Month: August 2015

Ready, Set, Go! Back-To-School Tips






Free paper bun! This is the final week before the official start of the 2015/2016 academic year. As you get those last minute purchases in and finalise preparations, check out our handy back-to-school guide. Ensure that your child in in








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






Jamaica’s Mile-Relay Women Mine Gold In Big Beijing Loot At World Championships. Seven. Second. Twelve. One. Those were the numbers that mattered as Jamaica wrapped up a successful and historic campaign at the 2015 IAAF World Championships in Beijing, China, with a








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6 Special Moments From #Beijing2015






To say Jamaica is having an outstanding World Championships in Beijing, China, would be an understatement. Our established stars have given of their best, defending their titles and running personal bests. Our new stars have also announced their arrival with








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6 Things You Need To Know Today – August 28, 2015






Big Bad BOLT – History-Making Sprinter Dominates In Beijing. We’ve seen it before – when the lights shine brightest, so does Usain Bolt. It’s like a movie that you keep watching over and over despite knowing how it ends. Regardless of the








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NEW: 2015/2016 Academic Year Calendar






Can you believe the summer holiday is almost over and our students’ “free paper soon bun?” As parents and guardians ramp up the back-to-school shopping and children seek to squeeze every last drop of fun out of the summer, check








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World Champs – Bertland Cameron: The First To Ever Do It






In the photo above, 23-year-old Bertland Cameron, the world number one quarter-miler, celebrates winning the 400m final at the National Athletics Championships at the National Stadium on Saturday, July 30, 1983. A little over a week later, the St Jago








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






What Gangs? – Thwaites Questions Accuracy Of Reported Criminal Cliques In Schools. Education Minister Ronald Thwaites, backtracking on his recent description of uncontrolled students as ‘leggo beasts’, yesterday went a step further to condemn reports that students are forming gangs within








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World Champs Timeline: Usain Bolt






Usain Bolt‘s form coming into this year’s World Championships in Beijing was a mystery, as he had run only a handful of races and barely managed to win them. This was not the sprint legend the world was used to, and








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Prime Ministers Of Jamaica

The Prime Minister is Jamaica’s head of government, who is formally appointed into office by the Governor General, who represents Elizabeth II, Jamaica’s official Head of State. Prior to Independence in 1962, Jamaica’s head of government was known as the Premier and before

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – August 26, 2015






Murders Near 800 – Ja Records 20% Jump Over Corresponding Period Last Year. Figures obtained by The Gleaner show that 775 persons were reported killed up to Monday, a 20 per cent increase when compared with the 643 murders reported over








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