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Ona Glinton Primary Celebrates Its Newly Constructed School Block

IMG_8878Providenciales, 02 Apr 2015 – Members of the Ona Glinton Primary School hosted a ceremony officially opening the newly constructed school block on Wednesday, April 1st 2015 on the school grounds.

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”

ENDS

NOTES:

On Sunday November 21, 2010 the Ona Glinton Primary School was severely damaged by fire.
Damage Included;
· 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.

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