Football tournament

On a Saturday, the 2nd of April, we had a 6 aside futsal tournament for both our Over 16 and U16 team. Almost 30 different schools and teams took part of this tournament, which lasted the entire day. For our over 16 team, we were part of group C with 2 other schools. When we…

Home Run poster for H&H

For service, Housing and Habitat, we have a famous tradition and activity that we do every year which includes the entire OSC community; Home Run. Home Run is a fundraiser that gives anyone the opportunity to take part and to either run, walk, and or bike 5-kilometers.  The goal of this fundraiser is to try…

FIBA 3×3 Tournament:

  FIBA court On the 16th of January, at around 12 pm on a Sunday, I met up with a couple of friends at a friend’s house, all excited and nervous for a basketball tournament. Almost every week, there is a 3v3 FIBA basketball tournament that provides anyone with the opportunity to take part and…

WWW Highlands (Day 3-5)

Day 3:  On the third day of the trip, our entire day was dedicated to Horton Plains and trying to climb the second-highest peak of Sri Lanka (Kirigalpotta). At 7:30 sharp, we were all on the bus, ready to start the journey towards Horton Plains. Once we arrived, we started the hike, which was first…

WWW Highlands (Day 1 and 2)

Day 1: At 6:45 am, everyone arrived at school running around trying to squeeze in a last minute bathroom break without missing the bus. Feeling half dead and like a zombie, we had to endure 6 hours of driving through a maze. About an hour into the trip, we stopped at a local shop to…

Donating old football boots

Every Tuesdays and Thursdays, I and a couple of OSC classmates go to Moragasmulla ground to play football with other kids our age from other schools. We play for a club called TAFA which is a football club that provides training and game opportunities for us as a team. These training sessions happen after school…

Maldives (December break)

During the December break, I had the chance to go to the Maldives with my friends. With all the time we had there, we did a lot of swimming and water sports. One thing which took almost the majority of our time were the different amount of sports we were able to do on the…

DP1 Orientation – Kitulgala

On Wednesday the 24th of November, at 6:30 am, all the DP1 students found themselves at school on a bus ready to start an adventure at Kitulgala. Throughout the 2-3 hour bus ride, we ate, slept, and played games, ready and excited to start the day off with some white water rafting. When we arrived,…

The Journey of H&H (Housing and Habitat)

In 2019, when I first came to OSC, I decided to join Housing and Habitat as my choice of service, which has been my first and only service that I’ve dedicated my time and efforts to. When I first joined the service and group of H&H, we devoted the majority of our service time to…

Bike ride

On the 25 of September, my two friends and I met up to go for a bike ride around Battaramulla. This was our first time going for a ride as a group of friends, and we were primarily motivated to cycle together as we were still in lockdown. Therefore, we were really eager to meet…