Region Seven students all set for the new school term

DPI, Guyana, Monday, September 3, 2018

Amidst rainy weather and strike action, students in the Cuyuni-Mazaruni, Region today still turned out in their numbers, for their first day back at school.

The Department of Public Information (DPI) team travelled to the region and chatted with a number of students from the St. John’s the Baptist Primary School, who shared their excitement on their return to school after the three months summer break.

Grade Four Student, Jamela Smith said, “I am so excited because I get to see my friends again, and there are more things for me to learn.”

Also sharing the anticipation was Grade Six Student, Simeon Sears, “I am eager to be back at school. I am also planning on topping the region at the common entrance.”

Students from the Three Mile Secondary School shared their enthusiasm for the new school term. Grade 11 Business Student, Renee Amjad said, “I can’t wait to see my friends. I am a little worried about the teachers striking since I am preparing for CXC. I am thinking about the work and completing the SBA’s but I am still excited.”

Oureanna Lake, who is also preparing for the Caribbean Secondary Education (CSEC) Examination next year, said she is happy to be back at school. “I feel great because I am preparing for CSEC and I just want to do the best.”

Other students at the school shared that they have plans to join the school’s STEM club, make new friends and engage in a number of extracurricular activities throughout the new school term.

By: Crystal Stoll.

Image: Tejpaul Bridgemohan.


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