Maurice Ashley, the first African American chess grandmaster, was born in St. Andrew, Jamaica on March 6, 1966. At age 12, his family moved to Brooklyn, New York, where Ashley began to develop an interest in chess. Although he spent several hours a day playing and studying the game, he did not play well enough to qualify for his high school chess team, and instead had to develop his skills by playing in tournaments and informal games.

Maurice Ashley, the first African American Chess Grandmaster, was born in St…

Vision statement of St. Andrew High School (For Girls) in Kingston, Jamaica

Vision statement of St. Andrew High School (For Girls) in Kingston, Jamaica

The snow-covered body of Valentina Polyakova, teacher at the Kryukovskaya high school, who was executed by the Germans on December 1, 1941 in the school yard. She was 27 years old and she taught Russian. After the end of the war, she was buried by the school gate and later re-buried at the St. Andrew Cemetery. Locals remember her to this day and take care of her grave.

The snow-covered body of Valentina Polyakova, teacher at the Kryukovskaya high school, who was executed by the Germans on December 1, 1941 in the school yard. She was 27 years old and she taught Russian. After the end of the war, she was buried by the school gate and later re-buried at the St. Andrew Cemetery. Locals remember her to this day and take care of her grave.

As far as high schools are concerned we have a lot that are good. Most people send their children to the top within the parish that they live in. The top 10 CXC schools are usually: 1. Campion College 2. Immaculate Conception High 3. Wolmer's Girls 4. St. Andrew High 5. Bishop Gibson High 6. Munroe College 7. Wolmer's Boys 8. Holy Childhood 9. Ardenne High 10. Westwood High

As far as high schools are concerned we have a lot that are good. Most people send their children to the top within the parish that they live in. The top 10 CXC schools are usually: 1. Campion College 2. Immaculate Conception High 3. Wolmer's Girls 4. St. Andrew High 5. Bishop Gibson High 6. Munroe College 7. Wolmer's Boys 8. Holy Childhood 9. Ardenne High 10. Westwood High

This photo of her son on his last day of high school posing with a photo of himself on his first day of kindergarten. You could use this same idea to have your child hold a photo of themselves from each first day prior.

First Day of School Photo Inspiration

First day and last day of school photos.take 1 on KINDERGARTEN day and then last day of high school or even graduation day! Must remember this!

Members of the Lions Club of St Andrew, Keris Harper (right), first vice-president, and past President Burnett Price conduct vision screening on two students of the Allman Hill Primary and Junior High School in the Parkes Road community of West Rural St Andrew. Looking on is principal Georgia Henry. - Contributed

The Lions Club of St Andrew is pointing to opportunities to conduct vision testing as its signal contribution towards Jamaica's youth.

High School Graduation Party Ideas - have the parents on the deck while the kids get this easy hay-chair fire pit idea.

Wedding Wednesday: Pinsperation

This is an idea for us since our wedding will be outdoors. Sitting by the fire is always something we enjoy so why not do it our families? Fire pit with hay bale seating for an outdoor fall wedding - Today's Gardens

St. Andrew's (above), which is located in Potomac, Maryland, is an institution that offers instruction from grades six to 12. Annual tuition for middle school is $38,590. If Barron continues on to high school, the Trumps will pay in excess of $40,000 per year

Barron Trump 'to attend prestigious $38,000-a-year middle school'

First Lady Melania Trump announced Monday that her son Barron will start school at St. Andrew's Episcopal School in Potomac, Maryland, this fall. Barron currently attends Columbia Grammar and Preparatory School, an elite school located in

Is Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee one of the All-TIME 100 Best Nonfiction Books? TIME thinks so. Check it out.

Dr. Sanneta Myrie Miss Jamaica World 2015 Miss World Caribbean 2015 and 3rd Runner up Miss World 2015 is a 24 year-old medical doctor with a keen interest in the Performing Arts and a sincere passion for the Jamaican culture.  A graduate of the St. Andrew High School for Girls (2008) and the DE Carteret College (2010) Dr. Myrie developed a penchant for the sciences so by Grade 9 she was set on being a scientist. By the time she got to Grade 12 at DE Carteret College Dr. Myrie was president…

Dr. Sanneta Myrie Miss Jamaica World 2015 Miss World Caribbean 2015 and 3rd Runner up Miss World 2015 is a 24 year-old medical doctor with a keen interest in the Performing Arts and a sincere passion for the Jamaican culture. A graduate of the St. Andrew High School for Girls (2008) and the DE Carteret College (2010) Dr. Myrie developed a penchant for the sciences so by Grade 9 she was set on being a scientist. By the time she got to Grade 12 at DE Carteret College Dr. Myrie was president…

"Water Into Wine" / Oil on Board / 12"x16"Carl Myrie Abrahams was born in St Andrew, Jamaica, in 1911. He was educated at Calabar High School where he received

"Water Into Wine" / Oil on Board / Myrie Abrahams was born in St Andrew, Jamaica, in He was educated at Calabar High School where he received

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