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April 14th, 2015
Hull peps up students @ Right Start Programme

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI- Backing himself up with the song by American singing sensation R. Kelly, The World’s Greatest’, motivational speaker at the launch of the annual Right Start Programme for 5th form students across the territory, Kareem-Nelson Hull encouraged the many students in attendance to firstly define who they are so they could always remain grounded in confidence amid the challenges they may face onwards in life.

April 11th, 2015
UPDATE: High school teachers laud FS training

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - A number of high school teachers in the territory have benefited from an intense one-week course on teaching of financial services in high schools and they now believe they are much more prepared to deliver on the subject.

April 10th, 2015
Is Hon Walwyn casting high unemployment blame on teachers?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Minister for Education and Culture Honourable Myron V. Walwyn said that the high unemployment among youth in the territory is an indictment against the education system.

April 2nd, 2015
Hon Walwyn begs support for campaign promise @ job fair

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - ‎After campaigning on the promise that he was going to get jobs for youth of the Virgin Islands and winning the support of the youth population at the 2011 general elections, Minister for Education and Culture Myron V. Walwyn has failed to deliver on his major platform as unemployment among youth is up in the territory.

March 30th, 2015
Marieta C. Flax-Headley is 2-time Principal of the Year

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Popular Principal of the Althea Scatliffe Primary School Marieta C. Flax-Headley has for the second year in a row copped the coveted accolade of Principal of the Year and modestly said she could not do it without the support of her teachers and parents.

March 26th, 2015
Carlisle House are ESHS cheerleading champs!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Carlisle House of the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) blew the competition out of the water, scoring 279 points to emerge champions in the first ever LIME Superfast Broadband Challenge cheerleading competition held at the Multi-purpose Sports Complex last evening March 25, 2015.

March 24th, 2015
deCastro sisters plan 'egg-citing' Easter camp for children!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With the Easter season on the heels and school being out for that celebratory time, founder of Write To Read Ms Sharie B. de Castro has teamed up with her fellow educator and twin sister Sharia de Castro to create a programme that is designed to have children gainfully occupied as their parents head off to work.

March 21st, 2015
Mrs BVI Shevone A. Findlay donates electric fans to BFEC

VALLEY, Virgin Islands, VI - Mrs British Virgin Islands, Mrs Shevone A. Findlay activated her platform of "Empowerment through Education" with the delivery of 15 electric fans, compliments of Mourant Ozannes, to the Bregado Flax Educational Centre – Secondary Division recently.

March 19th, 2015
“We are unappreciated” – CFO Zebalon A. McLean

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Faced with the frustrating circumstances of ailing/limited firefighting equipment and accessories, Chief Fire Officer Mr Zebalon A. McLean has assured his officers that he is not prepared to give up the fight to get the things necessary to have their jobs done in the most effective and comfortable manner.

March 18th, 2015
SPECIAL FEATURE: Juliana E. Georges - SGSS Student of the month

Juliana E. Georges is a First Form student who joined St George’s Secondary School after completing her primary education at the St George’s Primary School. She was born in the South of London, England on September 17, 2003 and moved to the Virgin Islands later that year.

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