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Students stride against cancer and Alzheimer’s

Hand in hand and side by side, more than 300 Cayman Academy students marched along Walkers Road in purple-and-white shirts on Friday morning as part of the school’s annual ‘Cancer and Alzheimer’s Stride’.

Cayman Academy raises money for cancer awareness

Cayman Academy school donated $4,152 to the Cancer Society after making the journey by foot to its offices on Maple Road Friday.

Academy students spread Christmas joy

Cayman Academy school is bringing the magic of Christmas to the Cayman community as part of its Christian outreach ministry.

More walls smashed in Cayman Academy burglary

Last Wednesday’s high-profile burglary at the Cayman Business Park entailed burglars who broke into four establishments by smashing through drywall and tiles early that morning.

School start times for fall semester

All government primary schools reopen on Monday, Aug. 27, at 8:30 a.m.

Cayman Academy holds graduation

Cayman Academy graduated its largest ever Year 12 class Sunday, June 24, awarding diplomas to 23 students. The ceremony was held at The Ritz-Carlton.

Cayman Academy donates to local charities

Cayman Academy school found good use for funds collected during a student charity drive on Friday.

Private schools ready to compete for track and field glory

The eighth staging of the Private High Schools Track and Field Championships will take place at the Truman Bodden Sports Complex on Thursday, Dec. 7.

Adventist youths visit Cayman on regional cruise mission

Sixty-nine Adventist youths arrived in the Cayman Islands on Monday aboard the Carnival Glory cruise ship on a one-day community service initiative after spending four days in Miami on a similar venture.

Cayman Academy graduates class of 2017

Twenty students from Cayman Academy graduated last month at a ceremony at the Marriott resort.

Two students receive scholarships from Digicel

They survived a “Shark Tank”-style pitch meeting and won a scholarship for their efforts. More than 80 students from Grand Cayman and Cayman Brac applied...

Seniors feted at pre-Easter celebration

Cayman’s seniors from across the three islands gathered for a special pre-Easter service and open-air luncheon in Savannah on April 10.

Climbing, cycling events this week

The start of March has young people front and center in Cayman Brac, with numerous events catering to kids and youth scheduled over the...

Cayman Academy delivers health message to community

During Cayman Academy's annual health week, students and staff marched to the Cancer Society to deliver a donation and then made their way through George Town to the Annex playing field for a session on drug-abuse prevention.

Philanthropist donates bus to Cayman Academy

Local entrepreneur and philanthropist Kenneth Hall Jr. and his wife Waynette have donated a 26-seat school bus to Cayman Academy. The Halls have licensed and insured the vehicle for three years.

Hundreds of students explore job fair

More than 500 students attended a career fair last month to learn about jobs ranging from handling drug-sniffing dogs to working in a medical lab and operating drones. The Careers Fair, hosted by Cayman Academy at the University College of the Cayman Islands, drew students from Cayman’s public and private schools.

Business in brief: Local students learn from science and tech professionals

Pineau nominated for World Chambers Federation council; Commercial and property litigator joins HSM Group; New associate investment adviser at NCB Cayman

Cayman Academy grads join a growing cohort

Cayman Academy recently celebrated its latest cohort of graduates at an elegant commencement ceremony.

Families snuggle up and read at Cayman Academy

Families enjoyed bedtime stories, drama and literacy fun at the “Snuggle Up and Read” event, held last week at Cayman Academy School Hall.

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.

Cayman Academy hosts first careers fair

Cayman Academy held its first careers fair on March 21, with 11 organizations exhibiting.

Church service launches Honoring Women Month

Miriam Foster, director of Cayman’s Family Resource Centre, was recognized Saturday at the church service launch of Honoring Women Month for her work in services for youth, women and families, and her leadership of the center.

Students raise $3,389 for Cancer Society

Cayman Academy students raised $3,389 through contributions by friends and family for the Cayman Islands Cancer Society in their annual Cancer Walk.

Cayman Prep are champions again

Cayman Prep and High School retained its hold on the Murray Westerborg and Big Schools Trophies at the 2015 Private Schools Track and Field Championships this week at the Truman Bodden Stadium.

Spelling bees? No pollen!

The winners of the 32nd Annual Lions Club Spelling Bee competition are Thomas James Sevik Jr., and Dilan Tatum, of Layman E. Scott Snr. High School.

Playoffs kick in now for primary kids

Primary school football action concluded its regular season games on Saturday with Cayman Prep, Savannah Primary and Cayman International School respectively topping the Under-9, U-11 boys’ and Girls’ Primary Football League standings. All teams now go into the playoffs.

Prep and CIS bounce from nowhere to final

A netball rally was hosted by Cayman International School last Wednesday at the Arts and Recreational Center.

Adventist run includes Haines

The Cayman Islands Conference of Seventh-day Adventists 10K run, which has been a long-standing fixture in the community calendar, will be staged again on Sunday.

Bennett, 14, is already an Elite talent

Elite Sports Club has some of the youngest – and tiniest – players in the women’s football league and one of them is the exceptionally talented Shannelle Bennett.

Verhoeven is a hat trick hero

The welcome rain certainly did not affect the players’ spirits on Saturday, as the CUC Primary Football League and Girls Primary Football League regular seasons continued with the fourth round of play.

