Weekly Sinhala – A CF Program

Ars per the principal’s request to promote Sinhala, Sri Lanka’s primary language, in school, Community Film launched a new video series called Weekly Sinhala. Its purpose is to teach the OSC community one new Sinhala word/phrase by making a 30-40 second video every week. Although the series is a very effective method to support the…

Serve, Set, Spike!

Since I started playing volleyball a few weeks ago, I have become more aware of my physical abilities. I would say that not having done much physical activity over the course of the summer break hasn’t put me in a good shape. I noticed this during the strenuous warmups at the beginning of each practice…

Community Film – new horizons

During the first Thursday meeting of this year and semester, we went over many areas such as expectations and commitment, prospect projects, steps in creating a film, publishing, advertising, etc. It was an extremely successful meeting since the leaders weren’t the only ones talking, instead all the members were pitching in with their own opinions…

United Nations International Day of Peace – Workshop

“Each year the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on 21 September. The General Assembly has declared this as a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations and peoples.” – United Nations. The theme for 2016 was “The Sustainable Development Goals: Building Blocks for Peace”…

DP2 CAS Goals

With this being the final year of my high school career, I have many high prospects for myself that I would like to achieve. This year, I would like to be in my best form through organization and time management. With academics looming over my head 24/7, it will be a challenge to balance them…

An Epilogue to DP1 CAS

Learning done outside the classroom is important to me and I’m able to achieve this through the Creativity, Action, and Service (CAS) program. At the beginning of DP1, I set some goals for myself with regards to the three different areas. As this school year comes to an end, it’s time to look over those…

Coached Cricket

For the final mini afterschool activities block of the year, I was delighted to see the option of cricket in the registration sheet. Chances to play cricket come around rarely in school, and as a moderate cricket fan myself, it didn’t require much thinking for me to tick the box. Today was the first out…