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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

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