Stephany-Allen-Spanish-Teacher-at-the-Glenmuir-High-School

Stephany Allen, Spanish teacher at the Clarendon-based Glenmuir High School, was recently named a master teacher by the National College of Educational Leadership. The title is bestowed on teachers who make an indelible impact on the profession, having mastered the art and science of teaching, achieving excellence in current practices. Allen, who has worked assiduously…

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A three-time cancer survivor and physically challenged physiotherapist who wants to boost Jamaica’s purple economy, and a senior reporter/producer at Television Jamaica who wants to help improve the standard of journalism are among 14 Jamaicans awarded Chevening Scholarships, to pursue master’s degrees in the United Kingdom this year. The 2020–21 scholars — who were selected…

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Model mogul Deiwght Peters

“It will be hilarious fun! Exclusive celebrity interviews and behind-the-scenes, international runway shows and features, politicians, supermodels, breakout stars, pop culture highlights, island magic and more,” shares a wildly enthusiastic Deiwght Peters on his newest TV show, Rolling with Deiwght Peters – from Jamaica to the World. The show will feature guests from across the world.…

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Glenmuir High School Sign

GLENMUIR HIGH School in Clarendon has formed an alliance with donors, locally and overseas, to alleviate the strain imposed on some families by the novel coronavirus. The virus has infected over five million people worldwide, resulting in more than 300,000 deaths, and has had crippling effects on economies as businesses try to stay afloat with…

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Dr Jacquiline Bisasor-McKenzie - The woman in control

DR Jacquiline Bisasor-McKenzie is a picture of calm authority when we see her at the weekly COVID-19 press briefings at Jamaica House, but beneath that composure is a woman fortified by tragedy and immense challenges. Dealing with the effects of major surgery last December, then the crushing pain of losing her sister to cancer on…

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UWI Student Develops Healthcare Gadget

Second-year University of the West Indies student Javier Bryan, 20, has been developing a device that is able to remotely monitor a person’s vital signs. Bryan, who is reading for a Bachelor of Science degree in electronics and computer science, started creating the machine after COVID-19 reached Jamaica. “I have been working on it since…

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Bold, Fearless JDF Not Backing From COVID-19 Enemy

COLONEL Mahatma Williams, acting brigade commander for the Jamaica Regiment, Jamaica Defence Force (JDF), says the military is well-equipped to play its part in fighting the unconventional enemy that is the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). “We are just a cog in the overall wheel that makes the solution. We are conducting our role and we are…

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COVID-19-and-Tourism-Partnership

As a global phenomenon, tourism encompasses activities to include visitor flows, visitor spending, and the international ownership of tourism businesses. It was projected that these, among other activities, would collectively facilitate international tourism growth in 2020 to surpass the 2019 figures of US$9.12 billion in total contribution of travel and tourism to global gross domestic…

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The Glenmuir High School robotics team poses with their robot at the launch of the robotics competition held at the NCB Wellness & Recreation Centre on Phoenix Avenue in St Andrew yesterday. The team is (from left) coach Christopher Myrie, Winston Banton, Toni-Ann Burrell, Tariq Kelly, and Michael Crawford.

Thirty schools will be competing in the second staging of the FIRST Tech Challenge Jamaica – National Robotics Championship later this month. The teams from Glenmuir High School in Clarendon and Dunoon Park Technical High in Kingston were in attendance at the competition launch yesterday. Captain of the Glenmuir team Tariq Kelly told The Gleaner…

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