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Character Day draws many

TRE GREAVES, [email protected]

Character Day draws many

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Parents of students at Milton Lynch Primary are being applauded for their participation in the school’s Character Day activities on Wednesday.

Teacher and organiser of the day’s events Voghn-Everett Tatem said the turnout of about 25 parents was surprising, considering the poor attendance at most Parent-Teacher Association (PTA) meetings.

“All students received letters from the school about this event. I didn’t expect 300 parents to come, but to be honest, there are more parents in there than you would see at a PTA meeting. But I would still encourage more parents to come out to the PTA meetings, because they [meetings] are trying to help the situation,” he said.

Character Day is a global event which consists of screening films that draw parallels between science and character building. The participants are then asked to do a self-analysis, discuss who they are, who they would like to be and learn how to develop those character strengths shown. (TG)

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