BOSA Announces 2015 Annual Back To School Students Dinner and Church Service By Vincent Samuels

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The Annual Back To School Students Dinner for students who graduated from Beersheba Primary School and are currently attending and are high academic performers in High Schools, will be held at Gold Spoon Restaurant, Intown Plaza, School Street, Black River, Saint Elizabeth, Jamaica West Indies on Saturday, August 22, 2015 at 2:00 PM.

The Annual Back To School Dinner is organized and sponsored by Beersheba Old Students Association (BOSA) to motivate the students, enhance their self-esteem and self-worth and instill etiquette and good morale in them.

In its pursuance to encourage high academic achievers and trailblazers that is consistent with its zero tolerance for mediocrity, the Association insists that High School Students must maintain an academic average of 85 but not less than 75.

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BOSA Announces The Passing Of Lloyd George Barrett, Self-Educated, Achiever And Trailblazer Extraordinaire By Vincent Samuels

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It is with much sad regret that Beersheba Old Students Association (BOSA) announces the passing of Lloyd George Barrett, 63 year old Beersheba Primary School Alumnus, self-educated, achiever and trailblazer extraordinaire.

Lloyd George Barrett migrated to the USA after working in the Accounts Department of Saint Elizabeth Parish Council but he later returned to Jamaica and resided in Portmore, Saint Catherine where he fell ill and his health deteriorated...

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BOSA Announces Home Going of Hilda May Pryce “Miss May” – By Vincent Samuels

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It is again with much sad regret that Beersheba Old Students Association (BOSA) announces the home going of Hilda May Pryce “Miss May”, 9o year old Housewife/Vendor and Beersheba Primary School Alumna of Carr District, New Market, Saint Elizabeth on March 25, 2015.

“Miss May” whose husband Edwin “Pun” Pryce predeceased her late last year, passed away peacefully at her home in the arms of her grand-daughter and Beersheba Old Students Association (BOSA) representative on the Managing Committee for James Richards Educational Trust Fund Carmen “Misty” Jones-Robinson who has always been one of her loyal care-giver...

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BOSA Announces The Home Going of Una Williams-Wilson By VIncent Samuels

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It is with much sad regret that Beersheba Old Students Association (BOSA) announces the home going of Una Williams-Wilson, age 68 years, Beersheba Primary School Alumna from Long Ground, New Market, Saint Elizabeth and Bay Side, Portmore, Saint Catherine, Jamaica West Indies.

Una who passed away peacefully after a long illness and is predeceased by her parents Benjamin and Beatrice Williams, “leaves behind her devoted and loving husband Lloyd Wilson, children Gary, Michael, Sheryl, and Marcia, her siblings Aston, Violet and Iris, several nieces and nephews and other relatives to mourn her loss.”

Thanksgiving Service for Una’s life will be held at the New Testament Church of God, Bay Side, Portmore, Saint Catherine on Saturday, March 28, 2015 at 9:00AM...

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BOSA Newsletter – Volume 21 April 2015

BOSA NEWS LETTER

“Only The Best Is Good Enough”

Volume 21 April 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, President
Victor Smith, Vice President
Vincent Samuels, Secretary/Treasurer, Newsletter Editor/Producer
Ann Hamilton, Assistant Secretary

REFLECTION ON BEERSHEBA PRIMARY SCHOOL ALUMNI THAT HAVE PASSED ON
In keeping with the decision of Beersheba Old Students Association (BOSA) to support a paperless friendly environment and go green, effective from Volume 16 of its newsletter, the Association will no longer list in its newsletter the names of Beersheba Primary School Alumni that have passed on.

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BOSA Announces The Passing of Joyce Holness “Coolie Gal” – Vincent Samuels

It is with much sad regret that Beersheba Old Students Association (BOSA) announce the passing of Joyce Holness “Coolie Gal” , Beersheba Primary School Alumna of “Holness Corner”, Happy Hall, New Market, Saint Elizabeth, Jamaica West Indies.

