Rev. Fr. Cleophas Mugabe, the chaplain of Immaculate Heart Girls’ School Nyakibale, emphasized the importance of prioritizing the provision of essential resources for children’s growth within marriages. Speaking at Nyakibale Lower Primary School in the Southern Division of Rukungiri Municipality yesterday, he urged parents, pupils, and well-wishers to cooperate to ensure children attend school regularly. He highlighted the detrimental effects of domestic violence, such as poverty, inability to pay school fees, and the emergence of negative behaviors like alcoholism and adultery.
Henry Byarugaba, the school’s head teacher, announced that out of the 100 candidates who sat for the Primary Leaving Examination (PLE) in 2023, 11 achieved division one, 80 attained division two, 6 received division three, 2 obtained division four, and only 1 scored division U. He praised the former students for their significant contributions to the excellent performance in the 2023 PLE, citing their support in construction, providing candidates with tests, and creating a conducive environment for success.
The alumni, represented by Mr. Peterson Kaziire, the chairperson of the Rukungiri chapter, expressed satisfaction in witnessing the school’s progress and pledged continued efforts to support its development.
Sister Boneconcillah, responsible for the deaf unit at the school, celebrated the unit’s improved performance in the 2023 PLE, noting that they achieved a candidate in division 2 for the first time.
Denis Ngabirano, the Chairperson of the Southern Division, commended the authorities of Nyakibale Lower Primary School for their achievements but urged them to strive for further improvements. He reminisced about the school’s past status as a model institution in the area, urging school authorities to take necessary steps to restore its former glory.
Alfred Katabazi Mutuuza, the Municipal Education Officer of Rukungiri, commended the staff of Nyakibale Lower Primary School for their performance but challenged them to aim for even higher standards. He warned of penalties for teachers who fail to fulfill their responsibilities.