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Bidders sought for construction of Bodden Town school hall

Government is accepting proposals for construction of a new assembly hall at the Theoline L. McCoy Primary School in Bodden Town.

Bodden Town School renamed for teacher

The Bodden Town Primary School was renamed Tuesday in honour of the late Theoline Lillis McCoy, a former school inspector and head teacher of Savannah Primary School.

Artificial playfields planned for primary schools

Government is planning to build a number of new football fields and playfields at primary schools throughout Grand Cayman.

‘Nation Building’: Round Two?

The Church of God Bodden Town’s partly finished building on Shamrock Road is, at any rate, a peaceful place.

Heritage day at Bodden Town Primary

Filled with anticipation to get started on lessons in Cayman cultural heritage, students of Bodden Town Primary School gather round an old-time caboose.

Letter: Names reflect appreciation

Cayman does this sort of thing very well – naming buildings, institutions and roads after people who have made such a difference in recent times.

Artist adorns school with paintings

Bodden Town Primary School students returned from summer break Monday to find a colorful surprise waiting for them.

EDITORIAL – Positive marks for new school inspections regime

Education officials appear to be delivering on their promise to evaluate thoroughly government schools’ performance and to make their findings public.

Government school registration open

Government school registration for the 2018-2019 school year is under way and will be open until June 29.

Bodden Town Primary raises funds for Cancer Society

Bodden Town Primary School students have raised $350 for the Cayman Islands Cancer Society.

Bodden Town students celebrate heritage day

Bodden Town Primary School students celebrated a heritage day on Friday by participating in several demonstrations, traditional foods and arts and crafts.

50 years ago: Teacher returns to Bodden Town Primary School

In the Sept. 20, 1967 edition of the Caymanian Weekly, a precursor of the Cayman Compass, “Bodden Town Report” correspondent Floris McCoy wrote in her weekly column:

Bodden Town PTA gets boosts from corporate donations

MLA Dwayne Seymour, through corporate sponsorship, donated $10,000 to assist the Bodden Town Primary School PTA in their efforts to buy playground equipment and upgrade other areas at the school.

Business in Brief: Chamber wins award

Harneys Cayman is proud to be the first corporate sponsor for the Bodden Town Primary School “Revitalising Our Future” project, the company said in a press release.

School helicopter visit stirs excitement

On a quiet Bodden Town afternoon, the loud noise of a helicopter suddenly interrupts the peace; fingers point, and all eyes look to the sky as the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service chopper slows over the Bodden Town Primary School playing field and begins its descent.

Students get lessons in silver thatch products

Year 6 students at Bodden Town Primary School last week displayed silver thatch accessories they had created as part of their heritage culture lesson plan, an ongoing activity for the year group.

Bodden Town Primary students make candies the old fashioned way

It was a sweet day for students at Bodden Town Primary School recently, thanks to a visit from confection maker Rose Myles. She came to teach the youngsters how to pull peppermint candy. Throughout the morning on Tuesday, Year 6 students joined Ms. Myles in making about 600 peppermints, which were quickly gobbled up by students and teachers alike, just as soon as they were finished.

FC International hosts Bodden Town day

Youngsters interested in football had fun learning the fundamentals of the game at Bodden Town Primary school on Saturday.

Primary students tour police bases

Bodden Town youngsters recently were treated to a behind-the-scenes tour of police marine and air operations.

Primary school students visit Joint Marine Unit

The RCIPS Joint Marine Unit recently hosted 32 Bodden Town Primary school Year 1 students on an action-packed day-long field trip on April 28.

New track opens

Hopes are high that a new public track at Bodden Town Primary School will benefit students and local athletes, and provide a convenient, safe and easily accessible area for the community to exercise.

Bodden Town Primary to stage free concert

Bodden Town Primary School students are currently honing their talents and practicing hard to stage a free concert later this month.

Work begins on new recreation track in Bodden Town

A new four-lane track is now under construction at the Bodden Town Primary School.

New crosswalks improve pedestrian safety

Three new crosswalks with flashing lights – by Savannah Primary School, near the Seventh-day Adventist Church and Cayman Academy on Walkers Road, and by Bodden Town Primary School – also have buttons for pedestrians to press to activate the warning lights for drivers.

New parking for Bodden Town Heritage Day

Visitors attending Bodden Town Pirates Week Heritage Day activities this year will no longer have to worry about parking.

East End's oldest resident turns 100

East Ender Stella Welcome recently joined a distinguished group, celebrating her 100th birthday on Oct. 30.

Peace Day 'flash mob' planned for Cayman

The Family Resource Centre is inviting Cayman Islands residents to join people around the world in celebrating the International Day of Peace on Sept. 21.

Gift of dictionaries from Rotary Sunrise boosts junior literacy

Students in government primary schools got a boost on Literacy Day last week when the Rotary Sunrise Club donated almost 700 illustrated dictionaries to all Year Five students.

Archer: Cayman's financial 'freedom' still needs work

The Cayman Islands may indeed emerge from the end of its 2015/16 budget without the United Kingdom needing to approve future government spending plans, Finance Minister Marco Archer confirmed Friday.

Districts on opposite ends of voting debate

West Bay and Bodden Town districts go in different directions on a proposed voting change for Cayman.

East Enders meet on voting boundaries

A small group of East Enders at a public meeting last wek were unanimous in their opinion that the district electoral boundary should remain as it is.

