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December 08, 2010
Flames, Strikers in finals!

Two teams who tangled in the Catholic Primary Schools basketball playoffs last year, will meet in the best-of-three championship this year. The Our Lady Blue Flames stifled the Xavier's Giants in their sudden death playoff game, 31-23, yesterday, and the St. Cecilia's Strikers blasted the two-time defending champions St. Bede's Crushers, 29-10.
Blue Flames 31, Giants 23
The Giants outscored the Bl...

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April 30, 2013
Former Catholic school to be turned into education centre for the disabled

THE Government plans to convert Our Lady's Catholic Primary School into a special education centre for the disabled, Education Minister Jerome Fitzgerald said.

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June 20, 2011
Fr. Bonaventure Dean: Priest, educator, husband, father Part II

"Look around. Think about what you see. Give thanks."

A month ago, we paid tribute to Fr. Bonaventure Dean who died in Canada on May 16, after a protracted battle with prostate cancer. That column covered his life in The Bahamas, focusing primarily on his career which spanned the period beginning with his ordination as a Roman Catholic priest in 1963 up to the time that he left St. Augustine's ...

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May 13, 2013
Francis de Sales School Shines with Drama and Dance

Marsh Harbour

,
Abaco, The Bahamas - St. Francis de Sales Catholic School student
Ashanti Duncanson recites "Junkanoo", during the recent E. Clement
Bethel National Arts Festival adjudications, at the St. Francis de Sales
Church, in Marsh Harbour, Abaco.

Photos enclosed...

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May 03, 2011
Freeport in the Sixties group planning January 2012 reunion

FREEPORT, Grand Bahama -- A large number of former and current Freeporters will be returning to the island of Grand Bahama on January 19, 2012 for a reunion.

The group consists of former students of Freeport High School and Grand Bahama Catholic High School, families, and friends who lived in Freeport in the 1960s and 1970s. Oragnizer Diane Lawrence reports there are already 200 plus in the group...

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June 09, 2011
From the Beaches to the Plains

The Auburn Plainsman: Things seem to be rolling right along for Auburn's own Caribbean track and field treasure.

Assistant
women's track and field coach Henry Rolle was born in the town of
Freeport on Grand Bahama, where track is the most popular sport.

It was here he ran the 100-meter dash and hurdles while attending a private Catholic high school of about 400 students.

Rolle said life was f...

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August 24, 2011
Full 2011 Emergency Shelter list for the Family Islands

FAMILY ISLANDS
ABACO - 24

NORTH ABACO - 11
Grand Cay
 Shiloh Baptist Church

Grand Cay All Age School (Preschool room only)
Church of God Pentecostal

Green Turtle Cay

Amy Roberts All Age School
Church of God

Mount Hope

New Hope Baptist Church

Cedar Harbour

Ebenezer Baptist Church

Copper's Town

Faith Walk Church of God

Fox Town

Fox Town Primary School

Fire Road

New St. Andrew Bapt...

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September 12, 2012
GBPA Executives Visit the new 'Lewis Yard Primary' Location

Freeport, Grand Bahama
- As thousands of students across the island headed back to the
classroom last week, students of the Lewis Yard Primary School, were
greeted by a newly refurbished campus at the former St. Vincent DePaul
Catholic School to welcome them into the 2012/2013 school year.  The
relocation initiative, came as a result of Government and private sector
partnerships, and ac...

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GBPA supports CARIFTA athletes
March 25, 2013
GBPA supports CARIFTA athletes

As Team Bahamas readies to compete in the upcoming 42nd annual CARIFTA Games, 17 athletes from Grand Bahama are among their ranks as The Bahamas plays host to the region, March 29 to April 1, 2013. Several well-known Bahamian track and field standouts hail from Grand Bahama...

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July 01, 2015
GGYA hits home run with BASE

Organized chaos erupted at the small western area at the Potter's Cay Dock. Sleeping bags, boxed goods and backpacks littered the ground. Parents with frayed nerves hugged jittery teens while dispensing last minute instructions. A couple of youths frantically search through their belongings only to discover they had left behind a much-needed item, while their oblivious companions posed for selfie ...

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October 19, 2011
Games come down to the wire!

No team is favored and no lead is safe! It's been that kind of year in Catholic Primary Schools basketball as, once again, a pair of games went down to the wire before the winners emerged. The Xavier's Giants got their first win of the year as they held off the charging Sts. Francis/Joseph Shockers, 25-23, and in the feature contest yesterday evening at Loyola Hall on Gladstone Road, the defending...

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September 27, 2011
Generali: Project Grow kicks off at St. Cecelia's Primary School

"Project Grow", born out of the "Be Active, Eat Smart" programme, kicked off at St. Cecelia's Catholic Primary School recently when programme facilitators, Generali Worldwide Insurance, through its partners, Home Grown, donated hundreds of vegetable seedlings to the school's garden.

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November 15, 2011
Giants crush St. Bede's

In a game they needed to win yesterday, the Xavier's Giants came out and laid it all out on the line against the St. Bede's Crushers.

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November 28, 2011
Giants get 41-38 win over Sparks

By BRENT STUBBS

Senior Sports Reporter

bstubbs@tribunemedia.net

THE St Bede's Crushers and Xavier's Giants closed out the Catholic Diocesan Primary Schools Basketball League with victories at Loyola Hall on Monday.

