February 15, 2019

Cayman Islands Kids Gaelic Football Club welcomes new members to the ‘Mid Term COOL Camp’ at Camana Bay

The Cayman Islands Kids Gaelic Football Club is thrilled to introduce the first COOL Camp of 2019; a 2-day camp during the Mid Term Break on Thursday 7th March and Friday 8th March at the Camana Bay CIS Football Pitch. Last year we had our Mid-Term, Easter and Halloween COOL Camps taking place, with 70 […]

Annual Cayman Islands Storyboard Competition inspires readers

The annual Storyboard Competition is now open, and organisers are looking forward to seeing the creativity of Cayman’s younger readers on display, and inviting the public to come out and support the students.  An initiative spearheaded by the Cayman Islands Information Professionals (CIIP) and sponsored by the Cayman Islands Public Library Service and Rotary Sunrise, […]

New York: City teens advocate for greater tobacco control

By Alexandra Simon from Caribbean Life Dozens of city students traveled to Albany last week to speak to state lawmakers on the harmful effects tobacco-use has on their communities. On Feb. 4, organizers from anti-tobacco group NYC Smoke Free traveled with students to the capital on Legislative Education Day, to show their support for more […]

Cayman Islands pre-school earns top inspection rating

GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – Little Trotters Farm and Nursery School has earned an ‘excellent” rating after last month’s schools inspection. The assessment is the highest award received by a Cayman Islands pre-school in recent history and follows a two-day assessment visit by an Office of Education Standards (OES) inspection team (15-16 January 2019). The inspection framework, […]

Speakers announced for Cayman Islands 2nd Annual Youth Mental Symposium

An impressive line-up of speakers will take to the stage at the 2nd annual Youth Mental Health Symposium taking place in the Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort on Saturday February 23rd. The speakers will come together to discuss a shared vision for Cayman’s children and young adults dealing with mental health issues, under the theme ‘Addressing […]

Only one third of children covered by social protection: ILO, UNICEF

GENEVA (ILO News) – Social protection is critical in helping children escape poverty and its devastating effects, yet, the vast majority of children have no effective social protection coverage, UNICEF and the ILO said in a joint report. Evidence shows clearly that cash transfers play a vital role in breaking the vicious cycle of poverty and […]

Minds Inspired announces Cayman Islands Interschool Chess Tournament

Dart Minds Inspired is proud to announce its sponsorship of the upcoming Interschool Chess Tournament, scheduled to be held on Wednesday, 27 February, at the Arts and Recreation Centre in Camana Bay. Hosted by Cayman International School, the competition will feature round robin and championship rounds with divisions for primary, middle school and high school […]

Gadget of the week

Sleepace has a sleep tracker for newborn babies By Daniel Cooper From engadget The mat will analyze breathing and motion, sounding an alarm if it detects neither for 20 seconds. In the mind of any parent is the nagging worry about conditions like SIDS, but you can’t be watching your rugrat 24/7. That’s why there’s been […]

Rotary Olympics – Fundraiser for the Cayman Islands Special Olympics Team

The Rotary Club of Grand Cayman depends very much on the kindness and generosity of people like you. They are trying to raise as much money as the can for the CI Special Olympics Team. They deserve it!  The Special Olympics Team of 19 athletes and 18 unified partners, coaches and staff are headed to Abu […]

FIRST Robotics launched in Cayman Islands

Five of the Cayman Islands’ foremost corporate leaders in STEM have come together for the first time to support a new robotics initiative. Dart Minds Inspired has partnered with Aureum Re, Caribbean Utilities Company (CUC), Digicel, and Health City Cayman to bring FIRST robotics programmes to high school students in the Cayman Islands. FIRST, which […]