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28 March 2012
Primary School Athletics 2012
This year's event was held on Francis Plain on Wednesday 28 March
St Helena Island Primary Schools Athletics 2012 on Francis Plain

Terri Clingham

The Primary School Athletics' day was officially opened by the new Director of Education Mr Colin Moore. 

In a short speech, he welcomed everybody to the event and wished all schools the best of luck. Under starters orders from Mr Christen Yon the day’s first events began. 

This year’s Primary School Athletics Day was organised by Pilling.  Responsibility for organisation of the event is rotated around the 3 primary schools.  Miss Elaine Benjamin Pilling Primary’s Head Teacher said, “I’m happy with how the day has progressed so far.” Father Dale Bowers who is also a parent “admired the effort of the parents and volunteers Pilling School had gathered to help run the event.”

Parents and interested members of the public gathered on the terraces watching the athletes. Taking home the cup 4 years running was Harford Primary, 2nd was St Pauls and 3rd Pilling Primary.

Editors Note: A full report from this event can be read in The Sentinel newspaper of 29 March 2012.

 


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