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KINGSHILL — The Virgin Islands Department of Education was made aware of a photo circulating on social media of an employee inappropriately dressed while holding virtual classes with students at the St. Croix Central High School today. The Department of Education denounces the actions of the employee and has acted

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — All public schools will be closed today in observance of the Columbus Day holiday. Virgin Islands-Puerto Rico Friendship Day and Indigenous Peoples’ Day will also be celebrated on October 11. All public schools will reopen tomorrow. The Claude O. Markoe Elementary School will resume in-person learning on

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KINGSHILL — A fleet of 15 new school buses will begin servicing students in the St. Croix District beginning tomorrow following the completion of contractual agreements between the Department of Education and Abramson Enterprises, Inc, the company that operates the school buses. The new buses are the property of the

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Joseph Gomez Elementary School will be closed today due to the passing of a staff member, the Virgin Islands Department of Education said. St. Thomas District leaders have activated the crisis response team to make counseling services available to anyone in need at the Anna’s Retreat

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — All in-person Kindergarten classes at the Joseph Gomez Elementary School will be dismissed at 11 a.m. today, due to an electrical service interruption affecting classrooms, the Virgin Islands Department of Education said. Parents are asked to pick up their children from the school campus, according to the

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FREDERIKSTED — A Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority blackout sent some west end elementary school students back to learning from home. The Virgin Islands Department of Education, St. Croix District, announced the early dismissal of Claude O. Markoe Elementary School’s in-person classes on September 13, “effective immediately, due to

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Virgin Islands Department of Education Commissioner Racquel Berry-Benjamin has tested positive for COVID-19. Berry-Benjamin underwent COVID-19 testing on Friday, after experiencing symptoms overnight on September 9, the Department of Education said. Berry-Benjamin did not perform any official duties following an emergency press conference she hosted on Thursday,

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Virgin Islands Department of Education Commissioner Racquel Berry-Benjamin hosted Governor Albert Bryan on a tour of four schools—Ricardo Richards Elementary and Lew Muckle Elementary on St. Croix, Julius E. Sprauve School on St. John, and Joseph Gomez Elementary School on St. Thomas—to mark the reopening of campuses

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KINGSHILL — The Virgin Islands Department of Education, St. Croix District, said it has suspended school bus service until further notice. Parents are asked to continue to provide transportation to and from school for children attending in-person classes. Special Education students in self-contained classrooms attending in-person classes are not affected

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Pearl B. Larsen PreK-8 School on St. Croix and the Ulla F. Muller Elementary School on St. Thomas will resume in-person learning tomorrow, the Department of Education said. The schools reverted to virtual learning on September 9 and 10 due to COVID-19 exposure, according to the

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