Nassau, Bahamas – 9th November, 2015 – The Ministry of Education, Science and
Technology wishes to advise residents in Cat Island and San Salvador that all schools
in those islands are closed today as Tropical Storm Kate travels through the central
Bahamas. Additionally, schools in Eleuthera will close at noon today.
The Department of Meteorology has issued a
warning and based on the anticipated weather conditions, we are taking
proactive measures to ensure that students, teachers and all school staff are safe
during this time.
The Ministry of Education will provide
updates via multiple media platforms as additional information becomes
available. We thank the residents of these islands for their understanding and
cooperation in this regard; we wish to reiterate that safety is always a
priority for the well-being of those in the education community.