Archive for February, 2009

A leadership workshop on overcoming challenges.

A residential leadership training programme to train the student leadership of the school was organized and conducted by Damahana Maha Vidyalaya Balangoda of the Rathnapura District.It was held in two days on 13th ,14th of February in the school about 160 students involving the school’s prefects, monitors and scouts participated for this.


The training programme which was commenced ceremonially on 13th February in 2009 is due to over of 12 midnight. This training programme has been plained to ran on lectures, game activites, activities on solving problems, funny games and the night pageant of fire flaming to be given leadership knowledge and the responsibilities through out the day.Again the programme is due to start on next day morning and to over at 11.30.Finally the dressing the badges to monitors and prefects and offering the appointment

letters to them will be done.


The parents, the old students and well-wishers gave their fullest co-operation to up lift the programme. It is a very special  thing. The training officer of the Balangoda, Belihuloya Adventure training Acedemy Mr.T.D.K. Madagama,The Zonal educational director of Balangoda Mr. M.V. Jayasinghe, The venerable highreverent Mawela Sumana in sabaragamuwa provincial Pirivanas for giving lectures for the affairs of religion.The government agant of sabaragamuwa province Mr. Mohan Saliya Ellawala, The director of the Balangoda Pirivens, Venerable reverant Maithree Murthi, And many others participated the occation.

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A New Library


“Reading makes a completed man “to get that statement, the man should be facilitated to collect books for reading. Regards to get a better knowledge, to conquer the future problems, the ways of knowledge must be supplied more and more.


A centre which the knowledge can be found and delivered the school has additional ways of getting the knowledge was very important. To gain that knowledge the best and the most suitable place is the school library. Getting a completed school library to its students is an expected thing. So this chance was given to the present students of Balangoda Damahana maha Vidyalaya in Ratnapura district. The government has estimated 1835000.00 LKR for the construction work of the building. Next they issued 200000.00 LKR to buy books and electronics instruments.


From the Asian development bank’s donations and under the secondary educational modernization project, these library facilities were given to Rathnapura Damahana School. Both students and the teachers had to face for many difficulties when they search books to gain the knowledge. But this obtained resource is a very useful and helpful one to continue their education
in successful way.

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