Mangaluru: English Literary Week – ‘Literature – Bridging Humanity’ at St Aloysius Gonzaga’s School

Press release

Mangaluru, August 28: St Aloysius Gonzaga’s School celebrated with great zeal and enthusiasm the culmination of English Literary Week on August 27 with the theme “Literature – Bridging Humanity”.

Dr. Charles V Furtado, Associate Professor and HOD at St Aloysius College (Autonomous), Mangaluru, graced the occasion as chief guest. In his speech, he talked about the difficulties faced by humans while emphasizing both aspects: the problem of choices and the gift of unconditional love. He said that all human beings should have the right to life, linking it to the theme “Literature – Bridging Humanity”.

The Principal, Fr Melwyn Anil Lobo SJ, addressing the assembly, spoke about the importance of languages. The principal developed the importance of language by situating the three aspects – knowing, loving and expressing love for language. The
The literary week turned out to be a literary feast with mind-blowing programs like action song, recitation, class activity previews conducted through PPT presentation, drama and Flash Mob.

Other dignitaries present were Principal Fr. Melwyn Anil Lobo SJ and Vice-Principal Laurel D’Souza. The week featured a myriad of activities such as Nameplate, Flower Tale, Pen Pal, Be a Fictioneer, I am an Author and Juxtaposition. Students from Kindergarten to Class XI actively participated in the activities to bring out their flair for the language.

Arunima Thulasidas hosted the gathering. The vote of thanks was proposed by Khatija Liyana of Class VI B. The program was meticulously prepared by Master Vernon Jose Castelino of Class X C. Vidya Esther and Gloria Misquith were the organizers of the program and were assisted by d other English teachers.