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Learning The Importance Of Being Focused

Learning The Importance Of Being Focused

[Written by CedarBridge Academy S3 student Ariana Walters] On Friday, September 28, 2018 Ocean Rock Wellness came to CedarBridge Academy to help us with building our self-esteem and learning how to be comfortable in our own skin. Guest speaker Michael Eisen, from Canada, in partnership with Ocean Rock Wellness, shared with us the importance of being... Read more of this article

Appeal For Raffle Prizes To Fund Scholarships

Appeal For Raffle Prizes To Fund Scholarships

A union about to celebrate its 100th anniversary is appealing to businesses and organisations to donate raffle prizes to help raise $100,000 to provide scholarships for young Bermudians. The Bermuda Union of Teachers [BUT] will celebrate 100 years on February 1 next year and has organized a series of events this year to mark the milestone. It also decided... Read more of this article

Education Dept To Offer Mid-Term STEAM 2.0

Education Dept To Offer Mid-Term STEAM 2.0

The Department of Education’s Gifted and Talented Education Programme [GATE] will offer for the first time a mid-term STEAM Academy for students Primary 5 through senior school. “The Department is also pleased to announce that the students from the summer academy will give a repeat performance summer showcase The Power of One on October 27,”... Read more of this article

Simons: Ensure System Is Positively Functioning

Simons: Ensure System Is Positively Functioning

[Updated] “Let’s get the staff and infrastructure in place to ensure this new standards based system is put in place and is positively functioning,” Shadow Education Minister Cole Simons said. Mr  Simons said, “It has come to my attention that some teachers are promoting students to the next grade levels in English and Mathematics only... Read more of this article

Devonshire Parish Council Offering Scholarship

Devonshire Parish Council Offering Scholarship

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

Video Promotes Bermuda’s Scholarships Website

Video Promotes Bermuda’s Scholarships Website

A new video has been released to promote Bermudascholarships.com, which is described as the “go-to site for all Bermudian students searching for scholarship funding for their college education and for summer employment.” “For the start of this academic year a short video has been made promoting the website to senior students as they... Read more of this article

Rose Douglas Honoured On World Teachers Day

Rose Douglas Honoured On World Teachers Day

The Corporation of St George today [Oct 5] held their annual teacher appreciation event to commemorate UNESCO World Teachers’ Day, with veteran educator Rose Douglas being honoured. UNESCO’s annual recognition of teachers marks the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights [1948] that recognizes education as a key fundamental... Read more of this article

Sailor Emily Nagel Visits Somersfield Academy

Sailor Emily Nagel Visits Somersfield Academy

Somersfield Academy alumna Emily Nagel visited the school today [Oct 5] and shared her experiences at the Volvo Ocean Race with the Primary Division. A spokesperson said, “She shared with the students the highs and lows of the adventure, the challenges faced, and the sacrifices made during the roller-coaster that is the Volvo Ocean Race. “Emily... Read more of this article

UNESCO World Teachers Day Event Tomorrow

UNESCO World Teachers Day Event Tomorrow

The Corporation of St. George [CSG] will be hosting its third annual UNESCO World Teachers Day tomorrow [Oct 5] beginning at 11.00am at King’s Square. A spokesperson said, “The Corporation of St. George [CSG] will be hosting its third annual UNESCO World Teachers Day on October 5th, 2018. The event will take place in the King’s Square... Read more of this article

Oct 10: Warwick Open House & Sixth Form Fair

Oct 10: Warwick Open House & Sixth Form Fair

Warwick Academy will be holding their Primary & Secondary School Open House for all those interested in hearing about the school and seeing it in action on Wednesday October 10th. “The Open House will start at 9am with a short presentation followed by tours of both the Primary and Secondary. It is the perfect opportunity to see students and... Read more of this article

Classroom Repairs Being Made At Paget Primary

Classroom Repairs Being Made At Paget Primary

A classroom air purifier at the Paget Primary Autism Spectrum Disorder “was giving off an offensive smell” so the class has been relocated to another room, and air quality tests will be conducted and the Facilities Team will start repairs. This is according to Commissioner of Education Kalmar Richards, who said, “The Department of Education... Read more of this article

Richardson Completes Student Internship

Richardson Completes Student Internship

Berkeley student Dimitrius Richardson completed his student internship with the Ministry of Public Works, where he “learned invaluable lessons in the Ministry’s architect section.” The Government posted the photos below online, saying, “Last month, Berkeley student Dimitrius Richardson completed his student internship with the Ministry... Read more of this article

Saltus To Host Open House On October 11th

Saltus To Host Open House On October 11th

Saltus is opening its doors to prospective students later this month to let them have a look at what is on offer at the school. On October 11, from 4pm to 6pm, the school is inviting parents and Year 11 students who are interested in the Saltus Graduate Years Programme for an informative session, including an exhibition showcasing course options for... Read more of this article