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November, 2020

October, 2020

  • 31 October

    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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September, 2020

July, 2020

  • 14 July

    The Legacy of C. I. Gunasekara at his Century

    By Suhela Abeynaike Conroy Ievers Gunasekara was born an athlete meant to change sports history in Sri Lanka. He was a colossus, a gentleman of the highest order; unassuming and always stood for justice, a hard hitting batsman and a local maestro on the tennis court. Born on July 14, …

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May, 2020

  • 11 May

    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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  • 11 May

    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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  • 11 May

    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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  • 11 May

    205 Years, Methodist Church in Sri Lanka

    Interview with His Lordship Rev. Asiri Perera, Bishop of Methodist Church in Sri Lanka By Sujith Silva (June, 2019) As part of our coverage of Old Schools in Sri Lanka under ‘A journey through Quadrangles’ we met His Lordship Rev. Asiri Perera, Bishop of Methodist Church in Sri Lanka to …

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