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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

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Become A Mentor Today!

August 24, 2017 1:04 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Mentorship Programme 2017/2018 A new school year has officially started with a fresh set of senior students to be mentored and encouraged to continue their development beyond Westwood along the right path. We are inviting all interested past students who are passionate and willing to be an active member of WOGA’s “Sister, Sister” Mentorship Programme 2017/2018 to fill out the following form. You do not have to be living in Jamaica to be a part of the programme. Please feel free to contact us via email at westwoodmentorship@gmail.com if you require any further.... >> 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

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

Article Request- Jappa Times: Homecoming Edition

April 24, 2017 12:38 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Ladies, We will be publishing a special printed edition of our newsletter “Jappa Times” for Westwood’s upcoming homecoming celebrations. We are therefore inviting you to send submissions to us, including articles, announcements, photographs, poems, graphic artwork, etc. The deadline for your contribution of pieces is Wednesday May 31st 2017. Pieces must be submitted to westwoodite@gmail.com and should cover Westwood or WOGA related ideas over the past 135 years. We are also welcoming companies to advertise in our newsletter; at a cost. If you or any you know would welcome the opportunity to advertise in.... >> Read More

Open Registration for Westwood High Homecoming 2017

March 26, 2017 4:50 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Registration for the Westwood High Homecoming 2017 is officially open [June 22 – 25 2017]. Register early to book your space. Gather your friends and family for this historical occasion. Proceeds in aid of the school’s Science Lab. REGISTER NOW Schedule includes: **Thursday – June 22, 2017 Homecoming Welcome Reception & Registration Graduation Check In **Friday – June 23, 2017 Westwood Campus Tour Friday Blowout Party (Games Evening) **Saturday – June 24, 2017 Heritage Tour Good Hope Estate, Falmouth Trolley Ride Weekend Fashion Show/Pageant Paint, Wine and Cheese Soirée **Sunday – June 25,.... >> Read More

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WOGA is now a member of UJAA

March 26, 2017 4:00 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

WOGA New York, Inc. is pleased to announce that WOGA is now a member of the Union of Jamaican Alumni Associations (USA) Inc., known as UJAA. The New York chapter is one of 48 organizations (alumni and community associations) that make up the UJAA family. The association is a registered 501(c)(3) corporation and is celebrating its 27th anniversary this year. The Union of Jamaican Alumni Association (USA) is a non-profit umbrella organization of Alumni Associations of Jamaican educational institutions. Our Mission is to promote academic excellence of schools in Jamaica.

Jappa Times Volume 1 – Issue 2: February 2017.

February 26, 2017 10:16 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Hot Off The Press! Issue 2: February 2017. View/Print Volume 1: Issue 2 Thank you for having read the first issue of our Jappa Times. With several new developments since then, we invite you to peruse this quarter’s issue and remind you to take every step to become actively involved in ‘The Westwood Old Girls Association… >> Read More