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Another brawl involving ESHS students

January 19th, 2018 | Tags: brawl ESHS students fight disorderly behaviour
A screenshot of the brawl involving the two Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) students on Wednesday January 17, 2018. Photo: Team of Reporters
The fight was eventually broken up by two public-spirited persons. Photo: Team of Reporters
The fight was eventually broken up by two public-spirited persons. Photo: Team of Reporters
PASEA ESTATE, Tortola, VI- Already heavily criticised for wreaking havoc in public, a couple of students of Elmore Stoutt High School didn’t help the school’s image for any better when they were involved in a brawl in Pasea Estate, Tortola on Wednesday January 17, 2018.

It is unclear what started the scuffle but the two Junior School students were captured on video slugging away at each other with their fists while another student is seen closely recording the struggle infront of a building opposite a popular paint store.

The fight occurred sometime around noon just after the dismissal of Junior School.

The brawl was eventually broken up by two men.

It is not clear of the students have since been suspended.

There have been many videos circulating of students of Elmore Stoutt High School engaging in disorderly behaviour, including fighting, in the public domain.

In December 2017 the Tortola Pier Park placed a ban on children 17 years of age and under from the Government facility unless accompanied by an adult who is at least 21 years of age.

This had followed on the heels of Minister for Education and Culture Hon Myron V. Walwyn (AL) stating that students of Elmore Stoutt High School have been "wreaking havoc" in Road Town and that Government was looking to end the shift system as a means of addressing the problem.

36 Responses to “Another brawl involving ESHS students”

  • oh (19/01/2018, 15:28) Like (42) Dislike (4) Reply
    The fried tea and donut place endorses them so no worries. They're well behaved can't you see? No trouble at all!
  • Bad Apple (19/01/2018, 15:50) Like (29) Dislike (2) Reply
    The tall chap with the lil' afro has been in every street fight recorded since school commenced. Who's his parents?
  • Check (19/01/2018, 16:35) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    the color of the shirt - yellow
    • @ check (19/01/2018, 22:17) Like (1) Dislike (1) Reply
      Time to end your wimp-o-la days, those in yellow have grown some guts for once. Finally.
  • wize up (19/01/2018, 17:08) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    Heaven help us
  • parents (19/01/2018, 17:32) Like (24) Dislike (2) Reply
    Parents! Please get a hold of your children and sit them down and talk to them. This cannot continue and their future is at stake. My goodness, why are these children so angry?
    • Yes (19/01/2018, 18:08) Like (38) Dislike (3) Reply
      Sit down and talk? That's the problem. They need some belt.
    • wize up (19/01/2018, 20:18) Like (19) Dislike (0) Reply
      @ parents: granted that lots of things have changed in our territory over the years: when some of us were coming along there was always someone in our village that kept us in check: in today’s BVI when some children gets out of bed mother is on her first job; when they return from school mother is on her second job so that child is pretty much on they own and gone are the days when the village raised a child: in the past most of us had manners and discipline; as the world turn!!!!!
      • Hmm (20/01/2018, 04:51) Like (10) Dislike (1) Reply
        i disagree with your statement "gone are the days when the village raise the child"..why I say that is because the village is still there and still willing but it's the parents are the ones who is stopping the village from helping. everyone is too proud to take hand-outs these days and you as the villager are turned away/cussed-out from helping...So as I say the village is still there but the parent are the one refusing which turns the child a rebel
    • @Parent. (20/01/2018, 06:59) Like (6) Dislike (3) Reply
      Your concerns are good. Here is why people are so angry. Not just kids adult also " Unfair and bias System that exist every where at every level"
  • Eat for day (19/01/2018, 18:03) Like (38) Dislike (0) Reply
    Rusty need licks
  • Concerned (19/01/2018, 18:39) Like (22) Dislike (2) Reply
    Parents no longer control any part of the lives of teenagers. Arrest and prosecution the only solution and cops here will not arrest except those expats and persons not know to them or their family. That is obvious with the wild bike riders!! Had one today Too big, no plate, no helet, could not get through between opposing traffic so blew his horn incessantly and yelled profanities. Saw another on an unregisterd 4 wheeler, wearing no shirt, no helmet pass a cop infront of a school in middle of the road doing 40-50 mph and cop never looked twice. They will rule and there will be no need for an airport as no tourists will come.
  • Dragon (19/01/2018, 19:42) Like (33) Dislike (0) Reply
    Riders with no helmets going by the school in Pasea pass the police all the time and the police officers just stand and watch them, why?
    • for real (19/01/2018, 21:54) Like (16) Dislike (9) Reply
      The police may loose his job if he try to do anything.
    • okkkk (21/01/2018, 05:00) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
      get back supa cop in road town, its not only scooters its also BIG people driving with expired licenses, no plates and driving like idiots also. Many don't like him, but he did his job despite his pompousness. I saw people deliberately and pointblank turn around because they know they have multiple traffic violations. What happen to the cops checking tags buddy and we wonder why the other countries have doubts and warning their tourists,, don't you think they hear, see and read abut this buffoonery.
    • See (21/01/2018, 07:32) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
      Exactly . WHY ?
  • Soluciones (19/01/2018, 20:33) Like (1) Dislike (9) Reply
  • qc (19/01/2018, 22:13) Like (8) Dislike (3) Reply
    1-year away from the next elections to get a new Minister the real issue?
  • ? (19/01/2018, 22:47) Like (5) Dislike (8) Reply
    Its a deeper issue. Have these young persons assessed for post traumatic stess and treat where necessary please. They are screaming for help.
    Where are the guidance counsellors?
  • Phuck (19/01/2018, 22:50) Like (6) Dislike (0) Reply
    If these are the future then we get wha de duck geh
    • Lord o (20/01/2018, 06:41) Like (8) Dislike (1) Reply
      Sometimes standing up and fighting is necessary, Its like this if someone keep picking at you and you keep running they will always pick on u. The day you get brave and stand up.. Thats when they back off...sometimes only sometimes fighting is necessary.. I use to be picked on when i was going to school way back and one day I got so angry and brave I let go a blind fist put one on the ground, there after i was going to school in peace. Never had a problem after that...
  • Not surprised (19/01/2018, 22:56) Like (10) Dislike (1) Reply
    Our children are a reflection of us! Look around. There is so much hate and disregard for life and blessings that no person can stand up to it all. It requires a complete turn around from all of us. We are a sick nation that has lost our way. Prayer alone can't work, we have to make a conscious effort and commit to working on changing. The government is us, people often forget that. They think of government as a separate entity with this mighty power to fix all our wrongs. You are the government. I am the government. We are the government.
  • Never scared (20/01/2018, 06:34) Like (11) Dislike (1) Reply
    The tall one is the disciplinarian. Not afraid of all those wants to be rude boy Gangsters like the dread locks one who want the school to be afraid of them but the tall one ain't having it. He standing up to them...That's why he is always is scuffles, not because he is a bad boy but he never scared and not afraid... Time someone with courage and strength stood up..
  • The New BVI (20/01/2018, 06:56) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    New Airport. New Airline. New Hotel, that will be great..
  • Sdb (20/01/2018, 07:53) Like (3) Dislike (2) Reply
    Well the parents cannot bit any kids nowadays or the teacher will call the popos or social development thats how the village stop raised the childrean these days
    • Gumption.officail (20/01/2018, 23:31) Like (6) Dislike (0) Reply
      Agreed with you. I say it everyday.
    • Sdb (23/01/2018, 20:45) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      sorry I did not mean to say bit NOW the popos will fly to reach me lol, it should read hit.

