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Education

August 2nd, 2020
Schools unlikely to physically reopen in September due to latest COVID-19 measures

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Students and teachers who were looking forward to physically returning to school in September 2020 may have to continue in their online space, until November 2020 at least.

August 1st, 2020
Marianna Rose awarded 19th Ivan Dawson Memorial Scholarship

ZION HILL, Tortola, VI - Listing her hobbies as basketball and reading, Marianna Rose of Towers, West End, is now the 2020 recipient of the prestigious Ivan Dawson Memorial Scholarship (IDMS).

July 30th, 2020
ESHS 2020 graduation abruptly postponed! Was Minister Snubbed? Not advised?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Word reaching our news desk is that the 2020 Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) graduation exercise scheduled for today, Thursday, July 30, 2020 was rescheduled.

July 24th, 2020
Marieta C. Flax-Headley heads off to retirement!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- After more than 30 years as an educator, 10 of which she served as the principal of the Althea Scatliffe Primary School (ASPS), Mrs Marieta C. Flax-Headley is retiring.

July 21st, 2020
No 'budget cuts' @ HLSCC despite COVID-19- Board Chairman John M. Samuel

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI- Since the Andrew A. Fahie-led Virgin Islands Party (VIP) government took office, financial hardships being faced by the H Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC) have ended, according to Chairman of the Board of Governors at HLSCC, Mr John M. Samuel.

July 18th, 2020
VI youths restore 54 mangrove seedlings @ Paraquita Bay

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI – Several young men from the Mentoring Anointed Leaders Everywhere (MALE) initiative, on Thursday, July 16, 2020, participated in the first mangrove restoration planting from the Centre for Applied Marine Studies (CAMS) mangrove nursery at the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC).

July 17th, 2020
A different kind of art: VI youngster gives up painting for culinary arts

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI- Virgin Islander Kemuel Gumbs was handling himself well with the paintbrush but he just wasn't feeling inspired so he traded in that type of artistry for culinary arts and is now well on his way to becoming a household name in the Territory.

July 16th, 2020
Education Ministry receives 132 Chromebooks

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture has received another 132 Chromebooks through The Bitter End Yacht Club.

July 14th, 2020
White House drops plans to deport foreign students

BBC NEWS

US President Donald Trump's government has dropped its plans to deport international students whose courses move fully online because of the coronavirus pandemic.

July 12th, 2020
'Lead me to the rock'- new book by Verna Penn Moll launched

EAST END, Tortola, VI - Author and Virgin Islander (VI) Verna Penn Moll today, July 12, 2020, launched a new book entitled 'Lead me to the rock' which is a Testimony of God's deliverance from illness and emotional fears and doubts.

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