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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.

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.

Two St. Thomas Students Win Honors in National Poster Competition

The National Poison Prevention Week Council (NPPWC) has honored two local students with top honors for their artwork in the national poster competition. The. Sheniqua Spencer and Marleta Richardson, students at Wesleyan Academy, St. Thomas, placed 1st and 3rd respectively in the 2017 NPPWC Poster Contest’s K-2nd grade category.

Education Still Facing Teacher Shortage

V.I. public schools are still struggling with a shortage of teachers and inadequate maintenance budgets and need more money for textbooks, Education Commissioner Sharon McCollum told senators during budget hearings Monday.

USVIHTA Awards $15,000 in Scholarships to Six Students

The USVI Hotel and Tourism Association, via the association’s Education and Training Fund, awarded $15,000 in scholarships to six students during an awards ceremony on July 6.

EBI Summer Program Graduates 30 Students Interested in Business

The Entrepreneur Business Institute (EBI) Summer Program’s Closing Ceremony took place Friday, July 8, at the UVI Administration and Conference Center.

UVICELL Center Offers 3-Day Project Management Training Course

Virtually every organization has to manage projects, but the key is to manage a project efficiently, on schedule and on budget. To help local businesses and organizations successfully manage their projects, the UVICELL Center will be teaching a ‘Fundamentals of Project Management’ course -- a three-day, introductory course.

EBI Students Act as Tour Guides at Children’s Museum for Camp Shriver Kids

International Capital & Management Company (ICMC) in partnership with the University of the Virgin Islands School of Business facilitated another successful Entrepreneur Business Institute (EBI) Community Engagement Day, a day dedicated to service.

Summer Enrichment for Grades 1-6 to Begin July 5

The V.I. Department of Education, St. Thomas-St. John District Summer Enrichment Program for grades 1 through 6 will begin on Tuesday, July 5.

UVI Invites New Students to Early Orientation for Fall 2016

The University of the Virgin Islands invites all new students to early orientation and registration for the fall semester 2016.

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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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