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‘Be A Hero’ caped crusaders hit GB school as clean-up campaign goes national

BE A HERO SIGN – Students of Bishop Michael Eldon School give the signature #BeAHero pose with Minister of Environment Romauld Ferreira (back row, second left) after sharing their ideas to contribute to the #BeAHero Campaign, during the first of their national school visits. Also pictured is BMES’ principal Curt Hollingsworth (back row third right); GBPA Executive Rupert Hayward (back row, second right) and Environmentalist Rashema Ingraham (back row, right).  (Photos courtesy of Derek Carroll Photography for Barefoot Marketing)

Three months after the first #BeAHero presentation took to an auditorium in Nassau with a message to hundreds of youngsters that no one is too young to take pride in a clean room, school or street, the popular caped crusader campaign went national this week – its first visit outside the capital fittingly in the…
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ROYO 12th Annual Boys to Men Mentoring Conference set for Feb. 8

CONFERENCE DATE SET – President of Reach Out Youth Organization (ROYO) Dudley Seide (left) announced on Tuesday, February 5 that the organization has partnered with the Ministry of Education to host the 12th Annual Boys to Men Mentoring Conference, which is scheduled for this Friday, February 8. Pictured at right is one of two honorees Bishop Joseph Hall Sr. (PHOTO: JAIMIE SMITH)

President of Reach Out Youth Organization (ROYO) Dudley Seide advised on Tuesday, February 5 that the organization has partnered with the Ministry of Education to host the 12th Annual Boys to Men Mentoring Conference, which is scheduled for this Friday, February 8. This year the conference’s venue has changed from Calvary Temple to New Life…
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EARTHCARE and the Sustainable Eco-Tourism Committee celebrate World Wetlands Day

TEAMWORK – Eco minded students hard at work cleaning wetlands.

CONTRIBUTOR: GAIL WOON EARTHCARE and the Sustainable/Eco-Tourism Committee in conjunction with the Ministry of Tourism conducted a mangrove clean-up in West End, in observance of World Wetlands Day on Saturday, February 2. Eco Heroes, students from West End Primary, Freeport Gospel Chapel School (Eco School) and LIS (Lucaya International School) (Eco School) gathered to clean…
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Veteran educator celebrates 40 years in education

THANK YOU – Former Director of Education Cecil Thompson (left) celebrated with veteran educator Elcina Campbell-Duncombe (right), at a special luncheon observing her 40 years of service in the Ministry of Education.

Veteran educator Elcina L. Campbell-Duncombe was honored for her 40 years of service in education, during a special lunch held at the C. A. Smith Building on Friday (February 1). Duncombe, Subject Secretary Examination Division for Grand Bahama, Bimini and the Cays reflected on her journey in education during an interview with this daily at…
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