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Photos: Berkeley Institute Prize Giving Ceremony

Photos: Berkeley Institute Prize Giving Ceremony

The Berkeley Institute held its annual prize giving ceremony this week, with the event honouring students’ excellence, with the Chairman of the Berkeley Institute Board of Governors Craig Bridgewater and guest speaker Lt/Col Edward Lamb presenting certificates to the students. Related... Read more of this article

Berkeley Science Class Takes A Trip To BELCO

Berkeley Science Class Takes A Trip To BELCO

[Written by Berkeley Institute students] “Individuals are told to reduce our “carbon footprint,” and we should. But how many years of riding a bike to work would it take me to offset one F-15 flying for an hour?” Bruce E. Johansen. This is not a question that a typical 17-year-old thinks about, but on October 5th, 2022, a group of... Read more of this article

125th Anniversary Praise & Thanksgiving Service

125th Anniversary Praise & Thanksgiving Service

The Berkeley Institute and The Berkeley Educational Society will be holding the 125th anniversary Praise and Thanksgiving Service on Sunday, October 16th at 4.00pm at the St. Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church. with the anniversary address to be given by Reverend Cyril Simmons of the Class of 1992. The St. Paul AME website notes that, “St.... Read more of this article

First Cohort Of Students Enter Signature Schools

First Cohort Of Students Enter Signature Schools

“Just last week, on Monday, September 12th, 2022, we celebrated a new chapter in Education Reform as we welcomed the first cohort of young people into Signature Schools to undertake Signature Learning Programmes,” said the Minister of Education Diallo Rabain. “A total of 289 incoming S1 students were ‘clapped in’ as they... Read more of this article

Photos: Berkeley Alumni Anniversary Reception

Photos: Berkeley Alumni Anniversary Reception

The Berkeley Educational Society and The Berkeley Institute held their Alumni Anniversary Reception last night [Sept 6] to celebrate the school’s 125th anniversary. According to the school’s website, “On September 6, 1897, The Berkeley Institute [elementary and high school] was opened on the ground floor of the Samaritan’s Hall, Court Street,... Read more of this article

Wallpaper Wednesday: Berkeley, Respice Finem

Wallpaper Wednesday: Berkeley, Respice Finem

The latest design in Bernews’ weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series celebrates one of the island’s most distinguished schools as The Berkeley Institute marks their 125th anniversary this week, with the design incorporating the school motto of ‘Respice Finem.’ According to the school’s website, “On September 6, 1897, The Berkeley Institute... Read more of this article

Bean Creates Berkeley Anniversary Animation

Bean Creates Berkeley Anniversary Animation

The Berkeley Institute has extended their thanks to Tashel Bean for creating a Bermuda Short in honour of the 125th anniversary of The Berkeley Institute. A spokesperson said, “The Berkeley Institute extends special thanks to Tashel Bean, motion graphic artist and 2012 graduate of The Berkeley Institute who is a diehard member of Gold House, for... Read more of this article

Sept 6: Berkeley Alumni Anniversary Reception

Sept 6: Berkeley Alumni Anniversary Reception

The Berkeley Educational Society & The Berkeley Institute will be hosting an Alumni Anniversary Reception on Tuesday, September 6th. The event page said, “Celebrating 125 years, The Berkeley Educational Society & The Berkeley Institute invite alumni and friends of The Berkeley Institute to an Alumni Anniversary Reception, Tuesday, 6th of September,... Read more of this article

Berkeley Students Launch Local Food Website

Berkeley Students Launch Local Food Website

A new website — which is highly informative, useful and very well designed — has been launched, with BermudaLunchBox.com created by a team of talented and tech savvy Berkeley Institute students. The class, led by teacher Diamond Outerbridge, said the initiative was to “help support food security on the island.” with the twenty... Read more of this article

Minister Attends Berkeley, CedarBridge Sports

Minister Attends Berkeley, CedarBridge Sports

Minister of Education Diallo Rabain joined staff and students at Berkeley Institute and CedarBridge Academy as they held their sports days. A Government spokesperson said, “Minister Rabain was pleased to see students fully engaged in the celebrations of their respective teams and welcomed the return to this greatly missed event.” Related... Read more of this article

Berkeley & CedarBridge To Hold Sports Days

Berkeley & CedarBridge To Hold Sports Days

“The Ministry of Education advised that Berkeley Institute and CedarBridge Academy ”have been approved to hold Sports Day this year after demonstrating appropriate Covid protocols to protect students, staff and spectators.” A spokesperson said, “The Minister of Education was approached by both CedarBridge Academy and The Berkeley... Read more of this article

Photos: One Island, One Book GirlCott Event

Photos: One Island, One Book GirlCott Event

The English Department of The Berkeley Institute is continuing its reading initiative One Island, One Book and recently held a special event where  Florenz Maxwell, the author of the novel GirlCott, was the honoured guest. A spokesperson said, “The Berkeley Institute is continuing its reading initiative One Island, One Book where they aim to... Read more of this article

Photos: Bermuda Reads With Berkeley 4th Week

Photos: Bermuda Reads With Berkeley 4th Week

The Berkeley Institute Initiative ‘One Island, One Book’ continues to invite members of the public to join in with The Language Arts Department students of The Berkeley Institute as the read the novel GIRLCOTT. A spokesperson said, “The teachers of The Berkeley Institute were enthralled when they were able to interact with Mrs. Florenz Maxwell,... Read more of this article