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Public Schools to Reopen on August 8, Education Says as it Addresses Scathing Report on Condition of…

Staff Consortium | July 06, 2022

The V.I. Department of Education has announced that public schools will reopen on August 8. The department also addressed a recent V.I. Board of Education report that found a wide range of deficiencies at learning facilities on St. Croix. "Prior to the start of each school year, officials from the Virgin Islands Fire Service and the Virgin Islands Department of Health are invited to conduct rigorous environmental, and life and fire safety inspections of public-school campuses," D.O.E. said. Victor Somme III, who was made acting commissioner following the resignation of Racquel Berry-Benjamin, said the results of these annual reviews help determine maintenance priorities for the year. “We are careful to conduct these annual inspections so we can identify and address priority areas as part of our year-round maintenance plan,” Mr. Somme said.  …

Foodstuff Left to Rot in Trailers, Multiple Fire Hazards…

Elesha George | July 05, 2022

A number of schools in the U.S. Virgin Islands are so unfit for purpose that they should be demolished,…

UVI Approves Degrees Dance, Music Performance and…

Staff Consortium | June 19, 2022

The University of the Virgin Islands Board of Trustees during its regular quarterly meeting on Saturday…

Four Top-Performing Students Awarded 2022 Edward P.…

Staff Consortium | June 17, 2022

The Edward P. McKenzie Family Trust on Thursday announced that four outstanding applicants from the…

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In Pictures, UVI Class of 2022, St. Croix

Staff Consortium | May 14, 2022

Nearly 300 students graduated from UVI Thursday and Friday on St. Thomas and St. Croix respectively. Here, you'll find 184 pictures of the St. Croix event, where 100 students received their degrees. H...

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