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Posted by Mudithe No Comments on We celebrated the 34th anniversary of our Deaf School on February 2nd, 2018 News

We celebrated the 34th anniversary of our Deaf School on February 2nd, 2018

On Friday, February 2nd 2018 our Deaf School celebrated the 34th Anniversary. It was a very nice day for the Founder/Principal Tineke de Silva, together with the deaf students and staff members. The chief guest was Mrs. Ine Lems from Netherlands. It was celebrated with cake and short eats by the tea and after lunch[...]

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Posted by Mudithe No Comments on Climbing of Adams Peak by deaf students on January 24/25, 2018. News

Climbing of Adams Peak by deaf students on January 24/25, 2018.

The annual climbing of the mountain Adam’s Peak (2250 mtr.) was again a nice trip for the eldest group of deaf students of the Dr. Reijntjes School for the Deaf. They left to Hatton round lunch time from where the climbing normally starts. First they took a bath in the river by the Kitulgala Rest[...]

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Posted by Mudithe No Comments on To the Estate by Mathugama on January 20 and 21, 2018. News

To the Estate by Mathugama on January 20 and 21, 2018.

The trainees from the Agriculture Course, together with their Instructor and teacher Manori, went on Saturday January 20 to the Estate for some work. They also did a cleaning up of the Training Buildings, who are almost ready for use, during their field work. It was a cosy day with a lot of fun, special[...]

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Posted by Mudithe No Comments on Christmas Party with Santa Claus for the deaf children on November 21st, 2017. News

Christmas Party with Santa Claus for the deaf children on November 21st, 2017.

This year we had an early Christmas Party in the Deaf School. All the students were looking forward to this event. The auditorium was beautiful decorated with Christmas items made by the students. The Christmas tree and a Christmas stall were also made by the deaf pupils. When Santa Claus arrived he danced with the[...]

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Posted by Mudithe No Comments on Visit of Siloam Team from Korea for Agriculture Project, 13-12-2017 News

Visit of Siloam Team from Korea for Agriculture Project, 13-12-2017

Twice a year the members of the Siloam Center for the Blind Foundation from Seoul are visiting us for an evaluation of the Agriculture Project. They sponsor 90 % of the salary of the Instructor for this Project. They were very happy to see the progress of this Vocational Training Project for deaf youth. Also[...]

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Concert by the deaf students during Parent’s Day on 7-12-2017

For several weeks the deaf children were exercising for the concert on the last school day. The auditorium was beautiful decorated by the staff and pupils with the Christmas Tree on the back ground. The children looked beautiful in their dance dresses. The drama dance of our art/dance teacher Janaka, brought all the parents in[...]

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Posted by Mudithe No Comments on Mr. A.G.Lakshman Perera, Treasurer of the School Trust, passed away. News

Mr. A.G.Lakshman Perera, Treasurer of the School Trust, passed away.

On December 4th, 2017, Mr. Lakshman Perera, the Treasurer of the Dr. Reijntjes School for the Deaf Trust, passed away. We remember him as a friendly, hard working person, who guided the School Trust in Sri Lanka with dedication for 8 years. He visited the Deaf School frequently and loved the deaf children. We will[...]

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Posted by Mudithe No Comments on Two day’s training in the Mathugama Estate with the deaf Agriculture Students ( Nov. 2017) News

Two day’s training in the Mathugama Estate with the deaf Agriculture Students ( Nov. 2017)

With staff and deaf trainees we went on November 17 to the Estate, a journey of more than two hours. For most of them it was their first visit to the plantation. It was a beautiful bright day and the students enjoyed the environment, the climbing of the big rocks, the water streams full of[...]

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Posted by Mudithe No Comments on Sport’s Meet for handicapped, organized children by Lions Club on November 11th, 2017. News

Sport’s Meet for handicapped, organized children by Lions Club on November 11th, 2017.

Our annual sport’s meet from the Lions Club was very well organized and our deaf children enjoyed it very much. Also this year our Deaf School got most of the first prizes in all the events. The children came back very tired with a lot of presents and nice memories!

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