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Anonymous Donor Makes Donation to Crossing Rocks Primary School

Last week, the students of Crossing Rocks Primary School were the recipients of a generous donation of school supplies from an anonymous donor. Needless to say, everyone at the school was grateful for the donation, which included new backpacks for the students as well. “May God continue to bless them …

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Abaco to be Represented at 2019 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Abu Dhabi

Abaco’s own LaTonya Moss will be representing her island and country at the 2019 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates in the sport of Bocce. She said she was pretty shocked and so excited “I couldn’t breathe” when she was told she would be going …

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New Facility for Head Start Academy

By Nicole Fair Thanks to the foresight of Sir Alford and Lady Eva Houstoun-Boswall, Head Start Academy in Treasure Cay has a newly refurbished facility with spacious classrooms and bathrooms; an impressive foyer and front office; and a large kitchen with long dining table where the children eat together family-style …

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Chinese Delegation Donates to High School

Mr. Tod Wang, project manager of China Harbour Engineering Company, who resides in Freeport, and two attachés from the Chinese Embassy in Nassau, Mr. Fan Jinke, first secretary, and Mr. Yin Haigang, counsellor & DCM, visited Abaco on Nov. 27. Their purpose was to visit Patrick J. Bethel High School …

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Mickey Visits Schools for Photographs and Gifts

Students from Central Abaco Primary School and Every Child Counts School were treated to a great surprise on December 4 as representatives of Disney Cruise Line accompanied by “Captain Mickey” visited their schools. The Disney group comprised of the Disney Character Event Manager, Mr. Larry Madison and Manager of Public …

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Governor General Visits Abaco Students

For the first time since being sworn in as Governor General of The Bahamas in July 2014, Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling came to Abaco on an official visit. Notified of her desire to meet the students of Abaco, District Superintendent of Education, Mrs. Dominique McCartney-Russell, chose Grace Gym at …

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Environment Minister Impressed by Science Fair Projects

Minister of the Environment Romauld Ferreira said he was happy to see, in light of the government’s policy to ban plastics by 2020, the theme of the Friends of the Environment Science Fair was “Investigating and Implementing ways to Eliminate Single-Use Plastics.” “Without the energies of the young people we …

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Rotary Installs New Interact Club at SC Bootle

On November 7, 2018 the Rotary Club of Abaco inducted its third Interact Club on the island at SC Bootle High School in Coopers Town. The Interact Club elected their board members on Nov 1. The board consists of: President: Whitney Mitchel, V. President: Chelsea Cooper, V. President: Elycia Russell …

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CAPS Receives Donations of Backpacks and Supplies on Opening Day

The opening day for students of Central Abaco Primary School (CAPS) held a wonderful surprise. Skylar and Holden Elder, representatives of Friends of Abaco, visited the school on Sept. 3 to donate 1,000 back-to-school backpacks for students. The Elders thanked the members of Baker’s Bay Golf & Ocean Club and …

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New Computer Lab and Literacy Center for James A. Pinder Primary

James A Pinder Primary School in Sandy Point held a special ceremony to officially open their new Computer Lab and Literacy Center on Friday, September 7. Principle Paul Knowles, with the aid of Miss World Bahamas Brinique Gibson and Central and South Abaco MP James Albury cut ribbons to reveal …

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