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May 11, 2016
Louis Bacon's Moore Bahamas Foundation supports Shark Week School Tour

Students on New Providence were surprised to learn that sharks in The Bahamas control the weather.

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Government High School GHS Student Succumbs to Injuries
March 11, 2016
Government High School (GHS) Student Succumbs to Injuries

The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology is sad to learn of the passing of a 10th grade, honour roll, female student of the Government High School...

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Fitzgerald cites news story as research on school policing
December 18, 2015
Fitzgerald cites news story as research on school policing

EDUCATION Minister Jerome Fitzgerald pushed back yesterday against this newspaper's report that he mischaracterised conclusions researchers at The College of The Bahamas made about the effect police presence in public schools has on school violence...

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D Squad basketball tournament strengthens ties between public and private schools
November 16, 2015
D Squad basketball tournament strengthens ties between public and private schools

CC Sweeting Cobras take championship title in 10th year of tournament

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BTC School Aid Hops BTC School Aid Hops to Cat Island
September 22, 2015
BTC School Aid Hops BTC School Aid Hops to Cat Island

Continuing its back-to-school community initiative drive, BTC hosted another iteration of its School Aid program in Cat Island, distributing backpacks and school supplies to all of the school age children of Cat Island...

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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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Students Graduate from Salvation Army School for the blind
June 10, 2015
Students Graduate from Salvation Army School for the blind

The Salvation Army Erin H. Gilmour School for blind and visually impaired children achieved a significant feat on Monday, June 8, when the school held its first graduation exercise in five years...

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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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February 06, 2015
Scabies breaks out at third public school

Health officials identified two confirmed cases of scabies at Woodcock Primary School, which is the third public school where the outbreak was identified.

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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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Top High School Athletes to Compete in Upcoming National Volleyball Tournament of Champions.
November 10, 2015
Top High School Athletes to Compete in Upcoming National Volleyball Tournament of Champions.

The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, in conjunction with the Bahamas Volleyball Federation (BVF), will present the third annual "National Tournament of Champions," sponsored by J.S. Johnson Insurance Agents and Brokers Limited on November 19 - 21, 2015.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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August 04, 2010
Administrator: Migrants housed at Inagua school were not sick

By KRYSTEL ROLLE

Guardian Staff Reporter

krystel@nasguard.com

A decision to house some 280 Haitian migrants who were caught in Bahamian waters last week in an Inagua school auditorium have reportedly upset some island residents, who expressed concern that the migrants appeared to be extremely ill.

The detainees were a part of the group of 450 illegal immigrants apprehended by the Royal Bahamas...

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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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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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