The talented students and staff members treated all present to songs, poems and an instrumental musical performance.
Ona Glinton Principal, Mrs. Gwen Harvey stated; “A promise made, a promise kept. It took a lot of people coming together for a common goal in order to complete this project properly.
“To see most of these persons here in attendance this morning, celebrating with the staff and students is truly a blessing and further proof that God is good”
Deputy Premier Hon. Akierra Missick, Minister of Education, Youth, Sports & Library Services stated; “This government stands behind the students and staff members of Ona Glinton Primary School and the completion of the new block is a clear indication of our commitment to modernizing education facilities around the whole Turks & Caicos Islands”
On Sunday November 21, 2010 the Ona Glinton Primary School was severely damaged by fire.
· nine classrooms
· the computer lab
· the guidance counselors/music/ physical education office and
· the canteen/tuck shop.
The construction of the new block broke ground in 2013;
The facility now has:
· 5 Regular Class Rooms
· Brand New Computer Lab fully furnished
· Fully furnished Music Room
· Fire alarms and smoke detectors
· Hand washing and sanitizer stations
· Handicap access to both floors for the physically challenged.
This overall cost of the project was $1.7 million fully funded by TCIG.