DPWH opens new
classrooms in Jaro, Leyte
August 7, 2019
JARO, Leyte –
Eighteen (18) new classrooms was recently completed by the
Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Leyte Second district
engineering office in Granja-Kalinawan National High School (GKNHS),
The classrooms amounting
to P34.4 million funded under the DepEd Basic Educational Facilities
Fund are divided into three two-storey units each with six
These will be utilized by
the senior high school students taking up Science, Technology,
Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), Information and Communication
Technology (ICT), Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) and other
strands offered by GKNHS.
“This is part of the
government’s efforts to provide a conducive learning environment for
students, as each year, enrollees continue to rise with the
implementation of K-12 program,” District Engineer Gerald Pacanan
He added that the
engineering office is conducting regular ocular inspections on the
projects to ensure that the program of works, plans and
specifications are strictly followed by contractors.
Nicerato Gonzaga Jr., the
school principal said that with the construction of these school
buildings, students and teachers will have a better interaction
“I am grateful that we are
one of the recipients of the school building projects and for the
fast implementation of DPWH,” he added.
For 2019, the school has a
total of 128 teaching and non-teaching staff and accommodates 3, 271
students from grades 7 to 12.