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‘Totally Unacceptable And Very Disheartening’

‘Totally Unacceptable And Very Disheartening’

After someone attempted to sell Each One Reach One Back To School gift cards on social media, the charity that issued them said that it was “totally unacceptable and very disheartening.” A spokesperson said, “The Gina Spence Productions Charity #856 would like to address the recent social media post regarding an individual attempting... Read more of this article

Photos: MSA Students Head Back To School

Photos: MSA Students Head Back To School

Mount Saint Agnes Academy [MSA] students returned to school on Thursday [Sept 3] with a number of safety protocols in place including mask wearing, temperature testing and more. A spokesperson said, “September 3 was an exciting day at MSA, the first day of school for the 2020-2021 school year! There were many smiles behind the masks as students... Read more of this article

Photos: Warwick Academy Students In School

Photos: Warwick Academy Students In School

Warwick Academy students returned to school this morning [Sept 1] with a number of safety protocols in place including smaller class sizes, desks socially distanced,  mask wearing, temperature testing and more. A spokesperson said, “Warwick Academy welcomed back all students today for the start of the 2020-2021 academic year. Warwick Academy did... Read more of this article

GSP School Campaign Surpasses $150K Goal

GSP School Campaign Surpasses $150K Goal

Gina Spence Productions has surpassed its $150,000 goal for its “Each One Reach Back To School Campaign” enabling them to assist all 902 applicants. Ms Spence said, “We are proud to announce thanks to the generous donations we have received from sponsors, individual donors, and local businesses from our community we have surpassed... Read more of this article

GSP Seeks Donations, 750 Children In Need

GSP Seeks Donations, 750 Children In Need

The GSP Back To School Campaign set a goal of $75,000 to provide school supplies to 500 children, and while the goal was reached, the number of students in need is now over 750, so the charity is looking to raise additional funds A spokesperson said, “Gina Spence Productions is preparing for its annual Each One Reach Back To School Campaign distribution... Read more of this article

Digicel Donating 100 Backpacks With Supplies

Digicel Donating 100 Backpacks With Supplies

Digicel will be helping families by gifting 100 backpacks filled with school supplies for returning students. A spokesperson said, “As the new school year approaches and Government has confirmed that students in Bermuda will be returning to in-school learning, Digicel is excited to announce that we will be helping families by gifting 100 backpacks... Read more of this article

Conyers Donates $15K To GSP School Campaign

Conyers Donates $15K To GSP School Campaign

Conyers has donated $15,000 in support of the Each One Reach One Back to School Campaign run by the Gina Spence Productions charity. The campaign aims to assist families in need to purchase school uniforms in preparation for the school year. More than a dozen Conyers employees have also volunteered to help distribute the gift cards used to buy uniforms... Read more of this article

Open Airways: Back To School With Asthma

Open Airways: Back To School With Asthma

“Well controlled asthma is the best defence against both the Covid-19 pandemic and the annual September spike in asthma attacks,” the Open Airways said. A spokesperson said, “The current school year will be an unusual one for everyone, but for students with asthma it is more important than ever that they are well prepared for back to school. “Well... Read more of this article

Photos: 1st Day Of School At Northlands Primary

Photos: 1st Day Of School At Northlands Primary

As students headed back to school this morning, two of the parents taking their children to their first day at ‘big school’ were Premier David Burt and his wife Kristin Burt, who took their daughter to her first day of school at Northlands Primary. In addition to taking his own daughter to school, the Premier welcomed all the students and... Read more of this article

Photos: Bermuda’s Students Go Back To School

Photos: Bermuda’s Students Go Back To School

[Updated with more photos] Thousands of Bermuda’s students have returned to school this morning [Sept 10], with little ones enjoying their very first day at “big school”, and older students returning to their studies following the conclusion of summer break. Parents, guardians, students and teachers alike were beaming with excitement and nervousness... Read more of this article

Open Airways Offer Tips For Parents & Teachers

Open Airways Offer Tips For Parents & Teachers

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. Open Airways which is an organization dedicated to helping children deal with asthma, has launched a back to school campaign to educate... Read more of this article

Public Schools Will Welcome 4,820 Students

Public Schools Will Welcome 4,820 Students

As the Public School system prepared to welcome 4,820 students, Commissioner of Education Kalmar Richards said she “wishes all students, staff, and parents a successful start of the 2019 – 2020 school year.” The Commissioner commented, “I am most excited for yet another school year with endless possibilities for achievement and success.... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Back To School Extravaganza

Photos & Video: Back To School Extravaganza

[Updated] The Caines Brothers in conjunction with Five Star Barbershop are hosting their 7th annual “Back to School Extravaganza” today [Sept 9] at the Heritage Worship Centre Hall on Dundonald Street, offering complimentary haircuts for boys and hair braiding for girls.The theme for the Extravaganza this year is “Be Brave, Be Bold, Be You”... Read more of this article