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Jepta joy in holiday warmup

Jepta joy in holiday warmup

EVE BURNSThose of you that didn’t spend your Gospel Day at Laura missed out. Laura Protestant Church celebrated its 163rd Gospel Day last Sunday. The different Gospel Day Jepta reenacted through skits how the Gospel was brought in or they performed a biit and a song that is related to how Gospel was first arrived […]

FAMI puts on a teen show

FAMI puts on a teen show

Last Saturday’s Miss Teen FAMI 2020 Float parade was a knock out performance. Sponsored by the Filipino Association of the Marshall Islands, it showcased the six teenage contestants in high style — from stylish outfits to lavishly decorated floats. Even the rain Saturday could not dampen the high spirit of the event. The Miss Teen […]

Ebeye SDA students stand out

Ebeye SDA students stand out

Students in Japanese kimonos, Samoan Sarongs (dress lavalavas), Hawaiian leis and Pohnpeian skirts jammed the street on Ebeye Tuesday morning — initiating Ebeye Seventh Day Adventist School’s International Day festivities. Each classroom was themed to certain countries and were evaluated by judges. At the end of the day, second graders won first place for overall display […]

New RMI doc in high gear

New RMI doc in high gear

Dr. David Alfred, the first Marshallese to graduate from medical school in Taiwan, is now in his second-year residency training at Shuang Ho Hospital, Taiwan. After completing four years of medical school and a one year internship at Majuro hospital, Dr. Alfred developed an interest in surgery and decided to pursue a four-year surgery residency […]

Strong women (and men) eye Games

Strong women (and men) eye Games

EVE BURNS Here’s to the team in the Marshall Islands that never burns out and didn’t die out. The RMI weightlifting team always brings in medals from any international competition they compete in, even as the weightlifting team adds new faces from year to year. For the upcoming Micronesian Games, weightlifting got ahead of every […]

Promoting drug-free RMI

Promoting drug-free RMI

A big drug-free gathering brought schools from Laura to downtown together for an afternoon walkathon from Public School System headquarters to Delap Park Monday. The students yelled out, “say no to drugs, don’t start” through the walk to raise awareness on usage of drugs here in the Marshall Islands. Councilman Jina David on behalf the […]

MIHS celebrates

MIHS celebrates

Marshall Islands High School (MIHS) students had a great Friday last week. There were no classes held and they got to enjoy the outside air and get a lot of exercise. The reason? A celebration of World Food Day, a field day and teacher appreciation were all wrapped up in one big day of events […]