Posts Tagged

Department of Education

At VIFreepBreaking NewsEducation NewsSt. Croix NewsSt. John NewsSt. Thomas NewsTerritorial Affairs

CHARLOTTE AMALIE —  Education officials said that temporary modular units and school repairs will be completed by August 28. Education Commissioner Sharon McCollum and her underlings appeared before the Senate Finance Committee and provided their Fiscal Year 2019 budget. “It is all on target,” McCollum said. “Foundations are being poured

Read More
At VIFreepBreaking NewsGovernment House NewsSt. Croix NewsSt. John NewsSt. Thomas News

CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Governor Kenneth Mapp has lifted the freeze on non-essential hiring in the Executive Branch of Government. The change goes into effect immediately. “As the U.S. Virgin Islands recovers from last year’s hurricanes, this job and wage thaw creates numerous opportunities to attract and retain necessary staff to assist

Read More
At VIFreepBreaking NewsSt. Croix NewsSt. John NewsSt. Thomas News

CRUZ BAY – The island of St. John will soon be able to generate its own electricity, Governor Kenneth Mapp assured residents on Tuesday. Power generation units are now en route to St. John and a supplemental solar field system has already been approved. “Ultimately, you are going to be disconnected

Read More
At VIFreepBreaking NewsCommunity AffairsGovernment House NewsSt. John News

CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Governor Kenneth Mapp said that he invites and encourages St. John residents to share their ideas, concerns and hear from local officials in regard to recovery efforts and other matters affecting the island at a Town Hall meeting set for 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 15, 2018. Governor Mapp said he will

Read More
At VIFreepCrime NewsSt. Thomas News

  Joseph Gomez Elementary School CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas elementary school holding summer programs was put on lockdown and in “active shooter” status when gunmen exchanged gunfire on the campus Tuesday afternoon. Police said the shooting incident occurred on the Joseph A. Gomez Elementary School campus about 12:26

Read More
At VIFreepBreaking NewsCrime NewsEducation NewsSt. Croix News

CHRISTIANSTED – The Virgin Islands Department of Education St. Croix District Office of the Insular Superintendent and the leadership of the Elena Christian Jr. High School are appealing to residents living in the Aureo Diaz Heights housing community and surrounding neighborhoods to keep a watchful eye out for suspicious activity

Read More