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MUNS Winners Visit New York for UN Session

Students from Forest Heights Academy visited the United Nations (UN) in New York in September along with the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Fred Mitchell, as a part of the reward for winning the Model United Nations (MUN) debate on climate change in April this year.

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District Superintendent Evaluates Changes and Challenges Facing the New School Year

“Educate Students to Create Long Time Learners” is the District of Education’s theme for this school year. In order to actualize this theme, a National Administrator’s Conclave is to walk through a series of training sessions to become familiar with the McRel Balance Leadership Program. A program created to have leaders in education being able to adapt to an ever changing environment that requires higher expectations, greater accountability, rapid increase in information, public scrutiny, and work overload.

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Interact Club Cleans Casuarina Beach

The St. Francis de Sales Interact Club, partnering with FRIENDS of the Environment, cleaned up Casuarina Beach last weekend as part of a coastal cleanup.

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Parents Protest School Conditions: Hold Students Back on Opening Day

A failure to repair the school over the summer break led to a protest on opening day by concerned parents on Moore’s Island, who kept their children home.

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Rotary Continues to Invest in Education and Youth

On Sept 8, 2016, the 50th Anniversary of International Literacy Day, members of the Rotary Club of Abaco visited several schools across the island to read to students and present teachers with a bag full of supplies.

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Hope Town Harbour Lodge Hosts Back to School Party

Labour Day weekend has come and gone once again, which means the long days of summer in Hope Town full of swimming, sailing, fishing, surfing, and bike riding are almost over.

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Lodge Paints Classrooms in Sandy Point

Members of Prinston Rolle Lodge #12 AF&AM Abaco, completed charity work at J.A. Pinder Primary in Sandy Point on August 28, 2016.

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Olympian Joins in North Abaco Back to School Festivities

This month, hundreds of Bahamian students will report to our public and private schools to begin another school year, bringing with them new school book bags with all the necessary school supplies, thanks to the North Abaco Youth on The Move Association, led by James Ernie Pritchard.

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Successful Coaches Return to Abaco to Host Basketball Mini-Camp

Many young men from Central Abaco gathered at the Ocean View Park in Dundas Town in the afternoon of August 22 to attend a two-hour mini basketball camp. The coaches were two former residents of Abaco, Leslie Jeanville, “Coach Muggsy,” who grew up on the Treasure Cay Farm and his …

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Government Summer Jobs Program Provide Experience and Money for Youngsters

During the months of July and August, a large number of local high schools and College of The Bahamas’ students were offered the possibility to earn money while holding a short term Summer Job, ranging from one to three weeks. Most jobs were at Government’s offices with one or two …

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