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Looking for the best and brightest
April 02, 2014
Looking for the best and brightest

The best and brightest graduating high school female students from throughout the country will convene in New Providence this week for the 36th Annual Eta Psi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated's Honour's Day Program, with one young lady walking away with the title of Most Outstanding High School Female Student in The Bahamas...

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May 28, 2014
Trained teachers commissioned at COB ceremony

NASSAU, Bahamas -- More than 100 School of Education graduands - members of the Spring 2014 Commencement Class of The College of The Bahamas - have pledged to promote equity in education and uphold its noble standards at the Teachers' Commissioning Ceremony held on Tuesday in the foyer of the Harry C. Moore Library and Information Centre.
Like other graduands before them, the aspiring teachers wer...

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June 25, 2014
Pindling Foundation defends accepting web shop donation

The Sir Lynden Pindling Foundation yesterday defended a decision to accept a luxury car from Island Luck web shop to raffle as part of its Legacy Ball, which will honor the memory of the late former Prime Minister Sir Lynden Pindling.
The Legacy Ball is a featured event listed on the 41st independence anniversary celebrations calender.
On Monday, Minister of Tourism Obie Wilchcombe, who has respon...

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September 16, 2014
Grand Bahama Sports to honor deserving student-athletes

Grand Bahama's finest primary and high school scholar-athletes will be on display and rewarded for their hard work at the first ever Grand Bahama Sports "Scholar-Athlete of the Year" banquet.
With overwhelming support from school principals and athletic directors, Grand Bahama Sports is launching its "Scholar-Athlete of the Year" banquet as another way to recognize the school's best and brightest ...

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September 30, 2014
LCIS attracts international educator as Development Director

NASSAU, Bahamas -- As Lyford Cay International School (LCIS) commences its second five-year strategic plan and prepares for the expansion of the Secondary School, the school has recognized the need to strengthen their development efforts. With this primary goal in mind, LCIS is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Joanna Paul as the school's new Development Director.
Dr. Paul began her care...

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October 02, 2014
BSA set to host optimist nationals in Long Island this weekend

The 7th Annual Bahamas Sailing Association's (BSA) Optimist National Championships is set for this weekend in Salt Pond, Long Island.
This year's championship is expected to have the largest turnout in the short history of the event, which can be attributed to the fact that the age groups have expanded from 6-15 to 5-18.
Last year, 76 sailors (41 green fleet, 16 blue, 15 red, four white) from New ...

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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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November 27, 2014
Darville Extends Best Wishes to Basketball Players

Minister for Grand Bahama The Hon. Dr. Michael Darville encouraged basketball players participating in the Tabernacle Baptist Christian Academy 16th Thanksgiving Basketball Tournament to exhibit their talents..

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December 03, 2014
LJM Maritime Academy cadets pause to give thanks

LJM Maritime Academy physics and mathematics lecturer Dr. Alvin Hepburn reminded cadets and staff at the LJM Maritime Academy to be thankful for all the opportunities they have been given at their recent day of thanksgiving.
Dr. Hepburn urged cadets to be thankful for their lives as they are, and to not worry about the things they do not have, the things they wanted and wished they had, but to ins...

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Bahamas Ferries provides major suppor for Family Islands Junior Junkanoo groups
January 17, 2015
Bahamas Ferries provides major suppor for Family Islands Junior Junkanoo groups

Bahamas Ferries partnered with the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture for the tenth consecutive year to provide transportation for Family Island students participating in the annual Junior Junkanoo parade. The inter-island transportation service provider, through its collaboration with the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture...

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January 20, 2015
Super Me! continues to inspire super kids

NASSAU, Bahamas -- Students at Gerald Cash Primary School from grades 4 to 6 participated in Super Me! activities Friday January 16th 2015. Dr. Willard Barr, Chairman of Character Education and Director of Planning at the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, Zoe Powell, Chief Officer of Guidance Counselors, Nikki Bethell, Chief Media Specialist, and Paola Crespo, Communications Intern, w...

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January 19, 2015
Sir Durward offers sponsorship to high school nationals

Sponsorship for the 2015 Bahamas National High School Track and Field Championships got off to a great start when well-known Olympic gold medalist Sir Durward Knowles presented the National Sports Authority (NSA) with a check, showing his support.
The Government of The Bahamas is now responsible for the annual high school classic, and Senator Greg Burrows heads a committee that works in conjunctio...

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January 23, 2015
New Genesis Embassy Bahamas to hold sessions at Hilton

After leaving his home country for school and spending many years teaching and speaking in Bermuda and around the U.S., Apostle Dwight C. Grant is finally returning home to Nassau, The Bahamas!

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January 28, 2015
Male students dominate mental math workshop

In a pleasing twist to this year's Primary Mathematics Students' Workshop, two male students finished top two out of three in the mental mathematics competition.

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January 30, 2015
New immigration rules for children

Minister of Immigration Fred Mitchell announced yesterday that all non-Bahamian students will be required to have a student permit or a passport with a residency stamp when schools opens in fall 2015.

