Archive for September, 2015

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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