It was a show of colours, vibrancy and, for the most part, clinical executions by the young talents, representing Vaz Preparatory School, situated on Dunoon Road, Kingston. However, to have shared in the 60th anniversary land mark event, the school's launch of its dance troupe, students, parents and well-wishers had to make their way to the Little Theatre, Tom Redcam Avenue. And they were not disappointed.
Embolden by its achievements in the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC) Festival of the
Even as a little girl, Karlene Bisnott knew that she was meant for the classroom, and now she is living her dream as principal of Vaz Preparatory School, her former alma mater. This makes it even more fulfilling. To mark Teachers' Day, Flair sat with the principal for her reflections.
Growing up in Kingston, Bisnott was surrounded by family members who were educators so it was only fitting that she followed in their footsteps. After attending St Hugh's High School
The emotions on their faces suddenly transformed into brilliant smiles, as they breathed a sigh of relief, on leaving their classrooms at Vaz Preparatory School, Kingston, on the second day of the Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT) last Friday. The Vaz students are among the almost 48,200 who can now rest easier after sitting the examinations.
"I feel relaxed because I know that it is finally over," Tasian Tuitt, told The Gleaner as he stepped out of the examination centre.
WORLD Championships 400 metres champion, Sanya Richard-Ross, took time out of her busy schedule to facilitate her annual dedication to her alms mater, Vaz Preparatory, whose track team is preparing for next month's Inter-Prep Schools' Track and Field Championships.
Richards-Ross imparted some of her skills, as well as words of wisdom, to the youngsters at their training session at neighbouring Lucas Oval yesterday afternoon. The star athlete was accompanied to the session by her husband, New York Giants NIL player
ROLLINGTON TOWN, KINGSTON: Life has taken a wonderful turn for Bernetta Edwards, a 102-year-old resident of Rollington Town in Kingston. The centenarian, with an infectious smile, is expressing gratitude to Vaz Preparatory School for providing a wheelchair to help her move around. Accepting the gift at the school on Thursday morning, Edwards said the wheelchair would make life a little easier for her.
"I have to say that I feel good," Edwards told The Gleaner.
It was Vaz Prep that went over the distance once again to take top honours in the Covenant/Globe Over Distance Track Meet held last Saturday at UWI's Mona Bowl. The win brings to eight, the number of championship titles that Vaz have copped in this traditional season opener of the prep school track and field calendar, with a combined points standing of 242.
Vaz were followed by Ardenne Prep, clocking a combined points standing of 158, while Mona Prep took