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CedarBridge Black History: Unveiling Legends

CedarBridge Black History: Unveiling Legends

[Written by Anya Thompson] During Black History Month, the Social Studies Department at CedarBridge Academy initiated a creative project to honour the accomplishments and legacies of influential Black figures from various parts of the globe, as well as those who have made a lasting impact on Bermuda’s history. Both students and educators decorated... Read more of this article

Photos: Paget Primary Black History Month

Photos: Paget Primary Black History Month

Paget Primary School is holding their always impressive annual Black History Museum event, with this year’s event showcasing Cathy Bassett, Sir Stanley Burgess, Shiona Turini, James Darrell, Neletha Butterfield, Dr. Dorothy Louise Matthews Paynter, Rev Canon Thomas Nisbett, Commissioner Keeva Joell-Benjamin, Randy Horton, and Gita Blakeney Saltus,... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Bermuda Institute Science Fair

Photos & Video: Bermuda Institute Science Fair

Bermuda Institute hosted their Science Fair this week at the Bermuda Institute Auditorium. “Students from Pre-K- Grade 12 have poured their hearts and minds into their projects, ranging from robotics and environmental science to biology and geology,” a spokesperson said. “This fair not only highlights the academic prowess of our students,... Read more of this article

Video: Minister Rabain & Minister Furbert

Video: Minister Rabain & Minister Furbert

Minister of Education Diallo Rabain and Minister of Transport Wayne Furbert convened a joint post-Budget press conference today [Feb 22], presenting key allocations and initiatives outlined in the 2024 Budget. Minister of Education Diallo Rabain said, “Good day, Bermuda, “I am thrilled to stand before you today to outline our vision and... Read more of this article

Somersfield Announces Project Expo Panelists

Somersfield Announces Project Expo Panelists

Somersfield Academy has announced the lineup of panelists set to attend their upcoming Personal Project Expo on February 29. A spokesperson said, “Somersfield Academy is thrilled to announce the lineup of distinguished panelists who have committed to attending the upcoming Personal Project Expo on February 29 from 6.00pm to 9.00pm. “The... Read more of this article

Troy University & Bermuda College Agreement

Troy University & Bermuda College Agreement

Troy University said they “forged an agreement with Bermuda College that will provide a pathway for students from Bermuda to study in Troy in the University’s bachelor’s degree program in business administration.” The university’s report said, “The agreement, which was signed on February 6 by Troy University Chancellor Dr.... Read more of this article

Online Registration For Primary School

Online Registration For Primary School

“Online Registration for Primary School [P1] for the B2024/2025 school year opens on Monday, 26 February and will close on Friday, March 8,” the Department of Education announced today. A Government spokesperson said, “Primary School Open Houses will be held on February 20, 21 and 22. “Parents and guardians are encouraged to... Read more of this article

Quick Tips: Scholarship Success Virtual Sessions   

Quick Tips: Scholarship Success Virtual Sessions  

The Department of Workforce Development [DWD] announced the upcoming Quick Tips series for scholarship success webinar sessions. A Government spokesperson said, “Participants will learn the key strategies and best practices to enhance their application, immediately improving their chance of success. “The virtual sessions will be held on... Read more of this article

Ministry Of Education Allocated $142.6M Budget

Ministry Of Education Allocated $142.6M Budget

The Ministry of Education has been allocated $142.6 million, Premier David Burt announced in the Budget, with capital funding increased by 40% to $6.4 million to support Education Reform projects. The relevant extract of the 2024 Budget statement said, “The Ministry of Education has been allocated $142.6 million – an increase of $2.7 million... Read more of this article

New $25K Brian Morris Scholarship Launched

New $25K Brian Morris Scholarship Launched

Friends of Hospice unveiled the Brian Morris Palliative Care Scholarship, in honour of the late Bermudian professional golfer. A spokesperson said, “The Friends of Hospice Brian Morris Palliative Care Scholarship will provide up $25,000 per year to a Bermudian studying medicine or nursing, with an emphasis on those with a speciality in hospice... Read more of this article

Bermuda Students Excel In Writing Competition

Bermuda Students Excel In Writing Competition

Fifteen Bermuda students have had their work published in an online anthology following an international writing competition held in 2023. A spokesperson said, “Fifteen young Bermudians, ten of whom are students at Bermuda public schools, have had their work published in an online anthology after taking part in an international writing competition... Read more of this article

Preschoolers Enjoy Temporary Location

Preschoolers Enjoy Temporary Location

Students at Lyceum Preschool have been enjoying a nontraditional learning environment since relocating to the Bermuda Aquarium, Museum, and Zoo [BAMZ] in September 2023 due to renovations on their original location, with the students surrounded by nature and taking advantage of the opportunities that it presents. A spokesperson said, “Lyceum... Read more of this article

Troy University Trip ‘Concluded On A High Note’

Troy University Trip ‘Concluded On A High Note’

The recent visit from officials from Troy University resulted in a number of meetings and “the whirlwind trip concluded on a high note.” Kim Swan said, “Last week during a 49 hour whirlwind visit to Bermuda, our country, through the Bermuda College, was formally connected with a global university – Troy University – with... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Graduate Trainee Participants

Photos & Video: Graduate Trainee Participants

Anah Lightbourne, Brandon Johnson, Colisha Pearman, Eyani Franklin-Smith, Saige Ming, Sherkeela Ming, Tianna Mullan, Tonyah Gift, and Keia Zia Burchall-Busbee recently completed the Graduate Trainee Programme. Minister of Labour Jason Hayward said, “I am delighted to be here tonight at this special reception honouring the incredible achievements of... Read more of this article

BNG & Hamilton Princess Provide Free Transport

BNG & Hamilton Princess Provide Free Transport

With the support of Hamilton Princess Hotel & Beach Club, the Bermuda National Gallery announced free transportation for school children to and from the gallery until April. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda National Gallery is thrilled to announce that, thanks to the generous support of the Hamilton Princess Hotel & Beach Club, we are... Read more of this article

Skillcraft Opens 2024 Internship Applications

Skillcraft Opens 2024 Internship Applications

Now operating under its own name, Skillcraft Bermuda is opening applications for the third year of its experiential careers summer youth internship. A spokesperson said, “The 2024 internship programme will run July 1st to August 9th under the guidance of Program Director and Coach Margot Shane and marketing expert Aziza Furbert. Emilie Faulkner-Meek,... Read more of this article