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THOMIAN WORLDWIDE CALENDAR

We set out below for the information of All Thomians Near and Far a
Calendar of Events:

 DATE

EVENT

November 22, 2014

7.00 p.m. onwards

STC Mt. Lavinia, OBA

'Spirits On Fire' Gala Dinner to Felicitate Warden, Prof. Indra De Soysa
Venue: Mount Lavinia Hotel, Main Ballroom

November 22, 2014

7.00 p.m. – 12.30 am
STC OBA Australia (NSW)

Podi Natuma 2014
The Thomian Small Dance
Venue: Polish Community Centre – SYRENA
            1325 Stud Road, Rowville, 3178

November 23, 2014

9.00 a.m. Onwards

STC Mt. Lavinia

TRT Cricket Sixers
Venue: CH&FC Grounds

December 06, 2014

6.00 p.m. to 7.00 p.m.

STC OBA Canada

Christmas Party - Simeon Chalet
Venue: Simeon Park, Bethesda, ON, Canada

 

STC Mt. Lavinia OBA has sent us the following flyer on November 18, 2014



STC Mt. Lavinia OBA has sent us the following e mail on November 15, 2014

"SPIRITS ON FIRE" GALA DINNER FOR FELICITATING WARDEN PROF. INDRA DE SOYSA 

 Dear fellow Thomians,

As intimated to you previously the "Spirits on Fire" Annual Gala Dinner organized by the STC OBA is being held this year to felicitate the Warden, Prof. Indra Soysa, who would be leaving us at the end of this year after concluding an outstanding term as Warden of S. Thomas College. The Dinner is scheduled to be held at the Main Ball Room of the Mount Lavinia Hotel on Saturday, 22nd November 2014. The details of the event are included in the accompanying e-flyer. Few tickets are available for sale at the OBA Secretariat. To avoid any disappointments please reserve your tickets without delay by contacting the OBA Secretariat on 0114955047 / 0112727607  

Thank you,

Yours sincerely,

STCML OBA

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We have received the following e mail on November 17, 2014

OBITUARY
R K W Goonesekere

“RKW, a great teacher, exemplary lawyer,  teacher of teachers,  courageous defender of civil liberties,  and above all a  great individual who influenced generations passed away last night.

Remains will be at his residence from 10.30am Tomorrow,  Tuesday.


Funeral at Jawatta Cemetery on  19th  Wednesday at 4.00 pm.”



Nimal Bhareti has sent us the following e mail on October 22, 2014

“Dear Guru pupils
I picked up your email addresses from the email that Nawmani had sent regarding the death of Lakshman  Amunugama's wife. I met many of you on two occasions at a hotel in Mt Lavinia, the first when I was honoured by inviting me to your 62 batch get together and then for the OBA get together. I have also met a few of you on the road. I don't of course recognise you as you have changed so much but you don't fail to recognise me and speak to me. The great thing which I appreciate is that while all of you are either holding high posts in the private sector or big businessmen, you never fail to address me as Sir. I'm now in my seventies and though I worked for many years after retirement from the public service in consultancy assignments, I have now fully retired and relaxing at home with my children and grandchildren. I don't get about very much as I don't drive beyond ML, and I go in one of my daughter's cars when I have to go beyond. 
The 2 years I taught at Guru were some of the happiest days in my life. Unfortunately I was compelled to leave and join the public service to better my prospects.  I went to Guru just once after I left. I'm told that the school now looks quite different and many new buildings have come up. Lakshman J keeps me updated on Guru with the newsletters which he regularly emails me.    
Pl. do drop in and see me when you pass this way. I would like very much to see you. 
With best wishes and kind regards to all

Nimal Bhareti”

