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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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Newsletter June 2020.

Newsletter June 2020. This month we were making the school buildings and garden corona & dengue-proof. All the staff members were present for the last 4 weeks. Only 2 teachers travelled daily home, all the others stayed full time in school for corona safety. It was a cozy time. There was a lot of work[…]

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Newsletter  May  2020.

Newsletter  May  2020. Almost the whole month of May Sri Lanka was in a lockdown because of the corona virus pandemic. As the president gave strict rules, the infections  (718 and 9 death) were low. All districts of Sri Lanka were in a lockdown for most of the month. Later it was little relaxed, except[…]

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Annual Report 2019 Dr. Reijntjes School for the Deaf, Sri Lanka.

Annual Report 2019 Dr. Reijntjes School for the Deaf, Sri Lanka.   The new school year started on January 1st with 51 deaf pupils (boys 26 and girls 25). The number of staff members was 19. The Founder/Principal, a new Director, 4 senior teachers, 3 teachers, 1 speech therapist, 1 accountant, 1 computer instructor, 2[…]

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Newsletter March 2020.

Newsletter March 2020. On March 2nd all the staff members and pupils went to Colombo to the annual “Musical Show” organized by the Rotaract Club. It is every year an afternoon with famous artists, dancing,nice food and presents, so the children are always looking forward to participate.     Tineke de Silva, Founder/Principal of the[…]

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Newsletter February 2020.

Newsletter February 2020. On the first day of the month we took all the deaf pupils to the Cinema to see the Sri Lankan film: “Tsunami”. It is a real story and the children were little emotional. Ine Lems from the Netherlands also joined and she paid for the tickets .   The next day[…]

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Newsletter January 2020.

Newsletter January 2020. The new school year started on January 2nd. All the parents came to bring their children and were cleaning the school garden. This is compulsory as there are many dengue cases in Sri Lanka. Teacher Manori visited our school with her husband to show their baby. She is now 4 months old.[…]

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