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First Trimester 2015/2016 Activities

JLSS continued this academic year with the usual activities and programs.
The honoring of distinctive students took place on 24 October 2015 at 6:00 PM in Emile Lahhoud Center - Dbayeh. Attending was the Minster of Education Mr. Elias Saab, the General Secretary of the Association of Evangelical Schools in Lebanon Dr. Nabil Costa, in addition to Rev. Joseph Kassab; and the General Secretary of Catholic Schools inIndependence Day and Founders Day Celebration Lebanon Father Boutros Azzar.
Four of our students were recognized for their achievements in the official exams (Grade 9) last year. We congratulate Jad Abdallah Jbara, Sara Khaled Waked, Souad Khaled Fares, and Walid Adel Hammoud for their achievements.

Schneller Founder's Day and Lebanese Independence Day were celebrated on 20 November 2015 at 1:00 PM in Hermann Schneller Hall. The program included dances, sketches, songs, and performances by our students. They all did well and had a great time. We thank all the teachers and the head of the Academic Department, Miss Rita Chakrina, for the wonderful program they prepared for that special occasion.

EVS Stiftung Tour-GroupA twenty-three-member tour-group from the EVS Foundation (Stiftung) and SVS visited Schneller School and stayed in its guesthouse from 21 to 24 November 2015. They visited various places in Lebanon and spent the last day in our school visiting the various department.
We thank them for their visit and their wonderful support of our school.

The Boarding Department organized the usual activities.
Advent preparations and activities kept the boarding homes very busy during late November and December.
St. Barbara's Day and St. Nicholas day were celebrated on Thursday 3 December 2015.

Both the Academic and Boarding departments celebrated Christmas on Monday 12 December 2015.
The Academic Program was held in St. Michael's Church at 1:30 PM. The children presented a nice program of carols and music. We thank all the teachers and especially our music teacher, Mr. Joseph Sleilati for that program. We also congratulate the children and thank them for their nice performance.

The boarding celebration started at 6:00 PM with a special joint celebration of the Prophet's Birthday andChristmas 2015 Celebration Christmas in St. Michael's Church. Students sang a special song to commemorate the Prophet's Birthday, then a student spoke about the special meaning of that occasion. The service continued with lessons and carols and was concluded with prayer.
The special Christmas dinner followed. Members of staff with their families joined boarding children in the boarding homes for dinner. After dinner, all students received their Christmas presents.
We thank the head of the Boarding Department, Miss Souad Boutros, the educators, and our kitchen staff for their hard work for that special occasion.
We especially thank our partners, Embrace the Middle East, for providing us with a yearly grant for Christmas presents to boarding children.


Schneller School Name in Arabic
Johann Ludwig Schneller Schule

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