5476 elementary pupils and 2339 high school students from Vigan received their school supplies from the City Government in June.
The distribution of the basic schooling materials is a yearly undertaking of the local government unit to help the children and their parents bear the requisites of the school opening.
Each elementary pupil got pencils, ball pens, erasers, bond papers, notebooks, pad papers, spelling notebook, scissors, crayons, glaze papers all tucked in backpacks. Those in the secondary level had cutters, binders, and theme papers, ball pens, graphing papers, oil pastel, glaze paper and intermediate pads.
On the other hand 1,137 pre—schoolers received bags containing coloring books and crayons.
Mayor Eva S. Medina, Vice Mayor Lulu Baquiran and the city councilors visited the Vigan schools to hand over the school supplies to the students. It was another opportunity for the city officials to mingle on site with the school administrators....