Annaberg School
The Annaberg School on St. John was one of the first public schools in the Caribbean offering compulsory free education to all children, both free or enslaved. Classes were taught in English

Why is English the language of the Virgin Islands?
The official language of the United States Virgin Islands is English. At first this statement seems reasonable, as the language of the United States is English. Taking a closer look, however, we must remember that until 1917, the United States Virgin Islands had been a Danish colony for almost 250 years. Why then isn’t the language of the Virgin Islands, Danish? … read more

St. John News

New Park Superintendent on the Job on St. John
By Lynda Lohr — March 7, 2013

Like many St. John residents, the new V.I. National Park superintendent, Brion FitzGerald, first visited the island on vacation. He and his wife, Mary Robinson, came for their 25th wedding anniversary in 2006 when they made a day trip from St. Thomas. They returned in 2011 for another vacation.

FitzGerald, 56, was thinking hard about retirement himself when the superintendent’s job opened up because the previous superintendent, Mark Hardgrove, had retired. FitzGerald said he jumped at the chance.

“This was the only place I considered applying for the job,” he said.

Born in Winston-Salem, N.C., FitzGerald has spent his career with the National Park Service…. read more

St. John Weather

Partly cloudy with rain showers
High of 79 degrees F
Winds from the North at 5 to 10 mph
Chance of rain 30%
Sunset: 6:27 PM ASTWater Temperature (Charlotte Amalie Harbor): 84.9 degrees F

St. John Live Music Schedule

Aqua Bistro
Stephan Sloan
5:30 – 8:30

Barefoot Cowboy Lounge
Michael Beason
7:00 – 9:00

Mikey P 8:00
Dance Party 11:00

Cinnamon Bay
Eddie Bruce Drum Circle
6:30 – 8:00

Bo & Lauren
6:30 – 9:00

High Tide
Mikey P

Miss Lucy’s
TuTu Much
6:00 – 9:00

Morgan’s Mango
Lauren Jones
6:00 – 9:30

Ocean Grill
6:30 – 9:00

Erin Hart
7:00 – 10:00

James Milne
5:00 – 8:00

Shipwreck Landing
Mitch Woods

Skinny Legs
Chris Carsel & Company
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