'Men-only' sessions to address domestic issues

Domestic violence, conflict resolution and the responsibilities of husbands and fathers will be among the topics discussed at a symposium this weekend.

Proud of Them: Janell Taylor recognized for academic achievement

Janell Taylor, 17, from Bodden Town received the Proud of Them award for her academic achievements.

Interns complete summer at Pinnacle Media

Five young Caymanian interns who spent their summer working at Pinnacle Media are completing their internships and getting ready to return to their schools and colleges for the new term.

Students awarded for excellence

Tameka Cox and Althea Miller are the recipients of a “Pursuit of Excellence” award for the 2014-15 school year.

Cayman Academy donates $2,000 to Cancer Society

Cayman Academy raised $2,000 during its health awareness week and has donated the money to the Cancer Society.

Career expo appeals to kids of all ages

The 2015 Chamber of Commerce Careers Expo, held at UCCI, proved to be very popular with students of all ages.

Clifton Hunter edges ahead again

The Cayman Islands High School Track & Field Championships are always keenly contested, and the staging of the seventh annual three-day event last week had another close finish.

Students shine at spelling bees

Amare Hamilton of George Town Primary placed first among individual spellers in the Royal Bank (Cayman) Spelling Bee, and Gabriella Ritch from Layman E. Scott High School in Cayman Brac took first place in the Lions Club Secondary School Spelling Bee.

Long strides in Texas

Sprinter Troy Long has just started a track scholarship at Wayland Baptist University in Texas.

Man carjacked in George Town

Police are investigating a car jacking in George Town in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Steel pannist wins Young Musician award

Sixteen-year-old Ethan Whittaker has been honored as Butterfield Young Musician of the Year 2014 for his performance on steel pan.

Final 13 vie for ‘Young Musician of the Year’

The 'Butterfield Young Musicians of the Year' competition is once again upon us, with 13 young hopefuls vying to take home the crown for 2014.

Clifton Hunter top of the class

Clifton Hunter conquered all before them in taking the championship at the Inter-Secondary Track & Field Championships last Thursday.

Coach teaches Brazilian way

As the Cayman Islands brace for another regional showcase, volleyball development is in greater focus.

Private schools tournament kicks in for a fourth time

Cayman International School is proud to announce the fourth annual Private Schools Association Football Tournament.

School shooters target titles

Netball in the junior ranks is set to reach a crescendo.

Five spellers prove word perfect

Five primary school pubils have set a new record for the highest number of winners in one spell-off competition.

Private schools line up again

Track and field athletes will be in action this weekend to boast who has the best athletes from Cayman’s private schools.

Fifteen spellers compete for top spot

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

Wilhelm: We must excel as hosts

Many eyes are on Cayman Islands football ahead of its biggest regional junior showcase.

Young musicians shine bright

Judges at the 2013 Butterfield Young Musician of the Year had a tough time picking a winner Saturday night, choosing after much deliberation 12-year-old singer Hannah Fowler.

Young Musicians set for final

The finalists of the 2013 Butterfield Young Musician of the Year in profile.

Top shooters net many trophies

Some of Cayman’s best netball players recently got their props.

Cayman’s upcoming musicians

Cayman's finest young musical talent is gathering at the Young Musician of the Year concert.

Rotary Central hosts students debate

Cayman Prep students show their debating skills

Cayman Prep and High win NCF steel pan competition

Cayman Prep and High School were successful in a recent steel pan competition.

New boot camp set for opening

The Boot Camp Cayman Academy will have its grand opening on 27 May.

Cayman in brief

Cayman Academy is holding a fundraiswer.

Prospect edged out Red Bay

The 2013 Inter-Primary Track and Field Championships staged at the Truman Bodden Sports Complex will long be remembered for the close tussle between the defending champions, Red Bay Primary School and arch rival Prospect.

Jeremy: This one is for Patti

A recent football tournament was in honour of a cancer victim.

Prep girls and Catholic boys score props at Camana Bay

Cayman Prep and St. Ignatius now have the best private school football teams in Cayman.

Clifton Hunter sprints to a golden finish

The cream of schools track and field athletes competed for bragging rights over two days last week and Clifton Hunter School from Frank Sound went home with the most to boast about.

Interscholastic spectacle kicks off at Camana Bay

Secondary schools on Grand Cayman have another shot at football glory.

Track finals are sure thrill

The finals are on Thursday from 2-9pm and promise to be even more exciting.

Schools on track for top marks

The Inter-Secondary Schools Championships in track and field used to be poorly attended and had little significance to serious athletes vying for CARIFTA qualification and hopeful of track scholarships that could lead to pro careers.

Schools on track to earn props

Secondary school track and field athletes get their annual chance to compete for bragging rights this week in what promises to be the best ever high school competition.

Shooters will get no holiday rest over mid-term break

Local netball intends to be busy around the Ash Wednesday holiday.

Schools’ essay contest open

The Rotary Club's Adventures in Citizenship essay contest returns and is open to all Year 10 students.

Rosemarie steadies U21 shooters

Cayman is close to naming its best Under-21 netball talent.

Flames heat up Christmas slate

Local netball is winding down for Christmas.

Truman Bodden braces for rally

Netball in the Cayman Islands will showcase some of its best junior talent.

Eminent Orators Toastmasters Club inducted

A brand new Toastmasters Club has been inaugurated in Grand Cayman.

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