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African Children School holds 12th graduation, prize giving day 

Jul 12, 2023, 5:03 PM | Article By: Adama Jallow

 The African Children School recently held its 12th graduation speech and prize giving day for its nursery three and grade six students.

The ceremony, held at its Brusubi campus, attracted parents, guardians and a cross-section of the community.

The event also witnessed talent exhibition such as martial arts and other cultural performances.

At the ceremony, Richard O. Jackson, president and founder of the school, who also doubles as the headmaster, spoke highly of the school's track records, saying the school continues to create an excellent learning space where all students achieve their maximum potentials in academic, social and spiritual endeavors as enshrined in the school vision.

He pointed out that the school would continue to ensure security for students while also ensuring a conducive learning atmosphere where students are safe from any form of danger.

Jackson revealed that the school recently received a donation of 107 folded chairs and tables from their friends in the UK.

The school in the past years registered tremendous developments in different areas such as the students’ academic improvements, extra curricular activities, infrastructural development amongst a host of others.

He disclosed that the school also spent over one million dalasis in construction of tiled, well ventilated extra three classrooms.

This, he added is part of their vision to incorporate practical I.C.T curriculum into their study programs.

“We are currently training our students in different areas of I.C.T in order to develop their practical skills,” he stated.

He thus thanked parents and all guardians for paying their ward’s school fees.

He declared that the school was able to raise a sum of D24, 000 from the proceeds of the previous year’s graduation.

The event also witnessed presentation of certificates to graduating students as well as prizes to most outstanding students who performed excellent in various subjects.