- The occasion slated for August 24
- During the week of celebrations, the school targets to donate 500 units of blood mainly from the students, teachers and the community
- The school administration has a plan to construct hostel facilities next year to cater for students who foot from far
- The enrollment of the student 882 out of which 99 students are refugees
By Salama Ali
Adjumani- Preparations to mark the 20 years of existence of Biyaya senior secondary school is on high gear.
The head teacher Mr Dradi Williams told journalists at a press conference, that: “The theme of celebration is consolidating 20 years of perseverance through harnessing talents and commitments to achieve holistic education.”
Mr Dradi added that a week of blood donation and health Camp has been set as one of the main activity to grace the occasion. The school targets to donate 500 units of blood mainly got from the students, teachers and the local community.
He says that the school administration is already in touch with Gulu Regional Blood Bank, Medical Team International and Adjumani hospital who will head the health camp. Voluntary counseling and testing for HIV, hepatitis B shall be undertaken during the health Camp.
Other activities include charity walk to raise funds for construction of a multipurpose hall to accommodate 1000 people and part of the money will be donated support children in Adjumani hospital.
The chief walker will be the Chairman LC5 of Adjumani District local government. The Bishop of Ma’di and West Nile diocese, Rt Rev Charles Collins Andaku is to be the chief guest.
Besides the 20 years of existence, Biyaya Secondary school is expected to receive a School Bus which the head teacher said has already been shipped and shall arrive the school on the day of the Occasion. The bus costs $ 86.000 and recruitment of Drivers are underway.
The head teacher attributed the school’s achievements to the level of teamwork among the school administration, students, parents the government among other stakeholders.
The enrollment of the student 882 out of which 99 students are refugees. The school maintains its academic performance at average whereby they are able to send students to University at various level each year.