Her Excellency , the 2nd Lady of the Republic of Ghana, Mrs. Samira Bawumia, has advised beneficiaries of the Free SHS Policy to take advantage of the opportunity given them by the NPP government to access Secondary Education free of charge by studying hard to become good asset of the nation.
She gave the advice at the 50th anniversary celebration of Potsin T.I. Ahmediyya SHS which was celebrated on 1st October ,2022, on the Theme’’50 Years of Educational Excellence : Potsin T.I. Ahmediyya SHS in retrospect ‘’.
The District Chief Executive (DCE) for Gomoa East ,Hon. Solomon Darko –Quarm , who is an old student of the school recounted the changes the school has gone through over the years from hostels and dormitories in people’s chamber and hall homes in town . P-AMASS now have storey buildings as dormitories for both boys and girls on campus , 3- big buses ,1-mummy truck and a pick –up as her fleet.
He said, gone were the days when it was a taboo to opt to study science at the school ,now ,despite some challenges ,they are running many enviable programmes including Science, Engineering ,ICT ,the Arts among others .
The Member of Parliament (MP )for Gomoa East ,Hon. Desmond De-graft Paitoo , commended teaching and non-teaching staff of the school for their commitment and also for directing the children for self-awareness and growth .Adding ,their long periods of service in the district is a critical piece of history and anticipated their continued growth and promising future .
Head mistress of P-AMASS , Hajia Zainab Adams ,disclosed the total school population currently is 2,254 ,comprising 1,024 boys and 1,230 girls of which 1,805 are boarders and 449 day students .The total staff strength is 177, made of 138 teaching and 39 non- teaching staff .
On challenges ,she disclosed of an absence of an administrative block , an assembly hall complex ,inadequate staff accommodation ,absence of a library , science lab , dining hall and kitchen among others which the school is confronted with which hinders the smooth implementation of strategies for the academic excellence they profess .