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Newsletter November 2019.

Newsletter November 2019. On Nov. 3 our previous speech therapist, Harshani, celebrated her birthday together with our pupils in school. It was a nice morning. All the schoolchildren in Sri Lanka got an extra free week as the Presidential Election were hold on November 16. Happily everything went on very smoothly and peaceful, so that[…]

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A Merry Christmas and a Wonderful New Year!

Christmas 2019. Dear friends, sponsors and well wishers, As the Christmas Season is near, we like to wish all of you A Merry Christmas and a Wonderful New Year! The deaf pupils, staff members, Susiri, Mudithe and Tineke de Silva, Dr. Reijntjes School for the Deaf, Moratuwa, Sri Lanka    

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Newsletter October 2019

Newsletter October 2019 We started his month with the celebration of the International Day of the Child on October 1st. It was a beautiful day for the deaf pupils with games, tasty snacks, cake and presents! A few days later followed the International Teacher’s Day. All the children made a nice “Thank You” card for[…]

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Celebration of the International Children’s Day on October 1st, 2019

It was a nice sunny day so that we could organize most of the games and rituals in the school garden. The deaf pupils started with giving beetle leaves to the staff members. After that the different games started, interrupted by an interval to drink a milk tea with cake and banana. The Dutch game[...]

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Newsletter September 2019

The Month of September started with the cleaning of the school garden by the parents, children and staff members. This is compulsory for all the schools as there still is a dengue fever epidemic in Sri Lanka. The school started with the program on September 2nd for the last trimester of this school year. Manori,[...]

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Newsletter August 2019

We organized a nice Meeting for the parents on the first day of this month. After a drink with short eats the parents took their children home for the August holidays. The family Golbach from Denekamp came with their 4 children for a holiday to Sri Lanka. The last days they stayed in our Deaf[...]

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Newsletter July, 2019

On July 3rd the Dutch Ambassador, H.E. Mrs. Joanne Doornewaard, visited our Deaf School to say Good Bye, as she is leaving to Seoul in Korea. She was 4 years in Sri Lanka and was the Patron of the Dr. Reijntjes School for the Deaf. By her farewell she donated a Printer to the School.[...]

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Farewell of Mrs. Joanne Doornewaard on 3-07-2019

H.E. Mrs. Joanne Doornewaard, other invitees, Staff and children. It was in 2015 that my husband and I met Mrs. Doornewaard for the first time in her office in Colombo. There was at once that click to say that we could work together. During that first visit we asked her if she wanted to be[...]

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Newsletter June 2019

This month started with the celebration of birthdays of 2 teachers and several pupils. The play ground is now complete after the new climbing rack was brought. The children are very happy to play there and children of all ages make nice figures in the sand, even of Adams Peak. On June 12 everybody was[...]

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Newsletter May 2019

The month of May started very frustrating. Because of the brutal terrorist attacks on Easter Sunday on 3 Christian Churches and 4 Hotels in Sri Lanka, whereby 250 people died and 500 got wounded, the whole country suffered. Suddenly there were curfews, shops were closed, no transport possible etc. The Government announced that the school[...]

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