The newly constructed Newtown Primary School will be officially commissioned on Monday, September 26, 2016.
According to a release, Chinese Ambassador to Dominica His Excellency Li Jiangning will hand the school over to the Government of Dominica with a symbolic gesture.
The school was funded through a six million dollar grant from the People’s Republic of China.
Among the new school features are fourteen classrooms, a library, science laboratory, art laboratory, kitchen and a sickbay. There is also full Wi-Fi access and a fully equipped computer room as well as personal computers for each teacher.
The school grounds were upgraded with a hard court and parking lot. The schoolyard is also fenced and a new roadway was constructed.
The new three-storey high school also includes an elevator to provide access for physically challenged students.
Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit and Education Minister Petter Saint-Jean will address the ceremony.
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