September 15, 2022
With 381 first-graders, according to data from the Regional Department of Education (RUO), the new school year begins in Kyustendil Municipality. Traditionally, first-graders receive a gift from the municipality – an Orthodox primer.
The school year began with a prayer for the health and blessing of all students, teachers and workers in the education system. The prayer succession was performed by Archimandrite Isaac, the bishop’s deputy of the Kyustendil spiritual district, in collaboration with clergymen from the district in the “Assumption” temple.
Each educational institution has provided the mandatory documentation, personnel resources, and transportation of students from villages to secondary schools. The material and technical base has been renewed. Twelve Ukrainian children will be educated in the schools in Kyustendil, the RUO also said.
There are 321 first-graders in the Municipality of Dupnitsa, the municipal administration there announced.
Starting today, the traditional action of the police “Children are going to school! Let’s protect them on the road!”. Before the first school day, security inspections of the buildings of the schools and kindergartens in the district were carried out. Workshops were held with the managers of the security companies providing security and access control in educational institutions. Employees from the police departments and traffic police have inspected the signaling and road markings, street lighting and safety and pedestrian fences, the police in Kyustendil reported.
There will be an increased police presence in the areas of all schools in the region today. Traffic officers will regulate vehicular and pedestrian traffic to ensure the safe crossing of children and their companions.
During the period of the upcoming school year, a police presence will be ensured, with a preventive effect before and at the end of school hours.