill Development
A Two Day workshop on teaching methods and skill development was conducted for the teachers on 1st and 2nd June 2018. Mrs. Tresa Xavier and her team conducted the workshop. The workshop emphasised on presentation skills, intrapersonal leadership, updates on teaching methodology concerning slow learners, multisensory approach in teaching, neuro linguistic programming (NLP) habit formation and time and stress management. The workshop was constructive in helping the teachers to become better educators.
Don Bosco Feast
Feast of our Founder and Father St. John Bosco was celebrated on 28th January 2018.
DOBODA Season 6
In an effort to take dance beyond the boundaries of mere entertainment, the students of the DB Dance Club in collaboration with the renowned John Britto’s Dance Company organized Don Bosco Dancing (DOBODA) – an annual fund raiser by Don Bosco Egmore. The dance extravaganza was held this Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th January 2018 @ 6.30 pm at the DB Egmore auditorium. And DB Carnival from 9 am to 9 pm. Season 6 is aid of children in DBRITE, Cuddalore.
Don Bosco Egmore completed 60 glorious years and celebrated the culmination of the Diamond Jubilee on 19th and 20th of January 2018.
Diamond Jubilee Inter School Cricket Tournament
The Diamond Jubilee Inter School Cricket Tournament was held in the month of December 2017. 16 city schools participated and PSBB Millennium School won the trophy.
DB Chrisol – 8 Dec 2017
The custom of singing Christmas carols brings joy to the Christmas season and the joy is bifold when it is sung by tiny kids of the Senior Kindergarten. This year marks the 4th DB Chrisol Carol singing competition. 11 prominent schools from the city of Chennai participated in the competition. They beguiled the Judges and the audience with their soulful singing and colourful costumes. Rev. Fr. John Santhosam Parish Priest, St. Xavier’s Broadway, was the chief guest. Don Bosco School of Excellence won the First Place, Good Shepherd Mat. Hr. Sec. School won the second place and Bosco Academy was placed third. Winners were awarded with trophies and certificates.
Christmas Celebrations & Good Samaritan Day
Christmas was celebrated on 9th December 2017, the Nativity Scene was enacted by the Kindergarten students and Carols were sung by the Primary students.
The Christmas outreach programme ‘Good Samaritan Day’ was held on the same day. Sr. Regina Roselyn, Director of Bishop Allen House, Mrs. Pandora and Rev. Fr. Leo SDB were the Chief Guests. The charity collection by the students were distributed to various Institutions and differently abled people.
DB DAZZLERS – Inter School Cultural Competition
On 21st October 2017 the school campus was dazzling with young and eager faces ready to challenge their competitors in the Inter school cultural competitions. It was a festival of talents oraganised to commemorate the Diamond Jubilee of our school. 530 children from 20 Salesian schools participated. The event was inaugurated by the Chief Guest a young and talented Actor Chavi Sharma. The evening’s programme was presided over by our Chief Guests Rev. Fr. K M Jose – Provincial, Chennai Province and Actor Rhaaghvan. They addressed the gathering and awarded the winners and the winning teams with trophies and certificates.
Parents’ Day – Primary
Expressions of Love, Gratitude and talent adorned the stage on 18th November 2017, a day dedicated to make parents proud and happy. A fabulous show was put up by the students choreographed by the teachers. Students with academic excellence were honoured with certificates, trophies and cash awards. Rev. Fr. Jeffrey Gladstone SDB, Parish Priest , St. Anthony Church, Sathyamurthy Nagar was the chief guest.
Independence Day&Feast of Assumption
Independence Day and Feast of Assumption were celebrated on 15th August 2017 with the spirit befitting the occasions. The National Flag was hoisted by Rev. Fr. Gregory Devarajan our Rector and Correspondent. Patriotic Songs and speech were given by the students.
A high mass was concelebrated by Rev. Fr. Gregory Devarajan – Rector, Rev. Fr. Arul Raja – Principal, Rev. Fr. Philip Louie – Vice Principal, Rev. Fr. Wilson and Rev. Fr. James. Catholic staff, students and parents participated with religious fervor.
Inauguration of the House System – Kindergarten
The Inauguration of the House system for the Kindergarten Section was a colourful and solemn occasion. On 14th July 2017 the Kindergarten Leaders took their Oath in the presence of our Rector, Rev. Fr. Gregory Devarajan SDB, and Rev. Fr. Louie Philip Balasamy SDB our Vice Principal. Student leaders received the badges with the promise to uphold the school motto and fulfill their responsibilities.
A PPT competition exclusively for the students of Std. V on various topics was held on 6th July 2017. A total number of 40 teams participated in the competition and 12 teams qualified for the finals. Mr. John, Mr. Suyambu Alagesan and Mr. Karthik Loganathan from the technical field judged the competition. Winners were awarded with certificates and Trophies.
Inter School Football Match
The Proud Winners and Runners of the Inter House Football Match held on 1st July 2017.
Winners – Bosco House, Runners – Thomas House.
Former Chief Minister Late K. Kamarajar’s Birthday was celebrated as Literacy Day on 15th July 2017. A special assembly was conducted in his honour and the Tamil Department presented a skit projecting his life.
Inauguration of the House System 2017-2018
The Investiture Ceremony formally marked the initiation of the House system in the Primary Section for the academic year 2017-18. On 1st July 2017 the young and smart leaders were invested with their titles and they solemnly took their oath to discharge their duties to the best of their abilities. The chief guest of the day was Rev. Fr. James Bernard SDB, Principal, Don Bosco Polytechnic College. Mrs. Annie Premkumar, AHM welcomed the gathering, Rev. Fr. Gregory Devarajan, Rector & Correspondent, Rev. Fr. Arul Raja, Principal and Rev. Fr. Philip Louie, Vice Principal presented the leaders their respective badges. An Inter House Skit Competition on Moral Values was organized and Bosco House won the competition. The day concluded with an energetic and engaging Inter House Foot ball Match won by the Bosco House.