May2016

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List of Jamaica’s Top 24 – Westwood High Ranked #6

May 28, 2016 4:35 pm Published by 1 Comment

Westwood High School, located in Stewart Town, Trelawny is the sixth ranked school in academic passes, according to the latest EducateJamaica.org ranking just released. Westwood moved up one spot from 7th place last year. In doing so, they surpassed neighbours St Hilda’s Diocesan High from Brown’s Town, St Ann. St Hilda’s placed 3rd last year but dropped to 7th this time around. Westwood is one of 7 all-girls schools in the top 10. Montego Bay High School for girls is number 3 making it the top ranked school in Western Jamaica. MoBay High.... >> Read More

WOGA JA Quarter Meeting – June 2016

May 28, 2016 4:18 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Westwood Old Girls’ Association invites you to our General Meeting for the first quarter on Saturday, June 4,2016 @ 3:30pm at the Renford Shirley Building, Mico University, Marescaux Road Kingston. We encourage all old girls to make a special effort to attend. Come and enjoy our games and fun filled activities. We are looking forward to seeing you. To RSVP or for more information please submit form below – Thanks!

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Labour Day 2016 Recap

May 27, 2016 8:09 pm Published by 3 Comments

Monday, May 23, saw 13 persons travel to Westwood High School for our first Labour Day project. The venture was funded by monetary, material and spiritual donations from the members of the Association around the world as well as our friends and families. This day would not have been a success without the commitment and contributions we received from everyone. The planned activities for the day, which required at least 30 volunteers, included: Paint Bus Stop Paint Zulu Hut and Re-enforce Seats Paint Quad Classroom Exterior Treat and Paint PE Room Paint Princess.... >> Read More

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Mentorship 2015/2016 Closing Ceremony Recap

May 26, 2016 11:01 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Firstly I would like to thank all mentees  and mentors of the 2015/2016 mentorship programme,  you have all assisted in making the past year a success. The closing ceremony was held at the Westwood High School’s William Webb Auditorium on May 14, 2016 with most mentees and a few mentors in attendance. The ceremony was concise and piquant as the aim was to compensate the students for the cancelled mentorship trip. Our guest speaker, Daneille Clarke, an old girl of the class of 2007 was nothing less than inspirational and kept it frank with the students. Encouraging them.... >> Read More

All Set For Labour Day

May 22, 2016 7:57 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

With over USD$1,200 and 30 gallons of paint donated by our sisters and friends, the WOGA Ja chapter pushed forward to purchase additional materials and complete planning of our first Labour day project at Westwood High. It is now a day before the big event and we are proud to say we are ready to work. We have at least 30 confirmed volunteers, including our families, friends, co-workers and WOGA sisters all geared up for this momentous day.  All hands on deck as we team up with the PTA and the Environmental Club and work.... >> Read More

New WOGA Memorabilia Released

May 10, 2016 9:05 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Are you a proud Westwood Old Girl? We are excited to release our new H.A.T.S. Jerseys. Feel free to complete the form below to order your jersey. The cost for each jersey is $2400JMD and $25USD for persons residing in the US (shipping included). Stay tuned for details.

Tea Time in Summer

May 5, 2016 12:52 pm Published by 1 Comment

Presented by The Jippy Jappa Girls  South Florida Chapter of WOGA. Date: Saturday, July 16th, 2016 Time: 3:00pm – 7:00pm Location: Plantation United Methodist Church Address: 1001 NW 70th Ave, Plantation FL 33313 Cost: $25 Calling out all Westwood high school current/past students vacationing/living in the nearby South Florida areas… come be a part of this great ‘gettogether”! Last year was great. This year will be a BLAST!! – Come support for a greater good. All Friends & Family Welcome!

Westwood High Wins Two JET Awards

May 3, 2016 10:24 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The view from the administrative building at Westwood High School. Westwood High School was selected winner in two separate categories of the Jamaica Environment Trust’s (JET) Clean Coasts, Tourism Action Club Research Day and Competition, held recently at the Terra Nova hotel. Nine institutions were selected to participate in the competition. Each group was required to demonstrate the impact that solid waste has on Jamaica’s tourism product, through usage of 3-D models, multimedia presentations, songs and skits. The Trelawny-based institution was awarded Best Display Done by a Secondary School and for the most.... >> Read More

Mentorship Closing Ceremony

May 2, 2016 9:55 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The Mentorship Programme 2015/2016 is coming to a close for this year. I am inviting all mentors and past students to join us in celebrating another successful year of the “Sister, Sister” Programme. Event details are below: Date: Saturday, May 14, 2016 Time: 10 A.M. Place: The William Webb Auditorium, Westwood High School N.B. All those interested in being a part of 2016/2017 Mentorship Programme, please submit your contact details here: http://thewoga.org/contribute/mentor/