The deceased who became ill and was admitted as a patient in Black River Public General Hospital was predeceased by his parents Rufus and Rebertha Holness many years ago. She leaves brothers Roy (former Managing Director of Sherwin Williams Jamaica Limited), Owner/Manager of Handy Hardware, Kingston, Calvin “Fine Comb” and other family members and relatives to mourn her loss.

Funeral Service for the deceased will be held at New Market Methodist Church on February 21, 2015. Internment will be done in the family plot at “Holness Corner”, Happy Hall.

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BOSA Announces Home Going Of Vida Robinson “Aunt Vida”, Centenarian From Carr District, New Market, Saint Elizabeth, Jamaica West Indies – Vincent Samuels

It is with deep sad regret that Beersheba Old Students Association (BOSA) announces the home going of Vida Robinson “Aunt Vida”, 104 year old Beersheba Primary School Alumna from Carr District – birthplace of James “Dick” Richards, “Bermuda King”,Philanthropist and Icon – New Market, Saint Elizabeth, Jamaica West Indies and New York, USA.

“Aunt Vida”, centenarian and the oldest person in Carr District and Beersheba Primary School Community, passed away peacefully at the home of her family members in New York, USA with whom she has resided for many years since she migrated from Jamaica.

“Aunt Vida” leaves children Eneth and Rudolph “Ruddy”, Beersheba Primary School Alumni and several other family members, relatives, friends and well-wishers to mourn her passing.

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BOSA Announces The Home Going of Ainsworth Smith “JJ” – Vincent Samuels

It is indeed with much sad regret that Beersheba Old Students Association (BOSA) announces the home going of Ainsworth Smith “JJ”, 60 year old Beersheba Primary School Alumnus of Flint Valley District, New Market, Saint Elizabeth and Montego Bay, Jamaica West Indies in Cornwall Regional Hospital on February 1, 2015

Ainsworth whose father David Smith, Butcher and mother Doris Smith, Market Vendor of Flint Valley District predeceased him many years ago, leaves brothers Victor Smith, Vice President Beersheba Old Students Association (BOSA), Wesley, Shirley “Ives”, Sisters Ida, Gloria Smith-Meredith, Bsc., Executive Directive of famous Children with HIV-Aids Charitable Organization in Montego Bay, Philanthropist and several other family members and relatives to mourn his passing.

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BOSA Announces Home Going of Ronald Daley “Mass Ron” – Vincent Samuels

It is with much sad regret that Beersheba Old Students Association (BOSA) announces the home going of Ronald Daley “Mass Ron”, 78 year old impoverished peasant farmer of Flint Valley, New Market, Saint Elizabeth, Jamaica West Indies on January 7, 2015 at 7:53 PM.

“Mass Ron” who has nurtured and raised his grand-daughter Nickayla Stevens – now grade 10 academic student of excellence at Saint Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) and a qualified beneficiary of James Richards Educational Trust Fund Scholarship whom Beersheba Old Students Association (BOSA) has been monitoring and assisting financially since September 2009 – has been ailing as an asthmatic patient for quite some time.
“Mass Ron” whose wife and a son, has predeceased him; has left behind several children and ot...

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Focus On Beersheba Primary School New Trustee For James Richards Educational Trust Fund And Its involvement In Contentious Dispute With Beersheba Old Students Association (BOSA)

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After months of haggling in 2011 when Beersheba Old students Association (BOSA) objected to the attempt that was made by the Administration at Beersheba Primary School (Government Leased), New Market, Saint Elizabeth, Jamaica West indies to get Bermuda Trust Company Limited – the Trustee for James Richards Educational Trust Fund – to transfer the balance of USD 80,000.00 in the Trust Fund to the School’s Consolidated Fund, Mr. Wayne P. Chapman, Managing Director HSBC Private Bank in Bermuda and Parent Company of Bermuda Trust Company Limited, acquiesced with the position that Beersheba Old Students Association (BOSA) took on the matter.

ACTION TAKEN BY BERMUDA TRUST COMPANY LIMITED TO PROTECT THE WISH OF THE TRUSTOR
In the pursuance of probity, transparency, and accountabili...

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