PHILIPSBURG–Charlotte Brookson Academy (CBA) for the Performance Arts and Oranje School have been given the green light to reopen today, Friday, after a four-day closure due to the effects of the smoke emanating from the huge fire at the Philipsburg dump.
Philipsburg-based day-care centres also can resume operations.
Prime Minister Leona Romeo-Marlin announced the reopening in a press release issued late last night She said based on assessments and discussions with Minister of Education Jorien Wuite, the two remaining schools that were closed on Thursday and day-care centres can re-open today.
Romeo Marlin thanked emergency services for the role they played with ensuring public safety and security during the two major fires on Pond Island in the past days.
Source: The Daily Herald https://www.thedailyherald.sx/islands/73529-oranje-school-day-cares-cba-can-re-open-today