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Seven Students Receive Athene Scholarships

Seven Students Receive Athene Scholarships

Lexus Brites, Talliyah Butterfield, Sara Costa, Mya Peets, Amanda Richardson, Destani Warner and Zarreko Wilson have earned Athene Scholarships. A spokesperson said, “Athene Holding Ltd. [Athene] and its subsidiary Athene Life Re Ltd. [ALRe] held a reception event on November 15 to honor and recognize the seven 2021 recipients of the Athene Scholarship.... Read more of this article

Photos: BELCO Donates Laptops To Schools

Photos: BELCO Donates Laptops To Schools

BELCO has donated 187 laptops to several middle schools, with the donation made on behalf of the entire team at BELCO, and delivered to students at Dellwood Middle School, Whitney Institute, Sandys Middle School and Clearwater Middle School last week. A spokesperson said “This donation is in keeping with BELCO’s commitment to sustainability.... Read more of this article

WA Offer Access To Equity Webinar Series

WA Offer Access To Equity Webinar Series

In its continued effort to educate and advocate for Human Rights, the Warwick Academy Human Rights Friendly School Project conducted a series of Equity Webinars to its parents and staff, and it is now delighted to give the general public free access to the Webinar recordings throughout the month of November 2021. A spokesperson said, “In its continued... Read more of this article

Ministry: School Quarantine Measures Update

Ministry: School Quarantine Measures Update

The Ministry and Department of Education provided an update on quarantine measures for Bermuda Public Schools. Minister of Education Diallo Rabain shared, “The Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Health have worked closely together to ensure that a more robust risk assessment policy is in place, and quarantine measures that strike a balance... Read more of this article

Photos, Video: Save West End School Campaign

Photos, Video: Save West End School Campaign

A group seeking to save West End Primary School from closure gathered in Hamilton today [Nov 12] with signs showing support for the school. The school is one of locations the Government plans to close in the coming years, as they previously announced that they will introduce Parish Primary Schools which “will see one primary school per parish with... Read more of this article

Education Ministry Acknowledges Demonstration

Education Ministry Acknowledges Demonstration

The Ministry of Education said they “acknowledge the demonstration held today by the West End Warriors for Legacy group.” The Minister of Education Diallo Rabain expressed, “The Ministry of Education has welcomed and continued to hear the points and concerns raised by representatives of the West End Primary School community. The decisions... Read more of this article

Photos: STEAM Day At MSA With BE Solar

Photos: STEAM Day At MSA With BE Solar

As part of MSA’s STEAM [Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics] Day, the students watched demonstrations on how solar panels create clean renewable electricity. A spokesperson said, “On November 10, 2021, as part of MSA’s STEAM Day, BE Solar was invited to host a series of demonstrations on how solar panels create clean renewable... Read more of this article

Save West End School Campaign Continues

Save West End School Campaign Continues

A group seeking to “save West End Primary School from closure” plan to gather in Hamilton on Friday [Nov 12] with the team’s action to “comprise placard bearers and brochure distribution.” A spokesperson said, “The campaign to save West End Primary School from closure continues on Friday November 12th at Nellie’s Walk... Read more of this article

PartnerRe Donates $45,000 To Support Students

PartnerRe Donates $45,000 To Support Students

PartnerRe Ltd. has donated a total of $45,000 towards the cost of lateral antigen testing in schools “to help keep students in the classroom, despite the challenges associated with the pandemic.” The company made a $5,000 donation via ABIR’s collective initiative in support of public schools, and an additional $5,000 donation to eight... Read more of this article

Ministry Provides Update On Custodian Overtime

Ministry Provides Update On Custodian Overtime

The Ministry of Education provided an update on the status of our Bermuda Public School Custodians, saying that “custodians reported to their working locations, and there was no further interruption to normal service.” The Minister of Education Diallo Rabain shared, “Yesterday a meeting was held with our Custodians and Mr. Arnold Smith, B.I.U... Read more of this article

Saltus Grammar Appoints New Head Of School

Saltus Grammar Appoints New Head Of School

Saltus Grammar School has appointed Julie Rousseau as the new Head of School. A spokesperson said, “Ms. Rousseau will start in the summer of 2022, pending immigration approval. Ms. Rousseau’s selection follows a comprehensive search that attracted top candidates from around the world. “The caliber of the search is reflective of the position... Read more of this article

Linda Parker To Retire From BHS In 2023

Linda Parker To Retire From BHS In 2023

The Bermuda High School for Girls [BHS] has announced today [Nov 9] that Linda Parker, Head of School, is set to retire from BHS at the end of July 2023. In a letter to parents, she announced, “Next year will mark 20 years since I returned to my alma mater as Head of Secondary, before taking up my current role as Head of School. My time at BHS has... Read more of this article

Video: Minister Wilson & Minister Rabain

Video: Minister Wilson & Minister Rabain

[Updated] Minister of Health Kim Wilson and Minister of Education Diallo Rabain will be holding a joint post Throne Speech press conference this afternoon [Nov 9] and we will stream it live, so the video below should start at around 12.30pm. Update: The live broadcast has concluded and the 56-minute replay is belowUpdate 2.40pm: Minister Wilson’s... Read more of this article