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History Highlights

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1 Old Main building 2 Laundry 3 Boy's toilet
4 Sports field 5 The old seesaw 6 The windmill
7 Haymaking 8 Influenza epidemic 9 Original garden
10 Cobb Cottage 11 The old bridge 12 The boy's house fire
13 Boy's house/staff quarters 14 Old woodwork room 15 Old classroom
16 The cow shed


Click on a dated map below to view Historical Maps of the campus -

Sumner School for Deaf, 1930
Sumner School for Deaf Children, 1955
Sumner School for Deaf Children, 1965
van Asch College, 1980
van Asch Deaf Education Centre, 2000

Click on a van Asch Drama Production to view photos -

The Importance of Being Earnest - News'n'Views Issue 2, 2004 pg. 17-19
van Asch History Student Dramas - News'n'Views Issue 1, 2005 pg. 8-10
Story Time - The Lion in the Meadow, Matau - The Giant of Wakatipu and Cinderfella
The Tempest - News'n'Views Issue 3, 2007 pg. 1-3
Oliver Twist
Story Time - Rata the Wanderer, Rumpelstiltskin, and Little Red Rocking Hood

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