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Charlotte Amalie
Wednesday, July 24, 2019
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Schools

UVI Trustees Elect Officers, Renew President Hall’s Contract

In executive session, the University of the Virgin Islands Board of Trustees unanimously approved a five-year agreement to employ Dr. David Hall as president of the university for the period of Aug. 1, 2019 through July 31, 2024.

Spanish National Honor Society Inducts Five CHS Students

Charter members of Central High’s Zora de Espanol, which received certification on April 30 that recognized it as a new chapter of the prestigious SNHS, include Maria Rodriguez, Tawana Moreno, Damarys Melendez, Wantherlley Sanchez and Yulaidy Simon.

UVI Bulletin Board for June and July

Here is what's happening on both campuses of the University of the Virgin Islands.
Students arrive for class at the St. Croix Educational Complex. (Bill Kossler photo)

St. Croix District Produces School Reconfiguration Plan for 2019-2020

Most notably, four of the district’s schools will move to a K-8 model and will require changes to school uniforms. Additionally, all schools in the district will have new start and end times to better accommodate bus schedules, as well as after-school programs and activities for students.

Education to Launch Cloud-Based System to Simplify Application Process

On Monday, June 24, the Virgin Islands Department of Education (VIDE) Division of Human Resources, in partnership with the GVI Division of Personnel, will...

St. Croix District Special Education Office to Close for a Few Days

The Special Education offices in the St. Croix District will be closed so that employees can move into refurbished office space at its La Grande Princesse location.

V.I. Bar Foundation Brings Law Day Civics to Schools

Attorneys provided age-appropriate instruction in the elementary, junior high/middle and high schools about the theme of Law Day 2019, which focused on First Amendment Freedoms, particularly Freedom of Speech and Freedom of the Press, and their importance to maintaining a free society.

Open forum: High School Moot Court Competition Held at V.I. Supreme Court

The Virgin Islands Bar Association gives a synopsis of its recent 25th annual Virgin Islands High School Moot Court competition.

V.I. Olympic Sprinter Laverne Jones Advises Students on Sports and Life

Jones, a native of Frederiksted, St. Croix, visited the schools while in the territory attending the V.I. Track and Field Championships on St. Thomas in preparation for her fifth Olympic appearance in Tokyo in 2020.

Governor Motivates Students to ‘Read Five’ at Summer Reading Challenge Launch

The kickoff event, coordinated by the Virgin Islands Department of Education’s State Office of Curriculum and Instruction and the Office of Public Relations, takes place each year to motivate students in grades K-6 to read five or more books during the summer months.

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