Nevis School To Broadcast Sporting Event On Web

Charlestown Secondary School Sports Day held on Wednesday 2nd April 2008 at Grove Park, Nevis “LIVE” BROADCAST OF THE CHARLESTOWN SECONDARY SCHOOL SPORTS being held at Grove Park, Charlestown, Nevis, Wed 2nd April 2008 at 1:30 p.m. Streaming images via …

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Nevis Students Honored For Artistic Talent

Charlestown, Nevis
March 28, 2008

Premier of Nevis Hon. Joseph Parry and Minister with the responsibility for Education and Tourism in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA), attended a presentation Ceremony held at the Gingerland Primary School and the Prospect Special Education Unit, on Thursday, March 27, 2008 to honour two students for their artistic ability
The ceremonies were held to acknowledge the achievements of Ms. Kelsia Liburd and Master Nick Dias’ art submissions, which best illustrated the preservation of the island’s environment at the Florida Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) Children’s Environmental Poster Competition.
Premier Parry first visited the Gingerland Primary School where he congratulated Ms. Liburd for capturing the FCCA first place junior category award that was coordinated and judged by Tourism Representatives from the Department of Tourism in the NIA. He also had the honor of presenting her with the prize award of US $200.00.

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Nevis Premier To Help Students Navigate Ethical Decision Making

Charlestown, Nevis
March 25, 2008

Hon. Premier Joseph Parry and Minister of Education in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) demonstrated confidence in the Department of Education’s (ED) new initiative to train students to assume leadership rolls and to cultivate more ethically abled teens attending schools on Nevis. He assured the Principal Education Officer Mrs. Jennifer Hodge that he would play a pivotal role during an upcoming training workshop slated for April.
Mrs. Hodge made the announcement in an exclusive interview with the Department of Information where she gave a recent interview to keep the public abreast of important matters taking place in the Primary and Secondary schools on Nevis.
“There’s another initiative that we’re going to implement.  And in all this the Minister for Education, the Hon. Parry has been extremely supportive in as much that he said he wanted to be a part of it. So he will be giving a one hour presentation to interact with our young people and further more, to top it off, he will be hosting a cocktail for them on the 14, of April,” she said.

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St. Kitts – Nevis Youth To Learn Entrepreneurial Skills

Basseterre, St. Kitts – Nevis
January 30, 2008

Recruitment is underway in St. Kitts and Nevis for 50 young persons who can benefit from a project geared to empower them through entrepreneurship training in the fields of Tourism and Heritage.

Secretary General of the National Commission for UNESCO Mr. Antonio Maynard has announced that plans are underway for the launch of Phase II of the UNESCO Youth Path Project which is geared to alleviate poverty through tourism and heritage training. He also revealed that Director of the UNESCO Caribbean Office Kwame Boafo will officiate at the launch scheduled for February 26th, 2008.

Mr. Maynard said project coordinators in St. Kitts and Nevis are in the process of recruiting employed and unemployed candidates between the ages of 15-25 who have an interest in the tourism  industry and heritage preservation.

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Nevis Opens State Of The Art Primary School

Charlestown, Nevis
January 22, 2008

A brand new state of the art primary school was commissioned on Thursday January 16, 2008, at the Flats in St. John’s Parish IN Nevis and government officials have put the final cost in the region of EC$3.9 million. 
The school was part of the civil works component of the Basic Education Project funded jointly by the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) and the Nevis Island Administration (NIA). Construction began in November 2005 and was completed in early July 2007.
Prior to declaring the school opened, Premier of Nevis and Minister of Education the Hon. Joseph Parry shared the credit with the past Administration who had initiated the project and the Nevis Reformation Party led-Administration who ensured its completion. 
He, however, pointed out that the winners were the people of Nevis in particular the people of St. John’s whom he told to embrace the new primary school as a shining light in their community and a new beginning.

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