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DHS Extends Deadline for Childcare and Regulatory Services Mini Grants to Aug. 31

Childcare and early childhood providers in the territory may apply and receive up to $30,000 in grant funding.

V.I. Student Awarded Aviation Scholarship to Train at RedTail Flight Academy

Anthony Gilbert, VI Chapter Tuskegee Airmen Inc. (VICTAI) member, was provided with an offer to join the RedTail Flight Academy inaugural class to begin on Sept. 8. The scholarship is worth $115,000.

Two UVI Students Awarded AROC Book Scholarship

Two University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) students, Shaynoah Bedford and Asil Abdalghani, are the recipients of a book scholarship in the amount of $750 through the AROC Scholarship.

Gifft Hill School Welcomes Two New Board Members

The board of trustees is made up of business owners, parents, academics and grandparents, all of whom actively support St. John in many different ways.

Districts Announce In-Person Orientation Schedules for School Year 2021-2022

Schools in both the St. Croix and St. Thomas-St. John districts will host in-person orientations for students and parents on Aug. 2-5 and Aug. 9 on the school campuses.

Hotel and Tourism Association Awards Lorette Resch Scholarship to Omaira Rachid

Omaira Rachid, a senior at UVI, is a third time recipient of the scholarship, awarded by the USVI Hotel and Tourism Association’s Education and Training Committee.

Joseph Gomez Teacher Wins Disney Vacation in ViVid Streaming’s “Swag Call” Contest

Joseph Gomez Elementary School fifth grade teacher Roselyn Samuel-Hodge traveled to Orlando, Fla., July 18-24, with her daughter.

Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett Hosts JROTC Students From CAHS in Washington, D.C.

Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett released the following statement regarding her recent visit with JROTC students from the Charlotte Amalie High School.

UVI Bulletin Board for July

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

Sen. Carrion Voices Concerns About Territory’s ESL Program

Sen. Samuel Carrión, a former student of the ESL program on St. Croix, became very concerned with the responses given by representatives from the V.I. Department of Education.