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

St. Maarten Academy PSVE School Courtyard

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 principal Lavern Nelson from her position. Minister Wycliffe Smith (Education) has stepped in and produced a report that takes the school More...

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By The Publisher On Tuesday, November 13th, 2018
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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...

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By The Publisher On Tuesday, November 13th, 2018
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The responsibility of school boards

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

Law Enforcement Officers participate in Relay Race St. Maarten Day 2018
By The Publisher On Sunday, November 11th, 2018
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Law Enforcement Officers participate in Relay Race

Photo caption: This year saw the joint participation of five law enforcement agencies in the 31st annual Sint Maarten’s Day Around the Island Relay Race. A total 22 men and women from the Sint Maarten Coast More...

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By The Publisher On Sunday, November 11th, 2018
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Female dies during traffic accident

PHILIPSBURG — Police patrols, Paramedics and Police Traffic Department on Sunday November 11th at approximately 08.35 a.m. were sent to Sucker Garden Road in the vicinity of the York’s property to investigate More...

Stop the Violence
By The Publisher On Sunday, November 11th, 2018
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KPSM comments on school fights

Philipsburg — The Sint Maarten Police force is well aware of the increase in the number of school fights that have been taking place within the last few months and would like to send a stern warning to all More...

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By The Publisher On Friday, November 9th, 2018
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Asthma patient sounds the alarm over lack of proper medication

~ Minister Lee says asthma medication Ventolin is not covered by SZV ~ PHILIPSBURG – An asthma patient has sounded the alarm over the lack of proper medication in St. Maarten, warning that the situation on More...

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By The Publisher On Friday, November 9th, 2018
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Heyliger’s name surfaces in massive bribery case

PHILIPSBURG – When current Member of Parliament Theo Heyliger (United Democrats) was minister of Public Housing, Urban Planning, Environment and Infrastructure he accepted $300,000 in bribes from the Dutch More...

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By The Publisher On Thursday, November 8th, 2018
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Remodeling SXM FBO Lounge to bring upgrades for the private jet traveler

SIMPSON BAY, St. Maarten (Thursday, November 8, 2018) – Corporate Travel to St. Maarten is about to return to a more relaxed setting as the Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM) prepares to upgrade its More...

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By The Publisher On Wednesday, November 7th, 2018
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Public Prosecutor’s Office calls on Government to provide a juvenile detention centre for boys and girls

~ Public Prosecutor’s Office concern about escalating school fights ~ PHILIPSBURG — The Public Prosecutor’s Office is concerned about the rise in school fights this year. Not only has an increase in violent More...