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Blue Lagoon and Project B.E.A.C.H. Teach Conservation to Students

Blue Lagoon Island visited schools across Abaco teaching the importance of conservation and preventing marine debris during a week of distance learning provided by Project B.E.A.C.H. (Bahamas Education Association for Cetacean Health), their non-profit affiliate. Te-Shalla Clarke, Education Supervisor, and Destaney Cox, Education Coordinator, hosted Marine Assembly Programs at Agape …

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Chamber, Education and Partners Spearhead Career and Technical Education Month

Under the theme, “Building Bridges, Closing Gaps… One Student at a Time,” the Department of Education’s Abaco District, in partnership with the Abaco Chamber of Commerce, Starfish Construction, Treasure Cay Beach, Marina & Golf Resort and Baker’s Bay Golf Resort, staged a set of activities to commemorate Career and Technical …

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Abaco Agricultural Co-Op Cooperates to Construct Coop with High School

Augustine Williams, President of the Abaco Agricultural Co-op, said that the co-op is in the process of starting a program to help Patrick J Bethel High School with its agricultural curriculum. The present agriculture teacher at PJB, Sweavon Smith, would like to add a chicken coop to his present endeavor …

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Forest Heights Students Excel Nationally

At the National Education Awards in Nassau on February a large number of Abaco students were honored for excellent grades on their BJC’s and BGCSE’s with Forest Heights Academy (FHA) having ten students honored for having five A’s or above. In what may be one of the best ever BJC …

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Anonymous Donor Makes Donation to Crossing Rocks Primary School

Last week, the students of Crossing Rocks Primary School were the recipients of a generous donation of school supplies from an anonymous donor. Needless to say, everyone at the school was grateful for the donation, which included new backpacks for the students as well. “May God continue to bless them …

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Abaco to be Represented at 2019 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Abu Dhabi

Abaco’s own LaTonya Moss will be representing her island and country at the 2019 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates in the sport of Bocce. She said she was pretty shocked and so excited “I couldn’t breathe” when she was told she would be going …

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New Facility for Head Start Academy

By Nicole Fair Thanks to the foresight of Sir Alford and Lady Eva Houstoun-Boswall, Head Start Academy in Treasure Cay has a newly refurbished facility with spacious classrooms and bathrooms; an impressive foyer and front office; and a large kitchen with long dining table where the children eat together family-style …

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Chinese Delegation Donates to High School

Mr. Tod Wang, project manager of China Harbour Engineering Company, who resides in Freeport, and two attachés from the Chinese Embassy in Nassau, Mr. Fan Jinke, first secretary, and Mr. Yin Haigang, counsellor & DCM, visited Abaco on Nov. 27. Their purpose was to visit Patrick J. Bethel High School …

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Mickey Visits Schools for Photographs and Gifts

Students from Central Abaco Primary School and Every Child Counts School were treated to a great surprise on December 4 as representatives of Disney Cruise Line accompanied by “Captain Mickey” visited their schools. The Disney group comprised of the Disney Character Event Manager, Mr. Larry Madison and Manager of Public …

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Governor General Visits Abaco Students

For the first time since being sworn in as Governor General of The Bahamas in July 2014, Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling came to Abaco on an official visit. Notified of her desire to meet the students of Abaco, District Superintendent of Education, Mrs. Dominique McCartney-Russell, chose Grace Gym at …

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