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The CDC says the high risk of diabetes and obesity U.S. children face can be mitigated by more availability of fresh, local produce like these local fruits and vegetables (Gerard Sperry photo)

Applications Available for Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program in Elementary Schools

All public elementary schools in the St. Thomas-St. John and St. Croix districts are encouraged to apply.

UVI Bulletin Board for November and December

Here is what's happening on both campuses of the University of the Virgin Islands.

Kean Students Create Ornaments to Adorn National Christmas Tree in D.C.

The students envisioned “Christmas with a Caribbean Flare” as they highlighted local and global expressions of Virgin Islands culture with their designs.

VIBE Commemorates Birth of Jose Antonio Jarvis

The 18th Virgin Islands Board of Education (VIBE) commemorates the birthdate of Jose Antonio Jarvis, one of the icons of Virgin Islands education.
The RTPark building on UVI's St. Croix campus sustained heavy damage from Hurricane Maria. (File photo)

UVI Shares Results of Run-off Election Poll

The Virgin Islands Run-off Election poll results are in. The poll was conducted by VI Tech Stack (VITS), a University of the Virgin Islands Research and Technology Park (UVI-RTPark) company that specializes in political polling.

Limited Tickets Are Still Available for ‘Hamilton’ in Puerto Rico

But a few tickets are still available for $1,500 as a fundraiser for the St. John School of the Arts (SJSA). The school was able to reserve a block of tickets for the night of Jan. 26, 2019, to sustain its programs that continue to bring the arts to the entire St. John community.

DOE Names Kerra Samuel 2019 V.I. State Teacher of the Year

During Samuel’s one-year tenure, which will run through November 2019, she will represent the Virgin Islands public education system on a national scale and plans to champion the system’s continued access to federal funding, among other causes.

UVI Students Capture First Place at Hewlett Packard HBCU Business Competition

The competition is designed to inspire future talent, foster emerging careers in technology and increase student business acumen.

NOAA Awards UVI $500,000 to Advance Community Resilience to Hurricanes

The five-year project will create the territory’s first sustained, community-based, hurricane hazard preparedness program.

Lockhart Elementary Promotes Respect, Integrity, Discipline and Excellence

Lockhart Elementary School’s Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) 2018-19 rollout on Nov. 2 set students up for a productive school year with orientation workshops on respect, integrity, discipline and excellence.

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