by Krystal Paco
Guam - The Guam Education Board has released the names of the ten individuals that have applied for the Department of Education's superintendent position. Michele Mendiola and Dr. Faye Untalan are both from off-island, the rest reside locally - Vincent Leon Guerrero, Salvador Avilla, Edwin Quitano, Albert San Agustin, Begona Flores, Jeanette Yamashita, Will Castro and Kenneth Chargualaf.
The GEB plans to narrow the list down to three and hope to hire a new superintendent before the new school year starts in August. As for Dr. Nerissa Underwood, her contract expires at the end of the month.
Guam High School and surrounding homes at Naval Hospital have been evacuated after a bomb threat is called in Thursday afternoon. The threat specifically targeted the school. GPD and Navy police are sweeping the area with K-9 units. The Naval Base Guam Explosive Ordnance Disposal unit is standing by in the event anything is found. Guam Homeland Security officials say all measures are being taken to ensure the safety of the public and first responders involved.More >>
The Guam Department of Education was alerted to an image on social media that showed a screenshot of a Facebook post claiming to shoot up, “SHS.”More >>