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Schools reopen, pupils happy

MOSES MAKWAYA, NKOMBO KACHEMBA Lusaka, Kitwe

MAJORITY pupils reported to class following the reopening of schools yesterday after about six weeks of a COVID-enforced closure.
While there was a lukewarm response in Lusaka, the Copperbelt and other provinces recorded high numbers of pupils returning to school.
Pupils in most schools in Kitwe reported for lessons for continuation of the second term, which was abruptly ended on June 17 because of an escalation in COVID-19 cases. A check by the Daily Mail at Parklands, Kitwe Boys and Hellen Kaunda secondary schools revealed that the pupils were happy to resume lessons.  At Parklands Secondary School, head teacher Prudence Chiwele said in an interview that the response from the pupils was overwhelming. Ms Chiwele said she was delighted to see even Grade 8 and 10 pupils reporting for school, eager to learn. “So this morning, we even had Grade 8s and Grade 10s reporting for school, but we had to CLICK TO READ MORE




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