Posts by Peterites

Mates, music and memories

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  A spirit of camaraderie shone through at the first meeting of the Peterite OBU , Sydney, for 2014. Journalist and staunch old Pete Lawrence Machado reports on a  night in which mateship and memories came to the fore. If all our gatherings are as delightful and successful as our first for 2014, the Peterite […]

Anton Perera: the legend will live on

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The exploits of fiery fast bowler Anton Perera. has been part of St Peter’s  cricketing folklore which has been passed down through the generations. Anton passed away this week and is being mourned by the Peterite community the world over. Upali Obeyesekere, President of  JPAA Canada, has penned this tribute with assistance from Rontjen Perera […]

Microchip off the old block

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Malcolm Schokman writes about the realisation of a dream – the launch of  the Peterites Reunited website and the role played by the Peterite father and son team of website designers. Since the reunion website was launched on November 16, we have received numerous congratulatory comments on its simplicity and excellence. The duo behind the […]

Senior B2 class of ’67 catches up

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    Rienzie Machado writes about a lively Senior B2 Class of ’67 get-together, with a special guest dropping by. On November 14, five of the old boys from the Senior B2 class of ’67 caught up in Melbourne to rekindle school memories. What a night it was. We recalled our classmates’ names and where we sat […]

Archie: A legend of our time

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Rugby coach extraordiniare Archibald Perera was a true legend of St Peter’s. In this article, former Peterite captain Frank Hubert writes how Archie took him under his wing and set him on the path to a great rugby career.   I STARTED my rugby career at St Peter’s only because the legend Archie saw me alone […]

Proudly Peterite

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Our website is up and running, and we hope it will give you great enjoyment while reliving memories of St Peter’s. We are proud to announce the date of our next reunion – October 4, 2014, and this website, specially dedicated to keeping you updated with our reunion plans. Our Features page contains some interesting […]

When ‘cutting’ was cool

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Nothing like showing off to the classmates that you beat the dreaded cane of the Rector by sneaking off to Canal View for a quick punt and tea. Lawrence Machado writes FOR scores of Peterites through the years, many hours were spent not studying diligently as our parents ex­pected but in the splendid sur­rounds of the Savoy and Canal View restaurant. Maybe the Savoy […]

2008 – such joy was ours

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This is the report of the highly successful reunion held in Melbourne in October 2008. By Lawrence Machado   IF nostalgia was the main thing Peterites wanted, they had it in spades as Melbourne hosted its second reunion in seven years. The Sacred Hearts Church Hall in Oakleigh was ablaze with Blue, White, and Gold colours, while schoolboy photos […]