Ananda Central College
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|Ananda Central College|
"ආපදාන සෝභිනී පඤ්ඤා"
Apadhana Sobhini Pannya
|Elpitiya, Sri Lanka|
|Founder||Anagarika Dharmapala and Colonel Henry Steel Olcott|
|Principal||Mr. K.P. Wijerathna|
|Grades||Class 1 - 13|
|Colour(s)||Green and Yellow
Ananda Central College (Sinhala: ආනන්ද මධ්ය මහා විද්යාලය), is a co-educational National school in the Elpitiya division, Galle district, Sri Lanka. It provides education for around 4000 students in grades 1 to 13.
Location and size
Ananda Central College was founded in 1940s. During the World War II after the Japanese Dropped Bombs on Colombo 5 April 1942. In case Anagarika Dharmapala and Colonel Henry Steel Olcott tried to establish schools across the country.And as a result they Founded The Ananda Central College.
The students are divided into four houses:
G/Ananda Central College & G/Karandeniya Central College have begun an inter school cricket match "දක්ෂිණ කෙසරුන්ගේ සටන" (Battle of southern Lions) from 31 March 2010 onwards.
- Mr. W. Thambawita
- Mr. P. Jinadasa
- Mr. W A Somadasa
- Mr. Danasiri De Silva
- Mr. Ajantha Ranaweera
- Mr. K.M. Sunil Padmasiri
- Mr. R. W. Mettananda
- Mr. K.P. Wijerathna
- "Death notice for P. Raja Maha Vihara Mawatha, Elpitiya, retired Principal of the school". Columbo Daily News. March 18, 2008. Retrieved 2008-10-21.
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