Thursday, July 31, 2014


by Rupali D'souza

BORIVLI – MUMBAI, JULY 31, 2014: Don Bosco Borivli conducted its first Investiture ceremony for the scholastic year 2014 – 15 on July 28, 2014. It was co-ordinated by Mrs. Marina Desouza who introduced the programme and welcomed all the Parents, Management, the Staff and the Office Bearers. The programme began with a prayer dance "God is Good" by the students of class 1, followed by a welcome song "Welcome one and all" by the students of class 4. The names of the office bearers were announced:

School Captain – Aaryan Oak Asst. Cleanliness Captain – Aaron D'costa
Asst. School Captain – Leon Colaco Red House Captains – Roy Coutinho and Shawn Gonsalves
Sports Secretary – Aaron Gomes      Blue House Captains – Twain Hogan and Johanan Fernandes
Asst. Sports Secretary – Kian North Yellow House Captains – Dhruva Thakur and Adit Weling
Cleanliness Captain – Parth Pujare       Green House Captains – Jason D'souza and Aditya Prachand


To invoke God's blessings, Fr. William, Fr. Donald, Fr. Baptist and Mrs. Marina lit the auspicious lamp (samai). Fr. William gave a short message on the duties and responsibilities of the office bearers towards the school. Thereafter the office bearers recited the prayer 'Your light O Lord' and Fr. Donald administered the Oath. Fr. Rector presented the sashes and Fr. Donald presented the momentos to the Office Bearers, wherein all the office bearers took the oath and thanked God with a hymn.

Later the school Captain – Aaryan Oak read a short address on behalf of all the Office Bearers, acknowledged their duties and responsibilities towards the school. The office bearers also gave a short message through a song 'Do what you do, do well'. Thereafter, Fr. Donald addressed the gathering and gave a message to office bearers on their responsibilities and having a friendly relation towards all the students. Fr. Donald also congratulated the house teachers saying, "You have molded the children to be Models of Don Bosco Primary School." The programme concluded with the boys singing 'We can achieve'.

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