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January 2nd, 2024
Sir Rupert Briercliffe Hall to be demolished to store materials for Mighty Scatliffe

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The building which should have been the centre of cultural activities, Sir Rupert Briercliffe Hall, which was built with money donated from a British philanthropist Sir Rupert Briecliffe in the 1980s, has laid as an abandoned ruin for over 10 years.

February 18th, 2022
Abandoned ‘Cultural Centre’ serving as 'home' for mentally challenged person?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- There may be no coming back for the Sir Rupert Briercliffe Hall, which was severely damaged by hurricanes Irma and Maria in September 2017; however, in the meantime, it appears to be a place of refuge for at least one person to rest their weary head at nights.

August 23rd, 2019
Recommendation made for 'Cultural Centre' to be torn down- Dr Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A recommendation has been made for the Sir Rupert Briercliffe Hall, which has remained in a state of disrepair since the hurricanes of September 2017, to be torn down, according to Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture, Dr The Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7).

July 6th, 2017
Hon Fahie calls for Accountability Legislations

ROAD TOWN Tortola, VI - The long awaited Freedom of Information Act was brought again to the attention of Government by the Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1), Leader of the Opposition during Territorial Day celebrations on Friday, June 30, 2017 at the Sir Rupert Briercliffe Hall in Road Town.

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.”

July 6th, 2016
Mighty Scatliffe graduates 99 pupils

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The largest elementary school in the Virgin Islands, the Althea Scatliffe Primary School, graduated some 99 pupils on Wednesday June 29, 2016.

March 11th, 2014
Xbox, iPad will grow old; education wouldn’t – Hon Myron V. Walwyn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Minister for Education and Culture Honourable Myron V. Walwyn has pleaded with parents to set the education of their children as priority even if this means curbing the purchasing of the gadgets of the day and the latest brands of clothing.

March 5th, 2014
AOG Cornerstone wins Primary level Spelling Bee

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Assemblies of God Cornerstone School (AGCS) emerged victorious in the finals of the 2014 Inter-school Spelling Bee Contest last evening, March 4, 2014 at the Sir Rupert Briercliffe Hall.

February 20th, 2014
UPDATE: Worrying education stats presented on VI's students

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Worrying trends and statistics were presented to residents when they assembled on February 18, 2014 at the Sir Rupert Briercliffe Hall to hear details of government’s proposal of an extra year to be added to high schools across the Territory.

November 7th, 2013
Primary Five exams a ‘colonial monster’ – resident

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – One resident has described the Primary Five exam as a ‘colonial monster’ and expressed that he was happy it would no longer exist since it has ruined many lives.

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