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BHB: $350,000 Invested In Scholarships/Training

BHB: $350,000 Invested In Scholarships/Training

Bermuda Hospitals Board today [Sept 22] announced that, with the support of a Bermuda Hospitals Charitable Trust donation, it will be investing $350,000 in scholarships, and staff development and training in this fiscal year. In total, ten scholarships have been awarded. New for this year is a fund for MWI Psychiatric Nurse Development, along with a... Read more of this article

Photos: Somersfield Academy Peace Day

Photos: Somersfield Academy Peace Day

In support of the residents of the islands in the Caribbean, and as part of their Global outreach, Somersfield Academy is holding a “Coins For A Cause” fundraising drive starting today [Sept 21] and ending on Thursday, September 28th. Each year, the United Nations invites people around the world to observe September 21st as the International Day... Read more of this article

St George’s Parish Council Awards Scholarships

St George’s Parish Council Awards Scholarships

Ashley Phipps, Anthony Howell, Tanessha Ottley, Shaundrea Washington, and Sita Ingram have all been awarded scholarships by the St. George’s Parish Council. The Council said, “In keeping with the Scholarship Committee’s objective of providing funding to assist students reach their career goals, the St. George’s Parish Council presented scholarship... Read more of this article

Saltus To Hold Grub Day For Hurricane Relief

Saltus To Hold Grub Day For Hurricane Relief

Students at Saltus Grammar School will help to raise money for hurricane relief efforts with a grub day on Friday. Many parts of the Caribbean were devastated by category five Hurricane Irma and are again seeing widespread destruction at the hands of Hurricane Maria. In a message to parents, Deputy Head Jon Beard said: “I am certain that you join... Read more of this article

Sandys School Students ‘Stand For Peace’

Sandys School Students ‘Stand For Peace’

Sandys Secondary Middle School students, faculty and staff recently prepared for the upcoming World Peace Day by forming a human peace symbol. Also known as the International Day of Peace, the event is set to be observed on September 21st. This year marks the 35th anniversary of the holiday dedicated to world peace and the “absence of war and violence.”... Read more of this article

College Expands Opportunities For Students

College Expands Opportunities For Students

Bermuda College this week signed off on two articulation agreements that will provide additional options and opportunities for students. The agreement with Nova Scotia College of Art & Design [NSCAD] allows students in the Art and Design associate degree programme at Bermuda College to transfer all 60 credits of the programme into the third year... Read more of this article

Dellwood School Building To Reopen On Monday

Dellwood School Building To Reopen On Monday

Following a meeting with Dellwood teachers and parents on Friday, the Ministry of Education confirmed that Dellwood Middle School building will reopen tomorrow [Sept 18], with the Ministry saying that “students are expected to report to school as normal.” On Friday, the Minister of Education and Workforce Development Diallo Rabain delivered... Read more of this article

Meeting Scheduled For Dellwood Parents

Meeting Scheduled For Dellwood Parents

The Ministry of Education will host a meeting for Dellwood Middle School parents this evening [Sept. 15] at 5:30 p.m. at CedarBridge Academy. “The Ministry of Education’s team will provide an update on plans for students and outstanding issues at the school building,” a spokesperson said. Related StoriesSix Bermudians To... Read more of this article

Somersfield Academy Open House On Sept 21

Somersfield Academy Open House On Sept 21

Somersfield Academy is set to host an open house event “Discover the Magic of Montessori” on September 21st, 2017 at 5:30pm. “Participants will have the opportunity to learn about the Montessori Philosophy, curriculum and why starting your child’s formal education at three years old is the best decision,” the school said. “The... Read more of this article

Waleed Lightbourne: “The World Is My Oyster”

Waleed Lightbourne: “The World Is My Oyster”

“The world is my oyster,” is how new RN, Waleed Lightbourne describes his success as the first male graduate of Bermuda College’s Associate of Science [Nursing], ADN programme to earn the RN [Registered Nurse] designation. Mr. Lightbourne now joins over 90-thousand RNs in North America who have obtained an ADN and wrote the NCLEX with success. He... Read more of this article

Shadow Minister On Dellwood School Opening

Shadow Minister On Dellwood School Opening

“Why is there still a prevalence of mould, two weeks after the school secured a clean bill of health, from a health and safety perspective,” Shadow Minister of Education Cole Simons said. Mr Simons said, “I note with interest the issues raised with the reopening of the Dellwood Middle School, and the Minister of Education, and the Minister... Read more of this article

Dellwood Students Report To School Tomorrow

Dellwood Students Report To School Tomorrow

The Ministry of Education and Workforce Development this evening [Sept 12] said “students are to report to Dellwood Middle School tomorrow [Sept 13] as normal. Students are to assemble in the Amphitheater. “The school will hold its usual year opening activities on Wednesday and Thursday. On Friday there is a team building exercise planned... Read more of this article

Photos: Premier & Minister Back To School Visits

Photos: Premier & Minister Back To School Visits

This morning [Sept 11], Premier David Burt and Minister of Education & Workforce Development Diallo Rabain visited some of the island’s schools as the new school year gets underway, with students returning to school today after the summer break. A Government spokesperson said, “This morning, the Minister of Education and Workforce Development,... Read more of this article