Upali Jayatilaka has forwarded us the following e mail on October 30, 2014
“27 October 2014
                       Miller - Copleston Revival
Dear all,
Members of the Miller-Copleston committee visited college on Sunday 19 October and met the Sub-Warden and House Masters. It was in connection with the Miller-Copleston revival efforts, at which the Warden would like the Miller-Copleston Association to play a role.
We were walked through the existing hostel (and memory lane), and were briefed on the immediate and long term plans College has for this revival. It was truly impressive.
State of the art showers and toilet facilities in the new block, (to say the least) was an indication of things to come. The planning that seems to have gone on already, was even more evident in the conversations that followed.
We “The Miller-Copleston Association” have undertaken the following:
A)     In the short term provide fans, washing machines, television sets and other such utility items that are needed to the existing and new dormitories being reclaimed from classrooms. Our events will essentially become fund raisers for this with the monies we can raise through sponsorship banners etc to be displayed at these events, to other donations which can be solicited from members in cash or kind.
Cost estimate is attached.
B)      Our members will play a role in the regular programs organized by the housemasters to inspire and build the greater personalities of hostellers. Eg: Sarath Mahadivulwewa will be conducting a session in table etiquette by courtesy of a new hotel school he heads, and Shavindra Fernando as Secretary of the Association will deliver the first in a series of after dinner speeches, at formal dinner organized each term in the dinning hall for hostellers in formal dress and table etiquette.   
C)      The committee is happy to inform of the above which will indicate to the membership the kind of effort the school authorities are taking in these efforts which will become matters close to our heart, as we see the emergence of an institution we called home, soon to become of greater stature than we ever knew. For instance there are plans for the dinning hall to be re-furbished/furnished to be greater setting as the numbers grow.
D)     College has also obtained the dedicated services two old Thomians to serve as Senior Housemasters, one a former First X1 Cricket captain and the other teaching Mathematics in the senior forms. All of this we witnessed indicated the qualitative nature the revival of the school hostel aims to achieve.
E)      The revival of house names, flags and crests and some aspects of the past will be discussed as we engage on these supportive functions. Its dynamics will be left entirely in the hands of the school authorities who will best know how it could be done as the number keep growing.
F)      In the long haul, as the Warden indicated when he first addressed us at the OTSC, this effort will need the raising of larger sums of capital to “re-build” Miller-Chapman and Copleston-Claughton Houses. That is up to those of you who are leaders in the financial and commercial sector to undertake in consultation with the Warden and probably the goodwill of our brotherhood who are resident abroad.
               Determined, Dared & Done                                                Omnia Vincit Durus Labour
For:
The Miller-Copleston Association Committee.
Shavindra Fernando (MSP)                                                                Senaka De Fonseka
Secretary                                                                                               Treasurer       

 AWAIT:
Miller - Copleston Yuletide Eve 2014
Planned for:
December 13 Saturday at 7.00 PM at the OTSC
Listen to a few carols and oldies with drinks and conversation.
(A fund raiser)” 


STC Mt. Lavinia, OBA has sent us the following e mail on October 15, 2014

Dear Fellow Thomians

'SPIRITS ON FIRE' GALA DINNER FOR FELICITATING WARDEN, PROF. INDRA DE SOYSA
SATURDAY, 22ND NOVEMBER 2014
MOUNT LAVINIA HOTEL, MAIN BALLROOM.

The Annual ‘Spirits on Fire' Gala Dinner organized by the Old Boys’ Association is scheduled to be held on Saturday, 22nd November 2014 at the Mount Lavinia Hotel – Main Ballroom, commencing with cocktails at 7 p.m. followed by dinner.

This year's ‘Spirits on Fire' Gala Dinner, which is eagerly awaited by all our Members to revive the camaraderie established and nurtured at the “School by the Sea”, affords us an ideal opportunity to bid farewell to our much respected Warden, Prof. Indra de Soysa, who is leaving us at the end of this year after a brief but nevertheless a splendid tenure of 3 years of guiding the destinies of the "School by the Sea".

Tickets for the Gala Dinner will be available at the OBA Secretariat, and also at the Ceylinco Life Tower (7th Floor), 106, Havelock Road, Colombo 5, from Friday, 17th October 2014, each priced at Rs.6,000/-.  Please ensure that you reserve your table early to avoid any disappointments.  Several artistes will perform at this event including the ‘De Lanerolle Brothers’and the ‘Revelations’ . The College Orchestra will be in attendance, thereby giving a complete Thomian flavour to this much awaited event.

