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Video/Results: Bermuda Open Volleyball Finals

Video/Results: Bermuda Open Volleyball Finals

[Updated with photos] The 2017 Bermuda Open Volleyball Indoor International Tournament took place inside the Warwick Academy Gymnasium today [April 29], with the Gold medal match seeing Mount Allison University win over the Bia Volleyball Club in three sets, the Bronze medal match seeing the Island Girls defeat Lobster Pot in 2 sets, while the Consolation... Read more of this article

Boccia: Bermuda Win Three Games In Montreal

Boccia: Bermuda Win Three Games In Montreal

The Bermuda boccia team of Omar Hayward, Steve Wilson and Yushae Desilva-Andrade began competition in the BISFed 2017 Regional Open Championships in Montreal today [April 29], recording three victories from six games in their first day of action. Bermuda’s team: Yushae Desilva-Andrade, Omar Hayward, and Steve WilsonOmar Hayward started strong,... Read more of this article

Two Hour Video: 2017 Outstanding Teen Awards

Two Hour Video: 2017 Outstanding Teen Awards

Teen Services hosted their annual Outstanding Teen Awards Ceremony this evening [April 29] at the Greater Heritage Worship Centre in Hamilton, with the ceremony serving to recognize and pay tribute to the island’s exceptional teenagers.The teenagers were all acknowledged and then the category winners were announced, with the presenters reading... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: WindReach Adaptive Sports Expo

Photos/Video: WindReach Adaptive Sports Expo

WindReach hosted their Adaptive Sports Expo today [April 29] at the Bermuda High School for Girls, with a special appearance by one of their former programme participants, with two time Paralympian Jessica Lewis in attendance.Sports being showcased at today’s event included archery, boccia and wheelchair basketball, and the event also included... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Kaleidoscope  ‘Spring Jamboree’

Photos & Video: Kaleidoscope ‘Spring Jamboree’

The Kaleidoscope Arts Foundation held their Spring Jamboree today [April 29], with fun-filled family event aiming to bring literacy to life.The Jamboree is based on six carefully chosen children’s books, and each book is brought to life under the story tree and then animated through lively games and crafts throughout Kaleidoscope’s backyard, with... Read more of this article

Photos: Warwick Academy’s International Day

Photos: Warwick Academy’s International Day

Warwick Academy Primary School celebrated International Day on Friday, with students dressing to represent various countries around the world, and as Bermuda is hosting the America’s Cup, the school put a special emphasis on the countries competing in the sailing extravaganza. The idea behind International Day is for students to learn about the countries... Read more of this article

Ironshore Donates $105,000 To Relay For Life

Ironshore Donates $105,000 To Relay For Life

Ironshore is the lead sponsor for the Relay for Life of Bermuda, which will be held on May 12 and 13th, with the company saying they are “pleased to be part of such an incredible community event.” “This annual event has been an enormous success and in the first 3 years has raised over half a million dollars and counting towards the... Read more of this article

60 Yachts Enter 2017 Marion Bermuda Race

60 Yachts Enter 2017 Marion Bermuda Race

Entries now stand at 60 yachts for the 2017 Marion Bermuda Race and there is still time to get off the fence and enter this 40th Anniversary Race. The start of this extravaganza is June 9 from Buzzard’s Bay near Marion, Massachusetts and the race finishes in the midst of Bermuda’s America’s Cup activity with its traditional St. David’s... Read more of this article

BNT Earth Day Student Video Contest Winners

BNT Earth Day Student Video Contest Winners

The Bermuda National Trust, together with sponsor Marshall, Diel & Myers celebrated Earth Day 2017 with the Earth Day Student Video Competition mini film festival and prize-giving for Primary, Middle and Senior School students at BUEI last Friday, April 21. Prizes and awards were presented to the 75 students who submitted 24 videos with the first... Read more of this article

Photos: Project Action’s High Tea Fundraiser

Photos: Project Action’s High Tea Fundraiser

Project Action’s High Tea 2017 fundraiser was held recently, with the sold out event seeing local ladies honoured and junior hostesses helping out. A spokesperson said, “Project Action’s High Tea 2017 Fundraiser took on a different theme this year with Inter-Island Communications co-sponsoring this yearly event. In the three previous teas,... Read more of this article

Dr Douglas Wins Outstanding Book Award

Dr Douglas Wins Outstanding Book Award

Dr. Ty-Ron Douglas’ book “Border Crossing Brothas: Black Males Navigating Race, Place and Complex Space” has won a 2017 Society of Professors of Education Outstanding Book Award. To commemorate the occasion, a book signing and award presentation will be held at the American Educational Research Association [AERA] tomorrow [April 28] in San... Read more of this article

People’s Choice Awards Presented To Students

People’s Choice Awards Presented To Students

Earlier this week, the Junior Minister for Education Leah Scott, presented the People’s Choice Awards to students who earned the most votes at the annual Primary, Middle and Senior Schools Art Exhibition held in March. During the exhibition, visitors to the annual showcase of student artwork were asked to vote on their favorite pieces in the exhibit. The... Read more of this article

Bermuda Celebrates Earth Day With Clean Ups

Bermuda Celebrates Earth Day With Clean Ups

People on the island recently took part in Earth Day celebrations by performing Keep Bermuda Beautiful [KBB] clean ups in several locations, with both children and adults taking part. A spokesperson said, “Saltus Grammar School formed the largest group with 95 students, staff and parents cleaning up John Smiths Bay. P4 Teacher Erika Powell organizes... Read more of this article