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Photos & Video: “Back To School Extravaganza”

Photos & Video: “Back To School Extravaganza”

The Caines Brothers in conjunction with Michael Chamberlain’s Five Star Barbershop held their fifth annual “Back to School Extravaganza” today [Sept 7] at the Heritage Worship Centre Hall on Dundonald Street, offering complimentary haircuts for boys and complimentary hair braiding for girls. The event also saw students receive free bags filled... Read more of this article

Dellwood School To Reopen On Wednesday

Dellwood School To Reopen On Wednesday

The Ministry of Education announced that Dellwood Middle School will open officially for all students on Wednesday, September 13, 2017. Minister of Education and Workforce Development Diallo Rabain explained: “Yesterday, I met with the principal, parents and staff to inform them that the Ministry of Health and the Government Health and Safety Officer... Read more of this article

BHS Announces GCSE/IGCSE Exam Results

BHS Announces GCSE/IGCSE Exam Results

The Bermuda High School for Girls [BHS] today [Sept 7] announced its GCSE/IGCSE results for the academic year 2016/2017, with top scorer Madison Quig earning 11A* grades, a result the school calls “an outstanding achievement.” A spokesperson said, “Eighty-eight percent of all GCSE/IGCSE grades received by BHS students this year were... Read more of this article

‘Society Benefits From A Learning Culture’

‘Society Benefits From A Learning Culture’

Noting it is the start of another school year, CedarBridge Academy Principal Kalmar Richards and Warwick Academy Principal Dave Horan, on behalf of Principals from both the public and private schools, noted that the “development of any society benefits from collaboration amongst all sectors in reinforcing a ‘learning culture’.”The... Read more of this article

Video: Dr. Weldon To Present At ThinkFest

Video: Dr. Weldon To Present At ThinkFest

Dr. Carika Weldon, a lecturer in biomedical sciences at De Montfort University in Leicester in the UK, recently returned to Bermuda for ‘ThinkFest 2017′ where she will share her research on cancer on September 17. Think Fest is Bermuda’s first seminar series featuring an all Bermudian cast of outstanding academics and independent thinkers. The... Read more of this article

Devil’s Hole Family Back To School Event

Devil’s Hole Family Back To School Event

The Devil’s Hole Family [DHF] held their 3rd Annual Back To School event at Devils Hole public dock on September 3rd. The event was put on with the assistance of key organizer Barry Gibbons and the DHF community. Organizers, volunteers, and children flooded the public dock to support the event that went from 1pm -11pm on Sunday with activities ranging... Read more of this article

Reception To Celebrate Berkeley’s 120 Years

Reception To Celebrate Berkeley’s 120 Years

The Berkeley Educational Society will celebrate the 120th Anniversary of the opening of the Berkeley Institute with a Cocktail Reception on Wednesday, September 6th. The school was opened on September 6th, 1897, and this will be the first in a series of events that will take place to mark the anniversary.The reception is from 6.00 pm until 8.00 pm... Read more of this article

Back to School Extravaganza Set For Thursday

Back to School Extravaganza Set For Thursday

The Caines Brothers and Five Star Barbershop held a press conference today to provide information on the upcoming Back to School Extravaganza, which will take place on Thursday [Sept 7] at Heritage Worship Center on Dundonald Street. Speaking at today’s press conference, Deshay Caines said, “This year the Caines’ Brothers in conjunction... Read more of this article

Going Back To School With Asthma

Going Back To School With Asthma

For children with asthma, there is more to getting ready for the new school year than a new backpack and a pencil case, including many precautions and actions that need to be taken in order to moderate the disease. An Open Airways spokesperson said, “Many children with asthma have been free from asthma symptoms during the summer months. They have... Read more of this article

Knowledge Quest-HSBC Scholarship Graduates

Knowledge Quest-HSBC Scholarship Graduates

In 2014, HSBC Bermuda, in celebration of HSBC‘s 10th Anniversary in Bermuda, donated a total of $250,000 to Knowledge Quest Ltd, a registered college/university scholarship charity. HSBC’s donation funded scholarships that were to run over the course of 5 years to 6 students who had secured college or university placements and had demonstrated financial... Read more of this article

‘EcoGuardian’ Highlights Bermuda’s Wildlife

‘EcoGuardian’ Highlights Bermuda’s Wildlife

Local conservationist and horticulturist Ryan Amaral recently turned to photography in order to “educate the Bermuda public about all the species that call our little rock home.” Operating under the Instagram pseudonym ‘EcoGuardian‘ Mr. Amaral shares his photographs of Bermuda’s wildlife accompanied by detailed captions... Read more of this article

Bermuda Teacher’s Union End ‘Work To Rule’

Bermuda Teacher’s Union End ‘Work To Rule’

[Written by Don Burgess] The Bermuda Union of Teachers ended its three-month work to rule this morning at a crowded meeting at New Testament Church of God that saw approximately 700 teachers in attendance. The union, which represents public school teachers, had three issues they sought resolution. The first is scale posts, which is where a teacher... Read more of this article

Education Dept Announces Principal Changes

Education Dept Announces Principal Changes

The Department of Education today [Sept 1] announced principal and leadership changes within the Bermuda public school system. Commissioner of Education Dr. Freddie Evans stated: “In keeping with our continuing efforts to improve our public schools and to ensure that the Department of Education offers quality educational programs, we are pleased to... Read more of this article