TORTOLA — When Elmore Stoutt High School student Enya Mead left a recent meeting, she — like many of her classmates — had never actually stepped on her school’s campus, which was destroyed during Hurricane Irma on Sept. 6, 2017.



It’s back-to-school season and across much of the world, teachers and students have started another academic year. The date when U.S. schools actually open their doors after the summer break varies considerably between regions, which can mean anywhere between July and early September.

Just about everybody with a TV set has seen episodes in the CSI series and heard the theme songs. But we the people in the Virgin Islands know that CSI Miami’s opening song could have been written for us and our political culture.

Island Life

Local high school students rescued an endangered sea turtle while participating in the Youth Conservation Corps, a summer youth employment program with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service at Sandy Point National Wildlife Refuge on St. Croix.

You probably know better than I do the propensity for even the professional meteorological community to get it wrong when predicting key details of potential disasters in hurricane season.

Latest e-Edition

For the Record