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Updates: Schools To Close Today, Teachers Meet

Updates: Schools To Close Today, Teachers Meet

[Updating: The Ministry confirm that 'a decision has been made to close all public schools for the remainder of today, 31 May']There will be an ‘Emergency Meeting’ for the membership of the Bermuda Union of Teachers [BUT] at 8.30am on Friday morning [May 31] at the Heritage Worship Centre on Dundonald Street in Hamilton, the BUT said,... Read more of this article

Warwick Academy Opens Marine Science Facility

Warwick Academy Opens Marine Science Facility

Warwick Academy and its Board of Governors held a ground breaking for their new Marine Science Facility on Wednesday, May 29. A spokesperson said, “This presents an exciting new chapter in the school’s long 357-year history. Warwick Academy has survived this long thanks to innovative thinking, flexibility, nimbleness in delivery and, of... Read more of this article

Applications Open For BFA Legends Scholarship

Applications Open For BFA Legends Scholarship

The Bermuda Football Association [BFA] announced that applications are now being accepted for the BFA Legends Scholarships 2019. “Bermuda will recall Mical Hardtman, Deshae Darrell, Micah Pond, Andrew McDowall and Savannah Fisher were all awarded with a two-year scholarship award in 2018,” a spokesperson said. “The 2019 BFA Legends,... Read more of this article

Photos: Targeted Primary Prevention Programme

Photos: Targeted Primary Prevention Programme

On Thursday 16 May, the Targeted Primary Prevention Programme, at Elliott Primary, celebrated the first 14 participants with a graduation ceremony held at the school. In attendance was the Minister of National Security Wayne Caines, Commissioner of Education, Kalmar Richards, Principal, Kimberly Creighton, school faculty, family and friends. Front row... Read more of this article

TN Tatem Repairs To Take 10 Months, Cost $3M

TN Tatem Repairs To Take 10 Months, Cost $3M

[Update] Minister of Education Diallo Rabain is holding a press conference this morning [May 30] to provide further information on the situation regarding TN Tatem Middle School. There have been ongoing problems due to the condition of the building, and last month students were relocated to other schools, and yesterday the Ministry of Education confirmed... Read more of this article

TN Tatem ‘Will Not Open For 2019/20 School Year’

TN Tatem ‘Will Not Open For 2019/20 School Year’

The Ministry of Education has confirmed that TN Tatem Middle School ”will not open for the 2019/20 school year.” There have been ongoing problems due to the condition of the building, and last month students were relocated to other schools. “Yesterday, Minister Rabain met with the TN Tatem Principal, PTSA Executive and Health and... Read more of this article

Whitney To Host Fun Day, Run, Walk On June 1

Whitney To Host Fun Day, Run, Walk On June 1

Whitney Institute Middle School will be celebrating their 135th year of existence with a community fun day and run on June 1, 2019. A spokesperson said, “Whitney Institute Middle School are commemorating our 135th year of existence, and as part of the celebration we are hosting a community fun day and run on June 1, 2019. We are particularly calling... Read more of this article

Simons Inspired By Gift To Morehouse Graduates

Simons Inspired By Gift To Morehouse Graduates

[Written by Don Burgess] It took some time for Bermudian Trey Simons to process the words of billionaire Robert F. Smith, who announced at Morehouse College’s graduation that he would pay off the student loans for the entire graduating class, a gift estimated at some $40 million. Mr Simons, along with the rest of the 2019 graduating class from... Read more of this article

Photos: Somersfield Academy Bermuda Day

Photos: Somersfield Academy Bermuda Day

Children’s House and Lower Primary students at Somersfield Academy celebrated Bermuda Day yesterday [May 23] with a Mini Bermuda Day parade. “The rain didn’t ruin their beautiful display of costumes and Bermuda Heritage research. In sticking with this years theme for Bermuda Day, the Children’s House students exemplified “Bermudian Excellence”... Read more of this article

Free FinTech Online Education Opportunity

Free FinTech Online Education Opportunity

The Government’s FinTech Business Unit said they are launching a “free online program” with the San Francisco-based FinTech School. A Government spokesperson said, “As part of the Bermuda Government’s FinTech Education Programme, the FinTech Business Unit announced today the launching of a free online program with The FinTech... Read more of this article

Dellwood Students Leave Early, Repairs Made

Dellwood Students Leave Early, Repairs Made

Dellwood Middle School students were dismissed at 1:15pm today [May 20] as there was no running water at the school, and plumbers were called to make the necessary repairs. A spokesperson said, “The Department of Education is advising that Dellwood Middle School students were dismissed at 1:15pm today, 20 May, due to no running water at the school.... Read more of this article

Southampton Parish Council Offer Scholarship

Southampton Parish Council Offer Scholarship

The Southampton Parish Council will offer two scholarships for the academic year 2019/20. Scholarships will be awarded to qualified applicants who are undertaking tertiary education or pursuing an undergraduate degree. Bermuda College applicants may apply, and the Awards are up to a maximum amount of $5,000 each. Applicants, who must be Bermudian and... Read more of this article

Devonshire Parish Council Offer Scholarship

Devonshire Parish Council Offer Scholarship

The Devonshire Parish Council is offering their Fall 2019 scholarship, with a maximum value of up to $5,000.00 per awardee for undergraduate and graduate studies. Students must be accepted or enrolled at an approved college, including Bermuda College, or university. “Applicants, who must be Bermudian and have resided in the Devonshire Parish for... Read more of this article