Rita Elementary School

Public schools slow to start

Public schools slow to start

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 […]

Private schools back in action

Private schools back in action

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 […]

Tropical Christmas Wonderland

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 […]

Rita likes US Seabees

Rita likes US Seabees

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.

RES team to talk in Palau

RES team to talk in Palau

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. […]