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New Syllabus Last Updated: 16:00PM Monday, 1st July 2019
Old Ben Cricketer and Sports Journalist Elmo receives Presidential Awards
Veteran sports journalist Elmo Rodrigopulle receiving the ‘Kreeda Prabha’ award from the chief guest President Maithripala Sirisena. The award was presented in recognition of long term service for sports journalism. at the third Presidential Sports Award ceremony at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall yesterday.
 Posted by DARREL LUDOWYKE on July 18 2019 05:02:48 0 Comments 21 Reads Print
OBU Dance Committee Supports Academic Requirements for Two Juvenile Bens
Benedictine OBU Dance Committee Supports Academic Requirements of Two Juvenile Bens who were affected by the Easter Sunday Carnage.

These students will be facing their GCE A/L examinations this August. The following images show the dance committee members Delly Fernando (Chairman OBU Dance Committee), Srilal De Silva and Errol Weerasinghe along with Rev. Bro. Ernest Tharsisius (Director SBC) and Rev. Bro. Praveen Vaz handing over cheques yesterday at their residence.


 Posted by DARREL LUDOWYKE on July 18 2019 00:50:34 0 Comments 31 Reads Print
Feast of St. Benedict

We the Benedictine Community along with the Director, Sub Director Rev. Brothers and the Staff extend our prayerful wishes to our dear students, parents, members of supportive bodies, well-wishers and the benefactors on this Great Feast Day of St. Benedict. While thanking God for all the blessings showered upon this hallowed institution through the intercessions of St. Benedict for the past 154 years, we continue to pray that the Almighty grant His graces upon our Benedictine Family so that we may continue to remain as loyal and committed Benedictines true to God and true to man serving humanity in the light of Education Spirit
As not even three months have passed since the Easter Tragedy, a prayers service was held at the College Quadrangle this morning to commemorate the College Day. The College Administration will celebrate the College Day along with International Children’s Day, Teachers Day and the Teachers Day during the first week of October 2019. The details of these celebrations will be notified soon. Wish you all very happy feast and may God bless us all.
 Posted by YOHAN FSC on July 11 2019 01:16:15 0 Comments 48 Reads Print
St. Benedict’s College Old Boys’ Union AGM
OBU, ColomboThe 115th Annual General Meeting of St. Benedict’s College Old Boys’ Union was held on Sunday, June 30 at the Collage Hall. The proceedings began with Holy Mass, celebrated by Old Benedictine Priest Rev. Fr. Malcolm Candappa.

The Council of Management for 2019-2020
Patron – Rev. Dr. Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith – Archbishop of Colombo (Ex Officio)
Vice Patrons – Most Reverend Dr. Emmanuel Fernando - Bishop of Mannar, Rev. Bro. Christy Croos – Provincial Visitor, M/s Elmo Perera, Eric Motha, Gamini Kanangara, Dudley Thambinayagam, Gamini Edirisinghe, Nimal Perera, Neil De Silva, Melville Perera and Jeyam Perumal
President – Rev. Bro. Ernest Tarcisius (Director SBC, Ex Officio)
Vice Presidents – Rev. Bro. Yohan Soysa (Sub Director – SBC, Ex Officio), M/s Lalith Madapulli, Emil Kronemberg, Gratien Fernando, Darrel Ludowyke, Anton Leon and Ashan Stanislaus
Hon General Secretary – Priyal Perera
Hon Treasurer – Melvin Pollocks
Hon Asst Gen Secretary – Eranga Morais
Hon Asst Treasurer – Beonest Fernando
Hon Asst Sec Membership – Stephen Corera
Hon Asst Sec Sports – Peter De Croos
Hon Asst Sec Social – Roshan Samaratunga
Asst Sec Overseas – George Ranasinghe

