NAVAL, Biliran-The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) -Biliran District Engineering Office (DEO) participated the ‘Brigada Eskwela’ of the Department of Education (DepEd) from May 20 to 25, 2019 with the theme “Matatag na Bayan para sa Maunlad na Paaralan.”
Believing that the community cannot stand without the school, and likewise the school without the community, DPWH-Biliran DEO under District Engineer (DE) David P. Adongay Jr. contributed their time, efforts and resources to help prepare the school for the opening of classes Monday (June 3).
The Maintenance Section headed by Engr. Glenda G. Dagalea, Chief Maintenance Engineer, said that Biliran DEO has given assistance to some schools in towns of Naval, Almeria, Kawayan, Caibiran, Cabucgayan, and Biliran during the Brigada Eskwela.
“Among the assistance given were cleaning of school grounds by cutting grasses, repainting of concrete benches, and repainting of pedestrian lanes,” said Dagalea.
Dagalea added that Biliran DEO through DE Adongay has also donated empty containers of asphalt sealant that can be used as trashcans and bags of cement to be used in constructing/ repairing some structures of the school.
“This kind of activity wouldn’t be possible without the help also of our dedicated school personnel, cooperative parents, accountable community and innovative learners,” said Dagalea.
The Brigada Eskwela is the National Schools Maintenance Week that aims to prepare the school one week before its formal opening of classes.
The following schools served by DPWH-Biliran DEO were Naval Central School, Catmon Elementary School, Lucsoon Elementary School, Calumpang Elementary School, Agpangi Elementary School, Naval Night High School, Naval School of Fisheries, Naval National High School, Biliran Province State University (main campus), Jamorawon Elementary School, Masagongsong Elementary School, Information and Communication Technology High School for the Eastern Biliran, Talibong Elementary School and Biliran Province State University (Biliran Campus).(PR)