Ministry of Education, Guyana

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Due to flooding in Region 9 Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo (Lethem), the Ministry of Education in consultation with the Regional Democratic Council of the region has taken a decision to close on Thursday July 5, 2018 the following five schools: St.Ignatius Primary, St.Ignatius Secondary, Arapaima Primary, Aprapaima Nursery and Culvert City Nursery schools.

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With 536 marks gained at the 2016 National Grade Six Assessment (NGSA), 11-year-old Akima Demetro, of Arapaima Primary School, has claimed the status of Regional Top Performer for Region Nine. She has essentially claimed a place at The Bishops’ High School.

She credits her success to her parents Arlene and Gormain D’Aguiar. Her mother was especially helpful, since she was Demetro’s Grade Six teacher. The other teachers of the school were also supportive.Region Nine
According to Demetro, her Head Teacher, Miss Mary Torres, “really encouraged me a lot. Sometimes I felt I wanted to give up but she encouraged me…she encouraged all of the children.”

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First Lady Sandra Granger and Minister of Social Cohesion, Amna Ally, on Friday distributed footwear to more than 1000 students from Region Nine (Upper Essequibo-Upper Takutu) schools, to complement President David Granger’s “Boats, Buses and Bicycles” initiative aimed at ensuring that all the nation’s children can attend school.The project, spearheaded by the First Lady in collaboration with Mr. Ernie Ross, Guyana’s Consul General in Trinidad and Tobago, falls under the “Rethink Initiative – Kind Soles Project”, and targets 30,000 hinterland students.

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