Police are investigating a brutal attack on the principal of the Tunapuna (Simbhoonath Capildeo) Hindu Primary School by two men yesterday.
Up to press time, principal Jeewan Ramdhanie was being treated at the Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex in Mount Hope for injuries he sustained in the attack, which happened in full view of all those who were still on the school compound at the time. The T&T Guardian was told the incident left teachers and students highly traumatised.
The principal of the Tunapuna Hindu School is being treated at hospital after being attacked on the school's compound.
Gewan Ramdhanie was attacked by two people who were seeking a recommendation for a student.
According to reports, the individuals were escorted to the principal's office by security. When he emerged from his office, he was reportedly attacked in the presence of some students.
CNC3 understands he sustained some injuries to his head and was taken to hospital for treatment.
Guaico Presbyterian Primary School, Naparima Combined and Shell Invaders Youth Steel Orchestras emerged victorious in their respective categories at the recently-concluded National Junior Panorama competition on Sunday at Carnival City, Queen’s Park Savannah, Port of Spain.
Communications company bmobile has joined forces with NIHERST to host Trinidad and Tobago’s first ever Carnival Science Week; a six-day educational event that explores the relationship between science and Carnival.
The event, which is open to the public, will take place at the NIHERST National Science Centre Headquarters in D’Abadie from February 18 to 23.
Carnival Science Week will showcase the impact of Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) on our country’s most renowned cultural festival, with activities, workshops and seminars for children and adults.
Former Fatima College and Newtown Boys’ RC School student Joshua Chu For has been awarded the 2019 Korean Government Scholarship to pursue an undergraduate degree majoring in Electrical Engineering at Korea University in Seoul, Korea.
A statement from the embassy said Chu For will begin his degree programme in March 2019 with one-year additional study on Korean Language in order to familiarise himself with new student life in Korea.
Students of Santa Flora Government Primary school had to be evacuated from their temporary quarters at Beach Camp on Tuesday after an electrical panel box began sparking inside the school.
A total of 242 pupils, 15 teachers, three cleaners and a security guard had to flee Beach Camp facilities in Palo Seco, because of the fire.
The school had been shut down because of deplorable conditions and the entire school had been relocated to Beach Camp in 2015.
Four months after the Rio Claro ASJA Primary was shut down because of a bat infestation, remedial work has finally started on the dilapidated school.
In an interview, PTA president Veda Maharaj, who led a protest last week, said she was happy to see contractors on site doing repairs to the roof.
Since October, pupils have been attending classes at the Rio Claro Presbyterian School and the Rio Claro Masjid.
Three days a bush fire forced the evacuation of 900 plus pupils at the Princes Town No1 and No 2 Presbyterian Primary Schools, classes had to be dismissed early again on Monday.
President of the PTA Nola Ramjohn-Karim said the fire damaged the school's water lines and a hydroponic system which was set up inside the school compound. Ironically, it started behind the school, around 11 am on Thursday, shortly after the T&T Fire Services completed a drill at the school, Ramjohn-Karim added.