The North Union Secondary School today, 8th January, 2019, celebrates its’ 40th anniversary under the theme, “40 years of existence generations of excellence”.
The school, which now has a population of 400 students, commenced the celebrations with a church service at the Streams of Power Church and continued with the unveiling of a banner and a tree planting ceremony this morning, Tuesday 8th, January, 2019.
Teacher at the school and chairperson of the 40th anniversary committee, Rosemarie Ryan-King, disclosed the school’s plans to commemorate this milestone; these include: a forty leg relay on January 18th, with each leg being represented by a student from each year, the renaming of the houses to current and past principals (Henry, Morris, Williams and DaSantos), a t-shirt day on February 1st (both past and present students), a panel discussion on March 13th, a fundraising activity on April 5th, and role reversal on April 22nd. A mentorship programme for males will also be launched on April 22nd, with a Village Day on July 4th, among other activities.
Meantime, Principal of the North Union Secondary School, St. Clair DaSantos, expressed his elation and pride on the school’s accomplishment. Noting that over the years the school has been known for its’ public speaking achievements among other positive attributes.