Headmaster opens kinyozi in school to connect with students

Headmaster opens kinyozi in school to connect with students

A headmaster has warmed hearts after opening a kinyozi (Swahili for a barber) in his school so he could spend more quality time with his students and make deeper connections with those attending his school.

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Terrance Newton, the principal at Werner Elementary School in the USA, is personally cutting his students' hair as a way to connect with them in a casual setting.

Headteacher opens kinyozi in school so he can connect with his students

The headteacher set up the barbershop to bond with his students. Photo: Delaware Online.
Source: UGC

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According to Delaware Online, the boys get an authentic barbershop experience since there are clippers, brushes, an actual barber's chair and a cape.

Newton also allows students to sit and wait for each other as their hair gets trimmed where they also chat.

Headteacher opens kinyozi in school so he can connect with his students

He allows his students to hang around the shop as they wait for each other. Photo: Delaware Online.
Source: UGC

The school received the National Green Ribbon Award for its work in recycling, saving energy, water and growing food.

Headteacher opens kinyozi in school so he can connect with his students

His has paraphernalia of an ideal barbershop. Photo: Delaware Online.
Source: UGC

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In a separate story, a woman from the US became a source of strength and inspiration after she rose through the ranks from a cleaner to assistant school principal.

Pam Talbert, who once worked as a school janitor, mixed hard work and perseverance to rise to assistant principal.

According to WBRZ, the mother of three had a learning disability that had not been diagnosed but this did not stop her from achieving her dreams.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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