March 29, 2017 6:44 pm Last modified: 3:47 pm

Schools

DHS to Hold Workshops on Operating a Summer Camp in Territory

Anyone who has ever wanted to start and operate a summer camp, is invited to join the Department of Human Services when it presents workshops titled “Mass Consultation for Summer Camps.”
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Elena Christian Jr. H.S. Rolls Out PBIS Initiative

Elena L. Christian Jr. H. S. rolled out its School Year 2016-17 Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) initiative with a school-wide rally after an Honor Roll Assembly
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UVI Astronomers Granted Access to World’s Largest Telescopes

The National Optical Astronomy Observatory granted astronomers at the University of the Virgin Islands access to two of the world’s largest telescopes in Chile and Hawaii.
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H.S. Students to Compete in National Poetry Recitation Contest

The poetry recitation event encourages high school students to learn about great poetry through memorization, performance and competition. Poetry Out Loud is a national competition, and the Territorial Finals are scheduled for March 11.
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Reigning Top Speller Wins District’s 44th Annual Spelling Bee Again

John H. Woodson Junior High School eighth-grader Makayla Todman, 13-years-old, won the St. Croix District 44th Annual Spelling Bee Championship on Friday, Feb. 24.
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UVI Board of Trustees to Meet on March 4

The University of the Virgin Islands Board of Trustees will meet at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 4, in the Great Hall on the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix.
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Markoe School Holds Poetry and Cuisine Night

Students and others recited original works of poetry at Markoe Elementary School’s "Centennial Poetry Celebration Featuring Virgin Islands History & Culture with a Taste of Virgin Islands Cuisine."
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Scotiabank Invests $2,000,000 in Junior Achievement’s ‘Road to Success’

Scotiabank International has invested $2,000,000 in Junior Achievement’s (JA) project Road to Success, which is one of the largest organizations in the world devoted to preparing youth to be successful in today’s global economy.
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Nine UVI Students Receive $750 Business Design Grants

Nine students have completed the second Business Design Grants Program (BDGP) at UVI, which is the first step on the road to victory in the annual 13D Entrepreneurship competition. They will now compete for $60,000 in cash to launch their viable business proposals.
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UVI Celebrates 55th Anniversary With Revolutionary Fundraising Campaign

The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) is celebrating its Emerald Anniversary with a revolutionary philanthropic initiative: “55 for 55: The Great Alumni Challenge!”
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