Dear Editor, I was a teacher. I am still a teacher. Over the past month I have listened and observed the graduates from our high schools, some of whom make me proud. And so I pass on the following poem, hoping teenagers will read and think. For what it’s worth. …
The first two games of the high school basketball season took place on November 14 at Agape Christian School’s Grace Gymnasium. The Agape Eagles took away an easy victory against the St Francis de Sales Tornadoes, in both the Junior and Senior categories. They won the first game 59-8 and the second one 71-25.
Students in Grades 8 and 9 on Abaco experienced the benefits of being involved in the Maritime Summer Camp, which was held for three weeks this summer. The program is sponsored by Campbell Shipping and facilitated by the College of The Bahamas. Two cohorts of 25 students were open to interested students. The summer camp helps to expose the students early on to what is available in maritime, and in turn, lets those involved in the industry know who they are.