Community Briefs – April 24, 2018


Mariana avifauna presentation at AMP
The American Memorial Park will be hosting a Mariana Avifauna Conservation Program this Wednesday, April 25, from 5:30pm to 6:30pm, with the aim to bring people together to aid the long-term survival of native birds.

The program was founded in 2006 and is run by Pacific Bird Conservation. PBC brings together zoo professionals from a number of institutions, government agencies and local islanders to counteract the decline of bird species that have been negatively affected by the invasive brown tree snake.  This presentation will describe the past, present and future conservation efforts on behalf of these species. (PR)

Free seminar on STEP Program for small businesses
The CNMI Department of Commerce, in collaboration with the Commonwealth Development Authority, will be offering a free seminar focusing on the CNMI State Trade Expansion Program for small businesses that are interested in expanding their market through export. The training will be held at CDA boardroom in San Jose, first floor, on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 from 9:30am to 11am. The CNMI STEP Program is a state-federal partnership, funded by a grant from the Small Business Administration. (PR)

Military training at FDM
ASAN, Guam—The U.S. military will conduct training at the island of Farallon de Medinilla on April 23-26, from 8am to 4pm. It is recommended the public, fishermen and marine tour operators monitor the Coast Guard broadcast notice to mariners for advisories. The general location of the training on the island of Farallon de Medinilla will be in a 12-nautical mile radius of the island. (PR)

KHS Def Jam and progress reports
Kagman High School will be hosting its annual Def Jam and 4th Quarter Progress Report this Thursday, April 26. Progress reports will be released from 4pm to 6pm and Def Jam will occur from 6pm to 8:30pm in the cafeteria.

For parents and guardians living in the northern villages, KHS will also be holding a progress report on Friday, April 27, from 4pm to 6pm at the Natibu Sports Association, next to Tanapag Middle School.

Please call the school at 237-3189 if you have any questions or concerns. (PR)

National Park Week at the AMP
The American Memorial Park is celebrating National Park Week and is inviting the public. For those who want to know more about national parks across the United States, join park rangers throughout the week to view featured park films and discover our amazing national treasures. For special film showings:

Tuesday, April 24:
• 3:30pm: The Tuskegee Airmen: Sacrifice and Triumph, Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site
• 4:10pm: Shark Safety, Cape Cod National Seashore
• 4:20pm: Water Power, Paterson Great Falls National Historic Park

Wednesday, April 25:
• 3:30pm: Yellowstone National Park
• 4pm: Hidden Worlds: Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Thursday, April 26:
• 3:30pm: A Restless Giant: The Ever-changing Nature of Mount Rainier, Mount Rainier National Park
• 4pm: The True Heart of Winter, Denali National Park and Preserve

Friday, April 27:
• 3:30pm: Edgar Allan Poe, Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site
• 4pm: Alexander Hamilton Statue Restoration 2012, Paterson Great Falls National Historic Park

Saturday, April 28:
• 3:30pm: Homefront Heroes, Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park
• 4pm: Paul Laurence Dunbar, Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park (NPS)

SSHS parent-teacher conferences
Saipan Southern High School will have its fourth quarter mid-progress parent-teacher conferences on April 27, 2018, from 3pm to 5pm on campus. (PR)

KagES parent-teacher conferences
Kagman Elementary School will have its fourth quarter mid-progress parent-teacher conference on Thursday, April 26, from 3pm to 6pm on campus. Parents and guardians are encouraged to attend to learn about your child’s academic performance, and if she or he will need to attend the intensive summer school program. Parents who attend the children’s parent-teacher conferences three or more times during the school year will be recognized with medals and certificates at the end of the school year. For more information, call KagES at 237-3146. (PR)

SCS art show and writers showcase
The Saipan Community School invites the public to its SCS Annual Art Show and Young Writers Showcase on Friday, April 27, at 6pm in the SCS chapel. Student pieces for display range in complexity from Kindergarten through 8th grade.  The SCS Young Writers Workshop will be displaying written work from Kindergarten all the way through the 8th grade.  To learn more about SCS, contact principal Amanda Allen Dunn, via email at, call 234-6687, or visit the school on Beach Road in Susupe. (PR)

OES registration information
The Oleai Elementary School will be accepting registration for new enrollees for school year 2018-2019:

• Kindergarten: starting on April 16, 2018
• 1st to 5th Grade: June 11, 2018

Students entering Kindergarten must be 5 years old on or before Sept. 30.
Registration forms are available at our main office. Documents can be submitted to the office on Mondays-Fridays between 1pm and 4:30pm. For more information or inquiry call our main office at 664-3942. (PR)

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