Kanchi Hosia

Boys take val and sal

Boys take val and sal

WILMER JOEL Marshall Islands High School (MIHS) 56th commencement exercise will go down as the largest graduation of this school year. A total of 169 graduates from sections 12A to 12G successfully completed four school years at MIHS. The graduation venue was flooded with many parents, families, and friends who witnessed this momentous occasion. Joining […]

Japan funds bus for school

Japan funds bus for school

Japan Ambassador Norio Saito participated in the handover ceremony of a new school bus that Japan government funding purchased for Long Island Elementary School last week. The $81,985 project was funded through the Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Project (GGP). Top level Public School System officials joined the event, including PSS Commissioner Kanchi Hosia […]

Bus to run on Japanese time

Bus to run on Japanese time

HILARY HOSIA“I hope the bus will bring students to school on Japanese time — which is before the bell rings,” Japan Ambassador to Marshall Islands Norio Saito said during a handover ceremony of a new school bus at Assumption School Tuesday. “I promise to teach our students Japanese time,” Assumption Principal Victoria Langidrik later said […]

Student safety in spotlight following incident

Student safety in spotlight following incident

HILARY HOSIA An assault of a North Delap Elementary School first grade student late last week highlighted a series of assaults of students in Majuro public schools in recent weeks. Recent previous incidents had not received public scrutiny, including a Long Island Elementary snafu when a student was held back in school after being assaulted, […]

Majuro schools win US approval

Majuro schools win US approval

Rita Elementary School and Laura High School were approved for accreditation last week by the US-based Western Association of Schools and Colleges, bringing to four the number of public schools in RMI that have US accreditation. Public School System Commissioner Kanchi Hosia announced the WASC decisions at a PSS-sponsored dinner for teachers last Thursday at […]

Delap school shut down

Delap school shut down

HILARY HOSIA A Delap landowner nailed shut the door to the Public School System’s kindergarten (Head Start) program located next to Social Security, halting school since Monday. As a result of the lock out, 125 students were prevented from attending school through Wednesday, with no sign of resolution of the problem evident after three days. […]

One stop education shop

One stop education shop

The Ministry of Education, Sports and Training is planning to create a “one stop shop” center at the former RMI/University of South Pacific in Delap that would boost service to the people and at the same time be convenient to MOE employees. Public School System Commissioner Kanchi Hosia said while construction is taking place, plans […]

No staff at MIHS prom

No staff at MIHS prom

HILARY HOSIA Hundreds of teenagers attending Saturday’s Marshall Islands High School prom were without official chaperones as they partied into the night. Many parents said the complete lack of MIHS staff made the event “illegal” and “not safe.” The Public School System’s Assistant Commissioner Kanchi Hosia said, “it is my understanding that at least some […]