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Steel Ensembles Invited To Participate In Pan on the Green Musical Showcase

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

 

Contact: Cynthia Graham                                                                       Anthony Mills

Director of Public Relations                                                                   Specialist/Writer

(340) 773-1095, Ext. 7096                                                                     (340) 773-1095, Ext. 7064

cgraham@stx.k12.vi                                                                               amills@stx.k12.vi

 

ST. CROIX, USVI Steel ensembles on St. Croix are invited to register for participation in the 2016 edition of  Pan on the Green competition scheduled on Saturday, May 14, 2016 at 6 p.m. at the St. Croix Educational Complex football field.  Steel ensembles or orchestras from schools, churches, businesses and community organizations are eligible to perform.

An entry fee of $100 is required to participate in Pan on the Green.  Each ensemble will play a musical piece of their choice, and Pianist and Composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s classic, “Eine kleine Nachtmusik” for a total of 20 minutes.   Translated “a little serenade” in German, the Mozart composition is written for an ensemble of two violins, viola and cello with optional double bass. The musical arrangement is often performed by string orchestras.

The winning steel ensemble receives a monetary prize of a $1,000.

Admission is $5.00 for adults and $3.00 for children.  Participating ensembles receive 30 tickets to contribute to their fundraising efforts.

For more information and/or to sign up, contact Valrica Bryson, Cultural Education Director for the Department of Education, at (340) 773-1095, extension 7032.

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CHS Report Card Distribution Is April 21

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                April 20, 2016

 

Contact: Cynthia T. Graham                                                                                                                                  

Director of Public Relations                                                  

(340) 774-0100, Ext. 8136                                                     

cgraham@stx.k12.vi  

www.vide.vi

                                                           

ST. CROIX, USVI – Central High School Principal Janasee Sinclair is informing the public that report card distribution for all grade levels is scheduled at the school on Thursday, April 21 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. For more information, contact Central High School at (340) 778-0123.

 

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Notice of Reporting of Misuse of Federal Education Funds

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                April 15, 2016

 

Contact: Cynthia T. Graham                                                                                                                                  

Director of Public Relations                                                  

(340) 774-0100, Ext. 8136                                                     

cgraham@stx.k12.vi  

www.vide.vi

 

ST. THOMAS, USVI – The Virgin Islands Department of Education encourages all schools, teachers, parents of students in schools, participants in adult and vocational education programs, Department employees, and the general public with knowledge of the misuse of Federal education program dollars to report the fraud by calling the following hotlines:

·         U. S. Department of Education Office of Inspector General: 1-800-MISUSED

·         U. S. Department of Interior Office of Inspector General: 1-800-424-5801

The Virgin Islands Department of Education is committed to empowering all students for success.

                                                                          

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