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Human Services Opens New School Year for Head Start Program

The Department of Human Services (DHS) - Office of Preschool Services - Head Start Program has announced the commencement of the new school year. The first day of school will be Tuesday, Sept. 6, for its operations on St. Croix, St. Thomas and St. John.

Registration Is Ongoing for GED, Adult Basic Education

Registration is open for the General Education Diploma (GED) prep and Adult Basic Education (ABE) courses, which will be held from Sept. 12 through Oct. 7 at the Adult Education Center on Garden Street..

UVI Welcomes 50 Doctoral Candidates Into the First Ph.D. Cohort

The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) welcomed the inaugural cohort for its Ph.D. in Creative Leadership for Innovation and Change.

CFVI’s Anderson Family Fund Announces Availability of Teacher Grants

The Anderson Family Fund at the Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI) is once again offering teacher grants for the 2016-2017 school year. This will be the 15th consecutive year that the Anderson family is offering funding to educators in the territory.

District Public Schools Share Information About New School Year With Parents

The Virgin Islands Department of Education (VIDOE) informs the community that the territory’s public schools will open for the 2016-17 School Year on Tuesday, Sept. 6. Individual schedules for ID photos, orientations, etc. are given for each school as it comes in.

UVI Orientation Activities and Events Planned for New Students

The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) will welcome new and transfer students with a week of orientation activities beginning Sunday, Aug. 14, on the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix, and Monday, Aug. 15, on the St. Thomas Campus.

DOE to Host Conference for Culture Bearers

The Virgin Islands Department of Education’s (DOE) Division of Cultural Education invites persons in the community to attend the first conference of its kind: “A New Vision: Traditionalist and Preservationist Culture Bearers Impacting Students’ Learning.”

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

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