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2019/2020 1ST TERM NEWSLETTER

EDO COLLEGE, BENIN CITY.

1ST TERM NEWSLETTER

5TH DECEMBER, 2019.

 

TO ALL PARENTS/GUARDIANS

Compliment of the Season! Management wishes to convey our heartfelt appreciation to;

God Almighty for His guidance and protection to all teachers, students and other personnel of the college, for the successful completion of all activities lined up for the First term 2019/2020 academic session and all Parents cum Guardians and other stakeholders, for their undeniable support rendered during this first term 2019/2020 academic session.

 

Management also wish to inform all Parents that, the sum of N2,000.00 (Two Thousand Naira) approved by the Edo State Government for infrastructural development should be paid to:

Account Name:    Edo College School Based Management Committee

Account Number:    2034925748

Bank Name:        First Bank Plc.

    Please, take note that no cash payment is allowed. All Bank tellers must be submitted in exchange for receipt from the school.

 

ACTIVITIES OF THE TERM:

 

EXAMINATION

Terminal Examination:

End of term examination for 1st term commenced Friday 29th November, 2019 for all students and ended on Thursday 5th December, 2019.

 

SENIOR SCHOOL CERTIFICATE EXAMINATION

Enrolment for the Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) commenced in October, 2019 and is still ongoing. All students of SS 3 should endeavour to enroll early to forestall rush and exclusion from the list of registered students.

 

Release of Results:

Students should access their results through the examination portal www.edocollegebenin.com. With their customized pin and registration number, results can be accessed online beginning from 20th day of December, 2019.

 

Award of Scholarship:

Engineer Aghedo Scholarship for the Best Performing Students in 2018/2019 session, was awarded to four deserving students of the school.

Overall best student in SS1 promoted to SS 2 - N250,000.00 (Two Hundred and Fifty Thousand Naira) 2018/2019. This award extends for the same student from SS 2 to SS 3.

 

Overall best student in Mathematics in SS 2 promoted to  SS 3  for 2018/2019 academic session – N250,000.00 (Two Hundred and Fifty Thousand Naira).

These awards were officially presented to the various recipients on the 22nd day of November, 2019.

 

NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR CULTURAL ORIENTATION

During the cultural orientation and sensitization programme organized by NICO in collaboration with Hon. Engr. Ogbeide Ihama, Edo College students clinched the first positions in various categories stated as follows:

 

  1. 1st position            -    Debate (Senior category)
  2. 1st position             -    Debate (Junior category)
  3. 1st position            -    Poetic rendition (Senior category)
  4. 1st position            -    Poetic rendition (Junior category)
  5. Best behaved school         -    (Senior category)
  6. Best behaved school         -    (Junior category)

 

 

 

SEA-HUB

Edo College successfully inaugurated and participated in the SEA-HUB National Competition and Exhibition held on the 7th day of November, 2019 at Abuja, where the school was represented by the college Principal, two (2) Staff Advisers and three (3) students. Finished products displayed during the competition included, Liquid Soap, Brooms, Perfumes, Shoe polish and Air freshner.

 

RE: WORLD WATER DAY (Essay Competition)

An essay competition was held during the World Water Day 2019 Celebrations with the theme: “World Water Day: Leaving no one Behind,” hosted by the Benin-Owena River Basin Development Authority. Edo College emerged as the winning entry. The entry was put in by Master Omoruyi Courage. He won the sum of N100,000.00 (One Hundred Thousand Naira).

 

SPORTS:

Students participated in a friendly football match against Baptist High School on the 8th day of November, 2019. The score line was 3 : 2 in favour of Baptist High School.

 

RESUMPTION FOR 2ND TERM 2019/2020 ACADEMIC SESSION

All students of Edo College, JSS 1 – SS 3 are to resume on the 12th day of January, 2020.

 

BOARDING FEE:

The school boarding fees remains N40,000.00 (Forty Thousand Naira) paid by Bank draft, obtainable from any bank and payable to the Principal, Edo College, Benin City. The Name of the student, Class and Hostel name should be written boldly at the back of the draft. All drafts should be receipted for at the Bursar’s office.

 

MATERIAL NEEDS FOR STUDENTS/HOSTEL USE:

Parents should endeavour to provide the following under listed items which students are required to submit on the day of resumption:

  1. One litre original Germicide             -        JSS 1 – SS 3
  2. Two Aluminium plates                 -         JSS 1 – SS 3
  3. One long note book                -        JSS 1 – SS 3
  4. One packet of Marker                -        JSS 1 – SS 3
  5. One litre Water bottle                -        JSS 1 – SS 3    
  6. One packet of Omo (500g)            -        JSS 1 – SS 3

 

REMINDER:

  • Bullying and assault on fellow students will be severely punished.
  • Deliberate damage to school property attracts sanctions and replacement.
  • On no account should any student be found in possession of cash. All pocket money should be lodged and registered with the House masters and House mistresses.
  • Theft of other students’ property will incur strict disciplinary measures.
  • Parents should ensure that their children/ward have the prescribed uniforms.
  • Parents should endeavour to replace worn out beddings (bed spreads, pillow cases, pillows, uniforms and shoes, etc.)

 

Prohibited items:        

  • Prohibited items such as Electric charger, Pressing iron, and Phones remain banned. Offenders will be punished by seizure, suspension and /or payment for damaged electrical fittings.
  • Slim fitted shirts and trousers are prohibited.
  • Coloured wears are banned.
  • Wrist watches that read only time are allowed.

Please, note that seized items will never be returned.

Wishing you a merry Christmas and a prosperous New year!

 

 

Idehen Izekor (Mrs.)

Vice Principal, Administration.