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NRP Party Raises Money For Hope Academy

NRP Party Raises Money For Hope Academy

New Reformed Productions [NRP] founder,Noel Hodgson hosted his Annual Solid Gold Party in November last year, and he recently donated part proceeds from the event to the Dame Marjorie Bean Hope Academy Revelers were entertained on two floors by DJ LionKing from Trinidad and Tobago and DJ Whiteboy form Toronto Canada as well as local Djs. Playboy Sound,... Read more of this article

Video: Panel Discussion On Education

Video: Panel Discussion On Education

[Updated with video] Bernews will be hosting a News & Views panel discussion at around noon on Wednesday [March 20] with former Education Permanent Secretary Ellen-Kate Horton, co-host of Teacher Talk Tamicia Darrell, and CedarBridge Academy PTSA President Richelene Woolridge set to discuss the education system in Bermuda.The trio will be discussing... Read more of this article

Financial Assistance For Saltus Primary Years

Financial Assistance For Saltus Primary Years

With a generous commitment from the Green Family, Saltus announced a new tier of financial assistance this morning, allocating funds to students wishing to enter the Primary School [Foundation Year – Year 6]. “This is a tremendous opportunity for Saltus,” said Director of Enrolment Management Amanda Skinner. “We are so fortunate to be able... Read more of this article

Photos: Southampton Parish Host ‘STEMposium’

Photos: Southampton Parish Host ‘STEMposium’

On Saturday [March 16], the Southampton Parish Council hosted its first ‘STEMposium’ at the Dalton E. Tucker School. More than 60 children and their parents from the Parish attended the free event where the children completed experiments, found their own solutions to problems, and used engineering principles while learning ‘how things work’. A... Read more of this article

‘Kids In Construction’ From March 20 To 22

‘Kids In Construction’ From March 20 To 22

The “Kids in Construction” event will be held from tomorrow [March 20] to Friday [March 22] from 1.00pm to 6.00pm at Slat House at Botanical Gardens. The event, which sees children take part in building projects, will see its products showcased for the week, during which the public can come and preview the items. On Friday [March 22], all items... Read more of this article

Saltus Students Attend UN Water Conference

Saltus Students Attend UN Water Conference

Eight Saltus students are back in Bermuda after attending a UN conference addressing the need for effective water management in order to avoid a worldwide crisis.SGY 1 students Noa Sadeh, Kennedy Durfy, Ellie Dunleavy, India Paynter, Nuno Rebelo, Scott Gilbertson, Zach Bucher and Ritz Wong, as well as teachers Briley Habib and Erica McArthur were... Read more of this article

Commissioner On Grading, Reports Cards, BUT

Commissioner On Grading, Reports Cards, BUT

Teachers have a “duty to ensure that students and parents are provided with information about their progress,” Commissioner of Education Kalmar Richards said, adding that they thank “principals and teachers for ensuring report cards were provided to our students and parents.” This follows after Bermuda Union of Teachers [BUT]... Read more of this article

Students Attend Youth Empowerment Summit

Students Attend Youth Empowerment Summit

Providing the tools for solid leadership skills was the purpose of the Youth Empowerment Summit [YES!] held Friday [March 15] at the Hamilton Princess hotel. Over 100 student leaders from all primary, middle and high schools in the Bermuda Public School System participated in an event designed specifically to develop and broaden leadership skills. The... Read more of this article

Bermuda Union Of Teachers: ‘Deeply Frustrated’

Bermuda Union Of Teachers: ‘Deeply Frustrated’

The Bermuda Union of Teachers [BUT] said they “are not opposed” to Standards-Based Education/Grading but are “deeply frustrated by how poorly it has been implemented.” A spokesperson said, “We, as a body of professional educators, are not opposed to Standards-Based Education/Grading [SBG] and feel that it has the potential... Read more of this article

Ashby Set New Record For Pi Memorisation

Ashby Set New Record For Pi Memorisation

[Updated with video] Bermuda College mathematics lecturer and tutor, Mr. Troy Ashby is claiming another Bermuda record for memorisation of digits behind Pi at 12,000. In celebration of World Pi Day, today, Mr. Ashby topped his previous personal best of 6,200 by memorising and writing 12,000 digits to the right of the decimal. He did so with 99.95% accuracy,... Read more of this article

Students Attend ‘Books To Film Programme’

Students Attend ‘Books To Film Programme’

The Bermuda International Film Festival “Books to Film Programme” had a full house, hosting students from Francis Patton School, Somersfield, Warwick Academy, Bermuda Institute and Victor Scott. Two Bermudian authors, Tashel Bean and Zoe Dyson, were introduced to a delighted, attentive audience of over 350 children, who were also introduced... Read more of this article

Education Ministry Hosts ‘Fathers Speak’ Event

Education Ministry Hosts ‘Fathers Speak’ Event

The Ministry of Education hosted the very first ‘Fathers Speak’ event, on Thursday, 7 March, aimed at encouraging an open dialogue between fathers, the Ministry and community stakeholders about the importance of a father’s role and participation in their child’s academic experience.This event was born after the Minister of Education “recognized... Read more of this article

Photos: Students Participate In Wax Museum

Photos: Students Participate In Wax Museum

Somersfield Academy Primary Six students recently participated in the annual wax museum, which requires the students to research and emulate noteworthy individuals. Audiences are required to press a button, say a catch phrase or move an object before the ‘character comes to life,’ and each student tells the viewer their biography and history... Read more of this article