Phew, everybody!  I do apologize for the delay in getting a blog post up these days.  For one thing, the internet (need I say more?).  For another, there’s been a lot going on as we close another school/work year. So let me catch you up on what’s been going on as we wrap up:…

  It is always a joy for us when we see our staff taking initiative and pride in investing in their community.  This past week, we saw this happen in two ways. On Saturday, DDL (Lemuel’s Development Department) organized a community wide event to raise funds towards the purchase of a tractor for the community….

  The kids have been on vacation for part of this week, as all schools are closed for Carnival.  On Friday–while the primary grades finished their monthly exams–the kindergarten had a fun day of glitter, crowns, masks, and even a parade around the Lemuel grounds!

    The Christmas Program   This year’s Christmas party committee worked tirelessly to design an innovative program that would appeal to and involve as many members of the community as wanted to participate. There were skits (done in true Haitian style) about the true meaning of Christmas… (the cast for one of the skits)…

The school closed the first trimester and kicked off Christmas vacation with a party on Sunday.  The party included the children from the school and from kid’s club, as well as any parents who wanted to come.  They took the above photo especially for YOU! Below, you will find a couple more pictures from the…

Aaaaaaand we’re back! For the months of July and August, we took a brief hiatus. But, that certainly does not mean that life stopped! Here are some of the exciting things that took place during the last two months… Girls’ Summer Class Summer vacation from school, combined with a pause in Lemuel’s regular activities, allows for some…

And last, but not least, the final installment in our “Catching Up” series. As I mentioned in a previous blog post, the school put together a committee to organize activities for the students during the school year.  This past Friday, they held a “Recreational Day.” They decorated a room especially for the occasion, and started…

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