Thank you,
Yours sincerely,

 

Dilshan Jayasuriya
Hony. Secretary
STCML OBA

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THOMIAN SOCIETY OF COLOMBO  - DINNER THEATRE

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P Jinasena from Canada has sent us the following image on September 21, 2014











Muditha Dissanayake has sent us the following images on September 28, 2014

WINCHESTER HOSTEL ROOF REPAIR NEAR COLLEGE BASKETBALL COURTS
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DAVIDSON BLOCK REPAIR
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Ana Medonza has sent us the following e mail on September 03, 2014

Blue Black & Blue Dance in Sydney OZ

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Ananda Amaranath has sent us the following e mail on August 12, 2014

“From: Sriyan Jayasekera [mailto:stc.prefects.group@gmail.com]
Sent: Tuesday, 12 August 2014 3:56 AM
To: Ronnie Reid; buddy reid; Bryan Reid
Cc: STC tyretracks
Subject: Sincere condolences on the loss of a lifelong friend

Dear Ronnie, Buddy and Barney,

Please accept my deepest Sympathies and heartfelt condolences
on passing away of your dear brother.
He was a well mannered gentlemen of the highest caliber and always had time to give a patient hearing to his juniors. Was the Head Prefect of Wood House and I was appointed a house prefect during his period. He won school colours in Cricket and Athletics. He once told me that everyone expects him to perform like his illustrious brothers and results in additional pressure when performing.
May he rest in peace.
Regards
Sriyan

http://www.tyretracks.com/showthread.php?t=1213

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Corinne King <kings3@bigpond.com>
Date: Mon, Aug 11, 2014 at 9:04 PM
Subject: Sincere condolences on the loss of a lifelong friend
To:
To all in the "Thomian Link" that I have,

I send below the response I received from Sanjiva Wijesinha & his "tribute to Tiny" .  Please click and enjoy the writings of a true friend of nearly 60 years.

I also sent Claud, Ronnie, Buddy & Barney a photo that my husband Ian took of the 5 Reids under the College flag at the Charity lunch held on 30th September 2012.

The response I received from Buddy was touching.  He has commented that it would have been the last time that they were all together and had a photo taken of them.  Buddy has also commented that it would be the one and only photo taken of all 5 Reids under the College Flag!!   I would like to share this "special" photo of the 5 Reids as taken by Ian on 30-9-2012.  Ironically, it was amazing how they all stood from left to right in order of ages - eldest to youngest!!

Tiny's funeral will be at 1pm on Wednesday 13th August at Crossways Church (Springvale Road, near the Burwood Highway).

Glad to "share",

Cheers,

Corinne

----- Original Message -----
From: Sanjiva Wijesinha
To: Corinne King
Sent: Monday, August 11, 2014 4:46 AM
Subject: Re: Sincere condolences on the loss of a lifelong friend

Thanks, Corinne, for your message and the pictures..

I have written a tribute to Tiny - http://sanjivawijesinha.wordpress.com/2014/08/10/johann-tiny-reid-25th-march-1948-9th-aug-2014/


Associate Professor Sanjiva Wijesinha MBBS (Ceylon), MSc (Oxford), FRCS,FRACGP,
Department of General Practice,
Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University, 

270, Ferntree Gully Road, Notting Hill, Victoria,  Australia 3168.
Author of 
Strangers on the Camino and Not Our War

http://sanjivawijesinha.files.wordpress.com/2012/06/not-our-war.jpg?w=547http://www.banxietyfree.com/wp-content/uploads/StrangersOnTheCamino.jpg

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Andy Jayasinghe has sent us the following e mail on July 02, 2014

“Hi Lakshman,
Heres an old photo of doc and mrs Hayman which I found in an album.
You may want to publish it on your web site.

