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March 20th, 2018
‘We are not going to tolerate students fighting’ – Hon Walwyn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Following the brawl of three female students of the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) yesterday, Monday March 19, 2018 at RiteWay in Pasea Estate, Honourable Myron V. Walwyn (AL), Minister for Education and Culture, urged parents to speak to their children about conducting themselves accordingly after school.

February 15th, 2017
BFEC students allegedly suspended for not cleaning windows properly

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- Parents of students attending the Bregado Flax Education Centre (BFEC) are upset that the school has allegedly taken a decision to suspend some students for not properly cleaning windows during detention.

February 1st, 2017
Facebook erupts over topic of unruly school children frustrating teachers

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Teachers across the territory are becoming more frustrated, having to deal with a lack of working materials, the growing pains of ill-mannered children, and parents refusing to believe the reality of their children while at school.

November 8th, 2016
Parents call for speedy recruiting of teachers for ESHS

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – It’s just about two months that the Virgin Islands high school system took on an additional school year.

August 4th, 2016
Parents slammed for ‘losing’ children in festival village

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Children straying from their parents and guardians in crowds is not something new but when a local band had to stop playing twice within an hour to announce that there were children who had lost track of their parents in Rita Francis Festiville on August 1, 2016, it drew a slew of criticisms from patrons.

September 17th, 2015
‘Never be afraid to stand up for what’s right’- Anegada parent

SETTLEMENT, Anegada, VI – “Things are happening for the school,” said a parent of a child attending the Claudia Creque Educational Centre in Anegada as she alluded to the progress in train with the construction of a new building that will house a science laboratory and two additional classrooms.

May 4th, 2015
UPDATE: Anegada parents mum after meeting with Ed. Officials

THE SETTLEMENT, Anegada, VI- Whether they were intimidated in anyway remains to be heard, but parents who earlier were keen to let their grievances regarding issues at the Claudia Creque Educational Centre in Anegada be heard have suddenly gone quiet following their meeting with education officials earlier today, May 4, 2015.

November 7th, 2014
‘The Edu. Minister don’t respond to my calls & texts’ – Hurt Parent

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “I have no aught against the Minister (Hon Myron V. Walwyn). I am just a parent that is very concerned and have fears about my child in the High School. Every day is something really disturbing happening up in there and the Minister is not responding when contacted,” said a parent.

October 4th, 2013
Issues of education a community responsibility – Ms Sharie B.Y. de Castro

WICKHAM’S CAY II, Tortola, VI – “I do not believe that issues such as education are government’s responsibility but a community responsibility…” were the words of high school teacher and former Miss BVI, Ms Sharie B.Y. de Castro.

August 12th, 2013
First District youth & parents urged to 'never give up'

CARROT BAY, Tortola, VI – “When power reaches potential, purpose is formed.” This was part of the message to residents of the First District who turned out in their numbers to the Back to School Youth Motivational Session last evening, August 11, 2013.



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