Wednesday, May 22, 2024

San Pedro Roman Catholic School

San Pedro RC boys win Bishop’s Cup Belize Rural football championship

The San Pedro RC School boys advanced to the Belize District finals of the Bishop’s Cup football tournament by winning the Belize Rural championship, while the San Pedro RC girls won 3rd place in the rural eliminations at the Marion Jones Stadium in Belize City last Thursday, February 23.

The Island Academy heads to Finals in the National Basketball Championship

The female basketball team of The Island Academy (TIA) is set to participate in the Primary School National Basketball Championship in Punta Gorda, Toledo. The island girls earned their spot in the Nationals after winning the District Championship on Thursday, February 15th, in Belize City. The San Pedro Roman Catholic School basketball team represented the island in the boy’s category but unfortunately got knocked out early in the tournament.

For every child, every right: San Pedro celebrates Children’s Week

Schools across Belize celebrated Children's Week starting Monday, November 13th, under the theme "For every child, every right." Here in San Pedro, children from preschools and primary schools enjoyed week-long fun, culminating on Friday, November 17th, with the island's largest primary school, San Pedro Roman Catholic School (SPRCS), hosting a grand, colorful parade across San Pedro's main streets.

Island students show their love for the country during Children’s Rally 2023

On Friday, September 15th, students across Belize participated in the annual Children's Rally. In San Pedro Town, the patriotic event, part of the September Celebrations, the San Pedro Roman Catholic School (SPRCS) students participate in a colorful parade through the main streets. The San Pedro High School (SPHS) student body and upper-division students from other schools across the island enjoyed activities at the Angel Nuñez Auditorium.

Island Academy girls and St. John Vianney boys win Belize District Basketball Championships

The Island Academy girls and St. John Vianney Roman Catholic School boys won the Belize District Primary Schools Basketball Championships organized by the National Sports Council at the Belize Civic Center on Tuesday, April 16.

ACES’ Wesley Padilla wins annual Spelling Bee Zone Eliminations

On Friday, February 3rd, the annual Bowen and Bowen Spelling Bee Belize District Zone Eliminations were held at the Sagebrush Church auditorium. Participating schools included Holy Cross Anglican School, Isla Bonita Elementary School, New Horizon Seventh Day Adventist (SDA), San Pedro Roman Catholic School, The Island Academy (TIA), and Ambergris Caye Elementary School (ACES). Three topped the spelling competition. In third place was TIA’s Mille Fuson, followed by New Horizon SDA’s Valarie Najarro, and in first place ACES’ Wesley Padilla.

Traffic congestion in San Pedro a never-ending problem; SPTC sets regulations for large trucks

The problem with traffic congestion in San Pedro Town continues to increase despite past and present administration efforts. Now that students have returned to in-person classes, it is imperative to address vehicular congestion during peak hours to ensure their safety and that of other pedestrians, including tourists. As such, the San Pedro Town Council (SPTC) has set a schedule for large delivery trucks to alleviate the traffic and avoid potential accidents.

Area Representative Hon. Andre Perez donates school bags to primary schools

Several school principals on the islands of Caye Caulker and Ambergris Caye received brand new school bags courtesy of the Area Representative Honourable Andre Perez. The announcement was made on Tuesday, September 6th, and the school bags will be distributed to students of low-income families.