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Overwhelmed teachers seeking solace

Overwhelmed teachers seeking solace

These days it is the teachers who are seeking the solace of the guidance counsellor’s office at the Alexandra School.

Large and in charge

Large and in charge

Principal Jeff Broomes acted like the chairman of the school’s board of management.

Into the deep

Into the deep

Campers from The Rose of Sharon Tabernacle went deep into Barbados yesterday where they saw the beauty of one of the country’s premier attractions.

Late statements raising concern

Key witnesses expected to testify at the Commission of Enquiry into the Alexandra School have missed an announced deadline for submission of statements, prompting concern from the head of the tribunal and lawyers representing Principal Jeff Broomes.

Counsellor: Broomes took over my role

Principal Jeff Broomes has virtually taken over the guidance counsellor role at the Alexandra School, leaving the appointed office holder out in the cold.

Student backlash

behaviour of the alexandra pupils toward staff has deteriorated

Student behavior at the Alexandra School has worsened since the most recent strike by some its teachers.

Some of the seniors at the St. Peter institution, those in fifth form, are s

Teen’s body found

TEEN’S BODY FOUND

They were not able to celebrate his 18th birthday today with joy and merriment, but relatives and friends of Akeem Hackett may have achieved some closure, after a near two-day search for his missing body at sea, ended with its disc

Blow! Blow again!

Blow! Blow again!

A phrase with which calypso lovers are more than familiar, and which sums up these guys in the Festival Band so succinctly. It is this brass that makes calypso so much of what it is and delights us to hear it blasting at full vol

Big ease

HUGE RETURNS TO BE HAD FROM SOLAR ENERGY, BAJANS TOLD

Barbadian householders could save just over $1 million per year on their electricity bills through the installation of solar voltaic panels.

Managing Director of Solar Dynamics and a regional