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Reception To Celebrate Berkeley’s 120 Years

Reception To Celebrate Berkeley’s 120 Years

The Berkeley Educational Society will celebrate the 120th Anniversary of the opening of the Berkeley Institute with a Cocktail Reception on Wednesday, September 6th. The school was opened on September 6th, 1897, and this will be the first in a series of events that will take place to mark the anniversary.The reception is from 6.00 pm until 8.00 pm... Read more of this article

Berkeley Board Congratulates Michelle Simmons

Berkeley Board Congratulates Michelle Simmons

The Board of Governors of the Berkeley Institute have extended their congratulations to Mrs. Michelle Simmons on her appointment by the Governor as an independent senator. A spokesperson said, “The Board of Governors of the Berkeley Institute, is delighted to publicly congratulate Mrs. Michelle Simmons on her appointment by His Excellency the... Read more of this article

Berkeley Appoints Keisha Douglas As Principal

Berkeley Appoints Keisha Douglas As Principal

The Board of Governors of The Berkeley Institute, acting on behalf of The Berkeley Educational Society, announced the appointment of Ms. Keisha Douglas as the next Principal of the school. “Her appointment follows an intensive and robust recruitment process conducted by the Board’s selection committee,” the Board said. “This process... Read more of this article

Berkeley Institute Steps Up With AP Programme

Berkeley Institute Steps Up With AP Programme

The Board of Governors of the Berkeley Institute has announced that the school is now an AP Testing Centre and member of the College Board, offering College Board Advanced Placement courses in 11 subjects, including English Language, English Literature, Spanish, French, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Physics, Biology, Computer Science, and... Read more of this article

Berkeley: Message Circulating Is Not Official

Berkeley: Message Circulating Is Not Official

A message circulating via social media asking for a public presence at the Berkeley Institute campus on Thursday is not an official position or request, and school officials have asked that the “public ignore such request.” One version of the message suggested that there may be a issue at the school for students, and called on men to come... Read more of this article

Students ‘Read To Feed’ In Helping Initiative

Students ‘Read To Feed’ In Helping Initiative

What began as a one off initiative at Mount Saint Agnes Academy four years ago is now blossoming into a diverse programme that is being rolled out at other local schools, which promises to be an incredible opportunity for the Eliza DoLittle Society charity. In 2014, Karen Camara had an idea for a non-traditional approach to raising food items and set... Read more of this article

Video: Berkeley Institute ‘Omega’ Fashion Show

Video: Berkeley Institute ‘Omega’ Fashion Show

The Berkeley Institute hosted their annual Senior Fashion Show ‘Omega’ this past weekend, putting style on display in order to raise funds for their graduation ceremonies. According to the show’s program, Group ‘A’ models included Jakayla Roberts, Starr Rogers, Latifa Smith, Diamond O’Connor, Tamiyah Durrant, Zariah Amory, Allanna... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Berkeley’s ‘Omega’ Fashion Show

Photos/Video: Berkeley’s ‘Omega’ Fashion Show

The Berkeley Institute hosted their annual Senior Fashion Show ‘Omega’ on Friday, May 5 and Saturday, May 6 in the school’s Cafetorium, putting style on display in order to raise funds for their graduation ceremonies. According to the show’s program, Group ‘A’ models included Jakayla Roberts, Starr Rogers, Latifa... Read more of this article

Photos: Justice Kawaley Visits Berkeley Institute

Photos: Justice Kawaley Visits Berkeley Institute

[Written by Berkeley Institute student Jahzuena Bradshaw-Douglas] The Berkeley Institute welcomed Chief Justice Ian Kawaley during a visit Tuesday morning to educate and advise aspiring student lawyers.Mr. Kawaley, alumnus of London University, attained his PhD. in law in 1999. Mr. Kawaley then returned to Bermuda to pursue a career in criminal defense,... Read more of this article

School Students Discuss Eliminating Racism

School Students Discuss Eliminating Racism

Senior students from Berkeley and Saltus joined forces for an initiative to highlight the need to work towards the elimination of racial discrimination. The Berkeley Institute and Saltus Grammar School held a joint session as part of Imagine Bermuda’s involvement with the UNESCO’s Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, which is being... Read more of this article

Berkeley Institute Win Senior Track & Field Title

Berkeley Institute Win Senior Track & Field Title

The Bermuda School Sports Federation Senior Track and Field Championships concluded with Berkeley Institute crowned the champions, Saltus Grammar School claiming second place, while CedarBridge Academy was third. Held at the National Sports Centre, Berkeley won comfortably with 572.50 points, Saltus Grammar School claimed second place with 449 points... Read more of this article

Photos: Earl Of Wessex Visits Two Schools

Photos: Earl Of Wessex Visits Two Schools

The Earl of Wessex — the youngest child of The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh — who is on the island until March 5, spent Friday morning [March 3] visiting students at CedarBridge Academy and Mount Saint Agnes Academy. This is a working visit on behalf of Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award [DofE] Bermuda, and His Royal Highness met with... Read more of this article

Dr. Curtis-Tweed To Resign As Berkeley Principal

Dr. Curtis-Tweed To Resign As Berkeley Principal

The Governing Body of The Berkeley Institute today [Feb 27] announced that Dr. Phyllis Curtis-Tweed is to resign from her post as Principal of The Berkeley Institute at the end of this academic year to “pursue another professional opportunity.” Chairman of the school’s Board of Governors, Mr. Craig Bridgewater said, “On behalf of... Read more of this article