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Somersfield Academy Commemorative Bricks

Somersfield Academy Commemorative Bricks

As Somersfield Academy approaches the end of the school year the Development Office is encouraging the purchase of commemorative bricks that will pave the main walkway to the school. The purchase deadline of May 1st has been set. “This academic year marks the 25th Anniversary of Somersfield Academy. In honor of this special occasion we are installing... Read more of this article

Impact Academy Students Return From Haiti

Impact Academy Students Return From Haiti

Fifteen staff and students from all-male school Impact Mentoring Academy recently returned back from a life changing missions trip with Feed My Lambs Ministry in Haiti. From March 22 to April 2, the team worked to build a home for the charitable organisation founded by Philip Rego; the small property would go to the primary caregiver of the orphanage,... Read more of this article

BAEYC: “Celebrating Our Youngest Learners”

BAEYC: “Celebrating Our Youngest Learners”

The Bermuda Association for the Education of Young Children [BAEYC] is inviting everyone to participate in their annual celebrations of  ’The Week of the Young Child’ being held from April 22 through April 28 with the theme “Celebrating Our Youngest Learners.” Speaking at today’s official opening, Junior Minister of Education,... Read more of this article

First Student-Run Captive Insurer To Launch

First Student-Run Captive Insurer To Launch

An American university has chosen Bermuda as its domicile for the first known student-run captive insurance company. Students enrolled in the Davey Risk Management & Insurance Program at Butler University’s Lacy School of Business in Indianapolis, Indiana, were granted licensing approval from the Bermuda Monetary Authority [BMA] this month to... Read more of this article

Hannover Re Offering $15,000 Scholarship

Hannover Re Offering $15,000 Scholarship

BFIS donor, Hannover Re, is offering the BFIS Hannover Re Scholarship to be awarded to a recent graduate [which includes the 2017 graduates] from either The Berkeley Institute or Cedarbridge Academy. With a GPA requirement of 2.75, the award is worth up to $15,000 a year for up to 2 years, and in line with other BFIS scholarships, it is for students... Read more of this article

Photos: Remotely Operated Vehicle Challenge

Photos: Remotely Operated Vehicle Challenge

[Updated] Twenty-five teams from twelve Bermuda schools and educational organizations converged on the National Sports Centre today [April 22] for the 2017 MATE Bermuda Regional Remotely Operated Vehicle [ROV] Challenge. The program, hosted by the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences [BIOS], is part of the Mid Atlantic Robotics IN Education Program [MARINE],... Read more of this article

Public School Education Strategic Planning

Public School Education Strategic Planning

The Board of Education said they are “pleased to inform the general public of the progress made thus far gathering data and information to support a new vision and strategic plan for public education.” “During February and March several information sessions were organized to inform key stakeholder groups and the general public of... Read more of this article

Breakfast Donated To Students For Exam Days

Breakfast Donated To Students For Exam Days

Dr Kyjuan Brown — a former student of Francis Patton Primary and founder of Northshore Medical Center — will be donating breakfast for the students during the three day Cambridge Checkpoint exam. Dr Brown stated he was delighted to answer the call of the Francis Patton PTA, as he feels no child should go hungry especially on exam day. “Students... Read more of this article

Clearwater To Host ‘Multicultural Extravaganza’

Clearwater To Host ‘Multicultural Extravaganza’

Clearwater Middle School will present its annual Multicultural Extravaganza on Wednesday [April 19] from 6.30pm to 9.00pm. A spokesperson said, “Clearwater Middle School will be hosting its annual Multicultural Extravaganza on Wednesday, 19th April, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at the school. Students and teachers will be showcasing 16 unique... Read more of this article

Students To Gather For BIOS’s ROV Challenge

Students To Gather For BIOS’s ROV Challenge

Twenty-five teams from 12 Bermuda schools and educational organizations will converge on the National Sports Centre on Saturday, April 22, for the 2017 MATE Bermuda Regional Remotely Operated Vehicle [ROV] Challenge. The program, hosted by the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences [BIOS], is part of the Mid Atlantic Robotics IN Education Program [MARINE],... Read more of this article

Youth Library Will Be Closed Next Week

Youth Library Will Be Closed Next Week

The Government has advised the public that the Youth Library on Church Street in Hamilton will be closed next week [April 17th - 22nd] for system upgrades and repairs. They will open again at 9.00am on April 25th.   Related StoriesPhotos: World Book Day At St George’s Prep Children’s Author Tish Rabe To Visit Schools Summer... Read more of this article

Happy Valley Using iPads In The Classroom

Happy Valley Using iPads In The Classroom

Hemera Fund at the Bermuda Community Foundation’s donation of six iPads has has enriched the educational experience of the young children enrolled in Happy Valley Child Care Centre [HVCCC]. “The children now have the opportunity to better connect with the content of the school’s High Scope Curriculum – a quality approach to early childhood... Read more of this article

Photos: Justice Kawaley Visits Berkeley Institute

Photos: Justice Kawaley Visits Berkeley Institute

[Written by Berkeley Institute student Jahzuena Bradshaw-Douglas] The Berkeley Institute welcomed Chief Justice Ian Kawaley during a visit Tuesday morning to educate and advise aspiring student lawyers.Mr. Kawaley, alumnus of London University, attained his PhD. in law in 1999. Mr. Kawaley then returned to Bermuda to pursue a career in criminal defense,... Read more of this article