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Brac public speaking contest winners announced

Siri Batta of Spot Bay Primary School and Prenav Anu of Layman E. Scott High School are winners of this year’s Claudette Upton Keeley Public Speaking contest.

Education Ministry outlines steps to improve high schools

The Ministry of Education released a statement on Saturday in response to a new report from the Office of Education Standards, showing that government high schools in the Cayman Islands are well short of where they need to be to meet accepted standards.

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.

Brac celebrates 60th anniversary of coat of arms

Around 200 people, including schoolchildren, turned out in Cayman Brac Thursday for a celebration of the 60th anniversary of Cayman’s coat of arms.

Public input sought on school inspections

The Office of Education Standards is holding a series of public meetings to get input on the proposed framework which will be used for inspecting schools.
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Brac career fair to be held Friday

Layman E. Scott High School is hosting a career fair on Friday, March 23, for all high school students and 40 primary school students in Cayman Brac.

Brac Spring Weekend event brings youth, community together

A Spring Weekend youth gathering on Cayman Brac earlier this month brought together a diverse group of young people from the Brac and Grand Cayman.

Volleyball development comes to the Brac

On Saturday, Feb. 3, the Cayman Islands Volleyball Federation held two volleyball clinics at the Layman E. Scott High School. The players were taken through volleyball basics by the team from the federation.
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Five bullets found at Brac high school

Five bullets of unknown caliber were found in a bathroom in the Layman E. Scott High School in Cayman Brac Monday evening.

Astronomers getting a boost

An upcoming visit from the Cayman Islands Astronomy Society will give young stargazers on the Brac a welcome new instrument to scan the heavens.

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.

Brac schools celebrate Christmas with music

The spirit of Christmas was in definitely in abundance on Thursday, Dec. 17, with Cayman Brac’s high school and primary schools’ Christmas concerts delivering a joyful bounty of holiday cheer.

Brac Christmas tree lighting ceremony a community affair

Cayman Brac was alight with music and festive cheer on Monday at the District Administration Building for the Annual Rotary Club of Cayman Brac Christmas tree lighting ceremony.

Poor teaching blamed for school failures

Inspectors were highly critical of teaching standards across Cayman’s schools in a series of damning reports that recommend substantial changes across the islands’ education system.

Brac aces get more tips to serve and volley better

Two tennis coaches went to Cayman Brac last weekend to drill a keen contingent on the finer points of the sport.

Youth Services Unit hosts activities for Brac youth

A cry for more wholesome activities for young people on Cayman Brac has pushed the Youth Services Unit into hosting at least one youth event in the Sister Island each year.

Overseas scholarship information session in Brac

The Scholarship Secretariat is hosting an information session in Cayman Brac at 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 27, at Layman E. Scott High School.

Students shine at spelling bees

Amare Hamilton of George Town Primary placed first among individual spellers in the Royal Bank (Cayman) Spelling Bee, and Gabriella Ritch from Layman E. Scott High School in Cayman Brac took first place in the Lions Club Secondary School Spelling Bee.

Early entry school exam success for gifted students

A growing number of gifted high school students in the Cayman Islands, including some as young as 13, are being fast tracked through GCSE and CXC exams.

Map stories focus of forums

The impact of geographic information on decision making in the Cayman Islands will be the focus of two forums hosted by the Lands and Survey Department.

Cayman education: A new year with new hopes

We hope all of Cayman's students are afforded the opportunity for unlimited and unimpeded success. Their future, and Cayman's future, depend on it.

Record-breaking year for Brac students

Cayman Brac students were lauded for their exam success, during a graduation ceremony at Layman E. Scott High School.

School inspections unit revived

The dormant schools inspections unit is being revived in an effort to better monitor performance in Cayman’s education system.

Benefit concert explodes on Brac

The Lean on Me charity raises $5,000 for a senior center and for a cancer patient in the Brac.

Top ‘My Cayman’ essay writers announced

Essay winners announced in the annual Adventures in Citizenship Essay Competition.

Local students score in Commonwealth competition

Nine local students are certificate winners in Royal Commonwealth Society Essay competition.

Charity to host Brac benefit concert

The Lean on Me Charity will host a benefit concert on Cayman Brac next month.

John Gray convening SOY Club meeting

Students at John Gray High School will convene their first Save Our Youth Club meeting Friday morning, seeking to give students a greater voice in school administration and problem solving.

Brac student chosen new tourism ambassador

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

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.

Afiya’s love of Cayman shows through winning Rotary essay

Competition winner explores citizenship

Oratorical contest: Optimism abounds for Forbes

Student David Forbes to represent Cayman in Optimist Oratorical contest in Jamaica.

Brac students get financial services intro on Career Day

Over 140 students from the Layman E. Scott High School in Cayman Brac received an introduction to Cayman’s financial services industry in last month.

Brac music programme grows

The Layman E. Scott High School on the Brac has received a boost to its music department/programme.

Oratorical contest Brac student competes in Jamaica

Cayman Brac student win local oratorical contest and will compete in Jamaica.

Leadership Cayman group explores Sister Islands issues

Participants of Leadership Cayman 2012 recently had the opportunity to visit Cayman Brac for their 4th seminar titled “Sister Islands Perspective”.

Top marks for external exams

External exam results have improved greatly.

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