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Careers Fair expose students to various professional paths

Students at Clifton Hunter High School met more than 50 career representatives at the school’s Career Fair Friday morning.

Bodden recognized for academic work

Brianna Bodden, 16, has been an exceptional pupil since she started at Clifton Hunter High School. The well-rounded student, with her never-give-up attitude, has been involved in just about every aspect of school life.

Education in string theory

British cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason held a music workshop on Friday for students from John Gray High School, Clifton Hunter High School, Red Bay Primary School and Triple C School.
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Venue for District council meeting changed

All residents of North Side district are invited to the monthly meeting of the District Council, which is set for Thursday, Oct. 26, at 8 p.m. at the theater at Clifton Hunter High School.

EDITORIAL – John Gray campus must not wait until 2021 for completion

Education Minister Juliana O’Connor-Connolly has said completing the John Gray project is a priority. We trust that she, Education Councillor Barbara Conolly and Education Council Chairman Dan Scott will work to keep the John Gray project moving forward until it is finally removed from the “to do list” and added to the government’s list of accomplishments.

Students, teachers shave heads to support child cancer research

Students and teachers at two Cayman high schools shaved their heads on Thursday to raise funds for child cancer research.

North Side council plans new public beach

A new public beach in Old Man Bay is one of the priority projects for the recently elected executive committee of the North Side District Council.

Stay-Focused intern learns diving, disability awareness

Despite growing up in one of the Caribbean’s premier dive destinations, Jaeda Kirchman, 15, did not spend much time exploring Grand Cayman’s waters. Like many of her classmates at Clifton Hunter High School, she mainly stuck to activities on land and ventured out for an occasional ocean swim with family.

Cayman sky-gazers chase Great American Eclipse

Eclipse chasers from Cayman traveled through Missouri and Illinois searching for clear skies to view Monday’s eclipse. Cayman Islands Astronomical Society members Karen Perkins and Petro Kotze joined the Society’s former president Chris Cooke and his family, who traveled from the U.K., and three astronomers from Trinidad and Tobago to watch the solar phenomenon.

Cayman student receives $5,000 educational grant

Gabriella Castillo, who attended Clifton Hunter High School and graduated in May from the United World College Costa Rica’s International Baccalaureate program, is the recipient of the Island Heritage Insurance Co.’s first educational grant.

Calling all heroes to support childhood cancer research

As the temperatures rise through the summer, some residents may be tempted to take some inches off their ‘do to cool down. One charitable organization is asking them to hold off and go shorter in September.

Clifton Hunter students get life lessons

A six-part program highlighting the challenges and impact of social issues on young people brought the realities of life home to 170 children at Clifton Hunter High School.

Students gain gardening insight

A group of students from Clifton Hunter High School made a study visit to the Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park as part of their mini-gardens practical project last month.

Students forge ties with community

Clifton Hunter High School students were out and about in the eastern districts this month in the spirit of community service.

‘You have made a difference’: Students’ donations help Syrian refugees

Karyn Thomas gave presentations at local schools, speaking about the Syrian crisis, which has resulted in the flight of millions of people into neighboring countries and beyond, highlighted the support from Cayman.

School’s career day highlights work options for students

Students at Clifton Hunter High School were treated to a sampling of career fields at a mini career fair last week.The event featured booths showcasing career options in the fields of public service, maritime, education, health and vocational jobs.

Ag Show serves up a fitting backdrop for Youth Cook-Off finals

It was an extra-special win for team Bodden Town as the teen culinary duo clinched the top prize in their home district at this year’s National Youth Cook-Off finals.

EDITORIAL – John Gray gym: Going through hoops to hide the cost

Pardon us if our enthusiasm seems somewhat subdued. We certainly are not opposed to sports or even new gymnasia, but first things first. Our priority is, and will always be, excellence in our classrooms. Everything else is second.

Ornament entrepreneurs build business skills

A seasonal project promoting financial awareness has young entrepreneurs from Cayman’s eastern districts getting into the Christmas spirit.

Clifton Hunter Cadets build life skills

Young people participating in the cadet program at Clifton Hunter High School in North Side are impressing teachers with their personal development this school year. “Since the start of the school year, teachers have noticed a huge difference in the kids who became involved in the cadet program this year.”

Students visit brewery, cadets help the community

Clifton Hunter High School students have been busy taking part in a variety of activities across Grand Cayman in recent weeks. According to a press release, Year 10 business and science students paid a visit to the Cayman Islands Brewery on Tuesday, Oct. 18.

WB Financial boosts youth basketball

Victor O’Garro, better known as Coach Voot, technical director for basketball in the Cayman Islands, has received a sponsorship check for $1,500 from Virginia Czarnocki of WB Financial for the development of the Cayman Islands Basketball Association Under-19 league.

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.

EDITORIAL – STEM conference: Launching students’ imaginations

To the students participating in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math conference at the University College of the Cayman Islands, here is the crucial takeaway: Not only is the sky not falling — but education and progress are opening up entirely new vistas for future exploration.

Disabled divers get help from students

Two Caymanian students spent part of their summer helping disabled teens learn to dive.

Youth empowerment officer named

A new youth empowerment officer at the Cayman Islands government’s Youth Services Unit will next school year be teaching high school students about managing finances.

Clifton Hunter students get in on the ACT

Six officers with the Neighborhood Policing Department of the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service recently took part in a day-long crime awareness and prevention event for youth at Clifton Hunter High School.

Ceremonies mark achievements of eastern district students

Proud parents, family, friends and dignitaries showed their support at two recent events marking the achievements of the Clifton Hunter High School graduating class.

Top Clifton Hunter students receive honors

A packed house celebrated students from the eastern districts at the Clifton Hunter High School graduation ceremony last week.

Counterfeit goods in the spotlight

Counterfeit goods proved to be a hot topic at a recent presentation to Clifton Hunter High School students

Students bound for Norway, US, China

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

Teenager helps save two people from drowning

An East End teen is being lauded for helping rescue two people after they were caught in strong currents in East End waters.

Young aviation enthusiasts get a boost

Aspiring pilots and aviation professionals in the eastern districts got a welcome boost recently thanks to a local scholarship.

Cayman in Focus: Junior Batabano takes to the roads

A week before the main Batabano carnival, students donned headdresses, beads and elaborate costumes for the Neverland-themed Junior Batabano parade, Saturday

Workplace sneak peek

Getting firsthand experience of working in the financial services sector, six students ages 13-17 from John Gray and Clifton Hunter high schools recently spent the day at DMS Offshore Investment Services.

Student excluded over school assault

A Clifton Hunter High School student alleged to have assaulted a teacher has been excluded from the school while police continue to investigate the incident.

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