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EDITORIAL – A classroom for every child in Cayman

It is nothing short of irresponsible for government to pass a compulsory school attendance law, while effectively denying expatriates entrance to the public education system paid for, in large part, through their taxes and fees.

School supply drive in full swing

The first day of school is coming up soon, and Caribbean Alliance Insurance wants to make sure all kids are equipped for school.

Students get ready to release the kraken in robot games

The kraken is a mythical monster capable of devouring whales and whole ships. The Kraken built by a team of Cayman Islands science students is somewhat less dangerous.
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School report recommends higher standards

A report by Cayman’s Office of Education Standards says that while government elementary schools have made improvements in many areas in the past three years, it has not made an impact on overall student performance.

Academy students build remote-control aquatic craft

Taking a cue from Cayman’s nautical past, a group of students tackled the challenge of building their own boats at last week’s Minds Inspired Academy Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering camp.

Miller: Government ‘making excuses’ on school playfield

Cayman’s opposition leader blasted the civil service Tuesday for “making up excuses” on a proposal to put artificial turf down on a section of field outside the North Side primary school – a project MLA Ezzard Miller said school parents and his constituent office have been working on for four years.

50 years ago: John A. Cumber school opens in West Bay

In the July 18, 1968 edition of the Caymanian Weekly, a precursor of the Cayman Compass, the following story, titled “West Bay School Opens,” appeared:
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Mandatory health screenings under way

All students entering school for the first time, either government or private, must have health screenings before the new school year begins in August, the Public Health Department advises.

Four students become Dart Scholars

Dart announced it is sponsoring scholarships for four local students, Charlotte Dowell, Graeme Madison, Charlotte Hodkin and Joshua Martin, who were chosen by the company for their academic and extracurricular achievements.

John Gray student to take part in young leaders conference

Leah Robinson from George Town, a student at John Gray High School, will join students from across the world next week in the annual Global Young Leader’s Conference in Washington, D.C.
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