The Alexandra School will hold a route march entitled Alexandra In The Community, to celebrate this island’s 50th Anniversary of Independence. It will take place, tomorrow, Wednesday, November 23, commencing at 9:30 a.m. in Speightstown, St. Peter.
The proposed route for the march is as follows: Exit the Alexandra School turning left on to Queen Street; proceed to the roundabout; turn left onto Highway 1 and proceed to its junction with Major Walk. Turn left on to Major Walk and proceed to its junction with Queen Street. Turn left on to Queen Street and walk along Queen Street back to the Alexandra School.
Approximately 800 students and members of staff are expected to participate in the march. Students wearing colours depicting the national flag, and a contingent in school uniform will be carrying the Barbados and Alexandra School flags, and small blue or yellow flags. The marchers will be accompanied by a vehicle playing appropriate local music.
Small Independence gift hampers will be given to 50 persons randomly selected during the march. A special presentation will also be made to the District E Police Station. Persons in the Speightstown Community are invited to join in the celebrations.