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

Language Culture Identity St. Martin - Rhoda Arrindell

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 the whole child (physically, mentally, emotionally, spiritually, and culturally). The enterprise of nation-building in St. Martin cannot be More...

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

Teacher's Appreciation Day Celebration for FAVE Staff 2
By Online Editor On Wednesday, November 6th, 2019
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Teacher’s Appreciation Day Celebration for FAVE Staff

On November 1st, 2019, the FAVE school board treated and entertained their entire staff from both campuses with a hearty meal and live performances at the St. Maarten Academy P.S.V.E. The president of the board, More...

2019 Spelling Bee winners
By Online Editor On Tuesday, November 5th, 2019
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8th Annual Rotary & Rotaract Spelling Bee 2019 Final

Last Sunday the five finalists that had qualified for the 8th Annual Rotary & Rotaract Spelling Bee headed to the Belair Community Center to go head to head to determine the champion. The five finalists were More...

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By Online Editor On Tuesday, November 5th, 2019
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St. Maarten Academy P.S.V.E. To Host Open House

EBENEZER — The St. Maarten Academy P.S.V.E is proud to announce that we will be hosting our “Open House” on November 7th, 2019 from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm at our Ebenezer campus. The school has been busy More...

Mrs. Richardson - sponsor - classroom - project - Keep a Cool Head Project - air-conditioning
By Online Editor On Friday, November 1st, 2019
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Anonymous sponsor funds AC for ‘Mrs. Edith Richardson classroom’ at MPC

~ USD 5,000 donated to children of late Mrs. Edith Richardson to adopt a classroom in her name in Keep a Cool Head Project ~ The Keep a Cool Head project, a joint effort of Baker Tilly, Milton Peters College More...

5 / Five FINALISTS - rotoract- spelling bee
By Online Editor On Tuesday, October 29th, 2019
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Five Qualify for the Finals of the 8th Annual Rotary/Rotaract Spelling Bee 2019

PHILIPSBURG — Last Sunday The Rotary Club of St. Maarten-Mid Isle and the Rotaract Club of St. Maarten Sunrise hosted the 8th Annual Rotary/Rotaract Spelling Bee 2019 at the Belair Community Center. The ten More...