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Photos & Video: Primary Schools Art Exhibition

Photos & Video: Primary Schools Art Exhibition

The Department Of Education in collaboration with Bermuda Society Of Arts is hosting its 55th annual Primary School Art Exhibition at the Bermuda Society Of Arts Gallery at City Hall, serving to showcase some of the island’s talented young artists. The art exhibit, which is free to the public, will continue until March 3rd. Related... Read more of this article

Photos: Spirit Week At Warwick Academy

Photos: Spirit Week At Warwick Academy

[Written by Warwick Academy student Saxon Davis] Warwick Academy’s Student Council has once again proved that Warwick Academy’s students are full of spirit. The weeks events included Meme Monday, Twin Tuesday, Way-back Wednesday, Tropical Thursday and Fluffy/Pajama Day Friday. Meme Monday was a favorite among students [although a few teachers needed... Read more of this article

Minister On Phonemic Awareness Curriculum

Minister On Phonemic Awareness Curriculum

Minister of Education Diallo Rabain said in the House of Assembly today [Feb 14] that the Department of Education has implemented the Heggerty Phonemic Awareness Curriculum in all preschool, P1, and P2 classrooms, as well as within ASD programs, and is continuing with the Achieve3000 literacy program in four schools. Minister Rabain said, “As... Read more of this article

Student Government Ready To Make A Change

Student Government Ready To Make A Change

[Written by CedarBridge Academy S4 Student Arianna Walters] “Change will not come if we wait for some other person, or if we wait for some other time. We are the ones we have been waiting for. We are the change that we seek” – Barack Obama Being the change that is sought is a core principle of a Student Government. Student Government is a body... Read more of this article

Lister & Gibbons Inducted As Honorary Fellows

Lister & Gibbons Inducted As Honorary Fellows

Bermuda College recently welcomed Cheryl-Ann Lister and Dr. Grant Gibbons as Honorary Fellows. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda College recently welcomed two new Honorary Fellows into The Company of Honorary Fellows. “Ms. Cheryl Ann Lister, OBE; and the Hon. Dr. Grant Gibbons, OBE, were officially inducted in ceremonies held last weekend at... Read more of this article

Primary School Open Houses To Be Held

Primary School Open Houses To Be Held

The Department of Education will host Primary School Open House events on Monday, February 17th, Tuesday, February 18th, and Wednesday, February 19th. A government spokesperson said, “Parents are encouraged to attend to gain first-hand information about our primary schools, and understand the value in the public education system. The complete... Read more of this article

Court Dismisses Dr Tucker’s Review Application

Court Dismisses Dr Tucker’s Review Application

The court has dismissed Dr. Gina Tucker’s application for Judicial Review, stating that “I do not find that a fair reasonably well informed person would conclude that there was a real possibility that the Permanent Secretary was biased based upon the affidavit evidence of what transpired.” In describing the background to the case, the... Read more of this article

Premier Attends CedarBridge Academy Seminar

Premier Attends CedarBridge Academy Seminar

Premier David Burt attended the CedarBridge Academy SGA Leadership Seminar on Friday, saying that it was a “pleasure to speak to such a dynamic group of young people.” Premier Burt tweeted the photo below, saying: “On Friday, I attended the CedarBridge Academy SGA Leadership Seminar where I shared my life experiences and lessons on... Read more of this article

Berkeley Students Attend BILTIR Lunch & Learn

Berkeley Students Attend BILTIR Lunch & Learn

Ten students from the Berkeley Institute learned about the wide range of career opportunities open to them in the life re/insurance sector at a lunch and learn session organised by Bermuda International Long Term Insurers and Reinsurers [BILTIR]. Scott Selkirk of Somerset Re explained the role that life re/insurance plays in the global economy and... Read more of this article

Column: Students Benefit From Collaboration

Column: Students Benefit From Collaboration

[Column written by Glenn Fubler] Students from Whitney Institute and Somersfield Academy gathered at the Bermuda Aquarium, Museum and Zoo [BAMZ] on Tuesday afternoon [Feb 4] as a part of a collaboration spearheaded by Bermuda Climate Action Network’s Vision 2020 [Bermuda CAN]. The gathering had been weather-delayed from January 28, which was the... Read more of this article

B.U.T. Marks 101 Years With Time Capsule

B.U.T. Marks 101 Years With Time Capsule

Saturday evening marked the official close of the Bermuda Union of Teacher’s [BUT] Centennial celebrations. The date, February 1, 2020, was observed with a modest ceremony at the BUT headquarters at 72 Teacher’s Place on Church Street which officially recognized 101 years of existence for Bermuda’s most senior Union.“The BUT, which was... Read more of this article

Creativity On Display At BHS Innovation Expo

Creativity On Display At BHS Innovation Expo

Bermuda High School [BHS] held its first ever Innovation Expo today [Feb 5], with students showcasing their work from the past few months to parents and peers. A spokesperson said, “On Wednesday, February 5, BHS held their first ever Innovation Expo. Students from across primary and middle school showcased their work from the past few months... Read more of this article

Dr. Ball Scholarship Application Period Opens

Dr. Ball Scholarship Application Period Opens

The Dr. Barbara Ball scholarship application period opens next week before it concludes on April 30. A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Health would like to inform the public that the application period for the Dr. Barbara Ball Public Health Scholarship will open on February 10. The application period will conclude on April 3, 2020. “The... Read more of this article