On October 28, 2016, Abaco Central High School and St. Francis de Sales participated in the International Coastal Clean Up at Coconut Tree Bay. The group was able to collect thrity bags of trash in only one hour. Trash collection was donated by Desmond Swain. The Coastal Cleanup was organized …
The Abaco Schools Sports Association’ season started with volleyball with the first boys and girls games played on September 26 at the Agape Christian School’s Grace Gymnasium.
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 …
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 …
After examining the positive results of the last school year (better academic results and less disciplinary problems) the returning Principal of Abaco Central High School, Ricardo Ferguson, faces the new school year with energy. He is determined to continue improving the standards of his high school in academics, sports and behaviour.
A meeting was held at the Abaco Central High School on November 14 to announce the launch of the RENEW Programme which is scheduled to begin within the next two or three weeks. Coordinator of the program, W/Sgt. 2483 Jocelyn Smith, is very excited about the inauguration of this program which she has been working on organizing for the past year. Officer Smith explained that the program has been designed to address the problems of at risk students and to provide counseling, community work and rehabilitation for those students on suspension from the school.
It was standing room only for the first Parents-Teachers Association’s meeting that was held on the evening of Thursday, September 20. The meeting was opened by the PTA President, Soluke “Luckie” Innocent and was soon underway as Dr. Lenora Black, always challenging and encouraging, urged parents, guardians and administrators to embrace the time their children spend in school because it is a time of growth and development.
During the last week of August a new captain, Mr. Ricardo Ferguson, took the helm of Abaco Central High School. Outgoing and dynamic, the new Principal seems to have the right personality to take over the leadership of the most crowded high school on Abaco. Previously occupying the position of Senior Master at R N Bailey, one of the largest high schools in The Bahamas, Mr. Ferguson is used to the challenges presented by a populated school
After two years as Principal of Abaco Central High School in Murphy Town, Arthur Jones is being posted back on Grand Bahama. In a final interview before he leaves Abaco, the principal recalled the challenges he has faced upon taking over control of the large high school ( 603 students …