The Independence Day Celebration of St. Xavier’s school were held in the school auditorium. The programme began at 7:30 a.m. with welcoming the dignitaries- The Principal, Asst. Principal, The chief guest – Mr. Anant Mohod (parent of our S.S.C. topper Master Amey Mohod), The primary head teacher and the secondary supervisor. The chief guest hoisted the National flag followed by the school band playing the National Anthem and the taking of the Pledge. Master Vignesh Pathe, the Berchmans house vice captain gave a speech in Marathi. This was followed by a dance choregraphed to the tune of a medley of patriotic songs.
The English speech was given by the sports captain Master Jason D’souza. The students of std. VIII presented/enacted a street play highlighting our constitution rights, this was followed by a video presentation on our duties as citizens. The programme concluded with the chief guest’s speech and the vote of thanks.