All Saints Secondary kicks off 60th anniversary celebration at church service; week of activities to follow

The All Saints Secondary School is celebrating its 60th  anniversary
with a number of activities slated for this week. 

The school has been planning for a year in order to make this
occasion memorable, according to Joshuanette Francis, who teaches

The activities commenced on Sunday, September 17, with a church
service that was held on the school’s compound.
Among those delivering messages of congratulation was past
student and former teacher MP Jamale Pringle, the leader of the

“… As children, after our parents, school played the biggest role in
determining who and what we would become – not just in terms of
profession or occupation, but in character,” Pringle reminded his

“Therefore, when we are able to walk tall and hold our heads up as
contributing members of our society, we must not neglect to thank
our school, its teachers, administrators and staff.

“Our school has been a good citizen in this community and to this
Nation … playing its part in the education sector, the sports sector,
the business sector, and serving as the unifying factor among
thousands of us from this side of the country,” a proud Pringle

Meanwhile, Monday, September 18, will be an extraordinary career
day; and, on Tuesday, past principals will be at the institution
speaking with current students

A health fair and talent show will also form part of the school’s
activities as it celebrates 60 years of moulding young minds.
Francis says that several teachers have been working overtime to
make sure the activities come off without a hitch – including the
career day, which will highlight Technical and Vocational Education
and Training (TVET).

On another note, the school had begun a project, in 2022, to paint
the entire compound before the anniversary date. Unfortunately,
this has not been realized, as there are still two classroom blocks
that have not been touched.

This can be blamed on financial constraints, Francis notes, even as
she acknowledges assistance from alumni. But the painting should
be completed by the end of the year, she says.

She is therefore soliciting the help of the public in order to get it