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Wallpaper Wednesday: The Berkeley Institute

Wallpaper Wednesday: The Berkeley Institute

The latest design in Bernews’ weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series allows you to celebrate one of the island’s most distinguished schools, with The Berkeley Institute marking their 124th anniversary this week.According to the school’s website, “On September 6, 1897, The Berkeley Institute [elementary and high school] was opened on the... Read more of this article

KPMG To Work With The Berkeley Institute

KPMG To Work With The Berkeley Institute

“We are thrilled to announce that we will be collaborating with Berkeley Institute in the area of professional development and succession planning,” KPMG in Bermuda said. A spokesperson said, “Working with the community is at the heart of KPMG in Bermuda [KPMG] and our Impact Plan. KPMG has long had a focus on the education and... Read more of this article

Berkeley Institute Holds Graduation Ceremony

Berkeley Institute Holds Graduation Ceremony

The Berkeley Institute recently held its graduation ceremony for the class of 2021 at the National Sports Centre, with school Principal Keisha Douglas offering words of congratulations and encouragement as the students prepare to move forward. At the graduation ceremony, Principal Douglas said, “Good morning graduates of the class of 2021, parents,... Read more of this article

Students Reflect On Unique Year At Berkeley

Students Reflect On Unique Year At Berkeley

As a school year marked by the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic draws to a close, Berkeley Institute Head Pupils Daria Symonds and Andreaz Glasgow are reflecting on their unique year and their future endeavours. A spokesperson said, “After an arduous year of learning remotely and dealing with personal challenges imposed by the Covid-19 pandemic, the... Read more of this article

L&G Donates Laptops To Berkeley Institute

L&G Donates Laptops To Berkeley Institute

Lighthouse Connect — an education-focused fund launched by Legal & General Reinsurance [L&G Re] — delivered 20 laptops to students of The Berkeley Institute. A spokesperson said, “Lighthouse Connect, an education-focused fund launched by Legal & General Reinsurance [L&G Re], is on track to deliver more than 230 laptops... Read more of this article

Ministry: ‘Potential Exposure’ At Berkeley Institute

Ministry: ‘Potential Exposure’ At Berkeley Institute

The Ministry of Health has “become aware of a potential exposure at The Berkeley Institute to someone confirmed with Covid-19,” and the ESU is “contacting confirmed close contacts who are being advised that they must quarantine [stay home and away from other activities] and be tested for Covid-19.” Ministry’s Statement A... Read more of this article

Berkeley Institute Transitions To Remote Learning

Berkeley Institute Transitions To Remote Learning

The Berkeley Institute has transitioned to a remote learning environment with officials explaining while they have not had any confirmed positive cases of Covid-19, the “impact of various quarantining orders within the community and at other schools has had a knock on effect on the number of faculty that are able to come to campus.”A Government... Read more of this article

Photos: Berkeley Institute Prize-Giving Ceremony

Photos: Berkeley Institute Prize-Giving Ceremony

The Berkeley Institute recently held their annual Prizegiving Ceremony, honouring students’ excellence as they continue their studies amidst the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, with students and staff wearing masks and avoiding congratulatory handshakes in favour of ‘elbow bumps’, in order to facilitate the event safely while adhering to... Read more of this article

Berkeley Students Appointed As Head Prefects

Berkeley Students Appointed As Head Prefects

Six students were recently selected as Head Prefects at the Berkeley Institute; Andreaz Glasgow [Head Boy], Daria Symonds [Head Girl], Seth Hardtman [Deputy Head Boy], Gabrielle Romaine [Deputy Head Girl], Zayne Sinclair [Deputy Head Boy], and Raina deFontes [Deputy Head Girl]. “Through a rigorous application process, these six students demonstrated... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Berkeley’s 123rd Anniversary

Photos & Video: Berkeley’s 123rd Anniversary

The Berkeley Institute and The Berkeley Educational Society held an event today [Sept 6] to celebrate the school’s 123rd anniversary, hosting a ‘Drive by Greeting or Choose to Stay A While’ event, which was designed to celebrate while observing Covid precautions.According to Berkeley’s website, “On September 6, 1897, The Berkeley... Read more of this article

Berkeley Institute To Celebrate 123rd Anniversary

Berkeley Institute To Celebrate 123rd Anniversary

The Berkeley Institute and The Berkeley Educational Society will be celebrating the school’s 123rd Anniversary on Sunday, September 6th, with a special ‘Drive by Greeting or Choose to Stay A While’ event, all designed to celebrate while observing Covid precautions. A spokesperson said, “The opening of The Berkeley Institute took... Read more of this article

Berkeley VEI Students Earn Top Accolades

Berkeley VEI Students Earn Top Accolades

Students from the Berkeley Institute Virtual Enterprise International [VEI] business course recently competed against VEI teams around the globe, earning “top accolades.” A spokesperson said, “Students from the Berkeley Institute Virtual Enterprise International business course competed against the top VEI teams around the globe in... Read more of this article

Berkeley PTSA Raffle Rescheduled For June 22

Berkeley PTSA Raffle Rescheduled For June 22

The first annual Berkeley PTSA raffle draw has been rescheduled for Monday, June 22 at 7.00pm. A spokesperson said, “The promoters on behalf of the Berkeley PTSA Raffle are advising the public that their first annual raffle draw has been rescheduled to Monday, June 22 at 7.00pm. The draw will be held at the Berkeley Institute School Auditorium. “We... Read more of this article