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Photos: Dalton Tucker Students Mark MLK Day

Photos: Dalton Tucker Students Mark MLK Day

Americans are celebrating the Martin Luther King holiday today, and students at Dalton E. Tucker also commemorated Rev Dr Martin Luther King, and they were joined by Minister of National Security Wayne Caines, Minister of Education & Workforce Development Diallo Rabain, Minister of Economic Development & Tourism Jamahl Simmons and Pastor Leroy... Read more of this article

‘Parent Expo’ To Be Held On January 20th

‘Parent Expo’ To Be Held On January 20th

A free ‘Parent Expo’ – with the theme Empowering Families – will be held on Saturday, January 20th from 4pm – 8 pm at CedarBridge Academy’s Cafetorium. A statement said, “As senior educators charged with the principal responsibility for various schools across the island in both the public and private sectors, we have moved outside... Read more of this article

Bank Foundation Redefines Scholarships Criteria

Bank Foundation Redefines Scholarships Criteria

The Bank of Bermuda Foundation has redefined its eligibility criteria for its annual scholarships by placing a priority on financial need in addition to academic merit. A spokesperson said, “Following two years of strategic planning from 2014 to 2016, Bank of Bermuda Foundation identified the need to evolve from being a charitable to a philanthropic... Read more of this article

Hamilton Insurance Support Youth Digital Literacy

Hamilton Insurance Support Youth Digital Literacy

Hamilton Insurance Group, the Bermuda-based holding company for insurance and reinsurance operations in Bermuda, the U.S. and at Lloyd’s, today [Jan 11] announced a shift in the funding strategy undertaken by its Community Giving Committee. “Following strategic planning that identified opportunities to align Hamilton’s philanthropy in Bermuda... Read more of this article

Florenz Webbe Maxwell: ‘Tenacity & Courage’

Florenz Webbe Maxwell: ‘Tenacity & Courage’

In celebration of the school’s 120th anniversary, the Berkeley Institute Anniversary Celebration Committee is shining a spotlight on its alumni, with the seventh profile highlighting Florenz Webbe Maxwell, Class of 1951, Green House.What does it mean to you to be a Berkeleyite? I have always been inspired by the tenacity and courage manifested... Read more of this article

Lightbourne & Coldwell Earn BHB Scholarships

Lightbourne & Coldwell Earn BHB Scholarships

Bermuda Hospitals Board today announces the first two recipients of its mental health scholarship awards as Waleed Lightbourne and Janai Coldwell. “The scholarships were newly established this year and are administered by BHB. This year, they were funded with donations from the Bermuda Hospitals Charitable Trust,” BHB said. “Recipients... Read more of this article

“Continue To Work With A Diminished Fleet”

“Continue To Work With A Diminished Fleet”

“The Department of Public Transportation wishes to advise parents that they are unable to provide dedicated school buses in the near future, as they continue to work with a diminished fleet,” the Ministry said this afternoon. “Buses specifically for students of the Berkeley Institute and Cedarbridge Academy cannot be offered at this time. “In... Read more of this article

Video: Nadanja & Nishanthi Scholarship Awards

Video: Nadanja & Nishanthi Scholarship Awards

Local entertainers Nadanja and Nishanthi presented their annual N’tertainment Scholarships today [Jan 2], with Ryan Day and Zawditu Maryam both receiving $3,000 scholarships to assist in their educational endeavors. Ryan Day is studying Theatre Lighting Design at the Roya Central School of Speech and Drama, while Zawditu Maryam is studying Theatre... Read more of this article

Govt: ‘School Bus Routes Will Be Prioritized’

Govt: ‘School Bus Routes Will Be Prioritized’

“Morning and afternoon commuter [or revenue] runs that incorporate school bus routes will be prioritized starting next week, as the Department of Public Transportation continues to work with the limited number of buses available,” the Ministry said this evening. “While the emphasis will be on accommodating primary and middle school... Read more of this article

Community Education Winter Term Set To Begin

Community Education Winter Term Set To Begin

Accounting, aerial silks, archery, creative writing, etymology, gardening, hair braiding, line dancing, pole fitness, squash, water aerobics, zumba, cooking, photography, salsa, tennis, flower arranging, and martial arts are some of the classes being offered through the Community Education Development Programme [CEDP]. The CEDP winter term registration... Read more of this article

Union Welcomes Kalmar Richards Appointment

Union Welcomes Kalmar Richards Appointment

The appointment of Kalmar Richards as the new acting Commissioner of Education has been welcomed by the Bermuda Union of Teachers. Union leaders said it was vital that there was some stability within the Education Department, which has seen a succession of Ministers and Commissioners. BUT President Shannon James said that Mrs. Richards was an excellent... Read more of this article

Treefrog Consulting Awards $15K In Scholarships

Treefrog Consulting Awards $15K In Scholarships

A leading Bermuda IT firm has provided $15,000 in scholarships to school students in a bid to help more women get into the industry. Bermuda software specialists, Treefrog Consulting Ltd, has given three $5,000 scholarships to pupils at Bermuda High School for Girls who have demonstrated excellence in the fields of robotics, computer science and artificial... Read more of this article

Teachers Union: “Step In The Right Direction”

Teachers Union: “Step In The Right Direction”

The Bermuda Union of Teachers President welcomed a plan outlining the future development of education in Bermuda, saying that “we are committed to making sure that Plan 2022 succeeds because we want our young children to succeed.” Recently, Education Minister Diallo Rabain unveiled Plan 2022 pledging it would “not sit on the shelf”,... Read more of this article