More than one hundred Negros schools around Negros Oriental are not ready to start the School Year 2018-2019 next week on June 4. According to the local Department of Education (DepEd), these schools are mostly from the public elementary and high school of hinterland barangay areas around Negros Oriental.
Schools ‘Not Yet Ready’ to be a School
There are many schools who has not yet fully prepare to start classes for this school year. Despite the launching of the effective Brigada Eskwela last Monday, there are still so much to be done.
There are schools (in Negros Oriental) that are not yet ready. But we will ensure that all of our schools will be ready. Kami sa Division Office, we will do the monitoring (of the schools). We will see to it that no school is left behind,” said DepEd Negros Oriental Schools Division Superintendent Wilfreda Bongalos.
Brigada Eskwela 2018 in Negros Schools
The nationwide Brigada Eskwela 2018 program was personally launched by DepEd Negros Oriental Schools Division Superintendent Wilfreda Bongalos at the Boloc-Boloc Elementary School of Sibulan, Negro Oriental. The Boloc-Boloc Elementary School was chosen for the opening of this nationwide event due to its title as one of the “performing school” that can set as a good example for the rest of the learning facilities.
Eager Learners and Enrollees
There are more than 180,000 students who are set to marched this school year for both the elementary and high schools in Negros Oriental. The estimated number will be divided with 120,000 in the kindergarten and elementary students, 52,000 for the junior high school, and 9,000 for the senior high school level.