In 2015, Dharmapala Maha Vidyalaya marks its 80th year on 17th of September. Under the guidance of all the principals and teachers who have served in the school since its inception, Dharmapala Maha Vidyalaya has become one of the premier schools in the Ratnapura District.
TO MAKE LOYAL, OBEDIENT, HUMANIST, EDUCATED AND SKILLFUL,DEDICATED, ACTIVE SET OF STUDENTS TO THE NATION
Resource must be supplied to create a set of talented students in special events such as cricket, volleyball, football, wushu, and athletics. Teacher training programmes must be conducted to develop the professional qualifications and to support the economic, and psychological problems of the teachers.
Teacher training programmes must be conducted to escalate the progress level of the English medium students. Progress level of the students must be uplifted in order to fulfill the parents’ expectations. Co-curricular activities must be conducted to develop island level students by the year 2013.
As The principal of the school, I am pleased to issue this message on the occasion of the launching of the official website of the school.
Dharmapala Maha Vidyalaya has been the premier Buddhist school in Rathnapura for several years. I recall with gratitude Srimath Anagarika Dharmapala, whose vision was instrumental in the founding of this institution. I also express my appreciation to all the past principals for their leadership in developing the school and bringing it to its present teachers for their commitment, dedication, and hard work. As a result, students of the school have been able to produce good results in their examinations and bring recognition to the school by their achievements in the field of sports
The students of Dharmapala Maha Vidyalaya have been trained to excel in all co- curricular and extra curricular activities, whilst inculcating sound values and high principles within a Buddhist framework, to face with confidence and poise the challenges in an ever changing global environment.
The launch of this wed site is a significant step in keeping pace with the latest technological advances. The message I give to all students of the school is move forward with dignity to reach your goals. I wish all of you success in your endeavors. Mr.P.P.P.Kalubowila Principal.
On the 1st of June 2015 the Poson Seela Samadhanaya was organized by the Buddhist Association of Dharmapala Maha Vidyalaya. Sermons were given by Ven Mawela Sumana Thero, Assistant Director of Education,Sabaragamuwa Province and Ven Gallalle Vajisvara Thero of Ferguson High School. A meditation programmed was conducted by Mr. Desmond De Silva of Sarvodaya Rathnapura.
Wasathsara, the Arts Day of Dharmapala Maha Vidyalaya, Ratnapura was held on 27th march 2015 at the auditorium of the school. It was organized by by the Arts Society of the school.