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February 10, 2016
Martin Keeley, Mangrove Action Project, presents to EARTHCARE Eco Kids and schools

On February 5th, 2016, EARTHCARE brought children’s environmental book author Martin Keeley to Grand Bahama Island to share his work with schools and the EARTHCARE Eco Kids.

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November 19, 2015
C.V. Bethel Sailing Club set to stage fifth annual regatta

The students of the C.V. Bethel Sailing Club, along with their advisors, paid a visit to Deputy Director of Education Joel Lewis at the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, to promote their fifth annual regatta, scheduled for November 22 at Fort Montagu, starting at noon.

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August 12, 2015
'Back-to-School' Youth Regatta set for August 29-30 at Montagu Bay

As the summer sailing camps on New Providence come to a close, sloop legend Eleazor "Barber J" Johnson, captain and owner of the Campari Lady Nathalie, who introduced the popular Valentine's Day Massacre annual event, has suggested that The Bahamas National Sailing School and the South Beach Sloop Club host a joint regatta at Montagu Bay.

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July 16, 2015
Junior High School students show how wise they are about water

NASSAU, Bahamas - The Water and Sewerage Corporation (WSC) carried out a month-long celebration in May for National Water Month. Throughout The Bahamas WSC updated customers on their recent upgrades and on-going improvement works.
During the month the corporation and their partner MIYA Bahamas also encouraged primary school students to conserve water and learn about the importance of water in the...

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June 16, 2015
Consolidated Water Co. supports S.C. McPherson Junior High School's Fourth Annual Interschool Mathematics Competition

NASSAU, Bahamas -- In an effort to encourage interest in mathematics, Consolidated Water Co. Ltd. (NASDAQ: CWCO), was a major sponsor of S.C. McPherson Junior High School's Fourth Annual Interschool Mathematics Competition. The company, which develops and operates seawater desalination and water distribution systems, supported the nearby school as it celebrated Mathematics Month under the theme "M...

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March 07, 2011
Scotiabank High School Track Field Championships

Nassau, Bahamas - The Scotiabank National High School Track & Field Championships are here again! Scotiabank is once again a proud partner
with the BAAA as the Title Partner of this year's National High School Track
& Field Championships.

Building
on our existing partnership with the BAAA and ongoing support of youth
development and sports in The Bahamas, Scotiabank again confirms our commitment
...

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March 02, 2011
St. Mary Patricia Jr. High School courtesy call on Governor General

Nassau, Bahamas - Teachers and students from the
St. Mary Patricia Jr. High School,
Freeport, Grand Bahama paid a courtesy call on Governor General Sir Arthur Foulkes
Friday, February 25, at Government House....

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November 05, 2014
Resident claims Haitian children 'afraid to go to school'

Children born to Haitian parents are afraid to go to school for fear they would be arrested by immigration officials despite a policy that prohibits authorities from picking up illegal immigrants at schools or churches, according to Haitian community leader Joel Pierre.
Pierre, a 45-year-old resident of the Joe Farrington Road shantytown, claimed only about five percent of the school children who ...

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September 10, 2014
Enhancing education through music

Research has shown that learning music facilitates the ability of students to learn other subjects and enhances skills that they inevitably use in other areas. It is also an avenue for students to be able to further their education through scholarship -- as was the case for two former Central Eleuthera High School students who have received music scholarships for post-secondary education -- one re...

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May 29, 2014
Primary schools track meet gets underway

The first day of the Frank 'Pancho' Rahming Track and Field Meet got underway with a bang yesterday at the old Thomas A. Robinson Track and Field Stadium.
The area was flocked with young children and parents who showed up for the opening day of the primary schools track and field championship. The attendance on opening day easily surpassed last year's number, as schools from all over the country w...

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Solomon's Fresh Market Kids Club and The Community School donate 40 meals to 40 families
January 13, 2016
Solomon's Fresh Market Kids Club and The Community School donate 40 meals to 40 families

It took months of planning and some creative fundraising for the Solomon's Fresh Market Kids Who Care Club and The Community School to feed 40 meals to 40 families in the Bain and Grants Town community.

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Scoatiabank Awards Back-to-School Contest Winner
August 26, 2015
Scoatiabank Awards Back-to-School Contest Winner

More prizes up for grabs in online contest. Scotiabank has awarded the first winner in its back-to-school social media contest. Darron Bowe, Manager of Scotiabank’s Main Branch presented Ashontae McQueen with her prize – a “goodie” bag of essential back-to-school items...

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Why a high school football coach suspended nearly every player on team
September 26, 2013
Why a high school football coach suspended nearly every player on team

A high school football coach in Utah is receiving national attention for making an extraordinary decision: he suspended nearly every player on the team...

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August 28, 2010
Kemp Road Urban Renewal Back to school yields strong community support

By GENA GIBBS

KEMP Road children crowded the Church of God of Prophecy on Shirley Street on August 25 to collect their back-to-school packages and enjoy a free lunch with ice cream.

The children that participated in the Urban Renewal Summer Camp got first preference.

"We basically capped our summer programme with a back-to-school giveaway. We had an energetic, fun filled summer and now we are t...

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Bertram A. Newton, Lowe Sound Nicholl's Town Primary Schools Participate in National Arts Festival Andros Adjudications
June 13, 2013
Bertram A. Newton, Lowe Sound Nicholl's Town Primary Schools Participate in National Arts Festival Andros Adjudications

North Andros, Bahamas -

Bertram A. Newton
Primary School grade-two student Calvernique Rolle recites "I Think I'm
Related to Bigfoot", during the E. Clement Bethel National Arts Festival
Andros Adjudications, in Nicholl's Town, North Andros, on June 10, 2013...

