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October 5th, 2015
First District Rep Hon Andrew A. Fahie salutes teachers

CAPOONS BAY, Tortola, VI – Today, October 5, 2015, principals and teachers across the territory were honoured in one way or the other by fellow teachers, students and parents, but added to the list for teachers of the First District was a surprise showing by former Minister for Education and Member of the Opposition Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) bearing gifts.

October 2nd, 2015
Gov't launches VI Youth Parliament

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.

October 1st, 2015
Rotary Club Sunrise adopts children’s play area @ Peebles Hospital

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.

September 29th, 2015
Rotary launches 3rd ‘Butterfly Story Book’ writing competition

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.

September 28th, 2015
Children elated by sighting of ‘blood moon’

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – Many persons across the territory and around the world were out of their beds and positioned at various locations best suited for them to catch a glimpse of last night’s, September 27, 2015, Total Lunar Eclipse.

September 23rd, 2015
Hon Fraser praises Father Branche for contribution to education in VI

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.

September 21st, 2015
Turning hippocratic oath into hypocrites come forth

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.

September 19th, 2015
An illiterate child @ Grade 3 likely to be a school dropout- Mrs H. Lynden Smith

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.

September 17th, 2015
‘Never be afraid to stand up for what’s right’- Anegada parent

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.

September 17th, 2015
Groundbreaking: Rotary & Lions on one platform

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.

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