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Graduation time!

Graduation time!

Majuro Baptist Christian Academy held its graduation ceremony Monday, with happy graduates tossing balloons into the air. MBCA is among many high schools graduating last week and this week in the Marshall Islands. More graduation photos and stories in the June 1, 2018 edition of the Marshall Islands Journal. Photo: Kelly Lorennij.

Great student-teacher ratios

Great student-teacher ratios

Ten percent of public schools on the outer islands have 20 or fewer students, according the Public School System’s enrollment report for the current school year. Eight of 81 schools are in the 20 or fewer student category. Overall public school enrollment for all 81 public schools is 8,819. There are a few more boys […]

CMI, Ryukyus sign deal

CMI, Ryukyus sign deal

KELLY LORENNIJ Following signing of an agreement between Vice President of the University of the Ryukyus Ryuji Ishikawa and College of the Marshall Islands President Theresa Koroivulaono, CMI is now able to send two students instead of just one to study at the university in Okinawa, Japan. The University of the Ryukyus opened an undergraduate […]

MCHS beats Majuro’s best

MCHS beats Majuro’s best

HILARY HOSIA Marshall Christian High School is dominating the high school Constitution Day basketball tournament this year following two great victories against Marshall Island High School last Friday in Rongrong and against undefeated high school-champ Majuro Cooperative High School Monday night at the SSG Solomon Sam Sports Center in Uliga. MCHS defeated MIHS Friday in […]

Mayors point out health needs

KELLY LORENNIJ The Ministry of Health and Human Services (MoHHS) opened its session with the Marshall Islands Mayor Association (MIMA) by outlining a report of successful and ongoing screenings, surveys, and redevelopment plans. Minister Kalani Kaneko acknowledged MoHHS as the “most criticized” of the ministries, and was commended by MIMA for the improvements on sanitary […]

Solar helps Rongelap Islanders

Solar helps Rongelap Islanders

The container carrying 70 Solar MRA Greenbox systems for the Rongelap community has arrived in Majuro and installation has started, said Munawar Arain, who has developed the specially designed systems for Rongelap households. “This project is the result of a partnership between Rongelap Atoll Local Government and Embassy of New Zealand in collaboration with Humanity […]

Ejit marks Bikini Day

Ejit marks Bikini Day

The Bikini community on Ejit Island marked Bikini Day last month with a ceremony involving raising of the RMI, US and KBE flags, and numerous activities involving Ejit Elementary students (who are lined up for the flag ceremony). The annual ceremony for the Bikinians this year marked the 72nd anniversary of their March 1946 relocation […]

CMI shares nuclear test legacy

CMI shares nuclear test legacy

KELLY LORENNIJ A nuclear legacy display holds its place this month at the College of the Marshall Islands (CMI) library and is open to other schools and the public for viewing. With the supervision of Mary Silk, the Director of CMI Nuclear Institute and Marshallese Studies, students who have taken nuclear studies or are members […]

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