29th All Island Age Group Scrabble tournament was held recently at Lyceum International School Wattala. The tournament was carried over 7 rounds and two divisions, namely Junior Category (under 18) and Sub-Junior Category (under 13). There were 142 scrabble players participating under the Junior Category and 192 scrabble players participating under the Sub-Junior Category out of which 62 of the students were Lyceum Wattala Scrabblers.
In the Sub-Junior Category (under 13), Ahamed Akeel emerged as the Runners Up with a margin of +1985 by winning all 7 rounds. It is also Ahamed Akeel’s third consecutive year of being in the top 3 in this tournament.
Oneli De Silva was placed 10th with a margin of +712 by winning 6 rounds. Mihin Manvidu, Vojini Fernando, Eshan Perera, Akshatha Balachandran, Luvin Samarabandu and Sashen Perera was placed 21st, 27th, 30th, 31st, 33rd and 40th respectively by winning 5 rounds.
In the Junior Category (under 18), Chaniru Udukumbura was placed 8th with a margin of +930 by winning 6 rounds.
Hathfi Cassim, Deshaba Etampawala, Adshayan Balachandran was placed 17th, 24th and 27th respectively by winning 5 rounds.
Lyceum International School Wattala, Under 14 Girls became Champions at the Inter International Schools' Netball Tournament which was organized by Lyceum Ratnapura and held at the Lyceum Wattala Courts.
Lyceum Wattala was unbeaten in all preliminary matches and played against Gateway Colombo in the finals to win the Championship with a score of 12-11.
Team Members -Shayani De Silva(Captain), Melania Perera, Dehenmi Ruwansiri, Hiruni Amaya, Ransi Heenkenda, Maria Fernando, Limansa Fernando, Shenara Jayasekara, Chrismarie Jayamanne, Vinusari Devinya, Susan Senaratne, Andria Rodrigo
SPECIAL AWARDS WON BY;
Netball Queen -Dehenmi Ruwansiri
Best Shooter - Vinusari Devinya
Best Defensive -Player-Susan Senaratne
Mr. Malith Kumarasinghe - Deputy Coordinating Principal of the Lyceum Group of Schools and Principal of Lyceum Nuwara Eliya brought glory to both the School as well as Sri Lanka as a whole, by bagging the prestigious Education Leadership Award at the World Education Congress Global Awards held at Taj Lands End Hotel, Mumbai on 5th July 2018. This award was one that was only awarded to the best schools of the Global Education Community.
Mr. Malith Kumarasinghe personally thanked his parents, supporters as well as the management and teachers from Lyceum International School that inspired him to achieve many milestones in the field of education that led him to make this award a reality! He expressed his dedication to continue his pursuit of educational excellence for the further betterment of not only Lyceum International Schools but to the wider education community of Sri Lanka as well. We wish him all the very best indeed!
WESTERN PROVINCE ATHLETIC CHAMPIONSHIP 2018
Lyceum International School Wattala won the Girls Overall Athletic Championship with 150 points at the Western Province Athletic Championship 2018 held recently at the Sugathadasa Stadium Colombo conducted by the Ministry of Education.
Lyceum International School Wattala Boys became 3rd with 125 points and the Girls Relay team was the Overall Runners Up.
U-12 Girls Shenali Bastian-60mtrs and 100mtrs -1st Place
U-20 Girls Sachini Divyanjalee-400 mtrs 1st Place
U20 Girls Dilu Perera Shot Put-1st Place
Relay U-20 Girls 4x100 mtrs 1st Place
U-14 Boys Sanithu Vivan 80mtrs Hurdles 1st Place
U18 Boys Lahiru Krishan 800 and 1500 mtrs 1st Place
Oscar Wilde has stated, “The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the grandest intention” Students of Lyceum International School Nugegoda conducted a series of projects under the theme “Random Acts of kindness”to commemorate the 25th Anniversary of the school. The students initiated various projects to raise funds for a worthy cause to help people in need.
The projects carried out were as follows,
1.Distribution of dry ration packs worth Rs.5000/- each, to the support staff members by grade 1-5 students.
2.Donation of lenses worth Rs.200,000/- to the Teaching Hospital in Anuradhapura by Grade 6 students.
3.Renovations of selected support staff member’s house by the students of Grade 7 and the Lyceum Little friends.
4.Donation of Rs.134,000 towards the Little Heart Fund by the Grade 8 students.
5.Donation of items worth Rs.300,000/- to Sarvodaya Suwasetha orphanage in Moratuwa by the Grade 9 students.
6.Donation of items worth Rs.500,000/- to Ranaviru Sevana in Ragama by the Gr.11 students as well as Kandyan Dancing team and the Music Department. The Kandyan Dancing team also entertained them with dancing and singing