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@ School: Arthur A. Richards Junior High School Program is Growing – And Raising...

Velda Hendricks, Future Farmers of America adviser and agriculture teacher at Arthur A. Richards Junior High School, applied for and was awarded an FFA grant for $2,500 to start a poultry farm.

Students Exhibit Research at Woodson STEM Fair

Thirty students at John Woodson Jr. High School displayed a wide variety of handcrafted projects Friday for the school’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Fair.

UVI to Launch Campus-Based Fundraising Call Center

University of the Virgin Islands alumni and friends are being asked to once again lend support to the annual UVI telephone fundraising drive to support academic scholarships for students in need. This year’s telephone fundraising is unique as it is campus-based and is the first student-run call center.

UVI to Award Nearly 300 Degrees at 2016 Commencement Ceremonies

The University of the Virgin Islands will award nearly 300 degrees at the 52nd annual Commencement Ceremonies on May 12 and 13, on the St. Thomas Campus and the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix, respectively.

UVI Urges Incoming Students to Register for Placement Exams

High School seniors who are interested in attending the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) for the fall 2016 semester are encouraged to register early for the placement exam. Students with SAT or ACT scores below the UVI guidelines are required to take the placement exam, which evaluates proficiency levels.

Teachers Shut Down St. Thomas Schools Over Retro Pay, School Conditions

St. Thomas-St. John schools were dismissed early, classes canceled and students sent home Tuesday afternoon as teachers protested for retroactive pay and better conditions in the schools.

UVI Schedules Dates for Spring CLEP Exams

The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) has announced CLEP exam dates for the Spring 2016 semester. The College Level Exam Program (CLEP) is a computer-based exam taken by college students with previous knowledge of the subject matter and is taken in lieu of college courses.

Henderson Elementary School Students Close Out Black History Month

Alexander Henderson Elementary School students put on a nice ceremony Friday in the school auditorium showcasing their talents in a program closing out Black History Month.

Gifft Hill Students Star in Documentary

Gifft Hill School students and St. John have a turn in front of the camera this week as a documentary company films at the school and around the island for a piece to air on PBS.

UVI Welcomes New Dean of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

This spring, the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) welcomed a new dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLASS). Emily Williams Ph.D. brings a wealth of experience in teaching, writing and editing within the humanities. Her specialty focuses on Afro-American and Caribbean Literature.

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