Council Members – M/s Maurice Jegarajasingham, (Secretary – DF – Ex Officio), Gen. Channa Gunathilaka, (President – OBSC – Ex Officio), Kenneth Dabrera, Patrick Rodrigo, Loxley Dharmaratne, Rohan Dilip Perera, T. Valentine, Chandra Bastian, Duminda Perera, Kennedy Michael, Dharshaka Fernando, Lucian Siriwardane, Denuka Perera, Aruna Fernando, Shivanka Samarathunga, Sandeep Fernando, Gerald Paldano, Shehan Zoysa, P. Giridaran, Fitzroy Motha, Vivian Saverymuthapulle, Menaka Perera, Neil Rasaiah and Marlon Perera

Hon Auditor - M/S Nihal Hettiarachchi & Company -Chartered Accountants.
 Posted by DARREL LUDOWYKE on July 01 2019 03:19:40 0 Comments 35 Reads Print
Colombo Zonal Athletic Championships – 27/28 June 2019
SportBenedictine athletes made a strong showing on the first day of the above two day competition, being second in the points table below St. Peter’s and ahead of St. Joseph’s and Royal Colleges.

The best performers of the day were:

UNDER 20
Sahan Rajapaksha 1st in 200 Meters
Sasindu Deshan 2nd in 800 Meters
Lahiru Lolitha 2nd in 400M Hurdles
Ravindu Chandimal 3rd in 5000 Meters
4 x 400M Relay 2nd place
Dilshan Bandara 1st in Javelin & 2nd in Putt Shot

UNDER 18
Tharindu Nimesh 1st in 800 Meters
Sandun Wijesinghe 3rd in Putt Shot
4 x 400M Relay 2nd Place

UNDER 16
Ravindu Shirath 1st in 800 Meters
Naveen Gunam 3rd in High Jump
Ashen Stallone 3rd in Putt Shot
Hashitha 3rd in 300M Hurdles
4 x 400M Relay 3rd Place

UNDER 14
Angelo Fonseka 3rd in Long Jump

This is the first outing during ’rebuilding’ process of the Benedictine squad and with hard work and commitment the Bens are hopeful of having a successful 2019 season. Thanks go out to Old Bens from here and overseas, who are supporting our athletes and also to the College Sports Coordinator, Coach and Parents for their support and encouragement.
 Posted by DARREL LUDOWYKE on June 28 2019 04:42:10 0 Comments 34 Reads Print
DCSBC Enters Finals of Royal Drama Comp in Style.
The Drama Club of St. Benedict’s College (DCSBC) entered the finals of the 33rd Annual Drama Competition organized by the Royal College Interact Club on the 13th of June 2019 at the Lionel Wendt Theatre. Mast. Dimithry Jayawardene was awarded Best Actor for his performance as ‘Doug’, Mast. Oshadha Dias was awarded Best Memorable Performance for his portrayal as ‘Tom’, Mast. Raffeal Perera was nominated for Best Supporting Actor for his performance as ‘Stephen’ and the Backstage Crew was awarded the Best Backstage Management Award.

The excerpt from ‘Keeping Tom Nice’ by Lucy Gannon was directed by Veteran Dramatist and Director Mr. Jerome L. De Silva. Mast. Janith Abeyratne, the President of the English Drama Club while coordinating the activities of the DCSBC in his capacity as President also portrayed the role of ‘Winnie’ in the play. Competition is high at the acclaimed Royal Drama Comp with many leading Schools in Colombo competing for the title. St. Benedict’s College won the competition in the year 2016 with the entire cast been jointly awarded Best Supporting Actor.

The finals of the 33rd Annual Drama Competition will be held on the 20th of June 2019 at the Lionel Wendt Theater. Rev. Bro. A.E. Tarcisius, Director of St. Benedict’s College along with Mr. Titus Withanage the Master in Charge of the Drama Club provided an invaluable service in guiding the cast throughout the Competition.