But with the sudden death playoff scheduled for Wednesday, league coordinator Vanta Culmer noted that it might just be delayed because of the outcome of the two games.

While Xavier...

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October 18, 2011
Giants stun Shockers, end 2-game losing streak

The Catholic Board of Education yesterday continued its 2011 primary schools basketball league with a double header at Loyola Hall, Gladstone Road.

In the opening game, the Xavier's Giants nipped the Sts Francis & Joseph Shockers 25-23 to win their first game after losing their first two. The Shockers dropped their second game as the two teams are even at 1-2.

Jamal Davis scored 12 points in the...

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July 04, 2010
Girl fined $1,000 for school break-in

A magistrate yesterday fined a 17-year-old girl for breaking into a school and stealing electronic items and a vacuum cleaner.

She was one of four people who were initially charged in connection with the theft of the items from St. Francis and St. Joseph Catholic Primary School in August 2009.

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November 18, 2011
Gov't seeks help for road works

Amid scathing criticism surrounding the handling of the multimillion-dollar New Providence Road Improvement Project (NPRIP), Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham confirmed yesterday that the government is seeking outside help for the remainder of the project.Over the past several months, some members of the public have become increasingly frustrated over the controversial road works, which have led to l...

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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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March 25, 2013
Grand Bahama CARIFTA athletes backed by GBPA corporate support

Freeport, Grand Bahama -- As Team Bahamas readies to compete in the upcoming 42nd annual CARIFTA Games, 17 athletes from Grand Bahama are among their ranks as The Bahamas plays host to the region, March 29 to April 1, 2013.

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October 20, 2012
Grand Bahama Catholic High School holds first annual Flag Day

Freeport, Bahamas - It
was an historic day for Grand Bahama Catholic High School, as it hosted
its first annual Flag Day ceremonies last week. Under the auspices of
the Minister of Grand Bahama, the Hon. Dr. Michael Darville, the
Director of Catholic Education in the Bahamas, Mrs. Claudette Rolle, and
former Counsel-General, Mrs. Katherine Forbes-Smith, it was an occasion
of pride and respec...

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Grand Bahama Catholic High student Tia Duncombe takes home GBPA scholarship award
April 28, 2009
Grand Bahama Catholic High student Tia Duncombe takes home GBPA scholarship award

On Friday, 24th April 2009 Miss Tia Duncombe, a student of the Grand Bahama Catholic High School emerged as winner of the second annual ‘The Customer 1st Associates Ltd.’ High School Speech and Debate Contest. The competition took place at the Foster B. Pestaina Parish Hall of Pro-Cathedral, Christ The King.

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August 13, 2008
Grand Bahama Student Recieves All-Merit Scholarship

Genymphas Higgs, 18, is the first Grand Bahamian to receive the All-Merit Scholarship.

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April 23, 2013
Grand Bahama students plant school garden for Earth Week

Freeport, Bahamas - As a part of the Guidance Program, sixth (6th) grade students at Mary, Star of the Sea Catholic School are required to complete twenty (20) hours of community service in order to matriculate out of the school. As the school year is quickly coming to a close, some students were...

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Grand Bahamian is recipient of the 2010 All Bahamas Merit Award
August 09, 2010
Grand Bahamian is recipient of the 2010 All Bahamas Merit Award

Seventeen-year-old Clifford Bowe Jr., a graduate of the Bishop Eldon High School in Grand Bahama, is the 2010 recipient of the All Bahamas Merit Award.

Clifford, who graduated with a 3.7 GPA, is only the second student from Grand Bahama to win since the award’s inception in 1993. He will receive $35,000 per year for the next four years.

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Has The Balance Of Power Shifted in High School Basketball
February 27, 2013
Has The Balance Of Power Shifted in High School Basketball

The Cobras' second straight Hugh Campbell title on Monday night at the Kendal G.L. Isaacs National Gymnasium gave the capital its third straight, and eighth in the past nine years.

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June 09, 2011
Henry Rolle: From the Beaches to the Plains

The Auburn Plainsman: Things seem to be rolling right along for Auburn's own Caribbean track and field treasure.

Assistant
women's track and field coach Henry Rolle was born in the town of
Freeport on Grand Bahama, where track is the most popular sport.

It was here he ran the 100-meter dash and hurdles while attending a private Catholic high school of about 400 students.

Rolle said life was f...

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May 11, 2015
In Passing...

Ministry of Health signed a contract valued at more than $300,000 with a Texas-based health planner for the Princess Margaret Hospital this week in preparation for the introduction of National Health Insurance scheduled for roll out in January 2016...

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Interest in GGYA on the rise in GB
February 13, 2014
Interest in GGYA on the rise in GB

A steady recruitment drive in the nation's second city is paying off for the Governor General's Youth Award, particularly in the last few weeks...

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February 17, 2014
It's Hugh Campbell tournament time again

It's finally here, the greatest seven days of high school basketball here in The Bahamas - the Hugh Campbell Basketball Classic.Before the tournament begins, I will break down each pool, giving my upsets, players to watch, X-factors, game of the pool, sweet 16, elite eight, and pool winners.I will also give you my overall champion.Pool 1 Prediction:C.I. Gibson RattlersQueen's College CometsAgape C...

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July 13, 2011
It's a wrap

A grueling two-week expedition to Abaco came to an end over the Independence holiday weekend for 200 participants in the Governor General Youth Award (GGYA) scheme, returning home from the 2011 Bahamas Award Scheme Expedition (BASE).

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