Fresh start for Arthur Richards

Maneuvering through blocks of yellow, students at Arthur Richards Jr. High School make their way to the classroom. It’s the typical first day of school routine,only it’s happening in February. “Today we have all of our students back in classes today we have brand new facilities as you’ve seen here. But without the support of […]

Plaskett presses local government on school recovery

Arthur Richards Junior High School in St. Croix school has been vacant since Hurricane Maria hit. The scars and bruises are still visible a year later. “I think in the long term we’ll be fine, but I am concerned about what’s happening to our children mentally, psy chologically, the teachers as well with these fits and […]

Students at Eulalie Rivera Elementary School return to the classroom

Aishah Mutidi put three children through school. Now she’s the caregiver for a bright young girl just starting sixth grade at Eulalie Rivera Elementary. “I’m very serious about the kids and learning because I know the learning process is very, very serious,” Mutidi said. Due to on-going construction from last year’s hurricanes and delays with modular […]

Back to School Rebuild Series: Gifft Hill School on the path to recovery

Just 10 months ago this playground and surrounding school looked very different. “They were cemented into the ground and just completely blew off,” Terry Bertolino with Gifft Hill School said. Terry Bertolino calls herself the the sole member of the building and grounds committee. As she shows us around at Gifft Hill School lower campus. Just last year […]