Sil campaign 2017
The sil campaign organized annually by the Buddhist society of our school was held on 09.05.2017 in the main hall at class level. All the students observed sil. A special sermon, Buddha Pooja and an alms giving was organized along with this.
Shraddhabhiwandana
Shraddhabhiwandana which was organized by the Eastern Music Unit of our school was held on 16th of May, 2017 in the school main hall.
Prefects’ Investiture-2017/2018
Prefects’ Investiture for 2017/2018 was held on 04/05/2017 at the school main hall with the present of Madam Principal as the chief guest.
Sinhala New Year Festival
Sinhala New Year Festival of Devi Balika Vidyalaya was held on 04.04.2017 at the school premises.After the new year customs,games were held class levels.
Devi Kala Ulela-2017
The Aesthetic unit of Devi Balika Vidyalaya organized the Kala Ulela on 03.04.2017 at 9.30 a.m in the school main hall.
The Science Day of Devi Balika Vidyalaya was held on 31.03.2017 at 1.00 pm at school main hall.
G.C.E. O/L Best Results
G.C.E. O/L results were released on the 28th of March. Ranumi Nanayakkara (One of the students of our school) got the Island fifth of the G.C.E. O/L exam-2016.Out of 228 students 149 students got 9 A s.
Chess-champ
Tharushi Sandeepani ,grade 7 student of devi Balika Vidyalaya has won the 2nd place from the initial rounds held for south Asian chess competitions.
Immortality 2017-The English Day
Immortality the annual English day organized by the English Literary Association was held on 17th of March 2017 at the school main hall.
Swimming Meet-2017
The annual swimming meet organized by the sports club of Devi Balika Vidyalaya was held successfully for the second time on 14th of March 2017 from 2.00p.m onwards at D.S.Senanayake College swimming complex.
Vivace Brass 2017
Vivace Brass 2017 was organized by Western band of our school on 3rd of March 2017 at Nelum Pokuna Theatre.
Aspiration 2017-Foreign Language Day
The Foregn Language Day,Aspiration 2017 Which was organized by the school language society held on 2nd of March 2017 at school main hall
I Flux 2017
The latest events in Information Technology was the I Flux of the ICT day 2017.It was held on 9th March 2017 at the School Mainhall.
Roo Chaya 2017
Roo Chaya Sri lankan Chinese photographic exhibition was organized by the photographic society of Devi Balika Vidyalaya.The photographic society of Devi Balika Vidalia held on 7th and 8th of March 2017 at J.D.A.Perera Art Galery,Colombo.
Sinhala Language Day
Basaka Mahima which was organized by the Sinhala Language and Literature society,held on 3rd of March 2017 at the school main hall.
Devi Thunpath Rata 2017
Devi Thunpath Rata 2017 organized by home science society of our school was held on 23 rd of February 2017
Desafio 2017
“Desafio” the exhibition organized by the young inventors club and technology society of D.B.V was held on22nd February 2017 from 8.30 a.m to 1.30p.m at the school auditorium.
Th English Language Exhibition
The English Language exhibition and fun fair organized by the English Literary Association of Devi Balkier Vidalia held successfully on 17 th February 2017 at the school premices.
Observation of night sky program by the Astronomical Society
Night sky observation program organized by the Astronomical Society of our school was held from 6.00p.m of the 17th of February 2017 until 7.00 a.m the following morning in the school premises.
Establishing the first students Parliament
Making yet another milestone in the golden history of Devi Balika vidyalaya prep actions were made to establish the 1st students’ parliament of our school.
Three day camp of Girl Guides
The annual Girl guides camp organized by the 30th girl guide company of Devi Balika Vidyalaya was held successfully from the 3rd February 2017 to the 6th February2017 at the school premises.
The Inter-house Sports meet 2017
The inter house sports meet 2017 of Devi Balika Vidyalaya was held on 30th of January 2017 at Hendry Pediris sports ground. Mrs.PramilaDivakara, retired Senior Superintendent of Sri Lanka Police graced the occasion as the chief guest.
Welcome of the grade 6 youngsters
The youngsters who stepped in to mother Devi by passing the 2016 grade 5 scholarship over 179 marks were warmly welcomed by our madam Principal staff along with the student body on the 24th of January 2017 at the school main auditorium. The dance,music and drama items performed by the grade 7 students were able to bring joy and happiness on the faces of the newly welcomed Devians.
