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In March, the student teachers successfully implemented their unit plans entitled, “Hope” for their student teaching experience. It was inspired by Michelle Obama’s last speech in the White House to recognize the school counselors of the year. It was a unit that spoke of their journey as students, as members of their families and community. [Courtesy photo]
Have you ever taught an evening class and when a church bell rang, students stopped their work, asked the teacher to be excused so they can go to church, and came back after an hour to repeat their work? What about asking to move a class to another day because on Friday, there was a women church...
The American Samoa Community College – Spring graduating Class of 2017 during their commencement ceremony held last Friday morning in their school gymnasium. Read story inside for “Best of the Best” sponsored by Bluesky Communications. Congratulation to the Graduates of the Class of 2017! More photos in slideshow. [photo: LF]
Last Friday morning, the AmericanSamoa Community College held its 66th Commencement Ceremony for the Spring Semester of 2017. It was filled with proud families and friends who were there to congratulate their loved ones at the ASCC Gymnasium in Malaeimi. Master of Ceremony was Mrs. Sifagatogo Eli-...
Former Bluesky Communications CEO and President, Adolfo Montenegro in a Samoa News file photo blowing out the candles on the Bluesky birthday cake, in celebration of their company’s 16 years of service to the people of American Samoa, in July 2015. [photo: SN file / TG]
AST Telecom LLC, dba, Bluesky Communications has accused Aoe’e Adolfo Montenegro and his company, ACMA Management Company, of among other things, diverting plaintiffs business funds for the defendants’ personal use without consent. Bluesky Communications is where Aoe’e served as chief executive...
Congresswoman Amata is joined by the local Close-Up students in the House Natural Resources Committee Hearing Room, in Washington D.C. Amata serves on the Natural Resources Committee, along with the Representatives from the other four territories. [Courtesy photo]
Washington, D.C.— Congresswoman Aumua Amata was delighted to be visited by the students involved in the Department of Interior Close-Up program. The students arrived over a week ago for a two-week visit to Washington, where they have visited various different attractions. “I was incredibly happy to...
Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga [SN file photo]
Governor Lolo Matalasi Moliga, is optimistic Polynesian Airlines flights between the two Samoas will not be disrupted with the Samoan government announcing the revival of Polynesian’s international operations. The announcement follows the Samoa government’s decision not to continue the joint...
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DAVID FO’A New charges the government filed in District Court against David Fo’a include fourteen felonies and the charges stems from the defendant breaking into at least nine different stores on the Western District. Fo’a was in High Court for the continuation of his change of plea hearing, with a...
Thursday, youngsters at Manumalo Academy received much needed fillings and fissure sealant, thanks to Dr. Noreen Takunala and her team of dental assistants: Perelini Telesa, Tapu Matamua, and Jordan Levu. [photo: BC]
The LBJ Medical Center's Dental School Team is conducting their annual visits to all local schools, to ensure that the little ones are in tiptop shape, as far as oral health. The school visits are an annual event, targeting young children in 2nd and 5th grade at all local public and private schools...
 Congresswoman Amata, Secretary Ryan Zinke, Brian Hallman Executive Director of the ATA,  Joe Hamby Chief Operating Officer of Tri Marine International, and other U.S. Fishermen during the meeting in California. [courtesy photo]
Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Aumua Amata reiterated her support for the National Marine Monuments to Interior Department Secretary Ryan Zinke during a stop in California on her way back to Washington earlier this week.  “Having sent a letter to the President earlier this year, and previously...
Associate Judge Suapaia Pereira (far left) administers the oath of office for the new Western District Governor, Fuamatu J.V. Fuamatu, (middle) at the Governor’s Office Conference Room yesterday morning. Holding the Bible is Fuamatu’s wife. [photo: AF]
In a general memorandum dated May 15, Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga appointed Fuamatu J.V. Fuamatu, who is a traditional leader from Alataua county, as the new Western District Governor, a post left vacant since the passing early this year of the late Lualemaga Faoa. The governor’s appointment, which...
ASG’s Office of Political Status, Constitution and Federal Relations executive director Tapa’au Dr. Daniel Aga (second from left) pictured with top officials representing China, Russia, Guyana and Chile sitting on the board of the United Nation Special Committee on Decolonization, at this week’s 2017 Caribbean Regional Seminar hosted by St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Not pictured in the group photo is the chairman, Rafael Carreno of Venezuela, as he was attending this week’s emergency meeting with the UN S
The three-day 2017 Caribbean Regional Seminar by the United Nation Special Committee on Decolonization was held this week in the Caribbean nation of St. Vincent and the Grenadines. ASG’s Office of Political Status, Constitution and Federal Relations executive director Tapa’au Dr. Daniel Aga...

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