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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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May 01, 2013
Anatol Rodgers is First public School to capture Build-a-Bridge Challenge crown

What is the outcome when you combine 100 popsicle sticks, Elmer's glue and some ingenuity? A bridge that holds 212 pounds in weight, as discovered last week at the 6th Annual Build-a-Bridge Challenge.
The competition, hosted by Integrated Building Services (IBS), at The...

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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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May 21, 2013
Lauryn Rolle is 2013 Primary School Student of the Year

Eleven-year-old Lauryn Rolle of St. Thomas More Catholic Primary School was on Saturday declared the Bahamas Primary School Student of the Year Foundation's '2013 Student of the Year'.
Lauryn won the award over 122 other outstanding students from primary schools throughout The Bahamas.
The prestigious title came with a $5,000 scholarship donated by Bank of The Bahamas and a computer courtesy of Dr...

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May 21, 2013
New baseball dimension for government schools

A Nassau Guardian article by Kelsie Johnson, published recently, informed of an important milestone for the curriculum in government schools. The story disclosed the agreement between the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology and two major sporting federations.
With Deputy Director of Education Ross Smith, Education Sports Unit Director Evon Wisdom, Bahamas Softball Federation (BSF) Presid...

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UNITE to end violence against women
May 28, 2013
UNITE to end violence against women

Domestic violence is regarded as a universal phenomenon; a social disease that is not prejudiced to any race, creed, religion, sex, social class, ethnicity or nation. It has a vast impact on all sectors of society and is a topic that is not touted in the media and on talk shows. This ill in our society does not receive the same level of attention as crime, politics or immigration - topics that a...

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May 28, 2013
Baha Mar mentors high school students at weekend event

Baha Mar Academy recently hosted exceptional high school students throughout New Providence at the launch of the Baha Mar Junior Jetsetters mentorship program. The students, selected over the course of more than 30 Baha Mar Academy presentations to high school students, are top contenders for the resort's Junior Jetsetters summer internship program.
In addition to receiving a construction site t...

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Queen's College student pens winning FirstCare Autism Awareness essay
May 29, 2013
Queen's College student pens winning FirstCare Autism Awareness essay

Christa Lyons, a twelfth grade student at Queen's College, penned the winning essay in the recent Autism Awareness Essay Contest. She received prizes totaling more than $600.
In her essay, Christa recounted her bonding experience with her cousin Ryan after learning he was diagnosed with autism. She outlined the importance of empathy in making meaningful connections with those who have autism.
"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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First Nassau Education Technology Conference held at Lyford Cay International School
June 20, 2013
First Nassau Education Technology Conference held at Lyford Cay International School

Nassau, Bahamas - Under the theme, "Heads in the Cloud", the first Nassau Education Technology (NET.1) Conference was held
on Monday, 17th June, 2013 at the Lyford Cay International
School. The Honourable Jerome Fitzgerald, Minister of Education, Science
and Technology was the keynote speaker at the opening ceremony. Two
hundred fifteen (215) attendees from more than fifty (50) private and...

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July 19, 2013
Enhancing school quality

If you should check some of the most prominent Caribbean newspapers you would find that recently much is being written about the quality of education in Caribbean schools; and the relevance of this education for the workplace and the society at large.

Anthony Griffith, a former senior lecturer in education at the University of the West Indies Cave Hill Campus, recently wrote an article in the n...

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Principals told that there is much room for improvement
August 21, 2013
Principals told that there is much room for improvement

Days before the opening of the new school year, public school principals were told that there is much room for improvement in the education sector by Minister of Education, Science and Technology Jerome Fitzgerald, but that in their pursuit of educational success that he was more concerned about the factors beyond their control -- particularly parental involvement in children's education...

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Club 1600 hosts 2nd annual back to school event
August 29, 2013
Club 1600 hosts 2nd annual back to school event

Dozens of students turned out for the second annual Neil Percentie Back to School event hosted by Toastmasters Club 1600 on Saturday, August 24, in Union Village...

