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Charlotte Amalie
Saturday, March 6, 2021

Schools

St. Thomas Board of Realtors Donates Laptops to Two STT Schools

The educational needs of students across the United States endured a jarring and costly change when COVID-19 forced teachers and students to stay at home.

V.I. Board of Education Financial Aid Applications Now Available

Applicants are encouraged to apply before the application deadline of April 23 for this 2021 Financial Aid season.

Operation Inspire Expands Free Virtual Afterschool Program for VI Students

The virtual program will expand to include new workshops and more individual tutoring to support students who are struggling with virtual learning during the pandemic.

Limetree Awards More Than $500K in Charitable Donations, Scholarships for 2020

Under Limetree’s Charitable Contributions Program, donation requests must support the advancement of education, environmental stewardship and community sustainability.

Caribbean Genealogy Library Has V.I. History Project for Teachers

The Caribbean Genealogy Library has an opportunity for educators (active or retired, elementary to high school) to work on a project related to Virgin Islands history.

UVI Launches COVID-19 Vaccination Drive for Employees

Appointments were made for over 160 employees to receive their vaccinations. UVI President Dr. David Hall and UVI Provost Camille Mckayle, Ph.D., were among the UVI employees to be vaccinated last week.
The Department of Education will begin meal distribution to V.I. students on Thursday. (Shutterstock image)

‘No V.I. Child Goes Hungry’ Feeding Initiative to Resume on New Date, January 25

Breakfast and lunch will be available for pick up at 9 a.m. at all distribution sites, Monday through Friday, until supplies last. The feeding initiative does not operate on holidays and weekends. Starting date is now Monday, Jan. 25.

The Caribbean Writer Issues Call for Submissions for Volume 36 Through Online Portal

Contributors may submit works of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, essays or one act plays which explore the ideas resonating within the region and its diaspora.

K12 Climate Action Panel Highlights Education Systems Adapting to Impacts of Climate Change

One of the members of the climate change panel at the Aspen Institute was Michealrose Ravalier, a certified science educator teaching at the Ivanna Eudora Kean High School on St. Thomas, Virgin Islands.

UVI Appoints Charlene Navarro as Director of Medical Simulation Center

Slated to open this summer, the UVI Medical Simulation Center will provide an immersive medical simulation experience to UVI students, as well as continuing education and certification courses for local and visiting healthcare professionals.