WHAT THEHEEBEE SAYS ABOUT STONEHILL SCHOOL SUPER SPLASH 2018:
The foundation of Stonehill International School is laid on the strong focus of the holistic development of each student. With this focus, Stonehill provides newer and enhanced opportunities to their students to be able to focus on physical well-being and fun along with academics. As a result, Stonehill fosters an environment where fun and physical wellbeing go hand-in-hand with learning.
Stonehill International School hosted Stonehill Super Splash, a two-day international swim meet that kick-started on 18th May 2018. The event, which was hosted in a six lane outdoor 25 meter swimming pool, saw a participation of over 185 students from various schools from the Asia Pacific region. Also participating in the meet was Mis.Swyree Sangakkara, daughter and Mr. Kavith son of former Sri Lankan cricketer Mr. Kumar Sangakkara. The crowd was ecstatic in the presence of the legendary cricketer, who was seen supporting his kids. The event was abuzz with the loud cheering of parents, coaches and siblings, alike. Decathlon, the largest sporting retailer and other vendors gave away goodies to encourage the participants. Mr. Hakimuddin Habibulla Ex Olympian Swimmer (India) addressed the crowd during the opening ceremony.
“It’s great to be here at Stonehill Super Splash 2018. My son Kavith and daughter Swyree are taking part this year and so are the host of other kids from various schools. My children go to the Overseas school of Colombo, it’s brilliant that Stonehill International is having an event like this. The kids and the parents are having a great time and hopefully, if we have another one next year maybe we would be back” Mr. Kumar Sangakkara Ex Cricket Captain Sri Lanka.
“Am here at Stonehill International School Bangalore for the Super Splash. I think it’s a beautiful event and am having a great time. It’s a fantastic day and a very festive atmosphere and I really encourage the kids to have lots of fun and that’s the key of this whole event, have fun make friends and take home good memories” Mr. Hakimuddin Habibulla Ex Olympian Swimmer (India)
About Stonehill Super Splash:
Completing its third chapter, Stontehill Super Splash, which had started out as a primary swim meet, has now expanded into an annual inter school event that includes around 6 other international schools. This event is a great opportunity for students to engage in cultural exchange.
The schools that participated were:
-Stonehill International School 62 Participants
-American International School (Mumbai and Chennai) 68 Participants
-Overseas International School (Colombo, Sri Lanka) 33 Participants
-Swim Life Bangalore 21 Participants
-Trio World Academy 1 Participant
About Stonehill International School:
Spread over 34 acres, nestled 20 minutes away from the Bangalore airport, the Stonehill campus is spacious, purpose-built, safe and highly conducive to learning. The international school is fully accredited by CIS/NEASC and the Australian Boarding Schools Association. Students from age three through secondary school enjoy a state-of-the art campus that features extensive sports fields and facilities, two swimming pools, an equestrian centre, three boarding houses, two libraries, and a cafeteria. Stonehill offers education in a warm and friendly small school environment, where each student’s quest for individual excellence is a priority. The students and teachers at Stonehill come from India as well as over 35 different countries spanning the globe.
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