Felicitation for the G.C.E(A/L)Achievers
According to the excellent results obtained by the following students were felicitated on 20th January 2017. 1.Mayumi Thathsarani –Technological stream Island 2nd place 2.Nuwantha Wickramasinghe - Bio Science Stream Island 5th place 3.Dulangi Anuththara - Common Stream Island 10th place
island Rankers of the G.C.E(A/L)Examination-2016
According to the results of the G.C.E A/L Examination 2016.Our school was able to obtain excellent results.Thanthirige Mayumi Thathsarani was been able to bring glory to our Alma Mater by securing the Island second place of the Technology stream with an z score of 3.0821. Nuwantha Wickramasinghe was been able to secure the Island 5th place and the District 1st places of the Bio science stream and Dulangi Anuththara has became the Island 10th place and the District 1st place of the common stream bringing further glory to the school.
Annual Pirith Chanting Ceremony
An overnight pirith chanting ceremony was held, to celebrate the 64th founder’s day of Devi Balika Vidyalaya on the 13th of January 2017 at the Wimala De Silva Auditorium of the school. An almsgiving was offered to 25 monks, the following morning. The day was a success with the guidance of Madam principal Mrs.Pradeepa Samarasinghe and the special contributions made by the Old Girls’ Association and the School Development Society along with them the Buddhist society of the school put a great effort to make this ceremony a success. The management committee, the staff and the students of the school were among the participants.
Co-operative Day 2016
The Silver Jubilee of the Co-operative society, which was started in 1991 of our school was held glamorously on the 1st of November 2016 at the Dr. Wimala De Silva auditorium.
STATE CHILDRENS DRAMA FESTIVAL 2016
The Drama ‘Guwanin Aa Bonikka’ (The doll who came from the sky) presented by the Youth Awards Unit of our school has selected at the top 10 dramas in the State Childrens Drama Festival 2016.
A CHARITABLE ACTIVITY
The School Development Society and the Public Service Unit of our school launched a joint programme in order to provide necessities to the Daraniyagala Dikella Junior school on the 7th of October.
QUIZ CHAMPS
The Quiz Team of our school has succeeded in bringing glory to the school by surpassing over 40 other local schools and securing the 1st place in the All Island Quiz Competition organized by the Organization of Mental Health Sciences in accordance to the World Mental Health Day.
A GLORIOUS VICTORY
The final round of the interschool Shakespeare Drama competition organized by the Colombo YMCA and Rotary Club was held on the 30th of September at the Bishops College Auditorium.
TEACHERS DAY 2016
The Annual Teachers Day celebration organized by the Prefects Guild of our school took place on the 6th of October in the Dr. Wimala De Silva Auditorium.
CHILDREN S DAY 2016
The World Children s Day falls on the 1st of October celebrated by our school on the 3rd of October in a colourful manner.
2015 PRIZE GIVING
The annual prize giving 2015 was held on the 30th of September at the Wimala De Silva Auditorium in a grand scale .
GRIGORA 2016
‘GRIGORA 2016’ the Maths day organized by the Maths society of our school was held on the 19th of September at the Wimala De Silva auditorium in an extravagant manner.
DEVI SANDAWA 2016
‘Devi Sandawa’ 2016 the social event of our school organized by the 2017 A/L students for the 2016 A/L batch was held on the 9th of September at the Wimala De Silva Auditorium in an extravagant manner.
THE ACHIEVEMENTS OF THE WESTERN MUSIC UNIT
The students of the western music unit of our school have succeeded in gaining the following Provincial and All Island level achievements at the All Island Western Music and Dancing competitions 2016, organized by the Ministry of Education.
UNDER 13 NETBALL CHAMPS
The MILO All Island school Netball Tournament organized by the Ministry of Education was held at the Matara, Uyanwatta Stadium on the 1st and 2nd of August this year. Here, the under 13 netball team of our school succeeded in winning the championship of the under 13 age group by being one of the victorious all island Super Eight teams.
Devi Roo Siru 2016
The annual Teachers concert Devi Roo Siru and teachers gettogether organized by the students welfare society of our school was held on the glorious evening of 5th July 2016.
COMMERCE DAY 2016
The commerce day organized annually by the commerce society of our school was held in an extravagant manner on the 24th of June 2016 at the Wimala De Silva Auditorium.
The annual Sil Programme
The annual Sil Programme organized by the Buddhist Society of our school was held on the 17th of June 2016, commemorating the Poson full moon poya day. All students from Grades 6-13 as well as the principal and the academic staff observed sil which empowered the flourishing of pious thoughts in their minds. Advisable sermons were conducted by Veterent Bhikkus for this occasion.
Prefects investiture 2016
The Prefects Investiture of the Prefects Guild of 2016/2017 was held on the 16th May 2016 at the Dr. Wimala De Silva Auditorium.
