Clubs & Societies

Clubs & Societies (14)

Wednesday, 18 March 2015 07:46

ICT Club

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The ICT club of Hillwood College was established in 2011 with the intention of paving the path for the students who are interested and competent in working with new technology and moving on with the modern world. The club members organize an ICT day annually by inviting many other schools which acquire the ability of exchanging their ideas and commit themselves to work with conviction and dedication.

Wednesday, 18 March 2015 07:46

Girl Guide Association

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The Girl Guide Association of Hillwood College is registered under the Company ID 3rd Kandy in the Girl Guide Association of Sri Lanka.

Main aim of the association is to help girls develop their mental, social, physical and spiritual skills and become responsible citizens who contribute positively to the community. Girl Guides take part in camps, hikes, thinking day programmes, quiz competitions, etc., throughout the year.

Guides who are awarded with President’s Guide Award are given extra points at the University entrance.

Wednesday, 18 March 2015 07:46

Interact Club

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Since its inception in 1996, Interactors have been involved in numerous community and charity activities promoting social responsibility in students. Vision of the club summarizes it all: Open young peoples’ mind to the world to promote the idea of service to our school and local community to recognize and develop constructive leadership and personal integrity in order to emphasize the acceptance of individual responsibility as the basis of personal success, community improvement and group achievement.

Wednesday, 18 March 2015 07:46

Modern Languages Club

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Modern Languages Club is a combination of French and German Language clubs. Initiated with the intention to promote and encourage more students to take up different language classes available in school. Activities organized throughout the year are a platform for the members to brush up as well as to show off their language skills. Work in close connection with Goethe Institut and Alliance François de Kandy.

Wednesday, 18 March 2015 07:46

Kandyan Dance

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Initiated in the year 1992, Hillwood Dance Troup has been the ambassadors of our traditional Kandyan dancing over the years. In 1992 itself the dance troupe travelled to England representing Sri Lanka for the first time and since then it has become an annual occurrence for the troupe to travel to various parts of the world, i.e: Spain, Sweden, Israel, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, Germany, Thailand, Nepal, India, etc., displaying our unique traditional dances. Kandyan dance troupe receive annual invitations to participate in international folk festivals in Thailand and Nepal. Hillwood Dance Troupe is the one to beat as in all Zonal, District and All Island competitions, Hillwood manages to secure 1st or 2nd place every year.

Wednesday, 18 March 2015 07:46

Student Christian Movement

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Known as the Hillwood Christian Union initially, Student Christian Movement is one of the major societies where many events and functions are made possible within the school and beyond. Hillwood Sunday, which is the closing programme of Hillwood Week and a highlight of the year, is organized by the SCM. Annual Carol Service, Carol singing at Children’s homes and elders’ homes in and around Kandy and distribute gifts to them, organizing Easter Services, etc., are done with great enthusiasm.

Annual SCM day, Bible quiz competitions, Bible essay competitions are organized with the participation of other schools and the SCM members take part in the events organized by other institutions in order to build up new relationships among the community.
 

Wednesday, 18 March 2015 07:46

Heritage Club

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Hillwood with a history of 126 years behind her, is an institution where the inheritance is discussed and celebrated creating a deep sense of belonging and patriotism in a child. Heritance Club is the base in this endevour and members have their annual National Day celebrations, workshops, seminars, competitions, etc., with the participation of historians, archivists, university lecturers, etc., to re-live and celebrate our unique and rich Sri Lankan culture and traditions.

Wednesday, 18 March 2015 07:46

Sinhala Debate Circle

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Debate Circle is popular among the social and political enthusiasts, who wish to develop their skills and knowledge on specific global and domestic issues. Debaters develop a sense of ownership of the world and a sense of empowerment as they learn to express their thoughts and concerns. Help build an identity for individuals. Every year the Circle organizes their inter-house debate competitions, inter-school competitions, and take part in the competitions organized by the surrounding schools.

Wednesday, 18 March 2015 07:46

Little Friends

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They learn to “Lend a Hand” while taking charge of their own activities. ‘Little Friends’ is for girls within the age group of 7 ~ 12 yrs and is a platform to develop their skills to work independently and responsibly. Little Friends enjoy great adventures, i.e: pack holidays, outdoor cooking, going on field trips, helping others, earning badges, etc.

Wednesday, 18 March 2015 07:46

Buddhist Society

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Initiated on the 2nd March, 1962, the Buddhist Society is one of the major societies due to its high membership. Purpose of the society is to bring about a wholesome young generation inculcated with good virtues.

Buddhist Society encourages ‘giving’ with their alms giving programmes and dansal organized throughout the year and during special occasions such as Vesak and Poson months. Being in the close proximity to the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, members get the opportunity to take part in ‘Dalada Maligawa’ activities as well.