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School inspections: Layman Scott, Grace Christian Academy rated satisfactory

New inspection reports on Layman E. Scott High School and Grace Christian Academy show both schools operating at a satisfactory level.

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.

Speak-Off winner becomes tourism ambassador

Zariah Anglin of Grace Christian Academy was given the title “Tourism Ambassador” last week after winning the annual Tourism Speak-Off debate.

Story Time end to Literacy Month

Nineteen four- to six-year-old students from Grace Christian Academy celebrated the end of Literacy Month by visiting Books & Books in Camana Bay Friday morning for a special Story Time session with representatives from the bookstore and Camana Bay.

Grace Christian students excel at Junior Achievement

Junior Achievement recently celebrated their achievers in an awards ceremony at the Marriott Grand Cayman Resort.

Grace Christian Academy wins Rotary essay competition

Cristin Jackson of Grace Christian Academy is the overall winner of Rotary Club of Grand Cayman’s annual essay competition, "Adventures in Citizenship."

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...

Students tap into program about water

Cayman Water Company recently launched a program to educate students in several schools on island about tap water and the desalination process. The company’s project engineer in business development, Karlene Singh, has made presentations at four schools in George Town and West Bay.

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 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.

Debate winner is new tourism ambassador

Justyce Rivers of Grace Christian Academy is Cayman’s Tourism Ambassador for 2015-2016 after winning this year’s Tourism Speak-Off.

National Trust introduces carbon-offset program

The National Trust, in partnership with GreenTech Ltd., has launched a voluntary carbon-offset scheme, giving companies the opportunity to invest in solar panels to be installed on schools.

Students receive Duke of Edinburgh Awards

Eighty teens and young adults have been awarded for their efforts after two years of work in the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award program.

Health City plans to grow intern program

Health City plans to grow its internship program to host 300 students next year.

John Gray's 'recycled' tree wins prize

Students of John Gray High School have been awarded the prize for the best decorated tree at the Cayfest Red Sky at Night festival.

Prep triumphs in squash competition

St. Ignatius, Cayman Prep, John Gray and Grace Christian Academy competed at the South Sound Squash Club last Friday in the annual schools championship.

Lloyd ready to follow Dikau’s lead and represent in Canada

Local gymnastics is on the cusp of featuring at next year’s Pan American Games.

Dikau targets Pan Am Games berth

Bethany Dikau hopes to showcase Caymanian gymnastics talent in Canada.

Dikau aiming to stick her routines in Glasgow arena

Bethany Dikau figures to be under heavy scrutiny.

Chaloner will lead kids to glory

A team of junior squash players head to Bermuda this week to participate in the Caribbean Area Squash Association Junior Championships, hosted by the Bermuda Squash Racquets Association.

Youngsters get free composition books

Two local companies hand out 4,000 composition books to students from 12 primary schools.

Students sit in Cabinet

Year five students host a mock Cabinet meeting.

Prep wins battle of the brains

Students from Cayman Prep came out on top in a nerve-shredding battle of the brains that pitted some of the island’s smartest kids against each other in a quiz-show style contest.

Private schools tournament kicks in for a fourth time

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

Catholic a class ahead of Prep

The new track season began in earnest at the Truman Bodden Sports Complex with the third staging of the Private High Schools Track & Field Championships.

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.

New flight ops director appointed

The Civil Aviation Authority has named Captain Steve Scott manager of flight operations.

Brac student chosen new tourism ambassador

Cayman Brac’s Anitha Velusamy is Cayman's new teenage Tourism Ambassador.

Junior Achievement recruitment kicks off

recruitment of students who will participate in the Junior Achievement Company as well as volunteers is off to great start says Director Ms. Teresa Foster and JA President Mr. Paul Byles.

Students debate for $1,000 World Tourism Day prize

Four local students will debate tourism initiatives on Friday at the World Tourism Day “speak-off” at the Marriott Beach Resort, vying for a $1,000 prize and a one-year appointment as a Cayman Islands tourism ambassador.

