Nkwanta South SHS students ‘refuse’ to report after Christmas holidays

Nkwanta South SHS students ‘refuse’ to report after Christmas holidays

- Reports indicate that students of Nkwanta South SHS have not reported to school despite calls for them to return from Christmas holidays by January 5, 2020

- According to the school's management, only a small section of the students are back

- Teachers have returned and teaching is in session for the small group of students as the bulk is being waited upon

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Students at the Nkwanta South SHS have reportedly not paid heed to calls to return to school after the Christmas vacation.

According to Adomonline.com, management of the Nkwanta South Senior High School has recently appealed to parents to allow their wards to return to school.

“As you can see, teachers are here but most students have still not reported,” assistant Headmaster, Joseph Mahama, Iddrisu said in an interview.

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The Ghana Education Service (GES) announced had that all Senior High Schools (SHS), especially, final year students across the country, were to resume academic activities on January 5.

Head of the Service’s PR Unit, Cassandra Twum Ampofo, had signed a release explaining that the call for the students to return earlier than the agreed date before the vacations is a positive move.

According to Cassandra, the students, especially those in their final year need to adequately prepare for their upcoming WASSCE exams.

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In her own words, this is to “enable the final year students to have ample time to prepare for the 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE).”

She added that, “Form 1 and Green Track, as well as Form 1 Gold Track students were also to re-open on January 5 to complete their first semester.”

Reports indicate that teaching and learning activities have begun for the small fraction of students who have returned.

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This does not sit well with the school administration as they still want the full mast of the student body present since their action will delay the school in the long run.

In other news, a headteacher has warmed hearts after opening a barbershop, in his school where he personally cuts hair for students so as to have more bonding time with his students.

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Source: Yen Ghana

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