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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.

June 25th, 2019
Hon Penn wants clarity on lowering of EPE pass requirement

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Following information coming out of the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS), regarding an announcement that the Ministry of Education had lowered the Exit Proficiency Exams (EPE) pass requirement by 10%, Opposition Leader, Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) has raised deep concerns over the standard of education in the territory.

June 25th, 2019
RDA spending $221K on temporary music classrooms

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Noting that repairs to the music facility at the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) remain high on the agenda, Deputy Premier and Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture, Dr The Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7), says he still welcomes donations towards a temporary boost of music education in the territory.

June 24th, 2019
Education Ministry lowers Exit Proficiency Exam pass requirement

PASEA ESTATE, Tortola, VI - With the 2018/2019 school term officially coming to an end, the Ministry of Education has announced an adjustment to the Exit Proficiency Exams (EPE) pass requirements, with the aim of facilitating more passes and students graduating from high school.

June 24th, 2019
Long-time academic rivals emerge as ESHS top students

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- They have been in academic competition since Seventh Grade, pushing each other to maximise their potential, and now Kaylian B. Penn and Shaquille J. Christopher have emerged as the two top students of Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) for 2019.

May 24th, 2019
Students engage in 'bloody' brawl @ ESHS

PASEA ESTATE, Tortola, VI- A brawl between two Male students of the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) at Pasea Estate, Tortola, turned bloody yesterday May 23, 2019.

April 19th, 2019
Hon Wheatley to make decision on Grade 12 ‘soon’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- An announcement is soon to come as it relates to the additional school year instituted by the former controversial Minister for Education Myron V. Walwyn back in September 2015.

April 13th, 2019
Finally! Rehab works @ ESHS begins

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The hurricane damaged L-shaped building at the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) campus in Road Town, Tortola, is finally getting some long-overdue attention in terms of rehabilitation.

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