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90th OPA Annual Reunion Dinner
27 August 2016
Regent Hall Seremban

The Old Paulians’ Association has had to make a very difficult decision to break from tradition and move the 90th OPA Annual Reunion Dinner to the 27th of August 2016. Traditionally held on the 1st Saturday of September each year, the 2016 dinner date has to be moved to ensure that OPA can continue to offer Paulians the best in both venue and food provided by The Regent, Seremban. Unfortunately, The Regent Hall, the grand venue for the 2015 dinner had been booked for 3rd September 2016 two years in advance as September is the auspicious wedding month for the Chinese. Therefore, having offered Paulians a larger grand venue in 2015 that brought together over 1700 Paulians and friends in 2015, OPA felt that it would be a great shame to move to a smaller or inferior venue just to keep to the traditional date.

OPA assures Paulians that the 2017 Reunion dinner will return to the traditional 1st Saturday of September.

OPA Games 2016
Venue: SMK St. Paul
Date: 6 August 2016 (Saturday)
Contact Mr. Steven Chan Tel: 019-2175038
Mr.Lee Kok Keong Tel: 016-2857057

OPA Anuual Dinner 2016
Venue: Regent Hall, Seremban
Date: 27 August 2016 (Saturday)

We will be celebrating the 25th and 50th year Groups
Class of 1966 (50th year)
Class of 1991 (25th year)
Tickets are sold at RM600 per table
Book your tables early to avoid disappointment!

OPA Golf Tournament 2016

Date: 27 August 2016 (Saturday)
Venue: Seremban International Golf Club
Contact Mr. David Wee Tel: 012-6383945
Mr. Steven Chan Tel: 019-2175038
Download Golf Entry Form

OPA President’s speech
90th AGM held on Sunday 27th March 2016 at SK. St. Paul, Seremban

Greetings and a very good morning to one and all. To all my Christian friends and members a very happy Easter. I like to thank everyone who has taken time off this Sunday morning to attend the 90th AGM of the OPA.

On behalf of OPA, I’d like to thank Mr. Santhanasamy Amaladas, the Headmaster of SK. St.Paul, for allowing us to use the school’s meeting room to hold our AGM. Mr. Santhansamy was only recently appointed as headmaster of the St Paul’s Institution primary, taking over from Mdm Wong Mei Peng. Mr. Santhana as he is fondly known, is no stranger to us, being a former Paulian (Class of 1981) as well as a former OPA committee member. We congratulate him on his appointment and wish him well.

How time flies when you are engaged in meaningful activities. I still remember way back in 2011 when I was first elected as President of the OPA taking over the helm from Mr Hilary Sta Maria. Now, this is already my 3rd term in office, and next year 2017 is an election year. It is my hope and aspiration to see more new members stepping forward to serve the Association. As I mentioned last year, this will be my last term as I wish to see a new face as the President. We have many capable members in the present committee and whoever sits there will always get the full support of the entire management committee. We are always a family, and every member is always a team player.

The various activities of the Association are highlighted in the Annual report which has been sent to you earlier together with the notice of the AGM. Rest assured, the Association will continue to serve its members as well as provide support to both the schools either financially or indirectly in terms of human resource and moral support. To date, the OPA sports fund have contributed more than RM400,000 to both schools, whilst the Bro Felix Donohue fund to help needy Form 6 students has contributed about RM140,000. However, the BFD fund has reached a critical level of depletion as we only have about RM15,000 left to carry out our student support activities. We need about RM30,000 a year to help needy Lower 6 and Upper 6 students. Therefore on behalf of the OPA I would like to appeal to members to contribute to top up this fund so that we can continue to support needy Paulians in Form 6.

Meanwhile, the OPA has also extended the scholastic awards to member’s children obtaining straight A’s in the UPSR examination as well. OPA has also embarked on a book loan scheme to help needy students in Form 6 as the cost of Form 6 books are expensive and the students don’t enjoy the free book scheme as provided by the government to other classes


As for the Annual statement of accounts, our financial position continues to improve. Last year, we showed a surplus of RM38,575.00 as compared to RM11,819.00 in 2014. This is mainly attributed to the annual dinner which for the first time was held away from hotels at the Regent hall. This greatly reduced our organizing cost.

This year, we shall continue to hold the dinner at Regent hall but with a slight breakaway from tradition. The event will be held on 27th August 2016 rather than on the first Saturday of September.

This year we shall honour two year groups, namely the Class of 1991(25th year) and the Class of 1966(50th year).

