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Discover Providence, discover the world
April 02, 2014
Discover Providence, discover the world

As students around the country prepare to wind down their school year, the principals at Providence School, one of the newest academic ventures in the country are excited about the new institution that promises to be an inclusive, creative and nurturing community, that will offer a challenging and project-based curriculum to preschool and primary school students, when it opens its doors in Septemb...

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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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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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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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April 25, 2012
High school teams set to leave for Penn Relays

Once again, the winning under-20 relay teams from the Scotiabank National High School Track and Field Championships are about to embark on a journey of a lifetime. Each year, the teams are afforded the opportunity to travel to the prestigious Penn Relays, courtesy of the Bahamas Association of Athletic Associations (BAAA). This year's teams are the St. Augustine's College (SAC) 4x100 meters (m) an...

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June 01, 2011
An all-encompassing responsibility

"We must never lose sight of the fact that the student, as the learner, is not only the center of the school system, but the only reason for its existence." This quote by R.B. Jackson gets to the heart of why schools exist.
Despite the new initiatives, the fancy educational terms, and the ever-expanding responsibilities of schools, we miss the point if we forget that students give schools its purp...

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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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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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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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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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