It was indeed a day of excitement and cheer as the corridors were once again hustling and bustling with the sound of youngsters after a restful vacation. It was time to get back to school.
St. Dominic Savio High School, Andheri, Mumbai, had its first Inaugural Assembly on Wednesday, 15th June 2011 at 8.00 am. The Assembly began with the welcoming in parade of Fr. Godfrey D'Souza, the Rector, Fr. Edwin Colaco, the Administrator, Fr. Barnabe D'Souza the Director of Balprafulta and Mrs. Vidya the Secondary Supervisor. Fr. Crispino D'Souza the Principal was on stage.
We began with the 'Our Father' the Vande Mataram, the pledge and the school anthem. The compere welcomed one and all to a new academic year of grace and blessings.
The Management were then invited to the stage. Fr. Rector was then called on to give his inaugural speech.
He welcomed one and all and told the new comers that he was proud that they took a bold and decisive step in joining the institute. He told them that it was their turn to excel in academics and other disciplines like those who passed out before them.
The new year holds exciting possibilities and promises and prayed that each and every youngster would benefit from all that was happening in Dominic Savio's. He wished the X standard students all the best and hoped that all of them would come out in flying colours at their examinations.
He told the staff that it was wonderful to have them as Educators of the institution and prayed for a productive and fulfilling year ahead.
Fr. Rector then introduced Fr. Barnabe D'Souza to the students and gave a floral tribute as a sign of welcome to the Institution. Fr. Barnabe said a few words of thanks and appreciation.
Fr. Crispino then introduced the four new staff members to the students.
With that the Inaugural Assembly came to a close.