March 29, 2017 2:25 am Last modified: 1:56 am

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2017 Virgin Islands Literary Festival and Book Fair Scheduled for April 19-22

The VI Lit Fest 2017 keynote speaker is Emmy award-winning po-et, actor, editor, critic and musician Kwame Dawes, who will speak to the festival theme: “New Vistas: An Evolving Caribbean.”
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NSF $300,000 SEAS Your Tomorrow Grant Educates Youth for Careers in STEM

The UVI-led project, “Supporting Emerging Aquatic Scientists (SEAS) Your Tomorrow,” was chosen out of 36 grants distributed across the country to be featured in the National Science Foundation's INCLUDES program.
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Students Bring Home Best Speaker Awards from Junior Statesmen Winter Congress

A delegation of six V.I. high school students recently attended the Northeast Winter Congress of the Junior Statesmen Association (JSA) where they won two of 14 coveted Best Speaker Gavels
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Hotel and Tourism Associations Open Application Process for Scholarships

Applications for the USVI Hotel and Tourism Association’s (USVIHTA) Lorette Resch Scholarship will open April 3 with a submission deadline of May 5.
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DHS Invites Parents to Transition Conference for Children Getting Ready for Kindergarten

The V.I. Department of Human Services will hold its Annual Transition Conference on St. Thomas and on St. John.
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2017 Territorial Spelling Bee Slated for March 30

The V.I. Department of Education invites the community to the 44th Annual Territorial Spelling Bee, which will be held March 30.
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Six to Vie for 37th Miss UVI Ambassadorial Competition on April 8

Six contestants are vying for the chance to succeed Che-Raina Warner, who later went on to be crowned Miss National Black College Alumni Hall of Fame.
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DOE to Host Summit for Parents of Special Education, English Language Learners

The Virgin Islands Department of Education - Office of School and Community Affairs, the Division of Special Education and English Language Learners invite parents to a summit.
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Pistarckle to Teach Theater Classes for Children, Adults in April

Pistarckle Theater will teach these theater classes during April at Pistarckle Theater, 4126 Anna’s Retreat, Tillett Gardens, St. Thomas.
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USVI Special Olympics Seeks Special Athletes, Volunteers to Participate at Games

The Division of Special Education is seeking children and adults with intellectual disabilities to participate in the USVI Special Olympics Area Games set for March 25 on St. Croix and May 6 on St. Thomas.
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