By Sabeeha Thanzil Ramieze
It brought to all Sri Lankans a jubilant moment when, once again the Sri Lankan flag received its fulfillment to twirl in the numbing air of the Himalayas. The flag had reached the apex of one of the most back-breaking mountains, purely due to the sheer grit constructed within Mr. Johann Peiris.
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The Sri Lankan Western Province Director for Primary Education from the Sri Lanka Ministry Of Education, accompanied by 3 other officials, graced us with their presence on the 21stofJune,2018. This special visit was in view of them accommodating the Bangladeshi Ministry of Education’s request to give an overview to their team on special needs and inclusive educational institutions in Sri Lanka.
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Ananta Sustainables was founded by its current CEO, Ms Savera Weerasinghe, stemmig from her passion for the environment.
Ananta have identified the fact that there are currently a number of companies that have the intention of going sustainable and decided to meet this demand given their favourable position and commitment towards sustainablity of the environment. The company sources and manufactures customised paper packaging, paper straws and cups, bagasse takeway containers, kolpath plates and cups as well as wooden cutlery with a goal to replace all single use plastics.
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LPF Academy is busy preparing Musical Odyssey, their Theatre Production. The curtains will be raised on the 10th of August 2018 at the S. de S. Jayasinghe Hall in Dehiwala, on two short productions.
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Over half a billion straws are used and trashed every day by USA alone and most of these end up in the ocean. Marine animals and seabirds end up consuming a large part of these together with other plastics which find their way into our oceans. It is estimated that the number of straws daily used by USA alone can circle the earth twice over if placed end to end !!
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On the 9th of May 2018, a team of Chinese nationals representing the Confucius’ Institute visited our school.
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Ms. Yasmine Perera, Consultant National Institute of Social conducted an engaging and educating program on how humans pollute the environment and how each person can change their lifestyles to be more environmentally friendly.
The students learned how to adapt to a plastic-bag-free lifestyle, the 5 R’s (Refuse, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Repurpose), and each contributed a paper leaf or fruit to the tree of gratitude, after a moment of thankfulness to Mother Nature.
Two programs were held separately for the junior and senior students.
LPF Schools collected water bottles an dry rations from the children as a contribution towards the flood relief.
Students of Abdul Kalam Community visited Kalutara and personally distributed these items to homes of the support staff and families known to our faculty who were affected by the floods. This was done in true LPF care and concerns.
Thank You Parents and Children for your Kindness.