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January 14, 2015
The Bahamas National High School Track Field Championships all set for March 5-7

The 2015 Bahamas National High School Track & Field Championships, expected to be bigger and better than ever before, was officially launched at a major press conference at the Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium.
This year, the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture and the National Sports Authority (NSA) in conjunction with the Bahamas Associatio...

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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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October 22, 2014
School Board Elections

Please be advised that School Board Elections are scheduled to be conducted on Friday, 28th October, 2014...

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Good Deed and BTC Save Smokey's Karate School
June 03, 2014
Good Deed and BTC Save Smokey's Karate School

BTC Rolls out the Carpet and workout mat to Englerston-based Karate School...

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February 29, 2012
Reaching for the moon, the stars and beyond

Jodi Cornish is a senior at the Stapledon School for the Mentally Challenged and because of the school he attends, most people would immediately put limitations on him and expect him to be capable of little.
Actually, Cornish's life has been filled with barriers. He was diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) which made learning challenging for him. His mother, Carmel Corni...

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August 17, 2011
Bittersweet End to Summer

The long lazy days of summer are winding down, and with all of the new, cool back to school stuff purchases in the closet just waiting to be used, many children are eager for the opening of the new school year to be reunited with friends and swap stories of their summer vacation.  For one group of students summer is coming to a bittersweet end.  While they're looking forward to school and learning...

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September 19, 2011
Profile: Kirkland 'K.B.' Bodie

Though his songs about Bahamian culture are lighthearted and fun, for artist Kirkland "K.B." Bodie, keeping culture alive is a serious matter.
"We're going down the path of total wrong," he says. "We're picking up so much nonsense from other cultures that we are losing what we have."
K.B. would know--the music on his "Bahamian Hits" and "K.B. and Friends" albums are without a doubt the epitome of ...

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September 23, 2013
Fitzgerald: Work at schools almost complete

After more than a week of disruptions at Stephen Dillet and Uriah McPhee primary schools, Minister of Education, Science and Technology Jerome Fitzgerald assured parents and teachers of both schools that there is no "threat to their health and safety".
Officials from the Ministry of Education, the Department of Environmental Health Services (DEHS) and the Parent Teacher Association (PTA) toured bo...

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July 05, 2011
BUT supports action on illegal students

President of the Bahamas Union of Teachers (BUT) Belinda Wilson expressed support yesterday for the removal of unregularized students from the public school system.
Wilson said teachers are willing to assist the Department of Immigration in identifying undocumented children.
Last week, Immigration Director Jack Thompson expressed the need for the Bahamas to "flush out" undocumented foreign nationa...

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April 04, 2012
Review hiring policies for public school principals

Dear Editor,

I would advise the Ministry of Education to review their hiring policies when it comes to the appointment of principals and senior masters. It has come to my attention that when a school experiences a problem some of the senior masters or mistresses are reluctant to report the matter to their superiors and attempt to charge parents or guardians of the students who were the victims. T...

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