WILMER JOEL To the delight of countless students across the capital city, Miss Marshall Islands (MMI) Claret Chong Gum alongside the other misses visited various schools during Education Week. They got to see firsthand the talents, skills, and creativity of the rising generation of this nation. This is the first Education Week to really involve […]
Despite Health authorities giving schools the “all-clear” to resume classes September 18, the Public School System had not as of Wednesday this week confirmed a date for its schools to open their doors for the current school year. Marshall Islands High School issued a notice this week that it will begin a phased return to […]
Rita Elementary School has the distinction of being the first Public School System school in Majuro to return to in-person classes — but Monday’s return to school turned out to be a short-lived effort, as apparently PSS HQ directed RES to resume the “learning packet” pickup and drop off method in use by the rest […]
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. […]