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April 27th, 2019
UWI Guild donates bench, pledges to paint FLPS classroom

PARHAM TOWN, Tortola, VI – The University of the West Indies (UWI) through its Open Campus Guild of Students (BVI) initiated a community outreach program that saw the Francis Lettsome Primary School (FLPS) receiving a brand new lunch bench yesterday Friday, April 26, 2019.

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.

May 22nd, 2017
FLPS are Little League Baseball Champions

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – Francis Lettsome Primary School survived a late rally to beat St George’s Primary, 10-8, on Sunday May 21, 2017 and lift the BVI Little League Baseball Association (BVILLBA) Schools Championship at the Roger Allen Hodge Park in Sea Cows Bay.

December 31st, 2016
Parents should be in custody too – Greenland resident

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “This did not have to reach to this with those kids if some of those parents used to listen to other parents in the community,” was an opinion of a resident of Greenland and shared by other residents of that community as well as the wider East End Communities of Tortola.

December 30th, 2016
7 juveniles charged with burglarising primary school

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Police have charged seven juveniles, including two females, after they admitted to illegally entering the Francis Lettsome Primary School in Greenland at least three times over the holiday weekend, and engaging in widespread property damage.

June 30th, 2016
‘Beware of dream killers’- Hon Pickering tells exiting FLPS pupils

EAST END, Tortola, VI- Grade Six pupils of the Francis Lettsome Primary School (FLPS) came in for some stern advice when the Class of 2016 had its Exiting Ceremony at the East End/Long Look Community Centre yesterday, June 29, 2016.

May 31st, 2015
Businesses get involved in schools career fair

EAST END, Tortola, VI – Under the supervision of the schools’ principals and mainly Guidance Gounselor Shaunice A. Leonard, M.A., CMHC, B.S., three schools on the main island of Tortola over the past week saw young children dressing to their career choice while several business entities gave hands-on experience to the children.

February 19th, 2015
Harneys sponsors FLPS science fair

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- As part of its long-standing support for Francis Lettsome Primary School (FLPS), law firm Harneys supported the launch of a science fair for grades K through 6.

June 13th, 2014
Francis Lettsome students read a record 893 books in just five weeks

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Students at the Francis Lettsome Primary School read a record 893 books in five weeks as part of the third annual Winners Read and Readers Win reading competition sponsored by law firm Harneys.

April 25th, 2014
This Week We Feature Young Professional Elvon Pope aka ‘Barny’

By Cathy O. O. Richards

Ms. Gwenette C. Hodge is a woman whom our Young Professional for This Week Mr Elvon Pope says deserves a lifetime award for being the ‘Strongest and Best Mother’ of all time. For him she holds the scepter that is responsible for his beat in life and for him being the person he is today.


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