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LT. GOV. CALLS FOR PARENTS TO FIX UP CENTRAL HIGH

In light of the V.I. government’s money crunch, Lt. Gov. Gerard Luz James II is calling on the parents — himself included — of Central High School students to pitch in and help repair the campus.
At a meeting of Central High’s PTA on Sunday, James said he would work with parents to form a group of volunteers to identify the pressing problems of the school and how to address them. James’ daughter is a ninth-grader at Central High.
"Some of the problems that the school is facing now — infrastructural needs, personnel, school supplies — are the same problems we faced as parents at Central High with previous administrations as far back as 1991," James said.
Some of the infrastructural problems, though, can be tackled by parents and the community, he said. The first step is to identify parents and others in the community who may want to help, including plumbers, painters, electricians, carpenters and masonry workers.
"There are enough skilled workers in the varied professions that can assist us during these trying times," James said. "What we need to do is address it in a holistic manner."
"Let us work as one to improve the schools our children attend and create a better community."

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In light of the V.I. government’s money crunch, Lt. Gov. Gerard Luz James II is calling on the parents -- himself included -- of Central High School students to pitch in and help repair the campus.
At a meeting of Central High’s PTA on Sunday, James said he would work with parents to form a group of volunteers to identify the pressing problems of the school and how to address them. James’ daughter is a ninth-grader at Central High.
"Some of the problems that the school is facing now -- infrastructural needs, personnel, school supplies -- are the same problems we faced as parents at Central High with previous administrations as far back as 1991," James said.
Some of the infrastructural problems, though, can be tackled by parents and the community, he said. The first step is to identify parents and others in the community who may want to help, including plumbers, painters, electricians, carpenters and masonry workers.
"There are enough skilled workers in the varied professions that can assist us during these trying times," James said. "What we need to do is address it in a holistic manner."
"Let us work as one to improve the schools our children attend and create a better community."