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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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Newsletter April 2019.

The deaf pupils prepared the special delicacies for New Year in the Cookery Class on April first. These short eats were served during the New Year’s Games with the pupils on April 2nd. in the school garden. It was a beautiful morning and the children had a lot of fun. The climax was like every[...]

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Newsletter March 2019

On march 5th we celebrated the birthday of our Founder/Principal Tineke de Silva. It was a day full of surprises! Secretly the staff had invited 30 past pupils of the School, as it was the 35th Anniversary of the Deaf School! After lighting the oil lamp and cutting the cake, everybody went outside to see[...]

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Annual Report 2018 of the Dr. Reijntjes School for the Deaf in Sri Lanka

The new school year started on January 2nd. 2018. We got some new deaf children. With parents, children and staff members we organized a big cleaning up activity (shramadana) in the school premises. This is compulsory (Government) to eradicate the dengue mosquito. On Jan. 8 sponsors from Netherlands (family van Tuijl) visited the school one[…]

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Birthday Tineke de Silva 5th March 2019

It was a day full of surprises! Tineke was only allowed to come in the school building with her husband Susiri on her birthday at 10 a.m. Everything was beautiful decorated in the Auditorium. Not only the present deaf students and Staff waited for her, but also 30 past pupils of the Deaf School came[...]

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Newsletter February 2019

On February 2nd it was exactly 35 years ago that the Dr. Reijntjes School for the Deaf started in Sri Lanka. We had a Trust Meeting and remembered nice events of the Deaf School. The Trust Members looked at the new Documentary film of the School and had a nice Lunch together. Mrs. Ine Lems[...]

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