With an Islandwide shutdown beginning to weigh on the Vineyard’s most vulnerable residents, volunteers are needed during the coronavirus emergency.

Due to the threat of the coronavirus, all Vineyard schools will close for two weeks, beginning Monday.

With immigration a fact of life for Island children, retired Island teacher Lynn Ditchfield has developed the Borders to Bridges curriculum to teach the subject in the classroom as well.


Students from the West Tisbury School won a silver award for their submission to the 2019 Marine Debris Creative Advocacy Competition, sponsored by Bow Seat Ocean Awareness Programs.


Quartet San Francisco has been visiting Island schools this week to perform and play music with students, in a program sponsored by the Martha's Vineyard Chamber Music Society.

More than 2,350 Island children will head back to school Tuesday as Island public schools reopen for the year.