Students for Study Financing have until end of January to apply

Wycliffe Smith 2018 Election Photo

PHILIPSBURG—There has been an increase of students applying for study financing this year. According the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Education Wycliffe Smith although some 267 students have applied only 109 have completed the applications with all the supporting documents that are required. Although it was not reported the disciplines More...

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Wycliffe Smith
By The Publisher On Thursday, January 17th, 2019

Some 40 students to receive awards for outstanding achievements

PHILIPSBURG — Some 40 students from various high schools have been nominated to receive the Kings and Queens’s awards by the Gifted Foundation. These students who have been making positive and outstanding More...

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By The Publisher On Wednesday, December 5th, 2018

PSVE student still suffering from severe pains following accident

~ Mother taking him to French hospital for further diagnosis ~ PHILIPSBURG — The PSVE student who was hit by a car when he was coming off of a school bus about two weeks ago is now complaining of serious More...

St. Maarten Academy PSVE School Courtyard
By The Publisher On Tuesday, November 13th, 2018

Academy school board gets most of the blame for dispute with teachers

PHILIPSBURG – The situation at the St. Maarten Academy PSVE (Preparatory Secondary Vocational Education) remains volatile now that the board led by former Justice Minister Roland Duncan has refused to remove More...

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By The Publisher On Tuesday, November 13th, 2018

FAVE board has to pay big for wrongful dismissal guidance counselor

PHILIPSBURG – The board of the Foundation for Academic and Vocational Education (FAVE) has to pay 94,000 guilders gross ($52,514) to guidance counselor and job training coordinator Zeynep Sabahoglu for firing More...

StMaartenNews Opinion
By The Publisher On Tuesday, November 13th, 2018

The responsibility of school boards

By Hilbert Haar The case of the dismissed guidance counselor Zeynep Sabahoglu by the Foundation for Academic and Vocational Education (FAVE) shows once more how irresponsible the board members of such organizations More...

Principal of St. Dominic High School Gianne Wilson-De Weever - 20181105
By The Publisher On Monday, November 5th, 2018

St. Dominic High School International Baccalaureate Diploma program a success

PHILIPSBURG — The St. Dominic High School has introduced an International Baccalaureate Diploma Program which is geared to develop an academically successful student that is well rounded, socially responsible More...

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By The Publisher On Sunday, November 4th, 2018

Wescot-Williams: The Path to Political Independence

Wescot-Williams: The Path to Political Independence Starts With a Path of Total Self-reliance and Strong Sense of Self, English Language a Critical Part. Philipsburg, St. Maarten, November 4th, 2018 – The “English More...

Minister Wycliffe Smith at Sr. Regina School
By The Publisher On Monday, September 17th, 2018

Minister Smith Visits Sr. Regina School – Apologises for Error Made in Presentation to Parliament

Philipsburg, September 17, 2018 — Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sports, the Honourable Wycliffe Smith visited the Sister Regina Primary School on Monday to personally apologize to the Principal, More...

Hilbert Haar
By The Publisher On Sunday, September 16th, 2018

Unqualified teachers

By Hilbert Haar What is the definition of a qualified teacher? This question popped into my mind when I read about Minister Wycliffe Smith’s summary of the state of affairs in the schools on our island. LOGIN More...