GDOE kicks off night school for high school students; offers laptops for distance learning

Guam Department of Education (PNC file photo)

The Guam Department of Education has begun holding Eskuelan Puengi (Night School) for high school students this month.  Eskuelan Puengi (EP) is designed as a course by conference credit recovery program for students in grades 9 through 12 who lack 0.5 or more credits.  This program supports motivated students to earn credits in order to remain on track for graduation.

Eskuelan Puengi will combine synchronous and asynchronous instruction for home learning online and face-to-face instruction for each six-week session.  Synchronous instruction, via face-to-face or online, will occur for an hour or more for two days per week or as designated by the hosting school site.  Asynchronous instruction and assistance will be scheduled during the week and accommodated by teachers.

The Model of Learning (MOL) for Eskuelan Puengi is Home Learning:  Online.  Students interested in attending Eskuelan Puengi but do not have a laptop for online distance learning may contact their school for device distribution.  Accommodations for face-to-face instruction or hard copy curriculum can be coordinated with school administrators and teachers.

Eskuelan Puengi Session A will take place from February 15, 2021, to March 6, 2021, while Session B will take place from April 5, 2021, to May 14, 2021.  Interested students should contact their respective school counselors for more information on the registration process and the courses being offered.

Eskuelan Puengi high schools include the following seven schools:

George Washington High School 734-2911
John F. Kennedy High School 642-2100
Okkodo High School 300-1870
Simon Sanchez High School 653-2313
Southern High School 479-2103
Tiyan High School 300-5570
JP Torres (and Central) Success Academy 565-5291/300-1373


For additional information about the Eskuelan Puengi program, interested students may also contact  Felix Chaco at 300-1361 or or Jesse Pendon at

This activity is administered by the Guam Department of Education (GDOE) – Federal Programs Division/Grants Office and funded by the U.S. Department of Education – Consolidated Grant to the Outlying Areas and the Education Stabilization Fund – State Educational Agency (ESF-SEA).