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All Government Schools and Some Private Schools Closed June 7th for the Constitutional Referendum
June 06, 2016
All Government Schools and Some Private Schools Closed June 7th for the Constitutional Referendum

The Minister of Education, Science and Technology, the Hon. Jerome K. Fitzgerald wishes to remind the public that all government schools throughout the Commonwealth of The Bahamas will be closed on Tuesday, 7th June, 2016 as a result of the Constitutional Referendum that will take place, due to schools being used as polling stations.

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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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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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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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December 30, 2015
Campaigners ready to rebuild

TWO months after Hurricane Joaquin ravaged seven islands in the southern Bahamas with record rains and howling winds, tossing fishing boats onto land, closing businesses and schools and leaving many with little more than the clothes on their back, Rebuild Bahamas has announced it is ready to launch funds and volunteers into the re-opening of commerce, aiding schools and providing clean drinking wa...

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July 18, 2012
Developing kids with character

Activities like art, sports and drama may be the draw for parents when they determine which summer camp to send their children to, and at Meridian School's Adventure Camp, they are among the list of activities, but it's at this camp that children are also taught to be mannerly and respectable citizens.
Honesty, integrity, respect, discipline and responsibility are character traits that the 100-plu...

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September 27, 2016
Aquinas College Development Committee commences school air monitoring initiative

As officials continue to work to address the issues associated with the New Providence landfill, the Aquinas College Development Committee has taken the proactive step to implement a school air monitoring program.

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April 03, 2014
A critical analysis of the 26th BAAA National High School Track and Field Championships, part 1

There is so much to say about the 26th Bahamas Association of Athletic Associations (BAAA) National Track and Field Championships, which was held last weekend, that we decided to have two parts.
The Scotiabank BAAA National Track and Field Championships saw much excitement and great competition between athletes and schools from around the nation. Scotiabank (Bahamas) Ltd. continues to give great s...

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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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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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