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         “Daniel purposed in his heart that he would not defile himself…” Daniel 1:8 Jamaica College was transformed into a sea of blue with the foam of the white shirts of the Upper Sixth Formers, on September 7, 2015. They were welcomed heartily by the administrators, academic staff and guests. Mr. Wong, Lower School vice […]


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  CHRISTMAS TERM          SEPTEMBER 1 – DECEMBER 18, 2016 DATES EVENTS Tuesday, September 1 – Wednesday, September 2 Orientation: First Form (Details TBA) Tuesday , September 1- Friday, September 4 Registration & Orientation: Returning students (Details TBA)   Monday, September 7 Annual Commencement Service-7:30 a.m. Classes Resume   Monday September 21, P.T.A. General Meeting – […]

The Mayer Matalon Dormitory Breaks Ground

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On Thursday, May 14, 2015, Jamaica College broke ground for the Mayer Matalon dormitory. According to R. Danny Williams, Chairman of Jamaica College Foundation, the dormitory has been in the making for the past nine and a half years, the last project in a 10-year plan that was put together to improve the prestigious institution. […]

The Patrick Gordon Basketball Court Officially Opens

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  On Thursday, April 30, 2015, Jamaica College officially opened the Patrick Gordon Basketball court. Opening remarks were given by the school’s Chairman, Michael Bernard, who pointed to the improvements in the school’s infrastructure through the hard work and dedication of Dr. the Honourable R. Danny Williams. A special welcome was also extended to Patrick […]

JC Old Boy, Jerome Cowans, applauded by President Obama

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During a town hall meeting with young leaders at the University of the West Indies on April 9, 2015, President Obama opened his address by congratulating, Jamaica College Old Boy, Jerome Cowans for his exemplary work. Though President Obama is remembered by many for his use of the patois in greeting Jamaica, for the Jamaica […]

The Beginnings of the Culinary Arts at JC

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With the compliments of Philip Gore and the Appliance Traders Group (ATL), the College was presented with a Food and Nutrition Lab facility on March 6, 2013. In keeping with global trends and emerging non-traditional opportunities for employment and advancement, the foods lab is a step in the right direction. At present, the local culinary […]

Anime Fandom at JC

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Anime is a style of animation that originated and is still heavily centred in Japan. In Japanese culture, an individual with avid enthusiasm in anime and manga (Japanese comic books), is referred to as “otaku”. The otakus at JC have bonded together in the name of anime and have come together to form the Jamaica […]

Road to Festival

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Jamaica College has successfully launched its JCDC Festival of the Arts season with advancements into the Parish Finals of several categories of the competition. College men have breezed through the audition phases of the dance and speech competitions, and have also qualified in the music category with the singers, college band and the cultural drummers […]

JC Continues to Shine

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On January 12, 2015, Howard Johnson of 6B and Owayne Russell of 6B2 were both recipients of the prize for Best Idea Pitch Competition. This was held at the University of Technology to celebrate the Global Entrepreneurship week 2014. They were presented with their prizes at the Entrepreneurship Seminar.   Author: Marjorie Wright

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