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A New Generation, A New Bahamian Explorer

When most Bahamian high school students sign up for their obligated two-week work experience programs, students often search out positions as doctors’ office assistants, helping with family businesses, or some sort of work within the tourism industry. But one Forest Heights Academy Student had other ideas.

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Arts for the Parks Raises Awareness and Funds for Abaco’s National Parks

The annual Bahamas National Trust Arts for the Parks took place on the weekend of January 27-28 at the Abaco Beach Resort.

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Abaco Dog Training Club Competition

Jumps, tunnels and climbing structures tested of the agility and training of several dogs of different breeds during a three day competition that took place in Marsh Harbour on February 3, 4 and 5. The competitors consisted of eight Abaco teams and two United States teams.

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Staff and Students Celebrate Life of an Angel

It was an emotional day for those attending the memorial service for Tara Joan Varga at Angels Academy on Feb. 6, 2017. The event was themed a celebration of the “Life of Our Angel: Tara Joan Varga.”

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Career Fair Highlights CTE Month Activities

Under the theme, “Building Bridges, Closing Gaps… One Student at a Time,” the Abaco Education District Office in collaboration with the Abaco Chamber of Commerce, staged a set of activities to commemorate Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month during the month of February. The effort highlighted and brought together major stakeholders in education and business, providing opportunities for all students and the general public in the technical-vocational arena.

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Sweat it Out: Listen to Your Body

There are generally two kinds of people when it comes to health and fitness. You have those who will allow the least sickness, illness, or pain keep them from achieving their health goals. And then you have those who will push through anything in order to keep from missing out on any benefits. This article is speaking more to the latter.

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Ancient DNA Extracted from Extinct Bahamian Tortoise: Abaco Tortoises More Closely Related to Species from Pacific Galapagos than North America

A thousand years ago, the islands of The Bahamas were home to land-dwelling crocodiles and large tortoises. They were the island’s top predators and prey species before humans arrived in the archipelago. An abrupt change in the island’s animal populations occurred around the same time people migrated into the Bahamian Archipelago.

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From The Mudd to the Court: A Young Man’s Success

For young McDonald Jean-Louis faith in action has taken him to a place that he once thought was not possible and he has yet more dreams and goals to fulfill as he seeks to inspire others to achieve their own.

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Chalk Art Festival Raises Funds for Rotary Youth Projects

On Jan 28 the Rotary Club of Abaco held its annual Chalk Art Festival. The Chalk Art Festival is one of the Club’s major fundraisers geared towards its youth programs which include supporting the island’s two Interact Clubs at St. Francis de Sales and Forest Heights Academy.

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Pathfinders Comes to an End After Over 150 Scholarships

An Open Letter from Michael Albury, President of Abaco Pathfinders Dear Ladies and Gentlemen, Students, and especially our supporters. While some of you may have heard already, it has come time to publicly announce the closure of Abaco Pathfinders Scholarship Organisation. For more than a decade Pathfinders has been Abaco’s …

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