Over 70 kids graduate at AIC Modern School
By: Elia Joseph Loful
African In-Land Church Primary and Nursery School last Saturday graduated 77 children to top classes.This marked the sixth batch of the children to be graduated to the top class at the school. Speaking at the occasion, Taban Luka Guya, Chairperson of Parents Teachers Association (PTA) called on the parents to educate their children within instead of sending them abroad.“It is important to declare as a parent in front of you that there is now no need for us to send our kids to Uganda, to Nairobi for school,” Luka said.
“A.I.C Modern and other schools in the country are better than other schools in Uganda,” he said.
He challenged the parents not waste their resources saying the standard of education offered by other schools within the country was equal to the ones abroad.
“So please don’t waste your dollars, you pour your dollars here because the standard of education is the same,” he emphasized.
He told parents to be thankful to God whenever there was a new education progress in the lives of their children.
“If someone always is progressing from one level to another, we always be thankful to God because these are important steps in someone’s life,” Luka said.
Luka appealed to parents to invest in the education of young people in order to realize change in the country adding that they were the future leaders.
“Good leaders will come from these pupils, so let us invest in them as parents. Don’t waste your money on unnecessary things but you save money to help these children,” he said.
He referred to earlier days that there were no schools in their residential areas saying children used to go very far seeking for schools.
He praised the school administration for establishing the school to help children learn nearby. The area Chief Paul Luajo said they as the community leaders were ready to discipline notorious children who refuse to go to school. “We as parents, the responsibility of these children is in our hands.
“Many children in our area here in Hai Tarawa are spoiled; if your child is disobeying you, leaf him to us, it is our responsibility as chiefs to discipline them,” he said.
Moses Lubajo, the head teacher of the school advised parents not to transfer their children due to failure in paying school fees.