Majuro Cooperative School

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 […]

Girls getting basketball exposure

Girls getting basketball exposure

HILARY HOSIA The ongoing elementary–level basketball league commissioned by the Public School System’s Sports and Extracurricular Program is attracting young talents to the most beloved game in the country: basketball. Not only is the program creative in its inclusion of both public and private elementary schools in the sport, they are providing a platform where […]

MIEPI celebrates by funding ideas

MIEPI celebrates by funding ideas

Marshall Islands Prevention Group, otherwise known as MIEPI, is celebrating 10 years as a non-governmental organization in the RMI. MIEPI was established to provide epidemiological surveillance, community research, and public health planning and prevention to monitor, assess and improve health and social welfare of communities in the RMI. MIEPI set aside $1,000 annually since it […]

Girls basketball showdown

Girls basketball showdown

KIRAN DATWANI It has been a tight competition this year during the basketball season. As the play-offs continue and the championship game approaches, it is nearly time for the winners to take home the prize! This year, three schools are competing in the girls’ playoffs: Laura High School, Majuro Cooperative School and SDA High School. […]