• Kyle Gonsalves of St. Thomas graduated from the University of Iowa with a Master of Science degree in interdisciplinary studies.

Fine and decorative arts publication, “The Magazine Antiques,” features an article in its May/June issue about Christiansted, St. Croix’s 1760 Danish West Indian townhouse, En Nordgade (One North Street) and its exemplary collection of island-crafted antique mahogany furniture.

In years past, on or about Trinity Sunday, I have sought to inspire greater interest in and meditation upon the concept of a triune: a three-facet, ultimate metaphysical reality, “God in Three Persons, Blessed Trinity.”

ST. CROIX — The gifted and talented class of the Lew Muckle Elementary School on St. Croix held a book party recently in honor of their published book “Mystery in the Abandon Homes” in their classroom, where the students saw the hard copy version of their book for the first time.

Family betrayal is the foundation of the new novel from Sandra Davis’ “Daughters of Dasheen” series, “The Revolt,” which debuted May 1 from Chocolate Roots Publishing.

Over the last 20 years, the Dion Parson & 21st Century Band has entertained audiences worldwide with its Caribbean Jazz style. On Friday, in celebration of its 20th anniversary, the band will release “Dion Parson & 21st Century Band: Live at Dizzy’s Club Vol. III.”

Roles reversed for biology students and parents

ST. THOMAS — Students from Ivanna Eudora Kean High School stepped into the shoes of investigators and forensic scientists and showcased the skills and knowledge they acquired in their forensic science class last week.

St. Croix’s 30 Under 30 to be honored Sunday

If we take a leisurely stroll down the corridors of our islands’ public schools some of might see children frolicking and laughing without the faintest care. Others might see passions aroused among a group of justice seekers from a heated debate regarding who really owns the blue Trolls penc…

Ivanna Eudora Kean High School science teacher Michaelrose Ravalier, center, works on a team Eggstronaut Parachute Challenge at NASA’s Commercial Crew Program and Virtual Reality Training professional development workshop in Omaha, Neb. Ravalier received a NASA grant in conjunction with the …

ST. CROIX — The Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands, in partnership with Crucian Heritage and Nature Tourism (CHANT) and the V.I. Tourism Department, announces the installation of the first Little Free Library on the island.

Rotary donates ‘Baby Think It Over’ doll

Kiwan John, of Christiansted, graduated from Coastal Carolina University with a bachelor of arts in dramatic arts.

The Rotary Club of St. Thomas II held their annual car raffle on Wednesday. Winner of the grand prize, a 2019 Ford Eco Sport, was announced, along with 10 other prizes, during their meeting at French Quarter Bistro in Frenchtown, St. Thomas. The raffle benefits UVI scholarships, Addelita Can…

In many churches, May 17 is set aside for special observance of the date on which, in 1954, the Supreme Court of the United States rendered its unanimous decision, in the case of Oliver Brown et al. vs. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas, declaring racially segregated public schools to be …

The new V.I. Youth String Orchestra made its debut performance at the Partners for Strings orchestra fundraiser on Easter Monday at G-Clef Music Academy in Mandela Circle on St. Thomas. Students ages nine to 16 performed classical and inspirational pieces, from Haydn to Beethoven. The orches…

Summer feeding program applications for school sites/summer camps and employment are available at the Office of School Food Authority in Sub Base, St. Thomas. The program will begin June 17 and will run through Aug. 9.

Applications are being accepted for the 2019 Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals’ Virgin Islands Aviation Career Education (ACE) Academy on St. Thomas.

AARP is now accepting nominations for its 2019 Virgin Islands Andrus Award for Community Service, which honors Virgin Islanders 50 and over who are sharing their experience, talent and skills to enrich the lives of their community members.

Reata Randolph of Christiansted graduated with a bachelor of arts degree in Health Care Management from Graceland University, celebrated in a ceremony on April 28 in Lamoni, Iowa.

The V.I. Education Department’s 2019 State Teacher of the Year Kerra Samuel is the recipient of a grant to introduce the “Walking Classroom” program to her fourth-, fifth- and sixth-grade students at Pearl B. Larsen Elementary School on St. Croix.

The Virgin Islands Tourism Department, family and friends greet Virgin Islander Naysa Lynch, center, at the King Airport on St. Thomas. Lynch was recently crowned the 80th Miss Jackson State University for 2019-2020 at the university in Jackson, Miss. Her coronation will take place in October.

The 2019 Coral Conservation Corps is now accepting applications for its summer program for junior high and high school students to learn about St. Croix’s coral reef ecosystems, marine habitats, migratory animals, and how to snorkel safely in their local surroundings, all while being steward…

Collier performs in symphony orchestra

The St. Thomas Sail and Power Squadron was recognized as “Squadron of the Year for 2018” in District 22, the Caribbean District, at the District 33 2019 Spring Conference in Hatillo, Puerto Rico, earlier this month. Officers of the organization were presented with a plaque providing one of t…

In the Gospel of John 21:1-19, the scene opens on the shore of the Sea of Tiberias, in the evening, in the region of Galilee. The resurrected Jesus is showing himself to more than a half dozen of his primary Disciples. Nevertheless, at first Simon Peter and the other men do not recognize him…

Viya is reminding Virgin Islands high school seniors that the deadline to apply for two Viya scholarships is Wednesday.

New mother Jaielean Jagrup, originally from St. Croix, has published a how-to guide for working mothers and parents overwhelmed by the demands of caring for a newborn.

More than a dozen students taking part in the not-for-profit Marine Vocational Program will be able to continue and advance their marine education thanks to a donation of $15,000 from the New York City Eastern Caribbean Relief Fund.

The Second Sunday of Easter — Thomas Sunday

Top honors were awarded to the students of the St. Croix Educational High School for Best Ensemble for the 14th Annual Vento Shakespeare Festival at the Nisky Moravian Church on St. Thomas.

In celebration of their 60th anniversary, the Charlotte Amalie High School Class of 1959 will present a cash award to a deserving male student of the Class of 2019. The student must be a housing community resident bound for the University of the Virgin Islands.

Project Promise hosts Easter Eggstravaganza

The noun “Easter” has somewhat mysterious, imprecise origins, traceable to early Germanic roots bearing on the arrival of springtime, early first-fruits harvest and promise of later abundance.