All schools reopen after Maria except Trafalgar

Fontaine said the Trafalgar school could reopen this week. File photo

All schools across the island have reopened after Hurricane Maria, except the Trafalgar Primary School, Chief Education Officer Melena Fontaine has said.

She stated that one family is still using the school as a shelter but she hopes it reopens by this week.

“We are looking forward to Trafalgar students starting next week otherwise we will have to look for an alternative for them,” she said on Friday last week.

Last week the Ministry of Education announced that all students of the Dominica Grammar School (DGS) are to report to school on Tuesday, January 16, 2018. This includes students from forms 1 & 2.

Fontaine said right now contractors are working to complete a group of buildings for those using the DGS as a shelter.

“If we can get that completed hopefully by the end of this week then we will have enough space to bring in our first and second formers of the Dominica Grammar School,” she stated.

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6 Comments

  1. marie-claire R Skerrit
    January 16, 2018

    You tell me they still haven’t finish building shelters for those that has been displace. come on PM and your minions

  2. Saka boy
    January 16, 2018

    Is grammar school open?

  3. famgdp
    January 16, 2018

    Chief is mahaut fully open. is grammar school all in now. be truthful

  4. Maria
    January 15, 2018

    My only hope is that students across the Island Will not have to write ezams. It Will not be a Good idea especially for those who have been away from School or dominica after such a long time

  5. Concerned citizen
    January 15, 2018

    Are the 1 st and 2 nd formers of DGS back or not ?

  6. no face
    January 15, 2018

    Fake news, people still in grammar school.

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