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Charlotte Amalie
Saturday, February 22, 2020

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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.

Stop the Leakage, Support Full Autonomy for IG

Once again the Legislature is considering giving the V.I. Inspector General’s office much greater autonomy. This is a good thing, and honorable.

There Is Much to Celebrate!

Judy King-Edmeade of the Friends of St. Thomas Public Libraries happily shares all the good news about the Charles Wesley Turnbull Regional Library.

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."

Crafting Relief in My Environment

Kyza A. Callwood says that combating crime in the Virgin Islands is a “matter of communication, commitment and time.” He lists several ways to begin this process.

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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