      Its true parents are afraid to hit their children nowadays because they are afraid to get in trouble
  • Do sumthing (20/01/2018, 08:04) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    When one kill one we all will be singing a different tune
  • Youths for MVW (20/01/2018, 12:06) Like (0) Dislike (4) Reply
    Everyone is missing the point. It had fights when the VIP was in
    • @Youths for MVW (21/01/2018, 08:04) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply

      Just go sit down talking sh*t. This is a comprehensive issue that everyone needs to tackle. More so, MVW who encouraging ayo in all manner of things, some of which go against the natural order of things. It is not a NDP/VIP issue, it is a BVI issue.

  • old (21/01/2018, 10:06) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    This behavior isn’t some new phenomenon. The only difference is that now they aren’t securely behind the walls of ESHS so we can all see it. I’m not going to pretend that there isn't some breakdown in our social fabric, especially as it relates to parenting. But I’m asking us please not to criminalize or ostracize these children for normal adolescent behavior. Instead can we talk about mentorship and positive ways to refuel this energy?
  • Hurry up (22/01/2018, 20:57) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Government should move rapidly in construction and send them all back to their original compound behind walls where they offer no harm to anyone but themselves.
  • What a ting (23/01/2018, 22:40) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Parents need to take their responsibility and stop blaming individuals. Who buy the bikes. Who clothe and feed them who pay the bills. Well parents You do not spare the rod and spoil the child start when the the child is a toddler and not try to train them when they are sixteen . It is too late then That does not mean abusing the child but a heavy tap on the hand or the leg when the child does something wrong and mean it would stop

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