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Zoom Meetings For Parents About Saliva Testing

Zoom Meetings For Parents About Saliva Testing

The Department of Education will be holding Zoom Town Hall meetings to “share more information about the Saliva Testing Programme with parents.” A Government spokesperson said, ““Meeting registration details can be obtained from the parent newsletter ‘The Scoop’. The Town Hall Meetings will be hosted by the Commissioner of Education... Read more of this article

Anthony Swan Completes Law Degree

Anthony Swan Completes Law Degree

Anthony Swan is continuing his impressive transition, having recently completed his law degree at the University of Buckingham, with the Bermudian saying he hopes his “journey can inspire someone to pursue their dreams despite any obstacles that appear to be in their way.” The first time we ever reported on Mr Swan he was appearing in court,... Read more of this article

Bermudian Elected Cornell’s Dean Of Faculty

Bermudian Elected Cornell’s Dean Of Faculty

Bermudian Dr Eve De Rosa has been elected as Cornell University’s Dean of Faculty, becoming both the first woman and the first Black person to hold the role at the prestigious university. The Bermudian professor is currently the Dean’s Fellow for Racial and Social Justice for the College of Human Ecology, and she told Bernews, “I was... Read more of this article

In Person School Intended To Open On May 10

In Person School Intended To Open On May 10

“School is intended to open for in-person instruction on May 10th,” the Education Minister said this evening [May 5], adding that “this will be confirmed tomorrow when announcements are made regarding the proposed move to Phase 2 of our reopening.” On Monday, May 3rd, Minister of Education Diallo Rabain met with the Education Emergency... Read more of this article

Ministry Celebrates Teacher Appreciation Week

Ministry Celebrates Teacher Appreciation Week

The Ministry of Education is celebrating Teacher Appreciation Week, with Education Minister Diallo Rabain saying “your presence and influence leave a mark that lasts a lifetime.” The Minister said, “When I think about the teachers who taught me as a child, I think of those who cared about me. Whether it was encouraging words or a smiley... Read more of this article

Virtual No Limits Sailing Programme Held

Virtual No Limits Sailing Programme Held

The BF&M No Limits Sailing Programme with Endeavour recently saw students take part in a virtual form of the course due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. A spokesperson said, “Endeavour is a Bermuda-registered charity and nonprofit that brings together diverse youth from across Bermuda to engage in experiential learning through sailing that builds... Read more of this article

Saltus Advisory On Saturday’s SAT Exams

Saltus Advisory On Saturday’s SAT Exams

Saltus provided information for their students who signed up to take  Saturday’s SAT exams, noting that they are required to provide evidence of a negative Covid-19 test result within three days of the test. A Saltus spokesperson said, “Students who have signed up for this Saturday’s SAT exams should be aware that both centres [Bermuda College... Read more of this article

Youth Empowerment Webinar On Thursday

Youth Empowerment Webinar On Thursday

In partnership with the Bermuda Youth Empowerment, the From The Fire Leadership Academy For Young Men and At The Well Young Women’s Leadership Academy will be holding a webinar on Thursday [May 6]. A spokesperson said, “From The Fire and At The Well Scholar Programs seek to empower young minority men and women to become effective global... Read more of this article

Virtual Classes: Science, Sound, Plants & More

Virtual Classes: Science, Sound, Plants & More

With schools closed to in-person learning due to the pandemic, the BIOS Ocean Academy education has been offering virtual classroom support to teachers and students. A spokesperson said, “In early April, when schools closed to in-person learning in Bermuda due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the BIOS Ocean Academy education team began offering... Read more of this article

Centennial: Scholarship Application Assistance

Centennial: Scholarship Application Assistance

Centennial Bermuda Foundation is offering assistance to students who have had difficulty submitting their final application for the foundation’s scholarship programme. A spokesperson said, “Centennial Bermuda Foundation’s scholarship application deadline is today; however, Centennial understands many students are unable to submit their... Read more of this article

Football: 2021 BFA Legends Announced

Football: 2021 BFA Legends Announced

The Bermuda Football Association will honour Larry “Cracks” Darrell, Shawnette Perott, Quinton Rudolf Minors, Glen Wade, and Sheldon Bradshaw in this year’s Legends Scholarship Programme. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Football Association has announced the 2021 BFA Legends, of the Legends Scholarship Programme. The Legends Scholarship... Read more of this article

‘She Leads’ Programme Accepting Applications

‘She Leads’ Programme Accepting Applications

Applications are now being accepted for the “She Leads: A Real World Readiness Programme” for young women who have just completed their penultimate year of high school at Cedarbridge Academy, The Berkeley Institute or BHS. A spokesperson said, “BHS and HSBC Bank Bermuda Limited [HSBC] are pleased to announce that they are now accepting submissions... Read more of this article

Devonshire Parish Council Offering Scholarship

Devonshire Parish Council Offering Scholarship

The Devonshire Parish Council is offering a scholarship with a maximum value of up to $5,000. A spokesperson said, “The Devonshire Parish Council is pleased to offer their Fall 2021 scholarship, with a maximum value of up to $5,000.00 for undergraduate and graduate studies. Students must be accepted or enrolled at an approved college, including... Read more of this article