The commemoration of the 19th Death Anniversary of Sri Lanka Ranjana Lady Takiko Yoshida was held on 28th February 2019 with the presence of a number of honoured guests.
The ceremony was graced by the Minister of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous, Hon. Dr. Rajitha Senarathne as the Chief Guest and the State Minister of Youth Affairs, Project Management and Southern Development, Hon. Piyasena Gamage as the Guest of Honour.
The beloved son of late Madam Yoshida, Dr. Kejni Yoshida and Mrs. Kenji Yoshida together with Mr. Asami Shinichi, Mr. Nishikawa Taketo and Mr. Shozaki Mansaku together with the Inspector General of Police Mr. Deshabandu Tennakoon graced the event as Special Guests.
“ÉLOGE JUBILIANTÉ” Inter School Band Competition was held on the 08th March at our school grounds. The competition was held in three categories as Boys, Girls and Mixed bands.
Mr. Jeyam Perumal; the Managing Director of the Mainetti Group graced the occasion the Chief Guest of the Opening Ceremony while Air commodore C. B. Labrooy; the Chief Instructor of the Defense Service Command & Staff College -Sapugaskanda graced the occasion as the Chief Guest of the Closing Ceremony.
The school inducted its new batch of Prefects on 11th February 2019. Air Vice Marshall Kishan Yahampath - The Director Ground Operations of Sri Lanka Air Force graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. Tanira Edirishinghe was appointed as the School Head boy whereas Chamathika Samadhi was appointed as the School Head Girl.
The biography of Ven. Banagala Upatissa Thero, titled Anjalikaraniyo – written by Indian author Shakil Siddiqui to mark the 69th birth anniversary of Banagala Upatissa Thero was launched on 5thJanuary at Defense Services College, Malay Street, Colombo 2. The ceremony was graced by the Chief Prelate of Kotte Sri Kalyani Dharma Maha Sangha Sabha, Ven. Ittapana Dhammalankara Thero, and Archbishop of Colombo, Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith.
Gayathra Sulakshan Korala was awarded the Highest Achievement Award at the Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards Ceremony which was held on the 01st December @ BMICH. Gayathra was able to score the Highest Mark in Sri Lanka for Physics at the Cambridge Advanced Subsidiary Examination in June 2017. The Management, Principal, Teachers & Students congratulate Gyathra in his success.
Yoshida Chess Princess Tharuli Vihansa Ranganath has achieved her best performance at the World Carder U8, U10, U12 Championships 2018 Held in Spain recently. It was organized by the World Chess Federation. She was qualified for this event after becoming the Under 9 Girls Chess Champion in 2018. We wish her Good Luck in all her future endeavours.
The Enrollment Ceremony of YSIS Girl Guides and Little Friends was held on 10th October 2018 at school premises. Girl Guides Divisional Commissioner- Ms. Shyama Liyanage, Zonal Commissioner- Ms. Pushpa Nagasena & Little Friends Zonal Commissioner- Ms. Kanthi Wickramasinghe graced the occasion. The event comprised with lot of activities which enlightened the parents who were gathered.
The Teachers Day celebration was held in YSIS premises on 5th October 2018 together with the programme to felicitate Mr. S. Kodikara. Mr. S. Kodikara was the Headmaster of Cambridge section who served the school for more than 9 years. His dedicated service brought so many credits towards the school by obtaining high achievements at the Cambridge Examinations.
The little Yoshidian Tharuli Vihanga Ranganath participated at Asian Youth Chess Championship 2018 at Thailand under 9 age category and she has leaded undedr 9 Girls Team to grab the Bronze Medal of Blitz and Standard Games. Congratulations Tharuli !!