DBTS, Shillong; 12th December 2023: Students from Don Bosco Technical School, Shillong traded textbooks for picnic blankets as they enjoyed a day of laughter, games, and camaraderie at the department picnic held at Sohra (Mawsmai, Marai, Arwah Caves, Mawkma). Under the clear skies and gentle breeze, the students gathered early in the morning, bringing with them homemade snacks and picnic essentials. Teachers joined in on the festivities, contributing to the lively atmosphere and reinforcing the sense of community within the school. The event also served as a platform for students to engage with their educators in a more casual setting, fostering positive relationships beyond the classroom. The day went on in visiting waterfalls, viewpoints, Caves etc. One of the students who is a resident of Sohra prepared sumptuous Lunch for all the students and teachers. The different departments that went for their picnic were DTP, Stenography, Welder and Motor Mechanic 6 months. One of the highlights of the day was the group photo session, capturing the joyous moments of students enjoying the picnic. Smiles and spontaneous poses were abundant as students immortalized the memories they created during this special day. As the sun began to set, students gathered around the bus journeying back home. The Department picnic not only provided a break from academic routines but also reinforced the importance of bonding and enjoying the simple pleasures of life. With memories made and friendships strengthened, students returned home with a sense of fulfilment, looking forward to the next chapter of their academic journey with a renewed sense of camaraderie. The Department picnic proved to be a resounding success, leaving everyone eagerly anticipating next year's celebration.