On the 21st day of the month December, before the school would close for winter holidays Christmas was celebrated in the school with great pomp and show.
The Chief Guest of the colourful Christmas celebration was Rev. Fr. Ignatius Roche, Manager, St. Paul’s Senior Secondary School, Kankroli, who in his speech quoted an incident from the life of “Michaeal Jordan” and gave the mantra Believe, Behave and Beget to the audience.
Guest of Honour was Rev. Fr. Stephen Rawat, Treasurer, CDESU, Rev. Fr. Marcel Dodiyar, Manager, St. Paul’s Senior Secondary School and Fr. Principal Rev. Fr. Basil Makwana were the guiding light for everyone. Sr. Alvina and Sr. Rani were also present.
The Christmas Celebration started with a Prayer Dance and Lighting of the Lamp by Rev. Fr. Roche, Rev. Fr. Stephen Rawat, Sir L.S. Chouhan, Sr. Alvina, Sr. Rani, Sir L.K. Trivedi, Sir Ashok Soni, Mrs. Jyoti P., Mrs. Sakshi Paliwal, Mrs. Sunita D’Mello Miss Tarishi Massey, Head Boy Kaif Miyaji and Head Girl Saumya Maharshi.
Mrs. Jyoti P. gave the Welcome Address. Christmas Carols were sung by XI Science students and Christmas Speech was given by Master Daksh Agrawal.
“The-Nativity : Birth Story of Jesus” was enacted by students of Classes VIII and IX. Under the guidance of Mrs. Anita Jain, Mrs. Flora Jacob, Mrs. Alka Lal and Mrs. Jyoti P. A Drama “The Encounter” was written and directed by Sir Bernard Bhuriya.
Several dances were performed and Christmas cake was cut by the Chief Guest alongwith Guest of Honour, in presence of Fr. Principal and Sisters,Santa Claus, Sir Sanjay Sharma, Sir Prahlad Vaishnav, Mrs. Rachel Koshy, Mrs. Neeta Dave, Mrs. Sosan Meraj and Mrs. Chandrakala Trivedi, Mr. Khema and students.
Santa Claus distributed sweets to the students and blessed them. Classwise prizes were given to students for Christmas Poster Making and Christmas Tree Making Competitions by the Chief Guest Fr. Roche. Sir Thomas Kaipada was also awarded.
Christmas Greetings were given by the Principal Rev. Fr. Basil Makwana.
Vote of Thanks was delivered by Himanshi Singh Chouhan. Compere of the function were Woorna Shukla, Harshvardhan Soni and Susanne Francis and Sahil Nahar.
The function was organized by Class XI-A and XI-B (Science Stream). The co-ordinators of the function were Sir Bernard Bhuriya and Sir Bhanwar Singh Chouhan. Anchor of the function was Sir Bernard Bhuriya.
Overall decoration of the School, preparation of Crib, Painting of Christmas Function back drop was done by Sir Prahlad Vaishnav.
Dances and musical performances were choreographed by Sir Pascal Sampson, Sir Rajesh Ishore and Mrs. Jaya Soni.
Photography and Videography was done by Sir Innocent Josephn and Sir Mathew Alexander respectively. Mrs. Savi Maloo and Sir Pervez played instrumental role in report preparation of the function.
Overall discipline in-charges were Sir S. L. Jain, Dr. C.D. Alphonse. Sir Mukesh Chouhan, Sir Goverdhan Singh Chouhan and Mrs. Poonam Deora.
Christmas cake was distributed to the entire students, community, followed by lunch for the staff.