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Matthew Coelho Completes Internship In Halifax

Matthew Coelho Completes Internship In Halifax

Student Matthew Coelho has just completed his co‐op internship at the Dalhousie Risk Analytics Lab in Halifax, Nova Scotia, co‐sponsored by The Bermuda Foundation For Insurance Studies and Nova Ltd. Mr. Coelho graduated from Mount Saint Agnes Academy in 2010 and is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Informatics degree majoring in Software Systems... Read more of this article

Aliyyah Ahad Selected As 2014 Rhodes Scholar

Aliyyah Ahad Selected As 2014 Rhodes Scholar

The Bermuda Rhodes Scholarship Selection Committee announced that Ms Aliyyah Ahad has been selected as Bermuda’s Rhodes Scholar 2014. Aliyyah is the daughter of Abdallah and Ameenah Ahad of Sandys Parish, Bermuda. Aliyyah attended Bermuda High School and graduated in 2008 with top results in her GCSEs and the International Baccalaureate. Aliyyah... Read more of this article

Bermudian Honour Students Inducted Into STTI

Bermudian Honour Students Inducted Into STTI

Three Bermudian students have been inducted into the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society for Nursing [STTI], a group that requires that inductees be in the top 15 percent of their respective classes. Angelita Trott, Khamani Fox, and Dunae Richards are all senior students at the University of Barry in Miami, Florida; all three are getting set... Read more of this article

Students Completing BHI Life Skills Program

Students Completing BHI Life Skills Program

Children island-wide enrolled in Bermuda Hospitality Institute’s “Hospitality Skills = Life Skills” program will be celebrating the completion of the course with a special final lesson on dining and etiquette, hosted at various hospitality businesses around the island. A spokesperson said, “Final lessons have started today, with... Read more of this article

MP Brown Commends Bermuda Debate Team

MP Brown Commends Bermuda Debate Team

Shadow Minister of Education Walton Brown has offered his congratulations to the contingent of students who participated in the 2014 Panamerican School Debate, adding that the island’s residents are also thankful that they escaped the earthquake that affected Mexico City during the competition unscathed. The tournament took place last week, with... Read more of this article

Governor Attends CBA School Honours Assembly

Governor Attends CBA School Honours Assembly

[Written by Mrs. Denise Weekes-Burke] His Excellency the Governor, Mr. George Fergusson and Mrs. Fergusson were in attendance at the S2 Honours Assembly held on Thursday, April 17th at CedarBridge Academy in the Ruth Seaton James auditorium. His Excellency the Governor was accompanied by his Honorary Aide-de-campe, Captain Smith. MP Glenn Smith was... Read more of this article

Bermuda Competes In Panamerican Debates

Bermuda Competes In Panamerican Debates

The 2014 Panamerican School Debate Tournament took place last week, with a Bermudian contingent traveling to Mexico City in order to compete against debate teams from Canada, the United States, and several Latin American countries. Bermuda was represented by Ryan Robinson-Perinchief, Glenn Simmons, Asha Symons, and Jashonae Smith. The coach was Gladstone... Read more of this article

Video & Photos: Northlands Primary Egg Drop

Video & Photos: Northlands Primary Egg Drop

[Updated] Northlands Primary School held their annual egg drop competition yesterday [Apr 17], with students having an Easter-themed science lesson which involved making contraptions to enable their egg to survive a drop from a fire truck. The Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service provided their Bronto bucket truck to drop the eggs. All of the student’s... Read more of this article

Education Department Appoints Dr. Sharon Speir

Education Department Appoints Dr. Sharon Speir

The Department of Education has appointed Dr. Sharon Speir to the position of Assistant Director of Early Childhood Education [ECE]. A spokesperson said, “Dr. Speir has a wealth of knowledge and experience which will be used to lead a renewed focus on high quality early learning programmes and services for young children. “Dr. Speir will... Read more of this article

West Pembroke Primary Opens Sensory Garden

West Pembroke Primary Opens Sensory Garden

Junior Minister of Education Leah Scott yesterday [Apr 15] helped to open a unique Sensory Garden created by the ASD Department at West Pembroke Primary School. A spokesperson said, “The students and their teachers, Miss Freda Trimm and Miss Zola French, worked for several months along with volunteers to complete the project located in the courtyard... Read more of this article


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