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Students rushing out of the examination hall with smiles, as they eagerly share tales of triumph and relief after completing their GCE (O/L) examinations. Pix by Nisal Baduge


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  • Hadam Wednesday, 15 May 2024 02:01 PM

    Bringing back good old memories. It's a new beginning and not all rosy for some after this. Good luck and may god bless you all.

    Hard Truth Wednesday, 15 May 2024 02:02 PM

    Sweet memories. Enjoy. These moment won't come back.

    Karu Wednesday, 15 May 2024 02:07 PM

    Why do they spill the ink and signing on shirts??. At least just put it up on faces or hands...Crazy. No wonder why our youths are later looking for jobs in foreign countries.

    hb Wednesday, 15 May 2024 04:18 PM

    please get a life Karu

    Nimal Thursday, 16 May 2024 03:47 AM

    You're right...There are lot of school students still couldn't afford to get second uniform in this country. O/L,A/L students better donate uniforms after studies if its possible. Enjoy the events and every moment in life !!!!, at the same time be a responsible,helpful person in the society. Our youth mentality is different from comparing with many countries.

    Be Fair Wednesday, 15 May 2024 03:29 PM

    Nice to see some students walking out with their head straight and clean uniforms. Says a lot

    Karu Wednesday, 15 May 2024 07:21 PM

    This is the best time in Life, Kids - a time you may never forget! So happy for all of you! May you achieve all that you wish for!

    Shera Wednesday, 15 May 2024 08:08 PM

    Good job staying in school and finishing up. Regardless of the test results you have a bright future.

    Shera Wednesday, 15 May 2024 08:08 PM

    Good job staying in school and finishing up. Regardless of the test results you have a bright future. Wednesday, 15 May 2024 08:26 PM

    I am a professor working at a leading university in the US. However, as a school kid, I had only 2 uniforms. Right after OL class, the richest student in our class, secretly put an open ink tube of a pen inside my pocket. When I went home, my mother observed that the trouser was totally blue. She had no money to buy me another uniform, neither I would wear the same cloth twice. But I did wear the same uniform twice in AL class, washed it end of the second day, and wear it two more days again, ironed the uniform early morning with a charcoal iron. I had to do this for one whole year, until my aunt observed it, and gave me another uniform to be worn in grade 13. After passing AL with rank 10 in my highly competitive district for Mathematics, I gave the newer of the two used uniforms to another younger fella in my same school. In our school, it was perhaps only me, and the recipient of my used uniform were the only low income people. Life could've been easier if ink jokes were not there.

    L.P. Mendis Thursday, 16 May 2024 06:19 AM

    Stop this nonsense anymore. This is the reason why our country is sinking.

    Angry Rev. Fr. Aurther John Joseph Thursday, 16 May 2024 06:22 AM

    Can this shirt and the trouser could be worn again? What a pain these children are giving to their parents. Stupid students.

    R.M. Wickramaratne (Principal of Colombo School) Thursday, 16 May 2024 06:24 AM

    Honestly speaking, the Principal of the College/School should send these children back home on at least one week punishment for the damage they did. Some boys were drawing in the walls also with felt pen.

    Dr. W.M.C. Fernando Thursday, 16 May 2024 06:26 AM

    The parents should be blamed for such acts. How could we improve our education system keeping such idiots.

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