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“We want a drug free campus” — CNMI-PSS

By Lori Lyn Lirio DESPITE the growing the number of states allowing the regulated use of marijuana, the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands Public School Service still expresses its desire to maintain a drug free campus as it opposes the marijuana bill in the local legislature. This after the Board of the Education approved the […]

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“WELL-balanced teachers lead to well-balanced students” — CNMI Superior Court Associate judge

By Lori Lyn Lirio “WELL-balanced teachers lead to well-balanced students.” Thus said Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands Superior Court Associate Judge Teresa Kim Tenorio during the recent CNMI Public School System’s kickoff rally for the school year 2018-19 at the Marianas High School Gym. “Practice self care. I can’t stress enough the importance of it, […]

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CNMI-PSS met with industry partners and educational institutions to prepare student’s career pathways.

By Lori Lyn Lirio IN A bid to expand the student’s career pathways, the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands Public School System recently held a career technical conference which brought together stakeholders and educational institutions. The participants, who attended the conference at Taga Hall in World Resort, include those in the arts and communication business, […]

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Vegetables now a regular part of the menu in Saipan’s middle and high school canteens

By Lori Lyn Lirio SALAD bars are now available in middle and high school canteen to promote health via the consumption of veggies among teenagers in Saipan. This was learned after the Commonwealth of northern Mariana Islands Public School System-Food and Nutrition Service said it started putting up salad bars in middle and high schools […]

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The Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands Public School System is financially sound

By Lori Lyn Lirio THE Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands Public School System is in a sound financial footing. According to Burger, Comer, Magliari LLC (BCM) accounting partner David Burger, the PSS has strong financial statement for FY2016-2017. In his recent presentation at the Board of Education, Burger said the increase in supplemental appropriations from […]

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Mariana islands public school students to have free breakfast and lunch next school year.

By Lori Lyn Lirio ALL students of the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands Public School System will have free breakfast and lunch in the next school year. This was revealed by PSS-Child Nutrition Program nutritionist Kaisa Anderson during a recent interview with reporters. She said the free breakfast and lunch means that the students and […]