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Students in Anegada switch to virtual learning due to COVID-19

Students of Claudia Creque Educational Centre in Anegada will be learning from the comfort of their homes from today, May 18, 2022, due to COVID-19. Photo: VINO/File
THE SETTLEMENT, Anegada, VI- Students of Claudia Creque Educational Centre in Anegada will be learning from the comfort of their homes from today, May 18, 2022, due to COVID-19.

The suspension of face-to-face learning was conveyed to the parents of students on May 17, 2022.

The reason given was that positive COVID-19 cases were detected at the school.

Online classes for 1 week in first instance

"Please note that due to positive Covid cases on campus, classes will be held online starting tomorrow Wednesday, 18th May, 2022. Online classes will be for one week in the first instance. A date on which school will be reopened for face-to-face instruction will be forthcoming. Please ensure that students are prepared," a circular stated.

Previously there were no active cases of COVID-19 recorded on Anegada, according to the Territory's Epidemiological Summary reported on May 12, 2022.

11 Responses to “Students in Anegada switch to virtual learning due to COVID-19”

  • Listen (18/05/2022, 10:10) Like (1) Dislike (6) Reply
    also Virgin Gorda
    • Listen (18/05/2022, 14:54) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      is they are reason i get 4 dislike for speaking the truth. im a teacher their we got a notice last night telling us the school is close down do to high numbers of teachers and students being positive.
  • Happy (18/05/2022, 10:18) Like (9) Dislike (0) Reply
    well the children are happy....
  • Bigger Fish to fry (18/05/2022, 10:38) Like (10) Dislike (2) Reply
    I understand and saw a video of yet another school fight at Elmore Stoutt High School yesterday. Principals, Education Department please do something NOW.....this is what we need to be marching about " VOILECNE " in our school system.
    If you need to remove the Principals to get this done so be it and please remember that this school is dishonoring Mr. Elmore Stoutt good name, I say no more.
    • No Man (18/05/2022, 13:22) Like (6) Dislike (1) Reply
      How is the principal, education dept. responsible for this?????? When will we hold parents accountable for their children??!!!!!!!
  • patty (18/05/2022, 11:09) Like (6) Dislike (3) Reply
    I think one week is not long enough. How does Covid clear up that quickly?
  • ... (18/05/2022, 12:37) Like (5) Dislike (0) Reply
    they did it last week for some schools here on Tortola but it never made the news
  • lol (18/05/2022, 14:07) Like (4) Dislike (4) Reply
    The rest of the world has moved on and is not closing schools if a pupil or pupils get Covid. We need to increase the vaccination rate so we can continue as well.
  • Dino (18/05/2022, 14:33) Like (2) Dislike (4) Reply
    Move on
  • Secret Bear (19/05/2022, 16:16) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    These kids have been deprived of their education enough over the past 3 years. Do we not have vaccines and treatments? Get them back in school now.

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