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Newsletter February 2021

Newsletter February 2021 Fortunately, the students came last January back to school and we could start again with the curriculum. The afternoon cooking, handicraft and drawing lessons, everything could continue normally, except for the dance lessons and sports. The children thoroughly enjoyed themselves after being home for a few months. kookles On February 2, our[…]

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Newsletter January 2021

Newsletter January 2021 The new year started with a visit of 3 Buddhist monks to our School for the Deaf on January 2. The staff members helped to offer them lunch in the traditional way. Visit Monks The staff members have already started preparations to make all school buildings corona proof. The Health Service was[…]

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Newsletter December 2020.

Newsletter December 2020.   The last month of the year started with a powerful cyclone in the north and east of Sri Lanka. There was a lot of damage, but fortunately there were no casualties because everything was well prepared and the people were evacuated on time. In Moratuwa we also got a tailwind with[…]

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Newsletter November 2020

Newsletter November 2020 The month of November started with a lockdown for the entire Western Province, including Colombo. This lasted until November 9. The students and staff were still at home after an extended October break. More than 100 whales washed ashore on the beach between Moratuwa and Panadura on the afternoon of November 1.[…]

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Newsletter October 2020.

Newsletter October 2020.   International Children’s Day fell on October 1. However, we celebrated it the day before with the highlight being the fashion show of the girls who were allowed to show their own made clothes and bags. The boys had dressed up beautifully to perform plays and a clown act. Drama show Fashion[…]

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Newsletter September 2020

Newsletter September 2020 Because all deaf pupils stay in school full time, many parents came to visit during the week-ends last month. Because of the Covid-19 they were not allowed into the school building, but they sat outside at the entrance. They first went to wash their hands, their temperature was checked and they had[…]

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Newsletter August 2020

Newsletter August 2020 All the schools in Sri Lanka were closed the first week of August, as there were Parliamentary Elections. On August 9 the deaf pupils were brought back to school by one of their parents. We followed the same COVID-19 safety  procedure like in July. This time everything was more relaxed as we[…]

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Newsletter July 2020

Newsletter July 2020 All the school buildings and hostels were made “corona-proof”, before  the deaf pupils came back to school on July 5th. Almost 3 months they were kept at home in a lockdown. They did not receive any form of education as nobody of them has a computer or laptop at home. Some of[…]

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