• Today
    September 24

  • 10:23 AM

Springer Memorial stages successful chain link

BARBADOS NATION,

Added 12 October 2016

chain-link-springer-memorial

Students from Springer Memorial staged a chain link in the environs of their school to mark Barbados’ 50th anniversary of Independence. (Picture by Lennox Devonish)

HUNDREDS OF STUDENTS from Springer Memorial were joined by schools in the community in staging a chain link to mark Barbados’ 50th Anniversary of Independence.

Students from neighbouring Charles F. Broome Memorial, Parkinson Memorial, Erdiston Nursery, The Ann Hill School, Belmont Primary, The St Michael School, St Winfred’s School, Grantley Prescod and St Giles Primary and Nursery linked hands in the event which got underway after 9 a.m.

It was held under the theme Unity in de Community and encircled the Government Hill school, Government House, Pine Hill and Pine North-South Road.

Parents, guardians, old scholars and members of the business community joined the children.

The school made a trident and had a symbolic run, led by the athletes.

Governor General Sir Elliott Belgrave completed the link just before 10 a.m. inside the school’s grounds. (Barbados Nation)

The little ones from St Giles Nursery hold hands in the chain link. 

chain-link-st-giles-nursery

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Belmont Primary School was well represented in the chain link organised by Springer Memorial. 

chain-link-belmont

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Old Scholars from Springer Memorial came out to show their support during the school’s chain link. 

chain-link-springer-2

JOIN THE DISCUSSION

Dos and Donts


Welcome to our discussion forum here on nationnews.com. We encourage lively debate, but we also urge you to take note of the following:

  • Stay on topic – This helps keep the thread focused on the discussion at hand. If you would like to discuss another topic, look for a relevant article.
  • Be respectful – Meeting differences of opinion with civil discussion encourages multiple perspectives and a positive commenting environment.
  • Do not type in capitals – In addition to being considered “shouting” it is also difficult to read.
  • All comments will be moderated – Given the volume of comments each day, this may take some time. So please be patient.
  • We reserve the right to remove comments – Comments that we find to be abusive, spam, libellous, hateful, off-topic or harassing may be removed.
  • Reproduction of comments – Some of your comments may be reproduced on the website or in our daily newspapers. We will use the handle, not your email address.
  • Do not advertise – Please contact our Advertising Department.
  • Contact our Online Editor if you have questions or concerns.
  • Read our full Commenting Policy and Terms of Use.
comments powered by Disqus

POLL

Barbados has introduced e-passports which feature biometric chips embedded in them. Do you think this will increase security and ease travel?

Yes
No
Not sure

FRONT COVER OF TODAY'S NEWSPAPER

CARTOON

INSTAGRAM