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Rotary Sunrise, LIFE donate spelling programme to East End Primary

Literacy is for Everyone (LIFE) and Rotary Sunrise joined forces to supply East End Primary students with a new spelling programme.

Virtual school-leaving ceremony for East End Primary

Family, teachers and well-wishers gathered over Zoom on Tuesday morning to help 13 East End Primary students celebrate leaving school.

2,000 books for East End Primary School

Literacy is for Everyone has donated more than 2,000 books to East End Primary School.

Officials break ground on East End affordable homes

The National Housing Development Trust held a groundbreaking ceremony on Thursday for the construction of six new affordable homes in East End.

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.

LIFE donates books to East End students

Santa made a special surprise visit to East End Primary School this week to present each of the school’s 92 students with two books for Christmas.

East End Primary gets passing grade

A second follow-up inspection of East End Primary School has found it is now making satisfactory or good progress in areas where it was deemed deficient last March.

East End’s John McLean Drive: Place of safety in a storm

Located off Sea View Road, past East End Primary School, John McLean Drive, once known as “Up on the Hill” runs up a steep hill leading from the coastal Sea View Road.

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.

Inspectors find East End Primary making progress

A new report says East End Primary School has made mostly “satisfactory” progress in the past three years on recommendations that were made after an inspection during the 2014-2015 school year.

Ministers provide updates on East End development projects

Repairs and upgrades to the William Allen McLaughlin Civic Centre in East End should be finished by the end of June, according to Infrastructure Minister Joey Hew.

EDITORIAL – Excellent teachers: The secret to excellent schools

Like a good businessperson, a good teacher desires only a couple of things: First, adequate resources. Second, for government officials to get out of their way, and allow them to flourish in their chosen vocation.

Teacher returns to East End Primary

A Year 5 teacher at East End Primary School, who was removed from the classroom a month ago, has returned to the school.

EDITORIAL – East End parents put primary school in ‘time out’

While we don’t endorse their methods and means of dealing with this particular issue, we certainly applaud these parents for engaging actively, and yes, passionately, in the education of their children.

Students return to East End Primary

Students returned to class at East End Primary School on Tuesday, but the ramifications of a parent protest that shut the school down for two days last week will likely continue to ripple the educational waters for a while.

UPDATE: Substitute teacher found for East End Primary

Parents at East End Primary have pulled their children from class in protest over a situation that placed an assistant teacher in charge of the Year 5 classroom for the past three weeks.

Primary students encouraged to read

Acting Education Minister Barbara Conolly visited students at East End Primary School Thursday to read to them as part of Literacy Month. The joint initiative between Camana Bay and the Ministry of Education aims to reinforce and encourage a love of reading.

Career volunteers inspire students

Guest speakers from Cayman’s workforce shared firsthand knowledge and personal experiences pertaining to their careers with students at East End Primary School this month.

East End students learn about pet care

Youngsters in East End got an entertaining introduction to pet care and animal welfare this week. On Monday, Feb. 20, the KidsCare team was invited to speak at East End Primary School’s assembly. KidsCare’s visits, which include weekly class visits to a number of primary schools on island, introduce children to the “five freedoms” of animal welfare.

Santa brings toys for East End Primary School students

Santa and Mrs. Claus, known the rest of the year as Frank and Kate Volinsky, accompanied by Patch the elf, also known as Emma Powell, made a stop at East End Primary School last week to hear students’ Christmas wishes and give out presents.

Breeze Fusion 5K raises funds for schools, charity

More than 300 people took part in the annual Breeze Fusion 5K over the weekend and raised thousands of dollars for two local schools and the National Council of Voluntary Organisations.

Registration begins for charity run; proceeds support schools and NCVO

Runners and walkers are being invited to sign up for the 10th annual Breeze Fusion 5K Walk/Run, set for Nov. 5. The event, organized by Radio Cayman and Breeze FM, will extend to Cayman Brac this year, with a run being held there on Nov. 26.

East End students hope to make friends in India

Students at East End Primary School are writing friendly letters to children in India to show their love and support.

East End athlete meets Bolt in Jamaica

A young athlete from East End recently had the chance to meet track and field star Usain Bolt in Jamaica.

East End Primary rock their socks for Down Syndrome Day

Students and staff of East End Primary School showed their support for Down Syndrome Day by wearing their craziest socks to school for “Rock Your Socks Cayman” on March 21.

Athletes battle the elements in Mercuryman Triathlon

More than 50 athletes battled rough seas and high winds Sunday morning to compete in the Mercuryman half-Ironman Triathlon in East End. Three professional triathlon...

Young parents in East End concerned over lack of jobs

Some young parents in East End are speaking out about the difficulties they have in finding jobs.

Cayman's top sporting events draw enthusiastic crowds

A look at some of Cayman's most popular sporting events of 2015.

Festive music is in the air

East End Primary was the scene of festive songs and celebrations for the school’s annual Christmas musical, “A King is Coming to Town.”

Rotary Central treats kids

Rotary Central hosted a Christmas party for more than 70 children at the Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort on Sunday.

