NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (OCTOBER 10, 2016) — Principal of the Charlestown Primary School (CPS) Latoya Jeffers says the recent gift of a shade house to the school, from the government and people of New Zealand, continues to generate interest among students who are showing a willingness to care for the vegetables planted there for use at the school’s cafeteria.
Ms. Jeffers made the comment when she spoke to the Department of Information on October 10, 2016. In late September, the shade house was handed over to Premier of Nevis and Minister of Education Hon. Vance Amory, by New Zealand’s High Commissioner to St. Kitts and Nevis Her Excellency Jan Henderson.
“I am very proud of the shade house and the plants we already have in it. Currently, we have tomatoes, sweet peppers and thyme. The students are quite excited about the shade house and willingly care for the plants. (more…)