This event is open to the public. Join the second virtual experience of this event and will include a formal opening ceremony, workshops, demonstrations, entertainment and free vegetable seedlings.
The topics to be discussed by the students include cancer research, coral disease, astronomy, genetics and many more.
George Francis joined other student journalists from 21 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in a virtual White House briefing.
The local chapters of AKA have jointly launched a campaign to increase the funding of the UVI endowment through local contributions.
All students (K through Grade 12) currently enrolled in USVI public schools and private schools that participate in the National School Lunch Program are eligible.
As of Sept. 16, V.I. Department of Health records show that only 42.1% of all Department of Education employees are fully vaccinated (42.6% - ST/SJ; 41.6% - STX),
Students from grades pre-K through 8th are invited to participate by creating a poster or writing an essay depicting “Your Dream Library.”
The training will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday, Sept. 24, Friday. They will be free and will take place on both campuses.
The grant will allow the university to establish an Office of Constitutional Development and Self Determination that will expand the previous public education efforts and create a university curriculum.
The grants will support increased reference services, digitization efforts and telehealth programming in partnership with V.I. community leaders.
Commissioner Racquel Berry-Benjamin hosted Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. on Sept. 7 on a tour of four schools -- Ricardo Richards Elementary and Lew Muckle Elementary on St. Croix, Julius E. Sprauve School on St. John, and Joseph Gomez Elementary School on St. Thomas -- to mark the reopening of campuses.
School and district officials were informed of the exposures by the V.I. Department of Health on Sept. 8. An announcement will be made on when the campus will reopen for in-person learning.
The funds raised from the walkathon will allow the committee to continue to provide financial support to the youth in the territory and the University of the Virgin Islands.
Parents and/or guardians are invited to pick up packaged breakfast and lunch meals at designated sites in or near their neighborhoods between 9 and 11:30 a.m.
“Our education system – whether in person or virtual – must be a safe place for all students,” said Kyza Callwood, chairman of the 20th Board of Education.
The grant of almost $1.5 million is for two civic engagement and education programs for students who live in the insular areas.