Leyte school building before class opening
DPWH 2nd LED
May 31, 2019
BARUGO, Leyte – In
anticipation with the incoming school year 2019-2020, the Department
of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Leyte Second District
Engineering Office completed a two-storey school building in Barugo,
Evangeline Mercado, the
school principal of Barugo National High School said that this
educational infrastructure project will be used as Science
laboratory and computer rooms. The school will accommodate a total
of 1,245 students from grades 7 to 12.
This P9.6 million worth of
school building project is in convergence with the Department of
Education (DepEd) funded under the Basic Education Facilities Fund (BEFF).
District Engineer Gerald
Pacanan guaranteed that the district engineering office complies
with the National Structural Code of the Philippines, and conforms
with the quality standards for school infrastructure to be resilient
to strong typhoons, major earthquakes and other calamities.
“The completion of this
project is just in time to benefit the students enrolled for this
coming school year, and the office made sure that they find safety
while learning in their second home,” added Pacanan.
Overall, the department is
tasked to implement 25 school building projects in Leyte II worth