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Reid, Dowling, Hill, Godfrey Awarded Scholarships

Reid, Dowling, Hill, Godfrey Awarded Scholarships

The Bermuda Zoological Society has selected the recipients of the Steinhoff/BZS scholarship and, for the first time, the Pye Scholarship, with Amber Reid, Ryan Dowling, Archer Hill and Jessica Godfrey all being awarded scholarships. Mr. Robert Steinhoff, former BZS president, established the Steinhoff/BZS scholarship in 2009 to provide educational... Read more of this article

BSMART Foundation Donates To P1 Students

BSMART Foundation Donates To P1 Students

The BSMART Foundation has donated school supplies for students entering P1 in government schools. The BSMART Boxes initiative, which “provides all government P1 students on an equal footing with pencil cases filled with essential supplies,” is now in its third year. This is a legacy project started in 2002 by the de-registered charity Bermuda... Read more of this article

Bermuda High School Celebrates 124th Birthday

Bermuda High School Celebrates 124th Birthday

Bermuda High School [BHS] celebrated their 124th ‘birthday’ yesterday [Sept 17] with some of the students joining in the celebrations.124 years ago, BHS opened its doors to 51 students in two rooms of a rented house on Reid Street. And yesterday BHS celebrated the anniversary,with primary students singing Happy Birthday to BHS during assembly,... Read more of this article

Paget Council Awards Scholarships & Bursaries

Paget Council Awards Scholarships & Bursaries

The Paget Parish Council announced the recipients of their scholarship and bursary awards, with Reid Orchard, KyAsia Scott-Fishenden, Kamilya Reid, Lennae Edwards and Amalia Pontes all receiving funds. “Scholarships are based on academic excellence and financial need and the Bermudian students must have been residents of Paget for a minimum... Read more of this article

Somersfield Academy Open House On Sept 20th

Somersfield Academy Open House On Sept 20th

Somersfield Academy will be holding an open house event on Thursday, September 20 at 5.45pm. A spokesperson said, “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 journey of discovery will begin in Children’s... Read more of this article

BHS Announces GCSE/IGCSE Exam Results

BHS Announces GCSE/IGCSE Exam Results

The Bermuda High School for Girls [BHS] announced its GCSE/IGCSE results for the academic year 2017/2018, saying they are proud of their students “hard work, commitment and determination to succeed.” A spokesperson said, “87% of all GCSE/IGCSE grades received by BHS students this year were A*-C. Top scorer, Katie Grainge, earned 11A*... Read more of this article

Maya Palacio, Kyra Beach Awarded Scholarships

Maya Palacio, Kyra Beach Awarded Scholarships

The Hamilton Parish Council Scholarship Committee has awarded scholarships to Maya Palacio and Kyra Beach. A spokesperson said, “Following scholarship interviews last month, the Hamilton Parish Council Scholarship Committee was delighted to be able to offer scholarships to two deserving college students. “All applicants for the scholarship... Read more of this article

Fairmont Southampton Community Service Day

Fairmont Southampton Community Service Day

A group of Fairmont Southampton staff organized their annual back to school community service day at Heron Bay Primary School last week. A spokesperson said, “Fairmont Southampton colleagues organized our annual back to school community service day at Heron Bay Primary School last week. “The only custodian at Heron Bay Primary School responsible... Read more of this article

Column: Back To To School Gathering Held

Column: Back To To School Gathering Held

[Written by Glenn Fubler] Reminded that “it takes a village,” the ‘Back to School Gathering’ at the Bermuda College took place on September 6th to promote the tandem between families and schools to the benefit of our island’s children. The gathering attracted 40-odd people, including presenters, meaning that we had only partially leveraged... Read more of this article

Double Designation For Dr. Anthony Richardson

Double Designation For Dr. Anthony Richardson

Bermudian Dr. D. Anthony Richardson recently received his double designation of Master of Philosophy and Doctor of Philosophy and Legal Studies from the University of London’s Institute of Advanced Legal Studies. While at the University of London, Dr Richardson was elected as an Associate Editor and subsequently as Editor-in-Chief of the University... Read more of this article

Richards Appointed Commissioner Of Education

Richards Appointed Commissioner Of Education

[Updated] The Board of Education and the Ministry of Education and Workforce Development announced that Kalmar Richards has been appointed to the post of Commissioner of Education in the Department of Education. Mrs Richards, a veteran educator, has served as Acting Commissioner of Education since December 2017. A spokesperson said, “Mrs. Kalmar... Read more of this article

Validus Re Announce Scholarship Winners

Validus Re Announce Scholarship Winners

Validus Re announced the winners of its Validus Scholarship, an annual program now in its fourth year, providing financial support to Bermudian students aimed at cultivating academic achievement, community involvement and leadership skills. Bermudians Marcus Henschke and Kenji Robinson have both been named as 2018 Validus Scholars. Marcus is entering... Read more of this article

Photos: Berkeley Students Back To School

Photos: Berkeley Students Back To School

The Principal, teachers and staff said they are “excited to welcome more than 670 students to The Berkeley Institute for the 2018-2019 academic year.” “Hundreds of students will be transitioning from Bermuda’s private and public schools to embark upon their senior school education,” a spokesperson said. “The Berkeley... Read more of this article