PBRS [13]

Update : November 14, 2022

  • Early Teachers
  • Some students from the early days
  • Younger Alumni
  • Prizes

Early Teachers

My teachers include

  • Teacher Ku Paw (Infant C)
  • Teacher Kywe (Infant B)
  • Teacher Daw Yi Yi (Infant A)
  • Teacher Collins
  • Teacher Ah Mar (Principal)
  • Teacher Cho
  • Teacher Grace
  • Teacher Daw Bo Mai
  • Teacher Daw Aye Nu
  • Saya who taught Burmese

Sad to note that many have passed away.

Some students from the early days

  • Many of the students lived in Boundary Road, Windermere Road, Inya Road, Myenigone and San Chaung.
  • Some transferred to High Schools (St. Paul’s, Methodist, St. John’s Convent, St. Philomena’s Convent, Dio, Central) to continue their studies.
  • My elder brother and I moved to St. Paul’s. Three sisters moved to St. John’s Convent. My younger brother and youngest sister attended PBRS (after PPBRS opened middle school).
  • Some of my cousins attended PPBRS. They moved to TTC, SPHS and SJC.
  • Ma Pyone Kyi (daughter of U Ba Yoke) became a teacher at RASU. Met her younger sister at Dhammananda Vihara. Half Moon Bay, California several years ago.
  • Ko Myint Kyi, Ko Myint Sein (BARB, Idea Astrology) and their sister passed away. Met Ko Myint Sein’s son (Master Mariner) during a visit to Yangon.
  • Ko Nyunt Tin (M70, Table Tennis), Ma May Win Kyi, Ko Nyunt Tun … moved to the USA. Their mother lived closed to 100 years. Khin Pa Pa (who sponsored her family members) passed away.
  • Bonzo Kun Lone (Pianist / Composer, Bonnie Kun Lone (Pianist / Composer), Ruby Kun Lone and Pearl Kun Lone are PPBRS alumni.
    Met Pearl at the gathering hosted by Myint Toe and Nwe Nwe Win.
  • Not sure if their cousins (Kun Lwin’s) are alumni.
  • The children of U Kyaw Zaw and Teacher Ah Mar — Thane Myint (Thar Thar Gyi), Kyaw Thein (Swee Swee) and Moh Moh — attended PPBRS.
  • Several nephews (e.g. Win Tin (GBNF)) and nieces (e.g. Si Si) of U Kyaw Zaw attended PPBRS.
  • The children of Teacher Daw Yi Yi (Teacher Ah Mar’s elder sister) — Lin Thaw and Htay Htay — attended PPBRS.

Younger Alumni

  • Myint Toe and Khin Than Nwe (Cousins)
  • Saw Shwe and Saw Nyo (Australia)
  • Khin Win Ni (Spouse of Myint Thin)
  • Khin Swe Thoung and Khin May Thoung
  • Kyi Win (Kenneth)

Among those active in P.B.R.S Group

  • Aye Maung Thann (Admin)
  • Mya Hlaing (several posts)
  • Aye Aye Myint
  • Kyi Kyi Tin
  • Kyaw Hlaing
  • Dr. Win Htin (son of Maung Htin)
  • Hane Latt (award winning author / journalist, TV executive)

Due to schedule conflicts, I could not attend the mini-gatherings and the Acariya Pu Zaw of PBRS Alumni.


  • Thermos flask for reciting “Mingalar Kabyar” (composed by Dagon U Tun Myint)
  • Book prizes (for finishing in the top Two in the class)
    e.g. Aesop’s Fables (translated by Min Yu Way and Ngwe Tar Yi)

Categories: Memories

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