Lyceum International School News

Sri Lanka Inter School Team Chess Championship 2018

Chess teams from Lyceum Nugegoda International School were victorious at the Sri Lanka Inter School Team Chess Championship 2018 that was held from 12th to 14th October at St Thomas’ College -Bandarawela and Vishaka Central College Banadarawela. The chess championship was organised by the Ministry of Education and the Sri Lanka Schools’ Chess Association.


The teams that participated in the Under 11 Boys - “B”Division, Under 13 Boys - “B” Division and Under 15 Boys - “A” Division emerged as champions in their respective categories.

 The spectacular achievements of the Lyceum Nugegoda chess teams also include Board Prize winners from the Under 11 Boys - “B”Division, Seniru Nagasinghe and Tathika Waduge Additionally, Isum Weerasinghe who participated in the Under 15 Boys - “A” Division was also awarded with the Board Prize.

Maathra 11

A Cultural Night With Exceptional Performances

Lyceum International Schools held the 11th edition of their annual cultural dancing festival - Maathra, on 13th October 2018 which featured a magnificent show that celebrated the wonders of traditional Sri Lankan dancing with a host of unique cultural performances by the students. The Royal Institute of Colombo was the Platinum Sponsor for the event.


The distinguished chief guest at the Maathra 11 included His Excellency, President Maithripala Sirisena, as well as Founder of Lyceum International Schools, Dr. Mohan Lal Grero and Coordinating Principal of Lyceum International Schools, Dr. (Mrs.) Kumari Grero.

With 25 years of successfully guiding young through quality education along with the encouragement of co-curricular activities, all branches of Lyceum International Schools take much pride in developing the creativity and different talents of their students. A cultural dance event such as Maathra had been created to not only shine the spotlight on the artistic intricacy of classical Sri Lankan dance, but to highlight the importance of embracing and pres
erving one’s culture too.
Lyceum founder, Dr. Grero aimed to encourage young students to develop an interest in classical Sri Lankan dancing for these very reasons, and the students dance performances for Maathra have currently evolved to the levels of National Inter-School standards.

Following the excellence of the previous shows, Maathra 11 featured a variety of a truly vibrant combination of folk and traditional dance performances that included nearly 700 students from 7 Lyceum branches - Nugegoda, Panadura, Wattala, Ratnapura, Gampaha, Nuwara Eliya and Kurunegela. The audience was entertained with thirteen performances, including a special performance by the Lyceum Alumni.

The success of the enthralling show was much attributed to the dedicated efforts of the Chief Coordinator of Cultural Dancing of the Lyceum International Schools, Mr. Rasika Kothalawala, including the teachers who trained the students to bring forth their talents in outstanding performances. An excellent combination of teamwork, training and talented students was certainly obvious at the latest edition of Maathra.



Annual Talent Show of Lyceum International School Nugegoda

The students of Lyceum International School, Nugegoda presented Sprazzo III , their Annual Talent Show on the 06th of August 2018 at the school main hall.

Students from Grade 01 to 08 showcased their extraordinary talents in singing and performing arts which left the audience mesmerized.

Management, teachers and the staff contributed towards making this grand scale event a success.

The senior cadet platoon of Lyceum International School, Nugegoda

The senior cadet platoon of Lyceum International School, Nugegoda took part in the Rantambe Cadet Training Camp 2018 recently and proved their excellence. Being the first ever cadet platoon established in an International School in Sri Lanka, they were able to showcase their capabilities in weapon training, challenging fitness exercises, drill displays and in many more activities.

The camp of 09 days concluded with a ceremonial passing out including a magnificent parade of cadets. Mr.S.G.Wijayabandu, Western Provincial Secretary for the ministries of  Education, Art & Cultural Affairs, Sports, Youth Affairs & information graced the occasion. Principals of the respective schools, Officials of armed forces and parents were also present at this event.