Statement By Honourable Sharie B. de Castro - Update On Works At The Enis Adams And Francis Lettsome Primary Schools To House Students Of The Althea Scatliffe Primary School

Wednesday, 16 November 2022 - 1:32pm

Madam Speaker, you will recall that with the closure of the Althea Scatliffe Primary School on June 16th, 2022, the Ministry of Education, Youth Affairs and Sports moved with haste to find the best solution to house the students of that school to enable education continuity. It was proposed and announced by the Ministry that the best solution was to use the spaces available at the Enis Adams Primary School and the Francis Lettsome Primary School to house the students after the spaces have been rehabilitated and retrofitted.

Statement By Honourable Sharie B. De Castro on Secondary School Summer School

Friday, 28 October 2022 - 4:42pm

Madam Speaker, I thank you for the opportunity to update this Honourable House on the Secondary Summer School Initiative, 2022.  Before giving the results, I would like to give a brief background. There was a total of two hundred and twenty-two (224) students enrolled in Grade 12 at public secondary schools. Of the total, one hundred and sixty-eight (168) students or seventy-give percent (75%) were successful and fifty-six (56) or twenty-five percent (25%) were unsuccessful in completing their secondary level graduation requirements.

Government Accepting Bids For Steel Frame Structure ‘As Is’

Tuesday, 20 September 2022 - 1:56pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands, acting through the Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth Affairs and Sports, is accepting sealed bids for the Steel Frame Structure (Building B) at the Elmore Stoutt High School on an “As Is” basis.

Statement from Honourable deCastro on the Use of Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church Annex

Wednesday, 7 September 2022 - 3:47pm

Good day all,

On Thursday 25th August, we updated you regarding the progress made and needed to complete the second floor of the Enis Adams Primary School (EAPS) building.

Statement by Honourable Sharie B. de Castro, Minister of Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, and Sports - Update on the Reopening of Schools

Friday, 26 August 2022 - 5:31pm

Good day all,

In two weeks, teachers and students will returning to the classroom after a long summer break. I wish all teachers and students a productive learning experience as we all work together to transform the lives of our most precious resource - our children.

44 Cases Of Hand Foot And Mouth Disease In Local Preschools

Thursday, 25 August 2022 - 4:09pm

National Epidemiologist Ms. Harmonie Brewley-Massiah has confirmed 44 cases of Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease (HFMD) across 10 preschools and day care centres in the Territory.

Statement By Honourable Sharie De Castro On The Accommodations For The Althea Scatliffe Primary School Academic Year 2022 – 2023

Friday, 29 July 2022 - 8:45pm

In June of this year, the Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth Affairs and Sports arranged for a structural analysis to be conducted on the Althea Scatliffe Primary School building.

House Of Assembly Statement By Honourable Sharie B. de Castro - School Maintenance And Development

Friday, 22 July 2022 - 3:50pm

Madam Speaker, I wish to give a brief update on the maintenance of schools across the Territory. 

World Met Day Recognised

Wednesday, 23 March 2022 - 3:11pm

Acting Director at the Department of Disaster Management (DDM) Mr. Jasen Penn has said that the Virgin Islands network of weather monitoring instrumentation supports preparedness in the short and long term, as the Territory observes World Meteorological Day.

Promoting Inclusion For World Down Syndrome Day

Monday, 21 March 2022 - 3:56pm

A call is being made for people with Down Syndrome to be fully included in all aspects of societal life and living as the world observes World Down Syndrome Day.