August 22, 2017 8:40 pm Last modified: 8:25 pm

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Antonio Gumbs Dies at 71

Antonio Gumbs, also known as “Brother,” of St. Thomas died on Thursday, Aug. 3, at his residence at the age of 71.
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DOE Announces Home Instruction Advisory on Rules and Regulations

Annually, a Notice of Intent must be filed with the Department of Education stating the parent’s intention to instruct his/her child at home.
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DOE Says Special Nutrition Program Applications Now Available for Fresh Fruit and Vegetables

All public elementary schools in the St. Thomas-St. John and St. Croix districts are encouraged to apply.
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Scotiabank Presents Check to Virgin Islands for Veterans Inc.

The veterans’ organization is a veteran operated and organized non-profit public charity that was developed by veterans for service members, fellow veterans and their family members.
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Parent University Mobilizes Parent Power, Encourages Greater Family Involvement

PU’s general session was held from Oct. 25 to Nov. 12 for parents of kindergarten students in elementary public schools.
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Paulie Pascal-Allain Dies at 66

Paulie Pascal-Allain, also known as “Miss Allain,” of Christiansted, St. Croix, died at age 66.
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STEMPREP Project Asks for Donations to Keep Valuable Program Alive for Gifted V.I. Students

Virgin Islands students are participating in the 2017 STEMPREP Project at the University of Washington, Seattle, and the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.
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Angel Suárez Jr. Dies

Angel Suárez Jr. died in Florida.
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United Way of USVI Is Asking for Donations of School Supplies to ‘Stuff the Bus’

School supply donations are being accepted through Aug. 30 at Stuff the Bus partnering drop-off locations territory-wide.
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USVI PTSA Encourages Parents, Teachers, Students to Monitor Education Committee Hearing

The V.I. Legislature’s Committee on Education, Youth and Recreation hearing is scheduled for 10 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 16, at the Earle B. Ottley Legislative Hall on St. Thomas.
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