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May 9th, 2024
School fights: ‘Who the heck raising these children?’- C. Michael Thomas

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- Many in the public have been left appalled at the frequent fights among high school students, particularly at Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) where even teachers are being attacked by the out-of-control students.

April 5th, 2022
'Never discipline your child when you are upset'- Hon Malone

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Minister for Health and Social Development, Honourable Carvin Malone (AL) has said that action must be taken to protect the physical, mental and emotional health of the Territory’s children.

April 23rd, 2021
Children need 'licks' not 'timeout'- Hon Neville A. Smith

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- “When I was growing up I always remember if I go to school with a yellow pencil and I come home with a blue pencil or a grey pencil I get licks because my mother didn’t give me a green pencil or a blue pencil,” were some of the words of Deputy Speaker of the House of Assembly Honourable Neville A. Smith (AL) as he said while crime is everybody's business parents need to do a better job at monitoring and guiding their childr

November 11th, 2020
PAID ARTICLE: Your financial discipline begins with your budget

By Banco Popular

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- For many, the recommendations to stay home due to the COVID-19 pandemic imply working remotely, homeschooling or remote learning for children, and dealing with daily household chores that are now modified by the emergency, among other issues.

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.

July 14th, 2017
We don’t have a youth problem we have an adult problem- Hon Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The responsibility of raising children to become productive citizens of society is mainly on the shoulders of parents and not governments.

June 29th, 2017
80 graduate from ‘Mighty Scatliffe’

ROAD TOWN Tortola, VI - “As you prepare to embark on a new educational journey in high school, I encourage you to remain focused and remember the values that were instilled in you by your parents. You all possess the ability to do great things, but you must be willing to work hard in order to reap the fruits of your labour.”

September 5th, 2016
UPDATE: 7 chosen to attend Digicel NBA Elite Camp

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – After three days of high energy, insane intensity, sweat and tears, close to 60 boys and girls sat drained on Sunday September 4, 2016, anxiously awaiting to learn who had been selected from the Digicel NBA Jump Start Clinic to move on to the Elite Camp.

August 21st, 2016
Full house for Hon Fraser League opening

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – A packed Save the Seed Energy Centre in Duff’s Bottom witnessed the Opening Ceremony of the 4th Annual Julian Fraser/Save the Seed Basketball League last night, Saturday August 20, 2016.

June 24th, 2016
‘Zero tolerance’ 4th Hon Fraser League launched

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- With the ultimate aim always being to make the event of the highest standard, to promote the talent of youth and to provide a safe haven for families to be entertained, organisors of the Hon Julian Fraser Save the Seed National Basketball League said the tournament this year will have zero tolerance for indiscipline.

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