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Community

CFVI Awards $150,000 in Academic Scholarships, Summer Grants to Students

Grants were awarded to local agencies to provide summer enrichment scholarships to foster children and children with high financial need throughout the territory.
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Zion Hasani James Dies at 18

Zion Hasani James of Estate Barren Spot died on Aug. 1.
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Rexford A. Lee Jr. Dies at 70

Rexford A. Lee Jr. of Estate Grove Place died on Aug. 2.
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New Horizon Women’s Democratic Club Launches Back to School Uniform Exchange Drive

The women’s club is a grassroots community organization whose purpose is to encourage and supporting women in leadership and political roles.
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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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