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September 01, 2010
Deep Creek Middle School Awards Seven Summer Camp Scholarships

Deep Creek, The Bahamas -
This summer, Deep Creek Middle School (DCMS) awarded seven students
scholarships to attend summer camp in the United States and The
Bahamas. Recipients were Brittany Gibson and Tyler Leary of Rock Sound,
Anna McCartney of Tarpum Bay, Moesha Leary of Waterford, Kristen Rolle
of Deep Creek and Darrel Miller of Wemyss Bight. In the past three
years, 41 DCMS students have att...

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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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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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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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October 27, 2014
Former NFL player Michael Cobb set to speak at schools

Sports World Ministry, led by Dr. Ira Lee Eshleman who founded the organization 30 years ago, is now headed by Devon McDonald. Sports World Ministry is a seed-planting ministry, which uses former professional athletes to share personal life experiences with students while challenging them with hope.
Michael Cobb is in New Providence as a part of Sports World Ministry's second "Go Positive Tour" in...

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September 02, 2014
Going back to school

As the summer break comes to a close and the advent of a new academic year is upon us, children and adults alike are either already back in school or going back to school. Over the summer, parents across our archipelago of islands would have invested in getting their children ready for the 2014/15 school year.
It is customary during this period for Bahamian parents to take time off to experience t...

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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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Kids get a chance to meet 2014 IAAF World Relays Bahamas 2014 Mascot Breezy as he kicks off school visits.
April 14, 2014
Kids get a chance to meet 2014 IAAF World Relays Bahamas 2014 Mascot "Breezy" as he kicks off school visits.

School kids in the capital are to get a taste of life in the fast lane as The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Relays races to The Bahamas...

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

This Saturday, Solomonís 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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February 11, 2014
RBC Royal Bank sponsors anti-bullying campaign

NASSAU, Bahamas -- RBC Royal Bank recently announced its sponsorship of an Anti-Bullying Campaign initiated in partnership with Bully-Busters. Bully-Busters is an international outreach organization dedicated to the cause of eliminating bullying and Cyber-Bullying in schools and among young people. As "Bully Busters", students and schools throughout The Bahamas will be encouraged to promote cooper...

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Gangster's Paradise Part 3
November 07, 2011
Gangster's Paradise Part 3

Abuse, armed robbery, housebreaking, rape, assault, murder and attempted murder are rampant in The Bahamas, and speak to social breakdown, and in fact, constitute an on again off again war against the social and economic system.† There are no shortcuts.† I propose seven areas of focus in terms of improving the situation.† I address the first three today.

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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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High school students in Haiti protest
April 29, 2010
High school students in Haiti protest

Hundreds of high school students held demonstrations for the second straight day here Tuesday to demand that their schools be cleared of homeless people so that classes can resume.

A crowd of protesters in high school uniforms hurled rocks at the Education Ministry building, which was destroyed in the quake.

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February 26, 2013
Essay Competition launched for GB High School girls

Invited: All female high school students (grades 9-12) in Grand Bahama are invited to participate in this contest.

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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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September 07, 2012
Back To School For Parents

Schools have opened across the country.

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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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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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Minister Claims Crooked Island School Not Forgotten
September 11, 2012
Minister Claims Crooked Island School Not Forgotten

After admitting last week that he knew nothing of the state of disrepair at Colonel Hill High School on Crooked Island, Minister of Education, Science and Technology Jerome Fitzgerald yesterday reversed course and said that not only does he know about the school's condition, but a plan is in place to repair the facility.

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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 schoolís gymnasium on Tuesday, May 5th...

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November 13, 2014
Primary school students tour the Wonderful World of Waste

NASSAU, The Bahamas - If anyone is going to love playing in dirt, it's kids! That's why Bahamas Waste really loves school visits as young children seem to embrace their work and are keen future recyclers.
In late October and early November Bahamas Waste hosted both fourth grade students from St. Andrew's and students from Columbus Primary to a tour of their facilities. "The tour was enlightening a...

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BTC School Aid Prepares 400 Children for School Year
August 27, 2014
BTC School Aid Prepares 400 Children for School Year

BTC Bahamas held its 2nd Annual BTC School Aid event at Marioís Bowling and Entertainment Centre on Saturday. The event brought together 40 BTC iVolunteers to prepare 400 students with their parents from across New Providence and Cat Island for the upcoming school year...

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April 30, 2013
Baha Mar sponsors high school science competition

Baha Mar Associates judge bridge architecture and construction at IBS Build-A-Bridge Challenge 

Nassau,
Bahamas - Baha Mar sponsored and participated in the 6th annual IBS
Build-A-Bridge Challenge that took place at the College of The Bahamas
Performing Arts Centre on April 25. Teams from 20 schools throughout The
Bahamas competed, building bridges made of Popsicle sticks and Elmer's
gl...

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UNITE to end violence against women
May 28, 2013
UNITE to end violence against women

Domestic violence is regarded as a universal phenomenon; a social disease that is not prejudiced to any race, creed, religion, sex, social class, ethnicity or nation. It has a vast impact on all sectors of society and is a topic that is not touted in the media and on talk shows. This ill in our society does not receive the same level of attention as crime, politics or immigration - topics that a...

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November 25, 2014
L.W. Young School closure continues on Wednesday, 26th November, 2014

NASSAU, Bahamas -- The administration of L.W. Young Junior High School would like to inform its parents and students that school will be closed again on Wednesday, 26th November, 2014 due to urgent plumbing repairs that are being carried out. As it is policy that schools have proper functioning bathroom facilities, the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology and other agencies will continue...

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May 06, 2015
100- Year-Old Virgin: 'Say No to Sex and Yes to God'

At 100 years old, Olga Christie has many pearls of wisdom to pass on to young women about preserving their virtue and never giving up...

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July 02, 2014
National Standardized High School Diploma on the cards for the next academic year

When public schools reopen in September for the academic year, students will have to meet specific standardized criteria to earn a high school diploma, according to Minister of Education Science and Technology Jerome Fitzgerald.
On a 4.00 grade point average (GPA) scale they will have to maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 over grades 10 through 12; have attained four subjects in the Bahamas Junior C...

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May 12, 2014
High school test event was a 'huge success'

The Bahamas High School Relays 2014, the official International Association of Athletics Federations' (IAAF) World Relays Bahamas 2014 test event, has been hailed a success by organizers, after two days of relays at the upgraded Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium.
More than 17 schools from New Providence and the Family Islands came out and participated in the 4x100 meters (m), 4x200m, 4x400m and ...

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