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Ariel Rosado Memorial Education Foundation issues 30 scholarships

A record number of scholarships was granted today by the Ariel Rosado Memorial Education Foundation. As many as thirty recipients were beaming with joy at the opportunity to further their [...]

39 students honoured at National Ceremony of Du Di Rait Ting

Do Di Right Thing has become one of the most successful programs by the police department; it recognizes exemplary and outstanding youths who have beaten the odds despite adversity. This [...]

54 young men graduate from the Southside Youth Success Project

A graduating class of fifty-four young men has successfully completed the Southside Youth Success Project.  During a brief commencement exercise on Wednesday afternoon at the UWI Auditorium, the Belize Police [...]

The National P.S.E. Awards

Young Ashton Tillett from Crooked Tree set the standards high this morning when he was honored as this year’s top scorer for the Primary School Examinations. It was not by [...]

Education Ministers speak on errors in P.S.E. results

As we said earlier, twenty-five primary school students from across the country were honored at today’s national P.S.E. Award ceremonies in Belize City. And that included Jose Arciga from Louisiana [...]

Minister says school boards determined 12 terminated teachers

Minister Faber was also asked about the plight of teachers who were dismissed as a result of the merger of three Belize City high schools.  It’s an unfortunate situation says [...]

12 teachers are fired in the merger of high schools

The merger of three high schools has so far led to the dismissal of a dozen teachers from the Maud Williams, Excelsior and the Sadie Vernon high schools. But questions [...]

2014 Top P.S.E. Scorer acknowledged by San Cas

A student from the Crooked Tree Government School topped this year’s Primary School Exams. It is an accomplishment that was achieved despite very difficult circumstances. But Ashton Tillett persevered and [...]

GREAT Initiative moves to Ladyville – students complete the anti-crime program

There were smiling faces today at the Ladyville Adventist School. It was a special day for students who had successfully completed the Gang Resistance Education and Training Program of the [...]

Skills Training Center graduates 42 youths to join the employment line

There is a new set of graduates from the Skills Training Center located on Magazine Road in Belize City. There is where a ceremony was held today for more than [...]

Maud William high school teachers are first on the chopping block

Maud Williams High school teachers are now on vacation; but while they are attending a school workshop, some were surprised with dismissal letters this afternoon, resulting from the merger of [...]

New preschool building handed over in Hattieville

New Horizon 2014 moved to Hattieville today where the administration of the government school was officially handed over a new pre-school facility. The building was constructed along with the Belize [...]

3 high schools to merge – some teachers stand to lose their jobs

The academic year 2013 officially came to an end last Friday for high schools across the country.  While most students are currently enjoying the beginning of their summer vacation, teachers [...]

Meet top scorers of the 2014 P.S.E.

The government school in Crooked Tree had an impromptu celebration on Thursday when they learnt from News Five that one of their own, Ashton Tillett had placed first in the [...]

UB appoints Alan Slusher as president

  Former advisor to the Prime Minister, Alan Slusher has been formally appointed as President to the University of Belize. Slusher is the sixth president to be named head of [...]

Andrew Lopez, the new president of SJC

Here in the city, at Saint John’s High School and Junior College, a new president has also been named. The Board of Trustees is appointing Andrew Lopez as new president to [...]

Crooked Tree student, Ashton Tillett, tops the 2014 P.S.E

The anticipated results of the Primary School Exams were released this afternoon. Seven thousand two hundred and forty five candidates sat the exams and as has been the trend in [...]

More primary school students complete the GREAT Program

An award ceremony was held today for two hundred and ten students who were successful in the popular GREAT program of the Police Department. It was a happy occasion for [...]

Ladyville Tech student wins National Bank of Belize logo competition

The National Bank of Belize, a state-owned lending institution in the country, has a new logo.  The design is the brainchild of a first form student at Ladyville Technical High [...]

10 year old is the top speller in Coca Cola National Spelling Bee

Primary school students from across the country converged on the Countryside Park in Spanish Lookout today where the twentieth annual Coca Cola National Spelling Bee competition was hosted.  A total [...]

Talented Students take to the stage

Day Two of the Golden Showcase of the National Festival of Arts was staged today at the Institute of Creative Arts. Taking the spotlight were the best performers from the [...]

Ministry of Education explains merger of 3 Belize City high schools

The Ministry of Education this morning finally addressed reports of the proposed merger of the resources of three high schools in the south side of Belize City. MOE confirmed that [...]

B.N.T.U. Belize District President to ensure appropriate procedures are adhered to

Following this morning’s press conference, News Five spoke with Kathleen Flowers, president of the Belize District branch of the Belize National Teachers Union.  B.N.T.U., as the representative body of the [...]

Primary school students graduate from Police Department’s GREAT Program

The GREAT program is now in its fourth year. About fifty students from various high schools are the most recent to successfully conclude the program which is carried out by [...]

Golden performances of the Festival of Arts take center stage at the Bliss

The 2014 National Festival of Arts officially opened on Tuesday and will conclude on Friday. Schools from throughout the country are participating in the cultural extravaganza. Today, at the Bliss [...]