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Education

June 26th, 2017
Foreign Language should not be mandatory in schools- E.G. Maduro

ROAD TOWN Tortola, VI - The controversial Honourable Myron V. Walwyn (AL), Minister for Education and Culture, announced during the House of Assembly on June 13, 2017 that two foreign languages, French and Mandarin, will be introduced in selected schools throughout the territory this coming September.

June 25th, 2017
Students’ indiscipline a main target for ESHS in new school year

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - As the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) continues to be gripped with disciplinary issues among its student population, its principal Ms Sandy M. Underhill is planning a new strategy for the new academic year 2017-2018 to tackle the problem that has been blamed for many teachers leaving the school system.

June 24th, 2017
12th Grade students ‘felt targeted as Guinea Pigs'- Sandy M. Underhill

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The controversial additional school year imposed by Minister for Education and Culture Honourable Myron V. Walwyn (AL) brought many unexpected hardships on students, parents and teachers alike; however, they have persevered under the circumstances.

June 24th, 2017
‘Recent upsurge in undesirable activities unfortunate’- Sharie B. de Castro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Former Miss BVI and political candidate Sharie B. de Castro has labeled the recent rise in criminal activities in the Territory as unfortunate and noted that now more than ever the Territory’s children need to be protected and meaningfully occupied.

June 23rd, 2017
‘Live with purpose, in purpose & on purpose’- ESHS graduates told

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Resilient, talented and hardworking are some of the words that can be used to describe the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) graduating Class of 2017; the Territory’s first batch of students since the implementation of the controversial 12th Grade.

June 19th, 2017
Reaching Out Foundation encourages students to excel in English

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While much of the talk of the town lately has been about the decision by controversial Minister for Education and Culture, Hon Myron V. Walwyn (AL) to introduce Mandarin in primary schools and French at the high school level, a local group has seen it necessary to encourage students to excel in English Language.

June 19th, 2017
BFEC Principal & Deputy on the out!

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - Parents and teachers alike are already pondering who will appointed to head the Bregado Flax Educational Centre-Secondary Division on Virgin Gorda, as the principal and deputy are both heading off on retirement come the end of this academic year, according to reports reaching this news site.

June 18th, 2017
School prank leaves USVI school administrator seriously injured

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FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI— An incident that occurred on June 7, 2017 at the St Croix Educational Complex High School, US Virgin Islands (USVI), has left a school administrator, according to the Department of Education, seriously injured after being hit with a water bottle; personal electronic devices destroyed and other bystanders, some of which were visiting parents, narrowly escaping injury.

June 14th, 2017
Additional school year was challenging- ESHS top student Kelliann K. Freeman

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The controversial additional school year imposed by Minister for Education and Culture Honourable Myron V. Walwyn (AL) brought many unexpected hardships on students, parents and teachers alike; however, they have persevered under the circumstances.

June 13th, 2017
Mandarin for selected primary schools in September

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Saying that the Virgin Islands cannot delay the inevitable, controversial Minister for Education and Culture Hon Myron V. Walwyn (AL) has announced that two foreign languages, Mandarin and French, will be added to the curriculum for selected primary schools in the Territory from September 2017.

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