(CHARLESTOWN, NEVIS)- The Charlestown Secondary School is commemorating 65 years of service under the theme, ‘Come Alive! CSS is 65!’
A list of activities has been planned to celebrate the grand anniversary. The celebrations began on Wednesday, May 20, 2015 with a ‘CSS Beautification Project’ where students and teachers took part in the cleaning and painting of the learning institution and its surroundings.
Today, Friday, May 22, 2015 there will be a huge rally dubbed ‘CSS Spirit Rally’. The rally will commence at the school’s ground at 2:00 p.m. It would then proceed through Main Street, Charlestown and culminate at the Memorial Square.
Coordinator for the event, Ms. Nicola Parris stated that preparations for the rally are progressing smoothly. According to her, the rally will feature a number of things including the highlighting of the accomplishments and achievements obtained by the school throughout the years. The rally will also highlight the challenges withstood and overcame by the learning institution.
“There will be students showcasing the different sporting disciplines. Some students will be dressed in their professional wear. There will be the CSS Lion Mascot. Students will highlight social issues and solutions. Teachers and students who have passed through the school would also be recognized including those who have gone on to the great beyond such as former tutor Mrs. Maureen Adams and past student Chante Claxton”, she said.
On the following day, Saturday, May 23, 2015 the Cultural Complex will come alive with the first ever ‘CSS Comes Alive Production’. This will feature special performances by Nayala Daniel, Delly Ranks, King Meeko, The Eclectic Band, and Nevis DJ Association. According to the organizers, there will be different cultural presentations, exciting skits and many more.
In an effort to make this event successful, organizers are inviting everyone to come on out to witness their ‘Celebrative Ball’ and not to dare miss ‘CSS Roll Call!’
This event starts at 8:00 p.m. sharp and admission is $10.00 for adults and $5.00 for children.
The celebrations will come to a close on Sunday, May 24, 2015 with a church service at the Shiloh Baptist Church.