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Power cuts hit radio stations

RADIO 100 JAMZ and Joy 101.9 went off the air early Thursday morning after a series of power cuts affected the antenna and transmission systems. Engineers were working all day yesterday and late into the night to repair the antenna and restore transmission as quickly as possible.

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Tapping into youth innovation

Bahamas First General Insurance Company joined with STEMboard to present Hack IT 2019 – a five-day summer camp providing hands-on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics instruction to private and public school students in grades 9-12 at no

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Exam passes down again

STUDENTS who took the Bahamas General Certificate of Secondary Education (BGCSE) examinations performed marginally worse this year in comparison with those who took the national tests in 2017.

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Results expose failing schools

A DAY after Education Minister Jeff Lloyd said “something is wrong” with the country’s educational system, officials withheld an official subject letter grade breakdown for the Bahamas General Certificate of Secondary Education examination results, which also show that of 6,692 students who sat the national tests this year, only 521 or 7.8 per cent, scored a C or above in mathematics, English and a science subject.

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Scholarships awarded to graduating seniors in Grand Bahama

FREEPORT – The Grand Bahama Authority awarded scholarships to graduating seniors through its Top Achievers awards programme.

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Full ‘STEAM’ ahead for women in the Bahamas

‘Equality’ event promotes female engineers, scientists, mathematicians

Tomorrow’s instalment of Women’s Wednesday at the National Art Gallery of the Bahamas will place special focus on women excelling in areas of science, technology, engineering, the arts and mathematics (STEAM).

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ART OF GRAPHIX: Designers must do the maths beyond graphics

If you ask a designer whether they consider themselves to be particularly talented at maths, the likely answer will be ‘no’.

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Bannister supports keeping BGCSE averages secret

RESPONDING to this year’s bleak results and statistics from the BJC and BGCSE examinations, Senator Desmond Bannister called on parents to recognise the importance of education in their children’s lives and to encourage academic focus.

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Students miss another day of school amid protests

STUDENTS of Central Andros High School missed another day of school yesterday as protests continued over the Ministry of Education’s decision to transfer a mathematics teacher from the institution to the North Andros High School.

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Abroad, but no need to be out of REACH

Abroad, but no need to be out of REACH A NEW non-partisan, apolitical group composed of Bahamians abroad and friends of the Bahamas has come together to represent the interests of Bahamians who live overseas. The Council for Concerned Bahamians Abroad (C

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Abroad, but no need to be out of REACH

Abroad, but no need to be out of REACH A NEW non-partisan, apolitical group composed of Bahamians abroad and friends of the Bahamas has come together to represent the interests of Bahamians who live overseas. The Council for Concerned Bahamians Abroad (C

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Abroad, but no need to be out of REACH

Abroad, but no need to be out of REACH A NEW non-partisan, apolitical group composed of Bahamians abroad and friends of the Bahamas has come together to represent the interests of Bahamians who live overseas. The Council for Concerned Bahamians Abroad (C

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Abroad, but no need to be out of REACH

Abroad, but no need to be out of REACH A NEW non-partisan, apolitical group composed of Bahamians abroad and friends of the Bahamas has come together to represent the interests of Bahamians who live overseas. The Council for Concerned Bahamians Abroad (C

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Abroad, but no need to be out of REACH

Abroad, but no need to be out of REACH A NEW non-partisan, apolitical group composed of Bahamians abroad and friends of the Bahamas has come together to represent the interests of Bahamians who live overseas. The Council for Concerned Bahamians Abroad (C

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Police warn of increase in counterfeit currency

POLICE have seen an increase in counterfeit Bahamian currency being distributed in communities, the most common being $20 and $50 notes.

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ART OF GRAPHIX: Designers must do the maths beyond graphics

If you ask a designer whether they consider themselves to be particularly talented at maths, the likely answer will be ‘no’. However, the field of graphic design combines artistic talent with technological savvy to create images and messages that influence all aspects of our daily lives. Pursuing a degree in graphic design requires significant artistic training, yet understanding key math components is also necessary.

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No breakdown of exam results

IN the absence of an official Bahamas General Certificate of Secondary Education (BGCSE) examination letter grade breakdown, Education Minister Jerome Fitzgerald’s high praise of an across the board improvement in eight test subjects, including mathematics and English, have raised questions over how well students fared in individual subjects this year.

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Andros students return to school after three days of protest

CENTRAL Andros High School students returned to school yesterday following three days of protest by their parents over the Ministry of Education’s decision to transfer a mathematics teacher from their school to the North Andros High School.

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Sorority honours top students

MORE than $200,000 in scholarships was awarded to the top female graduating seniors from across the Bahamas, when the Eta Psi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority held its 38th Annual Honours Day Programme under the theme “Launching New Dimensions of Innovation”.

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Time to apply for Lyford Cay scholarships

LYFORD Cay Foundation, Inc and The Canadian Lyford Cay Foundation are now accepting online applications for academic and technical training and vocational scholarships for study at approved institutions in the US, Canada, the UK and the Caribbean.