Summer vacation of children in tundra of Tazovskiy district
17:16 21 мая 2019
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More than 1300 children, who study at schools of Tazovskiy district, are coming home to tundra to their parents for summer vacation. The first helicopters set off from the settlement Tazovskiy on the 15th of May. They delivered about 120 children home.
According to the head of the district department of education Alevtina Teterina, the school year is completed for children, who are not passing examinations this year. They are about 1250 pupils, as it is informed on the website of the administration of Tazovskiy district.
“Now almost all the children are at home. Some of them were taken independently by their parents. We transport the rest of the children by helicopters. About 100 schoolchildren, who live in the northernmost settlement Gyda, will go home soon. The pupils of the 9th and 11th forms are preparing for the graduation examinations. They will go home at the end of June”, Alevtina Teterina said.
Every year bodies of local self-government fulfill organized gathering of children of reindeer herders and fishermen from tundra to places of their study at school and back home for vacation. 435 flight hours were allocated this year for this aim.