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First Baptist moves up midterm break as more students test positive

First Baptist Christian Academy officials have decided to take the midterm break early, starting Monday on the heels of three new cases at local school.

Battle of the Books winners announced

The Books and the Sword from First Baptist Christian School has been announced as the Division 1 winning team in the fifth annual Cayman Islands Information Professionals Lera Parchment Battle of the Books event. The Book Minions from Cayman International School won the Division 2 title.
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Evaluators deem First Baptist Christian School ‘satisfactory’

The Office of the  Education Standards graded First Baptist Christian School as ‘satisfactory’ in a report drafted last month by inspectors.

Golden Apple honors Cayman’s educators

Twelve of Cayman’s most outstanding teachers from local and private schools were honored at the 2018 Golden Apple Awards on Saturday, May 26.

First Baptist team wins karate gold

Under the theme “School vs. School,” the top team fighters from the First Baptist Christian School, Cayman Prep and Cayman International took part in Cayman Karate Academy’s first tournament in more than 18 years.

Team Emig thrill Academy kids

The celebrated Team Emig karate troupe extended their fan base by giving a seminar to students of Cayman Karate Academy and a spectacular demonstration at Camana Bay on Saturday.

Team Emig to give seminars

Some of the best teenage martial arts proponents in the world will give free seminars and a demonstration next week in Grand Cayman.

Cayman Islands student is University of the West Indies valedictorian

Out of 650 graduating students across the Caribbean, Cayman’s Nadesha Edwards was selected to be this year’s University of the West Indies Open Campus class valedictorian.

South Sound Stride set for Saturday

The South Sound Stride 5k run/walk is on this Saturday.

Donation helps track progress of preschoolers

Petroleum company Rubis helps kindergarten with child progress software.

Fifteen spellers compete for top spot

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

Turning 66 Bible books into one story

A new book by a local pastor explains Bible themes to kids.

Ducks feel aromatic after flight and set for school

The Cayman Islands Youth Roller Hockey travel team the Dart Ducks is hosting an inter-school roller hockey tournament to raise funds for their upcoming participation in the North American Roller Hockey Championships, in July in Toronto.

Dressing down for Earth Day

In its series of dress down days every Friday in April, the National Trust invited corporations and schools throughout Cayman to abandon suits and uniforms for more casual fare in celebration of Earth Day.

Burglary suspect arrested near FBCS

Police make a quick arrest after a local school is broken into Tuesday morning.

Christmas pageant

First Baptist Christian School's WEE Care programme held its annual Christmas programme.

FBCS stays focused with Ryan

Ryan Chalmers takes his charms and focus to First Baptist Christian School.

After school programmes abound

Listing of after school programmes

Children’s awards rescheduled

The National Children's Festival of the Arts awards have been rescheduled for Friday, 15 June.

Dressed up for reading

Miss Cayman Lindsay Japal read to studednt at FBCS

Dancers got hooked on punches

A group of students got hooked on boxing for a while last week when they got instruction from two world class performers.

Learning one seed at a time

Students at First Baptist Christian School learn recyling

FBCS science fair reflects concerns

First Baptist Christian School students take on the sciences.

FBCS food drive for Meals on Wheels

Students at First Baptist Christian school host Harvest Festival to assist Meals on Wheels.

Project Grow helps nurture First Baptist students

First Baptist School students get opportunity to experience concept of nurturing their own organic and native garden.

Kids fitness guru is on his way

Fitness guru for kids is coming from Montana.

Kids with Heart brighten Pines

Kids helped decorate Christmas trees for The Pines retirement home.

Barclays supports charities

Barclays supports many local charities.

Van Liere teed it all up nicely

Golf AGM news

Kids raise money for breast cancer

Students and staff at First Baptist Christian School raised money for breast cancer research.

Cumber’s primary aim is retain


Primary school league preview.

Ramona Melody joins Grace Christian Academy

Ramona Melody is the new principal for Grace Christian Academy.

New principal for Grace Christian Academy

Ramona Melody is the new principal of Grace Christian Academy.

Bella has a ball with opera

Local student, Bella Rooney performs in Canadian opera and will shortly be heading off to musical theatre summer camp in the US.

Golden Apple awards attract 93

The 4th Golden Apple Awards will take place at The Harquail Theatre on Saturday, 29 May, and comprise of a champagne reception at 6pm, pre-award ceremony at 7pm and the awards show at 8pm.

Healthy kids expo

Well over 300 people attended the First Baptist Christian School's Healthy Kids Expo last Thursday.

Education mandatory for all children in the Cayman Islands

Although the Cayman Islands is not a welfare state, the Government has invested heavily in education, providing free schooling for Caymanian children from 4-16 years old, and achieving a 90 per cent literacy rate.

Three more swine flu cases

Three more cases of the H1N1 swine flu virus were confirmed in the Cayman Islands Friday, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to seven.

Girl is fourth swine flu case

An eight-year-old girl has been confirmed as the Cayman Islands' fourth H1N1 swine flu case.

Art exhibition features young Caymanian

A budding young Caymanian artist will be headlining Butterfield Bank's latest exhibition at its George Town headquarters.

Swine flu pandemic declared

A third case of H1N1 swine flu has been confirmed in the Cayman Islands, as the World Health Organization on Thursday declared the first global flu pandemic since 1968.

