Schools Host Eastern District Festival

downloadPrimary Schools in the Eastern District participated in a festival at the Salybia Primary School on April 4th to highlight students’ accomplishments over the year.

The annual festival was held under the theme: ‘Critical thinking-planting seeds that blossom abundantly.’

The activity featured performances and exhibitions from the thirteen schools in the district.

Displays were based on achievements in numeracy and literacy and also included photos and videos of student successes during the period.

Students also participated in quizzes and competitions in Math and Language in addition to a competition dubbed ‘Mind Quest’ which was designed to test student knowledge in all areas of study.

Education Officer for the Eastern District, Ernie Lawrence Jno-Finn, encouraged teachers to appeal to the critical thinking abilities of their pupils from an early age.Eastern-schools-festival-600x399

Students also heard addresses from Parliamentary Representative for the Salybia Constituency Honourable Ashton Graneau and Feature Speaker, Isaac Alfred, a top performer at the Caribbean Secondary Certificate exams 2011 and the 2013 A Level Exams.

Parliamentary Representative for Castle Bruce, Honourable Johnson Drigo, represented Education Minister Honourable Petter Saint-Jean.

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