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Thwaites tours Lannamans

Published:Monday | February 16, 2015 | 6:17 PM

Jovan Johnson, Gleaner Writer

KINGSTON, Jamaica: Education minister, Ronald Thwaites says the Government will be assisting the Lannaman's preparatory school with books and other resources to recover from a fire that destroyed a section of the school on Saturday.

The fire destroyed the kindergarten section of the St. Andrew-based school, leaving almost 70 students without classrooms. 

The affected students are to be housed at the prep school section of Lannaman's. 

During a tour of the institution this morning, Mr. Thwaites commended the administration for its resilience.

 

Meanwhile, Mr. Thwaites is describing as an extreme tragedy, Friday's fight between two boys of Holmwood Technical in Manchester which left one dead. 

 

Education Minister Ronald Thwaites

The Manchester police and the parents of the both boys this morning met with the Holmwood administration.