Education

Ardastra Field Trips Make Learning Fun

September 20, 2019

With the opening of the new school year just around the corner, Ardastra Gardens Zoo and Conservation Centre is set to roll-out its collection of field trips combining the excitement of exploration with enriched understanding – valuable assets for creative teachers looking for an opportunity to expand the school’s curriculum beyond the four walls of a classroom...

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Education Minister in GB to Assess Readiness of Public Schools

September 20, 2019

Minister of Education, the Hon. Jeffrey Lloyd flew into Grand Bahama on Thursday, September 19, 2019 to inspect the condition of public schools, most of which were devastated by Hurricane Dorian...

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Determined Bahamas Students Given Financial Support From Regional Bank CIBC FIRSTCARIBBEAN

September 20, 2019

Despite many of them losing their homes and all their possessions, about 20 final year students from the hurricane-ravaged Abacos Islands and Grand Bahama are determined to complete their studies...

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Parents Frustrated Over Student Registration
Parents Frustrated Over Student Registration

September 19, 2019

PARENTS and guardians of the thousands of children left displaced after Hurricane Dorian unleashed its fury on Abaco and Grand Bahama more than two weeks ago say they are frustrated with the process set up to enroll the students in new schools...

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Paving the Path to Youths’ Success

September 16, 2019

Whether it’s a ninth grader in search of a club for teens with highly varied aspirations and capabilities or a high school senior looking to grow as an individual and as a leader, the Governor General’s Youth Award (GGYA) is helping young people start the school year off right, offering a programme with an exceptional track record of placing youths on a path to success...

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Dr. Barry Russell and Family Established the Helen “Annie” Russell, MBE Memorial Scholarship

September 16, 2019

The legacy of renowned preschool educator the late Helen “Annie” Russell is being kept alive through a memorial scholarship at University of The Bahamas, thanks to her son, Dr. Barry Russell and family. Dr. Russell, accompanied by his wife Mrs. Missy Russell; son, Logan; daughter, Raegan and sister, Barbara Mullings recently signed an MOU for the $25,000 “Helen “Annie” Russell, MBE Memorial Scholarship Award...

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MOE Clarifies Enrollment of Displaced Children in Public Schools
MOE Clarifies Enrollment of Displaced Children in Public Schools

September 12, 2019

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) advises that due to the displacement of residents of Abaco and Grand Bahama, students aged 4-19 may register for placement in public schools beginning Thursday, 12th September and continuing until Friday, 11th October, 2019 between the hours of 9am – 5pm at the Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium...

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School Registration for Displaced Abaco and Grand Bahama Students
School Registration for Displaced Abaco and Grand Bahama Students

September 11, 2019

The general public is advised that due to the devastating impact of Hurricane Dorian on residents of Grand Bahama and Abaco, parents and guardians of displaced students, ages 4-19, are invited to seek enrollment at one of the government schools in New Providence, or in any of the unaffected family islands...

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Hundreds sail back into class with backpacks donated by award-winning Royal Caribbean International

September 10, 2019

Hundreds of students will return to school in Nassau and the Berry Islands with snazzy backpacks filled with supplies, thanks to Royal Caribbean International...

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September Is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month
September Is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

September 09, 2019

The ovaries are small, almond-shaped organs located on either side of the uterus. Eggs are produced in the ovaries. Ovarian cancer can occur in several different parts of the ovary.
Ovarian cancer can start in the ovary’s germ, stromal, or epithelial cells. Germ cells are the cells that become eggs. Stromal cells make up the substance of the ovary. Epithelial cells are the outer layer of the ovary.

The American Cancer Society estimates that 22,240 women will be diagnosed with ovarian cancer in the United States in 2018, and 14,070 deaths will occur from this type of cancer in 2018. About half of all cases occur in women over the age of 63.

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A Better Back Chiropractic Center Presents: How to Boost The Immune System
A Better Back Chiropractic Center Presents: How to Boost The Immune System

September 09, 2019

Nutritional Tips That Will Help Chiropractic Patients Boost Their Immune System

In today’s fast-paced society, we’re bombarded with various forms of stress that can wreck havoc on our immune systems. Chiropractors are particularly interested in helping their chiropractic patients overcome these stressors in order to maintain a healthy and balanced life. Outside of the chiropractic adjustment, let’s take a look at three nutritional tips that will help chiropractic patients boost their immune system.

Chiropractic patients’ immune systems run their best when subluxations, also know as vertebral misalignments, are corrected. However, a proper diet can’t be ignored. By combining both forces, your immune system is better equipped to ward off many contaminants that try to invade the body through normal day-to-day activity.

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UB Resuming Operations in New Providence
UB Resuming Operations in New Providence

September 05, 2019

All faculty and staff of University of The Bahamas in New Providence are to return to work on Thursday, 5th September 2019. University operations will resume at the Oakes Field Campus and Grosvenor Close Centre on this date...

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Minister Ferreira Tours Energy Conservation Measures at Anatol Rodgers High School

September 04, 2019

Minister of the Environment and Housing the Hon. Romauld Ferreira, Permanent Secretary Janice Miller, Undersecretary Reginald Saunders, and other education and environment government officials and stakeholders, on August 28, 2019, took a tour of the 95-percent-complete energy conservation measures (ECMs), being undertaken at Anatol Rodgers High School...

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Students Given Second Chance to Earn High School Diploma

September 04, 2019

In their reflections, some students listed absenteeism and lateness as some of the reasons why they didn’t make the cut. Other students marginally missed the requisite criteria to graduate with a diploma from a public high school...

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Ministry of Education Announces School Re-Openings
Ministry of Education Announces School Re-Openings

September 04, 2019

The Minister of Education wishes to advise the general public that all government schools in the Commonwealth of The Bahamas (except those in Abaco and Grand Bahama) will re-open on Monday, September 9th, 2019 at the usual time. All staff members are expected to report for duty...

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Campbell: Social Services on Full Alert
Campbell: Social Services on Full Alert

September 02, 2019

NASSAU, The Bahamas – Minister of Social Services and Urban Development, the Hon. Frankie A. Campbell said Sunday that officials at the Department of Social Services have been placed on full alert to ensure that those Bahamians needing assistance in the aftermath of the devastation expected to be caused by the monster Hurricane Dorian, receive that assistance in a timely fashion.

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Prime Minister Minnis surprises Queen’s College eighth grader with a visit on first day of school

August 29, 2019

Matthew Stuart, a Queen’s College eighth grader who wrote to Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis asking for a surprise visit to his blind grandmother on her birthday, received a surprise of his own today when the Prime Minister dropped in on the boy’s social studies class...

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Ministry of Education and Private Pre-school Providers Enter Partnership

August 29, 2019

In its quest to continue to achieve the goal of universal pre-primary school education, the Ministry of Education (MOE) has signed contracts with over 80 private pre-school providers...

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Teen Talent
Teen Talent

August 29, 2019

Antwuan Dean, from Lighthouse Church of God, Harbour Island, took home three wins from the 2019 Church of God International Teen Talent event, winning awards in the music (male vocal solo) category, for which he was awarded an $18,700 scholarship to Lee University; the multimedia (presentation video short film) category; as well as the art (photography) category...

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McDonald's and St. Andrew's Kirk 9th annual back-to-school distribution extends reach
McDonald's and St. Andrew's Kirk 9th annual back-to-school distribution extends reach

August 29, 2019

For the ninth year, McDonald's has fulfilled one of its core values and extended its reach beyond the golden arches above its doors and into neighboring communities to equip students headed back to school with some of the tools necessary to function in the classrooms. [...]

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