New Newtown Primary to Be Officially Commissioned
The newly constructed Newtown Primary School will be officially commissioned on Monday.
Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to Dominica, His Excellency Li Jiangning will hand the school over to Government with a symbolic gesture.
The school was funded through a $6M grant from the People’s Republic of China.
Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit and Minister for Education and Human Resource Development, Peter Saint Jean will address the ceremony.
The new school features 14 classrooms, a library, science laboratory, art laboratory, kitchen and a sickbay.
There is also full Wi-Fi access and a fully equipped computer room as well as personal computers for each teacher.
The school grounds were upgraded with a hard court and parking lot. The schoolyard is also fenced and a new roadway was constructed.
The new three-storey high school also includes an elevator to provide access for physically challenged students.
The official ceremony will be carried live via radio at 3 p.m. on Monday.