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“Harvesting Excellence” At The Berkeley Institute

“Harvesting Excellence” At The Berkeley Institute

The Berkeley Institute recently held its annual Prizegiving Ceremony to a standing room only audience in the school cafetorium. Principal Dr. Phyllis Curtis-Tweed celebrated the achievements of Berkeley students over the past academic year, telling them that their accomplishments exemplify the tenets of the school’s mission. She encouraged them to... Read more of this article

Photos: $240,000 Donated In “Dollars For Hours”

Photos: $240,000 Donated In “Dollars For Hours”

[Updated with video] Eight local schools received $30,000 each at the culmination of PartnerRe Ltd.’s successful Dollars for Hours project that pairs student volunteers with local charities on community projects. At an event hosted this evening [Dec 16] by PartnerRe to celebrate and showcase the students’ achievements, PartnerRe’s President and... Read more of this article

Berkeley Wins BSSF Senior School Netball

Berkeley Wins BSSF Senior School Netball

The Berkeley Institute defeated all their challengers en route to winning the 2014 Bermuda School Sports Federation Senior School Netball tournament undefeated. Berkeley defeated Saltus 16-4, CedarBridge Academy 8-3, Warwick Academy 10-0, BHS Blue 10-1 and BHS Gold 7-2. Zariah Amory from Berkeley led all tournament scorers with 29 goals while teammate... Read more of this article

Berkeley Institute Arts Dept. To Present “Aida”

Berkeley Institute Arts Dept. To Present “Aida”

The Berkeley Institute Arts Department will be presenting Elton John and Tim Rice’s Aida: School Edition, a contemporary musical take on a grand classic tale, based on the Verdi opera. The story centers on Aida, a Nubian princess who becomes enslaved by Radames, an Egyptian soldier. A forbidden love blossoms between them and their example of devotion... Read more of this article

Audio: Shijuan’s Friends Release Tribute Song

Audio: Shijuan’s Friends Release Tribute Song

Friends of the late Shijuan Mungal have produced a song in his memory, with Dj Fury, Storma and Cire releasing a tribute track “Shi World” in memory of the 16-year-old. Set to the same beat as Juelz Santana’s “I Can Feel It In The Air,” the song’s lyrics start out saying, “There comes a time when everyone leaves... Read more of this article

Berkeley Institute Students Raise Over $1,700

Berkeley Institute Students Raise Over $1,700

Today [Sept 19] the Berkeley Institute Student Council sponsored a “Peace and Unity Grub Day” in memory of the late Shijuan Mungal, raising over $1,700, with all proceeds to be donated to Shijuan’s family. In addition, he was honoured with a moment of silence during the school’s lunch hour, and students donned black and white to commemorate... Read more of this article

High School Students Taking College Courses

High School Students Taking College Courses

Ten S3 [Senior Year 3] students from Bermuda’s two public senior schools – The Berkeley Institute and CedarBridge Academy – have successfully enrolled into full-time college-level courses at Bermuda College. “They will be joined by 41 other S4 students from the public high schools for English, mathematics and a range of other courses,... Read more of this article

Berkeley Institute Achieves Re-Accreditation

Berkeley Institute Achieves Re-Accreditation

The Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Berkeley Institute, Mr. Craig Bridgewater, announced that the Berkeley Institute has been re-accredited by the Commission on Secondary Schools of Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. Mr. Bridgewater said, “The Board of Governors is delighted that the Berkeley Institute has re-opened today... Read more of this article

Former Berkeley Student Awarded Scholarship

Former Berkeley Student Awarded Scholarship

Former Berkeley Institute honours student Stephen Edwards has his sights set firmly on a legal career after being awarded a prestigious scholarship from one of the island’s top law firms. Mr. Edwards, 18, has been awarded the Conyers Dill & Pearman Legal Scholarship, which is given to a Bermudian enrolled in a law degree course leading to a Commonwealth... Read more of this article

Photos: Berkeley Green And Gold Alumni Ball

Photos: Berkeley Green And Gold Alumni Ball

The first annual Berkeley Green and Gold Alumni Ball was held on Saturday, May 17, bringing together alumni of the Berkeley Institute in order to enjoy dinner, entertainment, and dancing, all the while taking the time to remember their experience at the school. A spokesperson said, “The first ever Alumni Ball was a great success. The night was... Read more of this article


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