COMMUNITY BRIEFS – Jan. 18, 2017


KHS half day today

Kagman High School will be on half-day schedule today, Jan. 18, 2017. KHS will be releasing students at 12:30pm to conduct a staff training with all teachers. Faculty and staff will be attending Achieve 3000 training. For more information please contact the KHS Main Office at  237-3187 or 664-3780. (PR)

Benefits outreach for veterans

The U.S. Department of Veterans Benefits Administration (non-health) will be conducting a veterans benefits outreach on Jan. 19, 2017, from 9am to 3pm, at the Saipan VA Outreach Clinic, MH II Building, Suite 206, Marina Heights Business Park in Garapan. This will be a one-on-one outreach. Chris Duenas, legal administrative specialist, will be available to answer your benefits questions and take your claims. Any questions regarding this visit, contact Ruth Coleman, 322-0035 or Duenas at 1-671-648-0090. (PR)

After-school program at Kagman center

 The Family & Youth Enhancement Program-Youth Services Section of the Division of Youth Services offers an after-school program at the Kagman Community Center on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 2:30pm to 5:30pm. Aside from homework/school project sessions, the program also provides for youth prevention activities that focus on literacy, art and music, career opportunities and cultural demonstrations. (PR)

Kagman schools PTSA meeting set

This is to inform all parents, guardians, and the community that the Kagman cluster schools will be having a PTSA meeting on Thursday Jan. 19, 2017, at 5pm at the Kagman Elementary School cafeteria. We are encouraging all parents, and guardians to attend this meeting. Please call the school at 237-3921 or 664-4100 for more information. (PR)

Air Force training at Farallon de Medinilla

ASAN, Guam—The U.S. Air Force will conduct training at the island of Farallon de Medinilla during the following dates and times:

• Jan. 18 from 8am to 8pm

• Jan. 20 from 10am to 3pm

The public—especially fishermen, commercial pilots and marine tour operators—are advised to stay clear of the areas during the dates and times indicated. The general location of the training on the island of Farallon de Medinilla will be on a 12-nautical mile radius on all quadrants. (PR)

Rota urged to make homes energy-efficient

Staff from the Weatherization Assistance Program will be on Rota on Tuesday next week, Jan. 24, 2017, from 9am to 3pm at the Rota Mayor’s Office to provide on-site assistance regarding the application process and the program services available to qualified low-income eligible residents. To avail of the program services, application forms are available at the Rota Mayor’s Office or may be obtained online at For additional information, you may also contact 664-4480/4481,Monday through Friday, except weekends and holidays, from 7:30am to 11:30am and from 12:30pm to 4:30pm and ask for Christina Babauta. (PR)

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