LIMAY, Bataan – Starting this June, students from various public schools here will no longer carry heavy bags to school.
Limay Mayor Ver Roque in a recent interview with newsmen confirmed they will purchase computer tablets for the more than 5,000 public school students.
“This summer vacation, our teachers here will be trained for this new module in learning to be implemented in our three major schools here this coming school year 2016-2017,” Mayor Roque told newsmen.
Aside from computer tablets, most classrooms in Limay High School, Lamao High School and St. Francis High School will be installed with projectors with interconnected modules and programs installed in every student’s tablet.
Initially, 1,449 Grade 5 students; 1,223 Grade 6 students; 748 Grade 10 students; and, 750 Grade 9 students of Limay High School will be given computer tablets.
On the other hand, 682 students of Lamao High School and 210 from St. Francis High School Grade 9 students will also receive computer tablets from the municipal government.
Meanwhile, Mayor Roque also said that all 12 villages or barangays of this town will be Wi-Fi ready when the PLDT’s fiber optic installation is finished.
Aside from modern gadgets in learning, Roque added that students identified as slow learners here are scheduled for school remediation program this summer vacation. The training will be conducted by retired teachers to help these students cope with their lessons for them to be ready in the coming school year this June.
Public schools here are also equipped with clean comfort rooms and all the students are taught the importance of proper hygiene in their early years.