The Virgin Islands Department of Education announces the closure of all PreK-6 and PreK-8 Schools in the District of St. Croix at 9:00am today due to a job action by the American Federation of Teachers. The John H. Woodson Junior High School will also be closed today. Bus Transportation will be provided. Parents are asked to pick up students as soon as possible. High Schools in the District of St. Croix will remain in session on an abbreviated schedule and will be dismissed at 1:05 pm today.
The safety and instruction of students is a priority. Due to the lack of sufficient personnel, elementary and junior high schools in the district are impacted. The VIDE will keep the public informed regarding the reopening of these schools. The St. Croix District will be required to make up this school day in December.
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