school in Leyte gets new classrooms
DPWH 2nd LED
June 11, 2019
JULITA, Leyte – The
Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Leyte field office
here has recently completed the construction of a three-storey
six-classroom school building at Julita Senior High School in Julita,
According to Erlinda Daya,
school head, the new facility will be used as regular classrooms
while the old vacated buildings will be utilized as laboratories and
office for teachers. The school has a total of 308 enrollees for
The high-rise building is
worth P15 million funded under the Basic Educational Facilities Fund
(BEFF) of 2018. BEFF is an annual budget for school building
program, which covers the improvement and maintenance of school
facilities in the country.
“This building is provided
with standard toilet and sanitary facilities, storage rooms and
proper ventilation, each classroom installed with two oscillating
ceiling fans. It is also equipped with fire alarm system and fire
extinguisher,” said Gerald Pacanan, DPWH Leyte 2 district engineer.
He added that with the
addition of junior and senior high, the number of students in high
school has increased prompting the government to allocate more funds
for school facilities.
“This is in support to the
government’s strengthened education program. We, at the DPWH and in
coordination with the Department of Education commit to provide more
conducive learning facilities for students,” he ended.
For 2018 BEFF, the
district is tasked to implement 25 school building projects worth