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Lodge Village in the Hall of Fame

Lodge Village in the Hall of Fame

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The Lodge Village Government School has established as itself the school to be reckoned with in the Primary School Leaving Examination. They set a standard in that test, but with that exam having been eliminated owing to the introduction of universal secondary education, the focus seems to have shifted to the Common Entrance Exam.{{more}}

This year, Raheen Hall, an 11-year-old placed third for Boys and seventh overall. He inevitably topped his school’s list and was one of three persons to score the top grade nationally in Math. His 97% in that subject was exceptional. He wants to be a Scientist. His advice to students is “study hard and keep on the right track.” He thanked his teachers and singled out his mother Mobeth James, a teacher at the Lodge Village Government School for praise. His father is Alexis James. In typical Caribbean fashion, Raheem is a cricket fan and his favourite cricketer is Sir Garfield Sobers.

“He was the best batsman before Lara came in,” Raheem said.

Raheem brought a measure of pride to the Lodge Village School, and everyone there is happy. Principal Sylnette Jack acknowledged that “We have a reading programme. That has paid off.” Jack was very happy with her school’s achievement and pointed out: “Students and teachers have worked hard.”

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