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Update for Summer Institute for Teachers, 2015

Friday, 28 August 2015 - 10:30am

The Ministry of Education and Culture is informing those teachers who are to be participating in the Healthy Schools Workshop that they are to report to the Conference Room, Fort Burt Hotel at 11:00 a.m. today.  All other teachers are to report to their respective schools to prepare for the opening of the 2015-2016 academic school year.

All Principals and senior teachers who are participating in the Leadership Training which is being conducted by NCEL are asked to report to their respective training centres by 11:00 a.m. today.

Cancellation Of The 2015 Professional Day For Educators

Friday, 28 August 2015 - 10:30am

The Ministry of Education and Culture is informing all its Principals and Teachers that the 2015 Professional Day for Educators has been cancelled.  All teachers are to report to their respective schools on Monday, 31st August, 2015, to prepare for the opening of the 2015-2016 academic school year.

Tropical Storm Erika 8:00 p.m. Update

Thursday, 27 August 2015 - 9:00pm

At 8:00 p.m., the centre of Tropical Storm Erika was estimated near latitude 16.7 degrees north, longitude 64.7 degrees west or about 109 miles east of the BVI. Erika is moving toward the west near 12 mph. Erika should resume a west-northwest track with a slight increase in forward speed later tonight. This general motion is expected to continue for the next 48 hours. 

Tropical Storm Erika Nearing The Virgin Islands

Thursday, 27 August 2015 - 8:00pm

At 5:00 p.m., the centre of Tropical Storm Erika was estimated near latitude 16.6 degrees north, longitude 64 degrees west or about 117 miles east-southeast of the BVI. Erika is moving toward the west-northwest near 15 mph. This general motion is expected to continue for the next 48 hours. 

Tropical Storm Erika Continues Westward Movement

Wednesday, 26 August 2015 - 12:45pm

At 11:00 A.M., the centre of Tropical Storm Erika was located near latitude 16.1 North, longitude 57.6 West or about 471 miles east-southeast of the BVI. Erika is moving toward the west near 17 mph, and a west to west-northwestward motion is expected over the next 48 hours.

Macnamara Water Extension Project On Hold Due To Weather

Wednesday, 26 August 2015 - 12:15pm

The Ministry of Communications and Works is informing the public that the MacNamara Water Extension Project has been placed on hold.

Tropical Storm Warning For BVI As Erika Gains Strength

Wednesday, 26 August 2015 - 9:15am

A Tropical Storm Warning remains in effect for the British Virgin Islands as Tropical Storm Erika continues to head west.

Tropical Storm Erika Showing Little Change In Strength

Tuesday, 25 August 2015 - 12:45pm

LOCATION: 15.2 degrees north, 51 degrees west
DISTANCE: ABOUT 909 MILES EAST SOUTH EAST OF THE BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS 
MOVEMENT: WEST NEAR 20 MPH 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS: 45 MPH
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE: 1003 MB

Public Invited To 2015 International Coastal Cleanup

Monday, 24 August 2015 - 12:30pm

The Conservation and Fisheries Department is inviting the public to participate in the 2015 International Coastal Cleanup on Saturday, September 19.  Persons can also participate in the clean-up from Thursday, September 17 to Monday, October 5 in the Virgin Islands. 

2015 Professional Day for Educators Postponed Until August 31

Monday, 24 August 2015 - 7:30am

The Ministry of Education and Culture is informing all its Principals and Teachers that the 2015 Professional Day for Educators which was scheduled for Monday, 24th August, 2015, has been postponed until Monday, 31st August, 2015

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