Best

AG”

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BATTLE OF THE BLUES – 133RD ENCOUNTER – MARCH 2012

Product Sponsors - Royal Thomian 2012
Special Press Conference (22nd March 2012)
Awards - 37th Mustang's Trophy (17th March 2012)
37th Mustang's trophy (17th March 2012)
Teams' Dinner - 2012 (10th March 2012)
Awards of the 133rd Battle of the Blues (10th March 2012)
Day 03 of the 133rd Battle of the Blues (10th March 2012)
Day 02 of the 133rd Battle of the Blue (9th March 2012)
Day 01 of the 133rd Battle of the Blues (8th March 2012)
Past Cricketers' Dinner (6th March 2012)

BATTLE OF THE BLUES – 134TH ENCOUNTER – MARCH 2013
Day 3 of the 134th Battle of the Blues (9th March 2013)
Day 2 of the 134th Battle of the Blues (8th March 2013)
Team Dinner - 134th Battle of the Blues (9th March 2013)
Awards Ceremony - 134th Battle of the Blues (9th March 2013)
Day 1 of the 134th Battle of the Blues (7th March 2013)
Past Cricketers' Dinner (6th March 2013)
Press Conference (13th February 2013)

BATTLE OF THE BLUES – 135TH ENCOUNTER – MARCH 2014

Day 03 of the 135th Battle Of The Blues
Day 02 of the 135th Battle Of The Blues
Day 01 of the 135th Battle of the Blues
135th Battle of the Blues Press Conference
Roy-Tho Mini Battle
Beauty Parade at the Battle of the Blues
Royal Thomian Coin and Logo Launch Sequence










QUICK LINKS

STC

STC Board of Governors Ordinance

Rules of Board of Governors
Composition of Board of Governors (As at March 11, 2013)
Old Images of The School by the Sea
Condensed History of STCG
Official opening of the Swimming Pool at Guru - 1953
Progress in Buildings and Infrastructure
Dr. Hayman's vist to Buckingham Palace
Sketch of STC Guru Campus 2003
Profile of STC Guru in Images - May 2008
STC Guru Infrastructure - May 2008
STC Bandarawela Profile in Images - Aug 2008
STCG Prize Giving Speeches
Headmaster's Reports and Updates
Valedictory Service and Assembly for Final Year O'Level Students
[Video is in .WMV format (30 MB) - This video will take a long time to download as the file size is large]
STC Guru Swimming Meet - 8th Aug 2008
Fr. Goodchild's 85th Birthday Celebrations - 4th Sept 2008
STCG Guru Prize Giving - 8th October 2008
Launch of Hayman Foundation - 7th March 2009
Science Exhibition - 3rd July 2009
Prize Giving - 3rd July 2009 - Page 1 - Page 2 - Page 3
The College - Website - It's origin & E-mails, etc
Click on the link below to view the STC Guru E-Magazine
http://www.stcguru.com/E_Magazine.htm
GURU DAY AT MOUNT - click here
The Sunday Leader Apologises
Uva Thomian Cricket Encounter 2012
STC Bandarawela - CROSS COUNTRY RACE
S. Thomas' College, Bandarawela: 2013 Events
Farewell Dinner for the Outgoing Head Master Rev. Marc Billimoria at Galle Face Hotel
Video presentation made by two school boys of STCG
Guru Day at Mount - Annual Limited Over Under 17 Cricket Encounter between STC Mt. and STC Guru for the Hayman - De Saram Challenge Trophy - 123
Guru Day at Mount  - A Service of Thanksgiving for S.Thomas’ College At Gurutalawa at the Chapel of the Transfiguration; Special Assembly and Annual Limited Over Under 17 Cricket Encounter between STC Mt. and STC Guru for the Hayman - De Saram Challenge Trophy
Guru Day at Mount - A Service of Thanksgiving for S.Thomas’ College At Gurutalawa at the Chapel of the Transfiguration and Special Assembly 
STC Bandarawela - Under 17 Cricket Team Tours Jaffna
Annual Prize Giving of S. Thomas’ College at Gurutalawa
Dressage Competition held in August 2013
Aerial view photos of STC Mt. Lavinia from a Helicopter on October 20, 2013
 Beautiful pictures of Sri Lanka's  up country region. Walking in Ohiya where Guru Thomians tread
The Newly Refurbished Squash Court


