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December 03, 2010
Another break-in at Gerald Cash Primary

Two break-ins recently occurred at Gerald Cash Primary School within a week of each other, the school's principal told The Nassau Guardian yesterday.
Albert Clark said in his two years at the school, it has been robbed three times. He said one robbery cost the school thousand of dollars in equipment loss and damage.
Clark said he was saddened yesterday morning when the school's security officer ph...

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July 30, 2011
Bishop Michael Eldon School turns 46 with a grand alumni celebration weekend

Freeport, Bahamas -

Emancipation Day is upon us
and many are gearing up for a long weekend to celebrate August Monday
and what it means to be free.  The month of August also ushers
in the end of summer for many of our youth.  There are those who
are preparing for back to school, primary school, high school and even
college; then there are those who are simply preparing to get back ...

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September 02, 2010
Education Minister provides Grand Bahama teachers with 'honest picture'

Freeport, Grand Bahama -

Newly-announced National
Teacher of the Year 2010-2012, Mrs. Afrika Karamo-Miller of Sister Mary
Patricia Russell Junior High School performs a violin serenade for
Ministry officials and teachers at a Back to School rally for educators.

Minister of Education, The Honourable T. Desmond Bannister challenged
Grand Bahama teachers to work harder to produce better results in
...

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January 22, 2013
Ridgeland Primary School Celebrated Majority Rule Day in Grand Style

Nassau, Bahamas -

Majority Rule Day was celebrated during a special
assembly at Ridgeland Primary School on January 10, 2013, highlighting
the theme: "Let the Children tell the story". The day was filled
with pomp and pageantry as the entire school took a walk down memory
lane and reflected on the significant events leading up to that historic
day.

Students were able to learn about some of ...

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August 13, 2011
Taking back responsibility

Dear Editor, 
The Bahamas is at a crossroads.  We have the stark choices of going forward collectively as a nation which is prepared to accept responsibility for our own actions, or we can continue to drift towards an uncertain direction because of lack of vision and no plans for the nation to prosper and grow.  Yes my fellow Bahamians, the choices are stark.  But, with all cha...

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December 05, 2010
sports inbrief

BASKETBALL

CATHOLIC PRIMARY

PLAYOFFS

THE St Cecilia's Strikers went through the Catholic Diocesan Primary Schools regular season undefeated. Now, they will hope to duplicate that feat in the post season.

The Strikers, who are riding a perfect 10-0 win-loss record, are slated to match up against the defending champions St Bede's Crushers, who finished fourth in the standings. Their game will be...

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December 05, 2010
Cape Eleuthera Institute launches Bike To Teach Tour

A GROUP of college interns, educators, and faculty from the Cape Eleuthera Institute (CEI) rode bicycles covering more than 100 miles from Cape Eleuthera to Governor's Harbour and back to promote sustainable living and environmental conservation.

Cyclists borrowed bikes and gear from faculty at CEI, The Island School, Deep Creek Middle School, and from the Deep Creek community. The tour used a wa...

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New stars shine at gymnastics summer camp
August 16, 2011
New stars shine at gymnastics summer camp

Twinklers, sparklers, rising stars and star achiever squads glittered the night with gymnastics routines and riveting performances. The Starmania Summer Camp's PreCompetition Judging and Exhibition was co-sponsored by Bahamas Star Gymnastics (BSG) and Bahamas Gymnastics Booster Club.

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January 14, 2014
Unspeakable grief

Sonia Kemp said every time she passes the Fox Hill Park she sheds a tear.
She cries for her 19-year-old son who was shot in the head on December 28 and buried on Sunday.
It's a day Kemp said she will never forget. Shaquille Demeritte was one of four people who were fatally shot that night.
Seven others were injured during the shooting.
As Kemp looked around her front room where several pictures of...

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January 14, 2014
Chess champions open doors for The Bahamas

The game of chess can provide the skills necessary to hone young minds into productive citizens and can significantly impact the crime rate in time. Two young local chess champions, fresh from their Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Youth Chess Festival experience in San Jose, Costa Rica, expressed this sentiment Vat a recent press conference, where they were officially thanked by The Bahamas' ...

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December 07, 2010
Strikers, Blue Flames secure championship berth today

By BRENT STUBBS

Senior Sports Reporter

bstubbs@tribunemedia.net

The much anticipated match-up between the undefeated pennant winning St Cecilia's Strikers and the second place Our Lady's Blue Flames came through to form.

During the Catholic Diocesan Primary Schools sudden death basketball playoffs yesterday at Loyola Hall, the Strikers and the Blue Flames secured their berth in the best-of-thr...

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February 05, 2014
Tuned in to reading

Research in the field of neuroscience, focusing on the relationship between music and the learning process has provided scientific insight into the melodic learning program which utilizes music as a captivating tool to enhance the learning process in the area of language arts, which includes linguistics, literacy, early learning and language skills. It is this program that has proven to be a posit...

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January 29, 2014
Destiny earns speech prize

DESTINY Cooper, a fourth-grade student at Garvin Tynes Primary School, won the 2013-2014 Voices of Hope championship speech competition.

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January 29, 2014
Primary schools handed books worth 150,000

FREEPORT - The classrooms at East End, Bartlett Hill, Martin Town and Holmes Rock primary schools will be a bit fuller after receiving an estimated $150,000 worth of reading material and educational literature.

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August 19, 2011
New pre-school and classroom block for Mangrove Bush Primary

LONG Island is celebrating the signing of a contract that will see a two-classroom block and pre-school built at Mangrove Bush Primary School.

Government officials signed the $357,500 contract Wednesday with Leo Knowles of G and L Construction.

Ten persons are working on the classroom project, now into its fourth week, with work expected to be completed within 24 weeks.

Minister of Public Works...

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August 22, 2011
Bahamas drops opener

The Bahamas' Under-15 cricket squad is not too worried about losing the opening match in their best-of-four games series with Cayman Islands. In fact the young cricketers used Sunday's encounter to 'brush off the cobwebs' and prepare for an exciting game today.
In the 30-over match, played at Windsor Park yesterday, The Bahamas scored 122 runs for the lost of eight wickets in 30 overs. The visitin...

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January 30, 2014
Welcoming in Chinese New Year

GARVIN Tynes Primary School celebrated the Chinese New Year with great fanfare - to the delight of Yuan Guisen, Ambassador of the People's Republic of China.

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February 02, 2014
Students become junior achievers

JUNIOR Achievement Bahamas is adding a new twist to teaching primary school students about their country's fiscal and monetary landscape.

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February 06, 2014
Woodcock Primary School pupils are visited by marines and coast guard

THE United States Embassy's Coast Guard Liaison Office arranged a special treat for the entire student body at Woodcock Primary School with a visit by 15 crew members of the United States Coast Guard cutter Vigorous and a group of Royal Bahamas Defence Force marines.

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February 12, 2014
Top Northwest District students recognized

Candis-Amber Petty, a former student of H.O. Nash Junior School who is currently a student at C.R. Walker Senior School, was recognized for her academic achievements in the 2013 Bahamas Junior Certificate (BJC) examinations at the 12th Northwestern District Thanksgiving Awards and Recognition Ceremony.She was graded at A grades for the eight exams she sat (and finished in a three-way tie for ...

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