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August 24th, 2016
Dr Karl Dawson Out! Dr Janet B. Smith In! as new college president

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI- Word just reaching our newsroom from our senior National Democratic Party (NDP) sources is that H. Lavity Stoutt Community College President Dr Karl Dawson has been removed from his post as President and has been replaced by long time Board Member and consultant Dr Janet B. Smith.

August 24th, 2016
West End stages biggest ever back to school event

WEST END, Tortola, VI – “Kudos to the now 21 year old but still going strong West End Community Centre Committee for pulling off another successful Back to School Fair in the First District,” said Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1), as he reflected on the activity of Saturday August 20, 2016.

August 8th, 2016
BFEC in urgent need of maintenance, basic supplies – VG residents

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – Underscoring the pains of working with a number of infrastructural and other challenges during the academic school years, parents, teachers and community members are calling on the Department of Education to stop renting school buildings unless maintenance is done.

July 30th, 2016
Daughter of Ellis Thomas launches inspirational book

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Miss Sherron M. Thomas, a Virgin Islander and Hawaii based US Military Officer, has joined the cadre of Virgin Islands’ authors with her fresh off the press book- Essence of Inspiration.

July 21st, 2016
Simmonds Preschool Ltd celebrates 50 years

By Zuri F. Hodge

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – It started out with an enrollment of approximately 6 preschoolers 50 years ago and has since expanded to include Day Care with a total average annual enrollment of 105 students.

July 10th, 2016
RT Public Library closure: ‘Where are our priorities?’- John Lewis asks

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Describing it as sad news in the Virgin Islands and one that concerns him most, television talk show host Mr John Lewis lamented the closing of the public library in Road Town while on the Speak Your Mind show on JTV Channel 55 last evening, July 9, 2016.

July 7th, 2016
ASPS educators head overseas for upgrading programme

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Teachers at the Althea Scatliffe Primary School (ASPS) are taking a lead role in showing that they are willing to do whatever it takes to ensure their students get the best shot at the highest level of teaching.

July 7th, 2016
Alexa Brianna Hodge gets Ivan Dawson Memorial Scholarship

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Ivan Dawson Memorial Scholarship Committee salutes the 2016 recipient Ms Alexa Brianna Hodge.

July 6th, 2016
Mighty Scatliffe graduates 99 pupils

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The largest elementary school in the Virgin Islands, the Althea Scatliffe Primary School, graduated some 99 pupils on Wednesday June 29, 2016.

July 5th, 2016
Consider how you can contribute to territory, world- SDA School graduates told

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI- The 2016 graduating class of the BVI Seventh-day Adventist School were told many things to further encourage them as they move on from secondary level schooling.

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