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Democrats Have May 3rd Deadline to File to Be Delegates to National Convention

Virgin Islands Democrats are reminded that Tuesday, May 3, is the deadline to file Statements of Candidacy and Pledge of Support forms for Democrats who are seeking to be at-large delegates or alternates to the 2016 Democratic National Convention.

Central H.S. Class of ’81 Sets Registration Deadline for Reunion

The St Croix Central High School Class of 1981 will celebrate its 35th High School Reunion this summer from Monday, July 18 to Sunday, July 24, on St. Croix.

UVI Urges Incoming Students to Register for Placement Exams

High School seniors who are interested in attending the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) for the fall 2016 semester are encouraged to register early for the placement exam. Students with SAT or ACT scores below the UVI guidelines are required to take the placement exam, which evaluates proficiency levels.

Teachers Shut Down St. Thomas Schools Over Retro Pay, School Conditions

St. Thomas-St. John schools were dismissed early, classes canceled and students sent home Tuesday afternoon as teachers protested for retroactive pay and better conditions in the schools.

Shirley Govine Dies in New York

Shirley Govine of St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands died on Tuesday, March 22, at Jamaica Hospital Medical Center in Queens, New York, due to cardiac arrest. Shirley was 80 years old.

Military News of Virgin Islanders for March

Editor's note: The Source newspapers publish available information about Virgin Islanders who are serving their country in the military. For earlier notices, see previous months' files in this section.

Bryce Pierre Named 2015 Petty Officer of the Year

Bryce Pierre, graduate of the Good Hope School Class of 2003, has been named "2015 Petty Officer of the Year" and was recently promoted to Petty Officer First Class in the United States Navy.

@School: Students Learn About a Bird Named Hope

For the better part of the last decade, one of the Virgin Islands’ most loyal visitors has been Hope, a migratory shorebird whose annual journey between the North American Arctic and St. Croix has been carefully followed by scientists.

UVI Schedules Dates for Spring CLEP Exams

The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) has announced CLEP exam dates for the Spring 2016 semester. The College Level Exam Program (CLEP) is a computer-based exam taken by college students with previous knowledge of the subject matter and is taken in lieu of college courses.

UVI Dean of Students to Receive National African-American Award

Stephan Moore, dean of students on the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix and acting vice provost of access and enrollment services, was nominated for and selected to receive this year’s African-American Knowledge Community (AAKC) Sankofa Award from the National Association for Student Affairs Administrators (NASPA).

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