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Japan hands over 3 buses

Japan hands over 3 buses

Japan Ambassador Kazunari Tanaka attended the handover ceremony of new school buses for Ajeltake Elementary School, Laura High School and Majuro Cooperative School earlier this month. $83,968 was provided to fund the bus for each school through the Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Project (GGP). The public school ceremony was attended by Education Minister […]

Where there’s a will…

Where there’s a will…

The power of networking and love of parents to a son can move mountains.In this case, a McDonald’s-themed birthday for one lucky Jerel Anitok, Jr. at Majuro Cooperative School’s third grade was the result. The parents knew their soon-to-be nine-year old had been craving McDonald’s for three years since relocating to Majuro from California. A […]

Japan funds school buses

Japan funds school buses

Japan Ambassador Kazunari Tanaka and three Majuro principals signed grant contracts at the Japan Embassy last week that will provide each school with a new bus. The schools at the grant ceremony were: ・Ajeltake Elementary School, Principal Amity Jarom, grant up to $83,968. ・Laura High School, Principal Jimmy Kemem, grant up to $83,968. ・Majuro Cooperative […]

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 […]

SDA wins US Compact award

SDA wins US Compact award

WILMER JOEL Delap Seventh Day Adventist (SDA) was victorious in an all out Jeopardy Competition against other public and private high schools in the country including Majuro Cooperative School, Assumption, and Marshalls Christian High School. It was hosted by last year’s Jeopardy Champion Marshall Islands High School (MIHS) and organized by the United States Embassy […]

Intense school basketball championships

Intense school basketball championships

What stood out in the Sports and Extracurricular Program (SEP)-sponsored school basketball league championships last week was the intensity of the competition and the closeness of many of the final scores — which is to say that for the fans, these games were a roller coaster of emotion as the scores see-sawed from one team […]

Spotlight on mental health

Spotlight on mental health

The Ministry of Health and Human Services alongside Majuro Cooperative School organized a walkathon to promote awareness about mental health earlier this month. A great turnout of participants young and old attended the walkathon that was coordinated by Co-op High School Principal Kenneth Fernando as well as the student body government (SBG) officers and their […]

Coop School expands solar footprint

Coop School expands solar footprint

Majuro Cooperative School received a United Nations Development Program grant to implement a solar project aimed at solving several of the school’s needs, including reducing its power bill. “With aims of cost-cutting we are proceeding with converting the first elementary block completely to solar power with MEC lines as a backup,” said Majuro Cooperative middle […]

Co-op reasserts debate dominance

Co-op reasserts debate dominance

The culmination of Education Week 2021 was a debate competition for all high schools — including ones from Kwajalein, Jaluit and Wotje — at the International Conference Center (ICC) Friday. Majuro Cooperative High School took the title, after not making the debate finals last year. Unusually, two Marshall Islands High School teams argued themselves into […]

Most RMI graduations cancelled

Most RMI graduations cancelled

EVE BURNS Graduations in the Marshall Islands have been an on and off situation: Some happened, most are not. The Public School System issued a memo last week Tuesday advising that the National Board of Education had decided all graduations should be cancelled. Most public schools have been planning for some weeks to have alternative […]