KOLKATA, (C.M. Paul) – Senior students of Don Bosco School Park Circus organized a three hour programme to honour non-teaching staff of the school to mark Workers’ Day, 30 April. The programme held under the leadership of class XII students included two hour entertainment programme in the school auditorium followed by an hour long fun and frolic in the assembly hall organized by school’s Interact Club and LTS (Leadership Training Service). Besides floral bouquets, snacks, and gift each one of 29 non-teaching staff received cash gift.
The programme started off with a short video interview featuring all the non-teaching staff, most of them appearing on camera and seeing themselves on giant screen for the first time. It was prepared by the students of the Media & Culture Club.
“Our non-teaching staff are integral and indispensable part of our institution,” said the Vice-principal Fr V.T. Joseph in his speech in Bengali thanking the staff for their unstinted and generous service, day in and day out.
The school Prefect Kastauv Bose echoed similar sentiments in his speech “the name and fame of our institution is to their credit,” he said underscoring their untiring labours to maintain “neat, clean and primly kept school ambiance.”
Besides the speeches, recitations, songs and dance, Class XII choir, school band and a 40-member interclass cast directed by Mr Anupam Banerjee depicted the fate of the labour class since India’s Independence to the present day.
The teachers representative Mr S.De thanked the non-teaching staff and rendered two fitting Bengali poems.
While two of the non-teaching staff sang songs, a third one (popular Rajubhai) sang and enthralled the audience with his magic skills. Mr.Britius Lakra thanked the students and school authorities on behalf of the non-teaching staff.