Category Archives: World News

G.L.A.T.

G.L.A.T.

G.L.A.T.. Ughhhhhhhh!!!!!!!!!!! Every  year grade six and third grade have a test called a G.L.A.T which means “Grade Level Assessment Test.”

Lilly go study for your test” her mom said. Thinking of it made Lilly’s stomach turn upside down. “Okaay!!!!!!” replied Lilly.

GLATs are in seven weeks!!! Thinking even harder made her feel like she is gonna throw up. “TESTS , SEVENTH GRADE , Ughhhhhhhhhhhhh“. She had to pass the G.L.A.T. if she want to go to seventh grade

By Samantha

By : Samantha

NURSE GLORIA’S NEW PLACE !

The dear fire and rescue people held an event at the fire and rescue center. Nurse Gloria got an apartment upstairs and behind the fire and rescue center. There was music,dancing and delicious  food . Everyone who came got to see the spectacular building all complete. We would like to thank everyone who helped make this lovely apartment possible for our ecstatic nurse in our very own small but capable town.

By: Kailey (Annie)

YEEHA!! Aw man !!!

Last Saturday the 11 of November we had a game against the Wildhawgs and Falcons. Then when we went to play  Bing!! We had a touchdown and we caught an interception and made a touchdown again. Soon the score board was 24 to 0 . Interception! The Bullsharks are a boss…   touchdown the crowed goes wild! There is no stopping this team!! The score board was 30 to 6. TWWWEEEET  the whistle blew we won!!!!!  The second game passed for other junior teams to play. Macos  vs  I’m not sure who the other team was but the Macos beat them flat. Then it was our turn tough as bears we put on kleets it was time for us to give the Falcons a beating we got ready we played our game  strongly and pulled tricks to beat them . So far they had 24 points we had 0.  After 40 mins the game ended 27 to 7.

by; withiery

New Roads

Recently the roads in Hope Town have been fixed The Jib to the Historical Museum.  The roads were full of cracks and now they’re completely flat.  People worked on the streets for days and days.  It cost $7,000 for the repairs and was paid for by donations of businesses and community members.  Also thanks to Abaco Construction for donating the equipment needed.  Now everyone is excited for the new roads.

 

By: Meredith

This Saturday coming up!!!!!!

This Saturday we’re having a game BullSharks vs Wildhawgs and Falcons. The game is taking place in Marsh Harbour. I feel exited to play another game against the Wildhawgs but scared to face the Falcons because they trashed us and made us lose hope in the last face-off.   But now I’m ready and as tough as a lion! And ready as a bird! Still we always need practice -that makes perfect.Image result for NEW Hope Town Bull Sharks

by withiery

El Capitan (Alex Honnold)

A while back I talked about Alex Honnold, and a week after I made that report Alex soloed a route called Free Rider on El Cap in Yosemite National Park. He was the first to do so in history. This route is 3000 ft high and is almost fully  vertical.  It wasn’t an easy feat, it took days of preparation and a ton of courage. Alex has been  quoted saying that he goes to the mountain every year but most years he says he just doesn’t feel right. As he comes back year after year, Alex finally felt perfect, so he climbed it. After the climb he did something that was really amazing, he hang boarded. Hang Boarding is when a climber hangs on his or hers finger tips for as much as 10 minutes. At the top of the climb he immediately took his shoes off and admired the view. I don’t think this will be topped for years to come.                               

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by:Jack

Hurricanes

So far this season, there have been many hurricanes.  Maria, Harvey, and Irma have been the most destructive. These hurricanes have already caused 224 billion dollars in damage. Here in the Abacos we are fortunate that we haven’t been hit that bad. Here are some facts about these destructive beasts:

Here is a photograph of hurricane Irma in the Southern Bahamas.Hurricane Irma in the Bahamas

  • A hurricane is an intense tropical storm with powerful winds and heavy rain.

  • Other names for a hurricane include cyclone, typhoon and tropical storm.
  • While they are essentially the same thing, the different names usually indicate where the storm took place. Tropical storms that form in the Atlantic or Northeast Pacific (near the United States) are called hurricanes, those that form near in the Northwest Pacific (near Japan) are called typhoons and those that form in the South Pacific or Indian oceans are called cyclones.
  • Hurricanes usually form in tropical areas of the world.
  • Hurricanes develop over warm water and use it as an energy source.
  • Hurricanes lose strength as they move over land.
  • Coastal regions are most at danger from hurricanes.
  • As well as violent winds and heavy rain, hurricanes can also create tornadoes, high waves and widespread flooding.
  • Hurricanes are regions of low atmospheric pressure (also known as a depression).
  • The wind flow of hurricanes in the southern hemisphere is clockwise while the wind flow of hurricanes in the northern hemisphere is counterclockwise.
  • Weather in the eye of a hurricane is usually calm.
  • The eye of a hurricane can be anywhere from 2 miles (3.2 kilometres) in diameter to over 200 miles (320 kilometres) but they are usually around 30 miles (48 kilometres).
  • The winds around the eye of a hurricane are usually the strongest.
  • Hurricanes can be tracked by weather satellites and weather radar closer to land.
  • Hurricanes have led to the death of around 2 million people over the last 200 years.
  • The 1970 Bhola Cyclone that struck Bangladesh killed over 300000 people.
  • In 2005 Hurricane Katrina killed over 1800 people in the United States and caused around $80 billion dollars worth of property damage. The city of New Orleans was hit particularly

  • hard with levee breaches leading to around 80% of the city being flooded.

Fact Found From http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/sciencefacts/weather/hurricane.html

By: Jack

Thank You!

This week is ”Teacher Appreciation Week”.  I would like to say thank you to all of our hard working teachers.  Thank you, Mr.Higgs our principal and grade 5&6 teacher.  Mrs.Rolle, Ms.Donnika and Ms.Williams thank you for teaching us and help us learn.  I would also like to thank Mrs.Amanda and Mrs.Laura for everything.  Lastly, thank you to all of our school volunteers who have helped us throughout the year.

 

 

By: Meredith

Election Time

               Last week in the Bahamas there was the big election to see who would be the next governing party.  The polling station in Hope Town was at the library.  After people voted, a lot of adults had purple thumbs because you have to stamp your thumb so you can not go back and vote again.  Everyone was very interested to see who would win.  The FNM or Free National Movement took control of parliament winning 35 seats and the PLP winning 4 seats in the House of Assembly.  The leader of the FNM is the Honorable Hubert Minnis.  Also, the Honorable Perry Christie retired from politics.  Now the PLP has to pick a new leader.  It was a very intense election.

By: Allie

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