Ceremony of Yoshida International School Nursery
strive to mould the students to be
responsible future citizens, while
sharpening their skills and
competence to reach greater heights,
with ability to solve problems being
free thinking, problem solvers and
decision makers and to be active
participants in the affairs of the
society and yet, at the same time to
be tolerant and honest in all
spheres of activity they embark
strive to mould the students to be responsible future citizens,
while sharpening their skills and competence to reach greater
heights, with ability to solve problems being free thinking, problem
solvers and decision makers and to be active participants in the
affairs of the society and yet, at the same time to be tolerant and
honest in all spheres of activity they embark upon
in Flash -
App for YSIS
Palihena - A/L Commerce student of YSIS has developed an
Android app for YSIS.
His next attempt will
be to create a separate app which will include details
of social services of Ven. Banagala Upatissa Nayaka
Thero. On behalf of YSIS we wish him all the best!!
Try downloading the app: >>
Quiz Time 2013
Inter-House IT Quiz Competition which was organized by the school
ICT & Media Society was held on 25th October 2013 very successfully. Mars
House became 1st at the Senior Level as well as Jupiter House
became 1st at the Junior Level. Mrs. Ambapali Sikurajapathy –CEO,
Mr. Hemakumara Gunasekara – Director, Dr. Dilanthe Withanage –
Principal shared their precious time by working as judges.
Congratulations! YSIS students were able to achieve the 3rd
place of Gampaha District at the All- Island Takyo Cement Quiz
Scienza Vision 2013
Science Exhibition of the YSIS "Scienza Vision 2013" was held on
26th and 27th September 2013 at school premises successfully with
the participation of a huge number of students from outside schools.
Yoshidians from grade 1 to A/Ls showcased their talents at the exhibition.
One of the major project was the giant Volcano eruption.
YSIS became Champions (Mixed
School) and Overall runner up of
the Annual Biyagama Swimming
Meet which was held on 17th and
18th August 2013 organized by
the Biyagama Swimming, Diving
and Lifesaving Association .
Master Linuka Devansith was able
to achieve the required National
level of High jump - Under 11
event at the All Island l
National School Sports Festival
He was successful at the Western
Provincial School Sports
Festival and also Kelaniya Zonal
Meet by winning the 3rd place as
well as 1st at the
Biyagama Circuit Meet this year.
Gampaha District Swimming Meet
the overall runner up of the the 10th Annual Gampaha District
Gampaha District Swimming Meet which was held on 06th and 7th July
More than 500
talented young swimmers representing 32 reputed International and
National Schools in Gampaha District participated in different
events conducted for different age categories.
Jayathilake was selected as the Champion - Under 12 Boys category.
The students of YSIS participated
in the annual "Katina Pinkama" and procession which was held
successfully on 26th and 27th October 2013.
Poya" day Activities
The A/L batch of YSIS organized
"Manioc Dansala" at school premises on 23rd June 2013 under the
guidance and support by the Principal, Board of Directors, Teachers
and Non-academic staff. This meritorious gesture from students was a
pleasant treat for the thousands of the general public who were out
to view the Poson celebrations along Siyambalape Road.
Students of Nursery Section of
YSIS observed Sil in view of Poson Poya last Thursday, 20th June
2013. The upper school children participated in a Dhamma Sermon and
a special meditation programme on Friday, 21st June 2013.
The Yoshida Scouts troop recently
involved in a major community service project to facilitate the
educational needs and infrastructure to Kalugahatenna Kanishta
Vidyalaya which a rural area school in Kurunegala District. Mr.
Susantha Perera – Regional Manager of National Savings Bank,
Ridigama Branch, Mr. Vajira – Regional Manager of SMIB, Kurunegala,
Mr. Prasanna Dharmaratne – Director of YSIS, The Principal and Mr.
Indika Ilangakoon – Scout Leader were among the guests. The children
of Kalugahatenna Vidyalaya received NSB “Hapan” children’s Savings
accounts, stationery items, books for the school library, school
bags and shoes at this occasion.
well done Scouts!! May you always keep up the good work.
Heavenly Magic the Primary
Concert of YSIS held on 5th June 2013 at Bishop's College
Auditorium. Mr. Channa Wijewardana was the Chief Guest and Mrs.
Upuli Panibharatha graced the occasion as guest of honour.
"I had the opportunity to
create the item "Heaven" for the first opening of Nelum Pokuna
Theatre, but I didn't had the idea of what heaven was, I did
something excel. Today, I feel that I've been in Heaven after seen
the beautiful children performing here. If I got the opportunity to
do that item after today, I think I may create much better item than
that. Being with children is just like in Heaven" - Mr. Channa
The Annual Inter-House Sports
Meet was held on 21st March 2013 at the New YSIS Sports Complex.
The Champions Trophy grabbed by "MARS" House where as the Runners-up
Brigadier Priyantha Samarathunga,
Chairman-Sugathadasa National Sports Complex Authority graced the
occasion as the Chief Guest. The Sports Complex will be developed
further with modern facilities, which will enable to play Cricket,
Tennis, Badminton and Other Extra Curricular Activities. It will be
kept open for the children who are around the area as well as to the
Chairman, Ven. Banagala Upatissa
Nayaka Thero said that, his dream and the effort is to produce
citizens with good sportsmanship to the Nation.
"Bak Maha Ulela" of YSIS was held on
5th April 2013 at the school premises. There were various Awurudu
activities and Awurudu Games. Students and the large gathering of
Parents were participated on same with great enthusiasm.
Wattala Ja-Ela District Cub Scout Holiday Camp 2013
The Annual Wattala Ja-Ela District
Cub Scout Holiday Camp was held at Yoshida Shokanji International School
from 15th to 17th March 2013 successfully under the guidance of Prof.
T.K. Nimal De Silva - Chief Commissioner, Mr. G.R.M. Ratnayaka Bandara -
District Commissioner. Around 200 students participated in this event
representing 11 schools.
Lanka Ranjana" Madam Thakiko Yoshida's 13th Death Commemoration
The death commemoration of Madam
Thakiko Yoshida was held on 28th February 2013 at school premises. Shri
Sunil Achaya, Counselor High Commission of India was the Chief Guest at
this ceremony. Madam Yoshida's elder son Dr. Kenji Yoshida, daughter
in-law Mrs. Sayuko Yoshida, Japanese delegates and Deputy Minister Mr.
Dulip Wijesekare were among the distinguished guests.
Soft opening of the Yoshida Play
Ground and Sports Complex was also held on this day.