OBA

Dr. Hayman's speech at Inauguration of STCG - OBA 1959
Rules of STCG OBA
Rules of STC Mount OBA
Rules of STC Bandarawela OBA
STCG Ex-Co Minutes
STCG AGM Minutes
STCG OBA Newsletters 1 to 12
STCG OBA Membership Application Form
STCG OBA Directory of Members Feb 2008
STCB OBA Members who joined during 2008 / 2009
Contact Details of Old
STC Bandarawela OBA Cricket Match and Awards - 9th Aug 2008
STC Bandarawela OBA AGM - 9th Aug 2008
STC Bandarawela OBA Fellowship Dinner - 9th Aug 2008
Thomian Cricket Carnival - 6th Sept 2008
STCG OBA Fellowship Dinner - 17th Oct 2008
Sing-a-Long for STCG - 15th November 2008
Felicitation Dinner for George Pillai - 26th Dec 2008
STCG OBA 50th Anniversary AGM and Re-Union Celebrations 2009
STCG OBA Golden Jubilee Service of Thanksgiving & Remembrance - 7th March 2009
STC Guru OBA Cricket Six-A-Side Tournament - 23rd August 2009
STCG OBA Fellowship Dinner- 28th November 2009 - Page 1 - Page 2
Junior Dorm Toilets and Washrooms - A project undertaken by the STCG OBA Project in progress - View the PowerPoint presentation
This project has now been completed. View the PowerPoint presentation
New Junior Dorm Toilets and Read Junior Dorm Roof Project Accounts - Part 1 & Part 2
STC Preparatory School OBA - Prep Nite 2013 - "75"
Preparatory School OBA Prep OBU - Gathering at 80 Club
STCG OBA Fellowship Dinner 2012
STCB OBA - Family Get-together
To read mail sent by Athula Talagala re Appointment of Justice Sisira Kumara Ratnayake as the new Secretary of JSC
Sub Committees of the STCG OBA and the Members Assigned To Those Sub Committees
STCG OBA Blue Black Family Outing 2013 - Photos From Face Book, Photos from OBA Website
Sunda’s (Kalle) 71st Birthday Celebration
Guru Old Boy Thowfeek at the Sri Lanka Marathon 2013
STC Guru Old Boys Get -Together and Lunch Hosted by Andy Jayasinghe - Photos 1 & Potos 02
Felicitation Dinner For Sunil Watawala
STC Mt. Lavinia - Score Board Opening
The New Exco 2014/2015




STCG 62 GROUP

STCG 62 Group Member's Directory
STCG 62 Group Newsletters 1 to 10
News of Old Boys
Correspondence with The Bishop
Reports of Old Boy's et al re conditions in College
Contact Details of Old Boys


