Community Briefs – February 18, 2016


Ordnance detonation set today in Marpi
The CNMI Emergency Operations Center, in conjunction with the Department of Public Safety, and Navy EOD, would like to inform the general public that they will be detonating live ordnances at Saipan Blow Pit in Marpi today from 1pm to 3pm.

The general location of this activity will be at Marpi area within 200 feet radius on all quadrants to 200 feet above ground level.

Due to the danger imposed by this activity, acting governor Victor B. Hocog is strongly advising the general public—especially fishermen, commercial pilots, and marine tour operators—to stay away from this area during the time and dates indicated.

The cooperation and understanding of the general public is greatly appreciated. Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the CNMI Emergency Operations Center- Dispatch Center at telephone number 237-8000, VHF MARINE CHNL 16, and HF Single Side Band Radio on 5.205.0 or dial CNMI 211 for this advisory. (PR)

SSHS PTSA meeting on Feb. 25
Saipan Southern High School will have a Parent-Teacher-Student Association meeting on Feb. 25, starting at 5:45pm in the school cafeteria.

Everyone is invited to participate and receive updates on the school year and PTSA activities. Following the brief meeting, there will be mini workshop sessions that will provide valuable information on academic testing, financial aid for college, vocational training, and other relevant topics.

For more information, call SSHS at 664-4000 or Glenna Sakisat-Palacios Reyes, SSHS PTSA president, at 483-3278. Or you can find us on

Thank you for involvement in the PTSA. We look forward to seeing you all. (PR)

KHS progress report & Kagman Schools PTSA today
Kagman High School will be open to all stakeholders for mid-progress report today, Feb. 18, from 3:30pm to 5:30 PM in the Cafeteria.

Kagman Schools PTSA will be hosted in the KHS Cafeteria from 5:30pm to 6:30pm.

All Kagman Schools’ stakeholders are invited to attend both events. (PR)

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