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Pearl B. Larsen Elementary School PTA Fills Teachers’ Wish Lists

The Pearl B. Larsen Elementary School Parent Teacher Association covered the wish lists of 29 teachers, filling paper bags with essentials like tablets, pens, pencils, crayons, highlighters and pencil sharpeners.

Hawksbill Turtles Get Comfy in 30-year-old Artificial Reef

The Cyril E. King Airport on St. Thomas is drawing more than tourists. It seems that a bevy of endangered hawksbill sea turtles have moved in and are living in an artificial reef created 30 years ago to support the expansion of the runway into the sea.

Beach Advisory for February 2-6

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) announces that the Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program, which evaluates weekly water quality at popular swimming beaches throughout the territory, advises the public of the following:

15th Annual St. John Arts Festival Slated for February 14-18

St. John will host its 15th Annual Arts Festival from Feb. 14-18 in Franklin Powell Sr. Park, Cruz Bay.

VIWMA to Close Mandahl Bin Site for Reconstruction

The V.I. Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) advises St. Thomas residents that the Mandahl bin site will be closing to public use effective Wednesday, Feb. 11, to allow for the construction of the Mandahl Convenience Center.

State Rehabilitation Council to Host Meeting for Members

The Virgin Islands State Rehabilitation Council will host a meeting for all members at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 18.

Freedom Homeschool Families Enjoy Is in Danger by VIBOE

Scott A. Woodruff Esq. and Andrea B. King believe that the changes being contemplated by the Board of Education are a great threat to homeschooling.

Woodson Students Build ‘Green Homes’ to Suit Every Climate on Earth

About 38 models of brilliantly designed “green homes” decked the interior of the science laboratory at John H. Woodson Junior High School recently. Science Chairperson Anne Wilkins’ students were tasked with creating prototype “green homes” for a classroom project, as part of the U.S. Department of Energy's Homes for Humanity program.

V.I. Society of CPAs Is Offering $3,000 Scholarship to Accounting Student

The Virgin Islands Society of Certified Public Accountants (VISCPA) is offering a $3,000 scholarship to a minority accounting student attending the University of the Virgin Islands.

Forum Presents Operetta ‘Merry Widow’ Starring Renee Fleming

The great Renée Fleming stars as the beguiling femme fatale who captivates all Paris in Lehár’s enchanting operetta “Merry Widow” seen in a new staging by Broadway virtuoso director and choreographer Susan Stroman (“The Producers,” “Oklahoma!,” “Contact”).





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Virgin Islands Source

STT-STJ AG FAIR -- on St. Thomas, connecting farmers and the fruits of their labors with the
public. Bordeaux Farms Pavillion provided the venue, although the traditional host, University of the Virgin Islands, is eager for a reunion.
The AG FAIR is an opportunity for shoppers to pick up meats and veggies for the Thanksgiving table. Chef Ashley Allen staged a turkey carving demonstration, followed by a turkey tasting.
An appreciative crowd formed an audience for a dance troupe and tips on composting, plus a contest to see who could quickly light a coalpot.
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