The annual games shall be held on the 6th of August, and to commemorate our 90th year celebration, we would probably have it on a larger scale.
On behalf of OPA, I also wish to extend our deepest condolence to Paulians and their families who have lost love ones.

At this juncture, on behalf of OPA, I would like to congratulate Ms Jeyadhevi, former headmistress of St. Paul’s Institution primary on the conferment of the award DBNS which carries the title Dato’ in conjunction with HRH Yang di Pertuan Besar of Negeri Sembilan, Tuanku Mukhriz ibni al Marhum Tuanku Munawir’s birthday celebration, recently.

On behalf of OPA, I would also like to thank the heads of both the primary and secondary schools as well as the PTA and the Boards for their continuous support and cooperation in helping OPA run its various activities.

I also wish to thank the OPA Management committee and our Advisor, Tan Sri Chan Choong Tak for their continuous support over this past year.

David Wee Toh Kiong





Negeri Sembilan Overall Most Outstanding Student Award 2015

Paulian Sagaya Raymond was awarded the Overall Most Outstanding Student Award (Modal Insan Terbilang Sekolah Menengah) in Negeri Sembilan for 2015. It is a most prestigious award presented for overall excellence in cocurriculum, sports, leadership and academics.

He was also awarded the Most Outstanding Student (Male) for Co-curriculum. Sagaya is a top-achiever in academics and head prefect of SPI Secondary. He has won karate competitions, both at national and international levels.

Negeri Sembilan Cocurricular Excellence Award 2015

St. John Ambulance Malaysia of SMK St. Paul has done the school proud again. The Division was awarded the most outstanding uniform unit in the whole of Negeri Sembilan by the State Education Department for the second consecutive year.

The Division was presented with a trophy, a certificate and cash prize of RM1000.


OPA Golf 2015

Old Paulians’ Association proudly held its annual golf tournament on the 5th September 2015. The tournament was held in Seremban International Golf Course, Paroi and by all reports was a great event for one and all. This year the event overwhelmingly attracted a field of 21 flights with 82 golfers consisting of Paulians, Lasallians and guests. Some of the Paulians came from as far as Singapore, Hong Kong, Australia, Canada and New Zealand.

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The evening of 25th June 2015, was special in many ways for St. Paul’s Institution, Paulians and the residents of Bukit Kaya. It was an evening that witnessed the assembly of an impressive and illustrious group of people at this institution which has been synonymous to quality education in Seremban and Negeri Sembilan for over 115 years.

OPA celebrates not just another Paulian Achievement.
This is an inspiration of divine grace

Catholic priest Most Reverend Julian Leow Beng Kim was installed and ordained as the fourth Archbishop of the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Kuala Lumpur (ArchKL) in a ceremony today attended by some 12,000 Catholic faithful as well as foreign dignitaries.

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ECM Libra Foundation

The Foundation was incorporated on 30 October 2004 as a charitable organisation with the objective of providing financial assistance for educational purposes for the poor Malaysian, irrespective of race, religion or creed. Its Founders are Dato’ Seri Kalimullah bin Masheerul Hassan, Mr Lim Kian Onn and Dato' David Chua Ming Huat who collectively donated a total of RM63 million to the Foundation. Details can be obtained from their website.

Paulians or children of Ex-Paulians are advised to extend a copy of their application forms to the Old Paulians’ Association or the Principal of SMK St. Paul Seremban.

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Bro. James Macken Memorial
Another moment in Paulian History

The Bro. James Macken Memorial Event held at St. Paul’s Institution primary on 21st April 2012 was a unique event, probably one that has no parallel in the history of SPI. Jointly organised by the Old Paulians’ Association and the Board of Governors of SPI primary and secondary, the event was aimed at remembering Bro. James Macken in SPI, a school to which he gave so much of his life, energy and passion to.

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Rev. Bro. James Macken FSC Eulogy



We welcome the following new members:-

Tee Kah Siew
Ng Yoon Wei
Edmond Nicholas
Lee Keak
Hendry Ng Han Swee
Dr. Patrick Harry Gomez


Heartiest Congratulations to:

Dato' S. Jeyadhevi (former headmistress of SPI Primary) for being conferred Dato' Setia Bakti Negeri Sembilan (DBNS) by DYMM Yang Di Pertuan Besar, Negeri Sembilan Darul Khusus on 14 January 2016.

Last year, Dato' S. Jeyadhevi was awarded “Tokoh Guru Negeri Sembilan 2015”, the highest award accorded to an educator.



Our deepest condolences and heartfelt sympathies to:

Mr. Loo Seng Pong on the demise of his beloved mother

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