ARTICLES, ETC

Girls at STC Guru
Chiristianity and Homosexuality - An Article by Headmaster Patrick Gunewardena
Men who touched our lives - A collection of snippets on STCG staff
Goodbye George - An Appreciation of George Arndt by A.C. De Silva
Romancing Gurutalawa - By Sharm de Alwis. This article appeared in the Sunday Island on 08-02-2009
Golden Jubilee Celebrations of STCG - OBA - By Gerald de Alwis. This article appeared in The Sunday Times Plus on February 22, 2009)
Thomian Dinner for Barrak Obama
Apollo concessions to Guru Thomians
Thomians Near and Far - Get together of STC Mount Class of 1959 - An article by Arun Dias Bandaranaike
The Wave - first e-newsletter issued by the Thomian Aquatic Sports Union (TASU)
Thomian Grit Was Not a Myth - An Article by Sri Sangabo Corea which appeared in the Sunday papers of 31st May 2009
Thomian Grit Was Not a Myth - An Article by Sri Sangabo Corea which appeared in the Sunday papers of 31st May 2009
Recollections of Guru - by Charles P. Sarvan
The Thomian Tradition - by P.S. Duleep Kumar
STC_Guru:_Uniquely Thomian - An Interview with Rev. Marc Billimoria, Headmaster, STCG
Thomian Culture Shaped Us for the Future - Speech of Defence Minister Tilak Marapana at STC Mount Prize Giving
Thomians Treat All Races and Religions with Respect - Speech of Defence Minister Tilak Marapana at STC Mount Prize Giving
Thomians Young and Thomians Old - Speech of Desamanya Bradman Weerakoon at STC Mount Prize Giving
Tribute to Warden Neville de Alwis: ‘He did it his way’ - By Rev. Marc Billimoria
J. De S. Jayasinghe - An Appreciation by Oliver de Soysa
Growing Up in Gurutalawa - By Shamindri Marasinghe
Reminiscences - By Clifford Ratwatte
History of the Boy Scouts Movement at STC Guru - By George Pillai
The Swimming Pool at Gurutalwa - By Dr. R.L. Hayman
History of the Pool - By B. Munsinghe (B. Muna)
Illukumbure and Sajeev de Silva – Top Thomian Sportsmen - By Leslie Fernando
The Hills are Alive! - By An Old Thomian
The Power of One - By Richard Brohier
Reminiscences of Gurutalawa - By Peter Weerakoon
Memories of Gurutalawa - By Lanka Nesiah
Bertie Wijesinha -The Precious Legend - By Rohan Wijesinghe
The Royal-Thomian Derby - By Renu Manamendra|
Oxbridge Sri Lanka Societies Varsity Match - Press Release by The Oxford University Sri Lanka Society
Thomian Rubgy - By Shanaka Amarasinghe
Memories of STC Bandarawela - By LJ
Former Headmasters: S. Thomas' Preparatory School and College Bandarawela - STC Bandarawela Website
History of S. Thomas' College Bandarawela - STC Bandarawela Website
About STC Mount - STC Mount Website
College History by W.T. Keble - STC Mount Website
Objectives and Traditions of STC - STC Mount Website
Wardens of STC Mount - STC Mount Website
About STC Mount Lavinia - STC Mount Website
About STC Kollupitiya - S. Thomas’ Preparatory School - OBU Website
A THREAD OF BLUE – 1971 VINTAGE - The inaugural Newsletter of September 2010, to commemorate the 5th anniversary of establishing the Database of Contact Details for the STC Class of 1971
To read Mr. Bradman Weerakoon’s "Keynote Address" (a summary)
 Thomian Traditions and Ethics - Mr. Kavinda Dias-Abeyesinghe, Manager, S. Thomas' College, Bandarawela
 When brilliant captaincy resulted in a Royal win - by Mahinda Wijesinghe (The Island)
 Royal – Thomian nexus in retrospect - Milinda Hettiarachchi
Personal reminicenses of my friend Daya Perera - by Kosala Wijayatilake, President’s Counsel.
MR. D.N.PEREIRA -
Profile of a Legend that has passed through the realms of St. Thomas’ College Mount Lavinia
- by Corinne King

World's Best Spinner The Daily News (Sri Lanka) - By Shane Seneviratne
Former Trinity Principal, Rod Gilbert, Responds to Political Watch
First Bradby Encounter – Sent by Gamini Weerasinghe
A little bit of everything from The 18th Warden of S. Thomas Prof. Indra De Soysa - by Mevan Peiris

FOREIGN

Support for Guru from Foreign STC Branches
Correspondence re Australian Guru Support Group
Daya Ginige's Web Album - STC OBA Canada - Royal-Thomian Cricket 2008
Canadian Royal Thomian Cricket Match - 1st July 2008
Picasa Web Album- STC OBA Australia Branch - Outback Night - 28th November 2009
You are invited to view stcobaaust.webmaster's photo album-STC OBA Annual Dinner Dance - Melbourne 2009
You are invited to view stcobaaust.webmaster's photo album-STC OBA Transfiguration Service 2009
STC OBA Australia Newsletter - The Old Boy
PHOTOGRAPHS FROM THE STC OBA SENIORS' LUNCH
- You are invited to view stcobaaust.webmaster's photo album: 2010-05-16

