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Forest Heights Students Declared 2018 MUNS Winners

The third time seems to be the charm for Nadira Kawalram when it comes to the students she trains to represent Abaco in the Model United Nations Sessions (MUNS). Now a teacher and an advisor at Forest Heights Academy, Kawalram took her first bite of success in 2012 at the …

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Moore’s Island Comprehensive School Hosts Easter Study Camp

By Carlotta Simms The sound of laughter filled the air as the children gathered for their morning games session. An explosion of raised arms saluted the teachers and facilitators as possible answers were pitched forth to be judged. A sense of urgency surrounded the pupils as they were anxious for …

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St. Francis Relaunches Annual Steak Out, Fair Fundraiser

April 28 was ground breaking for St. Francis de Sales Catholic School as the school re-launched its Annual Steak Out, Raffle and Fair. Under the driving force of Mrs. Leandra Kelly-Adderley, Principal; Ms. Kelly Albury, PTA president; and Mr. Elmer Bongon, senior master, the fair was deemed a success. Traditional …

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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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