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Photos: Students Participate In Wax Museum

Photos: Students Participate In Wax Museum

Somersfield Academy Primary Six students recently participated in the annual wax museum, which requires the students to research and emulate noteworthy individuals. Audiences are required to press a button, say a catch phrase or move an object before the ‘character comes to life,’ and each student tells the viewer their biography and history... Read more of this article

Video: Somersfield Middle School Robotics Team

Video: Somersfield Middle School Robotics Team

The Somersfield Academy middle school robotics team is continuing their preparations for the 2019 VEX Robotics World Championships in Kentucky next month, with the students having recently qualified by virtue of their strong showing in the regional contest. Nine members of the team, who are aged 12 – 14, traveled to Framingham, Massachusetts for... Read more of this article

The Drive Is On At Dellwood Middle School

The Drive Is On At Dellwood Middle School

[Written by Don Burgess] The Drive is on at Dellwood Middle School! The Dellwood PTA and Family Association are raising funds to purchase a van that will be used for field trips, sporting events, and transporting students to CedarBridge Academy who are taking classes there. Philanthropist and substitute teacher Lindsay Simmons said the whole Dellwood... Read more of this article

Progress Reports Deadline Extended One Week

Progress Reports Deadline Extended One Week

The deadline for providing parents with progress reports has been extended from March 8th to March 15th, a joint statement from the Department of Education and the Bermuda Union of Teachers said. The statement said, “Meetings were held this week between Department of Education representatives and the Bermuda Union of Teachers [BUT] Executive in... Read more of this article

Photos: StreetWise ‘MBA’ Graduation Celebration

Photos: StreetWise ‘MBA’ Graduation Celebration

Premier David Burt was the guest speaker at the graduation of the 4th cohort of the StreetWise ‘MBA’ held on Friday, March 2nd at HSBC Harbourfront. The graduates included Velda Franco owner of Sunset Paradis Bermuda Vacation Rentals, Aisha Spencer co-owner of three Graces Day Spa, Chrisathi Waldron, owner of Scribbles Art Shack, Sandra Dill, CEO... Read more of this article

Launch Of ‘She Leads’ For High School Students

Launch Of ‘She Leads’ For High School Students

Coinciding with International Women’s Day, BHS and HSBC Bermuda announced the launch of “She Leads: A Real World Readiness Programme” for young women who have just completed their penultimate year of high school. “This ground-breaking public/private partnership will be offered to 15 BHS students and 15 students from The Berkeley Institute... Read more of this article

‘Incident Such As This Is Taken Very Seriously’

‘Incident Such As This Is Taken Very Seriously’

A student “used equipment from an art class that caused injury to two other students” at Whitney Institute Middle School, the Commissioner of Education has confirmed, adding that “any incident such as this is taken very seriously.” Commissioner of Education Kalmar Richards said, “The Department of Education has been made aware... Read more of this article

MSA Hosts Students For STEAM Olympics

MSA Hosts Students For STEAM Olympics

Mount Saint Agnes [MSA] hosted their annual science competition for primary and middle school students on Saturday. The competition has been renamed the STEAM Olympics and introduced a new artistic element. The event hosted 22 teams of children between the ages of eight and 13 from both public and private schools and science clubs. Each team competed... Read more of this article

Minister Looks In On Elliot Primary Programme

Minister Looks In On Elliot Primary Programme

Minister of National Security Wayne Caines recently visited the fourteen week ‘Targeted Primary Prevention Programme’, at Elliot Primary School. Ian Coke, Minister Caines, Don Vickers and Darren WoodsA spokesperson said, “The programme is delivered by the Ministry of National Security’s Youth Outreach Prevention Manager, Darren... Read more of this article

Education Commissioner On Meeting Tomorrow

Education Commissioner On Meeting Tomorrow

“The Department of Education wishes to advise parents and the community that we have reached out to the Bermuda Union of Teachers [BUT] to invite them to engage in discussions around their concerns about grading and reporting,” Commissioner of Education Kalmar Richards said. Ms Richards said, “With the assistance of the Labour Relations Office,... Read more of this article

Apply For TLF Summer Internship Programme

Apply For TLF Summer Internship Programme

The Technology Leadership Forum [TLF] is inviting applications from university students who are currently studying technology or interested in a career in the Information Communication Technology [ICT] field, with the deadline set for March 15th, 2019. The TLF Internship Programme is a 12 week summer intensive comprised of classroom learning, with... Read more of this article

GREAT Graduations At Two Primary Schools

GREAT Graduations At Two Primary Schools

The Gang Violence Reduction Team recently celebrated Gang Resistance Education and Training Program [GREAT] graduations at two public primary schools. On the 18 and 19 of February at Port Royal Primary and Heron Bay Primary schools respectively, GREAT Officer, Police Constable Cerepha Bridgeman of the Western Community Action Team, presented 29 primary... Read more of this article

Somersfield Team Qualifies For VEX Robotics

Somersfield Team Qualifies For VEX Robotics

Nine members of the Somersfield Academy middle school robotics team traveled to Framingham, Massachusetts for a week-long intensive workshop and competition, with the team earning enough points to successfully qualify for the 2019 VEX Robotics World Championships. There, they partnered with the Walsh Middle School robotics team members and coach, Pascal... Read more of this article