Invitation to view stcobaaust.webmaster's Picasa Web Album
- STC WARDEN'S VISIT TO MELBOURNE - AUGUST 2010
You are invited to view stcobaaust.webmaster's photo album:
A Nite in White Satin - STC OBA Dinner Dance Aug 2010
Images of Thomian Nite 2010
http://www.stcmloba.org/gallery/Dinner_Dance_10.php#
Ananda Amaranath has sent us the following Link http://www.stcobasydney.com/Thomian+Carol+Service+2011-2a-64.html
California, USA - Lunch at Bakka’s Octobr 2011 - Click Here
STC OBA Canada – Stag Night 2012
STC OBA Toronto Canada - A Celebration of Life April 2012
STC OBA Canada - Dinner Dance May 2012
STC OBA GNY - Biennial Dinner Dance October 2012
Peter Weerakoon - from Australia has sent us the following Link
STC OBA Canada - Christmas Party 2012
STC OBA (Australia Branch), Victoria -Royal Thomian Cricket Match
Royal - Thomian Cricket Match in Sydney - on 24th March 2013
Photos sent by Padma Salgado of 2013, Winter in Toronto Canada
STC OBA Canada Scrabble-Poker-Bingo 2013
STC OBA Canada - Annual Dinner Dance 2013
To View photo sent by Brian Wickremasinghe re celebration in USA of Mr. George Pillai’s 86th Birthday
STCOBA NSW - Blue Black & Blue Ball 2013 - Souvenir
What The Foreigners Express About The Royal - Thomian - by Emma Levine



Thomiana Newsletter March 2008
Thomiana Newsletter June 2008
Thomiana Newsletter July 2009
Thomiana Newsletter October 2009
Thomiana Newsletter January 2010
Editorial of Thomiana - May 2010
Thomiana Newsletter May 2010
Thomiana Newsletter Oct 2010
Thomiana Newsletter Jan 2011
Thomiana Newsletter March 2011
Thomiana Newsletter August 2012
Thomiana Newsletter December 2012
Thomiana Newsletter May 2013
Thomiana Newsletter March 2014

 

 


IMPORTANT CONTACT DETAILS
FOR
GURU OLD BOYS AND WELL WISHERS


Rt.Revd Dhiloraj R Canagasabey – Bishop of Colombo -
Chairman Board of Governors STC - Tele - (O) 2696208
Hony.Secretary Mr.R N Asirwatham
Hony. Treasurer  Mr.C P Sanjay Mendis
Manager of the School Mr. Senaka de Fonseka
Staff Representative for Branch Schools - Mr.Merril R Aluwihare
 Tele – 2737483 /2716043 - E-mail - aluwihare@sltnet.lk


Please click here for present composition of STC Board of Governers


SCHOOL ADMINISTRATION

Headmaster 
Rev. Nihal Fernando 
Bungalow 057- 2280012
E-mail hmstcguru@gmail.com 
Admin Manager
Vacant

College Office 
General 057- 2280000 Fax 057- 2280280
Hotline: 0772277405 
Email: stcgurutalawa@gmail.com
Website: www.stcguru.com 
Chaplain
 Vacant
Acting Chaplain
 Fr. Ranjith Perera 

Tutorial Staff

Upper School

Sectional Head - Mrs. S. Jayasekara, Bsc (Spl), Dip.in.Ed.MA(Ed).
057 2280864 (Residence) 0772 987663 (Official) 
Middle School 
Sectional Head – K. M. T. Pushpakumara
0772987653
Lower School
Sectional Head & Prefect of Discipline Mr. V. W. Dikkumbura Bed, Dip in Agri,Trained
0772 987666 (Official) 

Sports Unit
Prefect of Games
Mr.R M S P K Medawela
0772987651

Sports Assistant
Mr.D K Rasika

IT Unit 
S. Kaviharan
0773260439

Hostel & Boarding House
Senior Boarding House Master – Mr. V. W. Dikkumbura

House Masters
Mr.B M Sufiyan – De Saram House
Mr.A Amsakumar – Garnier House
Mr.Vijith de Silva – Hayman House
Mr.G.D. Prematilaka – Read House

