Tamil Manavar Sangam
Members took part in the Tamil Day Competitions organized by Ramanathan Hindu Ladies’ College winning first, second or third places in solo singing, essay writing, poetry, oratory, short story writing and dance events.
Members secured first, second or third places in Solo Singing, Choral Singing, Dancing, Debating, Oratorical, Essay, Poetry, Short Story Competitions organized by the Zonal Educational Office.
Nine members took part in the All Island Tamil Day Competition held in Batticoloa organized by the Ministry of Education and they were placed third in the Choral Singing category.
English Literary Society
Members of the society presented ‘Women in Literature’ at assembly.
Avvayar de Mel was adjudged ‘Best Speaker’ (Junior) and Nimaya Harris was a semi finalists (Senior) at the Young Speaker Contest 2015 organized by the British School in Colombo. 20 International/Private Schools participated. The orators were judged based on a set of criteria that measure their demonstration of intellectual thinking and positive expression in their speeches.
Ladies’ College was placed first at the All Island Shakespeare Drama Competition and won the award for the ‘Best Stage Craft’. Shalini Corea was adjudged ‘Best Actress’ of the competition.
English Debating Society
Debaters participated in Friendly Debate organized by S. Thomas’ College.
Debaters participated at the Vijitha Weerasinghe Memorial Debating Competition organized by Royal College and the ‘B’ team was semifinalist and the ‘A’ & ‘C’ teams were quarter finalists at the tournament.
Ladies’ College was the winner of the Productivity/Quality Debating Competition organized by the National Chamber of Commerce. Shalini Corea was adjudged the ‘Best Speaker’ of the competition.
Ladies’ College team was selected for the semi finals at the Impromptu Debates organized by Holy Family Convent.
Ladies’ College was runner up at the debates organized by the Faculty of Law.
Our team emerged winners at the Elizabeth Moir Debating Tournament.
The 12th Lilian Nixon Debating Tournament was held successfully with 20 schools participating.
The team participated in a friendly debate organized by STC (Oct 8) and in the All Island Inter School Debating
Competition organized by Lumbini Vidyalaya (Oct 10).
The Senior, Intermediate and the Junior Choirs participated in ‘Above All’ an evening of Classical Music for Easter organized by the members of the Ladies’ College Chapel Trust to raise funds for the upkeep of the school Chapel and the surrounding garden.
The choristers of the Intermediate Choir took part in the ‘Choirs in Harmony’ – a concert consisting of the choirs of Ladies’ College, Bishop’s College, Methodist College, S. Thomas’ Preparatory School and St. Peter’s College to raise funds for the new organ for the Cathedral.
The LC choir was placed first at the Inter School Choir Competition ‘Rhapsody’ organized by Wesley College. They received a cash prize of Rs. 50,000/-.
The members participated at the Festival of Choirs organized by Royal College.
On an invitation by the Arch Deacon of Colombo the choristers sang at the Sunday Morning Service at the Cathedral of Christ the Living Saviour.
The students of Grade 13 following Business Studies as a subject were taken on a field trip to the Lanka Tiles Factory in Ranala. They observed the process of the manufacturing of tiles.
Young Members Forum of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce conducted a seminar for the A/L students and discussed the following topics: Tourism, Science & Technology, Banking.
Hewisi Band & Dance Troupe
On an invitation extended by the Broadcasting Unit of Ananda College, 12 members of the Dance Troupe presented two dance items (traditional and folk dance) at the ‘Sandeshaya Awards 2014’ held at the BMICH.
Members of the Hewisi band performed at the Awards Day of the Department of Vocational Studies.
A service under the auspices of the Bishop of Colombo was held to celebrate the 200th anniversary of St. Thomas’ Church, Colombo 13. The Ladies’ College Hewisi Band led the procession of clergy at this occasion.
Little Friends & Girl Guides
The senior guides participated in a public awareness campaign highlighting the different forms of violence faced by girls and women, to commemorate the International Women’s Day. This was in the form of an evening walk and was organized by the SL Girl Guides Association.
10 Senior Guides were taken to Ape Gama, Battaramulla on an educational expedition using public transport which gave them an opportunity to learn the bus routes.
The Butterflies of the 5th Colombo unit had their Promise Party in the school back garden. A promise party is when a butterfly is enrolled as a butterfly into the lager family of butterflies in Sri Lanka.
Eleven Girl Guides of Company B went on camp to the Girl Guides National Training Center Ganemulla. It was held on the theme ‘Cartoons’ with an array of interesting activities at their campsite.
The 5th Colombo Guide Company ‘A’ Camp was held in the school premises.
The Senior Guides were invited to attend the Sri Lanka Girl Guide Association’s Annual General Meeting of the General Council 2015.
The 5th Colombo Guide Company B presented ‘Stand United’ a programme promoting ethnic unity.
Model United Nations
Students participated in an Interact Model United National Conference at the Kingsbury Hotel.
Students participated at the Sri Lanka Model United Nations Conference at the BMICH. Delegates Hayati Rasool, Aimee Perera, Sahana Nandakumar and Sihara Jayasekera won special awards.
Members participated at the Lyceum MUN conference held at Lyceum International School, Nugegoda.
Art & Design Club
An Art & Design Club was launched for the students from Grade 4 and above. This is to promote the use of art and design as a means of creating awareness on social and environmental issues.
A few members of the club participated at ‘Ingenium’ a Design Day organized by Methodist College. This event granted an opportunity to our girls to interact and share ideas with like minded students from different schools.
The Academy of Design conducted a fashion design workshop for the senior members.
The students of the club were taken to view a Design Exhibition organized by the Academy of Design at the Sri Lanka Exhibition & Convention Center.