BODDEN TOWN

Primary school youngsters receive awards

Bodden Town Primary School held an awards ceremony Wednesday for students moving on to higher classes in September.

EAST END AND NORTH SIDE

5​0 years ago: People come and go

In the June 7, 1967, edition of the Caymanian Weekly, a precursor of the Cayman Compass, “North Side News” by Nettie McCoy included: “Arriving on Wednesday 31st was Capt. Harris McCoy Jr. for his vacation. The m/v Iguana Term, of which he was captain, arrived in G.T. to bring a supply of Oil for Esso.

GEORGE TOWN

50 years: Summer travel includes Florida and Jamaica

In the June 14, 1967 edition of the Caymanian Weekly, a precursor of the Cayman Compass, “George Town Notebook” correspondent Frances Bodden wrote: “Mr. and Mrs. Derek Wight spent the weekend in Miami returning on the 5th after a business and pleasure trip."

LITTLE CAYMAN AND CAYMAN BRAC

United World Colleges hosts teen camp

The United World Colleges will host a four-day, three-night summer camp at Wyndham Reef Resort in East End Aug. 3 to 6.

WEST BAY

Primary students celebrate cultures of many countries

The Sir John A. Cumber Primary School celebrated another successful International Night, this one with the theme "Passport to the World," on May 20.

United World Colleges hosts teen camp

The United World Colleges will host a four-day, three-night summer camp at Wyndham Reef Resort in East End Aug. 3 to 6.

50 years ago: Fundraiser for church building

In the June 21, 1967 edition of the Caymanian Weekly, a precursor of the Cayman Compass, "Northside News" correspondent Nettie McCoy wrote:

Primary school youngsters receive awards

Bodden Town Primary School held an awards ceremony Wednesday for students moving on to higher classes in September.

Students at Bodden Town Primary learn traditional arts

More than 40 students in Bodden Town Primary Year 6 class are in engaged in learning traditional arts.

Leadership Cayman gains ‘Sister Islands Perspective’

The Leadership Cayman class made its annual trip to the Brac and Little Cayman recently for a “Sister Islands Perspective” seminar. Arriving on the Brac on June 9, the class toured the Charles Kirkconnell International Airport before heading to the Le Soleil d’Or resort, where they visited the property’s 20-acre organic farm and ate lunch.

50 years: Police step up probe in LC skeleton case

In the June 21, 1967 edition of the Caymanian Weekly, a precursor of the Cayman Compass, reporter R.M. Walters wrote the following: “The Cayman Islands Police, under command of Chief of Police Mr. R.S. Besant, are stepping up investigations into the mystery of the human skeleton in Little Cayman."

50 years: Summer travel includes Florida and Jamaica

In the June 14, 1967 edition of the Caymanian Weekly, a precursor of the Cayman Compass, “George Town Notebook” correspondent Frances Bodden wrote: “Mr. and Mrs. Derek Wight spent the weekend in Miami returning on the 5th after a business and pleasure trip."

Triple C students celebrate graduation

Thirty-four students celebrated their graduation from Triple C School this month, with a Baccalaureate Service on the night of June 4, when the seniors were inducted into the Alumni Association. Among the graduates, several of their parents are also Triple C School alumni, so the parents were invited to pin their children during the induction.

5​0 years ago: People come and go

In the June 7, 1967, edition of the Caymanian Weekly, a precursor of the Cayman Compass, “North Side News” by Nettie McCoy included: “Arriving on Wednesday 31st was Capt. Harris McCoy Jr. for his vacation. The m/v Iguana Term, of which he was captain, arrived in G.T. to bring a supply of Oil for Esso.

Traditional Caymanian home open to public at Botanic Park

Rankine Heritage House, a Cayman sand yard home traditionally adorned with conch shells and white fences, is now open to the public at Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park for viewing. Visitors can walk through the Caymanian home, which is more than 100 years old, and experience what life was like in those days.

Summerfest welcomes everyone on June 19

The Bodden Town Heritage Committee is inviting the public to Summerfest on Monday, June 19 – the Queen’s Birthday public holiday. The event, which will take place at the Bodden Town Harry McCoy Sr. Community Park from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., will feature a fancy hat parade, local and international performances and musical acts.

John Gray students perform on the Brac

About 50 members of John Gray High School’s music department visited Cayman Brac on June 9 to perform a concert for the island’s students.

Tea party will be held for Queen’s birthday

The Cayman Brac National Trust will host a tea party on June 19 to honor the official 91st birthday of Queen Elizabeth II and to raise money to buy land on the Brac.

50 years ago: Spelling Bee winners congratulated

​In the June 7, 1967 edition of the Caymanian Weekly, a precursor of the Cayman Compass, "Cayman Brac Calling" correspondent Lilian Ritch wrote:

Triple C students take to the skies for Destination Imagination finals

Students from Triple C School took to the sky to compete in the Destination Imagination Global Finals at the University of Tennessee.

50 years ago: Permanent Secretary visits Cayman

In the June 14, 1967 edition of the Caymanian Weekly, a precursor of the Cayman Compass, "George Town Notebook" correspondent Frances Bodden wrote:

Artists team up for ‘This Is Us’ exhibit

The husband and wife duo of Gordon J. Solomon and Alta Solomon have teamed up once again, this time sharing 15 paintings and 11 poems at the "This Is Us" exhibition at Solomon Studio.

50 years ago: ‘Batman’ actor intrigued by skeleton found at his home

In the May 31, 1967 edition of the Caymanian Weekly, American actor Burgess Meredith spoke to the newspaper about the discovery a week earlier of a skeleton on his property on Little Cayman.

19 loggerhead turtle nests discovered on Little Cayman

Nineteen loggerhead turtle nests and another 21 "turtle related activities" were verified recently on Little Cayman by Department of Environment turtle conservation intern Lucy Collyer.

Sensory garden at Maple House gets a makeover

Residents of Maple House are enjoying a remodeled "sensory garden" thanks to members of the Chamber of Commerce Cayman leadership program.
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