Manager of the School
Mr. Senaka de Fonseka



S.THOMAS’ COLLEGE-GURUTALAWA- OBA

Mr. Ziard Sinnen – Senior Vice President
No.19, Station Road, Udahamulla, Nugegoda.
Tele-0112 833526  (R) , 0777 420191 (M)
Email: ziard@virgincmb.com, zidosinna@gmail.com

Mr. S. Rajmohan -1st Vice President
No.192/1, Thimbirigasyaya Rd., Colombo5.
011 2594969 (R) 011 2432620 (O) 077 7396655 (M)
Email: ceyfor@slt.lk

Mr.A.Kumaranayake -2nd Vice President
174/8A,Nawala Road, Nugegoda.
071 2722993 (M) 011 2819398 (R)
Email: aravinda_hk@hotmail.com

Mr.A.H.M.Razeek -3rd Vice President
57/1 School Lane, Colombo.03
077 3185244 (M) 011 2587429 (R) 011 2508614 (R)
Email: ahmrazeek@hotmail.com

S. Kaviharan - Hony. Secretary
S. Thomas’ College, Gurutalawa.
20/7, Sri Piyatissapura Road, Bambarakelle, Nuwara Eliya.
Tele: 052 2235938  (R), 0773260439(M)
Email:- kaviharans@gmail.com

Mr. Krishantha Weerawardane  - Treasurer
No.17A, Sulaiman Avenue, Colombo 5
Tele : 011 5662187 (O) 011 2598303 (R) 072 3622075 (M)
Email:  krishanthaweerawardane@yahoo.com

Mr.D.A.Gallearachie - Asst.Secretary
“Lion Cliff” No.01.S.Thomas’College road, Bandarawela.
Tele: 057 2222466 (R) 077 7412211 (M)
Email: ananda.galle@gmail.com

Mr.D.Tennakoon - Asst. Treasurer
No.259/F/1, Nagawanarama Road, Batapotha, Kotugoda.
Tele: 011  2483460 (R), 071  4407999 (M)
Email: dimuthu11999@yahoo.com


Location on World Map

See Gurutalawa on Wikimapia

http://wikimapia.org/#lat=6.8432602&lon=80.9321594&z=10&l=0&m=a&v=2,

and

See Welimada Road on Wikimapia
http://wikimapia.org/#y=6768243&x=80943766&z=18&v=2


Muditha Dissanayake has sent us the following link
to access STC Guru on Google Maps


Muditha Dissanayake, who created the STC Guru website, has sent us the following link

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/S._Thomas%27_College,_Gurutalawa

 


Last updated on 21st November 2014


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Download / Play
'The School by the Sea'
(in .mp3 format - 3.9 MB)

Words and Melody by Roy Yin
(1910-2010) arranged
by David K. Patrick

Download / Play
'The College Song - Esto Perpetua'
(in .mp3 format - 8.4 MB)

Words: Edmund de Livera.
Melody ascribed to Warden Stone; Arranged by Mrs. Irene van der Wall (1913-2010), for Roger Aldons; Edited and organ part by David K. Patrick


The above two tracks taken from
the CD titled 'We'll Always Remember'
are reproduced with permission from Roger Aldons


COLLEGE SONG

THOMIANS YOUNG AND THOMIANS OLD,
THOMIANS STAUNCH AND TRUE!
RALLY ROUND THE COLLEGE FLAG
THE BLUE THE BLACK AND BLUE
TO YOUR ALMA MATER SING
THOMIANS NEAR AND FAR
LOUDLY LET THE ECHOES RING
FOR ALL, WE HAVE, AND ARE
ESTO PERPETUA, ESTO PERPETUA
ESTO PERPETUA
THE BLUE BLACK AND BLUE FOR EVER!

College Song by the Senior Students of STC Mount - in .mp3 format (5.9 MB).