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Dr. Curtis-Tweed To Resign As Berkeley Principal

Dr. Curtis-Tweed To Resign As Berkeley Principal

The Governing Body of The Berkeley Institute today [Feb 27] announced that Dr. Phyllis Curtis-Tweed is to resign from her post as Principal of The Berkeley Institute at the end of this academic year to “pursue another professional opportunity.” Chairman of the school’s Board of Governors, Mr. Craig Bridgewater said, “On behalf of... Read more of this article

Bowen And Ming Complete FMA Programme

Bowen And Ming Complete FMA Programme

Gordon Bowen and Tekle Ming have each completed the BOMI Facilities Management Administrator [FMA] programme at the Bermuda College, returning to their jobs following their graduation. Gordon Bowen works in the Facility Department at the Mid-Atlantic Wellness Institute, but hasn’t ruled out a supervisory position in his future. Tekle Ming works full-time... Read more of this article

Photos: Purvis Primary School Science Fair

Photos: Purvis Primary School Science Fair

Purvis Primary School recently held their 16th annual Science Fair, with the projects based on the Cambridge science curriculum, and serving to highlight the students’ scientific knowledge and inquiry skills. Every student from Primary 1 to Primary 6 presents their experiment to a panel of judges and answers their questions. The science fair challenges... Read more of this article

Premier Discusses Airport Project With Students

Premier Discusses Airport Project With Students

Premier Michael Dunkley continued his youth engagement today [Feb 23] with a visit to Mount St. Agnes to meet with Grade 3 Class students who are studying the Airport Redevelopment Project. “The Premier, who was invited by the school, discussed a range of matters relating to the proposed airport development, such as the need for a new airport,... Read more of this article

Opposition Leader & Shadow Ministers Tour BC

Opposition Leader & Shadow Ministers Tour BC

Opposition Leader David Burt, Shadow Minister of Education Lovitta Foggo and Shadow Minister of Environment & Training Diallo Rabain toured the Bermuda College‘s Business, IT and Technical Education areas on Monday. A Bermuda College spokesperson said, “On Monday, February 20, Opposition Leader, the Hon. David Burt toured the Bermuda... Read more of this article

Somersfield Academy’s Personal Project Fair

Somersfield Academy’s Personal Project Fair

The Somersfield Academy International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program will be hosting their annual Personal Project Fair from 10.30am to 12.00pm on Thursday, February 23, with a formal evening presentation from 6.00pm to 8.00pm. Personal Project Coordinator Jason Hammer said, “This year’s Personal Projects represent the beautiful diversity... Read more of this article

Students Enjoy Innovative BIOS Science Lessons

Students Enjoy Innovative BIOS Science Lessons

Students from the Harrington Sound Primary School spent three days and two nights at the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences [BIOS], learning about the local marine environment and engaging in innovative lessons in real-world science. A spokesperson said, “Last month a group of 39 P6 [primary school level 6, or grade 5 in the U.S. school system]... Read more of this article

Berkeley Alumni To Host ‘Green And Gold Ball’

Berkeley Alumni To Host ‘Green And Gold Ball’

The Berkeley Institute Alumni will host the Annual Green and Gold Ball on Saturday, April 8th at Hamilton Princess and Beach Club with cocktails to be served at 7.00pm and the dinner at 8.00pm. A spokesperson said, “We are inviting all Berkeleyites to attend this scholarship fundraiser ball in aid of the Class of 2017. “Get your dancing shoes ready... Read more of this article

PLP: Who In OBA Will Stand Up For Teachers?

PLP: Who In OBA Will Stand Up For Teachers?

[Updated] The Minister of Education “refused to repudiate” the Premier’s “denigration of teachers,” and since then the “concerns of teachers were validated with the discovery of severe levels of mould,” so “who in the OBA will stand up for our teachers,” asked Shadow Minister of Education Lovitta... Read more of this article

Minister: School Break-Ins Are ‘Disheartening’

Minister: School Break-Ins Are ‘Disheartening’

Minister of Education Wayne Scott addressed the series of break-ins and vandalism at schools recently, saying it is “disheartening and demoralizing for our teachers” and “our students have endured the distressing experience of arriving at school to find their classwork, and school projects ruined and/or destroyed.” The police... Read more of this article

Minister: New Scholarship & Award Opportunities

Minister: New Scholarship & Award Opportunities

The Ministry of Education has “introduced a number of new scholarship and award opportunities to promising students for both local and overseas studies,” Minister of Education Wayne Scott said in the House of Assembly today [Feb 17]. The Minister said, “These offerings cover a total of eight new scholarships and awards namely the: Minister’s... Read more of this article

T.N. Tatem Middle School “Cleared To Reopen”

T.N. Tatem Middle School “Cleared To Reopen”

[Updated] The Department of Education today has confirmed that T.N. Tatem Middle School has been “cleared to reopen on Monday, 20 February.” “This morning, the Acting Commissioner of Education, Dr. Freddie Evans received final reports from the Bermuda Government Safety and Health Coordinator regarding mould, air quality and maintenance... Read more of this article

Impact Mentoring Academy Launch Campaign

Impact Mentoring Academy Launch Campaign

Impact Mentoring Academy [IMA] announced its 2017 Annual Impact Campaign, which is a 90-day pledge where members of the public can sign up to become a partner or patron of the school starting today [Feb 13] and finishing May 13, 2017. All monies raised will go towards the School Improvement Plan, which this year focuses on purchasing equipment for... Read more of this article

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