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Junior Math and Science Competition fosters competitiveness among students

The Dept. of Education’s Junior Math and Science Competition welcomed candidates from Forest Heights Academy; St. Francis de Sales; Agape Christian University; Abaco Central High School; and S.C. Bootle High School to St. Andrews Methodist Hall on March 15.

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S. C. Bootle students attend National Agriculture Expo in Nassau

Under the theme: "Progressing Towards Food Security," the 4th Bahamas National Agricultural, Agri-Business and Marine Resources held their Annual Expo at the Gladstone Road Agricultural Center from March 7 to 9.

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Seniors ace annual Math and Science Competition

Within a week of the Junior Math and Science Competition being held, it was soon time for the senior high school students to showcase their academic skills for their competition on March 21.

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Tanisha Charlton chosen as Junior Minister for Abaco

The Junior Minister of Tourism competition took place on March 7 at the Office of the Prime Minister’s Conference Room in the Government Complex. This year’s theme was: “Tourism to the World: I Am Its Voice.”

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Director of Youth meets with community leaders

One of the assignments of Darren Turnquest, Director of Youth at the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture, during his stay on Abaco was to meet with youth group leaders as a follow-up on the Youth Group Leaders training that took place a few months ago.

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Haitian Youth Conference encourages youth to live better lives

The Haitian Youth Conference 2013 was held from Feb. 17-24 nightly at the Friendship Mission Baptist Church L’Amitie in the Peas community under the theme: “Better Decisions Today for a Brighter Future Tomorrow.”

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Every Child Counts training center and shelter becomes a reality

After three years of meetings, and prayers, about how to proceed with the creating of an after-graduation care center for students, the answer came when the school received a substantial donation from a benefactor. The donation was specifically for this project. The money will permit the construction of a training center and shelter combination that will allow students, unable to cope working independently in larger society, to continue being productive in a work setting. It will also provide the opportunity for continuing self-help training.

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Minister lays out plans for Abaco’s youth, cultural and sporting facilities

Accompanied his Directors, among them the Director of Culture - Dr. Moxey-Brown, the Director of Sports - Timothy Munnings and the Director of Youth - Mr. Darren Turnquest, the Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture - the Hon. Daniel Johnson, arrived on Abaco on Friday, February 22. He came to meet and discuss items in his portfolio with the MP for North Abaco and Island Administrators.

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The Rotary Club of Abaco’s Hugh Cottis Floating Trophy returns to Forest Heights Academy

A student of Forest Heights Academy (FHA), Jonnajah Boodle, placed first in the senior category of the Rotary Club of Abaco’s Speech Competition. Her victory allowed the Trophy to return to FHA from the previous year’s winners - SC Bootle High School. FHA held the trophy two years ago.

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Urban Renewal Drill Core after-school programs beginning

The registration for the Drill Core after-school program will be held for all grades 4 to 6 at Central Abaco Primary School (Private schools have been invited to join) on that campus on Wednesday, 16 January 2013 at 3:30pm.

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