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Kardias Club Donate $20,000 To Hope Academy

Kardias Club Donate $20,000 To Hope Academy

Recently, the Kardias Club presented the Friends of Hope Academy  a $20,000 donation to support the Dame Marjorie Bean Hope Academy [DMBHA]. The Kardias Club, a well-established local woman’s membership organisation and registered charity, [#051] has supported the community of Bermuda since 1964. The funds for the donation to DMBHA were raised from... Read more of this article

Validus Donate New Bus To Hope Academy

Validus Donate New Bus To Hope Academy

Dame Marjorie Bean Hope Academy students can now enjoy traveling in a new bus thanks to the generosity of Validus Re, who donated the bus to the school to assist in transporting their students. The Government posted the photos below online, and said, “The Dame Marjorie Bean Hope Academy was presented with a new ‘Smiley’s Bus’ for... Read more of this article

Running Bermuda Day Marathon For Team Hope

Running Bermuda Day Marathon For Team Hope

[Written by Robyn Bardgett] For many, running a half marathon is a tremendous physical endeavor. It requires time and a lot of mental and physical training to be able to finish the 13.1-mile race. For parents of children with disabilities, there is a significant time commitment and both physical and mental stress with little to no breaks. Team Hope... Read more of this article

Kardias Club Donates $11,000 To Hope Academy

Kardias Club Donates $11,000 To Hope Academy

The Kardias Club has donated $11,000 to the Dame Marjorie Bean Hope Academy, thanks to the proceeds from their annual wine tasting, held at Urban Cottage, and their annual Tea with a Twist event, held at the Fairmont Southampton. A spokesperson said, “The Kardias Club felt privileged to be able to support the children who attend the school, by... Read more of this article

Video: Dame Marjorie Bean Academy Fun Day

Video: Dame Marjorie Bean Academy Fun Day

The Dame Marjorie Bean Hope Academy hosted a Back To School Fun Day on Friday [Sept 25] which saw Minister of Education Wayne Scott start the day off engaging in a water fight with students, staff and volunteers. This was the first time the school hosted a fun day for students, which was sponsored by HSBC and saw the bank’s staff volunteering... Read more of this article

Dame Marjorie Bean Hope Academy Evacuated

Dame Marjorie Bean Hope Academy Evacuated

The Dame Marjorie Bean Hope Academy was evacuated today [Sept 23] due what officials described as a “strong, sulphur-like smell.” A Ministry spokesperson said, “The Department of Education this morning took the precautionary measure to evacuate The Dame Marjorie Bean Hope Academy upon the advice of the environmental officer, after... Read more of this article

Two Schools Closed Today Due To Flooding

Two Schools Closed Today Due To Flooding

The Department of Education has closed the Dame Marjorie Bean Hope Academy and St. David’s Preschool due to flooding. “As a result of the work that has to be carried out, the schools are now closed and students dismissed for day. Administrators are contacting parents to arrange for students to be collected from the schools,” a spokesperson... Read more of this article

Endurance Adopts Dame Marjorie Bean School

Endurance Adopts Dame Marjorie Bean School

Earlier this afternoon [June 13] Minister of Education Dame Jennifer Smith announced another addition in the “Adopt-A-School” programme, with Endurance Specialty Insurance Ltd. being recognised for their contributions to the Dame Marjorie Bean Hope Academy. The Minister of Education said, “Today, we are here to celebrate the adoption of the... Read more of this article

Hope Academy’s New Principal

Hope Academy’s New Principal

The Ministry of Education today [Dec.21] announced the appointment of Dr. Dena Lister to the role of Principal at Dame Marjorie Bean Hope Academy in Devonshire. Dr. Lister is a an educational veteran with more than 25-years experience in the Bermuda Public School System, beginning her career as a Special Education Teacher at the Cedar Grove School... Read more of this article

Photos: Countess Visits Academy Students

Photos: Countess Visits Academy Students

[Updated] This morning [Mar.17] the Countess of Wessex toured Dame Marjorie Bean Hope Academy where she met both students and faculty.The Countess was met by Principal Ms Dena Butterfield Lister and introduced to Dame Jennifer Smith, Minister of Education; Mr. Warren Jones, Permanent Secretary, Education; Mr. Joze Lopez, the school’s PTA President... Read more of this article

May 24th: Elite Runners To Run For Team Hope

May 24th: Elite Runners To Run For Team Hope

Two of Bermuda’s top athletes are involved with the fundraising efforts of ‘Friends of Hope’ for the Dame Marjorie Bean Hope Academy, with elite runners Chris and Ashley Estwanik joining forces with the charity. Dame Marjorie Bean Hope Academy is a government school that provides educational and therapeutic services to special needs... Read more of this article