October - November Edition

The Boy King
King Tutankhamun (or Tutankhamen) ruled Egypt as pharaoh for 10 years until his death at age 19, around 1324 B.C. Commonly referred to as King Tut, he was an ancient Egyptian pharaoh who was the last of his royal family to rule.
By Akindu Pathirage
Exam Stress – how do we overcome it?
It is nearing that time of year, where students world-wide buckle down and prepare to take some of the most important exams of their school life. At a time like this, where the world is suffering from a pandemic, additional pressure ...
By Nethra Vigneswaran

Dealing with stress – some quick fixes!
Exams can be stressful and generate worry and pressure. However, this pressure can be helpful, as it can help set your mind on the right track ...
By Cassandra Karunakalage
All Souls Day
The idea to set aside a day to pay respects and honour the deceased was first presented in the 10th century by the Abbot of Cluny, Saint Odilo.
By Veroni Perera

A Week of Chemistry
Chemistry! A subject that was founded in the 17th century in ancient Egypt by Robert Boyle. Another name for this esteemed subject is Alchemy. Even though three centuries have passed, it has always been a headache ...
By Tharuxni Mohanrajah
Saraswathi Pooja
The Saraswathi pooja, a festival of immense importance celebrated by Tamil and Hindu individuals, is celebrated yearly at Stafford and allows students to showcase their talents in speaking and performing ...
By Kashia Dias

The Journey of a Journalist
On the 28th October 2021, the members of the Media Club of Stafford partook in an interactive online workshop conducted two highly-experienced award-winning journalists, Uditha Jayasinghe and Marianne David, where ...
By Nethra Vigneswaran
He’s All That: Worth or Worthless the watch?
After one hour and thirty minutes of excruciating pain, I have come to the conclusion that this movie should be banned from all seven continents and should ...
By Aasif Imran

Cooking for Halloween with Culinary Arts Club
The Culinary Arts Club of Stafford International school held a Halloween workshop on Sunday the 31st of October 2021 from 2pm to 4pm.
By Aiana Gonawela
Veterans Day
Thursday the 11th of November, Veterans Day is an annual federal holiday in the United States that honors military veterans who have served in the United States Armed Forces.
By Aiana Gonawela

Japanese Culture Day!
When we hear the words “Japanese Culture”, it is nearly impossible for us to not imagine the vibrant colours associated with the culture of the beautiful island nation.
By Shihab Irshad and Chenuka Samarasinghe
Be kind, do good.
World Kindness Day is an annual celebration that takes place on the 13th of November each year. This global day is one that was especially chosen to promote the importance ...
By Akayla Gonawela

Prose with Dr. Cooke!
Students at Stafford were gifted the lucky opportunity to attend an online workshop to learn about the art of prose writing, taught by diplomatic historian and strategist, Dr George Cooke, who has been teaching ...
By Nethra Vigneswaran
The Book Club discussion on ‘Matilda’ by Roald Dahl
The Book Club of Stafford prides itself on helping their members embark on a literary journey which allows them to discover and engage with a variety of books and...
By Kashia Dias

World Peace Day.
“World Peace Day”, also known as “The International Day of Peace” is celebrated every year on November 17th. It is an annual day of peace, founded by Don Morris of Miami, Florida in 1997, thus earning ...
By Mukarram Jameel
School Vaccination Program
The students of Stafford International School had their vaccination program on the 26th of October 2021. In accordance with government guidelines, students arrived at school at 7.00 a.m. and were transported to the MOH ...
By Amaya Perera

Adele says “hello” as she re-enters our lives
After a torturous, seemingly never-ending six years of waiting for another album by amazing British singer/songwriter, Adele, fans can finally rejoice in the grace of her latest release, Easy on Me.
By Dharishta Peiris
The Design Club’s Halloween Poster-Making Competition Winners!
The Design Club of Stafford International for Halloween, conducted a poster making competition for the senior members of the club. The club received some ...

A Special Day For Special People : Book Lovers Day
Every year on the 9th of August, bibliophiles all across the globe gather as one united community to celebrate one of the most special days of the year- Book Lovers Day!
By Ramudhi de Silva
In the course of this unruly situation we are experiencing, many healthcare centers, primarily situated in rural areas, may face struggles regarding the equipment used in the hospital. In further detail, they face shortcomings ...
By Akayla Gonawela

World in Words- A Ted-Ed event
World in Words, a TED talk event organized by Stafford International School’s very own TED Ed club on the theme of “The Essence of a Changing World” took place ...
By Dharishta Peiris
Literary Thoughts; Annual Journal
Do you want to showcase your literary talents and display your writing on a convenient platform? Look no further than Literary Thoughts: Annual Journal 2021! The English Literary Association, set on its mission to further members’ literary talents,

On Wednesdays We Wear Pink
I would like to inform you that we have successfully completed our breast cancer awareness project – “On Wednesday We Wear Pink”. During the month of October, the Social Services Club of Stafford International School ...
By SSC Executive Committee
The Gaming Tournament: Valorant
The Valorant tournament was the first event of the annual year held by the ICT society, and was a great start for the club. The tournament commenced on the 7th of November from 3pm to 6:30pm. Four teams competed in several matches and the team with the most amount of wins ...

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