PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI – With pomp and ceremony, the Government today October 2, 2015 launched the Virgin Islands Youth Parliament with a view to ensuring inclusion of the next generation of law makers and to canvas their fresh and innovative ideas to address some of the problems that presently face the territory.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Rotary Club Sunrise of Road Town yesterday September 30, 2015 formally adopted and opened a new Children’s Room and Reading Corner in the Paediatric Ward of the Peebles Hospital as it continues to push not only literacy but the well-being of children undergoing care at the hospital through happy moments created by books.
JOHNSON'S GHUT, Tortola, VI – Students of First Impressions Primary School have expressed high optimism about entering the Rotary Clubs of the Virgin Islands’ Butterfly Story Book competition as they desperately want to emulate what one of their colleagues did last year- win the competition.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The farewell banquet for Father Ronald Branche was held at a time when the territory is paying special attention to literacy, which is key to education, and so when Leader of the Opposition Honourable Julian Fraser, RA (R3) gave his remarks, the important role played by Father Branche in the Virgin Islands education system, was aptly highlighted.
By Alred C. Frett
Perhaps your own Answers are wiser than you think:
Over the years I have fought many Battles alone and Persons continue to ask why struggle against Forces so much bigger than I?… The answer would be easy since all my Battles have been on behalf of others when no one seems to care. But you already know that so let’s change the script and have you answer some questions that may better reveal your need for or against the struggle.
WICKHAM’S CAY II, Tortola, VI – “If a child is unable to read by the time he gets to grade three it is said that he will probably drop out of school later and that is a fact,” said Mrs H. Lynden Smith, Co-President of the BVI Reading Council while at a press conference hosted by the Rotary Club of Road Town on September 15, 2015 at the Moorings Conference Room, Wickham’s Cay II.
SETTLEMENT, Anegada, VI – “Things are happening for the school,” said a parent of a child attending the Claudia Creque Educational Centre in Anegada as she alluded to the progress in train with the construction of a new building that will house a science laboratory and two additional classrooms.
WICKHAM’S CAY II, Tortola, VI – The coming together of the Lions Clubs of the Virgin Islands and the Rotary Clubs here is seen as a groundbreaking move by the two groups as they often times set out to have their agendas accomplished separately although for a common goal.