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College celebrates its founding

College celebrates its founding

College of the Marshall Islands (CMI) celebrated its foundation day this week with a busy schedule. Monday opened with a walk-a-thon and the blessing of their three new buses. An academic and cultural showcase was the feature on Tuesday at the SSG Solomon Sam Memorial Court. High school students enjoyed the booths, won prizes and […]

Putting the Journal to good use

Putting the Journal to good use

College of the Marshall Islands education students have been busy this semester learning to use articles from the Marshall Islands Journal to create engaging English lessons. The CMI students, most of whom plan to be elementary school teachers, spent several weeks working together in teams to create lesson plans centered around an article from the […]

Beach Lodge opens doors

Beach Lodge opens doors

WILMER JOEL The word luxury was evident at the blessing ceremony and open house last Saturday for the new Beach Lodge Suites in Majuro. Seven of the eight rooms were already reserved for use while one of the rooms was on display and featured quality furniture, utensils, and other room accessories. Father and son duo […]

MIHS gets WASC approval

MIHS gets WASC approval

Following on the heels of US Western Association of Schools and Colleges first award of accreditation to Northern Islands High School on Wotje, WASC has given its stamp of approval to Marshall Islands, extending its accreditation for a new six-year term.Six years is the longest period of accreditation possible to achieve. “It is the decision […]

Students shine in debate battle

Students shine in debate battle

Margaret Heffernan once said “For good ideas and true innovation, you need human interaction, conflict, argument, and debate.”This was the case for the Public School System and the National Nuclear Commission-hosted debate that ended Education Week on a high note. The day of debates at the ICC saw students engaged in learning, developing ideas, and […]

Exhibit showcases local artists

Exhibit showcases local artists

The US Embassy hosted an art exhibition at the Ambassador’s residence earlier this month, an event that brought together students from four Majuro high schools with NGOs Jo-Jikum and Waan Aelon in Majel. The students viewed both locally made works of art that were displayed in the outdoor ground floor deck area under the main […]

MALGov celebrates new court

MALGov celebrates new court

Majuro Atoll Local Government joined with Assumption Schools, the Taiwan Embassy and numerous others to bless and open the new sports court next to the Uliga school Tuesday afternoon. The covered basketball/volleyball court was funded jointly by Taiwan and MALGov. It was a two-part event: opening of the new court and a soft opening for […]

Majuro legends get focus

Majuro legends get focus

Island legends will be honored and publicly recognized as a result of a US Embassy grant to the organization Jo-Jikum. A $15,000 grant awarded by US Ambassador Roxanne Cabral to Jo-Jikum last week will support construction of three kiosks on legendary landmarks on Majuro Atoll. These kiosks will feature information and artwork about the legend […]