Boundary Commission to hold public meetings

The Electoral Boundaries Commission plans to hold a series of public meetings this month.

Weave your way over to House of Local Craft

If you’re looking for a locally made gift to give a friend or family this holiday season - one that incorporates Cayman’s old-time traditions - look no further than “House of Local Craft,” located at the George Town craft market.

Hat-tricks top the bill

The CUC Primary Football League resumed after the mid-term break on Saturday and there was thrilling Group B Under-11 action between Bodden Town Primary and Red Bay at the Bodden Town Primary School Field.

Ipswich likes Tugman, 9

A 9-year-old Cayman footballer is enjoying a dream invitation from an English professional club for a tryout at its academy.

Primary school list loaded with cleaning supplies

When primary school students head back to school on Tuesday, their school bags will be packed with rolls of paper towels, Ziploc bags in various sizes, baby wipes, sanitizer and soaps.

New teachers experience Cayman culture

Newly appointed teachers are given a cultural tour by representatives of the Tourism and Education departments.

Library hosts kids reading contest

George Town Public library and Rotary Sunrise LIFE host reading fair competition for school aged students.

Fifteen spellers compete for top spot

Fifiteen spellers will compete for top spot in Cayman 2013 National Spelling Bee finals on Tuesday, Dec. 3.

Bird’s legacy has kids chirping

Gerome “Bird” Graham is the Bodden Town footballer who sadly died suddenly from an undetected heart defect last year but at least the club’s technical director Elbert McLean and Bird’s brother Kareem James are keeping his name and spirit alive.

Brac kids enjoyed kicking it with McLean coaches

Aspiring child footballers in Cayman Brac were treated to a fun filled coaching session last week Saturday.

10s aces focused on Bodden Town

tennis kids round up

Students back in school

Many of the Cayman Islands’ private and public students are heading back to class this week after a long summer break, with most students entering government public schools on Wednesday for the new school year.

Students head back to schools next week

The Ministry of Education and the Departmetn of Education Services releases dates for new and returning students to government schools for 2013/2014 academic year.

Tennis Tens: loved by budding grand slam champs

The first Cayman National Tennis Tens event was held in the district of North side last week.

Learning all about mangroves

Get them while they're young. That's the philosophy behind an ongoing mangrove education programme within Cayman's schools.

National Gallery shares its art with local students

The National Gallery is launching a new educational programme designed to use art to enhance school learning

School registration under way

Registration for government schools is under way in the Cayman Islands.

Bodden Town is PPM country

The Progressives were headed for a strong showing in Bodden Town, with three or four seats likely.

Voter turnout heavy early on

Update 1:40pm: Six out of ten eligible voters have now participated in the 2013 General Election, according to latest numbers.

Ensuring nutrition

Girls Brigaders raised money for breakfast.

Girls get new chance to kick it

Saturday morning sessions for young girls interested in learning to play football will become a weekly fixture.

Lab, classroom, museum projects on tap for Sister Islands

The Sister Islands could see a new lab, school classroom and museum in the near future.

New school building unveiled

Bodden Town Primary School is the latest primary school to receive a new school building.

Career shift to teaching

Professionals change career paths to take on teaching in the Cayman Islands.

Students head back to school

Cayman Islands students returned to school on Monday

Referendum Day

Update 5.30pm: Voters participating in the referendum breached the 8,000 turnout mark following a tally released at 5pm.

Where to vote for ‘One Man One Vote’

Find out where you will cast your ballot for the referendum.

Voters lists posted

The voters list in effect for the 18 July referendum is now availalbe for inspection in both electronic and printed forms.

Bush defends government plans

Flanked by fellow United Democratic Party members, an energised Premier McKeeva Bush vigorously defended his Government’s actions and riposted against opponents’ recent criticisms of his ongoing major proposals.

Track meet in BT

The Cayman Islands Athletic Association hosts the Bodden Town District Meet on Saturday 18 February at the Bodden Town Primary School Field starting at 9am.

Capital times at Bodden Town Heritage Day

Come to Cayman's first capital, Bodden Town, for a wonderful day of heritage.

Contractor helped defuse ordeal

Bodden Town Primary School extenion contractor Bonny Myles said he does not own Dexter Bodden any money and was advised to pay to diffuse the situation.

Man climbs roof to demand pay

A man climbed up to the roof of an extension to the Bodden Town Primary School Tuesday and threatened not to come down until he was given his pay after being laid off on Monday.

Lions run breast cancer awareness campaign

The Lions Club of Tropical Gardens kicked off its annual breast cancer awareness campaign this month.

New landfill discussed 
in Bodden Town meeting

The Bodden Town area has long been identified as the best site on Grand Cayman to locate a new landfill, representatives from government and Dart Realty Cayman Ltd. told well over 100 district residents who attended a meeting Thursday night.

Pastor offers explanation 
for multipurpose hall funding

Bodden Town multipurpose should be ready for next hurricane.

RCIPS gun amnesty starts today

The annual Royal Cayman Islands Police Service gun amnesty begins today.

Boost for BT Primary

Educators and government officials break ground on a new extension at the Bodden Town Primary School.

Multipurpose hall on schedule

Workers are hoping to have the Bodden Town Church of God Multipurpose Hall ready before the 2011 hurricane season is over.

Glitch mars school fire drill

Sir John A. Cumber Primary School in West Bay failed last week's fire drill.

Students’ visit 
is eye-opening

Bodden Town Primary students visit lenscrafters.

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