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Final drive to ‘Stuff the Bus’

Final drive to ‘Stuff the Bus’

| 15/08/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Organisers are encouraging the public to help “Stuff the Bus” before the campaign ends Saturday, 18 August. The annual initiative to collect school supplies for children in need has been spearheaded by Caribbean Alliance Insurance Company and media partner Z99. Coordinators wil [...]

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Community asked to Stuff the Bus

Community asked to Stuff the Bus

| 18/07/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): It is almost time for “Stuff the Bus”, an annual initiative to collect school supplies for children in need. During the campaign, which will kick off 1 August, the public is asked to help fill a school bus with such items as backpacks, notebooks, crayons, pens, pencils and lunc [...]

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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 b [...]

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Cayman students place 2nd at tourism competition

Cayman students place 2nd at tourism competition

| 21/06/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Students from the Cayman Islands School of Hospitality Studies (SHS) earned second place in the annual Caribbean Student Colloquium as part of the Caribbean Tourism Organization’s (CTO) Caribbean Week events earlier this month in New York. SHS students submitted a business propos [...]

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Students lobby against single-use plastics

Students lobby against single-use plastics

| 11/06/2018 | 4 Comments
(CNS Local Life): In support of World Oceans Day, 8 June, Cayman schoolchildren delivered letters to Minister of the Environment Dwayne Seymour, urging the Cayman Islands Government to ban single-use plastics. The theme of World Ocean Day 2018 is “Preventing plastic pollution and encouraging s [...]

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Youngsters enjoy breakfast for Child Month

Youngsters enjoy breakfast for Child Month

| 22/05/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Around 260 students and 100 parents and teachers enjoyed food, fellowship and live entertainment at the Circle of Love Women’s Ministry children’s breakfast on Saturday, 12 May 2018. Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) Director Felicia Robinson welcomed everyo [...]

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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 a [...]

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Clubs focus on youth FA Cups

Clubs focus on youth FA Cups

| 15/05/2018 | 1 Comment
(CIFA): Games played this past Saturday, 12 May in the 2018 Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) youth leagues focused on the Girls Under 11, Boys Under 13 and Boys Under 15 FA Cups. In the Girls Under 11 FA Cup semifinals, Academy SC downed Sunset Stars 4-0 thanks to two goals from Millicent [...]

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St Ignatius students prove top investors

St Ignatius students prove top investors

| 03/05/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Two students from St Ignatius Catholic School emerged winners of the ninth annual Saxon Investment Challenge for local high school and college students. The two young investors and first-time entrants into the challenge – Justine Rhule and Kelsi Persad – who operated under the [...]

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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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