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November 20th, 2019
No singing 'God save the Queen' outside protocols - Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Noting that the National Anthem should only be sung or played in the presence of the Queen's Representative, ZBVI 780 'Honestly Speaking' radio show host Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline says it continues to be baffling why 'God Save The Queen' is being sung during assemblies at the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS). This practice, he said, highlights a colonial mindset.

September 21st, 2019
'Skirt in viral photo was perfect'- ESHS Principal

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Principal of the Elmore Stoutt High School, Ms Vanessa K. Garraway have moved to further clear the air over social media allegations that the institution sent home over some 70 girls for uniform violations.

September 19th, 2019
'You can't say that on this radio!'- Talk show host scolds Snr ESHS official

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Disciplinarian, Educator and Assistant Principal at the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS), Mr Cecil A. Hodge may have gotten a little carried away, breaking broadcast etiquette during a conversation about discipline in the school system when he used the word "bitch" on live radio in the Virgin Islands.

September 18th, 2019
UPDATE: ‘We did not send anybody home’ – ESHS Principal

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Principal of the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) Vanessa K. Garraway is insisting that having students adhere to the school’s uniform policy plays a pivotal role in inculcating disciplinary principles necessary for their future.

September 13th, 2019
Contractors deliver on promise to donate $40K to ESHS

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The four contractors on the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) L-Shaped Building Project have donated $10,000 (ten thousand dollars) each to the continuing development of the school.

September 8th, 2019
Iconic educator L. Adorothy Turnbull honoured

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was a teary moment for retired educator Ms L. Adorothy Turnbull as showers of gratitude were bestowed on her for her invaluable contribution to the education system in the Virgin Islands for some 50 years.

August 31st, 2019
Finally! School Shift system ends for 2019/2020 term

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI - The ‘shift system’ imposed in schools following the 2017 devastation caused by hurricanes Irma and Maria, and carried forward into the 2018/2019 School-Year will finally come to an end.

July 24th, 2019
Detective team now on Walwyn wall case - CoP Matthews

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - As investigations into the $1.6M Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) wall project commissioned by former Legislator Myron V. Walwyn continue, Commissioner of Police Mr Micheal B. Matthews has indicated that the case is now in the hands of an entire team of detectives with close to 100 persons now interviewed as part of the probe into the alleged corruption.

June 28th, 2019
ESHS L-Shaped Building to be renamed

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The L-Shaped Building of the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) is to be renamed, Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture, Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has announced.

June 25th, 2019
EPE pass mark adjusted to 'align with school standards’ - Hon Natalio D. Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture, Dr The Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) in an official statement today, Tuesday, June 25, 2019, moved to provide context and a rationale behind his decision to lower the pass requirement of the Exit Proficiency Examination (EPE) in the territory, adding that the move comes not with an aim to lower the quality of education but rather to align the exam to the standards set by the school.

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