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Ministry of Education Schools to Open Monday, September, 5th… With a Few Exceptions
Aug 31, 2011 - 9:04:13 PM

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Nassau, Bahamas - The Ministry of Education advises the public that all schools in The Bahamas will reopen on schedule on Monday, 5th September, 2011 with the exception of schools on Cat Island, which still do not have electricity restored or the physical plants are being repaired

The Ministry, in conjunction with the Ministry of Works is making every effort to repair schools in Mayaguana and Acklins that were damaged by Hurricane Irene. The Crooked Island High School will be re-located and operated at a temporary site.

Minister of Education, The Honourable T. Desmond Bannister is appealing to parents, guardians and the general public to cooperate with school administrators as they work diligently to prepare for the return of students after the passing of Hurricane Irene. Minister Bannister noted that there will be some inconveniences but the focus should be on providing the highest standard of education for our children.

The Ministry advises that the status of schools in the various islands is as follows:

MINISTRY OF EDUCATION STATUS OF SCHOOLS OPENING

No

ISLAND

COMMENT

1

GRAND BAHAMA

Schools will open

2

ABACO

Schools will open

3

ELEUTHERA

Schools will open

4

CAT ISLAND

Schools will not open until further notice

5

EXUMA

Schools will open

6

LONG ISLAND

Schools will open

7

SAN SALVADOR

Schools will open

8

RUM CAY

School will open

9

RAGGED ISLAND

School will open

10

ACKLINS

SALINA POINT

Some Schools are being housed at temporary sites.

11

CROOKED ISLAND

The Crooked Island High School will be relocated. Repairs are underway.

12

MAYAGUANA

School will open

13

INAGUA

School will open

14

ANDROS

Schools will open

NEW PROVIDENCE

14

NORTH EASTERN

DISTRICT

Schools will open

15

SOUTH EASTERN

DISTRICT

Schools will open

16

SOUTH WESTERN

DISTRICT

Schools will open

17

LONG ISLAND DISTRICTT

Schools will open

The Ministry will update the public as necessary on any changes to the status of schools opening.


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