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Prep nets primary football titles

Cayman Prep came close to making it a clean sweep of Cayman’s three primary school football divisions over the weekend, winning two of the three league titles in the CUC Primary Football League. 

FOOTBALL: Prep keeps title hopes alive

Defending Under-9 and Under-11 league champions Cayman Prep continued the march to defend their titles by winning their respective quarterfinal games 28 Nov. in...

Letter: Ban single-use plastic to protect marine life

I hope that you after you read this letter you will at least consider banning single-use plastic. Please think of all of those suffering creatures and do something!

Cayman Prep student tops world in Cambridge exam

For the second time in three years, a Cayman student has topped one of Cambridge International’s AS Level exams.

Schoolgirls design Christmas cards for fundraiser

Santa Claus arrived a little early this year for Chloe Connolly, 9, and Bella Grieff, 15. On Tuesday, the two girls were announced as winners of a Christmas card design contest, which is part of a fundraising drive for Hannah’s Heroes.

Students learn work can be a game

A workshop at the University College of the Cayman Islands was put on by the organizers of Gamers Bay along with the Youth Services Unit and the Ministry of Education, and was inspired by the Gamers Bay computer game competition.

​​Boys’ Primary Football League Opening Rally set for Saturday

With the girls successfully kicking-off the new primary school football competition this past Saturday, the boys now take centre stage.

Schools get jingle fever

Cayman’s primary school children are literally singing the praises of recycling and waste reduction, with four schools submitting “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle” jingles for an Earth Month competition hosted by the Department of Environmental Health.

150 students turn out for Battle of the Books

One of Edna M. Moyle Primary School student Simon Hansson’s favorite books is “Brothers at Bat,” the tale of a 1930s family that was big enough to form its own baseball team.

Letter: Supermarkets, please help reduce plastic waste

I would also recommend that [supermarkets] use paper containers that are more eco-friendly and are compostable.

Students take part in model United Nations

Students from Cayman International School and Cayman Prep got some mock diplomatic experience when they attended a model United Nations conference called CAY-MUN III on March 7. This is the third year for the conference.

CIS, Cayman Prep champs in inaugural high school leagues

Cayman International School Blue and Cayman Prep and High School won the inaugural Dart Under 14 Girls’ and Under 13 Boys’ high school football leagues.

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.

High School Football: CIS Blue and Cayman Prep in top standings

After three weeks of play in the inaugural Dart Under 14 Girls’ and Under 13 Boys’ high school football leagues, the young women from Cayman International School Blue and the young men from Cayman Prep sit atop the standings in their respective leagues.

Youth roller hockey kicks off with inter-school tournament

The 2017 roller hockey season officially began Sept. 22-23 at Kings Sports Center with the 7th annual EY inter-school tournament.

Cayman Prep wins Girls Primary Opening Rally

Cayman Prep secured the first trophy of the 2017 primary football season on Saturday as they won the CUC Girls Primary Football League Opening Rally with a 1-0 win over Cayman International School at the Annex field.

Cayman boys soccer team undefeated in US tour

School and club rivalries were set aside temporarily by a group of 10 boys who came together as a Cayman Select Under-11 team to challenge a variety of clubs in North Carolina in early July.

Cayman Prep wins primary league titles

Cayman Prep continued their recent domination of the CUC Primary Football League as the school secured the 2016/2017 Under-9 and Under-11 League championships on Jan. 28 at the Annex field.

Primary Football League: Battle for semifinal spots narrows

Facing brisk northwesterly winds and threatening skies, the young stars in the 2016/2017 CUC Primary Football League and Girls Primary Football League left it all on the field as they competed for a top-four spot in the respective divisions and a place in the semifinals.

Primary football league: Schools edge closer to semifinal spots

Schools in the CUC boys and girls Primary Football Leagues battled for maximum points on Saturday at the Annex field as they edged closer to securing one of the four semifinal spots.

CUC Primary Football League: Playoffs resume this weekend

After a few weeks of rest for players and coaches, the CUC Primary Football League and CUC Girls Primary Football League playoffs resume on Saturday with the third round of games at the Annex field beginning at 9 a.m.

Prep students get tourism insights in Turtle Centre visit

A social studies trip to the Cayman Turtle Center for 75 Cayman Prep and High School students focused on what happens behind the scenes and provided insight into the varied work of the tour guides.

Cayman Prep student wins half marathon

Running his first half-marathon, Cayman Prep’s Dominic Dyer won the 13.1-mile race with a time of 1 hour, 21 minutes and 41 seconds.

Prep students delve into a cultural experience

Cayman Prep students got the chance to take in a unique cultural experience last week at a local Mexican restaurant.

Primary Football League: Top of the table clash ends in draw

The only two undefeated Under-11 schools in Group A of the CUC Primary Football League, Sir John A. Cumber and Savannah Primary, played to a draw on Saturday at Bodden Town Primary’s field.

Primary Football League: St. Ignatius Prep holds Sir John A. Cumber to a draw

St. Ignatius Prep traveled to West Bay on Saturday to take on the undefeated Sir John A. Cumber Primary Under-11 boys, while the unbeaten St. Ignatius Prep Under-9s looked to keep their streak going.

Student ‘investors’ get $100,000 to ‘play’ with

A group of Cayman high school students are learning about investing in stocks – using play money. Saxon Investment Club kicked off this year at Cayman Prep and High School with students from St. Ignatius, Cayman Prep and John Gray High School on Nov. 2.

