The musical team of Every Child Counts was still honing the presentation they were planning for their guests, as the delegation of the Baker’s Bay Golf and Ocean Club made its appearance on October 11. Dr. Livingston Marshall, Mr. Peter Whalen, Mr. Geoffrey Jones and Ms. Celine Albury entered the …
This year marks the sixth year that students from Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada have been assisting at the Every Child Counts School. Nine students have been working at the school for the entire month of May.
The students enjoyed two days of spirited competition with singles matches and an opening ceremony launching the event on April 28 followed by team competitions and doubles matches on April 29.
Every Child Counts students gave a performance at the Treasure Cay Community Center during the evening of March 22. They were accompanied to the venue by class-mates, teachers and parents and well-supported by the many spectators who attended, not only residents of Treasure Cay but also people from other parts of Abaco.
Pilot Club of Abaco members visited Every Child Counts (ECC) on March 31. While there, the members distributed 30 meals to the staff and students of ECC as part of their month-long activities in observance of Brain-Related Disorders Month.
Chiropractor Dr. Keith Lewis and his stepson, Dr. Matthew Orem, donated ten tablets to Every Child Counts (ECC), presenting them to the Principal of the school, Lynn Major. Dr. Lewis said that he and Dr. Orem were shopping for gifts for their grandchildren, nieces and nephews when they came across …
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.
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.
On Saturday, May 28, Team Abaco joined over 100 Special Olympic athletes from Eleuthera, Grand Bahama, and New Providence to participate in the Annual National Track & Field Meet.
There is always something interesting happening in Hope Town, from art retreats to regattas to summer camps for kids. Photography Artist Monty Knowles recently landed and fell in love with Hope Town and its people, and both residents and visitors are quickly becoming his canvases. His body paintings are a reflection of their inner beauty that he sees in each of his models.