 Posted by YOHAN FSC on June 19 2019 02:17:21 24 Reads Print
Motivational Program for AL Students
Way Forward Motivation Program for
Advanced Level 2021 Batch Students

Date: 17th June 2019 Monday
Time: 08.00 am – 01.00 pm
Venue: College Auditorium
Resource Person: Mr. Dileepa Wanniarachchi
Transformational Training & Study Skills Specialist


Time Events
7.30 am Arrival & Registration
8, 00 am Prayers & Blessing. Rev. Fr. Ruban CMF
8.15 am Introduction Rev. Bro. Director
8.25 am Introduction of the Resource Person: Sub Director
8.30 am Familiarization session to Parents, Teachers & Students
9.45 am Beginning the hands-on workshop with Students. Teachers may also participate.
10.45 am Tea Break
11.00 am Hands-on workshop to be continued with new study methods
11.45 am Questions handling session
12.30 Review of the program
1.15 Conclusion of the program


 Posted by YOHAN FSC on June 16 2019 19:56:01 0 Comments 51 Reads Print
Message from Rev.Bro. Director
Announcements
Dear Parents, Teachers & Students,
Please note that the college will function for all the classes from 10th June Monday 2019 on wards

Collegiate Section:

Grades 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 & 13th (G.C.E.A/L 2020 batch)
10th June, Monday 2019 on wards

Primary School:

10th June, Monday to 14th Friday Grade 5, 1 & 2
17th June, Monday to 21st Friday Grades 5, 3 & 4
24th June, Monday to 28th Friday Grades 5, 1 & 2

Thank you and God bless you



 Posted by YOHAN FSC on June 09 2019 01:14:45 48 Reads Print
Message from Bro. Director: 24th May 2019
Dear Parents/Guardians and Students,
The College will re-open for Grades 8, 9, 10 & 11 on 27th May, Monday.This schedule will continue until the end of the week i.e. 31st May Friday. Please refer to the schedule attached below. Please note and send your children accordingly. Only those who are assigned for this week will be accommodated according to the schedule.

May 27th 28th 29th 30th 31st: Grades 8, 9, 10 & 11


Information for Primary School:
The Primary School will reopen on 27th May Monday. The classes will commence only for Grade 5 from 27th May Monday to 31st May Friday.

May 27th 28th 29th 30th 31st: Grade 5 only


 Arrangements for the other classes will be notified during the course of the next week.
Information:

  1. The study Packs for Primary children have been handed over to the parents. The parents should help their children to work on these and show them to their class teachers. Maintain a file for each subject and keep them carefully as these will help you for revision and preparation for the 2nd Term Examinations.
  2. Arrival to School and Departure from School will be at the Primary Entrance.
  3. The students will be required to bring only the Exercise Books to College in a See-Through Bag/ Shopping Bag to help in the security checks. The lunch box, the water bottle and the pencil case too should be transparent. It is safer for your children to bring along home prepared food and drinks.

  4. The students are allowed into college after 6.30 am and should be taken away by 2.00 pm the latest.
  5. All students should bring their Record Books to College without fail. Students will not be permitted to school without their Student Record Book. The photograph in the Record Book should be one taken recently in the College Uniform.
  6. All sports activities are suspended until further notice.
  7. School monthly donation up to the month of May could be paid by person at the Welfare Office by parents.It also can be paid by parents through the Bank and produce the deposit slips to the Welfare Society Office through the students to obtain your receipt. The class teachers will help your children to coordinate this with the Welfare Office to obtain your receipt.


    Account Details:
    ST. BENEICT’S COLLEGE WELFARE SOCIETY
    ACCOUNT NO: 1120047106


    Please write the name of student and Admission Number of the student on the bank deposit slip:
    For further details and clarification, please call
    Welfare Office: Tel. Phone. 0113070990

  8. The above measures have been taken to ensure the safety of our children hence I request your fullest cooperation and apologize for any inconvenience caused.

