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Schools Being Used As Emergency Shelters And Schools Affected By Adverse Weather

MOE News
Oct 21 2018

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Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago

MINISTRY OF EDUCATION
COMMUNICATIONS DIVISION

Education Towers, No.5 St. Vincent Street, Port of Spain, Trinidad

Phone: 868-622-2181   
www.moe.gov.tt



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SCHOOLS BEING USED AS EMERGENCY SHELTERS AND
SCHOOLS AFFECTED BY ADVERSE WEATHER




The Ministry of Education has noted the growing public concern as to the opening of schools on Monday 22nd October, 2018. At this time, only schools affected by the rains and schools that are being used as shelters will be closed. Minister of Education Anthony Garcia has issued a call for parents and students to be vigilant during these rains. Understanding that the education of our students is of paramount importance the Ministry will be making all efforts and working with stakeholders to return all schools to a state of normalcy in the shortest possible time. 

Minister Garcia also stated “At times like these we have to step up and be our brother’s keeper. I understand that parents may be concerned about schools being used as shelters and classes being disrupted but I assure you that we will all work together to compensate for the class time that is lost while being gracious to our fellow countrymen that have been affected.”

The following schools will be closed on Monday 22nd October, 2018: 

SCHOOLS CURRENTLY IN USE AS SHELTERS:
ASJA Girls' College Charlieville
La Horquetta South Government Primary School
La Horquetta North Government Primary School
St. Davids RC Primary School
Munroe Road SDMS Primary School
Madras Government Primary School
Las Lomas Government Primary School
Raghunanan Road Government Primary School

SCHOOLS CLOSED AS A RESULT OF ADVERSE WEATHER:
Durham SDMS Primary School
Blanchissuse Secondary School
La Fillette RC Primary School
Warrenville Presbyterian Primary School 
Warrenville TIA Primary School 
Caroni Presbyterian Primary School 
St. Helena Presbyterian Primary School 
St. Helena SDMS Primary School
Todd’s Road RC Primary School 
Caroni SDMS Primary School 
North Oropuche RC Primary School 
Cunapo St. Francis RC Primary School
Valencia South Government Primary School
North Oropuche Government Primary School 
San Raphael RC Primary School


 

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 Released on 21st October, 2018 

 

For further information please contact the Ministry’s Communications Division at 622-2181.