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St. Ignatius ordered to destroy recording of meeting with staffer

Ombudsman Sandy Hermiston has ordered St. Ignatius Catholic School to destroy all recordings of a performance evaluation meeting with a member of staff, after finding that the school had no legal basis for making the recording.

School inspectors flag poor governance at St. Ignatius

Local school inspectors have highlighted governance and leadership issues at St Ignatius Catholic School in their latest report on the private school, saying it is impacting the overall performance of the institution.

Girlguiding Christmas Bazaar encourages local gift shopping

The passing of US Thanksgiving is usually a good marker for the official start of the festive season, so on Saturday (28 Nov.), Girlguiding...

St. Ignatius breaks ground on $5 million sports hall

Father Suresh Rajaian said he began working on bringing a gymnasium to St. Ignatius almost as soon as he came to the Cayman Islands to lead the parish and school six years ago. On Friday, a ceremonial groundbreaking marked the start of construction on the $5 million multipurpose sports hall.

Cayman’s ‘Mo’ Bros’ unite for a cause

At age 23, Angel Hawkins is one of the youngest members of Cayman’s Mo’ Bro fraternity – an enthusiastic group of men – and women – who come together each November in the name of men’s health.

Junior Batabano T-shirt design contest won by St. Ignatius student

The T-shirts that will be worn by staff, parents and volunteers at this Saturday’s Junior Batabano Street Parade were designed by 15-year-old St. Ignatius student Samruddhi Tagalpallewar, who won the carnival’s annual T-shirt design competition.

St. Ignatius ready for Christmas fundraising concert

Big prize raffle tickets will go on sale next week for the St. Ignatius church and school, part of the annual Christmas concert and fundraiser which will take place on Dec. 13.

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.

St. Ignatius remembers veterans’ sacrifices

More than four hundred St. Ignatius students attended a Remembrance Day ceremony in the school’s courtyard on Friday, which included the laying of a memorial wreath and many moving tributes to those who made the ultimate sacrifice in war.

Toastmasters graduate from leadership program

The Grand Cayman Toastmasters Club graduated 11 young members from its Youth Leadership Program at the George Town Public Library on Saturday, Oct. 21.

School offers Spring Fling

The annual St. Ignatius Spring Fling school fair takes place on Friday from 3-6:30 p.m. in Loyola Hall and the school grounds. All are welcome to attend and participate in the activities.

St. Ignatius golf scramble set for March 24

The eighth annual St. Ignatius Golf Scramble is scheduled for Friday, March 24, at the North Sound Golf Club with a 1 p.m. shotgun start. The four-person scramble can accommodate up to 88 players in 22 teams and is open to the public.

School raffle winner gets $25,000

Athalie Bryson was the delighted winner of the 2016 St. Ignatius Christmas fundraiser raffle grand prize of $25,000.

New Catholic adoration chapel dedicated

The Divine Mercy Adoration Chapel was formally dedicated on Dec. 4, on the grounds of St. Ignatius Catholic Church, with hundreds of parishioners present to observe and celebrate.

St. Ignatius students win debate double honors

Young debaters from across the Cayman Islands went head to head testing their public speaking skills last month at a tournament that culminated in an exciting final held at the ARC hall at Camana Bay.

St. Ignatius Christmas Concert

Looking to really get into the spirit of the season? Then the annual St. Ignatius Christmas Concert should definitely be on your list.

Christmas concert will benefit St. Ignatius

Young performers from St. Ignatius will take the stage at Loyola Hall for the school’s main annual fundraiser on Dec. 14.

‘Annie Get Your Gun’ on stage at St. Ignatius

Anyone familiar with beloved hit musicals will be familiar with the classic “Annie Get Your Gun.” The show features a host of toe-tapping songs and great action, as it is set back in the days of Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show. “Annie Get Your Gun” will be performed at St. Ignatius Catholic School from Nov. 24-26.

Student ‘investors’ get $100,000 to ‘play’ with

A group of Cayman high school students are learning about investing in stocks – using play money. Saxon Investment Club kicked off this year at Cayman Prep and High School with students from St. Ignatius, Cayman Prep and John Gray High School on Nov. 2.

Business in brief: Local students learn from science and tech professionals

Pineau nominated for World Chambers Federation council; Commercial and property litigator joins HSM Group; New associate investment adviser at NCB Cayman

Kudos for youth basketball league champions

Champions in the 14-and-under basketball leagues have earned congratulations from sponsor KPMG: St. Ignatius in the male category and John Gray High School Wahoo Academy in the female category. KPMG has sponsored the league for more than six years.

‘Awe and respect’: Cayman youth swim with sharks for documentary

With around 40 lemon sharks circling the boat, 17-year-old Matteo Pollini admits he felt a flutter of nerves before he jumped in. But by the end of five days of diving in the chummed up waters of Tiger Beach off the Bahamas, the fear was gone.

International food festival raises funds for St. Ignatius

St. Ignatius church hosted an international food festival Saturday night to raise funds for its planned adoration chapel.

International Food Festival set for June 18

Culinary delights from around the world will take center stage on June 18 when St. Ignatius holds its first International Food Festival in Loyola Hall and the courtyard.

Cooking up kitchen skills

Year 13 students at St. Ignatius heading to university next year recently got a chance to learn some practical culinary skills at a special cooking class.

St. Ignatius hosts popular annual tea party

St. Ignatius’s “Spring Tea Party” on Saturday will be raising money for the new adoration chapel.

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.

Moot court builds students’ skills

Aspiring legal professionals recently had the chance to test their mettle at a “moot court” competition.

St. Ignatius marks chapel groundbreaking

Parishioners of St. Ignatius Catholic Church celebrated the groundbreaking of a new adoration chapel Sunday morning.

If Spring Fling’s your thing

The St. Ignatius Home School Association is hosting its annual Spring Fling school fair from 3 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Loyola Hall and the school grounds on Friday.

Registration under way for St. Ignatius Golf Scramble

Registration for the seventh annual St. Ignatius Golf Scramble on March 18 at the North Sound Golf Club is now open to the public.

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