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Friday, February 23, 2024

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G-Clef Music Academy’s Ukulele Workshop Postponed; New Dates Are March 21-23

Participants will build, design and learn how to play their own ukulele.

St. Croix Central H.S. Teams Are Varsity Invitational Basketball Tournament Champions

Both the boys' and the girls' teams emerged victorious in thrilling championship matches against Ivanna Eudora Kean High School from St. Thomas.

Mathcounts Competitions Set for Thursday and Friday, Education Announces

The V.I. Education Department announces the upcoming St. Croix Chapter Mathcounts Competition, set for Friday starting at 8:30 a.m. at the Research and Technology Park on the Albert Sheen Campus of the University of the Virgin Islands. The St. Thomas-St. John competition will be held on Thursday at 8:30 a.m. at the 13D Innovation and Research Center on the Orville Kean Campus of UVI.

St. Croix Public Schools Welcome Donations of Water Coolers, Water Jugs and Copiers

St. Croix's public schools have new water cooler dispensers, 5-gallon water jugs, and industrial copiers, thanks to generous donations by Rashidi Clenance, the Tim Duncan Foundation and ViVid Streaming, the V.I. Education Department announced Wednesday.

White House HBCU Initiative Director to Speak at UVI’s 62nd Charter Day 

Dr. Dietra Trent, executive director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, will be the keynote speaker at the University of the Virgin Islands' 62nd Charter Day program, an annual event that celebrates the school's founding and recognizes its achievements.

UVI Launches Essential Needs Pantry to Support Students

Thanks to a new initiative introduced by the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) in January, students facing food insecurity, financial hardship and other challenges will receive the support they need.

UVI Bulletin Board for February – March

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

St. Croix District Provides Updates on Current Public School Maintenance Projects

As part of the Department of Education’s commitment to transparency, it is sharing updates on the status of the outlined projects with the public.

Virgin Islands Board of Education Celebrates Black History Month

"In the tapestry of time, Black history stands as an indomitable thread, woven with resilience, courage and triumph."

WAPA Opens Applications Process for Alva McFarlane Scholarships for UVI Engineering Students

This annual scholarship opportunity is open to graduating high school seniors, and freshman and sophomore college students who are enrolled in an engineering program,

The Caribbean Writer Announces Prize Winners for Volume 37

The Caribbean Writer (TCW), an international, refereed literary journal published by the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI), College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences each year, has announced its prize winners for Volume 37 published in December 2023.

Liberty Continues to Raise Internet Safety Awareness on Safer Internet Day, Feb. 6

Once again, Liberty brings Safer Internet Day to the territory and conducts awareness efforts year-round through its Surf the Web Safely campaign.

VIBE Members Attend 2024 National School Boards Association Equity and Advocacy Conference

The conference brought together education leaders, policymakers and advocates from across the nation to discuss and collaborate on issues of equity and advocacy in education.

FEMA Seeks Teen Leaders in USVI for Next Youth Preparedness Council Class

All applications and supporting materials must be submitted no later than March 4. New council members will be announced in June 2024.  FEMA will host a webinar for potential applicants on Feb. 27.

Coral Reef Academy Opens School to Students With Autism on St. Thomas

The academy opens its doors to students with autism by offering specialized education for grades K-4. This groundbreaking initiative aims to provide a nurturing and inclusive environment tailored to meet the unique needs of students on the autism spectrum.

VIDE Conducts Investigation of Vandalism of School Bus Resulting in Suspension of Service

Bus No. 17, which was transporting students from the Educational Complex High School to the Paradise/Williams Delight area, suffered significant damage.

Head Start Invites Parents/Guardians of Current Students to Join Its Policy Council

As a Policy Council member, a parent will collaborate with fellow parents, community representatives, program management and the Head Start Governing Board.

Territory-Wide ‘EmpowerU Youth Summit 2024′ to Kick-Off on February 24

“The EmpowerU Youth Summit, tailored for students aged 12-18, aims to equip them with valuable skills and insights crucial for their personal and academic growth." 

Bulletin Board for January – May

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

CGL Offers Workshop for USVI Educators: Using Genealogy to Teach Inclusive History

The workshop is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (AST), Saturday, March 9, at the 13D Innovation Center at the University of the Virgin Islands, St. Thomas Campus. An application is required; space is limited.

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