February 21, 2024

Cayman: Barbara Conolly, MP GTS and Opposition Shadow Minister for Education

Opposition Education Spokesperson, Barbara Conolly, has congratulated the latest inspection reports on John Gray High School and Layman E Scott Sr High School which awarded both schools an improved rating of ‘good.’ Clifton Hunter High School has also taken a major step forwards, improving its rating to ‘satisfactory’. In her remarks, which can be seen […]

Cayman Islands YMCA Leaders, Soldiers for Youth

This past weekend the YMCA of the Cayman Islands hosted its 4th Annual Leaders for Youth Conference, which brought together near 150 YMCA staff, volunteers, teen leaders and community partners, to learn from each other and grow as leaders in their community. The event featured workshops led by local community partners: the National Drug Council, […]

The Editor Speaks: Is ‘satisfactory’ good enough?

Normally the word ‘satisfactory’ means ‘good enough’. Satisfies all standards. However, when it comes to education a ‘satisfactory’ grade in inverted commas is not the same meaning without them. When a school gets a ‘satisfactory’ grade it actually means “Well, it’ll do.” The reason is when education is the grade there are three others in […]

Cayman Islands: RCIPS Football Tournament & Family Fun Day

The RCIPS Football Tournament concluded last Monday (16), and coincided with a Family Fun Day organized by the Police Welfare Committee.  There were triumphant champions, disappointed runners’-up, a thrilled crowd, but above all, a great competition. A total of 5 competitions were held. Congrats to the U13 winners, Cayman National team 1, the U15 champions, […]

“Road Impact: Cayman Islands” for High School students

From RCIPS RCIPS and Cayman 27 Screen “Road Impact: Cayman Islands” for High School Students at Clifton Hunter and John Gray High Schools On Wednesday, March 23 and Monday, 4 April, the RCIPS and Cayman 27 are screening their documentary, “Road Impact: Cayman Islands” for Year 11 high school students at Clifton Hunter and John Gray […]

Work to begin again on Cayman Islands’ John Gray construction site

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands – The Ministry of Education has started the tendering process in anticipation of work resuming on the John Gray High School site. Advertisements have been posted in the local media and on the Ministry’s website intended to pre-qualify potential contractors to be selected for the project. Construction is expected to begin […]

The Editor Speaks: Cayman Islands battle ground – “our schools”

Just recently we reported on the assault of a teacher by a pupil at the Clifton Hunter high school. In one of our stories today we have featured a story on school bullying. CITN/Cayman27, after their own Freedom of Information request, revealed last month that over the past five years, almost 2,750 pupils were suspended […]