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CAPS Annual Thanksgiving Assembly Emphasizes Giving, Being Thankful

Central Abaco Primary School (CAPS) held its Annual Thanksgiving Service on Nov. 23.  The theme was: “Give Thanks.” Teacher Simone Pinder introduced Tianna Bootle, head girl, as the moderator. Following the opening prayer by Deputy Head Boy Muhammed Anjum, and the Scripture Reading by Ashley Smith, the pre-school students came …

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Religious Studies Competition Focuses on Self-Awareness in God

The Ministry of Education’s Religious Studies Speech Competition took place at Court #2 on Nov. 15. Education Officer Sandy Edwards was the moderator, and she gave the contestants and the audience guidelines pertaining to the competition. The topic was: “I Know Who I Am.” The first speech was given by …

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FRIENDS Science Fair Explores the Value of Our Country’s Marine Resources

Students and teachers busied themselves setting up project displays at the Friends of the Environment Science Fair 2017 at New Vision Ministries on Nov. 16. “Exploring the Value of Marine Resources” was this year’s theme. Victor Roberts gave the opening prayer, and the welcome was given by Lianna Burrows, FRIENDS …

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Motivational Speaker Meets with Students, Leaders in The Bahamas

Motivational speaker and author, corporate trainer and education ambassador, Andre Norman has committed his life to influence others to make positive changes in their own lives. His life didn’t start out that way, however. Norman grew up in a home with an abusive father who eventually left his mother to …

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Baker’s Bay Makes $176,500 Donation to ECC

The musical team of Every Child Counts was still honing the presentation they were planning for their guests, as the delegation of the Baker’s Bay Golf and Ocean Club made its appearance on October 11. Dr. Livingston Marshall, Mr. Peter Whalen, Mr. Geoffrey Jones and Ms. Celine Albury entered the …

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Bahamas Youth Network Sponsors Eye Testing in Abaco Public Schools

Reverend Gabriel Swing and his wife Jan, with The Bahamas Youth Network, organized the visit of Dr. Chuck Monson, an Optometrist from Charlotte, North Carolina to provide vision screening to students in some of the public schools of Abaco. The first screening was held at Patrick J Bethel High School …

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Crossing Rocks Primary Gets Into Character

Crossing Rocks Primary School held its 2nd Annual Character Day in mid-September. Moderated by Shevanti Russell, teacher’s aide, the Character Day general assembly was the featured production of the weeklong activities and lessons on character at the school on Sept. 15. Beginning with an opening song and prayer followed by …

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Law Firm Adopts Donates Computers to CAPS

Higgs & Johnson Counsel and Attorneys-at-Law, a prominent law firm in The Bahamas, adopted Central Abaco Primary School (CAPS) on Sept. 19. Ten computers were also donated to the school. Representing the law firm was Stephen Melvin, partner assigned to Abaco, and the firm’s Real Estate & Development practice group, …

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Friends of the Environment Summer Camps Educate and Excite

From tiny tots to sixteen-year-olds, all of the kids who attended the Friends of the Environment Summer Camps learned about local habitats- their function, their location, and their importance within the island eco-system, tied together with fun activities.  Many of them are already looking forward to coming back next year. …

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U Save Auto Rentals Hosts 2nd Annual Back-to-School Backpack Giveaway

Established in 2013 as a home-based business, U Save Auto Rentals has expanded its fleet of rental cars. However, its slogan – “Saving U Time and Money Wherever the Road Leads” – remains the same. For the past two years, however, Warren and April Ellis have been assisting many parents …

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