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Charlotte Amalie
Thursday, April 25, 2019
Thu April 25, 2019 3:51 PM

Op-ed

What the V.I. Education System Could Be

Michael Bornn gives an overview of the teaching programs of two of the world’s most successful educational systems. He uses their very different approaches to alert Virgin Islanders it is time to retool their own system.

Christmas in the Virgin Islands

Natalia Kuipers compares a Christmas in the Virgin Islands with the clichés that are popular in movies and books. She thinks the holiday is something more important than Christmas sweaters, pine trees and snowflakes.

Virtue of the Week: Tolerance

Being tolerant is accepting differences. You are free of prejudice, knowing that all people have feelings, needs, hopes and dreams. Tolerance is also accepting things you wish were different.

WICO Hosts Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Dec. 9

One of the most anticipated community events on St. Thomas is the annual WICO Christmas Tree Lighting in conjunction with the Havensight Merchants Association. This year it will be held Dec. 9.

Virtue of the Week: Understanding

Understanding is using your mind to think clearly, paying attention to see the meaning of things. An understanding mind gives you insights and wonderful ideas.

The Status of HIV/AIDS in the Virgin Islands

The HIV epidemic not only affects the health of individuals, it impacts households and communities. In the Virgin Islands, 1,061 HIV and AIDS cases were reported between 1983 and December 2014.

Virtue of the Week: Respect

We show respect by speaking and acting with courtesy. We treat others with dignity and honor the rules of family, school and nation. Respect yourself, and others will respect you.

Source Manager’s Journal: Follow-Up on the News

Guess what today is? Right, and a few days before now, it was Nov. 15. Remember what Nov. 15 was supposed to be? Correct: the beginning of the "15 Days of Darkness."

Virtue of the Week: Thankfulness

Thankfulness is being grateful for what we have. It is an attitude of gratitude for learning, loving and being. Appreciate the little things that happen around you and within you every day.

Great Public Schools: A Basic Right and Our Responsibility

Commissioner of Education Sharon Ann McCollum Ph.D. asks the entire community to come together to help enrich the public school system for the sake of the children and their futures.

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St. Thomas Majorettes showcased a group of advanced and intermediate baton twirlers during Cultural Day on April 24, 2019 in the Emancipation Garden. The nonprofit organization's mission statement is to, "help girls become strong women with self confidence, self discipline and a positive self image." Crowds cheered as the girls demonstrated throwing batons over ten feet into the sky and twirled them under their legs in unison. #carnival #culturalday #thevisource ... See MoreSee Less

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