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Minister: Future Use Of TN Tatem Building

Minister: Future Use Of TN Tatem Building

At present there are 6 entities occupying space at the T. N. Tatem facility which are under licence to July 31st, and before the Ministry can entertain additional proposals, there needs to be a “full assessment of the facility and the challenges that the building faced.” This was from Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch who said,... Read more of this article

OBA: Did Govt Consider A Homeless Shelter?

OBA: Did Govt Consider A Homeless Shelter?

“Did Government consider repurposing TN Tatem school as a shelter for the homeless in Bermuda?” OBA Senator Dwayne Robinson has asked. Senator Robinson said, “It has been acknowledged by everyone, including PLP MP Michael Weeks, that the current shelter is not fit for purpose anymore and plans have been talked about for a new shelter for... Read more of this article

Temporary Repurposing Of TN Tatem Facility

Temporary Repurposing Of TN Tatem Facility

Government is looking at how they can “temporarily repurpose some of the buildings” at T.N. Tatem Middle School, Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch said, explaining that they are “looking at community minded activities.” Speaking in the House of Assembly today [Nov 1], Minister Burch said, “Prior to the start of... Read more of this article

TN Tatem Closure Would ‘Offer Opportunities’

TN Tatem Closure Would ‘Offer Opportunities’

The potential “closure of TN Tatem is an opportunity for Government to put more funds towards teacher hiring and development,” according to Dwayne Robinson, the OBA’s Senate spokesperson on education. Senator Robinson said, “The closure of TN Tatem has seemed inevitable for some time and does not come as a surprise. Being built on marshland... 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

Video: Education Minister On TN Tatem School

Video: Education Minister On TN Tatem School

[Updated] Minister of Education Diallo Rabain is holding a press conference this morning [April 18] to provide an update on TN Tatem Middle School. We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below. Update: The live broadcast has concluded and the 15-minute replay is belowUpdate 12.53pm: Minister Rabain said, “Good... Read more of this article

TN Tatem Students To Report To Other Schools

TN Tatem Students To Report To Other Schools

“Next week Monday, April 15th, M3 students from TN Tatem Middle School will report to Purvis Primary school; M2 students will report to Heron Bay and M1 students will report to the Hamilton Fire Station,” the Education Commissioner said. “Once the M1 and M2 students transfer the week of April 15th, the M3 students the week of April... Read more of this article

Column: Michael Weeks On TN Tatem Building

Column: Michael Weeks On TN Tatem Building

[Opinion column written by MP Michael Weeks] It is interesting that the same One Bermuda Alliance that saw 4 Education Ministers in 5 years, slashed scholarships and educational opportunities for Bermudians and on the issue of school mould at TN Tatem referred to teachers as “mischievous” suddenly has all the answers. The mould issue is a legacy... Read more of this article

Simons: ‘Enough Of Studies, It Is Time For Action’

Simons: ‘Enough Of Studies, It Is Time For Action’

“This Government has not committed sufficient resources to have this matter cleared and resolved once and for all,” Shadow Education Minister Cole Simons said, adding that “we have had enough of studies, it is time for action.” Mr. Simons said, “The issue of mold has come to a head at T.N. Tatem Middle School because it has not... Read more of this article

TN Tatem Students To Be Relocated This Week

TN Tatem Students To Be Relocated This Week

The problems surrounding the condition of the TN Tatem Middle School building continue, with the PTSA saying they have grave concerns about the health of the learning environment, staff and students taking to the field today, and the Ministry now confirming that students will now be asked to report to Purvis Primary, Heron Bay and Paget Primary... Read more of this article

TN Tatem Environmental Assessment Report

TN Tatem Environmental Assessment Report

The Government has released the TN Tatem Middle School Site Visit and Air Quality Assessment Report, with the Environmental Consultant stating that “everything that we observed is directly related to a inadequate general and routine maintenance at the facility,” adding that “we are certain that once appropriately addressed the problems... Read more of this article

Education Commissioner On TN Tatem Building

Education Commissioner On TN Tatem Building

“The Department of Education remains committed to addressing the general maintenance concerns at TN Tatem to ensure the safety of students and staff, “Commissioner of Education Kalmar Richards said. Mrs. Richards said, “In response to concerns about mold from staff and students at the TN Tatem Middle School, the Department of Education... Read more of this article