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Robo fun in FSM

Robo fun in FSM

Student robotics clubs from six high schools across Pohnpei State gathered earlier this month for the Micronesian capital’s first-ever Robo Day. Each team fielded a robot that they built, programmed and customized to compete on a customized course. Drivers raced their robots through timed rounds, battling to gain points by pushing, dropping, and throwing tennis […]

CEO okays postal votes

CEO okays postal votes

Journal 4/20/1982 P3 Ebeye group in Majuro A group from the Ebeye Catholic Women’s Club is presently in Majuro visiting the Majuro Catholic Women’s Club. The group is headed by Fr. Leonard Hacker, SJ. P7 Classifieds ARE YOU AFRAID of people like Ron Reagan, Haig (the man, not the drink!) and Thatcher? If so join […]

Billfish chaps head to Kona

Billfish chaps head to Kona

Journal 8/21/1981 P1 Teachers object to contract plan A hearing on controversial contracts for all elementary and high school teachers ended abruptly August 15 at Marshall Islands High School cafeteria when it was apparent the teachers did not like the idea that they would be on one-year contracts while other government workers would continue on […]

Marshall Islands tax-free zone?

Marshall Islands tax-free zone?

Journal 4/17/1981 P9 Marshallese theology students learn they share similar problems with American Indians Three Marshallese students — Kaje Kattil, Riten Menke and Nashion Naiser — of the Marshalls Theological College discovered that Marshallese and Indian Americans have many things in common in a recent trip to the mainland. Both Marshallese and Indian Americans have […]

Bruno’s circus is coming to town

Bruno’s circus is coming to town

Journal 3/27/1981 P1 Ailinglaplap Bakilkil airport dedicated The Bakilkil airport was dedicated March 27 in a festive and elaborate ceremony. With three planes on the airport and three ships anchored in the lagoon, it was was certainly the largest event in recent years at the peaceful island of Airok. P5 Joma Robert new JHS principal […]

Enemanet Express down

Enemanet Express down

Journal 10/1/1973 P9 Phone update The telephone system will be completed around November 1, 1973. A total of 98 phones will be installed, 47 of these will be used by the administration and the hospital. A few will be used by key men in the Trust Territory government, such as the Distad. The remainder will […]

Tinak Elementary needs help

Tinak Elementary needs help

Rusted tins, damaged old roof, and cracked concrete walls confirm Tinak Elementary School in Arno needs more than just repairs. The Journal visited the school with Head Teacher Stephen Jiwirak when Okeanos Vaka Motu transported Jiwirak and his family from Majuro last Friday. Jiwirak explained the school was formerly St. Paul School and was run […]