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With schools across the territory getting ready for a Sept. 2 opening date, V.I. Education Commissioner Donna Frett-Gregory told the community the Education Department is focused on "putting in the framework we need to support our students, our teachers and our administrators."

 
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Documentary Examines Holes in V.I. Mental Health System

Many heart-wrenching aspects of mental health care in the Virgin Islands are examined in a new film by award-winning St. Croix documentary filmmaker, Johanna Bermudez-Ruiz.

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2014-10-23 22:46:58
WAPA Board OKs Funds for Propane Conversion

The board of the V.I. Water and Power Authority approved a $4.2 million contract for design and upgrade of the fire protection systems needed for the conversion to propane gas.

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2014-10-23 20:55:56
Educational Complex Holds Spanish Spelling Bee

Top spellers in the St. Croix Educational Complex foreign language classes competed in a Spanish spelling bee as their cheering classmates filled the school’s library last Thursday -- a culminating activity for the school’s observance of National Hispanic Heritage Month.

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2014-10-23 00:04:54
Deaths — St. Croix
Violet Jagroop Dies

Violet Jagroop
Violet Jagroop

The family of the late Violet Jagroop is saddened to announce her passing on March 4. She was born April 28, 1931.
She is preceded in death by her husband, John W. Jagroop, (1990); and son, Raul Jagroop, (1950).
She is survived by her son, Steve Kemy Jagroop; daughters: Judy Maharajh, (Houston, Texas), Elizabeth Clement, Reola Oliver, Betty Ruiz, (Fajardo, PR) and Ava Gail Bourdon; sisters: Rose Sampath and Jessie Meighoo, (Brampton, Canada) and Sylvia Armoogan (Waterloo, Canada); brother, Kenny Loorkhoor (Trinidad); sons-in-law: James Oliver, Alvin Clement, Legrande Lee and Gary Bourdon; 13 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren; as well as many other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.
A viewing will take place from10-10:30 a.m. followed by a funeral service from 10:30-11:30 a.m. on Monday, March 10, at Holy Cross Catholic Church, Christiansted. Interment will be Immediately after the service at Kingshill Cemetery.
Arrangement entrusted to Divine Funeral Services.
 

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