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Former members help orchestra mark anniversary

More than 100 past players will swell the ranks of the Manx Youth Orchestra as it marks its 40th anniversary with a special concert. The celebration takes...
Monday, 5 March 2012

Manx Student Team Makes 'Best-of-the-Best' as High School Teams Advance to Finals of the Global Conrad Foundation's 'Spirit of Innovation Awards'

Dougas — Team FOOGLE, a team of Manx students from St Ninian’s, will be representing the Isle of Man in the finals of the global Spirit of Innovation Awards...
Thursday, 23 February 2012

Author's gift to school libraries

An author has gifted copies of a book celebrating a ‘forgotten Manx genius’ to the Island’s five secondary schools. Bob Stimpson wanted the ‘excellent...
Monday, 6 February 2012

Shoppers turn brass into charity cash

A talented brass quintet is tuning up to take part in a headteacher’s charity fund-raising appeal by playing in Douglas’s shopping centre. Sheean Prash will...
Wednesday, 1 February 2012

Wizard production by secondary students

Castle Rushen High School is preparing for curtain up on a spectacular musical production involving dozens of students and staff. ‘The Wiz’ follows Dorothy,...
Tuesday, 24 January 2012

Teenagers set for bright future thanks to qualifications

Three teenagers from the north of the Island have a bright future thanks to qualifications gained through the Department of Education and Children’s Youth...
Saturday, 21 January 2012

Young violinists benefit from new resource

An exciting new resource is available for young violinists learning to play Manx music. The Manx Heritage Foundation (MHF) commissioned music teacher Laura...
Wednesday, 18 January 2012

School's nature group secures 'gold' quality award

Fairfield Junior School’s nurture group, the Sunshine Room, is the latest in the Island to gain the prestigious Marjorie Boxall Quality Mark Award. The award...
Wednesday, 11 January 2012

Headteacher runs marathon in memory of mum

A headteacher is going from running a school to running a marathon to raise money for a local charity. For Adrian Shorthouse, taking part in the London...
Friday, 6 January 2012

Youth Service congratulates Cathy Christian on her honour

The head of the Department of Education and Children’s Youth Service has congratulated Cathy Christian, whose tireless work with young people was recognised in...
Tuesday, 3 January 2012
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