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Minister Updates On Covid Impact On Schools

Minister Updates On Covid Impact On Schools

Minister of Education Diallo Rabain provided an update on the “on-going impact of Covid-19 in our schools and the preventative measures that have been put in place in both our public and our private schools to keep our children safe.” Speaking in the House of Assembly on Friday [Nov 26] the Minister said, “The coronavirus is with... Read more of this article

Video: Premier & Ministers Press Conference

Video: Premier & Ministers Press Conference

[Updated] Premier David Burt, Minister of Health Kim Wilson and Minister of Education Diallo Rabain will be holding a joint press conference at 12.45pm this afternoon [Nov 26] and we will stream it live, so the video below should start at around 12.45pm. Update: The live broadcast has concluded and the 36-minute replay is belowUpdate 4.37pm: Premier... Read more of this article

Principal Machado Leads New Team At MSA

Principal Machado Leads New Team At MSA

Mount Saint Agnes Academy [MSA] has navigated the first few months of the school year under a new leadership team, with Principal Anna Faria-Machado at the helm. A spokesperson said, “Mrs. Machado initially joined MSA as a grade six teacher in September 1999 and has since taught at several levels within the school. She was promoted to Assistant Principal... Read more of this article

Boarding Schools Fair Set For Next Week

Boarding Schools Fair Set For Next Week

The annual Boarding Schools Fair Bermuda will be held on Monday, November 22 and Tuesday, November 23 at the Hamilton Princess. A spokesperson said, “Boarding schools from the UK and Canada return to Bermuda this/next week for the annual Boarding Schools Fair Bermuda, which takes place in the Trudeau Ballroom at the Hamilton Princess on Monday... Read more of this article

Dept Of Education ‘Aware Of Complaint’

Dept Of Education ‘Aware Of Complaint’

The Ministry and Department of Education said they are “aware of a complaint that has been made on social media by a parent of a Whitney Institute Middle School student.” A Government spokesperson said, “The Whitney Institute is an Aided School that is governed by its Board of Governors. Therefore, the School Board is addressing this matter,... Read more of this article

Seven Students Receive Athene Scholarships

Seven Students Receive Athene Scholarships

Lexus Brites, Talliyah Butterfield, Sara Costa, Mya Peets, Amanda Richardson, Destani Warner and Zarreko Wilson have earned Athene Scholarships. A spokesperson said, “Athene Holding Ltd. [Athene] and its subsidiary Athene Life Re Ltd. [ALRe] held a reception event on November 15 to honor and recognize the seven 2021 recipients of the Athene Scholarship.... Read more of this article

Photos: BELCO Donates Laptops To Schools

Photos: BELCO Donates Laptops To Schools

BELCO has donated 187 laptops to several middle schools, with the donation made on behalf of the entire team at BELCO, and delivered to students at Dellwood Middle School, Whitney Institute, Sandys Middle School and Clearwater Middle School last week. A spokesperson said “This donation is in keeping with BELCO’s commitment to sustainability.... Read more of this article

WA Offer Access To Equity Webinar Series

WA Offer Access To Equity Webinar Series

In its continued effort to educate and advocate for Human Rights, the Warwick Academy Human Rights Friendly School Project conducted a series of Equity Webinars to its parents and staff, and it is now delighted to give the general public free access to the Webinar recordings throughout the month of November 2021. A spokesperson said, “In its continued... Read more of this article

Ministry: School Quarantine Measures Update

Ministry: School Quarantine Measures Update

The Ministry and Department of Education provided an update on quarantine measures for Bermuda Public Schools. Minister of Education Diallo Rabain shared, “The Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Health have worked closely together to ensure that a more robust risk assessment policy is in place, and quarantine measures that strike a balance... Read more of this article

Photos, Video: Save West End School Campaign

Photos, Video: Save West End School Campaign

A group seeking to save West End Primary School from closure gathered in Hamilton today [Nov 12] with signs showing support for the school. The school is one of locations the Government plans to close in the coming years, as they previously announced that they will introduce Parish Primary Schools which “will see one primary school per parish with... Read more of this article

Education Ministry Acknowledges Demonstration

Education Ministry Acknowledges Demonstration

The Ministry of Education said they “acknowledge the demonstration held today by the West End Warriors for Legacy group.” The Minister of Education Diallo Rabain expressed, “The Ministry of Education has welcomed and continued to hear the points and concerns raised by representatives of the West End Primary School community. The decisions... Read more of this article

Photos: STEAM Day At MSA With BE Solar

Photos: STEAM Day At MSA With BE Solar

As part of MSA’s STEAM [Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics] Day, the students watched demonstrations on how solar panels create clean renewable electricity. A spokesperson said, “On November 10, 2021, as part of MSA’s STEAM Day, BE Solar was invited to host a series of demonstrations on how solar panels create clean renewable... Read more of this article

Save West End School Campaign Continues

Save West End School Campaign Continues

A group seeking to “save West End Primary School from closure” plan to gather in Hamilton on Friday [Nov 12] with the team’s action to “comprise placard bearers and brochure distribution.” A spokesperson said, “The campaign to save West End Primary School from closure continues on Friday November 12th at Nellie’s Walk... Read more of this article