END OF YEAR REFLECTION 1

I will be posting two end of year reflection throughout this DP course. Overall I think this year, regarding, CAS, went pretty smooth. Referring back to my first post, with the goals and the learning outcomes I wanted to achieve, I think I have mostly accomplished my goals. SGA It was a successful year of…

Meethotamulla garbage accident

On 14th Friday, the garbage landfill in Meethotamulla, has collapsed. The consequences were severe. 145 houses were buried under the collapse from the 380 meter garbage landfill. Research states that there was a problem from long time ago. The garbage dump was getting higher and higher and steeper and steeper.  And as a result, the…

SAISA TRACK AND FIELD ’17 EVENT CREW

The final event of the SAISA event was held in OSC.  I was excited for this to come. I have volunteered taking part as the technical and the film production part of the event. This event was mainly focused on the learning outcome of demonstrating skills and recognize the benefits of working collaboratively. AS the…

Train to Sustain- Current Update

It has been a successful semester as taking leadership in the Recycling and Sustainability. We as a group have made great progress in terms of reducing plastic waste on campus. Along with the secondary principal and another service group, ‘reef keepers’ we were able to make a substantial improvement in the canteen. The school canteen,…

COMUN 2k17

  Model United Nations was a completely different experience. I always had friends and cousins who were involved in MUN. But I havent actually got the chance to part-take in the model United Nations. MUN is na competitive extra-cirricular activity for many students. But MUN is more than that. Every sociey needs a leader, and…

WWW 2017- Jaffna

This WWW was a meaningful trip. WWW is a big school trip all middle-school and high-school students look for in the year. And DP 1 is the last year to go on the trip. I wanted this trip to count. I got assigned to go on the Jaffna trip. This group only consisted of our grade…

RECYCLING AND SUSTAINABILITY

This is my first year as a service leader in recycling and sustainability. I joined this service because I was curious where all the wastes from our school goes to, and where to recycle and how to do them. I was always told to put water bottles in the PET bin, paper in the paper…

Community Volleyball

Every Thursday at 7PM after school, I make an effort to play volleyball. Volleyball is one of my favorite sports. As mentioned in my CAS goals, my aim is to play for the school team next year. So in order to do so, I must start practicing and get used to the ground. I found…

UN DAY

For UN day, I was involved in a multiple things. I took pictures for the Student Government Association, as a MUN member I had to lead a group discussing the UN day theme, “Youth and the responsible use of freedom of expression”. Also as a grade 11 theater student, as a whole group we did…

DP ORIENTATION

AUGUST 31 – SEPTEMBER 2 The DP 1 went on a trip to Kitulgala for 2 nights and 3 days. The objective of this trip was to get ready for the upcoming 2 years of the hardcore IB program. After this trip we all wanted each other to really bond and work together towards the…

CAS Goals

One of the main objectives of the IB program is to be a holistic learner, this means the student has to balance academics, action, creativity and service. And this CAS blog will keep a record of my balance 2 years of DP. Below are the main goals I would like to achieve: Creativity I am…