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January 16th, 2022
‘The most non-invasive testing will be chosen’ for schools- Dr Georges

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The most non-invasive testing will be done on students when the Ministry of Education, in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Social Development, introduces rapid testing for the coronavirus in schools.

January 6th, 2022
'Cindy' threatens lawsuit over COVID-19 testing in schools

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Deputy Premier and Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has said introducing COVID-19 testing at public schools is not to be abusive or to trample on children’s rights, but to protect everyone in the educational system.

July 9th, 2021
CDC says vaccinated or not, students should return to classrooms


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday, July 9, 2021, issued its clearest indication thus far that it believes the coronavirus has receded and continues to diminish — even with the now-dominate Delta Covid variant in the US — as the federal health agency said schools should reopen to in-person learning whether or not students and teachers are vaccinated.

October 10th, 2020
Cabinet announcing full school reopening by next week – Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has announced that given no active confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the territory, the VI cabinet will be making moves to fully reopen schools.

August 2nd, 2020
Schools unlikely to physically reopen in September due to latest COVID-19 measures

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Students and teachers who were looking forward to physically returning to school in September 2020 may have to continue in their online space, until November 2020 at least.

April 16th, 2020
VI schools remain closed during 1st phase of internal reopening

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- When the Virgin Islands emerges from complete lockdown and begins to reopen internally from next week, educational institutions across the Territory will remain shut, Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has stated.

March 8th, 2020
‘It’s our duty to collectively assist Gov’t’- Kyla K. Forbes

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Schools throughout the Territory will benefit from a series of initiatives hosted by not-for-profit organisation, The Reaching Out Foundation, which was recently reactivated after nearly 4 years in a state of dormancy.

July 17th, 2019
Taking a closer look at schools & churches

By Alred C. Frett

I am no Saint, Teacher nor Sunday School Preacher: None of us are perfect but not everything or everyone is bad or wrong – There is much good and right in things and People… I know this, because thanks to you, I survived challenges that could have easily destroyed me… You too, may have been fortunate and we should see our survival and successes as opportunities to give thanks by preparing the less fortunate for survival & progress.

June 7th, 2019
Speaker invites local schools to attend sittings of HoA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- During the Fourth Sitting of the First Session of the Fourth House of Assembly of the Virgin Islands on June 3, 2019, the gallery was occupied by a number of students from the Ebenezer Thomas Primary School of Sea Cows Bay, Tortola.

December 17th, 2014
CARICOM & WICB to provide School Cricket Pitches

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - A new era for cricket in schools across the CARICOM region is about to begin with an innovative initiative from the CARICOM Secretariat called the “Pitch in Schools Project”.

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