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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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Environment Minister Impressed by Science Fair Projects

Minister of the Environment Romauld Ferreira said he was happy to see, in light of the government’s policy to ban plastics by 2020, the theme of the Friends of the Environment Science Fair was “Investigating and Implementing ways to Eliminate Single-Use Plastics.” “Without the energies of the young people we …

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Rotary Installs New Interact Club at SC Bootle

On November 7, 2018 the Rotary Club of Abaco inducted its third Interact Club on the island at SC Bootle High School in Coopers Town. The Interact Club elected their board members on Nov 1. The board consists of: President: Whitney Mitchel, V. President: Chelsea Cooper, V. President: Elycia Russell …

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CAPS Receives Donations of Backpacks and Supplies on Opening Day

The opening day for students of Central Abaco Primary School (CAPS) held a wonderful surprise. Skylar and Holden Elder, representatives of Friends of Abaco, visited the school on Sept. 3 to donate 1,000 back-to-school backpacks for students. The Elders thanked the members of Baker’s Bay Golf & Ocean Club and …

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New Computer Lab and Literacy Center for James A. Pinder Primary

James A Pinder Primary School in Sandy Point held a special ceremony to officially open their new Computer Lab and Literacy Center on Friday, September 7. Principle Paul Knowles, with the aid of Miss World Bahamas Brinique Gibson and Central and South Abaco MP James Albury cut ribbons to reveal …

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Min. Darren Henfield Visits with Students of North Abaco

During a school visit at S.C. Bootle High School on Sept. 6, the Hon. Darren Henfield, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Member of Parliament for North Abaco, outlined his accomplishments as a young man raised in Dundas Town to inspire the youth in attendance. “You can come right out of …

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Kirk of the Pines Delivers School Supplies to Fox Town Students

By Ken Carroll As the summer of 2018 came to an end the students of Fox Town Primary School were ready to hit the books as they prepared for the upcoming school year. Principal Yolanda Curry welcomed the new students and told the returning students that “this is going to …

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Treasure Cay Hosts Back to School Bash

Treasure Cay Resort’s Back to School Day, which offered many events for the local students, was organized by event coordinator Paula Morley and patronized by the resort’s manager, Stephen Kappeler. Morley oversaw the activities and contacted the generous sponsors, some of them attending the event, such as Leanne Russell and …

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