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From Philanthropists to Champions

History of Schools Alumni and its evolution in Sri Lanka By Sujith Silva   In one of our earlier articles “A journey through Quadrangle”, we extensively covered the evolution of education in Sri Lanka. Starting from two renowned monasteries Mahavihara and Abhayagiri in the Anuradhapura period managed by Buddhist monks …

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Author Neil Wijeratne to head 125th jubilee chronicle as St. Joseph’s College, Colombo 10 announces major plans ahead!

By Kavinka Fernando St. Joseph’s College, Colombo 10 will be celebrating its quasquicentennial in March 2021. To commemorate this magnificent milestone, it was announced that former Josephian Neil Wijeratne would be leading the way in documenting its history and heritage. This was announced on the back of a press release …

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REMEMBERING BRYAN

By Lorenz Pereira Eustace Bryan Pereira passed away on 3rd April 2019 at the age of 78, quite unexpectedly, but peacefully, with dignity and with no fuss in keeping with his gentle character and laconic lifestyle. Bryan operated in a by-gone time capsule setting his own agenda, quite oblivious to …

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The Peterite band plays on

By Algi Wijewickrema A few months back Sri Lanka’s first ever television station, ITN (Independent Television Network), concluded a competition among Sri Lanka’s schools, titled “Band the Band” (thankfully it wasn’t ban the band) and Holy Cross College, Grampaha were crowned champions. Not to be left out, St. Peter’s College, …

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Remembering ‘SELVI’

By Michael Wille I was saddened to hear of the recent passing of Selvi Perinpanayagam in Ontario, Canada (in 2019). He and I played for Royal for three years (1954-1956). Of those three years we opened the batting for two years. Opening partners often develop a close friendship having been …

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