Girls urged to remain focussed on education
18 June 2012, 08:37
Mahiga Girls Secondary School Board of Governor chairman Wahome Gikonyo
has advised students to remain disciplined, determined and focused all
The chairman while addressing students during the prize
giving day of the school in Othaya said despite the school being the
best in last year’s KCSE exams in the area, the students must be
determined and put more effort in order to remain at the top.
while acknowledging to all stakeholders who helped the students to
excel, he advised the students to continue producing extraordinary
“Ordinary students in an ordinary environment can produce
extra ordinary results. We can turn around this school and make it
shinning and living example. Let us make a vow that impossible is not a
vocabulary in our school,” he said.
In last year’s KCSE results, the
school produced 4 As, 38 A-, 56 B+, 45 B, 26 B-, 18 C+ and 2 C which
made a mean score of B plain.
During the function, 42 students went home with a lap tops and printers.
The chief guest during the occasion was the founder of Lend Me Your Ears John Kageche. The
principal of the school Mary Wang’ombe advised students against
sneaking mobile phones in the school saying it is a very serious and
sensitive offence which could lead to cancellation of exam results.
must counsel and monitor the student’s way of dressing. Nobody should
tamper with the school uniform by slimming the skirts,” she added.
school was started in 1976 under AIPCA church sponsorship and it stands
on a 23 acre land, most of which are under utilization.
The school started as a harambee mixed school with a single stream.
In 1980, it grew to a double stream with girls only. In 1988, one stream was aided by the Government and another harambee stream was started.
In year 2006, the fourth stream was started and the school became a provincial school the same year.
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