Archive for September, 2015

Stingray Swim Club dives into race season

Stingray Swim Club dives into race season

| 30/09/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Stingray Swim Club’s (SSC) domestic, short-course season opens Friday 2 October, with the middle- and long-distance Friday Night Lights, followed the next day by the Cayman National Fall Sprint Meet. Calling the sprint meet “a fun, action-packed event”, Amanda Roberts, SSC president, added, “We look forward to seeing everyone in the pool, on the […]

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Polly Serpell jumps to the challenge in equestrian event

Polly Serpell jumps to the challenge in equestrian event

| 30/09/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Cayman’s Youth Olympian bronze medal winner, Polly Serpell, took top honours at the recent second leg of the FEI World Jumping Challenge (WJC) hosted by the Cayman Islands Equestrian Federation (CIEF). Held at Cayman Riding School in Savannah, Sunday, 27 September, this competition involves top show jumpers from across the Caribbean region competing in […]

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National Gallery festival should draw in the crowds

National Gallery festival should draw in the crowds

| 30/09/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Starting 1 October, the National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) will be celebrating the month-long international festival known as “The Big Draw”. The gallery will be hosting the festival in Cayman for the third year, offering drawing activities for all ages and featuring various exhibitions and workshops. Last year 414,000 people in 26 countries participated […]

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Geology Education Week rocks on next month

Geology Education Week rocks on next month

| 29/09/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The third annual Geology Education Week will be taking place from Monday, 12 October to Friday, 16 October, with renowned geologist Dr. Brian Jones again hosting the event. The Water Authority – Cayman will be facilitating Dr. Jones’ participation. During the week, there will be geology lessons for high school teachers and their students. In […]

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Cayman Prep wins third straight Opening Rally

Cayman Prep wins third straight Opening Rally

| 29/09/2015 | 0 Comments

(PFL): Cayman Prep set a new school and CUC Primary Football League (PFL) record by winning their third consecutive Opening Rally title with a tough 2-1 extra time victory over Truth For Youth in the final of the 2015/2016 CUC PFL Opening Rally this past Saturday at the Annex Field. Substitute Malcolm Hill was the […]

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Caymanian heritage kept alive in schools

Caymanian heritage kept alive in schools

| 29/09/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The Heritage Arts programme has begun its fourth year as part of the curriculum in Government schools, reaching more students than ever with its comprehensive syllabus that includes Caymanian art, history, culture and cuisine. Young people are able to obtain a broad understanding of Caymanian culture, art and heritage through weekly interaction with local […]

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East End Primary homes in on reading initiative

East End Primary homes in on reading initiative

| 29/09/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): East End Primary School inaugurated their Home Reading Programme last week, a literacy initiative fuelled by the purchase of more than 1,300 fiction and non-fiction books. Jessica Jackson, the school’s literacy coach and the programme’s initiator, stressed the importance of instilling a love of reading in children.

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Blood Moon is rare treat for nighttime skywatchers

Blood Moon is rare treat for nighttime skywatchers

| 28/09/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): On Sunday night residents and visitors to the Cayman Islands were able to see a rare and beautiful total lunar eclipse of a supermoon, also called a Blood Moon, as the Sun, Earth, and the Moon lined up in space. The eclipse lasted about an hour and 12 minutes and was visible from North […]

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Courts staffer moves on to higher calling

Courts staffer moves on to higher calling

| 28/09/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Long-serving Judicial Administration employee Janis McLaughlin will tally her cash for the last time on Wednesday, 30 September, to become a full-time minister of religion. McLaughlin has served as one of the cashiers at the finance counters of the Judicial Administration for 13 years, and has worked at the courts for more than 18 of the […]

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CIFA coaches clubs on laws of the beautiful game

CIFA coaches clubs on laws of the beautiful game

| 25/09/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): To get all players, coaches and team managers caught up on recent changes to FIFA rules, the Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) referee’s department will spend the 2015-16 season educating everyone involved. The International Football Association Board, the official governing body for the laws of the game, determines the structure of the laws and […]

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