storey-six classroom school building inaugurated
By LEVIRESA GETIGAN-BARNIZO
September 28, 2016
OQUENDO, Calbayog City
– A three storey-six classroom school building at Oquendo National
High School (ONHS), Oquendo Poblacion, Calbayog City, is inaugurated
Monday, September 26, 2016.
Blessing and turn-over of
this project is graced by various agencies involved in the
implementation including the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH)
- Samar First District Engineering Office (SFDEO), Department of
Education (DepEd), Local Government Unit, ONHS faculty, and the senior
high school students – beneficiaries of the project.
Construction of the project
kicked-off October 21, 2015. It is under contract with B. Vicencio
Construction in the amount of P9,830,814.95.
“I challenge the ONHS
faculty and students to take good care of the building; to maintain
and improve the structure, for the betterment of the facility and not
to destroy it,” said Dr. Raul D. Agban, Officer-in-Charge, Schools
Division Superintendent, DepEd. “This building is for us, for the use
of our senior high school students for a better learning. Let us
maintain its beauty,” Agban added.
Mr. Milaner R. Oyo-a,
Principal I, ONHS, humbly accepted Agban’s challenge.“With the help of
my teaching and non-teaching staff, I promise to deliver quality
education to our students,” he said.
Engr. Carlos G. Ranola,
Chief of Construction Section, DPWH SFDEO, officiated the turn-over of
the symbolic key.
Classrooms are utilized by
some 166 senior high students. Prior to the completion of the project,
classes are being held under the mango trees of ONHS.