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Cayman Prep donates books to LIFE

Cayman Prep donates books to LIFE

| 06/07/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Cayman Prep and High School students collected more than 1,725 books for LIFE (Literacy is for Everyone). Organised by the Key Club at the high school and led by the primary school student council, students were responsible for promoting this event on campus as well as assisting wi [...]

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Brac students win senior Battle of the Books

Brac students win senior Battle of the Books

| 05/04/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): After flying in to compete for the first time in the Lera Parchment Battle of the Books competition, a team from Layman E Scott High School on Cayman Brac went home victorious as senior division champions. The annual event was held at Sir John A. Cumber Primary School in West Bay o [...]

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Book donation breathes LIFE into classroom libraries

Book donation breathes LIFE into classroom libraries

| 27/03/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): In what is believed to be the largest recorded donation of reading material to a government school, the charity Literacy Is For Everyone (LIFE) organised a gift of more than 3,500 books to Sir John A. Cumber Primary School (SJACPS) in December last year. The contribution was the [...]

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Students recreate favourite books

Students recreate favourite books

| 17/02/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Books were recently brought to life by students taking part in the annual storyboard competition held at a reading fair in George Town Public Library Saturday, 11 February. Organised by Cayman Islands Information Professionals (CIIP), 106 children from schools around Grand Cayman p [...]

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Local author raises funds to prevent bullying

Local author raises funds to prevent bullying

| 09/02/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Local author Paul Schreiner for the second year running raised money for the Family Resource Centre’s (FRC) anti-bullying campaign through sales of his children’s book, Rudolf discovers the Cayman Islands, over the holiday season. The book raised $3,500 for the campaign, which [...]

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Triple C students donate books for young readers

Triple C students donate books for young readers

| 20/12/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Many children will be able to read new books at the local public libraries because of the donation made by the students of Triple C School. On Monday, 12 December, the George Town Public Library received a gift box filled with books from Kathleen Westin, Triple C librarian; and Jen [...]

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Children’s book aids anti-bullying campaign

Children’s book aids anti-bullying campaign

| 30/11/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Rudolf discovers the Cayman Islands, the children’s book by local author Paul Schreiner, is again being sold to raise funds for the Family Resource Centre’s (FRC) “Take a Stand Against Bullying” campaign. Sales over the 2015 holiday season, when the Christmas-themed book wa [...]

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National Gallery book puts Cayman art on display

National Gallery book puts Cayman art on display

| 28/10/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) has released a fine art book which offers the first comprehensive survey of visual art in the Cayman Islands, as seen through highlights from the NGCI’s permanent collection. The Art of The Cayman Islands – A Journey Through th [...]

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Arts group highlights local writers

Arts group highlights local writers

| 05/10/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): A local art studio is holding its first writers showcase Thursday, 13 October. The Art Nest Creative Community Studio event will feature five local authors: Mike Ferrier, who will be launching his new book, Cold Winds over Cayman; along with Taura Ebanks, Sophia McKenzie, Karolyn S [...]

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Cayman contributes to Queen’s birthday book

Cayman contributes to Queen’s birthday book

| 17/06/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Congratulations from the Cayman Islands are included in the newly-released commemorative book, Queen & Commonwealth: 90 Glorious Years, which celebrates the 90th birthday of Queen Elizabeth II, as well as her years as monarch and head of the Commonwealth. The Cayman Islands’ spread inc [...]

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GT library adds to collection of books by local authors

GT library adds to collection of books by local authors

| 10/06/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The George Town Library is in the process of putting together a permanent collection of works by local authors. Known as the Cayman Islands Collection, this will include cultural and historical material, and will be housed in the historical library section of the building currently being reno [...]

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Cayman Prep wins senior Battle of the Books

Cayman Prep wins senior Battle of the Books

| 17/05/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Following a tense morning of literary combat in this year’s Lera Parchment Battle of the Books competition, held Saturday, 7 May at John A Cumber Primary School, the Cayman Prep Demi-Gods emerged as the senior division champions. The winning group scored a total of 338 points, pushing them [...]

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Cayman children’s book supports anti-bullying campaign

Cayman children’s book supports anti-bullying campaign

| 13/01/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Sales of anti-bullying children’s book, Rudolf Discovers the Cayman Islands, written by local authors Paul and Elisabeth Schreiner and released in early December, have raised more than $2,000 for the Take a Stand Against Bullying campaign. Miriam Foster, campaign coordinator of the Family [...]

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Harrison’s new book explores the brain, faulty thinking

Harrison’s new book explores the brain, faulty thinking

| 12/11/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Former Cayman Islands journalist Guy Harrison’s latest book, Good Thinking: What you need to know to be smarter, safer, wealthier, and wiser, is a homage to the human brain, but it also explores why we need to nurture them and learn how to use them properly in order to be less prone to [...]

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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 [...]

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