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Forest Heights Graduates Acknowledge That “This is Only the Beginning”

A small, but accomplished, group of Forest Heights Academy students graduated on June 15, 2016. During an emotional ceremony the fifteen graduates, which included Valedictorian Hannah Strachan and Salutatorian, Isabella Albury, received sound advice from their Principal, James Richard, their Homeroom teacher Shane Cash, and an FHA alumnus Bradley Albury - who was the keynote speaker.

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Discipline, Dedication and Determination Displayed at Rangers Installation Ceremony

Adhering to their motto of Discipline, Dedication, Determination, the Royal Bahamas Defence Force’s (RBDF) Rangers Installation Ceremony for the Abaco District took place at the Government Complex on June 4.

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CAPS’ Annual Literacy March Declares “War on Illiteracy”

On May 26, students, teachers, administrators and parents of Central Abaco Primary School (CAPS) embarked upon the school’s Literacy Week, which was highlighted by the Annual Literacy March to “Declare War on Illiteracy” as this year’s theme.

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Abaco Graduate Encouraging Socially Responsible Start-Ups from Students

On April 19, Carl Archer, a Bahamian who graduated from Saint Mary’s University Sobey School of Business, and a colleague of his, Ali Algermozi, visited Abaco Central High School to make a presentation to the seniors on how to become entrepreneurs.

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Forest Heights Team Takes Model UN Top Spot in Nassau

The winning team for BAHMUN 2016 is Forest Heights Academy.

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Grand Cay Principal Donates Sporting, School Goods to North Abaco Schools

Grand Cay All Age School’s Principal Arnald Cooper is a generous man. After receiving donations from close friends, he decided to donate some of what he received to the principals of North Abaco primary schools, namely Shantel Cox of Treasure Cay Primary School; Yolanda Curry of Fox Town Primary; and Cardinal Woods of Cooper’s Town Primary School.

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Dept. of Social Service’s March Brings Awareness of Child Abuse

Students from Central Abaco joined the Department of Social Services for their march in observance of Child Protection Month on April 21. The march began at Dove Plaza and ended at the Bahamas Government Complex.

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Junior Junkanoo Parades Depict Celebration of Life, Spring Themes

The All Abaco Junkanoo Committee hosted the 2016 Junior and Senior Junkanoo Parades on April 8-9. Although there was a decrease in the number of schools performing, those that did make it out, put on stellar performances.

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Falcon Fest Highlights Twenty Five Years

Forest Heights Academy’s Twenty Fifth Year Anniversary Celebration – Falcon Fest - was held during the evening of April 2. It was a fun and jolly affair that brought together alumni, teachers (past and present) and many parents and family members of attending students.

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Lighthouse Beamers Toastmasters Club Graduates Youth Leadership Program Participants

On Feb. 8, the Abaco Lighthouse Beamers Toastmasters Club graduated its Youth Leadership Program (YLP) participants. Toastmaster Gary Nicolas, who is vice president of Public Relations, explained that the YLP is a school-based initiative facilitated by members of the Lighthouse Beamers where meetings are held with students from schools throughout the district.

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