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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

Photos: Pembroke Rotary Club’s Fun Fair

Photos: Pembroke Rotary Club’s Fun Fair

The Pembroke Rotary Club hosted their annual Children’s Fun Fair earlier today [March 7] at the St. Paul’s Church Hall in Paget. with the event featuring raffles, refreshments, a variety of games, prizes and plenty of fun for everyone.The Pembroke Rotary is a service club of volunteers, that  focus on community service with a motto of ‘Service... Read more of this article

Saltus Students Learn About Women’s Rights

Saltus Students Learn About Women’s Rights

With International Women’s Day being celebrated and the 400th year of Bermuda’s Parliamentary System, the Year 8 students at Saltus have been learning about women’s rights and their fight for justice.“As the project continued, each student had to choose a suffragette to research as ultimately, they would be writing an essay about them... Read more of this article

Video: Victor Scott Students On Impact Of Words

Video: Victor Scott Students On Impact Of Words

Heart wrenching accounts about the impact of hurtful words and comments form Victor Scott Primary’s submission for the Live. Love. Life. Anti-Violence Art Exhibition. The artistic showcase on display at the Masterworks Gallery concludes on March 4. Around 199 artistic entries were received for the exhibition, including an audio visual submission from... Read more of this article

Minister: ‘This Is An Art Show Not To Be Missed’

Minister: ‘This Is An Art Show Not To Be Missed’

The Primary School art show at the Bermuda Society of Arts Gallery is “not to be missed,” Minister of Education Diallo Rabain said, adding that “the artwork on display is inspirational and reflective of the talent we have within our public and private primary schools.” Speaking in the House of Assembly today [Feb 28], the Minister... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Primary Schools Art Exhibition

Photos & Video: Primary Schools Art Exhibition

The Department Of Education in collaboration with Bermuda Society Of Arts is hosting its 55th annual Primary School Art Exhibition at the Bermuda Society Of Arts Gallery at City Hall, serving to showcase some of the island’s talented young artists. The art exhibit, which is free to the public, will continue until March 3rd. Related... Read more of this article

BNT Children’s Nature Walk At Spittal Pond

BNT Children’s Nature Walk At Spittal Pond

Spittal Pond Nature Reserve was the venue for 245 children, teachers, camp leaders and parents who joined the Bermuda National Trust’s Annual Children’s Nature Walk today [Feb 13]. “One of Bermuda’s most spectacular open spaces, this 64-acre reserve is part of a chain of wetlands along the South Shore, providing a diversity of habitats and... Read more of this article

BCB Pee Wee “Have-A-Go” Cricket Program

BCB Pee Wee “Have-A-Go” Cricket Program

The Bermuda Cricket Board [BCB] will be hosting a Pee Wee ‘Have-A-Go’ Cricket Program beginning on Saturday, February 29 at the Berkeley Institute gym. A spokesperson said, “Registration for the free BCB Pee Wee ‘Have-A-Go’ Cricket Program for children ages 5 – 7 opens today. The program takes place at Berkeley Institute... Read more of this article

Photos: Elliot Primary School Career Fair

Photos: Elliot Primary School Career Fair

[Written by Don Burgess] Budding veterinarians, firefighters, and chefs had the opportunity to meet their grownup counterparts at Elliot Primary School’s Third Annual Career Fair. Committee chair Clifftina Bowen told Bernews that “the purpose of this initiative is to allow our students in Primary 1 through to Primary 6 the opportunity to... Read more of this article

Ministry Clarifies The Role Of Brangman Home

Ministry Clarifies The Role Of Brangman Home

The Department of Child and Family Services [DCFS] said they seek to “clear up the most widely held misconception” surrounding the Brangman Home. A Government spokesperson said, “The Department of Child and Family Services recognizes that many Bermudians are unfamiliar with how the Department operates as well as the legislation governing... Read more of this article

DCFS Clarify Circumstances Of Care Orders

DCFS Clarify Circumstances Of Care Orders

While noting that it is “inappropriate to comment on a specific child in care,” the Department of Child and Family Services [DCFS] provided general information on the circumstances which can allow the court to make a care order or supervision order. A Government spokesperson said, “The Department of Child and Family Services [DCFS] wishes... Read more of this article

BNT Annual Children’s Nature Walk On Feb 13

BNT Annual Children’s Nature Walk On Feb 13

The Bermuda National Trust [BNT] will host its Children’s Nature Walk on Thursday, February 13 from 9.30am to 12.00pm at Spittal Pond. The event poster says, “A great event for Families, Teachers, Students and Children [age 5-12 years]“Groups leave from the eastern parking lot every 15 minutes [groups of more than three please pre-register] “The... Read more of this article