FINAL DP CAS REFLECTION

FINAL DP CAS REFLECTION

It’s finally time. I’ve spent two years toiling for this moment, and despite the unforeseeable ups and downs (e.g. COVID), I’m nearly there. Over these two years, I’ve had the opportunity to try out a variety of service opportunities, creative...
Creativity Update: March 27th 2021

Creativity Update: March 27th 2021

With the pandemic and distance learning, along with the onslaught of assignments such as IAs, TOK Presentation, EE etc., it has been difficult to continue to engage in creative activities.┬áNonetheless, I’ve tried my best to engage in both the Advocate (our...

Activity: Running and other sports

It’s been extremely difficult to maintain fitness during COVID-19, but I’ve been trying. This includes body weight workouts (e.g. push-ups, pull-ups, dips etc.) along with running. In both of the aforementioned activities, I’ve made considerable...
Service: An update on Eco-Schools

Service: An update on Eco-Schools

Due to scheduling conflicts, I’m solely a part of the Eco-Schools service group. To recap, Eco-Schools is a student-led global initiative, consisting of international schools. The Eco-Schools organization outlines a clear set of steps to help them become more...
Reefkeepers and Eco-school – a different service

Reefkeepers and Eco-school – a different service

This year I joined the Reefkeepers, which is different from the service I was in last year. The aim of the Reefkeepers is to spread awareness and take action regarding coral preservations in Sri Lanka. Actions included physically cleaning the beaches, selling and...
Running and activity – COVID 19

Running and activity – COVID 19

Normally, schools would be physically open during this time and I’d be partaking in our school’s SAISA (South Asian Inter-Scholastic Association) Track and Field team. However, this isn’t possible due to the pandemic. Nonetheless, I’ve...
The Advocate – a new start

The Advocate – a new start

Despite COVID-19, after school activities have started, albeit virtually. One of the activities I’m continuing is the Advocate, the school’s literary magazine (Learning Outcome (LO) 4). Normally, we would take in submissions and physically publish them....
Zoomathon – COVID Fundraiser (CAS Project)

Zoomathon – COVID Fundraiser (CAS Project)

Due to the lockdown, everyone has been affected. Many people have lost jobs and don’t have access to even basic amenities. Social distancing is also taking a toll on all of us (Learning Objective (LO) 6). Recognizing all of this, the DP Economics class came...

COVID-19 (continued): Creativity

My original plan for addressing the Creativity component of CAS (Creativity, Activity, and Service) was primarily leading and contributing to “The Advocate” (a literary magazine), alongside individual creative pursuits such as image editing (with tools...
COVID-19 (continued): Service and Activity

COVID-19 (continued): Service and Activity

The COVID situation in Sri Lanka had drastically improved, and thus we (DP1 and DP2) were physically going to the school campus. However, there was a second wave of COVID, and we are back to online learning. Despite all of this, I’ve been trying to keep up with...