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Posted by Mudithe No Comments on Celebration of the 35th Anniversary of the Dr. Reijntjes School for the Deaf in Moratuwa on February 16th, 2019. News

Celebration of the 35th Anniversary of the Dr. Reijntjes School for the Deaf in Moratuwa on February 16th, 2019.

Celebration of the 35th Anniversary of the Dr. Reijntjes School for the Deaf in Moratuwa on February 16th, 2019. The Dr. Reijntjes School for the Deaf started on February 2nd, 1984 in Moratuwa. The Founder is Mrs. Tineke de Silva-Nijkamp from the Netherlands. She visited Sri Lanka for the first time in 1974 with her[...]

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Newsletter for January 2019

The new school year started on January 1st 2019 with a Shramadana Clean Up in the school garden by the parents, deaf pupils and staff members. The deaf children were happy to be back after the holidays to see all their friends again. Mudithe de Silva, the son of Tineke and Susiri de Silva, started[...]

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Posted by Mudithe No Comments on Ceremony of the NVQ Level 3 Certificate Distribution in Agriculture, 30-11-2018. News

Ceremony of the NVQ Level 3 Certificate Distribution in Agriculture, 30-11-2018.

All the parents of the deaf pupils were invited for the occasion of the handing over of the NVQ 3 Certificates in Agriculture to the deaf Trainees. Our Chief Guest this day was H.E. Mrs. Joanne Doornewaard, the Ambassador for the Kingdom of the Netherlands. She is also the Patron of our Deaf School. Prof.[...]

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Posted by Mudithe No Comments on Celebrating the International Day of the Child on 1-10-2018. News

Celebrating the International Day of the Child on 1-10-2018.

We had a nice day on October 1st in our Deaf School. In the opening of the day discussion with the deaf children we asked them what this day means to them. In big lines they told that they are happy in this School, they learn a lot and their best friends are in this[...]

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Posted by Mudithe No Comments on Visit of the DABAL Group from UK in our Deaf School on 25-09-2018. News

Visit of the DABAL Group from UK in our Deaf School on 25-09-2018.

On September 25th we got visitors from England: Lord Colin Low of Dalston CBE, the Patron of DABAL, Lady Low, Mrs. Nadani Welikala and other members of DABAL Lord and Lady Low visited Sri Lanka for the first time and were very much interested in the work in our Deaf School. Special our Agriculture Project[...]

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Posted by Mudithe No Comments on Visit to Agriculture Exhibition at District Training Center Homagama on Sept. 7th, 2018. News

Visit to Agriculture Exhibition at District Training Center Homagama on Sept. 7th, 2018.

The Agriculture Trainees of our Deaf School went on 7th September to an Agriculture Exhibition in the District Training Center in Homagama. They could experience a lot of new plants and garden decorations. In this exhibition they also had a husbandry exhibition with cows, pigs, chicken etc. They enjoyed the day and learned a lot!

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Posted by Mudithe No Comments on A cleaning up (Shramadana) of the school garden with the parents for the new School Term on Sunday, September 2nd, 2018. News

A cleaning up (Shramadana) of the school garden with the parents for the new School Term on Sunday, September 2nd, 2018.

A big group of the parents arrived after the holidays on Sunday morning at 9 a.m. with their deaf children to clean up the school garden. In most of the schools in Sri Lanka they ask the help of the parents because of the dengue fever problem. Infected mosquitos who lay their eggs in water.[...]

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Posted by Mudithe No Comments on Nice events in July 2018. News

Nice events in July 2018.

Mudithe de Silva celebrated his birthday on July 20. We were lighting the oil lamp and cutting the cake. On July 24 Caroline and Tom from the Netherlands arrived in the School. Caroline is a volunteer who came now for the third time. We had a surprise “Fun Day” organized for them on July 25th.[...]

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Posted by Mudithe No Comments on Excursion with the Agriculture Trainees to an Agriculture Exhibition in Horana on 7-07-2018. News

Excursion with the Agriculture Trainees to an Agriculture Exhibition in Horana on 7-07-2018.

The 8 trainees with 3 staff members went on 7-07-2018 to Horana to a big Agriculture Exhibition. It is a huge place of 400 acres with vegetables, fruit trees, bees, strawberries etc. It was a very good experience for all of them and they enjoyed it very much.

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Annual School Trip on 5th July, 2018

This year the Annual School Trip was planned for July 5th. We left at 7 a.m. and first brought a visit to the Bandaranaike International Airport. When we arrived everything was arranged for an excursion through the whole Airport. The first point was the security check for all, after that the place where the suit[...]

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