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Students: We like it!

Students: We like it!

One plus one equals two. That’s simple mathematics. But what College of Marshall Islands did last week (given the awesome college it is) was merging three 40-foot containers together to create a new student lounge and fitness center. The new space is now the home for the Student Body Association, which made SBA President Luston […]

Great support for jaki-ed auction

Great support for jaki-ed auction

The Tenth Annual Jaki-ed Exhibition and Silent Auction garnered $7,440 in earnings for the wonderful weavers of the mats on display at the Marshall Islands Resort’s Melele Room. In the expert weavers section of the evening, the judges chose the mat by Motrik Paul from Ailinglaplap to be the all-round best exhibit.USP’s Jacqueline Lakmis said […]

Schools like new math tablet

Schools like new math tablet

Ten new RISU-brand math tablets were distributed to Ajeltake Elementary School (AES), Woja Elementary School (WES) and Rairok Elementary School (RRES) following a presentation ceremony held at RRES recently. There are now a total of 14 RISU tablets on island. The RISU tablet is a tool designed to provide math for kindergarten to high school […]

Marshalls benefits from UWC ties

Marshalls benefits from UWC ties

GIFF JOHNSON Marshall Islands students are currently studying at United World College high schools in England, China, Singapore, Germany, and Hong Kong — with a new scholarship up for grabs to UWC’s newly opened school in Japan for the school year starting in August 2017. Previously, RMI students have studied at and graduated from UWC […]

FSM helps patrol RMI waters

FSM helps patrol RMI waters

North Pacific maritime surveillance cooperation between the Federated States of Micronesia and the Marshall Islands brought FSM’s FSS Micronesia to patrol RMI waters during October. The three-week trip around the Marshall Islands, that included a short stop in Majuro, resulted in boarding 15 fishing vessels to ensure compliance with RMI laws. Sea Patrol officials said […]

WAM graduates show success

WAM graduates show success

Marshall Islanders who graduate from the Waan Aelon in Majel canoe building and life skills training program have a high rate of success, according to statistics provided by the program. Nearly four out of five from last year’s training are either employed, in school or returned to an outer island. Data on graduates from the […]

WAM graduates shine

WAM graduates shine

After weeks of stormy skies, the sun came out and shined on the Vocational and Lifeskills 2016 Trainee Graduation. About 120 attended the Waan Aelon in Majel event, which saw 14 young men and four young women receive their certificates for successfully completing the WAM program. The Class of 2016 all wore T-shirts they designed […]

EPA lab gets US certification

EPA lab gets US certification

The RMI EPA Majuro water quality laboratory was re-certified last week to analyze drinking water under the Colilert Method and marine and other surface water samples under the Enterolert Method.  The US Freely Associated States Laboratory Certification Program issued the re-certification for a two-year term following review of the laboratory.  During the certification audit, Majuro […]

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