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FRIENDS welcomes new education officer

Friends of the Environment welcomed Education Officer – Cassandra Abraham – as their newest staff member on May 1. Originally from Grand Cay, Cassandra expressed her love for the environment particularly the marine environment while on Green Turtle Cay during the Island Roots Heritage Festival on May 3.

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Creative Studio Boutique holds dance recital

Stacey Bethel-Adderley, Director of the Creative Studio Boutique, and twenty of her young dance students presented their first annual recital on May 25at 11 a.m. The recital was the result of a year’s dedication and hard work by the students and volunteers and what a delightfully happy hour it was for all of the proud family members and friends of the little performers.

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Camp Abaco to start in July

School will soon be out, summer fun will begin and young people will need some wholesome activities to occupy their time. Camp Abaco is ready, once again, to welcome young people to its great, Christ-centred youth experience. Camp Abaco is situated in a safe and secure environment three miles south of Marsh Harbour, amidst beautiful natural and tranquil surroundings with a private beach. Its amenities include a large cafeteria, chapel on the hill, separate dormitories for boys and girls, basketball /volleyball courts and playing field for games such as softball and soccer. A new addition for this year includes a large outdoor movie screen for ‘Movie night Under the Stars’.

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Junior Math and Science Competition fosters competitiveness among students

The Dept. of Education’s Junior Math and Science Competition welcomed candidates from Forest Heights Academy; St. Francis de Sales; Agape Christian University; Abaco Central High School; and S.C. Bootle High School to St. Andrews Methodist Hall on March 15.

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S. C. Bootle students attend National Agriculture Expo in Nassau

Under the theme: "Progressing Towards Food Security," the 4th Bahamas National Agricultural, Agri-Business and Marine Resources held their Annual Expo at the Gladstone Road Agricultural Center from March 7 to 9.

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Seniors ace annual Math and Science Competition

Within a week of the Junior Math and Science Competition being held, it was soon time for the senior high school students to showcase their academic skills for their competition on March 21.

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School Support Staff shown appreciation at special ceremony

“Excellence for All…Yes, We Say So!” was the theme expressed at the Support Staff Appreciation Ceremony held on March 13 binding its members to a collective goal with all schools situated within the Department of Education’s Abaco school district.

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Cherokee All-Age School receives donation of desks

Michelle Lowe, Principal of Cherokee All-Age Elementary, School received a donation of 20 new student desks for the Cherokee All-Age School on Saturday, March 23, 2013. The desks were donated by Marsh Harbour’s Mason Lodge members.

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Local tattoo artist relies on experience and skill

I had a new and very illuminating experience recently; I made a visit to Stephen Russell’s ‘Cosmic Wave Tattooing and Body Piercing Studio’ to learn more about this highly skilled art form. Many people still think of tattoos as being crude crosses or anchors or names tattooed on the bodies of sailors but this art form has gained in popularity recently and now adorns the bodies of people from all walks of life, many of whom one may be surprised to find have a tattoo.

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Tanisha Charlton chosen as Junior Minister for Abaco

The Junior Minister of Tourism competition took place on March 7 at the Office of the Prime Minister’s Conference Room in the Government Complex. This year’s theme was: “Tourism to the World: I Am Its Voice.”

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