a delegation from the newly established evs foundation comprising of rev. klaus schmid, mrs. johanna hagen, and mr. helmut hekmann visited our school from thursday 13 until monday 17 of march 2008. they attended a board meeting on saturday 15 held in the church offices of the national evangelical church in beirut. they visited the different departments of our school and attended the palm sunday service with our children. they were also able to do some sightseeing in lebanon visiting places like byblos and jezzine. the climax of their visit was planting 35 cedar trees on behalf of friends of evs who kindly donated generously towards the evs foundation. we express our thanks to all the friends of our school who donated generously towards the evs foundation, and we thank the evs delegation for their visit. we also thank rev. dr. habib badr, miss madeleine kattan, and the national evangelical church in beirut for hosting and looking after our guests during their stay in beirut.