Jaluit High School

CMI readies graduation plan

CMI readies graduation plan

WILMER JOEL Putting together a graduation ceremony requires careful planning and preparation. Graduates and ushers at the College of the Marshall Islands gathered for the first graduation rehearsal last Friday. Meyar Margaret Laukon, associate dean of equity and engagement, and Jason Sam, coordinator of fitness, recreation, and sports, oversaw the practice. Each usher was assigned […]

Ocean flooding hits RMI

Ocean flooding hits RMI

HILARY HOSIA There is a home behind Delap Elementary School that suffers a fate three times worse than most during ocean inundations in Majuro. The home is sandwiched between a local-government-funded seawall to its left and a riprap structure made by the national government on its right. This leaves a gap through which waves, energized […]

Power ration hurts Jaluit

Power ration hurts Jaluit

Journal 10/11/1985 P3 Tony tabbed to run Pacific unit New Zealander Tony Johns has recently been selected director of the New Zealand government’s Pacific Island Affairs Unit in Wellington. The office was created to work with the minister of Pacific Island Affairs. Johns was a well known figure in the Marshall Islands as the Secretary […]

Jaluit knocks off private schools

Jaluit knocks off private schools

WILMER JOEL Jaluit High School became the first outer island high school to win the coveted Jeopardy competition — defeating three private schools to win the title for Education Week.The competition was originally the brainchild of the US Embassy late last year when it hosted the first Jeopardy game in the Marshall Islands focused on […]

First outer island schools accredited

First outer island schools accredited

Jaluit High School Principal Keener Menanso and Jabor Elementary School Principal Tom Phillimon received letters last week from the Accrediting Commission for Schools of Western Association Schools Commission (ACS WASC) informing them that Jabor Elementary School (K-8) and Jaluit High School (9-12) are now “Fully Accredited by WASC.” WASC has given both schools a three-year […]

Presidential get together

Presidential get together

Journal 4/20/1984P1 Electricity costs reduced The RMI reported impressive savings in fuel costs for its new power generating facility in Majuro. MEC’s British-built power plant is producing electricity at a cost of 5.1 cents per kilowatt hour, a substantial savings compared with the 18-to-20 cents per kilowatt hour cost at the old power plant.P3 Amata […]

Jaluit wins math comp

Jaluit wins math comp

Journal 3/26/1982 P1 Old Gateway Hotel coming down The old Eastern gateway Hotel structure is going to be torn down this one one wing at a time, according to Gateway/Nauru Local Government Council Majuro Manager John Bill. This week the south wing will be torn down to make room for the new hotel complex that […]

Inspired runner has Jaluit link

Inspired runner has Jaluit link

KELLY LORENNIJ The New York Times featured one of the fastest long distance runners alive: Chris Zablocki, a former Dartmouth volunteer at Jaluit High School (JHS) who shared a passion for running with his students back in his teaching days. For Zablocki, working in the RMI was an exciting prospect, and being assigned to Jaluit […]