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Two schools closed today after health concerns
September 13, 2013
Two schools closed today after health concerns

Following a sit-in by teachers at Uriah McPhee and Stephen Dillet primary schools over several health issues, the Ministry of Education announced yesterday that those two schools will be closed on Friday...

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Mother blames school conditions for daughter's asthma attack
September 20, 2013
Mother blames school conditions for daughter's asthma attack

A nine-year-old girl at Stephen Dillet Primary School suffered an asthma attack yesterday that her mother said was triggered by the mould and poor conditions in the building...

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Why a high school football coach suspended nearly every player on team
September 26, 2013
Why a high school football coach suspended nearly every player on team

A high school football coach in Utah is receiving national attention for making an extraordinary decision: he suspended nearly every player on the team...

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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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September 29, 2013
Festival call goes out to high school film-makers

FREEPORT - With the date for the 2013 Ft Lauderdale Film Festival's 'On Location: Grand Bahama Island' quickly approaching, sponsors and organisers are busy promoting the event at high schools throughout the country.

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September 30, 2013
Festival call goes out to high school film-makers

FREEPORT - With the date for the 2013 Ft Lauderdale Film Festival's 'On Location: Grand Bahama Island' quickly approaching, sponsors and organisers are busy promoting the event at high schools throughout the country.

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October 09, 2013
Ministry claims week-old pictures misrepresented state of school

THE Ministry of Education, Science and Technology claims an article and photos which appeared in The Tribune on Tuesday misrepresented the current state of the Colonel Hill High School in Crooked Island.

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October 10, 2013
Ministry claims week-old pictures misrepresented state of school

THE Ministry of Education, Science and Technology claims an article and photos which appeared in The Tribune on Tuesday misrepresented the current state of the Colonel Hill High School in Crooked Island.

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High School Films Announce for FLIFF On Location: Grand Bahama Island Competition
October 28, 2013

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November 17, 2013
Boarding school reception

Colin Lord, Senior Associate Director of Admission and Director of Diversity Recruitment, will host a boarding school reception and information session for students wishing to attend Choate Rosemary Hall in Wallingford, Connecticut.

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Lyford Cay International School achieves International Baccalaureate extended essay success
January 08, 2014
Lyford Cay International School achieves International Baccalaureate extended essay success

As part of the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Program, Lyford Cay International School (LCIS) students in Grades 11 and 12, complete an extended essay of 4,000 words...

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January 13, 2014
Lyford Cay International School announces KPMG Football Fest

NASSAU, Bahamas -- The public is invited to attend the Second Annual KPMG Football Fest, to be held at Lyford Cay International School's (LCIS) campus on Friday, January 31 and Saturday, February 1.
This year's tournament will include teams from Barbados, Jamaica, and the British Virgin Islands as well as Bahamian teams from LCIS (Nassau), St. Andrew's (Nassau) and Lucaya International (Freeport)...

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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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February 13, 2014
Street Legends plans Caribbean high school basketball tourney

Wilton Russell is one of the leading sports entrepreneurs in the country. The founder of Street Legends has made, in recent years, a significant contribution to the growth of community basketball. The founder of Street Legends, Russell, is driven to combat the social ills in the country, particularly New Providence. His Street Legends program engages young Bahamians and gives them good lifestyle a...

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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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February 15, 2014
Man shot in head near pre-school

A man was shot once in the face and twice in the chest yesterday morning during a drive-by shooting off Tonique Williams-Darling Highway, within 100 feet of a pre-school where children were playing outside.
According to Superintendent Paul Rolle, head of the Central Detective Unit, the victim was standing in front of his home on Nicholls Court, in Yellow Elder Gardens, when the occupants of a whit...

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February 27, 2014
Warriors take Anglican Schools Festival title

They went back to the nation's second city battered, bruised, tired and exhausted, but they also went back with what they travelled to the Nassau for - the 2014 Anglican Schools Festival overall trophy...

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