Opening of schools depends on the pandemic

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GREAT BAY — At Wednesday’s Council of Minister’s press briefing, the minister responsible for Education, Drs. Rodolphe Samuel said the opening of schools on the island depends on the Coronavirus situation. According to Samuel, this information has already been shared with the relevant school boards. Consequently, they are looking More...

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Spirit Airlines landing at SXM Airport 28sep2017
By The Publisher On Friday, July 10th, 2020

July 18 set for repatriation flight organized to bring students and residents home

PHILIPSBURG – 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 More...

Roland E. Duncan 20200612 AB
By The Publisher On Monday, June 15th, 2020

Duncan: Cut the school subsidies by 12,5% and leave the schools alone (VIDEO)

PHILIPSBURG — In a personal interview with, Chairman of the Board of the St. Maarten Academy PSVE (Preparatory Secondary Vocational Education) Roland E. Duncan called on the government to More...

Minister of Education Rodolphe Samuel
By The Publisher On Thursday, May 21st, 2020

Minister of Education encourages parents to be ready for school Monday

PHILIPSBURG — Minister of Education drs. Rodolphe Samuel issued a public statement on Thursday, Ascension Day, encouraging parents to be ready for school on Monday, May 25th, 2020. The minister especially More...

St. Joseph School - 2020030801 JH
By The Publisher On Sunday, March 8th, 2020

Court protects St. Joseph School against unexpected sale

PHILIPSBURG – The Foundation for Catholic Education in St. Maarten (SKOS) has survived an attempt by the St. Catharina Foundation to kick it off the property where the St. Joseph School is located. The Court More...

Language Culture Identity St. Martin - Rhoda Arrindell
By The Publisher On Sunday, December 29th, 2019

Why (Which) Language of Instruction is Critical: The Role of Language Education in Nation-Building

Dear Editor, I have always argued that a sound education policy should be based on “a triad of effective teachers, involved parents, and committed students working from a curriculum explicitly designed to mold More...

Special Needs Self Defense 2019 -  SMMAF Muay Thai Kickboxing Competition and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Demonstration
By Online Editor On Thursday, November 28th, 2019

SMMAF Muay Thai Kickboxing Competition and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Demonstration

SOUTH REWARD — St. Maarten Martial Arts Federation (SMMAF) proudly presents its third bi-annual competition on Saturday, December 7 at the Milton Peters College gymnasium in South Reward from 9:30 – More...

USM - entrance university - Constitutional
By Online Editor On Tuesday, November 26th, 2019

Interactive Public Lecture on Understanding the Constitutional Structure of St. Maarten

PHILIPSBURG — Political Analyst and scholar of Comparative Government & Politics in collaboration with the University of Saint Martin (USM) kindly invite the general public (the youth and aspiring politicians, More...

(Learning Unlimited) LU’s grade 7 students performing their dance - assembly
By Online Editor On Saturday, November 9th, 2019

The beach, pond and dump speak at LU’s St. Maarten Day Assembly

PHILIPSBURG — Learning Unlimited Preparatory School (LU) on Friday held its St. Maarten Day Assembly under the theme “Clean Up St. Maarten” and featured as special guests a beach, the Great Salt Pond More...

Letter - St Maarten News - People
By Online Editor On Thursday, November 7th, 2019

Maurice Lake congratulates USM on upcoming 30th Anniversary

Mr. Editor, I would like to congratulate the University of St. Martin (USM) on their upcoming 30th Anniversary Celebration on November 16, 2019. Our local University came a long way in its thirtieth years of existence. More...