School has two brand new classrooms to call their own, thanks to the
department of education.
classrooms were built about two months ago and will provide much needed space
for Grades 1 and 2 and another class.
school has been afforded extra space with these new classrooms, there are still
needs in other areas.
teacher Joyce Peters said she wanted to appeal to the community to assist her
class in any way they can, especially with outdoor equipment. They currently
have one small jungle gym which has been at the school for many years, a slide
which was donated this year and a broken swing.
her pupils do not even have balls to play with. Tables and benches would also
allow the children to eat outside when the weather is good, she said.
my heart. These are my angels,” she said.
they also need pigeon-holes to keep their bags in during the day.
concerns arose that the school may close, Talk of the Town has published
several articles on any developments. The school has again submitted
applications for two of their teachers to fill the remaining teaching posts. If
their applications are approved, this will free up school funds that can be
They have resubmitted
these applications several times in the past two years. In a previous article
(June 7, 2012), Talk of the Town reported that the last time these were
submitted principal Jill McLeod was told the department had received the forms
and would look into the matter.
would like to help out can visit the school or call (046) 625-0735 for more
information on what is needed. Smaller items can be dropped off at the Talk of
the Town offices.