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Charlotte Amalie
Tuesday, July 16, 2019
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WICO Hosts Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Dec. 9

One of the most anticipated community events on St. Thomas is the annual WICO Christmas Tree Lighting in conjunction with the Havensight Merchants Association. This year it will be held Dec. 9.

Virtue of the Week: Understanding

Understanding is using your mind to think clearly, paying attention to see the meaning of things. An understanding mind gives you insights and wonderful ideas.

The Status of HIV/AIDS in the Virgin Islands

The HIV epidemic not only affects the health of individuals, it impacts households and communities. In the Virgin Islands, 1,061 HIV and AIDS cases were reported between 1983 and December 2014.

Virtue of the Week: Respect

We show respect by speaking and acting with courtesy. We treat others with dignity and honor the rules of family, school and nation. Respect yourself, and others will respect you.

Source Manager’s Journal: Follow-Up on the News

Guess what today is? Right, and a few days before now, it was Nov. 15. Remember what Nov. 15 was supposed to be? Correct: the beginning of the "15 Days of Darkness."

Virtue of the Week: Thankfulness

Thankfulness is being grateful for what we have. It is an attitude of gratitude for learning, loving and being. Appreciate the little things that happen around you and within you every day.

Great Public Schools: A Basic Right and Our Responsibility

Commissioner of Education Sharon Ann McCollum Ph.D. asks the entire community to come together to help enrich the public school system for the sake of the children and their futures.

On the Matter of Professionalizing Our Economic Advantage

Justin Moorhead gives a brief history of the Virgin Islands economy since the 1960s. He then lays out the possibilities and challenges for a future economy.

Thoughts from a Dad

Michael Bornn believes that adults should not teach children by telling them what to think and what to do. Instead, allow them to use their own innate curiosity and creativity, and to develop a love for learning.

Source Manager’s Journal: The Power of a Positive Vision

A true vision isn't "soft." Nor is it utopian or unachievable. Instead, it is a description of what we want a place or a country to look like in the future.

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