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September 23, 2014
Kiwanis donates playgrounds to Cat Island schools

A native daughter of the soil and a descendant from Dumfries and New Bight, Kiwanis Lieutenant Governor Christine King's passion for service took her beyond New Providence where she has settled the last 24 years.
It took King back to her hometown in Cat Island to give back to the children in the island's northern settlements - Dumfries and Orange Creek. She was instrumental in funding and organizi...

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All Government Schools and Some Private Schools Closed June 7th for the Constitutional Referendum
June 06, 2016
All Government Schools and Some Private Schools Closed June 7th for the Constitutional Referendum

The Minister of Education, Science and Technology, the Hon. Jerome K. Fitzgerald wishes to remind the public that all government schools throughout the Commonwealth of The Bahamas will be closed on Tuesday, 7th June, 2016 as a result of the Constitutional Referendum that will take place, due to schools being used as polling stations.

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May 17, 2017
Youth pastor: Is Sunday school dying

Sunday school for decades has been about discipleship, fellowship, and growing and learning about Christ. But a youth pastor is questioning whether church leaders need to get creative with Sunday school and create a shift away from the words to avoid the stigma that is often connected to the word "school".
Every pastor and church leader must ask themselves whether they're fighting to keep a method...

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St. Andrew's School Foundation Names New Development Officer
October 27, 2009
St. Andrew's School Foundation Names New Development Officer

The St. Andrew's School Foundation is very excited and proud to announce the appointment of Nicole Treco to the position of Development Officer. Ms. Treco comes to the Foundation as an alumnus of St. Andrew's School which she attended from Pre-Reception through Year 12. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Communication from the University of Miami and has worked in Advertising, Public Re...

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August 30, 2010
Davis: Concerns at Old Bight High School, Cat Island Rum Cay All Age School, Rum Cay

Nassau, Bahamas - The following is a statement by the Hon. Philip Davis on the closure of the Old Bight
High School and the schortage of teachers at the Rum Cay All Age School.

"It was with
a heavy heart that I received reports this morning that Old Bight High
School in Old Bight, Cat Island was unable to open today due to incomplete
school repairs and insufficient teachers.  In spite of...

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June 01, 2011
An all-encompassing responsibility

"We must never lose sight of the fact that the student, as the learner, is not only the center of the school system, but the only reason for its existence." This quote by R.B. Jackson gets to the heart of why schools exist.
Despite the new initiatives, the fancy educational terms, and the ever-expanding responsibilities of schools, we miss the point if we forget that students give schools its purp...

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July 05, 2011
BUT supports action on illegal students

President of the Bahamas Union of Teachers (BUT) Belinda Wilson expressed support yesterday for the removal of unregularized students from the public school system.
Wilson said teachers are willing to assist the Department of Immigration in identifying undocumented children.
Last week, Immigration Director Jack Thompson expressed the need for the Bahamas to "flush out" undocumented foreign nationa...

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List of Hurricane Shelters in New Providence and Grand Bahama
August 04, 2011
List of Hurricane Shelters in New Providence and Grand Bahama

Here is a list of Hurricane Shelters in New Providence and Grand Bahama.

First Baptist Church Hall
Central Church of God
Sir Jack Hayward Secondary School
Maurice Moore Primary School
Church of Christ
St. George’s Secondary School

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August 17, 2011
Bittersweet End to Summer

The long lazy days of summer are winding down, and with all of the new, cool back to school stuff purchases in the closet just waiting to be used, many children are eager for the opening of the new school year to be reunited with friends and swap stories of their summer vacation.  For one group of students summer is coming to a bittersweet end.  While they're looking forward to school and learning...

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September 19, 2011
Profile: Kirkland 'K.B.' Bodie

Though his songs about Bahamian culture are lighthearted and fun, for artist Kirkland "K.B." Bodie, keeping culture alive is a serious matter.
"We're going down the path of total wrong," he says. "We're picking up so much nonsense from other cultures that we are losing what we have."
K.B. would know--the music on his "Bahamian Hits" and "K.B. and Friends" albums are without a doubt the epitome of ...

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