What does the Swedish pop group ABBA have to do with Christmas?
Some may say nothing seeing that the ABBA group, formed in 1972, never officially recorded any official Christmas songs.
However, last Friday, students of Windermere Private School successfully presented their Christmas Musical with an ABBA-themed nativity called A Bethlehem Baby Arrives.
The Ministry of Education is commending the Police Service and by extention, Commissioner of Police Gary Griffith for upholding the commitment to strategic partnership in ensuring that there is safety, and further, accountability for actions in schools.
The Ministry issued a statement Friday in reference to the Princes Town West Secondary students who have been charged with assault and released on bail.
Education Minister, Anthony Garcia says despite the decision by some private secondary schools to not accept students until the government settles debts owed to them, all students who sat the 2018 Secondary Entrance Assessment have been placed in schools.
The Minister told today's post-Cabinet news conference that nine of the 12 private secondary schools have not accepted students this year.
Quite often it's students from Trinidad and Tobago getting scholarships to study in the United States but four US students have been granted scholarships to study in Trinidad and Tobago over the summer period.
The four students are from the Albany State University, who have all been awarded the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship.
- Asia Clemmons, a junior social work major;
- Tamia Hurst, a sophomore sociology major;
- Vivia Johnson, a senior psychology major;
and Nikesia Patrick, a sophomore psychology major.
Education Minister Anthony Garcia has congratulated students of the El Dorado West, Bon Air Secondary Schools and St Anthony’s College for their participation in two separate projects to protect and preserve the environment.
The El Dorado West Secondary School students, in collaboration with the RBC Young Leaders Project recently took part in the “WE Campaign” to create a nation which produces less waste and encourages the conservation of our wildlife.