Archive for June 4th, 2019

Battle of the Books champions crowned

Battle of the Books champions crowned

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(CNS Local Life): Students from First Baptist Christian School (FBCS) and Cayman International School (CIS) showed off their book smarts by winning their respective divisions at the fifth annual “Lera Parchment Battle of the Books”. Organised by the Cayman Islands Information Professionals (CIIP), the contest requires teams of six students each, aged seven to 10 […]

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Registration open for YMCA summer camps

Registration open for YMCA summer camps

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(CNS Local Life): Registration for the annual YMCA summer day camp is now open, with the programme running from Tuesday, 2 July to Friday, 23 August, making it one of the only camps on island spanning the entire eight weeks of summer break. Camps are spread across three locations – Field of Dreams (FOD), Camana […]

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MRCU uses mosquitoes to teach students maths

MRCU uses mosquitoes to teach students maths

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(CNS Local Life): Two Mosquito Research and Control Unit (MRCU) staff recently taught 150 Cayman Prep primary students the relationship between maths and mosquitoes as well as how to prevent the disease-causing insects from breeding. After the five-day programme held last month, junior entomologist Whitney Ebanks said she was “thrilled” to hear one of the […]

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CFO’s leadership adds up to top employee honours

CFO’s leadership adds up to top employee honours

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(CNS Local Life): Joel Burke, who is the chief financial officer in the Ministry of Community Affairs, has been named the Cayman Islands Government Employee of the Month for April for his “exceptional leadership skills”. During the presentation of the award, Thursday, 30 May, Deputy Governor Franz Manderson commended Burke for being a “critical and […]

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Health screening required for new students

Health screening required for new students

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All students entering government or private schools in the Cayman Islands for the first time are required to have health screenings this summer. The screening includes a growth and development assessment, screening for vision and hearing, a dental assessment, the administration of necessary immunisations and obtaining a student’s personal medical history. Noting that this includes […]

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