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Camp Abaco Offers Three Weeks of Fun

Camp Abaco, located a few miles South of Marsh Harbour, often caters to large groups of children, both local and from other islands of the archipelago. These camps are not only for camps held in the summer, but also throughout the year. The Summer Camp starting on July 4 is …

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FHA Interact Club Donates E-Readers to Children’s Home

  The Interact Club of Forest Heights, which is sponsored by the Rotary Club of Abaco, made a donation to the Ranfurly Homes for Children. The Club donated a grand total of twenty eight Kindle Fires for the orphans.  

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Bahamas Plastic Camp Studies Global Impacts

The Bahamas Plastic Camp, created and instructed by Kristal Ambrose, a young Bahamian obtaining her degree in Environmental Science at Gannon University, was held on July 13-14 at Friends of the Environment’s Frank Kenyon Research Centre in Marsh Harbour. During those two days, the participants—all teenagers—learned about the local and …

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Ten Abaco Cadets Graduate

The Bahamas Maritime Cadet Corp graduation was held May 28, 2016. There were 10 graduates and Chelshanno Adderley of Abaco Central High was named the top student and awarded a grant to attend Holland College in Prince Edward Island, Canada. Visiting from Nassau, Paul Miller-Second in charge, Kivarlo Smith STCW …

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Baker’s Bay Donates Eighty Thousand Dollars to ECC During Ceremony

Drums were in place under the ceremony tent as parents and guests gathered to witness the teachers awarding certificates, medals, or small gifts to the students in their class who had distinguished themselves by their achievements during the school year.

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Lessons from Ryerson University Students at Every Child Counts

In 2011, Ryerson University of Toronto, Canada began a collaborative educational relationship with the Every Child Counts (ECC) School for children and young adults with special needs in Abaco. For five years Professor Golden of the Ryerson Sociology Department has brought over 100 Ryerson University student academic placements and volunteers to Abaco to assist ECC School in its educational work.

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Tiny Turtles Likely Looking at Closure as Founder Retires

Tiny Turtles Preschool, a fixture on Green Turtle Cay for the last thirty years, is about to close its doors, not just for the summer, but for the last time as founder Annabelle Cross has retired.

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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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