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September 23, 2014
Kiwanis donates playgrounds to Cat Island schools

A native daughter of the soil and a descendant from Dumfries and New Bight, Kiwanis Lieutenant Governor Christine King's passion for service took her beyond New Providence where she has settled the last 24 years.
It took King back to her hometown in Cat Island to give back to the children in the island's northern settlements - Dumfries and Orange Creek. She was instrumental in funding and organizi...

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January 30, 2012
SAC dominates BAAA High School Relays

The St. Augustine's College (SAC) Big Red Machine added another high school track and field title to its collection on Saturday, capturing five divisions at the annual Bahamas Association of Athletic Associations' (BAAA) High School Relays.
The Big Red Machine ran off with the under-15, under-17, under-20 women and the under-13 boys divisions. The Queen's College Comets carted off three titles, in...

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November 23, 2012
Government To Lease Closing Catholic Schools

The two Catholic primary schools that are slated to permanently close their doors as of June 2013 will be used by the government under a lease agreement, announced Minister of Education Jerome Fitzgerald yesterday.

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School's out on 153 years of Catholic education
June 19, 2013
School's out on 153 years of Catholic education

It was as if the good Lord himself wept on a sad day in the Catholic education system as the gates to two primary schools were officially closed after 153 collective years of educating the nation's youth. Because of the falling rain, the symbolic closing of the gates to the campuses of Our Ladys of the Holy Souls School and St. Bede's Catholic Primary School were canceled.
"It almost compares to ...

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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 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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May 11, 2016
Who's Who in primary schools

It's a huge field --110 finalists -- but in the final analysis, only one person will walk away with the Bahamas Primary School Student of the Year title, a $6,500 scholarship and a laptop computer -- their share of a prize purse totaling $146,000 in scholarship donation money and prizes.

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May 15, 2012
Art of Warriors - An Evening of Fine Art for a Great Cause

Freeport, Grand Bahama - Bishop
Michael Eldon School, which has long been noted for its academic and athletic
achievement, will reveal its artistic side in "Art of Warriors" - a unique
showcase of tremendously talented young artists.

"Art of
Warriors" - scheduled for May 19, 2012, 7pm, at the Canal House of Pelican Bay
Hotel - will showcase the artistic
talents of students of both the primary and...

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September 06, 2016
Parents protest over state of school in Moore's Island

EDUCATION Director Lionel Sands said that officials were monitoring a situation in Moore's Island, Abaco, in which parents reportedly barred their children from attending school on Monday to protest the failure to repair the island's school over the summer.

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March 12, 2014
A new day dawns with The Providence School

Come September a new learning institute for children in their formative years, known as The Providence School will be an option for parents seeking a different kind of education for their children other than a "black and white book and chalkboard institution", but rather a laboratory where students pursue dreams, cultivate creative ideas and inspire those around them, according to the Head of Scho...

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