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Education is Light
9th Feb 2018
Alfred

Hello  everyone,

‘My name is Alfred,I have now joined secondary school last year as a form 1 and  now am in form 2. The name of my school is called Miathene Boys High School located in the highlands of Kenya in the Mount Kenya region.

My schools has student population of 1,100 students and are all boarders. Our school has a total of 6 dormitories i.e some are small while others are large dormitories. For the smaller dormitories it accommodates 200 kids per dormitory while for the bigger dormitory it accommodates upto 300 students.

The total number of subjects which I do are 11 subjects i.e Mathematiscs,Physics,Biology,Chemistry,English,Kiswahili,Christian Religion Education(CRE),Geography,History,Business Education and Agriculture, However in the 2nd term I’ll be required to drop 2 subjects thereafter remain with 9 subjects. My favorite subjects are Mathematics, Physics and Biology.

Am happy to tell you that I’ve been doing well in my end of term exams like in the previous term I was ranked as position 6 out of 55 students in my class.Also am happy to tell you that am still doing very well in Mathematics and in addition to it I di very well in Physics i.e in the previous term I scored 77 percent  in Mathematics while in Physics I had 80 percent.Am proud of my teachers who have been very good to me and especially in their teachings.

The school day begins at 4.50 am when I wake up,here below is the summary of our school time table;-

6.00 am-6.30am…………..breakfast i.e coffee with bread.

6.30am-7.10am………….school cleaning.

7.10am-7.50am………….morning assembly.

8.00am-9.10am…………1st session of morning classes.

9.10am-9.20am………..short break.

9.20 am—10.40am……….2nd session of morning classes.

10.40am-11.10am……….morning long break.

11.10am-1.10pm………..3rd session of the morning classes.

1.10pm-1.40pm………..lunch.

1.40pm-4.30pm……….afternoon classes.

4.30 pm-5,30pm……….games.

5.30pm-6.00pm………evening break.

6.00pm-7.00pm…….supper.

7.00pm-8.00pm…….night break.

8.00pm-10.00pm…..night private classes.

10.00 pm………..sleep time.

In terms of school menu here below is the menu;-

Monday………lunch……….’githeri’ i.e a mixer of cooked beans with corn. Maize

                       Supper……….’ugali’ i.e cooked corn flour with cabbage mixed with beef.

Tuesday…… lunch……….’githeri’ i.e a mixer of cooked beans with corn. Maize

                       Supper……….’ugali’ i.e cooked corn flour with cabbage mixed with beef.

Wednesday……….lunch………….rice with cabbage.

                                Supper……’githeri’.

Thursday……………lunch……’githeri’.Supper…….’githeri’

Friday, Saturday and Sunday……. lunch……….’githeri’ i.e a mixer of cooked beans with corn. Maize

                       Supper……….’ugali’ i.e cooked corn flour with cabbage mixed with beef.

During  weekends  i.e on Saturday we do school cleaning, personal clothes cleaning while on Sunday I go to church.

My favorite games and sports  are football, badminton and swimming

Finally I’d like to send my many thanks to my sponsors for the continued support towards my education and may God bless them,

from your loving kid,

Alfred.



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9th Feb 2018  Alfred standing outside his school gate.
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9th Feb 2018  Alfred inside his school compound.
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Alfred at his school football ground.


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