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February 24th, 2017
Claudia Creque Ed. Centre goes past ESHS to schools debate final

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI- The lack of consumer protection laws is very often the cause of many-a-grievance between consumers and proprietors. This time the students from the Opposition Elmore Stoutt High School and the Proposition Claudia Creque Educational Centre (CCEC) of Anegada had their turn on the topic: “Government of the Virgin Islands should enact consumer protection laws.”

February 21st, 2017
St George's in final of Secondary Schools Debate

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI- The three-student-team of the St George's Secondary School (SGSS) emerged winners last night, Monday February 20, 2017 when the semi-finals of the Secondary Schools Debating Competition were held at the Eileene L. Parsons Auditorium, H. Lavitty Stoutt Community College, in Paraquita Bay.

February 20th, 2017
12th Grade teachers upset over non-payment of gas allowance

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The poor decision by the controversial Minister for Education and Culture Hon Myron V. Walwyn (AL) to hastily implement the 12th Grade Programme in the public high school system without all the facilities in place has created a logistical havoc with the shortage of teachers and the 12th Grade students of Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) having to be placed at the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC) in Paraquita Bay.

February 15th, 2017
BFEC students allegedly suspended for not cleaning windows properly

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- Parents of students attending the Bregado Flax Education Centre (BFEC) are upset that the school has allegedly taken a decision to suspend some students for not properly cleaning windows during detention.

February 13th, 2017
Parents & Teachers @ BFEC stand up to Walwyn over student’s return!

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- Many persons have accused the controversial Education and Cultural Minister Hon Myron V. Walwyn (AL) of being a bully. Well, he may have met his match in Virgin Gorda.

February 11th, 2017
Shame on Walwyn; $1M wasted on wall; Schools begging for toilet paper!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Over the past three years plus, our newsroom has been the only credible media house that has reported consistently about the poor state and confusion as it relates to the territory’s education system and how public schools have been crying out for basic supplies such as teaching tools and their inability to make photo copies, lack of toilet paper, water and at time working restrooms.

February 2nd, 2017
Gay marriage: A possible third economic pillar or abomination?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A talk show host has asked whether the territory should make it legal for gay couples to be joined in holy matrimony in the Virgin Islands as millions could be reaped, and possibly turning it into a third economic pillar or whether the decision would be an abomination.

February 1st, 2017
Facebook erupts over topic of unruly school children frustrating teachers

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Teachers across the territory are becoming more frustrated, having to deal with a lack of working materials, the growing pains of ill-mannered children, and parents refusing to believe the reality of their children while at school.

February 1st, 2017
Outrage over return of student who brutally beat female @ BFEC!

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- Word reaching our newsroom and calls from outraged parents, teachers and students is that the 14 year old male student from the Bregado Flax Educational Centre (BFEC) on the sister island of Virgin Gorda who beat a female student, sending her to the hospital, has been given permission from the Ministry of Education to return to school.

February 1st, 2017
Raise taxes on alcohol & cigarettes, not junk foods- VISTS debaters

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI- In a unanimous decision following a 28- point difference, the Opposition Virgin Islands School of Technical Studies (VISTS) emerged the winner in the Ministry of Education and Culture’s Inter-Secondary School Debate 2017 on the topic: Higher tax should be levied on ‘Junk Foods’.



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