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SFDS Students Assist Mudd Fire Victims

Sunday, January 28, 2018 is a day the residents of The Mudd, Abaco will not soon forget as many of their lives were completely turned upside down when a fire destroyed some 55 homes in that Haitian community. St. Francis de Sales Catholic School were among those to render assistance …

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Social Services Parade Highlights Child Protection

By Canishka Alexander The Department of Social Services held its Annual Child Protection Month Banner Competition and Parade on April 20. The theme was: “We Care, We Share – Prevent Child Abuse.” Banners were judged before students took part in a parade, which started at the Dove Plaza in downtown …

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BOSF Ceremony Recognizes Outstanding Students

The 14th Annual Bahamas Outstanding Students Foundation (BOSF) Ceremony was held at Agape Christian School’s Grace Gym on April 13. Under the theme, “Keep Your Eyes on the Prize,” approximately 200 students from private and government schools in the Abaco district were recognized for their academic and athletic accomplishments. Master …

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M3P Program Mentors Young Men at Patrick J. Bethel High School

By Jerome Hill On March 14, the Marsh Harbour Royal Bahamas Police Force’s Chief Supt. Kevin Mortimer, along with Assistant Superintendent Ann Neely, police liaison for schools on Abaco, and Inspector Mario Murphy visited Patrick J. Bethel High School for an awesome presentation to the Mentoring  Male Marlins Program (M3P). …

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Students Perform in the E. Clement Bethel National Arts Festival

Adjudicators for the E. Clement Bethel National Arts Festival were on Abaco from March 12 until March 16 when they left to continue their adjudications throughout The Bahamas, stopping next at the Berry Islands. Each year the E. Clement Bethel National Arts Festival invites persons between the ages of 2 …

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Junior Minister of Tourism Competition Names First Abaco Winner

Khalea Richard has made history for Abaco. On March 21, 2018 she became Abaco’s first student to win the Junior Minister of Tourism Competition in New Providence. The topic was: “Sustainable Tourism: A Nation’s Plan After the Storm.” Accompanied by her father, James Richard, and coach, Nadira Kawalram, Khalea exited …

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Falcons Boys Club Conference Motivates Youth of Abaco

The 1st Building Youth is Better Than Mending Men Boys Conference on Abaco was hosted by the Falcons Boys Club out of Grand Bahama under the direction of Pastor Darrin Rolle. The conference, which will be held annually, took place at Patrick J. Bethel High (PJBH) School on March 3. …

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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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