BOSA Newsletter Volume 24 January 2016

“Only The Best Is Good Enough”

BOSA Newsletter  Volume 24  January 2016

High School Students 3

 Produced by:

 Beersheba Old Students Association (BOSA)

  Beersheba Primary School (Government Leased)

  New Market P.O., Saint Elizabeth, Jamaica, West Indies

  E-mail: beershebaoldstudentsassn@gmail.com

Officers:

Glenis Daley, President

Victor Smith, Vice President

Vincent Samuels, Secretary/Treasurer, Newsletter Editor/Producer

 Ann Hamilton, Assistant Secretary

 OBJECTIVE The objective of BOSA Newsletter is to inform and educate the people in Beersheba School Community and all Beersheba Primary School Alumni in Jamaica and the Diaspora by means of clean and wholesome news. In doing so, the Newsletter will continue to highlight and celebrate their achievements, mourn their losses, defend their rights ...

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Sameika Mailtand Financially Challenged Grade A Student At Hampton Boarding School Earns Silver Award Certificate

Sameika 2015 photo

Against the backdrop of a large gold and blue colored tent under which Hampton Students adorned in white dresses sat in rows as they waited for the Annual Founders Day And Award Ceremony that was held at Hampton School on Sunday, November 15, 2015 and chaired by the President of Munro – Hampton Alumni Association in Washington D C, USA and an Alumna of Hampton School to commence; trees dressed in green bonnets that lined the landscape; clapped their hands as students led by Music Director Allison Francis, played rhythmically on the school’s Steel Band.

Included among parents in the large audience who sat in the perimeter of the large gold and blue tent adorned in their Sunday Best, was Juliette Mullings, single parent Beersheba Primary School Alumna who resides in an unfinished one be...

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BOSA Announces The Passing Of Calvin “Fine Comb” Holness – Vincent Samuels

Fine Comb Holness

It is indeed with much sad regret that Beersheba Old Students association (BOSA) announces the passing of Calvin Primore Holness “Fine Comb”, Beersheba Primary School Alumnus of Happy Hall, “Holness Corner’, New Market, Saint Elizabeth, Jamaica West Indies.

Calvin age 70 years, passed away at his home at Happy Hall on October 14, 2015 after he was discharged from Black River Public General Hospital where he was a patient for a considerable period of time.

Calvin who is predeceased by his parents Rufus and Rebertha Holness, siblings Reuben, Lucille and Joyce “Coolie Gal”, leaves behind siblings Roy (former General Manager of Sherwin Williams Paints Jamaica limited now Owner and Manager of Handy Hardware Store), Vincent, son Peter and several nephews, nieces, and friends to mourn hi...

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Bosa Newsletter Volume 23

“Only The Best Is Good Enough

 Volume 23 October 2015

 Produced by:  Beersheba Old Students Association (BOSA)

Beersheba Primary School (Government Leased)

New Market P.O., Saint Elizabeth, Jamaica, West Indies

E-mail: beershebaoldstudentsassn@gmail.com

 Officers:

Glenis Daley, PresidentVictor Smith, Vice President

Vincent Samuels, Secretary/Treasurer, Newsletter

Ann Hamilton, Assistant Secretary

OBJECTIVE

The objective of BOSA Newsletter is to inform and educate the people in Beersheba School Community and all Beersheba Primary School Alumni in Jamaica and the Diaspora by means of clean and wholesome news. In doing so, the Newsletter will continue to highlight and celebrate their achievements, mourn their losses, defend their rights and articulate their needs...

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BOSA Announces The Home Going of Uda Beatrice Smith-Dennis “Sister Dennis” – Vincent Samuels

uda-smith-dennisIt’s with much sad regret that Beersheba Old Students Association (BOSA) announces the home going of Uda Beatrice Smith-Dennis “Sister Dennis” age 78 years, Beersheba Primary School Alumnus of Long Ground District, New Market, Saint Elizabeth, England and Lewisville, New Market, Saint Elizabeth, Jamaica West Indies.

