WILMER JOEL The former capital building was turned into a Tropical Christmas Wonderland illuminated with flickering lights which embellished the entire area during the Christmas Lighting Ceremony last Friday arranged by the RMI government and the Mejerik Club. The venue was packed with children as well as families waiting for the Christmas lights to shimmer […]
Culture Day at Delap Park last Friday featured plenty of participation by local schools and groups. This included coconut husking competition, dances performances by several elementary schools, and performances by community groups. Read more about this in the October 4, 2019 edition of the Marshall Islands Journal.
KELLY LORENNIJ Rita Elementary School continues its streak of progress with a new library and lunch ettonaak (covered lanai) donated by the US and built by US Navy Seabees with the help of Marshallese volunteers. Construction finished last week Thursday and a blessing ceremony brought together a thankful parent-teacher association, excited students and proud volunteers.
A group of Rita Elementary School administrators and teachers will be heading to Palau next month as part of the RMI delegation to the Pacific Educational Conference. Vice Principal Rodrigues Nakamura Jr., Maija Ralpho, Nimata Nakamura, and Mamilani Horiuchi will join a delegation of 20 RMI representatives to the 30th PEC in Palau July 17-20. […]