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Camperdown coach promises surprises at Champs

  After spending years in the wilderness, Camperdown High School female track coach, Leacroft Bolt, believes the team is about to rise again. In the late 1980s and early ’90s Camperdown was a force to be reckoned with, producing stars such as Revoli Campbell, Sandra Kidd, Andria Lloyd, twin sisters Maxine and Marlene Dawkins, along…

‘Old boys’ give back

Photo courtesy Antigua Grammar School The Antigua Grammar School was the recipient of a gift from a group of old boys. The effort, spearheaded by ‘old boy’ Don Charles saw a group of past students pooling their resources to donate an entire public address system to the school, comprising of an amplifier and speakers with…

Top Convent in Port of Spain in ‘dire straits’

ST JOSEPH’S Convent, Port of Spain, yesterday celebrated and awarded its pupils who were successful in the 2015 CSEC and CAPE examinations. The school achieved a 100 per cent pass rate and received a total of 41 scholarships, inclusive of seven open scholarships. Pupils from forms one to four were also awarded for their performance…

CARIBBEAN: CXC makes key appointments

By CXC PRESS RELEASE – The Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) has announced several key appointments to its staff in the Barbados and Jamaica offices in the last two months. The Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) is a regional examining body that provides examinations for secondary and post-secondary candidates in Caribbean countries. Pro-Registrar Dr Carol Granston, who…

Dana-Gaye Weller overcomes disability to achieve academic success

No boundaries to excelling Dana-Gaye Weller (in wheelchair), is all smiles after receiving a plaque and laptop from Internet Income Jamaica at Emancipation Park recently, following her successful completion of a training programme with the company. Also sharing in the moment are (from left): Denise Williams; executive director at the Jamaica Council for Persons with…

Jonathan Grant High School Pursuing Excellence

+ Photo: JIS Photographer Jonathan Grant High School Student Jared Hopkins (Right), showcases his winning drone entry in the Robotics Competition at a science fair held recently at the Jonathan Grant High School. The science fair was held under the theme: ‘Promoting Holistic Development through STEM Education’. Story Highlights ‘I am created for excellence’, is…

Education Minister lauds top CAPE, CSEC performers

Christian Bryden 2015 State Scholar Education Minister Hon Deputy Prime Minister Shawn Richards Tassaney Steinbergen- CSEC top performer for St. Kitts-Nevis LK Hewlett Education Minister, Deputy Prime Minister Hon. Shawn Richards has offered personal congratulations to the 2015 State Scholar and runners up, along with the top performers in this year’s CXC CSEC exams. Christian…