The Bahamas Marine EcoCentre, in collaboration with the Bimini Biological Field Station (BBFS) is once again offering scholarships for two students to intern at the prestigious Bimini Shark Lab.
Even for former educator and retired principal Joseph Darville, the thought of spending the next three hours teaching 130 kids in primary school about the environment was daunting.
Michael Johnson a senior at C.R. Walker Secondary High School and achiever of Commonwealth Bank won the 2014 Junior Achievement (JA) New Providence and Toastmasters International’s Annual Speech Competition held at The British Colonial Hilton on February 12.
I read with great interest, an article entitled ‘Tuned in to reading’ which explained an award winning melodic learning program that was successfully used as a literacy tool in a pilot study at Columbus Primary School in 2011 and is now being introduced in other public schools with more teachers being trained in its use.
The United States Embassy’s Coast Guard Liaison Office arranged a special treat for Woodcock Primary School students with a visit by 15 crew members of the United States Coast Guard Cutter VIGOROUS and a group of Royal Bahamas Defence Force marines.
The Rotary Club of West Nassau recently made a donation to the Stapledon School for the Mentally Challenged.
A group of 20 young men are about to benefit from a 16-week General Maintenance course as The Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute (BTVI) spreads its wings to the Berry Islands.
For the second consecutive year, students from Drake University are visiting Nassau to participate in the Leadership at Sea program which focuses on teamwork, leadership and seamanship.
Four Abaco students will travel to Denver, Colorado and Washington, D.C. from February 2-25, 2014, to participate in the U.S. Embassy’s third Youth Ambassadors exchange program.