Newsletter #1

  October was a busy month for the Sumba Hotel School!  We celebrated the official opening of the Hotel and Restaurant, as well as welcomed our first guest on October 7th.  While nervous to welcome their first guest, students from all departments did their best to provide 5-star service.  Front Office students welcomed the guest […]

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Indonesian Independence Day Ceremony

August 21, 2016 This week SHF students and staff were invited to join other schools in Sumba Barat Daya for the annual Indonesian Independence Day ceremony. Hari Merdeka honors August 17th, 1945 when The Republic of Indonesia was officially proclaimed. To celebrate this monumental date, schools from around Sumba Barat Daya performed for important Sumbanese officials […]

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The Grand Opening

July 29, 2016 The Sumba Hospitality Foundation is thankful for everyone who participated in our very successful Grand Opening.  During The Grand Opening we were very lucky to host the Bupati of Sumba Barat Daya together with many international guests. The students had the chance to perform some traditional dances and their original songs in front […]

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The First Week of Classes

July 2, 2016 First Week of Classes! Classes have begun! The students jumped into to their first week of classes, splitting their time between English Class with Laura and Grant and studying the student handbook with Thomas and Aten. In English class they learn basic phrases, introductions, possessive pronouns and numbers. In Thomas’s class the […]

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July 1st Welcoming of the Students

Welcoming the new students!At 10 am the students arrived from all over Sumba and gathered at Pak Franz’s house, our neighbor who lives 50 meters from the school. They walked together with their parents to the gate where the Merapu priests, locals and children from the elementary school welcomed them with dances, music and speeches .It […]

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A Story of Hope

A Story of Hope Please read the story written by Paulce Parrera, our local student counselor, who is doing the home visits to find out more about the living conditions of our selected students and the motivation of the whole family to support them in their studies.

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