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Tuesday, May 26, 2020

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Hurricane damage from the 2017 storms remains at Arthur A. Richards. (Source file photo)

FEMA Approves Replacement Plans for Arthur A. Richards Junior High School

FEMA approved the replacement of the Arthur A. Richards Junior High School, damaged by hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017. This approval allows the Department of Education to begin negotiating costs for the construction of a new school on St. Croix.

Head Start Launches New Online Portal Allowing Parents to Register Children

The online tool allows parents to create a profile and complete the applications of family and children of Head Start into the program’s database.

G-Clef Academy to Reopen May 12 for In-person Music Lessons

The reopening will give relief to parents who are desperately seeking a positive outlet for their children’s participation.

Registration Opens for Online Courses at UVI’s Open Summer Session I

Some courses will be entirely online and concurrent. Classes will begin on May 18, for Summer Session I, and on June 25, for Summer Session II.

UVI Bulletin Board for May

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

UVI’s New Masters of Social Work Program Launches; Online Info Session Is April 30

Those who have an interest in the program, must submit their information to the UVI Admissions Office.

National Science Foundation Fellowship Awarded to UVI Student for Advanced Research

University of the Virgin Islands biology student Makeda Mills is the recipient of the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship.

VIADC Inc. Opens Application Process for 11th Scholarship Program

Eligible Virgin Islands students are encouraged to apply before the deadline of May 31. The application process and application forms can be found on the association’s website

Commissioner Outlines Plans for Public School Students, Teachers for School Year 2019-2020

To ensure that student absences related to COVID-19 do not negatively impact student achievement, the Board of Education has suspended its retention and promotion policies for the 2019-2020 school year, given that certain conditions are met.
Elizabeth Nurse and Tyler Rice founded Breathe St. Thomas as a non-profit organization where proceeds from the studios’ yoga classes are used to fund community outreach projects centered around providing trauma relief. (Bethaney Lee photo)

Workout With WTJX, Breathe Yoga for Adults and Kids to Help Public Stay Fit

Virgin Islanders are still under a ‘Stay at Home’ order, but we still need to exercise. WTJX has engaged trainers in the territory as it debuts “Workout With WTJX,” featuring workouts that people can follow right in their homes.

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