Bat Night at VIMSIA with Renata Platenberg - The "Bat Lady"
6:30 PM18:30

Bat Night at VIMSIA with Renata Platenberg - The "Bat Lady"

Dr. Platenberg at a “Bat Night”

Dr. Platenberg at a “Bat Night”

6:30pm- 7:30pm: Interactive games, displays, and talks about bat ecology and conservation. 

7:30pm - 9pm: Watching and netting (hopefully!) local bats. 

Bats are the only mammals native to the Virgin Islands! Though often misunderstood, bats play critical roles in maintaining healthy ecosystems. Join us for a bat-filled evening with Dr. Renata Platenberg, a UVI wildlife biologist, to learn more about these nocturnal creatures.

Beginning at 6:30pm, there will be interactive displays, games, and talks available for all ages to learn more about the ecology and conservation of bats. Visitors can explore the variety of bat species native to the VI, discover how bats use echolocation, and learn how we can help our flying neighbors. At approximately 7:30pm, visitors will set their sights on the night sky in search of bats, while Dr. Platenberg attempts to net a few of our local neighbors for an up-close meet 'n greet.

This event is free and suitable for all ages. 

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DP GRADE 10 Orientation
6:00 PM18:00

DP GRADE 10 Orientation

VIMSIA invites you to attend an evening orientation about the… IB Diploma Program Thursday, April 11 th 2019 at 6:00pm – 7:30pm ALL ARE WELCOME

Topics of this Educational Seminar:

1. “How does the IB Diploma Program provide a viable avenue for success in a student’s academic, professional and personal life?”

2. “How can a high school student enter into the world as a responsible global citizen who cares about the world around them?”

3. “What courses will a student choose to create a path to success?”

4. Find out the requirements that your student needs to meet in order to be enrolled in the IB Diploma Program at PGIA

Come and learn about the IBDP! A basic overview of the topics to be covered will include:

 Intro to IBDP – what is it?

 International-mindedness – what is this?

 Benefits of the IBDP – what will it do for you?

 IBDP Courses & Core Requirements – what do you need to do?

 Student/Parent/Teacher Expectations – what is the three-legged stool?

 Student requirements for enrollment into the IB Diploma Program

Join us at VIMSIA in the Large Pod for this introduction to the IBDP!

RSVP to Mrs. Arpasi at 340-998-6353 or

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