Fall 2010

November 6, 2010

For those of you following the weather and the Jamaica SST group, we are all doing well. We were told to brace for the storm, and we…

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October 15, 2010

A bit of a delayed update for everyone! We’ll start with our trip to the Appleton Rum Factory and YS Falls on the September 22. When we…

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October 13, 2010

We got word from the U.S. Embassy in Kingston that we were to prepare for a tropical storm.  (Tropical Storm Nicole)  We were expecting mostly rain, according…

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September 27, 2010

Our day began with a departure from Mandeville at 10:00 am.  We loaded into the bus with our sunscreen, snorkel gear, cash, iPods, water shoes, and swim…

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September 21, 2010

This week proved to be an exciting week of education coupled with a fun learning environment.  The students learned about Jamaican Health and Nutrition, Jamaican History, Jamaican…

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September 15, 2010

We were thrilled to have our first day at the Jamaican Deaf Village Deaf church today. We all met in downtown Mandeville in order to take a…

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September 15, 2010

Today began with a day of classes. After class, some of the students headed to the “Goshen House” (The apartment of the Program Director) in order to…

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September 15, 2010

Today we met in the morning to head to an award-winning garden in Mandeville. The students were able to see approximately 100+ different flowers, plants, fruits and…

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September 15, 2010

Today the students had their first day of classes. Felicia Campbell, our local Jamaican ASL/JSL teacher, started the day out for the students. After morning classes, the…

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September 8, 2010

Our orientation came to a conclusion today.  Prior to departure, we walked across the street from our villa to the Rio Nuevo Battle Site and Museum. We…

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