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170 Christmas Gifts Donated For Foster Children

170 Christmas Gifts Donated For Foster Children

[Written by Don Burgess] Melonie Dill is living up to the slogan ‘Tis better to give than receive.’ For her birthday she had friends donate children’s gifts to be given to foster kids rather than get presents for herself. The result? Her friends generously donated more than 170 gifts, which will allow foster children to get at least two presents... Read more of this article

Help Decorate The BNG Christmas Tree

Help Decorate The BNG Christmas Tree

The Bermuda National Gallery [BNG] is inviting children to bring in a home-made ornament to help decorate the BNG Christmas tree. A BNG spokesperson said, “BNG is hosting many fun-filled art activities throughout the month of December for the families and children in the community. In promoting creative expressions and encouraging art-making,... Read more of this article

Paget Primary Students Art Impresses Minister

Paget Primary Students Art Impresses Minister

Last week, students in P3 class at Paget Primary School enjoyed a special visit and pizza lunch with the Minister of Education and Workforce Developmet Diallo Rabain. Last month while camping at Messina House, Minister Rabain visited with the students and issued a challenge to create artwork depicting their experience camping at Messina House. Minister... Read more of this article

Photos/Results: BSSF Football Knock Out Finals

Photos/Results: BSSF Football Knock Out Finals

The Bermuda School Sports Federation’s Knockout Finals took place on Saturday [Dec 9] at the National Sports Center in Devonshire where eight matches took place with a total of 33 goals and three of the games were decided by shootouts. Primary School Girls Final: Warwick Academy 2 Saltus Grammar School 0 Warwick Academy got goals from Izzy Simmons... Read more of this article

Teachers Take ‘PATH’ To Support Students

Teachers Take ‘PATH’ To Support Students

Scores of teachers have received training in setting up a programme designed to help children express their emotions and reduce levels of aggression and behavioural problems. PRIDE Bermuda, which has just celebrated its 30th anniversary, recently brought in Dorothy Morelli, from PATHS Education Worldwide, for a two-day workshop for teachers on the PATHS... Read more of this article

Dellwood & MSA Students To Decorate Tree

Dellwood & MSA Students To Decorate Tree

The City of Hamilton announces that students from Dellwood Middle School and Mount St. Agnes will participate in a tree decorating event at the corner of Court and Dundonald Streets in Dr. E.F. Gordon Square on Friday, December 8th at 9am. Mount Saint Agnes Principal, Susan Moench said, “Our students appreciate the opportunity to be involved in... Read more of this article

Hamilton Princess To Host Teddy Bear Tea

Hamilton Princess To Host Teddy Bear Tea

Hamilton Princess & Beach Club will once again be hosting the popular Teddy Bear Tea events at Crown & Anchor on Saturdays and Sundays this December. Children are encouraged to bring along a new teddy bear or other stuffed animal which will be donated to the Salvation Army and the Family Centre. These toys will be given to Bermuda’s less fortunate... Read more of this article

Photos: Children Greet Santa Claus At Airport

Photos: Children Greet Santa Claus At Airport

Staff from The Annex Toys were joined by children from Aeries Adventures Nursery and Preschool at the L.F. Wade Airport today [Nov 24], where they welcomed Santa Claus who arrived in Bermuda on an Air Canada flight. Santa sat down with the children for a chat and presented them with gifts, later joining them in singing Christmas carols. Santa will... Read more of this article

Dec 2: Children’s Reading Festival To Be Held

Dec 2: Children’s Reading Festival To Be Held

[Updated] The Bermuda Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. will host their 18th Annual Children’s Reading Festival in Victoria Park on Saturday [Nov 25] from 11am to 4:00pm. The Chairperson of this year’s event, Ms. Shawnette Smith said, “This is a signature event for Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. in Bermuda. It is designed for... Read more of this article

Health Ministry Publishes Child Care Standards

Health Ministry Publishes Child Care Standards

The Ministry of Health announced the “publication of Bermuda’s first Child Care Standards,” saying they “are a working document developed to provide support to our island’s parents, day care providers [persons caring for children in the home] and our day care centres.” “Critical brain development occurs in children... Read more of this article

Importance Of Early Childhood Development

Importance Of Early Childhood Development

Two local early childhood educators have issued a ‘call to action’ for the community to reduce focusing so much on material possessions for their children and start investing more in developmental activities. The plea comes from Allison Figureido, the owner and director of BSmart Foundation, and Calvina Simons, a local newborn care specialist, whom... Read more of this article

Minister Kim Wilson On Child Care Standards

Minister Kim Wilson On Child Care Standards

Speaking in the House of Assembly today [Nov 17], Minister of Health Kim Wilson provided an update on the development of Child Care Standards for Bermuda. “I know I speak for everyone when I say that we love our children and want the very best them. The Government has an important ongoing role – not just to react in times of crises –... Read more of this article

Photos, Video & Results: Motocross Racing

Photos, Video & Results: Motocross Racing

The Bermuda Motocross Club hosted an afternoon of races, with Drake Raynor, RJ Pitcher, Qur’an Raynor, Keon Glasford, Jason Decouto, Leroy Wade, and Zico Majors emerging as winners from the day’s action. The 9-minute live video replay is below:Drake Raynor won the Pee Wee Class on the day, while the 50cc Class was won by RJ Pitcher. Qur’an... Read more of this article