Hamza Chawala (1967)
" Parade will march past in
coloumn of threeees"
" Move to the right in threes"
" Poison kills poison, diamond cuts diamond"
(particularly if you complained of pain in legs,
when you were made to run an additionall three
rounds of the "FILD"
Sekhar Krishnan (1969)
Whenever anyone was slipping or falling when
trying exercises on the parallel bars, his
normal comments were....
"Were you born in the jungle?"
"If you want to commit suicide, go to Marine
Annual Parents Day parades... "Parade will march
past in the column of threes....move to the
right in threes...right turn!!!
Class of 1974 (Contrubuted by Ravi Bhavnani, Anand Krishna, Arnold Sodder, Samit Sengupta, Rahul Shah & Sunil Narumalani)
"When you change sides, you
change signs" [math]
"Pay a visit to Aunty" [on chewing gum] "Aunty
being the dust-bin
"Nitrogen is the anti-social humbug" [chemistry]
"This one is a lulu" (or something to that
effect - Math)
Catching a 1st std kid in the back gardens and
saying - if I hear any noise in any part of the
backgardens I'll hold you responsible. And then
- if you don't have your hair cut I'll take you
to the barber and have your ears lowered one
inch. If you don't "shtruggle" you'll get "shtuck"
Marathi master... who would write the Qs & As on
the board on Friday for a surprise test on
Monday and Navkesh Batra would switch on the
lights in the day to see his trousers shine.
Can't remember his name but Vinaychandra Dongre
kept up the supply of hair oil.
Asking a guy a question in one corner of the
room and then walking down the other aisle
swinging his cane because the answer was wrong.
A glum faced Karanjia after his probability
calculations led to loss of large amounts of
money at the races…?
Once a ghatee, always a ghatee...
Mr N Y Das
For those of you who were bold enough to do
Biology outside schools hours - Das always
managed to goof up with the Convent girls around
(we had some common sessions for practicals).....
An agitated Mr Das (?), during a biology test,
chasing a frog whose destiny was dissection…?
The one memory of Tipu, who
I believe sat in the first row, was standing up
turning around to the class and saying "he
doesn't know what he's saying". And this was
with reference to Arnold D'Souza. Menezes
(a.k.a. Manju) in 9A who would end up giving
"Operations" to anyone that caused problems?
Alex Correa (Art)
Flying dusters from Correa to wake sleeping
students in the art class? (and boy did it
your elbows” during music lessons (or was it
And who can forget the
man's (Bhal) ability to read Hindi text upside
Remember how he'd glance down at a book on the
first row and read aloud with ease? That's a
talent rarely seen today.
Son, you have a laang one... I mean a pan-sil.
someone stand up on a chair like the "Qutub
"Son (in a nasal twang), koote ki mafik kyon
baunkte (bark) ho?" (translation: son… why are
you barking like a dog?)
Dutt (PT )
What is this PT escuse
always in short supply in the library?
face offs with Tipu (Arunabha) over the
existence of words in the English language - I
believe "groundlings" was one such argument
Someone (Vivek Rao ?) throwing ink on
Father Donnelly from behind - really !!
Class Of 1978
Never missing a count)
right, Bleddy Samarr, leff, right,...stop
staring at the girrlls, leff right,
Stop the tom foolery in the beck of the class
I don't care, beg, borrow, steal, but I want
your herecot by 10 am.
Both of you three get out
of class You, open the window and let the
weather come in
All of you listen up, we will be having a
surprise test tomorrow
I say I think this fellow
needs an operation
You are a bashtad...I am a
bashtad....we are all bashtads
(After having corrected a
test) Do you expect me to put my pen in your
shall I say shit and give you marks for it?
Punishing somebody by making them stand on their desk "Qutub Minar ban jao"
Parekh I say wear a skirt
Pandemonium in the backbenches
Manners must precede the learning of mathematics
I wish you were a monkey on
a rotting tree and the tree would fall
Warm your knees on the cold floor
Snug as a bug in a rug
Class Of 1984
Ki Column Manj Se Gujragi Pehle Parade Aage
Baaki Parade, Teen-o-teen mein Dhayine Mud"
Mr Stanley Gomes
"You miserable fellow...'',
and threatening to dissolve us in picric acid.
Sab Punjabi gadhe
hote hain, including me.'' Madan saying:
``Standard nine - if you keep pace with me...'',
and continuing to say the same thing when we
were in the tenth.
You will never be a
Manners must precede the learning of Mathematics
The doors are wide open. Get out if you are not
Fr Alban D'Mello
Determination to duty will ultimately determine
Don't just get first class,
be first class