Schools Closed October 16 and 19 for Annual TEACH Conferences

ST. THOMAS, USVI – Schools in the St. Croix and St. Thomas-St. John districts will be closed on October 16 and 19, respectively, to accommodate professional development for teachers and all school-based staff at the annual TEACH conferences, hosted by the local chapters of the American Federation of Teachers. This year, the conferences will be […]

VIDE Receives First of Several Chromebook Shipments

ST. THOMAS, USVI – The Virgin Islands Department of Education has received 1,000 of its expected shipment of 12,000 Chromebooks and is distributing the electronic items to students in both school districts.  Shipments began arriving in the Territory on October 1. Prior to distribution to students, the items are tagged and processed through the Department’s […]

Governor Bryan Eases Some Covid-19 Restrictions

U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS — During his weekly COVID-19 press briefing, Governor Albert Bryan Jr. announced he is easing some of the restrictions in place to stop the spread of COVID-19 in the Territory. His announcement comes after the Territory’s rate of positivity for the virus had decreased significantly.  Effective immediately, churches and houses of worship are […]

One Woman Dead and Four Injured in Separate STX Shooting Investigations

ST. CROIX, USVI – VIPD officers are investigating reports of multiple shooting incidents that left one woman dead and four people injured. On October 9 at approximately 10:18 p.m., the 911 Emergency Call Center received multiple calls from concerned citizens of shots fired near the corner of King and Market Streets in downtown Frederiksted. Officers […]

State Office of Special Education Set to Launch Parent Surveys October 10th

ST. THOMAS, USVI – The Virgin Islands Department of Education’s (VIDE) State Office of Special Education will launch its annual parental survey territory-wide on October 10 to collect confidential data on the level of parental satisfaction with the programs and related services provided by the Department’s divisions of special education. The survey is geared toward […]