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BHS Announces New Bursary Programme

BHS Announces New Bursary Programme

Bermuda High School [BHS] has announced a new bursary programme for qualified students. Head of School Linda Parker said, “We are very grateful to our generous donors who are prepared to invest in Bermuda’s future female leaders. At BHS we are strong advocates for fostering a diverse and inclusive educational experience, and we are pleased to roll... Read more of this article

Math-A-Thon Held At Warwick Academy

Math-A-Thon Held At Warwick Academy

A Math-A-Thon was recently held at Warwick Academy, with Team 2 [Rhodes and Patton] beating Team 1 [Morgan and Robertson] 145 to 135 in the finals. A spokesperson said, “Bermudian students’ math skills will be put to the test this winter as 27 primary and middle schools take part in the 2019-2020 Math-A-thon. “Over the course of five... Read more of this article

New Playground At Saltus St. John’s Campus

New Playground At Saltus St. John’s Campus

On Monday, 9th December 2019, Saltus unveiled a new playground at their St. John’s Road campus. Deryn Lavell, Head of School was joined by Denise McAdoo, Shelly Sayers, Leighton Yong, Henry Weinstein, Beattie Ball, Evie Hook, Sebastian Teitel, Tse Burgess, the Saltus Association and members of the class of 2026 as the ribbon was cut declaring the... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: $240,000 School Donations

Photos & Video: $240,000 School Donations

[Updated with photos] This year, students put in more than 1,400 hours of hard work to help local charities, from supporting a local foodbank, to digging up invasive species for local conservation and enrichment of a local Nursing care home. Thanks to PartnerRe’s Dollars for Hours program – now in its fourteenth year – the students from eight... Read more of this article

Students Benefit From Expressive Art Session

Students Benefit From Expressive Art Session

The Ministry of National Security’s Gang Violence Reduction Team and Living Legends Targeted Primary Prevention Program recently held an expressive art session with students at Victor Scott Primary School. The young men named themselves the ‘Hype Kings,’ with the session focused on positive affirmations through expressive art. Local artist... Read more of this article

DeCouto Joins MSA As Director Of Advancement

DeCouto Joins MSA As Director Of Advancement

Mount Saint Agnes Academy [MSA] has hired a new Director of Advancement in an effort to advance the school in a number of areas, including “building alumni connections and keeping the school visible in Bermuda’s community. ” Suzanne DeCouto joins MSA from the Bermuda Red Cross, where she was the Fundraising and Communications Manager for... Read more of this article

Ryan Gibbons Visits Mount Saint Agnes Students

Ryan Gibbons Visits Mount Saint Agnes Students

Ryan Gibbons — who was recently honoured as part of International Day for Persons with Disabilities — stopped in to speak to middle school students at Mount Saint Agnes Academy, speaking to the students about his accident and prosthetic leg. A spokesperson said, “Ryan explained to the students in a bad motorcycle accident he broke... Read more of this article

St. George’s Prep Take Their Words For A Walk

St. George’s Prep Take Their Words For A Walk

[Written by Vejay Steede] The residents and workers of the Old Town of St. George’s were treated to a whimsical parade of perceptive words and equally extravagant costumes yesterday, as the students and staff of the St. George’s Preparatory School [SGPS] took to the streets to celebrate life, love, and language for the school’s third annual Vocabulary... Read more of this article

Ministry Of Legal Affairs’ Pupillage Programme

Ministry Of Legal Affairs’ Pupillage Programme

Janae Nesbitt, Shi-Vaughn Lee, Jason Outerbridge and Tiné Tucker have all successfully completed the Ministry’s Pupillage Programme, Attorney-General & Minister of Legal Affairs Kathy Lynn Simmons said. Speaking today [Dec 4] in the Senate, Minister Simmons said, “It was just over a year ago that I shared with this honourable Senate that... Read more of this article

Lisa Swan Appointed Clearwater Acting Principal

Lisa Swan Appointed Clearwater Acting Principal

Mrs. Lisa Swan will be appointed as the Acting Principal of Clearwater Middle School effective January 1, 2020. A Government spokesperson said, “Mrs. Swan will replace Principal Garita Coddington who will retire at the end of the 2019/20 school term. “Mrs. Swan holds a Masters and Educational Specialist degree in School Psychology and a... Read more of this article

OBA’s Dwayne Robinson On Education Authority

OBA’s Dwayne Robinson On Education Authority

“Education needs the politics taken out of it, and for it to be placed in the hands of capable professionals in the field of education,” the OBA’s Dwayne Robinson said. Mr. Robinson said, “I am pleased to see the Minister of Education is considering an Education Authority. This is something the OBA has suggested before and was included in... Read more of this article

100WF Holds Final 2019 Education Series Event

100WF Holds Final 2019 Education Series Event

Bermuda’s 100 Women in Finance [100WF] recently held an educational event with the topic ‘Women Leaders Learning to Create a Meaningful Legacy.’ A spokesperson said, “Community members gathered in Hamilton last week to meet some of Bermuda’s forward-thinkers in philanthropy and to hear how organisations and individuals alike can... Read more of this article

Hamilton Re Invites Scholarship Applications

Hamilton Re Invites Scholarship Applications

Hamilton Insurance Group, – the Bermuda-headquartered holding company that underwrites specialty insurance and reinsurance risks on a global basis through its wholly owned subsidiaries — is now inviting applications for a scholarship designed to expand the skill set of young professionals considering a career in insurance and reinsurance. Hamilton... Read more of this article