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Photos: Warwick Academy Celebrates Science

Photos: Warwick Academy Celebrates Science

Warwick Academy Primary School transformed their classrooms into laboratories as they celebrated science today [Oct 23], with students dressing up as astronauts, Neil Armstrong, Albert Einstein and some students even dressed up as Bermuda’s own scientific experts Dr. Carika Weldon and Dr. Desiree Spriggs. A spokesperson said, “Warwick Academy... Read more of this article

First Devonshire Brownies’ Historical Field Trip

First Devonshire Brownies’ Historical Field Trip

The First Devonshire Brownie Pack recently visited the Town of St, George’s for a historical walkabout in preparation for earning their local history badge. A spokesperson said, “On Saturday, September 26, the First Devonshire Brownie Pack visited the Town of St, George’s for a historical walkabout in preparation for their local history... 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

New Location: Dept Of Child & Family Services

New Location: Dept Of Child & Family Services

The Department of Child and Family Services [DCFS] will move to a new location at 131 Front Street in Hamilton. A Government spokesperson said, “Department of Child and Family Services [DCFS] will move to a new location at 131 Front Street in Hamilton. “To facilitate the move, DCFS offices at Milner House, 36 Victoria Street and Magnolia... 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

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: ‘That’s My Baby’ Contest Winners

Photos: ‘That’s My Baby’ Contest Winners

BGA announced the winners of their annual Pampers “That’s My Baby” photo contest, with eleven super cute babies winning the various categories. A spokesperson said, “Pampers presents the annual ‘That’s My Baby’ photo contest celebrating all that we love about our babies. “Entries for the contest originally were open in... Read more of this article

CPC Campaign: #ProtectOurGirls & #13IsAChild

CPC Campaign: #ProtectOurGirls & #13IsAChild

The Coalition for the Protection of Children is launching a social media campaign, and urging the community to use the hashtags #ProtectOurGirls, #13IsAChild, and #SheIsMe to “show solidarity in protecting young girls in Bermuda.” A spokesperson said, “The CPC views the outrageous statements regarding underage children ‘seducing... Read more of this article

Photos: Father Of Year Essay Contest Winners

Photos: Father Of Year Essay Contest Winners

The Ministry of Education, in partnership with the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc held the third Father of the Year Essay competition, which honoured eight fathers. A government spokesperson said, “Father’s Day is this Sunday, June 21 and to celebrate fathers and all they do for their children, Primary 5 and Primary 6 students in the Bermuda... Read more of this article

Government: Summer Camp Fully Subscribed

Government: Summer Camp Fully Subscribed

The Department of Youth, Sport and Recreation is advising the public that all of its summer day camps are fully subscribed, saying that “numbers reached capacity faster than usual.” A Government spokesperson said, “The Department of Youth, Sport and Recreation is advising the public that all of its summer day camps are fully subscribed. “A... Read more of this article

DCFS Pays Tribute To Foster Families

DCFS Pays Tribute To Foster Families

In celebration of the Foster Care Awareness Month, the Department of Child and Family Services [DCFS] is paying tribute to the families who open their homes to nurture foster children. A government spokesperson said, “The pivotal role foster parents play in a child’s life is being recognised this month by the Department of Child and Family Services... Read more of this article

Column: Child Protection During This Crisis

Column: Child Protection During This Crisis

[Column written by Debi Ray-Rivers] In celebration of the third week of National Child Abuse Prevention Month, we wish to thank all the parents in our community! As a parent with grown children, I applaud what parents are going through during this Coronavirus crisis: balancing work commitments [if you are still employed], staying positive if you have... Read more of this article

Child Care For Children Of Essential Workers

Child Care For Children Of Essential Workers

The Child Care programme for children of essential services workers commenced last week, Minister of Education Diallo Rabain said. Speaking at this evening’s press conference, Minister Rabain said, “Good Evening, We are pleased to report that the Child Care programme for children of our Essential Services Workers commenced last week, Wednesday,... Read more of this article