Immortality 2016
The Annual English Day, Immortality 2016 organized by the English Literary Association of Devi Balika Vidyalaya held on the 17th of May 2016 at the Dr.Wimala De Silva Auditorium.
Manifesta 2016
Manifesta 2016 the Annual science day organized by the Senior Science Society of the school held on 29th of April at the Wimala De Silva Auditorium successfully.
Best Performance at G.C.E(O/L)2015
According to the performance Index of the G.C.E(O/L) Examinations 2015 issued by the Ministry of Education proudly mention that Devi Balika Vidyalaya has again achieved the overall first place in the G.C.E(O/L) Examinations 2015 bringing much honour and pride to school.
New year Festival 2016
New year festival 2016 was held at the school premises on 07.04.2016.It was organized by the Sinhala Literary Association of our school.The festival was made colourful with various Sinhala and Tamil customs and traditions.Many folk dances,Folk songs and events were included in it.
Sister School Program in the Peoples Republic of China
Aiming at commencing a sister school program with the middle school in peoples Republic of China a group of seven students of Devi Balika Vidyalaya paid a visit to four cities in Jiangsu Province on an invitation of Jiangsu Province Peoples Association for friendship with foreign countries.They visited Shanghai,Suzhou,Nonjin and Yangzhou cities in Jiangsu province from 20th of March 2016 to 2nd of April 2016.
The Youth Chess Champion-2016
Tharushi Sandeepani a talented young girl who studied at Dharmapala Vidyalaya Kottawa North from grade one on wards and after that entered to Dharmapala Vidyalaya Pannipitiya obtaining many victories in chess tournaments.At there she was able to secure the first place at All Island school chess tournament.Not only that she obtained 182 marks at the grade 5 scholarship examination in 2015 and entered Devi Balika Vidyalaya. This little champion was able to obtain the first place at the Colombo District chess tournament 2016 under 11 Girls categary.She qualified to take part in Youth chess tournament which will be held in Mongolia in April 2016.
Agni Pradeepana-2016
Agni Pradeepana 2016 the Annual Guides Day and campfire organized by the 30th Colombo Girl Guides Company of our school was held on the 6th March 2016 at school premises with the participation of our Madam Principal and captains of the Sri Lankan Girl Guides Association. The campfire was made colourful with the performances of our guides.
G.C.E.O/L Examination-2015
Rosali Maleena Rathnayake of Devi Balika Vidyalaya was able to bring pride and honor to school, securing the All Island third place at G.C.E.O/L examination 2015.
Roo-Chaya-2016
The International photographic exhibition Roo Chaya was organized by the school Photographic club.It was held J.D.A.Perera hall in the fine Arts University Colombo from 1st -3rd March 2016.
Manjaree 2016
Manjaree 2016 the Annual Art Exhibition which is organized by the art Circle of our school held on the 5th and 16th of February 2016 at I.D.A Perera Hall,Colombo.Dr.Chandraguptha Thenuwara opened the exhibition as the chief Guest.
Ella Disenchanted-The Theatrical Extravaganza
Making a mile stone in Devi history, the stage drama Ella Disenchanted which was organized by the English Literary Association of our school held in a grand scale on the school held in a grand scale on the 12th February 2016 at the BMICH.
Astronomical day 2016
The annual astronomical day of our school was held on the 5th of January 2016 in the school premises. Simultaneously watching the night sky camp was also organized by the astronomical society. This event was organized under the guidance and instructions of our madam principal. Mr. Tharaka Gamage, the editor of Rivitharana supplement graced this occasion as the chief guest. Along with the above program, a quiz competition was held among the inter schools. Nalanda College Colombo were the winners of the above competition.
18th ICCQCS- 2105
Devians became the overall 2nd runners-up from the 18th ICCGCS competitions held in Lucknow India in last December. The competitions were organized by the city Montessori school Lucknow, India. 12 participants took part in the above competitions and they received the Ishikawa Award for the case study presentation obtaining the first place. In the Skit competition the competitors got the 3rd place.
Annual Sports meet 2016
The energetic event of the school calendar, the Annual Sports meet was held in a grand scale on the 29th of January 2016 at the Health Grounds, Colombo 08.
