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Impact Academy Aiming To Empower Young Men

Impact Academy Aiming To Empower Young Men

Chris Crumpler is a man who wears many hats – basketball coach, father, husband, motivational speaker, entrepreneur, and the list goes on. One of the roles he’s most proud of is as Executive Director of Impact Mentoring Academy, an all-boys school that aims to empower young men between the ages of 11 and 18 to tap into their full academic and individual... Read more of this article

Photos: Children At Intro To BSMART Event

Photos: Children At Intro To BSMART Event

Children enjoyed developmental play at the Intro to BSMART event held on Saturday [March 18], offering children a “stimulating environment to move, play, and learn.” A spokesperson said, “Children and parents were all smiles at the Intro to BSMART event this past Saturday. “I love this place so much” and “We will be back again”... Read more of this article

Strong Showing For Debate Team In New York

Strong Showing For Debate Team In New York

The Bermuda National Debate Team made a strong showing this past weekend at the Alfred Tuna Snider World Schools Debating Championships, hosted by the Cornell Speech and Debate Society at Cornell University in New York.The team — which is training toward the premier World Schools Debating Championships to be held in Bali, Indonesia this August... 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

12 Emergency Medical Technicians Graduate

12 Emergency Medical Technicians Graduate

There are twelve new emergency medical technicians [EMTs] the Bermuda College announced, explaining that the group made history as the first graduating cohort of the pilot programme of a partnership between Bermuda College, the Bermuda Hospitals Board, and the Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service. The local programme has also been validated by the National... Read more of this article

BHS Launches Leading The Way Campaign

BHS Launches Leading The Way Campaign

Responding to the need both locally and globally for more girls to study Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics in addition to the skills gained from a strong Arts Programme, BHS today [March 20] announced the launch of its ‘Leading the Way Campaign for Innovation to raise funds to build an Innovation Centre and Arts Wing.’ As... Read more of this article

College Math Professor Presents In Chicago

College Math Professor Presents In Chicago

Hyperbolic Geometry and the Poincare Disk model formed the basis of a presentation “Enrichment Activities on the Poincare Disk” delivered by Bermuda College Mathematics professor Dr. Ali Arouzi recently at the 20th International Conference on Technology in Collegiate Mathematics in Chicago. The Poincare Disk model offers several advantages for students... Read more of this article

Minister: ‘School Runs Should Not Be Cancelled’

Minister: ‘School Runs Should Not Be Cancelled’

Following the cancellation of buses that serve CedarBridge Academy last week, Minister of Tourism, Transport & Municipalities Michael Fahy said he spoke with the Director of DPT and gave “direction that school runs should not be cancelled in the event that there are bus shortages.” A number of bus routes were cancelled on Friday,... Read more of this article

CedarBridge Students Touring UK Colleges

CedarBridge Students Touring UK Colleges

Minister of Social Development and Sports Nandi Outerbridge offered her “encouragement and support” for the 21 Cedarbridge Academy students and faculty members travelling to the UK for a tour of colleges and universities. Minister Outerbridge and other OBA Parliamentarians donated funds to help make the trip possible. Minister Outerbridge... Read more of this article

Minister: Strategic Plan For Public School System

Minister: Strategic Plan For Public School System

Speaking in the House of Assembly today [March 17], Minister of Education Cole Simons provided an overview of the various activities that have taken place in reference to the development of a “Strategic Plan for our Public School System.” Minister Simons said,  ”The Board of Education has mandated that the strategic planning process... Read more of this article

Francis Patton Celebrates ‘Leadership Day’

Francis Patton Celebrates ‘Leadership Day’

At Francis Patton Primary School, students are learning more than what’s being taught in the textbooks, as since Francis Patton has become a Leader in Me school, students have learned skills they need to be successful based on Steven Covey’s book, “The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People.” Francis Patton’s principal Garita Coddington... Read more of this article

Reception Marks ABIC Awards 40th Anniversary

Reception Marks ABIC Awards 40th Anniversary

This year marks the 40th Anniversary of the ABIC Education Awards, formerly known as the International Companies Education Awards [ICEA]. In celebration of 40 years of continuous financial support to Bermudian students at the university level, a reception was held on March 9th at XL Catlin for the ABICEA alumni, Corporate donors, scholarship committee... Read more of this article

Parental Involvement Committee Launched

Parental Involvement Committee Launched

Speaking today in the House of Assembly, Minister of Education Cole Simons announced the “launch of a progressive effort to involve and engage public school parents for the betterment of our public school education system.” Minister Simons said, “Last month, immediately following my appointment as Minister of Education, I met with... Read more of this article