Since launched on May 1, 1993, the Rahula Media Unit has marked many milestones along its proud journey so far. Rahula Media Unit, the cradle of future communicators, is the birthplace of the talented in the fullest sense of the word; A place where gifted veterans build up; Creator of the great. The Rahula Media Unit is ready to continue to write the school genealogy in golden letters, overcoming various challenges successfully and gaining victories.

Purposes

  • Updating the school community on important occasions such as school events through the daily news bulletin.
  • Helping to develop the knowledge of the school students by implementing programmes for each day of the week.
  • Improving the communication skills of students.
  • Providing necessary technical assistance for the events organized by the school.
  • Organizing media day competitions.

Activity

The Board of Executives for the years 2021/2022 under the guidance of the teachers in charge of the Media Unit, Mr. Suranga Rathnayake and Mr. Upul Siriwardhana are as follows:

  • President – Dineth Adeesha
  • Vice President – Hasanka Dilshan
  • Secretary – Jithmika Senura
  • Vice Secretary – Dasun Gunarathne
  • Treasurer – Ishakya Ranhiru
  • Vice Treasurer – Osanda Imedu
  • Chief Organizer – Prasith Disanayake
  • Vice Organizer – Pramodya Deepal
  • Main Sinhala Announcer – Nisal Kodithuwakku
  • Main English Announcer – Manji Liyanarachchi
  • Main Technician – Malindu Thathsara Bandara
  • Vice Technician – Thisen Melaka
  • Main Web Developer – Manmeth Gayathma
  • Sub Web Developer – Omindu Induwara
  • Main Photographer – Dilmuthu Abeykoon

Projects

  • Organizing the Inter-School Media Day Competition, Voice ’18 in 2018 to develop the skills of school journalists.
  • Organizing the Inter-School Quiz Competition “Rahal Damnada ’21” in 2021 in collaboration with the College Buddhist Association to coincide with the Poson Full Moon Poya Day.

Achievements

  • First Place in the Sports Commentary Category at Sihas Sankathana ’21 organized by Ranabima Royal College, Kandy in 2021 – Saviru Weerasiri
  • First Place in “Wild Eye ‘21” Inter-School Photography Competition organized by Royal College, Colombo in 2021- Pavith Malaka
  • First place in the Wildlife Photography Category at the “Vidasa ‘21” Inter-School Photography Competition organized by Anula Vidyalaya, Nugegoda in 2021 – Pavith Malaka
  • 4th Place in “Eunoia” Inter-School Public Speaking Competition organized by Visakha Vidyalaya, Colombo in 2020 – Manji Liyanarachchi

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