Tag: Virgin Islands Department of Education (VIDE)

8th Grader At Sion Farm Parochial School Wins 49th Annual Territorial Spelling Bee

CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Department of Education congratulates Shadya Coureur, 8th grade, Free Will Baptist Christian School, winner of the 49th Annual Territorial Spelling Bee held on March 24 at the Free Will Baptist Christian School on St. Croix. Shadya won the 17-round competition by correctly spelling the word “bumptious.” She will represent the […]

St. Croix Student Wins ‘Doodle For Google’ Art Competition For The U.S. Virgin Islands

CHRISTIANSTED — A Pearl B. Larsen fourth grade student has been chosen as the winner for the territory in the Doodle for Google Competition. A talented student on St. Croix could soon have his art on the Google homepage for millions to see. Google is announcing the 54 state and territory winners in its 13th […]

Red Ribbon Week Contest Winners Get Google Chromebooks

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Police Department, in partnership with the Virgin Islands Department of Education, issued new Google Chromebook computers with carrying cases to winners of the 2020 Red Ribbon Week poster and essay contests. The contests were held as part of the annual Red Ribbon Week activities during the last week of […]

Governor Bryan Issues Statement on Department of Education School Update

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Albert Bryan Jr, issued the following statement concerning school maintenance and other updates provided by the Department of Education during a press conference today. “Our administration shares the concerns families have for a safe and conducive school environment for their children and continues to make the safety of the students, faculty, […]

Gittens Calls For Better School Security And Greater Community Engagement

FREDERIKSTED — After learning of multiple acts of vandalism on various campuses over the long Memorial Day weekend, St. Croix Senator Kenneth Gittens is calling on the community to aid law enforcement in protecting schools and other public buildings. Gittens is also requesting that the Virgin Islands Department of Education “better secure its campuses to […]

Early Dismissal At Lew Muckle Elementary Due To Spalling of Concrete

CHRISTIANSTED – Students at Lew Muckle Elementary School in Sion Farm were sent home early when administrators discovered “non-structural spalling of concrete in Building J.” The Office of the Insular Superintendent issued a statement on Facebook at 9:30 a.m. on Monday saying parents should come to pick up their children early. “Buses will return to […]

St. Croix Educational Complex Students Take Top Honors In 14th Annual Shakespeare Festival

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Top Honors for the 14th Annual Vento Shakespeare Festival were awarded to the students of the St. Croix Educational High School for Best Ensemble. Under the guidance of their teacher, Alicia Ramos, the St. Croix high school students won the most coveted prize. The winning students included Avision Lang, Enperatriz Delgadillo, Korie […]

WAPA Water Main Break Shuts Down Addelita Cancryn Junior High Today

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The effects of the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority’s damaged main water line spilled over into today with at least one public school closing in St. Thomas — and two others affected. The Virgin Islands Department of Education, St. Thomas – St. John District said that the Addelita Cancryn Junior High […]

Lockhart Elementary School Put On Lock Down While Police Capture Suspect Near St. Thomas Hospital

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — An elementary school was put on lock down this morning so police could capture a suspect near it and the St. Thomas hospital. “A situation occurred in the vicinity of the Schneider Regional Medical Center on St. Thomas,” the Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency said. “For safety, the Lockhart Elementary school […]