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Conference Shows Culture Bearers How to Impact Student Learning

The Virgin Islands Department of Education’s Division of Virgin Islands Cultural Education is poised to influence the way students learn and what they learn with the first “A New Vision: Traditionalist and Preservationist Culture Bearers Impacting Students Learning” Conference that was recently held in the territory.

Conference Shows Culture Bearers How to Impact Student Learning

The Virgin Islands Department of Education’s (VIDOE) Division of Virgin Islands Cultural Education is poised to influence the way students learn and what they learn with the first “A New Vision: Traditionalist and Preservationist Culture Bearers Impacting Students Learning” Conference that was recently held in the territory.

Federal Aid Applications Available to Students October 1

Students seeking assistance with financing their higher education will be able to apply for student aid rather than wait until the new calendar year. This year, students and their family members will be able to file a 2017-18 FAFSA as early as Oct. 1, 2016, rather than beginning on Jan. 1, 2017.

UVI Launches Retention Program to Enhance Student Success

The University of the Virgin Islands is participating in the Student Success Collaborative, an initiative developed by the Education Advisory Board to examine the impact of every aspect of campus life on student retention.

School of Visual Arts & Careers Seeking Student Artists

The School of Visual Arts & Careers (SVAC) is recruiting high school students in grades 9 through 12 for its 2016 – 2017 after-school program.

Salvation Army, FirstBank Help Students Get Ready for School Year

The Salvation Army and FirstBank recently partnered on a Back to School Backpack Distribution to provide school supplies to students in need who would otherwise head back to school unprepared.

@School: Meet the New Antilles Head of School, Liz Morrison

The academic year opened with new leadership at the helm of St. Thomas’ largest private school, but Antilles School students and faculty aren’t likely to notice any sudden or radical shifts.

Boschulte Middle School Unveils New Hardwood Basketball Floors

Education Commissioner Sharon Ann McCollum, Ph.D., and the administration of the Bertha C. Boschulte Middle School (BCB) at a ceremony on Wednesday, Aug. 31, in the school gymnasium unveiled the school’s newly-installed hardwood basketball floors.

UVI Gets $99,000 for Marine Debris Education, Prevention

Researchers at the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) were awarded $99,411 from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Marine Debris Program to fund marine debris education and outreach programs on St. Thomas and St. Croix.

Antilles Goes Back To School

Antilles School had an exciting first day of school Monday, as the school marked its 67th opening day.

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