Updated Information on the reopening of school

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PHILIPSBURG—The Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport is currently still on target for the reopening of schools. The soft opening of school is set for September 28th, 2017. The soft opening will consists of students assessing their school materials, and speaking with their teachers, peers and guidance counselors. The official start date More...

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By webadmin On Monday, September 25th, 2017

Minister of Education thanks USAR NL for assistance

Philipsburg – In an effort to realize the October 2nd deadline date of the reopening of our schools, the Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport received great assistance from the Urban Search and Rescue More...

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By webadmin On Monday, September 25th, 2017

Library closed due to Hurricane damage

PHILIPSBURG — The Philipsburg Jubilee Library regrets to  inform all members and other library users that due to circumstances beyond our control  the library is closed until further notice. The library More...

Hurricane Irma Damages School
By webadmin On Friday, September 22nd, 2017

Clean up of schools

PHILIPSBURG — Hurricane Irma has left our island in a critical state. The education infrastructure serves as one of the most important pillars in our society, and has suffered tremendously. In addition, we More...

Silveria Jacobs
By webadmin On Sunday, September 17th, 2017

DCOMM Public Announcement – Public Schools

PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT The Ministry of Education Culture Youth & Sport hereby makes it known that the Public Schools’ Management has not been able to get in touch with all staff members via regular communication More...

Derrick De Ruitte
By webadmin On Friday, September 15th, 2017

Geography Teacher picks up the pieces

By Julie Alcin South Reward — “I walked around and got really sad, and as I sat staring at my classroom, I just wanted to cry, but the best way to deal with it is to get something and start cleaning,” More...

Hurrican Irma Damages Schoolbusses
By webadmin On Wednesday, September 13th, 2017

St. Maarten: what about the children?

PHILIPSBURG –Eveline Henriquez is struggeling with a huge moral dilemma: should she let her children be evacuated or not? “The oldest is old enough to let him leave to go to family in The Netherlands.” More...

By Online Editor On Tuesday, September 5th, 2017

Schools closed, curfew begins 8 p.m. tonight

GREAT BAY (DCOMM) – Prime Minister William Marlin on Monday afternoon chaired his third Emergency Operations Center meeting where he was briefed by emergency support function coordinators about preparations for More...

By Online Editor On Friday, September 1st, 2017

University launches law program next Thursday

GREAT BAY – The University on Pond Island will launch the St. Maarten law program next week Thursday in room 202 at 5.30 p.m. The program is collaboration between the University of Curaçao, the University of More...

Silvia Carty
By Online Editor On Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

Visual arts teacher creates creative getaway

GREAT BAY – “I’m not trying to create artists but trying to create an interest, love, and appreciation for art,” says Silvia Carty, a Visual Arts teacher who has been teaching at local secondary schools More...