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…

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…

Circuitry 101

In pursuit of a shocking interest (pun intended), I recently joined Circuitry 101, an afterschool activity in which we create mini electrical circuits. These sometimes end up in the form of small LED systems or a variable-frequency generator. During the couple of sessions that have past, my perception for the ASA has completely changed from…

Jaffna Narratives

For my last Week Without Walls (WWW), I chose Jaffna Narratives, a trip that explored the historical, cultural and religious features of Jaffna, the northernmost region of Sri Lanka. Our trip lasted 5 days during which we visited temples and historical sites, met and learnt about the local people, and generally just had a fun…

Learning Experience @ Indian Bank

University is quickly approaching and before long, I will be stepping out into the real world with my own career path. So, this was an appropriate time for me to explore one of my areas of interest. During these winter holidays, I decided to go to the Colombo branch of Indian Bank to look into…