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Brac students show off math talent

Brac students show off math talent

| 22/04/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Continuing an initiative which began in 2010 by Layman E. Scott Sr High School on Cayman Brac to improve students’ math skills, the school recently held its ninth annual inter-house mathematics quiz, rewarding six young people with iPads for their efforts. A 2010 inspection repor [...]

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Students score high at maths challenge

Students score high at maths challenge

| 23/03/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): More than 100 of Cayman’s secondary school students demonstrated their mathematical ability at the 2018 Minds Inspired Mathematics Challenge held 15 and 16 March. The two-day event, now in its sixth year, tests students’ individual knowledge as well as their ability to collabor [...]

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Careers fair set for Brac students

Careers fair set for Brac students

| 21/03/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Layman Scott High School is hosting a careers fair Friday, 23 March for all secondary school students as well as 40 primary pupils in Cayman Brac. The purpose of the event is for employers to engage with students, provide information and share with them what it takes to be successf [...]

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Young people ‘rule’ at Legislative Assembly

Young people ‘rule’ at Legislative Assembly

| 16/03/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): As part of Commonwealth Day celebrations, 19 students from Cayman Brac and Grand Cayman high schools as well as the University College of the Cayman Islands participated in the 11th annual Youth Parliament. Hosted by the local branch of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (C [...]

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Two teams head to international robotics tourney

Two teams head to international robotics tourney

| 08/03/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): The John Gray Aqua Lasers and Layman E. Scott Brac Bots will represent the Cayman Islands at the International SeaPerch underwater robotics challenge in Dartmouth, Massachusetts, this June. A total of 21 teams from six schools in Grand Cayman and Cayman Brac took to the pool at the [...]

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LIFE adds more books to classroom libraries

LIFE adds more books to classroom libraries

| 02/03/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Literacy is for Everyone (LIFE) charity recently donated a record-breaking more than 4,300 books to Sir John A. Cumber Primary School (SJACPS), exceeding by about 800 last year’s total of reading materials given to the school. LIFE organised the donation, with the books colle [...]

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Expo showcases career opportunities

Expo showcases career opportunities

| 01/03/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Hundreds of students and members of the general public attended the 2018 Careers, Education & Training Expo, which took place Friday, 23 February, at the University College of the Cayman Islands. The event, organised by the Chamber of Commerce, enables businesses and organisati [...]

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Golden Apple returns to honour educators

Golden Apple returns to honour educators

| 26/02/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): After an absence of five years, the Golden Apple Awards, which recognises outstanding public and private school educators, is returning, with a ceremony set for Saturday, 26 May. The Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Ministry of Education, introduced the a [...]

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YMCA to continue after-school programme

YMCA to continue after-school programme

| 26/02/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Education Ministry has renewed its contract with the YMCA of the Cayman Islands to allow the Y to continue managing and operating the Extended After-School Programme (EASP). The programme services 15 government schools in Grand Cayman and Cayman Brac, providing after-school act [...]

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Expo highlights career opportunities

Expo highlights career opportunities

| 20/02/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Chamber of Commerce’s 2018 Careers, Education & Training Expo is expected to bring more than 700 students to UCCI’s Sir Vassel Johnson Hall Friday, 23 February. The expo, which begins at 10am, is also open to members of the general public, and all attendees will have an [...]

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Hospital promotes healthcare careers at school fair

Hospital promotes healthcare careers at school fair

| 23/01/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Health Services Authority (HSA) was tempting Clifton Hunter High School students into the healthcare profession last week at the school’s career fair. HSA’s interactive booth featured displays from various departments throughout the authority, including [...]

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St Ignatius investment duo takes November prize

St Ignatius investment duo takes November prize

| 21/12/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Two St Ignatius Catholic School students – Daniel Champoux and Robbie Rutkowski – were named November team-of-the-month winners in the Saxon Investment Club programme for the 2017-2018 school year. Their team, “Exponential Growth”, had the highest return (20.42%) for No [...]

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Cayman Academy student wins laptop

Cayman Academy student wins laptop

| 14/12/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): At the recent Cayman Academy Career Fair, year 8 student DeAndre Parris received a laptop as a prize for correctly answering a quiz on the Cayman Islands’ financial services industry. Cayman Finance CEO Jude Scott presented the prize at the event, held at the University College o [...]

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Champions crowned amidst torrential rains

Champions crowned amidst torrential rains

| 12/12/2017 | 0 Comments
(PFL): It was a record-setting day of final and third-place games in the 2017 CUC Primary Football league (PFL) and Girls’ Primary Football League (GPFL), which took place Saturday, 9 December 9 at the Annex Field under gloomy skies and between torrential downpours. This was to be a day of “firs [...]

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Civil service marks disability day

Civil service marks disability day

| 06/12/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Civil servants, six percent of whom self-identified as persons with a disability in a recent survey, wore yellow and marked International Day of Persons with Disabilities with a photo opportunity outside the Government Administration Building on Monday, 4 December. The observance, [...]

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