Soft Opening of Educational Institutions

28 September 2017

Public Schools to host soft opening for students and parents on Thursday, September 28th and Friday, September 29th.

The management, teachers and staff will be welcoming students and parents where they will be updated on the official start date of school.

Assessments will be done to determine the social emotional wellbeing and care of the students in order to ascertain their needs. The Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport would like to request all parents to accompany their child/children to the gathering.

School officially starts on October 2nd, 2017 for the pre exam and exam classes as well as all schools that are able to fully start with all grades, which will be made known to parents in a subsequent notice.

Soft Opening Public Schools:

September 28th – 8:00am to 10:00am
Cycle II (Grades 3 through 6)
• Oranje Primary School
• Martin Luther King Jr. Primary School
• Leonald Conner Primary School
• Ruby Labega Primary School
• Marie Genevieve de Weever Primary School
Form 3 & 4
• St. Maarten Vocational Training School
ALL Grades
• Prins Willem Alexander Primary School

September 29th – 8:00am to 10:00am
Cycle I (K1 through Grade 2)
• Oranje Primary School
• Martin Luther King Jr. Primary School
• Leonald Conner Primary School
• Ruby Labega Primary School
• Marie Genevieve de Weever Primary School
Form 1 & 2
• St. Maarten Vocational Training School

ALL students are to report to their respective school for the gathering. The uniform code will not be strictly enforced for the students to promote a relaxed and safe environment.

All teachers, management and administrative have been reporting to their respective schools since Monday, September 25th, 2017, and are expected to continue reporting for duty. The Ministry ECYS would like to thank the management, teachers, and staff of the various schools, parents and communities for their continued support in an effort to rebuild St. Maarten and our educational system. 

Soft Opening Subsidized schools

MAC - Browlia F. Maillard
• Form 3 – September 28th 8:30am -10:00am
• Grades 5 and 6 - September 28th and September 29th 8:00am – 10:00am
• Early Stimulation – September 29th 9:00am to 11:00am

FAVE – Academy/Academy PSVE and CAPE
• ALL FORMS – September 28th 10:00am

SKOS (Catholic Primary Schools)
• Sister Magda Primary School
• Sister Regina Primary School
• Sister Marie Laurence Primary School
• Sister Borgia Primary School
• St. Joseph Primary School
• St. Dominic Primary School

• Cycle II – ALL Groups 5,6,7,8 – September 27th 8:00am to 10:00 am
• Cycle II – ALL Groups 3 and 4 – September 28th 8:00 am to 10:00am
• ALL Early Childhood and Groups 1 and 2 – September 29th 8:00am – 10:00am am

SKOS (St. Dominic High School)
• Form 5 and IB year 1 and 2 – September 27th 8:00am to 10:00am
• Forms 3 and 4 – September 28th 8:00 am to 10:00am
• Forms 1 and 2 – September 29th 8:00am to 10:00a