Third swine flu case

Health officials on Wednesday confirmed the Cayman Islands' third H1N1 swine flu case.

Second swine flu case confirmed, more likely

Health officials confirmed Cayman's second case of swine flu Saturday and are bracing for more cases this week.

New: classmate could have spread swine flu

Health officials are concerned that more students at First Baptist Christian School may have caught N1H1 swine flu from an infected classmate.

NEW: Another swine flu case confirmed

Several people have tested positive for Influenza A at Friday's Public Health investigation at First Baptist Christian School. CAREC testing, which will classify these cases as the typical seasonal flu or the novel H1N1, will be available in a few days.

New: Second swine flu case confirmed, more likely

Health officials confirmed Cayman's second case of swine flu Saturday and are bracing for more cases this week.

First Baptist students’ marathon effort

Students at First Baptist Christian School have been going to marathon lengths as part of a fitness program to promote youth fitness and health globally.

First Baptist cuts classes

First Baptist Christian School will cut grades 7 and 8 from the beginning of the next school year in September, to the chagrin of parents who say they were not consulted on the decision.

Latest sport seeks net gains

The newest sports association on the island has made inroads into the Cayman sporting scene.

Smashing times ahead

The Cayman Islands sporting scene has certainly blossomed in the past four years since Hurricane Ivan.

Kiwanians honoured

Past President Paul de Freitas and Club Secretary Linda Chapman-Key of the Kiwanis Club of Grand Cayman recently received awards of Distinguished Club President and Distinguished Club Secretary respectively for the Club Year 2006/07.

Talented students make hard work for judges

When Countryside Shopping Village announced it needed a tag line or slogan to let everyone know it offered one-stop shopping, nearly 300 students from schools in Grand Cayman and Cayman Brac put their inner creative genius to work.

NCFA showcases talent

Award-winning students from public and private schools performed at the Harquail Theatre on Tuesday night in the first of six final concerts for the 2008 National Children's Festival of the Arts.

Talented students make hard work for judges

When Countryside Shopping Village announced it needed a tag line or slogan to let everyone know it offered one-stop shopping, nearly 300 students from schools in Grand Cayman and Cayman Brac put their inner creative genius to work.

Kiwanis BUG programme generates buzz

The Kiwanis Club of Grand Cayman launched its BUG Programme at First Baptist Christian School last term and it has proved to be a tremendous success with students, parents and staff.

The gift of giving

Children in Bonacca Key, Honduras will be blessed this Christmas thanks to First Baptist Christian School and the church.

Primary School Swim Championships are biggest ever

The busiest day ever at the Lions Aquatic Center, Friday was the scene at the 10th Lions Pool Cayman Islands Primary School Swim Championships. More kids swimming more than ever, well organized with great atmosphere made for a great event.

Fun at FBCS

The First Baptist Christian School Family Fun Day recently was a joyous occasion for those attending. At the outdoor event, youngsters and adults alike enjoyed a number of fun activities

Golden Apple nominees named

Twenty-four outstanding educators in public and private schools throughout the Cayman Islands have been selected as honourees from a field of more than 150 teachers nominated by parents and students

Cayman in brief

The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service is appealing for members of the public to collect items that have been handed into the Found Property Department.

Red Bay wins final

Red Bay Primary was the story of perseverance and hustle throughout the State Street 12 and under Basketball League. their only loss to First Baptist Christian School

State Street basketball roundup

The State Street 12 and Under Basketball Championship matches were extremely exciting and people that weren't there missed out on a show for the ages.

Primary School Basketball

Primary School Basketball reached a climax this past Saturday as the two leading teams - Red Bay Primary and First Baptist Christian School - had their inevitable face off!

700+ students visit Free Press

More than 700 school children visited the offices of Cayman Free Press in October as part of the company's 40th Anniversary celebrations.

New principal at FBS

Linda Cross reached a turning point in elementary school - she never wanted to go through the experience again.

Realtor, students see green

Students at First Baptist Christian School got to experience the rejuvenation of nature first hand when RE/MAX associates joined hands with them in planting trees at the First Baptist Church and School of Grand Cayman recently.

A date with Gypsy

Toddlers at First Baptist Christian School clapped their hands in glee when a very special visitor to their classroom rolled over, lay down, balanced a treat on her nose and then caught it in her mouth.

Schools receive Ivan book

At a recent gathering of Cayman school representatives and principals, Terri Merren presented a copy of her book Hurricane Ivan Survival Stories. Ms Merren has donated copies of the book for every school library in Grand Cayman and Cayman Brac.

Rally aims to empower women

The Cayman Islands Crisis Centre held its first Take Back the Night rally Tuesday as the final event of Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

Youth forum set for Saturday

The first-ever National Candidates Forum with Young People will be held on Saturday, 30 April from noon to 4pm at the First Baptist Christian School. The forum is being sponsored by the Commonwealth Youth Club in conjunction with the National Youth Commission.

Spring melodies

Students from John Gray High School and Wesleyan Christian Academy, hone up on musical skills for their upcoming fundraiser spring concert, to be held at the First Baptist Christian School tonight.

Culinary education

Celebrity chef Bergman Ebanks shows part of the conch as he demonstrates the art of preparing conch chowder as part of the National Trust traditional Caymanian cooking class at the First Baptist Christian School Wednesday evening.

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