Science College, Mount Lavinia
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|Science College, Mt. Lavinia|
|Motto||"ඤාණං උදපාදී...විජ්ජා උදපාදී... !!!"|
|Founder||Mapalagama Vipulasara Himi|
|Grades||Class 1 - 13|
|Age||6 to 19|
|Colour(s)||Gold, maroon, silver|
|Song||Sri sattisara gana probodhitha|
|Publication||Science College Magazine|
|Former pupils||Old Science|
At the request of Poojya Mapalagama Vipulasara Himi of Rathmalana Paramadhammachethiya Pirivena, in 1977 the school was declared open by the Education Minister Al Haj Badl-ud-Din as “Sri Sadhissara Maha Vidyalaya”. The first principal was L. P. Wijesundara. The school received the approval to teach science and commerce streams for Grades 10 and 11.
In 1982, due to the influence of the Minister of Education, Ranil Wickramasinghe and Rathmalana Electorate parliament member Lalith Athulathmudali, the “Hena Para primary school” was joined with “Sri Sadhissara Maha Vidyalaya” creating a new school, South Colombo Science College.
Prof. L. A. Vitharana assumed duties as the first principal of the Science College. Prof. Vitharana was able to increase the number of students to 750. He was the pioneer of the school flag and the college song. During his tenure extracurricular activities of the college reached national level.
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- L. P. Wijesundara
- Prof. L. A. Vitharana
- K. K. Wijepala
- Kithsiri Samarasinghe
- P. D. Dahanayake
- Gamini Sisil Silva
- M. T. Tuder
- H. M. S. K. Kodikara
- Ananda Nagasinghe
- Dayarathna Bandara
- D. B. Peramuna
There are four houses at the college, students are allocated to them according to their admission number. The houses are: Vijaya, Gemunu, Thissa, Parakrama,
Colour: Dark green and black
Colour: Maroon and silver
Colour: Maroon and sky blue
Colour: Sky Blue
- Miranda, Sujitha (19 May 2013). "Science College Mt Lavinia aims for International Honours". Sunday Times. Retrieved 8 October 2015.