"Once again it is most interesting to see our island through the eyes of a stranger," writes Kirk Grybowski, one of the Virgin Islanders hosting members of the Danish West Indian Society on their visit to the Virgin Islands.
Winners for the week of March 14-20, 1999
Junior high school or middle-level administrators, faculty and staff of the Addelita Cancryn Junior High School, Bertha C. Boschulte Middle School, Julius E. Sprauve School and New Horizons Alternative School will participate in a Middle Level Conference on April 7, 8 and 9 at the Wyndham Sugar Bay Resort.
Local artist Doreen Walsh expresses thanks to all who worked hard to make the St. Thomas-St. John Art Council's 11th Annual Carribean Colour Art Exhibit a success. The show will hang until April 18 at Coral World.
A special ceremony was conducted at Bertha C. Boschulte Junior High School on Sunday, March 21 to induct 46 students into the local chapter of the National Junior Honor Society.
Luis "Tito" Morales, president of the Central Labor Council, said Wednesday he is satisfied so far with Gov. Charles W. Turnbull's approach to the problems facing labor. "He shows respect," Morales said. "He listens. We had a very good dialogue."
Alscess Lewis-Brown has been named director of the Education Department's personnel and labor relations office. Anthony Kiture was named assistant director.
Many children in the territory don't eat breakfast, according to Elodia Weekly, state director of Special Nutrition Programs. And it's a problem.
Roberto Benigni, who recently won the Academy Award for Best Actor, wrote, directed and performed in LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL,' playing at Cinema One beginning Thursday, March 25. The critically acclaimed film tells the story of a man who attempts to keep hope alive for his son in a Nazi concentration camp, by calling on the power of laughter.
Students Promoting Awareness, Responsibility, Knowledge & Service will host their sixth annual Easter Bonnet parade luncheon for seniors on April 4, at 12:30 p.m. at the Legislature of the V.I.