Turning nature's leftovers into art

East End’s Edney McLean is endowed with a unique sense of creativity and the ability to transform pieces of rotted wood or cassava root into works of art.

Mercuryman supports Stroke Warriors of Cayman

Cayman’s only half-Ironman triathlon event, the Generali Worldwide Mercuryman, has chosen as its benefitting charity for next year the Stroke Warriors of Cayman.

Big plans for East End, North Side Heritage Days

Offering a pirate’s booty of ways to eat, drink and be merry, East End and North Side are once again ramping up for their very popular Pirates Week Heritage Days.

Pharmacist donates to East End school

East End Primary School’s after-school program has been given a boost with a $3,600 donation from Donald McLean of Health Care Pharmacy.

East End school launches home reading program

East End Primary School has launched a home reading program that encourages children to embrace books and, organizers hope, will lay the foundation for young students to become lifelong readers.

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.

Public invited to Education Bill meetings

A series of meetings will be held over the next two weeks in which members of the public are being invited to give feedback on a proposed Education Bill.

Events set to mark a month of honoring women

Several events are planned throughout March to mark “Honoring Women Month.”

McLean is on a crest of a wave

Championship jet ski racing is one of the most physically demanding sports out there and having won several titles against some of the world’s best, Jordan “JJ” McLean, can testify to that.

Mercuryman made pros high five

The Mercuryman Triathlon is only three years old but already established enough to attract top pros. Now it is going to be staged in South Africa as well.

Cubans migrants spotted off East End

Cuban migrants are spotted off East End Sunday.

Mercuryman attracts top pros

Mercuryman, Cayman’s unique half iron distance triathlon, is on this weekend at The Reef Resort, East End and some of the biggest names in the sport will be vying for the coveted podium places.

Plenty on offer to get fit again

Numerous sports events and activities are coming up in the Cayman Islands for those who want to stick to their New Year’s resolution to get healthier and exercise more.

Business in brief

A roundup of local business briefs.

Mercuryman will test athletes

Determined athletes at home and abroad are currently training hard for one of the most exciting tests of athletic endurance taking place in the Cayman Islands.

Seniors’ celebrations continue

Seniors attend events throughout Older Persons Month.

Mercuryman tested their mettle

Completing a half-iron triathlon is the toughest sporting challenge in the Cayman Islands, yet around 100 did so and in horrendous conditions many finished with smiles on their faces.

Surf Challenge returns for fun

The annual East End Surf Challenge is on this weekend and although the jet skiing races are on Monday, Heroes Day, all the fun starts on Friday.

East End pupils feel grand now

One of Cayman’s newest sporting events has given back to a school in the area where it was staged and put a smile on the faces of the principal and pupils.

Pirates invade George Town

Pirates streamed into George Town on Saturday to “take over the harbor” in their annual show of swashbuckling and swordplay.

District festival queens shine

Seven thoughtful costumes were displayed in the East End Festival Queen competition, with Nerissa McLaughlin's Junkanoo dress taking first place.

Literacy workshop promotes home and school partnership

East End Primary school promote literacy night with parents caregivers, students and teachers

Helping hand for East End school

Cayman Islands Water Authority donates money to East End Primary After School Program.

School lockout over teacher shortage

Protesters padlocked the gates of East End Primary School and left a note at the scene demanding a new fifth grade teacher as frustrations over staffing boiled over.

School padlock sends a message

Students and parents at East End Primary School on Grand Cayman arrived for classes Tuesday to find that the gates to the school had been padlocked.

Schools outfitted with life-saving devices

Six schools on Grand Cayman and three in Cayman Brac are getting a jump-start on a potential life-saver, thanks to a $20,000 project of the Cayman Heart Fund.

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.

Mercuryman wants to double

After the success of the inaugural Mercuryman Triathlon at the start of the year, confirmation of the next one has just been released.

Family reunion turns to tragedy

A 26-year-old father of four killed in a car accident in the early hours of Saturday had arrived in Grand Cayman only 12 hours earlier to take up a job on a fishing boat.

School registration under way

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

North Side district issues

The candidates for election in North Side have outlined their ideas on the issues facing the district.

PwC set up juniors again

The second in the series of PwC Junior Circuit tennis tournaments is on this weekend at The Courts at The Ritz-Carlton.

Prolific world traveller adds Cayman to list of conquests

Environmentalist, TV star and diplomat Orhan Kural added Cayman to his list of 226 visited countries recently.

Literacy programme shines in EE

East End Primary School stage literacy night to promote school and parent involvement

Mercuryman showed iron spirits

It took months of hard work and the three organisers sacrificed entering themselves to ensure it ran smoothly and, thankfully, everything went more or less perfectly.

Rosemarie steadies U21 shooters

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

Six named for Certificate and Badge of Honour

Governor Taylor on Monday named six Caymainians for New Years honours

Truman Bodden braces for rally

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

Business in brief

Business in brief.

Business in brief

Business in brief.

After school programmes abound

Listing of after school programmes

North Siders served with new challenge for school kids

The sport of tennis is making a new push in North Side.

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