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Three events are slated for the opening of the school year – V.I. Fathers Back to School Barbecue and Fun Day on Saturday, Aug. 27; the Back to School Days of Prayer on Saturday , Sept. 3, and Sunday, Sept. 4; and the V.I. Fathers March on Sept. 6, the first day of school for public schools in the territory. Organizers are encouraging fathers to take their children back to school starting on the first day.

 
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Fraud Experts Advise Seniors

Ponzi and pyramid schemes, Publishers Clearing House, mystery shopper and home repair scams have all been perpetrated on Virgin Islanders, and were the subjects of a fraud watch forum Thursday.

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2016-09-29 23:29:20
Territories to Receive $126 Million-Plus for Zika fight

Congress budgeted $1.1 billion to fight the Zika virus in legislation approved Wednesday to fund the government through December, with more than $126 million allocated to the territories.

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2016-09-29 23:27:21
Homeschoolers Want Legislative Remedy

The U.S. Virgin Islands Homeschoolers (USVIH) are asking the public to help them by contacting the V.I. Legislature and telling senators to vote for a bill that would transfer oversight of home schooling from the V.I. Board of Education to the Senate.

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2016-09-29 17:25:10
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Kean H.S. French Club Presents ‘A Night in Paris’

 

The Ivanna Eudora Kean High School Foreign Language French Club (F.L.F.C.) presents "A Night in Paris" (Une Nuit A Paris) Christmas Ball from 7-11 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 10, in the school auditorium. Guests will enjoy a festive evening of music, entertainment and fine dining in an elegant holiday setting. There will be giveaways and surprises throughout the night. Attire is black tie.
 Tickets are $25 and are available at the Ivanna Eudora Kean High School Office, He Say She Say Boutique, the V.I. Bridal and Tuxedo Center as well as Hair Emotionz in Smith Bay. Proceeds from the ball will go to the I.E.K.H.S. French Club to help cover the costs of their educational tour to France in April 2012.
For more information, contact the school office at 775-6380, call Dinelle Cadette, the F.L.F.C. president, at 344-5822 or send an e-mail to iekhsfrenchclub@live.com.

 

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