Two of the top high schools in the Western region are on the spot following a accusations that they were mistreating students. Kakamega High School is accused of locking a number of learners outside the gate on Tuesday evening after allegedly reporting late. The students were forced to spend the night in the cold with one rushed to hospital after being struck with asthma.
Kakamega Governor, Wycliffe Oparanya, has pleaded with Headteachers to reevaluate demands issued to parents over the damages in schools caused by students during the recent spike on unrests. The Kakamega Governor requested Kakamega High School Principal to consider the situation of parents who have been asked to pay Ksh21 million following the incident that was witnessed at the school.
The problem of students setting down their school dormitories on fire has become a great threat to the ministry of education. Records indicate that atleast two schools are burnt in every week. Among the schools that have suffered this are the following: 1. Kakamega High School Kakamega High School is a national secondary school located in Western, Kakamega county.
Congestion crisis has hard hit a myriad number of secondary schools dotted across the country ahead of the anxiously awaited August 2nd Form ones reporting. With the Ministry of Education maintaining a 100 percent secondary school transition for the 2020 KCPE candidates, a substantial number of Kenyan secondary school will see a decline in the number of form ones admission due to lack of adequate infrastructure to meet the Ministry of Health Covid 19 regulations and protocols, especially social distancing.
Reports of schools on fire have over the past few months increased as if by the day. Kakamega High School is yet another addition to the statistics. Earlier this morning, two dormitories that accommodate a total of 584 students blazed. Luckily, the students were having their morning preps when the fire broke out.
Kakamega High School was on Saturday closed suddenly following the dawn fire that brought down two dormitories. The principal, Gerald Orina announced the closure of all the school activities.The school board sat in a meeting for the better part of Saturday morning. Meanwhile, police commander of the area confirmed that 16 students had been arrested in the ongoing investigations to the cause of the fire in the dormitories.
A parent, Mrs Odilia Luyayi, who accompanied her boy, who scored 382 marks and secured a chance at Kakamega High School, was left in shock after she was dismissed that her son was called at the institution. The woman who talked to K24 Digital said that the boy secured a chance to join Kakamega High School but was perplexed after she was told that her son was called in extra county school known as Chebuyusi High school in Navakholo.
Two dormitories at Kakamega high school were set on fire on Saturday morning. The two dormitories accommodate 584 students. No casualties were reported in the blaze which broke out in the early hours as students were already out for morning preparations when the blaze started. Principal Gerald Orina said the students' attempts to put out the blaze were unsuccessful.
dormitories that accommodated 584 students razed. Principal Gerald Orina said that attempts by the students to put out fire were futile. Kakamega High School was on Saturday closed indefinitely following the dawn fire that gutted two dormitories. Principal Gerald Orina announced the closure. The school board convined a meeting to check on further precautions on the fire incident.
Parents of Kakamega High School students in Kakamega county, will have to cough out close to Sh10,000 to pay for the damages– estimated at over Sh21 million–their children caused six days ago. In a memo released on Thursday, November 11, the school principal, Gerald Orina, has highlighted the losses the secondary school incurred when fire razed two dormitories.