Education, Research and Innovation at The Island School

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2022 Hurricane Forecast for The Bahamas

June marks the official start of hurricane season in the tropical North Atlantic and hurricane forecasters are predicting above-average activity in the North Atlantic Basin this year. Current predictions call…

Alumni Spotlight: Tia Peterson

Jul 6, 2022

There are many opportunities that set an Island School Semester apart from a traditional school, but one of the most remarkable things is the real-world research students conduct alongside our team of research scientists through the Cape Eleuthera Institute.

Beekeeping 101

Jun 17, 2022

The start of summer is an exciting time for bees. During this time, hives with surplus populations begin swarming. This is when large groups of bees leave their home hive…

Partnering with Bahamian Agricultural Stakeholders

Jun 17, 2022

With challenges in the global supply chain, local food sovereignty and security has been at the fore of national conversation in The Bahamas. This month, members from Cape Eleuthera Institute…

Celebrating our Youngest Learners

For the second year in a row, we saw one of our ELC students matriculate to the Deep Creek Middle School. It’s exciting to see the learning progression offered at The Island School extending into the elementary years and shaping the way in which we can engage with the environment, develop lifelong skills and tackle real world problems at all stages of the journey.

Sustaining Stone Crabs’ Colossal Claws

Stone crabs are found throughout the Caribbean and tropical western Atlantic and are the target of a claw only fishery. Some of the largest stone crab claws come out of…

Fast Fashion and Climate Change

Apr 4, 2022

What is Fast Fashion? Every year, we as a global society produce 92 million tons of clothing-related waste. This is enough discarded clothing to fill one garbage truck every second. …

A Bold New Look for Our Shared Identity

Mar 23, 2022

The work at The Island School stretches far and wide, and we’re thrilled to celebrate the depth and the breath of our organization with some new and refreshed visuals. An…

DCMS Celebrates 20-Years

We are thrilled by the growth–and more importantly the outcomes–we’ve seen in our Deep Creek Middle School students since its inception, and eager to celebrate this impressive 20-year milestone with our many alumni, friends, and supporters over the years.