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28 Students Attend Future Scholars Programme

28 Students Attend Future Scholars Programme

The Department of Education’s Gifted and Talented Programme has arranged for 28 students to attend the Clemson University’s Future Scholars Programme taking place this week in South Carolina. Gifted and Talented Education Officer, Luann Wainwright- Dill said: “As we consider the multi facets of Science Technology Engineering Arts and Mathematics... Read more of this article

BCL Supports High School Sloop Experience

BCL Supports High School Sloop Experience

Bermuda Container Line Ltd [BCL] says that it is “pleased” to support the Bermuda High School’s sloop expedition, with a donation of $6,600 allowing students a hands-on maritime learning opportunity outside the classroom. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Container Line Ltd is pleased to support The Bermuda High School’s Sloop expedition for... Read more of this article

Indio Francis Wins Spirit Voyage Scholarship

Indio Francis Wins Spirit Voyage Scholarship

A 14-year-old Bermuda Institute student is taking part in a week-long sail-training voyage around the island aboard Spirit of Bermuda after winning a new scholarship from the Bermuda International Shipping Association [BISA]. Indio Francis was awarded the first Charlotte Watlington Student Voyage Scholarship, a partnership between BISA and the Bermuda... Read more of this article

BHS Robotics Team To Compete In Washington

BHS Robotics Team To Compete In Washington

Earlier today [July 11] the Minister of Economic Development, Dr. Grant Gibbons, had the pleasure of attending the Bermuda High School [BHS] in celebration of its robotics team as it gets ready to go to Washington DC to compete in the First Global Challenge. The all-female team of Bermuda High School students will leave for Washington DC on July 14th... Read more of this article

BHS Students Achieve Record IB Results

BHS Students Achieve Record IB Results

Bermuda High School [BHS] has announced record results for its 2017 International Baccalaureate Diploma cohort, with one student achieving a perfect score of 45 points and five students scoring 40 points or over. A spokesperson said, “Forty-three out of the 52 students in the graduating class were entered for the full IB Diploma, of which 38... Read more of this article

Photos: Skills Development Graduation

Photos: Skills Development Graduation

Earlier this week, 13 graduates from the Skills Development Program were celebrated at a graduation ceremony in the Arboretum. Among the dignitaries in attendance were Governor John Rankin, Premier Michael Dunkley, Minister of Environment Sylvan Richards and Bishop of Bermuda the Rt. Revd. Nicolas Dill. The Family Centre’s Executive Director Martha... Read more of this article

Three New Exhibits Opening At the BSoA

Three New Exhibits Opening At the BSoA

There are three new exhibits opening at the Bermuda Society of Arts (BSoA) in City Hall on Friday, July 7th. Showing in their Onions Gallery is ‘Practice What You Teach’ displaying works by teachers from primary, middle and senior schools in various mediums.In their Edinburgh Gallery, they will be displaying ‘This Side of the Reef’ by... Read more of this article

Union: Govt Investment In Education ‘Abysmal’

Union: Govt Investment In Education ‘Abysmal’

“Electioneering should not place our students as pawns for political fodder. The truth is that this Government’s investment in Education has been abysmal,” the Bermuda Union of Teachers said. A statement from the BUT said, “Numbers don’t lie! The Bermuda Union of Teachers has always encouraged, promoted and advocated for more investment... Read more of this article

Video: OBA Hold Press Conference On Education

Video: OBA Hold Press Conference On Education

[Updated] The One Bermuda Alliance [OBA] held a press conference today [July 6] with Minister of Education Cole Simons, Senator Lynne Woolridge and candidate Nicholas Kempe discussing education. The press conference has just concluded and we will try and post additional information later on, and in the meantime the 25-minute live video replay is below.Update:... Read more of this article

Hamilton Princess To Host Careers Fair

Hamilton Princess To Host Careers Fair

Hamilton Princess & Beach Club today [July 4] announces it will host a careers fair for students on Thursday, July 13. The Hamilton Princess & Beach Club is putting on a careers fair for those looking for employment opportunities in the hospitality and tourism industry in summer 2018. The event will feature booths representing every department... Read more of this article

Minister: Committed To Our Children’s Education

Minister: Committed To Our Children’s Education

“The Bermuda Government has made, and continues to make, great investments for the benefit of our teachers and students”, Minister of Education Cole Simons said today [June 29]. Minister Simons said, “A lot has been said about the lack of commitment by the Bermuda Government to support the development of our young people. “The Bermuda Union... Read more of this article

Storybook Parade Set To Be Held On Saturday

Storybook Parade Set To Be Held On Saturday

This Saturday [July 1] the “Tutus & Superheroes: Storybook Parade” will be held in Hamilton starting at the Bermuda Youth Library at 10.00am. The poster encourages all children aged 3 years and over to “dress up as your favorite character and march in the parade with your book.” There will be prizes for the best costumes... Read more of this article

Student Turns Personal Project Into School Effort

Student Turns Personal Project Into School Effort

After being given the challenge of building a Sierpinski Pyramid last year, Purvis Primary student DaShawn Vickers has seen his initial effort turn into an art project that has encompassed the entire student body, leading him to win the People’s Choice Award at the Annual Primary School Art Show this year. A spokesperson said, “Last year, as a primary... Read more of this article