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Tuesday, October 27, 2020

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DOE Plans Virtual Graduations for Public School High Schools May 26-29

The prerecorded ceremonies will stream on DOE’s Facebook page at 3 p.m. daily and broadcast on Viya Channels 26 and 27.

COVID Creativity: Assemblage by Lisa Etre

The images in the squares resemble human skulls peering out from behind closed windows. They represent the lost identities of the tens of thousands of people who have passed away in the last two months from the coronavirus.

Source At-Home Reading: ‘Holden Hugs the World’

The Source staff is presenting readings of books for children in the spirit of offsetting the confusion and upheaval in their lives.

CARES Act Extends Emergency Relief Grant Deadline to May 29

Eligible individuals and organizations include those with a primary mission to promote and provide connections through creative expression.
File photo shows an Atantic bottlenose dolphin. Four of these marine mammals, born in captivity, arrived Wednesday at Coral World on St. Thomas. (File photo)

Coral World Ocean Park to Re-Open on Saturday, May 16

In addition to maintaining the highest health and safety practices, Coral World Ocean Park has increased sanitation and disinfecting routines with extra focus on high touch and high traffic areas.

RTPark Announces Second Cohort of Accelerate VI

The participants were selected from dozens of applicants from four different continents. Six of the eight founding teams are from or are based in the U.S. Virgin Islands.

UVI Class of 2020 Overcomes Overwhelming Odds, Confers Over 300 Degrees

UVI’s Class of 2020 will walk across the stage and celebrate their commencement in December. Students who have earned their degrees will receive their diplomas in the mail.

Coral World Reaches Across Atlantic to Videoconference Guided Tour for Autistic Children

Through videoconferencing, children on the autism spectrum and their families were able to see and learn about turtles, sharks and dolphins and discover ways they could help protect them in the wild.

UVI Graduation Ceremonies Rescheduled to December

Due to the impact of COVID-19, the University of the Virgin Islands has announced that graduation ceremonies will be rescheduled from May to December to afford students the experience of a traditional commencement celebration.
Jean-Pierre "JP" Oriol, commissioner-designee for the Department of Planning and Natural Resources. (Submitted photo)

VI Council on the Arts Offers CARES Act Assistance to the Art Community

Commissioner Jean-Pierre Oriol has announced that the VI Council on the Arts (VICA) has received $200,100 in emergency funding from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) to address the COVID-19 pandemic.

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