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UPSS News Letter - Third Term 2018/2019 SESSION

UPSS News Letter - Third Term 2018/2019 SESSION

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Plots 36, 47, 48, 49 & 50 Garrick Layout, Off Siluko Rd. B/City

25th July, 2019
Dear Parents/Guardians,
    We are grateful to God that we have come to the end of the third term of the 2018/2019 session. We thank our esteemed parents/guardians for their cooperation and contribution throughout the term. We implore you to continue to place premium on the education of our children.
The term was punctuated with praisable strides and accomplishments which underscored our commitment to the maintenance of the highest academic standards while utilizing every available opportunity to raise the bar of excellence and dictate the pace of distinction for others to emulate.

1.    Prizes Won at Competitions
a.      1st PositionMAN (Mathematical Association of Nigeria) Edo Chapter, Egor Local Govt. Junior Category
b.      1st Position MAN (Mathematical Association of Nigeria) Edo Chapter, Egor Local Govt. Senior Category
c.      1st Position, Federal Road Safety Secondary School Quiz Competition
d.     1st Position, Nigeria National Petroleum Cooperation (NNPC) –   
         Secondary School Science Competition (Egor Local Government)
e.      2nd Position MAN (Mathematical Association of Nigeria) Edo Chapter, Egor  
         Local Govt. Senior Category
f.      2nd Position MAN (Mathematical Association of Nigeria) Edo Chapter, Egor Local Govt. Junior Category
g.     2nd Position, Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Catch-Them -Young - Essay/Science Quiz (state)
h.     2nd Position, Cowbellpedia TV show (Secondary School Mathematics Competition, Senior category)
i.    2nd Position, National Petroleum Development Company (NDDC) – Word Day Environment Celebration on Air Pollution Competition
j.    2nd Position, Nigeria National Petroleum Cooperation (NNPC) – Secondary School Science Competition (Edo State Final)

2.     Cashless Policy
All parents are hereby reminded that NO CASH is to be collected on behalf of the school by anyone. Only two methods of payment are accepted: bank teller and online transfer. Anybody who pays cash does so at his own risk. Be warned!

3.     Graduation/Prize-giving Ceremony
Our 32nd Graduation/Prize-giving Ceremony comes up on Thursday 1st August, 2019 by 11am in our ultra-modern auditorium, the La Gala Event Centre. Please mark your calendar and endeavor to attend this event as a lot of programmes have been prepared on our ceremonial menu for your entertainment and enlightenment.

4.    Appropriate Uniform and Grooming
We wish to thank our dear parents who have conscientiously supported our school policy on appropriate dressing and neatness while this term spanned. We solicit the support of all our parents/guardians in ensuring that their children/wards are always properly dressed in the right school uniform, hair-do, shoes and stockings.
Parents are advised to utilize the holiday period to replace worn-out or tattered uniforms as students with such uniforms will not be allowed into the school compound next term.
Note: All SS3 students are advised to procure the NEW BLAZERS before Monday, 9th September, 2019, as the previous blazers have been replaced with effect from the 2019/2020 session.

5.    Holiday Assignment
Students should ensure that all holiday assignments are completed and uploaded online on the School website, https//, Click on the link above. Click on login. Click on your enrolled course. Click on assignment activity under class activities. No excuse will be entertained for failure to submit before 6am on Monday, 9th September, 2019.  Parents should help to ensure strict compliance.

6.     Implementation of E-Learning
As part of our policy of producing ICT compliant students, we wish to inform you that most of our academic activities and assessments will continue to be conducted online on the school website, https//, henceforth. Students are hereby advised to visit the website regularly for news, assignments and updates.

7.     Supplementary Entrance Examination
Supplementary Entrance Examination into JS One and other classes will hold on Saturday, 10th August, 2019 by 9am in the school examination hall. Prospective candidates are advised to procure their admission application forms from the school office and submit the duly completed forms before Friday, 9th August, 2019.

8.     Tuition Fees: Tuition fees remain the same.
    School fees per term                                                                    JS        SS
    University Preparatory Secondary School    -    N50,000    N50,000
    Exam Levy                                                                       -    N3,000       N3,000
    ICT Levy                                                                            -    N2,000      N2,000
    Total                                                                                     -    N55,000   N55,000
Students are expected to pay their tuition fees as soon as school resumes. Absolutely no fees will be received in the school. Parents are to pay all school fees at any of the following banks:

a.    Zenith Bank                    A/C No.
    University Preparatory Secondary School:    1010214872

b.    UBA Bank                        A/C No.   
    University Preparatory Secondary School:    1001221173

9.     Collection of Results:    Students should collect their results on 8th August, 2019.

10.    Resumption: School resumes on Monday, 9th September, 2019.

11.     Office Hours During Holidays
Our School reception office shall be opened for inquiries during the holidays from 9am to 12pm (Monday to Friday)

    We wish all our parents and students a happy holiday.


J.E. Urevbu (Mrs.)