by Ashwini Gupte
MUMBAI, JUN 24, 2016: Father Bernard Fernandes - the Principal of Don Bosco High School, Matunga – during his address to the parent-teacher body of the secondary section on June 20, 21 and 22, stressed that academically weaker students should avail of the remedial education facilities available at the institution in order to overcome their weaknesses.
Parents were urged to gain from opportunities available especially for students with learning disabilities, as Don Bosco Matunga ensures a good support system through remedial education and detailed guidance in order to avail of concessions at the board level.
Parents were also urged to profit by the 'Mykensho' Career Guidance programme for students of classes VII to X, so as to enable them to make informed choices regarding further education.
The parents, along with the respective class teachers, then went on to elect the parent representatives who form the executive committee of the PTA, and will work this academic year in the best interest of the students.
Father Fernandes also introduced the staff and stressed the rules mandated by the institution, from checking the school handbook to ensuring the grooming of the boys, as well as the protocol in case of absenteeism. He then informed the parents about the new school app, stating that all official correspondence would be through the same.
The Rector, Rev. Fr. Wilfred D'Souza sought the blessings of the Almighty to make this academic year a fruitful one, and declared the theme for the year- 'Don Bosco Lives On.'