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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 27, 2015
Minister of Education, Science and Technology attends a Special Assembly at St.Anne's School with a Special Message

Minister of Education, Science and Technology, the Honourable Jerome Fitzgerald made a special appearance at St. Anneís School, to ride the wave of success that has been rolling through the school. Some of the schoolís most recent accomplishments include...

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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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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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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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March 03, 2014
St. Andrew's School loses appeal, ordered to pay over 26,000

St. Andrew's School has been ordered by the Court of Appeal to pay over $26,000 to a former employee after it lost an appeal against a ruling by the Industrial Tribunal.
The private school on the eastern side of New Providence made Margo Albury redundant in August 2009 after advising employees several months earlier that it would be cutting back on non-faculty staff in order to remain solvent in t...

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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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BUT still unhappy with condition of some schools
September 26, 2013
BUT still unhappy with condition of some schools

Bahamas Union of Teachers (BUT) President Belinda Wilson said yesterday that the union is not satisfied with the conditions at Uriah McPhee and Stephen Dillet primary schools, despite assurances from Education Minister Jerome Fitzgerald that the schools do not threaten the health and safety of students and teachers...

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August 14, 2012
Buying School Shoes That Make The Grade

As the time for the reopening of school is fast approaching, parents are busy purchasing and checking off school supplies from their shopping lists.

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October 26, 2011
Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship Ranked Among Top 1

The award-winning Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship, founded by successful businessman and philanthropist local resident Michael Dingman, has been ranked among the top 1% of undergraduate entrepreneurship schools in the U.S.

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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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Rattlers, Cobras Will Not Play GSSSA Post-season
November 30, 2012
Rattlers, Cobras Will Not Play GSSSA Post-season

One of the penalties handed down to the teams involved in the melee that took place almost two weeks ago, is not settling too well with the coaches or the schools' principals.

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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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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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January 15, 2012
SCHOOL RENAMED IN HONOUR OF INSPIRATIONAL EDUCATOR

By CELESTE NIXON

Tribune Staff Reporter

cnixon@tribunemedia.net

PRIME Minister Hubert Ingraham was in Bimini yesterday to officially rename the Bimini All-Age School the Louise McDonald High School.

Recognising the late Mrs McDonald as a dedicated educator of nearly 50 years, Mr Ingraham said she touched the "hearts and lives" of her students, teaching the importance of character and citizensh...

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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 schoolís gymnasium on Tuesday, May 5th...

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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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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.

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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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July 23, 2014
Social promotion or an earned right

The first day of school is always a sight to behold -- children with their perfectly coiffed hair, uniforms starched to perfection and spit-shined shoes. But do people ever stop to wonder how many of these children have moved on to the next grade level because they have earned the right and are not advancing through social promotion -- a practice that has always been a part of the school system an...

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February 14, 2014
JIG to open with old school party

For the past nine years, the second weekend in March has been cemented as the must attend event known as Jazz in the Gardens, and no other activity can get in the way. This year the popular weekend of music has been extended to encompass a third day with the addition of a Friday Night Opening Party -- and they're going old school with Dazz Band and the S.O.S. Band.The Dazz Band, the American funk ...

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