A New Batch of Devians were welcomed
A new batch of students was enrolled for the year 2016 and they were warmly welcomed to Mother Devi by Grade 07 students. The ceremony was made colourful by songs and dancing items which were presented by the grade 7 students on behalf of the new buds which bloomed in the pond of mother Devi. The event was made a success under the guidance of our Madam Principal. The parents of our new Devi sisters also took part in this occasion
63rd Founder s Day Celebration
Under the guidance of our Madam Principal and with the initiative of the Buddhist Society this year also we were able to organize an All Night Pirith Chanting Ceremony on 14th of January 2016 and a Sanghagatha Dhakshinathe next morning to commemorate the 63rd Founder s Day of Mother Devi.
2015 A/L All Island Rankers
Sandani Eranga Vithanage has obtained the All Island 2nd place in Commerce Stream.Meanwhile K.A.Harini Piyatissa has achieved the All Island 9th place in Biology Stream and K.P.Shashika Sandamali has been able to obtain the All Island 9th place in the Arts Stream.
Devi Siyapath -2013/2014
Devi Siyapayh Awards Ceremony the most outstanding event which added up to Annual Devi Calendar for the first time was held on the 25th of September. As the Chief Guest the Honorable Minister of Education, of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, Mr. Akila Viraj Kariyawasam graced the occasion.
Prize Giving-2014
The Annual Prize Giving of Devi Balika Vidyalaya was held in a grand scale on the 22nd of September at the Wimala De Silva Auditorium. A past pupil of the school Mrs. Tharanganee Keenawinna Dissanayake,Trustee,Public Trustee Department of Sri Lanka graced the occasion as the Chief Guest.
Devi Sandawa-2015
Devi Sandawa 2015 for the 2015 A/L batch of Devi Balika Vidyalaya was held on the 18th of September at the Wimala De Silva Auditorium with the participation of Madam Principal Mrs.W.D.P.K.Samarasinghe.
All Island Music and Orchestra Competitions 2015
Dulani Anuththara Morawaka of Devi Balika Vidayalaya won the All Island 1st Place in the Thabla-Solo Performance at the All-Island Music and Orchestra Competitions 2015 which was organized by the Ministry of Education. She was accompanied by Divyanjalee Uththara Rajapakshe.
All Island Western Music and Dance Competitions 2015
The Senior Brass Band of Devi Balika Vidyalaya won the All Island 1st Place in the Wind Band Section at the All Island Western Music and Dance Competitions 2015 which was organized by the Ministry of Education.
Induwara Asna Media Workshop 2015
Induwara Asna Media Workshop 2015 which was organized for the first time by the Media Unit of Devi Balika Vidyalaya, was held on the 28th of May 2015 at the Dr.Wimala De Silva Auditorium.
Vesak Programme 2015
In commemoration of the Thrice-Blessed Day of Vesak, a Sil observance programme was held on the 30th of April 2015. The Eight Precepts were duly observed by our Madam Principal, the Management Committee, the academic staff and the students.
The Prefects Investiture 2015/2016
The Prefects Investiture for the Guild of 2015/2016 was held on the 28th of April 2015 at the Dr Wimala de Silva Auditorium, in a grand scale.
Annual Science Day-2015
Manifesta 2015, the Annual Science Day of Devi Balika Vidyalaya, was held on the 24th of April 2015 under the multi-faceted theme, “Blood”. This event, held in a grand scale in the Dr. Wimala De Silva Auditorium, under the patronage and guidance of our Madam Principal, Mrs. W.D.P.K.Samrasinghe.
Sinhala and Tamil New Year 2015
Under the warm April sun and in a blaze of colour, the annual celebration of the Sinhala and Tamil New Year was conducted in a grand scale on the 7th of April 2015 within the school premises.
Annual English Day-2015
Immortality ‘15 the Annual English Day organized by the English Literary Association of Devi Balika Vidyalaya was held on the 19th of March 2015 at Dr.Wimala De Silva Auditorium from 8.00 am onwards Prof. Niroshani Gunasekara of Modern Languages Unit, University of Kelaniya graced the occasion as the Chief Guest.
Kala Ulela-2015
“Praweni 2015” the annual “Kala Ulela” of Devi Balika Vidyalaya was held on 12th March 2015 at the college Auditorium in a grand scale. It was a fabricated story from past to the present day. The story began since the days of an ancient to the present society. It was colored and beautified with various dances, songs, playing instruments and acting skills of Devians.
Swimming Meet 2015
The Swimming Club of Devi Balika Vidyalaya was able to organize a swimming meet on 10th March 2015. It was held at swimming pool of D.S. Senanayake College , Colombo 08.
ICT Day 2015
I Flux 2015, the ICT Day organized by the Information Communication Technology Unit, was held on 03rd March 2015 at Dr. Wimala De Silva Auditorium.
