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Governor visits John Gray High School

Governor visits John Gray High School

| 26/06/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Governor Martyn Roper recently attended the John Gray High School end-of-year assembly and toured the new state-of-the-art gymnasium, the venue for the event, which doubles as the George Town emergency shelter. During the assembly, held Monday, 24 June, the school band performed and Roper spoke to the children about “growth mindset” something […]

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Cayman Prep students tour new airport terminal

Cayman Prep students tour new airport terminal

| 06/06/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): A group of Year 10 students from a travel and tourism class at Cayman Prep and High School recently toured Owen Roberts International Airport (ORIA), courtesy of the Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA). Members of various CIAA teams provided the students with a practical learning experience during the visit.

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Teen Panel addresses stress and anxiety

Teen Panel addresses stress and anxiety

| 26/05/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): This year’s Teen Panel, held 16 May and organised by the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) for Child Month, discussed how to cope with stress while commenting on its causes. The event, at the George Town Town Hall, was an opportunity for high school students to air their views while […]

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Nominations open for Cayman’s best educators

Nominations open for Cayman’s best educators

| 22/04/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Chamber of Commerce has opened nominations for the sixth Golden Apple Awards for Excellence in Teaching, which were established in partnership with the Ministry of Education to recognise outstanding public and private educators in the Cayman Islands. “The awards were created to thank those who are helping to improve the lives […]

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Cayman’s Key Clubs shine at district conference

Cayman’s Key Clubs shine at district conference

| 16/04/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): A contingent of 45 Key Club members representing five schools in Cayman joined more than 2,200 other young people from the Florida District at the annual Education and Leadership Conference (DCON) in Orlando held 4-7 April, with many of the students earning awards, and the Cayman Islands named outstanding division.  

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Students ready for robotics challenge

Students ready for robotics challenge

| 22/03/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The fourth annual Cayman Islands SeaPerch Challenge, in which young aquatic engineers come together to build and compete with a remote operated vehicle (ROV), is set for tomorrow (Saturday, 23 March). This year’s competition, held at the Camana Bay Sports Complex pool beginning at 9am, has attracted 24 teams from eight high […]

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History students get photo of John Gray

History students get photo of John Gray

| 20/02/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): Year 11 Caribbean history students at John Gray High School (JGHS) this week received an official photograph of the late Reverend John Gray, for whom the school was named. The occasion was made possible through the efforts of the Cayman Islands National Archive, as well as the loan of a photograph from […]

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CIS and St Ignatius take football titles

CIS and St Ignatius take football titles

| 15/01/2019 | 0 Comments

(CIHSFL): Cayman International School (CIS) Blue and St Ignatius Catholic School claimed the 2018 Dart Under 14 Girls’ and Under 13 Boys’ Cayman Islands High School Football League (CIHSFL) championships. In a rematch of the 2017 final game, the young ladies from CIS Blue defeated Cayman Prep 3-0 at the CIFA Centre of Excellence to […]

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Spelling bee champs letter perfect

Spelling bee champs letter perfect

| 02/12/2018 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): Cayla Ebanks from Bodden Town Primary School and Jemma Watson from John Gray High School were officially crowned Cayman’s best primary and secondary school spellers, respectively, last week. The students were competing at the 21st annual RBC Royal Bank Primary Spelling Bee and the 35th annual Lions Club of Grand Cayman Secondary […]

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John Gray boys learn to be gentlemen

John Gray boys learn to be gentlemen

| 08/10/2018 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): A new group of boys at John Gray High School (JGHS) has joined the “Boyz2Men – Turning Boys into Gentlemen” programme, which aims to teach young men how to comport themselves properly while improving their self-esteem. The ceremony to mark the start of the 2018/19 programme recently took place at the school’s […]

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High school football leagues kick off

High school football leagues kick off

| 03/10/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The second season of the Dart Under 13 Boys’ and Under 14 Girls’ high school football leagues kick-off this week with girls’ games on Wednesday, 3 October and boys’ games on Thursday, 4 October. Organisers have decided to remain with the two age groups for 2018 to further establish the high school […]

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Volunteer options for students showcased

Volunteer options for students showcased

| 09/07/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): More than 700 students from six high schools attended the Cayman Islands’ first-ever Student Volunteer Fair at the John Gray High School Gymnasium on Friday, 22 June. Organised by the Youth Services Unit (YSU) of the Ministry of Education, the fair, designed to fulfil a need by bringing together students with many […]

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Teen Panel gives students a public forum

Teen Panel gives students a public forum

| 17/05/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Child Month 2018 Teen Panel gave eight high school students the chance to voice their opinions publicly on social issues concerning teens. The panellists’ overriding sentiments were that adults in the Cayman Islands should listen more to the views of youth and nurture teens as they are the future of these […]

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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 report highlighting students’ poor performance in math compared […]

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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 collaborate in groups to solve problems.

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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 organisations in the Cayman Islands to promote their scholarship, internship, […]

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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 awards in 2007, with the event running every year […]

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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 opportunity to speak with […]

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