by Krystal Paco
Guam - Students may be out for summer break but the Department of Education is hard at work preparing for the upcoming school year.
In a media release, DOE superintendent Jon Fernandez says doe is working to ensure every school and classroom is ready to go come the first day of classes on August 19.
Over the summer months, master, teacher, and student scheduling are top priority as well as filling teacher vacancies, deep cleaning classrooms, and completing work order requests.
Fernandez says he's meeting with schools weekly for updates on their progress. He'll be visiting all 40 schools this month and will give further weekly updates via media outlets.
Meanwhile, the Adopt-A-School Program is well underway as GovGuam agencies have partnered with doe to volunteer their manpower to spruce up school grounds.