P5.4M School Supplies and Equipment Turned Over to DepEd
The local government of San Carlos City turned over school supplies and equipment worth P5,389,068.00 to the Department of Education (DepEd) this morning, September 3 at Greenville Elementary School.
Breakdown include: 2,000 bags of school supplies for kindergarten worth P254,000 funded by the Office of the Sangguniang Panlungsod while the 182 units of printers amounting to P1,455,818.00; more or less 9,990 pieces of reading materials at P3 Million and 65 units of grass cutters amounting to P679,250.00 are budgeted under the Special Education Fund (SEF) of the city government.
San Carlos City Mayor Renato Y. Gustilo and Vice Mayor Christopher Paul S. Carmona handed the said equipment to Schools Division Superintendent Anthony H. Liobet, CESO VI.
Liobet said printers and grass cutters will be used in preparing for the opening of classes on September 30 making the teachers’ works easier especially that face-to-face classes is still prohibited.
He added the school supplies which will be given to kindergarteners will also help parents save their budget intended for the school opening as well as provide convenience to school children.
“We are fortunate in San Carlos because we have a very strong, supportive and dedicated local leaders wherein whatever we propose, they eventually approve,” Liobet added.
Moreover, he said the office of Congressman Gerardo P. Valmayor Jr. of the 1st District of Negros Occidental has also been providing resources to DepEd for the construction of buildings and other facilities.
Liobet also reminded students to be patient, studious and driven in their studies and not to depend on other people especially in answering modules but should seek help from capable adults and older siblings including their teachers if they encounter problems.