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Frederick Smith Secondary School closed on Monday

March 11, 2023

Parents and guardians of students of the Frederick Smith Secondary School located at Trents, St James are advised that the school will remain closed for all students on Monday, March 13, 2023.

In a Ministry of Education, Technological and Vocational Training (METVT) release, it was noted that Chief Education Officer, Dr. Ramona Archer-Bradshaw and several senior officials met with the principal and staff of the School on Friday.

During the four hour meeting, teachers were provided with an opportunity to discuss their concerns with the Ministry officials, and several recommendations were made by staff for areas of improvement.

At the end of the meeting, it was agreed there was a need to develop an action plan for the way forward for the school.

The Ministry notes all staff members will be required to report to work and students are required to check their Google Classrooms for work assignments from their teachers.

All field athletes of the School’s Athletic Team are still expected to report to Harrison College at 9:00 a.m. for the BSSAC Field Meet on Monday March 13 as previously advised.

The METVT says regular school should resume on Tuesday, March 14, 2023 and regrets any inconvenience this closure may cause.

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