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May 3rd, 2024
ESHS switches to remote learning after frequent brawls on campus

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Frequent brawls among students of Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) this week, including at least three incidents of fights on Thursday, May 2, 2024, have resulted in a decision to switch to learning via online platforms today, Friday, May 3, 2024.

March 28th, 2024
HLSCC's Janae Olive & Kassidy Penn to attend Phi Theta Kappa PTK Catalyst 2024

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI – H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC) students Janae Olive and Kassidy Penn will travel to Orlando, Florida in April 2024 to represent the [British] Virgin Islands at the Phi Theta Kappa’s premier event, PTK Catalyst 2024 alongside Senior Lecturer and new PTK Advisor, Dr Anita Pinzi.

March 14th, 2024
VI students divided on need for metal detectors in schools

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Some High school students in the Virgin Islands have shown a division as to whether there should be metal detectors in schools, citing possible abuse of the system by the school authority and distrust between students and their. administration.

March 9th, 2024
Ebenezer Thomas Primary School Students conduct mock sitting of HoA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Grade 5 students of the Ebenezer Thomas Primary School on Friday, March 8, 2024, had the unique opportunity to participate in a Special mock Sitting of the House of Assembly, Led by Teacher Candia McFarlane, McFarlane expressed her gratitude for the opportunity.

November 17th, 2023
USVI students speak out on deplorable school conditions @ senate hearing


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI— Several St. Croix students appeared before the Senate Committee on Education and Workforce Development this week to talk about how infrastructural challenges are affecting their learning experience. A standout issue in the testimony from the young people was challenges with the bathroom facilities at their learning institutions.

February 13th, 2023
‘Upsurge of extreme misconduct’ in public secondary schools- Hon de Castro

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- Already challenged by the lack of resources and measly salary, teachers also have to contend with the gross indiscipline of some students in the public secondary school system.

December 7th, 2021
Opposition Leader recognises primary school students for hard work & dedication

EAST END, Tortola, VI- On December 6, 2021, Leader of Her Majesty’s Loyal Opposition and Eighth District Representative Honourable Marlon A. Penn recognised and awarded students of the Willard Wheatley Primary, Joyce Samuel Primary and Francis Lettsome Primary schools for their hard work and determination.

October 19th, 2021
18 Eslyn Henley Richiez students receive certificates

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- 18 Students of the Eslyn Henley Richiez Learning Centre have received certificates for Development through the United Kingdom-based Award Scheme Development & Accreditation Network (ASDAN).

February 22nd, 2020
3 guns found in USVI Public Schools in February


ST THOMAS, USVI - In early February the Ivanna Eudora Kean High School was on lockdown at the end of the day while the Red Hook campus was searched for firearms. A student had been taken into custody in connection with a robbery. The boy had a gun and ammunition in his possession on school grounds, police said.

February 5th, 2020
'More & more stories' of bad treatment in schools coming out – Hon Turnbull

MEYERS ESTATE, Tortola, VI- Member of the Opposition and Second District Representative, Honourable Melvin M. Turnbull has claimed that more stories of bad-treatment of school children are coming to light ever since a teacher at the Ivan Dawson Primary School in Cane Garden Bay reportedly gave a student Pine-Sol to gargle.

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