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Zyon Robinson Receives Dr. Pratt Award

Zyon Robinson Receives Dr. Pratt Award

In celebration of World Occupational Therapy Day, the Bermuda Occupational Therapy Association [BOTA] has awarded Zyon Robinson with the Dr. Joanne Barbara Pratt Bursary Award. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Occupational Therapy Association is an associate member of The World Federation of Occupational Therapists [WFOT], which is the international... Read more of this article

Bid To Win Flora Duffy’s Signed Rio Olympic Suit

Bid To Win Flora Duffy’s Signed Rio Olympic Suit

Olympic gold medalist Flora Duffy’s signed Rio Olympic suit is currently up for auction in an effort to raise money for Warwick Academy’s bursary fund, with the auction continuing until 5.00pm today [Oct 25]. A spokesperson said, “Olympic Gold Medalist Flora Duffy had a whirlwind trip to Bermuda to celebrate her remarkable achievement... Read more of this article

Premier & Minister Congratulate Dean Foggo

Premier & Minister Congratulate Dean Foggo

Premier David Burt and Minister of Education Diallo Rabain congratulated Dean Foggo for winning the Bermuda Education Network’s 2021 Outstanding Teacher Award. Premier Burt tweeted the photo below, saying: “Congratulations to former PLP MP Dean Foggo for winning the Bermuda Education Network’s 2021 Outstanding Teacher Award. Thank you to all... Read more of this article

Education Minister Updates On School Openings

Education Minister Updates On School Openings

“As of today, all pre-schools, primary and 3 of 4 Middle Schools have returned to in-class learning, successfully having met the required clearance,” Minister of Education Diallo Rabain said, adding that “Clearwater Middle School, CedarBridge and Berkeley will return to in-class learning after the break to complete the transition from... Read more of this article

Photos: Francis Patton Students Back To School

Photos: Francis Patton Students Back To School

Francis Patton Primary School students have returned to school for in-person learning, with Principal Todd Foxx encouraging students to “embrace hope for all of the great things which lie ahead.” Principal Fox said, “We wish all of the staff and students at Francis Patton Primary School a happy first day of school for in-person learning.... Read more of this article

Almost 20 More Schools Have Re-Opened

Almost 20 More Schools Have Re-Opened

The Government confirmed that almost 20 more schools have re-opened for in person learning. A Government spokesperson said, “Please be advised of the following schools that opened successfully on Friday, October 15, 2021:1. Elliot Primary 2. Northlands Primary 3. Lyceum Preschool 4. Prospect Preschool“Please be advised of the following... Read more of this article

BHS Announces 2020/2021 I/GCSE Cohort

BHS Announces 2020/2021 I/GCSE Cohort

The Bermuda High School [BHS] has announced the results of its 2020/2021 I/GCSE cohort, with the final grades awarded using the teachers’ predicted grades, and coursework that was moderated. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda High School [BHS] has announced the results of its 2020/2021 I/GCSE cohort. Due to Covid-19, no students were able to... Read more of this article

Re-Opening Of Schools On Thursday & Friday

Re-Opening Of Schools On Thursday & Friday

The Government confirmed that Warwick Preschool, Victor Scott Primary, and East End Primary opened yesterday [Oct 14], and Elliot Primary and Northlands Primary will open today [Oct 15]. A spokesperson said, “Please be advised of the following schools that opened successfully yesterday: Thursday, October 14, 20211. Warwick Preschool 2. Victor... Read more of this article

Joseph Weeks Wins National Globe Award

Joseph Weeks Wins National Globe Award

Bermuda College Technical Education Instructor Joseph Weeks has been awarded a National Energy Global Award by the international group, Energy Globe Foundation. The award comes as a result of his work and leadership on the College’s solar-powered Aquaponics Greenhouse Project, launched nearly three years ago. The project was among more than 2,500... Read more of this article

Bermuda Educators Council To Hold Elections

Bermuda Educators Council To Hold Elections

The Bermuda Educators Council [BEC] will hold elections on Thursday, November 4 to elect 11 members to serve for the 2021-2025 school years. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Educators Council will hold elections on Thursday, November 4, 2021 from 4.00pm to 7.00pm in the CedarBridge Academy cafeteria to elect 11 members to serve for the 2021-2025... Read more of this article

5 Positive Tests In Back-To-School Screenings

5 Positive Tests In Back-To-School Screenings

[Written by Don Burgess] Five people have tested positive in the back-to-school screenings so far. A Ministry of Education spokesperson told Bernews 12 schools had been tested with four positive cases amongst students and one for staff. Schools included are Gilbert Institute, Port Royal Primary, West Pembroke, Prospect Primary, Purvis Primary, East... Read more of this article

Government Advises Of Re-Opening Of Schools

Government Advises Of Re-Opening Of Schools

The Bermuda Government confirmed that Gilbert Institute, Port Royal Primary, and West Pembroke Primary opened yesterday [Oct 11], while Victor Scott Preschool, Prospect Primary, and Purvis Primary will open today [Oct 12]. A Government spokesperson said, “Please be advised of the following schools that opened successfully yesterday: Monday, October... Read more of this article

Photos: Re-opening Of St. Paul’s Preschool

Photos: Re-opening Of St. Paul’s Preschool

St. Paul’s Preschool reopened on Friday, October 8th, with preschoolers heading back to school. Speaking at a press conference on Friday, Minister of Education Diallo Rabain said, “There have been 7 Pre-Schools, 12 Primary schools, 1 middle school and 1 alternative school that have reached over 80% parent consent. These schools have either... Read more of this article