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November 6th, 2017
Public schools called off due to bad weather

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Public schools across the Territory have been called off for the day, November 6, 2017, due to inclement weather.

November 5th, 2017
Many primary schools being restored through Adopt-A-School Programme

EAST END, Tortola, VI - The Francis Lettsome Primary School is one of the many schools that sustained damages throughout the Territory following the passage of Hurricane Irma on September 6, 2017 but is being restored through the Adopt-A-School Programme and parents.

October 31st, 2017
'People are still stuck in that Irma wind' - Patrick W. Williams

EAST END, Tortola, VI - Following the passage of Category 5 Hurricane Irma that destroyed the territory and most of the smaller outer islands, persons were left homeless and jobless.

October 31st, 2017
'My child is not a Guinea pig'- Parent of ESHS student

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Honourable Myron V. Walwyn (AL), the Minister for Education and Culture, has called on all parents to support the new creative learning programme for students enrolled in the morning session of the recent public school shift system.

October 23rd, 2017
NDP Govt shelves scholarships for 1 year

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The treasury of the Virgin Islands was drained long before Hurricane Irma, according to reports in many quarters and displayed by the frequent failure by Government to pay civil servants and vendors for their services on a timely basis.

October 19th, 2017
Simmonds Preschool Ltd rebounding after hurricane devastation

LOWER ESTATE, Tortola, VI- The passage of Hurricane Irma may have brought about devastation and despair but for many it has brought out the will to carry on despite the change in circumstances.

October 13th, 2017
Inez V. Turnbull, long time educator & Chief Education Officer, passes

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Family, friends and relatives are in mourning following the passing of long time educator, teacher, principal, and former Chief Education Officer Ms Inez V. Turnbull MBE.

September 30th, 2017
St Vincent offers to accept senior VI students in its schools

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Following Hurricane Irma on September 6, 2017 which destroyed the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) as well as other public and private schools, many residents who have relatives and friends in other countries were forced to arrange for their children to attend schools there, some as far as the United Kingdom and Italy.

August 23rd, 2017
Gifted Hands Programme to host Back To School Reading Event

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – The Gifted Hands Programme, in collaboration with Sea Cows Bay Basketball Club (SCBBC) and the Honourable Julian Fraser RA, Third District Representative, will be hosting a back to school reading event for children ranging from ages 4 to 8.

August 17th, 2017
Judith Vanterpool named new VP of HLSCC

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI- Vice President and Chief Operations Officer of the One Mart Supermarket, Chief Executive Officer of the BizComEd Consultant Inc., and workforce specialist Mrs Judith Vanterpool has been named Vice President of the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC).





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