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Charlotte Amalie
Friday, July 19, 2019
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Virtue of the Week: Honor

Honor is living by the virtues, showing great respect for yourself, other people, and the rules you live by. When you are honorable, you keep your word. You do the right thing regardless of what others are doing.

The Chairman of the V.I. Democratic Party Imparts Holiday Message

Cecil R. Benjamin urges the V.I. Legislature to approve the “ArcLight Operating Agreement” in the spirit of Christmas.

Source Manager’s Journal: The Christmas Concert and the Smile

We live in an age in which breeding mistrust of "others" is a growth industry. This is as true in the Virgin Islands as it is elsewhere. Smiles are not going to cure mistrust, but they can open doors.

A Look at the Arguments Over the New Standardized Tests

Alexandria Baltimore-Hoofkin explains and defends the new and controversial test requirements for high school students.

Virtue of the Week: Joyfulness

Joyfulness is an inner sense of peace and happiness. You appreciate the gifts each day brings. Without joyfulness, when the fun stops, our happiness stops. Joy can carry us through the hard times even when we are feeling sad.

VIBE Member Moorhead Gives Her Perspective on 2015 Report

Mary L. Moorhead, a member of the Virgin Islands Board of Education, gives an overview of the problems in the St. Croix school system and recommends some solutions.

Virtue of the Week: Patience

Patience is quiet hope and trust that things will turn out right. You wait without complaining. You are tolerant and accepting of difficulties and mistakes.

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.

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