The Virgin Islands Department of Education, St. Croix District, informs the public that the Arthur Richards Jr. High School and the Alexander Henderson Elementary School (temporarily housed at the Richards campus) will be open for instruction on Friday, March 22.
Students were dismissed early on March 21 due to a backup of sewage on the campus as a result of recent low water pressure issues preventing toilets from flushing correctly. Lines have since been cleared, and water service has been fully restored to the campus.
St. Croix Adult Education Center announces that the Adult Education Day Program will be closed to students on Friday, March 22, to allow teachers to participate in professional development workshops.
Alexander Henderson Elementary School will hold its next Parent-Teacher Association meeting at 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 27, in the Arthur Richards Junior High School Cafeteria. Parents are encouraged to participate.
The V.I. Department of Education announces that the State MATHCOUNTS competition has been rescheduled for 9 a.m., Thursday, March 28, and will be held in the University of the Virgin Islands Great Hall on St. Croix.
The St. Thomas-St. John District has rescheduled its 2019 Primary Spelling Bee to 9 a.m., Wednesday, April 10, in the Bertha C. Boschulte Middle School Auditorium.
For more information, contact the Education’s Office of Public Relations at 774-0100, ext. 8136.
Original Source: https://stjohnsource.com/2019/03/22/department-of-education-updates-school-events/