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Berkeley Alumni To Host ‘Green And Gold Ball’

Berkeley Alumni To Host ‘Green And Gold Ball’

The Berkeley Institute Alumni will host the Annual Green and Gold Ball on Saturday, April 8th at Hamilton Princess and Beach Club with cocktails to be served at 7.00pm and the dinner at 8.00pm. A spokesperson said, “We are inviting all Berkeleyites to attend this scholarship fundraiser ball in aid of the Class of 2017. “Get your dancing shoes ready... Read more of this article

PLP: Who In OBA Will Stand Up For Teachers?

PLP: Who In OBA Will Stand Up For Teachers?

[Updated] The Minister of Education “refused to repudiate” the Premier’s “denigration of teachers,” and since then the “concerns of teachers were validated with the discovery of severe levels of mould,” so “who in the OBA will stand up for our teachers,” asked Shadow Minister of Education Lovitta... Read more of this article

Minister: School Break-Ins Are ‘Disheartening’

Minister: School Break-Ins Are ‘Disheartening’

Minister of Education Wayne Scott addressed the series of break-ins and vandalism at schools recently, saying it is “disheartening and demoralizing for our teachers” and “our students have endured the distressing experience of arriving at school to find their classwork, and school projects ruined and/or destroyed.” The police... Read more of this article

Minister: New Scholarship & Award Opportunities

Minister: New Scholarship & Award Opportunities

The Ministry of Education has “introduced a number of new scholarship and award opportunities to promising students for both local and overseas studies,” Minister of Education Wayne Scott said in the House of Assembly today [Feb 17]. The Minister said, “These offerings cover a total of eight new scholarships and awards namely the: Minister’s... Read more of this article

T.N. Tatem Middle School “Cleared To Reopen”

T.N. Tatem Middle School “Cleared To Reopen”

[Updated] The Department of Education today has confirmed that T.N. Tatem Middle School has been “cleared to reopen on Monday, 20 February.” “This morning, the Acting Commissioner of Education, Dr. Freddie Evans received final reports from the Bermuda Government Safety and Health Coordinator regarding mould, air quality and maintenance... Read more of this article

Impact Mentoring Academy Launch Campaign

Impact Mentoring Academy Launch Campaign

Impact Mentoring Academy [IMA] announced its 2017 Annual Impact Campaign, which is a 90-day pledge where members of the public can sign up to become a partner or patron of the school starting today [Feb 13] and finishing May 13, 2017. All monies raised will go towards the School Improvement Plan, which this year focuses on purchasing equipment for... Read more of this article

Early Childhood Education Inquiry Framework

Early Childhood Education Inquiry Framework

In the House of Assembly on Friday, Acting Minister of Education Patricia Gordon-Pamplin shared the concept of the Early Childhood Education Inquiry Model, the steps have been taken to introduce and implement the framework, and “the anticipated effects for children and their learning.” Minister Gordon-Pamplin said, “During the past... Read more of this article

Whitney Institute Holds ‘Racing Of The Bulls’

Whitney Institute Holds ‘Racing Of The Bulls’

The campus of Whitney Institute was a beehive of track and field activities recently as the school hosted the Racing of the Bulls. Students from Whitney Institute and Dellwood Middle Schools battled it out in track and field events including the 60M, 300M, 1000M races; Long Jump, Turbo Javelin Throw, and 4x100M Relay. A spokesperson said, “As... Read more of this article

Educator Retiring After 31 Years Of Teaching

Educator Retiring After 31 Years Of Teaching

After 31 years of teaching at Saltus Grammar School, Alan Boardman has finally decided to call it a day and retire. Throughout his time at Saltus he has taught maths, and also coached the school football and cricket teams. Alan Boardman receiving a long service award from Saltus Head of School Ted StauntonHe has also had his fair share of experiences... Read more of this article

Giving Back To Students With Colourful Palette

Giving Back To Students With Colourful Palette

In spring 2016, Arete Academy commenced the development of a “purpose-driven proposal to increase literacy engagement and achievement beyond the classroom,” including a mural commissioned from artist Alshante Foggo, the creative director of Designs by Alshante. The project was undertaken with the support of Tina Duke and Todd Fox, the principal... Read more of this article

Atlantic Canadian Post-Secondary Fair On Feb 6

Atlantic Canadian Post-Secondary Fair On Feb 6

Building on the success of their fall outreach in Bermuda, six Atlantic Canadian universities are returning to the island to host a follow-up Atlantic Canadian Post-Secondary Fair at Bermuda College on Monday, February 6 from 6.30pm to 8.30pm. Brittany Wood, international admissions specialist at St. Francis Xavier University, said, “We had record... Read more of this article

Kids In Construction Event At Washington Mall

Kids In Construction Event At Washington Mall

In order to “highlight trades training and provide students with an opportunity to showcase their talents,” the Construction Association of Bermuda [CAOB] and members of the community are sponsoring the Kids in Construction event at Washington Mall. Additional support is being provided by Gold Sponsor: Aecon Group Inc., and Silver Sponsors:... Read more of this article

Consulate To Discuss U.S. Work/Travel Options

Consulate To Discuss U.S. Work/Travel Options

On February 6th, Consul General Mary Ellen Koenig will host an information session about exchange opportunities available to young Bermudians to work and travel in the United States. This session is open to young people from any school in Bermuda and their parents, however the opportunities are only open to young people over the age of 18.The US Consulate... Read more of this article