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Paul Knowles Honoured as Teacher of the Year during Special Assembly

Under the theme: “A Teacher of Excellence: Rewarding Service Beyond Self,” Central Abaco Primary School (CAPS) Teacher Paul G. Knowles received twofold honour as Teacher of the Year during a special assembly on May 31.

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Ryerson University Students Assist at Every Child Counts School

This year marks the sixth year that students from Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada have been assisting at the Every Child Counts School. Nine students have been working at the school for the entire month of May.

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Casuarina Point is a Wildlife Sanctuary

The pride and joy of Casuarina Point are its peacocks.

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Rotary Donates to Whale Camp

The Camp typically includes exposing students to all aspects of marine mammal science, such as scientific data collection, acoustic monitoring of a local population of Atlantic Bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) and photo-identification.

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ECC Students Secure Medals at Special Olympics Bocce Nationals in Eleuthera

The students enjoyed two days of spirited competition with singles matches and an opening ceremony launching the event on April 28 followed by team competitions and doubles matches on April 29.

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Spartans Junkanoo Group Pursues Community Service

Approximately twenty people, including the Vice-Chairman Binoy Bernan, met early afternoon with the intention to split into two groups: one leaving from the Traffic Light, and one leaving from Murphy Town, aiming to join together at Brown’s Bay in Dundas Town.

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Shell Museum Opened in Cherokee Features Nature’s Beauties

The shell collection will continue to grow as other people have already promised to donate shells.

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High School Renamed After “Trail Blazing Giant”

During a formal ceremony that took place on its grounds on April 6, 2017, Abaco Central High School was renamed as the Patrick J Bethel High School in honour of long time educator, Patrick J Bethel.

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Ecological Survey of Walker’s Cay Finds Healthy Reefs

The assessment was part of the BNT’s effort to develop management plans for Abaco's marine parks. Established in 2002, Walker’s Cay is one of six marine parks around Abaco. The others are: the Marls National Park, East Abaco Creeks National Park, Cross Harbour National Park, South Abaco Blue Holes National Park, and Fowl Cays National Park.

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Island Roots Heritage Festival Wins Coveted Cacique Award

Abaco once again brings home a well-earned Cacique Duho in the category of Special Events at the Ministry of Tourism and the Bahamas Hotel and Tourism Association’s 2017 Cacique Awards held at Baha Mar on April 8.

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