Education, Research and Innovation at The Island School

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Isopod discovered in Exuma Sound

New Species Discovered in the Exuma Sound

A team of scientists from the Cape Eleuthera Institute, Stony Brook University, and OceanX discover a new species of deep-sea isopod during a research mission in The Bahamas.

Ashawnté Russell Spotlight

May 1, 2023

“The lesson that stuck with me the longest, is that we all have the same 24 hours and what we do with it makes the difference. For me, living well…

Junior Junkanoo: Island School on the Loose!

Mar 9, 2023

After many months and hours of planning, designing, and practicing, our middle and elementary students (ELC and DCMS) joined forces to compete in Eleuthera’s Junior Junkanoo Rush. And what an…

Sustainable Waste Management

Sustainable waste management at the Island School begins inside the Tingum Center. The open-air storage bay is home to glass bottles, tin cans, warped cardboard, and other discarded articles. The majority of these items, in keeping with our environmental ethos, will be reused or repurposed into new, useful materials.

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…