On March 18, 2017 the Interact Clubs of St. Francis de Sales and Forest Heights, joined by their advisors and members of the Rotary Club, took part in a joint service project to clean and restore Owanta’s Pond in Marsh Harbour.
RYLA is a leadership development programme run by Rotary. While participants can be any age, most events focus on secondary school students, university students, or young professionals. RYLA events include presentations, activities, and workshops that cover a variety of topics.
Interact clubs complete service projects that foster goodwill and understanding both in the community, the surrounding area, on a national level and on an international level. On the island of Abaco two Interact Clubs (Forest Heights Academy and St Francis De Sale try to follow Rotary's motto which is, "Service Above Self."
A District Speech Competition was held for students of grades 10-12 at Court #1 at the Bahamas Government Complex on Oct. 16. Students from Abaco Central High School (ACH), St. Francis de Sales Catholic School, Long Bay School, S.C. Bootle High School and Forest Heights Academy (FHA) participated.
A frenzied waving of flags and a motorcade through the streets of Abaco ended in a Junkanoo rush-out at St. Francis de Sales Catholic School.
The Interact Clubs of St Francis de Sales and Forest Heights Academy took part in Coastal Cleanup Month. The two clubs decided to tackle two areas on Abaco that they deemed needed a cleanup.
Final results are now out for the nationwide E. Clement Bethel National Arts Festival with the Abaco’s own St. Francis de Sales School topping the slate of national winners. Judging in this prestigious competition began in January and continued throughout the islands of The Bahamas until June.
On Feb. 27, Wynsome Ferguson, manager of the Abaco Tourist Office, presented a $200-cheque to Monet Brown of St. Francis de Sales School for her participation in the Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) Essay.
Under the theme: “A Child is Born,” St. Francis de Sales Catholic School held its Christmas Program on Wednesday night, December 11, 2013 beginning at 6pm at the Catholic Church in Marsh Harbour. The focus of this year’s program was to go back to the simplicity of Christmas which is the celebration of Christ’s birth; not gifts.