Primary Football League: George Town U-11 team records first win

The Under-11 boys from George Town Primary, in Group A, celebrated their first victory of the season on Saturday with a 3-1 defeat of Prospect Primary ‘B.’ Kassidy Forrester opened the scoring for the boys from the capital before Jabez Campbell sealed the victory with a double just before halftime.

Physical education teachers learn to improve cricket skills

Specialist physical education teachers on island were recently given the opportunity to improve their cricket skills at Clifton Hunter High School. Fourteen teachers from government and private schools attended the one-day course last month with Peter Anderson, Cayman Cricket’s new technical director.

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

Youngster determined to help those in need

Taking a cue from her mother, a young George Towner is doing her part to help those in need.

Tributes pour in for beloved Prep counselor: ‘She was just a gorgeous person’

The devastated husband of a beloved school counselor who died suddenly last week at the age of 36 has spoken of his heartbreak at losing the love of his life. Karen Doran, a mother of two, died at the Cayman Islands Hospital on Oct. 12.

Primary Football League: Sir John A. Cumber defeats George Town Primary

Sir John A. Cumber Primary remains undefeated in the 2016/2017 CUC Primary Football League and Girls League with Group A wins over George Town Primary on Oct. 15 at the West Bay Town Hall field.

Cayman Finance celebrates student education, work program

The second year of the Cayman Finance Student Education and Work Experience Programme has concluded after nine weeks of workshops and mentor sessions and a four-week work placement component.

Cayman Prep wins fourth straight Opening Rally title

Cayman Prep’s boys won an unprecedented fourth consecutive Opening Rally title with a 2-1 penalty shootout victory over Cayman International School in the final of the 2016/2017 CUC Primary Football League Opening Rally on Oct. 1 at the Annex field.

Young cyclist donates $3,700 to charities

Nine-year-old Alex Dailey, who took part in a bicycle ride across Iowa this summer, has donated the money he raised to three local charities. The Cayman Prep student, his father Tim and another rider from Cayman, Sarah Burton, spent seven days cycling across the U.S. state in the Des Moines Register’s Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa.

Prospect Primary wins first Girls’ Opening Rally title

The female players from Prospect Primary ‘A’ created their own piece of history Saturday at the Annex Field as they won the inaugural 2016/2017 CUC Girls’ Primary Football League Opening Rally.

New benches offer a friendly space

Two colorfully decorated friendship benches made their debut this month at Cayman Prep. Designed by students, the benches were unveiled during the Friday school assembly...

Cayman Prep students donate nearly 2,000 books to public schools

Nearly 2,000 books collected during a book drive by the Key Club at Cayman Prep and High School and the Student Council members of Cayman Prep Primary School are being distributed at government schools.

Caymanian graduates in UK with top honors

For 22-year-old Loughborough University graduate Alexander McCallum, working toward becoming a qualified accountant is the next step of his career since graduating last month with the highest academic achievement of his degree.

Little Cayman trip offers lasting memories

An educational trip to Little Cayman has proved to be truly memorable for a group of George Town students.

Students check out high-tech navigation

Students recently discovered a novel way to navigate George Town harbor.

Students bound for Norway, US, China

Three Caymanian students have been selected to study for their International Baccalaureate diplomas abroad.

Cayman Prep students bound for Bahamas

A team of seven Cayman Prep students has been invited to the Bahamas for the 2nd annual DHL Express Solar Grand Challenge finals and Hack 2016 technology camp this summer.

Cayman Prep and High School’s Year 6 Art Exhibition

Young artists had the chance to showcase their talents at a unique exhibition held recently at the National Gallery.

Prep goes wild for green on Earth Day

Cayman Prep school came together to celebrate Earth Day, which fell this year on Friday, April 22.

Recycling program collects 21,000 phone directories

The Cayman Islands Yellow Pages has collected more than 21,000 used phone directories through its annual Yellow2Green recycling program, organizers said.

Math challenges high school students

More than 100 students from all eight high schools in the Cayman Islands competed at the annual Minds Inspired Mathematics Challenge at the University College of the Cayman Islands on April 14 and 15.

This week at the churches

Members of the United Church in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands will soon be gathering at the Cayman Prep and High School auditorium, Walkers Road, to celebrate Convocation 2016.

Competition to mark Harquail anniversary draws in youngsters

Budding young artists from both government and private schools were asked to call on their creative muse and submit up to two of their best visual arts pieces for selection in a recent nationwide competition for 6 to 18 year-olds.

Cayman Prep’s Book Week full of character

Students and staff went all out bringing books and literature to life at Cayman Prep’s recent Book Week.

John Gray students win robotics challenge

A team from John Gray High School triumphed Saturday in a science and technology challenge to build and operate a remote submersible vehicle.

50 years ago: Fundraisers, homecomings and a close call

In the Feb. 16, 1966 edition of the Caymanian Weekly, a precursor of the Cayman Compass, news from West Bay included: "West Bay members of...

Primary league to hold cup finals

Teams went head-to-head at Annex Field during the semifinals of the CUC Primary Football League and Girls Primary Football League on Jan. 23 for a chance at securing the 2015/2016 cup finals.

Primary Football playoffs: Cayman Prep, Red Bay repeat as league champions

The heavy rains that drenched the Annex Field on Saturday did not affect the enthusiasm and excitement of the 2015/2016 CUC Primary Football League and Girls Primary Football League finals and third-place games.

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