Coaches raise their levels

Cayman’s proud record of teaching kids to swim at an early age is set to continue through the work of former technical director Ian Armiger who helped raise standards amongst local coaches.

51 participants learn from their Chamber mentors

The Chamber of Commerce mentoring programme another success.

Walkers awards students' artworks

Law firm Walkers awards schools for students' artwork in the Cayman Islands.

Grace Christian principal reflects

Grace Christian Academy Principal Bernice Scott recalls past school year.

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.

Afiya’s love of Cayman shows through winning Rotary essay

Competition winner explores citizenship

Math challenge inspires minds

Dart's Minds Inspired Inaugural Mathematics Challenge took place on 22 March.

Armiger relishes first CARIFTA

  Swimming’s CARIFTA 2013 is on over the Easter weekend in Jamaica and final preparations are in full swing. Eighteen swimmers will represent the Cayman Islands.

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.

Schools’ essay contest open

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

New voters

Grace Christian Academy students register to vote in the May elections in the Cayman Islands.

Tourism ambassador begins her tenure

Tourism Speak-Off winner Amy Farrington is Cayman's newest Tourism Ambassador.

Lion’s offering word challenge

Lions spelling bee is being held this week.

Academy face Jamaica’s best

Academy Sports Club again show they are one of the most progressive teams for youth football this weekend with another round of international matches.

Academy welcome Jamaicans

Academy Sports Club have shown themselves to be one of the most progressive teams for youth football and that is confirmed this weekend with another round of international matches.

Grace Academy kids learning to dive

Divemasters are training our youngsters about the wonders of the marine world.

Grace Christian student wins speak off

The winner of a tourism speak off has received her prize.

Rotary science fair names winners

Students at Rotary Central Science Fair impress many with original science projects.

Rainy season starts with a deluge

Almost 13 inches of rain in the 48-hour period between 7am Sunday and 7am Tuesday caused widespread flooding on Grand Cayman leading to travelling difficulties and the closure of nearly all schools on Tuesday.

Record rainfall for May approaches

Almost 13 inches of rain in the 48-hour period between 7am Sunday and 7am Tuesday caused widespread flooding on Grand Cayman leading to travelling difficulties and the closure of nearly all schools on Tuesday.

Gov’t schools to close Tuesday

Update: Several private schools are also closed following an all-day deluge Monday.

Joanna Clarke education award finalists chosen

The Joanna Clarke Award finalists have been announced.

Grace Christian Academy raises funds with beach walk

More than 150 Grace Christian Academy students, family and friends participated in the sixth annual “Walk with Grace” family walk on Seven Mile Beach on Saturday, 21 April, raising nearly $8,000 for school capital projects and $800 for the Cayman Islands Crisis Centre.

Bands, ensembles join fest

Get ready for some great music as the National Children's Festival of the Arts brings live music to Family Life Centre.

Holly Thompson makes CD debut

Youngster Holly Thompson is featured on a major new international compilation CD.

Big kids’ turn to track progress

High school kids now get their chance to shine following the inter-primary championships last week.

Students fill legislative roles

Twenty- three students represent public and private school at Youth Parliament at Legislative Assembly

Cayman International nabs kudos

Private school children recently showcased their football talent in a big way.

Butler stands tall in goal

School kids recently got a chance to shine on the football pitch.

Students plan coup

Youth Parliament gets ready to take over Cayman Islands Government.

West Bay community advocates for Neighbourhood Watch

The ongoing Neighbourhood Watch Programme has received a positive response from the Crescent Close area in West Bay.

Premier supports Reading Week

West Bay elected visit school to read with students at Grace Christian Academy.

Collin wants fit kids

It is no secret that the Cayman Islands has a problem with obesity and sports are being sought as an answer.

Government pushes school sports

Sports are a staple of life in the Cayman Islands and now they are set to take a deeper root in local children.

KPMG seeks out budding LeBrons

Youth basketball is shifting its focus to schools in the Cayman Islands.

Pan music seriously missed

Pan music missed at Camana Bay on Grand Cayman.

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