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WOGAtsby

November 2, 2017 12:09 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Recap: Woga New York’s Fundraising Gala 2017 – ‘Great Gatsby, Flourish Edition’ Photos By: Janeen Johnally Saturday, October 7, 2017, was a delightful evening for Westwood alumnae, their families and friends who came from all over the tri-state area, Florida and Jamaica to attend WOGA New York’s Great Gatsby fundraiser. The event, which was held at Bay Ridge Manor in Brooklyn, began with a cocktail hour that included an open bar and a choice of appetizers. We mixed and mingled, greeting old friends while meeting new ones. Some of us saw alumnae we.... >> Read More

WOGA & Westwood will be mounting a booth at the Jamaica Night Cultural Festival.

October 17, 2017 12:02 am Published by Leave your thoughts

JAMAICA NIGHT CULTURAL FESTIVAL 2017! WOGA and Westwood will be mounting a booth at the Jamaica Night Cultural Festival. The event will be hosted at Devon House South Lawn Sunday, October 29, 2017. This annual event gives a taste of authentic Jamaican culture through music, food and creative arts. Jamaica Night is promoted as a heritage site tour, with authentic Jamaican food tasting, local cultural artist, folklore, fire dancing, reggae band, cultural and old hits music will be a part of the entertainment program. There will be no cost to enter, as it.... >> Read More

WOGA General Meeting & Tertiary Social

September 21, 2017 1:59 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Calling all Westwood High School Alumnae #Woga #Hats General Meeting & Welcome Social! Next Saturday at UTECH. Grab a friend and come on out, there will be pizza, pastry & games too. DATE: Saturday, September 30th, 2017. 3:30pm – 6:30pm VENUE: University Of Technology, Jamaica Room 47A-2, Shared Facilities Building 237 Old Hope Road, Kingston, Jamaica Event details on Facebook

Determined to overcome!

September 20, 2017 12:32 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Ysanne Puts God First In Prepping For Exams Living in Runaway Bay, St Ann, Ysanne Williams had to make the daily sacrifice in ensuring that she got to the Westwood High School in Trelawny on time, while making sure she understood every concept that was taught. This didn’t prevent the 16-year-old from excelling in the recent Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate examinations, gaining eight ones. Her subjects included biology, chemistry, physics, French, Spanish, English literature, mathematics and English language. Williams, who wants to be a medical doctor in the future, noted that the process.... >> Read More

Miss Jamaica Festival Queen

August 2, 2017 4:53 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

It’s festive !!! Congrats to our own Naresha Jackson … she took the crown for Miss St Ann and now she takes Ist runner up spot to the National Queen. Ora et Labore! Congrats also to National Queen, Hamptonian, Dainalyn Swaby. Jamaica Cultural Development Commission’s Miss Jamaica Festival Queen Submitted by Jennifer Lai

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Message from WOGA – Re: Devastating Fire May 3rd, 2017.

May 7, 2017 1:08 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

As we celebrate our 135th Anniversary, we have been met with both happy and traumatic news. Classes at Westwood were suspended indefinitely yesterday following a fire on Tuesday night. The fire, which was confined to the kitchen and main dining room areas, destroyed the roof, furniture and heavy-duty appliances. We are relieved that none of the girls were hurt and we laud the efforts of the firefighters and plant supervisor in quickly containing the fire. Hats off to the staff, students and Principal for their prompt response. We are advised that the evacuation.... >> Read More

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Westwood Fire

May 7, 2017 12:58 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

STEWART TOWN, Trelawny – Classes at the Westwood High School for Girls in Stewart Town were suspended indefinitely yesterday following a fire Tuesday night, which razed a section of the prominent boarding school. The flames, which were confined to the kitchen and dining areas, destroyed furniture and heavy-duty appliances. “We have lost the kitchen and the dining area; one of the dining rooms have been totally lost. Heavy-duty equipment that was in the kitchen and furniture were also lost,” Principal of Westwood High Karen Francis told reporters yesterday. According to Francis, boarders from.... >> Read More

Message from WOGA – Fire Update

May 5, 2017 10:00 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

May 4, 2017 Message from WOGA As we celebrate our 135th Anniversary, we have been met with both happy and traumatic news. Classes at Westwood were suspended indefinitely yesterday following a fire on Tuesday night. The fire, which was confined to the kitchen and main dining room areas, destroyed the roof, furniture and heavy-duty appliances. We are relieved that none of the girls were hurt and we laud the efforts of the firefighters and plant supervisor in quickly containing the fire. Hats off to the staff, students and Principal for their prompt response. We.... >> Read More