Lowe Sound Primary School students perform a dramatic piece,
during the E. Clement Bethel National Arts Festival Andros Adjudica...

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Kemp Road Urban Renewal Back to school
August 27, 2010
Kemp Road Urban Renewal Back to school

Kemp Road children crowded the Church of God of Prophecy on Shirley Street August 25 to collect their Back to School packages and enjoy a free lunch with ice cream.

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March 08, 2013
Lawyer bids to appeal private school order

A lawyer for an unmarried man ordered to pay private school fees for a child born out of wedlock is trying to convince the Court of Appeal to hear the matter.
Romona Farquharson was unsuccessful in her first attempt to convince the chief justice to overturn the order of Magistrate Carolyn Vogt-Evans in respect of Henry Thurston.
Farquharson won't be able to argue the appeal unless she satisfies th...

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January 28, 2013
Learn about the Bahamas Environmental Steward Scholar Opportunity for High School Grads

Nassau, Bahamas -
Students, parents and Guidance Counselors, are invited to join the
Bahamas Reef Environment Educational Foundation (BREEF) and the Ministry
of Education to learn how students in the class of 2013 can have the
gap-year experience of a lifetime as a Bahamas Environmental Steward
Scholar (BESS). Interested persons are invited to attend a meeting at
6pm on Friday 1st February a...

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Grand Bahama Shipyard helps East End Schools
November 28, 2012
Grand Bahama Shipyard helps East End Schools

Freeport, Grand Bahama - Last week the Minister of Education, Science and Technology Jerome Fitzgerald traveled to local East End schools to tour the refurbishments and media center donated by Grand Bahama Shipyard.

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High Rock Primary School students showcase Bahamian culture in National Arts Festival
April 26, 2010
High Rock Primary School students showcase Bahamian culture in National Arts Festival

High Rock Primary School students perform a Bahamian dance during the E Clement Bethel National Arts Festival adjudications in High Rock, South Andros on April 15, 2010

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Kaitlyn Francis, finalist in Bahamas Primary School Student of the Year, receives 13th Annual CIBC FirstCaribbean Scholarship
June 03, 2015
Kaitlyn Francis, finalist in Bahamas Primary School Student of the Year, receives 13th Annual CIBC FirstCaribbean Scholarship

Kaitlyn Francis, a 6th grade student from Central Abaco Primary School, has been named the recipient of the 13th annual CIBC FirstCaribbean sponsored scholarship award in the Bahamas Primary School Student of the Year Award (BPSSYA) program...

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March 26, 2012
N.G.M. Major High School student wins National Spelling Bee

The 15th Annual Bahamas National Spelling Bee produced fierce competition amongst the 20 participants, but it was Long Island student Peloma Cartwright who took the first place prize.
The event was held at the Crown Ballroom in Atlantis yesterday.
Peloma, 11, of N.G.M. Major High School, said she was nervous during the competition, but chalked up her victory to fastidious preparation.
"I just trie...

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June 15, 2015
BTC Adopted Schools Celebrate Teachers Appreciation Day

With the help of BTC and the iVolunteers, the students of five Nassau schools each treated their teachers to a special day of celebration for Teacher’s Appreciation Day. Eva Hilton Primary School, H.O. Nash Junior High School, Thelma Gibson Primary School, Stapledon School, and Gambier Primary School...

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July 08, 2015
The Providence School marks end of first year Oscar style

In an Academy Awards-styled presentation, the faculty at The Providence School, marked the end of their first year, by celebrating their students who worked diligently throughout the school's first year with a prize-giving ceremony dubbed "An Evening at Providence: The Oscars Ceremony".

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3rd Annual BTC School Aid Heads to the Islands
August 27, 2015
3rd Annual BTC School Aid Heads to the Islands

BTC begins back-to-school charity tour in Andros. Its back-to-school time and BTC is back at it, assisting over 200 Androsian school children, and 60 parents to prepare for the new school year at their 3rd Annual School Aid event. This is the first time that the event has been held outside of Nassau...

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August 16, 2016
Solomon's back-to-school trade show to assist Bahamas AIDS Foundation after school program

This Saturday, Solomon’s Super Center is helping parents and kids countdown to back-to-school with a trade show featuring healthy lunch tips, fitness and after school options for kids of all ages.

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April 29, 2015
Bishop Michael Eldon tops high school Earth Day Challenge

Bishop Michael Eldon High School earned two of the top prizes for its "Promoting Healthy Lifestyles: The Aquaponics Cycle" exhibit in the 2015 Earth Day Challenge held in observance of the 45th anniversary of Earth Day on April 22.

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August 27, 2010
Law school applicants say they are losing out to foreign students

By TANEKA THOMPSON

Tribune Staff Reporter

tthompson@tribunemedia.net

FRUSTRATED applicants to the Eugene Dupuch Law School claim they have been denied acceptance in favour of foreign students despite meeting the required entrance exam scores.

However, school officials say those exam takers who were not immediately offered acceptance simply did not score high enough on the entrance test.

"If t...

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February 11, 2015
For Beautisca King education means 'power'

Some people shy away from the spotlight, and don't like to herald their academic achievements -- but that's not the case for Beautisca King -- when she stepped onto the stage to accept the Marjorie Davis Award for best overall performance by a government school student in the 2014 Bahamas General Certificate of Secondary Education (BGCSE) she enjoyed every second of it.

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May 06, 2015
Talents, Achievements and Abilities Highlighted at Anatol Rodgers High School

Administrators, faculty, support-staff, well-wishers and parents of Anatol Rodgers High School celebrated the successful performances of students during a special assembly in the school’s gymnasium on Tuesday, May 5th...

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