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January 14, 2016
Long Island schools receive face lift from holiday travellers

Hurricane ravaged schools in Long Island benefited from the community service of The Domestic Tourist and a group of island hoppers this Majority Rule Holiday, as the crew travelled to the island for a weekend of giving back.

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Mother of three home-schools her children
August 14, 2013
Mother of three home-schools her children

In the United States, home-schooling has grown from nearly extinct in the 1970s to approximately 2 million school-age students, according to reports -- as parents dissatisfied with the public school system turned to the appeal of schooling their children themselves at home. In The Bahamas the lure of home-schooling children has also taken hold...

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April 02, 2012
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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May 16, 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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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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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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August 20, 2014
Lyford Cay International School teachers volunteer during summer break

While many teachers enjoyed their well-deserved summer vacations, a group of teachers from Lyford Cay International School (LCIS) worked to help improve the literacy and math skills of the students at the Willie Mae Pratt School for Girls and the Simpson Penn School for Boys.
The inaugural program provided support to 32 students over four weeks in July and focused on academics with the boys and pe...

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September 17, 2014
School Attendance Unit to shake things up to combat absenteeism and truancy

The last six weeks in an academic year are considered to be the most challenging with the highest absenteeism and truancy rates among students, according to Anzlo Strachan, chief school attendance officer in the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology.
While attendance is always good in September, October and November, it's around February and March that officials start to notice the wean, w...

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November 09, 2011
Sir Arthur and Lady Foulkes begin official visit to Abaco

TREASURE CAY, Abaco -- Governor General Sir Arthur Foulkes and Lady Foulkes began their first official visit to Abaco on Monday 7 November, enjoying an exuberant welcome at the Treasure Cay International Airport, including an honour guard of Royal Bahamas Defence Force Rangers.  

They were welcomed by North Abaco Administrator Theophilus Cox and other government officials along with civ...

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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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