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Congresswoman Plaskett to Host Seminars on Military Service Academies

Virgin Islands Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett will hold a pair of seminars in November for students interested in the U.S. service academies and their families.

UVI Announces Winners for 2018 Fall Student Research Symposium

Of the 46 undergraduate student entries, 37 represented the St. Thomas Campus and the other nine represented the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix. Poster presentations were evaluated by a panel of judges based on presentation, content, visual materials and ability to answer questions.

UVI Announces Winners for Hackathon 2018

This year’s marathon problem-solving event was themed “Hack UVI.” The competition was keenly contested by 15 students, nine on the St. Thomas Campus and six on the Albert A. Sheen Campus.

Modular Cancryn Jr. H.S. Opens; All Public Schools Now Providing Full Day of Instruction

Students and teachers at the Addelita Cancryn Junior High School were excited to begin classes at their newly constructed modular campus on Monday, Oct. 15, following a delay as contractors worked around the clock to ensure the campus was ready to receive them.

DOE Encourages Public to Help Promote School Bus Safety

As motorists traverse the territory’s roadways, Owen Hennemann and Laverne Cannonier-Hill, school bus safety field inspectors in the St. Croix and St. Thomas-St. John districts, respectively, ask residents to consider ways they can help keep students safe.

V.I. Board of Education Commemorates Two Outstanding Educators

The Virgin Islands Board of Education believes it is important to recognize and commemorate those persons who have shaped the educational process in the territory.

John Maxwell Team Global Initiative Sparks Youth Leadership Movement to Impact One Million Youth

The John Maxwell Team Global Youth Initiative is an international movement led by members of the team, who will host free community events for youth ages 8-18. The goal is to reach youth with topics ranging from leadership to anti-bullying to self-esteem.

State Office of Special Education to Send Out Post-School Surveys

Renee Charleswell, Ph.D., state director of the Office of Special Education, informs all former students that the collection of this data is crucial to better serve Virgin Islands students and their families.

Rotary Club of St. John to Distribute School Supplies

The Rotary Club of St. John will distribute additional school supplies to students during the week of Oct. 1-5.

Kansas State Athletics Elects UVI President David Hall to the Hall of Fame

In addition to his various accomplishments, Hall was a stand-out college basketball player, finishing his career with 1,007 points and 827 rebounds.

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NATURAL MYSTIC - backlit by a late afternoon sun, members of Earth Mama's Pan African Dance Company perform at the St. Thomas-St. John Agriculture Fair.
The fair takes place in a new location, at the Bordeaux Farms Pavillion. Saturday displays included rabbits, silkie chickens and a turtle in the petting farm, lemongrass, squash, tomatoes and watermelon.
Chef Ashley Allen demonstrated turkey carving. Jason Budsan from the St. Thomas-St. John Environmental Association showed how layering mulch from storm debris and sargasso seaweed makes great compost.
There was also a coal pot lighting contest at sunset. More fun to come on Sunday.
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