Seven kids hospitalized after consuming weed-infused treats at school; teen taken into custody

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — At least seven students from S C McPherson Junior High School were taken to hospital on Wednesday after consuming marijuana edibles brought to school by another student, Commissioner of Police Paul Rolle confirmed yesterday. In an interview with Eyewitness News, Rolle said: “Four children were taken to the hospital by ambulance from […]

Educators Managers Union respond to national curricula revision mandate

Educators Managers Union’s Labour Liason Officer Zane Lightbourne and Secretary General Stephen McPhee echoed the Education Minister’s Jeffrey Llyod’s remarks that the national curriculum needs to be updated, however, updated realistically to fit all schools in The Bahamas. The Education Minister noted during the National Teachers Conclave on Wednesday that the government will by law update […]

Stephen Dillet teachers petition for principal’s removal

Teachers at the Stephen Dillet Primary school are calling for the immediate removal of their principal, Mrs. Phyllis Johnson accusing her of being disrespectful, ignoring their concerns and setting their students up for failure. “Morale is very low at the school,” said Belinda Wilson, president of the Bahamas Union of Teachers. “ The teachers feel […]