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Minister: 70 College Promise Students This Year

Minister: 70 College Promise Students This Year

There are a total of 70 ‘College Promise’ students at Bermuda College this year, taking part in the programme which “allows qualifying public school graduates to attend Bermuda College tuition free.” This was from Minister of Education Diallo Rabain as he provided an update in the House of Assembly today [Dec 4] on the $300,000... Read more of this article

WA School Cookbook Honours Three Teachers

WA School Cookbook Honours Three Teachers

[Written by Year 12 student Xavier Ramsay] The Food and Nutrition class is arguably one of the most beloved subjects at Warwick Academy. Over the years this class has brought much joy to students at the school as it provides a unique, practical style of learning that they may not be able to experience in other more structured classes. To commemorate... Read more of this article

Clearwater ‘Excluded From School’ This Week

Clearwater ‘Excluded From School’ This Week

The Chief Medical Officer has “directed that all students, teachers and staff of Clearwater Middle School be excluded from school from today until and including Friday, 4th December” which “is in response to a potential exposure to Covid-19.” In a letter to the school parents teachers and students, Bermuda’s Chief Medical Officer... Read more of this article

Photos: Berkeley Institute Prize-Giving Ceremony

Photos: Berkeley Institute Prize-Giving Ceremony

The Berkeley Institute recently held their annual Prizegiving Ceremony, honouring students’ excellence as they continue their studies amidst the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, with students and staff wearing masks and avoiding congratulatory handshakes in favour of ‘elbow bumps’, in order to facilitate the event safely while adhering to... Read more of this article

Clearwater To Be Deep Cleaned Over Two Days

Clearwater To Be Deep Cleaned Over Two Days

Clearwater Middle School opened this morning [Nov 30] and there were 23 students and 15 staff present, Minister of Education Diallo Rabain said, with the Minister adding that the school will be deep cleaned on Tuesday and Wednesday, so “staff and students will not be able to enter the building on these two days.” Speaking at this evening’s... Read more of this article

Video: Govt Press Conference On Covid-19

Video: Govt Press Conference On Covid-19

[Updated] Minister of Education Diallo Rabain and Minister of Health Kim Wilson are holding a joint press conference this afternoon [Nov 30] about Covid-19. We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below. Update: The live broadcast has concluded and the 25 minute replay is below:Update 6.35pm: Minister Diallo... Read more of this article

Clearwater Middle School Is Open On Monday

Clearwater Middle School Is Open On Monday

[Updated with video] A “non-teaching worker employed at Clearwater Middle School tested positive for the coronavirus over the weekend” and the “initial assessments by the Department of Health are that the school is safe to open” on Monday [Nov 30] so “all teachers, students and staff should report to campus tomorrow.” The... Read more of this article

St. George’s Prep School Quarantine Lifted

St. George’s Prep School Quarantine Lifted

“The Chief Medical Officer has instructed that the students, families, teachers, and staff of St. George’s Prep Primary may be released from quarantine and resume normal activities,” the Ministry said this evening. A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Education provided the following update regarding St. George’s... Read more of this article

Dellwood Remote Learning To Start On Dec 2

Dellwood Remote Learning To Start On Dec 2

The remote learning programme for Dellwood Middle School will begin on Wednesday, December 2nd, the Ministry said this evening. This follows after the Ministry of Education made the decision to temporarily stop in-person classes at Dellwood after two members of Dellwood staff tested positive for Covid-19. A Government spokesperson said, “Following... Read more of this article

Two Dellwood Staff Members Test Positive

Two Dellwood Staff Members Test Positive

The Ministry of Education confirmed that two members of Dellwood Middle School staff have tested positive for Covid-19, and they have “made the decision to temporarily stop in-person classes” at Dellwood. In a new statement issued just after 10pm this evening, the Government said, “Earlier today, the Ministry of Education confirmed... Read more of this article

Covid: Government Issues New Statements

Covid: Government Issues New Statements

In a somewhat confusing scenario, the Government has now issued a recall notice for the statement that was here previously. It was sent at 5.58pm, we posted it, however it was then recalled at 6.36pm. To be clear, there was no error on Bernews part by posting, however since it was recalled 38 minutes after being sent, we have removed it, and left this... Read more of this article

Bermuda College Fair To Be Held Virtually

Bermuda College Fair To Be Held Virtually

Bermuda College’s annual Transfer Pathways Fair will be held virtually on Tuesday, December 1st. A spokesperson said, “The College will connect its partner institutions with students, parents, and guardians to offer BC students a seamless transition from associates degree programmes at the College, to the baccalaureate degree with more than... Read more of this article

‘Providing Mobile Devices For Each School Level’

‘Providing Mobile Devices For Each School Level’

The Ministry plan to issue “Hatch iPads” to preschool students and Chromebooks to students at other levels, Minister of Education Diallo Rabain said in the House of Assembly today [Nov 27]. This was included in a statement from the Minister on “how the Department of Education is progressing with the distribution of laptops to our... Read more of this article