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The Caribbean Writer Announces Shortlist for Prizes

The Caribbean Writer has announced the 2016 shortlist for Volume 30 prizes. The winners will be announced in January 2017.

Marriott’s Frenchman’s Resort Donates $20,000 to UVI Hospitality Program

Marriott’s Frenchman’s Reef Beach Resort donated $20,000 to the University of the Virgin Islands’ Hospitality and Tourism Management (HTM) program this fall at a panel discussion.

Richards Jr. H.S. Students Tapped to Participate in National Agriculture Program

University of the Virgin Islands’ (UVI) Dr. Louis Petersen, assistant director of Community Extension Services, St. Thomas-St. John, introduced Arthur A. Richards Jr. High School agriculture students to the AgDiscovery Program at an assembly on Dec. 5 in the school auditorium.

Students 5th Grade and Older Invited to Learn Hour of Code

Students grades 5 and up are invited to participate at the Hour of Code world-wide event on Saturday, Dec. 10. Two sessions will be organized at the University of the Virgin Islands.

District Offers Free Parent University Bootcamp; Classes Begin Dec. 6

The Virgin Islands Department of Education’s Office of School and Community Affairs, St. Thomas-St. John District, invites parents to attend the free Parent University Bootcamp, Dec. 6-20, at Lockhart Elementary School.

UVI to Launch The Caribbean Writer, Volume 30, at Book Party

The Caribbean Writer (TCW) continues its anniversary celebration with the release of Volume 30, highlighting “Journeys and Pathways,” and it invites the public to its book launch from 5-8 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 8, at UVI.

Creating Local Stewards of The Reef Program Targets H.S. Students, Interest Meeting Scheduled

The Virgin Islands Department of Education in partnership with the V.I. Department of Planning and Natural Resources, the University of the Virgin Islands, the Nature Conservancy, Red Hook Dive Center and St. Croix Ultimate Bluewater Adventures (SCUBA) has announced the “Creating Local Stewards of the Reef: Through Targeted Marine Experience and Education” program, which is geared toward students in grades 10-12.

District Schools Announce Holiday Concerts

Schools in the St. Thomas-St. John District will be ringing in the holiday season with exciting concerts in December. The Virgin Islands Department of Education invites the public to attend and support music programs at the following public schools.

‘Clean Places. Happy Faces.’ Anti-litter Campaign Launches at Elementary Schools

The Virgin Islands Department of Education (VIDOE) in partnership with the Virgin Islands Department of Tourism (VIDOT) has launched the “Clean Places. Happy Faces.” anti-litter campaign at elementary schools across the territory.

Sen. Harrigan Announces Winners of Veterans Day Essay Contests

Sen. Justin Harrigan Sr. announced the winners of the 2016 Veterans Day Essay Contests during ceremonies on Monday at the Lockhart Elementary School on St. Thomas and on Tuesday at the Julius Sprauve School on St. John.

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