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September 11th, 2013
ESHS mould problem resolved – Acting Principal Tobin

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The issue of mould at the Elmore Stoutt High school (ESHS) is said to have been dealt with and the affected sections of the school have returned to normalcy.

September 4th, 2013
Education Ministry mum on name of mould cleaning company!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Government seems to be tight-lipped at this point on whether the problem of mould in schools has been resolved, even as students return to their classrooms for the beginning of the new academic year.

August 20th, 2013
Isabella Morris Primary ready for September –Principal

CARROT BAY, Tortola, VI – The Principal of the Isabella Morris Primary School, Ms Sylvia Adams, has assured that the Isabella Morris Primary School building in Carrot Bay is ready for re-occupancy for the new school year which begins in September.

August 18th, 2013
UPDATE: Isabella Morris’ parents want emergency meeting

CARROT BAY, Tortola, VI – With the issue of non-communication about the mould situation at the Isabella Morris Primary School in Carrot Bay hitting the public domain, parents are now calling on the Principal, Ms Sylvia Adams and First District Representative, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie to summon parents to an emergency meeting prior to the commencement of the 2013/14 academic school year in September.

May 25th, 2013
Music Fest funds from gov’t should have gone to schools – Sowande Uhuru

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Commentator and social activist Natalio D. Wheatley aka Sowande Uhuru believes government should have diverted funds spent on this year’s BVI Music Fest towards more pressing problems such as the mould issues affecting several of the Territory’s schools.

May 15th, 2013
Hon. Fahie denies prior knowledge of mould situation at Isabella Morris

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – First District Representative and former Education Minister Hon. Andrew A. Fahie has dismissed the notion that he had any previous knowledge of the mould situation at the Isabella Morris Primary School, calling the claims ‘political mischief’.

May 15th, 2013
No money in govt's coffers for new school - Walwyn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Education Minister Hon. Myron V. Walwyn informed the House of Assembly yesterday, May 14, 2013 that there have been no budgeted amounts to the Ministry toward the building of a new school.

May 13th, 2013
UPDATE: Isabella Morris students relocated despite parents' concerns

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI – Despite troubling reports made earlier about the relocation of Isabella Morris Primary School students to a new location, the students and teachers have since been settled at the Cane Garden Bay Community Centre today, May 13, 2013.

May 13th, 2013
‘Sam’ Henry joins chorus against mould in classrooms

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Host of the Speak Your Mind show, Julio ‘Sam’ Henry has joined a chorus of individuals who are coming out against the mould problem being found in school classrooms.

May 11th, 2013
'Doug' Wheatley appalled at plans to fit schools with AC units

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Social commentator and radio host Douglas Wheatley expressed his displeasure at plans to place air condition units at schools throughout the Territory and believed that the this may have contributed to the current mould situation at the Isabella Morris Primary School in Carrot Bay.

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