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first_imgTolentino: No more debate with Drilon on China deal Toong Integrated School Principal Edwin Villaflor said six classrooms were damaged and considered unsafe for use.Curtains had to be placed on each side of the tents to protect children from the rain.Another class was held at the school’s stage while some sports centers were used as classrooms.Rama also visited some schools in the city’s urban barangays yesterday. “I’m glad with the initiative of the principals,” he said. /Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Correspondent Angara: Investigate DOH’s ‘constipated’ medicine distribution system Carpio gets nominated as CJ for 4th time Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Fake cop accosts real cops, is arrested in Pateros LATEST STORIES Parents in Cebu City are still wary of sending their children back to school.In Buhisan Elementary School, principal Virginia Cainghog said attendance was down 70 percent even if only two classrooms suffered minor damage.ADVERTISEMENT BPI nets P13.74B in H1 DUCK, COVER, HOLD“I told them to be prepared and not to panic. They should duck, cover and hold so we just stay in our classroom and not cause a stampede if we try to get out,” Anadol said.She said there was a stampede in the school building during the February 2012 earthquake but no one was hurt.Anadol said she expects more students to come to school tomorrow.She told here students to tell their classmates not to be afraid and return to school since their second periodical exam is scheduled later this week.Buhisan Elementary School was one of three schools inspected by Cebu City Vice Mayor Edgar Labella along with Toong Integrated School and Pamutan Elementary School.Tarpaulins Labella said they ordered 100 tents to serve as roofs for the makeshift classrooms. But it will take two weeks to deliver them.In the meantime, he will give used advertising tarpaulins.“We’ve delivered the tarpaulin in Toong today (yesterday), we’ll deliver also to Buhisan tomorrow (today). They can just use bamboo poles as skeleton for the tarpaulins. It’s more useful as it can accommodate more. There was no problem in Pamutan,” Labella said. “On the first day of school, the attendance is already okay, but there are still students who are afraid but still went to school. For most, it’s usually the parents who are afraid to send their kids back to school,” she told Cebu Daily News.The back portion of the two classrooms in the school building’s third floor was cordoned off due to the debris that had yet to be cleared.FEATURED STORIESNEWSINFOSenate to probe Tolentino’s ‘novel legal theories’ on oral agreementsNEWSINFOLocsin wants to drop ‘visas upon arrival’ privilegeNEWSINFOTolentino: No more debate with Drilon on China dealThe wall had cracks and move even if pushed slightly, teacher Grace Anadol said.Renovation Quake disturbs Itbayat, Batanes anew SMC bags Bulacan airport project Fake cop accosts real cops, is arrested in Pateros PCSO to focus on improving transparency of gaming activities PLAY LIST 03:26PCSO to focus on improving transparency of gaming activities01:39Sotto open to discuss, listen to pros and cons of divorce bill06:02Senate to probe Tolentino’s ‘novel legal theories’ on oral agreements01:50Palace open to make Dengvaxia usable again as dengue cases spike01:49House seeks probe on ‘massive corruption’ in PCSO01:37PCSO estimates P250M in Lotto revenue loss due to suspension Read Next MOST READ “Even if we cordon off the area at the back of the classroom, there are still students who go there and play,” Anadol said.MORE STORIESnewsinfoLOOK: MMDA conducts 2nd round of clearing ops in Pasig, PaterosnewsinfoDemocrats fight over health care, immigration at debatenewsinfoUS fighter jet crashes in Death Valley, 7 park visitors hurtMORE STORIESnewsinfoLOOK: MMDA conducts 2nd round of clearing ops in Pasig, PaterosnewsinfoDemocrats fight over health care, immigration at debatenewsinfoUS fighter jet crashes in Death Valley, 7 park visitors hurtShe said only 27 out of her 50 Grade 3 students attended class yesterday.She said they will hold classes in the school’s stage which was partitioned and is still undergoing renovation.Anadol underwent stress debriefing conducted by the Cebu City government last month.She said she also shared what she learned to the students.ADVERTISEMENT View commentslast_img