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Tzu Chi helps student pursue tertiary education

By   /  July 29, 2020  /  Civic, Education, Social  /  Comments Off on Tzu Chi helps student pursue tertiary education

PHILIPSBURG — Young St. Maartener Nikita Ambrose is now better equipped to start pursuing her tertiary studies in the Netherlands thanks to a donation she received from the St. Maarten Tzu Chi Foundation earlier this month. Nikita is the daughter of one of Tzu Chi’s long-time recipient, the late Angela Ambrose, who passed away in November […]

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School Bus Transportation available for Students during Examination period

By   /  July 17, 2020  /  Education, Transportation  /  Comments Off on School Bus Transportation available for Students during Examination period

The Inspectorate of the Ministry of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport & Telecommunications (TEATT) informs all parents of students with secondary exams that school bus transportation has been arranged for the transportation of students for the examination period up to and including August 4, 2020. During the examination period, July/August the following routes and schedule will […]

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July 18 Set for Repatriation Flight Organized to Bring Students and Residents Home

By   /  July 10, 2020  /  Aviation, Education, Island Life, Tourism, Transportation, Travel  /  Comments Off on July 18 Set for Repatriation Flight Organized to Bring Students and Residents Home

In collaboration with the Department of Foreign Relations (DBB), the Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth, and Sport (ECYS), and the Ministry of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Traffic and Telecommunication (TEATT), a repatriation flight has been arranged with Spirit Airlines for students and residents to return to St. Maarten. The flight will depart from Hollywood International Airport […]

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LU students accepted to prestigious colleges

By   /  July 6, 2020  /  Education, Local News  /  Comments Off on LU students accepted to prestigious colleges

Caption: Head of the schools College Counseling department Mark Beland. ~ LUPS students accepted to prestigious colleges ~ CAY HILL — Learning Unlimited Preparatory School (LUPS) will continue its proud academic streak of sending virtually 100% of its senior class off to four-year colleges and universities the world over. The LUPS senior class of 2020, […]

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Final Inspection of School Busses Underway until July 10

By   /  July 2, 2020  /  Education, Transportation  /  Comments Off on Final Inspection of School Busses Underway until July 10

The Inspectorate of the Ministry of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and Telecommunications (Ministry TEATT), informs all school bus operators who have not yet submitted their school buses for inspection, that a final inspection period which commenced on June 29 will continue up to and including July 10, 2020. This inspection will cover all routine electrical […]

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NIPA, American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine and Chamberlain University hold virtual signing ceremony

By   /  June 17, 2020  /  Education, Health, Local News  /  Comments Off on NIPA, American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine and Chamberlain University hold virtual signing ceremony

~Institutions sign scope of service agreement for NIPA Nursing Program~ CAY HILL, Sint Maarten— Now, more than ever, the world has been forced to wake up to the significance of healthcare workers. To address the need for more nurses locally, regionally and globally , The National Institute for Professional Advancement (NIPA) is continuing its partnership […]

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Facebook group Simply SXM donates tablets to students

By   /  June 9, 2020  /  Civic, Community, Education, Social  /  Comments Off on Facebook group Simply SXM donates tablets to students

~ Simply SXM donates 12 tablets to students from MPC and Sundial School ~ PHILIPSBURG — Twelve students from MPC and Sundial School couldn’t believe their luck when they heard they were to receive a tablet for their schoolwork. The sudden move to distance learning due to COVID-19 has actually been challenging for many students […]

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Minister of Education: Back To School Advice

By   /  May 22, 2020  /  Education, Government, Public Service Announcements  /  Comments Off on Minister of Education: Back To School Advice

PHILIPSBURG — The Minister of Education drs. Rodolphe Samuel issued a public statement with words of advice and encouragement for parents and children who will be going back to school on Monday, May 25th, 2020. The minister encourages the parents to make sure their children have all the necessary protective gear at hand so that […]

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NIPA holding off on opening

By   /  May 16, 2020  /  Education  /  Comments Off on NIPA holding off on opening

~NIPA to further assess conditions of reopening ~ CAY HILL — The Supervisory Board of Directors, and the Management of The National Institute for Professional Advancement (NIPA), wish to inform stakeholders that the campus will remain closed until further inspection is conducted. Before reopening there must be an assessment of whether it is viable for […]

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