A few hundred tiny lotus-buds emerged from the waters to become a part of the Devi Balika family, on the 25th of February 2015. The welcoming ceremony for the new Grade 6 students was thus held in the school main hall, graced by the Principal, Mrs W.D.P.K. Samarasinghe.
Manjaree 2015: Inflorescence
Heralding the theme ‘Let us see the world as an orchestra of colours, lines and shapes’, the art exhibition and competition, Manjaree 2015, was presented by the Art Circle of Devi Balika Vidyalaya. The exhibition, held at the National Art Gallery, was unveiled on the 18th of February 2015 in the presence of Kalasoori Dr Jayasiri Semage.
H.A. Sadini Upeka, a Grade 12 student of our school, has won the Western Province First Place and All-Island First Place at the Sri Lanka Earth Science Olympiad 2014, which annually tests students’ knowledge of geography, basic meteorology, geology etc.
Vivace Brass 2015
Vivace Brass 2015 organized by the Western Music Unit of Devi Balika Vidyalaya was held on 13th February 2015 at BMICH.
Annual Sportsmeet 2015
Bringing a splash of colour and a spark of energy to the school calendar, the Annual Sportsmeet 2015 was held in a grand scale on the 30th of January 2015 at the Health Grounds, Colombo 08; in the presence of Chief Guest, Mr Y.A.N.D. Yapa, the Director of Co-Curricular Activities, Guidance and Counselling, and Peace Education, of the Ministry of Education.
All night pirith chanting ceremony and an alms giving was held to commemorate the 62nd Founder’s Day. It was held on 23rd and 24th January 2015 under the patronage of Madam Principal Mrs. W.D.P.K. Samrasinghe.
DEVIANS THE ALL ISLAND WINNERS
The Junior Drama crew of Devi Balika Vidyalaya won the All Island English Day Drama competitions 2014, conducted by the Ministry of Education and held at Sirimavo Bandaranaike Vidyalaya, Colombo, on the 12th of October 2014.
Teachers Day 2014
In honour of teachers, who have devoted their entire lives to the building of good citizens, a celebration of World Teachers Day 2014 was organized by the students of the school, spearheaded by the Prefects Guild of 2014/2015, on the 7th of October 2014 in the Dr Wimala de Silva Auditorium from 8.00 am onwards.
World Childrens Day 2014
To celebrate the lives of the very ones that build the future of the world, the UNESCO Club of our school organized the World Childrens Day 2014, on the 1st of October 2014 in a grand scale. The main event, started at 8.00 am in the Dr Wimala de Silva Auditorium, was graced by our Madam Principal, Col. (Mrs) W. D. P. K Samarasinghe, the Management Committee and academic staff and was made colourful by the younger members of the Aesthetic Unit in several items of music and dance. The keynote address by Mr Ananda Athukorala highlighted the secrets to a gratifying childhood. Prizes were also distributed to the winners of the Poster Competitions organized by the UNESCO Club.
Devi Sandawa 2014
The night belonged to the colours of sweet departure, as the 2014 and 2015 A/L students of our school enlivened the precincts of the Dr Wimala de Silva Auditorium on the 19th of September 2014 from 2.00 pm onwards, in "Devi Sandawa", one of the gala events in the school calendar, graced by the presence of our Madam Principal Col. (Mrs) W.D.P.K. Samarasinghe, the Management Committee and the academic staff.
Kala Ulela-2014
"Sarasirusarani" the great Aesthetic festival of our school, organized by the Aesthetic unit was held on the 21st of March at the school Main Hall. Going with the theme, "Folk Arts " many colours were added to the day by talented buds. They were given on immense support by the teachers of the Aesthetic unit.
Another remarkable performance from Devi Balika Vidyalaya
Devi Balika Vidyalaya has obtained the Overall All Island best results in the G.C.E.O/L Examination 2013. 245 students have sat the examination.Out of them 124 have obtained 9 A s,while 79 have obtained 8 A s and 1B. The specialty in this is that none of the students failed in any subject.
The Annual New Year Festival
The Annual New Year Festival organized by the Sinhala Literary Association of Devi Balika Vidyalaya held at the school premises on the 7th of April 2014.The event was made colourful with the participation of our madam Principal Col.(Mrs.)W.D.P.K.Samarasinghe along with Deputy Principals,Assistant Principals and teachers. The festival started with a glamorous dance regarding the Sun,performed by school dancing unit.I was followed by many traditional as well as cultural games related to the New Year and many students took part in them actively.A special game was organized to our dear teachers where almost every teacher took part in enjoying he festival. However we as Devians were able to show our hidden talents regarding a New Year Festival.