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February 09, 2015
Wilson: New student policy will put financial strain on parents

Bahamas Union of Teachers (BUT) President Belinda Wilson said the government's student permit policy will put a greater financial burden on parents who are still trying to overcome the additional costs associated with value-added tax (VAT).

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February 20, 2015
NAGB interns select February Art of the Month

One of the things National Art Gallery tour guides often ask students during tours of the NAGB's permanent exhibition, Bahamian Domestic, is to point out the scenes they recognize in the works.

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March 18, 2015
Albury Sayle Primary students learn water safety

NASSAU, The Bahamas - Over 500 students of Albury Sayle Primary School are the beneficiaries of pencils, water safety coloring and activity books, and posters compliments of Andy and Nancy Knowles of Let's Swim Bahamas. The books and posters were presented to teachers during an assembly at the school on Nassau Street, Tuesday, March 17.
During a brief pep talk, Andy Knowles, Olympic swimmer and c...

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April 06, 2015
Re-planting knowledge on native fruits in Exuma

Has the papaya leaf been traditionally used by Exumians as a tea? Is "Strongback" the name of a tree that grows wild in Exuma?

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May 12, 2015
St. Bede's becomes Sister Annie Thompson pre-school

NASSAU, The Bahamas - The former St. Bede's Catholic Primary School has undergone a name change to become the Sister Annie Thompson Pre-School, which honours well-known Nun and Educator, Sister Annie Thompson.  During the official ceremony held on the school grounds on Thursday, May 7, Prime Minister, the Rt. Hon. Perry G. Christie said that he deemed it an honor to recognize Sister Annie in ...

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June 12, 2015
Kids know their Conchservation

NASSAU, Bahamas - Everyone loves eating conch, and with the Bahamas National Trust's (BNT) recent children's Conchservation campaign, children are learning to protect the conch just as well.
The children's campaign was a partnership between the BNT, Wendy's, the Sandals Foundation, the Tribune and Harbourside Marine, and included a cartoon Conchservation PSA launched via social and mainstream medi...

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June 23, 2015
Fathers and champions

The celebration of fatherhood and the honoring of the fathers in our country was again on full display this year as we commemorated Fathers Day in The Bahamas on Sunday, June 21, 2015.

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June 23, 2015
Changed lives for group of L. W. Young boys

NASSAU, Bahamas -- Nine boys from L. W. Young Junior School have been positively impacted since participating in a dual enrollment program at The Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institution (BTVI).
The reintroduction of the special initiative, which ran between September 2014 and April 2015, exposed the youngsters to the art of painting while providing them the opportunity to channel their pract...

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Over 40 Bahamian Women to be awarded 2015 Woman of Distinction Award
June 30, 2015
Over 40 Bahamian Women to be awarded 2015 "Woman of Distinction" Award

Celebrating Woman International (CWI) a subsidiary of TKHGFI nonprofit organization, announced plans today to award Mrs. Anita Doherty with the “Woman of Distinction Award” 2015...

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July 03, 2015
2,000 in prizes to autism spectrum awareness essay contest winners

NASSAU, The Bahamas - Autism Spectrum comprises the fastest growing developmental disorder in The Bahamas. For the third year, dozens of students throughout The Bahamas accepted the challenge posed by FirstCare Medical Plan in association with The Ministry of Education and REACH Bahamas to pen an essay under the theme "Autism in The Bahamas: A Nation Without Boxes."
A panel of judges from The Mini...

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Junior High School Students Show How Wise They Are About Water
July 17, 2015
Junior High School Students Show How Wise They Are About Water

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...

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July 22, 2015
Tristar launches education optimization program

NASSAU, Bahamas - Anatol Rodgers and Government High School are vying for the chance to be the first recipient of the Tristar Education Optimization Program (TEOP) launched by Tristar Insurance Agents & Brokers Ltd.
TEOP is a pilot program designed to provide targeted corporate mentorship and financial support to one public high school in New Providence.
Tristar, celebrating its tenth anniversary...

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July 24, 2015
The 'Return' of The National Dance Company of The Bahamas

After a four-year hiatus, The National Dance Company of The Bahamas is returning for a three-day performance dubbed "Return".

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July 31, 2015
Education Minister announed Five Scholarship Recipients in Grand Bahama

Minister of Education, Science and Technology, the Hon. Jerome Fitzgerald on Thursday afternoon announced the five high school graduates from the public school system in Grand Bahama who have been awarded full scholarships to attend colleges abroad...

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August 10, 2015
Back to School Youth Sailing Regatta August 29-30

As the summer sailing camps on New Providence come to a close, Sloop legend Eleazor Johnson (Captain and owner of Lady Nathalie) who introduced the popular Valentines Day “Catch me if you can” annual event has suggested Bahamas National Sailing School and South Beach Sloop Club host a joint regatta on Montagu Bay...

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