December 12, 2017 3:31 am Last modified: 3:10 am

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Board of Education to Open Office for Certification Services, Scholarship Checks on Dec. 11

The 18th Virgin Islands Board of Education (VIBE) has announced it is scheduling certification appointments for teachers and administrators, and scholarship checks are available for pick-up on St. Croix.
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NOAA Caribbean Fishery Bulletin Reminds Fishermen of Seasonal Closure on Fishing Grouper

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reminds fishermen and the public of seasonal fishing restrictions in U.S. Caribbean federal waters beginning Dec. 1, 2017, at 12:01 a.m.
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Danish Agency Helps Recovery Efforts at Flamboyant Gardens, Queen Louise Home for Children

The Danish Emergency Management Agency has pledged its support to Lutheran Social Services of the Virgin Islands (LSSVI) after Hurricane Maria damaged four roofs at Flambouyant Gardens, a 56- apartment complex for low-income seniors and those with physical disabilities.
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Breach Advisory for Nov. 27 – Dec. 1

DPNR performed water quality analysis at 26 designated beaches throughout the territory during the week of Nov. 27 – Dec. 1. The following beaches meet water quality standards and are safe for swimming or fishing:
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The Caribbean Writer Accepting Submissions; Deadline Is Dec. 31

The Caribbean Writer is an international literary refereed journal with a Caribbean focus. Therefore, the Caribbean should be central to the work, or the work should reflect a Caribbean heritage, experience or perspective.
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EarlyAct instructors Liz Goggins and Sandra Gerard-Leung are presented crowns and flowers by Gardine Vice Principal Anna Gordon and members of the club.

2015 MMES Cohort Publishes Study in Major Scientific Journal

The manuscript -- altered juvenile fish communities associated with invasive halophila stipulacea seagrass habitats in the U.S. Virgin Islands -- is the culmination of research efforts by the 2015 cohorts.
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Parents of IEP Students Reminded of Program’s Status

The child’s IEP is a legal document that identifies the child’s learning needs, the services the school will provide to the child and how the child’s progress will be measured.
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Recovery Partners Join Forces to Care for Animals Displaced by Hurricanes

Hundreds of homeless dogs, cats and other four-footed hurricane survivors are finding new homes and comfort thanks to a joint initiative among territorial, federal and nongovernmental partners.
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Education Department to Launch Second Storytelling Academy in January

The academy teaches the art of cultural storytelling in the Virgin Islands' local oral tradition and will be facilitated by master storyteller Yohance Henley.
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UVI Bulletin Board for December

Here is what's happening on both campuses of the University of the Virgin Islands.
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