  9. Please visit the College Website regularly for updated information.

    Information for Collegiate Section:
    All our students in Secondary (Grades 6 - A/L) sections were sent Study Packs via the College Website for all subjects covering the 2nd Term syllabus in all three mediums. The 2nd Term Tests will be based on these Study Packs. You can call on your Subject Teachers if you should need any help.
    We have released the First Set of Study Packs and hope you are downloading them and working on them. I wish to urge you work on them and bring them along with you when you come to school. The subject teachers will correct them and discuss with you. Maintain a file for each subject and keep them carefully as these will help you for revision and preparation for the 2nd Term Examinations. The Second Set of Study Packs for all the classes will be released soon.


Parents should make sure that your children make the best use of these Study Packs from home and help your child inculcate the best use of modern technology, time management, reference and research mode learning skills and become successful students.

  1. The students will be required to bring only the Exercise Books to College in a See-Through Bag/ Shopping Bag to help in the security checks. The lunch box, the water bottle and the pencil case too should be transparent. It is safer for your children to bring along home prepared food and drinks.
  2. The Main Entrance & Exit will be through St. Lucia’s Cathedral Entrance for the moment. The use of the Rear Gate will be notified later.
  3. The students are allowed into college after 6.30 am and should be taken away by 2.30 pm the latest. Those students who travel by school buses and vans should take precaution to board them closer to the St. Lucia’s Cathedral Square.
  4. All students should bring their Record Books to College without fail. Students will not be permitted to school without their Student Record Book. The photograph in the Record Book should be one taken recently in the College Uniform. Senior students should bring along their National Identity Cards too.
  5. All sports activities are suspended until further notice.
  6. Mobile Phones are not permitted in college and if found will be confiscated.
  7. No vehicles are permitted into the Cathedral Square premises.
  8. Those who require certificates such as, Leaving Certificates, Character Certificates, Results Sheet, Letters to the Embassies, etc. should call on Tuesdays between 9.00 and 11.00 am and fill the relevant application at the Cathedral Square Entranceand obtain them the following Tuesday.

  9. School monthly donation up to the month of May could be paid by person at the Welfare Office by students.If paid by parents, it should through the Bank and produce the deposit slip to the Welfare Office through the students to obtain your receipt.


    Account Details:
    ST. BENEICT’S COLLEGE WELFARE SOCIETY
    ACCOUNT NO: 1120047106



    Please write the name of student and Admission Number of the student on the bank deposit slip:
    For further details and clarification, please call
    Welfare Office: Tel. Phone. 0113070990

  10. The above measures have been taken to ensure the safety of our children hence I request your fullest cooperation and apologize for any inconvenience caused.

  11. Please visit the College Website regularly for updated information.
    May God Bless us all.


    Rev. Bro. A.E. Tarcisius
    Director
 Posted by webmaster on May 26 2019 22:09:57 Read More 90 Reads Print
College Start Dates
Dear all,

Please note, College will reopen on:

21st Tuesday May only for the Grades 10, 11, 12 & 13.

27th Monday May for the Grades 6, 7, 8 & 9


The time tables are already available on the links below


Please Click the Links Below for Student Syllabus
  • Sinhala Medium

  • Tamil Medium

  • English Medium

  • Last Updated: 08:00 AM Monday, 27May 2019


    Please Click the Links Below for Student Class Time Tables
  • Student Time Tables

  • Last Updated: 1:00pm, Thursday, 19 May 2019

    Thank you
    Administration
     Posted by webmaster on May 20 2019 05:11:52 Read More 190 Reads Print
    Obituary - Mrs. Annapackiyam Culas - loving mother of Rev. Bro. Christy Croos (Provincial Visitor)
    ObituaryIt is with profound sadness we inform the demise of Mrs. Annapackiyam Culas (90) loving mother of Rev. Bro. Christy Croos (Provincial Visitor).

    Funeral will take place in Vangalai, Mannar probably on Monday, 20th (To be confirmed)


    May her soul and the souls of all the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace, Amen.
     Posted by DARREL LUDOWYKE on May 18 2019 10:25:30 0 Comments 73 Reads Print
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