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Devi Balika Vidyalaya

Dedicated to the vision of providing society with scholars who are disciplined, educated, versatile and impeccable, Devi Balika Vidyalaya has proven to be an institution with a difference. Embellishing its motto, ‘Manasa Sanvutha Dheera’, our beloved Alma Mater has not only created scholars out of its pupils, but also created women who spear-head the prosperity of humanity.

Since its establishment in 1953, Devi Balika Vidyalaya has been a forerunner in the field of education, producing best results at the G.C.E. Ordinary Level and Advanced Level examinations. Yet, our school has been classified as the best girl’s school not only through remarkable results at examinations, but also with achievements in the fields of sports, arts, photography, music and other extra-curricular activities.

Mother Devi is not just another school, but it is a sacred ground that fortifies society with the best in all walks of life. In order to achieve this task the school has been blessed with an academic staff, that is dedicated to create a fulfilling citizen in a student.

Devi Balika Vidyalaya has fulfilled her responsibility to society by producing the best professionals in all fields and careers. Undoubtedly Devians have proven themselves to be ‘Unique from the Rest’.

Through her being undoubtedly the best, Mother Devi will continue to contribute to the betterment of our nation, society and humanity.

Esala Programmes for 2014

A ‘Pindapatha’ almsgiving was held on the 11th of July 2014, for twenty visiting Bhikkus, in view of promoting the act of giving and loving-kindness among the students, as a commemoration of the Esala Full Moon Poya Day.

Organized by the Buddhist Society and financed by the 2015 A/L students, this act of merit took place from 9.00 am to 12.30 pm, within the school premises. All the students took part in the process of organizing and assisting, making the entire school active overall.

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 22 July 2014 09:18 )
 

A Warm Welcome

On the day of 10th July 2014, the school was lit up with a massive inflow of dainty white Devi uniforms, for it was the day that the new Advanced Level students were welcomed back to school. The assembly, which took place at 7.30 am, was graced by our Madam Principal, Col. (Mrs) W.D.P.K Samarasinghe, the Management Committee and the teachers of the Advanced Level Section.

To enlighten the mind of the students both new and old, two lectures were delivered: one by Prof. Saman Chandra Ranasinghe on managing life and society; and another by Dr. Mrs. Sumudu Rajasinghe, on school life and extra-curricular activities. All in all, the event officially unveiled a new light upon Devians, inviting them both, old and new, into a fresh world.

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 22 July 2014 09:20 )
 

Aspiration 2014 - Foreign Language Day

Aspiration, the Foreign Language Day of Devi Balika Vidyalaya made its debut on the 27th of July 2014 in a stunning showpiece, which possessed the stage of the Dr Wimala de Silva Auditorium from 2.00 pm to 4.30 pm.

It was held in the presence of Chief Guest Mr Masaki Takaoka, First Secretary of the Cultural and Information, Embassy of Japan; and several guests of honour representing the embassies of France and Japan, and the Confucius Institute (China) as well as Sri Lankan dignitaries representing foreign languages. It was graced by our Madam Principal Col. (Mrs) W. D. P. K. Samarasinghe and the Management Committee.

The day was lit up in a burst of vibrant colour with a dazzling array of performances by our sisters – dance, song and drama – representing the countries of China, France, India and Japan, that truly highlighted the recurring idea that unity is in diversity, that concord comes in variety: that it takes many colours to make up a rainbow.

 

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 08 July 2014 11:45 )
 

Poson Programmes for 2014

To commemorate the advent of Buddhism into Lanka on the day of Poson, several programmes were organized by the Buddhist Society of the college and were held on the 11th of June 2014, the day prior to the Poson Full Moon Poya Day.

The entire school gathered within the Dr Wimala de Silva Auditorium at 8.30 am for a Buddhist sermon, followed by a performance of devotional songs (Bhakthi Geetha)by the Eastern Music Unit, which included a special performance by the teachers and Management Committee. Several refreshment stalls were organized, and in addition, dry rations were distributed to the needy in a public ‘dansala’.