23 Jan 2006

Hundreds of Saipan school pupils forced to have lessons in cafeteria

7:40 am on 23 January 2006

The acting principal at Kagman High School in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands says hundreds of students are still having their classes in the library and cafeteria after a fire last May.

Maria Pangelinan told the Marians Vareity newspaper that the damaged science lab needs to be repaired to reduce overcrowding.

Kagman High School on Saipan has 8-hundred and 40 students, including those on Rota who are in the distance learning education programme.