I have spent almost five years at this school.
It was just like a second home to me. With facilities like a swimming pool, basketball courts, football grounds, a multimedia, etc., we not only grew up to be pure men but also with a range of hobbies that we do. There are several competitions that are held on a regular basis, that keep renewing that spirit of enthusiasm and anxiety. There were outdoor games almost everyday, save the Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays. We had always learnt to live by each other’s weaknesses and strength.
Some of our favorite “hotspots” for the evening walks were Flaggy, Plummy, Lime Orchard, Tiger’s Path and Shalgaon. Overnight Camping was a must for the class tens, their final year. The overnight picnic was filled with fun. We had a food contest, an award for the well-maintained tent, etc. We had the tents set-up in no time and then became like stone-age early men, gathering fuel for the fire each group had to start. There were five groups in total, staying in tents.
Those were the days of fun, living together, sharing experiences, consoling each other and being at each other’s side. The special part of St. Mary’s is that the students have a unique attachment to the school. Year after year, some batches have the reunion on the October Parents’ Week. This makes St. Mary’s very, very, special. Br. Kevin remarked, “I have been to many other Christian Brother’s Schools and Colleges, but among all of them, St. Mary’s is the most special. The ex-students have a special attachment to this School”.
At the end of all this, some weep while others rejoice. Some sob because they had more to do with this school than the others. The others rejoice because they now have a chance to face the world.
“With each beginning, comes an end.”
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