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St. Maarten Academy had to rehire unjustly fired teacher – or pay

PHILIPSBURG — The St. Maarten Academy has to reinstate a teacher French or otherwise pay compensation of 84,000 guilders ($46,927), the Court in First Instance ruled on February 23. The school dismissed the teacher on August 11, 2021, based on arguments that did not hold up in court. On June 6, the teacher trained for the end of year exam with More...

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By The Publisher On Sunday, October 17th, 2021
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Chantelle Jessurun obtains Masters in International Development Studies

PHILIPSBURG — Chantelle Jessurun, a former student of the Hillside Christian School and a graduate of Milton Peters College, obtained her Masters of Science degree in International Development Studies at More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, September 21st, 2021
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Prime Minister applauds Qredits for Small Busines Academy initiative

PHILIPSBURG — “Women are taking the lead and not sitting back and waiting for things being done for them,” said Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs during the opening of the sessions for young entrepreneurs More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, August 26th, 2021
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NAGICO Insurances has launched a project to help promote safety awareness in school

PHILIPSBURG — Given the emergence of the highly transmissible COVID-19 Delta variant, NAGICO Insurances has launched a project to help promote safety awareness in schools. The awareness campaign will see More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, July 1st, 2021
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MP Angelique Romou submits amendments to the 2021 Budget

~ VAllocates 440,000 for school materials and school breakfast program ~ PHILIPSBURG — As a Member of Parliament and an advocate for education and youth, Angelique Romou has been keeping a keen eye on the More...

By The Publisher On Monday, November 9th, 2020
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Not all schools abide by corona-measures

PHILIPSBURG – Not all schools are fully adhering to the protocols and safety guidelines from the government’s Education Continuity Plan, Minister of Education Drs. Rodolphe Samuel reports in a press release. Inspectors More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, October 17th, 2020
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Back to school: Education (almost) returns to normal

PHILIPSBURG – Education is about to return, at least partially, to normal on Monday, October 19, it appears from two press releases issued by Minister of Education Drs. Rodolphe Samuel. “Some schools are in More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, October 15th, 2020
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NAGICO donates Hand Sanitizing and Temperature Check stations to all Public Schools and school supplies for Public School students

~ NAGICO donates Hand Sanitizing and Temperature Check stations to all Public Schools and school supplies for Public School students ~ PHILIPSBURG, SINT MAARTEN – In preparation for the reopening of Schools More...

By The Publisher On Monday, September 21st, 2020
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Tourism study: time is running out for St. Maarten

PHILIPSBURG / AMSTERDAM – Economist Arjen Alberts obtained his PhD at the University of Amsterdam on Monday. In a ceremonial setting in the Agnietenkapel he defended his thesis entitled “Small Island Tourism More...

By The Publisher On Monday, September 14th, 2020
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Participants from St. Maarten start University of Curacao’s Legislative Writing Course

PHILIPSBURG — Minister of Education, the honorable Drs. Rodolphe Samuel, issued a statement informing the general public that a total of nine persons – seven civil servants and two external candidates More...