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Old Hartleyites fete top cop

The Past Pupil's Association of Hartley College, Point Pedro held a felicitation dinner at Taj Samudra Hotel recently to honour T.E. Anandarajah who has been appointed as Inspector General of Police.

GCE (O/L) - December 2000 Results

  • Seven Hartleyites Got Distictions in 9 Subjects.

    The results of the G.C.E. Ordinary Level examination held last December reveal that in the Jaffna peninsula 29 students have obtained Distinctions in all the ten subjects. Hartley College Point Pedro though has missed the list of ten distinction passes has set a good record with seven students getting distinctions in nine subjects.

    Eight students of Vembadi Girls college, five students of St. John's College, four students of Jaffna Hindu College and two students each from Jaffna College, Chavakachcheri Hindu College, Vadamaradchy Hindu Girls College respectively have obtained Distinctions in ten subjects.

    The other leading schools in the outskirts of Jaffna town such as Union College Tellipallai, Uduvil Girls College, Ramanathan College, Methodist Girls College, Point Pedro, Valvai Girls College and Wigneswara College Karaveddy have one student with ten distinction passes.

    Courtesy: News Service

    Inter House Athletic Meet - 1999

  • The Annual Inter House Athletic meet was held on Saturday, July 03, 1999. Chief Guest was Mr. D. R. Arumanayagam (Eng); Assistant Director of Education. Mrs. M. Arumanayagam distributed the prizes. (NFH)
      Under 13: Y. Kishok of Thamotheram House with 27 Points
      Under 15: S. Sugunakumar of Paulpillai House with 27 Points
      Under 17: Y. K. Kirubaharan of Kanapathipillai House with 30 Points
      Under 19: N. Sutharsan of Thamotheram House with 30 Points

      Best Achievements:

      Mr. N. Sutharsan of Thamotheram House has equaled the existing record(11.70-Sec) in U 19, 100 meters, and made a new ground record (23.90-Sec) in U 19, 200 meters.

      Positions of the Houses:

      1. 325% Points - Paulpillai House
      2. 310% Points - Abraham House
      3. 263% Points - Thamotheram House
      4. 255% Points - Sherrard House
      5. 234% Points - Kanapathipillai House

    GCE (O/L) - December 1998 Results

  • 111 students of 115, who sat for the exams qualified to follow GCE (A/L). This is a 96.5% passing rate. (NFH) The results as follows:
    8 Distinctions - 2: Rajeendran Kajanthan, Shanmuganathan Srinilananthan
    7 Distinctions - 2: Tharmalingam Ragavan, Vadivel Aravinthan
    6 Distinctions - 15
    5 Distinctions - 10
    4 Distinctions - 15

    NFH - News From Home

    Mr. Markandu Kalakandan Passed Away

  • Mr. Markandu Kalakandan passed away while he was on duty at the Colombo airport due to heart attack on April 25, 1999. The funeral will be held on Wednesday, April 28th, 1999 in Colombo, Sri Lanka. For more information please contact: Mr. M.Thiruneelakandan (Colombo Telephone: 522398)

    Mr. Markandu Kalakandan was an old boy of Hartley College. He was a popular soccer goal keeper and a popular cricketer during his days at Hartley College. He had been working as a Customs officer at the Colombo Katunyaka Airport.

    AGM of HCPPA Colombo Branch

  • The 42nd Annual General meeting of HCPPA (Colombo) was held on August 2nd 1998. Mr. Mahadevan (Chairman and Managing Director of Pyramid Air Services Ltd.) was elected as President and Mr. S. Balachandran (Accountant, Ports Authority) was elected as secretary.

    Mr. Ratnasingam Passed Away

  • Mr. Ratnasingam passed away under tragic circumstances in India. He was a distinguished old boy of Hartley College, a long time citizen of United Kingdom and a past President of HCPPA (UK Branch). He was going to get the statue for the project dear to his heart, Hindu Temple in London, when he met with the car accident and died in India.
    Source: Canadian Hartleyite (Sept 98)

    Prof. A Thurairajah Building

  • Hartley College embarked on a new building in the name of Professor Thurairajah. The fund for this building was donated by GTZ Germany, a non governmental organization. HCPPA (Canada) also contributed Rs. 100,000.00 for the land that has been purchased recently. The construction of the building has commenced and is in progress, according to the reports from home. The late Dr. Thurairajah, the distinguished Hartleyite, had been a professor of soil engineering at the University of Peradeniya, and finally the Vice Chancellor of the University of Jaffna.
    Source: Canadian Hartleyite (Sept 98)

    Arrival of the President of HCPPA (Point Pedro)

  • Mr. Nadarajasundaram, the president of HCPPA (Point Pedro) is expected to be in Canada in mid November, 1998. Upon confirmation of his arrival, a get together of members will be organized. Mr. Nadarajasundaram is the chief guest of the AGM and Dinner of HCPPA UK on Nov 07th, 1998. Mr. Selvanandaraja can be contacted for further information of Mr. Nadarajasundaram's visit to Canada @ (416) 289 - 6241.
    Source: Canadian Hartleyite (Sept 98)

    Mrs. Selvarajah Passed Away

  • Mrs. Selvarajah (former Miss. Solomons) was one of those who died when the Lion Air, an internal passenger plane crashed over Jaffna Peninsula few weeks earlier.

    Mrs. Selvarajah was a long standing teacher of the lower classes at Hartley College. Many of the past pupiols here would have studied under her. She was affectionately called 'Solomons teacher'. Later she married Mr. Selvarajah. She was living in Canada and has attended our functions. On behalf of all Hartley PPA (Canada) we pass on our condolences to her family
    Source: Canadian Hartleyite (Sept 1998)

    It is believed Mrs. Pushpam Selvarajah...

  • It is believed that the retired English teacher, Mrs. Pushpam Selvarajah was also a passenger of the Lionair flight 602, which went missing off the coast of Mannar with its full complement of 55 people on Tuesday(Sept 29, 1998) afternoon. Mrs. Selvaraj had been living in Scarborough, Canada and visited her home land recently.   Passenger List

    Mr. Veenugopal - the new principal

  • Mr. Veenugopal, an old Hartleyite, is the new Principal at Hartley. He took over from Mr. K. Nadarajah, who served Hartley College for nearly 25 years till he retired.
    Source: Canadian Hartleyite(June 98)

    Mr. Gunaseelan was arrested and later released

  • Mr. Gunaseelan, the Vice Principal, arrested on frivolous grounds and later released. He has been transferred to Puttur Somaskanda College.

    Shortage of Class rooms in Hartley

  • Due to acute shortage of classrooms at Hartley College, some of the classes are being conducted at old church, across the road and at Methodist Girls High School.
    Source: Canadian Hartleyite(June 98)
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