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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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March 29, 2016
BNT launches Navigators program at Anatol Rodgers High School

The Bahamas National Trust (BNT) has extended its Navigators program to Anatol Rodgers High School. The three-year program promotes environmental stewardship and helps prepare senior students for careers in marine biology.

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February 12, 2016
National Disabilities Commission logo designed by Eight Mile Rock High School student

To get a younger demographic thinking and talking about disabilities and related issues, the National Commission for Persons with Disabilities launched a logo design competition in all secondary and high schools last October.

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February 10, 2016
Martin Keeley, Mangrove Action Project, presents to EARTHCARE Eco Kids and schools

On February 5th, 2016, EARTHCARE brought children’s environmental book author Martin Keeley to Grand Bahama Island to share his work with schools and the EARTHCARE Eco Kids.

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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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August 12, 2015
'Back-to-School' Youth Regatta set for August 29-30 at Montagu Bay

As the summer sailing camps on New Providence come to a close, sloop legend Eleazor "Barber J" Johnson, captain and owner of the Campari Lady Nathalie, who introduced the popular Valentine's Day Massacre annual event, has suggested that The Bahamas National Sailing School and the South Beach Sloop Club host a joint regatta at Montagu Bay.

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June 16, 2015
Consolidated Water Co. supports S.C. McPherson Junior High School's Fourth Annual Interschool Mathematics Competition

NASSAU, Bahamas -- In an effort to encourage interest in mathematics, Consolidated Water Co. Ltd. (NASDAQ: CWCO), was a major sponsor of S.C. McPherson Junior High School's Fourth Annual Interschool Mathematics Competition. The company, which develops and operates seawater desalination and water distribution systems, supported the nearby school as it celebrated Mathematics Month under the theme "M...

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April 01, 2015
Science matters

For the third time Garvin Tynes Primary School has won the annual Science Talk Competition, "Science Matters".

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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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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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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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Agriculture school to cost at least 7m more
May 13, 2014
Agriculture school to cost at least 7m more

AT least $7m in additional funding has already been requested for infrastructure works at the Agriculture and Marine Sciences school in North Andros...

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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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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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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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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 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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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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March 08, 2013
Lyford Cay International School (LCIS) Sports Institute: Created to develop students' athletic abilities and supported by overwhelming generosity

NASSAU, Bahamas -- This Monday, Lyford Cay International School (LCIS) students took to the track at the impressive, new Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium of the Bahamas. LCIS students, excited to be given the opportunity to run on the "Track Of Champions", showed a marked improvement in their running techniques thanks to guidance from LCIS specialist  track coach, Ron Rogers,  given d...

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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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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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September 01, 2012
Police warn motorists ahead of back-to-school rush

Police will be out on the streets of New Providence in full force on Monday morning in order to deal with anticipated traffic congestion due to the start of the school year, said Superintendent Ken Strachan.
Strachan, who heads the Royal Bahamas Police Force's traffic division, said officers from various units will nab motorists who try to circumvent road laws as a means to avoid gridlock traffic....

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December 15, 2010
Lyford Cay International School victorious at soccer tournament in Jamaica

Nassau, Bahamas - Lyford Cay International School (LCIS)
girl's 18 and under football team eased to victory in the AISK Soccafeva
Six-A-Side Invitational Tournament in Kingston, Jamaica last weekend. 
The tournament, hosted by the American International School of Kingston
(AISK) featured teams from international schools around the Caribbean
in a two-day tournament.  The LCIS girls w...

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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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February 01, 2012
U.S. Embassy Consular Officer Encourages High School Students to Invest in Their Future

Nassau, Bahamas - "Pursuing higher education
opportunities is an important way of investing in your future.  You
should not take this lightly."  These comments came from Mrs. Sally
Sternal, the U.S. Embassy's Chief of the Non-Immigrant Visa Unit as she
addressed senior high students during two outreach events held at C.I.
Gibson Senior High on January 13 and at St. John's College on Janu...

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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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High school students in Haiti protest
April 29, 2010
High school students in Haiti protest

Hundreds of high school students held demonstrations for the second straight day here Tuesday to demand that their schools be cleared of homeless people so that classes can resume.

A crowd of protesters in high school uniforms hurled rocks at the Education Ministry building, which was destroyed in the quake.

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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. Teams from 20 schools throughout The
Bahamas competed, building bridges made of Popsicle sticks and Elmer's
gl...

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