Students show pride in clean Samoa

Everyone has a different way of participating in the 54th Independence celebrations.  For students of the Middle School Pesega, they took a break from inside the classroom yesterday to clean up the complex at Tuanaimato before the celebration kicks off today. 

The year 7 to year 9 students at the only middle school did their share in taking part in the celebration by picking up rubbish and weeding overgrown grass. 

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Lisalow Uili said this is their contribution to the independence celebration. 

“We did this last year at Malae o Tiafau,” said the teacher. 

“It’s a service project for the Independence day and we have been here since morning cleaning up the compound and picking up rubbish. 

“It’s a good way for the students to take part in the Independence and they value that marching is not the only way to be part of the event.”

More than a hundred students from different schools, organisations and government ministries will be marching at Tuanaimato to commemorate the 54th Independence celebration today.  

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