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June 25th, 2019
Hon Penn wants clarity on lowering of EPE pass requirement

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Following information coming out of the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS), regarding an announcement that the Ministry of Education had lowered the Exit Proficiency Exams (EPE) pass requirement by 10%, Opposition Leader, Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) has raised deep concerns over the standard of education in the territory.

June 25th, 2019
RDA spending $221K on temporary music classrooms

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Noting that repairs to the music facility at the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) remain high on the agenda, Deputy Premier and Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture, Dr The Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7), says he still welcomes donations towards a temporary boost of music education in the territory.

June 24th, 2019
Education Ministry lowers Exit Proficiency Exam pass requirement

PASEA ESTATE, Tortola, VI - With the 2018/2019 school term officially coming to an end, the Ministry of Education has announced an adjustment to the Exit Proficiency Exams (EPE) pass requirements, with the aim of facilitating more passes and students graduating from high school.

June 24th, 2019
Long-time academic rivals emerge as ESHS top students

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- They have been in academic competition since Seventh Grade, pushing each other to maximise their potential, and now Kaylian B. Penn and Shaquille J. Christopher have emerged as the two top students of Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) for 2019.

May 24th, 2019
Students engage in 'bloody' brawl @ ESHS

PASEA ESTATE, Tortola, VI- A brawl between two Male students of the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) at Pasea Estate, Tortola, turned bloody yesterday May 23, 2019.

April 19th, 2019
Hon Wheatley to make decision on Grade 12 ‘soon’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- An announcement is soon to come as it relates to the additional school year instituted by the former controversial Minister for Education Myron V. Walwyn back in September 2015.

April 13th, 2019
Finally! Rehab works @ ESHS begins

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The hurricane damaged L-shaped building at the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) campus in Road Town, Tortola, is finally getting some long-overdue attention in terms of rehabilitation.

March 15th, 2019
ESHS Students are debate champions

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Elmore Stoutt High School students are bearers of the coveted title Inter Secondary School Debate Champions.

February 15th, 2019
“It’s a challenge” – Hon Walwyn on leading NDP

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Embattled Chairman of the National Democratic Party (NDP1), Hon Myron V. Walwyn (AL) says since taking up the leadership of the party, it has been a challenging role since now, he has to move the party into the new generation, given its 20-year existence.

February 8th, 2019
War of Words: Walwyn calls Fahie a liar over ESHS rebuilding

PURCELL ESTATE, Tortola, VI – As the race towards the February 25, 2019 elections in the Virgin Islands (VI) draws closer, Chairman of the National Democratic Party (NDP 1), Honourable Myron V. Walwyn (AL) had no issues calling his main opponent, Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Chairman, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) a liar, at least twice while campaigning last night Thursday, February 7, 2019.

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