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Island Therapy Solutions Partners With Camps to Create First Inclusive Program for Autistic Children

This year, Virgin Islands children with autism enjoyed a typical summer camp experience alongside peers without disabilities thanks to a partnership between St. Croix-based Island Therapy Solutions (ITS) and several camps on St. Croix and St. Thomas.

Boschulte Jr. H.S. Schedules Orientation Days

Bertha C. Boschulte Jr. High School will hold orientation for students and parents on the following days:

V.I. Hosts Pilot Freedom Schools

Five of the territory's schools are participating in a six-week pilot of a nation-wide "Freedom School" project this summer, thanks in part to Lt. Gov. Osbert Potter. According to Government House, Potter helped bring

U.S. Geological Survey Grants Over $90,000 to UVI’s Water Resources Research Institute

The Water Resources Research Institute (WRRI) at the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) received $92,335 this spring from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) to fund three projects across the territory.

V.I. Hosts Pilot Freedom Schools

Five of the territory's schools are participating in a six-week pilot of a nation-wide "Freedom School" project this summer, thanks in part to Lt. Gov. Osbert Potter.

Board of Elections Seeks Students as Ballot Counters for Aug. 6-16

The St. Thomas-St. John District Board of Elections is seeking high school graduates and college students to assist with the counting of ballots from Aug. 6 through Aug. 16.

DRCVI to Hold ‘Ticket to Work Conference’ for Those on SSD

The Disability Rights Center of the Virgin Islands (DRCVI) and partners will hold a Ticket to Work Conference for the beneficiaries of Social Security Disability. It will take place on Friday, Aug. 5.

Beach Advisory for July 18-22

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) announces that the Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program, which evaluates weekly water quality at popular swimming beaches throughout the territory by sampling for enterococci bacteria and turbidity, which is a measure of water clarity, advises the public of the following:

V.I. Board of Education to Hold Regular Board Meeting

The Virgin Islands Board of Education (VIBE) will convene its regular board meeting from 4-7 p.m. on Friday, July 22, in the VIBE Conference Room in the Sunny Isles Professional Building.

CFVI Awards Students Summer Enrichment, Marine Related Scholarships

The Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI) has awarded a total of $14,500 in scholarships to 11 Virgin Islands students to attend marine-related programs this summer.

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