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Video: Public Schools Exam, Graduation Results

Video: Public Schools Exam, Graduation Results

[Updated with video] 227 students graduated in 2014 with a Bermuda School Diploma [BSD] by attaining the minimum required GPA of 2.0, or higher, Minister of Education and Economic Development Dr. Grant Gibbons said today [Oct 30]. Dr. Gibbons, along with Acting Commissioner of Education, Dr. Lou Matthews, was speaking at a press conference held about... Read more of this article

Bermudian Wins Third In NY Design Contest

Bermudian Wins Third In NY Design Contest

Bermudian Chakeya Ottley was awarded third place in a recent New York Design Competition, which saw top representatives from all of the design programs in the state competing. Ms. Ottley, 26, is a student at the New York School of Interior Design and is in her final year. She has maintained high grades, is on the Dean’s List, and is a tutor and... Read more of this article

BISA Formed By Independent School Heads

BISA Formed By Independent School Heads

At their meeting on September 22, 2014, the Heads of the Independent Schools in Bermuda formally agreed upon the formation of a new organization to be known as the Bermuda Independent Schools Association [BISA]. Linda Parker – Bermuda High School, Maggie McCorkell – Warwick Academy, Dr. Lois Tucker – Bermuda Institute, Peter Harding... Read more of this article

St. John’s Preschool Will Reopen On Friday

St. John’s Preschool Will Reopen On Friday

The Department of Education this afternoon [Oct 23] confirmed that St. John’s Preschool will reopen tomorrow [Friday, Oct 24]. “Electrical power has been restored and the school will open as normal tomorrow,” a spokesperson said. “The Ministry wishes to thank all those parents affected by the delayed opening and looks forward... Read more of this article

St Johns Preschool Will Remain Closed On Wed

St Johns Preschool Will Remain Closed On Wed

Following the direct hit from Hurricane Gonzalo, Government schools re-opened today [Oct 21], except for two; Devonshire Preschool which will be open on Wed, while St Johns Preschool will remain closed. All the private schools [MSA, Saltus, BHS, Warwick Academy, Somersfield and Bermuda Institute] are already open. For all our coverage of Hurricane Gonzalo... Read more of this article

All Government Schools Closed On Monday

All Government Schools Closed On Monday

[Updated] BHS, MSA, Somersfield, Bermuda Institute, Warwick Academy, and Saltus St John’s Rd will all be open on Monday [Oct 20], while Saltus Cavendish and all Government schools will be closed. As far as Pre-Schools, Flying Start, First Friends, Adventureland, Onionpatch, Little Learners, Heritage and Learning Zone will be closed on Monday; while... Read more of this article

All Govt Schools To Close At 1.30pm On Thurs

All Govt Schools To Close At 1.30pm On Thurs

BHS, Saltus, MSA, Warwick Academy, Somersfield Academy, Bermuda Institute and Berkeley Institute will all be closed on Thursday [Oct 16] and Friday [Oct 17], while the other Government schools will close at 1.30pm on Thursday. Bermuda College will close at 1pm on Thurday. As we are forecast to be getting battered by hurricane force winds on Friday,... Read more of this article

CedarBridge Academy PTA Meeting Cancelled

CedarBridge Academy PTA Meeting Cancelled

The CedarBridge Academy Parent Teacher Association meeting that was scheduled for tonight [Oct 14] has been cancelled. A spokesperson said, “CedarBridge Academy would like to inform parents, guardians and friends that the Parent Teacher Association meeting that was scheduled tonight, October 14, 2014, has been cancelled. “In addition, Prize... Read more of this article

Education: Big Ideas Back to School Series

Education: Big Ideas Back to School Series

Bermuda Education Network [BEN] announced a new professional development series for teachers starting this Tuesday October 14, 2014. The BIG Ideas Back to School Series will provides the island’s educators with three opportunities to receive high quality professional development this term. Working with educators from Bermuda National Trust, Purvis... Read more of this article

Mirrors Hosts Academies At 5 Middle Schools

Mirrors Hosts Academies At 5 Middle Schools

The Minister of Community, Culture and Sports, R. Wayne Scott, today [Oct 10] reported that the Mirrors Programme recently conducted five Middle School Academies for all M3 students at each of the public middle schools. The one day academy for each school was held from September 29- October 3, 2014. Mirrors partnered with Alfred Powell, a motivational... Read more of this article


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