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Children’s Rally Draws Thousands

The annual Children’s Rally was to be held last week Friday in Belize City, but due to the inclement weather it was postponed. That is until today, when primary school [...]

ACC Raises Flag in Honor of Independence Day

Back in 1982 on September twenty-seventh, St. Hilda’s and St. Michael’s high schools in Belize City amalgamated to become the Anglican Cathedral College located on downtown Albert Street in Belize [...]

Outstanding Belizean Students Heading to United Kingdom

Three young Belizeans are heading to the United Kingdom having won the prestigious Chevening Scholarships. The three recipients are from the Cayo District and the City. Ebony Lyall from Cayo [...]

Belize Celebrates International Literacy Day

Monday was International Literacy Day, celebrated in schools throughout Belize. The focus is on reading, comprehension and writing, and to that end the Ministry of Education collaborated with the media [...]

Progresso School Issues Nearing Resolution

The 2014 school year opened a week ago, with students returning to classrooms across the country. Well, not all students. The classrooms at the Seventh Day Adventist School in Progresso [...]

Education Minister Says Arbitrary Raise in School Fees Wrong!

Earlier in our newscast we showed you Minister of Education Patrick Faber on the hot seat. He was at a media breakfast which was organized last week to deal with [...]

Faber Says G.O.B. Provides ALL Primary School Textbooks…

That will be welcome news for some parents, who’ll be scrutinizing those school fees much more closely now. And there’s also the issue of school books for primary level students. [...]

The Merging of 3 Schools…An Update!

Also on the table for discussion today was the merging of the resources of three high schools – Maud Williams, Sadie Vernon and Excelsior. It was officially announced at the [...]

Drug Use Up Among Belize City High School Students

A recent survey involving a sample of four hundred and fifty high school students is showing an alarming use of drugs. The survey was carried out by the National Drug [...]

Rotaract Donates Stationeries to Needy Primary School Children

Primary school students are back in school for the start of the new academic year. We caught up with a group of them who had every reason to be smiling [...]

Maskall finally gets a library

A new library was inaugurated in Maskall Village earlier today.  For decades, the rural community has been without a public facility which caters to the academic and literary needs of [...]

26 Belizeans Receive Scholarships from Taiwan

Over two hundred and thirty Belizeans have had an opportunity to study in Taiwan in past years. Some twenty plus students are selected annually from numerous applications as the lucky [...]

Galen Opens Its Doors in Belize City

Also on Saturday, Galen University officially opened its Belize City Branch on Mercy Lane, located just next door to the office of the Belize Family Life Association. The event was [...]

Courts Awards Ten High School Awards

This morning at the Radisson, ten high school students from across the country were awarded four-year scholarships by Courts Belize Limited.  The financial assistance comes in time for the start [...]

Teachers Schooled in Creative Arts

A Theatre Arts Training session concluded today at the Bliss Center for the Performing Arts. Primary, high school and itinerant teachers took part in the three-week program by the Ministry [...]

Youths Converge for the Mobile App Workshop and Competition 2014

“Inspiring Solutions to Global Challenges through Innovation and Creativity.”  That’s the theme of a seminar being hosted by the Public Utilities Commission in which tech savvy youths are being trained [...]

CXC Results Are In

The preliminary results of the 2014 CXC Exams, sat in May and June, are in and, while the top scorers are yet to be named, a total of three thousand, [...]

15 Students Awarded B.T.L. Scholarships…

This morning, fifteen primary school graduates became official recipients of Belize Telemedia Limited scholarships for 2014. These very fortunate few will be assisted in every way through four years of [...]

Columbia University Students Stage Youth Summit in Belize…

A couple of students from Colombia University in the United States are in Belize putting off a timely three-week program targeting youths between the ages of fourteen and eighteen. The [...]

2014 UB Scholarships Awarded to Over Eighty Students

The University of Belize issued its annual scholarships for qualifying students today during a pre-semester ceremony at its main campus in Belmopan.  Dozens of students gathered at the auditorium where [...]

Academic Counselors Attend Seminar

Academic success is not confined to the work of teachers and principals; it extends to the hours put in by school counsellors.  For the rest of the week, the counsellors [...]

YES Donates School Supplies…

In time for the new school year, the Youth Enhancement Services has been offering assistance to youths who would otherwise fall by the wayside. The recipients of the program were [...]

Belize Bank Awards Thirteen Scholarships Countrywide

Eight high school and five sixth form students will continue studies with scholarships from the Belize Bank. Accompanied by their proud parents, the deserving students were presented today with the [...]

Belizeans Shine In Regional Environmental Poster Competition

A pair of young Belizean artists has placed highly in a regional tourism and environmental poster competition hosted by the Florida Caribbean Cruise Association.  While they did not win the [...]

S.S.B. awards 55 scholarships to deserving students

Fifty-five scholarships were awarded this morning to worthy students based on criteria of academic performances as well as financial needs. The recipients came from all over the country and converged [...]