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Education

September 18th, 2014
High school youths in daring knife fight

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI – Persons who witnessed a daring fight with weapons between two High School boys while in the Paraquita Bay area yesterday afternoon September 17, 2014, were thankful that there was no bloodshed.

September 16th, 2014
M.A.L.E. provides book scholarships to 2 young men

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Mentoring Anointed Leaders Everywhere (M.A.L.E.) continues to provide guidance to youths of the Territory and has given due recognition to two deserving young men who have stood out over and above their peers by giving them book scholarships.

September 15th, 2014
‘This job is not about my accomplishments!’ – Ms Sandy M. Harrigan-Underhill

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “As the new Principal I take this responsibility very seriously, I am humbled by this opportunity and I understand that this job is not about me and my degrees and my accomplishments,” said the newly appointed Principal (acting) of the Elmore Stoutt High School Ms Sandy M. Harrigan-Underhill.

September 14th, 2014
Ms Ayana S. Hull honoured for passion to promote literacy

WICKHAM’S CAY II, Tortola, VI – “I was not expecting this, I do what I do because I see the need for [it] and this is my way in contributing to something that is well needed in our society today, I do not look forward for awards, my blessings come from God, I really wasn’t expecting this,” said Ms. Ayana S. Hull.

September 12th, 2014
‘The Pentateuch’ donated to schools

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Why the Pentateuch? This was the silent question of many persons as throughout this week its author Ms Ayana S. Hull accompanied several companies, community leaders, individuals and even the Minister for Education and Culture Honourable Myron V. Walwyn distributing her most recent book titled ‘The Pentateuch’ in schools.

September 11th, 2014
Drift Wood presents gift bags to BFEC teachers

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda,VI - Teachers of the Bregado Flax Educational Centre (BFEC) Primary Division were taken by total surprise when during the first staff meeting of the new school year Principal Hilroy A. George presented them with back to school gift bags.

September 10th, 2014
Major expansion plans for ESHS in 2015 – Hon Myron V. Walwyn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - At this morning’s, September 10, 2014, 1st General Assembly of the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS), Minister for Education and Culture Honourable Myron V. Walwyn announced several initiatives that would enhance the physical and other structures of the school as he implored all not to take matters of education lightly.

September 9th, 2014
Investigating the Stench of Corruption

By Alred C. Frett

Persons say that I shouldn’t repeat what I’m about to say but I have always been honest with you and I have no plans of changing that… Fact is I have no hunger for Power, & never chased the Dollar & I have no burning desire to run for Public office… Nonetheless, we can see what is happening to our People & Country and if we all relax in our comfort zones it simply gets worse.

September 8th, 2014
Sandy M. Underhill In! Wade W. Tobin Out! as ESHS Principal

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Virgin Islands News Online’s many sources within the Ministry of Education and Culture and the ruling National Democratic Party Administration have over the weekend confirmed that the controversial Minister for Education and Culture Honourable Myron V. Walwyn has settled on Mrs. Sandy M. Underhill to take up the post as Principal of the Elmore Stoutt High School.

September 8th, 2014
Parents angry over High School Book shortage!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – This morning September 8, 2014 for most children especially those turning out to High School (HS) for the first time, it should be a memorable moment. But rather it was quite the opposite as both the children and parents are peeved about not having the required textbooks.



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