Month: March 2015

Did Your High School Make The CSEC Grade?

According to The CSEC Grade, published today as a supplement by The Gleaner, the 2014 CSEC test results for English and Mathematics reflect continuing improvement over last year. As reported by the Ministry of Education, two out of every three students

Tagged with: , , , , , , ,

6 Things You Need To Know Today – March 31, 2015

The CSEC Grade: Time For A Change. Educators islandwide are clamouring for new and creative approaches to teaching that will capture the imagination of boys… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com ‘It Was My Idea’ – O’Hara Claims ‘Extraordinary’ Act Was His Own. “I

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Champs Fever 2015

Champs 2015 is over and done. The winners have been crowned – Calabar High (Boys) and Edwin Allen High (Girls). At this moment, members of Inter-Secondary School Sports Association (ISSA), organisers of the meet, are probably meeting to discuss all that

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

6 Things You Need To Know Today – March 30, 2015

Guerrilla Marketing – LIME Furious Over Digicel’s Advertising Hijack At Champs. The battle for customers in Jamaica between telecommunications rivals Digicel and LIME is at its fiercest, with the latest tactic employed by the former being branded as guerrilla marketing… Read

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

The Great Champs Rivalries

Rivalries are the backbone of Champs’ success. The tension between schools keeps the athletes striving to outdo teach other, producing ever more scintillating results for the eager fans to rave about. Here is a brief breakdown of the main Champs

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Champs School Profile – St Andrew High School

St Andrew High School has only one Champs victory, but it has made regular appearances in the top 10 and top five. Here are some facts: Vilma Charlton was the architect of the school’s 1962 Girls’ Champs victory, scoring 10 points

Tagged with: , , , , ,

#FBF – 8 Champs Icons Of The Past

The 2015 staging of the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls Athletics Championships marks the 105th anniversary of the nation’s premier sporting event. Each year produces its own stars, some of whom are fortunate enough to dominate as they progress from class to

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

6 Things You Need To Know Today – March 27, 2015

Prime Minister Rebukes Gay-Rights Protestors At New York Townhall. Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller yesterday rebuked gay-rights protestors who crashed her keynote address at the launch of the 6th Biennial Jamaica Diaspora Conference in New York, United States… Read more at

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Champs School Profile – The Queen’s School

The Queen’s School’s only Girls’ Champs title came in 1978, but the school has had creditable performances in the years since. Here are some facts: Queen’s is the last Kingston school to win Girls Champs. It is also the last all-girls school

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Champs #TBT – Before The Fall: Raymond Stewart

Raymond Stewart, out of the Camperdown ‘Sprint Factory,’ signalled great things to come when he overcame heavy headwinds to claim the Champs 1984 class 1 100m and 200m double. He also had to overcome loose starting blocks in the 100m

Tagged with: , , , , , ,