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June 25th, 2017
Students’ indiscipline a main target for ESHS in new school year

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - As the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) continues to be gripped with disciplinary issues among its student population, its principal Ms Sandy M. Underhill is planning a new strategy for the new academic year 2017-2018 to tackle the problem that has been blamed for many teachers leaving the school system.

December 7th, 2016
Fights @ ESHS are now the norm; $1M wall useless- Students & Teachers

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- When the controversial Minister for Education and Culture Hon Myron V. Walwyn (AL) came under fire for wasting tax payers money to build a small wall around the Elmore Stoutt High School in Road Town just before the 2015 snap elections, he made attempts to justify the project by telling the public it will help with security of the school compound.

November 4th, 2016
90% of VI students have witnessed Domestic Violence- Dr Sylvia M. Simmonds

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Domestic Violence has been described as a “real issue” in the Virgin Islands by Director of Family Support Network (FSN) Dr Sylvia M. Simmonds and has called on Government to seriously address the problem.

January 14th, 2016
‘Don’t leave the territory’s flag up overnight!’ – Hon Walwyn admonishes Principals

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Minister for Education and Culture Honourable Myron V. Walwyn slammed school Principals for allowing the territory’s flags to remain hoisted overnight and exposed to the elements of nature instead of ensuring that they are lowered at the end of the day.

August 19th, 2015
Homework/Study Prog. for secondary school level being considered- Hon Fahie

WEST END, Tortola, VI – First District Representative Honourable Andrew A. Fahie has said his First District Committee is considering implementing a secondary school level of the homework/study programme.

June 14th, 2015
Students interests stimulated @ ASPS career day

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Althea Scatliffe Primary School (ASPS) held a successful career day on June 12, 2015 during which persons from all manner of professions shared their knowledge and even experience regarding their profession with attentive students who were more than keen to ask various questions.

April 30th, 2015
UPDATE: FB poster was referring to VG library

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Following our publication of an article which detailed allegations by a Facebook user regarding use of internet facilities and printing of research material, it has been made clear to this news site that the person was making reference to the public library in Virgin Gorda and not Road Town.

October 22nd, 2014
‘Respect your uniform’ – VISTS Students urged

BAUGHER’S BAY, Tortola, VI – The issue of students across the Territory especially those of the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) showing scant regards for themselves and the schools they represent has been a growing challenge for the Ministry of Education, parents and the community as a whole.

September 15th, 2014
‘This job is not about my accomplishments!’ – Ms Sandy M. Harrigan-Underhill

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “As the new Principal I take this responsibility very seriously, I am humbled by this opportunity and I understand that this job is not about me and my degrees and my accomplishments,” said the newly appointed Principal (acting) of the Elmore Stoutt High School Ms Sandy M. Harrigan-Underhill.

May 9th, 2014
Pelican Gate pupils experience career day

WEST END, Tortola, VI – The Pelican Gate School in West End, Tortola today May 9, 2014 held a career day for its students where they had an opportunity not only to dress in the apparel of their career choice but to learn how those jobs impact the Virgin Islands economy.



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