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19th Virgin Islands Board of Education Decides on Committee Chairs

The Virgin Islands Board of Education (VIBE) was organized on Jan. 10, 2019. It welcomed new member Jeanette Smith-Barry. whose resume with the V.I....
Sunset at Ha'penny Beach. (Source file photo)

Beach Advisory for January 14-18

DPNR performed water quality analysis at 32 designated beaches throughout the territory during the week of Jan. 14-18, 2019. The following beaches meet water quality standards and are safe for swimming or fishing:

Both Districts to Hold Spelling Bees on Feb. 12

DOE welcomes family, friends and the community to support the 4th through 8th graders as they compete to be named 2019 District Spelling Bee champion.
Provost Camille McKayle and Vice Chairman Alexander A. Moorhead attend Tuesday’s UVI Board meeting. (Marina Leonard photo)

UVI Board to Meet in Special Session on Jan. 23

A special meeting of the University of the Virgin Islands Board of Trustees will be held Wednesday, Jan. 23, in Room 303 in the Administration and Conference Center on the St. Thomas Campus via videoconference and teleconference.

VIUCEDD Secures Emergency Radios for Individuals With Hearing Disabilities

Approximately 40 individuals in the St. Thomas-St. John District will receive the special emergency radios at an event on Jan. 26 at the UVI St. Thomas campus. Some 20 or so units will be distributed to residents of St. Croix at a later date.

NRCS Webinar to Share Knowledge of EWP, Protection Program Implementation in Caribbean

Webinar participants will gain basic knowledge about the EWP program policy and implementation, and they will learn about the impacts of Irma and María on Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

VIBE: Financial Aid Applications Now Available Online

Applicants are encouraged to apply prior to the application deadline of April 20 for this 2019 financial aid season.

St. John Women’s March Set for January 19 in Cruz Bay

Participants will meet at the Freedom Statue in Frank Powell Park across from the ferry dock for a short presentation before marching to the entrance of the Virgin Islands National Park and back.

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Celebrates 111 Years of Service

In 1908, a group of young collegiate women gathered at Howard University to organize AKA, which is the oldest Greek-letter organization established by African-American college-educated women.

Boulon Gallery: ‘Surviving With Sanity — Shifting Focus…’

A framed 12” x 16” oil painting by Kimberly Boulon, valued at $2,035 and on view at the Kimberly Boulon Fine Art Gallery, will be raffled off at the end of the event, Friday, Jan. 25.





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