Monday, April 26, 2010

Official oppening of San Sauveur primary school set for Wednesday

By Sean Douglas

The official opening of a new state-of-the-art primary school in the village of San Sauveur took place on Wednesday, April 28, 2010.
san sauveur primary school
San Sauveur primary school.

Prime Minister, Hon. Roosevelt Skerrit, Minister for Education and Human Resource Development, Hon. Petter Saint. Jean, Parliamentary Representative for the Castle Bruce constituency, Hon. Johnson Drigo as well as senior officials from the Ministry of Education were present at the official opening on Wednesday.

The new school, set to house about 150 children, is easily one of the most modern of its kind in Dominica and boasts the following: Seven(7) classrooms; Principal’s office and Reception Area; One Library and Computer room; One Laboratory and Art room; One Home Economics room; Counselling/Sick room; Staff lounge; Fire safety equipment; one Multipurpose court; Cafeteria/Auditorium; Court yard/playing area; Toilets, washrooms and showers for students and staff; a parking lot and an elevator(lift).

The new San Sauveur Primary School is designed to International Educational Building Standards with child friendly architecture to create a functional and fun environment. The colour scheme used in each classroom is to suit each age group with ample natural lighting.

The contractor on the project was Mr. Melchisedeck Toussaint from the community of Castle Bruce. The consultant was La Robe Creole Professional Services.

The cost of the new San Sauveur Primary School is $3.8 million. Funded under the CARICOM Petroleum Fund facility and the Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica, construction work began in 2008.
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Well done Min. of Education and the Govnt. of Dominica!!
congratulations. we are sooo very proud.
Any criticisms from the UWP? Well, if it's good say so! Great job Mr. Skeritt. We are looking for more to come. The Next Level!

Mr. Fontain, when are we goiing to interview the PM?
We have extended three seperate invitations to the PM for an interview. We are awaiting a response. Maybe you can help us speed up the process.

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