Mr. Eduardo G. Corro, School Principal of the Libertad National High School here delivered their State of the School Address (SOSA) held Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2011 in the presence of various stakeholders and media personalities.
In his report, Corro emphasized that in year 2010, the school experienced shortage of classrooms, yet thru linkages with the local government units, non-government organizations, and private individuals’ assistance, the said school was able to pursue its goals in teaching students despite the problem.
It was learned that other than the shortage of classrooms, other concerns were already reported to the Department of Education (DepEd) Caraga Regional Office such as the need of one school nurse, one guidance councilor, one librarian, utility workers, and 2 security guards, though until press time, the school is still waiting for DepEd’s response.
Corro also bared that the school’s faculty members are attending seminars, conferences, trainings and even granted scholarship for their personal growth and development, so they could also perform better in teaching the students.
“I am always happy working with my co-teachers. I laud their efforts and for its satisfactory performance that is manifested by the students who excel in the school’s programs and competitions,” Corro said.
Corro stressed that that their school is continuously providing quality education to school children of Brgy. Libertad since their main goals is to give proper and quality-based education. “We are expecting a 3% increase of population in students in school year 2011-2012 especially that the school has now the evening class program,” Corro added.
Meanwhile, the school principal and his faculty members are asking assistance from the local officials and private individuals for the possible elevation of the swampy grounds of the school campus since it is also prone to flooding when there are heavy rains that would also result to suspension of classes.
Some barangay officials who were present during the SOSA assured that they will give their full support to the school and will address the school’s needs one at a time considering that the barangay officials also has its main concern in the community, of which the said school is also part of it.
Also, Corro emphasized that their school has been chosen to be the billeting quarter for the National Schools Press Conference (NSPC) set on April 2011 that will be participated by almost 300 students in every region.
“We do not know yet as to how many participants we can accommodate considering that the school still needs some construction materials to finish the covered court where the NSPC is to be conducted… We really need assistance from different sectors so that this upcoming activity will be successful,” Corro said.
The school principal and its faculty members of Libertad National High School really appeals to the city government and all concerned to give their full support and assistance.