Uda, the only daughter born to her parents Reginald and Myrtle Smith, Farmer and Housewife respectively, and wife of her childhood sweetheart Cecil Horatio Dennis who predeceased her many years ago; passed away peacefully in Black River Public General Hospital 4:30PM on August 20, 2015 after she was admitted to the institution after she fell ill at her home at Lewisville.

Uda leaves behind siblings Headley “Nubba”, Herman “Slim” (USA), Alman “Chuckie” (USA) and Hezekiah “...

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BOSA Announces The Passing Of Ida Smith-Stevens “Miss Ida” – Vincent Samuels

Uda Smith 4

It is with much sad regret that Beersheba Old Students Association (BOSA) announces the passing of Ida Smith-Stevens “Miss Ida”, 84 year old Beersheba Primary School Alumna of Flint Valley, England and Happy Grove, New Market, Saint Elizabeth, Jamaica West Indies. “Miss Ida” passed away peacefully at her home at Happy Grove, New Market, Saint Elizabeth, Jamaica West Indies on August 13, 2015 after ailing for a long time including her admittance as a patient in Black River Public General Hospital...

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Pump And Pageantry Highlight Graduation Exercise At Beersheba Primary School – Vincent Samuels

In fulfillment of the vision of James “Dick” Richards, Beersheba Primary School Alumnus, Soldier, Self-made Businessman, Philanthropist and Icon to see his alma mater for which he donated his money to purchase land to house Beersheba Primary School that is leased by the Ministry of Education from the Moravian Church in Jamaican & Grand Cayman produce academic students of excellence, twelve (12) students – 4 boys and 8 girls – amidst pump and pageantry, graduated from the school on July 3, 2015.

 Graduating Class of 2015

VINCENT PICS

Moyka Cameron,  Hampton; Tanice Richards,  Hampton; Harry Archer,  Saint Elizabeth Technical (STETHS); Bionca Bowen, Saint Elizabeth Technical (STETHS); Naticka Jones, Saint Elizabeth Technical (STETHS); Shavanie Campbell, Lacovia; Tyrone Salmon, Lacovia; Venessa ...

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Principal And BOSA Formulate Stargegic Plan to Turn Around And Prevent Imminent Closure of Beersheba Primary School – Vincent Samuels

Cognizant of the fact that Beersheba Primary School (Government Leased) could be one of the under populated school on the Ministry of Education radar to be closed because of dwindling student population at these schools; the Principal and Beersheba Old Students Association (BOSA) has formulated a strategic plan that is intended to accomplish the following objectives:

1. Improve the real and imaginary antagonistic adversarial relationship that has allegedly existed between the academic teaching staff and parents for some time.
2. Turn around the school by halting the consistent migration of students from Beersheba Primary School to neighbouring New Roads All Age School in Westmoreland.
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BOSA Newsletter Volume 22 July 2015

BOSA Newsletter

Volume 22 July 2015

“Only The Best Is Good Enough”

Produced by: Beersheba Old Students Association (BOSA)
Beersheba Primary School (Government Leased)
New Market P.O., Saint Elizabeth
Jamaica, West Indies
E-mail: beershebaoldstudentsassn@gmail.com

Officers:         Glenis Daley, President
Victor Smith, Vice President

Vincent Samuels, Secretary/Treasurer,

Newsletter Editor/Producer
Ann Hamilton, Assistant Secretary
Objective
The objective of BOSA Newsletter is to inform and educate the people in Beersheba School Community and all Beersheba Primary School Alumni in Jamaica and the Diaspora by means of clean and wholesome news...

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Students From Beersheba Primary School Excel In 2015 GSAT Exam – Vincent Samuels

VINCENT PICS

The Ministry of Education placement of two students at Hampton School, three at Saint Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) and an unconfirmed number of students at Lacovia and Black River High Schools that were successful in 2015 Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT) Examination, is a big boost to Beersheba Primary School (Government Leased), New Market, Saint Elizabeth that has been suffering from migration of large numbers of students from the school to neighbouring New Roads All Age School, Westmoreland.

At the intervention of Dr. Trevor Hamilton, International Management Consultant and Beersheba Primary School alumnus, the writer of this article conducted a survey at Beersheba Primary School (Government Leased) and New Roads All Age School to ascertain the reason that parents were rem...

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