HONIARA High School is being boosted with the donation of 100 plastic chairs thanks to the Councilor for Mataniko ward 7, Cr. Clement Terewauri, Wednesday.
The donation comes as the school commences its 2022 academic year.
The school was a victim of last November’s looting and rioting that left millions of dollars in damages and loss to properties and businesses.
During the illegal protest which turned nasty and violent, the school was the first victim when part of its classroom was razed to the ground by angry looters that passed through the Chinatown area.
As a result innocent students and staff were affected with classes called off early.
Yesterday the school was given a timely support to get the students rolling in their academic year.
School Principal Allan Ketei along with some of his staff members and students were at hand to receive the chairs which will be used by the students and staff.
In a statement the school said; “today the school is very delighted to receive another donation of 100 chairs towards our school from Councilor for Mataniko ward 7, Cr. Clement Terewauri.”
Speaking on behalf of the school Mr Ketei said that this donation is a timely support.
“This will help to accommodate students as we begin our academic year.”
He further acknowledged the heart and hard work of Cr Clement.
“The school will always remember your support and will always support. Once again thank you counselor Terewauri.”
Since the burning incident, the school has also received support from the Member of Parliament (MP) for Central Honiara.
In April Alfred Efona has assisted the school with building materials worth SBD$41,000.00 which came from tax-payers money.
The building materials supplied, covered louver frames, louver glass, steel rods, roofing iron, concrete nails, paint brush, PVC pipes, galvanised pipes, hand basins, numerous sheets of plywood, numerous bags of cement, dux elbows, paint rollers, tins of off white paint and other plumbing materials, to the school, from a request submitted by the principal and staff, to the Administration Staff of Central Honiara Constituency.
These materials were to help rebuild what was left of the school after the riot.
The school also thanked the MP for his timely assistance and was overwhelmed and moved by the constituency’s immediate quick response to help. Honiara High School is currently the highest and largest secondary high school in terms of the numbers of youths and students, admitted to the school, from all over the provinces.
It is operated by Honiara City Council (HCC) education authority.